• researchers
  • To better understand the media's impact on children's health, a team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health examined the "Nag Factor. (innovations-report.com)
  • As researchers continue to investigate factors influencing the childhood obesity epidemic, attention often turns towards the marketing and consumption of junk food," said Dina Borzekowski, EdD, EdM, MA, senior author of the study and an associate professor with the Bloomberg School's Department of Health, Behavior and Society. (innovations-report.com)
  • The new findings indicate that certain transcription factors are working together in a coordinated way to regulate the changes in seen in gene expression between humans and chimps, the researchers said. (innovations-report.com)
  • The researchers at the University of Helsinki, Finland, and the Ludwig Institute of Cancer Research show that application of vascular endothelial growth factor-C (VEGF-C) to replace excised mouse lymph nodes and lymph vessels ensures formation of mature lymphatic vessels and incorporation of lymph node transplants into existing lymphatic vasculature. (innovations-report.com)
  • The researchers applied vascular endothelial growth factor-C (VEGF-C) gene therapy in mice after surgery removal of axillary lymph nodes, a procedure that mimicked removal of axillary lymph nodes in patients in response to metastatic breast cancer. (innovations-report.com)
  • In a new study,* researchers from the Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML), a government-university partner facility in Charleston, S.C., and from university and federal collaborators in Hawaii demonstrated POPs are not, in fact, a co-factor linked to the increasing number of green sea turtles afflicted with FP. (innovations-report.com)
  • In addition to his own work, he attracted a large number of high quality PhD students from all over the world, many of whom became senior academics and researchers themselves. (wikipedia.org)
  • university
  • Eivind Almaas, a researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and a co-author on the study, developed a gene regulatory network diagram of the transcription factors in relation to the genes that rise or fall with them. (innovations-report.com)
  • He has several siblings including an older brother, Jim Falk, also a physicist and former university leader, in Melbourne, Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The project's director was Roy Schwitters, a physicist at the University of Texas at Austin. (wikipedia.org)
  • He demonstrated his "transmutation" of uranium oxide into radium to physicists of the University of Cologne, but declined to explain his procedure. (wikipedia.org)
  • His Wave Theory of Aberrations, (published by Oxford University Press 1950), is central to all modern optical design and provides the mathematical analysis which enables the use of computers to create the wealth of high quality lenses available today. (wikipedia.org)
  • As applied in the university environment, political factors took priority over the historically applied concept of scholarly ability, even though its two most prominent supporters were Nobel Laureates Philipp Lenard and Johannes Stark. (wikipedia.org)
  • Later in his career, Gyorgy investigated the protective factors found in human breast milk at the University of Pennsylvania. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1987
  • Lockwood 2007 told the New Scientist that he seriously doubted that solar influences were a big factor compared to anthropogenic influences: to explain the lack of global cooling since 1987 would require a very long response timeconstant to any solar forcing which is not found in detected responses to volcanic forcing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physics
  • Marco Durante (born in 1965 in Naples, Italy) is an Italian physicist, recognized as an expert in the fields of radiobiology and medical physics in charged particle therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Marco Durante is co-author of over 230 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals (h-index=30), including high-impact factor reviews on Nature Journal, Lancet Oncology, PNAS, and Reviews of Modern Physics, and is member of the Editorial Board of several of them. (wikipedia.org)
  • In smaller high schools, a teacher whose degree is in biology will sometimes also be assigned to the chemistry or physics course. (aps.org)
  • Scientific critics of the SSC pointed out that basic research in other areas, such as condensed matter physics and materials science, was underfunded compared to high energy physics, despite the fact that those fields were more likely to produce applications with technological and economic benefits. (wikipedia.org)
  • In physics and engineering the quality factor or Q factor is a dimensionless parameter that describes how underdamped an oscillator or resonator is, and characterizes a resonator's bandwidth relative to its centre frequency. (wikipedia.org)
  • velocity
  • The data might also be useful in the development of more efficient robotic aerial vehicles, where factors such as thrust and forward velocity are paramount. (innovations-report.com)
  • In the 1960s, extensive research was conducted on two designs which emit high velocity ionized gases in similar ways: ion thrusters that convert propellant to ions and accelerate and eject them via electric potentials, and plasma thrusters that convert propellant to plasma ions and accelerate and eject them via plasma currents. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1,000
