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Disease diagnosis, drug development focus of UH prof's biochip research

...ecific applications of nanotechnology. Conference proceedings will be published in the international journal, Molecular Simulation....

Nerac rebuilds TOC Journal Watch service with new search engine

...of 21,000+ journals and several hundred conference proceedings through Nerac's customer-only Website. Advanced searching allows clients to easily target publications by journal title, subject area, alphabet, publisher or ISSN. Clients can select several journals under one TOC Journal Watch report or create separ...

First ever legal challenge filed against the patenting of an animal

...n of certain issued patents and participate in the proceedings as they progress through the patent system. Since the Patent and Trademark Office first issued a patent on an animal in 1987, it has accepted nearly 500 patent applications on animals. However, results from a February Opinion Research Corp. survey o...

Genetics, alcohol sensitivity, and behavior

...of drinking alcohol are also important. Symposium proceedings published in the February issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research present evidence for how genetic variation may influence neurotransmitter activity, thereby having an effect on alcohol sensitivity and subsequent behaviors. "Activitie...

Proteomics and alcoholism research

...d identify these proteins. According to symposium proceedings published in the February issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research , proteomics has important implications for alcoholism research in terms of identifying biomarkers of alcohol intake, understanding alcohol's effects, particularly on th...

NAFTA arbitrators in environmental case agree to formal public input, a first for trade hearings

...atement supporting public access to all Chapter 11 proceedings (Mexico blocked full consensus on this). For more information on this case and IISD's wider work on investment rules and sustainable development, please see http://www.iisd.org/investment ....

UCR computer science graduate student wins ACM Student Research Competition Award

... The paper was published earlier this year in the proceedings of the Seventh Annual International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology held in Berlin, Germany, and examines the inheritance patterns in human pedigrees in order to study the genetic basis of complex diseases. Tao Jiang, profe...

Brain banks are a powerful tool for alcohol research

...ssues for alcohol research, according to symposium proceedings published in the February issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research . Yet brain banks are a powerful tool for understanding diseases such as alcoholism, say researchers, and the life-saving contributions of both research and transplan...

Studies of spider's silk reveal unusual strength

...der dragline silk, according to recently published proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The protein that lets spiders drop and helps the web to catch prey is what interests the researchers. The molecules are designed to be pulled; they are elastic and very strong. The silk can be extended 30 to 50 pe...

A feast of lobsters

...al of Marine & Freshwater Research, containing the proceedings of the 6th International Conference on lobster biology and management. The lobster mass-suicides were reported by a South African scientist, Dr Andrew Cockroft. Five have been observed in recent years, involving the stranding of an estimated total o...

Genetics, stress and environmental cues influence relapse drinking

...ety on Alcoholism meeting in Denver. The workshop proceedings are published in the February issue of Alcoholism...ments may take, Overstreet noted that the workshop proceedings had made an important contribution to the field by having "verified that the medicines approved for ...

Proceedings available for conference on sex and gene expression

... Society for Women's Health Research has published proceedings from its Second Annual Conference on Sex and Gene Expression (SAGE) held on March 8 11, 2001 at Wake Forest University. The meeting created a forum for basic and clinical scientists to share research findings that contribute to the emerging field o...

New book on warnings can help save lives

... released the second volume of past Annual Meeting proceedings papers on the design of effective warnings: Human ...gs-related papers published in HFES Annual Meeting proceedings since 1973. Topics include warnings on printed labels, insert sheets, product manuals, signs, and sp...

UC Santa Cruz Public Forum on the Human Genome

...be closed to all but the invited participants. The proceedings and conclusions of the workshop will be published at a later date. ______________________________ The panelists will include Sinsheimer; Collins; Eugene Myers, vice president of informatics research at Celera Genomics; and Mary-Claire King, profes...

Malaria research and training benefits global community

...outh Africa, and included over 850 delegates. The proceedings of that conference are available on the MIM website at http://mim.nih.gov/english/achievements/conference.html#durban_report . FIC is the international component of NIH and currently serves as MIM Secretariat. NIH, primarily through the National In...

How sensitive is your brain to alcohol-induced damage?

...ifies the course of the alcoholism." Symposium proceedings included four studies that addressed both preclinical (before the onset of the disease) and clinical (related to the symptoms and course of a disease) findings. According to Fulton T. Crews, director of the Center for Alcohol Studies at the Universi...

Research changes surface mine reclamation practices, policy

...itive award for the best student presentation of a proceedings paper on original research. The paper was based on a portion of his thesis research. Burger's research is sponsored by Virginia Techs Powell River Project and has been funded by the U.S. Department of Interiors Mining and Mineral Research Institute...

Neurosteroids: the missing link?

...olism: Clinical & Experimental Research symposium proceedings included: Gregory C. Janis of the Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology and Center for Alcohol Studies atthe University of North Carolina and the Department of Pharmacology at the Boston University MedicalCenter, Margaret J. VanDoren of the Depa...

The Second Visible Human Project Conference

...ence materials, an abstract book and theconference proceedings CD-ROM. Mail registration form withfull payment to: Saundra Bromberg Management Assistance Corporation 11900 Parklawn Drive, Suite 403 Rockville, Maryland USA 20852-2624 Registration Deadline: September 18, 1998 Seating is limited. No ...

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