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Researchers find chemosignal that encourages women's sexual desire

... In 1998, McClintock and other researchers at the institute produced the first evidence of human pheromones. ...

Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015

... Millennium Project, the report calls for a global institute to share and promote the health and environmental benefits being created through genomic sciences and thereby save tens of millions of lives per year in developing countries. "Imagine a world in which a doctor in the poorest country can instantly di...

Phillip A. Sharp to present 2004 Ullyot Public Affairs Lecture at Chemical Heritage Foundation

...rp has played a major role in the emergence of the institute (and of Cambridge, Massachusetts) as a world leader in the biomolecular sciences and technologies. He was director of its Center for Cancer Research from 1985 to 1991 and chair of the Department of Biology from 1991 to 1999. He served as founding dir...

First-ever Texan/German symposium opens doors

...rld to do polymer research," Advincula said. "The institute is recognized by practically everyone in the polymer field, and the reputation of Max Planck Institutes is very high in terms of specific research fields, with one for almost every important branch of scientific field and interdisciplinary research."...

Medical geneticists elected to Institute of Medicine

..., Dr. Guttmacher guides strategic planning for the institute and plays a lead role in integrating genomics into medical practice. In addition, as director of NHGRI's Office of Policy, Communications and Education, Dr. Guttmacher oversees the institute's health affairs, public policy, communications, community ...

Two UT Southwestern physicians elected to National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine

... UT Southwestern faculty members inducted into the institute to 17, the largest representation in Texas and surrounding states. Members of the Institute of Medicine shape policies affecting public health and advise the federal government on issues involving medical care, research and education. Selection i...

Research to explore revolutionary gene sequencing: Threading the molecular needle

...ture of bioscience. The award is one 19 grants the institute announced, and one of two given to ASU researchers in a round of NIH funding totaling $38 million. ...

Research confirms that vCJD prions can be removed from blood

... The study, conducted at a leading prion research institute in Europe, found that the Pall Leukotrap® Affinity Prion Reduction Filter reduces infectious vCJD prions from red blood cell concentrates below the limit of detection of the Western blot assay. The investigators concluded that these results sugge...

Stanford environmental molecular science institute will study pollutants, one molecule at a time

...ce Foundation (NSF) has established a new research institute at Stanford University dedicated to tackling envir...a partner in the outreach activities. The Stanford institute is one of eight NSF Environmental Molecular Science Institutes in the United States, whose goal is t...

Virginia Tech, TIGR sign memorandum for new alliance

...TIGR ( www.tigr.org ) is a not-for-profit research institute whose primary research interests are in structural, functional, and comparative analysis of genomes and gene products from a wide variety of organisms. TIGR scientists have completed the genome sequence of many disease-causing microbes, including tho...

First Max Planck Partner Institute in China

...third totaling 2.5 million euros. The new research institute will not only complement the wide range of experim...r the benefit of both parties. Founding a joint institute is a new step for both research organizations in their 30-year history of scientific cooperation. Th...

International team finds gene variants that affect response to HIV infection

...ided to build the world's best biomedical research institute and put it right in the middle of the world's wors...setts General Hospital enabled construction of the institute at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine. "The institute opened its...

Study identifies key aspect of immune response against HIV

...ugh a collaboration between PARC-MGH and UKZN. The institute is focused on interdisciplinary research into AIDS and other health issues affecting South Africa and the entire African continent....

Four Max Planck Partner Groups starting in India

...an be established together with a foreign research institute when an outstanding junior scientist, subsequent to completing his or her research residency at a Max Planck Institute, returns to a productive homeland laboratory in order to continue research work that is also in the interest of his or her former h...

'From the Sidelines' describes the making of a scientific revolution

... institute. The book includes epilogues written by institute members Brian Matthews and Peter von Hippel, whose first-hand accounts bring the reader current on recent developments. The slender, elegantly understated volume contains many photographs and original linocuts by the author. It closes with a reprint ...

New family of genes could serve as a potential cancer marker

...and others such as Cdk9 and Cdk10, says his Temple institute plans further study on the protein that is encoded by the gene. Next steps could include generating tools that would allow researchers to develop a more precise diagnostic test into whether the cells containing NSP are potentially tumorigenic. He ad...

Development of portable infectious disease detector

...id Schaffer, a VIIBRE student who stayed on at the institute as a project engineer after he graduated, was browsing the Web looking for a permanent job. Although looking for a local position, he inadvertently opened a Web page with listings from California. He came across an interesting opening at Pria, locate...

Why do some people get bitten by mosquitoes more than others?

...s Logan, a research student at the BBSRC-sponsored institute Rothamsted Research in Hertfordshire, has found that some people give off "masking" odours that prevent mosquitoes from finding them. His research builds on earlier studies on cattle at Rothamsted Research, led by Professor John Pickett, which showed...

Priming embryonic stem cells to fulfill their promise

...alifornia Institute for Regenerative Medicine. The institute was created after California voters in November approved Proposition 71, a measure that authorized the state to borrow $3 billion to fund stem cell research over the next 10 years. "I'm really excited about the stem cell applications of our new tech...

Calit2 launches prize program to encourage bioinformatics research by UCSD undergraduates

...ace to turn for support of these programs." "The institute has a made an important commitment to reinforcing research programs for undergraduates on the campus, including summer internships with members of the bioinformatics faculty," said Ramesh Rao, Calit2's division director at UCSD and a professor of Ele...

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(Date:10/29/2014)... stem cell, those referred to as ,facultative, form part—together ... nothing that differentiates these cells from the others. However, ... the capacity to become stem cells again. This phenomenon ... that hosts cells that stimulate tissue growth, thus allowing ... a transplant. Knowledge of the underlying mechanism that ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... – Ghrelin is a hormone released by the stomach ... commonly viewed as a psychoactive substance that primarily affects ... food. , This knowledge, combined with findings from ... has the potential to stimulate alcohol craving. , Dr. ... and found that, as they had anticipated, alcohol craving ...
(Date:10/28/2014)... German . ... sufficient food when times are lean? By studying wild ... researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology ... great apes can acquire extra energy needed to maintain ... sleeping nests more en route to breakfast sites containing ...
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