Tag: "research" at biology news
Mayo Clinic awarded major NIH contract for smallpox genomics research
...idence of the National Institutes of Health in our research
capabilities and our track record, specifically our published research
on vaccines for smallpox, anthrax and measles," said Gregory Poland, M.D., head of Mayo's Vaccine Re...
Internet data-mining of natural history
..., an assistant professor of computer science whose research
is in machine learning, and Mirek Riedewald, a computer science research
associate whose research
is in data mining, also are co-PIs on the grant. The grant is one of sever...
Plants provide model for new shape-changing materials
...fessor of chemistry, and Lisa Weiland, currently a research
scientist at CIMMS who will soon be joining the University of Pittsburgh's mechanical engineering department. This highly interdisciplinary team has expertise in molecular biology, polymer chemistry, structural modeling and control, fabrication metho...
Use of aspirin or other NSAIDs increases survival
...ies. In addition to Nguyen, study authors included research
biostatistician Debra Eisenberg, M.S., statistician Alexandra L. Hanlon, Ph.D., radiation oncologist Eric Horwitz, M.D., and radiation oncology chairman Alan Pollack, M.D., Ph.D., all of Fox Chase Cancer Center's department of radiation oncology....
Good news: As you age, leg blood vessels adapt so you can still exercise without fainting
...er men) during cold stimulation, based on previous research
in older animals and humans under resting conditions," Proctor said. But leg vessels of the older men constricted more, perhaps as a compensation for their reduced level of cardiac output. This indicates that the balance between vasodilation and vas...
Running not swimming or biking is best kind of loading exercise for childrens bone growth
...of Orthopaedic Surgery and director of orthopaedic research
at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis. Exercise that puts the "best" kind of mechanical load to strengthen bones, especially during childhood and adolescence, Turner says, involves impact or high rates of load such as running or ...
Research out this week helps us understand basics of how neurons communicate
... calcium channel, according Saint Louis University research
that is published in the Proceedings of the Nation...nces Online Early Edition the week of Oct. 4. "The research
helps us understand the basic mechanism that underlies how neurons communicate," said Amy Harkins, P...
NIH funds first nationaL SNP genotyping center at Broad Institute
...hypertension. "The tremendous potential of genetic research
makes it critical that we develop this central res...be used to partially support compelling genotyping research
projects, to be selected by a steering committee. The first genotyping studies within the NCRR-fund...
Putting physiology into the Nobel Prize: 2004 marks 100th anniversary of Pavlov's award
...breakthrough per se, or like Axel and Buck's work, research
in the broad context of the health sciences, of wh...g his Nobel Prize in 1904, Pavlov would change his research
program at the age of 55 andgo on to invent a new field research, e.g., the investigation of conditi...
Protein energy profiles offer clues about amyloids
...t the folding process is likely to break down. The research
could support efforts to find the causes for diseases involving amyloids, and it could prove useful for researchers studying proteins involved in even more prevalent diseases like cancer and heart disease. "We know now that most diseases involve prot...
New biosensor rapidly detects deadly foodborne pathogen
...lopers. "Taken together, those qualities make this research
an important contribution in the field of food saf...y than any other foodborne illness, said Tao Geng, research
associate in the department of food science and the sensor's co-developer. "The mortality rate fo...
University of Oregon professor wins 2004 Spiers Medal
...emistry professor Geri Richmond for her pioneering research
on the structure of water at surfaces. Richmond is...honor," says Richard Linton, UO vice president for research
and graduate studies. "While Professor Richmond is perhaps best known to Oregonians for her leadersh...
September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...he authors examine the potential of practice-based research
networks to rapidly gather data on time-sensitive ...urvey sent to members of a regional practice-based research
network with an instrument mailed to a nationwide random sample of family physicians, researchers fo...
Most promising clinical uses for stem cells from fat agreed on by international society
...Fat Applied Technology Society (IFATS) agreed that research
should move forward with the ultimate goal of perf... be that they have properties of these cells. Some research
has progressed more rapidly, with animal studies indicating potential for the development of treatme...
Low dose radiation evades cancer cells' protective 'radar'
...ive in wiping out the disease," says DeWeese. This research
was funded by the National Cancer Institute. Research participants from Johns Hopkins include Spencer Collis, Julie Schwaninger, Alfred Ntambi, Thomas Keller, Larry Dillehay, and William Nelson....
Scientific organizations unite to influence science policy and promote the ERC
...h Council (ERC), a new funding mechanism for basic research
at the European level that should be funded through the EC Framework Programme. This event comes only a few weeks ahead of the European Council meeting where the EU heads of state and government are scheduled to decide upon the creation of the ERC. T...
'Immediately open access' option for the leading journal Genome Research
...ing Harbor Laboratory Press is committed to making research
results as widely available as possible. Papers pu...search is an international, monthly, peer-reviewed research
journal publishing genome studies and genome-based analysis of biological processes in all species. ...
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
...rgia Institute of Technology two new collaborative research
grants, totaling nearly $10 million, to establish a multidisciplinary research
program in cancer nanotechnology and to develop a new class of nanoparticles for molecular and cellu...
Marine Biological Laboratory summer investigator wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry
... many scientists over the years have focused their research
on learning more about how cells make proteins, until recently few have explored how cells go about discarding proteins, and the impact that process has on disease. More than twenty-five years ago, Avram Hershko took a road less traveled in scienc...
Is Interleukin-6 the 'holy grail' of exercise mediation?
...is. Many roles and sources prompt additional IL-6 research
Over the years, "increased levels of IL-6 after exercise is remarkably consistent," Pedersen and a collaborator, Mark A. Febbraio of the Dept. of Physiology at the University of Melbourne, Australia, noted in an article in the FASEB Journal. Howeve...
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