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Three young scientists at Yale honored with Sloan Foundation Fellowships

...5,000 award for the two-year period and is free to pursue whatever line of inquiry is of the most compelling interest to him or her. Those named at Yale are Assistant Professor Jack Harris ( Physics and Applied Physics ), Associate Professor Brian Scassellati ( Computer Science ), Assistant Professor...

New UD technology removes viruses from drinking water

...nts," Chiu said. So the two researchers decided to pursue some experiments. With partial support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Delaware Water Resources Center, through its graduate fellowship program, the scientists and their students began evaluating the effectiveness of iron granules i...

Early Europeans unable to stomach milk

... and that this inborn ability led the community to pursue dairy farming. Instead, they actually evolved their tolerance of milk within the last 8000 years due to exposure to milk. Dr Thomas said: "There were two theories out there: one that lactose tolerance led to dairy farming and another that exposure...

Old dinosaur research leads to new honor

...ad a special research opportunity through NSERC to pursue this, and never expected it would be that successful. In fact, there will soon be an interpretive centre at the site where we found the embryos the Golden Gate Highlands National Park in South Africa. It certainly is an honour to be recognized for m...

Merck and AAAS announce 2007 winners of Outstanding Undergraduate Research Programs

...ween chemistry and biology; encourage students to pursue graduate education in chemistry and life sciences; and foster undergraduate programs and activities that bridge chemistry and biology. ...

Educators in Georgia and Maryland earn top 2006 Mentoring Awards from AAAS

...actical research experience and encourages them to pursue graduate education. Nearly 250 students have parti...epresented groups who receive doctoral degrees and pursue careers in academia. The program, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), has provided supp...

Super-thin membrane, 50 atoms thick, sorts individual molecules

...cently gave the Rochester team a $100,000 grant to pursue developing the membrane's use in separating blood proteins with the hope of creating a more efficient method of dialysis. "Kidneys do a much better job than dialysis machines of filtering blood proteins and keeping the ones you need, like albumin, ...

2nd annual Albert Szent-Gyrgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research awarded to Webster K. Cavenee

...scientists with the financial support necessary to pursue novel cancer research ideas. In 1973, he changed the face of cancer research funding by co-founding the National Foundation for Cancer Research. Any scientist or individual may be nominated for the annual award by their peers and the winner is sele...

Scientists reveal secrets of Homer's Cyclops to help people with Holoprosencephaly

...ation from this study, researchers will be able to pursue better approaches toward detecting, preventing, and treating this serious disorder. The authors describe how a known mutation of the TG interacting factor (TGIF) gene, called TGIF.P63R, causes Holoprosencephaly, which affects brain and skull forma...

U of MN adult stem cell research shows promise for transplant therapies

...his research shows the importance of continuing to pursue all types of stem cell research, adult and embryonic, because scientists do not yet know which cell type will prove most promising for treating a particular disease. MAPCs found in pigs Verfaillie and colleagues had previously isolated MAPCs f...

Genetic variation may reduce Alzheimer's risk

...eady is working with Dr. Hill to submit a grant to pursue more answers. If they document higher fetal hemoglobin levels in healthy family members with the XmnI polymorphism, the hypothesis that it is providing some sort of protective measure is more likely, says Dr. Perry. Also the amount of disease protec...

New HIV test may predict drug resistance

...are considering ways to establish a new company to pursue its development or to license the technology to an existing company, Gao said. Because HIV genes mutate so easily and the virus reproduces so rapidly, most people who are infected have many different forms of the virus in their bodies. In some cases...

LIAI completes world's most comprehensive analysis on influenza virus data

...s information, I think the research community will pursue data directly relevant to human immunity to influenza virus to close those critical gaps." Regarding the dreaded H5N1 avian flu specifically, the information showed some important H5N1 epitopes currently being investigated. However, the number re...

New study shows promise of toxicogenomics in environmental monitoring

...ene expression from a particular chemical, why not pursue that one for commercial development?" However, the researchers are also careful to acknowledge the limitations of relying upon gene expression as the sole indicator of ecotoxicity. "It remains to be seen whether a particular gene expression actuall...

Durable critters providing insight for human egg preservation

...is approach, however further research is needed to pursue clinical applications. The NIH grant enables him to use monkey eggs, which are similar to human eggs, to find the optimal mix of sugar, conventional cryprotectants and freezing to maximize egg preservation. Collaborators at Emory University are pro...

Americans' support for embryonic stem cell research declines, VCU Life Sciences survey shows

...upport the use of embryonic stem cells in order to pursue treatment for themselves or family members afflicted with a condition such as Parkinson's Disease or a spinal cord injury, 70 percent said they would support the use of embryonic stem cells, compared with 68 percent in 2005. Twenty-one percent said t...

Cincinnnati scientists pursue new target for asthma treatment

...Fulkerson adds. "Now we and other researchers will pursue this to learn exactly what eosinophils are doing to those pathways and to see how we can block their contributions to asthma. Some of these genetic pathways were known to be important in asthma, says Fulkerson, but no one had previously attributed t...

NHGRI funds large-scale sequencing centers

...dical sequencing. The sequencing centers will also pursue new ways to increase the speed and lower the cost ...or transmit human diseases. In addition, they will pursue promising new areas of health-related research. For example, the large-scale sequencing program has ...

New genetic test predicts risk of metastasis in patients with deadly eye cancer

...lp patients and their physicians decide whether to pursue clinical trials of experimental therapies that target metastasis. "Patients understand that no good treatment exists after their cancer spreads -- everyone wants to know what their metastasis risk is," she added. "If the risk is low, it's a giant r...

Bright future for nuclear medicine technologists

...me college education, and nearly a third expect to pursue additional academic education (an acknowledgement ...se recommendations include that technologists must pursue licensure in all states to serve the needs and protect the safety of the public; promote standardize...

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