Tag: "research" at biology news
University of Edinburgh hosts European conference on childhood disability
...erts will gather in Edinburgh this week to examine research
and best practice for children with disability and...point the way forward for us to promote and extend research
in all aspects of childhood disability." She added: "Conference delegates comes from all over Europe...
Brain circuit may permit scientists to eavesdrop on memory formation
...light on a central question in learning and memory research
that concerns the roles of two brain structures, the hippocampus, which is involved in memory formation, and the neocortex, which is associated with higher brain functions. "There are two key findings required to understand the present work," said Sc...
Biologists ID molecular block for social 'cheaters'
...titive pressures and stabilizes cooperation. Their research
appears in the Oct. 7 issue of the journal Nature...alk stage of development. Using biotechnology, the research
team created a mutant strain of Dictyostelium without the gene dimA, which codes for a key protein t...
Viruses found in untreated city water
...Center. "Understanding viruses in groundwater is a research
priority among drinking water professionals. La Cr...vel of viruses." In setting up the research
project, Borchardt and Randy Hunt, Ph.D, co-author of the study and hydrogeologist at the USGS in Mi...
Bovine genome completed
...riability in the cattle populations. Moore and his research
group will do this by characterizing large numbers of point mutations across the bovine genome sequence. The Bovine Genome Sequencing Project is a $53-million US multi-institutional initiative that began in 2003. The Canadian arm of the project has i...
Researchers find chemosignal that encourages women's sexual desire
...ases sexual desire among other women, according to research
at the University of Chicago. "This is the first r...n evolution," McClintock explained. Other research
suggests that women living in early societies produced children when food resources were plentiful. ...
New Military Biomaterials R&D Center to hold first meeting
...t the military's requirements, the CeBMR will form research
partnerships to develop the necessary technologies. The U.S. Army's Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center at Fort Detrick, Md., is the program office for the CeBMR. The new center has already established partnerships with the U.S. Arm...
CERN to host EnviroInfo 2004
...ary. Although its mandate to carry out fundamental research
on particle physics does not give CERN any role or responsibility in studies on environment, environmental protection and sustainable development, the Organization is nonetheless involved with the three main themes of the EnviroInfo 2004 Conference: ...
Bovine genome sequence available
...e cow (Bos taurus). "CSIRO has invested in the research
to increase understanding and utilisation of the bovine genome which is a major focus for our livestock portfolio development both now and into the future," CSIRO Livestock Industries' Chief, Shaun Coffey, says. "The bovine genome physical map and se...
Bugs in the gut could play key role in understanding human disease and drug toxicity
...s responses to disease means that we now need more research
into this area. The deciphering of the human genom...ep forward for medicine, but we now need much more research
into the microbes found in the gut and how they interact with their mammalian hosts' metabolism. Und...
ASPB opposes ban of GE crops in Butte County Ballot Measure D
...le with wheat allergies to consume. Plant science research
has resulted in genetically engineered hypo-allerg...nd on agriculture for their survival. Agricultural research
- including biotechnology - holds an important key to meeting their needs, the FAO said. The FAO ad...
Toward a better understanding of taste and smell impairments
...son CCRC represents the only chemosensory clinical research
center currently supported by the NIDCD. Monell's...rson CCRC applies molecular, cellular, and sensory research
to address important clinical problems. Funding of this grant further validates the scientific stre...
Botulism bug says no to nitric oxide, provides key to molecule's role in human cell signaling
...se." And don't forget meat protection. The research
team showed that C. botulinum uses SONO to detect ... the paper are: First author Pierre Nioche, Ph.D., research
fellow in the Structural Biology Research Center; Vladimir Berka, Ph.D., senior research
U-M scientists see ubiquitin-modified proteins in living cells
...iences, Kerppola and Deyu Fang, M.D., Ph.D., a U-M research
investigator, describe the first use of a technology called ubiquitin-mediated fluorescence complementation to study a cell-signaling mechanism called ubiquitination. In this process, a small peptide called ubiquitin is linked to a protein in way...
Component of volcanic gas may have played a significant role in the origins of life on Earth
...ng a possible answer to a longstanding question in research
on the origins of life on Earth--how did the first...nd in living things today. Fifty years of chemical research
on the origins of life has shown that amino acids could have formed spontaneously on the early Earth...
Yale scientists find cooperative RNA switches in nature
...orld are seen in modern organisms. Breaker and his research
team have pioneered the field of riboswitches and reported the existence of nine classes, so far. Earlier this year they reported in the journal Nature on a class of riboswitch that are ribozymes and catalyze their own feedback loop. The work receive...
Society for Psychophysiology Research
... a leading forum for presentations on cutting-edge research
on the connections between the physiological and p...spects of behavior. The program features original research
in behavioral genetics, neuroscience, visual and audio perception, emotion, cognition, personality, ...
UCR researchers identify key plant enzyme that defends against multiple infections
.... 23, online issue of Current Biology, and involve research
on the key plant protein, vacuolar processing enzyme or VPEg, in Arabidopsis thaliana, or thale cress, that is required for this process. Programmed cell death (PCD), which occurs naturally in all multi-cellular organisms, is the regulated eliminatio...
HHS awards $232 million in biodefense contracts for vaccine development
...respond to a key objective of the NIAID biodefense research
agenda, which emphasizes the development of new an...cts are for purchases of vaccine lots intended for research
use. Any future purchases of additional vaccines for stockpiling in the event of an emergency will d...
MIT: Recycling of scrapped electronics studied
... Kirchain worked with Frank Field III, a senior research
associate in the Center for Technology, Policy and Industrial Development, and Jennifer R. Atlee, a graduate student in the Engineering Systems Division, and colleagues in the Materials Systems Laboratory to develop measures of assessing electronics ...
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