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UCI receives $2.9 million grant to start 'LifeChips' program

...cus on the study of micro and nanotechnology as it applies to life sciences. The program takes its name from ... students will study miniaturized technology as it applies to several scientific areas, allowing them to develop a broad base of skills. Biology students will ...

Bird brains shrink from exposure to contaminants

...at lower DDT exposure levels. Whether this also applies to other animals and humans is unclear because there is not yet a strong understanding of how these chemicals in the environment affect the brain, but it is possible that humans exposed to similar levels of DDT will also be at risk of neurological da...

One therapeutic dose of radiation causes 30 percent spongy bone loss in mice

...The American Physiological Society. Mouse model applies to humans The results of a mouse study cannot be directly applied to humans. However, both mice and humans lose bone after radiation exposure, so the results raise a red flag. Bateman noted that a recent clinical study of 6,000 cancer patients rep...

French-German cooperation extended

...ill be exchangeable between both systems. The same applies to the software, already developed, which facilitates processing and analysis of vast quantities of data produced during underwater operations. 'Victoria 4000' will not only bear much less total weight than Victor 6000, but it will also incorporate t...

'Thirst for knowledge' may be opium craving

...currently tested only in the visual system, likely applies to other senses, Biederman said....

UCLA biomathematician earns prestigious peer award

...ward recognizes an outstanding research paper that applies a statistical approach called Bayesian analysis to solve an important scientific dilemma. Bayesian statisticians calculate probabilities by blending prior knowledge and accumulated experience through the recording and collection of data. In their awa...

FSU scientist's biomolecular research published in Science, Nature

...ic acids that exist in living organisms. "My group applies a physical technique called X-ray crystallography to view biomolecules in three dimensions at atomic scales," Li said. "Knowing the shape and associated chemical properties of biomolecules provides the foundation for understanding how they work to su...

A satirical look at how to navigate technology organizations

...e-sky project nearly bankrupts the firm, he deftly applies some of the most sophisticated techniques described by Putt and emerges a hero. A less fortunate member of the technical community is Roger Proofsworthy, who handles all assignments with such perfection that he requires neither help nor guidance from...

Young researchers recognised for scientific achievements

...ach, meticulously dealing with the works, and then applies modern methods and concepts in order to shed an entirely new light on Homer's epic. He is working on the topic of "Concepts of History in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature" (Geschichtsbildern in der griechischen Literatur der Archaik und Klassik...

Green sturgeon receives 'threatened' status

...ing by the National Marine Fisheries Service--only applies to the southern population, and may fail to protect these fish leaving California's Sacramento River System unless stiff measures are applied over a wide geographical range, said the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). "We support the 'threatened' ...

Evolution follows few of the possible paths to antibiotic resistance

...stance." Weinreich argues that this finding likely applies to most protein evolution, not just the beta-lactamase enzyme.Although many mutational paths lead to favored variants, only a very small fraction are likely to result in continuously improved fitness and therefore be relevant to the process of natura...

Tufts' David Walt named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor

...fts is world-renowned for its pioneering work that applies micro and nanotechnology to urgent biological problems such as the analysis of genetic variation and the behavior of single cells, as well as the practical application of arrays to the detection of explosives, chemical warfare agents, and food and wa...

Richard Zare named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor

...ssorship to design a new undergraduate course that applies the principles of physics, chemistry and biology to the study of light and photosynthesis. "The topic of light, how it interacts with molecules and how organisms use light to produce their nutrients through photosynthesis, seems well suited for capt...

Biggest physics meeting of the year

...sms, whose genomes consist of two chromosomes, and applies some simplifying assumptions (e.g., any mutation in a chromosome renders it defective). If the cells replicate slowly, he finds, so that the time lost in finding a mate is small compared to the time it takes to replicate, then the benefit from recomb...

2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting: Press Conference Schedule

...you need a visa to cover meetings in the U.S. This applies also to reporters from countries in the Visa Waiver Program, who do not need visas to visit the U.S. as tourists. For current information, see the official State Department web site: http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/types/types_1276.html . Please a...

Biodesign and TGen form joint Center for Systems and Computational Biology

...part on research done at TGen. Molecular Profiling applies molecular diagnostics to designing personalized care for cancer patients and has forged major alliances with AmeriPath Inc. and U.S. Oncology. "We are at the very early stages of using systems biology as an important approach to drug discovery and de...

Wide range of topics covered by new research units

...sphere research. Research cannot stand still. This applies too if tool machines breakdown unexpectedly and production stops. The aim of the Research Unit "Targeted Preventive Maintenance by Automated Status Observation" is to develop a method for the automatic prediction of damage. The basis of this predicti...

New Zealand tops environmental scorecard at World Economic Forum in Davos

... outcome-oriented and performance-based rigor that applies to poverty reduction, education, health promotion," noted Marc Levy, Associate Director for Science Applications at the Columbia Center for International Earth Science Information Network. "The ability to evaluate policy results is critical in the co...

2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting: Press conferences planned

...you need a visa to cover meetings in the U.S. This applies also to reporters from countries in the Visa Waiver Program, who do not need visas to visit the U.S. as tourists. For current information, see the official State Department web site: http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/types/types_1276.html Please app...

Unified physics theory explains animals' running, flying and swimming

... least amount of useful energy is lost. The theory applies to virtually everything that moves, Bejan said. For example, his earlier work has examined how the law explains traffic flows, the cooling of small-scale electronics and river currents. The researchers, funded by the National Science Foundation, repo...

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