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Advances in lung cancer research announced at conference

... Dr. Glen Weiss of the Translational Genomics research Institute (TGen) and Scottsdale Healthcare this ... treating lung cancer at an international cancer research conference. Dr. Weiss, M.D., an Associate ... Director of Thoracic Oncology at TGen Clinical research Services at Scottsdale Healthcare, made both ...

EMBO pioneers pension plan for internationally mobile postdoctoral researchers

... while they are actively mobile early in their research careers." Renowned for strict attention to ... funding and support for two-year post-doctoral research terms. This is the first time that a European ... young researchers often take up post-doctoral research positions in laboratories outside their home ...

Marine microbes creating green waves in industry

... pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries. The research project, funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences research Council (BBSRC) and the Technology Strategy Board ... about them and their potential applications. The research team's search is for industrially relevant ...

NIH stimulus funding supports Emory biomedical scientists

... At least 50 research projects so far, supported by more than $10 ... results. Emory scientists expect to advance research discoveries in areas ranging from heart disease, ... addiction and epilepsy. In addition to research grants, NIH provided funding for Emory scientists ...

AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009

... The following highlights summarize research papers that have been published in Geophysical research Letters (GRL), the Journal of Geophysical research Atmospheres (JGR-D), or Geochemistry, ...

Argonne to showcase science and technology at community open house

... technology. Argonne conducts basic scientific research to better understand the world we live in, ... technology innovation and experience Argonne's research firsthand with experiences like: Strap on ... for Nanoscale Materials, a leading nanotechnology research facility; ATLAS, the Argonne Tandem-Linac ...

'Green' energy from algae

... says Professor Cle-mens Posten, who directs this research activity at the KIT Institute of Life Science ... one of the two KIT working groups focusing on research in the field of algae biotechnology. "As far as ... and biology", explains Posten. The stop of his research area on the southern KIT campus marks the ...

Symposium to discuss geoengineering to fight climate change at the ESA Annual Meeting

... to the Earth's land, seas or atmosphere. But new research shows that the use of geoengineering to do ... Tilmes of the National Center for Atmospheric research argues that despite its potential to create ... hazards at the global scale, Jackson thinks that research should continue on safer ways to use ...

Moving to the US increases cancer risk for Hispanics

... of the Cancer Prevention and Population Studies research program at the Cancer Therapy & research Center at The University of Texas Health Science ... collaborations in the prevention, treatment and research of cancer. While physicians may not have to ...

Venomous sea snakes play heads or tails with their predators

... into believing they have two heads, claims research published today in Marine Ecology . The ... during the Danish Galathea 3 Expedition. The research confirmed that all snakes of this species had a ... exposed to and aware of an imminent danger. This research is the first record of a combined ...

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

... projects provide vital funding and new tools for research aimed at strengthening America's energy security ... lead; New equipment for the DOE Bioenergy research Centers, the world's most advanced centers for fundamental research on biofuels; New equipment for DOE Joint ...

Lead-based consumer paint remains a global public health threat

... their findings in the journal Environmental research online ahead of publication on Aug. 4, 2009. The ... concern was much higher than at present. Modern research has shown that children are affected at very low ... unleaded consumer paint," says Clark. Their research showed that one large multi-national company ...

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

... resulting from 20 years of cold saltwater species research and production. The biodiesel from Plankton Power ... fusing the expertise and resources of the Cape's research brain trust to achieve industry goals and ... available at the Cape's two world-leading marine research institutions and facilitate a collaborative ...

Agricultural research key to food security

... Boosting agricultural research in the developing world is the key to ensuring ... Chair of the Global Form on Agricultural research (GFAR), writing in the latest issue of the TWAS ... involve a renewed concentration on agricultural research in the South. Writing in the spring issue of ...

Brain difference in psychopaths identified

... published in Molecular Psychiatry . The research investigated the brain biology of psychopaths ... has profound implications for clinicians, research scientists and the criminal justice system.' ... 'This study is part of an ongoing programme of research into the biological basis of criminal ....

New stem cell research could reduce number of animal experiments

... stem cells were derived from embryos, this new research project will instead use Induced Pluripotent Stem ... Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in research (NC3Rs) to study ALS, a form of motor neurone ... She said: "These are exciting times for stem cell research and there is tremendous potential in the iPS cell ...

The way you eat may affect your risk for breast cancer

... New findings published in Cancer Prevention research , a journal of the American Association for ... editorial also published in Cancer Prevention research , Michael Pollak, M.D., stated that some major ... an editorial board member for Cancer Prevention research . In the editorial Pollak wrote: "there is ...

La Jolla Institute discovers novel tumor suppressor

... Toshiaki Kawakami, M.D., Ph.D., who led the research team. The study, conducted in animal models, ... to the study. Dr. Kawakami said he and his research team got their first inkling of something ... Kawakami continued. Dr. Kawakami said his research team got similar results in tests of human cells ...

Protecting cells from their neighbors

... cell line. Scientists at the Institute for research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), headed by Jordi Casanova, research professor at CSIC, have identified the mechanism ... , this finding could be universal. This research is published today in the advanced online edition ...

Stem cell 'daughters' lead to breast cancer

... from the institute's Victorian Breast Cancer research Consortium Laboratory have discovered that ... stem cells gave rise to BRCA1 tumours. "However, research carried out at the institute by Drs Elgene Lim ... next generation of women." Dr Visvader said the research had only been possible through the generous ...

August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... B.M. Chase et al., Arid Environmental Systems research Group, School of Geography and the Environment, ... et al., Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial research Organisation (CSIRO), Exploration and Mining, 26 ... Southampton SO14 3ZH, UK. Pages 751-754. New research by Homoky et al. highlights the potential utility ...

