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Nature provides inspiration for important new adhesive

...y have developed a new group of adhesives that may revolutionize a large portion of the wood products industry, and have important environmental and economic benefits. The discovery has already resulted in three pending patents and should lead to a wide range of new products. But it was originally based on the aro...

New grants to Georgetown to help build national cancer biomedical informatics grid

...esearch" a technological feat that is expected to revolutionize the way that cancer research is conducted in the United States and around the globe. "This new interactive grid has the potential to change everything what we do, how we do it, and the speed by which we can develop and bring new therapies to patients...

'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for improving health, environment

...andard in the treatment of psychosis, which helped revolutionize anti-psychotic therapies. It is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of bipolar I disorder, or to treat acute to manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder. FDA also recently approv...

New ASU center will assess societal implications of nanotechnology

...ology promises insights and innovations that could revolutionize whole sectors like manufacturing, energy and health care," Guston said. "At the same time, it raises profound questions about privacy and security, human identity and enhancement, environmental and health risks, and societal and economic equity." "We...

New mechanical heart implanted at the MUHC

.... This "bridge-to-recovery" technology promises to revolutionize the management of heart failure. The MUHC is one of only a handful of Canadian hospitals capable of installing the new mechanical hearts. Until now, mechanical hearts were considered temporary devices designed to assist a diseased or damaged heart, i...

Team care more cost-effective than usual care for depression

...lth systems take up the IMPACT model. "This could revolutionize the way depression is treated in medical settings," said Dr. Richard Della Penna, head of Kaiser Permanente's Aging Network (KPAN) and lead researcher from one of two Kaiser regions that took part in the original IMPACT trial. "The strong results of...

Alcohol-deterrent drugs help patients achieve high rates of long-term abstinence

...ot get drunk if the dose is adequate. That should revolutionize the management of such offenders. Similar trials with naltrexone in heroin-related offenders have been very effective with no negative results." "Our results support a major clinical implication," said Ehrenreich, "that severe alcoholism is a chroni...

University of Toronto-led ethics network to help guide Grand Challenges in Global Health initiative

...h," Challis says. "I believe this initiative could revolutionize the way the international scientific community works to solve global health problems. What is particularly gratifying is that Canada is playing such a pivotal role in the ethical component."...

Minimally invasive procedure OK for wide range of aorta problems, study shows

...sive approach to major aortic problems promises to revolutionize the way a broad spectrum of patients are treated," says Himanshu Patel, M.D., the lead author of the STS scientific poster. "Even in high-risk patients who would not otherwise be treatable, we see acceptable, encouraging results." Patel, an assistant...

Rice, M. D. Anderson win funds for bench to bed training

...f Rice's Department of Bioengineering. "We need to revolutionize the way we translate our knowledge of cancer biology into new technologies for detecting and treating cancer, and with HHMI's help we'll be doing that." Rice and M. D. Anderson's program involves a unique training program for bioengineering Ph.D. stu...

New drug poised to radically change the treatment of severe anemias

...national study on deferasirox, a new drug that may revolutionize the way chronic iron overload is treated, will be published in the May 1, 2006, issue of Blood , the official journal of the American Society of Hematology. The current standard therapy to rid the body of excess iron is deferoxamine, administered fo...

New engineering center to transform sensor technology

... based at Princeton University that is expected to revolutionize sensor technology, yielding devices that have a unique ability to detect minute amounts of chemicals found in the atmosphere, emitted from factories or exhaled in human breath. The goal of the research is to produce devices that are so low in cost an...

Carnegie Mellon researchers say use of switchgrass could solve energy woes

...ift from using hydrocarbons to carbohydrates could revolutionize many industries, including the nation's huge agricultural sector," Griffin said. While the Carnegie Mellon researchers think switchgrass can be the source of large volumes of inexpensive ethanol in the future, they are concerned a...

Major cancer study aims to identify protein markers for early-stage disease

...refined and standardized, scientists say, it could revolutionize the detection of cancer and lead to earlier interventions with current therapies -- surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and targeted drug therapy. The technique could also be used to monitor a cancer's response to treatment and to detect the recurrence ...

Science of Learning Center comes to UC San Diego

... form a "network of networks" structure that could revolutionize the way in which collaborative scientific research is performed. The researchers are asking questions that cross the boundaries of traditional fields of learning research. In an attempt to achieve results that will extend beyond academia, questions...

Pitt to receive $8.4 million from NIH to determine best treatments for sepsis

...ding of emergency department sepsis care and could revolutionize that care," said Donald M. Yealy, M.D., professor and vice-chair of emergency medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and co-principal investigator of the study. "We will be able to better understand what type of care works and w...

Inexpensive test detects H5N1 infections quickly and accurately

...tured and distributed, could have the potential to revolutionize the way laboratories test for influenza," says Nancy J. Cox, Ph.D., director of the CDC's influenza division. "The MChip could enable more scientists and physicians, possibly even those working in remote places, to more quickly test for H5N1 and to a...

Greater cooperation needed for advancement of stem cell research

...ssue regeneration strategies have the potential to revolutionize regenerative medicine and disease treatment. However, the challenges associated with this research, including limited access to stem cells and other materials, in addition to the fact that research is currently funded by the private sector, remain ob...

Operations research pioneer outlines ways to make kidney transplant allocation more equitable

...st problems, has completed new research that could revolutionize kidney allocation for transplant waiting list candidates. The paper, "Recipient Choice Can Address the Efficiency-Equity Trade-Off in Kidney Transplantation: A Mechanism Design Model," was co-written by Zenios with Xuanming Su at Berkeley's Haas Scho...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- January 31, 2007

...ors, actuators and electronics on chips that could revolutionize many different products. ARTICLE #2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "A Simple Class of Photorheological Fluids: Surfactant Solutions with Viscosity Tunable by Light" DOWNLOAD PDF http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/jacsat/asap/pdf/ja065053g.pdf DOW...

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(Date:10/15/2014)... Fred Alt will be awarded the 44th Rosenstiel Award ... for his pioneering research exploring the mechanisms of genomic ... cancer cells. Alt is the second alumnus to win ... Nobel Prize in 2003. , Alt is the Charles ... at Harvard Medical School and an investigator at the ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... house fly genome for the first time, revealing robust ... that thrives in pathogen-rich dung piles and garbage heaps. ... Genome Biology , will increase understanding of house ... adapt to resist insecticides, which could lead to novel ... and transmit more than 100 human and animal diseases, ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... of scientists led by researchers at the University ... of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM) have ... underlying bipolar (manic depressive) disorder, a breakthrough that ... affective disorder, as well as depression and other ... online this week in Nature Molecular Psychiatry ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Brandeis awards 44th Rosenstiel Award to pioneering geneticist Fred Alt 2House fly genome reveals expanded immune system 2Rare genetic disease protects against bipolar disorder 2Rare genetic disease protects against bipolar disorder 3
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