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Strange, fanged deer persists in Afghanistan

10/31/2014
WCS study confirms that endangered musk deer still live in Nuristan Province – some 60 years after last sighting Species targeted by poachers: Musk deer scent glands are more valuable than gold Study appears in the October issue of the journal Oryx NEW YORK (Octob... [Comments]Strange, fanged deer persists in Afghanistan

A new generation of storage -- ring

10/31/2014
A bright synchrotron source that emits over a wide part of the electromagnetic spectrum from the infrared to hard X-rays is currently being built in Lund, Sweden. The MAX IV facility presents a range of technical challenges for the team putting together its component parts in a storage - rin... [Comments]A new generation of storage -- ring

Lack of oxygen delayed the rise of animals on Earth

10/31/2014
New Haven, Conn. – Geologists are letting the air out of a nagging mystery about the development of animal life on Earth. Scientists have long speculated as to why animal species didn't flourish sooner, once sufficient oxygen covered the Earth's surface. Animals began to prosper at... [Comments]Lack of oxygen delayed the rise of animals on Earth

UT Southwestern Microbiologist awarded prestigious NIH research grant

10/31/2014
DALLAS – Oct. 31, 2014 – Dr. John Schoggins , Assistant Professor of Microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has received a prestigious New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research that aims to understand why bats can harbor numerous viru... [Comments]UT Southwestern Microbiologist awarded prestigious NIH research grant

Green spaces don't ensure biodiversity in urban areas

10/31/2014
Planting trees and creating green space in cities is good for attracting species, but it may not be enough to ensure biodiversity in built environments, a University of Iowa study has found. The researchers surveyed two types of tree in an urban area in Iowa, and recorded the abundance o... [Comments]Green spaces don't ensure biodiversity in urban areas

Improved mouse model will accelerate research on potential Ebola vaccines, treatments

10/31/2014
In the war against Ebola one important hurdle has just been cleared – by a mouse. Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and colleagues have developed the first genetic strain of mice that can be infected with Ebola and display symptoms similar to those that humans experience. This work, published in the current issue of Science , will significantly improve... [Comments]

A matter of life and death: Cell death proteins key to fighting disease

10/31/2014
Melbourne researchers have uncovered key steps involved in programmed cell death, offering new targets for the treatment of diseases including lupus, cancers and neurodegenerative diseases. The research teams from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute worked together to discover the three-dim... [Comments]A matter of life and death: Cell death proteins key to fighting disease

New step towards eradication of H5N1 bird flu

10/31/2014
A University of Adelaide-led project has developed a new test that can distinguish between birds that have been vaccinated against the H5N1 strain of avian influenza virus or "bird flu" with those that have been naturally infected. This is a significant step in the fight against this often fatal strain of avian influenza which is widespread in the poultry populations of South East Asia, pa... [Comments]

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Biology Technology

Offshore Support Vessel Market Projected to Reach $91,228.8 Million by 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets

10/31/2014
(PRWEB) October 31, 2014 The report "Offshore Support Vessel Market by Type (Anchor Handling, Towing & Supply Vessel, Platform Supply Vessels, Multi-Purpose Service Vessel, Crew Boats, Standby & Rescue Vessels & Others) & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018", defines and segments the offshore support vessel market with analysis and forecasting of th... [Comments]

CPhI Worldwide 2014 Announces Biggest Ever Show and Points to Pharma Growth in Brazil, Russia and Fast Emerging Africa

10/31/2014
AMSTERDAM , October 31, 2014 Huge event with 36,000+ global professionals is now the key barometer of future pharma industry health, analysis and forecasting   CPhI Worldwide , organised by UBM Live, celebrates the closing of its most successful show to date with pre-audit figures estimating more than 36,000+ attendees and 2,500 exhibitors. Held this year in P... [Comments]

Fairfield University School of Engineering project reduces illness in rural community

10/31/2014
FAIRFIELD, Connecticut (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Having access to safe drinking water and ensuring it remains sanitary is an uphill battle in many corners of the globe. It’s a major priority right now for a rural farming community in northwestern Bolivia where many have been sickened by unclean water. That is where a group from Fairfield University’s School of Engineering has been working... [Comments]

China to Dominate Caustic Soda Market Through 2018, Says Merchant Research & Consulting in Its New Study

10/31/2014
London, UK (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Caustic soda is utilized in the production of zeolites, sodium phosphate salts, epoxy resins and polycarbonates. At present, China takes lead in the global caustic soda market, followed by the USA. Dow, which possesses a number of facilities in the USA, Germany, Brazil and Canada, is currently the dominant player in the world caustic soda market in te... [Comments]

Insight Product Development Gives Northwestern University Students Foundation for Innovation Success

10/31/2014
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The evening of October 29th, Northwestern University tapped Insight Product Development’s decades-long heritage in successful medical device development to give its graduate students real world context for what it takes to successfully innovate in the complex and highly regulated medical space. As part of a two-hour on-site class, Insight gave master’s p... [Comments]

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