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NIH stimulus funding supports Emory biomedical scientists

... or bad, enabling the growth of a tumor. This project examines Syk, a molecule that appears to push ... growth and could encourage tumor formation. This project monitors the influence of dietary phosphate on a ... the muscle cells that line blood vessels. This project looks at NADPH oxidases' role in promoting ...

New stem cell research could reduce number of animal experiments

... from the University of Bath are embarking on a project to use stem cell technology that could reduce the ... were derived from embryos, this new research project will instead use Induced Pluripotent Stem cells ... and growth of neurones in real time. The project is one of 13 receiving a share of a 4.5 million ...

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

... with Envia Systems) The Artificial Retina project see Lawrence Livermore National Lab ... large print and recognize faces. (This multi-team project was jointly submitted by Argonne National ... integrated circuits. The Artificial Retina project see Lawrence Livermore National Lab ...

High-tech vehicle design boosts emergency rescue capacity

... The EUREKA E! 3722 4 SAVE project has resulted in a design for high tech polyvalent ... treatment as quickly as possible. The 4 SAVE project therefore set out to increase the carrying ... Extensive experience in rescue vehicles German project co-ordinator System Strobel has been building ...

Carnegie Mellon team makes sequestration recommendations

... of four policy briefs just released by the CSSReg project led by M. Granger Morgan, head of Carnegie Mellon ... long-term stewardship once an injection project ends." Morgan and his colleagues believe that ... deployment of carbon sequestration. The CCSReg project is supported by a $1.85-million grant from the ...

Reviews of microbial gene language published in special issue of Trends in Microbiology

... "A crucial step at the beginning of the PAMGO project was the realization that plant pathogenesis is ... by these initiatives. The Human Microbiome project (HMP), for example, plans to extensively sequence ... viral infections. Brett Tyler, also the PAMGO project leader, remarked: "The research described in this ...

K-State plant pathologists develop online teaching modules used globally

... and her colleagues is bridging that gap. One project is making online teaching modules available to the developing world, while an offshoot project established a statistics workshop offered in ... The workshop is part of a larger joint project funded by the U.S. Agency for International ...

UAB students' Nintendo Wii CPR earns American Heart Association support

... Haisam Islam and Zach Clark began work on the project as seniors at UAB. Along with faculty advisers ... project." The UAB team worked on the Wii CPR project for its Design in BME biomedical engineering ... students' innovations points to potential of this project and how it fits in with its desire to deliver ...

Landmark project to map genomics of complex ant systems

... genomics of agricultural ant societies. "This project is one of the first attempts to use genomics to ... Roche Applied Sciences, Gerardo put together a project to not only sequence ant genomes for the first ... question in biology." A key part of the project is bringing genomics into classrooms, by giving ...

Report shows the power of US cities to mitigate climate change and steps they need to take to adapt

... The report summarizes findings of a joint project by the Carbon Disclosure project (CDP) and ICLEI- Local Governments for ... Most of the municipalities participating in the project are first taking stock of their own emissions ...

Sustainable bioenergy project has global launch

... of Energy and the Environment. The three-stage project is led by Richard, Nathanael Greene, Natural ... and Mascoma Corporation. The first stage of the project is a series of five meetings scheduled around the ... biofuel production." The second stage of the project will address whether it is physically possible to ...

Canadian researchers set to study impact of nanomaterials on aquatic ecosystems

... base their regulatory standards," said Greg Goss, project co-leader and professor of biological sciences, ... at the NRC Biotechnology Research Institute and project co-leader. "This expertise complements the ... of them. The toxicological data derived from this project will provide an important foundation for a ...

International team of students and scientists on month-long field course in Siberian Arctic

... adds, "The education and outreach aspects of this project are essential goals given the rapid and profound ... This is the second year of the Polaris project field course. The focus of the students' and ... In addition to the field course, The Polaris project includes research experience for undergraduate ...

