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Academy Library accepted to prestigious Biodiversity Heritage Library

... announced today that its Ewell Sale Stewart library has been accepted as a member of the prestigious ... 1480 in more than 30 languages. "The Academy library is thrilled to become a contributing member to ... greatly extending their impact." The library was established in 1812 at the founding meeting ...

P[acman]-generated fruit fly gene 'library': A new research tool

... by Baylor College of Medicine has established a library of clones that cover most of the genome of ... a gene and find the corresponding clones in the library that cover that gene. Their collaborators at ... it back and locate where it is expressed." The library is available at http://pacmanfly.org/ . ...

'Annals of the ESA' selected as one of 100 most influential journals

... have at least an accredited master's degree in library and information studies, and many possess ... Panel, consisting of Lori Bronars, Kline Science library at Yale University; Eleanor MacLean, Life Sciences library at McGill University in Montreal, Canada; and ...

MBL develops infrastructure and portal for Encyclopedia of Life

... Laboratory-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution library (MBLWHOI Library) is also an important player ... the core of our natural history and herbaria library collections is being made available to a truly ... says Cathy Norton, director of the MBLWHOI library and deputy director of the Biodiversity ...

BioMed Central launches Biology Image Library

... a popular medical image resource. The library is a new subscription-based service offering ... for an additional fee. "Biology Image library will be an invaluable resource for biological ... them to allow convenient reuse, Biology Image library will help academics and other biologists to ...

Amid spiralling government interest, world's top 350 DNA barcode scientists meet in Taipei

... fungi. Biodiversity A standardized library of barcodes will enable more people to identify ... a French-U.S. collaboration is building a barcode library for all terrestrial and marine species. Sphingid ... be the balance between building the reference library of barcodes of species already known to science ...

Amid spiralling government interest, world's top 350 DNA barcode scientists meet in Taipei

... fungi. Biodiversity A standardized library of barcodes will enable more people to identify ... a French-U.S. collaboration is building a barcode library for all terrestrial and marine species. Sphingid ... be the balance between building the reference library of barcodes of species already known to science ...

SRI International to screen drugs that fight 2009 H1N1 influenza A

... and development organization, announced today that that it will screen a library of well-characterized drugs against the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus, ... including the development of novel uses for antibiotics and screening a library of licensed drugs to find compounds that show efficacy against biothreat ...

Open access advocate Philip E. Bourne to receive 2009 Benjamin Franklin Award

... for his open-access work with the Protein Data Bank (PDB) and the Public library of Science (PLoS), said Bizzaro. As associate director, Bourne helped the ... of the journal PLoS Computational Biology, part of the Public library of Science, a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians ...

Probing and controlling 'molecular rattling' may mean better preservatives

... might help extend the life of many things including vaccines, food and library booksand save money while doing it. In addition to jams, sugars are ... seeds and prepared foods. The insight gained could even help to preserve library books. These measurements can help determine the rate at which the changes ...

American Library Association names NJIT prof’s Whale Music book a top ten

... books for 2008 by Booklist on Line, a publication of the American library Association. ... in 2005. Booklist is a 100-year-old journal, published by the American library Association, whose core mission is to provide public and school librarians ...

New $11 million center to speed production of new compounds for drug discovery

... establish the Chicago Tri-Institutional Center for Chemical Methods and library Development with a $9.2 million grant from the National Institutes of ... this year funded five centers nationwide for chemical methodology and library development, four of which were renewals for existing centers. It's a ...

The cooperative view: New evidence suggests a symbiogenetic origin for the centrosome

... simpler organism, like a virus or bacteria. The Alliegros lost their RNA library due to Katrina, and in their paper they acknowledge Gloria Giarratano of LSU Health Sciences Center, who helped them re-clone the library from DNA they recovered in the hurricanes aftermath. They also thank Bruce ...

U. of I. librarian launches comprehensive Web database of field guides

... limitation, Schmidt said: You cant link to the actual book either at a library or a bookstore. Thats an upgrade that Id really like to make, she said. ... as many books in non-Roman alphabets as they do in English, and I rely on library collections for a lot of the information on field guides. Even if you ...

First symposium of UN University-Cornell Africa Series to be held at UN

... It will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. in the Dag Hammarskjold library Penthouse at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. Jean-Marc ... Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. WHERE: Dag Hammarskjold library Penthouse at UN Headquarters, New York City WHO: Free and open to the ...

Developing kryptonite for Superbug

... of specific staph infections. Finding an RNA Fragment in a Molecular library Stack University of Idaho MMBB graduate student Ryan Dobler has been ... molecules. Specifically, he has been searching through a vast molecular library looking for an aptamer molecule, a piece of RNA that binds to a target, ...

Putting stem cell research on the fast track

... researchers first created a stem cell library. Each stem cell within this library would overexpress a different genetic sequence. Cells from the library are then dropped onto the micropatterned surface, such that each divot ...

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

... invade other parts of the brain very quickly." In this latest research, Wellstein and his colleagues searched public databases, at the National library of Medicine, to see if other studies that collected and analyzed glioblastoma and other brain tumor tissues also recorded expression of PTN and ALK, ...

UCSF researchers identify new drug target for Kaposi's sarcoma

... design to identify and create a potential drug to target that protease interface. Using high-throughput screening, the team screened a library of 182 compounds that it had specifically and rationally designed to mimic the protease interface. The work identified six molecules that inhibited ...

SRI announces selection by the National Cancer Institute as a Chemical Biology Consortium center

... from active compounds within the target family and from the structure of the target protein that can be applied to the evaluation of compounds from a library as well as compounds not yet synthesized. BioComputing Group, Inc. (www.BioPredict.com) has a significant track record of success in applying its ...

