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5 OHSU faculty members singled out for honors

...ways to bring things togetherwhether carbon atoms, disparate disciplines or peopleand contributing to the collaborative environment at OHSU. His research activities have been focused on the application of nanotechnology to basic and biomedical science in partnership with scientists at OHSU as well as other uni...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

...y and similarity in the acoustical environments of disparate locations from Boston concert halls to New York skyscrapers and Hollywood sound stages. Princeton's Emily Thompson ( emilyt@princeton.edu ), a technology historian, will explore the history of modern sound in early 20th-century United States. "Whil...

Stanford professor to discuss the ups and downs of 'team science'

...kthroughs have made it possible for researchers at disparate ends of the globe to collaborate, he wrote. But clear detailing of project goals, how each participant will contribute and what he or she will gain also are essential, he added. ''The excitement of being associated with a well-organized collaborati...

BioMed Central launches BMC Systems Biology, a new open access journal

...ion can oftentimes only be achieved by integrating disparate datasets in a systems-wide approach." Rajewsky continues, "The BMC journals have already proven to be very attractive to many scientists and readers. These journals provide open access, do not restrict manuscript length, and do not insist on publis...

Symposium 'Changes on Earth' honors Yale Geologist Robert Berner

...over the course of his career have taken him to as disparate locations as Hawaii, Bermuda, Iceland, Hubbard Brook, New Hampshire and the Pacific Cascades. Internationally honored, Berner is a Member of the National Academy of Sciences (U.S.A.) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is...

A giant among minnows: Giant danio can keep growing

...ding that could provide a new way to research such disparate areas as muscle wasting disease and fish farming, a new study shows. The study in the November issue of the American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, finds that the giant danio, unlike its cousin the zebrafis...

Malaria drug may treat metabolic syndrome's many symptoms

...t today is generally "limited to therapies for the disparate components of the syndrome: hypertension, hyperglycemia, obesity, and dyslipidemia," he added. While many of those individual drugs may be beneficial, Semenkovich said, drugs like chloroquine that activate the ATM pathway may offer a "unifying treatm...

Learning how nature splits water

...ust guesswork anymore. Before, there were a lot of disparate pieces and scientists were forced to speculate on the catalyst's structure. Now, we can begin to infer how the energy of sunlight is used to oxidize water to molecular oxygen." Scientists already know that the catalyst goes through four steps as it...

Studies find general mechanism of cellular aging

...s and brain and blood stem cells. The results show disparate cell types share a common aging mechanism and suggest that aging-related diseases such as diabetes result from a failure of cell growth, said Dr. Norman E. Sharpless, co-author on the three studies and an assistant professor of medicine and genetics ...

Neurologists developing first standardized measurement scale for dyskinesia in Parkinson's patients

...ve scale, current clinical trials make use of many disparate scales that rely on different types of clinical assessments. "The lack of a Unified Dyskinesia Rating Scale makes it difficult to compare results across research studies and decreases the robustness of clinical trials testing dyskinesia treatments."...

Ten years later, 'Dolly' is still making headlines

...n the toughest issues and exposing our members to disparate points of view so they as the most highly trained scientists in the world can draw their own conclusions," said John Lisack, AAPS executive director. "With topics like cloning and biogenerics headlining this year's event, there is no more exciting ...

Academy honors 15 for major contributions to science

...ve functional morphology and the macroevolution of disparate animals, including hominids, in the context of Earth's physical and chemical history." The medal was established by a gift of Mary Clark Thompson and has been presented since 1921. TROLAND RESEARCH AWARDS a research award of $50,000 given annual...

Stanford evolution research cited by Science as a 2005 breakthrough

... was responsible for an evolutionary adaptation in disparate populations. "Our work shows that even major morphological changes are controlled by relatively simple mechanisms," Kingsley said. Many researchers have previously shown evolution in biochemical processes, such as antibiotic resistance. But some evol...

Mining biotech's data mother lode

...iences today. "How to integrate the huge volume of disparate data on gene expression, protein interactions and the vast output of literature both inside and outside laboratories to find out what is important," says Dr Michael Schroeder, Professor of the Bioinformatics group at Dresden Technical University an...

Turf management education resource published

...etting Agents" includes 56 slides, and: Combines disparate information on common turf maintenance phenomenon and management. Fills an information gap for professors, students, and practicing turf advisors/managers. Easy-to-use tool for staff training at golf courses, athletic fields and other turf facili...

MicroRNAs have shaped the evolution of the majority of mammalian genes

...n the same spot on the same gene across species as disparate as the mouse and the chicken. The authors of last January's Cell paper showed that thousands of human genes contain microRNA sites that are conserved in this way. To the extent that evolution has preserved these sites more than would be expected by c...

Grid bridges 4,800 miles for molecular repositories

...ent that allows access to extremely large files in disparate formats at far-ranging locations, which is the very description of data sets resulting from biomolecular simulations. Molecules may be small, but the data sets resulting from computer simulations of their behavior at atom-level resolution are huge, r...

Did feathered dinosaurs exist?

...evidence suggests that "a possible solution to the disparate data is that Aves plus birdlike maniraptoran theropods (e.g., microraptors and others) may be a separate clade, distinctive from the main lineage of Theropoda, a remnant of early avian radiation, exhibiting all stages of flight and flightlessness."...

Fish in ponds benefit flowering plants

...ty can lead to surprisingly strong couplings among disparate habitats in complex landscapes," said Robert D. Ho...ollinated plants. "Consumer flows across radically disparate ecosystems can affect landscape-level processes and drive local species interactions, " the authors...

European Commission funds EBI to research synergies between bio- and medical informatics

...nformatics sits at the interface of the previously disparate worlds of bioinformatics and medical informatics," says Graham Cameron, the EBI's Associate Director and coordinator of the SYMBiomatics project. "The development of technologies that will allow scientific and clinical information to be shared and in...

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