Tag: "receive" at biology news
How the brain creates false memories
... are notoriously susceptible to alteration if they receive
misleading information about the event after it has taken place. In this month's issue of the journal Learning & Memory, scientists from Johns Hopkins University report new insights into how such "false memories" are formed. This is the first study ...
Blocking cell signaling can stymie viral infections, study shows
...ys is that cells, and the structures that send and receive
signals, are far less likely to mutate than viruses themselves, making it improbable that drugs will lose their potency," Reinherz explains. For short time intervals, blockade of selective cell function is feasible. In a study published in 2004, Rei...
Rush physicians using gene therapy for heart patients with moderate to severe chest pains
...e new study, patients will be randomly assigned to receive
the gene administered through a cardiac catheter t...erapy or a placebo. For every three patients that receive
the active gene, one will receive
a placebo. Following treatment, patients enrolled in the study w...
Experimental radar provides 3-D forest view
...ation instrument, meaning that it can transmit and receive
in either Horizontal (H) or Vertical (V) polarisat...on (AP) mode it transmits in the same way, but can receive
back radar pulses in both H and V polarisations. Combinations of HH/VV HH/HV or VV/VH polarisation p...
Cell research signals cancer hope
...ep closer to understanding what happens when cells receive
a faulty signal that is known to be a cause of cancer. Many different types of signal control normal cell development but when some of these signals are 'mis-activated' they can result in the formation of tumours. Now, a team of researchers at The Un...
Bayou blues: Working to save the US from the worst potential oil, gas and fishing crisis
...dustry in New Orleans, one of the largest ports to receive
goods in the United States. It would cost billion...ct with the JASON Expedition team in real time and receive
a first-hand look at how real wetlands research is collected. Participating JASON schools around th...
Weight-loss and exercise study compares center- and home-based programs
...nts learn new eating and exercise strategies. They receive
support through meetings or phone calls from research team members and maintain food and exercise logs. Home-based women are paired with "buddies" from the same program. During the following six months, the participants reduce the number of contacts ...
DuPont's first biologically derived polymer receives global recognition
...ceremony. Also, on Feb. 25, DuPont TM Sorona will receive
the 2005 "New Technologies in Renewable Materials and Processes" award at the Global Plastics and Environmental Conference, sponsored by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). Founded in 1942, SPE has membership of more than 20,000 plastics profes...
Six research units given the go-ahead
...at an international level. The Research Units will receive
approximately 8.7 million euros for the next three years, with the prospect of continued funding for a second three-year period. The Research Units in detail: Combining differential geometry and discrete geometry in order to address a multitude of ...
Fourth Stowers researcher awarded Basil O'Connor Award
...efects. Dr. Li is the fourth Stowers researcher to receive
the award. "We are delighted that Dr. Li has been awarded the Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award," said William Neaves, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Stowers Institute. "It is remarkable that four Stowers scientists have been sele...
EMBO, HHMI join forces to promote brain gain
...ommitment to ongoing support of the scientists who receive
the awards. "By offering young independent scientists the resources they need to get started and the assurance of local support in the long-term, EMBO and HHMI hope to help strengthen science in Central Europe," said Frank Gannon, executive director ...
UCSD team discovers specialized, rare heart stem cells in newborns
...ry raises the possibility that an individual could receive
their own cardiac stem cells to correct a wide spectrum of pediatric cardiac diseases, according to co-first authors Moretti and Karl-Ludwig Laugwitz, M.D., a Heisenberg-Scholar of the German Research Foundation. "Conceptually, these cells could pr...
William C. Aird, MD, receives Established Investigator Award from American Heart Association
...t Association (AHA). One of only 25 scientists to receive
the AHA's prestigious award, which consists of a five-year $500,000 grant, Aird specializes in investigating endothelial cell heterogeneity, widely believed to play a critical role in both homeostasis and vascular disease states. Aird's laboratory wi...
From Mars to Maryland: 2005 AAAS Annual Meeting spotlights
...ements, she is the first African-American woman to receive
a doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Te...y and one of the first two in the United States to receive
a doctorate in physics. Her research specialties are: optical and electronic properties of two-dime...
Anita Roberts to deliver Excellence in Science lecture
...ruary 15, 2005: Anita Roberts has been selected to receive
the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Excellence in Science Award. Her award lecture, titled TGF--Journey of Discovery and Promise, will take place on Tuesday, April 5 at 8:30 a.m. at the American Society for Biochemis...
Bishop named winner of National Medal of Science
...14) by President George W. Bush. The honorees will receive
the medals at a White House ceremony on March 14. The National Medal of Science honors individuals in a variety of fields for pioneering scientific research that has led to a better understanding of the world, as well as to the innovations and techno...
Computer-aided protein design wins prestigious AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize
... 21 November 2003 issue of Science , was named to receive
the Prize, the oldest award conferred by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize was established in 1923, with funds donated by Newcomb Cleveland of New York City, to recognize outstanding Scie...
Genomics champion Eric Lander receives 2004 AAAS Public Understanding of Science & Technology Award
... scientific society, today named Eric S. Lander to receive
the prestigious Public Understanding of Science and Technology Award. Lander, founding director of the newly created Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard "has helped to tell the stories of genomics research to a broad cross-section of the general publ...
Educators in Pennsylvania and North Carolina earn top 2004 Mentoring Awards from AAAS
...can Association for the Advancement of Science, to receive
the prestigious 2004 AAAS Lifetime Mentor Award. Hughes has helped 57 women and minority students earn graduate degrees in mathematics, including 17 at the doctoral level. Jagannathan Sankar, Professor of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering and the D...
Biological clock may shut down long-term memory at night
...t faculty honor. He is the only faculty member to receive
both the Farfel Award and the Moores Professorship in the same year. Eskin earned his bachelor's degree in physics from Vanderbilt University and his doctorate in zoology from the University of Texas. UH's Biological Clocks Program is one of the w...
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