Tag: "research" at biology news
Researchers identify protein promoting vascular tumor growth
...OSU's Heart and Lung Research Institute, said this research
lays the foundation for clinical trials testing the effectiveness of both antibody-based therapies and, even sooner, an experimental nutritional intervention for vascular malformations. "Previous work in our lab has shown that a certain form...
High resolution satellite imagery assists hunt for infectious 'kissing bugs'
...high resolution image of Matagalpa is part of this research
activity," said Rmi CARRIER, MSF logistics director. "Up until now, MSF staff have been working with hand-drawn maps". "The use of space-based mapping technologies allows us to carry out a more efficient situation analysis of the Chagas disease on a...
...adequate duration once there." Professor Duncan's research
(funded by CRC, now Cancer Research UK) led to the...he future, Professor Duncan said that nanomedicine research
is expected to bring significant advances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. She said: "Thi...
Gene clusters predict atherosclerosis severity, susceptibility
...rdiologist David Seo, M.D. The results of the Duke research
are scheduled to appear in the October 2004 issue ...sions. "This study is the foundation of future research
and was absolutely critical study in demonstrating that we can indeed refine genomic techniques to a...
Far more men than women favor routine paternity testing at birth
...but those results were never formally compiled for research
purposes. While working as a teaching assis...lass, Hayward agreed to compile the results into a research
paper. Surveys were given to 733 adults, 655 of them students enrolled in science classes at the UW ...
Bush nominates NJIT space explorer Louis Lanzerotti to NSF governing board
...areer spanning four decades, he has contributed to research
that includes studies of space plasmas and geophys...on's science and engineering enterprise by funding research
in basic sciences and engineering. It establishes NSF policies, identifies issues that are critical...
UCSF scientist Joe Derisi named MaCarthur Fellow
... deeper into malaria." "I want to try new research
directions in the field that would probably be too...ogy, Joe has focused a significant fraction of his research
on malaria, a disease primarily afflicting the Third World. This focus is motivated by his genuine d...
16 APS exercise research highlights, from reduced flu mortality to proteomics & obesity
...t. 6-9, weaves together a lifetime of learning and research
experience that bridges the 1920 Nobel Prize for Physiology, the 1935 High Altitude Expedition to Chile, and the latest in international exercise physiology. Dr. Saltin, director of the Copenhagen Muscle Research Centre, will draw on his early medic...
Evidence builds for potential new cancer drug target
... white blood cell formation," said Reddy. In other research
conducted by the team but not yet published, c-myb... on breast tumor cell proliferation. The group's research
is providing detailed genetic explanations of how and why c-myb is essential for the proliferation o...
HHMI, NIBIB/NIH to invest up to $35 million in interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs
...biomedical science becomes more interdisciplinary, research
progress will depend on contributions from life sc...mists, and mathematicians to conduct collaborative research
at Janelia Farm, HHMI's new research
campus now under construction in Loudoun County, Virginia. ...
Agronomy, crop, and soil science societies to meet Oct. 31 to Nov. 4 in Seattle
...r 300 scientific sessions, 75 symposia, and 2,800+ research
papers/posters will be presented. More than 4,000 delegates from 100 countries are expected to be in attendance. These include scientists, researchers, academia, extension agents and students. Featured scientific topics include: Farming for More Nu...
Atacama rover helps NASA learn to search for life on Mars
...SA missions," said David Wettergreen, an associate research
professor at Carnegie Mellon's Robotics Institute. He is leading robotics research
for the Life in the Atacama project. The first phase of the project began in 2003, when a solar...
Hidden diversity: DNA 'barcoding' reveals a common butterfly is actually 10 different species
...edings of the National Academy of Sciences. Their research
began during 25-year-long inventory of the wildlife in the Area de Conservacin Guanacaste, a large conservation zone of dry, rain and cloud forests in northwestern Costa Rica. They noticed that, amid the more than 2,500 wild-caught caterpillars of ...
Veterans with Gulf War syndrome have damage in specific, primitive portion of nervous system
...han previously acknowledged. Subsequent research
from Dr. Haley's group showed that veterans suffering from Gulf War syndrome also were born with lower levels of a protective blood enzyme called paraoxonase, which usually fights off the toxins found in sarin. Veterans who were in the same area and ...
DNA barcode finds four new bird species
... A DNA Barcode for Birds The new research
reported in PLoS Biology puts the COI barcode to a more discriminating test by measuring whether the technique could distinguish closely related species as well as very different ones. Stoeckle and Hebert, along with Hebert's Guelph colleague Tyler S...
Punching the timeclock of life
...o breaks down and eventually just stops working.In research
published in the Sept. 27 edition of the Journal o...increase their chances of reproduction. The research
is based on observations of programmed aging in baker's yeast by Longo and co-author Paola Fabrizio....
Tracing genes, biologists show lizard migration is traced to Florida
...lorida. "The basic idea that drove this research
was to determine where the newly introduced populations in Florida and elsewhere came from," said Kolbe. "We discovered that once an introduced species gets established in an area it can become a source for introductions elsewhere. And we also foun...
Marijuana use could cause tubal pregnancies
...earch to unravel this mystery, Haibin Wang, Ph.D., research
assistant professor of Pediatrics, found that the ...ceived two Lalor Foundation fellowships supporting research
in reproductive biology. Subsequent experiments supported a new concept: the CB1 receptor modulates ...
Rice finds 'on-off switch' for buckyball toxicity
...ckyballs by a factor of more than ten million. The research
will appear in an upcoming issue of the journal Na...the first toxicological studies of buckyballs, the research
was published online by the journal on Sept. 11. Buckyballs, whose chemical notation is C60, are hol...
UCI scientists successfully target key HIV protein; breakthrough may lead to new drug therapies
...tant professor in the Department of Chemistry, his research
team attached the Nef protein to the surface of a ...ional Academy of Science. The print version of the research
paper will appear in the Sept. 28 issue of the journal. Human immunodeficiency virus, commonly known...
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