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Money motivates -- especially when your colleague gets less

The feelings an individual has on receiving his paycheque depend critically on how much his colleague earns. Hard evidence for this comes from an experiment conducted by economists and brain scientists at the University of Bonn. They tested male subjects in pairs, asking them to perform a simple t...

Stem Cell Pioneer Is A Fraud, Claims Colleague

Hwang Woo-suk, the South Korean stem cell scientist who took the world by storm by claiming to have cloned a human embryo, faked his reports that were published in the journal Science, his colleague Roh Sung-il has alleged.// Roh says that the stem cell lines used in the research paper analysis w...

New Collagen Meniscus Implant Opens New Vista for Knee Repair

...ake 22 years from invention to FDA-approval in the U.S. The implant, now marketed by ReGen Biologics, Inc., the company Stone co-founded with colleague Richard Steadman M.D., in 1989, underwent a tortuous course. The initial clinical trial in 10 patients was completed at The Stone Clinic in San Franc...

MedThink Hires Joe Conwell as Executive Creative Director

... cardiology, oncology, women's health, virology, nuclear medicine and diagnostic imaging. Midway through his advertising career, Conwell and a colleague launched and marketed their own brand of premium iced tea, establishing distribution in regional markets and successfully competing with national iced...

Marriage Ends, Health Declines

... really tremendous research that shows this helps health," she said. But what about those who don't stay married? What happens to them? Waite and a colleague decided to try to find out by examining a study of Americans interviewed in 1992, when they were ages 51 to 61. They focused on a sample of 8,652 peop...

Patil: For he's a jolly good science fellow

...is research findings have been widely published worldwide in journals, books and proceedings relating to both agriculture and medicine. Patil and a colleague from Canada established an international Human Health Effects of Fruit and Vegetables symposium in 2005, and this biennial gathering continues to draw...

Scientists Use Non-Embryonic Stem Cells to Create Healthy Mice

...ng's Chinese Academy of Sciences. The successful birth "demonstrate(s) the practicality of using IPS cells for cellular regeneration," added Zhou's colleague Fanyi Zeng, a professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and associate director of the Shanghai Institute of Medical Genetics at Shanghai Children's ...

Scientists Use Adult Stem Cells to Create Healthy Mice

...ng's Chinese Academy of Sciences. The successful birth "demonstrate(s) the practicality of using IPS cells for cellular regeneration," added Zhou's colleague Fanyi Zeng, a professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and associate director of the Shanghai Institute of Medical Genetics at Shanghai Children's ...

Pre-chewed Food Could Transmit HIV

...t the possible case of transmission via pre-chewed food, the center alerted him to two similar cases previously reported by senior author Mitchell and colleague Rivera from the University of Miami. Those cases were not reported to the public at the time because of the lack of sufficient evidence of transmissio...

Zenger Folkman Releases Latest Book: The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate

... book, The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate. "Drs. Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman, along with their colleague Scott Edinger, have taken the study of leadership to a new level," comments Marshall Goldsmith, best-selling author of What Got You Here Won't Ge...
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Neuro Kinetics: Research Suggests I-Portal(R) NOTC Data Shows Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries That Other Technologies Miss

...ortal NOTC evaluations as part of routine product testing and then again after he suffered a bicycle accident last year. "The situation with our colleague presented us with a rare opportunity to evaluate a patient after an accident and then to compare those results to baseline data previously collected,"...

Breast Cancer Patients May Have a New Treatment Option When Cancer Spreads

...d at alternative -- injecting radioactive bone cement into the vertebral body -- with promising results. The UCI researchers collaborated with a colleague from St. Jude Heritage Medical Group in Fullerton, Calif., to investigate this technique. Dr. Keyak is presenting the team's findings in the paper "Fe...

AGA Medical Corporation Launches Web-Based Stroke Education and Awareness Program Featuring Professional Football Player Tedy Bruschi

...stand the important risk factors for stroke, learn to quickly identify the warning signs and be better prepared should they themselves or a loved one, colleague or neighbor experience a stroke," said Tedy Bruschi. "I know firsthand the emotional and physical challenges that experiencing a stroke can lead to. M...

