Tag: "recognize" at biology news
Towards an AIDS vaccine: unusual antibody that targets HIV described by scientists at TSRI
...general. "It may enable us to make antibodies that recognize
whole new sets of molecules," says TSRI Professor Dennis Burton, Ph.D., the other TSRI professor who led the research. The Problem of HIV and Antibodies HIV causes AIDS by binding to, entering and ultimately, killing T helper cells, immune cells th...
DuPont receives US EPA's Presidential Green Chemistry Award for new innovation
...e been presented annually since 1996 by the EPA to recognize
businesses and individuals who have discovered innovative ways to significantly reduce pollution at its sources and have used chemistry to improve the environment. An independent panel of technical experts from government, industry, academia and the...
American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting 2003
...On Saturday, July 26 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. ASPB will recognize
Dr. Dennis Gonsalves for his contributions to scie... Award for Agriculture, which is given annually to recognize
the most significant contribution to U.S. agriculture. His research prevented the otherwise certain...
ACS announces awards for environmentally conscious business innovation
... awards have been presented annually since 1996 to recognize
businesses and individuals that have discovered innovative ways to significantly reduce pollution at its sources. Nominations for the awards are judged by an independent panel of technical experts convened by the American Chemical Society, the world'...
Connecticut chemist receives award for cleaner air technology
...an Chemical Society's Industrial Innovation Awards recognize
individuals and teams whose discoveries and inventions contribute to the commercial success of their companies and enhance our quality of life....
Michigan, Connecticut and Illinois chemists receive award for drug to combat antibiotic resistance
...an Chemical Society's Industrial Innovation Awards recognize
individuals and teams whose discoveries and inventions contribute to the commercial success of their companies and enhance our quality of life. The members of the research team who received the award are: Steven Brickner, Ph.D., a research advisor ...
Cancer could be caught before it develops
...viewed in a standard Internet browser. The authors recognize
that this first draft is by no means definitive, so have posted the classification publicly and invited review by the medical community...
Volcanologist Richard S. Fiske receives award
...Geological Society of Washington. "We are proud to recognize
one of the world's foremost geoscientists whose efforts not only bring the wonders of volcanoes to young and old alike, but demonstrate how exciting science is," stated Marcus E. Milling, AGI Executive Director. Dr. Fiske is an internationally known...
Cooperation between unrelated male lizards adds a new wrinkle to evolutionary theory
...guarders, keeping a close eye on their mates; they recognize
and chase off yellow sneakers, but lose out in confrontations with orange usurpers. In previous papers, Sinervo has described these strategies as a kind of "rock-paper-scissors" game, where orange defeats blue, blue defeats yellow, and yellow defeats...
UCLA physicists create nanoscale sensor
...occhi's nanoscale sensor uses a single molecule to recognize
the presence of a specific short sequence in a mixture of DNA or RNA molecules -- which he equates to finding a needle in a haystack. "Traditional assays use an averaged procedure that detects a minimum amount of molecules, but our method can detect ...
Remote sub can patrol Shores. Sound Fishy? It is, but not like you think.
...junction with the ANNs, to "teach" the computer to recognize
the characteristics of various fish species. As r...as successful; scientists were able to have Fetch2 recognize
two marine fish species - jacks and sharks. Fishes that weren't either species couldn't fool the cla...
160,000-year-old fossilized skulls from Ethiopia are oldest modern humans
...humans when the facial features and brain cases we recognize
today as human first appeared. The fossils date precisely from the time when biologists using genes to chart human evolution predicted that a genetic "Eve" lived somewhere in Africa and gave rise to all modern humans. "We've lacked intermediate fossi...
UCR's Thomas Miller awarded prestigious medal from Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
... applied arena that the Czechs are always quick to recognize
and exploit," said Miller. The work honored by the G. J. Medel Award has already attracted outstanding scientists to Miller's laboratory from three continents along with funding for further research. "Our success in research on the pink bollworm h...
University of Pittsburgh scientists awarded for outstanding cancer research contribution
...ablished the Cancer Research Foundation in 1978 to recognize
the outstanding accomplishments of basic scientists and clinical scientists in cancer research around the world. The Mott Prize, among the most prestigious in the field of medicine, is one of three awards GM announces annually....
UT Southwestern researchers find immune system stages for eliminating viral infections, cancer cells
... an old problem: How do cells of the immune system recognize
and deal with infected cells and other cells, such...their roles and the types of receptors they use to recognize
cells to be eliminated, Dr. Schatzle said. The NK cells represent effectors of the innate immune res...
Neural stem cells take a step closer to the clinic
...faces are influenced so that the immune system can recognize
them." Svendsen emphasizes that while the new work represents necessary and key steps on the path to clinical use of stem cells, much work remains to be done before such cells are used in therapy. "This gets us closer," he says. "But we still have a...
Gene clustering helps rice plants fight pathogens
When a plant's resistance genes or genes that recognize
and decide how to fight a disease or pathogen clu...ous components in resistance genes so it can again recognize
pathogens. These resistance genes are like generals in a battle who recognize
what's going on with t...
Rb2 gene may play role in determining effectiveness of drug therapies against breat cancer
... of success in therapies because the drug does not recognize
the tumor cells anymore," says Giordano. "It cannot distinguish between the good cells and the bad cells. "One gene on its own doesn't mean anything," he adds. "It's the dialogue among the genes that are writing the sentences, and this finding rea...
Dr. Robert Langer, distinguished leader in the field of biomedical engineering, to lecture at NIH
...ure series was established in 1983 by the NIDCR to recognize
outstanding accomplishments in basic and clinical research and to honor distinguished scientists who have made important contributions in areas of research directly related to the interests of the NIDCR. Seymour J. Kreshover, D.D.S., M.D., Ph.D., se...
Affymetrix to support AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize
...Chairman and CEO of Affymetrix. "It's important to recognize
and encourage innovative work by scientists, as th... Their support of the Newcomb Cleveland Prize will recognize
a broad array of scientific discoveries. It also serves to uphold the integrity and validate the imp...
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