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Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...07. KAUST is a new world-class graduate research university
that is under development at a site along the Red Sea approximately 80 kilometers north of Jeddah. Set to open in September 2009, KAUSTs aggressive global research program begins now with collaborative projects such as the WHOI initiative ann...
Nottingham biosciences million pound injection
...ertise and knowledge honed in a research-intensive university
can be translated into commercial enterprise, and make a dynamic contribution to well-being and economic growth. We have enjoyed a record year in attracting third party investment to our portfolio of spin-out companies....
Awards celebrating women and biotech brilliance
... may beresearchers, employed in private, public or university
sectors, work in managerial roles or be affiliated withservice industries. QCTN not only continue to support WIT and WIB the Biotech Chapter of Women in Technology, but alsoendeavours to showcase the growth, regulatory issues and opportunities in cl...
Bull's-eye -- Programs targeting math, science teacher shortage may get boost
...chers receive mentoring from the beginning at the university
from a master teacher and in the school districts ...er course earning a student reimbursement from the university
for the course. These introductory classes let students try out teaching to come see if they lik...
Chromosome glue repairs damaged DNA
...n repaired. Now researchers at the Swedish medical university
Karolinska Institutet have discovered a new mechanism that helps to explain how the cell performs these repairs. The results are presented in Science. The new results are concerned with a phenomenon called cohesion, whereby two copies of a chromoso...
Chitin from lobster shell shows great healing and bio-stimulant properties
... the first accurate and comprehensive results of a university
study on chitin and chitosan. The study starts at the extraction of these compounds from polluting waste of the Cuban fishing industry and it goes on to cover these products characterisation through traditional techniques and some more innovative one...
Research team discovers gallstone gene
...r the disorder," explains Lammert who works in the university
hospital's Department I headed by Professor Dr. Tilman Sauerbruch. "The rest is caused by genes." Professor Lammert – working together with his colleagues Dr. Frank Gruenhage, Maja Walier and Professor Dr. Thomas Wienker as well as scientists at th...
Small molecules may explain psoriasis
A research team at the Swedish medical university
Karolinska Institutet has shown for the time that microRNA, small RNA molecules, may play an important role in the development of inflammatory skin diseases such as psoriasis and atopic eczema. The research team is led by Professor Mona Sthle, one of...
Prion propagates in foreign host
... of Molecular Cell by Susan Liebman, distinguished university
professor of biological sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago, may help tug back the veil on the behavior and variety of these potentially lethal molecules. The work was done with former UIC post-doctoral fellow Vibha Taneja and Univers...
Stem cell licensing deal positions Toronto as world leader in technology
...f the technology. This is a great example of how a university
can facilitate the translation of professorial research from the university
laboratory to commercial reality for the benefit of the public. Currently, TRT technology is avail...
Washington University in St. Louis to invest $55 million for renewable energy research
...fuels, CO2 mitigation and coal-related issues. The university
will invest more than $55 million in the initiativ...borative and cooperative research, both within the university
and externally between Washington University and other regional research institutions, such as the D...
Computer science professor awarded $400,000 from National Science Foundation
...ned to support exceptionally promising college and university
faculty members who are committed to the integration of research and education. Wenk is the only junior faculty in UTSAs College of Sciences who has a current NSF Career Award. Wenk, who joined UTSA in 2004, is bridging the gap between theoretical...
Research center unites biomedical competitors to fund medical technology development
...ustry partners access to unbiased research and the university
countless opportunities for students to get hands-...s from the federal government that would allow the university
to obtain matching funds from industry for cooperative research projects. Increased research will al...
Endogenous cannabinoids linked to fetal brain damage imposed by maternal cannabis use
...wn marijuana. Studies conducted at Swedish medical university
Karolinska Institutet, with participation of scientists from Europe and the United States, are now published in Science and show that these endogenous molecules regulate how certain nerve cells recognize each other and form connections. The scienti...
Decoding protein structures helps illuminate cause of diabetes
...a common analytical technique, widely available in university
and industrial research laboratories around the world."...
Slowing the racing heart
...nd stroke," said R. John Solaro, UIC distinguished university
professor and principal investigator of the study. Current treatment of arrhythmia requires destruction of tissue surrounding a chaotic pacemaker, followed by insertion of a mechanical pacemaker that can regulate the heartbeat. "Understanding t...
Osborn named Guyton Teacher of the Year by APS
...ll-time faculty member of an accredited college or university
and involved in classroom teaching and not exclusively the teaching of graduate students in a research laboratory. Osborn received a $1,000 honorarium as well as funding to attend the Experimental Biology annual meeting of APS in Washington, D.C. whe...
Cat hair at home poses an allergy risk, particularly for young children
... Environmental Research Halle Leipzig (UFZ), other university
and clinical partners are also involved. In the framework of the study the parents of the children born between late 1997 and early 1999 were repeatedly questioned about different family and health parameters as well as the frequency of contact with ...
Engineering professor receives prestigious NSF Career Award
...ned to support exceptionally promising college and university
faculty members who are committed to the integration of research and education. Han, who joined UTSA in 2003, is focusing on understanding the role of mechanical stress in arterial and heart remodeling and its relationship to cardiovascular disease...
72 new members chosen by academy
... University, New York City LOVEJOY, Claude Owen; university
professor, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio MAR...University, Stanford, Calif. MORGAN, M. Granger; university
professor and head, department of engineering and public policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsbu...
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