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Wind, salt and water are leading indicators of land degradation in Abu Dhabi

...resources of Abu Dhabi Emirate, land degradation is a matter of urgency and must be accorded greater significance on the environmental agenda. Mahmoud ali Abdelfattah, Environment Agency Abu Dhabi, studied representative samples from degraded soils and analyzed them for selected parameters relevant to sp...

From cars to cancer: UH professor employs auto industry tools for tumor therapy

...bile industry to develop new tools that will help doctors and technicians better plan radiation therapy for patients with head and neck cancer. Dr. ali Kamrani, founding director of the Design and Free Form Fabrication Laboratory at UH and a former auto industry researcher, is teaming up with Dr. Lei ...

Drugs needed to preserve eggs for reproduction need to be given in stages

... in the process. These dramatic size shifts can literally rip an egg apart or, at the very least, reduce the chances it can be fertilized, says Dr. ali Eroglu, reproductive biologist and cryobiologist in the Medical College of Georgia Schools of Medicine and Graduate Studies. Scientists first looke...

G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation funds purchase of state-of-the-art equipment for UM's Rosenstiel School

...ists to dramatically expand the scope of the investigations they are currently conducting." Two recent faculty hires at the Rosenstiel School, Drs. ali Pourmand and Jingfeng Wu, will be using the new equipment and creating expanded analytical capabilities on campus. Additionally, the ICP-MS will augme...

Ali Shilatifard and colleagues aim to clarify the definition of 'epigenetics'

... ali Shilatifard, Ph.D., Investigator, has joined with a team of colleagues to propose an operational definition of "Epigenetics" a rapidly growing resear...

UT faculty members win American Heart Association awards for advancing research

... " The Katz Award is the most prestigious award given to young investigators in basic cardiovascular research by the American Heart Association," said ali Marian, M.D., professor and director of the Center for Cardiovascular Genetic Research at the IMM. "The work (of Lombardi) could lead to the developme...

NJIT professor finds engineering technique to identify disease-causing genes

...ion and cancer are not caused by one, but a multitude of dysfunctional genes. A novel computational biology method developed by a research team led by ali Abdi, PhD, http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-367.php , associate professor in NJIT's department of electrical and computer engineering, has found a ...

National Jewish Health researchers evaluating treatment to help emphysema sufferers breathe easier

...ungs to more easily inflate and take in air. "Advanced emphysema patients are often in poor physical condition, struggling with each breath," said ali Musani, MD, FCCP, principal investigator of the study at National Jewish. "If patients can breathe easier it is likely to improve their quality of lif...

Researchers at National Jewish Health evaluating a treatment

...ungs to more easily inflate and take in air. "Advanced emphysema patients are often in poor physical condition, struggling with each breath," said ali Musani, MD, FCCP, principal investigator of the study at National Jewish. "If patients can breathe easier it is likely to improve their quality of lif...

NJIT professor's research suggests changes in underwater data communications

...cate information and data faster and more reliably in complex underwater environments. The National Science Foundation has supported this research. ali Abdi, PhD, associate professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT will receive on Oct. 23, 2008, the 2008 New Jersey Inv...

Ansary Symposium on Stem Cell Research at Weill Cornell Medical College

...y Stem Cell Institute at Weill Cornell Medical College will discuss the role of vascular tissue in supporting stem cell and organ regeneration. Dr. ali Brivanlou, Robert and Harriet Heilbrunn Professor at The Rockefeller University will discuss novel strategies in reprogramming mature cells into pluri...

AGU journal highlights -- August 6, 2008

...lumbia University, Palisades, New York, U.S.A.; Said Attalah: Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Science, University of Ourgla, Ourgla, Algeria; ali Aloui: Institute of Sylvo-Pastoral of Tabarka, Tabarka, Tunisia. Source: Geophysical Research Letters (GRL) paper 10.1029/2008GL034264, 2008; h...

Stowers Institute's Shilatifard Lab identifies new role for factor critical to transcription

...hila melanogaster). "Biological mechanisms such as the 'pausing' of Pol II at nearby promoters have been found at many regulated genes," explained ali Shilatifard, Ph.D., Investigator. "In this study, we wanted to determine whether the elongation factor ELL is required for the regulation of the tempo...

Scientists find that squid beak is both hard and soft, a material that engineers want to copy

...wiches, often called calamari steak sandwiches. Waite finds the squid beak compelling and he interested postdoctoral researcher and first author ali Miserez in joining the study. Miserez is affiliated with UCSBs Department of Materials, the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biolo...

Shilatifard Lab sheds light on molecular machinery required for translation of histone crosstalk

...oral Research Associate in my laboratory, was able to demonstrate the molecular machinery required for the translation of this histone crosstalk, said ali Shilatifard, Ph.D., Investigator and senior author on the paper. This work demonstrated that the Cps35 subunit of COMPASS is required to translate ...

2 French scientists win European award for communication

... French cell biologists Christian Sardet and ali Saib are joint winners of the 2007 EMBO Award for Communication in the Life...r teaching and communicating science to the broader community. Professor ali Saib of the University of Paris 7 receives the award in recognition of his ...

First clinical trial of gene therapy for childhood blindness

...Moorfields Eye Hospital, is led by Professor Robin ali and includes leading eye surgeon Mr James Bainbrid...al specialist Professor Tony Moore. Professor ali said: "We have been developing gene therapy for ey... early stages of its development." Professor ali added: "There are many forms of retinal degenerati...

SARS: No evidence that any of the treatments worked

...ings, the Korea-based researchers, writing in PLoS Medicine, call for more efforts to reduce the number of cases. Citation: von Seidlein L, Kim DR, ali M, Lee H, Wang XY, et al. (2006) A multicentre study of Shigella diarrhoea in six Asian countries: Disease burden, clinical manifestations, and microb...

Gene therapy for Parkinson's disease moves forward in animals

... a half million Americans struggle with Parkinson's disease, including former Attorney General Janet Reno, former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad ali and film star Michael J. Fox, according to the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Pope John Paul II was recently hospitalized b...

Gene Therapy For Parkinson's Disease Moves Forward In Animals

... a half million Americans struggle with Parkinson's disease, including former Attorney General Janet Reno, former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad ali and film star Michael J. Fox, according to the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Pope John Paul II was recently hospitalized b...
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