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OHSU surgeon implants donated tissue allografts

...unities around the country to provide this special gift of donation that enhances the life of the recipient is central to the JRF mission. We are pleased to partner with CTS in Portland and others areas to benefit these communities," he said. JRF prepares and coordinates fresh osteochondral allografts ...

Supercomputing equipment to advance the frontiers of computational biology

...chnology Innovations (CCNI). This $2.23 million gift of IBM equipment counts toward the $1.4 billion Renaissance at Rensselaer campaign. "This award further advances the strong partnership between IBM and Rensselaer to develop a leading-edge, high-performance computational capability," said Renssela...

The secret lives of sea slugs

...earch arena over the past 40 years. "It's nature's gift to neurobiologists," says Wyeth. "It has a relatively small number of large, color-coded nerve cells that always appear in the same place in a relatively simple nervous system that controls behaviors that are easy to study under conditions of neuroph...

Scientists force viruses to evolve as better delivery vehicles for gene therapy

...ooled human blood serum. "This virus is kind of a gift from nature, a very safe and efficient virus, but nature never evolved it to be a human therapeutic. So, in a sense, we have to re-evolve it for that purpose," he said. ...

UF researchers develop ways to keep the bloom on the rose

...s already proven that flowers are the most popular gift to receive, that they consistently increase a sense of individual well-being, and are even capable of increasing creative thought and output in workplace settings," Nell said. "If we can help make floral products last longer, their value to consumers...

UF study first to quantify validity of DNA I.D. tool using marine snails

A trendy holiday gift within a decade may be a hand-held device that instantly identifies any species from a snippet of animal tissue, says a University of Florida researcher. That may be possible thanks to scientific advances that include the first test quantifying the ...

The evolutionary triumph of flower power

...the first study, flowers were tested against other gift stimuli, such as a fruit and sweets basket and a large decorative candle. Of the 147 women tested, all those who received flowers responded with a smile; however, there were no smiles from 23 percent of those who got received candles and 10 percent o...

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