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World premiere in stem cell research in Montreal

... for a bone marrow transplant due to the lack of compatible donors. It is known that a bone marrow stem cell ... difficulty is to obtain a sufficient number of compatible stem cells. Thanks to Dr. Sauvageau and his team, ... quantities of hematopoietic stem cells, so that compatible stem cells can be matched with the organ to be ...

Attitudes towards assisted reproduction and preimplantation genetic diagnosis

... countries for the purpose of selecting a healthy, compatible embryo that may help cure a sibling suffering ... and, more recently, the selection of a healthy, compatible embryo that can help cure a brother or sister of ... by the defective gene and conceive a healthy, compatible child that can help cure its brother or sister ...

Identifying mega-targets for high-yield plant breeding

... proposed data-driven methods to group breeding programs likely to be compatible for germplasm exchange. Specifically, the researchers characterized the ... mega-targets of selection (i.e. groups of breeding programs likely to be compatible for germplasm exchange) among those breeding programs. Results from this ...

Mate choice in plants

... mechanisms by which incompatible pollen is recognized and rejected and compatible pollen allowed to proceed to the ovary are still unknown. Understanding ... where recognition and acceptance or rejection of the pollen takes place. compatible pollen tubes grow unhindered toward the ovary. Incompatible pollen tubes ...

The cormorant -- the 'black plague' or an example of successful species conservation?

... to the following result: The most effective and also most ecologically compatible option was to reduce the capacity of the environment for breeding birds in ... Zeibig was able to set up some first rules of thumb for an ecologically compatible regulation of the cormorant population. He recommends: maintaining the ...

Urban water ecology at the ESA annual meeting

... as intact as possible, with a mix of trees and shrubs," she says. "But we may not need a dense, native forest. There likely are designs that are compatible with both lakeshore development and sustaining lake food webs." Greenroofs can save cities millions of gallons of water Having a garden on your ...

Earliest animals lived in a lake environment, research shows

... and collecting and analyzing other types of geochemical data. "All our analyses show that the rocks' minerals and geochemistry are not compatible with deposition in seawater," Bristow said. "Moreover, we found smectite in only some locations in South China, and not uniformly as one would ...

Innovative system for monitoring coastline processes

... in depth the dynamic of the coast at these points and the relation with the morphology of the sands. The goal is correct coastal management that is compatible with the public enjoying their leisure at these locations while respecting the natural environment. ...

Researchers create freestanding nanoparticle films without fillers

... repeatedly. They are also made using a technique called electrophoretic deposition (EPD) that is well suited for creating patterned material and is compatible with fluorescent materials that can form the red, green and blue pixels used in flat panel television screens and computer displays. EDP is a wet ...

Colon cancer screening technique shows continued promise in new study

... study provides a proof of concept that this sort of analysis could be a minimally intrusive colon cancer screening technique. Further studies with a compatible fiber optic probe are under way for multicenter clinical validation. The work builds on previous success in using a suite of optical technologies ...

Regional partnership to develop algal biofuels gets backing of San Diego leaders

... full-scale commercial operations. This will create jobs and diversify our economy. We welcome the production of algae in the valley, which will be compatible with our current agriculture and renewable energy production." Algae are widely regarded by scientists as the most promising source of renewable ...

Ultrasound imaging now possible with a smartphone

... Engineering, and David Zar, Washington University Research Associate in Computer Science and Engineering, have made commercial USB ultrasound probes compatible with Microsoft Windows Mobile-based smartphones, thanks to a $100,000 grant Microsoft awarded the two in 2008. In order to make commercial USB ...

Is love at first sight real? Geneticists offer tantalizing clues

... ), a team of scientists from the United States and Australia discovered that at the genetic level, some males and females are more compatible than others, and that this compatibility plays an important role in mate selection, mating outcomes, and future reproductive behaviors. In ...

VeriLook Surveillance SDK Provides Real-Time Face Identification Using Video Surveillance Cameras

... cost-effective biometric facial identification systems for Windows and Linux platforms. VeriLook Surveillance and VeriLook 3.2 templates are fully compatible with MegaMatcher multi-biometric technology. VeriLook Surveillance SDK is available through Neurotechnology or from distributors worldwide. For ...

