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DuPont announces research agreement with India's National Chemical Laboratory

...ses by incorporating the research capabilities and intellectual talent of India's top materials scientists. In addition, it will allow us to more clearly address the market needs of the region by providing geographic access." Founded in 1950, NCL is part of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR),...

Can money grow on trees? Win-win strategies for 'sustainable bioprospecting'

...fferences between the two with regard to issues of intellectual property protection, traditional medicinal knowledge, and biodiversity conservation. Dr. Gehl Sampath's analysis reveals the market imperfections that shape current international trade in valuable genetic resources, and points out the dangers of a si...

Australian kidney researcher applauded

...ector can we ensure that the wealth of Australia's intellectual talent continues to be presented with every opportunity to take their research to the world. That's what the GSK Australia Award for Research Excellence is about, a practical demonstration of our long-running support for innovation in research and de...

Quality of mom's time, not quantity, most important in early infant development

...stin found no differences in children's social and intellectual development during the first three years of life b...ee years had no effect on their child's social and intellectual development during those three years. "The amount of time that mothers spend with their babies and ...

Monsanto fund awards $3.7 million to Washington University for school science van program

... ecology. "This program incorporates many of the intellectual resources here at the university," said Edward S. Macias, executive vice chancellor, dean of Arts & Sciences, and Barbara and David Thomas Distinguished Professor in Arts & Sciences. He added, "As part of our mission to be a community resource, we ar...

Harnessing microbes, one by one, to build a better nanoworld

...te, nonprofit organization that manages UW-Madison intellectual property, has applied for patents for the technology. The paper on this research, ANYL 424, will be presented at 2:45 p.m., Thursday, March 17, at the San Diego Convention Center, Room 27A, during a symposium titled "Bioanalytical Techniques for Dete...

Fred Hutchinson announces 2005 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Awardees

...Weintraub and Groudine Fund, established to foster intellectual exchange through the promotion of programs for graduate students, fellows and visiting scholars. Editor's note: A complete list of 2005 Weintraub awardees follows. To receive a faxed research summary and CV of any of the recipients, please contact Kr...

Virginia Tech patents advance microprocessors, vaccines, vision, vibration control, more

...th VTIP, we established a new mechanism to capture intellectual properties," Lee said. Four of the CPES patents we...are given royalty-free access for two years to the intellectual property. The arrangement is unorthodox on many fronts, Lee said. "The industries had to be convince...

New NIST reference material reinforces fragile-x screens

...en linked to several physical abnormalities and to intellectual problems ranging from minor learning disabilities to severe mental retardation and autism. The mutation is characterized by an excessive number of repeats of a sequence of three nucleotides (the chemical building blocks of DNA) within a particular ge...

TGen and Kronos initiate Alzheimer's disease study

...es will have an exclusive worldwide license to all intellectual property that results from the research. Based upon the results of this study, Kronos will develop a test that aids in clinical diagnosis and can determine a person's genetic predisposition for developing Alzheimer's disease. "An estimated 4.5 millio...

James D. Watson to recieve 2005 Othmer Gold Medal

...is indebted to Jim. His scientific imagination and intellectual drive have opened the way to countless new therapies and the possibility of longer, healthful lives." In 1953 Watson and his colleague Francis Crick successfully proposed the double-helical structure for DNA, a feat considered by many to be the great...

Three Nobel laureates to speak at 06 AACBNC Meeting

...ch as conflict of interest, scientific misconduct, intellectual property, and promotion and tenure. The second round-table discussion will be moderated by Susan H. Ehringhaus, J.D., General Counsel for the AAMC, who is an expert on conflict of interest. Additional participants will be Chris B. Pascal, J.D., who i...

Were bigger brains really smarter?

...y marks the emergence of the whole suite of higher intellectual functions, each of which requires some structuring to fit everything together," he said. Most obvious is syntax, the clues that make long sentences possible. Other aspects of intellect include multi-stage planning, chains of logic, games with arbitra...

NJIT expert recommends 16 easy, affordable ways to make homes safer for people with disabilities

...ed the abilities and homes of 80 older people with intellectual disabilities. Recommendations from these studies include the following: Double railings: If your home has stairs, install a second set of railings. "The other railing offers more support to climb up and down plus allows some people the important op...

Protein tyrosine phosphatases to be topic of ASBMB-Merck Award lecture

...uropeptide Y. He subsequently became a pioneer and intellectual leader in the structure and function of PTPs. The ASBMB-Merck Award consists of a plaque, stipend, and transportation and expenses of the recipient and spouse to the 2005 Annual Meeting to present a lecture. Recipients over the past several years inc...

Intelligence in men and women is a gray and white matter

...e white matter and men more gray matter related to intellectual skill, revealing that no single neuroanatomical st... brain designs are capable of producing equivalent intellectual performance. "These findings suggest that human evolution has created two different types of brains...

Searle grant funds proteomics initiative

...es of the CBC will create collective resources and intellectual excitement that will attract faculty and students to the region and help retain them. "We are very grateful to the Searle family and The Chicago Community Trust for their generous gift," said Lawrence B. Dumas, provost of Northwestern University. "Th...

Lilly Endowment gives Indiana University $53 million for life sciences

...atments. "IU is poised to establish international intellectual leadership in these new areas of life sciences res...tly advance Lilly Endowment's efforts to build the intellectual capital in our state, which we believe is so vital to the future prosperity of Indiana." The Indian...

Northwestern and Chicago Botanic Garden join forces to train botanists

...institutions. "This is a wonderful new marriage of intellectual interests, culminating in an important new graduate program that neither institution could offer alone," said Jon E. Levine, professor of neurobiology and physiology at Northwestern and director of the program in biological sciences. "We are experien...

Fussy Baby Network answers cries for help in community

...n three months of age was linked to behavioral and intellectual development problems by age 5. Difficulty in regulating crying can occur with other early challenges such as having a hard time sleeping or feeding. Also, these infants can have hypersensitivities to touch or movement, problems calming down and payin...

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