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New system of wastewater treatment could reduce the size of treatment plants by half

... from Granada have included a biological processes section in their wastewater treatment plant, which could make it possible to separate water from active mud by a membrane filtration process. This researched and optimized system makes it possible to treat a larger flow of water in a smaller purifier, and ...

New textbook illuminates the close links between evolutionary and molecular biology

...hanisms underlying evolutionary change. The final section is devoted to human evolution and diversity, merging recent insights from molecular techniques with paleontological evidence. For a complete table of contents, see http://www.cshlpress.com/link/evolutn.htm . The supplementary Web site ( www.evolu...

New survey documents the headaches of computerized medicine

...a separate article published in the News and Views section of the June 30, 2007 issue of the prestigious British Medical Journal headlined How to avoid an e-headache, provided additional insight into why implementation of health information technology systems is proving so difficult. It is because we are tra...

Scientists move closer to bio-engineered bladders

...tly, substitute bladders can be created by using a section of the patient's bowel, but this can lead to compl...to use laboratory-grown urothelial cells to line a section of bowel." The hope in the long term is that collaborative research to combine Professor Southgate...

News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience

...ices at different time points after TBS for serial section electron microscopy of biocytin-filled neurons. Young spines, aged 30 min to 8 h, made physical contact with synaptic boutons but rarely had typical postsynaptic structures. Only older (and wiser") spines (1519 h) formed full-fledged synapses. R...

Journalists can register now for ECCO 14 -- the European Cancer Conference

...care media. For further details, visit the ECCO 14 section of the FECS website at: www.fecs.be NB: Media registration in advance is strongly recommended, and hotel rooms will go very quickly so early booking is recommended. ...

Journal of Alzheimer's Disease achieves significant impact factor

...sues in 2008 and the inclusion of a Review Article section under the editorial guidance of Ralph N. Martins of the Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia....

Nearly 90 percent of babies receive recommended newborn screening tests

...ovided by each state can be found on the Peristats section of the March of Dimes Web site at marchofdimes.com/peristats, which is updated regularly, or at the National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center Web site at genes-r-us.uthscsa.edu. Regardless of how many screening tests are mandated by...

UF scientists work to develop simple bladder cancer test

...as C. Popescu, chief of the molecular cytogenetics section at the National Cancer Institute's Laboratory of Experimental Carcinogenesis. In addition, interactions among specific proteins could lead to the development of effective therapy of bladder cancer, a major cause of cancer death worldwide....

Stem cell procedure successfully treats amyloidosis patients

...ical director of the Stem Cell Transplant Program, section of hematology/oncology at BUMC, this approach increases the proportion of patients who ultimately achieve a complete response and appears to be associated with an improvement in overall survival. For patients who can tolerate this treatment approac...

Sukhishvili invited to serve on NIH's Biomaterials and Biointerfaces Study Section

...s, achievements and honors. Membership on a study section represents a major commitment of professional time and energy as well as a unique opportunity to contribute to the national biomedical research effort. Study sections review grant applications submitted to the NIH, make recommendations on these appli...

St. Jude study shows genes play an unexpected role in their own activation

...s a transcription factora molecule that binds to a section of DNA near a gene and triggers that gene to make the specific protein for which it codes. CREB activates genes in response to a molecule called cAMP, which acts as a messenger for a variety of stimuli including hormones and nerve-signaling molecules...

ASM scores a hat-trick at the 2007 Hermes Creative Awards

...gy news and information. There is also a resources section for students and teachers. Everything is freely available to the public via the website or through iTunes. Small Things Considered (schaechter.asmblog.org) is a blog written by Moselio Schaechter, an actively retired microbiologist and former presi...

New findings challenge established views on human genome

...gically selected to provide a representative cross section of the entire human genome. All told, the ENCODE consortium generated more than 200 datasets and analyzed more than 600 million data points. Our results reveal important principles about the organization of functional elements in the human genome,...

University of Washington researchers play leading role in major study of human genome function

...ntify the function of all DNA sequences in a small section of the human genome. Though the pilot study only examined about 1 percent of the genome, scientists hope the work will build our understanding of the 98 percent of the genome that is made up of non-gene sections of DNA. The consortium also set out to...

Satellite images show destroyed and threatened villages in Darfur

...ilable before and after the attack. The archival section of the new online site shows the sort of destruction that already has occurred throughout Darfur. A village called Donkey Dereis, in south Darfur, was intact when photographed at the end of 2004. An image two years later shows the near total destruct...

It's safe for obese moms-to-be to lose weight during pregnancy, new SLU research finds

...ring pregnancy delivered their babies by Caesarian section than those who lost or kept their weight constant. Limiting weight gain of obese women during pregnancy could have future health benefits for the moms, Dr. Artal says. They will retain less weight from the pregnancy, which decreases the incidence ...

Michael R. Zalutsky receives SNM's 2007 Paul C. Aebersold Award

...and has been a member of the medical imaging study section of the National Institutes of Health. In 2005, he received SNMs Berson-Yalow Award for his work, "Cytotoxicity of Astatine-211-Labeled Trastuzumab in Human Breast Cancer Cell Lines: Effects of Specific Activity and HER2 Receptor Heterogeneity." ...

Adult stem cells from human cord umbilical cord blood successfully engineered to make insulin

... easily available from donors undergoing Caesarian section deliveries in UTMB hospitals. "However," he added, "embryonic stem cell research was absolutely necessary to teach us how to do this." Embryonic stem cells have been engineered to produce cardiac, neural, blood, lung and liver progenitor cells t...

Departure to cold water corals and other 'hot spots'

...e second and third stage of this expedition. This section of the journey will end on 25th of July in Troms. Finally, the Polarstern will head into the eastern part of the Arctic, and in conjunction with other research icebreakers located in different regions of the Arctic, the condition of the whole Arctic...

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