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New therapy for specific form of leukemia
...e drug Glivec, and so this medication can now also provide
help to a number of T-ALL patients. T-ALL: T-cell ...The new research results show that Glivec can also provide
a better treatment for a small group of T-ALL patients. Jan Cools has already successfully conducted...
32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D
...he growing threat of antibiotic resistance, and to provide
potential therapeutic agents in the event of a bioterrorist attack. RheoGene, Inc. (Norristown, Pa.) Novel Technologies for Adult Stem Cell TherapeuticsDevelop novel techniques for site-specific insertion and control of therapeutic genes in hu...
Yearling horse auction to benefit equine research
...etween 25 and 30 foals annually. The growing foals provide
researchers an opportunity to study how nutrition affects metabolism and skeletal development," said W. Burton Staniar, assistant professor of equine nutrition. The Middleburg center's pasture-based equine nutrition research relates the care and welf...
Commandeering cellular machinery: recognition mechanism to detect small molecules
...id hormones and vitamin D. The development could provide
a foundation for a new family of biologically-based mechanisms able to detect common drugs, chemical weapons and other small molecules. By allowing manipulation of this cellular protein machinery known as nuclear receptors the technique could also...
College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work
...ng innovators. Young men and women like this will provide
the kind of creativity needed to make the world a ...probe vibrate in a harmonic, and realized he could provide
depth and richness to the pictures taken with the AFM. He made the work the basis of his graduate s...
An embryonic stem cell model for Parkinson's disease
...t a link between oxidative damage and disease, and provide
a tractable model for both studying the molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative disease and screening potential neuroprotectant drugs. The authors are hoping to extend their work to human embryonic stem cells, but their work is limited by the avail...
Stanford researchers establish center for physics-based simulations of biological structures
... movement." Mathematical and computational models provide
the framework for understanding complexity in life...artments to define a vision for how Stanford could provide
the computing infrastructure for the nation, and the world, to manage biological complexity." Many ...
Daphne Koller named MacArthur Fellow
...see fit. Above all, Koller believes her work "can provide
a framework to use as a starting point for answering tough questions." She says she hopes to resolve "the complex network of interactions between many genes, proteins, metabolites and signals" using computational modeling, and is optimistic that she ...
Plants provide model for new shape-changing materials
...l development of the nastic structure concept will provide
a new class of materials based on the direct conve...nergy into mechanical work. In this manner it will provide
a truly integrated "smart" material that serves as the foundation for a new generation of biological...
Below the surface: New clues to plant signaling from the roots
...o the above-ground portions of the plant, may also provide
growth signals that regulate shoot growth, but researchers are only beginning to understand the ways in which roots are able to effect this developmental control from afar. Several characterized plant hormones, such as cytokinin and abscisic acid, ar...
Head lice reveal contact between modern and ancient humans
...by analyzing the next best thing - head lice - and provide
intriguing evidence that H. sapiens might have b...ted to the New World. However, their analyses also provide
evidence that P. humanus must have originated long before its H. sapiens host and that the New W...
Dying cells encourage neighbors to grow
...phenomenon to be expanded and studied. The authors provide
evidence that apoptotic cells that are allowed to complete the process of dying also secrete the growth-stimulating signals. The researchers conclude that apoptotic cells actively induce compensatory proliferation by activating growth-associated ...
NIH funds first nationaL SNP genotyping center at Broad Institute
...dge, Mass. A five-year cooperative agreement will provide
over $14 million to create a high-capacity resourc... SNP panels. A secure, web-based environment will provide
access to a database linked to an in-house DNA repository and all samples will be coded to assure su...
University of Oregon professor wins 2004 Spiers Medal
...infrared-visible sum-frequency generation (SFG) to provide
detailed structural information on liquid-liquid interfaces. "She realized that this technology could let us see how molecules such as the phospholipids that make up cell membranes control the structure of water at a surface," Bain explains. "...
September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...., et al* Electronic decision support systems that provide
clinicians with evidence-based information about treatment options during the prescribing process are a possible solution to rising prescription costs. In a retrospective cohort study using a pharmacy claims database, researchers found that physician...
Scientific organizations unite to influence science policy and promote the ERC
...define a roadmap for the establishment of the ERC, provide
a forum for scientists to air their views and ensu... of ISE, the first independent body established to provide
a common voice and an action mechanism for European science organizations....
Marine Biological Laboratory summer investigator wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry
...n the mechanisms of cell division in clam eggs may provide
novel insights into their aberration in human canc...uencing the entire clam genome, and its goal is to provide
scientists with better knowledge of the clam's active DNA. Such information is crucial to the study ...
Forum at Virginia Tech to address issues of human cloning
...ciety. The forum is designed both to inform and to provide
an opportunity for public participation in debate on this topic. The main panel discussion will take place at 11 a.m. and feature a number of nationally-recognized experts on issues of human cloning, representing a range of views and areas of expe...
New Military Biomaterials R&D Center to hold first meeting
...ble expansion of the program. This initiative will provide
rapid and effective pathways for identification, d...yable dressing technology will then be expanded to provide
pain relief, mitigate bleeding and reduce infection. Biocure, Inc. of Norcross, Ga., is developing ...
ASPB opposes ban of GE crops in Butte County Ballot Measure D
...ounty code. Further, the proposed ordinance would provide
that the growing of genetically engineered organis...ily at universities. Please let us know if we can provide
any further information. Sincerely, Roger Hangarter Professor, Indiana University President, ASPB ...
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