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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007

...s. In laboratory tests, the polymer identified and distinguished between 22 different kinds of key food-spoilage amines with 97 percent accuracy. Researchers also used the polymer to check the freshness of a tuna by detecting the amount of amines present in the sample. The sensitivity of the described assay is bet...

ESA announces 2007 award recipients

...pical plant distributions, and Phyllis D. Coley, a distinguished ecologist who has made seminal discoveries in the ...lian National University). The award is given to a distinguished ecologist who has made exceptional contributions to ecology and whose principal residence and site o...

'Preconditioning' helps protect brain's blood vessels from stroke

...her Dr. Costantino Iadecola, the George C. Cotzias distinguished professor of neurology and neuroscience and Director of Neurobiology at Weill Cornell, and attending neurologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. "We already knew that preconditioning helps minimize damage to heart ti...

Study finds hereditary link to premenstrual depression

...ubinow, the study's senior author and the Meymandi distinguished professor and chair of psychiatry at UNC School of Medicine. "This study may begin to provide important clues to the nature of that susceptibility." The study is the first to identify a genetic variation linked to a mooddisorder associated with end...

Fedoroff, of Penn State, to receive National Medal of Science

...niversity in 1972. Throughout her career, she has distinguished herself in the development and application of molecular and genetic techniques to important biological problems. As a postdoctoral fellow, she worked on DNA-sequencing techniques, which she used to produce one of the first complete gene sequences, t...

Decorated UH professor to help choose nation's top scientists

...the T.L.L. Temple Chair of Science, to be among 12 distinguished scientists who will evaluate nominees for the National Medal of Science. Chu, who in 1990 was named Best Researcher in the United States by U.S. News and World Report magazine, will serve on the Presidents Committee on the National Medal of Science t...

Mild stress in the womb may worsen risk of cerebral palsy

... on the quality of life, says Victoria Luine, PhD, distinguished professor of psychology at New Yorks Hunter College, who did not participate in the research. In the study, the scientists adjusted the normal cycle of light and dark that the pregnant mice were accustomed to for half of the mice, subjecting them t...

Prion propagates in foreign host

...e July 6 issue of Molecular Cell by Susan Liebman, distinguished university professor of biological sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago, may help tug back the veil on the behavior and variety of these potentially lethal molecules. The work was done with former UIC post-doctoral fellow Vibha Taneja ...

Wolves of Alaska became extinct 12,000 years ago, scientists report

... eat quickly, said Van Valkenburgh, who won a UCLA distinguished teaching award in June. They were probably living at such high densities that we have difficulty even imagining, with frequent encounters between carnivores. The ancient wolves competitors for food included lions, saber-toothed cats and enormous sh...

K-State biochemist contributes to article in Science magazine

...pearing in Science magazine. Michael Kanost is a distinguished professor of biochemistry, head of the department and a member of the K-State Arthropod Genomics Center. He was part of a group of international researchers whose work appears in the June 22 issue of Science. The researchers are working to understand...

Mutating the entire genome

...uate what these sequences do, says Mario Capecchi, distinguished professor and co-chair of human genetics at the University of Utah and an investigator for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The new method is significant because it makes it practical to do this for a vast amount of the total genome, he...

Book makes case for using evolution in everyday life

...ls, and why people laugh and make art. Wilson, a distinguished professor of biological sciences with a joint appointment in anthropology at Binghamton University, is convinced that evolution can become more widely accepted once its consequences for human welfare are appropriately understood. "When evolution is...

Casting the molecular net

...otein has made the change, states Dr. Tony Pawson, distinguished investigator at the Lunenfeld. Proteins are the functional agents that carry out processes in a cell. But they rarely act alone. Instead they accomplish their effects as part of big networks. How proteins interact in these networks often depends o...

Cancer stem cells can go it alone

...ers led by Nobel Laureate Renato Dulbecco, M.D., a distinguished research professor and president emeritus of the Salk Institute, demonstrates that injection of a single cell taken from cultured LA7 cells into mouse breast tissue can seed a new mammary carcinoma. Their finding supports the observation that altho...

Older men may not live as long if they have low testosterone

...s will be among selected articles published in the distinguished The Endocrine Society's ENDO 07 Research Summaries...bute to many diseases. Another characteristic that distinguished the men with low testosterone was a larger waist girth along with a cluster of cardiovascular and di...

Michael R. Zalutsky receives SNM's 2007 Paul C. Aebersold Award

...y," added Sandler. "Only a small group of highly distinguished researchers have received the Aebersold Award for outstanding achievement in basic science applied to nuclear medicine. Dr. Zalutskys contributions highly qualify to place him in that group of individuals," said Mathew L. Thakur, chair of SNMs Commit...

Threats to wild tigers growing

...ade from animals farmed at great expense cannot be distinguished from products made from wild tigers. Because tigers must be able to roam over large areas, long-term conservation of the species will need planning that involves religious and civic leaders as well as national and local governments. International co...

Alcohol use during pregnancy leads to greater risk of extreme preterm delivery

...tect the impact of alcohol," said Robert J. Sokol, distinguished professor of obstetrics and gynecology and Director of the C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development at Wayne State University. "In most previous studies, pregnancy dating was much less certain; but we used ultrasound dating. Its like liste...

MBL scientist Julie Huber receives 2007 LOral USA Fellowship for Women in Science

... of educating and training some of the worlds most distinguished women scientists. Julies successful past and promising future continues this tradition and sets a wonderful example for young investigators everywhere. As part of her LOral USA Fellowship grant, Dr, Huber will be studying large insert DNA librarie...

The first issue of the HFSP Journal is now available

...e Editorial Board of the HFSP Journal represents 5 distinguished scientists from different disciplines but each with a strong focus on living systems:- Arturo Falaschi (International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Trieste and Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, Italy). Marcelo Magnasco (Depa...

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