Tag: "data" at biology news
Studying the chemistry of drugs in wastewater
...mist William MacCrehan. Measurement techniques and data
collected throughout the project should help other laboratories further investigate possible health or environmental effects....
US researchers show cottonseed drug is cancer treatment booster
...rapy." He said that based on their cell and animal data
the (-)-gossypol form of the drug was likely to be...evious studies. Furthermore, their cell and animal data
show that (-)-gossypol would make radiotherapy andchemotherapy more powerful and overcome the resist...
Amgen investigational therapy, AMG 162, increased bone mineral density with twice yearly injection
...dical community should be very encouraged by these data
that suggest AMG 162, when administered twice a year, may offer a promising alternative for the treatment of osteoporosis." "With the development of AMG 162, Amgen scientists have validated an entirely new pathway and novel mechanism of action for ad...
Of lice and men
... Clayton says that model doesn't fit the louse data
because if Homo sapiens from Africa replaced archaic humans elsewhere without interacting with them, the type of lice on archaic humans would have gone extinct with their hosts instead of jumping to modern humans. (2) The multiregi...
Research team develops nonhuman primate model of smallpox infection
...rugs for biological agents in cases where efficacy data
in humans cannot be obtained. In 1999, a study group convened by the U.S. Institute of Medicine recommended that variola research be conducted, and a research plan was approved by the WHO to develop an animal model of the disease. Peter B. Jahrling...
Stanford researchers establish center for physics-based simulations of biological structures
...y to integrate, analyze, model, simulate and share data
on human health and disease. Establishment of the ...r a range of scales and have a lot of experimental data
from the real world to provide the constraints necessary to drive and validate models and simulation...
Daphne Koller named MacArthur Fellow
...artificial intelligence and biomedical and genetic data
analysis. A significant contribution of Koller...sift through staggering amounts of gene-expression data
to tease out useful information. A recent paper by her research group, published in Nature Genetics,...
Mayo Clinic awarded major NIH contract for smallpox genomics research
...nformatics -- the processing of the huge number of data
points in this type of genomic research -- will involve Mayo biostatisticians and the Mayo Advanced Genomics Technology Center (AGTC). "This award to Dr. Poland is another tangible confirmation that Mayo is fast becoming a leader in applying the ...
Internet data-mining of natural history
... analyzing and disseminating large natural history data
sets will be developed at Cornell University, with...ploration and analysis of massive, spatio-temporal data
collections. Natural history collections represent one of the largest, longest-running -- and virtua...
Head lice reveal contact between modern and ancient humans
...s interbred with archaic humans. Although genetic data
have provided insight into recent human evolution,...ecies, but this is notoriously sparse, leaving the data
open to multiple interpretations. In the open access journal PLoS Biology , David Reed and colleagu...
Use of aspirin or other NSAIDs increases survival
...provement in overall survival," Nguyen said. "Our data
suggest a potential benefit of NSAIDs in managing prostate cancer." NSAID use remained an independent predictor for improved overall survival, even after taking into account other variables such as age, Gleason score and radiation dose. Laborator...
NIH funds first nationaL SNP genotyping center at Broad Institute
...efits of economies of scale, quality assurance and data
sharing," said NCRR Division for Clinical Research...e large, well-characterized collections of patient data
and design experiments using secure informatics tools for sample management. An integrated SNP selec...
September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
... concurrent care of multiple problems that billing data
do not adequately reflect. Analyzing physician log...practice-based research networks to rapidly gather data
on time-sensitive topics, such as the early detection of a bioterrorism event. Comparing the results...
Does a time delay between prostate cancer diagnosis and start of radiation treatment matter?
...ncern for the patient, and physicians have limited data
to guide them regarding the urgency of treatment. ...beam radiation," Andrews said. The study looked at data
for 1,498 patients treated with external-beam radiation between 1981 and 2001. The median follow-up...
'Immediately open access' option for the leading journal Genome Research
...y cited primary research journals in genetics. New data
in genetics, comparative and functional genomics, ...letters, or methods and resource reports. Complete data
sets are presented electronically on the journal's web site where appropriate. The journal also prov...
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
...the sub-atomic level, these scientists are seeking data
that will link molecular signatures, (underlying molecular features), to patients' clinical outcomes, so that cancers can be predicted, detected earlier and treated more effectively. Although the primary focus of the new programs will be prostate can...
Brain circuit may permit scientists to eavesdrop on memory formation
...lay increases, the memory deficit decreases. These data
suggest that the importance of the neocortex as a memory storage site increases with the lifetime of the memory. In addition, there is a clear need for the hippocampus and cortex to talk to one another." One candidate for the communication conduit is...
Bovine genome assembled
...bovine genome. Researchers can access the sequence data
through the following public databases: GenBank ( www.ncbi.nih.gov/Genbank ) at NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), EMBL Bank ( www.ebi.ac.uk/embl/index.html ) at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory's Nucleotide Sequence...
Interactive health information system to detect Japanese encephalitis in Asia
...u Krishna, country manager for Voxiva India. "This data
will allow analysis of critical health information for rapid response and control of disease. It also will demonstrate how effective use of communication and information technology can save lives, and support health care even in remote areas." ...
Bovine genome sequence available
...l be achieved. Researchers can access the sequence data
through the following public databases: GenBank ( ...DNA Data Bank of Japan ( www.ddbj.nig.ac.jp ). The data
can also be viewed through NCBI's Map Viewer ( www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mapview/ ), UCSC Genome Browser ...
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