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Researchers team up to provide new hope for childhood hunger

... several goals that will shape its work. Short term Goals: 3-5 years Develop an effective ... and how to alleviate it. Medium term Goals: 5-10 years Develop a more effective ... Kenya in limited, controlled trials. Long term Goals: beyond 10 years Deploy effective ...

New 'pollution radar' developed to provide unprecedented picture of urban smog

... and quality are important to both the long term monitoring and control of human and naturally occurring emissions and the shorter term effects on human health. There is an increasing need for data to be collected, on a long term basis, in more detail, over larger areas and with ...

Digimarc Board Approves $310 Million All-Cash Offer from L-1 Identity Solutions for Digimarc's ID Systems Business

... depreciation, amortization, impairments of long term assets and stock-based compensation expense. ... stock-based compensation, impairments of long term assets as well as non-operating charges for ... and impairments related to the use of long term assets which benefit multiple periods. L-1 ...

Breathless babies: Preemies' lung function shows prolonged impairment

... have less well developed lungs than their full term counterparts is well established, but researchers ... lung development and function to that of full term infants at about 10 weeks of age, then again at ... increase of lung function when compared to full term infants, said Dr. Jones. Remarkably, the ...

Stuff of stink bombs investigated for role in pregnancy

... in the body- and the potentially critical role the chemical might have in term and pre-term births. Dr. Ray Carson of the Department of Medical and ... and the amniotic sac." Dr Carson's interest is in the initiation of term labour, premature labour and pre-eclampsia, which are still poorly ...

Broecker: 'What we need are tougher measures against climate change'

... a Pronounced Global Warming?" He thus became the first person to use the term "global warming" and to predict that by the early 21st century ... more". Broecker dismisses as "coincidence" his prophetic use of the term "global warming". "I just used these words for the title. I warned in that ...

Springer launches SpringerExemplar.com

... online service Exemplar allows researchers to quickly see how a particular term or phrase is used in peer-reviewed, published literature. It is now ... the year the article was published, the top subject areas in which the term is used, the highest concentration of articles by country, and the name of ...

ADA releases updated position statement on functional foods

... John A. Burns School of Medicine. The paper includes definitions of the term as used in different countries and notes "functional foods" is not a legal term but a marketing term. The American Dietetic Association defines functional ...

Recession Puts Focus on Business Optimisation and Excellence to Strengthen Business Core

... competitiveness and performance of a company. It is not a fad but a long term commitment to quality excellence and continuous improvement.” With ... theme, “Achieving Business Process Excellence to Remain Long term Competency and Sustainability”, BOES 2009 will focus enhancing ...

'Experiment of nature' examines how mother's diet may impact on child's health

... as epigenetic changes mediated by DNA methylation are likely to have long term effects on the health and physical characteristics of offspring. Animal ... ultimately have important implications for our understanding of long term health effects and advice on healthy eating." ...

CACI Awarded a Prime Position on $500 Million, Multiple-Award Program with Biometrics Operations and Support Services

... therefore could be interpreted to be forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such ... debt instruments; our own ability to achieve the objectives of near term or long range business plans; and other risks described in the company's ...

TECNALIA investigates advanced biomaterials to make more reliable and hardwearing medical implants

... time; the state and progress of the implant monitored, both in the short term and in the long term after the surgical operation; the new materials will indicate any anomaly ...

Communication Intelligence Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... generated encouraging interest and we anticipate that it will lead to near term revenue opportunities. US banks and lenders are challenged with the need ... quarterly profitability and cash flow positive operations in the near term continues to be viable. Further, I believe our overall strategy and ...

Synaptics Reports Record Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2009

... release contains "forward-looking" statements about Synaptics, as that term is defined under the federal securities laws. Synaptics intends such ... and cash equivalents $112,063 $96,218 Short term investments 40,427 50,298 Total cash, ...

bioMETRX, Inc. Welcomes Residential and Commercial Security Expert to Board of Directors

... This release may contain certain forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. ... release may contain certain forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of ...

bioMETRX, Inc. Signs Deal To Acquire Controlling Interest in Biometric Solutions, LLC

... This release may contain certain forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. ... release may contain certain forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of ...

Sky islands: metaphor or misnomer?

... The term "sky islands" sounds intriguing, but it may be more lyrical than useful ... isolated?" The answer is no. "Sky islands" is a biogeographical term that was coined to describe the habitats of species living high on ...

Surviving the revolution, easier than withstanding human use and abuse

... Park's forests. "Considering the results of this research on the long term ecology of the Inwood Park forest, the Natural Resources Group could avoid ... Penn State Dubois campus. The researchers suggest that beside long term monitoring, regular monitoring to assess how the new shrubs, forest canopy ...

bioMETRX, Inc. Completes Exclusive Licensing Agreement With EZ Print, LLC

... This release may contain certain forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. ... release may contain certain forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of ...

Network science for eternal happiness and good business

... by 57% if he or she had a friend who became obese. "In the long term economics and business will derive huge benefits from network thinking and in the shorter term it will have a big impact on biology," says Dr Baranyi. ...

EuroDYNA takes lid off the genome

... Indeed the ability of DNA to repair itself is essential for the long term survival of the cell and ultimately of the whole organism. DNA damage ... important clues on how the PRR pathways work, hoping to help in the long term campaign to find novel, more specific, treatments for cancer, without the ...

