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Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications
...s. Logistical: by developing new strategies that improve
the coordination and efficiency of HPE research. ...ntellectual: by designing innovative approaches to improve
the appreciation among the disciplines of each others' scientific context, opportunities offered, an...
32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D
...logy to enhance productivity, facilitate trade and improve
the quality of life. The 32 awards went to: 3DG... syntactic rule approach to machine translation to improve
grammaticality and accuracy of translated materials, enabling broader use of machine-based translati...
Yearling horse auction to benefit equine research
...ses in the state and support continued research to improve
the horse industry. The sale of yearlings begins w...e to develop pastures and pasture supplements that improve
the reproductive efficiency of mares, optimize growth in the young horses, enhance athletic performa...
College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work
...4 winners. This year's winners have found ways to improve
existing atomic scale microscopes, employ early detection systems that could help test for diseases such as Alzheimer's, and further an emerging field known as microfluidics. An undergraduate winner, a graduate winner, and a grand prizewinner were se...
Stanford cooling tool may improve performance of athletes, soldiers
...trength, stamina and even quality of life stand to improve
for athletes and many others. "Our technology would certainly give athletes a clear competitive edge," Grahn notes. "We've seen that the rapid increases in strength people get when using the device persist after they stop using it. So, whatever physi...
Running not swimming or biking is best kind of loading exercise for childrens bone growth
...is (new bone growth) to where it is most needed to improve
bone strength and hence bone mass. Editors note: Turner is reporting his findings at the American Physiological Society's 2004 Intersociety Meeting, "The Integrative Biology of Exercise," Oct. 6-9 in Austin. The schedule for the exercise meeting ...
Protein energy profiles offer clues about amyloids
...are working with Clementi and Matysiak to test and improve
the technique for practical applications....
September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
... they suggest that efforts should be undertaken to improve
appropriate and cost-effective prescribing. A possible solution to the issue of rising prescription costs is offered in a study by McMullin and colleagues also in this issue of Annals. Their study findings point to the effectiveness of electronic d...
University of Edinburgh hosts European conference on childhood disability
...irment, minimise disability, maximise function and improve
the quality of life for affected children." Keynote lectures will include: cell mechanisms of language and learning; genetics, understanding and communication; motor disorders; optimising outcome in prematurity;epilepsy and disability; and non-accide...
Muscle-building hand-grips aid systolic blood pressure, carotid AD, endothelial function
... demonstrated the ability to lower blood pressure, improve
the flexibility of the carotid artery and heighten vasoactive sensitivity in people taking medication for hypertension. Two studies at the McMaster University Department of Kinesiology Exercise and Metabolism Research Group sought to confirm earlier ...
After flu exposure, mild exercise protects mature mice from dying
...ning whether or not moderate exercise training can improve
immunological vigor --including responses to influenza vaccine -- in older adults....
Bovine genome assembled
...as a tool for agricultural researchers striving to improve
health and disease management of cattle and enhance the nutritional value of beef and dairy products. Sequencing of the bovine genome began in December 2003. The breed of cattle selected for the bulk of the sequencing project was Hereford, which is ...
Interactive health information system to detect Japanese encephalitis in Asia
... or for other diseases of interest, and ultimately improve
national and subregional disease surveillance netw...n. One of the cornerstones of the JE Project is to improve
clinical surveillance of Japanese encephalitis so health officials can fully understand the magnitud...
Taking the next step toward growing our own fuel
...ttacking the problems from different directions to improve
the efficiency of bioconversion of plant fibers into fuels and other value added products. The new theme is the seventh to be chosen for the Institute for Genomic Biology under the direction of Harris A. Lewin, Gutgsell Endowed Chair in the departme...
US Agency for International Development awards $34 million to Virginia Tech
...tural research and assistance programs designed to improve
crop yields through ecologically sound practices for people in developing nations around the world. Of the $34 million, $5 million for each of the two projects will be garnered from the USAID missions around the world. The USAID uses U.S. land gra...
Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015
...iciencies, such as vitamin A-rich "Golden Rice" to improve
health for millions without a balanced diet; Sequencing pathogen genomes to understand their biology and identify new antimicrobials; Recombinant technology to make therapeutic products (e.g. insulin, interferons) more affordable to help fight su...
New Jersey Institute of Technology professor to develop supersized virtual library
.... In addition to extra links, the system will improve
upon Google's style of information delivery, said Bieber. Just type a topic into a library's designated search engine. A few seconds later a list of resources grouped by sub-topics will appear. "What's exciting is that now users must search each el...
Children's Hospital Boston wins $2.5 million in health surveillance grants
...at Children's will further a new federal agenda to improve
the nation's health information infrastructure. In July, Tommy Thompson, the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, outlined a 10-year plan to deliver "consumer-centric and information-rich health care." For more information on the CDC grants...
Why do African-American women have more pregnancy problems?
...nsive and coordinated prenatal care strategies may improve
pregnancy outcomes. U-M researchers will tackle th...uate and make recommendations on how providers can improve
care and interact with all races and ethnicities. The team will evaluate possible augmented prenatal...
VitalSense(R) - Wireless vital signs monitoring
...se delivers real time critical temperature data to improve
the health and safety of our troops. Other Applications VitalSense proved to be a real lifesaver in a recent study of wildland firefighters in Montana. The study was designed to evaluate heat stress in high intensity work environments. Canadian co...
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