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Validation & Compliance Institute, LLC, to Provide Dietary Supplement GMP Training for NSF International

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Validation and Compliance Institute (VCI), which provides a full range of compliance services for FDA regulated industries, will offer a series of Dietary Supplement Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) trainings for DBA Analytical (DBA), a division of NSF ...

Video: NSF Enlists Renowned Women's Health Expert to 'School' America on Sleeping Smart

Dr. Donnica Moore Translates Sleep Facts from Fiction WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Sleep Foundation announced today that, together with sanofi-aventis U.S., it has joined forces with renowned women's health expert Dr. Donnica Moore to debunk common myths and misperception...

American Red Cross and NSF Scrub Club(R) Announce Collaborative Agreement

Agreement Continues to Expand Scrub Club's Reach Nationwide WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and NSF International today announced a collaborative agreement that brings together two organizations with a similar mission -- helping to protect public health....

Sullivan wins NSF Career Award for research on therapeutic drug carriers

Millicent Sullivan was a born engineer. As a youngster, she had a fascination with shapes and loved building things with Tinker Toys. Today, Sullivan, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Delaware and Merck Faculty Fellow, is applying her knowledge and talents to ...

Spartan Stores Becomes Largest U.S. Supermarket Chain to Receive NSF Shop Fresh(TM) Certification

Raising the Bar on Food Safety and Quality ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NSF International today announced that Spartan Stores is the largest supermarket chain in the United States to receive NSF Shop Fresh(TM) certification. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-b...

Moms, Registered Dietitian, Develop the First All-In-One Prenatal Vitamin in a Great Tasting Drink Mix

...ients, but with S7 Prenatal™, it is all in one great tasting berry flavored drink. Women can have confidence in S7 because it's made in GMP and nsf certified labs, recommended by medical professionals, was developed by a Registered Dietitian and formulated by top biochemists. S7 Prenatal&trade...

National Science Foundation Announces $20M Research Award to South Carolina

... The largest single competitive nsf award in SC history CHARLESTON, S.C., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewsw...ic achievements and will enhance science literacy statewide. This nsf award will connect regional, national and international cyber-networks and ...

Matter over mind

...n the brain or body, we can see losses of function," said Valero-Cuevas. "We are not as 'redundant' as we thought." The study is part of an ongoing nsf Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation study to understand how to achieve dexterous, near-optimal control of a hand by having humans and comput...

Study to see if video games can boost thinking skills in elderly

...guidelines that can be used to design a new class of video game for older adults, as well as a prototype video game that follows those guidelines. The nsf grant spans four years, from September 2009 to August 2013. McLaughlin says previous research suggests there are three qualities in video games that...

New Compounding Pharmacy Videos Provide Product Information, Teach Safety

... Negative Pressure Isolators Airflow Features and Benefits About Esco Esco pharmacy products include a complete range of barrier isolators, nsf listed biological safety cabinets and clean benches. Only Esco offers ULPA filters tested to a typical efficiency of >99.999% for 0.1 to 0.3 micron...

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NSF in Biological News

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

The University of California, San Diego has received a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the 2010 San Diego Science Festival and fund the creation and growth of Science Festivals nationwide. The grant award follows the highly successful first annual San Diego S...

6 young ASU faculty earn NSF Career awards

TEMPE, Ariz. Six Arizona State University faculty members have earned Faculty Early Career Development (Career) awards for 2009 from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Career program is a NSF-wide activity that is one of the most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exem...

Major NSF grant boosts UNH research on hormonal genomics

DURHAM, N.H. Stacia Sower, professor of biochemistry and director of the Center for Molecular and Comparative Endocrinology at the University of New Hampshire, has received a $420,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research on brain and pituitary hormones and receptors. ...

NOAA and NSF commission national study of ocean acidification

The first comprehensive national study of how carbon dioxide emissions absorbed into the oceans may be altering fisheries, marine mammals, coral reefs, and other natural resources has been commissioned by NOAA and the National Science Foundation. "Carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere th...

CCNY receives $5 million NSF grant to establish center for nanostructure applications

NEW YORK, September 16, 2008 The City College of New York (CCNY) announced today that it has received $5 million over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a new, interdisciplinary research center that will investigate new applications for nanostructures and nanomateri...

