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Veterinary Memorial Fund transforms grief into promise
...e he is gone that donation was made. And maybe the next
dog that comes along won't die from a brain tumor." Improvements in the use of non-invasive imaging technology to diagnose brain tumors is just one of the dozens of different clinical areas that have been funded as a result of the fund. Vete...
Chemical engineering grad students will take notable national awards
...trios Zarkadas, who is expected to graduate in the next
few months, was selected as the winner of the 2004 AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award in Crystallization and Evaporation. Zarkadas is a resident of Kearny. Meredith Feins, of River Vale, who received her Ph.D. in May of 2004...
NIH awards $18.2m to The Burnham Institute to develop Center on Proteolytic Pathways
... Smith, Ph.D., will receive $18.2 million over the next
five years to develop this unique research hub. The Center will consolidate all known and emerging knowledge about how proteins behave into "The Protease Pathway Interrogation Platform ('PIPP')".The platform, PIPP, will be the product of a multi-dis...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
...ature cardiovascular disease and diabetes over the next
few decades," said Dr. Grundy, chairman of human nutrition. "We're trying to get a handle on that issue from every aspect." Obesity is associated with many adverse health consequences such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes and non-alcoholic...
Scientists to prototype cyberinfrastructure for research and education access to ocean observatories
... which total $130 million to be disbursed over the next
five years. Participating institutions will collab...veral new observatories to be constructed over the next
five years (all of which, like ORION, derive their acronyms from heavenly bodies): MARS (M...
'Dead zone' area shrinking, Texas A&M prof says
...d," he believes. DiMarco will present his findings next
month at a meeting of the International Marine Environmental Modeling Seminar in Washington, D.C....
EMBO Gold Medal 2004 goes to Spanish scientist
...involved in the replication of DNA ends. Blasco's next
move took her to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York City, where she investigated telomeres and telomerase. The scientist's research led to the landmark discovery of the mammalian telomerase RNA component. Subsequently Blasco knocked out the te...
AAAS US Presidential Candidates' Forum
...to reduce greenhouse gas intensity by 18% over the next
decade through next-generation hydrogen and clean coal technologies. When asked about the future of embryonic stem-cell lines, Kerry wrote that he would lift the current ban on federal funding of research on stem cell lines created after August 2001....
Plants will not save us from greenhouse gases
...s may be applied to other plants species. Over the next
century we may see a dramatic change in all plants (including agricultural species) as our use of fossil fuels increases and generates increased carbon dioxide levels....
New research shows plants can shuffle and paste gene pieces to generate genetic diversity
...tion, which can bring fragments of different genes next
to each other," said Wessler. "A second is the duplication of an existing genes followed by mutation of one of the pair until it evolves into another function, though this is not the usual fate because the duplicate copy usually mutate into oblivion....
UCSF scientist Joe Derisi named MaCarthur Fellow
...honor, which includes $500,000 in support over the next
five years, to be used at the recipient's discretion, is intended to "celebrate the creative individual in our midst," says Jonathan F. Fanton, president of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, which bestows the honor. It is given in re...
Atacama rover helps NASA learn to search for life on Mars
A dedicated team of scientists is spending the next
four weeks in northern Chile's Atacama Desert. They are studying the scarce life that exists there and, in the process, helping NASA learn more about how primitive life forms could exist on Mars. The NASA-funded researchers are studying the Atacama ...
Indiana University, EPA to study airborne PCBs
...till don't know why this happened, but we hope the next
few years of data will provide us with some answer...Hafner and Eunha Hoh will also participate in this next
phase of the IADN project....
New hydrothermal vents discovered as 'South Pacific Odyssey' research begins
...is geologically unique "back-arc basin" during the next
two years. "This major undertaking will require th...Pacific Ocean, a spreading center is located right next
to a subduction zone (the Tonga Trench) where one plate of Earth's crust dips beneath another one. ...
The book opens on the first tree genome
...lan to publish the results of their analysis early next
year. "Carbon management issues are overwhelming, but poplar trees could play a significant role in the solution," said Gerald Tuskan, whose team at the ORNL leads the poplar research effort. "Trees have a built-in mechanism for storing captured ca...
NSF awards 22 new projects for plant genome research
...s continue the commitment of the PGRP to train the next
generation of scientists by exposing students to research at the cutting edge of biological sciences. As many as 150 students will participate in this year's new projects. "The research supported will allow a deeper understanding of the basic life...
Genes expose secrets of sex on the side
...ice as many women as men passed their genes to the next
generation. "It is a pattern that's built up ov...alf as many males are getting their genes into the next
generation on average as are females, then it implies more males are migrating to do that." ...
Students build submarine to track Octopuses
...ticipates that it will be ready to track octopuses next
year. Before that happens, this year's student des...ol, but we hope to have it under automatic control next
time," Vincent said. "We'll just type in the depth we want on the computer and Shadow will automatic...
New sign language suggests children create language's fundamentals through learning
...produce' when they are passed from one mind to the next
-- that is, when they are learned by a new child. That means the moment of learning is potentially a very powerful moment, an opportunity for shaping and restructuring," she said. But is it powerful enough to create a whole new language from raw mate...
Brain has center for detecting sound motion
...r ability to detect sound motion improved over the next
three years, she still remained deficient. According to the researchers, such improvement likely was due to partial recovery because of adaptive changes in her cortex. According to the researchers, their findings "provide evidence of an auditory moti...
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