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Selective coatings create biological sensors from carbon nanotubes

...te students Paul Barone and Daniel Heller begin by assembling a monolayer of the enzyme glucose oxidase on the surface of nanotubes suspended in water. The enzyme not only prevents the nanotubes from sticking together into useless clumps, it also acts as a selective site where glucose will bind and generate hy...

InterAcademy medical panel moves to Trieste

... science and health care policy. IAMP is currently assembling the second edition of Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, a comparative cost-effectiveness study examining the full range of public health options available to developing countries in addressing their most critical health needs. The f...

Advice for designing reliable nanomaterials

...complicate efforts to devise efficient methods for assembling nanometer-scale building blocks into exotic ceramics, glasses and other types of customized materials. "Not all properties may benefit from microstructural refinement, so due caution needs to be exercised in materials design," writes the National In...

US DoE awards $4 million in funding to Stevens' Center for MicroChemical Systems

...al performance, and boost productivity. "Only by assembling such a university-industry-government partnership," said Professor Lee, director of the NJCMCS, "can we succeed in achieving these mutually beneficial goals, since no one group can succeed alone in bringing new technologies or products to the marketp...

Sensory cells for hearing and balance are fast-developing, UVA researchers find

... ear hair cell." The researchers said they are now assembling a list of processes these important cells go through to develop correctly. "We know the sequence," said study co-author Gwnalle Gloc, an assistant professor of neuroscience and otolaryngology. "Now we can look at different cell types and see if they ...

Texas A&M, ECOR sign deal to produce health-related proteins

... focus is on raising sufficient start-up funds and assembling a research and development staff to collaborate with Texas A&M scientists in College Station. Jilka said he expects to have the new recombinant protein products on the market within four years. "In the future we expect transgenic plants to be the m...

UCLA, RAND researchers help men with prostate cancer

...t surgery and external beam radiation treatment in assembling the quality-of-care indicators. Brachytherapy, the implantation of radioactive seeds into the prostate, was not widely available when the study was launched, so they did not include that procedure, Litwin said. Researchers plan to develop a set of in...

National Lung Screening Trial

...th hold. A computer creates images from the scan, assembling them into a 3-dimensional model of the lungs. More than half of the hospitals in the United States own a spiral CT machine and routinely use them for staging lung and other cancers--that is, determining how advanced the cancer is after diagnosis. R...

Lombardi Cancer Center to enroll current and former smokers in nationwide clinical trial

...ipant and a computer creates images from the scan, assembling them into a 3-D model of the lungs. More than half of U.S. hospitals own a spiral CT machine and routinely use them to determine how advanced a patient's cancer is after diagnosis. Some hospitals have recently begun performing spiral CT scans as a wa...

Boston chemist wins national award for tailor-made molecules

... existing methods out there, but I had the idea of assembling a tool kit of complementary compounds and ways to put them together into complex molecules." The molecules Panek most wants to build are those scientists can use to study or produce pharmaceutical candidates. The prospect is a tricky one, and not onl...

Stony Brook chemist wins national award for drug discoveries

...ic society for his achievements in discovering and assembling new drug candidates, such as second-generation cancer drugs based on taxol. He will receive the 2001 E.B. Hershberg Award for Important Discoveries in Medicinally Active Substances from the American Chemical Society at its national meeting in San Die...

Harvard researcher receives national award

...hat end, we've developed fundamental chemistry for assembling building blocks and controlling the three-dimensionality of molecules." He and his research team are particularly interested in vancomycin, currently medicine's antibiotic of last resort. They were the first to synthesize the bacterium-derived anti...

Beyond Pharmaceuticals: Business And Academic Leaders Forecast The Future Of "Combinatorial Chemistry"

...newcompounds can be made. Click Chemistry involves assembling compounds in a singlestep-rather than a series of ...hat the most efficient wayto build molecules is by assembling them from smaller molecules that alreadycontain carbon-carbon bonds, rather than by making new bonds...

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