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Life Sciences - Health - 24.03.2010
New understanding of protein’s role in brain
How do we process thoughts and store memories? A team of researchers headed by Dr. Nahum Sonenberg of McGill's Department of Biochemistry and Goodman Cancer Centre has discovered that brains in mammals modify a particular protein in a unique way, which alters the protein's normal function.

Life Sciences - Health - 24.03.2010
Jumping to delusions - how the brain takes dangerous shortcuts
Jumping to delusions - how the brain takes dangerous shortcuts
Why do some people with mental illnesses entertain bizarre and seemingly irrational beliefs that make their lives a misery?

Life Sciences - 24.03.2010
Tune In: Eric Kandel in Charlie Rose Brain Series Thursday, March 25 at 11:00 p.m. on PBS
Tune in tomorrow to watch Nobel laureate Eric Kandel on episode six of the Charlie Rose Brain Series . Episode Six: The Aging Brain will be broadcast Thursday, March 25 at 11:00 p.m. EST on PBS. In addition to Kandel, the program will feature Scott Small , associate professor of neurology at Columbia; Brenda Milner from the Montreal Neurological Institute; Larry Squire from the University California San Diego; and John Hardy from University College London.

Life Sciences - Health - 22.03.2010
Gatsby Charitable Foundation Awards $4 Million to Salk-UC San Diego Consortium to Study Brain Circuitry
A new consortium of four research teams from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the University of California, San Diego has been selected by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, based in the United Kingdom, to receive a $4 million grant over five years to study neuronal circuits underlying higher brain function.

Life Sciences - Health - 22.03.2010
Washington Post editor David E. Hoffman talks about new book, The Dead Hand
Washington Post editor David E. Hoffman talks about new book, The Dead Hand
The Dead Hand tells, from both the American and the Russian perspectives, of the end of the Cold War arms race and its legacy of peril.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 18.03.2010
Scientists go into battle to disarm superbug
Scientists go into battle to disarm superbug
Scientists go into battle to disarm superbug Imperial researchers talk about tackling %0A " By Lucy Goodchild Friday 19 March 2010 Two recent pieces of research from Imperial reveal new ways of tackl

Health - Life Sciences - 18.03.2010
UCL surgeons perform revolutionary transplant operation
UCL surgeons perform revolutionary transplant operation
UCL scientists and surgeons have led a revolutionary operation to transplant a new trachea into a child and use the child's own stem cells to rebuild the airway in the body.

Chemistry - Life Sciences - 18.03.2010
Designs on science go on show
Designs on science go on show
PA 56/10 Unique research into ‘artificial life' forms at The University of Nottingham is being showcased in an unusual exhibition at the Royal College of Art in London.

Life Sciences - Environment - 18.03.2010
Freiburg welcomes historic plant meeting
Largest European Congress for Plant Science to be held at the University of Freiburg, Germany, in 2012 Freiburg, 18.03.2010 Plants in the Focus of the Green City Freiburg.

Health - Life Sciences - 17.03.2010
Major new research effort targets key pig diseases
Major new research effort targets key pig diseases
Major new research effort targets key pig diseases The project aims to prevent and diagnose costly respiratory diseases in pigs - %0A > Wednesday 17 March 2010 A consortium of researchers in Cambr

Life Sciences - Health - 17.03.2010
Bacteria divide like clockwork
Bacteria divide like clockwork
Cell division in cyanobacteria controlled by same kind of circadian rhythms that govern human sleep Physics Professor Alexander van Oudenaarden, left, works in his lab with physics graduate student Bernardo Pando. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ? A team of researchers at MIT and the University of California at San Diego has shown how cell division in a type of bacteria known as cyanobacteria is controlled by the same kind of circadian rhythms that govern human sleep patterns.

Physics - Life Sciences - 17.03.2010
DNA nanotechnology breakthrough offers promising applications in medicine
A team of McGill Chemistry Department researchers led by Dr. Hanadi Sleiman has achieved a major breakthrough in the development of nanotubes - tiny "magic bullets" that could one day deliver drugs to specific diseased cells.

