Tag: "knowledge" at biology news
Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles
...l present the latest theoretical and experimental knowledge
on acoustical conditions on several other terrestr...email@example.com ) will review the state of current knowledge
on this question, and will propose specific ideas for helping to resolve this issue (4pMU5). Scient...
CSHL selected for odENCODE Data Coordination Center
... will set the paradigm for the way we organize all knowledge
of human biology. Lincoln Stein is a pioneer in the dissemination of genome-based information, making it readily available, without restriction, to not only the scientific community but to the general public, said CSHL President Bruce Stillman. Th...
Berkeley Lab Life Sciences division awarded NIH grants for fruit fly, nematode studies
... noncoding DNA sequences for any organism. This knowledge
is a prerequisite to understanding the control of gene expression." Gary Karpen is PI of a grant project titled "Genome-wide Mapping of Chromosomal Proteins in Drosophila." Chromosomal proteins include the histones around which DNA wraps itself to...
Fly and worm models to teach researchers about human biology and medicine
...de up of teams of experts whobring a great deal of knowledge
about the biology of the fruit fly androundworm. Due to the complexity of the data, the teams will worktogether to maximize the intellectual discussions and quality of dataanalysis. The modENCODE grant recipients, the focus of their researchand their...
UCI launches effort to develop patient-specific stem cell lines
... technique holds tremendous promise to advance our knowledge
of stem cells and their potential to cure disease, said Keirstead, associate professor of anatomy and neurobiology and co-director of UCIs Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center. I am excited to embark on this line of research and look forward ...
3M Manchester research center to develop vital new science
... Researchers are aiming to develop new fundamental knowledge
and techniques, which in the long-term could be applied in many different areas, including flight controllers in aircraft and car safety systems. The work will focus on systems in which there are complex interactions between components that switch ...
ESA presents the sharpest ever satellite map of Earth
...er examination around the globe, and to update our knowledge
of such changing environmental conditions, in order to alert the global community to emerging problems before it is too late for decision-makers and civil society to take action in this regard." Jean-Louis Weber highlighted the importance of the G...
HIV survival improves if patients stay in care
...sed with HIV in Houston to evaluate the effects of knowledge
about the disease socioeconomics, and other factors on retention in care. ...
Drylands are not the same as badlands
... village. The report also encourages tapping the knowledge
and memory of people who live on drylands. And it ... for what is going on. "There's tremendous local knowledge
among the native people who live there that needs to be taken advantage of," Reynolds said. "Then, m...
'Short-circuit' found in ocean circulation
...nge over the next 100 years. This is a piece of knowledge
that will help us do that. This tells us how an important part of it works The research shows that a combination of rapid mixing across and rapid movement along density surfaces creates a 'short-circuit' in the overturning circulation, meaning it ...
Creation of an international industrial chair in life cycle assessment
...ethodology provided by the Chair will constitute a knowledge
base of our impacts but more importantly provide a...rk carried out by this new Chair will generate new knowledge
in the life cycle field and lead to the implementation of applicable management tools that are adapt...
Molecule that destroys bone also protects it, new research shows
...disease and tuberculosis, she noted. "Developing knowledge
about the molecules that contribute to host defense versus pathology is very important for gaining a fundamental understanding of the immune system," Gaffen said, "but also because the consequences of therapies that target these cytokines need to be ...
World's leading scientists announce creation of 'Encyclopedia of Life'
...ring his TED Conference address. Noting that "our knowledge
of biodiversity is so incomplete that we are at risk of losing a great deal of it before it is ever discovered," Wilson called for a contemporary, dynamic portrait of the living Earth. "I wish that we will work together to help create the key tool ...
New knowledge improves rice quality
... nutritious, better tasting food. New scientific knowledge
is allowing rice researchers to develop better qua...e ten years ago because we simply did not have the knowledge
or the understanding of quality that we do now," Robert S. Zeigler, the director general of the Phil...
Gladstone's Deepak Srivastava receives E. Mead Johnson Award for achievement in pediatrics
...rstanding the causes of heart disease and on using knowledge
of cardiac developmental pathways to devise novel therapeutics for human cardiac disorders. Specifically, he studies the molecular events regulating early and late developmental decisions that instruct progenitor cells to adopt a cardiac cell fate an...
The stem cells that weren't there
... for diabetes treatment. Rather, it advances basic knowledge
of insulin biology that could form a foundation fo...n by the immune system. With sufficient biological knowledge
and the appropriate techniques, it might even be possible to someday stimulate these residual beta c...
March of Dimes awards $250K prize to stem cell research, reproductive biology pioneers
...as repeatedly pushed forward the boundaries of our knowledge
of developmental biology and reproduction," said Dr. Katz. Prof. McLaren and Prof. Rossant are noted teachers, inspiring the next generations of scientific researchers by mentoring and training many graduate and postdoctoral students in developme...
Cold Spring Harbor Laoratory president wins Curtin Medal
...larly cancer. His work has also contributed to our knowledge
of the mechanisms which control DNA replication of human viruses, as well as the processes that ensure accurate replication of the human genome and its associated protein structures, or nucleosomes. "At CSHL we are always pushing the frontiers of g...
New Arizona alliance aims to boost technologies for medical diagnostics and human health
...ch," said Mobley. The effort builds on the vast knowledge
generated by the Human Genome Project, which has mapped roughly 25,000 genes. Each gene codes for the production of protein, but with all the modifications possible to both the gene transcript and protein, the human body could have well over a milli...
Ecology in an era of globalization
... keep up with the changes, including an ecological knowledge
system to facilitate access to new and existing sources of ecological information throughout the world. Frederick Meyerson (University of Rhode Island, US), Leticia Merino (Universidad Nacional Autnoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico), and Jorge Dur...
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