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32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D

...rds are made on the basis of rigorous, competitive peer review considering scientific and technical merit of each proposal. In addition, awards are based on the potential for broad-based economic benefits, the need for ATP funding, and evidence of a clear commercialization pathway and broad diffusion. As ...

'Immediately open access' option for the leading journal Genome Research

...uction staff and state-of-the-art technologies for peer review, redaction, publishing, and distribution that are funded by a combination of subscription fees from institutions, advertising fees from companies, and author surcharges for color art and page use. If authors alone bore the entire cost of publi...

IC-medtech licenses promising cancer therapeutic from Summa Health System

..., abstracts and presentations with more than forty peer reviewed articles appearing in such publications as Cancer, Cancer Research, Anticancer Research, Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, Life Sciences, Journal of Nutrition, Tissue and Cell, Biochemical Pharmacology, Journal of Scanning Microscopy, Mi...

Stowers Institute scientist named American Cancer Society research professor

... The awards are made through a highly competitive peer review process. Only one or two professors in each category are usually appointed in any year. The Society dedicates more money to cancer research than any other not-for-profit, non-government funder of cancer research in the United States, spending ...

Not finding life? Dig deeper.

...earch for current life but rather as an attempt to peer into the past and reconstruct the history of the region's plant communities. Betancourt and Quade, a UA professor of geosciences, have been conducting research in the Atacama for the past seven years. Some parts of the Atacama have vegetation, but...

INEEL honors five scientists as Laboratory Fellows

...el INEEL scientific staff, and frequently conducts peer reviews of manuscripts submitted for publication i...ttee noted that his work for ITER made him without peer in the international fusion safety community. Petti is also the technical director of the DOE Advanc...

Clam embryo study shows pollutant mixture adversely affects nerve cell development

...cience supported by the STAR program is rigorously peer reviewed. Study Background and Research Methods When MBL researcher Carol Reinisch first heard news stories about Brick Township, New Jersey--a town that was the center of an ATSDR* study in the year 2000 that documented a higher than usual rate...

EB and IUPS - Where cures of tomorrow can be seen in the science of today

...shops on grant writing and the working dynamics of peer review. An exhibit of state of the art research equipment and the latest publications will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 3 and 4 and from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 5. Experimental Biology 2005 will be held at the San Diego Convention Cen...

B-15A iceberg's close encounter monitored by Envisat

...useful for tracking changes in polar ice. ASAR can peer through the thickest polar clouds and work through local day and night. And because it measures surface texture, the instrument is also extremely sensitive to different types of ice so the radar image clearly delineates the older, rougher surface of...

Not-for-profit publishers call NIH public access rule a missed opportunity

...icles reporting NIH-funded research that have been peer reviewed and accepted by journals for publication....nding; It will harm the scientific societies that peer review and publish a significant portion of the articles based on NIH funded research; It will lim...

BioMed Central welcomes the new National Institutes of Health public access policy

...nefit is in addition to the rapid and high quality peer review, fast publication and high visibility of BioMed Central'sOpen Access journals. BioMed Central urges all researchers in the life and medical sciences to fulfil the NIH request and to submit their future manuscripts to one of the 130 Open Access...

Finland tops environmental scorecard at World Economic Forum in Davos

...vironmental circumstances. "Identifying a relevant peer group against whom to benchmark results turns out to be a critical element of good environmental policymaking," said Tanja Srebotnjak, Director of the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy's Environmental Performance Measurement Project and th...

Bridging gaps to save lives: UH hosts nanotechnology conference

...ding for the Alliance. Dedicated to fully funding peer reviewed scientific and medical research, he has been particularly focused on helping the ANH. Located at the Hilton Americas in downtown Houston, this scientific workshop plans to promote networking and new research opportunities among researchers...

Researchers peer inside embryonic/fetal hearts to discover causes of congenital heart disease

...solution imaging systems that allows scientists to peer inside the embryonic heart when it is a small as 2 millimeteres, measure blood flow, and visualize heart function prior to the completion of cardiac valve formation. Using mice models, researchers are studying how interactions between the pregnant mo...

New NSF-AAAS report highlights 'learning communities,' other STEM educational strategies

..."students' passion for and eloquence about being a peer leader quickly and easily convinced us that students can indeed be partners," the CCLI investigators wrote in Invention and Impact . "SCALE-UP" -- MAKING BIG CLASSES SMALL (Raleigh, NC; Orlando, FL): Educators know that students learn most effe...

UCLA physiologist elected to prestigious British Royal Society

... Each year, the British society applies a rigorous peer review process to elect a maximum of 44 new fellows and six foreign members who are citizens of the United Kingdom, other Commonwealth countries or Ireland. The lifetime honor pays tribute to the society's most distinguished members who have demonstr...

Royal Society elects Tom Curran as Fellow

... rigorous and based on the established practice of peer review. Currently, there are about 1,300 Fellows and Foreign Members of the Society, which supports scientists through grants, encourages science and mathematics education, provides advice on science policy, convenes international scientific meeting...

Microbes found to produce miniature electrical wires

...robiologist, noted, "I have watched and judged, in peer review, many of Dr. Lovley's remarkable scientific advancements since the discovery of Geobacter in 1987. The latest advancement, microbial nanowires, is another major milestone because it may usher in a new era of exploration of both microbial respi...

Sensory deprivation affects brain's nerve connections

...ltrathin window on the brain through which one can peer using a sophisticated optical technique called two-photon fluorescence microscopy. Dr. Gan looked at dendritic spines, which are thorny nubs found all along the branches of neurons. Spines, which are continuously formed and eliminated, are where syn...

Lab bits

... polarized light microscope invented at the MBL to peer into living cells, Keefe and his colleagues previously discovered that abnormal spindles underlie the fertility problems of some older women. Spindles are the thread-like structures that tether and partition chromosomes. The scientists' studies on mi...

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