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Jules Verne ATV launch approaching
After the successful launch of ESA's Columbus laboratory aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis on Thursday, Feb. (2008-02-11)
Researchers discover mechanism that allows rapid signal transmission between nerve cells
Researchers at Charité's NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence have successfully identified the mechanism behind rapid signal transmission. (2017-12-13)
Ethical issues are important in 'standard-of-care' clinical trials
A learning healthcare system (LHS) aligns science, informatics, incentives, and culture for continuous improvement and innovation, with a delivery process that is based on best practices while also capturing new knowledge. (2018-01-10)
Researchers define role of CEP290 in maintaining ciliary function
A new study in the Sept. 6 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology helps define the role of an important ciliary protein, CEP290. (2010-09-06)
No need in supercomputers
A group of physicists from the Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics, the Lomonosov Moscow State University, has learned to use personal computer for calculations of complex equations of quantum mechanics, usually solved with help of supercomputers. (2016-06-28)
How to get rid of a satellite after its retirement
Researchers at University of La Rioja have developed a new method to eliminate artificial satellites in Highly Elliptical Orbits when they finish their mission. (2015-09-01)
Synthetic membranes created to mimic properties of living cells
Biochemists at the University of California San Diego have developed artificial cell membranes that grow and remodel themselves in a manner similar to that of living mammalian cells. (2016-07-18)
Developing web technologies to share secure information
Dr. Lalana Kagal and fellow researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing a standard policy language to achieve flexible and dynamic Web security when information is shared between agencies, countries and organizations. (2010-03-02)
Wild blueberries (bilberries) can help tackle the adverse effects of a high-fat diet
Eating bilberries diminishes the adverse effects of a high-fat diet, according to a recent study at the University of Eastern Finland. (2014-12-18)
Groundbreaking discovery may lead to stronger antibiotics
The last decade has seen a dramatic decline in the effectiveness of antibiotics, resulting in a mounting public health crisis across the world. (2008-10-01)
Pharmacists can play key role in fight against osteoporosis: U of A study
University of Alberta researcher Nese Yuksel shows how pharmacists can help in the fight against osteoporosis, a disease that often goes undiagnosed. (2010-03-03)
Patient navigation may aid in breast cancer treatment in high-risk populations
Patient navigation, or the linking of a newly diagnosed cancer patient with a professional trained in assisting patients though the complex journey of cancer diagnosis and treatment, may lead to better breast cancer care in high risk and minority women. (2014-08-04)
Making the microbiome part of precision medicine
Studies of the microbiome should be integral to future precision medicine initiatives, argue scientists from the University of Chicago in a new commentary published Nov. (2016-11-01)
Study may lead to new means of increasing effectiveness of existing cancer treatments
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have discovered a new mechanism of activation of a pathway known to be implicated in many cancers. (2004-11-22)
Religious coping may affect couples dealing with type 2 diabetes
A new study indicates that spousal engagement in shared glycemic control activities -- such as planning a healthy diet -- may help patients with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar levels. (2017-06-07)
Flu pandemic medical help left in the waiting room
GPs are not an integral part of Australian influenza planning, despite the important role they will play in limiting deaths in the event of a pandemic hitting the country, according to research from the Australian National University. (2008-05-27)
ESA's Integral discovers hidden black holes
Integral, ESA's powerful gamma-ray space telescope, has discovered what seems to be a new class of astronomical objects. (2003-10-20)
ESA presents Integral's first images
Integral, the European Space Agency's gamma-ray satellite, has taken its first images and collected its first scientific data. (2002-12-11)
Looks like turtle weed, but it's not
Newly described species points to richer marine biodiversity in Guam waters than previously understood. (2012-10-09)
Sporting events should ditch nutritional supps and sports drinks sponsorship
Sporting bodies should ditch the sponsorship of nutritional supplement and sports drinks manufacturers, because they could be lending 'unwarranted credibility' to these products, conclude two leading authorities on the promotion of sports for health and wellbeing in the Journal of Medical Ethics. (2014-09-22)
European satellites probe a new magnetar
On Aug. 22, 2008, NASA's Swift satellite reported multiple blasts of radiation from a rare object known as a soft gamma repeater, or SGR. (2009-06-16)
