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ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 20, 2006

...including PhD student Amanda Schrand, explain that advances in technology have made a new generation of nanodiamonds available. Although diamond in bulk form is inert and biocompatible, nano-materials often behave differently than their bulk counterparts. That led to concern that diamond nanoparticles might h...

Green Chemical Reactor Engineering -- XI

...or engineering and this as a consequence of recent advances in the area of genetics. These discoveries will ha...rogen for fuels cells. It is envisioned that these advances together with the important expected progress in fuel cell development and manufacturing will move u...

Water Treatment and Reuse -- II

...e deliberations will give special consideration to advances in desalination technologies as well. In addition we will have sessions on technologies relevant to the problems faced by developing countries (e.g., arsenic problem, pathogen removal). As identified in the NAE report (The BRIDGE, March 2005),"differ...

HIV treatments improve health, but nutritional issues remain

...ne. "People with HIV are also living longer due to advances in treatment, and their risk of CVD and diabetes increases with age as it does in the general population. Since people with HIV are already at higher risk for low HDL cholesterol and hypertriglyceridemia, it might be important for health care provide...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 13, 2006

...he selections we make this year and every year are advances that will continue to shape the field of chemistry... DEC. 18 "Chemistry Highlights 2006: Top research advances of the year range from bio to nano" FOR FULL TEXT, CONTACT: Michael Bernstein ACS News Service Phon...

Seeing a neurotoxin's deadly grip

...toxin-receptor structure could lead to significant advances in engineering the toxin for clinical application. Injection of the toxin, which is marketed under the trade name Dysport, is already widely used to erase wrinkles and frown lines. However, the toxin is also used to treat migraine headaches, involunt...

A window on the environment from Tahoe to the ocean

...ate real-world events, Gertz said. Technological advances mean that researchers in many different fields are now generating very large amounts of data. That makes this a great time for developing collaborations between computer science and other fields, Gertz said, and the computer scientists value those mu...

Experimental Biology 2007 meets in Washington, D.C., April 28-May 2

... offers an unparalleled opportunity to see medical advances being made. With its unique breadth of scientific disciplines and mix of laboratory scientists and active clinicians, the meeting also provides insight into how good science works. Many thousands of scientific presentations include talks, posters, ...

Report calls for improved monoclonal antibodies against solid tumors

...chers, including Dr. Weiner, have made significant advances to understand the optimal antibody affinities requ...n therapies should be administered. Given these advances in our knowledge, the authors write, an equally large number of antibody construct and therapy varia...

Studies at cancer conference show new therapies changing outlook for blood cancer patients

...ta being presented at the conference significantly advances previous studies to show long-term response in newly diagnosed patients. In one of the most significant studies, researchers from the Mayo Clinic report 67% of patients using REVLIMID (plus the steroid dexamethasone) as primary therapy, achieved a r...

Supercomputing equipment to advance the frontiers of computational biology

...ance at Rensselaer campaign. "This award further advances the strong partnership between IBM and Rensselaer ...center is designed to help continue the impressive advances in shrinking device dimensions seen by electronics manufacturers, and to enable key nanotechnology i...

Scientific meeting on pulmonary hypertension, December 7-8

...HLBI Director Elizabeth G. Nabel, M.D. "Scientific advances have begun to transform our understanding of this debilitating disease, moving pulmonary hypertension from the ranks of diseases that once were considered to be untreatable to the growing list of conditions for which medical science offers hope of a ...

Global warming will reduce ocean productivity, marine life

...d detection of them may require a longer record or advances in satellite technology. Climate not only influences ocean biology, but ocean biology influences climate. Rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are a key part of global warming, Behrenfeld said. This study shows that as the climate warms,...

Examining molecular imaging's hot future

...e techniques, new technologies, hybrid imaging and advances in molecular biology," added Sandler, who speaks for the society's more than 16,000 physician, technologist and scientist members. "Molecular imaging, a technique that targets and photographs biological markers, will one day allow physicians and sc...

Children's Hospital researcher leads multipronged attack on infant leukemia

...ts for infant leukemia. "Our goal is to streamline advances in molecular medicine to find new treatment option...ma Society creates a unique opportunity to produce advances against a very challenging form of leukemia," said Dr. Felix. "The SCOR grant brings together resear...

International scientists present the latest advances in RNAi and its clinical impact

... the Barcelona Science Park to discuss the latests advances regarding the mechanisms of gene regulation mediated by ribonucleic acid molecules. The conference, "RNAi: basic biology to clinical impact", is the second Barcelona BioMed Conference, organized by IRB Barcelona with the collaboration of the BBVA Fou...

Springer adds Genomic Medicine to biomedical publishing portfolio

...ll publish original papers and articles related to advances and developments in a wide range of genomic areas with proven and/or likely implications for the current and future practice of clinical medicine and population health. The journal will focus on applications of genomics to complex medical disorders,...

Top scientists meet for Global Conference on Stem Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Diseases

...rapy for Cardiovascular Diseases. Dedicated to new advances in this emerging field, the three-day session will...ll therapy experts will meet to discuss the latest advances in this area. Warren Sherman, M.D., Conference Director, is Director of Cardiac Cell-Based Endovas...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 15, 2006

...-reaching implications and will enable significant advances to be made in technologies ranging from tissue engineering to regenerative medicine," Suwan N. Jayasinghe and Andrea Townsend-Nicholson state in their report. It appeared Nov. 13 in ACS' Biomacromolecules, a bimonthly journal. "The ability to electro...

Do These Genes Make Me Look Fat?

...enges and opportunities that arise from scientific advances in human genetics. Advance registration is recommended....

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(Date:4/15/2014)... Biologists at UC San Diego have succeeded in ... hormone responsible for growth and resistance to drought. ... studies to determine how the hormone helps plants ... by the continuing increase in the atmosphere,s carbon ... achievement appears in the April 15 issue of ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... Looking at the question of how social behavior has ... universities in Mainz and Basel have gained new insights ... simply compete for food. Rather the siblings share what ... absent," explained Dr. Jol Meunier of the Evolutionary Biology ... University of Mainz (JGU). The team of biologists from ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... (April 15, 2014) The American Association of Anatomists ... All awards will be presented during the Closing ... Hotel on Tuesday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m. during ... , The 2014 award winners are: , ... PhD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount ...
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