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Ophthalmologists and physicists team up to design 'bionic eye'

...ife. The researchers hope their device may someday bring artificial vision to those blind due to retinal degeneration. They are testing their system in rats, but human trials are at least three years away. "This is basic research," said Palanker, a physicist whose primary appointment is in the Ophthalmolog...

Primates on the brink

...ry threats, and warns that failure to respond will bring the first primate extinctions in more than a century. The golden-headed langur of Vietnam and China's Hainan gibbon number only in the dozens. The Horton Plains slender loris of Sri Lanka has been sighted just four times since 1937. Perrier's sif...

Experts on iron-sulfur proteins to meet in Madison, Wisconsin

...cross-disciplinary by nature and this meeting will bring together biologists and physical scientists to study these important problems. (We hope) to bring this broad field together and exchange ideas, since the physical and biological scientists who work ...

Talking robots, green buildings, and shockwave healing

...ings are typically designed with large openings to bring in fresh air, and smaller openings to let air out, a situation that can severely limit a room's ability to shield itself from outside noise (Paper 1pAA4). Acoustical consultant Cornelis Overweg of Acetech, Inc. ( coverweg@acentech.com ) in Californi...

Designing vaccines by computer

...modelling in the development of new vaccines could bring new products onto the market quicker, benefiting p...e biology, such as this work, has the potential to bring vaccines and medicines to patients faster, and may also offer the potential to re-model existing vac...

Joining hands to solve a DNA replication problem

...ccomplished research scientists who are working to bring the excitement of research to undergraduate teaching. Fanning and Walter Chazin, director of Vanderbilt's Center for Structural Biology, report their findings in the April 2005 Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, published online March 27, 2005. ...

Compounds in plastic packaging act as environmental estrogens altering breast genes

... breast cancer in rats and whether these estrogens bring about similar gene alterations in human breast tissue....

Researchers find promising cancer-fighting power of synthetic cell-signaling molecule

...nology company in metro Atlanta that is helping to bring this potential drug to market. "Even if Enigmols are effective in humans, the greatest success is likely to come from the right combination of drugs that interact in a synergistic way," Merrill noted. So information from the EmTech Bio study may be p...

Solutions that reduce death of marine life reeled in by International Smart Gear Competition

... was created by World Wildlife Fund in May 2004 to bring together partners representing fishermen, fisheries, policy and science to find solutions that will reduce the unnecessary decline of vulnerable species due to bycatch. Applicants from 16 countries applied their ingenuity and expertise to solving thi...

Standardized microarrays may bring us one step closer

A new study by 64 renowned scientists may bring us one step closer to personalized medical treatment--that is, medical treatment tailored to each person's unique genetic make-up and medical condition. The study shows researchers how to get more consistent and reliable results when using a technolo...

Update on H2N2 and announcements related to CDC's new organizational structure

...ress conference. Broadcast media are encouraged to bring cameras to tape the conference or may record CDC video/audio from production panels located in the pressroom or on the parking deck. Parking for satellite trucks is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call CDC Med...

ESA at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly

...e European Geosciences Union General Assembly will bring together over 8 000 scientists from the fields of Earth and Planetary sciences. ESA will present recent space-based findings and results concerning the Earth, Mars, Titan and the Moon as well as its future missions. The European Geosciences Union (EG...

National Academies news: Conference on genomics revolution set for November 2005

...mies Keck FUTURES INITIATIVE hosts a conference to bring together more than 100 of the nation's best and brightest researchers from academia, industry, and government laboratories to ask questions about -- and to discover interdisciplinary connections between --important areas of cutting-edge research. Th...

'Dead zone' area in Gulf could be increasing, researchers say

...lowing the spring flood stage of the rivers, which bring large amounts of nutrients often in the form of fertilizer into the Gulf of Mexico. The Mississippi is the largest river in the United States, draining 40 percent of the land area of the country. It also accounts for almost 90 percent of the fresh...

UW-Madison gains two new stem cell programs

...rful new therapies," says Kamp. "The program will bring together the interdisciplinary expertise and infrastructure needed to overcome the shared roadblocks present for disease-specific applications." In addition to the new UW-Madison Regenerative Medicine Program, Svendsen also announced the establishme...

Great White shark evolution debate involves WSU Lake Campus geology professor

...ems to like sharks, and maybe this is because they bring out the fears of our childhood, when they were perceived as scary monsters," he explained. His interest in sharks is apparent when entering his office. The door and walls have pictures of shark teeth, and there are posted references to fossils and a ...

Migration study finds that sweeping management changes are needed to protect Atlantic bluefin tuna

...pe of the Gulf--a region with powerful eddies that bring nutrients to the surface, creating "hotspots" for spawning fish. These breeding hotspots, identified for the first time in the Nature paper, parallel the coasts of Texas, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida. Because they are located inside the Exclusive E...

'Live fast, die young' true for forests too

...ental changes considered beneficial to forests may bring about unexpected forest changes. "Most attention so far has been given to things that stress forests, like increased drought," said USGS scientist Phil van Mantgem, the study's co-author. "Less attention has been given to the consequences of ch...

Long thought extinct, ivory-billed woodpecker rediscovered in Big Woods of Arkansas

...h. "The ivory-bill tells us that we could actually bring this system back to that primeval forest here in the heartland of North America," said Fitzpatrick, who is also a member of The Nature Conservancy's board of governors. "That's the kind of forest that I hope some generation of Americans and citizens...

Unexpected lock and key mechanism found for the assembly of tumor blood vessels

...two molecules, Varner discovered, work together to bring the endothelial cells together with the outer pericytes to create new intact blood vessels, with integrin as the lock and VCAM as the key. Drugs that inhibit either the integrin or the VCAM molecule prevented intact blood vessels from forming. "When ...

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