Tag: "international" at biology news
Chromosome 16 publication fulfills DOE's human genome commitment
...to launch the Human Genome Project, galvanizing an international
team of researchers to collect the necessary resources, develop groundbreaking technologies, and propel the nation in an epic quest to map and sequence the human genome....
Ocean colour satellites guide research ship through South Pacific's watery desert
.... During two months aboard L'Atalante, a 45-strong international
team of researchers investigated the determining f...n have been distributed for more detailed study by international
laboratories, in particular to carry out an intercomparison exercise regarding the analysis of the v...
NJIT professor discovers new mixing method for microchip-sized labs
...on of mechanics, as well as represents the U.S. in international
scientific activities related to mechanics. "Normally when two pipes in a micro-scale chemical reactor meet, the two liquids fail to mix," said Aubry. But by switching the flow many times per second, the scientists were able to create - in just a se...
Vollum Institute discovery may unlock human genome
... signature tags," which are then identified in the international
genome database. The method uncovered about 6,300 regulatory regions that mapped to distinct sites on the genome. "A subset of these regions highlight novel genes," said Impey, assistant professor of neurology, OHSU School of Medicine, and the study'...
The giant eagle of Middle Earth
...at to see New Zealand's extinct birds the focus of international
research. There are so many unanswered questions about our biological past that ancient DNA can address, and the integration of molecular and morphological information can only benefit ecological and evolutionary research." Research into DNA from a...
Human complexity and diversity spring from a surprisingly few (relatively speaking) genes
...of every gene in the human body. One result of the international
project came as a bit of a shock. Scientists discovered that the body has only 30,000 genes, far fewer than the 50,000 to 140,000 they had expected to find. Moreover, scientists learned that some less complex, less diverse organisms had more, or prop...
Higher blood pressures among African Americans - genes not likely to be an explanation
...new research published today in BMC Medicine. The international
study gives a different interpretation to the prev...ollected in the US and had never been confirmed by international
studies on other black populations. Richard Cooper and his team, from Loyola University Strich Schoo...
Put science at center of decision-making on third world development, experts tell UN
...king on development issues, an eminent group of 27 international
experts says in a landmark report to the United Na...use a loss of jobs, says Dr. Juma, a specialist in international
development at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. The report recommends that countries: 1) Cre...
Scientists reveal molecular secrets of the malaria parasite
...ject also shows the power of collaboration between international
institutes with different areas of expertise. It was remarkably productive collaboration."...
NJIT astrophysicist who revived earthshine named fellow of American Physical Society
...cillations, but also for his critical national and international
research leadership in solar astrophysics. As a leader, Goode has focused his attention on strengthening Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBBSO) in California. Goode has been executive director of BBSO since NJIT took over the facility's management in ...
EB and IUPS - Where cures of tomorrow can be seen in the science of today
...cientists and presentations - and will be the most international
in scope - since the sponsoring societies first be...e 20th century, the IUPS Congress has served as an international
forum to disseminate new knowledge and forge and renew relationships among physiologists from distan...
Scientists detect probable genetic cause of some Parkinson's disease cases
...'s disease identified to date. The discovery by an international
research team provides fresh evidence that genetics may contribute to the development of some cases of Parkinson's disease. The findings could lead to the development of a genetic test to detect the mutation in individuals at risk. The research team ...
First x-ray laser gets funding
...anning the experimental program," Hodgson said. An international
scientific advisory committee evaluated and ranked proposals for the initial suite of instruments. Working in close cooperation with researchers who will use LCLS, the project is beginning research and development and design on the instruments using ...
New health policy challenges extend beyond borders
...riteria is the Bush administration using to orient international
aid in health? Among the distinguished Forum speakers are: Jack Croddy, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Space, and Science,U.S. Department of State Laurie Garrett, Council on Foreign Relations Join health policy and foreign pol...
Revolutionary new medical treatments: International effort to steer around obstacles
...c Research on Innovation in Genomics is holding an international
conference on the Evolution of the Life Science In...t and problems will be discussed and speakers with international
reputations will begin to shape future pathways of innovation in the life sciences....
Towards targeted lung cancer treatment
...patient. In an article in the current issue of the international
open-access medical journal PLoS Medicine , William Pao, Harold Varmus, and colleagues from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York report results that might lead to more "targeted therapy" for lung cancer patients. The researchers had ...
Hominids lose control
...uestion. In a new study in the premier open-access international
journal PLoS Biology , Peter Keightley and colleagues compare the regulatory regions in the chimp and human genome with those of mouse and rat--and make a startling discovery. Compared with rodents, deleterious mutations have apparently accumulated ...
Richard Zare awarded the 2005 Wolf Prize in chemistry
...cessfully for chemistry in the national as well as international
arena. He is an outstanding spokesman for science." "I am thrilled to be selected," said Zare, who joined Stanford's chemistry faculty in 1977. "But I'm also mindful that so many others are also well deserving, so it is humbling. These awards don't c...
Quantum dots research leads to new knowledge about protein binding in plants
...://nanotechweb.org . Journal Nanotechnology has an international
readership among academic, government and corporate sectors, and is dedicated to coverage of all aspects of nanoscale science and technology from a multidisciplinary perspective. Ozkan and his colleagues utilized cadmium selenide (CdSe) quantum dots...
Startling results from new biomedical research international conference
...es. Dr. James Mittra, one of the organisers of an international
conference in Edinburgh on the Evolution of the Li...e of the issues to be addressed at the forthcoming international
conference on the Evolution of the Life Science Industries. Held by the Economic and Social Research...
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