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Obama administration announces more than $327 million in Recovery Act funding for science research

... research on biofuels; New equipment for DOE joint Genome Institute, the world's largest genomic ... $13.1 million to upgrade equipment at the DOE joint Genome Institute; $11 million for fusion energy ... $4 million for new instrumentation at the DOE joint BioEnergy Institute, one of three DOE Bioenergy ...

New trigger for chronic inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis discovered

... cause the activated immune system to attack the joint leading to the persistent inflammation of ... shown that mice without TLR4 do not show chronic joint inflammation. The researchers hope scientists can ... to sustain inflammation. The researchers induced joint inflammation in mice with and without the gene ...

Europe and China watching Earth together

... Earth observation satellites. Dragon 2 a joint undertaking between ESA and the Ministry of ... the exploitation of ESA EO data in China via joint projects led by Chinese and European scientists. ... by adding new scientific themes and including the joint exploitation of ESA and Chinese EO data. Hulsroj ...

The first DFG research centers to be funded for another four years

... another four years. This decision was made by the joint Committee of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft ... from Germany and abroad had already done, the joint Committee of the DFG has, by way of its approval, ... Professor Matthias Kleiner following the joint Committee's decision. Kleiner recalled that the ...

$10 million Simons Foundation gift supports new initiative with Institute for Advanced Study

... Study in Princeton, N.J., have established a joint initiative in biology supported by a $10 million ... for Advanced Study and Rockefeller will make joint appointments, including visiting professors and ... stage high-risk projects and set up an annual joint conference as well as regular seminars, workshops ...

International climate change researchers meet, review latest findings

... and host, UM's Antonio Busalacchi . The joint Scientific Committee of the World Climate ... human activities on climate, Busalacchi adds. Its joint Scientific Committee meets annually to develop a ... The World Climate Research Programme's joint Scientific Committee, a working group of top ...

Global alliance of leading technological universities to address global societal issues

... to address global societal issues is through the joint and concerted development of technological ... of Understanding (MOU), which paves the way for a joint PhD degree programme. This collaboration is also ... this is the first time that they are offering a joint PhD programme with a partner university. ...

Imperial College London and NTU collaborate to offer joint Ph.D. programs in engineering and science

... leading universities to offer highly attractive joint Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes in engineering and science. The NTU-Imperial College joint PhD degree programme will commence with PhD ... this is the first time that they are offering a joint PhD programme with a partner university. The ...

Gene therapy demonstrates benefit in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

... is a good target for this treatment because the joint is a closed space into which we can inject ... is inadequately controlled, the tissues of the joint are eventually destroyed. Although ... showed that tissues removed from the subject's joint tissue synthesized lower amounts of ...

Superglue from the sea

... precisely, you end up with arthritis and the joint won't work anyway. So it's very important to get ... the face and skull. "If a doctor rebuilds a joint with pins and screws, generally weight is kept off that joint until it's healed," Stewart says. "So our goal ...

Innovative surgery by MSU veterinarian provides new lease on life to dogs

... which has potential applications for human joint replacements as well. "Jake's case has been an ... BioMedtrix, a New Jersey company and leader in joint replacement design. Cementless prostheses have ... virtually guarantees proper alignment of the joint surfaces, as opposed to other designs which leave ...

KAUST and IBM to build 1 of the fastest and most powerful supercomputers

... Science and Technology (KAUST) today announced a joint project to build and conduct research on the most ... Both KAUST and IMB have negotiated terms for joint ownership of intellectual property for commercial ... IBM's most talented researchers on this important joint project," said Pat Toole, IBM General Manager, ...

Evolution in plain language

... and a Teacher Forum, held in conjunction with the joint Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of ... "Evolution in the Classroom: A Teacher Forum" joint Annual Meeting of GSA/SSSA-ASA-CSSA Saturday, 4 ... TX "Understanding Evolution: A Public Forum" joint Annual Meeting of GSA/SSSA-ASA-CSSA Tuesday, 7 ...

