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Link identified between Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma
...n a more direct way than has been possible by high tech
brain scanners such as MRI and CAT." Now, Dr Cordeiro believes that this knowledge may mean that the eye could also be used to test potential treatments for Alzheimer's disease. "Since we have shown that drugs for Alzheimer's disease can tackle ...
MU maps course for improving pre-college science education
...e among the first to benefit from innovative, high tech
mapping tools and concepts developed at the University of Missouri-Columbia and the Missouri Botanical Garden. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced today that it will award a $750,000 grant to the MU School of Medicine to develop thes...
500,000 years of climate history stored year by year
...nts to get stuck into a thorny problem: using high tech
equipment they want to cut drill cores as thick as a mans arm out of the lakebed sediment from a big floating platform not an easy task at depths of 380 metres. The researchers want to drill down to a sediment depth of 250 metres. For this they have...
Powerful ally in life sciences: UH research head to give keynote
...ing marketable applications speaks to the areas of tech
transfer and IP, and how his finance background enhances his role in managing scientific research endeavors. He also will elaborate on some of the particular cross-disciplinary research areas he sees as being especially dynamic at UH. Birx holds...
Donald H. Sebastian receives award from SMART
...e its inception, including his chairmanship of the tech
trends conference sessions in materials and composites, formation and support of the modeling and simulation cluster and hosting of SMART forums in Newark," said Thomas Kingston, managing director, SMART Board of Directors. "As global competition h...
Your genes may hold key to how sick you get from the flu
...eople but not others. With the help of some high tech
equipment, well-defined mouse models and lots of analytical know how, physiologists are beginning to hone in on the secret to this differential response. Its probably in the genes and the proteins they encode. Two studies to be presented at The Amer...
Proteins may predict lung transplant rejection
...ALE, FL (Nov. 3, 2006) -- Using the latest in high tech
tools, researchers have identified three proteins that were highly predictive of chronic lung rejection up to 20 months before the rejection occurred. Lung transplant patients have the highest mortality rate of organ recipients, about 45% over five...
Deep sea explorer and marine conservationist wins MacArthur Fellowship
...st Boothbay Harbor, Maine said, "Dr. Widder's high tech
approach to sampling and analysis is an extremely ...arch & Conservation Association is developing high tech
sensors and communication systems capable of evaluating the presence of certain plants, animals and ...
Space technology to help hospitals contain spread of avian flu infection
..., ready for the International Space Station. Space tech
at work in hospitals Plasmer is a multistage system using strong electric fields and cold-plasma chambers to eliminate micro-organisms in the air. With support from ESA's Technology Transfer and Promotion Office, AirInSpace used this space technolog...
Radical proposal to speed development of stem cell therapies
...nt pools have been successfully used in other high tech
industries, such as consumer electronics, to facilitate development of new technologies that require either common standards or rest on a common base of basic research. While open source patent pools should stimulate innovation in human stem cell re...
First high-tech incubator at a women's college says girls can do science
... with $1.5 million in private funding to help high tech
companies grow and expand while advancing Sage's s...e investment made 10 years ago that created a high tech
incubator at the former Sterling Winthrop facility in East Greenbush that has resulted in the creati...
NJIT small biz expert Bruce Kirchhoff supports high tech for jobs
start-up businesses create more net new jobs per firm than any other category of start-up businesses," said Kirchhoff. "They create more than twice the number of innovations per employee compared to larger firms. Recent surveys of micro- and nano-te...
New scientific and conservation institute launched in Florida
...vation Association will be the development of high tech
sensors and communication systems capable of detec... type of work Dr. Widder specializes in. Her high tech
approach to sampling and analysis is an extremely efficient way of collecting data vs. traditional a...
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine gets $4 million to make 'smart nanoparticles'
... First Frontier, agriculture," said Johnson. "High tech
advances in polymers have the potential for opening up new markets for Ohio-grown products." The BRTT Program supports biomedical and biotechnology research intended to lead to job creation and improvements in the health of Ohioans. Awarded projects ...
The secret lives of whales
... their latest discoveries emerging from these high tech
ventures, using DNA sequences, deep-sea video and sound-clips. Reading the Past from DNA Genetics is opening the door to a huge storehouse of historical information about whales, says Steve Palumbi of Stanford University. Palumbi has applied new ge...