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Locals named to Deans List

Locals named to Deans List
The University of Vermont combines faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution. Elizabethtown College. Mathew Simmons, of Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, graduated from …
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King Faisal Foundation to host winners' lectures
King Faisal Foundation is hosting a series of lectures by the winners of King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) this year, according to Prince Bandar bin Saud bin Khaled, secretary general of the foundation. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King …
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University community reports recent honors, presentations
She graduated from UD in 1999 with three bachelor of science degrees in biology, biochemistry and chemical engineering, and a master's degree in chemical engineering, and received a UD Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement in 2006 …
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Eye Treatments and Electrical Modalities

Eye Treatments and Electrical Modalities
In 2012, 14.6 million cosmetic procedures, both invasive and non-invasive, were performed to date according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Of those procedures, eyelid surgery ranked No. 4 for surgical procedures, and Botulinium …
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Instagram's top health tips
"Increased protein intake is associated with increased thermogenesis which plays a role in satiety levels along with a shift in energy expenditure. As protein also assists in the synthesis of lean muscle mass, this can also have a positive effects on …
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Anti-aging Innovation to Treat Deep Wrinkles

Anti-aging Innovation to Treat Deep Wrinkles
Elastin is the skin's second most abundant protein, consisting of spiral filaments that can be compared to springs. Forming deep in the reticular dermis, it's among the most elastic of all known natural proteins with an ability to stretch to eight …
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Discover Top Ingredients for Delicate Eye Area
Thrombospondin I (TSP) is a multifunctional protein that activates the latent–but-biologically inactive form of TGF (tissue growth factor). TGF is known as the key element in the synthesis of collagen and binds to a particular sequence in the TSP molecule.
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Untangling the Human Proteome
Mass spectrometry approaches answer questions about protein amount but do not address the rate of protein synthesis. Since different messages are translated with varying efficiencies, even mRNA quantification does not determine how much of a protein is …
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Scientists develop active substance for fatal muscle wasting in male children

Scientists develop active substance for fatal muscle wasting in male children
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a congenital disease which causes muscle degeneration and eventual death in teenagers. Recently, researchers from Bern developed an active substance, which they together with an international team tested successfully.
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National marijuana expert to speak locally Feb. 10
2010. The plant cannabinoid Delta9-tetrahydrocannabivarin can decrease signs of inflammation and inflammatory pain in mice. British Journal of Pharmacology. 160(3):677-687. Booz, G. 2011. Cannabidiol as an emergent therapeutic strategy for lessening …
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Food from the Sea

Food from the Sea
By some estimates, the demand for animal protein alone is projected to grow as much as 80 percent over that same 35-year period. How will such ballooning needs be met? Is it even possible to do so without depleting ecosystems and decimating the …
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Smart Process Development Strategies
It has developed a DNA construction platform known as inABLE® that uses oligonucleotide-driven gene assembly and other tools that enhance many aspects of recombinant protein synthesis. “We use inABLE, a combinatorial genetics platform with designed …
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What You Need to Know About Protein
The amino acids leucine, isoleucine and valine are branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs). BCAAs are the main amino acids that aid the body in muscle protein synthesis (MPS). Consuming a variety of complete and incomplete proteins in your diet will ensure …
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A growing biomedical device & optical engineering corporation, has an immediate need for a full time Optical and Image Processing Engineer. Our California, Newbury Park facility is the US headquarters of an established European company specializing in …
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Senior Project Manager – Medical Communications
What they need is someone with previous relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry or in another Med Comms agency, and a BSc degree (minimum) in a medically-related area (Pharmacology; Pharmacy or Biochemistry). A masters-level degree or …
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