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

...have been awarded a five-year, $16.9 million grant renewal from the National Institute of Environmental Healt...s, $11 million award, the highly competitive grant renewal will enable this multi-disciplinary team of scientists to conduct research concerning anthropogenic ...

NSF gives $12M to Rice to study nanotech's impact on health, environment

... and Environmental Nanotechnology with a five-year renewal worth $12 million. The renewal ensures CBEN programs will continue through 2011. CBEN was the first academic research center in the...

Ecology center awarded $21-million by National Science Foundation

...rell, UCSB vice chancellor for research. "The NSF renewal recognizes the fact that NCEAS has transformed the study of ecology, and the field cannot succeed without it." The National Science Foundation established the National Center for Ecological Analyses and Synthesis in 1995. Recognizing the potential ...

Brown cancer biologists identify major player in cell growth

...rocess that drives the development of embryos, the renewal of hair, skin and blood, and the creation of cancer -- is a single transcription factor called GABP, according to new research from The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital. The work, published online in Nature...

Liver regeneration may be simpler than previously thought

...ay explain why the liver is so uniquely capable of renewal and repair after injury, the scientists thought. Karp's team considered two samples of mice. The first consisted of embryonic mice at various stages of development while the second was composed of adult mice to which two-thirds of their liver were ...

$4.4 million NIH grant renews Echinacea and St John's wort research at Iowa State

...unding from the National Institutes of Health. The renewal is for three years. The Iowa Center for Research on Botanical Dietary Supplements at Iowa State University was created in 2002 by the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements. In addition to Iowa State, the center includes researchers at the University of...

NIAID supports research into etiology of fungal-induced inflammation in chronic sinusitis

..., whereas healthy subjects were not reacting. The renewal of the NIH grant will allow Dr. Kita and Dr. Lawrence to further pinpoint the mechanism by which the fungus causes the inflammation, and specifically what fungal products are involved. Both are important milestones to deepen our understanding about ...

Coaching computer canines in clambering

...n California roboticist Stefan Schaal has just won renewal of a $1.5 million DARPA contract to train them to do so. Schaal, an associate professor in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering department of computer science, began working on the problem more than a year ago. Four- and six-legged robots have bee...

Wiley extends publishing partnership with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

... of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) today announced the renewal and extension of their agreement for publication of the Institutes flagship journals, AIChE Journal, Environmental Progress, and Process Safety Progress. The renewed agreement extends the AIChE-Wiley publishing partnership through 2017. The original ...

$9 million EPSCoR grant to foster integrated research

...ding, said UAF Chancellor Steve Jones. This recent renewal is the third and what it does is it allows us to attract and retain faculty, recruit outstanding graduate students and really enhance the education experience for undergraduates who are involved. The project, Resilience and Vulnerability in a Rapid...

Research shows NPD1 protects a key component of vision

...in D1 synthesis. RPE cells are responsible for the renewal of the tips of photoreceptor cells (rods and cones) crucial to vision. Neuroprotectin D1 is a messenger (mediator) discovered by Nicolas Bazan, MD, PhD, Boyd Professor, Ernest C. and Yvette C. Villere Professor of Ophthalmology, and Director of the...

How cells change the pace of their steps

...al for many physiological processes such as tissue renewal and the function of the immune system. Cell motility also is an essential part of embryonic development as fetal cells undergo an orchestrated migration to form functioning tissues and organs. Poorly regulated cell motility during embryonic developme...

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