3-D printing revives Bronze Age music
An archaeologist has 3-D printed a replica of an Iron Age artifact to revive a rich musical culture in ancient Ireland. (2015-09-02)
Non-coding RNAs help silence the mammalian transcription
Dr. Shirley Tilghman and colleagues (Princeton University) lend new insight into the mechanism of genomic imprinting, demonstrating a necessary role for a non-coding RNA transcript in the silencing of an imprinted gene cluster in mice. (2006-05-14)
Build your own home theater for full-blast entertainment with 'Virtual Sound Ball'
Professor Yang-Hann Kim and Research Professor Jung-Woo Choi from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, KAIST, have succeeded in building an audio rendering system, (2012-11-05)
Illegal marijuana farms continue to threaten fishers in California
The relatively rare, forest-dwelling fisher is increasingly becoming the innocent victim of illegal marijuana farms in forested lands in California. (2015-11-04)
Clinical Trials Litigation: Legal & Ethical Issues in Human Subjects Research
On Thursday, October 3, Brooklyn Law School's Center for Health Law and Policy will present a program that examines the legal and ethical questions surrounding the safety of human subjects in clinical research projects while examining the status of exisiting litigation. (2002-10-01)
Grandparents relate to adopted grandchildren the same as biological grandchildren
Grandparents of adopted grandchildren relate to them as an integral part of the family -- just as they relate to their biological grandchildren. (2007-04-16)
Study examines the effects of sexual harassment, assault on researchers' careers
Investigators who previously reported on sexual harassment and assault during academic fieldwork have now shed light on the effects of such violations on individuals and their career trajectories. (2017-10-19)
Public education key to reducing genetic diseases linked to close-kin marriage
Basic information on the genetic problems linked to close-kin marriage and the preventive measures available should be included as part of the secondary school curricula in the Middle East, state the authors of a Comment in this week's issue of The Lancet. (2006-03-23)
Synthesizing real-life tweets
Scientists in Brazil are using a genetic algorithm to create a realistic soundscape of birdsong that can be triggered by updates from the micro-blogging service, Twitter, which celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. (2016-03-29)
Research could lead to new cancer assay, aid both dogs and humans
Veterinary researchers have identified a unique group of proteins that indicate the presence of transitional cell carcinoma -- the most common cause of bladder cancer -- and may lead to a new assay which could better diagnose this disease in both dogs and humans. (2014-06-05)
Stanford Engineering's Jens Norskov wins Boudart Award for catalysis
Norskov has contributed extensively to the development of computational methods and models of surface reactivity. (2013-02-07)
Spliceosomal fidelity
As published in the August 15th issue of G&D, Drs. (2005-08-14)
Rockefeller University receives $45 million from NIH for clinical and translational science
With its Clinical and Translational Science Award, Rockefeller University has established the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, which will bring together translational researchers at Rockefeller University and its affiliated and collaborating institutions. (2006-10-03)
Low heritability of tinnitus
The relative importance of genetic factors in tinnitus is low, according to new research from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. (2010-04-20)
POSTECH researchers develop a control algorithm for more accurate lab-on-a-chip devices
Prof. Wan Kyun Chung with Ph.D. student Young Jin Heo, M.S. student Junsu Kang, and postdoctoral researcher Min Jun Kim in the Robotics Laboratory at POSTECH, Korea, have developed a novel control algorithm to resolve critical problems induced from a Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) controller by automatizing the technical tuning process. (2016-04-04)
Schools, communities share responsibility for child nutrition
The American Dietetic Association has published an updated position paper on local support for nutrition integrity in schools that calls on schools and communities to work together to provide healthful and affordable meals for all children and to promote educational environments that help students learn and practice healthy behaviors for their entire lives. (2010-08-09)
Scientists applaud passage of Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act
'The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine applauds the Senate passage of the Frank R. (2016-06-08)
ESA's new view of the Milky Way - in gamma rays!
ESA's gamma-ray observatory Integral is making excellent progress, mapping the Galaxy at key gamma-ray wavelengths. (2003-11-11)
Biophysical Society Announces 2010 society fellows
The Biophysical Society is delighted to announce its 2010 Society Fellows. (2009-09-04)
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