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Facile synthesis of nanoparticles with multiple functions advanced in Singapore

... friendly method to synthesize a wide variety of nanoparticles inexpensively. This new chemical ... successfully applied towards the synthesis of a variety of metallic, alloy and semiconductor ... facilitate and reduce the cost of producing a variety of metallic, alloy, semiconductor and ...

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

... transferring traits from a wild to a cultivated variety of potato that convey resistance to a soil-borne ... point of discovering the trait to having a new variety actually growing in a farmer's field. We're ... Europe. They involve a range of crops and seek a variety of important plant traits. For example: ...

Engineers develop method to disperse chemically modified graphene in organic solvents

... and chemically modified graphene sheets in a wide variety of organic solvents has been developed by a ... make colloidal dispersions of graphene in a wide variety of solvents from water to various organic ... of Highly Reduced Graphene Oxide in a Wide variety of Organic Solvents" which will be published in ...

NASA researchers find clues to a secret of life

... life uses 20 different amino acids in a huge variety of arrangements to build millions of different ... of the left-handed version than the right-handed variety as much as a record 18 percent more in the ... "Finding more left-handed isovaline in a variety of meteorites supports the theory that amino ...

Animal trackers collaborate on new Google Earth for oceans

... numbers of open ocean animals, representing a variety of different species, has been pioneered over ... the GTOPP layer is a small sample of data from a variety of projects, all of which utilize electronic tags ... represents live uplinks or positions from a wide variety of animals. The goal is to combine the data with ...

Forest inventories in California include more than trees

... trust (REIT) which may manage the land for a variety of investment purposes. The data from the ... land managers, investors, and others for a variety of purposes including the assessment of fuels and ... and analyses weren't easily made owing to the variety of techniques used. The national Forest Inventory ...

Forest inventories in Oregon include more than trees

... trusts (REIT) who may manage the land for a variety of purposes. A single fuel-management ... land managers, investors, and others for a variety of purposes including the assessment of fuels and ... and analyses weren't easily made owing to the variety of techniques used. The national Forest Inventory ...

New type of fuel found in Patagonia fungus

... visited the rainforest in 2002 and collected a variety of specimens, including the branches from an ... Professor. The MSU-Yale team will investigate a variety of questions, including the genetic makeup of ... all around us, everywhere." Scientists in a variety of disciplines should be able to work together to ...

Snakes, salamanders and other creatures thrive in areas with higher deer populations

... the following year. They identified a variety of species during the study including snakes, ... Species diversity was determined by comparing the variety of insect groups and invertebrates found in each ... deer populations may appear to lack the high variety of low-lying plants found in exclosures, but the ...

Broad Institute awarded major grant to bolster epigenomics research

... of Health (NIH) to map the epigenomes of a variety of medically important cell types, including ... us to create comprehensive epigenomic maps of a variety of human cells and to share that data with the ... future insights into the epigenetic basis of a variety of diseases, including cancers." An ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Sept. 10, 2008

... used for years as a medicinal cure-all to treat a variety of medical problems including stress, colds, and ... centered on the cylinder. The engine can burn a variety of fuels, including natural gas and hydrogen, and ... Releases General science press releases on a variety of chemistry-related topics. ...

Interdisciplinary volume on biological rhythms serves as both primer and in-depth resource

... COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y. (Sept. 4, 2008) A variety of organismsfrom bacteria and fungi to plants and ... of the clock and how it functions in a wide variety of different plants and animals," wrote the ... used for studying mental and physical cycles. A variety of normal and abnormal chronobiological patterns ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 6, 2008

... membranes are fundamental components of a wide variety of physical, chemical and biological systems, ... for years that breast milk appears to provide a variety of health benefits, including lower rates of ... Releases General science press releases on a variety of chemistry-related topics. ...

