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Rockefeller University Researchers Continue Search For Genetic Ties To Hearing Loss

...or families with a history of hearingimpairment to participate in a study aimed at identifying the genetic causes...ticipants do not need to come to the university to participate in the study.The study's researchers will make arrangements to receive patient's medicalrecords and ...

NASA Funds New Origin Of Life Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

...theruniversities in New York's Capital Region will participate in the newly fundedresearch partnership. Totaling $949,490 per year for four years, the grant has established the NASASpecialized Center of Research and Training (NSCORT) for the Study of theOrigins of Life, said Rensselaer's James Ferris, professor ...

As The City Goes, So Goes The World: Symposium At ESA Meeting To Examine The Ecology Of Cities

...gists have thetheoretical foundations and tools to participate in the study of cities, onceleft to other disciplines. By studying the ecology of cities, we can improvethe quality of life of city dwellers. Annual Meeting Information Members of the media and freelance writers are invited to attend the Ecologica...

NCI Awards Hopkins $3.8 Million For Cancer Genetics Network

...mily histories of cancer may voluntarily enroll to participate infuture educational and clinical studies. "Our initial goal is to establish aconfidential registry of people with strong family histories of cancer," saysGloria Petersen, Ph.D., associate professor of epidemiology and oncology andnetwork principal ...

Blindness Linked To The Cytoskeleton?

...r vision under dim light conditions while cones participate in fine and color vision. RP leads to a preferential loss of the rod photoreceptor cells and night blindness is one of the first clinical symptoms. During disease progression, cones are affected as well and patients become legally blind b...

ESA Corporate Award Goes To Precious Woods Ltd.

... a large number of other companies that do not now participate in long-termplanning or inclusion of ecological principles and concepts. Each year, ESA's Corporate Award identifies and recognizes a corporation,program, or an individual employee for achievements which incorporate soundecological concepts and pract...

National Science Foundation Is Taking Small Business Into A New Phase Of Innovation

...t." NSF selected four small businesses to participate in the pilot programbased on the intellectual merit and potential impact of their research:Polatomic Corporation, for a miniaturized device to measure the properties of planetary magnetic fields; Pericle Communications Company, for their work todevel...

Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Signs Licensing Agreement With American Cyanamid For Herbicide-Tolerant Rice

...ow the LSU Ag Centerand the people of Louisiana to participate in bringing this technology tofarmers in ways we couldn't do alone," said Dr. William B. Richardson,chancellor of the LSU Agricultural Center, adding, "This licensing agreementalso will provide additional support for the ongoing research of the LSU ...

Flexibility In Cutting Toxic Releases Yields Dividends

...nd Act was a strongmotivator for many companies to participate in the voluntary program, theynoted, adding that "voluntary initiatives alone are unlikely by themselvesto generate the desired changed in corporate behavior." Khanna and Damon concluded that "credible penalties" must belevied against companies that...

Screening In Women Army Recruits Shows High Chlamydia Infection Rates

...r training. More than 13,204 women volunteered to participate inscreening shortly after their arrival. Each filled out a questionnaire ondemographics and sexual behavior. Researchers analyzed the recruits' urinesamples for Chlamydia DNA using the ligase chain reaction test, a new, highlysensitive way of detec...

UD Education News: HHMI Award Supports Undergraduate Discovery

...ed for the next four years to receive $1,000 andto participate in the University's Institute for Transforming UndergraduateEducation. The funds may be used for equipment such as a laptop computer, tosupport undergraduate scholarship, to develop web-based course materials or forany other project that promotes act...

Henney To Address Attendees At FDA Science Forum

...er, Dr. Jane Henney, will arrive at FDA in time to participate in the 1998 FDA Science Forum, co-sponsored by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS). Dr. Henney will discuss the importance of science in biotechnology regulation with FDA scientists and the external scientific community. AAPS...

Research Suggests New Way To Gauge A Woman's Fertility

...e of cells in these ovarian follicles. Inhibins participate in controlling FSH levels, Danforth said. “The decline in ovarian inhibins but not in pituitary FSH suggests that the inhibins may be a better and more direct marker of ovarian age than FSH,” Danforth said. Co-authors for...

Drug Combination May Prove Effective To Prevent Recurrence Of Hepatitis C After Transplantation

...d for changes in the organ allocation system, will participate in two ofthree debates on this subject....

Drug Therapy Shows Promise In Preventing Hepatitis Infection In Transplant Recipients Who Receive Hepatitis B Positive Livers, Says One Study

...d for changes in the organ allocation system, will participate in two ofthree debates on this subject....

New Company Formed Through Licensing Of Cardiac-Hypertrophy Technology From Texas Institutions

...technology development in Dallas. "We are proud to participate in launchingManTex Biotech," Stone said. "The firm's founding technology will serve as abenchmark for additional biotechnology companies that will be formed as anoutgrowth of research at UT Southwestern Medical Center." UNT Health Science Center...

Staring And Squirming Help Babies Explore

...xtbooks has comealive as I have the opportunity to participate first hand in the process offinding new information. Participating in this process gives me a chance toexplore uncharted phenomena and seek novel information. That's an excitingendeavor in and of itself. To know that I am not only a student of hum...

Pet Therapy Programs Help Patients In Rehab, Physical Therapy And More

...Because of the close patient contact, animals that participate in the programare carefully screened by Dr. John Y...anxiety." Currently more than 20 dog/owner teams participate in the hospital's two pettherapy programs. "The best human volunteers have patience and are responsi...

Educators Launch Internet Based Workshop On Pollution Prevention

...ion prevention educationand research is invited to participate in the Internet workshop, which can befound on the World Wide Web at: www.p2workshop.org . "The goal of pollution prevention is to reduce the amount and thetoxicity of anthropogenic (human caused) pollutants emitted to the environment by red...

Dietary Vitamin A Supplements Improve Maternal Survival In South Asia

...ained atcommunity meetings, and written consent to participate was obtained fromsubdistrict leaders during the year prior to starting. Verbal consent toparticipate was obtained from the women. Over a three and one-half year period, local volunteers carried outweekly home visits to over 44,000 women to pr...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... Three Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers have ... treatments for diabetes, Novo Nordisk announced this month. Of ... Diabetes and Obesity Biologics Science Forum Program, only four ... Johns Hopkins researchers. They are Jonathan Powell, M.D., Ph.D.; ... , Jonathan Powell, a professor of oncology, will ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) recently ... molecule in metastatic breast cancer reduces both the growth ... BRI scientists have found in models of the disease ... - 80 percent and can keep the tumor from ... five-year grant comes from the National Cancer Institute of ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Diego, Calif. (April 18, 2014) ― A new study ... analyzing weekly patterns in health-related Google searches reveals a ... health strategies. , Investigators from San Diego ... and the Monday Campaigns, analyzed "healthy" Google searches (searches ... e.g., "healthy diet") originating in the U.S. from 2005 ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... lead to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle ... Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the disease, ... lead to serious organ damage and, in some cases, ... on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research assistant ... specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. , "Our ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have ... than those with no inflammation, according to results of ... Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , The link between persistent ... so-called high-grade prostate cancer those with a Gleason ... of the most aggressive and rapidly growing prostate cancers. ...
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