VeriLook Surveillance SDK Provides Real-Time Face Identification Using Video Surveillance Cameras

... cost-effective biometric facial identification systems for Windows and Linux platforms. VeriLook Surveillance and VeriLook 3.2 templates are fully compatible with MegaMatcher multi-biometric technology. VeriLook Surveillance SDK is available through Neurotechnology or from distributors worldwide. For ...

MIT: Using touch to help deaf people

... Reed, senior research scientist in MIT's Research Laboratory of Electronics and leader of the project, say the software they are developing could be compatible with current smart phones, allowing such devices to be transformed into unobtrusive tactile aids for the deaf. "Anyone who has a smart phone ...

Trailblazing rural community shows green heating oil a viable option

... (ICOM). By working closely with the oil heating industry, the project can demonstrate that every aspect of fuel supply and boiler operation is compatible with the renewable fuel, and the industry will be able to define clear standards for the use and supply of renewable heating oil. "This is a major ...

Researchers examine role of climate change in disease spread

... irrigation projects, and livestock trade between Africa and southern Arabia (Rift Valley fever virus); and modern air transport, the availability of compatible mosquito species and large numbers of virus-spreading migratory birds (West Nile virus). Of the four viruses under review, Higgs said, climate ...

Compounds could be new class of cancer drugs

... of Sciences for his work on PLDs. The researchers will now optimize their new compounds for in vivo studies and to give them characteristics compatible with being good medications. They are also expanding their research into other areas of biology in addition to studying the inhibitors in breast ...

2009 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Awards granted for pioneering ideas in cancer research

... lease on life for patients. However, despite close matching of donors to patients, sometimes transplanted cells do not recognize the host's body as compatible and launch an attack upon it. This effect, called Graft Versus Host disease, leads to severe tissue and organ damage, infection, and can result in ...

Nano-tetherball biosensor precisely detects glucose

... deposited inside the pores, eventually forming cube-shaped caps at the top of each pore. This palladium nanocube is then coated with gold, which is compatible with biological molecules. The researchers then attached a protein called streptavidin onto the gold-coated palladium nanocubes and attached ...

Gene therapy reversed heart damage in heart failure

... was prevented, but not reversed, with the concomitant metoprolol. "Our data show that beta blockers and the ARKct peptide are compatible and can be given together," Dr. Koch said. "Although beta blockers are effective at stopping the downward progression of the disease, they do not ...

NIST guides genetic genealogy labs toward improved accuracy

... markers that can serve as a means for genetic labs to calibrate their testing equipment. The researchers strongly encourage [SRM 2395s] use to enable compatible and calibrated measurements to be made between different Y-STR testing laboratories. Their sentiment is echoed by an editorial in the Journal of ...

Harmonizing Biobank Research Conference in 2009

... identifying key issues, design and management of biobanks, SOPs for sample handing, cataloguing and comparing information, coordinated development of compatible bioinformatics, including systems for access across biobanks of data, information and tools, special populations, mapping ethico-legal frameworks and ...

Earth's original ancestor was LUCA, not Adam nor Eve

... conflicting data The group's findings are an important step towards reconciling conflicting ideas about LUCA. In particular, they are much more compatible with the theory of an early RNA world, where early life on Earth was composed of ribonucleic acid (RNA), rather than deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). ...

Statin warning for pregnant women

... affected the placenta resulting in reduced growth but the researchers also found that pravastatin the water-soluble statin thought to be potentially compatible for use in pregnancy had the same detrimental effect. "These results clearly show that the effect of statins on the placenta is not dependent on ...

Gene therapy corrects sickle cell disease in laboratory study

... marrow transplant to give recipients blood-forming cells that will form normal beta-globin. However, such transplants are rare because of the lack of compatible donors. Researchers have long known that symptoms of the disease could be alleviated by persistence in the blood of an immature fetal form of ...

