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African water authorities receive space tool training
...ays with sediment, which has resulted in some port facilities
having to be moved inland to prevent ships running aground. By using SAR, it is possible to identify changes in land surface related to severe erosion process. Freshwater is a limited natural resource in South Africa, which receives only around ha...
Media advisory: International mercury conference coming to Madison Aug. 6-11
..., abstracts, advance materials and use of newsroom facilities
during conference hours. Throughout the week, conferees will consider a conference declaration summarizing the findings of four expert panels, each of which is addressing policy-relevant issues pertaining to environmental mercury pollution. The de...
New stem cell research grants announced
...ons for development and expansion of core research facilities
to derive, maintain, and characterize human embryonic stem cells. "We are very pleased with the breadth and quality of these projects," said Kathleen Pickering, Executive Director, Tri-Institutional Stem Cell Initiative. "The collaborative nature...
The Center of Nutrigenomics of the TU Munich licences Genomatix Microarray Analysis Pipeline
...tution of nutrition research. The Center comprises facilities
for DNA-microarrays a proteomics lab and is well equipped with technology for metabolite profiling. Hence the Center is optimal equipped for addressing question in the field of nutrigenomics and metabolomics. "An important focus of our research is...
Draft environmental impact statement prepared 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 Meeting for the DEIS will be conducted at Governor Thomas John...
Constant lighting may disrupt development of preemies' biological clocks
...es like this are very important." Although older facilities
still use round-the-clock lighting, modern NICUs, like that at Vanderbilt, cycle their lighting in a day/night cycle and keep lighting levels as low as possible, Walsh said. Also, covers are kept over the isolets that hold the babies in an effort to ...
New methods for screening nanoparticles
...nctional Nanomaterials (CFN) with state-of-the-art facilities
for the fabrication and study of nanomaterials, with an emphasis on atomic-level tailoring of nanomaterials and nanoparticles to achieve desired properties and functions. "Nanomaterials show great promise, but because of their extremely small size ...
UCI scientists first to predict air quality impact of small-scale power sources
...ore than 2,000 megawatts of distributed generation facilities
have been installed in California, and officials expect the addition of up to 400 megawatts in small-scale projects each year. About 60 gigawatts of installed capacity currently exist in California. "The use of distributed generation in Southern Ca...
Latest enhancements to the free Access Grid Toolkit are now available for download
...de interaction between scientists and experimental facilities
working on fusion power, to providing doctors and specialists with the ability to examine patient scans simultaneously at multiple sites, enriching diagnostics and biomedical applications. The Access Grid Toolkit includes Virtual Venues software a...
Virus may control Australia's "river rabbit"
...ting will be done within the secure biocontainment facilities
at CSIRO AAHL," Dr Crane says. Dr Crane says while carp are a valuable resource in Asian countries, in Australia the fish is generally viewed as a major pest. "Given their reproductive capacity and their hardiness, carp have been termed the 'rabbit o...
Ingredient in Prozac increases risk of extinction for freshwater mussels
...development of more efficient wastewater treatment facilities
that can filter out these products before they reach our waterways." Freshwater mussels have a key role in the ecology of rivers and streams, Heltsley emphasized. They filter large volumes of water for food each day, thereby helping filter contamin...
Existing vaccine facilities can handle flu pandemic
...emic within the next five years is to use existing facilities
to make vaccines from cell cultures, new research ...ersonnel to make cell culture vaccines in existing facilities
is the only way to make enough doses to cover the United States in a short time without requiring hu...
NIH grants $117 million in institutional development awards to underserved states
...funding. "These awards will develop core research facilities
and provide essential mentoring opportunities for young investigators working in traditionally underfunded states, so that they can eventually compete independently for NIH funding," said Barbara M. Alving, M.D., Acting Director of NCRR. "By enhanci...
Iowa State corn/soy plastics to be made into hog feeders
...Inc., a Rockford, Ill., company with manufacturing facilities
in Iowa, and R3 Composites, a Muscatine manufacturer. Larock has invented and patented a process for producing various bioplastics from inexpensive natural oils, which make up 40 percent to 80 percent of the plastics. Larock said the plastics have ...
Open Science Grid receives $30 million award
...ange from small clusters of ten computers to large facilities
with thousands of processors and millions of gigab...ration will use the OSG to integrate its computing facilities
and enable its search for gravitational waves. Two particle physics collaborations rely on the OSG t...
Berkeley lab life scientists are leaders in team to detect cancer by studying proteins in the blood
...and the access our researchers have to world-class facilities
like NERSC" -- DOE's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center -- "are excellent examples of the role the Department of Energy's national laboratories can play and the impact they can have in improving the management of cancer, in this cas...
Call for global action over continued huge burden of maternal deaths in poor countries
...ves. Having midwives and other workers in teams in facilities
will optimise high coverage. Skilled attendance has also been endorsed as an effective strategy to reduce neonatal deaths. 'The challenge of reducing maternal deaths will require long-term support, and by long-term, we mean at least ten years, and p...
Burnham awarded $12.7 million from NIH to create one of nation's top neuroscience research centers
... that will create one of the nation's top research facilities
in the neurosciences. The five-year grant will support core technology facilities
for researchers studying the nervous system. The program, funded by the NIH's Blueprint for Neurosci...
Nano competition debuts at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
...low-cost access to dedicated micro/nanofabrication facilities
and shared access to higher-end, state-of-the-art fabrication facilities
at ORNL. The center also will serve as a link between basic research being done at the Spallation Ne...
Possible evidence of cell division, differentiation found in oldest known embryo fossils
...n microscope, and transmission electron microscope facilities
at Amherst College, Swiss Light Source at the Paul Scherrer Institute in Switzerland, Virginia Tech, and Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology to analyze these fossils," Xiao said. The researchers report in Science that they analyzed "162 r...
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