Tag: "projects" at biology news
Scientists discuss improved biopesticides for locust control in West Africa
...t.edu/ ) at Virginia Tech manages two large global projects
funded by USAID....
Heroes of the sea, Pew Fellows' fifteenth class tackle sharks, reefs, mangroves and more
... Fellows from over 20 countries who have completed projects
across the globe. Their fellowships are funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts. "The Pew Fellows chosen this year are remarkable individuals, and they join a network that has been 15 years in the making," says Dr. Ellen Pikitch, Executive Director of t...
Dartmouth Medical School lab blends DNA and technology to aid in crime-solving
...ring of 2007. Information and samples of other IML projects
can be found at: http://iml.dartmouth.edu/educatio...ring of 2007. Information and samples of other IML projects
can be found at: http://iml.dartmouth.edu/education/index.html . Other IML projects: "Genetics i...
Spit, and call me in the morning
...s that in the next year or two the fruits of these projects
are going to come together," said Wong. One reason the field of oral fluid testing is gaining momentum now is that an effort has just gotten underway to decipher the entire set of proteins, or "proteome," present in saliva. This information could all...
Methodist, UH system joining forces for biomedical research, clinical care
...rall interaction with a broader range of potential projects
and allow for combined solicitation of third-party... been unable to apply for any substantial research projects
requiring clinical trials. But the affiliation with The Methodist Hospital will now allow the univer...
Bridging gaps to save lives: UH hosts nanotechnology conference
...ironments the human body. Collaborative research projects
within the Alliance aim to address a multitude of medical issues, ranging from better drugs and more powerful diagnostic techniques to portable monitoring devices and smaller, more reliable implants, such as miniature, nanoscale, pacemakers. Online...
Gene therapy converts dead bone graft to new, living tissue
...ts were quickly converted to new, healthy bone. He projects
that the bone would be completely converted in just a year, and that a human bone might be completely converted in as little as five years. The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation has been trying for two decades to conquer the issues complicating b...
Scientists urge outcome-based, watershedwide approach to restore the Chesapeake
... and evaluate ongoing stream and river restoration projects
in the Chesapeake watershed. She analyzed existin...tten records and found that fewer than 5% of these projects
have been evaluated for success after completion, a significantly lower percentage than other region...
Climate change to bring a wave of new health risks
...ops white and using reflective materials in paving projects
may reduce overall warming. It will be important, says Patz, to avoid maladaptation. Increased use of air conditioners, for example, will provide immediate relief and is an important protection during an acute heat event. But the fossil fuels burned ...
New species from old data
...unanalysed data from large-scale genome sequencing projects
openly available online. Steven Salzberg from The Institute for Genomic Research in Maryland and colleagues identified three new species of the bacterium Wolbachia from the genome sequences of the fruit fly Drosophila that are stored in the Trace Ar...
NHGRI targets 12 more organisms for genome sequencing
...nomes of other organisms." Two of the sequencing projects
are aimed at gaining new insights into model organisms utilized in research on drug development and disease susceptibility. They are: sequencing the genome of a fellow primate, the marmoset (Callithrix jacchus); and identification of genetic variatio...
DOE JGI launches IMG public online microbial genome data clearinghouse
... growing spectrum of datasets emerging from genome projects
taken on by the DOE JGI and other public DNA seque...arly one-quarter of the number of microbial genome projects
worldwide, more than any other single institution. The IMG system currently features over 200 organi...
Eureka! Presentation to the European Parliament
...005. EUREKA! has supported more than 2600 research projects
with a value exceeding 22 billion, involving 11000 participants from SMEs, large enterprises and universities. EUREKA! provides a significant platform for promoting R&D and Innovation, supporting the Lisbon objectives and the creation of the European...
Nobel laureates to open ASBMB annual meeting in San Diego
...ends of the protein is a transcription factor that projects
into the cytosol and is cleaved by RIP. By modulating the processing of SREBPs, RIP directly controls membrane lipid composition and indirectly controls plasma cholesterol levels. Dr. Goldstein and Dr. Brown have worked together for the last 30 years...
New winter hulless barley has high protein
... solutions to agriculture problems. Another of the projects
aims to develop wheat and barley cultivars resistant to pests and so require fewer chemical inputs. For example, producers would obtain higher yields of a safer and higher quality grain that is resistant to Fusarium head blight, commonly referred to ...
Children's Hospital & Research Ctr. at Oakland's DNA library helps to map the sex chromosome
... director of the DNA library. "One of the research projects
that our scientists at CHORI will be using the DNA library for is to investigate the genetic differences that make certain people susceptible to inherited forms of Lou Gehrig's Disease," said Dr. de Jong. The hospital's recombinant DNA library has ...
Energy efficiency: Canadians honoured
...s of hundreds of thousands of dollars. The winning projects
are profiled in special awards supplements in both...he country's successes. The 2005 winners and their projects
are as follows: CBC Radio, Ideas, Toronto, Ontario - Fueling the Future: The Soft Path; The City...
NIH should take decisive steps to promote independence, originality
...stdocs to identify, explore, and control their own projects
under the mentorship of senior investigators. The...nds for the next three to four years to grow their projects
and develop professionally, the report says. The award would have uniform requirements and conditio...
Mitsubishi offsets carbon footprint through investment in Madagascar's rain forest
...ainable development of the local community. I feel projects
like these are worthy of support by our pavilion ...shi Pavilion @Earth. Land-use based carbon offset projects
such as these are designed simultaneously address global climate change and biodiversity protection ...
Photos show jaguar vamping for camera
...ing to protect jaguars throughout their range with projects
in several Latin American countries designed to safeguard healthy populations of this spectacular big cat....
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