• Because the field of ancient DNA (aDNA) has recently entered the era of whole-genome profiling [ 14 - 17 ], which is dependent on samples of exceptional preservation, understanding the nature and rate of DNA decay is as pertinent as ever, for both predictive and authentication purposes. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • Students in this program study the effective integration of engineering with biological and medical sciences, including the modeling of biological systems, and the design of devices and procedures useful for human and veterinary medicine. (gradschools.com)
  • Stefano Begolo a , Feng Shen b and Rustem F. Ismagilov * a a Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1200 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA. (rsc.org)
  • The program brought experts in mechanics research from across the globe to discuss current and future trends in the study and preservation of cultural heritage. (si.edu)
  • According to Giovanni Cardinal Saldarini, Archbishop of Turin and Official Custodian of the Shroud, future research on the Shroud of Turin will be restricted to areas of conservation and preservation of the cloth itself. (shroud.com)
  • The department offers graduate study in each of the sub disciplines of anthropology: archaeology, linguistic anthropology, biological anthropology, and social anthropology. (gradschools.com)
  • Almost two months have elapsed since the night of the terrible fire that destroyed so many artistic finds kept in our city, seriously damaging the Guarini's chapel of the Shroud and a wing of the Royal Palace and making run a serious risk to the preservation of the Shroud itself. (shroud.com)
  • Dawn Rogala , MCI Paintings Conservator, recently traveled to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, to participate in and advise on a U.S. Department of State Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation grant Implementing a Barcode Inventory System at the National Museum of Mongolia , a joint collections care project of the American Center for Mongolian Studies and the National Museum of Mongolia. (si.edu)
  • Biological immortality (sometimes referred to bio-indefinite mortality) is a state in which the rate of mortality from senescence is stable or decreasing, thus decoupling it from chronological age. (wikipedia.org)
  • I am particularly excited by chemical brain preservation's ability to improve the social contract: what benefits we may reasonably expect from the universe and society when we choose to live a good and moral life. (kurzweilai.net)
  • Asia Pacific is likely to lead the market, due to the growth in the chemical industry in emerging economies such as China and India, as sodium bifluoride has major applications in the cleansing and detergent industry. (webnewswire.com)