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$125 million bioenergy initiative powered by Midwest ag industry, MSU research

...the largest federal grant exclusively for research endeavors in Michigan State Universitys history, it was announced today. MSU will partner with the University of Wisconsin-Madison in establishing the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC), one of three new U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Researc...

June 2007 issue of the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine focuses on contrast-enhanced ultrasound

...f the JUM is intended to support and encourage the endeavors of those who are seeking the rapid approval of ultrasound contrast agent clinical applications in the United States. JUM Editor-in-Chief Beryl Benacerraf commented, Contrast-enhanced ultrasound is one of the most important advances in ultrasound and ...

USP 30-NF 25 in English and Spanish now available

...ge. This second version furthers US Pharmacopeias endeavors to reach the international pharmaceutical industry. The USP-NF is a book of public quality standards for drug substances, drug products, excipients, medical devices, and dietary supplements. To date, through the First Supplement, USP 30-NF 25 conta...

Joslin discovers protein that causes blood vessel leakage and swelling with diabetic retinopathy

... that we will be able to contribute to many future endeavors of the Joslin research team and applaud them on their wonderful accomplishments." The mission of the Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund (MLERF) is to fund efforts in eye research that may one day lead to the prevention of blindness in the world....

USGS at The Wildlife Society: From sea-ice change to contaminants to predators and prey

...be employed in a number of research and management endeavors directed towards polar bears. Applying RSFs to near-real time satellite imagery will aid in the design of aerial surveys and mark-recapture research to increase the effectiveness of polar bear field research. A polar bear RSF can help managers to ass...

Dartmouth and GlycoFi report full humanization of therapeutic proteins from yeast

...leted one of the most complex cellular engineering endeavors undertaken to date," said Tillman Gerngross, chief scientific officer of GlycoFi and professor of engineering at Dartmouth. Protein-based therapies represent more than half of all the drugs currently in development, and they have to be manufacture...

GlycoFi and Dartmouth report full humanization of yeast glycosylation pathway in Science

... this one of the most complex cellular engineering endeavors reported to date", said Stephen Hamilton, Ph.D., the lead author of the study and a senior scientist at GlycoFi. Yeast offers numerous advantages as a recombinant protein expression system when compared to mammalian cell culture. These include the ...

Sandia National Laboratories and Monsanto Company announce cooperative research agreement

...e and carbon sequestration. Recent biotechnology endeavors at Sandia have focused on developing and applying biotechnologies to identify early signs of infectious diseases through protein interactions and biomarkers at the single cell and whole organism scale. Sandia is also planning a key role in a multi-la...

Princeton professor foresees computer science revolution

...'t come near to describing the complexity of human endeavors in the way that computer science can. To make a literary analogy, mathematics produces the equivalent of one-liners equations that are pithy, insightful, brilliant. Computer science is more like a novel by Tolstoy: it is messy and infuriatingly comp...

University of Arizona/BIO5 plant scientists to unravel maize genome

...capacities for computation. BIO5 makes large-scale endeavors like this possible by investing heavily in bioinformatics." Deciphering billions of letters of genetic code yields vast amounts of data, which have to be stored, accessed and interpreted. BIO5's capabilities in bioinformatics help scientists manage a...

Oncology, cancer genomics research on agenda for UH grad

...who qualify and demonstrate excellence in academic endeavors and extracurricular activities. In addition to his latest JKC honor, Halawi was awarded a JKC Undergraduate Scholarship during his junior year of college that covered all his educational expenses, from tuition and books to housing. "Much of the ex...

Society of Nuclear Medicine announces collaborative working agreement with Bio-Imaging Technologies

...n experienced imaging core lab to help support our endeavors and to collaborate in this process. Bio-Imaging has a reputation of operational and scientific experience, and we are pleased to invite them to work with the Society of Nuclear Medicine," added Conti, a professor of radiology, clinical pharmacy and b...

International Council for Science launches International Polar Year 2007-8, an historical endeavour

...he scientific community reminiscent of galvanizing endeavors such as man's ventures into space and the Human Ge...rk a particularly broad range of creative research endeavors that can really capture the public's imagination," said Dr. Ian Allison, from the Australian Governm...

Stem cell research in New York City receives pivotal boost from The Starr Foundation

...nal programs in New York City, as well as cultural endeavors such as museums and public policy projects relating to international relations. With this gift to establish the Tri-Institutional Stem Cell Initiative, The Starr Foundation, in its 50th anniversary year, reached the $1 billion mark in grants to New Y...

New scientific and conservation institute launched in Florida

...tific organization-- one that directly focuses its endeavors on behalf of marine conservation," stated Dr. Widder. "Something must be done to advance ocean conservation and change the fact that marine resources in the United States receive less than one-half of one percent of the total dollars devoted annuall...

Russia- wide tiger count begins

...ew political and economic climate, such scientific endeavors are more difficult, and the costs of doing such work have escalated dramatically. "To develop effective strategies to conserve endangered species, it is essential to know how many there are out there," said Boris Tsoy, assistant Director of the Provi...

New pheromone creates buzz about the clout of older bees

...arge'? People from many scientific and engineering endeavors are fascinated by localized decentralized decision making." Huang said the system makes sense for the health of the hive. Young bees those in the first two to three weeks of life are biologically better suited for brood care, thanks to some boosted...

NSF gives 'teeth' to biomaterials research

...ntially attract new businesses or support start-up endeavors in the Upstate. A recent study by professor Michael Porter of Harvard University, which was sponsored in part by the S.C. Department of Commerce, recommended that South Carolina develop stronger industry clusters, networks of interrelated industries....

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