Health - Life Sciences - 17.03.2010
New study to show how our body clock controls disease
New treatments for inflammatory lung diseases and a host of other conditions could be developed following a study into the impact of circadian rhythms – or body clock – at The University of Manchester.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 17.03.2010
Construction to begin on state-of-the-art facilities for neuroscience and psychology
Construction to begin on state-of-the-art facilities for neuroscience and psychology
Construction will start in late March on Princeton University's new Neuroscience and Psychology Buildings to be located south of Icahn Laboratory and west of Washington Road.

Health - Life Sciences - 17.03.2010
New method to prevent heart attacks
New method to prevent heart attacks
Matilda Larsson, in the background you can see her research in the form of a state of the heart diagram.

Health - Life Sciences - 16.03.2010
University opens £1million gene screening facility
University opens £1million gene screening facility
A state-of-the-art £1million facility, which will screen for fruit fly genes whose human counterparts are involved in diseases and breakthrough biological processes, is set to open at the University

Life Sciences - Health - 16.03.2010
The Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research turns 40!
The Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research turns 40!
March 16 2010 The Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research turns 40! Today, the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, part of the Novartis Research Foundation, is celebrating its 40th birthday.

Social Sciences - Life Sciences - 16.03.2010
Scientists urge treaty panel to reject ivory sale by Tanzania, Zambia
Male elephants of breeding age - over 28 years old - make up more than 5 percent of well-protected populations.

Health - Life Sciences - 16.03.2010
EPFL becomes world center for tuberculosis study
Tuberculosis still affects thousands of victims worldwide.

Life Sciences - Health - 16.03.2010
The Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research turns 40!
Today, the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, part of the Novartis Research Foundation, is celebrating its 40th birthday.

Health - Life Sciences - 12.03.2010
Benefits of Brain Cooling After Stroke Being Explored
Local researchers at UC San Diego Medical Center are collaborating with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) on the largest clinical trial of hypothermia (brain cooling) for stroke to date.

Life Sciences - Health - 11.03.2010

Life Sciences - 11.03.2010
Study offers clues to autism condition
They include poor communication skills and reduced mobility. Those affected may also suffer seizures, digestive and breathing problems and often need constant care.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.03.2010
Training tomorrow's inventors
Training tomorrow's inventors
This prosthetic device, which has gone through many incarnations since, is an alternative to complete knee replacement, helping patients recover mobility faster after the operation and giving them an implant that, in over 90 per cent of cases, lasts for over 20 years.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.03.2010
Botstein wins Albany Prize
David Botstein , director of the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University, has been named a recipient of the Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine for his leading role in mapping the human genome.

Life Sciences - Linguistics / Literature - 09.03.2010

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 09.03.2010
Chemical competition: Research identifies new mechanism regulating embryonic development
Chemical competition: Research identifies new mechanism regulating embryonic development
A Princeton University-led research team has discovered that protein competition over an important enzyme provides a mechanism to integrate different signals that direct early embryonic development. The work suggests that these signals are combined long before they interact with the organism's DNA, as was previously believed, and also may inform new therapeutic strategies to fight cancer.

Health - Life Sciences - 08.03.2010
Sylvester Researchers Awarded Five-Year Grant to Study Cancer Viruses
Sylvester Researchers Awarded Five-Year Grant to Study Cancer Viruses
March 09, 2010 — Viruses are believed to be the cause of as many as 20 percent of all cancers, but some viruses can infect human cells and remain latent.

Life Sciences - Health - 08.03.2010
Study Shows Potential for Using Algae to Produce Human Therapeutic Proteins
Pharmaceutical companies could substantially reduce the expense of costly treatments for cancer and other diseases produced from mammalian or bacterial cells by growing these human therapeutic proteins in algae?rapidly growing aquatic plant cells that have recently gained attention for their ability to produce biofuels.

