Tag: "network" at biology news
Automated analysis of bee behavior may yield better robots
...roblems in computing," Balch said. "One example is network
routing, which dictates the path data takes across the Internet. In this case the insect-based network
routing algorithm, investigated by Marco Dorigo, is the best solution to date." But challenges lie...
Plant sex protein identified at UC Riverside
...anin and other proteins such as SCA may unlock the network
of signals involved in plant reproduction. "The importance of understanding how plants reproduce is enormous for the future manipulation of crop and nursery plants," said Lord. "There is a huge flower industry in California, and we know little abo...
A new hope for heavy metal contaminated soils
...s possess a tightly knit and intricately regulated network
of metal homeostasis proteins. Existing knowledge ...eve a global view of the complex metal homeostasis network
in a metal hyperaccumulator plant. The plant species Arabidopsis halleri is naturally found on soil...
New understanding of insulin's complexities needed to conquer diabetes
...trimental, so "future work must better resolve the network
of insulin responses that are generated in various tissues and attempt to distinguish the ones that prolong health from the ones that might diminish it," he said. For example, said White, studies in the roundworm C. elegans have revealed that genet...
Unraveling a protein, researchers uncover mechanics of anti-cancer agent
...e. The proteins are like knots in a net, forming a network
of fibrils. As the network
is stretched, the proteins change their structures and expose chemically active groups. Once exposed...
$51 million research facility, classroom complex breaks ground at UH
... the university's existing science and engineering network
will have a major impact on its academic and research programs for years to come. With the evolution of research comes new methodologies and focuses that require variations on space needs. This 200,000-square-foot complex will address such issues, ...
New technology will speed genome sequencing
... Whitehead, the machine is being commercialized by network
biosystems, a company in Woburn, Mass., started in 2001 by Whitehead Member Paul Matsudaira, BioMEMS Labs Director Dan Ehrlich and research scientist Lance Koutny. Shimadzu Biotech in Japan will manufacture the sequencer....
Study unearths cliques in the food web
...y theorized: that plants and animals in a complex network
ofinterconnecting food chains - called a food web ...The scientists employed a recently developedsocial network
method that identifies cliques. The research also applies principles for describing social systems t...
New program interrogates gene pathways
...re, with this program, we're bringing the cellular network
into focus by having different perspectives of the network
and then putting them together." Typically, researchers take the "one witness" approach when trying...
Study of primitive life form expected to provide clues to biological processes in higher organisms
...duct will be a molecular map describing how such a network
functions. This map can be used by other scientists as a guide to the solving the more complex systems that have developed in more biologically complicated organisms. Eventually, Kennelly hopes to use simple models to understand the origins of this ...
EMBO Award for Communication in the Life Sciences 2003 goes to Hungarian scientist
...s this scientist for his outstanding initiative to network
high school students and researchers in Hungary. ...ever, as a personal achievement. The multinational network
to promote high school student research that we established in the recent years reflects the devotio...
Region of chromosome 1 important in blood pressure regulation
...eople in 585 families collected through the GenNet network
of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's Family Blood Pressure Program. Through their analysis, the scientists linked a region containing more than 200 known genes to blood pressure. The researchers also highlighted 24 genes whose functions ...
NHGRI selects sequencing centers
...rn biology. "I am confident that this unparalleled network
of sequencing technology and scientific experience will meet and even surpass our ambitious sequencing goals. From the Human Genome Project, we have learned that teamwork really pays off when it comes to scientific discovery," said Dr. Collins, who n...
November science picks!
...r problems have been reported. The USGS operates a network
of 14 magnetic observatories that continuously monitor the Earth's magnetic field. These data are used by the U.S. Air Force to ascertain conditions for Air Force space weather operations, and by the Space Environment Center of NOAA to warn power com...
NIH establishes Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network
... over five years from several NIH components,* the network
will consist of seven Rare Diseases Clinical Resea...ng components. "With a collaborative approach, the network
will focus on identifying biomarkers for disease risk, disease severity and activity, and clinical o...
Digital Biology Week: Building a national infrastructure for biomedical computing
...ll also lay the groundwork for building a national network
of researchers whose common goal will be to harnes...tention is to foster the development of a national network
of collaboration in which 'big science,' as exemplified by the new biocomputing centers, will work h...
New therapies under development promise improved relief for Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma cancer patients
...through innovative approaches. Frost & Sullivan's network
of consultants, industry experts, corporate trainers and support staff, spans the globe with offices in every major country. ...
Michigan receives NCRR grant for tomorrow's proteomics technology
...r of the Michigan Proteome Consortium a statewide network
of scientists and research facilities at the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Michigan State University and Van Andel Research Institute in Grand Rapids, Mich. The consortium was created in 2001 with a $13.7-million grant from the Mich...
E-Commerce and the environment: Good news or bad?
...le, warehouse and retail sectors of the economy by network
technology. The environmental impact of conventional and electronic approaches to grocery shopping, book selling and scholarly journals are compared and the possibility of using product tags to improve recycling is explored. The research ranges fro...
How many fish in the sea? Census of Marine Life launches first report
...ic tagging technology and creation of a monitoring network
spanning the Continental Shelf along North America's west coast to study the environments and routes of Pacific Salmon and other migratory species; Abyssal Plains (project CeDAMar). A deep-sea project documenting species diversity of abyssal plain...
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