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DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

... corresponding press releases is below: Ames laboratory (Ames, IA) ... (Jointly with DOE's National Energy Technology laboratory and Research Engineering International) Argonne National laboratory (Argonne, Ill.) ...

Scientists report first remote, underwater detection of harmful algae, toxins

... 'ESP,' designed as a fully-functional analytical laboratory in the sea, lets researchers collect the algal ... and toxin abundance, and transmits results to the laboratory via radio signals. "This represents the first ... Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research laboratory in Charleston, S.C. "It allows us to determine ...

PNNL scientist garners early career presidential award

... Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National laboratory has been recognized with a Presidential Early ... underground. According to Mike Kluse, PNNL's laboratory director, Tartakovsky's award emphasizes the ... at EMSL, DOE's Environmental Molecular Sciences laboratory on the PNNL campus. He earned a master's degree ...

Female human embryos adjust the balance of X chromosomes before implantation

... that her findings may have implications for the laboratory cultures that embryos are grown in before ... able to clarify whether culture conditions in the laboratory influence the growth rate and survival of female ... that researchers might be trying to create in the laboratory for therapeutic purposes. "If the current ...

Improved method developed to test carcinogen risk

... trout may be a superior animal model than laboratory rats, and that traditional methods of assessing ... based on studies done at very high doses with laboratory rodents, may not always give us answers that are ... age-old problem they have faced is that cost and laboratory logistics make it virtually impossible to test ...

Rosenstiel students come out on top

... for their research on coral reefs in the laboratory of Dr. Andrew Baker, an assistant professor in ... the microbial ecology of corals at Mote Marine laboratory in Sarasota, Fla., with Dr. Kim Ritchie. Last ... For two consecutive years, students in Baker's laboratory have received these coveted fellowships. Last ...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, June 2009

... microscopy. This research is funded by the laboratory Directed Research and Development program. ... through a partnership between Oak Ridge National laboratory and the University of Tennessee Hamilton Eye ... pending. This research has been funded by ORNL's laboratory Directed Research and Development and maturation ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Melissa B. Miller

... assistant professor, Department of Pathology and laboratory Medicine, and associate director, Clinical Microbiology-Immunology laboratory at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School ... Chapel Hill. This award recognizes outstanding laboratory research in clinical microbiology or ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Lynne S. Garcia

... director, LSG & Associates, Santa Monica, and laboratory manager, UCLA Medical Center. This award ... for the promotion of innovation in clinical laboratory science, dedication to ASM, and the advancement ... Parasitology and is editor-in-chief of Clinical laboratory Management, published by ASM Press. She has been ...

American Society for Microbiology honors James W. Snyder

... Pathology, Department of Pathology, Division of laboratory Medicine, University of Louisville School of ... (ABMM) or the American Board of Medical laboratory Immunology (ABMLI) for outstanding contributions ... agents. He is a charter member of the laboratory Response Network (LRN) that was created by the ...

Improving livestock productivity in Honduras

... the project also helps introduce new and laboratory techniques to ensure quality of the countrys meat ... of the project, we concentrated on building the laboratory infrastructure," says Juan Carlos Ordoez, the ... "It is evident that SENASA authorities and laboratory directors play a key role in implementing new ...

Combined stem cell-gene therapy approach cures human genetic disease in vitro

... , is a major milestone on the path from the laboratory to the clinic. "It's been ten years since ... Ph.D., a professor in the Gene Expression laboratory and director of the Center of Regenerative ... colleague Inder Verma, Ph.D., a professor in the laboratory of Genetics, and colleagues at the CMRB, and the ...

Penn Medicine honored for its historic role in the history of microbiology

... in Microbiology site. Formally known as the laboratory of Hygiene, the current Vagelos Laboratories ... 2, 1892 and the name quickly changed to the laboratory of Hygiene. The building was the first of its ... as a bacteriology laboratory. The new laboratory held the University of Pennsylvania's first ...

Tumor growth and chemo response may be predicted by mathematical model

... biologic and molecular properties relating to laboratory and clinical observations of cancers. In this ... gleaned from cancer cells grown in the laboratory to determine whether a prescribed drug will reach ... the response of its cells to cancer drugs in a laboratory situation before the patient starts treatment. By ...

