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Cells in retina found to behave like soap bubbles

...d area of science that has started to gain serious momentum in the last decade. Cells are different shapes and pack together in different ways depending on where they are located in a living thing and what their function is." In investigating the physical basis of biological patterning in the retina, Carthew ...

Research gaining momentum by silencing genes

Research gaining momentum by silencing genes Ghent Along with five European academic laboratories, researchers from the Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) connected to Ghent University are accelerating the study of the model plant Arabidopsis thalian...

Conference at NJIT offers tips on ways to commercialize nanotechnology in greater NJ region

...ion are you ready, this second event will keep the momentum going by highlighting available and/or future opportunities....

Global bird populations face dramatic decline in coming decades, study predicts

... Gretchen C. Daily and Paul R. Ehrlich. "Given the momentum of climate change, widespread habitat loss and increasing numbers of invasive species, avian declines and extinctions are predicted to continue unabated in the near future." Future scenarios The study was based on a painstaking analysis of all 9,78...

TWAS, illycaff launch Trieste Science prize

...h. This trend, which has picked up a great deal of momentum over the past decade, is likely to accelerate even more in the near future." "illycaff," notes Andrea Illy, the company's chief executive officer, "is delighted to be sponsoring the prize. The nature of our business has allowed us to nurture close re...

Spit, and call me in the morning

... reason the field of oral fluid testing is gaining momentum now is that an effort has just gotten underway to decipher the entire set of proteins, or "proteome," present in saliva. This information could allow researchers to determine exactly how the saliva of a healthy person varies from the saliva of a pers...

Bridging gaps to save lives: UH hosts nanotechnology conference

...h among the Alliance partners, as well as building momentum to pursue state and national visibility and funding. Comprised of world-class research institutions and innovative scientists and clinicians from within the Texas Medical Center and greater Houston community, the Alliance for NanoHealth member inst...

Understanding biological foundation of human behavior critical to improving laws

...s that the field of law and behavioral biology has momentum in legal scholarship. "The Columbia Law Review is one of the most prestigious scholarly journals in the legal academy. The fact that it has agreed to publish this article signals the growing legitimacy and influence of the field of law and behaviora...

Tufts University's Andrew Camilli named Howard Hughes Medical Investigator

...overing that the bacterium that cause cholera gain momentum and strength while passing through the digestive tract, potentially solving a long-standing medical mystery on the virulence of the disease. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute appoints new investigators approximately every three years through a na...

CI launches unprecedented marine conservation initiatives

... Global Marine Division. "We are excited about the momentum being created to promote the goals set at the Defying Ocean's End conference in 2003." The Defying Ocean's End campaign started two years ago in response to the sharp decline in ocean wildlife, a disturbing increase in ocean pollution, and other mari...

Genome study of beneficial microbe may help boost plant health

...alled "biological control." That method is gaining momentum as a way to grow healthy plants without using synthetic fungicides. In all, about three dozen beneficial microbes are currently used as an environmentally-friendly way to fight plant diseases. Joyce E. Loper, senior author of the genome paper ...

Rutgers to lead $52.7 million protein research program

...wide range of protein molecules, building upon the momentum created by such groundbreaking programs as the Human Genome Project. However, the majority of the proteins coded by the genome have unknown functions and unknown structure. For the past five years, Montelione and his consortium partners, including re...

Collaborative Cross to provide powerful resource for mouse model researchers worldwide

... the effort, which Johnson hopes continues to gain momentum over the next several months. Already, researchers around the world have expressed significant interest and Jackson Lab has provided the parental strains of mice. The project represents a significant departure from previous approaches and researchers...

Dog genome sequence and analysis published in Nature

... needed to map important genes in dogs have gained momentum over the last 15 years, and already include a partial survey of the poodle genome. More than two years ago, Lindblad-Toh, Lander, and their colleagues embarked on a two-part project to assemble a complete map of the dog genome. First, they acquired h...

Researchers publish dog genome sequence

...eded for mapping disease genes in dogs have gained momentum over the last 15 years, and already include a partial survey of the poodle genome. More than two years ago, Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Ph.D., co-director of the genome sequencing and analysis program at the Broad Institute, and her colleagues embarked on ...

Thousands of Scots families to help scientists improve nation's health

...n Scotland and we are now ready to build upon this momentum by working with thousands of families across Scotland to create a resource that will inform the separate and combined effects of genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors on human health and disease. "Generation Scotland has proven the benefits of...

Barbara Turnbull Award honours leading spinal cord researcher

...ng them to expand their sphere of research and add momentum to the on-going search for a cure to spinal cord injuries" said Dr. Rmi Quirion, Scientific Director of the CIHR-INMHA. "NeuroScience Canada is proud to be a partner on the Barbara Turnbull Award for Spinal Cord Research, for a fourth year. These aw...

With $10M in grants, UMaine begins forest biorefining research

...ge and history in forest-based industries. We have momentum to build a vibrant, globally competitive, brand new industry that's more efficient, high-valued and also environmentally cleaner," says Hemant Pendse, managing director of the NSF EPSCoR grant and chair of the Department of Chemical and Biological En...

Even fish don't swim well when they're young!

...e larvae are not very heavy they may not gain much momentum in the burst phase to carry over into the coast phase, while the latter theory states that when the larvae are very small they experience the water in a different way; it appears thicker, like syrup and harder to swim in. "Momentum can explain some o...

Scientific group endorses radical plan to save rainforests

...nization," said Iamo. "This will help us keep our momentum internationally." "Developing nations are trying to save their forests," said Iamo, "but we also need to develop economically and reduce poverty". "This would help us achieve that -- and also help the world breathe easier."...

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