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College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work

...t for diseases such as Alzheimer's, and further an emerging field known as microfluidics. An undergraduate winner, a graduate winner, and a grand prizewinner were selected from fourteen finalist teams. Advisors for each winning team were also recognized for their contributions. The 2004 winners are: Grand P...

Fungus knocks a frog down but not out, raising questions about amphibian declines

...amander populations, researchers increasingly cite emerging diseases as major causes. Among these, one particularly mysterious new pathogen, the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis appears to be especially lethal, having been implicated in massive declines and waves of extinction in Central America ...

Running not swimming or biking is best kind of loading exercise for childrens bone growth

...n are poorly understood, "yet several pathways are emerging from current research." These include ion channels in the cell membrane, ATP (adenosine triphosphate) signaling, and second messengers such as prostaglandins and nitric oxide. Specific targets of mechanical loading include the L-type calcium channel ...

September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

... research networks, and 3) the validity of results emerging from the network is consistent with that obtained ...te intervention research, and collecting and using emerging unanticipated data. Linking Ruth to Her Past By Renate G. Justin, M.D. A family physician share...

New genetic tools provide clues to the effects of exercise and diet on obesity, diabetes

...etabolic syndrome being increasingly recognized as emerging major public health problems, "biomarkers for the progression of NIDDM (non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, or type-2 diabetes) are sorely needed, as are quantitative endpoints for exercise and diet interventions," according to Dustin S. Hittel ...

Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC

...r in the press room at GSA's conference to discuss emerging concerns and developments on the age beat. This is an informal gathering and all journalists are welcome. Date and Time TBA The sessions listed above are just a sampling of what to expect at the 57th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Geronto...

Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015

...dable to help fight such diseases as diabetes, now emerging as a major public health problem throughout the wo...hemistry for drug discovery. "In the long run such emerging technologies tend to help people in developing countries more than in developed countries," says co-...

Texas universities expanding new information network

...t Texas educational institutions to be part of the emerging world of worldwide collaborations, but also allow them to participate in leading-edge research using state, national and global resources and information infrastructures that form the basis for a significant and rapidly growing part of the economy," ...

Australian expertise helps resurrect Iraq's ancient marshlands

... With the fall of the regime, glimmers of hope are emerging after scientists recently entered the marshes for the first time in 20 years. CSIRO's Dr Rob Fitzpatrick was contracted by the consultancy company Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI), under the USAID Marshlands Restoration Program, to lead a ground-...

Oct. 22-24 Chinese-American frontiers of science meeting

...r research. Topics of discussion this year include emerging disease, DNA computing, gravity waves and the genetics of addiction. DETAILS: Oct. 22-24 at the Academies' Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, Calif. Additional information available at www.national-academies.org/nas/cafos...

$2.8 million NIH grant awarded to UH for bionano training

...p a new type of interdisciplinary scientist in the emerging field of nanobiology that draws upon the interface and combines the tools, ideas and materials of nanoscience and biology. The new discipline will be characterized by the interplay between current nanoscience applications in high technology and biot...

Scientists fear threat of second wave of 'mad cow' prion infection

...The breakdown of public health systems, bioterror, emerging diseases and implications for vCJD. Sam Coker, PhD. Principal Scientist and Technical Director, Pall Medical: Results of new research on prion reduction by blood filtration technology (Scientific presentation: Monday, October 25, 2:45 pm, ...

Study in Royal Society journal on how relationship status influences sex ratios

...esting, as entanglement is the key resource in the emerging technology of quantum information processing. Also... centigrade) and permeated by magnetic field lines emerging from the much cooler solar surface. There is considerable debate among scientists over the process b...

Leading scientists to discuss research applications for therapeutic cloning

... current work in cloning and its potential for the emerging field of regenerative medicine. Gerald Schatten, Ph.D., professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences and cell biology and physiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, will join South Korean researchers Woo Suk Hwang...

Mitochondrial mutation linked to blood pressure and cholesterol problems

...research team leader. Metabolic syndrome is an emerging problem in industrial societies and. epidemic in the United States. The symptoms include high blood pressure, cholesterol and triglycerides, insulin resistance, obesity, and low HDL. There is independent evidence that altered mitochondrial function p...

Genetics play role in response to most common asthma drug

...ont of pharmacogenetics." Pharmacogenetics is an emerging science that links variations in genotypes to variations in drug responsiveness. Scientists have long known that genes can play a role in how individuals respond to disease and to medications. As drugs move through the body, they interact with thousa...

Sandbagging cancer in the bloodstream

...ctors like VEGF or its downstream target Src is an emerging paradigm for fighting cancer. In fact, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Avastin, a VEGF inhibitor, for fighting colorectal cancer. However, VEGF is unique among growth factors in that it also causes vascular permeability where...

Insects implicated in the evolution of new human infectious diseases

...eases but they are also the vehicle where recently emerging highly infectious diseases, such as the plague tha...ility is important if we are to successfully treat emerging infectious diseases before they get out of control and become epidemics. "There are countless speci...

NSF gives 'teeth' to biomaterials research

...The same study identified advanced materials as an emerging seed cluster. "The Department of Commerce has hig...nomic development by stimulating job growth in the emerging knowledge-based economy." Clemson University is committed to supporting the state vision of growing ...

VYTORIN (TM) superior again to Lipitor at lowering LDL (bad) cholesterol

... CRP is considered an emerging risk marker for CHD. In an American Heart Association/Centers for Disease Control Scientific Statement published in the January 2003 issue of Circulation, high-sensitivity CRP was recognized as a potentially valuable marker and an optional adjunct t...

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