A government lab in Teddington has taken on its biggest sample for analysis to date a 14 tonne foot-bridge.
The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate measurement standards, science and technology. For over 100 years it has been the UKs National Measurement Institute and provides highly accurate measurement and analysis for public and private sector benefit alike.
New Rochelle, NY, April 1, 2008—Biotechnology companies are focusing on the development of novel biomarkers to overcome the limitations of current diagnostic tests for cancer, reports Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News (GEN). To effectively move cancer therapy forward, a much stronger and targeted emphasis on diagnosis will be required, according to an article in the April 1 issue of GEN (http://www.genengnews.com/articles/chitem.aspx?aid=2428).
Midwesterners have to be wondering: Will April be the cruelest month?
Patterns in the Midwest this spring are eerily reminiscent of 1993 and 1994, back-to-back years of serious flooding, with the Great Flood of 1993 causing nearly $20 billion of economic damage, damaging and destroying more than 50,000 homes and killing at least 38 people.
ARGONNE, Ill. (April 1, 2008) As gas prices continue to soar to record highs, motorists are crying out for an alternative that wont cramp their pocketbooks.
Scientists at U.S. Department of Energys Argonne National Laboratory are answering that call by working to chemically manipulate algae for production of the next generation of renewable fuels hydrogen gas.
Boston, MA--Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine have developed a new clinicogenomic model to accurately test for lung cancer. The model combines a specific gene expression for lung cancer as well as clinical risk factors. These findings currently appear on-line in the journal Cancer Prevention Research.
NEW YORK (March 29, 2008) -- Leading cardiologists at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center are presenting new basic and clinical research findings at the 57th annual American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting in Chicago, March 29 to April 1.
LOS ANGELES (ALL INFORMATION IS EMBARGOED UNTIL PRESENTED TIMES INDICATED BELOW) Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centers S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center will make several presentations at the upcoming annual meetings of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 57th Annual Scientific Session to be held in Chicago, Ill. (March 29 - April 1, 2008).
LOS ANGELES (ALL INFORMATION EMBARGOED UNTIL TIME OF PRESENTATION) Heart specialists and scientists from the divisions of Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Cardiac Imaging at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute will be involved in more than two dozen presentations at the 2008 scientific sessions of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. Meetings will be held March 29 through April 1 in Chicago. Below are 4 presentations that may be of particular interest:
Can diseases such as Alzheimers, obesity and diabetes be prevented before birth? According to Jonathan D. Gitlin, M.D., the Helene B. Roberson Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Genetics at the Washington University School of Medicine, researching whether diseases that strike adults are already genetically encoded in individuals while still in the womb, may enable physicians to one day address and prevent diseases in infancy.