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DFG establishes three new clinical research units
...ished groups of scientists and innovative research projects
at medical faculties. The establishment of a Clinical Research Unit by the DFG is contingent on the university providing half of the funding and establishing a research professorship to head the unit. The funding is intended to last for six years and...
NASA finds trees and insect outbreaks affect carbon dioxide levels
...odel that predicts forest re-growth conservatively projects
that 0.3 billion metric tons of carbon could be 'stored' each year in trees growing on relatively low-production crop or rangeland areas in the United States. The second study involves large-scale disturbances to greenhouse gases detected using globa...
NASA's aura satellite sheds new light on air quality and ozone hole
...A's other Earth Observing System satellites. These projects
are Terra, primarily focused on land, and Aqua, which comprehensively observes Earth's water cycle. Collectively, these satellites allow scientists to study the complexities of how land, water and our atmosphere work as a system. Aura carries four ...
Lilly Endowment gives Indiana University $53 million for life sciences
...information produced by the human genome and other projects
has led to increased demand for informatics and computer science experts who can bring meaning and order to the data. The Indiana METACyt Initiative also includes Integrating Science and Technology Centers that will employ scientists and technicians...
UGA partners with U of Pennsylvania for bio-defense and infectious disease research project
...er science. NIH has funded many genome sequence projects
over the past decade, including more than 50 organ... and study it," Kissinger said. "Few of the genome projects
had a database project built into the original sequence proposal." Tools already have been devel...
'From the Sidelines' describes the making of a scientific revolution
...ection of art for some of the largest construction projects
in the university's history, including the Knight Library expansion and the university's trend-setting science complex. UO scientists were involved in the design process integrating old and new buildings, which were intentionally constructed so that ...
$6.7 million for bionic war on disabilities
...and University of Utah Health Sciences Center. The projects
receiving the funding are intended to expand the Utah Electrode Array technology that Normann first developed in 1989. The Utah Electrode Array is a silicon chip measuring a quarter-inch on each side and containing 100 tiny electrodes in a 10-by...
NSBRI news: Bone-quality assessment tool for space and Earth
...ce flight. The Institute's research and education projects
take place at more than 70 institutions across the United States....
Scientists decipher genome of bacterium that helps clean up major groundwater pollutants
...the Science paper. Heidelberg, who has led several projects
to sequence microbes with bioremediation potential, says the sequence information on D. ethenogenes is likely to boost such efforts. There are several reasons why deciphering a microbe's DNA sequence can help scientists find better ways to use it. Fo...
Put science at center of decision-making on third world development, experts tell UN
...ote business development; 4) Design infrastructure projects
as a way to promote technological innovation. Says Dr. Lee Yee-Cheong, fellow co-ordinator of the report and president of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations: "The three great waves of technology information and communication technolog...
The Louis-Jeantet-Prize for Medicine 2005
...ouis-Jeantet-Prize for Medicine encourages further projects
of excellence in the prize-winners' laboratories. ...iew to stimulating the highest quality of research projects
that the prize-winners' institutions would not be able to fund in their entirety. Prize-winners must...
Satellite data to track wildlife: Elephants in space
...urrently operates more that 350 field conservation projects
in 54 countries around the world. WCS's mission is...resources of wildlife parks in New York with field projects
around the globe to help sustain our planet's biological diversity. The project was funded in part b...
European Union cites excellence of Hebrew University neural computation center
...throughout the European Union.Many of the research projects
underway cover topics of major importance to human health and development, such as studies in Parkinson's disease and dyslexia." As an outcome of this designation, the Hebrew University center has signed an agreement with the EU to host some 100 rese...
University of Arizona receives IBM grant for massive virtual storage system for life sciences data
.... The awards support the advancement of university projects
by connecting top researchers in academia with IBM...universities aimed at fueling innovation. Research projects
each reflect the nature of innovation in the 21st century - at the intersection of business value an...
NJIT hosts Biomedical Engineering Showcase and Career Fair
... panel discussion as well as a display of research projects
by students. The showcase will provide a forum to discuss scientific and business issues of central importance to the biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical industries. "Bringing people from all these communities together in one setting is ...
Lupus Research Institute increases funding for innovative research
... lupus." The LRI's 2005 novel grant program seeks projects
that deal with less investigated aspects of the disease as well as applications from investigators who may not have previously worked in lupus. The heterogeneity of systemic lupus affecting the kidneys, heart, lungs, brain, blood and skin spurs th...
NASA research to aid federal invasive species council efforts
...continue our active engagement in applied research projects
whose results advance management of invasive species," said Edwin Sheffner, manager of the invasive species program element in the Applied Sciences Program at NASA Headquarters. "Efforts to manage invasive species annually cost the country tens of bi...
NJIT professor receives NSF CAREER award for emergency response research
...zz as well as emergency response, and has included projects
with emergency response teams at the Port of Rotterdam (The Netherlands) and at the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Fire Academy. He received his PhD in decision sciences and engineering systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institu...
Calit2 launches prize program to encourage bioinformatics research by UCSD undergraduates
...link below), an organizer of the program. "Over 30 projects
are listed, and the laboratories are spread all ov...his field," said Eskin. "Participation in research projects
can both significantly improve their chances of admittance into top graduate programs and also make ...
Women's health, tissue regeneration is focus of Illinois & Carle Hospital initiative
...iation and Carle Foundation Hospital. All research projects
are subject to the prior approval of the Institutional Review Boards (IRB) of both organizations....
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