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Research network wins approximately £5.7 million to target human and animal diseases in Africa

Deadly diseases including plague, Ebola and Rift Valley Fever are being targeted as part of a new multi-million pound international partnership involving African researchers and the London International Development Centre (LIDC). The Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance (SAC...

SNM's clinical trials network gains added support from industry leader

Reston, Va.The SNM Clinical Trials Network, an initiative designed to address the need for streamlined drug discovery through the integration of imaging biomarkers into multi-center clinical trials, recently added Genentech, Inc. as a supporter. SNM, the world's largest medical and scientific s...

Fujitsu PalmSecure(TM) Wins Network Products Guide 2008 Reader Trust Award

Palm Vein Recognition Solution Named the Winner in the Best Security Solution for Healthcare Category SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative computer products including hard disk drives, perip...

Algorithm finds the network -- for genes or the Internet

Human diseases and social networks would seem to have little in common. However, at the crux of these two lies a network, communities within the network, and farther even, substructures of the communities. In a recent paper in Physical Review E 77:016104 (2008), Weixiong Zhang, Ph.D., Washington...

Master Lock(R) smartTOUCH(TM) Garage Door Opener to be Featured on Hispanic Network Radio Weekend Show

Innovative Technology Breaks Language Barriers; Will be Heard by Largest Hispanic Radio Audience in the U.S. JERICHO, N.Y., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- bioMETRX, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMRX), a leading developer and supplier of consumer finger activated products, anno...

Unprecedented global measurement network achieves full coverage of oceans

An array of instruments, many built at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, that allows scientists to observe the basic physical state of all world oceans simultaneously is approaching its coverage goal after eight years of deployments. The Argo network of sensor-bearing profil...

Ossur -- leading orthopedic pioneer - expands network to Asia

October 5, 2007 - Shanghai Ossur, a leading provider of non-invasive orthopaedic products and services, today announced the inauguration of its Asia Pacific operations in Shanghai, China. Ossur, renowned for its pioneering work in lower-limb prosthetics and a comprehensive range of braces and sup...

St. Jude settles century-old debate on origin of mammalian network of lymphatic vessels

Investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital settled a century-old debate on the origin of the mammalian lymphatic vasculaturethe network of vessels and capillaries critical to various essential housekeeping functions in the body. The finding holds the promise for the development of new ...

Brain network related to intelligence identified

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 11, 2007 -- A primary mystery puzzling neuroscientists -- where in the brain lies intelligence" -- just may have a unified answer. In a review of 37 imaging studies related to intelligence, including their own, Richard Haier of the University of California, Irvine and Rex ...

Concordia University leads academic team for national Cellulosic Biofuels Network

This release is available in French . MONTREAL, CANADA/ January 28, 2009 Concordia University is pleased to announce that Concordia's Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics (CSFG) will be coordinating the academic research done by nine universities which are part of the Cellulosi...

Oak Ridge pegged for national ecological network

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., June 26, 2008 Dozens of instruments to be deployed on the Oak Ridge Reservation and other sites around the nation will provide valuable information related to climate change, biodiversity and invasive species, infectious diseases and other areas of interest. Walker Branch Wat...

Exploited fish make rapid comeback in world's largest no-take marine reserve network

No-take marine reserves, in which fishing is completely banned, can lead to very rapid comebacks of the fish species most prized by commercial and recreational fisheries, reveals a new study of Australia's Great Barrier Reef published in the June 24th issue of Current Biology , a Cell Press publi...

CSIC and UAB will build the most advanced superconductor cable for electricity network

This release is available in Spanish . The SUPERCABLE project, jointly presented by the Institute of Material Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), at the UAB Research Park, the UAB Department of Physics and the company Nexans, received the NOVARE Prize in Energy Efficiency from the Span...

