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Penguins march into new park

...Located in Golfo San Jorge, the new protected area covers around 250 square miles (647 square kilometers) of coastal waters and nearby islands strung along almost 100 miles (160 kilometers) of shoreline. The announcement was made by President Nestor Kirchner of Argentina, the Governor of the Province of ...

New blood test might offer early warning of deep belly fat

...ndeed preferentially produced in the deep fat that covers organs of the belly. RBP4 gene expression activity levels spiked about 60-fold in the visceral fat of viscerally obese relative to lean study participants, they found. By comparison, visceral fat RBP4 concentrations were increased just 12-fold in obe...

Biovest announces interim blinded data of fast-tracked pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial of BiovaxID

...e ongoing Phase 3 study. The interim blinded data covers 122 patients who have received either BiovaxID or control vaccine. Randomization was 2:1 in favor of BiovaxID. The blinded data in a Kaplan Meier disease-free survival curve for the per-protocol treatment group in the trial showed that approximately...

Interim analysis of anti-cancer vaccine, BiovaxID, to be conducted

... that our robust and lengthy follow-up data, which covers over 200 patients in the Phase 2 and Phase 3 Clinical Trials to date, will be helpful in supporting our application for accelerated conditional approval of BiovaxID. Pursuant to the DMCs request, we plan to submit a comprehensive interim analysis t...

Description of a gene implicated in the development of Fanconi anemia and predisposition to cancer

...t vital functions and cancer suppression. The work covers the molecular studies of all the D2 Fanconi patients (those affected by the Fanconi anaemia that present alternations of this gene) known around the world. A more severe and rapid variant This work also compared FANCD2 patients with 754 patien...

Research suggests men's sexual behavior adapts to perceived threats

...ilization." The research presented in the review covers physical adaptations, including penis shape and style of intercourse, as well as behavior in response to perceived infidelity that all serve to increase the success of fertilization. "The studies have shown that when partners are separated for period...

UD chemical engineer receives NSF career award

...r project was to test polymer films as solar panel covers for space environments," Epps said. "What was so exciting about it was that we didn't just make the films for the panels," he noted. "We got to mount the films on the remote manipulator arm of the space shuttle and recover them for analysis following...

'Combination' Lyme disease vaccine proteins patented

... non-pathogenic families of Borrelia. The patent covers the development of the chimeric proteins themselves, the nucleic acids (genetic material) used to generate the proteins, the methods used to make the proteins, the methods used to deliver either the proteins or nucleic acids, the use of the proteins ...

Flexible electronics could find applications as sensors, artificial muscles

...er bands and accordions leading to sensor-embedded covers for aircraft and robots, and even prosthetic skin for humans. "We are presently developing stretchable electronics and sensors for smart surgical gloves and hemispherical electronic eye imagers," he added. The team of researchers has been success...

First new waterborne aquaculture drug in 20 years approved

...ue and significant for U.S. aquaculture in that it covers two fish life stages eggs and fish of a number of cultured freshwater fish species for three separate diseases. Fish commonly afflicted with these diseases include trout, salmon, steelhead, channel catfish, and tilapia. Rosalie Schnick, National C...

Carbon dioxide and the ocean

... saturation in oceanic regions. Though the paper covers many of the potential problems associated with the oceans uptake of inorganic carbon dioxide that may arise over the next century, it also provides some insights into what we can do to ameliorate the damage that has already taken place. "The possib...

Sustainability forum speakers include ex-governor

...The fee is $25 for students. A separate fee of $45 covers a keynote dinner on the evening of March 6. For more information, and to register, contact Linda Ward at (321) 674-7573 or at lward@fit.edu . The website for this event is located here http://research.fit.edu/sustainability/wordpress . ...

The Biology and Fisheries of the Slipper Lobster

...he numerous species in the family Scyllartida. It covers fishing methods and regulations, size and composit...tion at the genus or subfamily level easy. It also covers future needs of biological research, fisheries management strategies, and future directions. Speci...

Scuba science

...afety officer, will lead the Boating Workshop that covers some of the basic concerns in administering small day-boat programs. Along with some class work, participants will spend some boat time on the water. Divers Alert Network (DAN) Instructor/Trainer Eric Douglas and AAUS's Bill Dent will teach a DAN...

NIH funds innovative alzheimer's research initiated at UCSB

...l samples worth an additional $500,000. The grant covers a five-year period. Four institutions are involved. Bowers is using specialized chemical research methods and applying them to biology. His research will depend upon the study of rare peptides, or strings of amino acids, that are difficult to prod...

The Biology and Fisheries of the Slipper Lobster

...he numerous species in the family Scyllartida. It covers fishing methods and regulations, size and composit...tion at the genus or subfamily level easy. It also covers future needs of biological research, fisheries management strategies, and future directions. Spec...

Wiley acquires publications from Carpe Diem Communications

...lity) ( www.pharmaquality.com ), launched in 1997, covers trends and advances in product development, formulation, quality control, regulations, and drug delivery. With readers in North America and Europe, PFQ has developed into one of the leading magazines serving the drug development industry over the pas...

Scientists discover new life forms in the Arctic Ocean

...iting discovery," comments Dr. Lovejoy. "The ocean covers 70% of planet earth and we are only now coming to appreciate its rich and complex biodiversity." The other members of the team responsible for this discovery are Fabrice Not, Khadidja Romari, and Daniel Vaulot from Universit Pierre et Marie Curie (F...

Cartilage discovery offers arthritis hope

...and tear of the smooth, hard cartilage tissue that covers the ends of bones allowing them to glide over one another at the joint. Scientists have long known that cartilage gets its strength from interlocking millimetre-long collagen fibres that work in a similar way to the load-bearing steel rods in reinfo...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 13, 2006

...ry. Chemistry is an interdisciplinary science that covers fields ranging from astronomy to zoology. On the 2006 list are discoveries in organic chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry, structural biology, nanotechnology, space chemistry and other fields. One of C&EN's picks in organic chemistry, for instance, w...

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(Date:8/28/2014)... Minn. A Mayo Clinic researcher and his collaborators ... up and enhance the process of re-engineering cells for ... uses network biology methods to aid stem cell engineering. ... engineering are described in two back-to-back papers in the ... a broad range of uses for all types of ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014  Privacy Advocate and Senior Staff Attorney ... , joins the lineup of biometric and mobile commerce ... UnPlugged Executive Summit in Tampa, Florida ... announced speakers include Steven Rahman, Director, Technology and Strategy at ... Experian. The theme of this year,s event is Mobility ...
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