Tag: "pilot" at biology news
Stockpile bird flu vaccine now
...Pasteur in the US. Chiron is to make the rest at a pilot
factory in Liverpool that is licensed to handle the genetically engineered viruses required. But it cannot start until the problems with contamination that shut down the company's normal flu vaccine plant at the same site are cleared up. Without a de...
Michael F. Hochella Jr. named Virginia's 2005 Outstanding Scientist
...high schools. The program has been successful in a pilot
test. Supporters say it may become a model curriculum for high school students nationwide. Hochella came to Virginia Tech in 1992. He was named a professor in 1996. Before coming to Virginia Tech, Hochella worked at Corning Glass Inc. and Stanford Un...
A more accurate screening test for prostate cancer?
...ing urinary markers for other cancers. In a small pilot
study, Dr. Marsha Moses and postdoctoral fellow Dr. Roopali Roy recently found that a compound called ADAM 12, when detected in urine, is an early marker of breast cancer. Another group of markers will soon enter formal clinical trials in adults with...
Technological revolutions in sensors, robotics, and telecommunications allow new views of ocean
...e Van Dover, a deep sea ecologist and former Alvin pilot
from the College of William & Mary, agrees. "The importance of being there cannot be underestimated," she says. "No amount of watching videos of the seafloor environment prepares one for the view and insight to be gained from that first look through...
Researching airborne metals in transit workers' bodies
... Steven Chillrud and colleagues discuss an ongoing pilot
study that takes a closer look at these questions....cial issue focusing on subway health research. The pilot
study is expected to show whether 40 transit workers' blood and urine contains elevated levels of th...
University of Manchester pioneers study to support teenage mums' bone health
... Manchester's School of Medicine are undertaking a pilot
study into the healthy bone development of teenage mothers, as part of an ongoing commitment to supporting the health of young families. Dr Mourad Seif, a consultant obstetrician at St Mary's Hospital and expert on teenage pregnancy, and Dr Kate Ward...
Florida Tech scientist earns $1.7 million NSF grant
...n exploration" theme, they will help to design and pilot
a series of learning modules linking the core integrated science content areas of earth science, biology, chemistry and physics. The project also includes funding for a fully-equipped, mobile laboratory, which Fellows and teachers will use to facil...
Fasting intermittently reduces cell proliferation, a marker for cancer risk, study finds
...n impact one's mental state and emotions. A recent pilot
study of 16 non-obese adults by researchers at the...rritable on their fasting days. The authors of the pilot
study said that adding a small meal, fulfilling no more than 20 percent of the day's caloric needs, ...
From lobster flock to lobster feast?
...y lobster culture, which has been explored through pilot
programs in various countries, has been the need to collect larvae from the wild and the difficulty in doing so. The lobster larval growth cycle is extremely complicated and as yet reproduction and growth to adulthood has not been accomplished in ca...
NASH clinical research network launches new trial for treatment of liver disease
... no proven treatments for NASH, results from small pilot
trials suggest that certain diabetes drugs improve...may slow or reverse the progression of NASH. Other pilot
studies indicate that patients with this liver disease show improvement by following a regimen of ba...
PNAS highlights for the week of April 11 - 15
...Cloned Beef and Milk Meet Industry Standards In a pilot
study, scientists have shown that meat and milk from cloned bulls and cows, respectively, meet industry standards. Xiangzhong Yang and colleagues cloned a Japanese Black beef bull and Holstein dairy cow, using somatic cell nuclear transfer (the sam...
Winners of AIBS Media Awards announced
...producer and editor. Most recently, she produced a pilot
for a new science show for Ira Flatow, host of NPR's Science Friday. Diane spent four years as science editor for NPR's environmental news show, Living On Earth. Toomey is now working on a start-up show covering issues of poverty and injustice, spon...
Society of Nuclear Medicine to offer first $25,000 Mallinckrodt Seed Grant
...ssist researchers in conducting new and innovative pilot
projects that have potential for future support from foundations, corporations or government agencies. "This generous gift from Mallinckrodt helps pave the way for research that will lead to a better understanding of human disease and the development...
New online portal merges vast data on Gulf of Maine ecosystem
...@usm.maine.edu ) The Dynamic Atlas will serve as a pilot
for a truly integrated ocean observing system, called the Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System. Over time the Census of Marine Life will work with the Gulf of Maine Ocean Data Partnership to take the Atlas and other portals (including the ...
Society of Nuclear Medicine to offer $10,000 William L. Ashburn, M.D., Pilot Research Grant for 2006
... talented physician," said Burbach. The society's pilot
research grants support testing of innovative research ideas that have a potential to lead to major funding. Eligible applicants are U.S. or international basic or clinical scientists employed by academic and research-oriented organizations in North ...
ESA's Epidemio and Respond assist during Angolan Marburg outbreak
...DLR). Respond has been established as part of the pilot
services of Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES), a joint initiative between ESA and the European Union to build a global monitoring capability in support of Europe's environmental and sustainable development goals. On behalf of Re...
National Institute on Aging awards UCI $9 million to continue Alzheimer's disease research
...ed $9 million to UC Irvine to support research and pilot
projects that focus on discovering the loss of cog.... "Every year the grant will also support several pilot
projects that are intriguing, but still need basic data," said Cotman, who is also a professor of ne...
'Plastic oil' could improve fuel economy in cars, chemists say
...onomy and reduce the frequency of oil changes. The pilot
study appears in the July 20 issue of the American...ating oil, Miller says. Of the plastic used in the pilot
study, about 60 percent was converted into a wax with the right molecular properties for further pro...
NIH awards $10.4 million to Scripps Research Institute and Scripps Florida
...ch Institute Molecular Screening Center. This is a pilot
program to discover small molecule tools for translating basic biomedical discoveries more quickly into medically relevant applications. The screening center at The Scripps Research Institute and Scripps Florida together with nine screening center...
New gene chip may be early cancer diagnosis tool
study at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in support of the National Cancer Institute's Early Detection Research Network (EDRN), has validated the measurement accuracy of new techniques that use mitochondrial DNA as an early...
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