Searching for pollution in the Caribbean

... protection, the Monaco-based Marine Environment laboratory (IAEA-MEL). The laboratory applies nuclear techniques to research, document ... a physicist who heads the Radiometrics laboratory in the IAEAs laboratories in Monaco. The ...

Songbird study from CSHL, CCNY provides concrete measure of biology's impact on culture

... Mitra and Haibin Wang of Cold Spring Harbor laboratory (CSHL) and Olga Feher, Sigal Saar and Ofer ... New York (CCNY). Bringing culture into the laboratory Young zebra finches learn to sing by ... "This experiment takes culture and puts it into a laboratory setting. We've tested some questions, asked by ...

Potentially harmful chemicals found in forest fire smoke

... Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National laboratory will appear June 1 in Environmental Science and ... other fuels at the Forest Service Fire Science laboratory in Missoula, Mont. The scientists collected ... in EMSL, DOE's Environmental Molecular Sciences laboratory on the PNNL campus, they then determined which ...

DOE to establish Energy Frontier Research Center at PNNL

... Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National laboratory will be home to one of 46 new ... is fantastic," said Doug Ray, PNNL associate laboratory director for fundamental and computational ... at EMSL, DOE's Environmental Molecular Sciences laboratory on the PNNL campus. EFRC researchers will take ...

Translating the conversation between the brain and blood vessels

... blood pressure). Her Medical College of Georgia laboratory studies the links between conditions such as ... to rule things out." Indeed, the Schreihofer laboratory has already answered one question: Does ... Physiological Society. She established her own laboratory at the Medical College of Georgia in 2001. Still ...

When every photon counts

... for Brain Research Frankfurt and the Cavendish laboratory Cambridge have now shown that the nocturnal ... for Brain Research in Frankfurt and the Cavendish laboratory in Cambridge could show that in nocturnal mammals ... each other. Computer simulations at the Cavendish laboratory show that in this way the faint light is bundled ...

World premiere in stem cell research in Montreal

... has succeeded in producing a large quantity of laboratory stem cells from a small number of blood stem ... as if it were an invader. By extrapolation from laboratory studies, it is very likely that transplanting ... from the organ donor and developed in the laboratory could avoid rejection of this organ. This is why ...

New drug shows promise in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer

... versions of the drug. They tested each one in the laboratory on prostate cancer cells that had been engineered ... with many androgen receptors. The promising laboratory studies led Medivation to license the drugs for ... results are promising, Sawyers said his laboratory will continue to seek further improvements in ...

Biomedical researchers invited to design experiments for the International Space Station

... it designated the U.S. resources as a National laboratory in 2005. The NIH solicitation is the next step in a new partnership to apply the National laboratory to research that complements NASA's space ... facilitating access to our nation's life sciences laboratory in space," said Stephen I. Katz, M.D., Ph.D., ...

New medications show promise in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer

... therapies. The drugs were discovered in the laboratory of Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator ... is present, Sawyers explained. The promising laboratory studies led Medivation to license the drugs for ... results are promising, Sawyers said his laboratory will continue to seek further improvements in ...

Nanofarming technology harvest biofuel oils without harming algae

... at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames laboratory and Iowa State University have developed ... and Development Agreement between the Ames laboratory and Catilin, a nano-technology-based company ... of nanotechnology and biofuels is Ames laboratory Chemical and Biological Sciences Program Director ...

Collaboration leads to success: Most powerful computer of its kind in western N.Y. available worldwide

... and Engineering. The Miller Cyberinfrastructure laboratory (MCIL) is taking advantage of recent advances in ... Project History The Miller Cyberinfrastructure laboratory (MCIL) was founded at the beginning of the 21st ... and director of the Innovative Computing laboratory at the University of Tennessee said, "GPUs have ...

New approach discovered to lowering triglycerides

... CORVALLIS, Ore. Studies done with laboratory rats suggest that supplementation of their diet ... be an appetite suppressant, but control groups of laboratory animals were used in this research to ensure that ... of lipoic acid supplementation used in these laboratory experiments would equate to about two grams per ...