National assessment done on potential invasive snail and slug pests in US

... H. Cowie of the UH Manoa Center for Conservation research and Training (CCRT) and his team. They evaluated ... and the American Malacological Society. The research is intended to be a tool for national agriculture ... U.S., but also to serve as a stimulus to increase research efforts regarding these poorly understood ....

Iron isotopes as a tool in oceanography

... New research involving scientists from the National ... environments. William Homoky, who is a research student at the University of Southampton's School ... iron in seawater." Current thesis research aims to improve our understanding of iron cycling ...

Structure of protective protein in the eye lens revealed

... blurs and the patient develops cataracts. Two research groups at the Department of Chemistry of the ... defects, including Alzheimer's disease. Many research groups have focused their work on the ... Department's Center of Electron Microscopy. The research groups were able to show for the first time here ...

Leicester research paves way for first use in Europe of an insect to fight invasive plant

... at 1.5 billion. Defra's Food and Environment research Agency (Fera) has now launched a public ... testing regime undertaken by the not-for-profit research organisation CABI at their quarantine ... the award of a PhD on the subject in 1989, the research continued with the able assistance of PhD ...

Recovery act-funded research projects aid communities across the country

... ARRA delivered the largest increase in basic research funding in American history - $21.5 billion. The bulk of the money is for scientific research and education projects, while $3.5 billion is allocated for research facilities and capital equipment. Universities ...

Study links virus to some cases of common skin cancer

... Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove research Institute. The researchers examined tissue ... Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove research Institute. The findings are published in a ... working closely with first author and graduate research associate Amy Dworkin and Ohio State pathologists ...

Nanoparticle-delivered 'suicide' genes slowed ovarian tumor growth

... 18 to 24 months, according to a report in Cancer research , a journal of the American Association for ... M.D., Ph.D., an associate editor of Cancer research and associate director for clinical research at the Greenebaum Cancer Center at the University ...

New computer simulation helps explain folding in important cellular protein

... simulations," said David Landau, distinguished research professor of physics at the University of Georgia ... of the Center for Simulational Physics. The research was just published in The Journal of Chemical ... Switzerland; Landau, and Ying Xu, Regents-Georgia research Alliance Eminent Scholar and professor of ...

Reprogramming human cells without inserting genes

... WORCESTER, Mass. A research team comprised of faculty at Worcester ... repair and regenerate the damaged tissues. The research team reported its findings in the paper ... cells continues to yield important knowledge, research teams around the world are also working to ...

Naming evolution's winners and losers

... tuatara are among the losers, according to new research by UCLA scientists and colleagues. "Our ... of each group was exceptionally high or low. The research allows scientists to calculate for the first time ... scholar at Italy's University of Pisa. The research is federally funded by the National Science ...

Stem cell research: From molecular physiology to therapeutic applications

... Stem cell research promises remedies to many devastating diseases ... summarize their pioneering works in the stem cell research field. Since 2001, Dr. Alex Yu Zhang has been a ... Therapy Center at Xuanwu Hospital. His current research interest focuses on the understanding of basic ...

First genetically-engineered malaria vaccine to enter human trials

... division, said in developing the vaccine the research team had deleted two key genes in the Plasmodium ... as flu and polio. Professor Cowman said the research team, which includes Dr Matthew O'Neill and Dr ... as well as scientists from the Seattle Biomedical research Institute, the Walter Reed Army Institute ...

Test helps in fight against lung infections and for treating other life-threatening infections

... most life threatening lung infections. Clinical research of bioFILM PA™ shows how the test can ... free-floating bacteria. While the clinical research focused on patients with CF, the bioFILM ... Cystic Fibrosis Clinic conducted the clinical research from 2007 to 2009. The ...

'Corrective genes' closer thanks to enzyme modification

... predicted and one that offers promise." The research team made its discovery as it sought ways to help ... who is also co-director of PROTEO, a Quebec-based research group on the function, structure and engineering ... University Department of Biochemistry and Canada research Chair in Structural Biology. "We can now harness ...

Wildfires set to increase 50 percent by 2050

... set to increase by over 50% by 2050, according to research by climate scientists. The study predicts ... to increase by 78% and 175% respectively. The research is based on a conservative temperature increase ... Published in the Journal of Geophysical research , scientists also say that the increase in ...

Biologists rediscover endangered frog population

... The San Diego Zoo's Institute for Conservation research was the first to breed a mountain yellow-legged ... frogs in captivity," said Jeff Lemm, an animal research coordinator for the San Diego Zoo. "We are ... researchers at the Institute for Conservation research discovered a clutch of about 200 eggs in one of ...

UBC researchers help push for standard DNA barcodes for plants

... unique identifier has been a thorny issue. The research team, which included scientists from more than 20 ... Associate Professor Sean Graham, who conducted research on the project and helped author the study. ... and the Department of Botany. "Particular research projects with special needs could augment the ...

Key OSU water research receives national funding

... provided through the Oklahoma Water Resources research Institute. OWRRI and USGS officials are ... Thomas E. Berry Endowed Chair in Integrated Water research and Extension. "That number is increasing at an ... who serves as director of the division's Water research and Extension Center, said proliferation of woody ...

Researchers develop 'brain-reading' methods

... functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). The research also suggests that a more comprehensive approach ... functions is misleading and incorrect. The research was funded with grants from the U.S. Office of ... learning, memory, fear and love. But this latest research shows that the brain is more complex than that ...
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