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Health - Life Sciences - 27.04.2009
Stem cell focus for IBD wound healing
Stem cell focus for IBD wound healing
PA 116/09 Scientists at The University of Nottingham are investigating whether stem cell markers could have a role to play in speeding up wound healing in patients suffering from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Health - Life Sciences - 26.04.2009
New 99 million facility to find treatments for serious health problems
New 99 million facility to find treatments for serious health problems
New £99 million facility to find treatments for serious health problems New six-storey building will contain over 450 world-class researchers and clinicians from Imperial College London and Imperial

Health - Life Sciences - 23.04.2009
UCL Pfizer to develop pioneering stem cell sight therapies
UCL has entered into a collaboration with the biopharmaceutical group Pfizer, negotiated by UCL Business, to advance development of stem cell-based therapies for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Health - Life Sciences - 23.04.2009
President, Three Faculty Members Named AAAS Fellows
Office of News and Information Johns Hopkins University 901 South Bond Street, Suite 540 Baltimore, Maryland 21231 Phone: 443-287-9960 | Fax: 443-287-9920 President Ronald J. Daniels and three

Health - Life Sciences - 22.04.2009
Lice can be nice to us
Lice can be nice to us
PA 111/09 Parasite infestations might have a good side. Wild mice from a Nottinghamshire forest have given experts at The University of Nottingham clues as to the importance of some parasites, such as lice, for the conditioning of a “natural” immune system.

Health - Life Sciences - 20.04.2009

Life Sciences - 16.04.2009
The story of X - evolution of a sex chromosome
The story of X - evolution of a sex chromosome
In the first evolutionary study of the chromosome associated with being female, University of California, Berkeley, biologist Doris Bachtrog and her colleagues show that the history of the X chromoso

Life Sciences - Health - 06.04.2009
Young adults at future risk of Alzheimer’s have different brain activity, says study
Young adults at future risk of Alzheimer's have different brain activity, says study Results may support the idea that memory function could gradually wear itself out in those who go on to develop Al

Life Sciences - Health - 05.04.2009
Schizophrenia patients see through illusions: watch now
Patients with schizophrenia are able to see correctly through the ‘hollow mask? illusion, probably because their brain disconnects 'what the eyes see? from what 'the brain thinks it is seeing',

Health - Life Sciences - 01.04.2009
Pioneering research brings cure for hearing loss one step closer
Research funded by RNID and Deafness Research UK has made a major breakthrough towards using stem cells as a treatment for hearing loss in the future.

Health - Life Sciences - 31.03.2009
Study suggests new approach may be needed for treating infectious blindness
Study suggests new approach may be needed for treating infectious blindness Programmes may need to treat everyone who is living with someone infected with trachoma, say researchers %0A " By Laura Gal

Computer Science / Telecom - Life Sciences - 30.03.2009
Humanoid robot helps scientists to understand intelligence
Humanoid robot helps scientists to understand intelligence Imperial gets iCub robot to further research into Artificial Intelligence %0A " Tuesday 31 March 2009 By Colin Smith A humanoid robot newly

Health - Life Sciences - 26.03.2009
Listen now: Stem cell research the science, the methods and the applications
Links: UCL Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Steering Committee The London Project to Cure Blindness UCL on iTunes U Four UCL professors discuss the science and debates surrounding stem cell research, reflect on their own work and consider the implications of President Obama's reversal of the ban on US federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 26.03.2009
Untangling the genetic web?
Untangling the genetic web?
PA 87/09 They are large, hairy and some are big enough to devour lizards, mice and birds.

Art and Design - Life Sciences - 23.03.2009
Listening to pleasant music could help restore vision in stroke patients, suggests study
Listening to pleasant music could help restore vision in stroke patients, suggests study Stroke patients had improved visual awareness when they listened to their favourite music - %0A " Imperial Col

Health - Life Sciences - 23.03.2009

Health - Life Sciences - 23.03.2009
UCL and Glaxo to develop drug antibody treatment for rare disease
Pentraxin Therapeutics Ltd, a UCL spin-off company, and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) are collaborating to develop the world's first dual drug?antibody treatment for the rare and often fatal condition amyloidosis.

Life Sciences - 20.03.2009
Questions from the Biology Big Quiz
Test your biology knowledge with some of the questions from today's Biology Big Quiz for local Year 10 students.

Life Sciences - 19.03.2009
Seeing the brain in action
Seeing the brain in action
PA 75/09 Mind games are the activities of choice at the Brain & Body Centre this week as experts and secondary school pupils celebrate international Brain Awareness Week (16-22 March 2009).