Preventing Prostate Cancer and BPH: Prostate-Health Expert Available (National Men's Health Week Is June 9-15)

...prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, a condition associated with frequent and painful urination that affects nearly all men by age 70. Kristal and colleague found that a high-fat diet increased the risk of BPH by 31 percent, and that daily consumption of red meat increased the risk by 38 percent....

Nobel Laureate Dr. Gunter Blobel to Speak at Florida Atlantic University

...d Scripps Florida to bring an event of this magnitude to South Florida," said FAU President Frank T. Brogan. "Gunter Blobel is both a friend and a colleague of long standing who is helping to guide Scripps as a member of our Board of Scientific Governors," said Scripps Research Institute President Richard ...

New Study Supports Efficacy of Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression

...d from a small pacemaker-like device implanted in the chest area that sends mild pulses to the brain via the vagus nerve in the neck. Nahas' esteemed colleague Mark S. George, M.D., MUSC Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology and Radiology, shares this vision and supports the need for additional research to max...

CardioFocus Endoscopic Ablation System Earns CE Mark to Treat Atrial Fibrillation; US Clinical Investigation Underway

...e view using the Endoscopic Ablation System provides a truly unique opportunity to tailor ablation therapy in a highly variable clinical setting." His colleague and study co-principal investigator Vivek Reddy of the Massachusetts General Hospital said, "Today, there are no devices specifically approved in the ...
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COLLEAGUE in Biological News

Mary had a lot of lambs: Researchers identify way to accelerate sheep breeding

...h-quality lamb is a 52-week thing," said Doug Hogue, professor emeritus of animal science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. His Cornell colleague Mike Thonney and former Cornell postdoctoral researcher Raluca Mateescu, now at Oklahoma State University co-authored the paper with Andrea Lunsford, ...

Humans 'damaging the oceans'

...ening human food security," the study by Professor Mike Kingsford of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University and colleague Dr Andrew Brierley of St Andrews University, Scotland, warns. Their review, published in the latest issue of the journal Current Biology , says th...

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC scientists identify enzyme important in aging

...der to maintain our immune defenses throughout life," said Dr. de Vallejo. The mouse model that Dr. de Vallejo's team studied was developed by his colleague Cheryl Conover, Ph.D., an endocrinology researcher at Mayo Clinic. In this "knockout" mouse model, researchers deleted an enzyme known as pregnancy-as...

New technique can fast-track better ionic liquids for biomass pre-treatments

...f Biomass Solubilization and Cellulose Regeneration During Ionic Liquid Pretreatment of Switchgrass" Co-authoring the paper with Simmons were his JBEI colleague Seema Singh, and Kenneth Vogel, of the Agricultural Research Service. Simmons and Singh also hold appointments with Sandia National Laboratories. A...

New theory gives more precise estimates of large-scale biodiversity

...ount the number of species, and then double the area and find more species, but not twice as many, because the species overlap," Harte said. He and colleague Jessica Green showed in 2003 that the theory of fractals, which posits that physical patterns such as the distribution of plants look similar on small...

2 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists receive Presidential Early Career Award

...ow in the laboratory of Hutchinson Center basic scientist Steven Henikoff, Ph.D. "Harmit thinks creatively and fearlessly about his research," said colleague Mark T. Groudine, M.D., Ph.D., deputy director of the Hutchinson Center and former director of the Center's Basic Sciences Division. "His thinking rea...

'Normal' cells far from cancer give nanosignals of trouble

... onset of cancer formation, says Backman, who is a member of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. Backman's colleague and co-author, Hemant Roy, M.D., agrees. "While very preliminary, if validated, this approach may be of great clinical and biological value," says Roy...

Coral face 'a stormy future'

...re of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and Australian National University. Using the island of Tobago in the Caribbean as their laboratory she and colleague Professor James Crabbe of the University of Bedfordshire, UK, backtracked to 1980 to see what had happened to the corals in the wake of nine hurrican...

MSU researchers receive $400,000 in first wave of stimulus funding

...oxicology, received $17,632 for a research project he's doing on hypertension. Fink will use the money to have a student work in the laboratory of MSU colleague James Galligan on a project looking at the causes of high blood pressure. "The work specifically looks at how a high-salt diet affects the arteries...