Adult stem cell breakthrough

... airway, thereby saving her life. These remarkable results provide crucial new evidence that adult stem cells, combined with biologically compatible materials, can offer genuine solutions to other serious illnesses. In particular, the successful outcome shows it is possible to produce a ...

Pitt researchers use fluorescence to develop method for detecting mercury in fish

... as the toxic methyl mercurymust be converted into a safer variety of mercury with an oxidizing agent. Other fluorescent detectors are often not compatible with samples that have been oxidized. In testing fish, Koide and his team oxidized a piece of salmon (about the size of a fingertip) in water ...

Fujitsu PalmSecure LOGONDIRECTOR Verified as Citrix Ready

... that seamlessly integrates with many third-party vendors' single sign-on (SSO) solutions. The Fujitsu PalmSecure LOGONDIRECTOR has been verified as compatible with Citrix Password Manager, providing organizations with a robust, cost-effective user authentication solution to enhance security and facilitate ...

American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac Oct. 15, 2008

... point out that researchers have tried for years to develop wound repair materials from natural proteins, hoping that such fibers would be more compatible with body tissue than existing materials. Scientists recently focused on producing these fibers through "electrospinning," a high-tech weaving ...

Full-Featured Video Analytics Platform Available in Smart Camera Format

... (BSP), and a JPEG encoder. The IP Camera demo application is DSP/BIOS(TM) based and requires Texas Instruments' Code Composer Studio(TM) and a compatible emulator. The windows client application is a Microsoft .Net(TM) application and will require Microsoft Visual Studio(TM) if any modifications are ...

Stantum Offering Demo, Evaluation & Development Board Based on Its Patented Resistive Multi-Touch Technology

... the performance of Stantum's technology and begin developing their own resistive multi-touch applications, thanks to a user-friendly interface compatible with Windows, MAC OS and Linux. "Stantum is demonstrating that -- contrary to widespread misbelief -- multi-touch is possible with a cost-effective ...

UCLA, partners establish new center on environmental effects of nanotechnology

... environmental values." "We are deeply committed to ensuring that nanotechnology is introduced and implemented in a responsible and environmentally compatible manner," said Dr. Andr E. Nel, chief of the division of nanomedicine at UCLA, who will serve as the new center's director. "We see the UC CEIN as ...

Codeine not safe for all breastfeeding moms and their babies

... and director of The Motherisk Program. Codeine is commonly used for pain relief and is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics as being compatible with breastfeeding. Following numerous reports through the Motherisk counseling service and the tragic death of an infant who died from an overdose ...

'Small' research at MSU leads to advances in energy, electronics

... but with lateral dimensions anywhere from 500 nm to tens of microns, coupled with the ability to tailor the particle surface chemistry to make it compatible with water, resin or plastic systems. xGnP: Could be used to make lighter, more fuel-efficient aircraft and car parts, and stronger wind ...

Obesity predisposition traced to the brain's reward system

... have important implications in our understanding of the obesity epidemic. The notion that decreased dopamine signaling leads to increased feeding is compatible with the finding from human studies that obese individuals have reduced central dopamine receptors." He speculates that an attenuated dopamine signal ...

Weill Cornell science briefs June/July 2008

... efficacy of the procedure. Each subject receives four infusions -- intravenous transplantation -- of mesenchymal stem cells, which are universally compatible in all people, like type-O blood. For more information: Please contact Cynthia Cabral at 212-746-5118. Drug for Treatment of Inflammatory ...

New Sony PC Delivers High Performance in Ultra-Portable Package

... and energy efficiency. Road warriors will love its built-in 802.11n wireless LAN capabilities making it faster and easier to connect to compatible wireless networks with greater performance and range than ever before. For blazing-fast wireless access beyond networks and hotspots, the unit ...

Incentives for carbon sequestration may not protect species

... under each of these scenarios and payment schemes. "The main thing we found is that if you want to conserve species, that policy might not be compatible with carbon sequestration," said co-author Andrew Plantinga, a professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at Oregon State ...
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