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Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...September 2009, KAUSTs aggressive global research program
begins now with collaborative projects such as t...stitutions in other fields. A substantial grant program
for individual investigators and centers around the world and a student scholarship program
Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too
...orest. Funds will come from a science foundation program
called Integrative Graduate Education and Research...toral students become leaders in their fields. The program
seeks ways to cross traditional barriers, such as when scientists in different disciplines need to k...
Doernbecher Children's Hospital scientist earns coveted Javits award
...with white matter lesions," said Dan Tagle, Ph.D., program
director forNeurogenetics, NINDS, NIH Back and colleagues hope their research will benefit three large groupsof children at risk for CP : infants that survive after premature birth,full-term babies later discovered to have brain injury that occurre...
New, more direct pathways from outside the cell-to-cell nuclei discovered
...rial to get into the nucleus." Eve Barak, an NSF program
director, describes Gavin's discovery as "an amazing and potentially paradigm-changing observation," and predicts that it "will have an enormous impact on how scientists think about how cellular functions are regulated." Gavin has only observed dir...
Rain forest protection works in Peru
...ress. The scientists found that the governments program
of designating specific regions for legal logging, combined with protection of other forests, and the establishment of territories for indigenous peoples helped keep large-scale rain forest damage in check between the years 1999 and 2005. However, th...
Study finds gender differences in renal and other genes contributing to blood pressure
...routine health exams in a major health maintenance program
in Southern California. This approach provides over 90 percent statistical power to detect genes contributing as little as three percent to blood pressure variation. The research team also scored over 60,000 genotypes at 35 gene locations involved ...
Satellite tracking reveals threats to Borneo pygmy elephants
...biggest land mammals on Earth, said Matthew Lewis, program
officer for WWFs Species Conservation Program. The only reason we now have a good understanding of where these elephants travel from day to day is because satellite collar technology has given us access to the most inaccessible forests on Borneo. ...
UF, French scientists seek test to detect gene doping in athletes
...t evidence of doped DNA. WADA has had a research program
in place for some years now, to try to develop tes...on genetic doping and director of the gene therapy program
at the University of California, San Diego. It sounds futuristic, but experts say its only a matt...
Census of Marine Life historians detail collapse of bluefin tuna population off northern Europe
...ated scientists working with the Tag-A-Giant (TAG) program
used electronic tags to track migrations of giant ...scientist of the CoML Tagging of Pacific Predators program
and TAG. Its possible all three fish were spawned in the Mediterranean, she emphasized. Were co...
Forecasting system provides flood warnings to vulnerable residents of Bangladesh
...c floods worsen in Bangladesh, a pilot forecasting program
is being used to warn thousands of residents in se...placed, with the toll likely to mount. The pilot program
began this summer with the aim of delivering 1- to 10-day forecasts directly to more than 100,000 pe...
Neurosciences and music meet in Montreal
...he emerging scientific discoveries. The conference program
is overseen by the International Organization Comm...nsights into the main themes. Also included in the program
are two poster sessions. The conference organizers encourage all members of the Neuromusic Communi...
New grants bolster efforts to generate faster and cheaper tools for DNA sequencing
...are provider, said Jeffery Schloss, Ph.D., NHGRI's program
director for technology development. "Each research team brings a unique set of skills and expertise to solving difficult scientific and engineering problems." $1,000 Genome Grants NHGRIs Revolutionary Genome Sequencing Technologies grants hav...
New study demonstrates important role of glia in circadian timing
...chool of Graduate Biomedical Sciences neuroscience program
at Tufts, used cellular and molecular genetic techniques to show that Ebony is localized exclusively in glial cells, and that it is involved in one of the commonly studied rhythmic behaviors observed in Drosophilalocomotor activity. Not only do our s...
Cost-effective method for gene silencing is featured in Cold Spring Harbor Protocols
...he only system available for studying the complete program
of T-cell maturation in vitro, and the protocol will be useful to researchers interested in understanding the intricacies of T-cell maturation. It was authored by Drs. Graham Anderson and Eric J. Jenkinson from the MRC Centre for Immune Regulation a...
Screening for fragile skin
...rs are the first to opt for a mass flock screening program
in Australia. "Their early adoption of a newly developed test should ensure this disease is effectively managed," NSW DPI research scientist, Dr Tracey Berg, said. Dermatosparaxis is an inherited connective tissue disorder attributable to abnorma...
'The Man Who Saved The Sea Turtles'
...l Park was established in 1975. The turtle-tagging program
that Carr began there in 1955 continues today, and recently, record numbers of turtles have nested at Tortuguero. Through the Caribbean Conservation Corporation, which he helped found in 1959, Carr came to be recognized as the worlds greatest autho...
New data reveal pregnancies exposed to accutane despite risk management program
...E PLAINS, N.Y., July 31, 2007 Despite a mandatory program
designed to prevent pregnant women from being expo... will carefully review any proposed changes to the program
following the meeting tomorrow of the FDAs Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee and ...
UF to lead research on life-threatening fungus
...M.D., director of UF's blood and marrow transplant program
anddeputy director of the UF Shands Cancer Center. "On a windy day,especially in a dusty environment or every time some dirt gets movedaround, lots of these organisms get aerosolized." The number of people contracting Aspergillus infections jumpede...
Chickens dieting to help Delaware waterways
...states who want to model their nutrient management program
after Delaware's. While he does not raise poultry, Vanderwende operates a dairy farm near Bridgeville, with 700 dairy cows and 3,000 acres of crops. All in all, these phytase diets are doing the job, Vanderwende said. And I know these scientists ...
Does EPA have an adequate strategy to oversee nanotechnologies?
...? Can it get needed information through a proposed program
where companies voluntarily submit details about the nature of the nanomaterials they are using to manufacture products and about their steps to ensure safety? What incentives, if any, exist for firms to take part in this new EPA program" And how app...
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