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ChloroFilms announces video contest winners

...es of Rochester, NY for his entry "La Bloomba" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1ag6BSzvQQ , Burkhard Schulz of Purdue University of his production " psi - Are my soybeans wearing different genes?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMKN9Q5FJh4 and Mike Wilder of Portland, OR, for his video series "The Ca...

EMBL scientists develop first fully automated pipeline for multiprotein complex production

...easier. In a paper published in the current issue of Nature Methods researchers of the groups of Imre Berger at EMBL and Michel Steinmetz at the psi describe ACEMBL, the first fully automated pipeline for the production of multiprotein complexes. Requiring much less effort and materials, the new pi...

Clemson and collaborators receive $1.1 million to improve durability of concrete infrastructure

... CLEMSON Researchers from Clemson University, in collaboration with Purdue University and psi Inc., have received a four-year $1.1 million grant from the Federal Highway Administration to better understand the challenges facing the durability o...

Oh, my aching back: Give me a shot of ozone

...scovered that a simple incompressible fluid model predicted that reducing disk volume by 0.6 percent results in an intradiscal pressure reduction of 1 psi (pounds per square inch). Thus a very small change in volume creates a large change in disc pressure, which reduces the applied pressure on the nerve ...

Plugging in molecular wires

...component of the electron transmission sequence of psi is vitamin K1. The researchers removed the vitamin K1 from the psi protein complex and replaced it with a synthetic a...ld electrode. Electrons released by irradiation of psi and transmitted along the wire are very efficientl...

Molecules in the spotlight

.... Results of the research led by Professor Majed Chergui, head of EPFL's laboratory of Ultrafast Spectroscopy in collaboration with the FEMTO group at psi appear online December 11 in the journal Science . This discovery opens promising prospects for the study of chemical and biological systems. It a...

President honors mentors of scientists and engineers

...ents. He was the principal founding member of BEAM, Buffalo Area Engineering Awareness for Minorities, an organization whose membership draws on Omega psi Phi, a black professional men's' national fraternity, and the Buffalo City Schools in addition to the SUNY Buffalo population. Lee has designed, devel...

Protein structure initiative launches new resources for the scientific community

...oped with the scientific community. The 10-year psi effort, which started in 2000 and is sponsored by ... for and submit structural information. Meanwhile, psi scientists will continue to develop new methods an...new medicines. "The first five years of the psi were devoted to developing methods, technologies, ...

Rutgers to lead $52.7 million protein research program

...technologies, the NESG will be a key member of the psi network and a valuable asset to the biomedical res...y," said John Norvell, director of the PSI. The psi program is part of a national effort to find the t...ary relationships among them. "We hope that the psi will allow us to develop a new view of the relatio...

The Shapes Of Life: NIGMS Project Yields More Than 1,000 Protein Structures

...rgets for the development of new medicines. The psi is a 10-year, approximately $600 million project f... pneumonia, anthrax, and tuberculosis. The nine psi pilot centers have transformed protein structure d...by hand,?said John Norvell, Ph.D., director of the psi at NIGMS and a scientist trained in protein struct...
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(Date:4/15/2014)... (April 15, 2014) The American Association of Anatomists ... All awards will be presented during the Closing ... Hotel on Tuesday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m. during ... , The 2014 award winners are: , ... PhD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount ...
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(Date:4/11/2014)... the processes that control brain cell production could pave ... brain-related disorders. , Scientists have gained new understanding of ... how and when nerve and brain cells are formed ... and keeps it healthy. Their findings could help explain ... which is a fundamental characteristic of many diseases including ...
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