Tag: "advanced" at biology news
UCSB researchers show how to make polymeric micro- and nanoparticles
... of fields, including drug delivery, microbiology, advanced
materials and rheology. This research was funded by the NIH program of excellence in nanotechnology. ...
New imaging method clarifies nutrient cycle
...nitrogen cycle. Their study appears July 5 as an advanced
online publication of The ISME Journal, at www.nature.com/ismej. A state of the art NanoSIMS instrument (short for nanometer-scale, secondary ion mass spectrometry) located at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory can image and measure minute amou...
Pre-implantation genetic screening reduces both ongoing pregnancy and live birth rates in over 35s
...GS should not be carried out routinely in women of advanced
maternal age. In a randomised double-blind trial...birth rates in IVF is very plausible, and women of advanced
maternal age are willing to undergo any technique that may provide them with a baby, said Mr. Masten...
Skin rash actually signifies better outcomes for pancreatic and lung cancer patients
...large Phase III clinical trials testing Tarceva in advanced
non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer d...ized, Phase III clinical trials testing Tarceva in advanced
non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer - studies which led to approval of the agent for tr...
M. D. Anderson team identifies new oncogene for brain cancer
...ors in their treatment. The survival of the most advanced
stage of glioma, gliobastoma, has not significantly improved for decades, note Zhang and Fuller. We hope IGFBP2 will provide an effective target for treatment of this devastating disease. ...
Bright future for nano-sized light source
...ted circuitry for nanophotonic technology, and new advanced
methods of cyber cryptography. Working with individual nanowires, weve developed the first electrode-free, continuously tunable coherent visible light source thats compatible with physiological environments, said chemist Peidong Yang, one of the pr...
University of Arizona launches major scientific research initiative at Biosphere 2
...le, Ariz. for a nominal annual fee to conduct such advanced
research. A gift from the Philecology Foundation in Fort Worth, Texas, in conjunction with other grants and gifts, will fully support the Universitys research as well as the base costs of operating the Biosphere 2 facility for three years, with the ...
A new system for collaboration in cell communication
...ources. The results of this study appear in todays advanced
electronic issue of the journal, PNAS. Jordi Casanova (IRB Barcelona/CSIC) explains that different types of cells working together to send a message can be regarded as a security measure designed to ensure that the signal reaches the receptor cell ...
World's first X-ray free electron laser is on course to completion
...urce available now or in the near future. These advanced
characteristics will aid scientists in discovering and probing new states of matter, understanding and following chemical reactions and biological processes in real time, imaging chemical and structural properties of materials on the nanoscale, and m...
Virginia Tech researchers to study poplar tree as model biomass crop
...nformatics Institute, will collect data and employ advanced
techniques of computational biology to map protein-protein interactions. These maps reveal functional clusters of protein interactions that will give scientists visual clues about the molecular biology of poplar cell wall-related biomass production. ...
Lancet study shows gene therapy for Parkinson's disease is safe and some patients benefit
...patients, half of whom live on Long Island, are in advanced
stages of the illness and were no longer responding to medicines when they signed on for the experimental therapy. The study was conducted by Andrew Feigin, MD, director of Neuroscience Experimental Therapeutics at The Feinstein Institute for Medical...
Marker predicts pancreatic cancer outcome after surgery, Jefferson surgeon finds
...ty of a protein to predict how well a patient with advanced
pancreatic cancer will do after surgery, chemother... 19-9 levels and the survival of 385 patients with advanced
pancreatic cancer who were treated with surgery and subsequent chemotherapy and radiation. They foun...
New amfAR research grants to optimize HIV treatment
... testing procedures to the opt-out recommendations advanced
by the CDC, in a study that will inform the implementation of the new recommendations around the United States. Despite the sophistication of health care in the United States, physicians are still grappling with overarching issues of identifying an...
Gene therapy study shows safety and statistically significant improvement in Parkinson's disease
...label Phase 1 study, conducted in 12 patients with advanced
Parkinsons disease demonstrated both a lack of adv...n or lesioning can help ameliorate the symptoms of advanced
Parkinsons disease. The Phase 1 study was not specifically designed to assess efficacy. Nonetheles...
MU maps course for improving pre-college science education
...ts at all levels, from the earliest grades through advanced
training. Since 1988, HHMI has awarded approximately $1.5 billion in grants....
Scripps research scientists show protein accelerates breast cancer progression in animal models
...is being published the week of June 18, 2007 in an advanced
online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Until this study, the significance of pleiotrophin (PTN) expression in breast cancer had not been clearly established. These new findings could lead to a better understanding of...
Ossur's PROPRIO FOOT takes the Gold 2007 Medical Design Excellence Award
...rusted and global developer of more scientifically advanced
prosthetic innovations than any other company in the field, is pleased to announce that its PROPRIO FOOT is the winner of the Gold 2007 Medical Design Excellence Award, in the category of rehabilitation and assistive technology products. The PROPRIO ...
Ancient Etruscans were immigrants from Anatolia, or what is now Turkey
...now in southern Turkey). Etruscan culture was very advanced
and quite different from other known Italian cultures that flourished at the same time, and highly influential in the development of Roman civilisation. Its origins have been debated by archaeologists, historians and linguists since time immemorial...
Remicade data in ankylosing spondylitis show improvement in spinal mobility and spinal inflammation
... in pain, stiffness and reduced mobility, which in advanced
cases can result in fusion of the vertebrae of the spine ('ankylosis'). Data collected from 279 patients with AS as part of the Ankylosing Spondylitis Study for the Evaluation of Recombinant Infliximab Therapy (ASSERT) trial were analyzed to determi...
Research finds that circadian rhythms dominate all life functions
...cillation in 98 to 99 percent of all genes through advanced
computer algorithms. Most of these genes have neve...studies have failed, the Colorado State study uses advanced
algorithms that have the capacity to identify patterns in such a large number of genes. Ptitsyn dis...
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