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Universe's stringy birth revealed by young Czech scientist in EURYI winning project

... a single zero point with a one dimensional string joining two points. In this sense a string, like a particle, is a model designed to represent or predict particular fundamental properties of the physical universe. But while the number of particles continued to grow, the string was an attempt to join them a...

MIT team building robotic fin for submarines

... what nature does, said Tangorra, who will soon be joining the faculty of Drexel University. We want to figure out what parts are important for propulsion and copy those. So far, the team has built several prototypes that successfully mimic the sunfish fin. They reported the successful testing of their mos...

How to structure a complex body plan

...lonial architecture in this species is achieved by joining developmental processes at both, the branch and the colony levels of organization. In nature, branching colonial forms are often subjected to harsh environmental conditions that break the colony into fragments of different size and structure. Plastic...

University of Leeds strengthens China links in membrane and neurobiology

... academic group of membrane and neurobiologists is joining forces with leading scientists from the strongest research groups and institutions across China. This new initiative, between the Faculty of Biological Sciences at the University of Leeds and academics from the State Key Laboratory of Biomembrane a...

Back to the future: Mastodon extends the time limit on DNA sequencing

... which the complete mitochondrial genome is known, joining the superficially similar looking woolly mammoth, and several species of Moa, the giant flightless Australasian bird. Using the mitochondrial genome sequence, together with sequences from two African elephants, two Asian elephants, and two woolly m...

EMBL expands to Australia

...ses all of Western Europe, Iceland and Israel. The joining of Australia as the first associate member is an important step to expand EMBL's network. Funding for Australias associate membership will be provided through the Australian National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) and throug...

Revolutionary global environment fund announces $50M expansion

...everino, the AFD director general. In CEPF, we are joining an alliance of donors who pool their resources and...nd senior vice president at CI. We applaud AFD for joining us and for recognizing how healthy ecosystems and human health and prosperity are so fundamentally l...

Woods Hole Research Center scientists study impacts of industrial logging in Central Africa

...y, biodiversity, climate, and human health. Before joining the Center, he was on the faculty at the University of Maryland for seven years, where he maintains an adjunct associate professor appointment, and was a research scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. He received his Ph.D. from the Univers...

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

...rom Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. Prior to joining the faculty of Duke in 1985, Zalutsky held academic appointments at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill. and Harvard Medical School; and hospital appointments at Childrens Hospital Medical Center, Brigham and Womens Hospital, the Dana-Farber Canc...

SNM recognizes R. Edward Coleman with 2007 Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer Award

...d tomography (CT) and radionuclide therapy. Before joining Duke University Medical Center, he held academic appointments at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. Colemans research has been centered on the role of PET scanning in l...

Research center unites biomedical competitors to fund medical technology development

...oston Scientific and Ethicon Endo-Surgery prior to joining UC. The center is the result of two years of collaboration between UCs biomedical engineering department and the Center for Surgical Innovation, whose executive director, Chuck Doarn, will serve as administrative director of MIMTeC. Current membe...

Baumann Lab defines proteins that distinguish chromosome ends from DNA double-strand breaks

...complex is sufficient to impede non-homologous end joining in a highly directional manner." It has long been understood that chromosome ends are distinct from DNA double-strand breaks and that the cellular machinery that repairs DNA breaks does not act on telomeres. But how repair factors are prevented fro...

Phillip A. Sharp to receive the 2007 Winthrop-Sears Award

...w work across the world of biotechnology." Since joining MIT in 1974, Sharp has played a role in the emergence of the institute (and of Cambridge, Massachusetts) as a world leader in the biomolecular sciences and technologies. He was director of its Center for Cancer Research from 1985 to 1991 and chair of...

5 Stanford professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

...aster's and doctoral degrees from Stanford. Before joining Stanford's faculty in 1998, she taught at the University of Washington and Duke University. MICHAEL D. FAYER, the David Mulvane Ehrsam and Edward Curtis Franklin Professor in Chemistry, joined the Stanford faculty in 1974. His research involves the...

Salk scientist Ursula Bellugi elected to National Academy of Sciences

...riefly on the faculty at Harvard University before joining the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, where she directs the Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience. Dr. Bellugi has been the recipient of multiple honors, including two MERIT awards from the National Institute of Child Health and Development; th...

UD chemical engineer receives NSF career award

...neering from the University of Minnesota. Before joining UD, he completed a National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship at the National Institute for Standards and Technology....

Researchers from the UGR use a bacterium to obtain biopreservatives from food

... by its circular structure that is, because of the joining of its ends contrary to most of proteins, which have a beginning and an end." AS-48 is very stable with respect to pH and temperature and has a broad action spectrum against numerous bacteria, including pathogenic bacteria transmitted by food, "which...

AACR, FDA and NCI announce cancer biomarkers collaborative at the AACR 2007 annual meeting

...ssociation for Cancer Research. "Therefore, we are joining forces with our partners to find new ways of exploring the use of biomarkers in cancer detection and treatment, without sacrificing high standards for safety and efficacy." "The FDA's Critical Path is an important initiative that aims to modern...

UTSA neurobiologist awarded $225,000 from Whitehall Foundation

...s that we are currently investigating." Prior to joining UTSA in 2005, Gaufo was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, San Francisco and the University of Utahs Howard Hughes Medical Institute. In Utah, he studied under the leadership of Mario Capecchi, one of the technological pioneers o...

Is bigger better? Breast surgery linked to boost in self-esteem and sexuality

... thesis at Barry University in Miami Shores before joining the UF faculty. This study provides the impetus for future studies related to self-esteem, human sexuality and cosmetic surgery. In 2005, 2.1 million cosmetic surgical procedures were performed, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plast...

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(Date:7/24/2014)... 24, 2014(BRONX, NY)Researchers at Albert Einstein College of ... from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson,s Research ... for Parkinson,s disease. This drug discovery project will test ... goal of developing a drug that acts on an ... therapies for Parkinson,s help many people manage their symptoms, ...
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