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SCI marks expansion into Asia with the launch of SCI INDIA

SCI is securing a foothold in South East Asia with the official launch of SCI India at the Cricket Club of India, Mumbai on 27th November 2007. Followed by detailed research India was identified as one of the leading chemical markets worldwide, with overwhelming support and enthusiasm towards ...

Restoring a natural root signal helps to fight a major corn pest

...es. The project was carried out within the framework of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR Plant Survival). ( Proc. Natl. Acad. sci . USA, Early Edition, August 3𔃅, 2009) The Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera) is the most damaging maize pest in the US ...

Multiple route bone marrow stem cell injections show promise to treat spinal cord injury

...injury (SCI) that returns some quality of life for sci patients without serious adverse events. Publish...), the researchers reported on eight patients with sci (four acute and four chronic) to whom they adminis...ate that multiple route administration of BMCs for sci is safe and feasible," said corresponding author D...

Transplanted fat cells restore function after spinal cord injury

...erived neurotrophic factors contributed to promotion of functional recovery after spinal cord injury (SCI)," said Ohta. "Transplanting DFAT cells into sci rats significantly promoted the recovery of their hind limb function." "These studies demonstrate the ability to obtain stem cells from a patient's ...

Global Biopact on biofuels can bring benefits to both rich and poor nations

...blems of global warming and energy security in the developed world, says a new paper in the journal Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining published by sci and John Wiley & Sons. According to the papers author, John Mathews, professor of Strategic Management at Macquarie University, Australia, a Biopac...

Researchers use MRI to predict recovery after spinal cord injury

...sibility and extent of neurological recovery after sci can be predicted within 48 hours after injury by r...ategy for patients who may appear to have a severe sci but may indeed have the capacity for substantial n...00,000 people in the United States are living with sci or spinal dysfunction. An estimated 7,800 new case...

Elderly spinal cord injuries increase five-fold in 30 years, Jefferson neurosurgeons find

... period. Admissions by geriatric sci patients have increased five-fold and the percentage of geriatric patients within the sci population has increased from 4.2 percent to 15.4 ... (1978-2006). Overall annual admissions for sci at Jefferson's Spinal Cord Injury Center have inc...

Organic is healthier: Kiwis prove that green is good

... Industry Chemistry & Industry magazine from sci delivers news and comment from the interface betwe...n-years time. Published twice-monthly and free to sci Members, it also carries authoritative features an... fundamental and applied research. JSFA is an sci journal, published by John Wiley & Sons, on be...

Cyberkinetics, Case to develop system to help restore extremity function

... an implantable multichannel, intracortical microelectrode array. The ongoing pilot study aims to test the ability of an individual with high cervical sci to control computers and other external devices with signals obtained from the motor cortex. Cyberkinetics is currently reviewing data from two partic...
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