  • The study, in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that broad differences in the gene activity of humans and of chimpanzees, affecting nearly 1,000 genes, appear to be linked to the action of about 90 transcription factors. (innovations-report.com)
  • The analysis revealed a broad pattern of activity in 90 transcription factors that paralleled the activity of about 1,000 genes in humans and chimps. (innovations-report.com)
  • To paraphrase Feynman's example, if engineers built a bridge that could bear 3,000 pounds without any damage, even though it was never expected to bear more than 1,000 pounds in practice, the safety factor would be 3. (wikipedia.org)
  • If a 1,000 pound truck drove across the bridge and it cracked at all, even just a third of the way through a beam, the safety factor is now zero: the bridge is defective. (wikipedia.org)
  • whose
  • Atrial fibrillation, whose prevalence continues to rise, was described last year as the "new epidemic" in cardiovascular disease, even though AF can be successfully controlled by the detection and management of risk factors, by rhythm control treatments, and by the use of antithrombotic therapies. (innovations-report.com)
  • These therapies have been improved in the past few years by the introduction of new anticoagulant drugs, such that AF - like high blood pressure or smoking - may now be considered a "modifiable" risk factor for stroke, whose treatment can reduce the degree of risk. (innovations-report.com)
  • matter
  • Prominent condensed matter physicists, such as Philip W. Anderson and Nicolaas Bloembergen, testified before Congress opposing the project. (wikipedia.org)
  • These include uncertainties in the mathematical behaviour of the Standard Model at high energies, tests of proposed theories of dark matter (including supersymmetry), and the reasons for the imbalance of matter and antimatter observed in the Universe. (wikipedia.org)
  • fundamental
  • At any point along the beam z these modes include the same Gaussian factor as the fundamental Gaussian mode multiplying the additional geometrical factors for the specified mode. (wikipedia.org)
  • Even when a laser is not operating in the fundamental Gaussian mode, its power will generally be found among the lowest-order modes using these decompositions, as the spatial extent of higher order modes will tend to exceed the bounds of a laser's resonator (cavity). (wikipedia.org)
  • They argued that, although the SSC would certainly conduct high-quality research, it was not the only way to acquire new fundamental knowledge, as some of its supporters claimed, and so was unreasonably expensive. (wikipedia.org)
  • coefficient
  • Provided the Q of the transmitting circuit is high enough to overcome the coupling coefficient, then most of the power can eventually be absorbed by the receiving coil over several cycles and can be tapped off. (wikipedia.org)
  • scientists
  • For example, Wennerås and Wold found that a female postdoctoral applicant had to…publish at least three more papers in a prestigious science journal or an additional 20 papers in lesser-known specialty journals to be judged as productive as a male applicant….The systematic underrating of female applicants could help explain the lower success rate of female scientists in achieving high academic ranks" ( 7 , p. 24). (pnas.org)
  • management
  • Early in 1993 a group supported by funds from project contractors organized a public relations campaign to lobby Congress directly, but in June, the non-profit Project on Government Oversight released a draft audit report by the Department of Energy's Inspector General heavily criticizing the Super Collider for its high costs and poor management by officials in charge of it. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • The chimp network looks very much like the human one except there are a few transcription factors in different positions and with different connectivity," Stubbs said. (innovations-report.com)
  • Keller and her colleagues collected turtle blood samples at four locations across Hawaii, each one having a different prevalence of FP-none, low, moderate and high-in the marine turtle population residing there. (innovations-report.com)
  • However
  • However, Lockwood stresses the distinction between global climate change and regional-and-seasonal climate changes and is of the opinion that solar modulation of the winter, northern hemisphere jet stream might well result in Europe experiencing a higher fraction of cold winters. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, he took great delight in having conferred on him the Honorary Fellowships of all the medical Royal Colleges in Britain, together with the highest awards of many of the world's premier scientific bodies including (in 1973) the Fellowship of the Royal Society itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • everyday
  • These, says the World Stroke Organization, are everyday people leading everyday lives, but around 85% of them will have risk factors which, if identified, are preventable. (innovations-report.com)
  • made
