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Parsons Announces Start of Wi-Fi Service on Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth Ferry Run

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Parsons, in conjunction with Washington State Ferries (WSF), is pleased to announce that on January 17, 2008, Wi-Fi service commenced on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route. Aside from providing a valuable service to the ferry commuters who use thi...

Cogdell Spencer Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...fice building in Brandon, Mississippi to serve the communities of the Jackson, Mississippi metro area. The $13.9 million University Physicians-Grants ferry project is 100% pre-leased and scheduled for completion during the second quarter of 2010. The Company will own 100% of the project and the Company's...

Scientists learn why even treated genital herpes sores boost the risk of HIV infection

...the sites of healed genital herpes lesions than in control tissue, whether or not the patient was treated with acyclovir. Dendritic cells with DC-SIGN ferry HIV particles to CD4+ T cells, which the virus infects. The DC-SIGN cells often were near CD4+ T cells at the sites of healed lesionsan ideal scenario...

Mercy Ships Founders Receive Humanitarian of the Year Award From Variety Club

... hands of those serving onboard. " Mercy Ships' current ship, the Africa Mercy , spent seven years in Newcastle being converted from a rail ferry into the world's largest charity hospital ship, and is now serving the people of Benin. Staffed entirely by volunteer crew, the ship provides a w...

Motor proteins may be vehicles for drug delivery

... of cancerous tumors. Each cell in the body contains motor proteins that ferry cargo such as chromosomes, mitochondria or bundles of proteins, either from...tificially lengthened the tethers on kinesin-1 motor proteins. These motors ferry chemicals over much greater distances -- such as in neurons that can be a m...

Research Shows that Weekend Binge Drinking Can Lead to Parents Drink Driving - Warns the Linwood Group

...ents and only drink on Friday and Saturday nights. But if they overdo it on these evenings, they may be putting their kids at serious risk as they ferry them to and from their various weekend activities: swimming lessons, ballet, mini rugby and so on. It's easy to underestimate how long it takes blood ...

Des Moines-Area Optometrists Partner With Sens. Harkin and Grassley; U.S. House Leaders in Improving Infant Eye and Vision Care

...ENFIELD Dr. Robert A. Weiland 107 NE 2nd St. 515-743-6222 HIAWATHA Dr. Mark T. Mentzer Dr. Patrick J. Fleming 2200 Blairs ferry Crossing 319-294-9546 HUMBOLDT Dr. Daniel Reedy Hwy 169 N (515) 332-2020 INDIANOLA Dr. Jonathan Anderson 225 W. Ash...

Bald Head Island Center for Wellness Promises a Healthier You in the New Year

...me and vacation community located just off the coast of Southport, NC. With no bridge connecting the island to the mainland, visitors take a 20-minute ferry ride across the Cape Fear. Once on island, the favored method of transport is electric cart, bicycle, or walking. To learn more about Bald Head Island...

New method to overcome multiple drug resistant diseases developed by Stanford researchers

... of proteins, and as such is found in virtually every cell in the human body, as well as other mammalian bodies. Using such a common transporter to ferry a potent medication inside a resistant cell is a bit like recruiting your grandmother to cart a load of switchblade knives through customs. Indeed, We...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards One Million Dollars for Development of 'Trojan Horse' Delivery Technology to Treat Parkinson's Disease

...d. The antibody, "hiding" the GDNF inside itself -- as the Trojan horse of Homer's Iliad hid Greek soldiers, allowing them to enter Troy -- would then ferry the attached GDNF across the blood-brain barrier, from the blood to the target site in brain. "Trojan horse technology has intrigued Parkinson's res...
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Bacteria ferry nanoparticles into cells for early diagnosis, treatment

Researchers at Purdue University have shown that common bacteria can deliver a valuable cargo of "smart nanoparticles" into a cell to precisely position sensors, drugs or DNA for the early diagnosis and treatment of various diseases. The approach represents a potential way to overcome hurdles ...

