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Common call for action on European Research Council (ERC)
August 6, 2004 'Science magazine' today
published a letter co-signed by over 50 European scientific organisations calling for urgent action on the establishment of a European Research Council (ERC) a pan-European funding organisation for basic research at a European level. A mass petition...
Viral proteins may prevent bacterial infections
...s," says Vincent Fischetti, who is presenting data today
at the American Society for Microbiology's Conference on the New Phage Biology. Bacteria such as group A streptococci, Streptococcus pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus are common causes of infections, ranging from minor skin infections and ear inf...
Full promise of genomics in disease research yet to be realized
...ifficult to imagine what the science would be like today
in the absence of genomics," says Richard J. Rob...enomics has identified the genetic signatures that today
are being used in bioforensics to allow authorities to investigate cases of suspected bioterrorism. ...
Physics gravity model applicable to disease spread
...etworks might look like," Bjornstad told attendees today
(Aug. 5) at the annual meeting of the Ecological S...easles because British records dating from 1940 to today
are relatively complete. The records show, week-by-week and community-by-community, the spread of m...
NHGRI adds 18 organisms to sequencing pipeline
...ne of the National Institutes of Health, announced today
that the Large-Scale Sequencing Research Network h... our knowledge. The first group announced today
consists of nine mammals. They were selected because each organism represents an important position ...
New survey reveals insights into unique relationship between mothers and pediatricians
... August 4, 2004 Results of a new survey released today
by iVillage reveal insights into how moms select a...'s pediatrician. According to the survey, mothers today
view their pediatrician as a "parenting partner" rather than solely a healthcare provider. This vie...
BioMed Central to consult funders and librarians over Open Access payment model
...oMed Central, the Open Access publisher, announced today
that it is to consult with librarians and funding bodies about future mechanisms for funding Open Access publishing. The consultation workshop will take place in London on 31 August. The conclusions of the meeting will be published in September. The ...
8 environmental stewards win $900,000 in biodiversity awards
... and environmental advocates from around the world today
were named winners of US$900,000 in Biodiversity L...ns are made by the advisers. The winners announced today
are: Maria Marta Chavarria , nominated for a Leadership Award for her work in identifying and conse...
Huge market for forest moss raises concerns
...etimes legal, often on the black market - was made today
by a botanist from Oregon State University, speaking at the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America. "Certain types of mosses and lichens, often those that hang on hardwood trees such as vine maple or big leaf maple, are prized f...
New diagnostic technology helps justify earlier cataract surgery
Fairfax, VA A study published today
in the August edition of the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery reports that wavefront technology, a new way of measuring how vision is distorted by irregularities in the eye, offers a widely accepted means for corroborating cataract patients' ...
MSU group reviews Berkeley venture into brave new science funding world
...ducted with $225,000 from Berkeley and is released today
by Berkeley. "We are hoping this will create a university-wide discussion on these questions and put the issues on the table," Busch said. "These are the critical questions that should be discussed everywhere. They are now being addressed by individu...
From science fiction to reality: Nanomedicine brings fresh hope to the medical world
...amatically transform medical science as we know it today
with their potential to address unmet medical needs and provide targeted therapy. Nanomedicine technologies could find an increasing place in various areas and applications of the healthcare sector including drug delivery, drug discovery and develop...
Another key for the p53 door
...uture therapies. According to the study published today
in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, YY1 regulates p53 at multiple levels. First, YY1 uses the novel mechanism of causing Mdm2, a key oncogene that marks proteins for degradation, to have an enhanced interaction with p53. This ...
Duke study disputes idea that trees can 'relocate' quickly in response to climate change
...aybe the species that are growing far to the north today
weren't far to the south during the last glacial," Clark said in an interview. "Maybe, in fact, they were further north near the edge of the ice and therefore didn't have to migrate as fast." A talk on the research by Clark, Clark's research associat...
Ottawa's leadership in biomedical and health research has paid off
...he past 5 years, according to an article published today
in the prestigious journal EMBO reports. But to keep up the momentum and continue to grow in innovation and high-quality research, the federal government needs to develop new ambitious strategies to take full advantage of Canada's expertise and resea...
Firefly compound lights up 'protein dance' in living animals
... of the antibiotic rapamycin. The research appears today
in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and will appear in print in the Aug. 17 issue of the journal. According to Piwnica-Worms, understanding protein interactions has become much more important to biologists in ...
Plant gene discovery could enhance plant growth, reduce fertilizer needs and phosphate pollution
...ery of the phosphate-transport genes was announced today
(July 28, 2004) by Maria Harrison, a senior scientist at the Ithaca, N.Y.-based research institute, during the American Society of Plant Biologists' annual meeting in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. She said considerable work lies ahead before scient...
Virtual counselor supplements traditional genetic counseling
...nderstand their risk, reported the study published today
(July 28, 2004) in the Journal of the American Medical Association. "These results suggest that the computer program has the potential to stand alone as an educational intervention for low-risk women, but should be used in combination with on...
Springtime blooms seen earlier now than in the past, say Boston University biologists
...nto the past to find that flowering plants growing today
blossom more than a week earlier than a century ago. Their findings, being presented at the Society for Conservation Biology's annual meeting in New York City July 30 August 2, show that among the plants studied in Boston's Arnold Arboretum, flower...
CBEN wins grant for undergraduate nanotech course
...nd Environmental Nanotechnology at Rice University today
announced the award of a $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop the first introductory nanotechnology class to be offered at Rice University, a research-intensive institution known worldwide for its excellence in nanotechnolog...
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