Tag: "research" at biology news
Diatom genome reveals key role in biosphere's carbon cycle
...omics at the JGI and is one of the co-authors of a research
article in the Oct. 1 issue of Science. "Now that ...ary implications revealed by the genomic work. The research
provided direct genetic confirmation of a hypothesis that diatoms evolved when a heterotroph, a sing...
Time running out for South Asian vultures, ecologists warn
...hould act together now to solve this problem." The research
builds upon a study by Lindsay Oaks and colleagues of The Peregrine Fund, published in Nature in January 2004, which showed that tissues of livestock treated with the standard veterinary dose of diclofenac shortly before death were lethal to captive ...
NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute
...ne Protein Technologies," funds structural biology research
on membrane proteinsan area of immense medical pot...s. Structural biology is an important part of this research
because its outcome, high-resolution three-dimensional structural information, provides insights int...
New therapy for specific form of leukemia
...ms of leukemia in which ABL1 plays a role. The new research
results show that Glivec can also provide a better... on the cancer cells of these patients. Ingenious research
The team of Jan Cools and Peter Marynen, along with Carlos Graux and colleagues from the Centre for...
DNA sequence controls expression of gene involved in cancer
...erapeutic strategies for treating the disease. The research
appears as the "Paper of the Week" in the October 8 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry , an American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology journal. Bcl-2 is a gene that, when mutated or inappropriately expressed, can cause a cell ...
Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications
...gies to solve significant biomedical or behavioral research
problems. The Penn project, to be headed by Stephe...arallel or sequence, but rather a new archetype of research
that will develop novel ways of working synergistically to address the scientific, logistical, and i...
US researchers show cottonseed drug is cancer treatment booster
Geneva, Switzerland: New research
from the United States has opened up the prospect ...ibly other common cancers as well. Dr. Liang Xu, a research
assistant professor at the University of Michigan, reported today (Friday 1 October) to the EORTC-NC...
32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D
...ram today announced 32 new cost-sharing awards for research
on highly innovative industrial technologies. A total of 43 companies, including seven joint ventures, are involved in the new projects, which were chosen on the basis of difficulty, technical innovation and the potential for significant benefits to ...
Yearling horse auction to benefit equine research
...e finest horses in the state and support continued research
to improve the horse industry. The sale of yearlin...rlings have been bred and cared for as part of the research
program at the Center. Yearlings sold at previous sales have matured to show, hunt, race, and jump. ...
Commandeering cellular machinery: recognition mechanism to detect small molecules
...National Academy of Sciences describes how Doyle's research
team which also included Lauren Schwimmer, Priyan... pharmaceuticals able to turn them off or on. The research
often involves placing nuclear receptors into yeast cells, which because they do not have nuclear re...
College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work
...izes and rewards the innovations, discoveries, and research
by college and university students and their advisors for projects leading to inventions that can be patented. Introduced by the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1990, the Collegiate Inventors Competition has annually rewarded individuals or teams...
Offspring at risk from maternal occupational exposure to solvents
...nction, language, and behaviour in offspring. This research
is reported in the October 2004 issue of the journ...Applied Psychology at U of T. Other members of the research
team included Dr. Dionne Laslo-Baker, the study's lead author, Dafna Knittel-Keren, Dr. Eran Kozer, ...
Columbia University scientist wins 2004 Nobel Prize
... the performance of truly novel experiments by our research
team." Dr. Richard Axel is University Professor...dent Lee C. Bollinger. "Dr. Axel's groundbreaking research
solves the puzzle of how we translate the sensations around us into knowledge that is key for our su...
A treatment, not a cure: Calcium silicate neutralizes an acidic stream
...ite, a calcium silicate, on an acidic stream. The research
was performed at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Fo...e integral in conducting the Wollastonite addition research
and preparing the Restoration Ecology paper. Several were IES graduate students when they participat...
How roots control plant shoots
...king the Secrets of How Leaves Grow Sieburth's research
focuses on a seemingly simple question: "How do leaves grow? It's a basic biological question," she says. Plants look different depending where they grow. A dandelion, for example, may be very leafy in Florida's humid climate, but have only small ...
Research team develops nonhuman primate model of smallpox infection
....S. Institute of Medicine recommended that variola research
be conducted, and a research
plan was approved by the WHO to develop an animal model of the disease. Peter B. Jahrling of the U....
Stanford researchers establish center for physics-based simulations of biological structures
...iatives designed to transform the nation's medical research
capabilities and speed the transfer of research
discoveries from the benchtop to the bedside. "There has been over the last couple of decades a lot...
Daphne Koller named MacArthur Fellow
...lows until final selections are made. Koller's research
tackles questions of how complex information with ...ease out useful information. A recent paper by her research
group, published in Nature Genetics, applied a probabilistic model to identifying modules of co-regu...
Stanford cooling tool may improve performance of athletes, soldiers
...nse Advanced Research Projects Agency, the central research
and development organization for the Department of Defense, now funds development of the technology for potential military use. "Current methods for keeping military personnel cool just don't work well," says Grahn. "Military applications wil...
New biomaterials improve medical devices
... treatment of cancer. Twenty-one international research
leaders will address the topic of "Challenges and ...cientist". On the first day, the focus will be on research
challenges, with topics such as designing a protein matrix to imitate the natural one that cells int...
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