Leeches ferry infection among newts

Parasite-carrying bloodsucking leeches may be delivering a one-two punch to newts, according to biologists, who say the discovery may provide clues to disease outbreaks in amphibians. The findings could also lead to a better understanding of diseases affecting humans, such as malaria, chagas dise...

Chasing tiny vehicles

..., they are finding their way into an endless stream of equally innovative products. In medical therapies, for example, tiny nanovehicles could one day ferry drugs or even genes into cells. So far, the only way of testing these approaches has been to wait for the desired effect to show the activation of a ...

Public trust doctrine could aid management of US oceans

...dinate their actions for the public good. "In the Gulf of Maine, as an example, a wide range of different activities -- including shipping lanes, ferry routes, U.S. Navy operations, fisheries and proposed wind farms -- overlap critical habitat of the endangered right whale," she says. "Most of these ...

Salk researchers develop novel glioblastoma mouse model

...rtcomings of currently used cancer models, the Salk team harnessed the power of lentiviral vectors to infect nondividing as well as dividing cells and ferry activated oncogenes into a small number of cells in adult, fully immunocompetent mice. After initial experiments confirmed that the approach was worki...

Transporting juvenile salmon hinders adult migration

...lhead trout avoid dams altogether by transporting juveniles past dams toward the ocean on river-faring barges. But Keefer has found that this free ferry ride can create problems when the juveniles grow up. He and his colleagues Christopher Caudill, Christopher Peery and Steven Lee at the University of ...

MIT creates tiny backpacks for cells

...id he believes this is the first time anyone has attached such a synthetic patch to a cell. The polymer backpacks allow researchers to use cells to ferry tiny cargoes and manipulate their movements using magnetic fields. Since each patch covers only a small portion of the cell surface, it does not inter...

Researchers develop nano-sized 'cargo ships' to target and destroy tumors

...anometer-sized 'cargo ships' that can sail throughout the body via the bloodstream without immediate detection from the body's immune radar system and ferry their cargo of anti-cancer drugs and markers into tumors that might otherwise go untreated or undetected. In a forthcoming issue of the Germany-bas...

Mascoma and UT join in $26M DOE grant

...onstrating the production of cellulosic ethanol at approximately one-tenth commercial scale operations. The facility is to be constructed at the Niles ferry Industrial Park in Monroe County as part of the Tennessee Biofuels Initiative. The Tennessee Biofuels Initiative is a business model proposed by UT...

The story of Max Perutz, a pioneering biologist with a remarkable passion for life

...s Crick and James Watson discovered the structure of DNA: under his leadership it grew to become the world-famous Laboratory for Molecular Biology. ferry succeeds in bringing [Perutz] sharply to life, wrote Dr. Gregory Petsko, Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry at Brandeis University, in a review o...
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EFT BioTech Holdings, Inc.'s Subsidiary Receives First Permit to Cross Taiwan Strait

...ngs, Inc. (Pink Sheets: EFTB), announced today that its 49% owned subsidiary, Excalibur International Marine Corporation, received the first permit to ferry passengers across the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and Mainland China. Excalibur's OceanLaLa vessel is 207 foot long, 52 foot wide and is capable of ...

UW-Madison scientists guide human skin cells to embryonic state

...the introduced genes into the genome of the cells. In addition, to ensure their safety for therapy, methods to remove the vectors, the viruses used to ferry the genes into the skin cells, need to be developed. Using the new reprogramming techniques, the Wisconsin group has developed eight new stem cell li...

Anthrax vaccine produces immunity with nanoparticles, not needles

...s in size. It would take about 265 of the droplets lined up side by side to equal the width of a human hair. The oil particles are small enough to ferry a key anthrax protein inside the nasal membranes, allowing immune-system cells to react to the protein and initiate a protective immune response. That...

Anthrax vaccine produces immunity with nanoparticles, not needles

...s in size. It would take about 265 of the droplets lined up side by side to equal the width of a human hair. The oil particles are small enough to ferry a key anthrax protein inside the nasal membranes, allowing immune-system cells to react to the protein and initiate a protective immune response. That...
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