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University of Arizona launches major scientific research initiative at Biosphere 2

... The University will lease the 34.5-acre (14 hectare) Biosphere 2 campus in Oracle, Ariz. for a nominal annual fee to conduct such advanced research. A gift from the Philecology Foundation in Fort Worth, Texas, in conjunction with other grants and gifts, will fully support the Universitys research as well as the base costs of operating the Biosph...

Link between obesity and enlarged heart discovered by University of Arizona researchers

... ... We observed that the thickening in the...

Bee researcher at Arizona State University is 1 of 20 new Pew Scholars in the biomedical sciences

... Amdam, an assistant professor in Arizona State Universitys School of Life Sciences who heads social insect studies in laborat...

University of Arizona neurobiologist John Hildebrand elected to the National Academy of Sciences

... ... ... "I was thrilled to hear that John has bee...

New Arizona alliance aims to boost technologies for medical diagnostics and human health

... ... The initiative combines the expertise of nine leading Arizona institutions...

Discovery of new cave millipedes casts light on Arizona cave ecology

... ... Wynne and Voyles, known fo...

Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic join forces to develop cancer vaccine

... There is even the hope that some of these unique components could be shared among different types of cancer and lead...

2006 AAAS International Scientific Cooperation Award goes to Arizona State U. landscape ecologist

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Turmeric prevents experimental rheumatoid arthritis, bone loss, University of Arizona study shows

... Turmeric, the spice that flavors and gives its yellow color to many curries and other foods, has been used for centuries by practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine to treat inflammatory disorders. Turmeric extract containing the ingredient curcumin is marketed widely in the Western world as a dietary supplement for the treatment and preventi...

Arizona State University hosts 'Genomes, Evolution, and Bioinformatics' conference

Arizona State University will serve as the host institution for the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE) from May 24-28 in Tempe, Arizona. The "Genomes, Evolution, and Bioinformatics" (GEB2006) conference will be the premier opportunity for researchers around the globe to exchange ideas and research results from a diverse array of genomics and evolutionary...

University of Arizona/BIO5 plant scientists to unravel maize genome

NOTE: This press release has been updated since it was originally posted.... Researchers at The University of Arizona's plant sciences department and UA's BIO5 Institute have received a $29 million federal grant as part of a consortium to unlock the genetic code of the corn plant. The knowledge gained from the Maize Genome Sequencing Project will enable plant scientists and breeders to improve a...

Water quality a major focus of $14 million grant to the University of Arizona

The detection, remediation and prevention of water contamination in the Southwest and its human health effects will be a major thrust of The University of Arizona's Superfund Basic Research Program (SBRP) in the next five years. Another aspect of the program will investigate ways to reduce airborne contamination from abandoned mine tailings....... Nine research projects will focus on two major ty...

Regional AAAS meeting to be held at The University of Arizona April 13 through 16

The regional meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science will be held April 13 through 16 at The University of Arizona, Student Union Memorial Center. ......Scientists, teachers and students from around the region will present their work in oral presentations and poster sessions at the 80th annual Southwestern and Rocky Mountain regional meeting (SWARM). ...... ......The sy...

University of Arizona receives IBM grant for massive virtual storage system for life sciences data

The Arizona Research Laboratories (ARL) at the University of Arizona today announced it was awarded a new IBM Shared University Research (SUR) grant of a storage infrastructure that will give researchers efficient access and ability to manage vast amounts of biological data....... "It is a wonderful opportunity to team with IBM in implementing leading-edge technology," said Michael Cusanovich, di...
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