Tag: "gift" at biology news
World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'
.... We are enormously grateful to Fred Kavli, whose gift
made the project possible, and to Professor Gross, whose vision and energy made this building a reality." The original KITP comprised 16,296 assignable square footage (ASF), of which 1,850 ASF have been renovated in conjunction with...
My favourite aunt is purple
...it is also conceivable that others are born with a gift
of synaesthesia. "GW does not believe she has mystical powers and has no interest in the occult, but it is not hard to imagine how, in a different age or culture, such an interpretation could arise. "Rather than assuming that peop...
Federal/private partners launch resource for diabetic kidney disease gene studies
...roject reflects a new way of thinking. GoKinD is a gift
that will keep on giving, and we are deeply indebted to the individuals and families who made this invaluable resource possible." Researchers can apply for DNA, extensive clinical data and some genetic data from GoKinD at www.gokind.org/access; se...
An invasion of cheats: The evolution of worthless nuptial gifts
... of some species require an inedible and worthless gift
remains unexplained. In experiments reported this ...ndrews removed the valuable (i.e., edible) nuptial gift
that male empidid dance flies normally provide their female partner and replaced the gift
First love ruins him for all others
...he male sagebrush cricket brings a special nuptial gift
to his partner. During copulation, these insect Romeos offer their Juliets a peculiar food gift: females chew off the ends of the males' fleshy hind wings and ingest fluid that is seeping from the wounds they inflict. However, once males have endured...
Father of double helix visits UH
...ommunity at large, it is endowed though a generous gift
from the family of philanthropists Aaron and Esther Farfel in their memory. Aaron Farfel served on the UH System Board of Regents for 16 years and was chairman from 1971 to 1979. Watson received his Ph.D. in zoology from Indiana University in 1950...
Bayer donates equipment to Children's Hospital, Oakland for infectious disease research
...sion cell characterization. Also included with the gift
are standard equipment needed for routine laborato...ed to benefit from the generosity of Bayer BP. The gift
is a significant enhancement to the CIVD and will benefit the research of many CHORI scientists." Th...
Pay up, you're being watched
... Kismet effect. Next time you click on a charity's gift
page you may just see Kismet's dopey eyes staring back at you as you are overwhelmed by an uncontrollable urge to give....
Society of Nuclear Medicine to offer first $25,000 Mallinckrodt Seed Grant
...orporations or government agencies. "This generous gift
from Mallinckrodt helps pave the way for research that will lead to a better understanding of human disease and the development of life-saving treatments," said SNM President Mathew L. Thakur, Ph.D. "As partners, we demonstrate our commitment to help...
Rutgers' Tabasco Sauce connection
...er Sauce heir, John S. McIlhenny, and built with a gift
from the trust he established, the Coypu Foundation. The lab is part of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a campus of the Louisiana State University system. At this facility, researchers collaborating with Rutgers colleagues will investigate...
The ultimate spa: embryonic body wash controls left-right development
...litis in 1955, opened the Institute in 1965 with a gift
of land from the City of San Diego and the financial support of the March of Dimes....
Stem cell research at Weill Cornell, The Rockefeller University, and Sloan-Kettering
... Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center received a gift
from The Starr Foundation in 2004 for the construction of 21 new surgical suites, which are scheduled to open in Memorial Hospital on York Avenue later this year. Tri-Institutional Collaboration: The three institutions involved in the new Tri-Inst...
The evolutionary triumph of flower power
...the first study, flowers were tested against other gift
stimuli, such as a fruit and sweets basket and a large decorative candle. Of the 147 women tested, all those who received flowers responded with a smile; however, there were no smiles from 23 percent of those who got received candles and 10 percent o...
Stem cell research in New York City receives pivotal boost from The Starr Foundation
...al gift, $10 million already has been awarded. The gift
will enable the three institutions to retain and a...cts relating to international relations. With this gift
to establish the Tri-Institutional Stem Cell Initiative, The Starr Foundation, in its 50th anniversa...
Pioneering research on ALS muscle disease rewarded
...ing VEGF as a possible treatment shows promise. A gift
from the ALS Association The ALS Association was ...of the collected funds to the VIB researchers as a gift
of appreciation. The chairman of the ALS Association expressed it to Peter Carmeliet this way: "The ...
Salk scientists overturn a dogma of nerve cell communication
...onal and Theoretical Biology, funded by a generous gift
from Joan and Irwin Jacobs, uses computer-based computational methods to mine the enormous amount of data on the composition of genes and proteins in the brain as well as the neural networks that regulate information processing. The ultimate goal is ...
Hamill Foundation funds innovation program at Rice
...plinary research projects, is funded by a generous gift
from the longtime IBB sponsor The Hamill Foundation. "This new program is designed to provide start-up funding for research programs that have enormous potential but which traditional funding agencies too-often reject as risky," said IBB Director Jen...
Siemens Medical solutions pledges $1.5 million to accelerate clinical cancer research
...hnology provider in cancer care, Siemens sees this gift
as an investment in an essential workforce that is best equipped to move discoveries from the laboratory to patients. By supporting the Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award, Siemens demonstrates its unwavering commitment to revolutionizing the d...
Extravagant but worthless gifts help a guy get the girl
...ondon B they analysed the function of a courtship gift
and what the characteristics of a 'good' gift
are. They show that gifts can act as a signal of a man's intention. Offering an expensive gift
Mount Sinai receives NIH funding for stem cell research
...l research. Recently, the School announced a major gift
from Mr. Leon Black, the founder of the investment managing firms Apollo Advisors, L. P. and Lion Advisors, L. P., and co-founder of Apollo Real Estate Advisors, L. P., to establish the Black Family Stem Cell Institute. The Institute will foster inte...
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