Tag: "modeling" at biology news
Scientists aim to thwart use of flu as bioweapon
...tics and Computational Biology and director of the modeling
center. Wu's colleague, Martin Zand, M.D., Ph.D., ...National Institutes of Health, is the mathematical modeling
of infectious diseases. When the flu virus infects the body, for instance, a cascade of complex even...
NYU scientists begin second phase of project to better understand disease
...icting de novo protein structure--"de novo" is the modeling
of proteins when there is no "real world" structure on which to base predictions. "With the first phase we aimed to get protein function by predicting the shape of many protein structures," explained Bonneau. "With the second phase, we will increa...
Saving the planet, from a mathematical perspective
... Professor Levin's upcoming talk will explore the modeling
challenges in dealing with problems associated with the interdependence of those ecosystems that form the complex web of life on this planet and the human societies in which we live. Levin received the Kyoto Prize in 2005 from the Inamori Foundati...
Ancient raindrops reveal the origins of California's Sierra Nevada range
...ogic puzzles also has significant implications for modeling
global climate change, past and future, he said. "There are basically six large mountain ranges climatologists need to know the history of--western North America, the Himalayas, Antarctica, Greenland, the spine down Africa and the Andes," Chamberla...
Centuries of land-use practices profoundly impact earth system, UNH scientists report
...d historical records, satellite data, and computer modeling
to reconstruct 216 different global land-use reconstructions to derive the most comprehensive picture to-date. "This is the first global land-use history description that's designed specifically to allow global carbon and climate models to assess t...
SIAM's Julian Cole Lectureship awarded to Dr. Michael J. Shelley of the Courant Institute
...ke that of Julian D. Cole, emphasizes mathematical modeling
and scientific computation in fluid dynamics and o...tanding elements of visual perception, again using modeling
and simulation, of the neuronal network dynamics of the primary visual cortex. ...
DOE JGI sequences, releases genome of symbiotic tree fungus
...mental problems. This situation could be eased by modeling
and actively managing the complex relationships be...nge research and a step further toward mechanistic modeling
of ecosystem responses," Rubin said. ...
UGA study explains peaks and troughs of dengue epidemics
...Southeastern United States. Rohani said the same modeling
techniques he and Wearing used to study dengue can help shed light on the transmission of other multi-strain diseases such as cholera, malaria and influenza. He calls a better understanding of such diseases, "one of the most important issues in publi...
Underwater robots work together without human input
...Institution of Oceanography. The numerical ocean modeling
will be performed independently by Pierre Lermusiaux of Harvard, Yi Chao of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Igor Shulman of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, and Sharan Majumdar of the University of Miami. Using powerful supercomputers, the ocea...
Researchers devise new tools to help pinpoint treatments for heart failure
...lled PKA (protein kinase A). By combining computer modeling
with the novel fluorescence-imaging technique in l...disease." McCulloch is an expert at mathematical modeling
the interactions of hundreds of enzymes and other molecules in heart cells. McCulloch and a team of ...
On the track of tiny larvae, a new model elucidates connections in marine ecology
...vae are impossible to follow directly, advances in modeling
ocean currents have made it possible to predict larval movements. However, until now it has remained difficult to test these movement predictions in the field by comparing the model to data from population genetic studies. The new work enables sci...
Scientists uncover critical step in DNA mutation
...s type of research requires the development of new modeling
strategies and significant computational power. It also needed indispensable complementary and supplementary laboratory experiments. We were very fortunate to have this combination in our research team," he said....
Insect predation sheds light on food web recovery after the dinosaur extinction
...on and Ellis' work, as well as recent paleoclimate modeling
simulations, has suggested that the local geography allowed high rainfall. While this site shows many different plant species 1.7 million years after the K-T extinction, predation by insects, as seen in preserved mines and galls on the fossil leaves ...
UA strengthens commitment to Arctic research
...sessment of water resources and the use of climate modeling
in water resource planning and management for cold...w Zealand Research: To improve understanding and modeling
of transport process in the sea ice, specifically the redistribution of carbon dioxide by sea ice P...
NYU biologists identify gene that coordinates two cellular processes
...tion. This study served as a validation of network modeling
as a means to identify genes that coordinate multiple functions....
DOE announces $60 million in projects to accelerate scientific discovery through advanced computing
...understanding the nature of our universe. Climate modeling
tools developed and improved under SciDAC enabled ...to make the largest contribution of global climate modeling
data to the worlds leading body on climate studies, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. A...
Study considers auto industry and consumer behavior in reducing greenhouse gas emissions
...y and software engineering using advanced computer modeling
techniques. In addition to RIT and UM, the team will include researchers from Northeastern University and the University of California at Berkeley....
Study to forecast side effects of pollution policy
...ake, an expert in public policy with experience in modeling
and an interest in technology systems, approached ...ert in environmental technology with experience in modeling
and an interest in public policy. "Our strengths and interests were perfectly complementary and syn...
Continuous, real-time analysis of radioactive waste achieved at PNNL
... ion concentration was determined independently by modeling
inputs from on-line conductivity and density meters. The system is adaptable to monitoring in a variety of harsh environments. Bryan notes that system components and analytical tools of the process monitor can be tailored to monitor a variety of com...
Protein folding: Building a strong foundation
...is. A new study combining advanced computational modeling
and cutting-edge experiments by molecular biologis...ch mainly focuses on multi-scale protein structure modeling
and prediction, developed highly accurate knowledge-based potential functions that made the current ...
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