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Universe's stringy birth revealed by young Czech scientist in EURYI winning project

...hematics by virtue of lying at the cutting edge of analytical reason. This is why it should interest lay people as well, insisted Schnabl. The very general public can be interested if they enjoy watching mankind's advances in understanding some of the deepest questions about the nature of our universe. Schnabl,...

Military to study better pain relief in battle zones

...breathing. The team, which includes synthetic, analytical and medicinal chemists, will expand on the use of dendrimer platforms, a technology previously developed at the U-M. They will design ultra-small polymer particles called dendrimers capable of carrying morphine and Naloxone into the body and releasin...

Uncovering the secrets of the deep

...sampling expeditions, enhanced by links to further analytical resources. Genomics holds the key to understanding the world around us and the metagenomic and environmental data represents a step forward in further charting genomic diversity. Rolf Apweiler from EMBL-EBI and one of the leaders of the UniProt Con...

Report recommends off-site disposal of secondary waste

...r, that "there are no simple, direct, and reliable analytical techniques for determining contaminants that may be absorbed into the dunnage," and recommends that CMA improve techniques to enable more exact measurements of possible contamination to meet off-site shipping criteria and reduce the amount of waste d...

Purdue-IU researchers explore new method for early disease diagnosis

... children. Daniel Raftery, a Purdue professor of analytical and physical chemistry, and his collaborators used a simple chemical reaction to improve the ability to detect important molecules in complex fluids like blood and urine. The technique makes the markers for some genetically caused metabolic disorders...

How pain distracts the brain

...etic resonance imaging (fMRI). In this widely used analytical technique, harmless magnetic fields and radio waves are used to scan the brain to determine blood flow across regions, which reflects brain activity. The researchers experiments identified a brain region called the lateral occipital complex (LOC) a...

Progenika Biopharma presents a biochip that guarantees safety in blood transfusions

...are detected in a safer, quicker and more specific analytical process than with the serological technique. Moreover, its cost is twenty times less than DNA sequencing, which enables its generalized and routine use in all blood transfusions. The BLOODchip is the result of research within the remit of the Europ...

Bee researcher at Arizona State University is 1 of 20 new Pew Scholars in the biomedical sciences

...most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and stimulate civic life. It partners with a diverse range of donors, public and private organizations and concerned citizens who share its commitment to fact-based solutions and goal-driven invest...

Yale journal examines the global impact of cities

...ies is beneficial at both endsit provides powerful analytical tools and it enriches the field of industrial ecology....

Australian wins prestigious prize in biodiversity informatics

...s that can be shared across the Internet. Sharing analytical software in this way promotes collaboration and cooperation among scientists and between scientists and policy-making agencies. Flemons understands the importance of the interplay between natural history collections data, visualization and analysis...

New screening method to help find better biofuel crops

...e. This method has several advantages over other analytical techniques, Smith explained. First, analysis requires very little material so you can take small samples from a growing plant over time without damaging the plant. This also makes the technique high-throughput.Because only very small pieces of plant...

Almac Diagnostics attends pre-IDE meeting with FDA

.... The company will now finalize the design of the analytical and clinical studies required for US marketing clearance. While there can be no assurance that FDA will ultimately clear the product through the 510(k) premarket notification process, the company has decided to pursue that route of market clearance ...

Decoding protein structures helps illuminate cause of diabetes

...sity of Wisconsin-Madison have designed a powerful analytical tool capable of measuring molecular structures qui...automated 2-D IR spectroscopy will become a common analytical technique, widely available in university and industrial research laboratories around the world."...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

..., as well as visitor experience, NPS has developed analytical tools to assess lost opportunities to hear and respond to the sounds of nature. At the Grand Canyon, efforts are being made to implement the National Parks Overflights Act of 1987, which calls for the timely, substantial restoration of natural quie...

Creation of an international industrial chair in life cycle assessment

...pollution to another. It represents an interesting analytical framework at the time of investing in a new technology or process but also in the implementation of an energy policy or a green procurement strategy. LCA can also be used to compare the environmental performance of two products fullfilling the same f...

Double honor recognises world-class science and spin-out success

...rmaceutical companies globally, providing advanced analytical research through the combination of state-of-the-art instrumentation and scientific expertise. From its base in Nottingham the company has developed a reputation for the transfer of cutting-edge research to the world marketplace and has grown to be o...

Genome-wide search unearths surprising clues for diabetes and triglycerides

...d HapMap Projects, and genome-scale laboratory and analytical tools. "For the first time, it is possible to look across the human genome and discover new clues about the root causes of common, devastating diseases that arise from a combination of genes, environment and behavior," said senior author David Alts...

Research on microfluidics widens the possibilities for electronic devices

...l," Steckl continues. "Biomedical devices are both analytical where they take measurements and therapeutic wh...but perhaps the same device could be used for both analytical and therapeutic purposes," says Steckl. "With these devices, you have a real-time evaluation of effe...

NJIT receives NSF grant to improve math, science and technology education in Newark High Schools

...curricula aimed at igniting students curiosity and analytical thinking skills, plus brainstorming solutions to communicate the nuances of complex content materials Fellows will offer teachers new ways to show how computing supports and enriches research."Explaining complex problems to non-experts is an oppor...

Setting sights on the drugs of the future

...ems, biophysical analysis of dosage forms, process analytical technologies and cellular transport of drugs and drug carriers. Dr Amanda Zeffman, Project Officer, said that the event was one of the first such meetings to take place between academics and scientists from industry. Dr Zeffman said: "The intenti...

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(Date:7/30/2014)... Red Queen in Lewis Carroll,s Through the Looking ... National University of Singapore improved a 35-year-old ecology ... decades to millions of years. , The new ... incorporates the "Red Queen Effect," an evolutionary hypothesis ... which suggests that organisms must constantly increase their ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... until they hatched 4.5 years later, according to a ... PLOS ONE by Bruce Robison from Monterey ... have a single reproductive period during their life, where ... eggs until they hatch. Shallow-water octopuses typically care for ... is known about the brooding of deep-sea species. Using ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... (ACS) announced today that David L. Kaplan, Ph.D., will ... & Engineering as editor-in-chief. With the first issue ... will feature high-quality research in the rapidly burgeoning field ... materials that interact with living or biological systems. , ... tremendous growth in the field of biomaterials over the ...
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