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UVa scientists discover new type of nerve cell that could be target for drugs to ease pain

...like this," Nelson said. "It's one reason we go to grad school in the first place." There are no drugs now that effectively treat neuropathic pain, Nelson added. "Hopefully, observations like this will lead to new and more efficacious drugs in the future. Our findings are another piece of evidence that th...

PlasmaSol, Stevens spin-out, acquired for $17.5 million

... a group of Stevens' faculty members and a team of grad students joined together and founded a company to commercialize a patented environmental technology invented at the Institute. Six years later, this company is recognized as a valuable technology asset by a major American corporation. Technology deve...

'Mindless Eating' is a nourishing read

...own the hatch. In the name of science, he has had grad students to his home to party. On one occasion, the snacks were in one or two large bowls. The students snarfed them down quickly. The next night, the goodies were in fewer, smaller bowls, in different rooms. Consumption dropped dramatically. His ad...

Scientists train nano-'building blocks' to take on new shapes, as reported in Science

...ol years ago. I'm now building on stuff I did in grad school in the '90s on rubber and plastics, he said. However, if you look at block copolymers as a tool for self-assembly, there are many more potential applications than rubber for your boot or plastic coating for your floor, he noted. We can use t...

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(Date:10/30/2014)... a $1.04 million grant from the U.S. Army ... osteoarthritis using a patient,s own stem cells, spurred ... polymers., Liping Tang, a bioengineering professor and interim ... is primarily focused on helping soldiers who are ... if we inject microscaffolding that we,ve developed into ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... North Carolina State University researchers have developed a suite ... between dogs and humans, which has applications in everything ... our pets. , "We,ve developed a platform for computer-mediated ... to new avenues for interpreting dogs, behavioral signals and ... Dr. David Roberts, an assistant professor of computer science ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... In the largest study of its kind to date, ... genes that heighten the risk for autism. Joseph Buxbaum, ... York City, Mark Daly, Ph.D., Broad Institute of Harvard ... DNA samples from affected children, parents and unrelated people. ... to contribute to the risk for autism spectrum disorder ...
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