Combined stem cell-gene therapy approach cures human genetic disease in vitro

...s had not been established. The Salk study offers the first proof that this technology can work in human cells. Belmonte's team, working with Salk colleague Inder Verma, Ph.D., a professor in the Laboratory of Genetics, and colleagues at the CMRB, and the CIEMAT in Madrid, Spain, decided to focus on Fancon...
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PharmatrophiX, Initially Funded by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Announces Exclusive Global Collaboration with Elan

... and be administered orally rather than intravenously - a challenge that has eluded researchers for years. Dr. Longo, with the help of his UCSF colleague Stephen Massa, M.D., Ph.D., set out to find small molecules that could activate a receptor on brain cells (p75), protecting the cell from damage cause...

Looking Older Than You Are May Have Little to Do With Wrinkles

...he balance of convex and concave contours makes the difference between looking older - or looking younger." Dr. Fitzgerald is a close medical colleague of Europe's Dr. Danny Vleggar, considered to be "the" name in the Sculptra revolution in Europe where the product has been used for cosmetic...

Scripps Research Institute Highlights Groundbreaking Work of aTyr Pharma Scientific Co-Founder

...s highlighted the significance of Professor Yang's work in this field." Professor Paul Schimmel, a co-founder of aTyr Pharma and Professor Yang's colleague at TSRI, adds: "While the roles of aminoacyl tRNA synthetases in protein synthesis have been well studied for decades, the cell signaling activities ...

A supercharged metal-ion generator

...re Anders, a senior scientist in Berkeley Lab's Accelerator and Fusion Research Division, where he leads the Plasma Applications Group. Anders and his colleague Joakim Andersson, now at Uppsala University in Sweden, based their new method on the existing technique of High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering (HI...

Nektar Announces Retirement of Irwin Lerner from Board of Directors

...iding the benefit of his extensive industry experience to Nektar over a near ten-year period. "It is a privilege to have worked with Irwin as a colleague and advisor," said Howard W. Robin, President and CEO of Nektar and member of the Board of Directors. "On behalf of the entire Board and the Company,...

International Robotic Urology Symposium Reports on Benefits of Cooling During Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery and Introduces InnerCool's New Investigational UroCool System

...single-port laparoscopy. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20051018/CARDIUMLOGO ) The findings presented by Dr. Ahlering and his colleague Dr. David S. Finley, M.D. using localized manual cooling techniques during robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy surgery indicated that cooling resul...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces First Patient Treated With New Tissue-Specific UroCool(TM) System in Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Study

...echnique for prostate cancer. The study is being conducted by Thomas E. Ahlering, M.D., Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Urology and his colleague Dr. David S. Finley M.D. at the University of California, Irvine . Dr. Ahlering is an expert in the field of prostate surgery, particularly in the ra...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Mourns Loss of Chairman Thomas A. Waltz

...s death, Dr. Waltz served on Peregrine's Audit Committee, Compensation Committee and Nominating Committee. "The sudden loss of our business colleague and friend Tom Waltz brings sadness to the entire Peregrine family," said Steven W. King, president and CEO of Peregrine. "Our deepest sympathies go o...

Cutting the cord to determine babies' health risk from toxic exposure

...ions that are occurring in utero to children of smoking mothers, alterations that may increase risk for chronic disease over a lifetime," said Hopkins colleague Frank Witter. "We hope that this method will be sensitive enough to detect proteomic changes associated with environmental exposures as well." The ...

BioMarin Announces the Planned Retirement of Dr. Emil Kakkis, Chief Medical Officer

... joining BioMarin, he was an assistant professor at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Division of Genetics, Department of Pediatrics. Together with his colleague Elizabeth F. Neufeld, Ph.D., of the University of California at Los Angeles ( UCLA ), Dr. Kakkis discovered how to produce a recombinant form of alp...
COLLEAGUE in Biological Definition

Natural selection

.... Maupertuis' discovery is in dispute, but has enough substantial evidence in its favor to warrant mention here. Erasmus Darwin was a contemporary and colleague of Wells — not to mention the grandfather of Charles Darwin — and he expressed much of his theory of evolution in poetic verse. His formal...
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