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UI researcher cites need for a 'small view' of the environment

...he was elected a 2005 AAAS Fellow in the chemistry section for her distinguished contributions to the fields of surface and atmospheric chemistry, most notably for laboratory studies to elucidate complex, heterogeneous reactions involving mineral dust aerosols. Grassian's work has included designing and impl...

FSU researchers determine a critical factor in workings of proteins

...bo, chief of the Theoretical Biophysical Chemistry section of the National Institutes of Health, described the Structure paper as "the most comprehensive investigation yet conducted of protein-protein association rate. It provides convincing evidence that the remarkable simplification of the calculation of a...

New study may show how to forestall a fatal, virus-caused immune-system meltdown

...of Virology, highlighted in the journals Spotlight section and available now online, the scientists describe using a newly developed protein-scanning chip and a uniquely capable computer database to examine the activation and deactivation of more than a thousand proteins in cells from guinea pigs infected wi...

Articles on animal migration published in BioScience

... of Biological Sciences (AIBS), includes a special section on animal migration that features six articles exp...ating the effects of warming. BioSciences special section on animal migration was coordinated by Hugh Dingle and V. Alistair Drake, who have brought together ...

Best practices for parenterals: From formulation to manufacturing

...attendees. WHO: The Pharmaceutical Technologies section of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) focuses on pharmaceutical formulation and manufacturing process technology, with emphasis on improved control of product performance and process parameters. AAPS is a professional, scien...

Stem cell marker identified in head and neck cancer

...y at the University of Michigan Medical School and section chief of otolaryngology at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. Results of the study appear in the Jan. 16 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers at the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center and Stanford University Schoo...

Giant Sauropod dinosaur found in Spain

...ound in terrestrial deposits in a 280 square meter section of the Villar del Arzobispo Formation (Upper Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous) that has also yielded isolated elements of other sauropods, theropod teeth, postcranial remains of stegosaurs, as well as fish and turtles....

Antarctic research within the International Polar Year IPY 2007/08

...me, has become accessible to science after a large section of the Larsen B Ice Shelf collapsed in 2002. Within the project, a total of 47 scientists from twelve countries explore biological diversity. The 'Census of Antarctic Marine Life' is the largest marine research programme in the Antarctic and hence re...

Genesearch Breast Lymph Node assay detects breast cancer metastases with greater sensitivity

... for assessing nodal tissue during surgery (frozen section (FS) or touch preparations (TP)). All nodes were sampled for permanent section hematoxylin/eosin (H&E), and most were also sampled for immunohistochemistry (IHC). The GeneSearch ...

Beyond the book: Software automates access to brain atlases

... atlas pages, once the exact brain location of the section has been recognized. To do this, she superimposes her research images on top of the appropriate atlas page and then saves the superimposition as a copy. So far, the only users have been researchers in Swanson's lab, says Burns, but he expects once s...

Leibniz Prize winners 2007 announced

...3 he has headed the Climate Dynamics and Sediments section at the GeoForschungsZentrum (GFZ) in Potsdam and taught at the University of Potsdam. Prof. Dr. Bernhard Jussen (47), Medieval History, Faculty of History, Philosophy and Theology, University of Bielefeld (2.5 million euros) Bernhard Jussens wor...

Study helps explain why botulinum toxin is so deadly

...n the journal Nature this week, identified a short section on the protein receptor as the exact spot where botulinum toxin grips the cell immediately before entering it. UW-Madison has long been a center of botulism research. In 2003, Min Dong, a post-doctoral fellow in Chapman's lab, showed that a known p...

Examining molecular imaging's hot future

...ding and regulatory officialsin a special expanded section of the society's flagship journal. "By exploring basic research, instrumentation, drug development, clinical issues and educational needs, SNM is taking the lead in defining molecular imaging and streamlining its integration into current and future...

The power of one: A simpler, cheaper method for cell fusion

...ology is more precise. "In my device, the narrow section in the microfluidic channel is so small that only two to three cells fit into it," Lu said. Lu said he believes that his device may be developed to have a higher throughput than current methods. Although Lu's technology currently fuses single pairs...

University of Alberta researchers discover hummingbird secret

...niversity of Alberta researchers have pinpointed a section in the tiny hummingbird's brain that may be responsible for its unique ability to stay stationary mid-air and hover. "This was a very exciting moment for us," said Dr. Doug Wong-Wylie, Canada Research Chair in Behavioural and Systems Neuroscience an...

Microcapsules like it hot and salty

...n agent when damaged, thereby stopping the damaged section from becoming larger. As microsensors they could supply information about the concentration of certain molecules, such as glucose or calcium ions in cells or also work as micropumps. ...

Scientists lose instruments, gain first look at seafloor formation

... set an array of ocean bottom seismometers along a section of the East Pacific Rise off the coast of Mexico i...d: Their instruments had been directly on top of a section of the East Pacific Rise that erupted and were trapped in fresh lava flows. Instead of bemoaning ...

Taking 'chips' to the next level of gene hunting

...dots that read from left to right, like the across section of a crossword puzzle. Boeke's new double-capacity chips hold two layers of dots, a bottom layer that reads across and a top layer that reads down, again using the crossword analogy. So if their experiment lights up a horizontal row of dots, the rese...

Sea urchin genome is a biology boon and a computational feat

...ing project are published in a special six-article section of Science. Other surprises from the project: Urchins have the most sophisticated innate immune system of any animal studied to date. They carry genes associated with many human diseases, such as muscular dystrophy and Huntington's disease. The urch...

The LouseBuster kills

...en sections using hair clips, and the base of each section was heated three minutes while the dryer was moved...Buster without a hand piece was used to treat each section with diffuse heat for 60 seconds. Air speed was similar to the wall dryer. This technique killed 76 ...

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