Limitations of charcoal as an effective carbon sink

... or charcoal made from biological tissues (e.g., wood) to serve as a long term sink of carbon in the soil. This is because charcoal is carbon-rich and ... gas. Therefore, while it is true that charcoal represents a long term sink of carbon because of its persistence, this effect is at least ...

Researchers: No faking it, crocodile tears are real

... of clinical neurologists, he wanted to know if physicians general term for the syndrome, crocodile tears, had any basis in biological fact. ... tears in books published from hundreds of years ago to the present. The term may have gained wide popularity as a result of a passage in one book, The ...

Study reveals predation-evolution link

... on the role of ecological interactions, such as predation, in the long term patterns of animal evolution. John Warren Huntley, a postdoctoral ... would matter in evolution, said Huntley. Organisms evolve over the long term in response to their enemies, and with increased predation intensity more ...

ESF EURYI award winner aims to stop cancer cells reading their own DNA

... grow, and could complement existing cancer therapies, while in the longer term bringing the promise of improved outcomes with greatly reduced side ... cross-disciplinary work among scientists in different fields with the long term goal of developing more precisely targeted molecular medicines for a ...

New hope for fisheries

... says Trevor Branch, a co-author from the University of Washington. "That choice can be painful for fishermen in the short term, but in the long term it benefits fish, fishermen, and our ocean ecosystems as a whole." Key among the group's recommendations is to fish at rates lower than those ...

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

... which the action of a single bacterial member of the oral consortium can affect the host responses to a wide variety of different bacteria." The term "symbiont plasticity" describes the mechanisms by which symbiotic microbes adapt to changes in host development, immune responses, and the changing ...

Placenta-derived stem cells may help sufferers of lung diseases

... reverses or stops the fibrotic process. Placenta-derived stem cells are known to be able to engraft in solid organs, including the lungs. Human term placenta stem cells also demonstrate characteristics of high plasticity and low immunogenicity. "The potential application of fetal ...

Common allergy drug reduces obesity and diabetes in mice

... (July 26, 2009) Crack open the latest medical textbook to the chapter on type 2, or adult-onset, diabetes, and you'll be hard pressed to find the term "immunology" anywhere. This is because metabolic conditions and immunologic conditions are, with a few exceptions, distant cousins. However, a ...

New research finds possible genetic link to cause of pregnancy loss and disorders

... fertility characteristics. "Where you would normally expect a female to have eight to 10 pups, there were only one or two pups that survived to term in the litters of females that had one copy of Bub1," said Venkatachalam. "So this was unusual when we were looking for cancer effects, especially in ...

C. difficile spores spread superbug

... "After a short course most mice had dropped back to normal spore shedding levels around two weeks after cessation of the treatment. But after long term exposure to antibiotics some of the mice remained in their 'supershedder' state for weeks or even longer after treatment was stopped. We should ...

Frost & Sullivan: North American Government Biometrics Markets Thrive With Active R&D Thrust

... This multi-factor authentication will buffer security by overcoming the shortcomings of individual technologies and contributing to the long term growth of the North American biometrics market. Vendors can hope to magnify chances of success by collaborating and marketing the ...

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

... of adopting this shared language for gene function. We strongly encourage the authors of scientific papers to include their own Gene Ontology term assignments when publishing new experimental data about genes and we hope that scientific journals will assist in this process. This practice greatly ...

Medical use for waste television screens

... not provoke a response from the human immune system, making it suitable for use in biomedicine. The latest research is a development from a long term project, funded by the Technology Strategy Board, examining the problems posed by LCD waste in which the University of York is a partner. ...

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

... the rest of the body, researchers are working to develop improved treatments for people incapacitated by psychiatric and neurological disorders. The term used to summarise all of the biological sciences involved in understanding the brain, and how drugs can be made to affect it, is ...

LSUHSC's Kolls awarded $1.8 million to improve vaccine strategies for P. carinii pneumonia

... fungus. Theses preliminary studies show that these antibodies participate in early clearance of the organism from the lung as well as regulate long term immune responses to the organism. The research team believes that this response might be harnessed to develop a vaccine to prevent or better treat ...

Finding the constant in bacterial communication

... is a common root among the different forms of quorum sensing. In an article in the July 2009 issue of the journal Molecular Systems Biology , they term this process "sensing potential." "Sensing potential is essentially the linking of an action to the number of cells and the size of their ...

Chemicals in common consumer products may play a role in pre-term births

... of four clinics of the Mexican Institute of Social Security in Mexico City. Meeker and colleagues looked at data from 60 women: 30 who carried to term and 30 who delivered prematurely (defined as less than 37 weeks gestation). They analyzed urine samples collected during the third trimester and ...

T-STAR grant funds genetic studies on shrimp and papaya and endangered cycad rescue

... (SPF) Pacific white shrimp, Penaeus vannamei, through developing a panel of species-specific microsatellite genetic markers. Says Dr. Gong, "The long term research objective is to establish a medium-scale, effective genetic selection program of P. vannamei on Guam to support the development and ...

CWRU receives $5 million from Ohio Third Frontier Commission

... the following commercial, emerging and pilot programs: Commercial programs The commercial projects are expected to generate significant near term value for the sponsoring companies and the State of Ohio. Athersys and Kenneth Cooke (UHCMC and CWRU) will further evaluate MultiStem to cure ...
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