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Water Recycling Project Tested in Turkey Plant
A team effort by university
researchers and two companies has resulted inapplication of a more efficient way to use the massive amounts of waterrequired to process turkeys. The new system uses ozone, a highly reactiveform of oxygen, to recycle water in the plants. The Cargill,...
Plants Have Future As Environmental Clean-Up Agents
...anted at the site. "It's really an application of university
research to a countylevel," said Ann Feyerharm, special projects assistant for RileyCounty. "I never would have heard of it if it hadn't been for Dr.Erickson and Dr. Davis." Feyerharm said one of the most attractive aspects ofbioremediation to Riley...
Scientists Determine 3-D Crystal Structure Of Cancer-Causing Protein
...he scientific field of modern cell biology . The university
has ties to 19 Nobel laureates, includingthe university
president, Torsten Wiesel, M.D., who received the prize in 1981.Recently, the universitycreated four...
Fund Aims To Repay Developing Nations For Valuable Genes
...thology, has initiated a novel mechanismthat pools university
and industry resources to compensate nations for v...irms that have signedlicensing agreements with the university
involving the Xa21 rice gene alreadyhave agreed to donate to the fund. UC Davis' contribution will ...
Research At New England Universities And Industries Facing Uncertain Future Under Proposed R&D Reductions
...), Harvard, and Yale all rank among the top twenty university
recipients of federal R&D funds, and account for 54 percent of New England's federal R&D funding to universities. According to the report, continued federal support for R&D is vital to the continued strength of the research capabilities at these uni...
Resistance To Leptin Contributes To Obesity
...f thescientific field of modern cell biology. The university
has ties to 19Nobel laureates, including the presi...M.D., whoreceived the prize in 1981. Recently, the university
created five centersto foster collaborations among scientists to pursue investigations ofAlzheimer's...
Researchers To Investigate Years Before Menopause
...of Minnesota by Alan Treloar in 1934, enrolled university
women in a long-term reproductive study. The first cohort of women was recruited in the 1930s and the second in the 1960s and 1970s. Both cohorts have kept continual calendars indicating the starting and ending dates of their monthly ...
Hunt For Early Heart Attack Genes Begins
... Participants will not need to come to the university
for the study. Thescientists will make arrangemen...f the scientificfield of modern cell biology. The university
has ties to 19 Nobel laureates,including the president, Torsten N. Wiesel, M.D., who received the pr...
Plant-Based Therapies Examined For Colon Cancer Prevention
...f the scientific field ofmodern cell biology. The university
has ties to 19 Nobel laureates, includingthe president, Torsten N. Wiesel, M.D., who received the prize in 1981. Theuniversity recently created centers to foster research of Alzheimer's Disease,of biochemistry and structural biology, of human geneti...
Whitaker Awards $6.8 Million For Biomedical Engineering Education
... engineering department. The grant will enable the university
to hire two new faculty members, equip a new biomedical engineering teaching laboratory and stimulate new research, with an emphasis in minimally invasive medical technologies. The educational emphasis will be in engineering design. Research will emp...
Careful Honeybee Breeding Combats Tracheal Mite Pests
... for mite resistance, abouthalf of the bees at the university
had tracheal mites. As of spring 1997,the number had dropped to nearly undetectable levels, without the use ofchemicals. The problem with treating bee hives with chemicals is that thehoney could become contaminated, said Susan Cobe...
New Company To Turn UNC-CH, Army Inventions Into Improved Vaccines
...is one of the mostpromising start-up companies the university
has helped to form." "As an alumna of the university
and having recently returned to thestate, it is very exciting to start a company with such promising...
Transgenic Mice Created By Researchers May Shed Light On Human Heart Disease
... University Technology Corp., recentlyco-founded a university
spin-off company called Myogen to search for newways of treating hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in humans. "We are lookingfor ways to improve the motor activity in the heart muscles," she said."The answer may turn out to be a therapeutic agent." ...
Common Cold Caused By Multiple Viruses
...eport on a study of 200 cases ofthe common cold in university
students over a one-year period. Student participants were asked toidentify when they had a cold, based on a set of symptoms, and contact a study office, set up at theuniversity, within two days of the appearance of the symptoms. The students were th...
Sexually Active Younger Women Are At Higher Risk For Infection With Human Papillomavirus
...s." Through campus-wide advertisements at a state university
in New Brunswick, N.J.,the study team enrolled 608 young women. Their average age was 20 years, and theethnic distribution was 57 percent white, 13 percent Hispanic, 12 percent black and 18 percent other. Twenty-six percent were diagnosed with HPV i...
Conservation Biology Clearinghouse, Engineering Design Tutor
...ericans' water rights to new species of orchids to university
degree programs. Thecenter is an international resource for conservation biology, and the official onlinelocation of the international Society for Conservation Biology. CCBN, located at http://conbio.rice.edu , directs visitors to resources on nine w...
Researchers Investigate Years Before Menopause
...sity of Minnesota by Alan Treloarin 1934, enrolled university
women in a long term reproductive study. The firstcohort of women was recruited in the 1930s and the second in the 1960s and1970s. Both cohorts have kept continual calendars indicating the starting andending dates of their monthly periods. Annual h...
$2 Million Dollar Grant Funds Salton Sea Web Site
...ncy. The University of Redlands is a liberal arts university
with a growingreputation in the field of environme... technical support for the project. Two years ago, university
undergraduate students collaborated with the federalgovernment and private mining companies to deter...
Insights Into The Proteasome - A Fascinating Macromolecular Machine For Protein Degradation
...cently, Christopher Hill and coworkers from the university
of Utah, Salt Lake City, have solved the crystal structure of the heptameric complex, which is traversed by a funnel-shaped channel, the wider opening oriented to the proteasome. The second complex when associated with the 20S proteasome ...
University At Buffalo Energy-Conservation Projects Record Highest Savings Among Campuses
... on energy, and aboutas much energy savings as the university
had achieved over the previous 10 yearsthrough imp...n aimed at reducing by nearly half the$400,000 the university
spends each year to power computers, many of which areturned on -- but not in use -- for most of the...
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