Health - Life Sciences - 16.03.2009
UV light cuts spread of TB
UV light cuts spread of TB New study suggests ultraviolet lights could reduce the spread of tuberculosis in hospitals - %0A " Imperial College London News Release Under strict embargo for 01.0

Health - Life Sciences - 16.03.2009
Key resource will help address complications in pregnancy
A new resource at the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH) will help doctors and scientists address the four key complications in pregnancy. Jointly led by Professor Gudrun Moore (UCL ICH) and Professor Lesley Regan (St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College London), the resource ‘ known as the Baby Bio Bank ' will be the first study of its kind and the most extensive, as it will analyse maternal and paternal inheritance patterns.

Life Sciences - Health - 15.03.2009
Brain awareness week: the impact of UCL research
‘Neuroscience is one of the key disciplines of our time, and UCL is today the strongest neuroscience university in Europe ': Professor Malcolm Grant, UCL President and Provost.

Life Sciences - Administration - 11.03.2009
Long, sexy tails not a drag on male hummingbirds
Long, sexy tails not a drag on male hummingbirds
An Anna's hummingbird outfitted with two long feathers from the Jamaican red-billed streamertail, a hummingbird that naturally sports two 19-cm long tail feathers. (Christopher Clark/UC Berkeley) BERKELEY — The long tails sported by many male birds in the tropics look like they're a drag to carry around and a distinct disadvantage when fleeing predators, but experiments by University of California, Berkeley, biologists shows that they exact only a minimal cost in speed or energy at least in hummingbirds.

Health - Life Sciences - 09.03.2009
US stem cell funding ban lift: the implications
Barack Obama yesterday overturned the ban on US federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research.

Health - Life Sciences - 09.03.2009
US stem cell funding ban lift: the implications
Barack Obama yesterday overturned the ban on US federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research.

Health - Life Sciences - 05.03.2009
How mosquitoes could teach us a trick in the fight against malaria
How mosquitoes could teach us a trick in the fight against malaria Researchers uncover new insights into how mosquitoes' immune systems fight off deadly parasites Imperial College London news release

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 04.03.2009
Assembling cells into artificial 3-D tissues, like tiny glands
Assembling cells into artificial 3-D tissues, like tiny glands
BERKELEY — As synthetic biologists cram more and more genes into microbes to make genetically engineered organisms produce ever more complex drugs and chemicals, two University of California chemists have gone a step further.

Life Sciences - Health - 02.03.2009
Schizophrenia linked to signalling problems in new brain study
Schizophrenia linked to signalling problems in new brain study Researchers identify 49 genes that work differently in schizophrenia patients - %0A " Imperial College London News Release Under strict

Health - Life Sciences - 26.02.2009
Scientists unlock the secrets of C. difficile’s protective shell, paving the way for new superbug drugs and vaccines
Scientists unlock the secrets of C. difficile's protective shell, paving the way for new superbug drugs and vaccines First images of the structure of superbug's protein 'jacket' %0A " Imperial

Health - Life Sciences - 24.02.2009
1m for new research at UCL and partner hospital trusts
Teams of health scientists from UCL and three partner hospital trusts across London are joining forces to develop research and groundbreaking treatments for patients with a range of debilitating conditions, drawing on a total of 1 million funding.

Health - Life Sciences - 24.02.2009
1m for new research at UCL and partner hospital trusts
Teams of health scientists from UCL and three partner hospital trusts across London are joining forces to develop research and groundbreaking treatments for patients with a range of debilitating conditions, drawing on a total of 1 million funding.

Health - Life Sciences - 20.02.2009
Cancer Research UK launches first super cancer centre in Birmingham
Birmingham will today become the first link in a unique chain of Cancer Research UK Centres to be launched round the country. These cancer centres will draw together world class research and areas of medical expertise to achieve the best possible results for cancer patients nationwide. As the first Cancer Research UK Centre, Birmingham will set the pace for national and international progress for genetics, gene therapy and the link between viruses and some cancers as well as focusing on cancers of the prostate and bladder and leukaemia.

Life Sciences - Physics - 20.02.2009
Shedding light on protein structures
20.02.2009 / Bern - SNF Protein crystallography started 50 years ago with simply structured molecules.