NYU receives $490k NSF grant to promote women in the sciences

New York University has received a $490,000, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to bolster its existing campus-wide initiative to promote the representation of women and minorities in the sciences. It seeks to achieve these aims by providing support for female faculty at all lev...

Iowa State wins $18.5M grant to create NSF Center for Biorenewable Chemicals

AMES, Iowa The National Science Foundation has awarded Iowa State University and its research partners a five-year, $18.5 million grant to establish the NSF Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals based at Iowa State. The award is part of the National Science Foundation's Genera...

Goulbourne earns NSF award to research heart stent sensors

Blacksburg, Va. -- Innovative work on a new type of heart stent sensor is earning Nakhiah Goulbourne, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech, a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award of $400,000. The focus of Goulbourne's research is...

Cornell gets $10 million NSF grant to establish new sustainability institute

Could a computer model help stabilize the tuna population? Can we compute how to transition to ethanol fuel without jeopardizing food production? Those and other questions will be tackled by computer scientists, applied mathematicians, economists, biologists and environmental scientists affilia...

UT Knoxville wins $16M NSF mathematics and biology center

KNOXVILLE -- Mathematicians and biologists from around the world will converge on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to take part in a new institute dedicated to finding creative solutions to pressing problems from animal disease to wildfire control. The National Science Foundation (NSF) h...

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NSF in Biological Technology

Divergence Receives $1.2 Million in Grants, Including NSF Grant to Fund Continuing Nematode Research in Corn

Company's work could help farmers protect against billions in pest losses annually St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 29, 2009 -- In the past year, St. Louis biotech firm Divergence, Inc. , has received more than $1.2 million in research grants, including a $500,000 grant jus...

SMU chemist wins NSF early career award

DALLAS -- Southern Methodist University chemist Brent Sumerlin has earned a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award, given to junior faculty members who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars in American colleges and universities. Sumerlin, assistant professor in the ...

Penn State gets $5M NSF grant for Nanotech Applications and Career Knowledge

Penn State will receive $5 million over four years from the National Science Foundation to establish a National Center for Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK). Penn State has been a national leader in nanotechnology education and workforce development since 1998. From 2001 t...

Dr. Yong Shi awarded NSF grant

HOBOKEN, N.J. - Dr. Yong Shi of Stevens Institute of Technology was recently awarded a NSF grant for his project titled "MEMS Umbrella-Shaped Actuator with Active Structure for Medical Applications." The grant was approved on scientific/technical merit for three years and will total approximately ...

Chassapis and team awarded $3 million GK-12 grant from NSF for multiscale research

HOBOKEN, N.J. Through its GK-12 program, the graduate education division of the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a grant of $3,000,000 to a multidisciplinary research team at Stevens Institute of Technology, under the leadership of Professor Constantin Chassapis, Director of the Mech...

UD's Appelbaum wins NSF Career Award for research on silicon spintronics

Ian Appelbaum, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Delaware, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation for his pioneering research in the exciting next evolution of electronics known as spint...

Physics professor lauded for NSF efforts with prestigious award

Kent State University Professor of Physics Dr. Satyendra Kumar recently was honored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) with its Directors Award for Excellence for recognition of exceptional performance in coordinating merit review of interdisciplinary condensed matter physics proposals. In a...

Physics professor lauded for NSF efforts with prestigious award

Kent State University Professor of Physics Dr. Satyendra Kumar recently was honored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) with its Directors Award for Excellence for recognition of exceptional performance in coordinating merit review of interdisciplinary condensed matter physics proposals. In a...

Landweber on networks, open source, and NSF budget cuts

Landweber Larry Landweber knows networks. The University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of computer science, a department member since 1967, helped forge some of the early international channels of the Internet. He also has an idea of where networks are heading and its all about finding the r...

UW-Eau Claire chemistry faculty get $600,000 in NSF grants

Eau Claire, Wis . Faculty in the chemistry department at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire have secured more than $600,000 in grant money from the National Science Foundation in recent weeks funds that will help them purchase state-of-the-art instrumentation and support faculty-student rese...

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