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LocatePLUS Announces Election of Independent Board

... the January 26, 2009 election of an entirely independent Board of Directors. "This election of a reconstituted independent Board through the consent of a majority of ... and capital sources. Achieving an entirely independent Board is an important first step in reintroducing ...

Polarstern expedition 'LOHAFEX' can be conducted

... the ongoing Polarstern expedition LOHAFEX". independent scientific and legal reviews sought by the ... our own ecological risk assessment. Now an independent party has also made it clear that the ... I am absolutely convinced myself that only independent scientific studies like LOHAFEX will help in ...

Apolipoprotein(a): A natural regulator of inflammation

... cytokine production. These effects of apo(a) are independent of its molecular mimicry of Plg. ... 40 years have identified Lp(a) as a risk factor independent from LDL for a variety of cardiovascular ... neutrophil recruitment occurred by a mechanism independent of plasminogen. While the clinical studies point ...

Ecological Society of America criticizes administration's overhaul of the Endangered Species Act

... the requirement for federal projects to undergo independent scientific review. The proposal would allow ... endangered animals and plants. "The concept of independent scientific review has been in practice since the ... invalid. The Society believes that independent scientific review is a critical part of the ...

Ancient sunflower fuels debate about agriculture in the Americas

... Anthropology and History, and Robert Bye from the independent National University of Mexico. First of all, ... Anthropology and History and Robert Bye from the independent National University of Mexico. (Lentzs student, ... Robert Bye and Victor Snchez-Cordero from the independent National University of Mexico (UNAM). Beyond ...

Analysis calls for medical device information to better serve patients and doctors

... (FDA) approval, a technology assessment by an independent organization can help identify medical devices ... medical devices, and the effectiveness of independent review boards in improving a technologys medical ... into clinical practice. The purpose of independent review organizations is to provide transparent, ...

Five young Hebrew University scientists win first competitive EU grants

... Unions first competition for outstanding starting independent investigators. The amount awarded to the five ... having displayed proven potential to establish independent research careers and to become world leaders in ... at the time they are establishing themselves as independent research leaders. The average age of the ...

18 young scientists join EMBO Young Investigator network

... support from EMBO in the early years of their independent careers. Selected by EMBO Members for the ... for young researchers setting up their first independent laboratories and developing reputations in the ... are two main aims of the programme. Europes young independent scientists are often not yet sufficiently ...

USP awards verified mark to Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Ltd. ingredients

... bodies, official medicines control laboratories, independent testing bodies, and others that the two drug substances have undergone a rigorous and independent conformity assessment activity conducted under ... to work with manufacturers who wish to obtain independent documentation of the integrity of their work and ...

Race/ethnicity, family income and education associated with sugar consumption

... the 2005 NHIS is its large and diverse sample, allowing examination of the independent effects of factors related to added sugars intake in a multivariate ... which are related to added sugars intake. Thus, the ability to disentangle independent effects allows for a fuller understanding of differences across ...

Cells use import machinery to export their goods as well

... function, importing life-supporting nutrients and proteins through an independent process. By using a finely honed type of microscopy to more precisely examine these transactions, new research shows the processes are not as independent as assumed: certain molecules handle cargo moving in both directions. Like ...

Breastfeeding duration and weaning diet may shape child's body composition

... diet are linked to differences in growth and development, and they have independent influences on body composition in early childhood, according to a new ... in the United Kingdom and lead author of the study. "We found that, independent of the duration of breastfeeding, children with higher quality weaning ...

Yale study: Most polluted ecosystems recoverable

... commit to their cleanup or restoration, according to an analysis of 240 independent studies by researchers at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental ... In addition, the analysis suggests that an ecosystem's recovery may be independent of its degraded condition. Aquatic systems, the researchers noted, may ...

Prefilled WFI Syringe Provides a High-Quality Solution for Drug Reconstitution

... and systems for injectable drug delivery, and Vetter, a worldwide leading independent specialist in the contract manufacturing of prefilled application systems, ... visit West at www.westpharma.com . About Vetter Vetter is an independent international specialist in the production of aseptically pre-filled ...

Common gene variants influence risk factor for sudden cardiac death

... included more than 15,000 individuals from Europe and the US. This independent study strongly confirmed 12 out of 14 of the QTGEN variants and identified ... regions. "We were very reassured to see such strong replication in two independent studies" said Newton-Cheh. The QTGEN investigators examined the effect ...

Genetic irregularities linked to higher risk of COPD among smokers

... alterations from that study and evaluated them in three additional, independent groups: patients in the U.S. National Emphysema Treatment Trial, ... any association, reinforcing the notion that these variants influence risk independent of smoking behavior. The findings represent the discovery of the first ...

Fifth annual Templeton-Cambridge fellowships awarded to 10 noted journalists

... examine key areas in the broad field of science and religion through independent research as well as seminars and discussion groups, led by some of the ... UK Following the seminars, fellows will undertake five weeks of independent study and research into areas of their own specific interest, such as a ...

ABC publishes monograph on scientific and clinical research of Sinupret

... of corporate communications of Bionorica. "Bionorica wanted to perform an independent review about Sinupret and believes that with ABC it has chosen one of the ... Sinupret monograph is available on the ABC website, one of the largest independent websites summarizing the scientific and clinical literature on herbs, ...

Fujitsu Develops HDD Security Technology Based on Opal SSC Standards

... enabling more secure data management. Fujitsu is working with many independent software vendors (*2) to implement these functions, including McAfee, ... and software needed to build a trusted computing platform. (*2.) independent Software Vendors McAfee: http://www.mcafee.com SECUDE: ...

Compromised skin barrier function plays a role in psorasis development

... Chinese population, Dr. Liu and his colleagues, who are one of the three independent teams that have been simultaneously performing genetic studies on ... on psoriasis so far have focused on western populations." All three independent studies will be published by Nature Genetics at the same time. ...