Health - Life Sciences - 18.02.2009
Meningitis bacteria dress up as human cells to evade our immune system
Meningitis bacteria dress up as human cells to evade our immune system New study could lead to development of new vaccines against meningitis %0A " Imperial College London and University of Oxford ne

Health - Life Sciences - 17.02.2009
"Evolved" virus may improve gene therapy for cystic fibrosis
BERKELEY — Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Iowa have turned a relatively benign virus into a highly infectious form that is ideal as a carrier for gene therapy.

Health - Life Sciences - 15.02.2009
On-the-spot DNA analysis to test tolerance to prescription drugs gets closer
On-the-spot DNA analysis to test tolerance to prescription drugs gets closer SNP Dr to assess patient DNA to improve drug response %0A " For Immediate Release Monday 16 February 2009 A handheld devic

Life Sciences - Social Sciences - 12.02.2009
Village bird study highlights loss of wildlife knowledge from one generation to the next
Village bird study highlights loss of wildlife knowledge from one generation to the next Research shows how 'generational amnesia' is threatening conservation in the UK %0A " Imperial College London

Life Sciences - Health - 11.02.2009
Wild about the evolution of domesticated yeast
Wild about the evolution of domesticated yeast
PA 40/09 It lives all around us and is probably one of the earliest domesticated organisms. Humans have been using it for tens of thousands of years.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.02.2009
Are we as decisive as we think?
The underlying sense of being in control of our own actions is challenged by new research from the UCL Institute of Neurology and the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neurosocience, which demonstrates that

Health - Life Sciences - 10.02.2009
Are we as decisive as we think?
The underlying sense of being in control of our own actions is challenged by new research from the UCL Institute of Neurology and the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neurosocience, which demonstrates that

Physics - Life Sciences - 05.02.2009
Inner workings of photosynthesis revealed by powerful new laser technique
Inner workings of photosynthesis revealed by powerful new laser technique Instant images show how energy is transported across photosynthetic molecules %0A " Imperial College London news release For

Life Sciences - Health - 04.02.2009
Scientists narrow search for genes linked to ability to ’see’ sounds
Scientists narrow search for genes linked to ability to 'see' sounds Study sheds light on causes of synaesthesia %0A " Thursday 5 February 2009 A new study identifies specific chromosomal regions lin

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 04.02.2009
KQED-TV to air doc on late revolutionary biologist Allan Wilson
San Francisco - Berkeley Psychologist Jack Block, 85, has died Positive prospects for California's green businesses, study finds Chancelllor Birgeneau announces senior-management transition plan

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 03.02.2009
Neural Mapping Paints A Haphazard Picture of Odor Receptors
Cambridge, Mass. February 3, 2009 - Despite the striking aromatic differences between coffee, peppermint, and pine, a new mapping of the nose's neural circuitry suggests a haphazard patchwork where the receptors for such disparate scents are as likely as not to be neighbors. Inexplicably, this seemingly random arrangement is faithfully preserved across individuals and even species, with cells that process the same scent located in precisely the same location on the olfactory bulb, the brain's first processing station for odors.

Life Sciences - History / Archeology - 02.02.2009
Groundbreaking human evolution book launch to kick start Imperial’s Darwin bicentenary celebrations
Groundbreaking human evolution book launch to kick start Imperial's Darwin bicentenary celebrations Leading authors launch new book at Imperial event Imperial College London media invitation For imme

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 28.01.2009
Sheffield scientists research rice yield potential
29 January 2009 Sheffield scientists research rice yield potential Researchers from the University of Sheffield are involved in an ambitious project led by the International Rice Research Institute (

Life Sciences - Health - 28.01.2009
Improved method for comparing genomes as well as written text
Improved method for comparing genomes as well as written text
BERKELEY — Taking a hint from the text comparison methods used to detect plagiarism in books, college papers and computer programs, University of California, Berkeley, researchers have developed an improved method for comparing whole genome sequences. With nearly a thousand genomes partly or fully sequenced, scientists are jumping on comparative genomics as a way to construct evolutionary trees, trace disease susceptibility in populations, and even track down people's ancestry.

Environment - Life Sciences - 26.01.2009
Imperial researchers to help develop new ’green’ fuel sources
Imperial researchers to help develop new 'green' fuel sources Life scientists receive part of UK's largest ever public investment in bioenergy %0A " By Danielle Reeves Tuesday 27 January 2009 Imperia

Physics - Life Sciences - 26.01.2009
Space mission for worms
Space mission for worms
Worms from The University of Nottingham should be checking in for a flight onboard the Space Shuttle later this year — to help researchers investigate the effect of zero gravity on the body's muscle development and physiology. Researchers are also hoping to get primary school children involved in the project.

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