NYU Langone Medical Center awarded NIH grants totaling $1,560,000

... Medical Research as part of the Human Microbiome project (HMP) taking place at institutions across the ... on behalf of the HMP. "The Human Microbiome project offers a fascinating opportunity to transform our ... range of conditions." Each pilot demonstration project will be reviewed after one year to evaluate its ...

NIH expands Human Microbiome Project; funds sequencing centers and disease projects

... The Human Microbiome project has awarded more than $42 million to expand its ... for Medical Research, the Human Microbiome project is a $140 million, five-year effort that will ... the new round of funding, the Human Microbiome project will support the work of the large-scale DNA ...

McGill University receives almost $63 million under CFI program to support five research projects

... Chair in Molecular Genetics is an ambitious project designed to respond to a major public health ... Obesity to Cachexia, is a major collaborative project teaming researchers doing fundamental research in ... progression of cancer, obesity and cachexia. The project is headed by Dr. Vincent Gigure of the Department ...

UNH researcher receives presidential environmental award

... by the U.S. president for his contributions to a project that restored eelgrass to coastal salt ponds in ... Council and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the project was one of just six nationwide to receive 2008 ... growth in the salt ponds. In addition, the project utilized an eelgrass restoration site selection ...

Scientists sequence genome of the N2-fixing, soil-living bacterium Azotobacter vinelandii

... The work of the Azotobacter vinelandii genome project team, which will be featured on the cover of the ... protein expression." According to Ray Dixon, project lead in Molecular Biology at the John Innes ... collaboration created by the Azotobacter genome project was an integral part of the discovery of these ...

German Research Minister Schavan: 'Rapid knowledge transfer can safe lives'

... can only be shouldered together. The joint project presented today is an excellent, future-oriented ... as a basis for further research work. The project is planned to be launched in fall 2009. The ICGC is a large-scale biomedical project in which leading cancer researchers have joined ...

Improving livestock productivity in Honduras

... benefit of cattle farmers, as an IAEA-supported project to improve livestock productivity moves into its third phase. The project addresses two main areas. First, it directly ... of diseases affecting livestock. Secondly, the project also helps introduce new and laboratory ...

Sweden to host 1.3 billion Euro research center

... Preparatory Phase Project, set up to move the ESS project towards construction. He says: "This announcement ... bid by the EU's research ministers means this project now has a mandate to move forward to the final planning stages. "This project has a long history and all three sites which ...

Protective footwear for diabetics at a high-street price

... all cases of foot damage. The idea for EUREKA project E! 2923 DIASHOE came from Professor Petr ... damage. Led by Bata, the four-year project pulled together the expertise of university ... The design and development phase of the project involved developing a prototype shoe last, along ...

Hunt for 'climate-ready' crops accelerates as organizations search seed collections worldwide

... stresses in Chilean maize crop collections; a project in India to find pearl millet that can handle scorching temperatures; and a project to increase the ability of maize to cope with ... production generates $1 billion annually. A project will make use of conventional plant breeding and ...

Reducing the roadworks

... authorities to reveal the results of a major project that aims to unclog Britain's traffic arteries. For the past three years the VISTA project has been working to transform the technology for ... companies and local councils. The VISTA project draws to a close this year and is bringing ...

Accolade for solar-hydrogen project

... A research project that aims to produce hydrogen on an ... Engineering, is co-coordinating the 920,000 euro project which is being carried out in collaboration with ... scale-up of the Solar-Hydrogen process. The project builds up strength at ETRI in 2008 The ...

Carbon measuring system to help mitigate climate change

... for poverty alleviation. The Carbon Benefits project is being led and funded by the Global Environment ... best way to manage that. The Carbon Benefits project combines an existing soil organic carbon model ... Other partners involved in the Carbon Benefits project include the World Agroforestry Centre, the Centre ...

Supply-Chain Council Announces Winners of 2009 Supply Chain Excellence Awards

... Supply Chain Operational Excellence. While this project was initiated and led by USTRANSCOM Strategy, ... Operational Excellence. The Class IX (Retrograde) project thought leadership and commitment to process ... Chain Management Technology Excellence. "This project provides a great example of integrating shop ...