Scientists team up in Houston to tackle global challenges

... and related disciplines. This first-ever joint Annual Meeting is a collaboration that showcases ... We are proud of the quality and scope of our 10 joint Plenary Sessions that feature daily distinguished ... future energy needs. View the full list of joint Plenary Sessions, presenters, and abstracts: ....

Duckweed genome sequencing has global implications

... the genome of the lowly duckweed. The DOE's joint Genome Institute announced on July 2 that its ... multi-institutional initiative to have the DOE's joint Genome Institute perform high-throughput ... (Japan) and Oregon State University. The DOE's joint Genome Institute is operated by the University of ...

IBM and ETH Zurich form strategic partnership in nanoscience

... The collaborative project was revealed at a joint media conference in Zurich by Prof. Ralph ... applied and near-term projects. Several areas for joint research projects have been identified, such as ... to be in place for at least 10 years. Apart from joint research activities each partner institution is ...

US and UK research centers launch major collaboration on atmospheric research, technology

... increase research collaborations while developing joint educational and training programs. The ... programs and to develop and implement future joint research projects. Focus areas include: ... --Education and outreach, including joint summer schools and exchanges for students and ...

Environmental peace treaty between Israel and Palestinians unveiled at Ben-Gurion University

... Palestinian experts. It calls for establishing a joint professional committee of environmental managers ... According to Tal, the agreement would encourage joint management over shared resources. For example, ... School for Desert Studies, who discussed various joint environmental projects with a regional impact. ...

QUT researchers develop smart instrument for tissue damage assessment

... bone damage. The instrument would also help in joint research and for evaluating the effectiveness of established and new methods of joint treatment, acting as a "decision-maker" for ... assess the area of influence of a focal joint defect in a particular condition to determine the ...

Ancient lemur's little finger poses mystery

... to an ancient lemur has revealed a mysterious joint structure that has scientists puzzled. Pierre ... research team revealed a never-before-seen hand joint configuration on the side of the little finger. The same joint configuration is straight in all other primates, ...

KAUST announces academic excellence alliance partnership with Imperial College London

... Alliance (AEA) , designed to establish joint research , collaborate in the design of the ... and monitor performance Create and conduct joint research projects at Imperial College and at ... initial group of KAUST faculty Collaborate in joint thesis advisory committees for Ph.D. candidates ...

Unique fungal collection could hold key to future antibiotics

... As part of a three-year programme, the joint research facility will utilise CABIs unique ... bacteria cannot counter. This new joint facility aims to harness these natural chemical ... are also likely to be found in fungi and the new joint research facility will also screen the collection ...

Osteoarthritis risk linked to finger length ratio

... of the knees or hips, requiring consideration of joint replacement surgery. Recruited from hospital ... present hip or knee symptoms, and no history of joint disease or joint surgery served as a control group. The study ...

Moss genome shows how plants invaded the land and learned to survive heat and drought

... of scientists led by the Department of Energy's joint Genome Institute in Walnut Creek, Calif. It will ... their seeds or spores from desiccation," said joint Genome Institute project leader Jeffrey Boore, an ... genes and their functions and utility," said joint Genome Institute director Eddy Rubin. Quatrano ...

Food source threatened by carbon dioxide

... an impact on a major food source, warned Dr Ian joint at a Science Media Centre press briefing today. Dr joint is sequencing the DNA of different ocean bacteria ... Bacteria still control the world said Dr joint from Plymouth Marine Laboratory. They ensure that ...

Vega main engine test in Kourou

... and a new thermal insulation material. The nozzle joint is more flexible than on previous engines, ... The industrial team is led by the French-Italian joint venture Europropulsion, under delegation from ... The Netherlands, and Sweden). ELV SpA, a joint venture between Avio SpA and ASI, is the prime ...

Monsanto expands sponsorship for Peking-Yale Joint Agrobiotechnology Center

... New Haven, Conn. A joint Yale-Peking University center that aims to ... biology-related programs at the Peking-Yale joint Center (PYC) for Plant Molecular Genetics and ... of Monsanto Company. Supporting the Peking-Yale joint Center's work is one way we can help foster ...

