Tag: "pilot" at biology news
New OHSU senior care program gets $2.5M boost
...nd it pays for itself after the first year. In the pilot
study, productivity increased by 8 percent to 12 percent among 50 physicians who used the program compared with 72 control physicians who did not use the program, which meant a savings of $99,000 per clinic in additional revenue that paid for the cos...
New diagnostic technologies offer non-invasive means
...s. Dr. Spivack and his colleagues have shown, in a pilot
study, that the large molecule DNA could also be r...ate a patients predisposition to lung cancer. The pilot
study of 33 individuals showed statistically apparent differences between never-smokers, former and ...
An electroacoustic path to custom-made gene chips
...hesize sequences longer than the 3-base n-mers the pilot
machine produced. They have now done so. A new paper accepted for publication in IEEE/ASME Journal of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, details how the system has been improved to allow synthesis of 15-mers. Kim and his co-workers have patents pe...
Seeing the trees for the forest: WHRC scientists creating national biomass and carbon dataset
After completing a two-year pilot
phase, scientists at the Woods Hole Research Cente...cation/calibration process. An initial two-year pilot
phase (May 2005-2007) served as an iterative period of research devoted to algorithm development, te...
A cherry on top: Tart cherries may alter heart/diabetes factors
...ly medicine at the U-M Medical School, will lead a pilot
clinical trial of whole tart cherries in humans. The study will enroll healthy individuals who will spend a night at the U-M General Clinical Research Center, and have their blood tested multiple times to look for the breakdown products of cherries. ...
Testosterone may help men with multiple sclerosis
...multiple sclerosis (MS) in women, a just completed pilot
study at UCLA now shows promise for the use of tes...mers disease. Four years ago Voskuhl conducted a pilot
study in which 10 women with MS were given the female hormone estriol, which yielded what she descri...
Salmon tracking program expands to California
NEWPORT, Ore. A successful pilot
program launched last year that used genetics to d...mercial fishermen and fisheries managers. The 2006 pilot
study was funded by a grant from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board and coordinated by the Orego...
Departure to cold water corals and other 'hot spots'
.... A scientist will be able to accompany the crafts pilot
down to about 400 meters below the sea. The second stage of the expedition will be lead by Dr, Michael Klages (AWI) and will go to the Hkon-Mosby mud volcano, located off the Norwegian coast. It is an underwater discharge point for methane gas at ...
Soils offer new hope as carbon sink
...company involved with NSW DPI in the trials, has a pilot
plant at Gosford which is producing minimal amounts for research purposes. "We are hoping the technology will take hold and pyrolysis plants will be built where there is a steady stream of green or other biomass waste providing clean energy that is ...
It's safe for obese moms-to-be to lose weight during pregnancy, new SLU research finds
...lose weight during pregnancy, according to a small pilot
study conducted by Saint Louis University researchers. Doctors hadnt encouraged pregnant women who were obese to limit their weight gain or have them lose weight because they were afraid it would hurt the baby, says Raul Artal, M.D., principal inve...
Satellite images show destroyed and threatened villages in Darfur
...before they occur. The program received a one-year pilot
grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and that recently was renewed for three years. "The imaging initiative is an excellent example of how science and technology can be applied to help expose human rights violations," said ...
Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan
...ary reconnaissance surveys in late May, Elkan, WCS pilot
Falk Grossman and Jamus Joseph, assistant director of the WCS Southern Sudan Country Program, did finally sight a group of three zebra moving with the white-eared kob migration in Boma National Park. The team also identified a key zone of semi-arid h...
University of Washington researchers play leading role in major study of human genome function
...n September 2003, the consortium began a four-year pilot
project to identify the function of all DNA sequen...in a small section of the human genome. Though the pilot
study only examined about 1 percent of the genome, scientists hope the work will build our understan...
New findings challenge established views about human genome
...izations around the world. The project served as a pilot
to test the feasibility of a full-scale initiative...standing across our genome said Birney, the ENCODE pilot
project is the first step towards this goal....
ENCODE map changes view of the human genome landscape
...eport on the validation of the main results of the pilot
project and are essential the community as they scale up tocataloguing functional elements in the whole genome. In addition, the issue also contains commentary and perspectives on how our views of the genome have changed as a result of the ENCODE i...
New findings challenge established views on human genome
...zations around the world, the research served as a pilot
to test the feasibility of a full-scale initiative... are located and how they are organized. In the pilot
phase, ENCODE researchers devised and tested high-throughput approaches for identifying functional e...
MU researchers to study the status of black bears in Missouri
...le nuisance bears and protect their property. This pilot
study should help us ask better research questions down the road. We dont know if we have a self-sustaining population in Missouri or if we simply have a lot of dispersing males coming from Arkansas. We need to investigate the genetic interchange bet...
Human genetic 'deserts' are teeming with significant life
... international collaborators working together on a pilot
project to use as a reference set by the ENCODE co...ctional elements in the human genome sequence. The pilot
phase is focusing on 44 regions, totalling approximately 1% of the human genome. By testing and com...
Cord blood may preserve insulin levels in children with type 1 diabetes
...betes, according to findings from a small national pilot
study presented Monday (June 25) at the American Diabetes Associations 67th Scientific Sessions in Chicago. University of Florida researchers sought to determine whether it is feasible to use a patients own cord blood stem cells to neutralize the b...
ORNL-led team wins DOE bioenergy center
...cludes construction of a 5 million gallon-per-year pilot
plant for demonstration of switchgrass-to-ethanol conversion based upon research at the DOE Bioenergy Science Center. These two investments together position Tennessee and the South to be among the leaders in the emerging field of bioenergy, Bredese...
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