  • By 1927 a series of experiments, performed in part by Elmer McCollum and others, had shown that water-soluble vitamin B was primarily made of two parts: the anti-neuritic factor B1 (now known as thiamine) and the more heat-stable factor B2. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1932 Gyorgy had found that the heat-stable B2 was not in fact a single substance, but actually a complex made up of two factors: the growth-promoting factor (later found to be riboflavin) and the anti-pellagra factor (later found to be vitamin B6). (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • The 'Nag Factor' a mixed-methodology study in the U.S. of young children's requests for advertised products" was written by Holly K. M. Henry and Dina L. G. Borzekowski. (innovations-report.com)
  • Humans share at least 97 percent of their genes with chimpanzees, but, as a new study of transcription factors makes clear, what you have in your genome may be less important than how you use it. (innovations-report.com)
  • In the new study, Nowick and computer scientist Tim Gernat, a co-author, took a new look at data from that study, which tracked gene expression - including genes coding for transcription factors - in tissues from six humans and five chimpanzees. (innovations-report.com)
  • members
  • The KRAB-ZNF genes were the most common members of this group, but many other transcription factors were also involved. (innovations-report.com)
  • It is certain that even though higher-ranking members of the council did know about the issues, there were plenty of members that could have stopped the launch but decided not to. (wikipedia.org)
  • Large
  • Even a small change in transcription factor expression can therefore produce a large effect on overall gene expression differences between chimpanzees and humans. (innovations-report.com)
  • growth factor
  • Gyorgy was also well known for his research into the protective factors of human breast milk, particularly for his discoveries of Lactobacillus bifidus growth factor activity in human milk and its anti-staphylococcal properties. (wikipedia.org)
  • lack
  • The ESC emphasises that most of these risks for stroke are also the same major risks for coronary heart disease - high blood pressure, smoking, obesity, lack of exercise and excessive alcohol consumption. (innovations-report.com)
  • make
  • Ordinarily, uploaded parameters for controlling the engine control system for the Zvezda module make the rocket engines boost the International Space Station to a higher orbit. (wikipedia.org)
  • So, these two factors, of muons being too expensive to make and then sticking too easily to alpha particles, limit muon-catalyzed fusion to a laboratory curiosity. (wikipedia.org)
  • quality
  • A pendulum suspended from a high-quality bearing, oscillating in air, has a high Q, while a pendulum immersed in oil has a low one. (wikipedia.org)
  • Resonators with high quality factors have low damping, so that they ring or vibrate longer. (wikipedia.org)
  • The quality factor of oscillators varies substantially from system to system, depending on their construction. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tuning forks have quality factors around 1000. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term was not intended as an abbreviation for "quality" or "quality factor", although these terms have grown to be associated with it. (wikipedia.org)
  • single
  • A single transcription factor can spur the transcription of dozens of genes into messenger RNA (mRNA), which is then translated into proteins that do the work of the cell. (innovations-report.com)
  • results
  • Since 2008, a few physicists have tested their own models, trying to confirm results claimed by Shawyer and Fetta. (wikipedia.org)
  • Women's underrepresentation today results from a complex set of interrelated factors, some of which society could meaningfully address if the focus was placed squarely on them. (pnas.org)
  • smaller
  • Genes involved in metabolism or protein transport, for example, are translated into mRNAs at a much higher level in human brains than in the smaller brains of chimpanzees. (innovations-report.com)
  • High-Q oscillators oscillate with a smaller range of frequencies and are more stable. (wikipedia.org)
  • control
  • Once this network of transcription factors is established, changes in the network can be amplified because transcription factors control other genes," Nowick said. (innovations-report.com)
  • Professor Verheugt emphasises that stroke is not an inevitable consequence of ageing and that, by identifying and modifying risk factors, there are substantial opportunities to reduce stroke risk - through lifestyle interventions and the control of high blood pressure and AF. (innovations-report.com)
  • activity
  • Transcription factors are proteins that bind to specific regions of the DNA to promote or repress the activity of many genes. (innovations-report.com)
  • The biggest impact of such a decline in solar activity would be a higher occurrence frequency of relatively cold winters in the UK and across Europe, each of which would be accompanied by a relatively warm one elsewhere (for example in Greenland). (wikipedia.org)
  • degree
  • The proximity of one transcription factor to another in the network depended on the degree of overlap of the lists of genes that correlate with each. (innovations-report.com)
  • particularly
  • She is particularly interested in the largest family of transcription factors in mammals, the KRAB zinc finger (KRAB-ZNF) genes, which on average have accumulated more differences in sequence between humans and chimps than other genes. (innovations-report.com)