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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 1, 2007
...t for personalized medicine that long-anticipated era
in which physicians customize efforts to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases to match the unique genetic characteristics of each individual patient. In a review article scheduled for the August 3 issue of ACSs Journal of Proteome Research , a mo...
Einstein researchers' prototype vaccine could provide improved protection against tuberculosis
...ls than the only TB vaccine now available. In this era
of multi-drug resistant TB and growing numbers of people with active TB due to coinfection with HIV, the advance could herald a needed breakthrough against one of the worlds leading killers. Their study appears in the August issue of the Journal of C...
New grants bolster efforts to generate faster and cheaper tools for DNA sequencing
...advances in genomic knowledge into the clinic. The era
of personalized medicine will demand more efficient and cost-effective approaches to DNA sequencing, said NHGRI Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. DNA sequencing costs have fallen more than 50-fold over the past decade, fueled in large part ...
Study points to new way to predict death risk from torn aorta
...or. He says, I believe that we are beginning a new era
of scientific discovery in aortic diseases at U-M and in IRAD. By taking advantage of advances in imaging studies and genetic associations of aortic diseases correlations with this entire care area will be transformed. Eagle is the Albion Walter Hewl...
Study sheds light on why humans walk on two legs
...ted areas in equatorial Africa in the late Miocene era
some 8 to 10 million years ago, when changes in climate may have increased the distance between food patches. That would have forced early hominids to travel longer distances on the ground and favored those who could cover more ground using less ener...
Contributing membership in the biomarkers consortium surges to 30 companies and nonprofits
... of biomarkers is an essential element for the new era
of predictive, preventive, and personalized medicine in which the accuracy of individual health assessments will exceed those of today. Biomarkers will accelerate basic and translational research and the development of safe and effective medicines a...
MIT tool determines landslide risk in tropics
...ercent) occurs on bedrock from the oldest geologic era
represented, the Cretaceous Pugo Formation of volcanic rock, which accounts for only 1.4 square kilometers of the total area. The researchers assumed uniformity in heavy rainfall associated with typhoons and underground faults, because these are co...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 20, 2007
...pirin-resistant patients Advance promises a new era
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Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan
...ls flourishing. Numerous threats in this post-war era
face the region, including an enormous amount of extensive seismic exploration for oil in the Sudd that is harming the environment, added Elkan. Industrial permits have been awarded over much of the migration corridors. Widespread automatic weapons u...
Research team identifies new Alzheimer's gene
...pected to triple by 2050. We have entered a new era
in medical research. Todays technologies permit us...this data set in the public domain will open a new era
in Alzheimer research. When a scientist suspects a particular gene or pathway maybe implicated in Al...
454 Life Sciences and Baylor College of Medicine complete sequencing of DNA pioneer
...ome sequencing to $10,000, we hope to enable a new era
of medicine that is tailored to a patient's unique genetic profile. Michael Egholm, Ph.D., vice president of research and development of 454 Life Sciences, said: The sequencing of Dr. Watsons genome has been done on production Genome Sequencer FL...
HIV survival improves if patients stay in care
...fectious Diseases and available on line. "In an era
when highly active therapy directed against HIV (the human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS) is keeping people alive, understanding the value of regular medical care is crucial," said Dr. Thomas Giordano, assistant professor of medicine infec...
New knowledge improves rice quality
...de the right decisions as we move into a whole new era
of rice quality research." For many years, rice breeders have focused on developing varieties that would boost production and provide some insect and weed resistance to help farmers reduce their use of pesticides; quality was not a high priority. H...
Ecology in an era of globalization
...Ecology and the Environment explores ecology in an era
of globalization, looking at the impacts of human ...ifornia, US) discuss "Invasive alien species in an era
of globalization." Noting invasions occur across global, regional and local scales, they describe th...
Lab-on-a-chip device from Berkeley Lab to speed proteomics research
...e study of genes and their functions. The genomics era
is now making way for the era
of proteomics the study of the proteins that genes encode. Future proteomics research should see a ...
Researchers identify new genetic risk factors for type 2 diabetes
...ni, M.D. "Such research is opening the door to the era
of personalized medicine. Our current one-size-fits-all approach will soon give way to more individualized strategies based on each person's unique genetic make-up." Led by Michael Boehnke, Ph.D., of the University of Michigan's School of Public He...
U of M-led study identifies new genetic risk factors for type 2 diabetes
... Health. "Such research is opening the door to the era
of personalized medicine. Our current one-size-fits-all approach will soon give way to more individualized strategies based on each person's unique genetic make-up." The newly identified diabetes-associated variations lie in or near: IGF2BP2. ...
Envisat Symposium 2007 kicks off in Switzerland
...nd for policy making. We are on the verge of a new era
where the quality of satellite data is sufficient that we can both monitor important international protocols like the Montreal Protocol, controlling ozone depleting substances, and Kyoto Protocol, observing greenhouse gases, the precursors of climate...
DNA sequence of Rhesus macaque has evolutionary, medical implications
...ome in primate evolution." The data herald a new era
where reagents can be tailored specifically for the rhesus macaque. "In the future, we hope to develop DNA microarrays or gene chips specific to the macaque, which will enable us to pinpoint the level of gene expression in various studies such as t...
MIT's ocean model captures diversity of underwater forests
...isions about responsible use of the oceans in this era
of global change." ...
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