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Scientists call for global push to advance research in synthetic biology

...only achieved a consensus, but resolved to issue a unanimous statement on the critical importance of this field is significant. The statement also addresses the uncertainties of synthetic biology. As with any powerful technology, the promise comes with risk. We need to develop protective measures against acci...

Study of underground lakes in Antarctica could be critical, prof says

...resenting two-thirds of the worlds population. By unanimous consent of these nations, Antarctica has been viewed as a continent for science, research and peace. The Department of State coordinates U.S. policy on Antarctica and works closely with the National Science Foundation, which administers and manages...

NIH study finds MRI more sensitive than CT in diagnosing most common form of acute stroke

...arly acute ischemic stroke. The four readers were unanimous in their agreement on the presence or absence of acute stroke in 80 percent of patients using MRI compared to 58 percent using non-contrast CT. No significant difference using the two technologies was seen in the diagnosis of acute intracranial hemo...

Leibniz Prize winners 2007 announced

...adaptive traits was groundbreaking and secured him unanimous international recognition. By expressing the flower-identity gene LEAFY in aspen plants, he was able to reduce the trees flowering time, which is normally more than eight years, to just a few months. This is significant especially in regard to the ac...

UK Biobank gets unanimous backing from international experts after piloting phase

...n the Manchester area, the final protocol received unanimous backing from a team of international scientific and medical experts, and from the project's funders. The success of the 3,800-participant piloting phase means that, around the end of this year, letters will start going out to men and women aged 40 ...

HPV Vaccine: What's next

...Food and Drug Administration advisory panel made a unanimous recommendation to the FDA to approve the first-ever vaccine to protect against women's cancer. Gardisil (quadrivalent human papillomavirus types 6, 11, 16, 18, recombinant vaccine), a vaccine developed by Merck and tested by UAB investigators, is des...

Biodesign Institute at ASU named lab of the year in international competition

... Biodesign Institute as Laboratory of the Year was unanimous on the first round, which happens only rarely," said Studt. "The other laboratories that were entered were very good in their own right, but the Biodesign Institute was just an overwhelmingly strong candidate." ASU's Interdisciplinary Science and Tec...

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends hepatitis A vaccination for children

...National Partnership for Immunization supports the unanimous decision of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to recommend universal hepatitis A vaccination for all children in a single age cohort between 12 to 35 months, with catch-up vaccination through the pre-school years. Hepatitis A i...

Report assesses health implications of perchlorate ingestion

...had remarkably similar results. The committee was unanimous in all other findings and recommendations. The committee emphasized that the reference dose should be based on inhibition of iodide uptake by the thyroid in humans, which is not an adverse effect but the key biochemical event that precedes any health...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... West Orange, NJ. April 16, 2014. Kessler Foundation ... for $1.8 million from the Department of Defense ... PhD, is principal investigator for the randomized, double-blinded, ... to improve bone and muscle strength after spinal ... Human Performance & Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation. ...
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