Tag: "research" at biology news
'Smart antibiotics' may result from UCLA research
New UCLA research
published in Nature may lead to an effective alter...ir in Microbiology and Immunology, and who led the research
team. "Bacteriophages ("phages") are nature's anti-microbials, and they are amazingly dynamic. If th...
Poplar DNA code cracked -- a step in combating global warming?
...edge of the poplar DNA is an important step in the research
into 'tree-specific genes', which can be used to m...ta, molecular biologists like Wout Boerjan and his research
team can get down to work to discover the functions of the genes. This basic research
can provide a ...
Microbes eat their way to better concrete
...urface soils. The project also provides excellent research
experiences for undergraduate and graduate students who are actively involved conducting research
experiments, analyzing data, presenting their findings at conferences and preparing journal publicat...
Posters highlight water, energy and other natural resource research
...eering disciplines, presented posters highlighting research
being conducted in many areas at the fourth annual...ation. INRA ranks eighth in the nation in terms of research
funding among larger institutions of higher education. The Alliance was created to promote new oppor...
Scientists discover potential new way to control drug-resistant bacteria
... drug-resistant." "This powerful and innovative research
opens up numerous possibilities for developing dru... Ph.D., who oversees bacterial respiratory disease research
at NIAID. "The introduction of bacteriophages may also lead to a unique approach against biodefense-...
Joslin Diabetes Center honors brothers living 70-plus years with type 1 diabetes
...tes poses," said George L. King, M.D., director of research
at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. "To put thei...ill be Hillary Keenan, Ph.D., a member of a Joslin research
team that is conducting a study of Joslin medalists who have lived with type 1 diabetes for 50 years...
Secretary of Energy announces seven E.O. Lawrence Award Winners
...," Secretary Abraham said. "These awards, and the research
for which they are given, show that DOE could easi... the Los Alamos HIV database, a foundation for HIV research
for the scientific community. Korber is a technical staff member in the theoretical biology and bio...
A novel, safer strategy for regulating gene expression
...g it suitable for a broad range of therapeutic and research
applications. The technique involves inserting a ...ays Dr. Richard Mulligan, director of gene therapy research
at Children's Hospital Boston and director of the Harvard Gene Therapy Initiative. "Ultimately, the ...
AAAS expert panel calls for voter-system research and reform
...onvened by AAAS, the 18-member panel concludedthat research
into new voting technology and thebehavior of vote...eeing privacy and the integrity ofthe results. The research
- and the reforms - willbecome increasingly important as the United Statesconsiders moving toward an...
The book opens on the first tree genome
...ld Tuskan, whose team at the ORNL leads the poplar research
effort. "Trees have a built-in mechanism for stor...on. "This achievement will have a huge impact on research
far beyond the field of forestry," said Stefan Jansson at Ume Plant Science Centre. Plant scientists...
DuPont scientist named one of the world's top young innovators by MIT's 'Technology Review' Magazine
...nologies at the DuPont Experimental Station global research
and development headquarters here. She joined DuP...ly leading the DuPont polymer photonics team. Her research
focuses on the use of polymers to fabricate optical devices for telecommunications applications. Sh...
Termites could hold the key to self-sufficient buildings
...earch Council (EPSRC). The initiative will include research
in Namibia to digitally scan the structure of the termite mounds. This research
will be filmed by the BBC Natural History Unit for inclusion in a new Sir David Attenborough series ...
NSF awards 22 new projects for plant genome research
...hed in 1998 as a coordinated national plant genome research
program by the Interagency Working Group on Plant ...t generation of scientists by exposing students to research
at the cutting edge of biological sciences. As many as 150 students will participate in this year's...
Environmental issues center of Inland Northwest Research Alliance 4th Annual Symposium
.... Other topics included national and international research
conducted in the areas of environmental science an...policy makers in attendance a forum for discussing research
while providing valuable networking possibilities. Education and the importance of various courses a...
NSF and AIBS sign cooperative agreement for NEON project office
...ing-edge cyberinfrastructure into a continent-wide research
platform, will be the first national ecological observation system designed to answer scientific questions at regional and continental scales and to enable ecological forecasting. "Once built, NEON will transform ecological research," said Mary C...
Northeastern University receives $12.4 million NSF grant for creation of nanomanufacturing institute
...nd a number of industry partners , and will enable research
focused on developing mass production capabilities...rn will receive $4.7 million from NSF; much of the research
associated with the project will be conducted at the George Kostas Nanomanufacturing facility on the...
Abstract poster contest finalists announced
...erence. INRA is a coalition of eight northwestern research
universities created to promote new opportunities for research
and education that will benefit the region and the nation in a variety of technical disciplines. The...
Milk genome symposium
..., which is an international consortium for genomic research
devoted to better understanding the genetic basis for the healthfulness of milk. The symposium will be held at COPIA: The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts in Napa, Calif., and is sponsored by the California Dairy Research Foundation. Media i...
$2.7 million grant to support creation of virtual zebrafish atlas
...zebrafish microanatomy atlas for the international research
community. The computer-based atlas, which will be..."There has been phenomenal growth in the zebrafish research
community due to the zebrafish's compelling experimental characteristics and its capacity to model h...
UAF scientists discover new marine habitat in Alaska
...ay have actually originated in Alaska waters. More research
on the species' evolutionary history is needed to be sure. The other rhodolith specimen collected by Konar and Iken is potentially a species new to science. "It does not seem to match anything we have seen," said Riosmena-Rodriguez. ...
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