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AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009

... primarily along coasts, with no significant hum generation in the deep ocean. In particular, they find that ... between the two sills, leading to standing wave generation as well as increased mixing as energy is ... in the single-sill simulation, standing wave generation and increased mixing do not occur. The authors ...

Scientists work to plug microorganisms into the energy grid

... "We have been charged to develop the next generation of cellulosic biofuels. When we successfully ... fuels. "It is a bridge feedstock. Once second generation feedstocks come online we will be able to convert ... activities and deploy them to create the next generation of fuels," says Donohue. ...

CCNY, CSHL biologists find birdsong of isolates reverts to norm over several generations

... experiment for her dissertation at CCNY, first generation male zebra finches raised in isolation produced ... paired in a "tutor-pupil" relationship with a new generation of zebra finches that imitated their tutors' ... accumulated over generations. By the fourth generation the song had evolved toward the "wild-type" ...

Weizmann Institute scientists develop a unique approach for splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen

... work, the team demonstrated a new mode of bond generation between oxygen atoms and even defined the mechanism by which it takes place. In fact, it is the generation of oxygen gas by the formation of a bond between ... are even more remarkable considering that the generation of a bond between two oxygen atoms promoted by a ...

University of Michigan installs second Genomatix Genome Analyzer

... of complete solutions for the analysis of Next generation Sequencing (NGS) data, announced today that the ... are very pleased to add Genomatix advanced Next generation Sequencing downstream analysis capabilities to ... that will inevitably come from the 'next'-next generation of sequencers." The Genomatix Genome Analyzer ...

'Undesirable' evolution can be reversed in fish, Stony Brook University scientists show

... of five generations (for the silverside, each generation amounts to about one year). They then allowed ... fish species, since they typically have a generation time of three to seven years. Cod have a five-year generation time, for example, which equates to a 60-year ...

Singapore-US scientists first to develop revolutionary microchip that uses 30 times less energy

... energy savings. Our vision is to see a new generation of probabilistic-based nanoelectronics with ... go a long way in promoting the advent of a new generation of 'green' IT at lower costs to consumers," says ... at Rice. The vision for this will include next generation electronics, based on principles drawn from the ...

CSHL scientists discover how 'companion' cells to sperm protect them from genetic damage

... expression patterns in sperm, providing the next generation with instructions that specify which regions of ... epigenetic modifications must occur in each generation to ensure that transposons remain inactive. In ... do not pass on their genetic material to the next generation -- the ensuing DNA damage is restricted to these ...

Evolutionary process more detailed than previously believed, study shows

... the model posits a complete replacement of one generation by another better-adapted generation. That ... will not be identified from just the final generation of that organism," Kao explained. "Indeed, we ... adaptations go by the wayside, with the latest generation of an organism sometimes showing no traces of ...

Pigs and dogs can bridge gap between mice and humans in developing new therapies

... called for a European pig clinic to facilitate generation and characterisation of models of human disease ... us in many respects. "A possible idea is the generation of pigs with a humanised immune system," said ... could also be possible in pigs. Therefore the generation of immune-deficient pigs is an important goal." ...

The Finnish Population Register Centre to Deploy Entrust EAC ePassport CA Solution

... President and CEO Bill Conner. "The second generation of ePassports raises the bar for border security ... before the June 2009 deadline. The second generation of ePassports, based on EAC, allows governments ... Centre is also the CA provider for the first generation of ePassports in Finland. Founded in ...

Greenhouse gas auction revenues can help cut Md. electric use significantly, says study

... prices change and how will the fuel mix for power generation change at different levels of energy efficiency ... equilibrium model for the mid-Atlantic power generation market. It is designed to account for the possible exercise of market power in the generation sector. By incorporating details about the ...

8 National Medals of Science awardees to be honored at gala, then the White House

... research into many applications, including energy generation from fusion, dating of artifacts, and nuclear ... of elements in stars. Applied uses include energy generation through fusion, dating of artifacts, and nuclear ... The department was one of the first of a new generation of departments which combined the merging ...

