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Biomedical engineers at case develop first sliver-sized sensor to monitor glucose levels

...AND It's a good thing that the now eight-year-old son of Miklos Gratzl, a Case Western Reserve Universit...ast for the sake of science. With apologies to his son instead of an "Ouch!" moment, for Gratzl it was more of an "A-ha!" moment. As he was removing it fr...

New stem cell source could boost bone marrow success

...e HUCPV cells in their son's umbilical cord. Their son was born in April 2004. "Any parent who banks their cord blood or, in this case, the HUCPV cells, hopes they never have to use them," says Stanford. "We were already banking our son's cord blood cells so why not bank his HUCPV cells? The data in this...

Gold nanoparticles may simplify cancer detection

...esearch team consisted of El-Sayed, along with his son Ivan El-Sayed, head and neck surgeon at the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center and Tech graduate student Xiaohua Huang....

High fidelity keeps human DNA assembly line humming

...eath cap mushroom by his wife Agrippina to put her son Nero on the throne of ancient Rome. Alpha-amanitin kills people by stalling movement of the DNA conveyer belt. Finding evidence of quality control gives some perspective to the elegance of cell creation. Burton said it does not mean mistakes never o...

National Inventors Hall of Fame welcomes 2005 inductees

...the 97-year old Leo Sternbach (Valium) will be his son Michael. The eight deceased inventors receiving the honor have also advanced our society, with inventions as diverse as the creation of the traffic signal to the discovery of plutonium. Deceased inductees will receive additional recognition at a c...

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation launches $175 million fundraising campaign

...ell, who is CEO of Boston Culinary Group, lost his son Joey to the disease in 1986. Funds raised by the Campaign will support the discovery and development of new cystic fibrosis therapies. There are currently more than 20 potential CF treatments in various stages of testing. The CF Foundation will of...

New UW study offers strategy for treatment of fatal nervous system disorder

... of Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, whose late son Hunter was afflicted with the disease and who established a foundation, Hunter's Hope, to promote awareness and research. The new study was funded by Hunter's Hope. Krabbe's disease is one of a number of diseases caused by the inability to produce an...

Daughters of alcoholics

...ansmitted from parent to daughter versus parent to son as well as, for example, a greater effect of parental alcoholism history on women than men. These are the kinds of findings that call out for many more studies on women in order to determine how the mechanisms of alcoholic parental risk may differ i...

Male-specific gene SRY directly controls neuronal function in the brain

... Parkinson's disease. SRY is passed from father to son on the Y chromosome and is not present in females. It is particularly intriguing that a gene that acts specifically in one sex is essential for the proper function of a certain set of neurons in males. The researchers speculate that males and females...

Male gene may explain higher incidence of Parkinsons in men

...SRY protein in males. SRY is passed from father to son on the Y chromosome and is not present in females. Co-investigators Dr Eric Vilain of UCLA and Dr Harley have now traced the SRY protein to a region of the brain called the substantia nigra, which deteriorates in Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's dise...

Breast cancer book for children wins the 2006 Nathwani Prize

...was diagnosed with breast cancer when her youngest son was seven. It was a difficult time for the whole family, especially for her youngest son who found the diagnosis and treatment difficult to comprehend. Catherine went to look for a book tha...

SNM names Sanjiv Sam Gambhir as recipient of 2006 Paul C. Aebersold Award

... UCLA and Stanford, my parents, and my wife Aruna, son Milan and in particular my mentors at UCLA, M.E. Phelps, H. Herschman, J. Barrio, H.R. Schelbert and S.C. Huang." He said, "In addition, I want to thank other colleagues who work in the gene imaging field including Juri Gelovani, Ron Blasberg, Uwe Ha...

Device that aids people with muscular dystrophy wins inaugural WPI Entrepreneurship Award

...by an award committee consisting of Paul Kalenian, son of Aram and Alba, Carol Simpson, WPI's provost and senior vice president, and McRae Banks, head of WPI's Department of Management and director of the university's Collaborative for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.The winner is selected based on the n...

Fossils of ancient sea monster found in Montana

...al, Druckenmiller said. Ken Olson said he and his son were digging in Bearpaw Shale on Bureau of Land Management property when they saw edges of the neck vertebrae sticking out of the marine rock. They continued to dig and found the skull and jaw. They were looking for fossils, Ken Olson said, because ...

Dad inspired 'Jurassic Park,' son inspires 'Jurassic Poop'

... Crichton's futuristic thriller Jurassic Park. Now son Hendrik Poinar's groundbreaking work has inspired the world's first book on the science of fossil feces, Jurassic Poop. The new children's book by Canadian science writer Jacob Berkowitz reveals that America not only has the world's largest heap o...

Male-killing bacteria makes female butterflies more promiscuous

...e-killling bacterium is transmitted from mother to son and actually kills the son before the embryo hatches into a caterpillar. Only female offspring of female carriers of the bacter...

Free public events at the 2007 AAAS Annual Meeting

... grown to more than 5,000 employees worldwide. The son of Michigan State University computer science professor Carl Victor Page, Larrys love of computers began at age six. He was an honors graduate from the University of Michigan, where he earned a B.S. degree in engineering. During his time there, Larry...

Link between beef consumption during pregnancy and reduced sperm quality in sons

...ly to be living in North America at the time their son was born [3]. Prof Swan said: "The number of beef meals consumed by the mother was significantly and inversely related to her sons sperm concentration. Sons of high beef consumers had an average sperm concentration of 43.1 million sperm per millime...

Army research mission focused on autism

...ident of Autism Speaks, who also has a 14 year old son with ASD. "Parents have been playing a significant...ce. With biomedical and behavior intervention, her son is now a well-functioning 11 year old. "We were lucky to find what worked best for him," she said. ...

Book explores history, causes of allergy and asthma epidemic

...atment facility in the 1960s," he says. "Today, my son and I both take an inhaled steroid every morning. As consumers, we buy into the idea of escape. Drugs let us get on with our lives without regard to the environment. Taking the drug is much easier than moving to the mountains or lakeshore or desert -...

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