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NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute
...evens has spent the better part of the last decade developing
high-throughput structural biology tools. He has f...lved in a thus far highly successful large project developing
high-throughput technology for structural biology. This project, the Joint Center for Structural Gen...
Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications
...ences on response to medications. Logistical: by developing
new strategies that improve the coordination and efficiency of HPE research. Intellectual: by designing innovative approaches to improve the appreciation among the disciplines of each others' scientific context, opportunities offered, and distinct...
Research team develops nonhuman primate model of smallpox infection
Scientists have made significant progress in developing
an animal model of smallpox that closely resembles human disease, which will be necessary for testing of future vaccines and potential treatments. The study, published in this week's online early edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sci...
New Stanford center probes nanoscale material
..."What's different about our [center] is that we're developing
new tools to enable nanoscale science and technolo...d Dan Rugar, a manager of nanoscale studies who is developing
a magnetic resonance force microscope to detect individual electron and nuclear spins. Researcher Jo...
Stanford researchers establish center for physics-based simulations of biological structures
...ructures (SimBioS). The new center is charged with developing
a simulation toolkit to enable scientists worldwide to model biological systems ranging from molecules to whole organisms. SimBioS is one of four new national centers endeavoring to build the biomedical computing infrastructure urgently needed to sp...
Mayo Clinic awarded major NIH contract for smallpox genomics research
...ics Research Center. The center is responsible for developing
the AGTC. The smallpox vaccine investigation is to begin immediately. ...
Use of aspirin or other NSAIDs increases survival
...mmatory drugs (NSAIDs) seems to reduce the risk of developing
various cancers, including prostate cancer. Now i...ave been associated with reductions in the risk of developing
various gastrointestinal cancers and improvement in their treatment outcomes," said the study's lead...
New biosensor rapidly detects deadly foodborne pathogen
...m or molecule. Bhunia and his colleagues have been developing
this sensor for three years and demonstrate its function in the current issue of the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology. The sensor is made of a small piece of optical fiber - a clear, solid, plastic material that transmits light...
University of Oregon professor wins 2004 Spiers Medal
...laser technique called second harmonic generation, developing
both the experimental methodology and a theoretical framework for interpreting the second harmonic response. After completing her doctorate with George Pimentel at the University of California at Berkeley, Richmond spent five years as a junior ...
Most promising clinical uses for stem cells from fat agreed on by international society
...cell types and what factors they secrete. In developing
its consensus, the society focused on three main areas, with separate sessions addressing each. Leading discussions that addressed the biology of the cells was Patricia Zuk, Ph.D., research director, Regenerative Bioengineering and Repair Lab, at the...
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
... totaling $10 million, will help move us closer to developing
new treatment techniques and possible cures for cancer. We are very enthusiastic about being part of the process to move this technology from the laboratory to the bedside in the fight against cancer." "The State of Georgia is b...
New Military Biomaterials R&D Center to hold first meeting
...uce infection. Biocure, Inc. of Norcross, Ga., is developing
this technology. The CeBMR is unique among organizations active in the field because of its network of academic, military and industry leaders working to speed the introduction of biomaterial products to meet the military's requirements. This cente...
ASPB opposes ban of GE crops in Butte County Ballot Measure D
...deficiencies in the diets of people in much of the developing
world. This enhanced Golden Rice promises to prev...ing of crops hold great promise for agriculture in developing
countries. The report noted that more than 70 percent of the world's poor still live in rural areas...
US Agency for International Development awards $34 million to Virginia Tech
...urces through sustainable agricultural programs in developing
countries. Under the terms of the competitively aw...through ecologically sound practices for people in developing
nations around the world. Of the $34 million, $5 million for each of the two projects will be garner...
Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015
...ughs deemed most important for improving health in developing
countries within the decade, science that will dra...thereby save tens of millions of lives per year in developing
countries. "Imagine a world in which a doctor in the poorest country can instantly diagnose tubercul...
Embryonic stem cells correct congenital heart defect in mouse embryos
...to develop a lethal defect, rescued the heart from developing
the disorder by not only producing normal daughter...inity. This prevented neighboring heart cells from developing
into defective tissue. "In other words, stem cells act like nurses, restoring 'sick' cells to heal...
New Jersey Institute of Technology professor to develop supersized virtual library
...op computer software to create such a tool. "We're developing
a supersized library," said Bieber. "Our meta information engine will automatically add links within Web pages to related documents and services, customized to your current task." Funding, which extends through September of 2007, includes $498,000 f...
Cooperation to create a new tuberculosis vaccine
.... There is a significant commercial perspective in developing
as well as in developed countries. If our tests prove successful we will decide if we carry on with this project on our own, or if we invite third parties to finance a co-development scheme."...
Electronics recycling made easy
...ting and electronics products. Onyx is continually developing
effective recycling programs designed to help clients manage waste properly, protect them from future financial liability and ultimately protect the environment. Recycling lighting and electronic waste protects the environment and public health by ke...
Workshop on Responsible Stem Cell Research
...onal Research Council and Institute of Medicine is developing
voluntary guidelines to encourage responsible stem cell research. At this two-day workshop hosted by the committee, scientists, ethicists, and policy-makers will discuss the appropriate use and handling of stem cells derived from frozen embryos origi...
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