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Ney honored for fish research

...he American Fisheries Society. He is the author of numerous journal articles, book chapters, reports, and synthesis papers. Ney has had a major impact in recognizing and promoting the finding that "clean" lakes are not synonymous with good fishing and that nutrient reduction programs or "oligotrophication" (...

New robotic microarray technology finds novel genes involved in cardiac hypertrophy and recovery

..., not the hypertrophy itself. They also eliminated numerous sources of variability in expression, "including s...lysis in-house at Berkeley Lab, we were able to do numerous replications -- when we saw changes in the expression of a gene repeatedly, we knew it was real." A...

Welch Award honors 2 for unlocking nature's secrets

...g detailed reports of his findings. He has had numerous honors including the Roger Adams Award in Organic Chemistry (U.S.), Wolf Prize in Chemistry (Israel), Antonio Feltrinelli International Prize for Chemistry (Italy), Paul Karrer Medal (Switzerland), August Wilhelm von Hofmann Memorial Medal (Germany),...

New theory on the mystery of the origin of life proposed by Weizmann Institute scientists

... be answered: how could lipid droplets undergo the numerous transitions needed to lead to living cells as we now know them? In this sense, the study marks the first footfall in a long journey to come. ...

Targeted Genetics presents data on arthritis gene therapy

...btained rights to the gene therapy applications of numerous genes and gene delivery technologies when it was s... that encode them should enable the development of numerous products based on existing protein therapies or on newly identified genes. Protein therapy via gene...

Cincinnati Children's researchers uncover critical food allergy pathway

...al of Medicine titled Eosinophilia. He has earned numerous international awards, including the prestigious Pharmacia Allergy Research Foundation International Award for 1998. Dr. Rothenberg's other awards include the Young Investigator Award and the Scholar in Allergy Award from the American Academy of Alle...

Fine-tuning the search for biochemical characteristics of alcoholics

...er strength of this study is the way it considered numerous other alcoholism-related variables such as cigarette smoking. The vast majority of alcoholics smoke cigarettes. Some previous assessments of biological makers have attributed some things to alcoholism which were, in fact, related to cigarette smoki...

Amino acid supplements improve dialysis patients' health

... failure: a persistent poor appetite, the need for numerous medications, ongoing inflammation and related medical problems. Yet supplements of amino acids fundamental components of all proteins bypass these problems and are a good way to increase proteins in the blood, the authors say. Hypoalbuminemia, or lac...

MetaPhore reports general anti-inflammatory surface treatment for biomedical materials

...ndably reproduce the superoxide fighting effect in numerous animal models, enabling us to address a myriad of therapeutic areas", said Dennis Riley, MetaPhore's Vice President of Research & Development. In October 1999, Science Magazine published research documenting that MetaPhore's mimic of SOD substantial...

Setting the real bottom line: Dr. David Suzuki to speak at ESA annual meeting

..., the United States and Australia. He has received numerous awards for his work, including a United Nations Environmental, Scientific, and Cultural Organization prize for science, a United Nations Environment Program medal and the Order of Canada. Since 1993 Dr. Suzuki, a full professor at the University of B...

Research changes surface mine reclamation practices, policy

...ozen graduate student theses and dissertations and numerous scientific and technical publications related to land reclamation and reforestation, his work has led to significant applied outcomes. Burger teaches topics on forest soils, ecology, silviculture, agroforestry, and research methods. He is a fellow...

Role of key protein that may stave off inherited form of Alzheimer's disease discovered by UC Irvine researchers

... disease. Among its roles, calcium helps regulate numerous cellular activities, but these imbalances, however, are not related to dietary intake of calcium, the UCI researchers point out. Their findings appear in the July 18, 2000 issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Most early-onset ...

Fuel cell research center to develop and test new technologies

...designers and users. Georgia Tech researchers hold numerous patents in fuel cell and battery technology areas....

Biologists find Peruvian plants inhibit growth of TB bacterium

... ethnobotanist at Washington University, have made numerous trips to the Peruvian rainforests since the early 1980s to learn about the medicinal plants used by the native tribes. The Aguaruna, a tribe of the Jivaro Indians of the Upper Amazon Basin, still rely largely on memorization and the oral passing dow...

USGS diagnoses causes of many US amphibian die-offs

...ter in Madison, Wisconsin, also are investigating numerous other amphibian die-offs that recently occurred or... mortality, iridoviruses have been associated with numerous tiger salamander die-offs in the western United States and Canada. USGS virologist Douglas Docherty ...

Cows and conservation: a round-up of speakers to discuss new ideas on ranching

... Visiting a controversy which has been in the news numerous times during the last year, Starrs will compare the cost of ranching on public land with the those of ranching on private lands. Highlighting themes from his new book, Let the Cowboy Ride: Cattle Ranching in the American West, Starrs will discuss the...

Low dietary vitamin C can increase the risk for periodontal disease, especially in smokers

...lso important to add that cigarette smoke contains numerous oxidants that can cause periodontal tissue damage regardless of vitamin C intake," Genco added. "Diet plays an important role in the overall well-being of oral health. Especially in light of other new research between calcium and periodontal di...

Small molecules used to block proteins in HIV

... dimer then becomes an essential enzyme, prompting numerous chemical reactions that allow the virus to replicate. "This particular enzyme is only active when those two identical pieces join together, so if we can stop the proteins from coming together, we may be able to put the brakes on the replication proce...

Chemists report new approach to synthetic fragments of medically important Heparin

...d anti-coagulant that is thought to be involved in numerous biological processes with proteins. Since Heparin (or its components) is involved with coagulation, growth factor activation and cell adhesion, the research could lead to novel ways to fight disease or improve human health. Part of the research res...

Researchers at four universities develop most comprehensive CD to identify North American trees

...in the field. For example, bark is often shown for numerous developmental stages of a tree. Each feature of similar species can also be compared side by side with the most distinguishing features highlighted. Range maps, summary descriptions, site information, and interesting tidbits are also given for each s...

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