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NIST scientists study how to stack the deck for organic solar power

A new class of economically viable solar power cellscheap, flexible and easy to makehas come a step closer to reality as a result of recent work* at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), where scientists have deepened their understanding of the complex organic films at the hea...

UCR scientists manipulate ripples in graphene, enabling strain-based graphene electronics

RIVERSIDE, Calif. Graphene is nature's thinnest elastic material and displays exceptional mechanical and electronic properties. Its one-atom thickness, planar geometry, high current-carrying capacity and thermal conductivity make it ideally suited for further miniaturizing electronics through ult...

World Renowned Scientists Gather to Share Latest Information on Answer to Wildlife Reproductive Fertility Control

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from the United States and other nations including Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, Myanmar, the Philippines and Indonesia are meeting Saturday through Wednesday, July 25 through 29, 2009 at Flagstaff's Radisson Wood...

UCR physicist receives highest honor US government gives young scientists or engineers

RIVERSIDE, Calif. UC Riverside's Chun Ning (Jeanie) Lau has received a national honor that few outstanding researchers who are beginning their independent research careers are given. Lau, an associate professor of physics , is one of the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards fo...

Stem cells' 'suspended' state preserved by key step, scientists report

Scientists have identified a gene that is essential for embryonic stem cells to maintain their all-purpose, pluripotent state. Exploiting the finding may lead to a greater understanding of how cells acquire their specialized states and provide a strategy to efficiently reprogram mature cells back...

Israeli scientists show bacteria can plan ahead

Bacteria can anticipate a future event and prepare for it, according to new research at the Weizmann Institute of Science. In a paper that appeared today in Nature , Prof. Yitzhak Pilpel, doctoral student Amir Mitchell and research associate Dr. Orna Dahan of the Institute's Molecular Genetics De...

Ten Top Latin American Scientists Named 2009 Pew Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences

PHILADELPHIA, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Charitable Trusts today named 10 promising young scientists as Pew Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences. The rigorously competitive program provides $60,000 in salary support for postdoctoral level scientists to work with...

A*STAR scientists invent the world's only controllable molecule gear of minuscule size of 1.2nm

Scientists from A*STAR's Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), led by Professor Christian Joachim 1 , have scored a breakthrough in nanotechnology by becoming the first in the world to invent a molecular gear of the size of 1.2nm whose rotation can be deliberately controlled. Thi...

Monsanto, BASF Scientists Disclose Discovery of Gene Conferring Drought Tolerance in Corn Plants

Gene Provides Yield Stability During Periods of Inadequate Water Supply ST. LOUIS and LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, June 9, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON ) and BASF scientists unveiled the discovery that a naturally-occurring gene can help corn plants comb...

Collexis Connects Biomedical Researchers and Clinical Scientists with the Collexis Expert Platform for Translational Research

Experts Platform launch will Enable 60,000+ Researchers at 38 Institutions to Collaborate COLUMBIA, S.C., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Collexis Holdings Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CLXS), a leading developer of semantic search and knowledge discovery software, announced today the lau...

SenesTech Scientists Attend International Workshop on Fertility in New Zealand

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- SenesTech, Inc. scientists, Drs. Loretta Mayer, Cheryl Dyer and Timothy Vail, were invited to attend the Third International Workshop on Fertility Control in Wildlife Management in Lincoln, New Zealand where they presented SenesTech's latest developments i...

Obama Advisor Joins Connecticut and International Scientists at New Haven Stem Cell Symposium

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- More than a dozen internationally renowned speakers, including a key bioethics advisor on the Obama transition team, will be coming to New Haven, CT to present at StemCONN 09, the international stem cell research symposium taking place March 23-24, 2009. ...

2010 Japan Prize to Honor Scientists and Researchers in Industrial Production/Production Technology and Biological Production/Environment Fields

-Calling for nomination of candidates worldwide - TOKYO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Science and Technology Foundation of Japan today announced the two fields eligible for the next Japan Prize, one of the world's most prestigious awards in science and technology. The 2010 Japan Prize will ...

