Tag: "announced" at biology news
Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...lah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) announced
that the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (W...ollaborative projects such as the WHOI initiative announced
this summer. The University expects to conclude as many as four collaborations with leading instit...
Penguins march into new park
...)The Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society announced
today that the government of Argentina will create a new marine park along its isolated and windswept Patagonia coast to safeguard more than half a million penguins and other rare seabirds. Located in Golfo San Jorge, the new protected area covers a...
Carnegie Mellon's Peter Adams receives EPA research grant
... horizon. As recently as May, U.S. power companies announced
intentions to build as many as 150 new generating plants fueled by coal, adding to the 645 units that produce about half the nations electricity. But these coal-fired electric plants collectively account for 67 percent of all the sulfur dioxide emiss...
Almac Diagnostics announces pioneering genetic research on ductal carcinoma in situ
...THERN IRELAND, 8 Aug 2007 Today Almac Diagnostics announced
a major study analysing ductal carcinoma in situ tissue samples using its novel Breast Cancer DSA microarray. DSA research tools focus on the transcriptome of an individual disease, in this case breast cancer, and contain significant additional data...
ASBMB taps 8 scientists and 1 politician for top awards
...for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) has announced
the recipients of its annual awards competition. Eight scientists and one politician were singled out for their outstanding achievements and contributions to science. The awards will officially be presented at the Experimental Biology 2008 meeting, A...
Discredited Korean embryonic stem cells' true origins revealed
...al Cell Stem Cell. In 2004, Korean investigators announced
the creation of the world's first human embryonic stem cells through somatic cell nuclear transfer, entailing transfer of genetic material from a cell in the body into an egg. Now, research led by Kitai Kim, PhD, and George Q. Daley, MD, PhD, of the ...
New grants bolster efforts to generate faster and cheaper tools for DNA sequencing
...er cost than was possible when this initiative was announced
in 2004. In part through the efforts of this NHGRI-led program, several technologies have either recently been commercialized, or are expected to be released during the next few months, that have great potential to achieve this goal. These addition...
UCLA's California NanoSystems Institute partners with Abraxis BioScience
...ifornia NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at UCLA today announced
a partnership with the integrated global biopharmaceutical company Abraxis BioScience Inc. to collaborate on nanobiotechnology research for the advancement of new technologies in medicine. Abraxis BioScience will collaborate with the institute and ...
20 Kentucky firms share $1.9 million from state to match federal SBIR-STTR awards
...r in supporting innovative small businesses, today announced
that 20 Kentucky high-technology start-ups will sh...providing high-paying jobs for our citizens. The announced
matching grants range from $69,999 to $100,000 per company for their Phase 1 research, which tests t...
NCRR launches national network to connect investigators based at minority institutions
...a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), announced
today it will initially provide $9.5 million over three years to launch a Translational Research Network that will increase the opportunity for multi-site clinical and translational research among minority and other collaborating institutions through...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 18, 2007
... in JACS. Scientists in the United States recently announced
successful transplantation of a bacterial genome, an achievement described as a major step toward creating synthetic forms of life. The new study focuses on another essential and perhaps more fundamental characteristic of cells, the ability to move...
Contributing membership in the biomarkers consortium surges to 30 companies and nonprofits
...fit trade associations and advocacy groups, it was announced
today. To date, these organizations have committed an aggregate of nearly $2 million to fund the first year of the central activities of the consortium which is managed be the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health. A major public-privat...
Elsevier partners with National Natural Science Foundation of China
Oxford, UK 19 July 2007 -- Elsevier today announced
its partnership with the National Natural Science Foundation to publish Progress in Natural Science, a multidisciplinary academic journal co-sponsored by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and Chinese Academy of Sciences. This Jo...
President Bush announces 2005 and 2006 Laureates of National Medals of Science and Technology
President George W. Bush announced
the recipients of the nation's highest honor for s...e 2005 National Medal of Science Laureates: (first announced
on May 29, 2007) Jan D. Achenbach - Northwestern University, Evanston, IL Ralph A. Alpher - The ...
UK scientists lift lid on genetics of coronary artery disease
...this complex puzzle." The 9 million WTCCC, which announced
its initial findings in June, is one of the bigges...d type 2 diabetes. Today, the Wellcome Trust has announced
a further 7.7 million for the study to continue and analyse in more depth the initial findings. The ...
Disease-free mosquito bred to disease-carrier can have all disease-free progeny
Blacksburg, Va. -- A decade ago, scientists announced
the ability to introduce foreign genes into the mosquito genome. A year ago, scientists announced
the successful use of an artificial gene that prevented a virus from replicating within mosquitoes. ...
Manchester University helps with pharaoh DNA analysis
...st powerful female ruler. Egyptologists in Cairo announced
last month that a tooth found in a wooden box associated with Hatshepsut exactly fitted the jaw socket and broken root of the unidentified mummy. Now, Dr Angelique Corthals, a biomedical Egyptologist at The University of Manchester, says that DNA t...
Serica scientists win AOSSM Award for ACL (knee) tissue regeneration in preclinical study
...omaterial platforms for tissue regeneration, today announced
that its scientists received the Cabaud Memorial Award from the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), for their pre-clinical research demonstrating the potential of Sericas SeriACL Graft to regenerate or re-grow anterior cruciate l...
Revolutionary global environment fund announces $50M expansion
...ogically richest and most threatened regions today announced
$50 million in new funding. The French Development Agency (AFD) becomes the sixth partner to commit $25 million to the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF). In addition, Conservation International (CI), a founding partner, agreed to match the...
QUT's top researchers honored with fellowships
...ive a Queensland Government Smart State Fellowship announced
today, worth $300,000 over three years. The fellowship, which is funded by the Queensland Government and QUT, is awarded to early or mid-career researchers to undertake innovative research in Queensland. Dr Voisey, based at QUT's Institute of Hea...
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