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Tufts University establishes $4 million dollar tissue engineering resource center

...plan explained. The experts will focus their research on two areas: studying and designing biodegradabl...ells and tissues that will become the products for research or clinical utility. One of the first projects will be a study of biomaterial structure and mo...

Sugar-coated sea urchin eggs could have sweet implications for human fertility

...ut they were only seeing part of the picture. New research from the University of Washington's Friday Harbor ...eggs don't fertilize," said Christiane Biermann, a research associate at Friday Harbor Labs in Washington state's San Juan Islands and an adjunct biology facult...

APS Foundation names student travel award recipients

...-profit, professional scientific organization. The research of the organization's 5,000 worldwide members advances the understanding of the science of plant pathology and its application to plant health....

ConocoPhillips & Conservation International launch 'Biodiversity Action Plan' in Venezuela

...n new species of fishes and crustaceans during the research phase of the project - the Gulf of Paria and adjac... the result of the biodiversity and socio-economic research from the AquaRAP and Threats and Opportunities Workshops. Both ConocoPhillips and Conservation Inter...

DuPont developing new protective suits for military, first responders

..., Sept. 10, 2004 DuPont today announced promising research in the fight against terrorism with the development of protective materials that are resistant to chemical and biological agents. The suits are targeted for use by U.S. soldiers, firefighters, and other first responders. Early feedback from wearers...

Columbia research to examine gene influence on severity of peridontal disease, therapy response

... of gum condition and eventual loss of teeth. The research is part of an effort at CUMC to eradicate periodon...ute of Dental & Craniofacial Research will support research to determine whether different forms of periodontitis can be classified based on gene expression in ...

Proteins show promise for mosquito control

... yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, Lan and her research colleagues discovered that a sterol-carrying protein, AeSCP-2, is the vehicle that transports cholesterol in mosquito cells. Cholesterol is hydrophobic. In order to transport it in a liquid medium, such as blood or cell fluids, organisms must have a ...

Joslin President awarded medal from international diabetes organization

...nd superior contributions in the field of diabetes research and is the highest scientific honor awarded by the...ting, Sept. 9. Over the past three decades, the research of Dr. Kahn has literally defined the field of insulin signal transduction and mechanisms of altered...

Researchers report new gene test for isolated cleft lip and palate

...enes, diet, and environmental factors, and current research tools are just beginning to cut through the complexity. Though the condition is usually correctable with several surgeries, families undergo tremendous emotional and economic hardship during the process. Children with this condition often require man...

Spontaneous mutation produces new MAO A/B knockout mouse

...ptors in anxiety and stress-related disorders. The research appears as the "Paper of the Week" in the September 17 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry , an American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology journal. The monoamine oxidase isoenzymes MAO A and MAO B are involved in breaking down ...

Case for IBD combination therapy comes from research at Baylor, MIT and Hebrew University

...own. About 1 million Americans suffer from IBD and research around the world on new therapeutic strategies aga... major such "bugs" is the genus Lactobacillus. The research reported below was carried by James Versalovic and Jeremy Andrew Pena at the Baylor College of Medic...

New treatment for fibromyalgia

...states Lesley M. Arnold, M.D., who coordinated the research at 18 centers, including the University of Cincinn... treatment response." As Dr. Arnold notes, further research is needed on larger samples of not only men but also other groups with fibromyalgia to evaluate dulo...

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

..., (ANSER), an Arlington, Va.,-based public service research institute that provides information systems delivery. As partners on the project, Analytic Services, Inc., will compile an agrosecurity lessons learned database based on modifications of existing software; Cell Exchange will create a "dashboard tec...

New research suggests early diet may play key role in protecting against childhood leukaemia

...h LEUKAEMIA will be launching a 1m fund to support research in priority areas....

White House to honor UNC School of Medicine scientist for 'early career' achievement

...g professionals at the outset of their independent research careers in the fields of science and technology." ...scientists and engineers who, while early in their research careers, show exceptional potential for leadership. In addition to helping support the continued de...

Charting the future in prostate cancer care: A call to action

...unately, even today, prostate cancer treatment and research has lagged behind other areas, such as that of breast cancer, where there has been recent progress in integration among specialties and late-stage innovation of new therapeutics. On September 22, 2004, the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) will releas...

Berkeley Lab soil scientist Margaret Torn receives Presidential Early Career Award

...rn, a biogeochemist, is honored for her innovative research on climate change and the terrestrial carbon cycle...g professionals at the outset of their independent research careers. "The work of these young scientists and engineers is an excellent example of the kind of ...

Joslin Diabetes Center adds first affiliate in California at Irvine Medical Center

...slin Diabetes Center, the world leader in diabetes research and care, announced today its affiliation with University of California, Irvine Medical Center. Located at Gottschalk Medical Plaza on the UC Irvine campus, Joslin Diabetes Center at University of California, Irvine will offer the latest advances for...

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

...the patents and Bhima Vijayendran, Battelle senior research leader and vice president of commercialization, is...multi-industry effort to speed the transition from research to products. "We owe a debt of gratitude to Mr. Strickler for his help seeding this collaborative ef...

Missing genes may help explain why plague bacteria are so deadly

... said LLNL biologist Emilio Garcia, who headed the research team. Knowledge of the genetic factors that contribute to the plague bacteria's virulence could aid researchers in developing better ways to detect, prevent, and treat the deadly disease. The LLNL research, conducted in conjunction with the Yersini...

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