Tag: "projected" at biology news
NRC takes lead in the development of a national program for multi-million dollar biochip technologies
...c testing and genomics research. Biochip sales are projected
to grow from $40 million in 1998 to more than $400million in 2003. NRC's two-day workshop brings together the scientists and engineers who haveeither existing strengths or the potential to contribute to this rapidly growingarea, along with industry...
Help with 'screamingly radioactive' storage tanks: Nonradioactive substitute created to aid nuclear waste clean-up
... new science to cut down on the very large costsof projected
environmental cleanup bills. The artificial sludges consist of "nonradioactive representations of screaminglyradioactive materials" that precipitate as a matter of course during storage ingiant underground tanks that may contain up to a million gal...
Scientists discover second gene for disorder described by Darwin
...rder? Again, says Zonana, theanswer may lie in the projected
structures of the protein products. Theproteins coded by the ED1 and DL genes bear similarities to a signaling molecule(the ED1 protein) and its receptor (the DL protein). The researchers proposethat both proteins may interact with one another as pa...
New Census report shows exponential growth in number of centenarians
...n and examine itsdynamic growth in the past and as projected
into the next century. It wasprepared by Victoria A. Velkoff, who heads the Aging Studies Branch at theCensus Bureau. Specifically on the very elderly, the NIA has supported other research projects,including a Massachusetts study of centenarians b...
Report in Science on x-ray crystal structure of matrix Metalloproteinase-2 (MMP-2)
...inhibitorsas anti-cancer agents, and many more are projected
to enter clinical trials inthe near future. The elucidated molecular structure is the culmination of seven years of effortin Dr. Tryggvason?s laboratory. "This advance is providing important insightsinto the catalytic and regulatory mechanisms of th...
Whitehead Receives $35 Million Grant From National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
...In plans drawn up last fall, GenomeProject leaders projected
completing the working draft by December 2001. Thenew consortium goal advances this timetable by more than a year and a half. Theworking draft will then serve as the scaffold for the painstaking but criticalwork of finishing, which involves closing ...
Baby Dolphin "Little Orphan Annie" Loses Battle For Her Life
...endeavor to build by the end of the Year 2000. The projected
cost for the marinemammal facility is $5 million. Harbor Branch President and Managing DirectorRick Herman thanked Florida State Representative Rick Minton, who together withRep. Ken Pruitt have always led in the support of worthwhile Treasure Coastp...
American Heart Association Announces Top 10 Research Advances For 1998 -- Gene Therapy Among The List
...of the 1940 population. Thus, the U.S. population projected
for the year 2000 has many more older people than ...troke. The developing nations have neither. This projected
increased in cardiovascular disease will be economically disastrous to the developing world. 10. ...
Americans Urged To Consume More Folic Acid
... leading cause of death. One million Americans are projected
to die ofcardiovascular disease in 1998. An American dies from cardiovascular diseaseevery 33 seconds, and the toll on this country's economy exceeds $150 billionannually. About 30 years ago, scientists noticed that children with a rare genet...
Rapid Population Growth Is Still A Problem
...people over the past 25 years, the sameincrease is projected
over the next 25 years, and a further expansion to...mentum, the populations in even these countriesare projected
to remain close to current levels for several decades, with modestincreases expected (e.g. the U.S.)...
NASA Using Space Incubator To Understand Breast Cancer
...23%. Because the radiation cancer risk to women is projected
to be substantially greater - largely as breast and ovarian cancer - mission planners lean towards all-male crews. It is important to note that scientists talk of risk, not of absolute predictions. Risk factors are applied to groups of people, and...
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Describes New VITA Technology For Enabling Genomics For Drug Discovery
...use actual results to differ materially from those projected
orsuggested in any forward-looking statements made...use actual results to differ materially from those projected
or suggested in any forward-lookingstatements is contained in the Company's filings with the Securit...
Scientists Hope To Learn How Long Trees Can Absorb High Levels Of CO2
...ed for one growing season to carbon dioxide levels projected
for50 years in the future, according to initial data gathered by scientistsfrom four institutions. While appearing to be good news about the ability of trees to absorbincreasing amounts of carbon dioxide from fossil-fuel combustion and deforestation...
HIV Patients Often Experience Viral "Breakthrough," But May Still Remain
Healthy, San Francisco Study Finds
...e virus with combination antiretroviraltherapy are projected
to experience a resurgence of the virus within one year,according to San Francisco AIDS specialists. Results of a community-based study were reported here today (June 30) atthe 12th World AIDS Conference. The study was a combined project of ...
Environmental Testimony: Taiwan Mega-Complex Threatens Endangered Spoonbills And
Efforts To Cut Greenhouse Gases, UD Prof Says
...uld offeremployment and economic benefits, given a projected
annual production valueequivalent to about $10.5 billion. Byrne contends, however, that the seriousecological consequences of the development would far outweigh any potentialbenefits, in part because the project would "add nearly 28 million tons ofc...
Africa At The Turning Point
...as doubled in just 25 years to 620 million--and is projected
to double again in less than three decades, even after taking into account declining birthrates and rising deaths from AIDS. For more than 20 years, population growth of almost 3 percent a year has outpaced economic gains as well as increases in food...
Good Ergonomics Is Good Economics
...uncil, 1989). A $5 million dollar investment for a projected
$910 million annual return: not a bad ergonomics investment by the federal government! Poultry de-boning knife. A conventional type butcher's knife was being used for de-boning chickens and turkeys at a poultry packaging plant. The knife did a poor...
President's Budget Proposal Cuts R&D By 14 Percent By 2002
...at things are getting better for R&D; they're just projected
to decline more slowly." According to the AAAS analysis of the President's budget for FY 1998: A total of $75.0 billion is budgeted for R&D, representing an increase of 1.8 percent, or $1.3 billion more than the current FY 1997 funding level. Af...
Robots, Virtual Reality & Other "Smart" Tools Soon Will Help Physicians Heal Patients
... to guide surgical tools; three-dimensional images projected
onto patients in the operating room; and physicians thousands of miles apart participating in live surgery -- these are among early 21st century technologies doctors and engineers are dreaming about and developing now. "We're encouraging clos...
End Of World Population Growth Projected For 21st Century
...uropean part of the Former Soviet Union are projected
to experiencepopulation declines before 2050. ...apid aging is virtually certain: 95 percent of all projected
caseslie between 28 percent and 44 percent for 2050. North America's currentproportion of 16 percent...
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