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Bronfenbrenner book sums up human development
...ed World Wide Web sites: The following sites provide
additional information on this news release. Some might not be part of the Cornell University community, and Cornell has no control over their content or availability. oUrie Bronfenbrenner http://www.human.cornell.edu/faculty/facultybio.cfm?netid=...
Anthrax enzyme images reveal secrets of antibiotic resistance, suggest new drug design
...o how the enzyme binds to DHPP and pABA. They also provide
a blueprint of the enzyme that researchers can use to design more effective antibiotics against the bacterium, Bacillus anthracis. Such information is especially valuable because the anthrax bacterium is widely regarded as a potential bioterrorism we...
Florida Tech earns $50,000 grant to create coral database
...ution and abundance of corals and could eventually provide
information required to detect shifting patterns of degradation and recovery at both the local and regional levels. The ability to forecast the response of reef corals to environmental conditions, as a function of natural variability and human influ...
University of Alberta researcher looks for clues to mysterious disease
...ut a University of Alberta researcher is hoping to provide
clues to this mysterious disorder. Dr. Shelagh Campbell, from the U of A's Department of Biological Sciences, is a basic researcher who studies how normal cell cycles are regulated, by analyzing genes that are responsible for repairing DNA damage th...
March of Dimes statement on newborn screening report
...de at least these 30. We will urge states to provide
test results for an additional 25 "reportable" conditions named in the ACMG report for which there are reliable tests but not yet documented treatments. We also will revise our periodic evaluation of states to include this reporting. It must b...
'Smart antibiotics' may result from UCLA research
...ion as 'dynamic' anti-microbial agents. This could provide
us with a renewable resource of smart antibiotics for treating bacterial diseases," said Miller, a member of both UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine and the UCLA College. "It's a bit ironic that viruses can be used to cure bacterial diseases,"...
Poplar DNA code cracked -- a step in combating global warming?
...ot found in other plants - like their abilities to provide
large quantities of wood, to synchronize their gro...he functions of the genes. This basic research can provide
a wealth of information about how trees work, and it can also provide
answers to universal biologica...
Grant advances biochemical engineering laboratory
...ng and a new biological hood. The renovations will provide
a clean, low-contaminant environment for the trans...Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, said. "We will provide
undergraduates an intense level of hands-on experience normally reserved for training of graduate st...
Microbes eat their way to better concrete
...researchers are creating living organisms that may provide
a better way to seal cracks in concrete. Dr. Sookie Bang, professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, and Dr. Venkataswamy Ramakrishnan, distinguished professor emeritus, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, are conduct...
Scientists discover potential new way to control drug-resistant bacteria
...ion as 'dynamic' anti-microbial agents. This could provide
us with a renewable resource of smart antibiotics for treating bacterial diseases." Dr. Miller says that he and his team are continuing to study this genetic mechanism to learn more about its biochemical properties and to determine whether high...
The book opens on the first tree genome
...Spencer Abraham. "The poplar genome sequence will provide
researchers with a critical resource to develop fa...e is still in its infancy. This research will help provide
a solid base in tree genomics to advance biological knowledge and aid breeding programs." The Canadi...
Termites could hold the key to self-sufficient buildings
...nmentally friendly and cheap to run. The mounds provide
a self-regulating living environment that responds...nderstanding of exactly how the mounds work and so provide
a platform for further studies. Dr Rupert Soar of Loughborough University's School of Mechanical an...
NSF and AIBS sign cooperative agreement for NEON project office
...eriods of time." NEON, Clutter believes, can also provide
unique educational opportunities for students and the public. "The award to AIBS is a major step toward realizing NEON," she said. Just as the nation's network of meteorological stations allows scientists to predict changes in the weather, NEON ...
Northeastern University receives $12.4 million NSF grant for creation of nanomanufacturing institute
...uring facility. The awarding of the NSF grant will provide
a solid foundation to build on for both NU and other members of the consortium. NU will very much be a player in the nanomanufacturing and biotechnology fields." In addition to nanomanufacturing, Northeastern also has strong research programs in nano...
$2.7 million grant to support creation of virtual zebrafish atlas
...at magnifications determined by the user, and will provide
three-dimensional images of body structures such a...ons can lead to disease. As vertebrates, zebrafish provide
a closer model for humans than yeast or fruit flies, which are also commonly used for medical resear...
UAF scientists discover new marine habitat in Alaska
...en rocky areas and barren, sandy areas. Rhodoliths provide
habitat for a wide variety of species, from commercial species such as clams and scallops to true corals. The discovery of rhodoliths in Alaska is likely to fuel the debate over the protection of seafloor habitats. "Now that we found them, we wa...
Key cell-death step found
...Davis and Johns Hopkins University. The work could provide
insights on two devastating inherited diseases. In healthy cells, mitochondria (tiny energy substations that churn out each cell's power supply) continually fuse together and split in two. When mitochondrial fusion goes awry, cells are targeted for ...
AIBS tapped to coordinate design of ecological observatories
...iple scientific disciplines. The network will also provide
unique educational opportunities for students and the public alike. A 10-member Senior Management Team will lead the consortium's suite of committees comprising more than 100 scientists, educators, and engineers in the development of a network blu...
Binocular rivalry: Fulfilling visual expectations
...wo images to generate binocular rivalry, they must provide
conflicting evidence about what is present in any ...This sparse visual stimulus has long been known to provide
a compelling impression of a walking person. When a walking figure was presented to each of the two ...
DuPont introduces in-home personal protection from dangers of hurricanes
... with DuPont TM Kevlar that is engineered to help provide
residents protection from the dangers of hurricane...ge, the DuPont TM StormRoom TM with Kevlar helps provide
an easily accessible safe haven from hurricanes and tornadoes." The DuPont TM StormRoom TM with Ke...
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