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Researchers discover way to make cells in the eye sensitive to light

... to light is not a cure forblindness, the team are collaborating with engineers from Imperial todevelop a functional retinal prosthesis which would allow theinformation from the light responsive cells to be used by the brain toprocess images....

Development of portable infectious disease detector

...correspondence Pyle expressedpotential interest in collaborating with VIIBRE. Schaffer passed theinformation along to Wikswo, who gave Pyle a call. That was in earlySeptember. By mid-November a joint research agreement for $120,000 forthe first year was completed and signed....

NJIT Presidential Award winner takes stem cell research another step

...l test patients at the clinical level. Arinzeh is collaborating on the research with Sheldon L. Lin, MD, an assistant professor of orthopaedics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark. Arinzeh has received a $100,000 grant from the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation to support the tea...

X-Ray Beams And Fruit Fly 'Flight Simulator' Aid Scientists' View Of Muscle Power

...enetically-engineered flies. Currently, Maughan is collaborating with Jim Vigoreaux, Ph.D., associate professor of biology at UVM, and Doug Swank of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, to determine what parts of the flight muscle proteins are responsible for the high speed. Collaborators on the X-ray project, in ad...

Scientists journey to southern Africa to unravel the secret world of elephant communication

...ent of Otolaryngology, O'Connell-Rodwell has begun collaborating with department chair Robert Jackler; Sunil Puria, an associate professor (consulting) of otolaryngology and of mechanical engineering, who studies the biomechanics of the middle ear; and Robert Sapolsky, a professor of biological sciences. O'Connel...

The biggest family tree ever

... genetic markers of both parental lineages. UA is collaborating in a joint venture with Family Tree DNA, a company specializing in tracing ancestry using genetics. The company has been contracted to process the samples in the Genographic Project. Hammer is a consultant for and holds stock in the company. UA will ...

Structure-building cell signals also may influence learning and memory

...ir receptors, and Yamaguchi and Pasquale have been collaborating for more than 5 years to elucidate the function of ephrins and their receptors in nerve cells. ...

Making Sure Sacred Sheep Don't Become Extinct

...hips with various breeders, there was hesitancy in collaborating with ARS on this effort. Before 1965, ARS scientists conducted research on the Navajo-Churro and found that the sheep did well in dry areas; they were able to produce more lambs than other breeds of sheep. Hand­spinners like the wool from Churro she...

Achilles heel of the herpes virus possibly found

... cells, and deliver them inside". She is currently collaborating with U-M nanotechnology researchers on this concept. The findings suggest that B5 or its viral ligand could be a target for antiviral treatment, much like cell receptors for the entry of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) into cells have become targ...

Public collections of DNA and RNA sequence reach 100 gigabases

...lter Goad at LANL. The two nascent databases began collaborating very early on, an interaction that was initiated by Greg Hamm, the EMBL Data Library's first employee. Staff at the two databases, which at that time had to find sequences in published journal articles and re-key them into the databases, allocated jo...

Logging changed ecological balance for monkeys, damaged health

... primate conservations and health in Uganda. He is collaborating with veterinary pathobiologist Tony Goldberg and other researchers at Illinois, where state-of-the-art facilities and faculty expertise are uniquely suited for studying disease emergence, zoonotic diseases and the consequences of land-use changes. I...

Affymetrix and ParAllele Launch Industry's Most Comprehensive Product Line for Targeted Genotyping

... primate conservations and health in Uganda. He is collaborating with veterinary pathobiologist Tony Goldberg and other researchers at Illinois, where state-of-the-art facilities and faculty expertise are uniquely suited for studying disease emergence, zoonotic diseases and the consequences of land-use changes. I...

President Bush's cut to AIDS prevention in Africa would be devastating

... primate conservations and health in Uganda. He is collaborating with veterinary pathobiologist Tony Goldberg and other researchers at Illinois, where state-of-the-art facilities and faculty expertise are uniquely suited for studying disease emergence, zoonotic diseases and the consequences of land-use changes. I...

What comes first…the chicken, the egg, or the bad attitude?

... Zuidhof, an Alberta Agriculture researcher who is collaborating with the University of Alberta to solve the dilemma. "Some of the broiler breeders (parents of chickens raised for meat) are happy to shift their nutrients from the growth of their bodies to egg production, but some of them don't do it very willingl...

Rensselaer researchers develop approach that predicts protein separation behavior

...s in diverse academic and research disciplines are collaborating at the intersection of the life sciences and engineering to encourage discovery and innovation. Rensselaer's four biotechnology research constellations - biocatalysis and metabolic engineering, functional tissue engineering and regenerative medicine,...

New bioinformatics technique for systematically analyzing key regions in DNA that help control gene activity

...ing relatively few transcription factors." Others collaborating in the project were Jerzy Tiuryn of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Mechanics at Warsaw University in Poland; Bartosz Wilczynski of the Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences, and LLNL; and Andriy Kryshtafovych of LLNL. A r...

Old drug, new tricks: Prospects for slashing the impact of malaria

...er and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research is collaborating with the Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Res...pansion of joint activities and research among the collaborating institutions. Successful completion of the trial is likely to help inform global health policy in ...

UIC developing drug for SARS

...st at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine collaborating in the research, will test the newly developed protease inhibitors to determine whether and how quickly they slow the enzymes' activity inside living cells. The prototype drug developed earlier by Ghosh, an inhibitor of 3CLpro, was an improvement on...

Targeting a key enzyme with gene therapy reversed course of Alzheimer's disease in mouse models

... chemical compounds to inhibit BACE1, Oded Singer, collaborating with the laboratories of Fred H. Gage at the Salk Institute and lead author Eliezer Masliah at UCSD, resorted to small biological molecules, called short interfering RNA, or siRNA, which derail the process of translating genes into proteins. They wor...

Carnegie Mellon cyLab researchers work to develop new red tide monitoring

...magery is very time-consuming." Stumpf said he is collaborating with Carnegie Mellon researchers to devise a way to simply convert harmful algae data into an image field that can be easily accessed to map out the deadly algae's location and where it may travel. The new software is designed to incorporate multiple...

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