Tag: "technologies" at biology news
NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute
...physical analysis. Currently, three fundamental technologies
are used for solving the three-dimensional structu...o fold and assemble properly. But, because these technologies
can be expensive and time-consuming, the team is also looking at a technology that Chang and others ...
32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D
...gy areas. Among the areas targeted are: new energy technologies
for oil exploration and for fuel cells, new medica... Apomixis (Clonal Seed Production) to CropsDevelop technologies
to stabilize superior crop hybrids by asexual seed production ("self-cloning") thereby improving yie...
New biomaterials improve medical devices
...wick, New Jersey. Biomaterials form the underlying technologies
for development of a wide variety of medical products for both preventive care and the treatment of disease. Examples are vaccine delivery systems, tissue-engineering scaffolds to promote regrowth of injured or diseased tissues, and drug and gene de...
Internet data-mining of natural history
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Leading-edge computer technologies
for organizing, analyzing and disseminating large ...teve Kelling, the Lab of Ornithology's information technologies
(IT) director and a principal investigator (PI) on the grant. "The funding provided by NSF will allo...
NIH funds first nationaL SNP genotyping center at Broad Institute
...se phenotypes. Because investigators use different technologies
based on the scales and configurations needed, a menu of services will be offered using three different technology platforms. When fully operational, the center will be able to process from 200 million to as many as billions of genotypes per year, d...
'Immediately open access' option for the leading journal Genome Research
...ditorial and production staff and state-of-the-art technologies
for peer review, redaction, publishing, and distribution that are funded by a combination of subscription fees from institutions, advertising fees from companies, and author surcharges for color art and page use. If authors alone bore the entire cost...
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
...rch partnership will develop advanced nanoparticle technologies
for extremely sensitive profiling of biomarkers on cancer cells and tissue specimens. The use of nanotechnology enables researchers to combine traditional pathology and cancer biology with highly sensitive molecular analysis. In addition to bas...
New Military Biomaterials R&D Center to hold first meeting
..., development and utilization of biomaterial-based technologies
and products for the military's most urgent health...and academia. When there are no existing enabling technologies
that meet the military's requirements, the CeBMR will form research partnerships to develop the nece...
ASPB opposes ban of GE crops in Butte County Ballot Measure D
...t, denying its farmers discretion to utilize newer technologies
for enhanced crops. Passage of measure D is unwarranted based on the best science published concerning the safety of genetically engineered crops. Founded in 1924, ASPB is a non-profit society of nearly 6,000 plant scientists, including 450 scie...
US Agency for International Development awards $34 million to Virginia Tech
... regional diagnostic laboratories, IPM information technologies
and databases, and impact assessment. Technical, s...ectives, targeting the development and transfer of technologies
for improved land management, strengthened local institutions, and improved market access for smallh...
Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015
...pecific health-improvement applications the 10 new technologies
have today and are expected to produce in future. ...mbersome, time-consuming and expensive health care technologies
in poorer countries. The 10 most promising cutting-edge technologies
for health in developing countr...
Children's Hospital Boston wins $2.5 million in health surveillance grants
...econd grant, of $1 million, will focus on advanced technologies
for investigating and managing disease outbreaks and was awarded to Dr. Aneel Advani, a new CHIP investigator in informatics and infectious disease. Advani will direct a collaboration between Children's, the NASA Ames Research Center in California, a...
Cooperation to create a new tuberculosis vaccine
...rch world wide. MOLOGEN focuses on proprietary DNA technologies
to develop treatments for non- or inadequately treatable diseases. With more than 2 million deaths and 9 million new infections annually, TB, along with malaria and HIV/AIDS, is responsible for the greatest number of infectious disease victims world...
Rice engineer wins prestigious Annunzio Award
...er research -- especially her use of revolutionary technologies
in the treatment of disease --holds extraordinary promise to improve the health and well being of us all." Past winners of the Annunzio Award, the foundation's highest honor, include Dr. James Thomson, the first researcher to isolate and culture embr...
Health, food, new technologies featured during ACS meeting Oct. 17-20 in Peoria, Ill.
...th benefits of certain foods and preparing for new technologies
of the 21 st century are among the topics being presented at the 36 th Great Lakes regional meeting of the American Chemical Society, the worlds largest scientific society, in Peoria, Ill., Oct. 17-20. Approximately 450 papers will be presented and...
Texas universities expanding new information network
...real time. TIGRE will use grid computing software technologies
to connect the Texas institutions on LEARN, as well as enable each institution to share its own resources. Computing, visualization, storage systems, data collections, databases, large-scale scientific instruments and sensor networks will all be ava...
NHGRI seeks next generation of sequencing technologies
...on in grants to spur the development of innovative technologies
designed to dramatically reduce the cost of DNA se...er the past decade, fueled in large part by tools, technologies
and process improvements developed as part of the successful effort to sequence the human genome. Ho...
First-ever Texan/German symposium opens doors
...es, bioimplant materials and materials for display technologies
used in advanced electronics. ...
Research gaining momentum by silencing genes
...igating multiple genes in parallel. Of course, new technologies
are always needed to make these leaps, and RNAi is one such technology. This new technology makes it possible to prevent the production of a protein with a specifically designed fragment that turns off the coding gene. The removal of the protein then...
ASPB opposes proposed ban of GMOs in Humboldt county ballot measure M
... pursuant to Measure M for use of safe, innovative technologies
is unjust, anti-science and harmful to American ag...s pursuant to Measure M for use of safe innovative technologies
is unjust, anti-science and damaging to American agriculture. Measure M's provisions for imprison...
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