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Stimulating nerve cells with laser precision

... Mahadevan-Jansen said the technique, which is pending patent approval, is not the only novel aspect of this work. "This research results from the marriage of biomedical engineering, optical science and neurological research," Mahadevan-Jansen said. "Some programs are working on optics, and some are work...

New alloy verified for safer disposal of spent nuclear energy fuel

... application for a license to build the project is pending before the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The state of Nevada, contending that the Yucca Mountain project is environmentally and geologically unsafe, has filed lawsuits against DOE, NRC, Bush and former DOE Secretary Spencer Abraham. Gadolini...

'Cool' blood stem cell research leads to licensing deal

... international conferences. The U of A has patents pending on this technology. Lifebank is the only umbilical cord blood stem cell bank in Canada to be accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks....

Cancer survivors may be at higher risk for cognitive dysfunction

...rial urged a cautious interpretation of theresults pending further research. In the study, USC psychologists studied 702 cancer survivors andtheir cancer-free twins in the Swedish Twin Registry. Studying twins removes statistical influences from genetic orearly childhood causes of both cancer and cognitive d...

NRL develops self-cleaning 'smart' fabrics

...l-world environment." Two patent applications are pending with the United States Patent Office (US Patent application #s 10/750,637 Dec. 23, 2003 and 10/849,621 May 20, 2004). Technical details are described in "Self-cleaning fabrics for decontamination of organophosphorous pesticides and related chemical a...

New lab research may help those deafened by immune system attack

...i of guinea pigs. The U-M has patent applications pending in the U.S. and abroad pertaining to KHRI-3, IESCA and AISNHL. The University, Carey and several colleagues stand to profit if tests or treatments based on these patents are developed. The development of a clinical test for patient antibody to IESCA ...

UF researchers kill resistant bugs one bandage at a time

... coating. "It's a huge problem there." A patent is pending on the researchers' method of chemically bonding the substance to fabrics and other materials. This method allows the substance to be efficiently mass produced and permanently adhered to wound dressings or ready-to-wear clothing to make antifungal an...

Scientists discover genetic key to growing hardier, more productive plants

...expansive root systems. U.S. patents currently are pending and a research licensing agreement with an international company has been signed....

Center releases new public survey on stem cells

...ly is in effect, and various pieces of legislation pending in Congress would either extend this ban or relax it. A survey of 2,212 Americans conducted September 9-19, reveals a public opinion landscape that bears little resemblance to the polarized, deep moral divide expressed on the floor of the Congress a...

Advancing saltwater fish farming

...slation, the National Offshore Aquaculture Act now pending in Congress, and how it will promote offshore fish farming and enable U.S. fish farmers to compete with foreign competitors to reduce our country's $8 billion seafood trade deficit. Daniel Benetti is Chairman of Marine Affairs and Policies, and Direc...

Pending animal measure threatens U.S. research, AAAS says in letter to Congressional committee

...shner, urges that the measure be stricken from the pending FY 2006 Agriculture, Rural Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. Under the proposed spending proviso, funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could no longer go to colleges, univ...

Tulane receives millions for international health and tropical medicine research

...these resources began in July, the award was still pending when Katrina hit. Within a week of the storm, Kendall flew to Atlanta to reassure CDC of Tulane's ability to continue project activities. There, with the active support of ORC-MACRO (an opinion research corporation) and CDC, he established a satellit...

New European legislation impacts on both cancer trials and drug approval

...authorisations may be granted for certain products pending completion of further studies. Importantly, the new rules will retain the existing mechanism of approval under exceptional circumstances when the rarity of the indication, the state of the scientific knowledge or the principles of medical ethic do n...

University presidents: NY must act on stem cell research

...e several proposals related to biomedical research pending consideration in the New York legislature. Two bills, introduced last year by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Sen. Nicholas Spano, would establish multi-year stem cell research funds of $300 and $125 million respectively. The Assembly passed it...

SinuNase IND on track

...ent (SPA) for its first phase 3 study of SinuNase, pending resolution of the proposed transfer. "A special protocol assessment identifies the exact label claim the clinical trial will support if successful, and it is specific to each phase 3 clinical study," explains Frank E. O'Donnell, Jr., M.D., Chairman...

AAAS denounces anti-evolution laws as hundreds of K-12 teachers convene for 'Front Line' event

...mmunity." Across the United States, at least 14 pending laws -- including Missouri HB 1266 -- differ in language and strategy, but "all would weaken science education," said AAAS President Gilbert S. Omenn, professor of medicine, genetics and public health at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. "The AA...

International scientists, physicians assemble at AACR Annual Meeting to discuss latest advances

...Jones, Ph.D., D.Sc., president of the AACR. "With pending cuts to the research budget of the National Institutes of Health, and specifically the National Cancer Institute, the free-flow of information shared amongst researchers and oncologists at the AACR Annual Meeting has never played a greater role in ad...

Top federal officials to speak at 20-21 April AAAS policy forum

...research and development spending proposals in the pending 2007 federal budget and their implications for the future. Information on the Forum is available at: http://www.aaas.org/spp/rd/forum.htm Credentialed reporters may register by contacting Lonnie Shekhtman, 202-326-6434, lshekthm@aaas.org or Ear...

Satellite images obtained by AAAS program provide strong evidence of Zimbabwe repression

...ial technology pilot program would be important in pending legal action on behalf of those who lost their homes. (See www.zlhr.org/zw/media/cases.htm .) "The pictures epitomize the apex of a man-made disaster, and they can be of a phenomenonal impact in redressing such absurdities, now and in the future," S...

Another great boost to medical research

...n health and medical research - highlighted by the pending launch of the world first vaccine for cervical cancer. "The benefits of investing in health and medical research are leading to real benefits for Australian patients. "The success of our health and medical research requires a partnership between gove...

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