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32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D
...onalized, trainable multimodal interface to enable effective
communication for individuals affected by severe communication/motor disabilities. AureoGen Biosciences, Inc. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) A Genetic Engineering Technology Platform for Production of Novel Cyclic Peptide-Based DrugsDevelop methodologies ...
Low dose radiation evades cancer cells' protective 'radar'
...n its radar could succeed in making radiation more effective
in wiping out the disease," says DeWeese. This research was funded by the National Cancer Institute. Research participants from Johns Hopkins include Spencer Collis, Julie Schwaninger, Alfred Ntambi, Thomas Keller, Larry Dillehay, and William Nelson....
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
...ter economic growth for the state and better, more effective
prevention, treatment and care for cancer patients everywhere." Governor Perdue also said, "The Georgia Cancer Coalition's continued success in recruiting the nation's top researchers and clinicians to Georgia has proven an invaluable tool in the fi...
University of Edinburgh hosts European conference on childhood disability
...rning in order to offer disabled children the most effective
help. The conference should point the way forward for us to promote and extend research in all aspects of childhood disability." She added: "Conference delegates comes from all over Europe to share ideas and learn from each others' research and clini...
Researchers find chemosignal that encourages women's sexual desire
...he McClintock lab have shown that the procedure is effective
in collecting chemosignals. In Chicago, the researchers recruited about 90 women between the ages of 18 and 35 who had not born a child. The women were divided into two groups, one group exposed to the pads with breast feeding substances, and ...
New Military Biomaterials R&D Center to hold first meeting
...he program. This initiative will provide rapid and effective
pathways for identification, development and utilization of biomaterial-based technologies and products for the military's most urgent healthcare needs on and off the battlefield. One of the first technology platforms the CeBMR is supporting is a s...
Interactive health information system to detect Japanese encephalitis in Asia
...g in a pilot project that aims to demonstrate that effective
use of information technology can support health s...d control of disease. It also will demonstrate how effective
use of communication and information technology can save lives, and support health care even in remo...
ASPB opposes ban of GE crops in Butte County Ballot Measure D
...is is that the genetically engineered corn is more effective
in preventing a particular pest infestation. Genetically engineered rice, known as Golden Rice, with higher levels of beta carotene will address Vitamin A deficiencies in the diets of people in much of the developing world. This enhanced Golden Ri...
T cell's memory may offer long-term immunity to leishmaniasis
...t stimulation from the pathogen in order to remain effective
against the disease. "Without the persistent atta...l memory T cells, we ought to be able to create an effective
vaccine. " Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease spread by the bite of sand fl...
HHS awards $232 million in biodefense contracts for vaccine development
...ID research has demonstrated that MVA is nearly as effective
as the standard smallpox vaccine, making it a promising candidate for use in children and pregnant women as well as people with weakened immune systems or skin conditions such as eczema. The new contracts will allow the companies to continue the work...
New risks for bladder cancer identified by MIT team
...n and the Department of Chemistry. "It's much more effective
to prevent cancer rather than treat it." The team also identified six chemicals in the same chemical family that do not appear to be human carcinogens. Because they are chemically similar to their three noxious cousins, they could potentially lea...
New technique targets pesticide-resistant insects
...ndustries and Rothamsted Research (UK), has proved effective
against key insect pests that have evolved resista...cientist, Dr Robin Gunning, said the technique was effective
on insects that have developed a metabolic resistance to pesticides. These include the cotton bollw...
Electronics recycling made easy
...ectronics 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 keeping pote...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, October 2004
...ng the scale of biological systems will lead to an effective
interface to them." Initially, this work was funded by the Laboratory Directed Research and Development program. Since 2002 funding has been provided by the National Institutes of Health. [Contact: Ron Walli, 865-576-0226; firstname.lastname@example.org ]. ENERG...
Acoustics meeting in San Diego
...t increasing the stiffness of the nets may also be effective
in making them detectable. (4pAB14) In separate w...sion of laughter in computer-generated speech more effective
and natural. (1aSC11) CLASSROOM ACOUSTICS: REAL-WORLD IMPLEMENTATION Crucial for a proper learn...
Estrogen protects male rats from aortic aneurysms
...riggers them and how they develop could lead to an effective
therapy someday. It also could help us identify people with a high risk of AAA formation who need regular diagnostic testing." Scientists in Upchurch's lab are studying other factors involved in AAAs, including how tamoxifen, a drug used to treat bre...
Technique for genetically modifying blood stem cells brings cure for blood diseases closer
... "This combination of using a more effective
vector and enriching the population of HSCs that are genetically modified by the gamma-globin gene could one day offer patients with hemoglobin diseases the promise of a cure," Persons said. Other authors of this paper are Phillip W. Hargrove...
Study using robotic microscope shows how mutant Huntington's protein affects neurons
...nd other disorders and may help investigators find effective
treatments for these diseases. The study was fund...teins diffused throughout the cell might be a more effective
approach. "This approach provides a way to connect cellular changes to fate," says Dr. Finkbe...
Johns Hopkins team wins British biotech business plan competition
...orm to learn basic business planning and were very effective
in conveying the challenges faced by modern entrepreneurs," said team captain Noren. "We worked hard at honing our strategy and in the end we are all very excited to have won." Following workshops presented by leading figures in the UK biotechnolo...
Flies have morning and evening clocks
...ganization. Drosophila workers, who have been so effective
at taking the clock apart, are now succeeding in putting it back together." Biological clocks in both flies and humans operate on a 24-hour, or circadian (Latin for "about a day"), cycle. In humans, the clock's influence is far-reaching, governing s...
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