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New push for public health, AIDS spending at African Union summit

...African Union spend less than 10 per cent of their annual revenues on health, anti-AIDS and anti-HIV efforts included. Controversial drug trials, battles over patents and the fate of millions of orphans are also likely to be discussed at a summit session devoted to the fight against AIDS on the world's poo...

Spleen may be source of versatile stem cells

...ased research program in the UnitedStates, with an annual research budget of more than $400 million andmajor research centers in AIDS, cardiovascular research, cancer,cutaneous biology, medical imaging, neurodegenerative disorders,transplantation biology and photomedicine. In 1994, MGH and Brigham andWomen'...

U-M scientist to talk about tissue engineering at AAAS

...ue Engineering for the Head and Neck," at the AAAS annual meeting Feb. 17-21 in Washington, D.C. The tissue engineering panel is slated for Feb. 20 1:45-3:15 p.m. In the broadest sense, tissue engineering refers to growing human tissue through artificial means. Typically it involves harvesting a small sam...

The secret lives of whales

...a 3:00 PM press conference on February 19th at the annual meeting of AAAS, Steve Palumbi of Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station, Christopher W. Clark of Cornell University, Craig Smith of the University of Hawaii and Roger Payne of the Ocean Alliance will share their latest discoveries emerging from these hig...

New Clues Add 40,000 Years to Age of Human Species

...anean, which, along with ice cores, tree rings and annual lake deposits, are part of the geological record scientists study for indications of climate change. The team believes the Africa-Mediterranean correlation ties both regions to moister climates long ago, yielding another method to understand climate ...

New research indicates a 'troubled' greenhouse is brewing

...xplains. "At that time, Wyoming warmed from a mean annual temperature of some 55 degrees to a summer-like 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall in Utah jumped from 16 inches per year to 26 inches per year. As a result, sagebrush deserts of the western U.S. were transformed into sub-humid woodlands." Retallack ag...

Breast Cancer May Be 'Uniquely Sensitive' To Inhibitors Of PI3K Pathway

...is discussingthe importance of this pathway at the annual San Antonio Breast CancerSymposium meeting. “At least 20 different companies have recognized theimportance of the pathway in breast cancer and are trying to developdrugs that target it.?In the future, breast cancer tissue samples fromnewly diagnosed ...

Duke Chemists Isolating Individual Molecules Of Toxic Protein In Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease

...er presentation at the American Chemical Society's annual meeting, the researchers will describe the first biophysical analysis of interactions between monomers that form the amyloid fibrils associated with Parkinson's disease. This presentation will include studies by Chad Ray, a graduate student in Akhre...

Genetic Variation Visualization - From EMBL

...is discussingthe importance of this pathway at the annual San Antonio Breast CancerSymposium meeting. “At least 20 different companies have recognized theimportance of the pathway in breast cancer and are trying to developdrugs that target it.?In the future, breast cancer tissue samples fromnewly diagnosed ...

New Mixing Method for Microchip-Sized Labs

...is discussingthe importance of this pathway at the annual San Antonio Breast CancerSymposium meeting. “At least 20 different companies have recognized theimportance of the pathway in breast cancer and are trying to developdrugs that target it.?In the future, breast cancer tissue samples fromnewly diagnosed ...

RNA project to create language for scientists worldwide

...ts. Members will also report their progress at the annual RNA Society meetings and receive feedback from the wider community of researchers. The ontology team will identify all RNA motifs, or repeated patterns, mentioned in the literature or appearing in databases, to agree upon and write a definition for ...

South America's vast pantanal wetland may become next everglades, UNU experts warn

...nd cover account for about 1.6 gigatonnes (17%) of annual human-caused carbon emissions, the analysis says. And by 2100, "the terrestrial biosphere, which is at present a carbon sink, is projected to become a carbon source." "The release, maintenance or enhancement of these stores under a changing climate ...

Family trees of ancient bacteria reveal evolutionary moves

...ionary." Blank presented her research at the 2004 annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, held, Nov. 7-10 in Denver. Blank's finding that Cyanobacteria emerged first in fresh water lakes or streams is counterintuitive. "Most people have the assumption that Cyanobacteria came out of a marine e...

Scientists find fossil proof of Egypt's ancient climate

...d fresh." Smith and Kieniewicz attended the 116th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, held Nov. 7-10 in Denver. Kieniewicz presented a paper there on their findings. Smith's specialty is geoarchaeology, which uses classic earth science methods and concepts to address questions of archaeol...

Implanted Devices Detect High-Risk Heart Failure Patients

...ist Roosevelt Gilliam, M.D., March 7, 2005, at the annual scientific session of the American College of Cardiology in Orlando. "When you talk to heart failure patients, many times their perceptions of how they feel do not match with their actual clinical status, which can make it difficult for cardiologist...

Applied Biosystems Introduces Advanced Gene Expression Service Provider Program

..., was announced today in advance of this weekend’s annual World Microarray Congress in Vancouver, Canada. The Applied Biosystems Expression Array System forms the technical platform for the program and can be optionally bundled with companion products that comprise Applied Biosystems?whole solution for gen...

Harnessing microbes, one by one, to build a better nanoworld

..., was announced today in advance of this weekend’s annual World Microarray Congress in Vancouver, Canada. The Applied Biosystems Expression Array System forms the technical platform for the program and can be optionally bundled with companion products that comprise Applied Biosystems?whole solution for gen...

Breast-Cancer Risk Linked to Exposure to Traffic Emissions at Menarche, First Birth

...the study were presented earlier this month at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research held in Anaheim, Calif. Jing Nie, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in epidemiology in UB's School of Public Health and Health Professions is first author on the study. "There is growing evidence th...

Scientists discuss improved biopesticides for locust control in West Africa

... they do not breed in the dry season, but when the annual spring rains begin, they are expected to return. Participants at the seminar included ministers of agriculture from other West African nations, national plant protection directors and locust control personnel, military officers in charge of locust c...

DuPont's first biologically derived polymer receives global recognition

...mental Protection Agency presented DuPont with its annual "Presidential Green Chemistry Award" for the company's research leading to the development of Bio-PDOTM. DuPont is a science company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, health...

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