DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009
... numerical simulations of physical phenomena rapidly
and efficiently. The ability to perform ... field, the mass spectrometer can be developed to rapidly
image a tumor and define the boundaries so the ... Fluorescence Microscope System - This system rapidly
finds all emitting fluorescence species of an ...
New wheat disease could spread faster than expected
... the wind have the potential to spread far more rapidly
than has been understood, according to a new ... clear that some types of diseases can spread more rapidly
and widely than we anticipated," said Chris ... explain, in part, how West Nile Virus spread so rapidly
across the United States when experts had been ...
New edition available for essential virology reference
... reference volume in one of the most dynamic and rapidly
changing fields of clinical medicine. Covering ... about all the medically relevant aspects of this rapidly
"Virology is currently one ... about the medically relevant aspects of this rapidly
evolving field," says Douglas Richman of the ...
Researchers uncover 'obesity gene' involved in weight gain response to high-fat diet
... (PKC beta), in the fat cells of mice. These mice rapidly
gained weight while eating a high-fat diet for 12 ... storing fat, mice lacking the gene burn fat more rapidly
than they would if the PKC beta were present, ... to clear insulin to regulate blood sugar more rapidly
than normal mice after eating the high-fat diet, ...
World fertilizer prices drop dramatically after soaring to all-time highs
"Fertilizer prices started rising rapidly
in October 2007, and the price spike lasted for ... driven up by an imbalance between supply and rapidly
expanding demand, especially in Asia, Gregory ... also became tight.
Why Prices Then Plunged rapidly
Gregory explains why fertilizer prices fell ...
Rice and UT-Houston join DOD push for regenerative medicine
... part of a broad, $250 million national effort to rapidly
apply the latest techniques in regenerative ... research in this area is at the forefront of this rapidly
One of AFIRM's civilian ... doctors and bioengineers to work side-by-side to rapidly
translate new discoveries from the laboratory to ...
Climate change has major impact on oceans
... BOSTON, Mass. Climate change is rapidly
transforming the worlds oceans by increasing the ... buildup of atmospheric carbon dioxide, which is rapidly
making the worlds oceans more acidic, said ... pH levels, Doney added. Ocean acidification is rapidly
becoming a real problem.
Michael Behrenfeld, ...
Brain-computer link systems on the brink of breakthrough, study finds
BCI research is extensive and rapidly
growing, as is growth in the interfaces between ... and neurosurgery.
BCI research is rapidly
approaching first-generation medical ... industry, and additionally BCI research will rapidly
accelerate in non-medical arenas of commerce as ...
UCLA/VA partners with ASU to advance biosensor technology for urinary tract infections
... from the National Institutes of Health to help rapidly
diagnose and treat urinary tract infections the ... components to produce a biosensor that can rapidly
and reliably identify a bacteria and its spectrum ... develop an antimicrobial susceptibility test to rapidly
select the best antibiotic for treatment.
$29.4 million grant establishes CTSI at NYU in partnership with Health and Hospitals Corporation
... (HHC). The funding is designed to train medical researchers, more rapidly
advance science from the lab to the patient to the community and to allow ...
Enhancing ties between NYU-HHC researchers and the community to more rapidly
identify health problems and apply the knowledge gained to promote the use ...
CWRU receives $5 million from Ohio Third Frontier Commission
... stem cell biotechnology commercial landscape in our region. Our goal is to rapidly
move stem cell research from the lab to patients through clinical trials, ... in Northeast Ohio but collaborating state wide, is uniquely positioned to rapidly
implement new stem cell technologies in the commercial and therapeutic ...
Novel handheld device detects anthrax with outstanding accuracy and reliability
... and that can produce a result within minutes, enabling first responders to rapidly
determine whether the situation is a nuisance or a major threat to public ... that the Ceeker is very reliable, enabling front-line decision makers to rapidly
and confidently validate initial threat assessments that can ultimately ...
German Research Minister Schavan: 'Rapid knowledge transfer can safe lives'
... is important to translate the latest findings of cancer research even more rapidly
into patient care. To this end, we have founded the National Consortium ... treatment and prevention of the respective cancer types. The results will rapidly
be made available to the research community as a basis for further ...
