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March of Dimes statement on newborn screening report

...to evolve as medical evidence mounts, and we stand ready to update our recommendations to the states and to the public. Likewise, we urge that the ACMG report be periodically updated to accommodate new data and capabilities. In addition, there must be timely review of infectious diseases and other disord...

Students build submarine to track Octopuses

...at will wait patiently outside the creature's den, ready to shadow its every move. UA engineering undergrad...ss since then. Vincent anticipates that it will be ready to track octopuses next year. Before that happens, this year's student design team will build a wire...

New sign language suggests children create language's fundamentals through learning

...anguage-like information in the world. And they're ready to process that information in a specific way. You don't need to teach children language any more than you need to teach them to walk," Senghas said....

K-State's National Agricultural Biosecurity Center receives $1.3 Million from Department of Defense

...explained. "Having the critical information at the ready -- this library of what works and how to do it -- will empower the nation's first responders with knowledge, skills and capabilities to act effectively in the face of an agroterrorism incident," Vanier said....

Two Virginia Tech energy-related inventions win R&D 100 awards

... and Research Assistant Professor Russell May, was ready to test by 2002. The field-testing, at Chevron/Texaco's Coalinga, Calif., oil fields and at the University of Tulsa's mixed phase oil flow loop testing facilities, was extremely successful. The data was high quality and the sensors withstood oil well...

Israeli scientists reveal the plan of a key cellular machine

...t's much more efficient to have a machine on hand, ready to go, than to build a new one each time," they noted. Prof. Sperling's research is supported by the Joseph and Ceil Mazer Center for Structural Biology, the Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Center for Biomolecular Structure and Assembly, the J. and R....

Study by Israeli scientists provides insight on DNA code

...t's much more efficient to have a machine on hand, ready to go, than to build a new one each time," they noted....

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

...is a new and nearly billion-dollar industry and is ready to grow 10- to 100-fold very shortly," Pettitt said. "Biochips are a reality now, but they are still crude. At the University of Houston, we have uncovered important design principles for the next generation of biochips." The research in Pettitt...

A room with a view for the International Space Station: Completion of the cupola observation module

...d Verhaert (Belgium). The 1.8-tonne cupola is now ready to be transported to the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida. There, it will go through a final set of checks before being put into storage for four years, at the end of which it will be prepared for launch....

Protein vaccine fully protects mice from lethal aerosol challenge with ricin toxin

...wed by vascular collapse and death. Given its ready availability and its high level of toxicity--particularly when delivered as an aerosol--ricin is a significant potential agent of biological warfare or terrorism. Currently, there is no vaccine or therapy available for human use. According to lead...

'Smart gene therapy' protects against damage from heart attack

... findings hold, Dzau predicts the therapy might be ready to enter a phase I clinical trial in human patients in as little as a year. The adeno-associated vector used to insert the gene construct is already known to be safe for humans through its use in the treatment of hemophilia, noted Dzau. Collaborators...

Virginia Tech's smelly 'corpse plant' due to bloom Aug. 4

... second Amorphophallus titanum, or "corpse plant," ready to bloom and emit its intensely powerful stench. People are invited to tie bandanas over their noses and come see the rare and unusual plant. The horticulture greenhouse containing the plant is open to visitors Monday through Friday, July 26-30, and ...

Ancient life form may help create newest technologies

...omposed of tiny silica nanospheres, and provides a ready made, natural system to create organized structures at the nano level. With the assistance of Alex Chang, an OSU assistant professor of chemical engineering, and two graduate students, Clayton Jeffryes and Shu-hong Liu, this team of OSU chemical engi...

Casanova or caveman: Scientists isolate nerve cells that choreograph male fly's courtship behavior

...ned. "The fly isn't taught anything. In fact, he's ready to mate 24 hours after he emerges from the pupa." The courtship ritual consists of six steps carried out in a specific order. First, the male senses the presence of the female and follows her. Then he taps the female with his foreleg, which triggers ...

K-State professor combines love of teaching, research to examine eye development

...eat rock band always on the road -- you have to be ready to put out good, new stuff every night before constantly-changing crowds. It is always stimulating." In April, a 31-year continuing research project of Conrad's was renewed for another five-year period for $1.825 million. The research is funded by th...

A pathway to blocking autoimmunity

...cells wait in peripheral tissue, such as the skin, ready to engulf foreign invaders or dying cells. Once they take up fragments of these cells, known as antigens, they migrate to the lymph nodes, where they prime T cells to mount a specific immune response against that antigen. The type of immune response ...

Hormone helps fish to mate, may affect human hearing

...eggs they carried were still immature and were not ready to be deposited, even if the hearing-enhanced females had been attracted to the males' nests. Rather, the Cornell biologists found a hormonal trigger for a complex auditory system. Andrew H. Bass, the Cornell professor of neurobiology and behavior w...

UCSD undergraduates participate in collaborative studies abroad on cyberinfrastructure

...rporate a Rocks cluster, NIMROD, and GAMESS into a ready system for scientific data computing. And Kondrick will work on modifying the NIMROD infrastructure to work with two computational chemistry codes, GAMESS and APBS, to carry out high-throughput chemistry calculations. Apart from Abramson, the student...

Access to DNA secrets yields better understanding of genes, possible tool for disease diagnosis

... whether it is compacted or expanded and therefore ready to make RNA." Mr. Weil said, "We can tell not just what cells are doing now, but what they could do in the future."...

$1.6 million grant to Williams College

...a huge umbrella with many people standing under it ready to have a lot of fun with biology and related sciences." In addition, the new elementary school program will help teachers to integrate technology with teaching practices in biology and related fields. At the high school level, opportunities will be...

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