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32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D

...re made on the basis of rigorous, competitive peer review considering scientific and technical merit of each proposal. In addition, awards are based on the potential for broad-based economic benefits, the need for ATP funding, and evidence of a clear commercialization pathway and broad diffusion. As a non-r...

Putting physiology into the Nobel Prize: 2004 marks 100th anniversary of Pavlov's award

...y is arguably the most inclusive. [A comprehensive review article on smell, "Olfaction: From odorant molecules to the olfactory cortex," appeared News in Physiological Science (NIPS, see below), June 2004, by Anna Menini et al. Citing Buck and Axel's 1991 article in Cell, the authors note: "It was only afte...

September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...w By John W. Saultz, M.D., et al In a systematic review of 22 original research articles that studied the relationship between patient satisfaction with medical care and interpersonal continuity a personal doctor-patient relationship characterized by loyalty and trust the researchers found 19 studies sh...

'Immediately open access' option for the leading journal Genome Research

... site where appropriate. The journal also provides review articles, perspectives, and Insight/Outlook articles that comment on the latest advances published in the journal and elsewhere. For more information, please visit www.genome.org ....

Bugs in the gut could play key role in understanding human disease and drug toxicity

...rom Imperial College London and Astra Zeneca. In a review published today in Nature Biotechnology , researchers describe how microbes in the gut form the second largest metabolic 'organ' in the body and play a key role in disease processes alongside genetic and environmental factors. Microbes in the gut ca...

ASPB opposes ban of GE crops in Butte County Ballot Measure D

... altered or amended through genetic engineering. A review of the scientific literature shows that genetically engineered foods are as safe as foods that are not genetically engineered. For example, the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine of the National Academies published a study this year...

Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC

...ss some of the important trends that have emerged, review the strengths and weaknesses of the data sources, as well as provide detailed information on how to access these data sources. November 19 at 1:30 p.m. The Keynote Address: GSA President Fox Wetle will welcome Dr. James Marks, the ...

Acoustics meeting in San Diego

...ell as long-term trends of ocean noise. They will review the biology of marine mammals, particularly their production, reception, and use of sound in monitoring their environment, social interactions, and natural sonar systems ("echolocation"). D'Spain and Wartzok will also discuss the extensive gaps in e...

Identifying genes that contribute to a low level of response to alcohol

...gh as 60 percent, which implies a genetic link. A review of previous research has identified several catego..., and has a heritability as high as 60 percent. A review in the October issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research examines previous research, s...

Delay in cutting the cord helps premature babies

...duce the need for transfusions, according to a new review of research. Standard practice for preterm babies...sible, often within 10 to 15 seconds. A systematic review finds that delaying the clamping rather than doing it immediately also reduces anemia and increases ...

ASPB opposes proposed ban of GMOs in Humboldt county ballot measure M

...proposed ordinance unenforceable. A review of the scientific literature shows that genetically engineered foods are safe to eat. For example, the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine of the National Academies published a study this year which states that "To date, no adverse h...

Other highlights in the October 20 JNCI

...esigned to confirm a drug's clinical benefit. In a review of the FDA's accelerated approval process for oncology drugs, Ramzi Dagher, M.D., of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the FDA, and colleagues summarize the agency's experience with 22 accelerated approvals and discuss study designs and ...

Expert panel offers prelimary report on health effects of assisted reproductive technologies

... for Reproductive Medicine, conducted a systematic review of studies published in the medical literature tha...ortality, the panel considered a recent systematic review and metanalysis. So far, their systematic review of relevant published data on the health of ch...

Passage of GMO ban in San Luis Obispo would encourage use of harsh pesticides

...sed research in the County. A review of the scientific literature shows that genetically engineered foods are safe to eat. For example, the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine of the National Academies published a study this year which states that "To date, no adverse h...

Yale professor named 2004 Biomedical Engineering Society Distinguished Lecturer

...mportant function of the lecture was to critically review a field of biomedical engineering and offer a vision of its future. Saltzman received his B.S. with distinction from Iowa State University and his M.S. and Ph.D in Chemical Engineering and Medical Engineering, respectively, from the Massachusetts Ins...

Passage of Marin County GMO ban would encourage widespread use of harsh pesticides

...promising technologies in agricultural research. A review of the scientific literature shows that genetically engineered foods are safe to eat. For example, the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine of the National Academies published a study this year which states that "To date, no adverse h...

Government development policies, not communities, main threat to forest conservation projects

...mmunal reserve in the Amazon region, and a broader review of other such schemes in Peru. Dr. Newing said: "...ging concessions nearby threaten its future." "Our review of other such reserves and protected areas in Peru suggests this is not an isolated case."...

Mail-order drugs exposed to extreme heat become less effective

...Physicians. "It also is important for patients to review manufacturer storage directions to ensure that medications are not exposed to extreme temperatures, either inside or outside the home." ...

Support for fragile X syndrome needed

...ing is being organized to help experts and parents review the behavioral problems, educational needs and the availability of social services or support for FXS children. All media are welcome to attend this important event: When: Saturday, October 30, 10 am to 3 pm Where: Room 100, Duggan House (3724 ...

Safety and immunogenicity data available for new pertussis booster vaccine candidate for adolescents

...a biologics license application is currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), was developed to offer extended protection against pertussis (whooping cough) to adolescents between the ages of 10-18 by combining a pertussis vaccine with the routine tetanus/diphtheria booster. "We a...

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(Date:10/30/2014)... When most animals begin life, cells immediately begin accepting ... organ. However, mammals, including humans, are special. The cells ... choice – to become the protective placenta or to ... critical first step that research from Michigan State University ... current issue of PLOS Genetics , ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... University researchers have developed a suite of technologies that ... humans, which has applications in everything from search and ... "We,ve developed a platform for computer-mediated communication between humans ... for interpreting dogs, behavioral signals and sending them clear ... an assistant professor of computer science at NC State ...
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