Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

July 17, 2001
New mutant mouse repositories established for biomedical researcher community
The National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) at the National Institutes of Health announces its new Mutant Mouse Regional Resource Centers network.

Symposium to highlight regulation of plant immune responses
The Symposium: Signal Transduction Mechanisms in Plant Defense Activation will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

BioMed Central to deposit e-journals with the British Library
All the research articles published in the BioMed Central family of journals are to be archived by the British Library as soon as the necessary system architecture is in place.

Rutgers to start up National Program of Excellence in Biomedical Computing
Rutgers has been selected by the NIH to develop a National Program of Excellence in Biomedical Computing.

Presentation of Dr. Ingo Potrykus July 21 in Providence
ASPB to Present Public Service Award to Dr. Ingo Potrykus Potrykus will speak on his research on revolutionary

Public-private partnership launches osteoarthritis initiative
For the first time, a public-private partnership will bring together new resources and commitment to help find biological markers for the progression of osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease that is a major cause of disability in people 65 and older.

Hendra virus has a growing family tree
Australian scientists have found a long line of viruses emerging from the viral family of the Hendra virus, first detected in the state of Queensland in 1994.

Lincoln's little blue pills
Abraham Lincoln reached over and picked a man up by the coat collar at the back of the neck and shook him
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