BOXX Personal Supercomputer for Research Scientists Featured at SC08

BOXX Technologies is leveraging its extensive experience in multi-GPU high-performance computing systems designed for cutting edge media creation to provide scientists, engineers and researchers with a GPU-based personal supercomputing capability. The BOXX Personal Supercomputer (PSC), which will...

Nu Skin Scientists Correlate the Appearance of Aging With arNOX Free Radical Generator

Study Subjects with Decreased Enzyme Activity Appear Years Younger PROVO, Utah, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists from Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: NUS ) presented the results of a breakthrough study at the 25th International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists Congr...

New nanoscale process created by UCSB scientists will help computers run faster and more efficiently

(Santa Barbara, Calif.) Smaller. Faster. More efficient. These are the qualities that drive science and industry to create new nanoscale structures that will help to speed up computers. Scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara have made a major contribution to this field by ...

CU scientists create world's thinnest balloon -- just one atom thick

Using a lump of graphite, a piece of Scotch tape and a silicon wafer, Cornell researchers have created a balloonlike membrane that is just one atom thick -- but strong enough to contain gases under several atmospheres of pressure without popping. And unlike your average party balloon -- or even...

Tengion Scientists Publish Positive Preclinical Findings With Neo-Organ Demonstrating Long-term Durability and Growth With Skeletal Maturation

Study Showing Results of Tengion Neo-Bladder Augment(TM) Featured in September Issue of Regenerative Medicine EAST NORRITON, Pa., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion Inc., a clinical stage regenerative medicine company focused on the development of neo-organs and neo-tissues, tod...

Brewing better beer: Scientists determine the genomic origins of lager yeasts

Yeast, the essential microorganism for fermentation in the brewing of beer, converts carbohydrates into alcohol and other products that influence appearance, aroma, and taste. In a study published online today in Genome Research ( www.genome.org ), researchers have identified the genomic origin...

Vermillion and Stanford Scientists Receive 'Best Research Award' From the PAD Coalition

- Award presented at Coalition's Annual Meeting FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vermillion, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRML ), a molecular diagnostics company, announced today that a team of scientists at Stanford University and Vermillion has been awarded the prestigious "B...

SACHEM Launches 2-D HPLC e-Learning Program : New e-Learning Program Teaches Scientists How to Better Analyze and Prove Product Purity Through Greater Sensitivity and Precision in Identification of Trace Components

SACHEM announced today the launch of a new displacement chromatography e-Learning program. With the growing popularity of SACHEM’s Isolis™ displacers, SACHEM is offering scientists worldwide the ability to learn more about applying displacement chromatography in two dimensional High P...

The National Cancer Institute Joins the Global Community of Scientists Now Using BIOMARKERcenter From Thomson Reuters

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced today that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has joined the community of scientists worldwide using BIOMARKERcenter, the first c...

University of Pennsylvania scientists move optical computing closer to reality

PHILADELPHIA - Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have theorized a way to increase the speed of pulses of light that bound across chains of tiny metal particles to well past the speed of light by altering the particle shape. Application of this theory would use nanosized metal chains as...

Clemson scientists put a (nano) spring in their step

CLEMSON Electronic devices get smaller and more complex every year. It turns out that fragility is the price for miniaturization, especially when it comes to small devices, such as cell phones, hitting the floor. Wouldn't it be great if they bounced instead of cracked when dropped? A team of C...

Penn scientists carve functional nanoribbons using super-heated, nano-sized particles of iron

PHILADELPHIA - Due to its remarkable electronic properties, few layer graphene, or FLG, has emerged as a promising new material for use in post-silicon devices that incorporate the quantum effects that emerge at the nanoscale. Now, physicists at the University of Pennsylvania have demonstrated a...

Penn scientists demonstrate potential of graphene films as next-generation transistors

PHILADELPHIA - Physicists at the University of Pennsylvania have characterized an aspect of graphene film behavior by measuring the way it conducts electricity on a substrate. This milestone advances the potential application of graphene, the ultra-thin, single-atom thick carbon sheets that con...

Conference to Turn Scientists of Color into PA-Based Entrepreneurs Set for November

The bench2BUSINESS 2008 Conference and Awards Celebration has show of supporters, gains momentum PITTSBURGH, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- With the life sciences positioned to drive Pennsylvania's economic future, finding an advantage amidst global competition requires finding...

