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Pine cones lead to a fundamental change in clothing

...ill make all that unnecessary and we're pleased to combine our expertise in technology with cutting-edge clothing design. "We've drawn upon nature to come up with an idea by looking at how pine cones react to lack of moisture by opening up," The design is being carried out by Veronika Kapsa...

Intelligent clothing inspired by pine cones

...ill make all that unnecessary and we're pleased to combine our expertise in technology with cutting-edge clothing design. "We've drawn upon nature to come up with an idea by looking at how pine cones react to lack of moisture by opening up," The design is being carried out by Veronika Kapsali, who is studyin...

NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology

... The use of nanotechnology enables researchers to combine traditional pathology and cancer biology with highly sensitive molecular analysis. In addition to basic knowledge on cancer biology and biomarkers, the Bioengineering Research Partnership is expected to produce a database linking molecular signa...

Researchers provide road map for generating B cells from stem cells

...kind of cell we want, or even produce hybrids that combine features of different cell types, such as antibody-producing skin cells." Singh and colleagues work with hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs), which give rise to the different types of blood cells. Unlike embryonic stem cells, HSCs have already taken som...

Purdue chemists give an old laboratory 'bloodhound' a sharper nose

...mall particles of the unknown substance, and these combine with the reactive chemicals to form an ionized compound that a mass spectrometer can analyze right then and there. It can be done anywhere, and because there are fewer intervening steps before the substance is analyzed, there's less likelihood that t...

Researchers redrawing the Tree of Life

...n at Madison, and the University of Washington--to combine expertise to solve existing classification problems and develop formal regrouping and reclassification of these plants. The areas of expertise include genes and genomes, morphology and anatomy, fossil records, and computer modeling of such things as ...

$2.8 million NIH grant awarded to UH for bionano training

...he Gulf Coast Consortia (GCC), a group designed to combine institutional strengths to train new scientists, establish a research infrastructure to collect data, cultivate a supportive atmosphere for both biological and non-biological researchers and students, and apply the resulting knowledge to prevent and ...

UK scientist and children's author wins EMBO Award for Communications 2004

...the exceptional efforts made by many scientists to combine science communication activities with a full-time ...and Cell Wars. Illustrated by Mic Rolph, the books combine punchy narrative with lively graphics, taking readers on a journey through the wonders of biology. T...

Order of species loss has important biodiversity consequences, grassland study reveals

...ts. The five-year study is among the first to combine conservation biology's focus on the order of species loss with experimental scrutiny of the consequences of those losses. It was conducted at the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve at Stanford University. After four years of observation to underst...

GlaxoSmithKline awards $250,000 in research grants for research on drug therapies for HIV/AIDS

... block the third," Dr. Huang said. "The goal is to combine the inhibitors into a single, tri-active protein capable of blocking all three steps of viral entry before the HIV cell reaches the host cells," he said. The GSK award will be used to further test these and other proteins. A New Method f...

International HapMap consortium widens data access

...cerns existed that outside groups might be able to combine some of the HapMap data with their own data to generate patentable inventions a process referred to by some as "parasitic patenting." Such patents could potentially be used to exclude other researchers from being able to freely use the HapMap data....

Satellites plus software equal best-ever Mediterranean heat map

...climate change, the idea behind Medspiration is to combine data from multiple satellite systems to produce a ...ct also feed into an even more ambitious scheme to combine all available SST data into a worldwide high-resolution product, known as the Global Ocean Data Assi...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, January 2005

...cause catastrophic failure. The new sensors, which combine fiber optics with luminescence technology, feature temperature accuracy to within plus- or minus-half a degree Celsius, humidity accuracy within 1 percent and temperature response time of one-tenth of a second. The work is funded by the Department of...

Satellite data to track wildlife: Elephants in space

...54 countries around the world. WCS's mission is to combine the resources of wildlife parks in New York with field projects around the globe to help sustain our planet's biological diversity. The project was funded in part by a grant from NASA in support of the Agency's mission to improve life here, extend li...

Research may speed development of new oral drugs for fertility treatments

...an trying to make the two molecules separately and combine them, said Hendrickson. "We reasoned that we might have a better shot at obtaining the complex if we co-produced them and tried to form the complex directly," said Hendrickson. "We knew from the evidence of other researchers that the association betw...

Key molecule in plant photo-protection identified

... systems, like photosynthesis, it is essential to combine state-of-the-art expertise in multiple scientific disciplines." There are still many pieces of the photosynthesis puzzle that have yet to be placed for scientists to have a clear picture of the process. Fleming likens the on-going research effort to...

Born to run? Capacity for aerobic exercise linked to risk of heart disease

...s break down glucose and fatty acids from food and combine them with oxygen to produce an energy-storing molecule called ATP. Every cell in the body uses energy from ATP. Without it, blood vessels can't maintain normal pressure, the heart can't pump blood efficiently and cells can't take up enough oxygen al...

NASA research to aid federal invasive species council efforts

...s.gov . The NISFS is an on-line tool for users to combine information about the local presence of an invasive species with observations and predictive model output from NASA and other sources. The model can generate a regional view of the distribution of the species and predict where it is likely to spread....

Asthma gene clusters identified

... profiles. Now, in computational medicine, we will combine all of our clinical knowledge of disease with information from genetic and genomic data analyses. This, in turn, will lead to customized care based on a patient's personal needs," according to Bruce Aronow, PhD, co-director of the CMC and co-author o...

New Georgia Tech micro-CT imaging technique to help tissue engineers improve bone regeneration

...hnique to help develop bone graft substitutes that combine the availability and structural integrity of bone allografts, or bone grafts taken from a human donor, with the better healing properties of bone autografts, or bone grafts taken from the patient. Unlike a traditional x-ray that only shows the presen...

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(Date:11/4/2014)... University School of Medicine announced today that it ... funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. ... Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; and Vice Chair of ... of Medicine will pursue an innovative global health ... to Assess Fetal Neurodevelopment.", Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) ...
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