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European Science Foundation's Forward Look reaches out beyond the endless frontiers

...lopment of Nanomedicine-related technologies, e.g. closing the gap between the molecular and the cellular technologies and the clinical diagnostic nanotechnologies Recommendations on organization and funding of Nanomedicine-related research activities Proactive risk assessment for nanomaterials ...

Secondary waste from chemical weapons stockpile disposal

...ement of the waste will be critical for the timely closing of the disposal facilities. The report examines the requirements for management of these wastes, including the appropriateness of off-site disposal, as well as regulations requiring trial burns to prove the efficiency of the incinerators. The report ...

A novel molecular dictator 'with a conscience' discovered

...oronary bypass graft failure, and restenosis - the closing or narrowing of an artery that was previously opened by a procedure such as angioplasty. "While the most effective way to head off restenosis is a drug-coated stent, the drugs that sit on these stents inhibit the growth of good cells as well as the...

Assessing levies for by-catch could fund conservation measures

...ed the expected costs and conservation benefits of closing down fishing areas that suffer from other causes o...lt birds on the island. Their analysis showed that closing the fishery around Lord Howe Island would cost about $3 million U.S. and increase the growth rate of...

New method for reading DNA sheds light on basis of cell identity

...dult, mammalian cells make many crucial decisions closing doors of opportunity as they adopt careers as liver cells, skin cells, or neurons. One of the most fundamental mysteries in biomedicine is how cells make such different career decisions despite having exactly the same DNA. By using a new kind of geno...

Magnetic field uses sound waves to ignite sun's ring of fire

... the solar surface acts like a doorman opening and closing the door for the waves that are constantly passing by," said Bart De Pontieu, a scientist at the Lockheed Martin Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory in Palo Alto, Calif. These results were confirmed by state-of-the-art computer simulations that show ...

ISN's Nexus Hypertension-Kidney debate

...ranslational Sessions - the key and final phase in closing the bench to bedside gap - are naturally offered to all participants. Set to signpost future directions and concrete solutions in research, patient treatment and care - the ultimate step toward addressing real day to day clinical challenges. These se...

Breathing easy: When it comes to oxygen, a bug's life is full of it

...en, they can live a long time without breathing by closing their spiracles and curbing their activity. "Insects are able to survive hypoxic environments," explained Kirkton, the symposium chairman. "They can shut down and survive for hours or days. They have a low metabolic rate and can close their spiracl...

Monash University doctor awarded prestigious national fellowship

...ith consumers. As Australias national agency for closing gaps in health care, NICS is delighted to award this Fellowship to Associate Professor Mazza, said NICS Chief Executive Officer, Dr Heather Buchan. Through the generous support of the HCF Health and Medical Research Foundation, this work will make ...

Liquidia Technologies announces $16M in Series B venture financing

...nology company Liquidia Technologies announces the closing of $16 million in funding to accelerate development of applications related to their PRINTTM technology platform. The Series B financing, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), will enable scale up of Liquidia's PRINTTM platform manufacturing capabi...

Survey finds emotional reactions to nanotechnology

...c about nanotechnologybefore polarization occursis closing fast. The current government strategy for educating and engaging the public is weak, and industry strategies are almost nonexistent," said Rejeski. ...

UCLA study uncovers clues for why Graves' disease attacks the eyes

...de. In extreme cases, patients experience trouble closing their eyelids, severe double vision, corneal scarring, optic nerve damage and even blindness. Graves disease is nine times more common in women than men. The disorder most often strikes during the childbearing years, and runs an average course o...

Opening and closing the genome

...ertain molecules, or marks, involved in opening or closing chromatin, the material that makes up chromosomes. The activity of this enzyme is thought to be widespread in the genome, likely affecting many genes. "This enzyme removes methyl groups from a specific location where they facilitate opening of the ...

Super-thin membrane, 50 atoms thick, sorts individual molecules

...p. "When you build something at this scale, you're closing in on the quantum world and you never know what the properties are going to be," he says. When Striemer tested his design, he found that the same 50-atom thickness could hold back an astonishing 15 pounds per square inch of pressure. To test the ...

Biogen Idec acquires Brandeis spin-out

...closed on Januray 31, 2007. In connection with the closing of the merger, Syntonix became a wholly owned subsidiary of Biogen Idec. Biogen Idec plans to maintain Syntonix's 25,000 square-foot facility in Waltham, MA for the continuing operation of Syntonix programs. About Syntonix's Hemophilia Programs and...

Study uncovers a lethal secret of 1918 influenza virus

...ght into how the virus that swept the world in the closing days of World War I was so efficiently deadly, claiming many of its victims people in the prime of life. The work suggests that it may be possible in future outbreaks of highly pathogenic flu to stem the tide of death through early intervention. The...

Ossur hf. acquires the Gibaud Group in France

...elow the expected EBITDA of 20% communicated after closing of the third quarter of 2006. Conference call A conference call to explain the acquisition will be held today, Friday December 22nd . During the conference call, Jon Sigurdsson, President and CEO, and Hjorleifur Palsson, CFO, will present and d...

JCI table of contents: Nov. 1, 2006

...as the intimal cushion) that begins the process of closing the DA. Current treatment for PDA, the administration of drugs that inhibit the production of PGE (COX inhibitors), are less effective at inducing closure of the DA in severely premature babies than in near-term babies. This study, suggests that this...

Conference supports minority students to pursue biomedical careers

...re each awarded $250 for their research during the closing awards banquet. The keynote session of the meeting will feature Dr. Aida Giachello, Director of the Midwest Latino Health Research, Training and Policy Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Recognized by Time Magazine as one of the 25 mo...

Study challenges belief that tree frogs depress metabolic rate after 'waxing' themselves

...ir limbs tightly against or beneath their body and closing their eyes. The researchers found that this series of actions following "waxing" allows tree frogs (Phyllomedusa hypochondrialis) to limit rates of surface evaporation to as little as 4 percent of that from a free water surface in the same environmen...

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