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Molecule important in cell construction also critical in learning and memory

...foundation for more permanent changes, such as the construction of new connections, or synapses, between the neurons. "If you learn to do something new, your neurons have to adapt and change to create a stronger, more direct pathway between neurons," Picciotto said. "The protein -adducin appears to be important f...

Johns Hopkins scientists receive presidential medals

... -- in a series of administrative posts -- for the construction and operation of some of the world's most important astronomical observatories. One of those posts brought him to Johns Hopkins in 1981. "The National Medal of Science is our country's highest recognition of scientific achievement. Through his pion...

Leadership gift from Sulpizio Family for new state-of-the-art cardiovascular center at UCSD

... Richard and Maria (Gaby) Sulpizio, to support the construction of a new state-of-the-art facility that will centr...llowed the campus to begin formal planning for the construction of the new facility which will be located near the John M. and Sally B. Thornton Hospital on the uni...

Children's Hospital Oakland opens new $5.6 million infectious disease lab

...ospital & Research Center at Oakland has completed construction of its new $5.6 million Center for Immunobiology a...ver could before." CHORI was awarded a $2 million construction grant from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) at the NIH to build the CIVD. Dr. Lucas...

National Academies news: Academy honors 17 for major contributions to science

...as chosen "for leadership in engineering designand construction of SpaceShipOne, Voyager, and other successfulexperimental aircraft." The award was established by a gift of Dr. andMrs. J.C. Hunsaker and has been presented since 1968. NAS AWARD IN CHEMICAL SCIENCES - a medal and prize of $15,000 awardedannually...

University of Manchester makes made-to-measure skin and bones a reality using inkjet printers

...et printing we are able to seed the cells into the construction as we build it, which means 'sticking' isn't a problem," says Professor Derby. Professor Derby believes the potential for this technology is huge: "You could print the scaffolding to create an organ in a day," he says....

Veterans in better health than other residents of nursing homes, new test for evaluating tinnitus

...n pattern can offer guidance for better design and construction of functional insole....

How are we doing? Researchers aim to measure national well being

...urveys seeking to assess the quality of life. The construction of a National Well-Being Account that supplements the measure of GNP with a measure of aggregate happiness is a revolutionary idea." The NIA is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In...

New research tool aids study of national well-being

...surveys seeking to assess the quality of life. The construction of a national well-being account that supplements the measure of GNP with a measure of aggregate happiness is a revolutionary idea." Using the DRM method, the researchers asked 909 women to recall the previous workday as a sequence of episodes...

Top 10 toys for children with ADHD

...inging home an elaborate and complicated puzzle or construction set might seem like a great treat, it may be too i... start out simpler and give your child a puzzle or construction set that has fewer components and is recognizable, such as an oversized map of the United States. ...

Plastic surgeons honor 'Patients of Courage' overcoming difficult obstacles, inspiring others

... Cliff Meidl of Hawthorne, Calif., was working construction when his jack hammer struck a buried power line that shocked him with 30,000 volts of electricity. The impact blew a hole in his skull, stopped his heart and nearly caused the amputation of both legs. Meidl underwent reconstructive plastic surgery to...

Spartans go to the Olympics not on the field, but with the field

...son traveled to Greece April 20 to assist in field construction in a remote area similar to Spartan stadium field) and will stay through the games to oversee the move-in details. Tim VanLoo, a senior, will join Matt in late June to assist in a practice run of moving modules into the stadium.VanLoo also will retur...

New compound may act to keep thyroid activity in check

...at is to be housed in new research space now under construction on Marquam Hill. "The program will bring together, on one campus, chemists and biologists who have the common aim of discovering small molecules that are potent regulators of biological processes and, maybe, prototypes for drugs," said David Dawson, ...

Sounds of New York, evidence for a preferred ear, ultrasound for the eye

... New York will describe the noise impacts that its construction and operation are expected to bring, along with practical ways to reduce the din of subway construction. (2pSA3) TRANSFORMING ORDINARY OBJECTS INTO TOUCH-SENSITIVE DEVICES Stefan Catheline of ESPCI in France ( Stefan.catheline@espci.fr ) and collea...

Physics and medicine: at Erice the new perspectives of an ancient cooperation

...industry and the fact that the development and the construction of the necessary tools for research is a unique opportunity to improve the skills of industries that aim to high technology, offering them new perspectives of advancement. A round table will be dedicated also to education, technology transfer and inn...

76 million research centre to make the UK a global centre of excellence for clinical imaging

...aging. GSK will contribute funding of 28m for the construction of a new Clinical Imaging Centre, next to Hammersmith Hospital in west London, UK. Research will focus on cancer, stroke, neurological diseases such as Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis and psychiatric diseases. In association with the Clinical Ima...

Electronic device standards to yield choicer chops

... verification, inspection, maintenance, design and construction of devices or systems. The remaining two standards, expected to be approved in the spring of 2004, cover calibration, accuracy and standardized equations for pricing meat. The final standards are expected to be incorporated into new USDA regulations....

Tiny molecular motors shed light on cell function, say Stanford researchers

...ynamic city plan" comprised of molecular highways, construction crews, street signs, cars, fuel and exhaust. Maintenance of this highly organized structure is fundamental to the development and function of all cells, Spudich says, and much of it can be understood by figuring out how the molecular motors do the wo...

National Inventors Hall of Fame announces 2004 class of inventors

... twist the wire into cables. Roebling oversaw the construction of many bridges but died before his most famous bridge, the Brooklyn Bridge, was completed in 1883. Inventors may be nominated by anyone for induction into the Hall of Fame, but they must hold a U.S. patent to be considered. The nominee's inventio...

MPRI opens its doors to cancer patients

...ximately $10 million in funding for the design and construction of MPRI. In 2001, three of MPRI's four directors were hired: Allan Thornton became MPRI's first medical director, Ed Dickey its first clinical director and Niek Schreuder the institute's first medical physicist. Financial Director Herschel Workman wa...

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