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NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute

...ability of atomic nuclei to reorient in a magnetic field when exposed to radiation of a particular "resonant" frequency in the radio band. An NMR spectrometer will scan a broad range of radio frequencies and record small but measurable induced voltages caused by the movement of atomic nuclei in the NMR as ...

Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications

...ology, will also establish a new interdisciplinary field called Human Pharmacogenomic Epidemiology (HPE). H...-drug interactions is complex, and progress in the field has been hampered by the lack of a genuine interdisciplinary approach. "Biomedical research has been...

College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work

...eases such as Alzheimer's, and further an emerging field known as microfluidics. An undergraduate winner, a graduate winner, and a grand prizewinner were selected from fourteen finalist teams. Advisors for each winning team were also recognized for their contributions. The 2004 winners are: Grand Prize W...

Putting physiology into the Nobel Prize: 2004 marks 100th anniversary of Pavlov's award

... program at the age of 55 andgo on to invent a new field research, e.g., the investigation of conditional reflexes that he actively pursued for 30 more years.This work was the basis for his (unsuccessful) nominations for the Nobel Prize again in 1925 and 1927." When he was informed of winning the Nobel Pri...

New biosensor rapidly detects deadly foodborne pathogen

...ake this research an important contribution in the field of food safety." Listeriosis, the illness caused by consuming Listeria-contaminated foods like deli meats or cheese, leads to higher rates of hospitalization and mortality than any other foodborne illness, said Tao Geng, research associate in the ...

University of Edinburgh hosts European conference on childhood disability

...nne O'Hare said: " We will look at advances in the field of childhood disability, starting with the basic science of cognition, right through to optimising children's environment by protecting them against emotional abuse. Delegates will discuss how we as professionals can make best use of our own learning...

New Military Biomaterials R&D Center to hold first meeting

... 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 center is pursuing a "market focused" strategy of applied research, product develop...

Yale scientists find cooperative RNA switches in nature

.... Breaker and his research team have pioneered the field of riboswitches and reported the existence of nine classes, so far. Earlier this year they reported in the journal Nature on a class of riboswitch that are ribozymes and catalyze their own feedback loop. The work received the highest all time rating ...

Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC

... the national organization of professionals in the field of aging. ...

Sedentary overweight people get insulin boost from short term exercise; CVD risks trend down

..." The broad, important implications in the field of diabetes, Braun noted, is "both in the use of exercise to prevent or delay the transition from insulin resistance (prediabetes) to overt type-2 diabetes, and in the optimal use of exercise to manage blood sugar in people who already have diabetes....

Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015

... complement existing technologies and energize the field of global health." The report says most governments in developing countries and the international donor community have seriously underestimated the value of investing in health. The Commission on Macroeconomics and Health estimates that approximately...

New technique targets pesticide-resistant insects

...gricultural industries, including horticulture and field crops. Results of the research including details of scientific trials conducted in Australia, Spain and South Africa, are being presented today (Friday October 8) at the 2nd European Whitefly symposium in Croatia. NSW DPI Principal Research Scientist...

Why do African-American women have more pregnancy problems?

... unique perspective to a question that the medical field alone has not been able to answer." The U-M areas involved in the project are the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, the Program for Healthcare Improvement and Leadership Development, the Medical School, the School of Public Health, the Grif...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, October 2004

...searchers have long sought the best shape for that field to optimize reactor performance. A team from Oak R...s Fusion Energy Division has designed the magnetic field coil system to shape the plasma and the vacuum vessel to contain it for the National Compact Stellar...

Study in Royal Society journals presents evidence for inherited factors in homosexuality

...ion cycles have been observed in several different field and laboratory populations. These particular cycles are shown to occur in our Indonesian lady beetle populations and are consistent with the natural history of the beetles which are highly cannibalistic. This is one of the very few studies to show ge...

Highlights of American Anthropological Assoc. meeting

...scuss the dangers they personally encounter in the field violence, terror, illegality and ethical dilemnas... Health: Biological anthropologists discuss recent field research on health in different parts of the world, from pre-birth, infancy to old age(4-5.45p.m) ...

Effort to control trade in great white sharks gets teeth from international community

...m industry's first summer blockbuster. Since then, field studies on the species have revealed that the great white shark is rarely a man-eater. Most attacks occur when great whites confuse humans with their preferred prey--sea lions, seals and other marine mammals. In fact, great white sharks, along with m...

First-ever Texan/German symposium opens doors

...ne for almost every important branch of scientific field and interdisciplinary research." In the spirit of renowned physicist Max Planck, a 1919 Nobel Prize winner, who proved time and again that there were new things to be discovered in science, the symposium is hosted by the MPI-P, located on the ca...

Purdue chemists give an old laboratory 'bloodhound' a sharper nose

... "This backpack-size device will be useful for field analysis of chemicals, filling a need in airport baggage security and drug detection," said Wiseman, a graduate student working on the project. "While the technique obviously cannot look inside packages to see what is inside, residue from explosives ...

Frontiers in cancer prevention research: Defeating cancer before it strikes

... the Program Committee, leading researchers in the field will address the withdrawal of Vioxx from the market and the resulting implications on future preventative research and treatment programs. Contact/Press Registration:Yarissa Ortiz/AACR 215-440-9300, ext. 101 in Seattle: 206-219-4772 ...

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