Tag: "program" at biology news
High profile publications in biology and biochemistry on rise at UH
...verybody who came to UH's biology and biochemistry program
got better after they arrived and includes himself in that group. He adds that having faculty increasingly publish papers in journals like Science, Nature and Cell also makes a difference. While interdisciplinary programs play a large role in UH's...
ORNL's nanobiosensor technology gives new access to living cells molecular processes
...RNL's laboratory-directed research and development program
and by the DOE Office of Biological and Environmental Research in the Office of Science. ORNL is managed by UT-Battelle for the Department of Energy....
Only half of recalled meat and poultry is recovered, study finds
...ry small plants (with less than 10 employees). The program
was designed to encourage meat-plant managers to examine their operations, identify the "critical control points" where risks to the food might occur, and put safety precautions in place to prevent potential hazards. The system also requires detailed...
NCAR aircraft, ground instruments to track carbon dioxide uptake
... hills and mountain ranges. Results from the field program
will also be used in testing computer models of forest ecosystem function. The models will help scientists understand the response of forests to drought, fire, insects, and climate change. Local researchers are especially interested in a side trip to...
Searle Scholars program awards $240,000 to UT Southwestern researcher
...cal company. Including this year's recipients, the program
has made grants totaling more than$62 million to 378 researchers. ...
Inflammation, hypertension are focus of major new MCG research program
... hypertension is the focus of a major new research program
at the Medical College of Georgia.An $11 million, ...disease. There really has not been a comprehensive program
to study that. That's what led to this," Dr. Brands said of the collaborative study that pools the t...
Bye-bye Bio 101: Teach science the way you do science
...orum article are Jim Gentile, dean and former HHMI program
director at Hope College; William Wood, University... of them now teach the course." The HHMI-supported program
at UW-Madison also focuses on training scientists to teach. "We introduce them to the education lite...
Clemson launches S.C. DNA Learning Center
...tion, engineering and medicine. The Clemson-based program
also will work with middle and high-school teache... the labs and an administrative assistant. As the program
grows, another instructor, curriculum specialist, web/computer specialist will be added, said Ball...
Gulf of Maine Ocean Data Partnership announced
...he Gulf of Maine Census of Marine Life, a regional program
that is a component of a large global effort to better understand the abundance and diversity of life in the seas2. According to Evan Richert, Program Director for the Gulf of Maine Census of Marine Life at the University of Southern Maine, "For the ...
New studies show Curves Program raises metabolic rate in overweight and sedentary women
...ntary and overweight women who followed the Curves program
were able to significantly raise their resting ene...some cases by as much as 400 kcals/day. The Curves program
may help redefine how women diet, lose weight and maintain weight loss, thereby reducing the need fo...
Newfound grasshopper takes to the trees on Konza Prairie
... LTER," short for Long-Term Ecological Research, a program
funded by the National Science Foundation. The rare tree-dweller has now been positively identified as the Grizzly Spur-throat Grasshopper. Ted Hopkins, retired K-State entomology professor, longtime grasshopper researcher and Konza...
Research bank makes good use of umbilical cords
... cancer treatments. "Mothers participating in the program
understand that while there is no direct benefit for them, the donation is important in promoting medical research that drives the development of future treatments," Goldman said. "We really appreciate the willingness of expectant mothers to consider...
How do animals exposed to 24-hour light retain their wake-sleep habits?
... of light, mammals likely have an adjustable daily program
under the regulation of a biological clock. But how do mammals in the Arctic which is characterized by months of full light followed by months of full darkness -- retain their sleep and awake habits in such unusual circumstances? After analyzing...
Invention could improve PVC safety and strengthen $1.8-billion industry worldwide
...l approval. William and Mary's technology transfer program
has helped Starnes during the patenting process, and as a result, the College will receive some portion of product royalties, should the invention be licensed. In turn, William and Mary would give a portion of that income back to the Chemistry Depart...
Rensselaer receives NIH grant to develop virtual surgery simulator
...ors, are based on intense computer programming. To program
realism of touch feedback from a surgical probe na...ted, elastic movements. This technique enables his program
to rapidly perform hundreds of thousands of calculations for real-time touch feedback. "Initially, ...
Colorectal cancer rates in African Americans equal with insurance parity
...udy from the Surveillance Epidemiology End Results program
found that the five-year survival rate for patients with localized colorectal cancer (stages 1 and 2) in whites was 90 percent compared to 83 percent for blacks. For patients with a regional spread of the cancer (stages 3 and 4), survival statistic...
Malignant breast cancer cells to revert to normal with manipulation
...itself. Her presentation is part of the scientific program
of the American Association of Anatomists, one of the six sponsoring societies of this year's Experimental Biology meeting. Dr. Bissell, a Distinguished Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, is best known as the researcher who uncovered the ...
APS awards 55 minority travel fellowships to EB 2004 (April 17-21) in Washington, DC
...tific disciplines. The purpose of this fellowship program
is to increase the participation of pre- and postdoctoral minority students in the physiological sciences. All awardees receive funds for transportation, meals, lodging and complimentary meeting registration. EB 2004 will be held from April 17-21 i...
Making sense of the brain's mind-boggling complexity
... by the NIMH. During the initial 10 years of this program
241 investigators have been funded for a total of approximately $100 million. More than 65,000 neuroscientists publish their results each month in some 300 journals, with their output growing, in some cases, by orders of magnitude, explained Stephen ...
Grant from GE Foundation to University of Houston to strengthen math, tech 'pipeline'
...he University of Houston will enhance an education program
aimed at encouraging students to pursue college-le...activities. Targeting underserved communities, the program
is designed to strengthen and expand mathematics skills and technological self-efficacy of both teac...
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