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The Tug McGraw Foundation Announces 2007 Fundraising Gala

'Denim & Diamonds: An Evening with Tim McGraw and Friends' Presented by Anheuser-Busch Companies NAPA, Calif., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Tug McGraw Foundation (TMF) will hold its third annual fundraising gala on Friday, Nov. 2 at Grant's Farm, the ancestral home of the Bus...

'TUG' Procedure by Texas Health Dallas Cardiologist Offers Hope to Millions of Patients

...Das said. "This procedure could one day be something we offer people who are not suitable candidates for other interventional procedures." Called tug (transcutaneous ultrasound guided vascular intervention), the procedure involves using an ultrasound device on top of the patient's skin to produce im...

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Join Senior Military for Country United: Advancing Medicine From the Frontlines to the Homefront

...the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) and the tug McGraw Foundation (TMF) today launched Country Uni..., and federal health researchers. "My father tug McGraw proudly served as a Marine, and I'm honored...ng country music star and Honorary Chairman of the tug McGraw Foundation. The Partnership for Milit...

Vitamin A signals offer clues to treating autoimmunity

...matoid arthritis, lupus and type I diabetes. This "two signals at once" feature of the immune system can be viewed as the result of an evolutionary tug of war, says senior author Bali Pulendran, PhD, professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and Yerkes Natio...

Aethon Develops First-Ever Solution for Automated Replenishment of Pharmacy ADCs

... of hospital goods and supplies. Aethon's existing tug platform, combined with its patent-pending technol...items in need of replenishment are loaded into the tug med-replenish cart and tug reads the passive RFID tag, creating the beginning...

Scientists Unravel Mystery of Tamoxifen Resistance

...eps HER2 switched off," he said. If PAX2 isn't there -- or is forced out by another protein called AIB-1 -- the switch fails, Carroll said. "It's a tug of war," he said. "It's a competition between PAX2 and AIB-1. The balance between PAX2 and AIB-1 determines whether HER2 is switched on or switched of...

Children Who Have Frequent Family Dinners Less Likely to Use Marijuana, Tobacco, and Drink Alcohol

...blic service awareness campaign created by Avrett Free Ginsberg, a marketing communications company that is part of The Interpublic Group. Designed to tug at the heart strings of parents, the radio and TV PSAs are centered on a child's growth chart that parents use to measure their children's height. It ...

Charlotte Children's Hospital Gets a Delivery from Aethon's Train-Themed Robot This Fall

... tug Delivers Cheer, Medication and Equipment to Young ...to the national Make-A-Wish Foundation for each JR tug that is deployed. The JR TUG was initially introdu...harlotte, North Carolina, has agreed to place a JR tug into service early this fall. Levine Children's Ho...

8,000 People Join the Team Sarcoma Initiative to Fight a Rare Cancer

...o truly inspire us with the way they carry on with their lives in spite of the aftermath of numerous surgeries and extensive treatments. These stories tug at your heart. When you hear them, you know that you must do something to make more people aware of this rare cancer and to support research to find a...

Aethon, Inc. Names New Chief Financial Officer

...uipment rentals, increased patient safety and satisfaction, and improved regulatory compliance. Nearly 100 hospitals nationwide have deployed Aethon's tug and HOMER robots. For more information, visit http://www.aethon.com . ...
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Genetic tug of war determines sexual differentiation

Whether or not a fertilized mammalian egg ultimately develops into a male or female is determined by the winner of a tug of war between two different genes encoding signaling proteins and the divergent pathways they control, according to a new study led by Duke University Medical Center cell biolog...

New supercomputer to reel in answers to some of Earth's problems

...st power or speed. For example, climate scientists who are trying to understand the tiniest particles in the atmosphere or chemists watching how atoms tug at each other in a molecule need a different kind of supercomputer than physicists studying questions like the birth of the universe. Chinook's to...

The story of X -- evolution of a sex chromosome

...of genes that are harmful to females. Biologists have realized recently that some genes have opposite effects in males and females, and evolution is a tug of war between males jettisoning genes that they find detrimental only to have females put them back, and vice versa. "A good place to put sexually...

Making a point: Picoscale stability in a room-temperature AFM

...ogy. AFMs have a sharp, pointed probe fixed to one end of a diving-board-like cantilever. As the probe is scanned across a sample, atomic-scale forces tug at the probe tip, deflecting the cantilever. By reflecting a laser beam from the top of the cantilever, researchers can sense changes in the force and...

'Femtomolar optical tweezers' may enable sensitive blood tests

... Cutting-edge "tweezers" are so sensitive that they can feel the tell-tale tug of tiny concentrations of pathogens in blood samples, yet don't ever need to be sterilizedor even heldas they are ephemeral and weightless. The Nation...