NIH awards more than $33 million to fund state-of-the-art research equipment

... offer extraordinary potential to impact a wide variety of biomedical research in many disease areas. ... of certain types of brain cancers and a variety of neurological studies, providing insight into ... a critical resource to better understand a variety of brain diseases. Other HEI awards provide ...

RNA emerges from DNA's shadow

... potential of the RNA research field to solve a variety of fundamental problems relevant for ... RNA from DNA are frequent and require a variety of elaborate quality control mechanisms to ... of the cell, and that if unchecked can cause a variety of disorders, including cancers. Delegates at ...

Search for salt tolerant grasses aims to improve roadside plantings

... and ornamental turf grasses in hopes of finding a variety that can be used along highways without being ... of green grass amidst the carnage, most from a variety of alkali grass that is known to be somewhat salt ... and through a process of selection develop a new variety of salt tolerant grass. Then she will test it ...

Persistent man-made chemical pollutants found in deep-sea octopods and squids

... The College of William and Mary report finding a variety of chemical contaminants in nine species of ... Twenty-two specimens were analyzed for a variety of contaminants. One of the chemical pollutants, ... BDEs have been used as flame retardants in a variety of household products, from plastics to foam in ...

American Chemical Society’s Weekly PressPac -- May 7, 2008

... or raw materials called feedstocks for a wide variety of consumer products, the researchers say. MTS ... begun to certify their products as green under a variety of different standards and criteria or using ... Releases General science press releases on a variety of chemistry-related topics. ....

US Patent Office rejects company's claim for bean commonly grown by Latin American farmers

... he had developed what he called a new field bean variety that produces distinctly colored yellow seed ... beans from Mexico and that a version of the bean variety in question had been released to the public by ... that farmers who have been growing a particular variety for over 100 years will not wake up one day to ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- April 23, 2008

... bi-weekly publication. Besides their use in a variety of ethnic food dishes, tomatoes are one of the ... fighting arthritis, bacterial infections, and a variety of other diseases. MTS ARTICLE #4 FOR ... Releases General science press releases on a variety of chemistry-related topics. ...

Neurotechnologija Changes Corporate Name to Neurotechnology

... identification applications for a wide variety of hardware and operating systems and ... of facial recognition applications on a variety of platforms, including the Web. -- FingerCell ... using still or video images from a variety of cameras. For more information, please visit: ...

Fighting pollution the poplar way: Trees to clean up Indiana site

... professor, is currently at work to transform one variety of poplar suited to Indiana's climate; cold-hardy ... are generally more difficult to alter than the variety used in a laboratory setting. "This site ... an enzyme capable of breaking down TCE and a variety of other environmental pollutants, including ...

Baumann lab identifies elusive telomere RNA subunit in single cell model

... A correlation between telomere length and a variety of diseases has further intensified interest in ... shortening and stress, smoking, obesity, and a variety of diseases including cancer and coronary heart disease. Telomerase RNA has been studied in a variety of simple model organisms, but telomere ...

Drawing nanoscale features the fast and easy way

... The technique may allow industry to produce a variety of nanopatterned structures, including ... dimensions down to 12 nanometers in width in a variety of environments. Other techniques typically ... be able to write at high speeds, be used in a variety of environments and write on ...

La Jolla Institute discovers novel tumor suppressor

... that these mice developed a strange phenotype myeloproliferation and a variety of tumors including lymphomas and some carcinomas." Dr. Kawakami said ... that PLC-beta 3 acted as a safeguard that inhibited the development of a variety of tumors. He and his team set out to investigate further, choosing to ...

MU researchers create drought conditions to unearth solutions

... and Natural Resources (CAFNR) are constructing drought simulators over a variety of soil types so that scientists can study how certain plants respond to a ... "Water is a finite resource that is in great demand for a wide variety of reasons, including domestic, industrial, leisure, landscape and ...

Microbes and their hosts -- exploring the complexity of symbiosis in DNA and cell biology

... member of the oral consortium can affect the host responses to a wide variety of different bacteria." The term "symbiont plasticity" describes the ... the presence of the type-3 secretion factors AexT and AexU in a variety of Aeromonas veronii strains and propose different functions for these two ...

