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Wiley publishes Welcome to the Genome: A User's Guide to the Genetic Past, Present, and Future

...enome, presents genomics challenges facing today's scientists as well as society in general, and outlines future possibilities of the developing genome era. Social issues, particularly questions of ethics, receive special attention, covering an important area too often overshadowed by science and technology. ...

Human chromosome 5 final sequence analysis released to public

...mely accurate sequence will be a powerful tool for scientists trying to understand human disease," said Secretar...rence Livermore and Los Alamos national laboratory scientists and staff comprise the JGI, one of the world's largest and most productive public genome sequencing ...

URI oceanographers to build laboratory to study subseafloor life

In 2002 URI scientists were the first to lead an ocean drilling expeditio...ation (NSF) has awarded University of Rhode Island scientists $345,000 to build and instrument a portable field laboratory for research and research training. As...

First glimpse of DNA binding to viral enzyme

...gov/discover/Spring_04/anti_viral_1.asp ). The scientists didn't expect the viral DNA to bind to the proteas...hem to characterize the interaction in detail. The scientists now believe that inside the virus particle the protease uses the DNA as a guide wire, sliding along ...

AACR applauds NCI initiative on nanotechnology

...ecular steps that result in cancer and its spread, scientists and clinicians increasingly are turning to smaller...oss-sector collaborations in nanotechnology, which scientists now believe is poised for prime time application. "Engineers, physicists, chemists and material ...

Laboratory grows world record length carbon nanotube

...N.M., September 13, 2004 University of California scientists working at Los Alamos National Laboratory in collaboration with chemists from Duke University have recently grown a world record-length four-centimeter-long, single-wall carbon nanotube. Single-wall carbon nanotubes have a number of revolutionary u...

Researchers identify distinctive signature for metastatic prostate cancer

...ce online publication in the journal Nature . The scientists were led by Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)...en causes the prostate to regenerate. However, the scientists were able to block this regeneration by giving the animals cyclopamine or a Hedgehog-neutralizing an...

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

For many years scientists have believed they understood how closely related species that occupy the same regions of the ocean were kept from interbreeding. It turns out they were only seeing part of the picture. New research from the University of Washington's Friday Harbor ...

DuPont developing new protective suits for military, first responders

...ded a $1.5 million cooperative agreement to DuPont scientists for the military application of the technology. Earlier this year, the U.S. Office of Homeland Security awarded North Carolina State University, in partnership with DuPont and Globe Firefighter Suits, a $830,000 grant to develop the next generation ...

Lecture on ecology of infectious diseases

...of transmission and spread of infectious diseases, scientists are finding. Case in point: Native grasslands throughout the western United States are becoming the most rapidly urbanized ecosystems in the country. Black-tailed prairie dogs, an imperiled species in western states, are increasingly found in these ...

Researchers report new gene test for isolated cleft lip and palate

...long with others that have already been developed, scientists now can collectively predict about 15 percent of i...ased on a detailed analysis of 1,316 families, the scientists estimated that the risk of parents with this haplotype having a second child with isolated cleft lip...

Spontaneous mutation produces new MAO A/B knockout mouse

...zyme functions in the body. However, up until now, scientists have been unsuccessful at making a mouse lacking b...ing to figure out why the mouse was different, the scientists decided to breed the mouse and examine its offspring. The scientists discovered that the mice not ...

PNNL lands $10.3 million NIH biodefense contract to unlock proteomes of salmonella and pox

... conduct the analysis of these microbial proteins, scientists at PNNL will use proteomics instruments and approaches unavailable elsewhere that simultaneously combine the high-resolution separation of proteins with their identification, on a suite of powerful mass spectrometers developed at the W.R. Wiley Envir...

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

...nor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent ... recognize and nurture some of the nation's finest scientists and engineers who, while early in their research careers, show exceptional potential for leadership....

Zoonotic diseases - European scientists unite to fight diseases

300 of Europe's top scientists in 16 Institutes/Organisations in 10 European coun...ill, at last, create the critical mass of European scientists needed to attack the problems caused by zoonotic disease. The institute is financed by the EU and ...

Berkeley Lab soil scientist Margaret Torn receives Presidential Early Career Award

...ndent research careers. "The work of these young scientists and engineers is an excellent example of the kind ...diation Measurement Program (ARM), a team of eight scientists plus support staff based at Berkeley Lab who gather data at ARM's Southern Great Plains site in Okla...

Israeli scientists reveal the plan of a key cellular machine

A team of scientists from the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Heb...ith "filler" segments that have no known function, scientists have worked to understand the process by which the right sequences are lifted out and strung togethe...

Study by Israeli scientists provides insight on DNA code

A team of scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the We...ith "filler" segments that have no known function, scientists have worked to understand the process by which the right sequences are lifted out and strung togethe...

Cell's gatekeeper for ammonia revealed in unprecedented detail

...en in, transported between cells and excreted, the scientists said. The issue of Science also includes a "Perspe...mine the structure of an ammonia channel, the UCSF scientists focused on AmtB, a protein that facilitates ammonia uptake in bacteria. The bacterial AmtB is a memb...

NJIT professor receives Presidential Award for breakthrough research with adult stem cells

...d in 1996, is the highest national honor for young scientists and engineers. Eight federal departments and agencies annually nominate young scientists and engineers whose research shows great promise. Arinzeh was nominated for the award by the Nationa...

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