Peter Baumann named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist

... begins, and he becomes the second Stowers laboratory leader to hold a HHMI position after coming to ... completing an HHMI postdoctoral fellowship in the laboratory of Thomas R. Cech, Ph.D., at the University of ... students, and scientific staff. Dr. Baumann's laboratory has published ten papers in peer-reviewed ...

AGU journal highlights -- March 12, 2009

... Polar ozone concentrations and wind patterns laboratory crystals give clues to deep Earth puzzle ... 4. laboratory crystals give clues to deep Earth puzzle ... and postperovskite, Walte et al. conduct laboratory experiments to simulate the perovskite ...

Musicians have biological advantage in identifying emotion in sound

... Strait does research in the Auditory Neuroscience laboratory directed by neuroscientist Nina Kraus. The laboratory has done pioneering work on the neurobiology ... of music cognition; and Auditory Neuroscience laboratory manager Erika Skoe co-authored the study titled ...

Story tips from the Departments of Energy's Oak Ridge National Lab -- March 2009

... from Virginia Tech, Oak Ridge National laboratory and the University of Georgia report in the ... -- Blown away . . . An Oak Ridge National laboratory study of structural damage from Hurricane Ike in ... of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National laboratory has revealed the structure of the complex alloy ...

New lab evidence suggests preventive effect of herbal supplement in prostate cancer

... DHEA levels can be manipulated in cells in the laboratory to understand its effects. Julia Arnold, ... on the Internet. Towards this end, the NCCAM laboratory is studying signaling between human prostate ... supporting stromal cells as they grow together in laboratory culture. "DHEA effects in the prostate tissues ...

New manual presents robust, state-of-the-art proteomics methods for teaching and research

... of the new book Proteomics: A Cold Spring Harbor laboratory Course Manual . Because proteins have such ... proteins require especially rigorous and reliable laboratory methods to successfully address their research ... a popular proteomics course at Cold Spring Harbor laboratory for the past 7 years. Most of the experiments ...

Building better bones and tissue in the lab

... bone and cartilage currently produced in the laboratory don't have sufficient strength to function in the ... from the CFI, we are establishing an innovative laboratory that will allows us to study how cells respond to ... School of Medicine & Dentistry, $288,000, A laboratory for Investigating the Role of Fetal Programming ...

An essay proves that vegetation could recover in the ski resort of Sierra Nevada

... (Spain) have already managed to grow in the laboratory two native bushy species in order to suggest new ... biodiversity naturally". Seeds growing in the laboratory The study has been carried out from three ... "to improve germinative and growth percentages in laboratory and make easier the later transfer and ...

PNNL researchers earn top honors at Supercomputing conference

... Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National laboratory captured "Best Overall" for their entry at the ... at EMSL, DOE's Environmental Molecular Sciences laboratory on the PNNL campus, to develop the interactive ... generating ideas that can then be tested in laboratory experiments. This interactive program ...

Mammals can be stimulated to regrow damaged inner retina nerve cells

... retina nerve cells from mice can proliferate in a laboratory dish. Today's report gives evidence that retina ... in living mice. The UW researchers in the laboratory of Dr. Tom Reh, professor of biological ... in chicks and not detected in rodents, the Reh laboratory conducted a systematic analysis of the response ...

NIST awards $24M in grants for new research facilities

... Sensing, Observation and Modeling (MESOM) laboratory at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography; and ... Ecosystem Sensing, Observation and Modeling laboratory (MESOM) University of California at San Diego ... 534-1294, cclark@ucsd.edu The new MESOM laboratory will be built on the campus of Scripps ...

Barrow scientists solve 200-year-old scientific debate involving visual illusions

... Stephen Macknik, PhD, director of the laboratory of Behavioral Neurophysiology; Susana Martinez-Conde, PhD, director of the laboratory of Visual Neuroscience; Xoana G. Troncoso, PhD; ... of illusory motion. Dr. Martinez-Conde's laboratory recently discovered that microsaccades, a small, ...

Oak Ridge supercomputer is the world's fastest for science

... Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National laboratory is the world's fastest supercomputer for science. ... origins of the Universe." Oak Ridge National laboratory Director Thom Mason said the real value of the ... named Roadrunner at Los Alamos National laboratory was the first to break the petascale barrier. ...
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