Life Sciences - 07.03.2010
Stress linked to diabetics' memory loss
They compared this with general intelligence levels, using vocabulary tests, to work out whether brain function in participants had diminished over time. This study shows that older people with diabetes who have higher levels of stress hormones in their blood are more likely to have experienced cognitive decline.

Health - Life Sciences - 07.03.2010
Pinpointing how cancer cells cope with chemotherapy
Pinpointing how cancer cells cope with chemotherapy
PA 40/10 Scientists at The University of Nottingham have pinpointed one of the mechanisms which cancer cells use to survive chemotherapy.

Health - Life Sciences - 05.03.2010
McGill, Quebec biotech firm partner for new bone-disease treatment
Dr. Marc McKee, of McGill's Faculty of Dentistry and the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, is collaborating closely with Enobia Pharma Inc, a Quebec biotech company, to develop innovative treatments for serious genetic bone diseases.

Life Sciences - Health - 05.03.2010
UC San Diego Establishes Center for Chronobiology
Scientists at UC San Diego studying the biological clocks of bacteria, fungi, plants and animals have joined forces to apply their knowledge across these diverse groups of organisms to human sleep disorders in a newly established Center for Chronobiology.

Life Sciences - Health - 04.03.2010
Genome sequenced for amoeba that flips into free-swimming cell
Genome sequenced for amoeba that flips into free-swimming cell
BERKELEY — In the long evolutionary road from bacteria to humans, a major milestone occurred some 1.5 billion years ago when microbes started building closets for all their stuff, storing DNA inside a nucleus, for example, or cramming all the energy machinery inside mitochondria.

Health - Life Sciences - 03.03.2010
Researchers take a sideways look at peripheral vision
Researchers take a sideways look at peripheral vision
Researchers from UCL‘s Institute of Ophthalmology say what we can and can't see in our peripheral vision may not be the result of a random process. As you read this, you may notice that the word directly in front of you is clear, but all the surrounding words are hard to decipher. For most people, this effect ? known as 'crowding' ? is not a problem.

Health - Life Sciences - 03.03.2010
UCL researchers take a sideways look at peripheral vision
UCL researchers take a sideways look at peripheral vision
Researchers from UCL?s Institute of Ophthalmology say what we can and can?t see in our peripheral vision may not be the result of a random process.

Health - Life Sciences - 03.03.2010
MIT receives funding to start new Center for Cancer Systems Biology
This past week, the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT received funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to become a Center for Cancer Systems Biology (CCSB).

Life Sciences - Mathematics - 03.03.2010

Life Sciences - Health - 02.03.2010
UCLA engineers develop faster method to detect bacterial contamination in coastal waters
Currently, beachgoers are informed about water-quality conditions based on results from the previous day's sample.

Life Sciences - Health - 02.03.2010
Engineers develop faster method to detect bacterial contamination in coastal waters
Currently, beachgoers are informed about water-quality conditions based on results from the previous day's sample.

Life Sciences - 02.03.2010
How Berkeley is finding its voice in Sacramento
On Jan. 8, the day Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger introduced his latest budget proposal, he simultaneously declared a fiscal emergency for the state of California.

Life Sciences - Health - 01.03.2010
Professor nominated for pioneering drug research
Professor nominated for pioneering drug research
Professor David Becker (UCL Cell and Developmental Biology) is one of seven  finalists nominated for the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council's 2010 Innovator of the Year Award competition.

Life Sciences - Health - 01.03.2010

Health - Life Sciences - 01.03.2010
$300,000 CIHR grant awarded to Medicago, the Research Institute of the MUHC and McGill University
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) have awarded a $300,000 grant for research focusing on the nature of the immune response induced by the action mechanisms of plant-made Virus-Like Pa

Life Sciences - Health - 01.03.2010
Biogenic Insecticides Described
, a bacterium which lives in a symbiotic relationship with nematodes. The tiny worms enter insect larvae through natural openings, where they proceed to "cough up" the bacteria, so to speak.

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