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FSU leads botanical research into 21st century: Deep South Plant Specimen Imaging Project
...sity of Southern Mississippi -- will share the NSF funding
in a collaborative mission to bring online a vast quantity of botanical information for 21st century-style researchers. Ultimately, DSPSIP will produce a more complete, user-friendly picture of plant distribution and variation across the East Gulf ...
India's biotech industry emerging as world innovator, collaborator, competitor
...ier to innovation. Says one official: Early-stage funding
for a company that wants to do pure research and g...The paper says the Indian government is ramping up funding
and fiscal initiatives significantly to help grow its biotech sector. The Department of Biotechnolog...
UAF researchers garner $6.5 million in NSF grants
...ks recently were awarded more than $6.5 million in funding
from the National Science Foundation for projects studying diverse aspects of the Arctic circumpolar region. Three of the four projects are part of UAFs collaborative International Polar Year research efforts. Following are the grants awarded and t...
John H. Morrison, Ph.D., receives MERIT Award
...ined. That the MERIT Award comes at a time when funding
from the National Institutes of Health is shrinking is especially noteworthy, said Dr. Morrison. This kind of financial support from the NIH during a challenging time for researchers is a testament to the strength of the entire Mount Sinai faculty. ...
UT Metroplex institutions to collaborate on biomedical research
...low the researchers to attract additional external funding
from conventional sources, such as federal agencies. "These projects have the potential to have enormous impact on the science and practice of medicine," said Dr. Alfred Gilman, executive vice president for academic affairs, provost and dean of UT ...
Sandia researchers take new approach to studying how cells respond to pathogens
...lenge, the work is in its second of three years of funding
by the internal Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) program. Sandia is partnering on the project with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Sandia is a Nat...
Alternative-fuels pioneer receives first-ever $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability
...ability in the Middle East. In 2006, with Series A funding
from Khosla Ventures and other financiers, Lynd co-founded a start-up company called Mascoma Corporation to advance technologies such as consolidated bioprocessing and make fuel production from cellulosic biomass a commercial reality. In his nomina...
Elephant highways of death
...ost important conservation projects in Africa. As funding
for conservation declines across the Congo Basin (...s would simply not be possible said Dr. Blake. The funding
for elephant management in central Africa is much smaller by comparison to those that are available ...
Research project tackles 'regeneration' gap
...ville and from the UF Office of Research. Initial funding
will help provide fellowships for young scientists who will bridge the gaps between the different labs and investigators involved in regeneration research. "The fellows will be the glue that holds this broad group of scientists together," said Ste...
Biologists call for better choice of model organisms in 'evo-devo'
... field, especially given the pressure on available funding
sources. "We encourage evo-devo workers to communicate with funding
agents so that the limited resources available will not be disproportionately channelled to the big ...
MIT's ocean model captures diversity of underwater forests
...nd the MIT Global Habitat Longevity Award provided funding
for the research. Chisholm, Follows and Dutkiewicz plan to use this new type of model to look in more detail at what shapes the habitats of the phytoplankton and to link this to other, larger scientific issues about oceans, the plants and creature...
ESA open-source software supports Germany's TerraSAR-X
...tnership TerraSAR-X will be launched with joint funding
from both the public and private sectors. As contractor, DLR is responsible for management of the entire project and, together with DLR research institutes, will pay 80 percent of the satellite's cost; EADS Space, a European private space enterprise,...
APS President-Elect Carey urges 6.7 percent increase for biomedical research
...erinary Medicine, today urged Congress to increase funding
for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the nations largest funding
source for biomedical research. A 6.7 percent increase in funding
for the next fiscal year will help...
International risk research strategy and funding needed for nanotech safety
...and safety impacts of nanomaterials. The CST found funding
support and effective research strategies to be lacking. The UK is not alone in falling short on funding
for research to address the uncertainties surrounding the environmental, health and safety risks of ...
Nanoparticles for delivery of prostate cancer treatment
...ive cancer therapy. With the Prostate Foundation funding
Garen will test the efficacy and safety of using targeted liposomal nanoparticle vectors lipid-covered, gene delivery packets to deliver the therapy in animal models of human metastatic prostate cancer. "While we can directly inject the purified...
Removing a hydrogen fuel-cell roadblock
...to develop alternative energy sources. "Research funding
often depends on your ability to demonstrate specific results," he said. "Its refreshing in a way to get to try traditional metallurgy techniques to try to solve a 21st century problem."...
Scientists explore genetics and society
... phase of research supported by nearly 8Million of funding
from The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to be undertaken at Cardiff and Lancaster University. In collaboration with the publishers Routledge, CESAGen will also launch the 'Genetics and Society' book series during the conference....
ResearchChannel boosts awareness of vital research with video production program
...ond Matching Funds Production Program will provide funding
to produce videos on a range of research topics. The program enables accredited universities and nonprofit research institutions to share their research through video production, especially those that would not have sufficient funds to do so otherw...
Pacific Rim researchers to collaborate on distributed bioinformatics analysis of avian flu
...d the one-year project, with more than $350,000 in funding
from the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Rese...e Asian nations will leverage TATRCs investment by funding
their own researchers to work with their counterparts in California and Hawaii, as part of their ong...
Volcanic plumbing dictates development of deep-sea hydrothermal vents
...results for the last six years, said Toomey, whose funding
came through the Ridge 2000 initiative of the National Science Foundation. We've really solidified our findings in the last 18 months. The mantle is moving or flowing in one direction, and the plate boundary is trying to catch up. We've talked for ye...
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