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Researchers Discover That Microbes Can Produce Miniature Electrical Wires

...review, many of Dr. Lovley's remarkable scientific advancements since the discovery of Geobacter in 1987. The latest advancement, microbial nanowires, is another major milestone because it may usher in a new era of exploration of both microbial respiration and bio-electronics.?The findings, he said, are “promisin...

AACR Favors 'full spectrum of stem cell research biology'

...ed States is so closely associated with scientific advancements that the first question on everyone's mind was, 'why wasn't this huge medical breakthrough made by Americans?' "Sadly," he continued, "American stem cell biology suffers from a small and unsteady flow of graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and ...

Cure for cancer worth $50 trillion

... of Chicago researchers, estimate that even modest advancements against major diseases would have a significant impact ?a 1 percent reduction in mortality from cancer has a value to Americans of nearly $500 billion. A cure for cancer would be worth about $50 trillion. "We distinguish two types of health improvem...

Researchers win money to develop breath test to detect breast cancer

...ard research proposals that could lead to critical advancements in eradicating breast cancer. "We are very excited about getting this grant without having had too much real exposure to breast cancer research," said Joerg Lahann, assistant professor of chemical engineering and principal investigator. Lahann's te...

Stem cells decrease ischemic injury and restore brain function

...in industrialized countries. Despite the recent advancements in the management of ischemic patients (early diagnosis, thrombolysis, stroke units and rehabilitation centers), stroke still represents a major and unresolved medical issue. "Stroke causes the death of many nervous cells that, in theory, could b...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014. Kessler Foundation has been named awardee of ... Department of Defense Spinal Cord Injury Research Program. ... the randomized, double-blinded, controlled, multi-site clinical trial, which ... strength after spinal cord injury. Dr. Forrest is ... at Kessler Foundation. Two additional sites will participate ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014 EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that ... a comprehensive review today examining the current state of ... review calls for improved global surveillance strategies to combat ... outbreak of Ebola in West Africa that has claimed ... Guinea and Liberia. According to the World Health ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... 40 years away from a food shortage that will ... a top scientist at the U.S. Agency for International ... production will be limited on a global scale by ... Fred Davies, senior science advisor for the agency,s bureau ... destabilizing by 2050 as energy issues are today.", Davies, ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Professor Patrick Johnston, whose work has transformed cancer care ... of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences., The Academy, ... body of highly distinguished oncologists and cancer researchers which ... cancer in Europe. , Professor Johnston, whose leadership has ... the bottom of the UK league table to near ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... 2014 The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) recently ... Dinner for their support of TGen,s research into brain, ... 28 in Scottsdale. , Catherine Ivy, Founder and President ... John S. McCain Leadership Award, named for U.S. Sen. ...
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