Iowa State wins $18.5M grant to create NSF Center for Biorenewable Chemicals

... is part of the National Science Foundation's generation Three Engineering Research Centers (ERC) Program. ... look forward to CBiRC graduates joining the next generation of leaders and innovators in building a ... the National Academy of Engineering. The first generation of 19 centers, established between 1985 and 1990, ...

ETH Zurich-administered fund ends scientific anonymity

... authorship tracking technology, this next generation wiki links every word to its corresponding ... Institute of Technology, MIT. In first generation wikis, this information could theoretically be ... Clear authorship attribution in this next generation wiki also makes it possible for users to rate ...

TVA fertilizer technology used worldwide -- but few new products since 1970s

... to launch a radical initiative to develop a new generation of energy-efficient fertilizers to help avert ... pollution. "Work should begin now on the next generation of fertilizer products using advanced techniques ... But with rising prices we should develop a new generation of fertilizer products that use plant nutrients ...

New chlorine-tolerant, desalination membrane hopes to boost access to clean water

... generate power (cooling water for electric power generation stations) and generation of pure water requires energy to separate the ... of fossil fuels, which leads inevitably to the generation of carbon dioxide. Therefore, if one can make ...

$2 million computer will help unravel major medical ailments

... be able to buy a computer equipped with the next generation of microprocessors, hardware that will be ... Resources to fund purchases of the latest generation of advanced research equipment. "Innovative ... with new discovery tools enabling a new generation of data and a new dimension of information. Tools ...

Pyramid Launches TimeTrax Bio Generation II

... products, is launching the Pyramid TimeTrax Bio generation II, an innovative biometric system that features ... sensor for fingerprint reading. The first generation of Pyramid's TimeTrax Bio was released in January 2007. The new generation II offers all the same features as its ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- April 23, 2008

... that two of the nations largest electric generation and transmission systems are likely to see large ... in earlier work to stimulate investment in new generation technology also provides significant CO 2 ... past, now are focusing on development of a new generation of the third most common instrument found in ...

EPFL Research Day 2008, in the presence of Al Gore

... As a continuation of their collaboration with generation Investment Management, the private bankers ... latest results in other laboratories. This new generation of scientists concerned with environmental ... which is part of an ongoing partnership between generation Investment Management and Lombard Odier Darier ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 19, 2008

... #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toward a new generation of vaccines for malaria and other diseases ... describe a new strategy for designing the next generation of synthetic vaccines that could lead to more ... rage on and on, unless scientists develop a new generation of triple-action antibiotics, according to an ...

First wind turbines on Galapagos Islands will halve diesel imports, reduce risk of future oil spills

... promotion of small-scale renewable energy power generation and distribution systems in remote areas. ... (CER) credits for the diesel electricity generation effectively replaced by the wind turbines. ... project, it is not possible to replace all diesel generation capacity with wind power. That would be ideal, ...

Should children be permitted to get genetic testing for BRCA 1/2 mutations?

... later in life" New research suggests the next generation of parents may support testing minors even when ... Fox Chase Cancer Center. It signals that the next generation may be more comfortable with genetic testing. This could be because their generation grew up with genetics, learning about it in ...

e-Smart(R) Technologies, Inc., Announces Next Generation Superthin Polyimide Flexible Circuit Biometric Super Smart Card(TM) card, the 'i am'(TM) Card.

... the production infrastructure for its next generation of Super Smart Card(TM) cards in Korea. The new ... design, the advances made with the newest next generation "i am"(TM) Super Smart Card(TM) far exceed our ... biometric ID verification. e-Smart's(R) next generation technologies allow governments, public ...

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards prestigious fellowships to 17 top young investigators

... is investigating mechanisms underlying generation of effective T cell immune responses. T cells ... in our body and, hence, can be employed for the generation of novel anti-tumor immunotherapies. ... hopefully contribute to the discovery of next generation anticancer agents. Alla A. Sigova, PhD , ...

