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Genes In The Interferon System Important In Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...munology, and the disease SLE, combined with world leaders in thetechnology for large-scale genetic analyses and statistics. The geneticand statistical analyses were performed by the doctoral student SnaevarSigurdsson and Professor Ann-Christine Syvänen at the Center forClinical Medical Research at Uppsala U...

Antarctic ice shelf retreats happened before

...niversity of Durham's, Dr Mike Bentley, one of the leaders of the project said, 'We know that rising air temperatures can break up ice shelves but there has been a suspicion for some time that the role of the ocean may have been underestimated. This is some of the first evidence that a shift in ocean current...

Affymetrix and Stratagene Announce Strategic Software Alliance

...array technology. By partnering with other thought leaders in our field, we believe we have the opportunity to position our technology as a standard for expression analysis." ...

Flocking together: Study shows how animal groups find their way

...g herds to travel in unison without any recognized leaders or signaling system. The finding, published in th...ere to go even when no individuals are regarded as leaders and very few individuals have any pertinent information. In addition to shedding light on the grac...

Alaskan puzzles, monitoring provide insight about North Pacific salmon runs

...derstand the size of salmon runs, early UW program leaders also collected basic information about weather, lake levels, emerging insects, zooplankton levels and other fish species and juvenile salmon growth, which distinguishes the data set from other salmon monitoring records. ...

Institute for Systems Biology Symposium Addresses Need for Better Computational Tools

...poration who founded Microsoft Research, and world leaders in the area of computational biology. ...

Roots Engage in Underground Chemical Warfare

... who are deemed most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century. Parag Chitnis, the NSF program manager of Vivanco's award said, "This work is an exciting outcome of a bold and challenging project. The work paves the way to understand and combat crop diseases." The program manager for Ausubel...

Precise Timing Enabled Pig-to-rat Transplants To Cure Diabetes

... Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Hammerman and Rogers are leaders in the emerging field of organogenesis, which focuses on growing organs from stem cells and other embryonic cell clusters known as organ primordia. Unlike embryonic stem cells, which can become virtually any cell type, primordia are locked into becom...

DOE JGI launches IMG public online microbial genome data clearinghouse

...y by the DOE Office of Science, is among the world leaders in whole-genome sequencing projects devoted to microbes and microbial communities, model system vertebrates, aquatic organisms, and plants. Established in 1997, DOE JGI now unites the expertise of four national laboratories, Lawrence Berkeley, Lawren...

ORNL, UC Berkeley unravel real-world clues to Earth's mysteries

...bial community. "As such, we are really among the leaders in this area, as evidenced by the strong interest in Science," Hettich said. "This is an area in which there is keen interest by many research groups; however, our team has been the most successful in obtaining detailed information from actual measur...

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: Many of 2 billion dryland dwellers at risk as land degrades

...ls, a suite of objectives globally agreed by world leaders in 2000 to be met by 2015, cannot be met without addressing the problem of desertification effectively," says Dr. Adeel. Effective policies and sustainable agricultural practices can reverse the decline of drylands. Chief among these are measures th...

New Scripps Oceanography project to study sediments and ecosystem restoration in Venice lagoon

...ce. This multidisciplinary approach, the project's leaders say, will provide valuable data about the lagoon and the dynamics involved in sediment movement. The SIOSED team will be part of a Scripps-Venice working group that will include scientists from Scripps, Thetis, the National Research Council Institut...

Crisis in African fish supplies looms, experts warn Africa leaders

...c growth and food security. Experts and political leaders from 26 African countries are convening for the NEPAD-Fish for All Summit in Abuja, Nigeria Aug. 22-25 amid warnings of a fish production crisis in Africa ?the only world region where per capita fish supplies are dropping. Analyses prepared for the ...

Leptin-signaling Protein Maintains Normal Body Weight And Energy Balance In Mice

...c growth and food security. Experts and political leaders from 26 African countries are convening for the NEPAD-Fish for All Summit in Abuja, Nigeria Aug. 22-25 amid warnings of a fish production crisis in Africa ?the only world region where per capita fish supplies are dropping. Analyses prepared for the ...

Progress on HIV/AIDS significant but insufficient

...nse required that several milestones be met: world leaders should give AIDS the same level of attention as th...rvices to prevent AIDS, owing to the hesitation of leaders and to persistent taboos relating to sexuality and high-risk behaviour. The main recommendations inc...

Scientists and engineers apply nature's design to human problems

...social challenges. Its long-term goal is to engage leaders in various fields in a conversation and learning p...gfutures.org/bioneers/workshopdescriptions ). Then leaders can make decisions based on the long-term impacts on the broader community and the natural environme...

Asian immigrants in NYC not receiving HIV education at religious institutions

... prevention and healthcare, in part because some leaders hold stigma and fear about the disease, according ...es of Health conducted 17 in-depth interviews with leaders and members of a Buddhist temple in Chinatown, a Hindu temple in Queens, and an Islamic center and m...

UK is first to administer new anti-clotting technology

... under way, and we have attracted world-recognized leaders in drug discovery and development, such as Dr. Steinhubl. Leaders of technology and pharmaceutical companies have visited us in Lexington and are entrusting us to pioneer the next-generation of medicines and devices to improve healthcare," said Dr. ...

Chernobyl: The true scale of the accident

...rmation to specific audiences, including community leaders and health care workers, along with a broader strategy that promotes healthy lifestyles as well as information about how to reduce internal and external radiation exposures and address the main causes of disease and mortality. In the socioeconomic s...

Embryonic stem cells accrue genetic changes

...nda Chakravarti, Ph.D., one of the research team's leaders and professor and director of the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins. "While this is a snapshot of the genomic changes that can happen, it's certainly not everything going on. We still need comprehensive analyses of the c...

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