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Predictive health symposium features national experts discussing new model of healthcare
...eatment of disease to prediction and prevention by combining
technological breakthroughs with an accessible and cost-effective new system of healthcare. The Predictive Health Symposium takes place Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 19 and 20 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Emory Conference Center at 1615 Clifton Rd., At...
Mercury in atmosphere could be washed out more easily than earlier believed
...y can be carried long distances in the atmosphere, combining
with other airborne chemicals as it travels. These compounds are much more water-soluble and therefore are more easily removed from the air in rainfall. Mercury generally is present in the atmosphere in only very small amounts compared with other po...
Setting the standard for computer models of life
...computer models that simulate living processes. By combining
models of simple processes they hope to understand and faithfully represent how entire biological systems - be they cells, organs, organisms or ecological niches - work. As well as contributing to the understanding of biology, this approach has numer...
2006 Ocean Sciences Meeting - Media advisory 1
...our major ocean science research organizations are combining
to organize the best Ocean Sciences Meeting ever. ...), and the Estuarine Research Foundation (ERF) are combining
their strengths to present the latest research into all aspects of Earth's least known area: its oce...
UF's McKnight projects combat memory maladies
...We have all the tools in our hands; the problem is combining
the right people with the right cells to answer the question of what kind of genes contribute to long-term memory formation," Moroz explained. "Nobody really understands on the level of specific cells how many genes work together. We are excited beca...
Nerac delivers new research solution
... Nerac 180 is a powerful engineering research tool combining
end-user search technology with integrated access ...nt expertise in developing engineering content and combining
that with web search technology. We continue to look for new ways to serve the needs of engineering ...
Methodist Neurological Institute, University of Houston combine 'brain power'
...chair of neurology at The Methodist Hospital. "By combining
medicine and academics, we can explore the brain on two fronts: discovering deeper levels of molecular functioning and exploring and monitoring the higher levels of cognitive function the study of our minds, of what makes us uniquely human." Meth...
Nanoparticles, nanoshells, nanotubes: How tiny specks may provide powerful tools against cancer
...cer cell surfaces and created a molecular complex, combining
LHRH with a 10 nm nanoparticle superparamagnetic ...hysicians and researchers. But now, scientists are combining
a novel kind of "nanocomplex" consisting of a microscopic, lipid-based liposome and an antibody alon...
Two genetic traits giving Africans malaria protection lose effectiveness when they occur together
...ead author. "But it turns out that when you start combining
the two, you can lose the effect of both." With malaria researchers eager to find and understand more about genetic traits that confer protection against malaria, the study--recently published in Nature Genetics--shows how challenging it can be to pi...
Harnessing genomic research
...miniaturising established molecular techniques and combining
them with novel assays to develop a hand-held 'chip' that will allow doctors to identify specific bacteria in patient samples. In the future this chip could be used to for rapid diagnosis of dangerous diseases such as MRSA infection and bacterial men...
Combination therapy for mouse model of human inherited blindness
...y University of Washington) examined the effect of combining
the two treatments in blind mice that didn't have ...r a specific age group of patients, and therefore, combining
the therapies might offer more effective treatment for a wider age range of patients, suggest the au...
ENFIN! Computational systems biology comes to a lab bench near you
...eely available to researchers across the globe. By combining
the expertise of both "wet" and "dry" biologists, ENFIN will catalyse a social change in which computational approaches will be incorporated into the molecular biologist's tool set and will no longer be regarded as the domain of the bioinformatician ...
Scientists unpick genetics of first 15 minutes of life
...an engage in normal cellular activities, including combining
with the maternal DNA in the first act of genetic fertilisation. "A single gene, HIRA, looks after this re-packaging process, making it fundamental for those first 15 minutes in the regeneration of a new life." When sperm cells are created, the molec...
AGI relaunches GeoSpectrum
...o build a network among geoscience professionals - combining
numerous backgrounds and varied specialties to work towards shared information and goals, something that is beneficial to us all. The current issue of the new GeoSpectrum covers a diverse range of topics including a new exhibit at the Museum of the E...
Sperm trading can resolve hermaphrodite mating conflicts
...y in cases of hermaphroditic species. For example, combining
male and female gender in one and the same individual, hermaphrodites have been predicted to frequently be at conflict (theoretically speaking) about which sexual roles to play, because matings are often more costly, in terms of evolutionary fitness,...
Reconstructed 1918 flu virus providing insights for potential pandemics
...mewhat of a hit or miss procedure. Two strains are combining
and nature takes its course until by chance a virus with the desired characteristics is obtained. A master strain is used to provide the desired growth qualities. This is combined with the form of the virus in circulation to obtain the proper antigen...
Satellites spot mighty Mississippi - in the Atlantic
...charged and carried over such remote distances. By combining
the very detailed data from MODIS with observation...eyond mapping the dispersal of the river water, by combining
satellite information with direct observations from ships and ocean surface drifters, to get a bette...
APS physics tip sheet #53
... Institute in Canada. Many physicists believe that combining
gravity and quantum mechanics into a single theory is one of the most important problems in science today. Leading attempts to create a unified theory of gravity and quantum mechanics, such as string theory and loop quantum gravity, make sense in a u...
UC faculty members break new ground while treading gently on the Alaskan tundra
Three University of Cincinnati faculty members are combining
their separate disciplines and areas of expertise ...at makes this project unique is that the three are combining
"western" science with the traditional knowledge of the Inupiaq (Eskimo) elders who live in the far ...
Researchers find drug that blocks spread of lung cancer in mice
... said. Future experiments on animals will involve combining
GRN163L with other drugs and with radiation and therapy to see how it interacts with these other cancer treatments. "What we're really interested in is getting this novel therapeutic to work, to minimize the suffering and pain that people have with ...
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