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Winners of 2005 AAAS Science Journalism Awards

...e public interest. "Putting this film together was truly a team effort," said Joseph McMaster, who produced the program for NOVA. "Production began almost immediately after the tsunami and continued around the clock to bring this minute-by-minute account to television as quickly as possible." Given the mag...

Virginia Tech geobiologist wins Schuchert Award

... health of rivers and estuaries. "This award is a truly overwhelming honor," Kowalewski said. "However, it really belongs to my many friends and colleagues who selflessly shared with me their intellect, knowledge, time, and data." A native of Poland, Kowalewski earned his masters degree in geology from t...

ECCO 13 - Sunitinib prolongs survival in GIST patients after imatinib mesylate failure

...s in 2005. This timeline represents the future of truly effective, targeted therapies which home in on the molecular causes of cancer. Once these targets are neutralised by effective new drugs, the benefits in terms of treating cancers such as GIST can be documented. The results of this trial will chang...

ENFIN! Computational systems biology comes to a lab bench near you

...ine it with their own unpublished data and perform truly integrated analyses using data from different types of experiments." Birney and the ENFIN executive committee (see notes for editors) will work with project managers whose expertise spans database architecture (e.g. Henning Hermjakob, EMBL-EBI; Geoff...

Yale cell biologist, Ira Mellman, one of three Americans honored by EMBO

...ion to EMBO membership," said Mellman. "Science is truly an international endeavor, and I certainly plan to use this connection to further scientific exchange at all levels." Mellman uses a combination of biochemical, genetic, and imaging methods to understand complex functions of cell biology. His work ha...

Sustainable agriculture: Canadian institute offers definition, recommends path

...AIC Board President Kim Shukla. "If Canadians are truly concerned about how food is produced, about values beyond prices and profits, the nation needs to support measures that produce sustainable agriculture." The major issues around agricultural sustainability are water quality and use, air quality, soi...

Cyberkinetics, Case to develop system to help restore extremity function

...g of the pulses supplied by the stimulator. To be truly practical, an FES system needs to correct for changes in the environment and day-to-day changes in the user's body via a feedback method that can adjust the stimulation so that it accomplishes the desired movement. Some FES systems are currently ava...

NIH launches major program to transform clinical and translational science

...and delivered more quickly to patients. "We are truly at a crossroads in medicine," Zerhouni said. "The scientific advances of the past few years, such as the completion of the Human Genome Project, dictate that we act now to encourage fundamental changes in how we do clinical research, and how we train...

Latest study: Scientists say no evidence exists that therapod dinosaurs evolved into birds

... "With the advent of 'feathered dinosaurs,' we are truly witnessing the beginnings of the meltdown of the field of paleontology," he said. "Just as the discovery a four-chambered heart in a dinosaur described in 2000 in an article in Science turned out to be an artifact, feathered dinosaurs too have become...

'EMBO Gold' goes to leading diabetes and cancer researcher

... an impact on biomedical research is the mark of a truly exceptional scientist." The true extent of this impact was demonstrated recently in data published by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). The ISI Essential Science Indicators placed Alessi as the world's 13th most cited scientist in the f...

$16 million grant advances nanomedicine at Washington University

... is a show of confidence that this technology will truly advance cancer treatment," says Larry J. Shapiro, M.D., executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine. "By bringing these creative laboratory innovations to practical medical application, the SCCNE will become a vit...

Photos reveal first tool usage in wild gorillas

...he wild, but nevergorillas. "This is a truly astounding discovery," said Thomas Breuer of the Wildlife Conservation Society. "Tool usage in wild apes provides us with valuable insights into the evolution of our own species and the abilities of other species. Seeing it for the first time in gori...

2005 NIH Director's Pioneer Award recipients announced

... far-ranging ideas that hold the potential to make truly extraordinary contributions to many fields of medical research," said Zerhouni. "The recipients reflect the talent and diversity of the impressive group of scientists who competed for the award. The strength of this group, and the willingness of a nu...

Rockefeller University's Titia de Lange receives NIH Pioneer Award

... far-ranging ideas that hold the potential to make truly extraordinary contributions to many fields of medical research," says Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D., Director of the NIH. "We look forward to seeing where the visionary concepts of our Pioneer Awardees lead."...

Ants, not evil spirits, create devil's gardens in the Amazon rainforest, study finds

...the University of Colorado-Denver. "This work is a truly remarkable example of how effectively ants can manipulate their environment in order to promote their own survival," he adds. A devil's garden begins when a M. schumanni queen colonizes a single D. hirsuta tree, the authors write: "Over time, D. hir...

Northeast Sun Grant Institute at Cornell spurs 'green revolution'

...riment Station, said: "Funding of the Sun Grant is truly great news for Cornell, the Northeast and the nation. The Sun Grant is well positioned to help us diversify our energy supply portfolio, more important now then ever before, and generate a multitude of new natural products and industrial chemicals. W...

Canadian cancer researchers win prestigious award for their stem cell research

...hon of Hope, for their groundbreaking research has truly been one of the most important advances in cancer research."...

Study shows how respiratory disorder slows some racehorses

...g herbal products, but whether or not these act as truly effective remedies isn't clear. Hinchcliff is co-investigator on a current study being conducted in South Africa , where furosemide is also banned, to see if the results are similar to those of the Australian study. Hinchcliff conducted the current s...

New insights into the software of life

...s to understand the control of protein production, truly the software of life. "Genes provide the code for making the building blocks of our bodies - the proteins and the consortium has a made a massive step towards identifying all of those building blocks. But the genome must also contain the code to en...

New dye could offer early test for Alzheimer's

...ly prepared cranial windows. To make the technique truly noninvasive, scientists must further refine the dye so it fluoresces at a slightly longer wavelength, closer to the infrared region. Light in the near-IR range can penetrate living tissue well enough to make brain structures visible. Swager likens th...

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