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Einstein's Dr. Vern Schramm elected to the National Academy of Sciences

...lection was announced today at the Academys annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Dr. Schramm has been a member of the Einstein faculty since 1987. Throughout his career, he has carried out groundbreaking research into the mechanisms involved in enzymatic reactions. This work has led to promising drugs now be...

An ancient bathtub ring of mammoth fossils

... during the Geological Society of America regional meeting at Western Washington University. "Were trying to tease out as much information as we can about each and every mammoth find in the mid-Columbia basin, so that we can better understand the impacts that Ice Age floods may have had on the mammoths and...

Prenatal toxicity linked to immune dysfunctions in later life

...dings March 28 at the annual Society of Toxicology meeting in Charlotte, N.C. "Instead, we looked at the common immune dysfunction that is related to a host of diseases." Knowing the most common immune dysfunction patterns from DIT allows researchers to consider more seriously those "medicinals with the capa...

Protein enables discovery of quantum effect in photosynthesis

... of a second) time-scale showed these oscillations meeting and interfering constructively, forming wavelike motions of energy (superposition states) that can explore all potential energy pathways simultaneously and reversibly, meaning they can retreat from wrong pathways with no penalty. This finding contrad...

72 new members chosen by academy

...ng during the business session of the 144th annual meeting of the Academy. Those elected today bring the total number of active members to 2,025. Foreign associates are nonvoting members of the Academy, with citizenship outside the United States. Today's election brings the total number of foreign associa...

8 plants from South Africa may hold potential for treating high blood pressure

...presenting the team's findings at the 120th annual meeting of the American Physiological Society (APS; www.The-APS.org), being held as part of the Experimental Biology (EB '07) conference. More than 12,000 scientific researchers will attend the gathering being held April 28-May 2, 2007 at the Washington, DC ...

Salk scientist Ursula Bellugi elected to National Academy of Sciences

...ade the announcement today during its 144th annual meeting in Washington, DC. Election to the Academy recognizes distinguished and continuing achievements in original research, and is considered one of the highest honors accorded a U.S. scientist. Dr. Bellugi, director of the Laboratory of Cognitive Neurosci...

Prenatal nicotine exposure can lead to cardiac function reprogramming in adult offspring

...d a discussion of the findings at the 120th annual meeting of the American Physiological Society (APS; www.the-APS.org ), being held as part of the Experimental Biology (EB 07) meeting. More than 12,000 scientists and researchers are attending the conference, being held April 28-May 2, 2007 at the Washingto...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- April 25, 2007

...Meeting News media resources from the March 25-29 meeting in Chicago include more than 9,000 abstracts of technical presentations and more than 1,000 non-technical summaries in a searchable database, plus press releases, podcasts, and other material. If you are researching or sourcing stories on chemistry-r...

A cherry on top: Tart cherries may alter heart/diabetes factors

...oral presentation at the Experimental Biology 2007 meeting in Washington, D.C. It's not yet known if cherry-rich diets might have a similar impact in humans, but a U-M team will soon launch a small clinical trial to start to find out. Meanwhile, additional research is being carried out in animals prone to ...

Smelling for first time results from knowing abnormalities in congenital loss of smell

...w scientists gathered at Experimental Biology 2007 meeting in Washington. Until the treatment began to take effect, they had never experienced the olfactory world that surrounds us all, and it is with excitement that they quickly begin to learn what different things smell like and to relate those odors to ob...

Estrogen fluctuation affects epileptic seizures

... On April 30, Dr. Woolley told fellow scientists meeting at Experimental Biology 2007 in Washington, DC, that new and unexpected findings in her laboratory suggest where such therapies might intervene. Dr. Woolley had been selected to present this years C. J. Herrick Award Lecture, a distinguished award pr...

Not so contoversial anymore -- panel says moderate coffee drinking reduces many risks

...ysteine) - on April 30 at the Experimental Biology meeting in Washington, DC. Dr. Rob van Dam, an epidemiologist at the Harvard School of Public Health and the Harvard Medical School, studies the link between diet and the development of type 2 diabetes. Worldwide, an estimated 171 million persons have di...

Academy paleontologist and Alaska artist in line for natural history awards

...' preview party for the Amazon Voyage exhibit. The meeting and the party, featuring Brazilian music and dancing by Minas, is not open to the general public. The public opening of Amazon Voyage will be Saturday, June 2, at 10 a.m....

Breathing easy: When it comes to oxygen, a bug's life is full of it

...10:30 a.m., Sunday, April 29 during the APS annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2007 in Room 147A, the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Scott Kirkton of Union College, Schenectady, New York, will lead the symposium of four speakers. Why bugs don't pant Bees consume large amounts of oxy...

Adult stem/progenitor cells repair of damaged brain, pancreas, kidney cells newly understood

... speaker at the American Association of Anatomists meeting in Washington, DC., held as part of Experimental Biology 2007. His talk is Sunday, April 19. Dr. Prockop described two series of experiments. In the first studies, human stem/progenitor cells were injected into the hippocampal region of the brain ...

The brain is more adept at using the nose than previously realized

... altered to adjust to task demands," at the annual meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences in Sarasota, Florida. The olfactory bulb is the portion of the brain that processes scent information. Previous studies have looked at the how the olfactory bulb works in regulating smell and also exa...

Data presented at ISHLT meeting confirm RNA analysis can identify rejection in lung transplant recip

...ee. "The data being presented at this year's ISHLT meeting shows the potential that exists to develop a non-invasive test that could alleviate the need for tens of thousands of biopsies." Currently, uncomfortable and invasive biopsies are the standard for monitoring lung transplant recipients for acute cel...

Oxford physiology professor earns APS' Walter B. Cannon Award

...on Center. The lecture is part of the 120th annual meeting of the APS, which takes place as part of Experimental Biology 2007. Dr. Ashcroft, a fellow of the Royal Society of London, is also the author of "Life at the Extremes: The Science of Survival," a best-selling book written for a general audience, th...

Terahertz imaging goes the distance

...e object to be imaged. At the upcoming CLEO/QELS meeting in Baltimore, an MIT-Sandia team will demonstrate the first real-time THz imaging system that obtains images from 25 meters away. The technique takes advantage of the fact that there are a few "windows," or frequency ranges, of the terahertz spectrum...

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