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Researchers examine carbon capture and storage to combat global warming

... The project, which is funded by GCEP and GEOSEQ-a partnership involving the Department of Energy, several national labs, government groups and industry partners-is still in its early stages, the researchers said. Of all the projects, only one is turning a profit without recovering oil. Sleipner, an industria...

Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan

...nt of landscapes, which will develop approaches in partnership with traditional local communities and engage the private sector to employ sound environmental practices. “Humanitarian and development NGOs are swarming into southern Sudan,” said Fay. “With all the relief being poured into the region for develop...

Could fungal collection hold the key to new life-saving drugs?

...f the scientists at SIDR. We are hopeful that our partnership will prove the winning formula for discovering new...vations, patenting, training and consultancy. The partnership with SIDR will see CABI’s collection taken one step further, with the fungi being exploited for natu...

OHSU surgeon implants donated tissue allografts

...ghted I could be an integral part of bringing this partnership to fruition. The result very well could be a lifetime of painlessness for many patients who otherwise would be suffering from often-debilitating pain and arthritis." Pete Jenkins, JRF executive director, believes OHSU's involvement in advancing th...

Are we killing the world's oceans?

...ademies (formerly the Royal Society of Canada), in partnership with individual Canadian universities, where thorny issues of national concern can be critically examined and policy approaches explored. Experts from Canada, Chile, Germany, Scotland and the US will speak on such issues as climate change, ocean a...

Scientists discover new virus caused deaths of transplant recipients from single donor

...ortance of academic, public health, and industrial partnership in this work. "This was a team effort. Drs. Mike Catton and Julian Druce at the Victorian Infectious Disease Reference Laboratory reached out to us after a comprehensive state-of-the-art investigation failed to turn up leads," stated Dr. Lipkin. "We ...

Natural polyester makes new sutures stronger, safer

... said Tepha plans to start marketing them soon, in partnership with another company. "Not only is it technically and in an engineering sense a tremendous victory, but it's also a victory for society because this leads to new medical devices that can help people in new and novel ways," said Sinskey, who is one...

Pacific Rim researchers to collaborate on distributed bioinformatics analysis of avian flu

...onal Biomedical Computation Resource (NBCR). "This partnership will give U.S. researchers enhanced access to new genomic information as it becomes available in the region. It will also promote global cooperation in case of a flu pandemic." Institutions in three Asian nations will leverage TATRC’s investment by f...

Protein therapy may reduce infarct size in heart attack patients

...sponsored by the American College of Cardiology in partnership with the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. Heart attacks are caused by blockages in the coronary artery preventing blood flow to the heart muscle. Restoring blood flow to the heart improves clinical outcomes in heart attack ...

Major link in brain-obesity puzzle found

...lps receive those messages as they arrive, SH2B1’s partnership with JAK2 is an important one. In a previous paper, Rui and his former mentor and current colleague Christin Carter-Su, Ph.D., showed that SH2B1 encourages the action and production of JAK2, unlike two other proteins that have been shown by other tea...

Chronic pain up almost 40 percent among US workers in past decade

...araÔ, Unit of Ortho-McNeil, Inc., and conducted in partnership with the National Pain Foundation (NPF). The survey was an update to the 1996 Louis Harris & Associates poll on the subject, sponsored by Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc. "Chronic pain appears to be increasing in prevalence among U.S. workers ...

NASA snow data helps maintain nation's largest, oldest bison herd

...om Brucellosis-infected bison. An inter-agency partnership has developed a management plan to address this issue, requiring Yellowstone officials to move the animals off of private property, back onto public land, and sometimes capturing bison to prevent them from commingling with neighboring livestock. "...

New study aims to stop sepsis in its tracks

...hool of Medicine, leads the consortium, which is a partnership between physicians in emergency medicine and those in critical care medicine. "By improving the treatment of those critically ill with sepsis, the consortium's work will have enormous implications for the thousands of patients who suffer from this i...

Researchers seek to design first treatment for neuroAIDS

...tion and prevent cell suicide. The new grant is a partnership between the University of Rochester Medical Center and the Center for Neurovirology and Neurodegenerative Disorders (CNND) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Researchers in Rochester will confirm that MLK and GSK-3b inhibitors are can inde...

Increase in drug development for killer diseases is not enough

... developed partly due to the use of public-private partnership (PPPs) mechanisms that spread the financial and organisational risk of product development. Anne-Laure Ropars, from the George Institute will be discussing the rise of drug development for neglected diseases and the role of PPPs at a major internati...

Recycling technology

...iding a focus for collaboration and delivery, this partnership will help establish British industry as the world leader in this area." LCD screens are usually composed of two glass sheets, between which, a thin film of viscous liquid crystal material is deposited. The material is a mixture of anywhere betwe...

Supercomputing equipment to advance the frontiers of computational biology

...m, this Blue Gene will complement the $100 million partnership between Rensselaer, IBM, and New York state to cre...mpaign. "This award further advances the strong partnership between IBM and Rensselaer to develop a leading-edge, high-performance computational capability," sa...

Artificial cornea offers better results for infants, some blind patients

... limited by other deficiencies in the eye. The partnership between Aquavella and Dohlman stretches back nearly half a century. Aquavella was the first doctor in the nation to serve a fellowship focused specifically in cornea surgery, in the early 1960s; he served under Dohlman, a leading figure in corneal sc...

Malaria vaccine prompts victims' immune system to eliminate parasite from mosquitoes

...ratory of Developmental and Molecular Immunity, in partnership with researchers in the Malaria Vaccine Development Branch of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), and the Biotechnology Unit of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The study...

Search on for treatment of slow-healing wounds

...case, the biofilms are removed." The grant is in partnership with Wolcott, who offers an important clinical perspective, and the division of dermatology at the University of Washington's Department of Medicine, which brings expertise in the biology of wound healing to the project. "It's a point to relish tha...

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