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Hopkins Engineering Undergrads' Inventions: Power Tools For Double Amputee, Military Surveillance Robot

...ing within a $6,000 budget, had to design adevice, purchase or fabricate the parts, and assemble the finalproduct. Other projects developed this year included alightweight, inexpensive page-turning device for the disabled;and a scanning unit that inspects cracks inside elbow-shapedutility pipes. Four of this ...

UF Researchers: Development Promotes Disease Among Gopher Tortoises

...is more expensive. It uses fees from developers to purchase and protect critical habitat....

University At Buffalo Energy-Conservation Projects Record Highest Savings Among Campuses

...ssive recycling and $12,000 in savings through the purchase ofrecycled paper. This semester, UB students have teamed up with students at Buffalo Hutch TechHigh School to conduct an environmental audit at the school....

Weary Tibetan People Find Supporting Hand In ASU Graduate Student

...to the Hong Kong government. He requested funds to purchase supplies for the herders. In March, the Hong Kong government gave him and the charity $120,000. However, by this time, news began arriving about disastrous conditions in another area called Guolou. Knowing that four international relief organizatio...

The Biology Of Antarctic Sea Ice Explored In New Volume

...s), $45.00 (non-members)Special price for combined purchase of Volumes 73 (Biological Processes) and 74(Physical Processes): $80.50 (AGU members), $115.00 (non-members)Available from the American Geophysical Union by phone: 800-966-2481 (fromoutside the U.S.A., +1-202-462-6900), or from the AGU web site: www...

Silent Thunder: In The Presence Of Elephants

...In the Presence of Elephants, will be availablefor purchase and signing. Please call 212-769-5200 for reservations. Programcode: ED98224L Fee: $15....

New Test Spots ALD Carriers With Near-Perfect Accuracy

... from days-old embryos areanalyzed. The purchase of the new $65,000 gene-analyzing system was made possibleby a charity golf tournament hosted by major league baseball umpire JohnHirschbeck and his wife. The Hirschbecks have two sons with the disease. The new techniques also should spee...

AAAS Annual Meeting And Science Innovation Exposition

... at the Pacific Science Discovery Center. You must purchase tickets in advance by contacting Diane McGurgan at 516-757-5664 (phone), 516-757-0069 (fax), or diane@nasw.org. The winners of the 1998 AAAS Science Journalism Awards , sponsored by the Whitaker Foundation, will be honored at the dinner and at a spe...

Cutting The Time And Cost Of Developing New Cures: Lord Sainsbury Launches World's First Biomedical Accelerator Mass Spectrometer In York

...AMS has worked closely with potential customers to purchase the world's first biomedical Accelerator Mass Spectrometer. It should have enormous benefits for the UK's scientific infrastructure and will boost York's reputation for science."...

Swedenvironment No. 3 Highlights

...ion In the budget bill, money available for state purchase of old-growth forests will more than double. Increased funding is also proposed for environmental monitoring and for research into environmentally sustainable transport systems. Increase Organic Production To Get Sustainable Agriculture The target ...

Aging Vehicle Fleet Polluting The Air

...nductdynamometer equivalent tests on vehicles they purchase and equip with emissionsinstrumentation. They monitor these vehicles for two to nine months at a time. "Georgia Tech is one of a very few places in the United States to doboth remote sensing and dynamometer testing," Rodgers says. "So we prob...

KSU microbiologist uses microwave, acid treatments to kill pathogens, maintain color in meat

...ways to sanitize a carcass, yet the meat consumers purchase in thesupermarket can still have that sickening and potentially deadly E. coli 0157:H7bacteria. A Kansas State University food microbiologist says most of these methods toreduce E. coli occur on the front end of the processing procedure. Once thecarc...

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researcher one of five awarded $1 million distinguished young scholars grant

...o five years, as well as enable the institution to purchase necessaryequipment and resources to facilitate the investigative process. Fiveadditional investigators will be chosen in each of the next four years for atotal of 25. The Foundation believes this is the largest program of its kindover a five year t...

IFT experts inform and caution consumers about dietary supplements

...ents," they note. "Opportunities for consumers to purchase supplementsin a free market economy are vastly increased, but [false] expectations remainthat government agencies provide [consumer] protection from unsafe or mislabeledproducts. One of the future challenges with respect to supplements will be torec...

Brain releases marijuana-like substance in response to pain, study finds

...d the National Institute on Drug Abusefinanced the purchase of the mass spectrometer used in the experiments....

PricewaterhouseCooper's forecasts health care in 2010

... growing privatization movement as moreindividuals purchase private insurance and opt out of government health...ggling with the question of how much technology to purchase foran aging society with limited financial resources. Europe is likely to move to atwo-tiered health...

New Cosumnes River research partnership announced

...ng on location at all age levels." Since its first purchase of a 100-acre grove of valley oaks on the Cosumnes River in 1984, The Nature Conservancy has secured permanent protection for nearly 40,000 acres in the floodplains of the Cosumnes and Mokelumne rivers. The new Cosumnes Research Group has four main g...

Abgenix and CuraGen establish large-scale drug development alliance, companies to develop genomics-based human antibody drugs

...e. Under the terms of this agreement, Abgenix will purchase $15 million of CuraGen common stock and CuraGen will provide research support payments of $1.5 million per year. In addition, both companies will receive reciprocating milestone and royalty payments for products resulting from this drug development a...

Howard Hughes Medical Institute awards $92 million in research support to U.S. medical schools

...o establish or improve shared research facilities, purchase major equipment, and foster collaborations among basic scientists and clinical researchers. HHMI invited 126 medical schools to compete for the grants. A panel of experts reviewed 105 proposals that were submitted and made recommendations ...

Gel being developed to allow women to control fertility,reduce sexually-transmitted disease risk, including HIV, herpes

... would be cheap enough for the USAID to be able to purchase for free distribution, so that the women in those countries would have a choice." Professor Gandour became aware of carnitine, a muscle chemical, a decade ago when he was doing research to develop medicines for non-insulin dependent diabetes. "We mad...

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(Date:4/22/2014)... percent of all lung cancers are small cell ... develop resistance to chemotherapy. However, researchers at Virginia ... insights into the mechanisms leading to this resistance ... Chemotherapies work primarily by mediating B-cell lymphoma 2 ... cell death. Depending on their function, this family ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... 2014Hemoglobin A1c is the standard measurement for assessing glycemic ... of A1c are typically measured every few months in ... model that accurately estimates A1c using self-monitored blood glucose ... Therapeutics ( DTT ), a peer-reviewed journal from ... free on the DTT website at ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... PHILADELPHIA (April 22, 2014) That person we all seem ... take action? Turns out he or she isn,t unable to ... A study of nearly ... about why neurotic people may avoid making decisions and moving ... if action is positive, favorable, good, they just don,t like ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... -- In parallel with modern man ( Homo sapiens ), ... we lived side by side, such as Neanderthals and the ... sapiens survived. What was it in our genetic makeup ... little is known about our unique genetic makeup as distinguished ... fact that we are the only species among them ,to ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... Disease (IBD), a group of chronic inflammatory disorders of ... affects over 1.4 million people in the U.S., and ... there is no cure. , Now, Cincinnati Cancer ... Susan Waltz, PhD, and scientists in her lab have ... genetic study to document the important function for the ...
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