Tag: "research" at biology news
Globetrotting pollutants turn up on Toronto street
...at once they build up a library of particles, this research
could make it possible to identify pollutants without any knowledge of their origin. ...
Scientists fear threat of second wave of 'mad cow' prion infection
... Technical Director, Pall Medical: Results of new research
on prion reduction by blood filtration technology (Scientific presentation: Monday, October 25, 2:45 pm, Baltimore Convention Center, Room 349/350.) WHEN/WHERE: Contact B&Y Communications for background information and to schedule intervi...
Expert panel offers prelimary report on health effects of assisted reproductive technologies
...nd well-being of babies born following IVF. While research
exploring health outcomes for IVF has increased su...nd is developing recommendations for well-designed research
and surveillance efforts, recommendations for clinicians, including what information should be provi...
Establishment of an International Council for Science Regional Office for Africa
...tional network, ICSU coordinates interdisciplinary research
to address major issues of relevance to both science and society. In addition, the Council actively advocates for freedom in the conduct of science, promotes equitable access to scientific data and information, and facilitates science education and c...
Promising new preventative treatment option for population of men at high risk of prostate cancer
...l cells in the lining of the prostate ducts. Early research
suggests that most patients with high-grade PIN wi... develop prostate cancer within 10 years, but more research
is needed to confirm those findings. "For men with high-grade PIN, the prospect of develop...
Leading scientists to discuss research applications for therapeutic cloning
... scientific and ethical issues surrounding cloning research
on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the 60th annual meeting ...al to the scientific community; it stigmatizes the research
and will slow the pace of discoveries for decades to come." Dr. Schatten, who testified before U.N. ...
Mice thrive despite massive genetic makeover
... genomes being millions of letters lighter. The research
findings are published in the October 21 edition o... subsequently generated from these stem cells. The research
team then compared the resulting mice with the abridged genome to mice with the full-length version....
Passage of GMO ban in San Luis Obispo would encourage use of harsh pesticides
...growing GE crops for university-based agricultural research
does not apply to field testing. This prohibition...earchers, will discourage further university-based research
in the County. A review of the scientific literature shows that genetically eng...
Large-scale forces shape local ocean life, global study shows
...obetrotting study of sea life in shallow waters, a research
team led by a Brown University marine ecologist ha...t know much about source pools. We need a lot more research
in this area." The project focused on invertebrate species found in shallow water, such a...
Mollusk research center will propagate endangered species
...d States. Richard Neves, head of freshwater mussel research
at the facility and professor of fisheries, used g... center. The facility includes a 2,000-square-foot research
center, quarter-acre pond, storage buildings, a water well, and a two-room lab. "Our researchers pro...
Incentives for US farmers reduce water waste
...udent ecologists through an exhaustive analysis of research
conducted at other institutions and government agencies. "We learned, for example, that to produce wheat using irrigation requires three times more fossil energy than producing the same quantity of rain-fed wheat. The next time you make a sandwich, t...
UC Riverside professor organizes a workshop on vitamin D and cancer treatment and prevention
...bring together two groups of scientists, those who research
cancer prevention and treatments with scientists who research
Vitamin D, or more specifically, the steroid hormone form of vitamin D, 1,25-dihydroxy-vitamin D, al...
Gene for Joubert syndrom with excessive brain folds discovered by UCSD researchers and Harvard team
...otein the scientists named Jouberin. Separate research
by a team from Harvard Medical School concurrently identified the same gene in a paper published in the November 2004 issue of the journal Nature Genetics.** Both the UCSD and Harvard studies were published online prior to the print publications in ...
Genetic data crunching achieves milestone at Stanford
... effort," explained Gavin Sherlock, PhD, assistant research
professor in genetics, who has been involved in the Stanford database from the beginning. The need for the university database became apparent in the late 1990s after Brown and David Botstein, PhD, former chair of the genetics department, had put tog...
Early life stress can inhibit development of brain-cell communication zones, UCI study finds
...ain-cell dendrites. But Baram warns that much more research
is needed to see if this blocker can work in anima...ult dendrite atrophy. In previous studies, several research
groups have found that chronic stress causes dendrite atrophy in adults, but it is not known if CRH ...
International human genome sequencing consortium describes finished human genome sequence
...ome sequence. Closing those gaps will require more research
and new technologies, rather than industrial-scale...s in chimpanzee provides fertile ground for future research
projects," said Richard Gibbs, Ph.D., director of Baylor College of Medicine's Human Genome Sequenci...
DFG research training groups become increasingly international
...in the health care sector. The focal points of the research
being conducted by this interdisciplinary Research...n engineering and geotechnics are working on basic research
into the interactions between the ship's hull and the water, the quay and the soil. In view of the i...
For inferring the biological tree of life, simple is better
...te students like Kolaczkowski in interdisciplinary research
in evolution, development and genomics. Thornton, ...e pointed out a parallel between this work and his research
on evolutionary tree building. "Many dangerous chemicals are licensed today by calculating how much ...
Academics find that the finger of destiny points their way
Male scientist are good at research
because they have the hormone levels of women and ...higher levels of testosterone. The study draws on research
which suggests that these unusual hormone levels in many male scientists cause the right side of the...
AAAS CEO Alan I. Leshner statement on the UN cloning debate
...lear cell transplantationresearch - what is called research
or therapeuticcloning - holds the potential to ease tremendoussuffering and prolong life for countless millionsof people. For that reason, this window ofscientific and eventual clinical opportunityshould not be shut prematurely. "These positions a...
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