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Robots, Virtual Reality & Other "Smart" Tools Soon Will Help Physicians Heal Patients

...cience and medical researchers from seven nations, nominated by their peers, to assess the status and research needs of this rapidly advancing field. "We are not talking about replacing physicians, but providing them with more precise tools that take advantage of physicians' skills," says DiGioia. "By ...

NIH Office Of Dietary Supplements Expands Research Support

...are within the research interest of the ODS can be nominated by NIH Institutes to receive full or partial funding from ODS. The ODS has committed $400,000, or 40 percent of its FY 1997 budget, to support these eight grants in cooperation with seven NIH Institutes. These three new grants, along with the five ...

Washington University Professor Receives Young Investigator Award In Microbiology

...ext Gordon Conference onbacterial adhesion. He was nominated by Stephen Beverly, Washington University School of Medicine,St. Louis, Missouri and Staffan Normark, Karolinka, Stockholm, Sweden. The American Society for Microbiology, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is theoldest and largest single biological ...

Human Genome Researchers Receive Biotech Award

...t at the Massachusetts General Hospital. They were nominated by Gerald R. Fink, Whitehead Institute for BiomedicalResearch, Cambridge, Massachusetts. The American Society for Microbiology, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is theoldest and largest single biological membership organization, with over 40,000mem...

Desert Researcher Receives Environmental Award

...n with NASA in the search for life on Mars. He was nominated by Guenther Stotzky, New York University, New York. The American Society for Microbiology, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is theoldest and largest single biological membership organization, with over 40,000members worldwide....

NSF Scientist Receives Award In Research Training Of Minorities In Microbiology

...has been at theNational Science Foundation. He was nominated by Julian E. Thomas, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama. The American Society for Microbiology, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is theoldest and largest single biological membership organization, with over 40,000members worldwide....

Stanford Microbiologist Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

...orereaching the structural genes. He was nominated by Robert Landick, University of Wisconsin, Madison. The American Society for Microbiology, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is theoldest and largest single biological membership organization, with over 40,000members worldwide....

Book By Shipman Wins Phi Beta Kappa Award In Science

...chusterin 1998, was selected from twenty-two books nominated for the prize. Written for a general audience, the book is a compelling account of the findingand interpretation of Archaeopteryx, the enigmatic fossil whose anatomy combinesbirdlike and reptilian features that have puzzled and intrigued scientists...

Center Set Up To Evaluate Evidence Of Chemical Threats To Human Reproduction

... two or three chemicals ormixtures a year that are nominated by the public, scientists, industry, workersand/or government agencies. The expert panels will prepare consensus reports on the strength of scientific evidence that an exposure poses a hazard to reproduction and the health of children. Panel ...

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researcher one of five awarded $1 million distinguished young scholars grant

...ific pathogens. Each applicant to the program was nominated by his or her academic institution. Applicants were then evaluated by the Foundation's Medical Research staff, apanel of external reviewers with specific scientific expertise, and the "YoungScholars" Scientific Advisory Committee. Chaired by William...

Abgenix to become sole owner of Xenomouse fully human antibody technology

...nses on, several antigen targets it has previously nominated under the Xenotech structure. For all antibody products generated using XenoMouse technology and developed by JT, JT will make license fee payments to Abgenix as well as royalty payments on any product sales. "Including Japan Tobacco, we have 15 Xe...

Five Seattle scientists selected as Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators

.... They were selected from a pool of 430 candidates nominated by more than 200 U.S. institutions.The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, or HHMI, based in Chevy Chase, Md., is a medical research organization that enters into long-term research collaborations with more than 70 medical schools, universities and rese...

Fact sheet: the Report on Carcinogens - 9th edition

...from the 9th edition. The Calorie Control Council nominated saccharin for delisting, which led to a new review...sic Acrylic Monomer Manufacturers, Inc. (BAMM) had nominated ethyl acrylate for delisting, which led to a new review of the carcinogenicity data for ethyl acryla...

Discussion May 24 on recommendations for animal studies on DNA-based therapies, herbs, emissions from cellular phones

...l chemicals. The Food and Drug Administration has nominated for safety testing a class of DNA-derived vaccines and gene therapies not yet generally available, as well as the radio frequency radiation emissions from cellular phones. Early studies of DNA-based products involved critically ill patients in ...

Susan Okie receives microbiology communcations award

... The Washington Post Science Editor Rob Stein, who nominated her for the award. A native of Los Angeles, Okie has been reporting for The Washington Post since 1979. She was the paper's science editor from 1994-1996, and currently covers medicine on the national staff. Trained as a physician, Okie completed h...

Livermore research team wins distinguished Department of Energy award for development of miniature glucose sensor for diabetes patients

...artment was created in 1977. The achievements were nominated for review by DOE lab, program and field offices. A panel of citizen judges evaluated the achievements based on consumer orientation, whether it saves money and its ability to improve American quality of life....

Federal government makes final call for data, public comment before writing new report on cancer-causing substances

... panel with non-government members looked at eight nominated substances. The three scientific review committees evaluated available, published data relevant to listing these substances as "known" or, with less complete data, as "reasonably anticipated to be" causes of human cancer. Here are the substances r...

New HHMI program challenges research scientists to 'break the mold' in undergraduate science education

...rage applicants to be as creative as possible. The nominated scientists might propose, for instance, to teach freshman science courses in a laboratory setting, use the Internet to create new learning materials, establish interdisciplinary research teams that include undergraduates, mentor postdoctoral fellows ...

Prizes awarded in the 2002 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Programme

...rom all areas of science and the humanities can be nominated for the prize provided that their work so far demonstrates excellence. Funding via the Leibniz Programme is only awarded on the basis of a recommendation. All academic higher education institutions, the heads of the DFG review committees, the Max Pla...

Scientists get no-strings awards for biodiversity leadership

...ward winners do not apply for the awards; they are nominated and chosen by a panel of eminent scientists. The awards carry no obligation on the part of the winners, but all have said they will use the award money to continue their work to save biodiversity. The Bay and Paul Biodiversity Leadership Awards are a...

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