Activated stem cells in damaged lungs could be first step toward cancer
... that respond after a severe injury in the lungs of mice may be a source of rapidly
dividing cells that lead to lung cancer, according to a team of American ... cells that normally maintain the epithelial layer in the lung could be rapidly
wiped out with a strong chemical, naphthalene. Then the rare proliferative ...
Scientists work to plug microorganisms into the energy grid
... companies routinely use a process known as high throughput screening to rapidly
test thousands of compounds for potential new drugs. Martin Keller at Oak ... research center director, and his lab have adapted the method to rapidly
test poplar tree samples for their ability to give up sugars.
"We for ...
TGen researchers discover possible way to block the spread of deadly brain tumors
... may be a serious target for drugs that could prevent malignant tumors from rapidly
multiplying and invading other parts of the brain, according to a cover ... step toward devising a treatment for GBM, which because of its ability to rapidly
grow within the brain often means patients have little time to survive.
HIV dearms protective protein in cells
... about one quarter of the original amount. "When Vpu is present, CD317 is rapidly
degraded by a cellular system. Vpu presumably binds to the CD317 and marks ... is possible to test the efficacy of medications against the AIDS virus HIV rapidly
and on a larger scale prior to clinical studies in humans and thus to ...
Creating ideal neural cells for clinical use
... Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have developed a protocol to rapidly
differentiate human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) into neural progenitor ... cells without the extensive passaging.
The scientists were able to rapidly
neuralize the hESCs by culturing them in small clusters in a liquid ...
Penn researchers demonstrate a new model for drug discovery with a fluorescent anesthetic
... about how anesthetics work in the body and will provide a means to more rapidly
test new anesthetic compounds in the search for safer and more effective ... with the National Chemical Genomics Center in Rockville, Md., to screen rapidly
for novel anesthetic compounds, allowing for the screening of hundreds of ...
Mollusks taste memories to build shells
... patterning, Oster plans to move on to his real interest, how cuttlefish rapidly
change their patterns in response to the environment. Cuttlefish see a ... and alter their skin pattern to blend in, he said, often flickering so rapidly
that they resemble an hypnotic strobe.
Tracking tigers in 3-D
... from the Wildlife Conservation Society will allow tiger researchers to rapidly
identify individual animals by creating a three-dimensional model using ... It is expected that the new software will allow researchers to rapidly
identify animals, which in turn could speed up tiger conservation ...
Study finds hemlock trees dying rapidly, affecting forest carbon cycle
... hemlock trees faster than expected in the southern Appalachians and rapidly
altering the carbon cycle of these forests. SRS researchers and ... said Ford. "This research shows that hemlock woolly adelgid infestation is rapidly
impacting the carbon cycle in these tree stands. The study also supports ...
Reduction in parasite infections ahead for India
... self-sufficiency in food supply and to raise gross domestic product for a rapidly
expanding and increasingly urbanised population.
"In response to this ... goats, buffalo, dairy, meat and aquaculture production are developing rapidly
and modern production methods are being used across India.
Ancestral genome of present-day African great apes & humans had burst of DNA sequence duplication
... genomes of humans and great apes within duplicated sequences containing rapidly
evolving genes. Most of these differences occurred at a time just prior to ... and we know that these regions of our genetic code are changing much more rapidly
than most others. The next challenge will be making sense of all these ...
Shades of 1918? New study compares avian flu with a notorious killer from the past
... most of whom succumbed to severe respiratory complications associated with rapidly
progressing pneumonia. Many died within days of the first symptoms.
In ... a similar trend. In both cases, the highly pathogenic strains replicate rapidly
and induce a massive transcription of genes associated with the innate ...
3 new informatics pilot projects to aid clinical and translational scientists nationwide
... of investigators. These collaborations help enable the translation of rapidly
evolving information developed in basic biomedical research into ... a software toolset that provides research teams with an easy workflow to rapidly
develop secure, Web-based applications for collecting, managing and ...