3-D kidney atlas created for researchers and physicians

... Atlas was part of the European Renal Genome project (EuReGene), which the European Union (EU) funded ... and six university clinics. According to the project coordinator, Professor Thomas Willnow (MDC), the ... damage such as diabetes. EUNEFRON follow-up project renal diseases in children The Kidney Atlas ...

Conservationists seek to identify prime stopover sites for migrating birds

... launch this fall of a federally funded three-year project to be administered by the Nature Conservancy. ... critical to migrating birds. "The goal of the project is to produce a GIS-based tool that will allow ... they see and hear." Data from the pilot project will be used to verify the best stopover sites ...

University awarded £1.7M to develop nanotechnology for use in health care

... small clusters of molecules. The collaborative project between the Departments of Chemistry and ... smaller doses without losing effect. The project will focus on the HIV virus the incurable ... or to the body as a whole." The three-year project will be undertaken in collaboration with industry ...

SRI International receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant

... will support an innovative global health research project conducted by Krishna Kodukula, Ph.D., executive ... Antibiotic Resistance in Tuberculosis." SRI's project is one of 81 grants announced by the Gates ... advances in global health. SRI's research project will address the problem of antibiotic resistance ...

Searching for pollution in the Caribbean

... Cooperation, had been supporting this regional project since 2007. Docked officially under the code RLA/7/012, the formal title of the project is Use of Nuclear Techniques to Address the ... Twelve Caribbean countries participate in the project Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, ...

New early detection studies of lung cancer in non-smokers launched today

... biomarkers. Because of this design, this project will also serve as a pilot study to demonstrate ... is successful, the researchers plan to open the project to additional collaborators from the EDRN. The ... of Southern California, Los Angeles) "This project is extremely important, both in its approach ...

DOE funds bio-inspired solar fuel center at Arizona State

... ways of tapping future energy sources. This project will rely on the talents of many people across a ... gas) and make hydrogen or other fuels. "This project demonstrates the best of chemistry and ... ASU principal investigators on the project in addition to Gust include: professors James ...

Genome projects launched for three extreme-environment animals

... The data from this sequencing project will provide essential tools for understanding ... complete genomic picture for the Tree of Life project that was previously launched at BGI-Shenzhen, it ... The institutions associated with this project currently include BGI Shenzhen, Illumina Inc., ...

DNA blueprint for healthier and more efficient cows

... involved in the six-year Bovine Genome Sequencing project designed to sequence, annotate and analyse the ... said the US$53 million Bovine Genome Sequencing project led by the Human Genome Sequencing Centre at ... Barendse, said. The implications of the genome project for the beef and dairy industries are enormous. ...

IVCC and Syngenta start project for novel insecticidal active ingredient for malaria control

... in insecticidal technology, have launched a project to develop a new insecticidal active ingredient ... a drought of new public health products. This project aims to identify lead candidate compounds for a ... 2008. We are really excited about this second project with IVCC," said Frdric Baur, Global Head Vector ...

Researchers identify a molecule that increases the risk of cardiac insufficiency

... in the journal Hypertension , is part of a project of the "Red Europea de Excelencia en Hipertensin ... Finland and Poland are all participating. The project also forms part of the "Red Espaola de ... project. According to the researchers, this project shows that some drugs prescribed for patients ...

UC Davis launches 'One Health' care for wild mountain gorillas and human neighbors

... and income. The Mountain Gorilla Veterinary project was established in 1986 by the Morris Animal ... Morris foundation managed and funded the gorilla project for its first 20 years and has provided financial ... partnership with the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary project - we couldn't be more thrilled to further ...

Learning how the pieces responsible for interpreting the human genome work

... The human genome complete sequencing project in 2003 revealed the enormous instruction manual ... both leading scientists involved in the ENCODE project the consortium of the encyclopaedia of DNA ... and how they are regulated. In addition, this project has provided a new perspective of "non-coding ...
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