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'Electric' fish shed light on ways the brain directs movement

... fish research may contribute to important medical advances in humans, including better prosthetic limbs and improved rehabilitative techniques for people suffering from strokes, cerebral palsy and other debilitating conditions. "All animals, including humans, must continually make adjustments as they walk...

Wiley Foundation announces recipients of 6th annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences

...putation for publishing information on significant advances in science, technology, and medicine, contributed by prominent researchers and scientists from a vast community of scholars worldwide. Today, Wiley serves a global community of customers, authors, society publishing partners, colleagues and sharehold...

News tips from ACS Chemical Biology

...nding of how a cell works. This review focuses on advances in flurorescence that allow biologists to better p...many thousands of candidates. The authors discuss advances in the techniques for finding the needle in the haystack. Studying single molecules is an exciti...

Wiley acquires publications from Carpe Diem Communications

...quality.com ), launched in 1997, covers trends and advances in product development, formulation, quality control, regulations, and drug delivery. With readers in North America and Europe, PFQ has developed into one of the leading magazines serving the drug development industry over the past decade. PFQ is ano...

'Biomimetic Technologies' project will create first soft-bodied robots

...ely soft-bodied. These devices will make possible advances in such far flung arenas as medicine and space exploration. Barry Trimmer, professor of biology, and David Kaplan, professor of biomedical engineering, are co-directors of the Biomimetic Technologies for Soft-bodied Robots project, which represen...

Light-Activated Tissue Regeneration and Therapy -- II

... coming June. Participants will discuss the latest advances in the field and measurements including the determination of the mechanisms of light activated tissue regeneration and therapy. We expect that the mechanisms will be verified by the start of the meeting. Light sources, narrow and broadband, as well ...

Ikerlan-IK4 and Gaiker-IK4 patent device for rapid diagnosis of infectious diseases and cancer

...nt of colorectal cancer. The device incorporates advances in micro-nanotechnologies whereby, in a miniaturis...tence of minilaboratories will also mean important advances in enhancing quality within the health system, given that hospital admissions will be reduced, the t...

Biochemical Engineering XV

...orum to discuss the latest academic and industrial advances and future opportunities in the field. Biochemical Engineering encompasses the application of engineering principles to biological systems used in human health, the environment, or for the production of chemicals, food, and pharmaceuticals. The th...

Nanotechnology for Biological, Biomedical and Chemical Sensing

Recent advances in nanoscience and nanotechnology have open up myriad opportunities for applications and commercialization. Nanotechnology's ability to manipulate atoms and molecules enables us to create nanoscale materials and novel device structures with fundament...

Families do not cause anorexia nervosa

...al Eating Disorders Association. "These scientific advances demonstrating a genetic component are significant and so meaningful to our families, wiping away the myths and emphasizing the need for even more research to help the next generation."...

Tears reveal some of their deepest secrets to researchers

...characterize types of lipids in the tear film, but advances in mass spectrometry technology are improving research efforts. "Other scientists used different techniques to try to determine the composition of meibum, but mass spectrometry is sensitive enough to detect individual lipid molecules, like oleamide...

NIH gives PITT $13 million grant for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease research

... of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. "With advances in molecular genetics, we may be able to determine that COPD is actually two or more distinct processes," said Steve Duncan, M.D., associate professor of medicine in the pulmonary, allergy and critical care division of the University of Pittsburgh Sc...

Best practices for parenterals: From formulation to manufacturing

...ne-stop access to experts in the field, the latest advances in parenteral dosage development, and an opportunity to hear lively discussions and real-world examples of successes and challenges from attendees. WHO: The Pharmaceutical Technologies section of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientis...

Research advances on nanotech workplace health and safety

...-diameter particles from the air. Reports on these advances are included in the Journal of Nanoparticle Research special issue published in January 2007 by Springer (Mihail C. Roco, Editor-in-Chief; Andrew Maynard and David Y.H. Pui, Guest Editors). See: http://www.springerlink.com/content/p13817kll818/ . N...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- January 10, 2007

...m for antioxidant SOD Cancer stem cells and other advances in a hot scientific field Journalists' Resources:...N TIME, JAN. 15, 2007 Cancer stem cells and other advances in a hot scientific field Chemical & Engineering News Human embryonic stem cells have garnered ...

Pinning it on the poison

... coldly calculating, poisoners were drawing on the advances made by modern science to inflict an insidious form of violence against their victims. To counter this threat, Victorian society looked to the emergent field of toxicology to enable poisoned bodies to tell their tales from beyond the grave by bringi...

Micro molecules can identify pancreatic cancer

...ease is difficult to diagnosis early and treatment advances have been few. The study, led by cancer researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, was published online Dec. 5, 2006, in the International Journal of Cancer. "Our findings show that a number of miRNAs are present at ver...

Spanish scientists reveal dynamic map of proteins

...e allowing bioinformaticists to make unprecedented advances in the understanding of biological processes....

Bioengineer wins $500,000 engineering prize

...antitative biomechanics -- have led to fundamental advances in understanding how tissues interact with dynamic environments. Fung explained his insights and models in numerous papers and in the classic, enduring reference, Biomechanics: Mechanical Properties of Living Tissue (Springer Verlag, 1981), which is ...

Inaugural Prometheus Prize awarded by Prometheus Books and the APA

...ontiers of the sciences and with the extraordinary advances in the sciences today, it is especially important that the interrelation between science and philosophy be recognized and that philosophers should be encouraged to contribute to these advances."...

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