Titanium Group Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Multimilion Dollar Medical Software Company and Its Existing Sales Network

Company Anticipates Acquisition Could More Than Double its Current Revenue Stream and Fuel Market Entry Into the Medical and Healthcare Industry SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Titanium Group Limited (OTC Bulletin Board: TTNUF), a leading biometric and security solutions p...

Titanium Group Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Multimilion Dollar Medical Software Company and Its Existing Sales Network

Company Anticipates Acquisition Could More Than Double its Current Revenue Stream and Fuel Market Entry Into the Medical and Healthcare Industry SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Titanium Group Limited (OTC Bulletin Board: TTNUF), a leading biometric and security solutions p...

18 young scientists join EMBO Young Investigator network

The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) announced today the selection of 18 of Europes most talented young researchers as the 2007 beneficiaries of its prestigious Young Investigator Programme. Each year since 2000, the programme identifies and supports outstanding young life scienti...

Clever plants chat over their own network

Chat network Many herbal plants such as strawberry, clover, reed and ground elder naturally form networks. Individual plants remain connected with each other for a certain period of time by means of runners. These connections enable the plants to share information with each other via internal c...

A balanced memory network

Ever wonder how much information we put in our heads" The answer: a lot. For starters, a typical vocabulary is 50,000-250,000 words. And then there are all the little details that stretch back decades the house we grew up in, the time we spilled orange juice on our test back in third grade, the s...

Protein connections: A network to understand disease

In the 1990s, the notion of "six degrees of separation" emphasized human linkages that connected people around the world. Now, the same concept provides clues to unraveling the mystery of how different mutations in different genes can cause diseases with very similar characteristics. In a paper ...

NIH creates nationwide network of molecular libraries screening centers

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced it is awarding $88.9 million in grants to nine institutions over three years to establish a collaborative research network that will use high-tech screening methods to identify small molecules that can be used as research tools. Small molecule...

NIH renews network focused on how genes influence drug responses

Findings will pave the way for individually tailored therapiesContinuing its strong support for studies on how genes affect responses to medications, the National Institutes of Health anticipates spending more than $150 million over five years to renew its Pharmacogenetics Research Network (PGRN). ...

Researchers develop promising new gene network analysis method

Compared with a long-used linear model, a correlation-based statistical method is a more reliable way to map complex gene interactions and pinpoint genes that may be potential cancer treatment targets, according to new Brown University research. The research is important because it describes a p...

Yeast Network Prevents Damage By Oxygen Radicals

Reactive oxygen species (ROS), or 'oxygen radicals', have been identified as major contributors to signs of premature aging, increased cancer prevalence linked to inflammation-associated syndromes and a variety of human diseases. Now scientists at the University of California, San Diego Branch of t...

Carnegie Mellon's Jean VanBriesen leads research team on Monongahela River

...ls of total dissolved solids (TDS) observed in the river. Carnegie Mellon researchers will work with the River Alert Information network (RAIN), a regional association of drinking water suppliers that has been selected by the state to monitor the river quality. "We...

ComCam Selected by ePortation on New Maritime Domain Awareness Project

...lients. ComCam International, Inc. http://www.comcam.net ) develops network video command-and-control products, and provides solutions and technical se...at http://www.sec.gov. Contact: Susan Schoch Small Cap network - New York, NY susan@smallcapnetwork.us (212) 717-8720 ...

Scientists open doors to diagnosis of emphysema

... exposure causes inflammation. MMP12 is an enzyme secreted by macrophages which usually helps them to break down the extracellular matrix (the complex network of proteins and fibers that surround and support the cells of the body), a process important for normal wound healing. However, over-stimulation of ma...

Drug-proof zebrafish reveal secrets of addiction

...amphetamine, can serve as valuable new entry points into studying the link between adult neurogenesis and addiction". These results identify a new network of coordinated gene regulation that influences the response to amphetamine and may underlie the susceptibility to addiction. ...

MU researchers create drought conditions to unearth solutions

... to a broad range of drought conditions, providing information that is critical to develop more tolerant crop plants. "This project will create a network of drought simulators unlike any other in the United States, providing Missouri scientists with state-of-the-art field facilities to conduct a broad r...

