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UCF brain cell research spawns hope for longer life

...that nanomaterials are currently considered highly strategic for important applications ranging from homeland security to just plain good health. "It is so good to be able to build bridges for an interdisciplinary effort through competent and dynamic researchers at UCF," Desai said....

An old, familiar love nest helps sexual success

... isn't just a matter of plumbing; there's a lot of strategic decision-making going on that is regulated by the brain in response to the social and physical environment," says Elizabeth Adkins-Regan, a professor in the departments of psychology and of neurobiology and behavior at Cornell. "Pavlovian conditionin...

New protein may play a role in obesity

...betes which has identified obesity research as its strategic funding priority. "We need to know much more about human biology, as well as human behaviour, if we are to come to grips with the obesity epidemic and its many adverse consequences affecting the health of Canadians." "The Heart and Stroke Foundation ...

New marine protected area to safeguard world's largest fish

...anus, Executive Director of the GCF. "Through this strategic land deal, we have helped a community-based organization secure a tiny island with huge importance for marine biodiversity."...

Brown and MBL create an alliance for teaching and research

...ogram like this one is a major outcome of a recent strategic planning process designed to chart the future of the Laboratory. This is an exciting venture that will enhance the MBL's research and educational programs." The Brown-MBL affiliation will allow graduate students to work with leading scientists at bot...

Anti-HIV statisticians win $1.125 million NIH Merit Award

...alue of interdisciplinary endeavors. "We've made a strategic decision to build programs at the interfaces between the physical and mathematical sciences and the biological and biomedical sciences areas of tremendous growth and discovery," said Solomon. "Receiving this award is a significant endorsement of our...

Cyclacel's biomarker technology shows that CYC202 induces cancer cells to commit suicide

...biomarkers," said Spiro Rombotis, CEO. "This is a strategic technology facilitating more efficient investments in drug development programmes. Biomarkers help determine clinical go/no go decisions very early in clinical development and are also proving invaluable in demonstrating early proof of concept in hu...

Plant pathologists to discuss strategies for global crop protection at the APS Annual Meeting

...tion programs and the opportunities for additional strategic alliances in international research and development programs will be the focus of a symposium at the APS Annual Meeting in Charlotte, NC on August 9-13, 2003. This symposium will provide an overview of highly successful, large-scale integrated crop ...

Rutgers research takes aim at world hunger

...d research programs identified in the university's strategic plan. "If the state of New Jersey hadn't invested money in the Research in Rutgers program, we could not have contributed to this important genomic work on rice," Messing said. By supplying matching funds, Reinvest in Rutgers also helped Waksman sc...

Top 25 turtles on death row

...servation Fund. "The Turtle Conservation Fund is a strategic partnership that combines the strengths of our organizations and will enable us to act quickly to avoid further extinctions and ensure sustainable populations of wild species." In Indonesia, for example, the Sulawesi forest turtle is already critical...

'Frontiers In Bioinformatics' symposium to be held by UB Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics

...gh the collaborative efforts of the center and its strategic partners. The UB Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics is located temporarily at 901 Washington St. Construction of a 123,500-square-foot structure to house the center is scheduled to begin in August. The new building will be located at Ellicot...

Argonne research offers clues to Alzheimer's plaques

... the Alzheimer's peptide the researchers found the strategic sites where amino acids can be removed such that the "truncated peptide" still would form fibrils just like the whole peptide. "This finding makes it possible to study the actual assembly process of the whole peptide," said Thiyagarajan, one of the ...

Research and development takes robots and automation into new territory

...led to you. Frost & Sullivan is a global leader in strategic growth consulting. Acquired by Frost & Sullivan, Technical Insights is an international technology analysis business that produces a variety of technical news alerts, newsletters, and reports. This ongoing growth opportunity analysis of advanced mat...

Texas A&M, Ecor Corp. sign deal to produce health-related proteins

...hat help lengthen people's lives. By working with strategic partners like Texas A&M University, we feel a sense of pride in helping promote improvements in human health and healthcare." The scientific process involves introducing collagen proteins at the cellular level to sugarcane callus, thereby transformi...

Study of monkey species that fights off AIDS may lead to new treatments for humans

...pproach to deactivate the immune system, in a very strategic and careful way." HIV and AIDS began to be identified in the mid-1980s. The virus had been transmitted to humans from primates among which SIV is prevalent. The two types of HIV that exist today originated from two variations of SIV present in chimpa...

DuPont technology to receive US EPA's clean air excellence award

...iving up costs," said Robert Matheson, manager for strategic technology for DuPont Performance Coatings. DuPont continues to work with DaimlerChrysler and other automotive partners to expand the use of SuperSolids TM across the globe.DuPont is a science company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work ...

Hormones, sand & terrorism

... of a sustainability shrimp industry and develop a strategic plan to accomplish these elements of sustainability. The gathering is sponsored by the Texas Sea Grant College Program in association with the other Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Programs and NOAA's National Sea Grant Office CONTACT: Ralph Rayburn, Te...

Researchers warn biotech advances could be misused by terrorists

...ity governance systems. "Biological weapons pose a strategic threat mirrored by no other form of attack other than nuclear weapons. There is no simple solution to biosecurity, but we must construct a system of checks and balances needed to assure that the growing power of the life sciences is used to protect l...

Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry

...Biomolecular Chemistry, formed from the merger and strategic development of Perkin Transactions 1 & 2, will be published on 10 January 2003. The electronic version will go up on 23 December 2002. Barbara Imperiali, Francois Diederich, Ben Feringa and Chi-Huey Wong are amongst the first eminent scientists to pu...

Scripps Institution researchers develop new approach for designing marine reserves

... need to be strategic, in the same way that we are strategic when we decide to build a new airport or harbor." With little information about the gulf's biodiversity, Sala and his colleagues, including Octavio Aburto-Oropeza (the Universidad Autnoma de Baja California Sur in La Paz), Gustavo Paredes (Scripp...

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