Gaps in adhesion

... the waves. "The fact that the adhesive effect is, to a certain extent, independent on the number of binding sites could be used to give the other links in ... puzzled as to why the adhesive strength of the polymer chains was largely independent of the number of adhesive links. "Normally, we imagine that an adhesive ...

Vitamin C lowers levels of inflammation biomarker considered predictor of heart disease

... it had been unclear whether the beneficial effects of lowering CRP were independent of the effects of lowering cholesterol. Newly released results from a ... also an antioxidant. Block noted that these vitamins have other functions independent of their antioxidant properties. Or, perhaps the difference relates to the ...

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

... significant environmental benefits. This research should give officials independent confirmation that they're on solid economic ground." As a member of ... for the Future, a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization that conducts independent research on environmental, energy, and natural resource issues. This model ...

Forest peoples' rights key to reducing emissions from deforestation

... according to their potential role as forest stewards. Establish independent advisory and auditing processes to guide, monitor and audit investments ... Rainforest Foundation Norway and RRI have called for the formation of independent bodies to advise and monitor the UN Convention on Climate Change. "We ...

CMV infections affect more than just patients with compromised immune systems, researchers find

... also associated with longer hospital and intensive-care unit (ICU) stays independent of other causes, according to the study, published July 23 in JAMA , the ... the virus reactivate was associated with longer ICU and hospital stays, independent of other potential variables." Longer hospital stays can drive up ...

Video released of rapid Alzheimer's improvement after new immune-based treatment

... of Alzheimer's disease is compelling. In addition, family members, independent neurologists, and other independent observers have confirmed the clinical, cognitive, and behavioral ...

Concentrating on different aspects of pain leads to breakthrough in migraine genetics

... study. An initial genome-wide microsatellite study was followed up by an independent targeted replication study. Researchers identified one gene locus on ... strongly linked to female migraineurs. In a further analysis, two independent previous studies, one Finnish and one Australian, had detected the same ...

Moss protein plays role in Alzheimer's disease

... Kopans interest: He saw the potential of looking at the role of presenilin independent of Notch. Khandelwal and Chandu took the phenotype, switched out a ... pathway and may provide clues in mammalian systems as to its primary role, independent of its substrate in mammalian cells. We were amazed to realize that ...

MIT: Culture influences brain function

... of the surrounding squares (an absolute judgment of individual objects independent of context). In other trials, they decided whether the lines were in the ... drawings reflects, in a predictable way, how the individual thinks about independent or interdependent social relationships. ...

A warming climate can support glacial ice

... than today, thus creating an intense greenhouse climate. Using two independent isotopic techniques, researchers at Scripps Oceanography studied the ... of surface ocean microfossils yielded the same conclusion. These independent methods provided Andre Bornemann, lead author of the study, with strong ...

Old McDonald had a phytochemical

... is more prone to consume this type of product at the higher price. An independent survey for the United Soybean Board this year indicated 60 percent of ... a year - to stay green and growing, according to American-Lawns.com, an independent turf education entity. But farmers may have a better incentive to ...

The power of multiples: Connecting wind farms can make a more reliable - and cheaper - power source

... Archer: Suppose a power company wanted to bring power from several independent farmseach with a maximum capacity of, say, 1,500 kilowatts (kW) from the ... with a total capacity of 1,500 kW multiplied by the number of independent farms connected. However, with geographically dispersed farms, it is ...

Study identifies genetic risk factor for rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

... as compared with controls. The scientists replicated that result in two independent collections of RA cases and controls. The researchers also found that ... of the STAT4 gene was even more strongly linked with lupus in three independent collections of patients and controls. Frequency data on the genetic ...

UK scientists working to help cut ID theft

... and reliability of products. Similarly, technology developers benefit from independent testing regimes that allow them to prove their products and trial them in ... uniquely qualified to play a part in this research. It holds world-leading independent expertise in the evaluation and calibration of biometric systems and its ...

EMBO pioneers pension plan for internationally mobile postdoctoral researchers

... terms. This is the first time that a European science organization has established a pension plan for its fellows. MLP, a Heidelberg based independent financial services and wealth management consulting company, has developed the concept and will also administer the pension plan according to the ...

Antibody targeting of glioblastoma shows promise in preclinical tests, say Lombardi researchers

... data suggest that these are drivers patients with increased expression of these genes had significantly poorer outcomes in an analysis of different, independent studies." Wellstein had also been working on a method to shut off the pathway. Several years ago, GUMC investigators found the "sweet spot" on ALK ...

A crystal ball for brain cancer?

... analyzed the MRI scans of the patients whose tumors returned. Explaining what the team saw requires an understanding of how the tumor creates an independent blood supply. Cancer cells secrete a growth factor called VEGF that spurs the growth of new blood vessels to supply the tumor with oxygen and ...

'Microfluidic palette' may paint clearer picture of biological processes

... the NIST researchers inject dyes of the three primary colorsred, yellow and blueseparately into the three inlets of the system. For each dye, an independent gradient forms that remains constant as long as flow rate into the system does not change. Overlapping the three gradients results in a blend of dye ...

E-Noses: Testing their mettle against fly noses

... the fly bioreceptors outperformed the MOx sensors in their levels of independence. The fly seems to make a range of broadly tuned receptors that are independent of each other and human engineers haven't yet worked out how to do this. "These results, published today in the science journal PLoS ONE , will ...

After dinosaurs, mammals rise but their genomes get smaller

... come in a range of sizes and ages, and it is the age distribution of LTRs that interested Lynch and his colleagues. "This study started out as independent observations in the literature," Lynch said. "The data we saw suggested a bulge in age distribution of transposable elements in humans and mouse." ...
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