Tag: "recognition" at biology news
A 'private bandwidth' for communication in bats: Evidence from insular horseshoe bats
...ed that such differences are large enough to allow recognition
of conspecifics. The study proved that in Sardinia, Mediterranean (Rhinolophus euryale) and lesser (R.. hipposideros) horseshoe bats show divergence in call frequency, spacing them out more than their conspecifics living in peninsular Italy (i.e. ...
Doernbecher Children's Hospital scientist earns coveted Javits award
... "The Javits Investigator Award for Dr. Back is a recognition
of hisseminal contributions to the field of developmental brain injury. Hisproposed work includes the use of a novel pre-clinical animal model totest new translational strategies that will have the potential forrestoration of normal myelination and n...
UK scientists working to help cut ID theft
...g confidence in this growing industry. Biometric recognition
systems measure unique behavioural or physical tra...pproaches and technologies available for biometric recognition
and new ones constantly in development, the field is a fast moving one. Before investing in systems,...
ASBMB taps 8 scientists and 1 politician for top awards
...as this year's recipient of the Schachman Award in recognition
of his repeated efforts to boost the budget of the National Institutes of Health since 2003, and for his efforts to promote a more rational Federal policy regarding use of Human embryonic stem cells. Scott A. Strobel (Yale University, New Haven, ...
MIT study: Maturity brings richer memories
...rom eight to 24 that they would be tested on their recognition
of 250 common scenes, such as a kitchen, shown to them as they lay in a functional magnetic resonance imaging scanner. She recorded their brain responses as the volunteers tried to commit each picture to memory. Shortly after the volunteers left the ...
Human knowledge is based upon directed connectivity between brain areas
...n this study we were not only able to confirm that recognition
of familiar and unfamiliar objects activates a set.... Here, for the first time, we investigated object recognition
in humans by applying a new method, which in fact represents a measure of causality. With this meas...
Neurosciences and music meet in Montreal
...sen as the location for the upcoming conference in recognition
of the opening of the new BRAMS laboratory 2006. The event dates have been chosen to coincide with the Montreal International Jazz Festival which welcomes some of the worlds greatest jazz musicians. Participants will have the extraordinary opportu...
ESA announces 2007 award recipients
...istinguished Service Citation is given annually in recognition
of long and distinguished service to the Ecologica...ange. This award is given to a senior ecologist in recognition
of an outstanding body of ecological work or sustained ecological contributions of extraordinary mer...
High rates of HIV infection documented among young Nepalese girls sex-trafficked to India
...l detention. Historically, there has been little recognition
of these young girls in brothels because they are typically hidden from both legal authorities and those working to help and study prostituted women, said co-author and former HSPH doctoral student Jhumka Gupta. Added co-author and HSPH doctoral st...
Jan Lwe awarded 2007 EMBO Gold Medal
...EMBO Gold Medal. Jan was selected for the award in recognition
of his landmark work elucidating the structure and function of proteins involved in bacterial cell division, said EMBO Executive Director, Hermann Bujard. Awarded annually, the EMBO Gold Medal recognises outstanding contributions of young researche...
Nottingham biosciences million pound injection
...y of Nottingham, said: The Wellcome Trust Award is recognition
of the hard work and creativity of a large team of scientists who have worked at the University of Nottingham and within Regentec over the past five years. They are pioneers in terms of their science, but also in ensuring that the expertise and kno...
When off-target is right on
...o a wrong one by quite a bit. Thus, the quality of recognition
i.e. the ratio of the right to wrong binding prob...plain the observed deformations in many biological recognition
systems. Furthermore, conformational proofreading may turn out be a crucial factor affecting the evo...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...Patrick Haggard, and Salvatore M. Aglioti Visual recognition
of the human form is easier when the figure is upr... weeks Journal , Urgesi et al. asked whether body recognition
processing is configural, as the inversion effect suggests, or local" The authors used repetitive tr...
House backs taxpayer-funded research access
... biomedical research. Were pleased by Congresss recognition
of the fundamental rationale for public access that better-informed patients, clinicians, and researchers will mean better health outcomes, said Sharon Terry, President of the Genetic Alliance and an ATA activist. The time has come to sweep away unn...
JCI table of contents: July 19, 2007
...mined the responses of these cells following their recognition
of a self-glycolipid, sulfatide, and their relevance to inflammatory liver disease. They show that activation of sulfatide-reactive type II NKT cells caused recruitment of type I NKT cells into the liver in mice. These recruited type I NKT cells were...
Homestake strikes gold again
...r collaborations that competed for the site. In recognition
of a $70 million gift for the Homestake effort from T. Denny Sanford, owner of the First Premier Bank and Premier Bankcard Inc., and one of the countrys top philanthropists, the new deep underground research facility will be named the Sanford Undergr...
How pain distracts the brain
...rved a parallel impairment of accuracy in subjects recognition
of the images. ...
2 MSU professors spearhead international water project
...environmental engineering. It was motivated by the recognition
that the world is becoming increasingly more global and that for American graduates to successfully compete with researchers from other countries, they have to be better prepared for the challenges of working in the global marketplace. The teams st...
New $1.16 million study investigates how dietary iron is used by cells
...althy People 2010 program. Second is the broad recognition
that the corrosive chemistry associated with iron and oxygen interactions is a major factor in a multitude of human diseases. Too much iron in tissues, called iron-loading, is thought to increase the risk of tumor development, infection, cardiomy...
ASM scores a hat-trick at the 2007 Hermes Creative Awards
...professionals. The Association oversees awards and recognition
programs, provides judges and sets standards for excellence....
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