Down Under dinosaur burrow discovery provides climate change clues

... that he says aids him in finding signs of prehistoric life. "It's important to do as much field work as possible, because it gives your mind a better library of search images," he says. ...

Spontaneous assembly

... Lab's Physical Biosciences Division and UC Berkeley's Physics Department. He is the principal author of a paper now available on-line in the Public library of Science entitled: "Self-Organization of the Escherichia coli Chemotaxis Network Imaged with Super-Resolution Light Microscopy." Co-authoring the ...

Springer launches SpringerImages

... images, tables, charts and graphs, spanning all scientific subject areas. The new database will be officially launched at this week's American library Association Annual Conference in Chicago. SpringerImages includes the high-quality image collection from Images.MD, as well as images from Springer ...

Plant protein 'doorkeepers' block invading microbes, study finds

... at the University of California, Davis, and at UC Berkeley. Findings from the study, which will appear June 29 in the online journal Public library of Science Biology , provide a better understanding of plants' immune systems and will likely find application in better protecting agricultural ...

GUMC discovery highlights new direction for drug discovery

... at turning genes on and off," says the study's first author, Hayriye Verda Erkizan, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher in Toretsky's lab. Then, from a library of 3,000 small molecules loaned to Georgetown from the National Cancer Institute, the researchers searched for a small molecule that would bind on to ...

ADA releases updated position paper on vegetarian diets

... balanced vegetarian diet." The position paper draws on results from ADA's evidence analysis process and information from the ADA Evidence Analysis library to show vegetarian diets can be nutritionally adequate in pregnancy and result in positive maternal and infant health outcomes. Additionally, an ...

Plant protein 'doorkeepers' block invading microbes, study finds

... at the University of California, Davis, and at UC Berkeley. Findings from the study, which will appear June 29 in the online journal Public library of Science Biology , provide a better understanding of plants' immune systems and will likely find application in better protecting agricultural ...

Environmental cues control reproductive timing and longevity, University of Minnesota study shows

... increase the impact of reproduction, according to a new study by University of Minnesota researchers published in the June 25 issue of PLoS (Public library of Science) One . The discovery, which explains why starvation can lead to longer life, has important implications for improving human health and ...

'Canadian excellence' strengthened by extensive adoption of open access

... submission into an institutional repository. Complying with this mandate and also heeding wider position statements from bodies such as the Canadian library Association (CLA) necessitated Wilfrid Laurier University to establish Laurier IR. Laurier IR embraces the 'open access' movement by allowing ...

Cancer-causing protein can also help fight the tumors it causes

... of Life Sciences and a renowned expert in the field, is supervising the project. He and Rechavi published the discovery in the journal Public library of Science One and a recent review about such cell-to-cell transferring of proteins in FEBS Letters. Turning a cancer-causing protein against ...

UCLA cancer researchers develop model that may help identify cancer stem cells

... cause it so we can develop more effective therapies." The study appears in the June issue of PLoS One , a peer-reviewed journal of the Public library of Science. Two competing theories of how cancer originates have been weighed by scientists for decades. In one theory, all the cells of a tumor ...

Canadian synchrotron conference sheds light on new biomedical research

... by internationally renowned science fiction author and CLS writer-in-residence Robert J. Sawyer on Wednesday, June 17 at 7 pm at the Frances Morrison library Theatre. ...

NIH announces new program to develop therapeutics for rare and neglected diseases

... (NCGC), initially developed as part of the NIH Roadmap for Medical Research. NCGC has developed a robotic high-throughput screening system and a library of more than 350,000 compounds that it uses to make basic discoveries and probe cellular pathways. NCGC also has developed a team of researchers ...

UCLA scientists discover ultrasonic communication among frogs

... of the study. "We found them our first night out." The study was published April 29 in the online journal PLoS ONE , a publication of the Public library of Science, and is available at http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0005413 . Huia cavitympanum produces some audible calls and others that ...

NOAA researchers: Blue whales re-establishing former migration patterns

... migration pattern. Researchers made this identification by comparing photographs of blue whales taken in the north Pacific Ocean since 1997 with a library of nearly two thousand photographs of blue whales off the West Coast. A positive match was determined based on pigmentation patterns in skin color ...

OHSU researchers study the idling brain

... mental health disorders and monitoring the progress of treatments. The researchers' latest findings are published in the journal the Public library of Science Computational Biology . "For years, the vast majority of scientists studying human functional brain organization have focused on how ...

Geoscientists meet to discuss Rocky Mountain geology

... of the Geological Society of America, being held 11-13 May 2009 in Orem, Utah. Utah Valley University (UVU) is hosting the meeting in their new library building on the UVU campus. Brigham Young University is co-hosting. The technical program, presented by academic and industry scientists, and ...

Findings uncover new details about mysterious virus

... microscopes. The findings are detailed in a research paper that will appear online April 28 in the journal PLoS Biology , published by the Public library of Science, a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians. The paper's lead author was Chuan Xiao, a former Purdue postdoctoral research ...

Using combinatorial libraries to engineer genetic circuits advances synthetic biology

... research team, led by James J. Collins, BU professor of biomedical engineering, focused on ways to speed up the construction process by assembling a library of 20 versions of two gene promotors and a simple synthesis technique to create component libraries for synthetic biology. Each version covered a ...

Sugar on bacteria surface serves as base for a web of resistance

... of growth. This comes into play with resistance." The research appears in a recent issue of the journal PLoS Pathogens , published by the Public library of Science. Wozniak and colleagues had singled out Psl as the likely culprit in Pseudomonas biofilm creation a few years ago, but weren't certain ...
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