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Environmental impact statement planned for USAMRIID facilities at Fort Detrick

...search Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) facilities and the decommissioning and demolition or re-use of the existing USAMRIID facilities at Fort Detrick, Maryland. A Public Scoping Meeting will be conducted at Governor Thomas Johnson H...

Accumulator ring commissioning latest step for spallation neutron source

...eactor and SNS will represent the world's foremost facilities for neutron scattering, a technique pioneered at ORNL shortly after World War II. Five Department of Energy Office of Science laboratories--Argonne, Berkeley, Brookhaven, Jefferson and Los Alamos--participated with Oak Ridge in the design of the SNS ...

Microsoft funds new high-performance computing institute at CU

... consultants have helped develop cluster-computing facilities for several business and academic users. CBSU was created as part of the Tri-Institutional collaboration between biomedical and clinical researchers at Cornell, Rockefeller University and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, and h...

Grand challenges, national lab-style

...anced analytical instrumentation and computational facilities housed at EMSL. Investigators expect the grand challenges to yield new information on issues ranging from how energy and nutrient transport occurs between microbes and their environment, to how microorganisms influence soil and water chemistry, with ...

Anthrax spores may survive water treatment

...surface of water pipes, suggesting water treatment facilities should be prepared to employ alternate disinfection methods in the unlikely event of the release of anthrax in the water supply. Researchers report their findings today at the 2006 ASM Biodefense Research Meeting. "The purpose of this study was to ...

Proteomics symposium looks at pediatric applications

...spital Boston, one of just a handful of proteomics facilities in the Boston area. At Children's, researchers in fields such as orthopedics, nephrology, neuroscience and cancer are studying how genetic variations lead to disease and are searching for diagnostic and prognostic markers that can be used in pa...

2006 International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases

...erging Zoonoses (March 22-24). Comprehensive media facilities will be available for the ICEID. The press center will be located in the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Programs, abstracts, news releases and information about daily press activities will be available. A limited number of complimentary press registrat...

Experts: Expanding biotechnology research in developing countries key to countering bioterrorism

...ends industrialized countries invest in scientific facilities and personnel abroad, to gain legitimacy to also ensure that those facilities, and bioscience facilities more generally, take appropriate precautions against science misuse. The CPGGH report says investing...

Biodesign Institute at ASU named lab of the year in international competition

...use it speaks to the quality of ASU's new research facilities and its role in enhancing Arizona's competitivenes...icks and mortar," said Crow. "By creating research facilities that enhance intellectual fusion, we are attracting world-class talent to ASU and will accelerate di...

Metabolites of pharmaceuticals identified in wastewater

...n domestic wastes," said Aga. "However, treatment facilities don't monitor or measure organic microcontaminants like residues of pharmaceuticals and active ingredients of personal care products." Aga said that most previous studies looked for drugs' active ingredients in treated wastewater. "But...

NIH provides $24 million to support research network

...RI datasets from more than 200 subjects scanned at facilities across the country. "Through this effort, we are creating new models for collaboration among researchers who study diseases at multiple sites with different equipment," said Elaine Collier, M.D., Assistant Director of NCRR's Division of Clinical Re...

Common practices at petting zoos put visitors at risk

... Despite the availability of numerous handwashing facilities and posted warnings regarding risk factors, approximately 28% of people observed exiting the petting zoo did not wash their hands. In a similar survey, researchers from the Tennessee Department of Health monitored the use of hand-sanitizer stations ...

Improving police cars, recovering lost manuscripts: UH research day delivers

...the-art computation, visualization and educational facilities for environmental studies, biological, biomedical and energy research, as well as from the Abramson Family Center for the Future of Health, which is dedicated to accomplishing the research, prescribing the action and training the people who provide H...

The unseen impact - could adult diseases be caused by food and chemicals before birth?

...ciplinary approach as well as the state-of-the-art facilities in the LIGHT laboratories that enable us to take a leading role in this important European project."...

Microbiology meeting focuses on myriad of topics

...l accommodations on their own. Comprehensive media facilities will be available and meeting registration is complimentary for the media. The ASM General Meeting Press Center will be located in the Orange County Convention Center and will be open starting at 12:00 noon on Sunday, May 21. Programs, abstracts, ...

Wide variety of physical activities may protect teens against risky behavior: Study

... schools to provide safe and affordable recreation facilities and opportunities for physical activity," she added. At this point, Nelson said, researchers still trying to understand all of the benefits of being active. "This research leads us to believe that those benefits extend well beyond physical fitness. I...

Brookhaven Lab and Mount Sinai form joint Center for Translational Biomedical Imaging

...expertise in radiotracer chemistry and specialized facilities for the development of new tracer molecules. This agreement draws on the complimentary strengths of our two institutions," said Fritz Henn, Brookhaven Lab's new Associate Laboratory Director for Life Sciences. "Our hope is that this center will fost...

Next phase reached in definition of Mars Sample Return mission

...ientists able to use the full range of Earth based facilities and laboratories. This mission also represents a critical step on the path to the ultimate goal of performing a human mission to Mars, since it involves the full sequence of landing, operating, launching from Mars and returning back to Earth. The tec...

HHMI's experiment in changing scientific culture

...ations will not be permitted. Excellent support facilities and infrastructure were provided. Exceptional core service for routine functions, such as glassware washing, and sophisticated functions, such as instrumentation design and fabrication, will enable research groups to function effectively and focus...

Rutgers School of Engineering awards first alumni medals of excellence

...es Technical Center, which has extensive fire test facilities for in-house research. Many aircraft safety improvements and practices have resulted from his group's research, including heat-resistant evacuation slides, seat cushion fire blocking layers, cargo compartment fire detection and suppression systems, a...

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(Date:10/15/2014)... the 44th Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Biomedical ... the mechanisms of genomic instability and its implications for ... second alumnus to win the Rosenstiel Award; the first, ... Alt is the Charles A. Janeway Professor of Pediatrics ... an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... – Scientists have sequenced the house fly genome for ... might expect from an insect that thrives in pathogen-rich ... Oct. 14 in the journal Genome Biology , ... and of how flies quickly adapt to resist insecticides, ... house flies (Musca domestica) carry and transmit more than ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... of scientists led by researchers at the University ... of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM) have ... underlying bipolar (manic depressive) disorder, a breakthrough that ... affective disorder, as well as depression and other ... online this week in Nature Molecular Psychiatry ...
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