Voracious sponges save reef
... there is scarcely any space to grow. Instead of growing the cave sponges rapidly
rejuvenate their filtration cells and discard their old cells. This short ... flows into the open ocean sponges in the caves take it up. The sponges rapidly
filter enormous quantities of water and convert dissolved material into ...
As super-predators, humans reshape their prey at super-natural speeds
... what we've observed in natural systems, and even in systems that have been rapidly
modified by humans in other ways," said Darimont. "As predators, humans ... he said. "Will ecological links unravel as exploited species continue to rapidly
"This should be a wake-up call for resource managers," he ....
Cost of hatchling turtles' dash for freedom
... Setting off with a thrust of 45milliNewtons, the swimmers' thrust rapidly
dropped to 35milliNewtons during the first half hour, continuing to fall ... consumption, Booth found the same trend with oxygen consumption falling rapidly
during the first half hour, before declining more slowly and eventually ...
December 2008 Geology and GSA Today media highlights
... jumbled blocks of the Juncal shale, involved in the landslide, oxidized rapidly
when air was introduced during the initial landslide movement, and this ... geological materials such as obsidian may have played a role in rapidly
advancing technology in certain areas such as Gademotta/Kulkuletti. The ...
Synthetic virus supports a bat origin for SARS
At the time of the SARS epidemic, the culprit virus was rapidly
identified as a coronavirus (SARS-CoV). But it didn't look like the two ... being able to grow the virus represented a critical gap in the ability to rapidly
identify and respond to new pathogens.
To address this vulnerability, ...
Research consortium to sequence turkey genome
... (VBI) at Virginia Tech, remarked: "The pilot phase of this project will rapidly
establish a two-fold shotgun coverage of the entire turkey genome using ... a very cost-effective approach to deliver the turkey genome sequence rapidly
to the wider scientific community."
David Burt, professor in the ...
Communication Intelligence Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results
... long standing strategic relationships that allow the Company
access product development and deployment capabilities required
to address ... CIC to maintain a lean, agile expense
structure with the potential to rapidly
achieve sustained profitability at
minimal levels of revenue as the ...
Researchers identify Achilles heel of common childhood tumor
... birthmost often as a single, blood-red lump on the head or facethen grow rapidly
in the ensuing months. The development of infantile hemangioma slows later ... he said. "Knowing that and being able to induce that regression in the rapidly
growing tumors, or induce regression of the blood vessels in malignant ...
IronKey Opens New European Office
... to working closely with our strong partner channel in EMEA
to address the rapidly
growing market demand for secure mobile data storage
The ... support and remote policy enforcement enable solutions that
can be rapidly
deployed in heterogeneous environments with complete
control. Featuring ...
Food for thought -- regulating energy supply to the brain during fasting
... to keep it running smoothly.
Gluconeogenesis needs to be turned on rapidly
in response to fasting, but shutting it off again is just as crucial. "You ... by measuring how much they glowed.
When the mice were fasted, CRTC2 was rapidly
activated, and the livers lit up, but to the scientists' surprise, after ...
To your health: EPA announces safe drinking water research
"By supporting research into innovative technologies and approaches to rapidly
detect and identify viruses, bacteria, and chemicals in drinking water, we ... Woods Hole, Mass., $508,494 to establish fiber-optic genosensors that can rapidly
detect and count multiple species of cyanobacteria in both laboratory and ...
Candy-coating keeps proteins sweet
... work** at NIST in which the team used neutron scattering to determine that rapidly
solidified sugars preserve such proteins best when they suppress molecular ... place of water by bonding to the proteins and locking them in place. By rapidly
freezing liquid sugar, its molecules have no time to form the usual ...
Southern Ocean seals dive deep for climate data
... play an important role in the earth's climate system and are changing more rapidly
than any other part of the world. In the southern hemisphere, the limited ... available suggest that the circumpolar Southern Ocean has warmed more rapidly
than the global ocean average and that the dense water formed near ...
Broad Institute researchers introduce next generation tool for visualizing genomic data
... I'm incredibly proud of our computational scientists for responding so rapidly
and effectively to the critical needs of the growing genomics research ... my data," Rinn said. "But now this one, universal browser allows me to rapidly
scan the entire genome and identify promising regions, which has ...