Project Mind Survey of Israeli Ph.D. Scientists Favors a New Standard of Creativity in Science

A recent survey on creativity, sponsored by the Jerusalem-based Project Mind Foundation and conducted by TNS Teleseker, revealed that a majority of the Israeli scientists polled expressed a willingness to use special methods that could "put them into a creative state and keep them in this st...

Ten Latin American Scientists Named 2008 Pew Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences

Program Supports Development of Strong Scientific Capacity in Latin America WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Charitable Trusts and the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) announced today that 10 promising biomedical scientists have been named 2008 Pew Latin...

Israeli Scientists Recipients of 2008 International Adult Stem Cell Award

WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Shimon Slavin of the International Center for Cell Therapy & Cancer (ICTC) at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Professor Dimitrios Karussis, senior neurologist at Jerusalem's Hadassah University Hospital, Ein Kerem, are the recipients of th...

Weizmann Institute scientists create new nanotube structures

Thanks to the rising trend toward miniaturization, carbon nanotubes which are about 100,000 times thinner than a human hair and possess several unique and very useful properties have become the choice candidates for use as building blocks in nanosized electronic and mechanical devices. But it is...

Abbott Scientists Present a New Approach for Treating Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Phase II Data Demonstrate Abbott's Most Advanced NNR Candidate ABT-089 Shows Strong Safety, Tolerability And Efficacy in Adults With ADHD ABBOTT PARK, Ill., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) and other leading scientists will present new Phase II data showing that ABT-089,...

Leading Overseas Scientists Establish High-Tech Bio-Pharmaceutical Enterprise in Changzhou

Inactivated Rabies Vaccine for Animals to be Produced in Changzhou Hi-Tech District, China CHANGZHOU, China, April 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A project for producing inactivated rabies animal vaccines was recently launched in Changzhou National High-tech District, east...

Boehringer Ingelheim and BioSpace Search for Scientists at Career Fair in Boston, Massachusetts

SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpace, the world's leading online bioscience job board and life science career fair company, is hosting a Private Label Career Fair for Boehringer Ingelheim on May 8, 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts. The event will be held at the Sheraton Boston Ho...

Project Mind Survey of Israeli Ph.D. Scientists Favors a New Standard of Creativity in Science

JERUSALEM, Israel, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A majority of the Israeli scientists, in a recent survey on creativity, expressed a willingness to use special methods that could "put them into a creative state and keep them in this state for as long as desired." Sponsored by the Jerusalem-based Pro...

When it Comes to Going Green, These N.C. Scientists are Singing the Blues

WILMINGTON, N.C., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Going green is so 2007. This year scientists in North Carolina have made a resolution to embrace a new earth-friendly trend -- Going Blue. This new charge is coming out of MARBIONC (Marine Biotechnology in North Carolina), one of the country's newest...

International team of scientists discover clue to delay of life on Earth

TEMPE, Ariz. Scientists from around the world have reconstructed changes in Earths ancient ocean chemistry during a broad sweep of geological time, from about 2.5 to 0.5 billion years ago. They have discovered that a deficiency of oxygen and the heavy metal molybdenum in the ancient deep ocean ma...

Accurate Identification of Tumor Origin Using MicroRNAs is Published by Rosetta Genomics' Scientists and Collaborators in Nature Biotechnology

A Published Study Shows the Potential of microRNAs to be Used as Biomarkers for Diagnosing the Primary Tumor Site in Patients With Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP) Rosetta Genomics is Currently Developing a Technology That Will be the Basis of a CUP Diagnostic Test...

Medical Research Award Goes to Adult Stem Cell Scientists at a Kansas Not-for-Profit Organization

WICHITA, Kan., March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Bio-Communications Research Institute (BCRI), a division of The Center for the Improvement of Human Functioning International (CIHFI), received a prestigious award for a scientific article about its recent stem cell discovery...

Gladstone scientists identify role of tiny RNAs in controlling stem cell fate

SAN FRANCISCO, CA March 6, 2008--Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) and the University of California, San Francisco have identified for the first time how tiny genetic factors called microRNAs may influence the differentiation of pluripotent embryonic stem (ES)...
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