UCR researchers awarded nearly $1.7M to develop improved cowpea varieties

... of nearly $1.7 million to UC Riverside from the generation Challenge Program of the Consultative Group of ... to UCR is part of a broader effort by CGIARs generation Challenge Program to improve legumes in ... beans, groundnuts and chickpeas. The generation Challenge Program is a research network that uses ...

ESA to provide essential launch control services to EUMETSAT

... control services for the last two Meteosat Second generation (MSG) satellites, MSG-3 and MSG-4. Under the ... Meteosats starting in 1977, the second generation of much-improved geostationary weather satellites (called Meteosat Second generation MSG) guarantees operational services until 2018. ...

Device helps patients survive, regain function til transplant

... ANN ARBOR, Mich. A new generation of implanted heart-assisting pump does very well ... assist device or LVAD. It is one of four in a new generation of heart-assisting implants that push the blood ... complications do occur even with the newer generation of device due to the acuity of illness of these ...

Humans lend a hand to critically endangered waterbird

... this along with the continuation of local farming methods practiced for generation after generation will be crucial in saving this once common species from extinction," ...

Engineering innovative solutions for 21st century medicine

... as more and more people live long enough to wear out their joints. A new generation of implants will reduce the need for further replacements, avoiding costly ... of patients with osteoarthritis. For example, we will create the next generation of hip and knee replacement implants that will last longer and require ...

Hatchery fish may hurt efforts to sustain wild salmon runs

... Most importantly, these differences were still detectable after a full generation of natural selection in the wild. The effect of hatcheries on ... were used in the Hood River study. This demonstrates that even a single generation of hatchery culture can still have strong effects. Although this study ...

Genetically corrected blood cells obtained from skin cells from Fanconi anemia patients

... Environmental and Technological Research (CIEMAT), has resulted in the generation of blood cells from skin cells of patients with a genetic disease known as ... iPS cells towards healthy tissues these patients lack. The generation of blood cells in this research was carried out in vitro, in cell culture ...

DOE JGI releases expanded version of Phytozome.net

... tree, the first tree sequenced and being explored as a feedstock for a new generation of cellulosic biofuels. Sorghum bicolor, a drought-tolerant grass and ... and source of hundreds of genes associated with carbon dioxide capture and generation of biomass. Brachypodium distachyon , a temperate wild grass and ...

100 reasons to change the way we think about genetics

... necks to become slightly longera trait that was passed on to descendants. generation after generation inherited slightly longer necks, and the result is what we see in giraffes ...

NEWSLETTER: Antibody Fragment Production Breakthrough with 2nd Generation EBA

... the downstream process for Phase III clinical trial material using 2nd generation Expanded Bed Adsorption (EBA) technology developed by the Danish biotech ... series of tests, Richter-Helm has discovered significant advantages of 2nd generation EBA over the latest, alternative chromatographic methods. A 60% increase ...

Major funding to help cut CO2 emissions

... that is advancing all the time and could well make fossil-fuelled generation a true low-carbon source of energy. Project teams led by the ... projects are vital in identifying solutions that will enable fossil-fuel generation to be a key part of maintaining secure, affordable and low carbon energy. ...

New method developed by UC San Diego bioengineers gives regenerative medicine a boost

... it back too far it might be hard to bring it back. We found that the first generation of (reprogramming) cocktails that people have developed is not perfect ... a hint of where we should be looking. "In addition, a couple of second generation reprogramming method, so called virus-free or transgene-free methods, were ...

Learning how the pieces responsible for interpreting the human genome work

... "most fascinating" technology available in pioneering laboratories: Next generation Sequencing, which was developed only three years ago. "Using this ... Auer, expert in genomic technology at IRB Barcelona. The power of Next generation Sequencing is reflected in the following: a single laboratory could obtain ...

Human ES cells progress slowly in myelin's direction

... report in the journal Development ( dev.biologists.org ) the successful generation from human embryonic stem cells of a type of cell that can make myelin, a ... regard, the human oligodendrocytes generated from human ES cells or the generation of disease-induced pluripotent stem cells can provide a useful tool in the ...
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