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Nanotechnology helps scientists make bendy sensors for hydrogen vehicles

...nvironmental and societal safety, as the nation is realizing the potential for a more hydrogen-based economy. Yugang Sun and H. Hau Wang, researchers in Argonne's Center for Nanoscale Materials and Materials Science Division, respectively, fabricated the new sensing devices using a two-step process separated...

Banding together: RAS signaling of circadian output

...ospora clock observation, researchers are only now realizing what protein is encoded by the band gene, and how the subtle nature of the disruption in the band gene affects Neurospora circadian rhythms. The Dartmouth team demonstrate that the band mutation is a dominant point mutation in ras-1 that causes a s...

Ocean observing contracts awarded to UC San Diego and University of Washington

...OI, signing these contracts is a major step toward realizing the dreams of the hundreds of oceanographers who have been planning the OOI Network for more than ten years. JOI welcomes UCSD and UW as partners in this challenge. A final award for the coastal and global scale nodes of the OOI is expected in Aug...

From ink to optics, study of particle mixtures yields fundamental insights

...ciate Antti-Pekka Hynninen overcame this hurdle by realizing that they could accurately represent the system with just one to four colloidal particles and their oppositely charged counterparts, called counterions. Their result -- a complete phase diagram that is correct even when the particles have very high ...

World's leading scientists announce creation of 'Encyclopedia of Life'

...he globe, and whose members will play key roles in realizing this immense project. An international advisory board of distinguished individuals will also help guide the Encyclopedia. The effort is spurred by a $10 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and $2.5 million from the...

UC Davis study finds high arsenic levels in herbal kelp supplements

...ngerously high amounts of a toxic substancewithout realizing it." ...

Think herbal supplements are safe? Think again, book by Saint Louis University doctor says

...ks off other common herbs that people take without realizing their side effects or how they might interact with medications. St. John's wort sometimes is taken for anxiety and depression. Those who also are taking antidepressants or anti-anxiety medications, such as Prozac, Zoloft or Paxil, should beware. M...

Wiley acquires publications from Carpe Diem Communications

...ward to working with the Carpe Diem Wiley team on realizing the potential of this acquisition." ...

NIH selects Purdue to use phi29 DNA packaging motor for National Nanomedicine Development Center

...ion in the patient. There are multiple barriers to realizing the potential of DNA therapeutics: DNA must be delivered in a protective vehicle that is of the right size, targets specific disease cells and unloads the DNA once inside the cell, Thompson said. !-- PUBLIC IMAGE # 2592 ALIGN:left "We are optimisti...

Peering into the shadow world of RNA

...s thought. Increasingly, however, scientists are realizing that among the diverse forms of RNA, a kind of mirror molecule derived from DNA, many interact with each other and with genes directly to manage the genome from behind the scenes. In particular, RNA produced by the vast stretches of DNA that do no...

New cost-benefit model will aid efforts to conserve wilderness: UBC researcher

...for flood protection. Governments and industry are realizing that wetlands restoration will be key to economic recovery in the area." Using conservation planning software, the researchers mapped terrestrial biodiversity and six ecosystem services across the region, and estimated how much each parcel of land ...

Structure of enzyme offers treatment clues for diabetes, Alzheimer's

... Tang and coworkers hold great promise for finally realizing Mirsky's dream." ...

Columbia University receives $16.9 million NIEHS award to study arsenic in ground water

...ion of microbially-contaminated surface water, not realizing that the ground water was naturally enriched with arsenic. "I am delighted that we have been given the opportunity to continue our efforts to link our growing understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of arsenic release to groundwater with more eff...

Next generation of science stars: 5 female scientists receive 2006 LOral USA fellowships

...nd cannot expect to achieve great success without realizing and utilizing the full potential offered by so many bright, young minds in the fields of science," said Dr. Cicerone. "That's why awards that offer support and highlight the value of such extraordinary talents -- like those of the young women being h...

Giant deep-sea tubeworm's meal ticket comes in as a skin infection

...s wherestraggling bacteria remain. "Biologists are realizing that symbiosis isnot an oddity in nature, but rather thenorm," Fisher says. "Most -- if not all --animals and plants exist in symbiosis withsome forms of microbes. We currentlyunderstand the early stages of symbiontacquisition for only a very few of ...

Clues to breast cancer hidden inside stem cells

...ls in three-dimensions. The Icelandic researchers, realizing just how much a cells context matters, used the 3-D cell culture pioneered by Mina Bissell, at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California. "We can build up a 3-D breast structure similar to what you have in vivo," says Gudjonsson. "You ...

Novel molecular 'signature' marks DNA of embryonic stem cells

...sts announced today a critical step on the path of realizing the promise of embryonic stem (ES) cells for medicine. As described in the April 21 issue of Cell, the researchers have discovered unique molecular imprints coupled to DNA in mouse ES cells that help explain the cells' rare ability to form almost any...

Illegal trade is propelling rare turtle toward extinction, new report

...ng the illegal trade for the turtle, often without realizing that they are contributing to its demise. No legal trade of this species has been allowed since 2001. The report by TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network of WWF and IUCN, "Trade of the Roti Island Snake-necked Turtle Chelodina mccordi," c...

PET imaging reveals the immune system at work

...California Los Angeles has taken a key step toward realizing that vision by demonstrating the ability to peer inside the body non-invasively and see the immune system at work. The new research is important because it may one day aid physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of important conditions such as can...

Studies on human genome variation provide insight into disease

... human genetic variation is rapidly moving towards realizing our aims of improving diagnosis of common diseases such as diabetes and heart disease," says Cardon, "but the genome is tricky; it won't reveal its secrets easily. The real disease-causing culprits can have many silent partners. We need to know the...

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