Tag: "university" at biology news

Borlaug elevates agriculture as reason for National Medal of Science honor

... him on our faculty and look forward to having the university continue to benefit from his vital work and its highly positive worldwide impact, particularly in helping feed hungry people in some of the regions most in need," said Dr. Robert M. Gates, Texas A&M president. "I hope the (the Medal of Science) honor...

Information & communications technologies key to sustainable development in Africa: UNU

... on the Information Society (WSIS) UNU is a global university a network of networks. With the emergence of the Internet, technology has caught up with the vision behind the founding of the UNU 30 years ago and the institution is entering a new phase. In meeting its mandate in various thematic areas, such as en...

Insect pheromone research wins Eppendorf/Science prize

...erested in exploring basic science. He returned to university in Xian, China, and in 1988 earned a Master's degree in biochemistry and in 1999 a Ph.D. in neurobiology. In 2000 he joined Dr. Dean Smith's lab at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Here he has worked to understand...

Engaging prior learning on creationism and evolution may benefit college biology students

... But encouraging active comparisons by college and university students will, according to Nelson, "help future teachers and other leaders understand why there is no contest scientifically between creationism and evolution."...

Oncology, cancer genomics research on agenda for UH grad

...y to start medical school upon graduating from the university and finishing a second summer interning at Harvard...ffice of Graduate and Professional Studies. "Each university in the United States can nominate two students for this honor. This year more than a thousand stude...

National microbial risk center will help scientists get a handle on infectious diseases

...earch institutions, and I am very pleased that the university has been chosen to take the lead in this crucial new exploration of our biological security," said Congressman Mike Rogers, a former FBI agent who serves on the U.S. House Intelligence Committee. "MSU scientists, led by Dr. Rose, and the partner univ...

Trained wasps may be used to detect bombs, bugs, bodies and more

...University of Georgia. The study was funded by the university and by the USDA. The researchers have filed a patent application for the Wasp Hound....

Scottsdale Healthcare, TGen announce strategic alliance

... world-class researchers, community physicians and university faculty in the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center provides unprecedented access to new therapies for the citizens of Arizona." Valley residents will be among the first to benefit from new treatments for disease. "The TCRS will bring new clinical researc...

Founder of eastern Congo gorilla reserve wins prestigious award

...ter for Conservation Biology (TCCB), the first DRC university devoted to conservation. Both are funded by Conservation International (CI) through its partnership with the Dian Fossey Gorilla International Fund (DFGFI). "We knew we had to protect the land or we would lose the forest forever," said Vwirasihikya, ...

UK College of Pharmacy to develop treatments for people exposed to dirty bomb

...ieve." This collaboration among researchers at the university and ChemPharma along with the vital role of the CP... technologically advanced private industry and the university together to create opportunities for Central Kentucky," Lawrence said. "This is another example of t...

USC neuroscientist to receive Prince of Asturias prize

...from almost every part of campus. "Although every university pays some sort of lip service tointerdisciplinarity, USC actually relishes interdisciplinarity,"Damasio said. "When you look at the College and itsstructures and you think of the schools that surround theCollege right here on the campus - and I am no...

UK entomology research article published in new issue of Science

...ology, the College of Agriculture, and the overall university have provided us with the tools we need to do this important work."...

University of Chicago to host conference on evolutionary developmental biology

... Change," will be held at various locations on the university campus Oct. 20-23, 2005. In the midst of today's ardent popular debate surrounding evolution and intelligent design, this conference assembles world-renown scientists of diverse intellectual interests, including not only basic and medical scientists,...

New therapies expected from better understanding of RNA, says UH prof

...fic achievement with chapters in every college and university in the United States. Some 180 Sigma Xi members are Nobel laureates and many more have been elected to the National Academies of Science and Engineering. The UH chapter of Sigma Xi is honoring Fox with the award "for distinguished contributions to ...

UW-Madison small-scale research receives big boost

...ngineering and the center's director. "Every major university would like to have a center like this." With its r...nd makes it available to researchers from both the university and industry. Ultimately, says dePablo, MRSEC provides a unique educational, research and technology...

DFG intensifies cooperation with South Korea

...ctorate under the supervision of a group of German university lecturers and their partner group abroad. The DFG has already signed seven similar agreements on international funding for young scientists and is currently funding over 40 International Research Training Groups. The DFG's relations with South Korea ...

Sugar helps control cell division

...receives a percentage of royalties received by the university on sales of this antibody (CTD 110.6). The terms of this arrangement are being managed in accordance with the university's conflict of interest policy....

Northeast Sun Grant Institute at Cornell spurs 'green revolution'

...director of the institute. Cornell, the land-grant university of New York state, is the lead university for the Northeast Sun Grant Institute of Excellence, which serves 14 states and the District of Colu...

Status and reproduction in humans: New evidence for the validity of evolutionary explanations

...ound on the basis of a contemporary sample of male university employees. Although a positive relationship between male status and offspring count has been predicted by evolutionary theory and found in animal species and "traditional" human societies, in modern societies, most studies found no or even a negativ...

DFG to fund nine clinical trials

... Germany. This will foster the expertise of German university hospitals in terms of planning and carrying out clinical trials, helping to ensure its establishment on a broad basis. Whereas the DFG will primarily fund diagnostic and non-pharmacological therapeutic procedures, the BMBF, which is funding eight add...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

(Date:7/24/2014)... N.J. A yearlong study funded by the New ... Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy ... in Sandy-affected towns are skeptical about the likelihood of ... survey respondents, 45 percent indicated they were "pessimistic" or ... by Superstorm Sandy would be rebuilt better than they ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... team of researchers led by the University of York ... conservation in the Western Indian Ocean. , The ... point to a revolution in the management of marine ... more than 11,000 km in the region now ... are zones of the seas and coasts designed to ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... on his work with a new drug that successfully treated ... Houston has received a $250,000 grant to expand his research ... to treat a wider range of autoimmune diseases., Chandra Mohan, ... Engineering at UH, previously published a study in Arthritis Research ... successfully treated lupus in mice and reduced the number of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Rutgers study explores attitudes, preferences toward post-Sandy rebuilding 2Western Indian Ocean communities play vital role in conservation 2Biomedical engineer looks at new applications for novel lupus drug 2Biomedical engineer looks at new applications for novel lupus drug 3
Other Tags
deliriumprowesslymehemochromatosisemlsymposiakeynotersbottleawardsgeriatricpathologysciencesriskssurgicalreducingpromise