New supercomputer to reel in answers to some of Earth's problems

... The $21.4 million Chinook supercomputer was built by HP, tested by a variety of researchers, and has now been commissioned for use by Pacific Northwest ... and predict the chemistry within and between molecules. But a wide variety of programs can run on the supercomputer. Scientists are using Chinook to ...

Early rice harvests ease annual famine in Bangladesh

... seeding so rice can be sown earlier and planting a shorter-duration rice variety can bring the harvest forward 25-40 days," said Dr. David Johnson, IRRI ... government is now also promoting the adoption of the shorter-duration rice variety and direct seeding as part of a national program and three-year action ...

22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey

... prevalence of mental and neurological disorders is expected to grow for a variety of reasons: an ageing population will lead to an increased risk for ... neuropsychopharmacology may lead to targeted treatment options for a wide variety of mental disorders. European College of Neuropsychopharmacology ...

Methane-eating microbes can use iron and manganese oxides to 'breathe'

... professor of geobiology, California Institute of Technology, incubated a variety of marine sediments to determine if there were microbes that could convert ... about 1,800 feet deep near methane seeps in the Pacific, Beal incubated a variety of sediment systems including as controls, an autoclaved sterile sample, a ...

Two dietary oils, two sets of benefits for older women with diabetes

... fats" that, when consumed in proper quantities, are associated with a variety of health benefits. In the study, 16 weeks of supplementation with ... of body fat, Belury noted. The CLA also did not appear to affect the variety of hormones involved in fat burning. However, safflower oil increased a ...

Finding the constant in bacterial communication

... things. Such re-programmed bacterial gene circuits could see a wide variety of applications in medicine, environmental cleanup and biocomputing. It ... bioengineering at Duke's Pratt School of Engineering. "It regulates a wide variety of biological functions such as bioluminescence, virulence, nutrient ...

Research explores interactions between nanomaterials, biological systems

... that will lead to safer and more effective nanoparticles for use in a variety of treatments and products. In a research review published in the ... may lead to, good or bad. The review article examines the variety of ways in which nanomaterials interface with biological systems and ...

Researchers create freestanding nanoparticle films without fillers

... a number of different methods to mold them into thin films which have a variety of interesting potential applications ranging from semiconductor ... cadmium selenide and they believe the technique can be used with a wide variety of other nanoparticles. "The technique is liberating because you can ...

Jefferson receives $1.7 million grant to study stem cells in intervertebral discs of the spine

... that will regenerate intervertebral disc structure and function." A variety of factors contribute to the degeneration of the intervertebral disc ... discs are central to this process. These proteins regulate a variety of activities of stem cells including proliferation, self-renewal and ...

Queen's scientists discover eco-friendly wood dissolution

... is a very important discovery because cellulose and lignin have a wide variety of uses. Cellulose can be used to make products such as paper, biofuels, ... of the biorefinery concept, where biomass is transformed to produce a wide variety of chemicals. Eventually, this may open a door to a truly sustainable ...

Stanford scientists find heat-tolerant coral reefs that may resist climate change

... of marine microalgae. Arrigo gathered worldwide oceanographic data on a variety of environmental variables, including ocean acidity, the frequency of ... have set up tanks where anemones, corals and their algae are exposed to a variety of treatments, including changes in temperature, acidity and light. That ...

New dinosaur species possible in Northwestern Alberta

... to the north and south. "Prior to this there were no localities with a variety of dinosaurs and other animals between Alaska and southern Alberta," said ... dinosaurs weren't created by interbreeding," said Miyashita. "Having a variety of dinosaurs in one area creates new ecological interactions such as ...

Pliable proteins keep photosynthesis on the light path

... used in organic solar cells by incorporating solvents that move on a variety of time scales that could "tune" the molecules to work in a wider variety of conditions. ...
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