Tag: "envisioned" at biology news

Pairing nanoparticles with proteins

...glue" together new protein complexes. Applications envisioned by the researchers include catalysts for converting biomass to energy and precision "vehicles" for targeted drug delivery. The research, which was conducted at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, will be published in the...

454 Life Sciences and Baylor College of Medicine complete sequencing of DNA pioneer

... When I conceived the 454 Sequencing technology, I envisioned making routine individual genome sequencing a reality to help with personal medical care, said Jonathan Rothberg, founder and former chairman of 454 Life Sciences. Since Dr. Watson is the co-discoverer of DNAs structure and 1962 Nobel Laureate, it is...

Nobel laureate James Watson receives personal genome in ceremony at Baylor College of Medicine

...n I conceived the 454 Sequencing(TM) technology, I envisioned making routine individual genome sequencing a reality to help with personal medical care, said Jonathan Rothberg, founder and former chairman of 454 Life Sciences. Since Dr. Watson is the co-discoverer of DNAs structure and a 1962 Nobel Laureate, it ...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- May 16, 2007

...d chemicals in their environment. Researchers have envisioned reprogramming such organisms so that microbes capable of synthesizing an anti-cancer drug, for instance, can be used to medicate diseased cells while sparing healthy cells of side effects. The researchers gave E. coli a "riboswitch," a segment of...

Replacement warhead program poses challenges for weapons complex

...there cannot be a major transformation of the sort envisioned by the RRW proposal without greater White House leadership to produce substantial bipartisan support. Since the transformation is expected to take 25 years, involving several Administrations and a dozen Congresses, a successful program will almost c...

Researchers figure out what makes a simple biological clock tick

... influence of KaiA. At the outset, the researchers envisioned a relatively straightforward process: KaiA would bind with KaiC and phosphorylation would gradually increase for 12 hours. Then something would trigger KaiB to begin bonding with these complexes and the phosphorylation would gradually decrease for 1...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- March. 14, 2007

...tonate. The article describes details of the RRW, envisioned for production by 2012, and discusses differing opinions about the new proposals for the U.S. nuclear arsenal, now believed to number about 10,000 warheads. ARTICLE # 5 EMBARGOED FOR 9 A.M., EASTERN TIME, March 19, 2007 U.S. Presses For New Nuclea...

Worldwide research network needed to really understand what is changing in the Arctic

...em. That's the new part of this." The committee envisioned a computerized portal through which scholars could access a wealth of data across many scientific fields and from many countries, all housed and managed in a way that would foster collaborations and new insights. Lyons points to some large data se...

Physicist S. James Gates, Jr. receives AAAS award

...articles, strings and unified theories of the sort envisioned by Albert Einstein. When Gates was named the first Toll professor at Maryland, he became the first African American to hold an endowed chair in physics at a major research university in the United States. He received his B.S. degree in mathematics ...

Porous Media and its Applications in Science, Engineering and Industry

...turbulent modeling in porous media. Sessions are envisioned on: 1. Natural and Forced Convection in Porous Media 2. Evaporation, Condensation, Capillary Effects and Reactive Flow In Porous Media 3. Radiation Heat Transfer in Porous Media 4. Conduction in Porous Media 5. Combined Heat and Mass Transfer...

Green Chemical Reactor Engineering -- XI

... the production of hydrogen for fuels cells. It is envisioned that these advances together with the important expected progress in fuel cell development and manufacturing will move us progressively, in the 21st century, from environmentally friendly carbon-based fuels to hydrogen. Environmental Research. Mitig...

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

... report the first demonstration that microtubules, envisioned as key components of micro-TASs, can be steered in any desired direction with externally applied electric fields. Their study is scheduled for publication in the Dec. 13 issue of ACS' Nano Letters, a monthly journal. Microtubules - microscopic tube-...

Report outlines funding to conserve half of Massachusetts's land

... of some 5 million acres. "The forest protection envisioned in Wildlands and Woodlands would ensure that the extraordinary environmental, social, and economic values of the forest are sustained for generations to come," says Foster, director of the Harvard Forest, Harvard University's ecology and conservation...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- October 11, 2006

...ts of this polymer on endothelial cells, and it is envisioned that this delivery system could permit localization and transfection of the tumor vasculature for cancer therapies," the report states. ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Synthesis of Poly (beta-amino Ester)s with Thiol-Reactive Side Chains for DNA ...

UVA studies potential target for skin cancer treatment

...represents one aspect of the growing opportunities envisioned for personalized medicine." Scientists at the UVa Cancer Center have studied melanoma tumors from patients at various stages of the disease over the last few years. They discovered that more than half of these tumors made the cancer-testis antigens,...

Genome code cracked for breast and colon cancers

...mel Cancer Center. Despite the potential rewards envisioned by cancer biologists, efforts to map cancer genes ...ture comprehensive genetic studies including those envisioned by The Cancer Genome Atlas Project," says Vogelstein. Future research will include performing simil...

Bubbles go high-tech to fight tumors

...de, by a focused high intensity ultrasound. This envisioned technique is actually a two-step process, Bull said. First, a stream of encapsulated superheated perfluorocarbon liquid droplets goes into the body by way of an intravenous injection. The droplets are small enough that they don't lodge in vessels. Do...

Major initiative proposed to address amphibian crisis

...anagement, captive breeding, and other efforts are envisioned under the new initiative, which may include a global network of centers for amphibian recovery and protection. Support from individuals, government agencies, foundations, and the conservation community will be sought, the researchers said in their re...

2006 World Food Prize recipients to be recognized at soils congress

...or rural credit and other development programs. He envisioned and oversaw the creation of the institutional and financial infrastructure that enabled crop and livestock production to flourish in the Cerrado. As Minister of Agriculture from 1974 to 1979, he was instrumental in establishing the Brazilian Agricult...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, June 2006

...for use in the treatment of battlefield wounds. As envisioned in the Virtual Soldier project, each soldier would be equipped with a personalized electronic dog tag that contains baseline medical data. This information would become crucial for treating wounded soldiers at the site and as the soldier is transport...

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