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NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute

...ramework of the priorities the NIH must address in order to optimize its entire research portfolio and lays out a vision for a more efficient and productive system of medical research. (For more information, go to: http://nihroadmap.nih.gov/ ). "It is an extremely important grant," says Scripps Research...

32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D

...ructure-property understanding at the nanoscale in order to accelerate discovery, design, and commercialization of nanomaterials. UOP LLC (Des Plaines, Ill.) Selective Liquid-Phase Oxidation of Methane to MethanolDevelop novel catalysts and an integrated reaction process for low-temperature, low-pre...

College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work

...rld. A first round of judges evaluated entries in order to select the fourteen finalists. Don Keck, a final phase judge and an inductee in the National Inventors Hall of Fame for the invention of optical fiber, said, "You won't find a better preview of cutting edge technology than in the inventions of t...

Of lice and men

...-extinct species and onto Homo sapiens. "In order for the archaic human lice to still exist on modern humans, archaic and modern humans had to coexist in time and space," Clayton says. What Lice Say About Theories of Human Evolution Some of the findings conflict with two majo...

Research team develops nonhuman primate model of smallpox infection

...ould produce a less accelerated disease course. In order to more closely mimic human smallpox, the animal model would include near uniform mortality, but a longer mean time to death. Using a ten-fold lower dose, however, also resulted in lower mortality overall, so further refinement of the model is indica...

New Stanford center probes nanoscale material

... to see it, and we need to be able to handle it in order to engineer it, and that's what our center's all about." The CPN, which will have offices and a teaching lab in the Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, is a partnership between researchers at Stanford, IBM and other companies to develop novel ...

Stanford researchers establish center for physics-based simulations of biological structures

...of progress in simulating biological structures in order to understand how they work and how they function," said Altman, a practicing physician and bioinformatics expert who holds departmental appointments in Genetics, Medicine and Bioengineering, as well as a courtesy appointment in Computer Science. "We...

Good news: As you age, leg blood vessels adapt so you can still exercise without fainting

...e rapidly and blood vessels in our limbs dilate in order to deliver more oxygenated blood to our working muscle cells. The rapid rise in blood flow to the periphery -- especially to the legs -- can create a "heady" feeling, which reflects a temporary drop in blood pressure. This stimulates sympathetic ne...

NIH funds first nationaL SNP genotyping center at Broad Institute

...ide users. The cost for genotyping will be on the order of pennies per genotype, varying according to the technology platform used. Two decades ago, the cost was $10 per genotype, and prices are expected to drop further as technology improves. A portion of the center's annual budget will be used to par...

September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...ained to keep emotionally distant from patients in order to maintain the best therapeutic milieu, this rela... treat, though they did find variation in the rank order of the diagnoses depending on the season. Concluding that diagnoses collected at two points in time...

Most promising clinical uses for stem cells from fat agreed on by international society

...ciety aims to develop common scientific methods in order to best compare results between studies, and belie...ying the protein markers for adipose stem cells in order to better understand how they differentiate into other cell types and what factors they secrete. ...

Does a time delay between prostate cancer diagnosis and start of radiation treatment matter?

...n to alleviate concerns over delaying treatment in order to make a well informed treatment decisions," Andrews concluded....

Is Interleukin-6 the 'holy grail' of exercise mediation?

...tion. The skeletal muscles seem to produce IL-6 in order to maintain metabolic homeostasis during periods of altered metabolic demand such as muscular exercise or insulin stimulation. Such a powerful effector has also attracted some negative reaction, but Pedersen notes that IL-6 overall seems to have a ...

University of Edinburgh hosts European conference on childhood disability

...essionals can make best use of our own learning in order to offer disabled children the most effective help. The conference should point the way forward for us to promote and extend research in all aspects of childhood disability." She added: "Conference delegates comes from all over Europe to share ideas ...

Researchers find chemosignal that encourages women's sexual desire

...emosignals the team discovered are pheromones. In order to be pheromones, researchers much show that the substances operate "in the context of normal daily interactions with breastfeeding women and their infants. Ideally, such a study would also demonstrate how these effects would have increased the evolu...

Interactive health information system to detect Japanese encephalitis in Asia

...India will be able to report timely information in order to better respond to disease outbreak. Health workers are participating in a pilot project that aims to demonstrate that effective use of information technology can support health systems to control Japanese encephalitis. In partnership with the go...

U-M scientists see ubiquitin-modified proteins in living cells

...ause proteins must get to their sites of action in order to do their jobs. Each protein must fulfill many different functions in different cells and in response to different stimuli. It is the variety of modifications and interactions with partners that enable the same protein to accomplish different tasks...

Component of volcanic gas may have played a significant role in the origins of life on Earth

...an life emerge rather than how did life emerge. In order to address this, scientists try to determine experimentally what is chemically feasible and what could have occurred on the prebiotic earth. One possibility, which was suggested in the 1920s by the Russian scientist A.I. Oparin, is that life e...

T cell's memory may offer long-term immunity to leishmaniasis

...en, need constant stimulation from the pathogen in order to remain effective against the disease. "Without the persistent attack from the Leishmania parasite, the immune system does not keep protective CD4+ T cells in place," said Phillip Scott, professor and chair of the Department of Pathobiology at Pen...

Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC

...l balance, is under-financed for the long term. In order to respond to the challenge of the baby boom and later beneficiaries, the long-term financing gap needs to be closed. This symposium offers further discussion of Social Security reforms and their potential impact on the future program and its benefic...

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