NOAA takes first broad look at soot from ships

...06. From the NOAA research vessel, Ronald H. Brown, the team measured black carbon emitted by tankers, cargo and container ships, large fishing boats, tug boats, and ferries, many of them in the Houston Ship Channel. Commercial shipping releases roughly 130,000 metric tons of soot per year, or 1.7 pe...

Stanford researchers make first direct observation of 3-D molecule folding in real time

...such a complex structure, fold by fold. Previous studies typically have used biochemical techniques rather than lasers, which can directly grab and tug the RNA. Biochemical techniques give less clear estimates of how molecules fold in real time. They often give a description of the molecule's average ...

Scat sniffing dogs detecting rare California carnivores

...gs tend to be high-energy mutts, with an excessive play drive. Often, they were difficult pets left at shelters. Handlers reward the dogs by playing tug of war with a favorite toy. ...

Molecular Motors Cooperate In Moving Cellular Cargo, Study Shows

...n a delicate choreography of steps, rather than engaging in the brute-force tug of war many scientists had imagined. "We discovered that two molecular m... campus. "Because we see a fairly constant step size, we don't believe a tug of war is occurring," Selvin said. "If the dynein was fighting the kinesin,...

Duke Chemists Isolating Individual Molecules Of Toxic Protein In Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease

... interactions by retracting the tip of their AFM, which can measure changes in force at the atomic scale. Pulling back the tip can induce a measurable tug on the chemical bonds that hold together the two elevated monomers. By pulling on such bonds, the Duke scientists can deduce how much energy was re...
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Workplace flexibility: Give and take or tug of war?

The calendar may say it's still summer, but for workers the lazy, hazy, crazy vacation days are over. It's back to work - physically and mentally. So now that we are all rested and relaxed, what kind of situation are we returning to in the workplace? Well, actually neither workers or the workp...

WTN Interview with Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin: Facilitating technology growth and regional economic development is a priority

...better at the congressional level. Wisconsin is a small state, 5 million people with 8 congressional representatives in the House. We cant win in a tug of war against California, Florida or New York. We may be strong but we are only eight House representatives and California has 53. But, what happ...

The first law of software

...ece of bad news comes from the inevitable confusion when its not clear whos responsible for what. God forbid you have two deluded applications playing tug of war with the operating system over who gets to name and place files. Ive seen it happen and the support costs are significant as system and user be...

Technology industry doesnt have a monopoly on speed

...and wring every waking hour out of our salaried employees? Am I lying? Isnt there a paradigm that says every new development project must start with a tug of war between the engineers (saying the project will take 18 months) and the top brass (saying it shouldnt take more than six)? Isnt it also part ...

Leaving it all behind

...fternoons begging for an early exit from the work house, I wish I had a strategy to better balance my always-on life. Do you? How do you handle the tug off summer amid the demands of your techno-savvy life? Sure, it may be a cheap question designed to wrap up this column and get out on the playing fie...

An upside down view of the future

...and teams to create Next Generation Workplaces. Recent articles by Tony DiRomualdo Tony DiRomualdo: Workplace flexibility: Give and take or tug of war? Tony DiRomualdo: Geezers, grungers, gen-Xers and geeks - a look at workplace generational conflict Tony DiRomualdo: Growth through...

Can a talent market work inside organizations?

...nd teams to create Next Generation Workplaces. Recent articles by Tony DiRomualdo Tony DiRomualdo: Workplace flexibility: Give and take or tug of war? Tony DiRomualdo: Geezers, grungers, gen-Xers and geeks - a look at workplace generational conflict Tony DiRomualdo: Growth through...

Failure of heart drug offers lessons for drug industry

...fe within thousandths of a decimal point. And, because so many of us are aging Baby Boomers, we want them now. Competing demands These demands tug at the system from competing ends. Drug companies are constantly searching for new compounds, either from traditional chemicals or through biotechnolo...

CEOs Gone Wild? Risks and rewards in the executive suite

...y Tony DiRomualdo Tony DiRomualdo: Can a talent market work inside organizations? Tony DiRomualdo: Workplace flexibility: Give and take or tug of war? Tony DiRomualdo: Geezers, grungers, gen-Xers and geeks - a look at workplace generational conflict Tony DiRomualdo: Growth through...

How Best Buy said bye to burnout, hello to results

...e executive suite Tony DiRomualdo: Can a talent market work inside organizations? Tony DiRomualdo: Workplace flexibility: Give and take or tug of war? Tony DiRomualdo: Geezers, grungers, gen-Xers and geeks - a look at workplace generational conflict Tony DiRomualdo: Growth through...
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Spindle Fibers

...rocess in which a cell's nucleus replicates and divides in preparation ... The spindle fibers attach to the chromatids near the centromeres, and tug and ... muscle spindle n. A stretch receptor in vertebrate muscle. ... sensory fibers (Group Ia afferent neurons) of the muscle spindle r...

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