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U OF M awarded $22.5 million NIH contract to study avian influenza

... populations from Minnesota to North Carolina; and conducting virologic surveillance in live bird markets in the Midwest and Northeast.Internationally, the center will conduct avian influenza surveillance of people, poultry, pigs, dogs, cats, and wild birds in rural Thailand; wild waterfowl in Vietnam; wild bir...

Flexible electronics could find applications as sensors, artificial muscles

...lexible electronics are typically characterized by conducting plastic-based liquids that can be printed onto thin, bendable surfaces," Sun said. "The objective of our work was to generate a concept along with subsequent technology that would allow for electronic wires and circuits to stretch like rubber bands a...

Life cycle assessment essential to nanotech commercial development

..., is developed in a responsible way. This includes conducting the research and development needed to take into account the impact of nanomaterials and products throughout their whole life cycle, noted Renzo Tomellini, head of the Nano- and Converging Sciences and Technologies Unit in the ECs DG RTD and chair of...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- March. 14, 2007

... and become infected, the report says. The team is conducting further research to determine whether these expectations are borne out. ARTICLE #4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAdsorption of Pathogenic Prion Protein to Quartz Sand DOWNLOAD PDF http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/esthag/asap/pdf/es062122i.pdf http:/...

Pioneering researcher Dr. Kenneth Lyons Jones receives genetics award from March of Dimes

... embraced the concept of providing a service while conducting research. CTIS is now well known as the model for Teratology Information Services in not only the United States and Canada, but South America, Europe, and Australia as well. Dr. Jones is past president of the Western Society for Pediatric Research ...

Super small nanoelectrodes can probe microscale environments

...m to slice off the end of the nanotube, exposing a conducting ring of gold sandwiched between an insulating core and an insulating outer ring. The process yields nanoelectrodes with a diameter of 100 nanometers, and a length of up to 30 microns. Because the nanotube is attached to a much larger probe, the resea...

Microscopic sea creatures provide foundation for gas sensors and other devices

...Scripps Institution of Oceanography) are currently conducting research that could ultimately allow for genetic engineering of diatom microshell shapes. "Diatoms are fabulous for making very precise shapes, and making the same shape over and over again by a reproduction process that, under the proper growth co...

Discovery of new cave millipedes casts light on Arizona cave ecology

...what makes them so successful as a group." While conducting ecological inventories of 30 caves on the Colorado Plateau of northern Arizona, research by Wynne and Voyles has resulted in the discovery of at least 10 new species, including a new species of spider, a new genus of cave cricket (Family Rhaphidophor...

NIH selects Children's Hospital as Center of Excellence to train future generations of scientists

...rain up to four junior scientists annually who are conducting laboratory research into the molecular basis of pediatric diseases. Junior scientists are physicians who are completing fellowships or are new faculty members with an interest in basic science research. Children's center will be led by principal in...

NSF funds new Rutgers plant biomaterials initiative

...eir problem-solving and team-building skills while conducting valuable market analyses and surveys for the products potentially emerging from the project. Materials scientists, polymer chemists and biomedical engineers will bring their expertise in synthetic polymers and biomedical technology to the projec...

Change in webcast time for Wednesday event on NIOSH Nanotechnology Research Center progress report

...ntries, academia, industry, labor and NGOshas been conducting research and developing guidance to address the occupational safety and health of workers exposed to nanomaterials. What progress has been made in understanding and preventing work-related injuries and illnesses potentially caused by nanoparticles ...

MIT bioengineer advances survival, promise of adult stem cells

...yos. After this experience, I was not comfortable conducting human ES cell research myself, and I have a better understanding of why some scientists object to all work with human ES cells," she said. She also said she feels her personal views, and those of others, are respected in the scientific community. C...

Understanding occupational safety and health issues of nanotechnology

...ntries, academia, industry, labor and NGOshas been conducting research and developing guidance to address the occupational safety and health of workers exposed to nanomaterials. What progress has been made in understanding and preventing work-related injuries and illnesses potentially caused by nanoparticles ...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- February 14, 2007

...ed electronic components formed by a thin layer of conducting material deposited, or "printed," on the surface of an insulating board. They contain materials potentially toxic if released to the environment. However, PCBs also are a rich potential source of valuable metals and other materials that could be reco...

Pregnancy news -- Preterm delivery risk reduced by high-dose progesterone treatment

...e fight against prematurity. The March of Dimes is conducting a multi-year, multi-million-dollar campaign aimed at using research and awareness to reduce the growing rate of premature births....

Female Antarctic seals give cold shoulder to local males

...layer in the Southern Ocean ecosystem. Scientists conducting research to preserve this ecosystem need to know as much about their biology as possible. The behaviours that we observe will impact upon the genetic diversity of fur seal populations and may have helped them recover so successfully from near extinct...

Weight-loss supplement shows good and bad traits

...searchers from Ohio State's medical center who are conducting a clinical trial of the effects of CLA on women with diabetes. Belury conducted the studies with Aparna Purushotham and Angela Wendel, both graduate fellows in human nutrition; and Li-Fen Liu and Gayle Shrode, both graduate research associates in h...

'Biomimetic Technologies' project will create first soft-bodied robots

...al health as well as in establishing a new mode of conducting academic research across departmental boundaries. Tufts will recruit and train students from both science and engineering to work together in these cross-disciplinary areas." ...

Scientists discover new species of distinctive cloud-forest rodent

...uthors of the study found the rodent in 1999 while conducting field research in Peru's Manu National Park and Biosphere Reserve Mountains in Southern Peru along the eastern slope of the Andes. Extending from lowland tropical forests in the Amazon Basin to open grasslands above the Andean tree line, Manu is home...

Williams College biologist explores photosynthetic apparatus

... Williams College, where she has been teaching and conducting research since 2003....

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