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2007 EURYI: 20 young researchers to receive Nobel Prize-sized awards for breakthrough ideas
...n and selection processes of EURYI is supported by funds
from the European Commission's Framework Programme 6. The 2007 Awardees will receive a diploma, presented by the Nobel-laureate Dr Tim Hunt, at a special ceremony being organised in Helsinki, Finland. Press invitations and more detailed informatio...
20 Kentucky firms share $1.9 million from state to match federal SBIR-STTR awards
...s will share nearly $1.9 million in state matching funds
as part of an initiative to attract and support high-tech small businesses. State matching funds
are awarded to companies that win grants in Phases 1 and 2 of the federal Small Business Innovation ...
FDA sees nanotech challenges in every product category it regulates
...se the agency is resource-starved, there are scant funds
for FDA to conduct its own regulatory-relevant risk research. It is critical that FDAand other regulatory agencieshave the means necessary to evaluate which nanomaterials are harmful and which are not. This is an issue that Congressional leaders from...
Assessing levies for by-catch could fund conservation measures
...ercial species, known as by-catch, while providing funds
to address more hazardous threats to seabirds and turtles. For example, while almost half of all seabirds listed by the World Conservation Union are directly or indirectly threatened by fishing, as many as three-quarters of those species are also thr...
Study finds hereditary link to premenstrual depression
...d online June 30, 2007. The study was supported by funds
from the Intramural Research Program at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The research involved 91 women for whom the authors prospectivelyconfirmed a diagnosis of PMDD over at least three months. Another 56women who had no history of...
Norwegian council names ASU researcher 'Outstanding Young Investigator'
...mportance of the prize for career development: The funds
awarded through the Norwegian Outstanding Young Investigator program are more substantial than what is commonly granted to young investigators, Amdam says. This gives the awardees unique opportunities to build strong research programs early on. Acc...
Biodesign Institute leads innovative project to prevent cancer
...rtnership.Earlier, the organizations invested seed funds
including private funding from Mayo and ASU fundin...ology Research and Infrastructure Fund (TRIF). The funds
allowed Johnstons team to launch the project and obtain the initial supportive data. Space has been ...
UC Davis is partner in new $125 million federal bioenergy research center
... Departmentof Energy announced this morning. The funds
will establish and support the partnership of threenational laboratories and three research universities in NorthernCalifornia, including UC Davis, to be known as the federal EnergyDepartment's Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI, pronounced "jay-bay"). ...
UGA scientists receive $20M in federal bioenergy initiative
...rch Alliance has provided $4.5 million in matching funds
in support of the new center....
Developer of new method for treating bone defects wins WPI Entrepreneurship Award
...PI students, faculty, and alumni by providing seed funds
to advance their ideas. Alba Kalenian says her hus...invention-based business and employ." This award funds
a single viable invention each year. Proposals are reviewed by Paul Kalenian, son of Aram and Alba, ...
NIH awards nearly $21 million to fund cutting-edge research equipment
...earch requires the requested instrument. Matching funds
are not required for these grants, which provide a maximum of $2 million each. However, institutions are expected to provide an appropriate level of support for associated infrastructure, such as building alterations or renovations, technical person...
Minister Lunn announces $39.6M for next phase of mountain pine beetle response
... the Government has allocated $64.4 million of the funds
committed. Additional specific funding allocations, including support for transportation infrastructure and economic diversification projects to meet the needs of affected communities, will be announced in the coming months. More information on the M...
Study of underground lakes in Antarctica could be critical, prof says
...o the National Science Foundation, the agency that funds
and oversees all U.S. science in Antarctica, will meet in Big Sky, Mont., this week to discuss research procedures for studying sub-ice environments. The meeting closely follows the release of a report by the National Academies on environmental issu...
UC Irvine awarded $3.9 million to upgrade stem cell research facilities, training
...rector of the training course. UCI will use CIRM funds
to lengthen the course to two weeks to include instruction on methods for cell transplantation and for testing potential therapies prior to clinical research. Currently, few opportunities exist for researchers to learn both how to develop potential h...
Research center unites biomedical competitors to fund medical technology development
...ill increase as more companies join and contribute funds
to the center. Most projects will fall within ...that would allow the university to obtain matching funds
from industry for cooperative research projects. Increased research will also provide training oppor...
Montana State University researchers to compare Montana, Japanese copper mines
...onmental history of mining inMontana. "The grant funds
our research, but also funds
what is a very vibrant,active graduate program," Walker said. The researchers said their project i...
Latest strategies for moving research toward a cure for diabetes explored at global scientific forum
...arch, highlight JDRFs global leadership, and raise funds
for the fight to find a cure for diabetes and its complications. The GDRF brings together representatives from each of these sectors, who are acknowledged leaders in the movement to create new-paradigm research management strategies. Guest speakers...
$4.4 million NIH grant renews Echinacea and St John's wort research at Iowa State
... conduct research for the center. NIH currently funds
six Dietary Supplement Research Centers focused on botanicals. Scientists within these centers emphasize basic and preclinical research of potential benefit to human health. Echinacea (purple coneflower) The second most widely used dietary ...
New clues for treatment of disease that causes accelerated aging
... Progeria Research Foundation is currently raising funds
for a clinical trial of the drug in human patients....
Penn leads $4 million grant to study gene-environment interactions in lung cancer
...merican and Caucasian smokers and non-smokers. The funds
were awarded from Pennsylvanias share of the national tobacco settlement for 2006-2007. The award, which was announced by Governor Rendell last month, will fund the establishment of a Center for Gene-Environment Interactions in Lung Cancer directe...
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