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Maxine F. Singer to receive Public Welfare Medal
...f women and minorities in science, fostering equal access
to education and career opportunities, and has worked tirelessly to improve science education. As a leader on issues related to the use of genetic manipulation in research and its promise in curing disease, Singer was among the first to bring to pu...
Maxine Singer awarded 2007 NAS Public Welfare Medal
...women and minorities in science by fostering equal access
to education and career opportunities, and has worked tirelessly to improve science education. As president of the Carnegie Institution from 1988 to 2002, Singer reinforced the institution's position of preeminence among U.S. scientific organization...
Leading cause of US food-borne illness makes its own pathway through cells
...tson. "Campylobacter seems to have found a special access
to these cells and established its own intracellular niche." The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that "campylobacteriosis," one of the most common causes of diarrhea worldwide, strikes 2.4 million Americans a year. Most su...
University of York and Smith & Nephew unveil new collaboration
...onals to small start-ups will benefit from managed access
to an unrivalled spectrum of equipment and experti...by industry." The partnership will enable two-way access
to the latest laboratory equipment and seamless service from the world-class scientific expertise of...
BioMed Central launches BMC Systems Biology, a new open access journal
BioMed Central, the leading open access
publisher, today announced the launch of BMC Systems Biology, the first open access
journal focussed solely on the entire emerging subject of systems biology. A peer-reviewed online jo...
How trees manage water in arid environments
...ior suggests that the trees have little ability to access
any moisture present in bedrock fractures. Because...tive regardless of the season, providing they have access
to moisture." It remains to be seen whether coniferous forests at lower elevations in the western ...
JCI table of contents: January 2, 2007
...nts of our intestines, including our gut bacteria, access
to our tissues and bloodstream; large numbers of bacteria in the bloodstream can result in the life-threatening condition septicemia. Therefore, rapid repair of the epithelial cell layer after damage is essential. In a study appearing in the January ...
How many genes does it take to learn? Lessons from sea slugs
...hat its function is. With Aplysia, there is direct access
to whatever cell you're interested in with just a micropipette. As a scientist who wants to know which molecules are present in Aplysia for experimental manipulation, I am very happy to see this paper come out."...
A simple feedback resistor switch keeps latent HIV from awakening
...uits. In a new study, published online in the open access
journal PLoS Biology, Leor Weinberger and Thomas Shenk propose that some animal viruses, including HIV, regulate their potential for positive feedback and maintain latency by successively modifying and dissipating, or introducing a resistor into, the...
Structural mechanism of the E. coli drug efflux pump AcrB
In a new study published online in the open access
journal PLoS Biology, Gaby Sennhauser, Marcus Gruetter, and colleagues use structural biology techniques to probe the molecular mechanisms of the major drug efflux pump in E. coli AcrB. Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is a major challenge for t...
PLoS ONE is launched by the Public Library of Science
... by the Public Library of Science (PLoS), the open access
publisher whose goal is to make the world's scient...d because the articles are published under an open access
license, these scientific riches are free for everyone to read, reuse, and build upon. The work p...
Multinational scientific expedition kicks off International Polar Year 2007-2008
...ephone and Internet access. Those without Internet access
can join the conference call. Each webinar will be archived online after the completion of the live session. Instructions on how to view an archived event will be posted on the ARCUS PolarTREC website and emailed to all registered participants. Infor...
University of Colorado influenza chip licensed by Quidel Corp. of San Diego
...uctive health. The license agreement gives Quidel access
to the Flu Chip and MChip technologies, developed during a multi-year project by CU-Boulder's Rowlen and Professor Robert Kuchta, both of the chemistry and biochemistry department. They worked with a team of postdoctoral researchers and students in ...
Experts advise world policies to cope with causes, rising consequences of creeping desertification
... political upheaval or violence, however, who have access
through governments and international organizations to such assistance as financial grants, food, tools, shelter, schools and clinics, "environmental refugees" are not yet recognized in world conventions. "There is an overwhelming expectation that t...
Dental crowns reveal the diet of a species
...ell as the modified teeth of mutant mice. The open access
database for the first time makes phenotypes, or 3D models of the information contained in the genes, publicly available on the Internet. This can be compared to the information on the genetic sequences of different species (such as the human genome)...
'Lessons learned' highlighted as global politics of HIV/AIDS examined in new research
...lin spurring and supporting state action regarding access
to treatment for HIV/AIDS victims. They conclude the key factors in enabling effective treatment access
in both countries were (a) sufficient political will and (b) the recognition of health care as a hum...
The biggest bug in gut discomfort
...i infections. How could such a large bacteria gain access
to human intestinal epithelial cells that do not n...us studies showing C. jejuni gaining intracellular access
to intestinal epithelial cells despite its large size suggested to Watson and Galan that the bug had...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- December 6, 2006
...emical Society (ACS) News Service PressPac is your access
point for discoveries in fields ranging from astronomy to zoology, which are reported in the 35 peer-reviewed journals of the American Chemical Society. With more than 158,000 members, ACS is the world's largest scientific society. Chemistry is the s...
Report calls for improved monoclonal antibodies against solid tumors
...he tumor. To be effective, the treatment must gain access
to all viable cells within tumors at sufficient concentrations to effect a maximal change in the tumor. This is affected by several factors, including the characteristics of the tumor, the antibody, and the target. The complexity of this problem can ...
Eculizumab is well-tolerated and shows significant improvement in PNH patients (Ph III)
... are pleased that the FDA has allowed for expanded access
of eculizumab to PNH patients," said Dr. Sarah Hig... United States in order to evaluate mechanisms for access
to eculizumab in other countries where such programs are available. The number of patients eligible ...
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