Fujitsu Expands Support for Ethernet Networks With New Additions to XG Switch Product Line

... series of 24-port and 48-port 1Gb/10Gb Ethernet Switches. Delivering on its commitment to provide customers with a reliable solution for their legacy network environments, the introduction of the 24-port XG0224 and 48-port XG0448 expands the XG family of Fujitsu high-performance Ethernet Switches enabli...

Researchers team up to provide new hope for childhood hunger

...ed post-harvest deterioration and reduced cyanide content. Farmer-preferred varieties are being collected and analyzed, and Dr. Manary is building a network of in-country nutritionists to add to the team of Danforth Center scientists already in place. With support from the Gates Foundation's Global Chall...

121 breeding tigers estimated to be found in Nepal

...Trapping method inside the protected areas and Habitat Occupancy survey both inside and outside the protected areas." According to WWF Global Tiger network Initiative, the wild tiger population is at a tipping point. Tigers are experiencing a range collapse, occupying 40 per cent less habitat than was est...

UC San Diego's $3 million NSF grant to fund science festivals

... and, Establishing the National Science Festival network to extend and support the growth of Science Festiv... also funds the creation of a sustainable national network of Science Festivals in cities and towns across Am...ring and technology. The National Science Festival network will support a Web portal and associated networkin...

A genetic basis for schizophrenia

...opment, cells need to properly migrate to their final destination in order to develop into the appropriate cell-type, integrate into the corresponding network of cells and function properly. Disruption of cell migration can lead to inappropriate cell development and function, resulting in disease. The fir...

$2 million grant aids study of lung cancer in people who never smoked

...on grant to find biomarkers for lung cancer that develops in people who have never smoked. The National Cancer Institute's Early Detection Research network (EDRN) and the Canary Foundation, a nonprofit organization that funds research in early cancer detection, are providing initial funding of $1 million ...

Frost & Sullivan: North American Government Biometrics Markets Thrive With Active R&D Thrust

...oring employee access in buildings, drive revenue growth," says Sagar. "In addition, the demand for finger-scan biometric technologies to restrict the network access of confidential data to authorized personnel only expects to increase the demand for PC/network security applications." Features high ...

Scientists report first remote, underwater detection of harmful algae, toxins

...ill contribute to the rapidly emerging U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) by adding a new way to make coastal ocean observations. IOOS is a network of people and technology coordinated by NOAA that work together to generate and disseminate continuous data on our coastal waters, Great Lakes, and oc...

$29.4 million grant establishes CTSI at NYU in partnership with Health and Hospitals Corporation

...h this grant, NYU, the NYU School of Medicine and HHC will become part of a network of 46 existing Clinical and Translational Science centers based at academic...acilities will participate in the initiative including: The South Manhattan network (comprised of Bellevue, Metropolitan, Gouverneur and Coler-Goldwater), Wood...

Innerscope Research Adds to Its Advisory Board Two Pioneers in the Measurement and Application of Emotional Engagement

... officer with regard to insight development methods and strategic research. Pentland directs the Human Dynamics Lab and oversees the Next Billion network at the MIT Media Lab. Among the most-cited computer scientists and technologists in the world, Pentland is the author of Honest Signals: How They Sha...

World's largest ocean observatory takes shape

...re researchers for real-time oceanic monitoring and scientific experiments," says Georges Krebs, chief operating officer of Alcatel-Lucent's submarine network activity. The complex and technologically challenging installation process is being led by the cable ship Lodbrog (operated by Alcatel-Lucent) and...

Spontaneous assembly

...calization Microscopy to show that the chemotaxis network of signaling proteins in E.coli bacteria is able...lf-Organization of the Escherichia coli Chemotaxis network Imaged with Super-Resolution Light Microscopy." Co...lied the PALM technique to the E.coli chemotaxis network of signaling proteins, which direct the movement o...
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