Blood clotting protein linked to rheumatoid arthritis

... development of rheumatoid arthritis. Inflammatory joint disease appears to be driven by the engagement of ... context-dependent, determinant of inflammatory joint disease, said Jay Degen, Ph.D., a researcher in ... loss of cartilage and bone and ultimately loss of joint mobility and function, according to the National ...

First-ever study: lack of critical lubricant causes wear in joints

... that could reduce the need for painful and costly joint replacement surgery. In an editorial that ... the use of biomolecules like lubricin to prevent joint wear could have a substantial clinical impact, if ... This damage is called wear, an early sign of joint disease or injury. Jay and his team then took ...

Decisions on the second round of the Excellence Initiative announced

... lines by international review panels and the joint Commission of the German Science Council and the ... of excellence and one graduate school. The joint Commission, made up of members of both the Expert ... on the funding recommendations given by the joint Commission. The graduate schools and clusters ...

New research on structure of bones raises questions for treatment of osteoporosis

... Osteoarthritis, a hallmark of which is joint cartilage and GAG depletion, is also accompanied ... young, especially sportsmen and women, bone and joint injuries prove the most intractable and are also ... novel targets for drug discovery for bone and joint diseases, new biomarkers for diagnosis, and new ...

Breakthrough research identifies how cells from pigs may cure diabetes

... will be part of The Transplantation Societys 2007 joint Conference ( www.cts-ipita-ixa-2007.org ), an ... first time in history. Hering also serves as the joint Conference president. Research has ... 15 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, during the joint Conference. In order to have high health pigs ...

Plankton Power and RTDC announce proposed algae-to-biofuels pilot facility on Cape Cod

... on algae as fuel, wind and solar energy, and unmanned aircraft for joint military and oceanographic research. The use of algae as a fuel has major ... and Joshua Hamilton, Chief Academic and Scientific Officer of MBL, in a joint statement. "We look forward to applying our institutions' collective ...

New Report Just Published: World Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Lasers Market Report

... Laser Weapon Production Plant II-44 Jenoptik and Trumpf to Form a joint Venture II-44 JMAR Supplies BriteLight Laser Heads to LLNL II-44 ... Cobolt Builds New State-of-Art Facility II-46 Laser Energetics to joint Venture with Lantis Laser II-46 IPG Photonics Bags Supply Contract ...

Gene expression findings a step toward better classification and treatment of juvenile arthritis

... Institutes of Health. JIA is an inflammatory and sometimes disabling joint disease that affects an estimated 294,000 children in the United States. ... a diagnosis of JIA is imprecise and based largely on the presence of joint inflammation persisting for at least six weeks, for which no other cause ...

Engineering innovative solutions for 21st century medicine

... Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) have today (Thursday) announced joint funding for four new Centres of Excellence in Medical Engineering to ... medical applications of emerging technology. This proves the value of the joint initiative in fostering highly potent partnerships and the new inventions ...

FAO/IAEA Symposium to address animal production and health

... Sustainable Improvement of Animal Production and Health , organized by the joint Division of the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the UN and the ... Viljoen, the head, of the Animal Production and Health Section at the joint FAO/IAEA Division discusses the symposium and the work of his section. ...

The coming of biofuels: Study shows reducing gasoline emissions will benefit human health

... says Thomas McKone, an expert on health risk assessments who holds a joint appointment with Berkeley Lab's Environmental Energy Technologies Division ... with Agnes Lobscheid, an environmental scientist who also holds joint appointments with Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley. "In a typical LCIA, ...

Demonstration Features Commercial Technology for Combating Terrorism

... The Force Protection Demonstrations were initiated by the Chairman of the joint Chiefs of Staff in 1997 as a result of the terrorist bombing of Khobar ... the Department of Energy; the Department of Homeland Security; the joint Staff; the National Institute of Justice; the National Nuclear Security ...

Striata and CIC Launch Integrated eSignature, eDelivery, and eBilling for the Financial Services Industry

... Striata secure electronic document delivery and email bill payment. The joint product offerings represent an ideal solution for virtually any financial ... and OEMs. CIC is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California and has a joint venture, CICC, in Nanjing, China. For more information, please visit our ...
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