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New Cause Of Osteoarthritis Revealed

New Cause Of Osteoarthritis Revealed

University of Liverpool A new mechanism of joint destruction caused by a natural material that grinds away healthy cartilage and worsens osteoarthritis has been identified in human hip joints for the first time by University of Liverpool...

Latest Professor Stories

2014-08-20 23:07:11

This is a quarterly look at news, events, and highlights at Trident’s academic colleges. Read more about a Dean’s appointment to the National APHA Board, a professor selection by the Fulbright Program, key presentations across the global, and the latest published research. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MARKETING & ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROFESSOR SEES KEY RESEARCH STUDIES PUBLISHED During her three-year tenure at Trident University, Dr. Qin Sun...

2014-08-14 12:25:20

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info West Africa was a region of war-torn countries and broken states, and highly dependent on international aid. Peace efforts and political stabilisation have led to economic growth and regional integration, but terrorist groups and organised crime networks still present major challenges, writes Professor Dr Jaime Pinto in World Review [http://www.worldreview.info ]. However, West...

2014-08-12 08:31:03

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- eLux Medical, Inc., developer of NanoLipo(TM), a novel nanomedicine approach to liposuction, is pleased to announce that Professor Robert S. Langer, Sc.D., has joined its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Langer is the David H. Koch Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Langer has written over 1,250 articles and has over 1,060 patents worldwide, many of which have been licensed or sublicensed to over 250...

antarctic research
2014-08-10 02:05:36

Monash University Countries need to work together to ensure Antarctic research continues and key questions on the region are answered, researchers say. In an article published in Nature, 75 scientists along with policy makers in 22 countries have outlined what they see as the major priorities for Antarctic research over the next 20 years and beyond. In it they outline six priorities for Antarctic science – the most important scientific questions to be addressed in the region, as...

2014-08-04 12:41:03

University of Warwick Like a self-assembling 'Lego Death Star,' says lead researcher Researchers have developed a simple and versatile method for making artificial anti-cancer molecules that mimic the properties of one of the body's natural defense systems. The chemists, led by Professor Peter Scott at the University of Warwick, UK, have been able to produce molecules that have a similar structure to peptides which are naturally produced in the body to fight cancer and infection....

hummingbird beats helicopter
2014-08-02 04:17:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Hummingbird wings are more efficient than even the highest-quality helicopter blades when it comes to generating lift, according to new research appearing in the current issue of the Journal of the Royal Society: Interface. However, experiments conducted by Stanford University professor David Lentink indicate that the gap between nature and human engineering is closing. While the best hummingbird was found to be over 20 percent...

2014-07-31 12:29:54

Privately-held Rogne Biosciences plans to develop the first topical biologic, a peptide-based skin treatment for patients with psoriasis, derived from a protein which occurs naturally in the body. PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rogne Bioscience, a privately-held biotechnology company based in San Francisco Bay Area, has acquired a licence to anti-inflammatory peptides from Isis Innovation, the University of Oxford's commercialisation company. The potent...

water shortage
2014-07-31 02:15:58

Winnie Axelsen, Aarhus University Two new reports that focus on the global electricity water nexus have just been published. Three years of research show that by the year 2040 there will not be enough water in the world to quench the thirst of the world population and keep the current energy and power solutions going if we continue doing what we are doing today. It is a clash of competing necessities, between drinking water and energy demand. Behind the research is a group of researchers...

2014-07-30 23:08:54

FAMU Fulbright recipients will conduct research at Nigeria's Federal University of Technology to study diabetes and green alternatives to harden steel. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Florida A&M University (FAMU) mechanical engineering doctoral candidate Renee Gordon and biochemistry professor Ngozi Ugochukwu, Ph.D., will head to Nigeria in August to conduct research as Fulbright Scholars. The prestigious Fulbright Scholars Program is a highly competitive international...

2014-07-29 20:22:57

- The closing session of the III Universia International Presidents' Meeting Rio 2014, with the participation of 1,103 honorable presidents from 33 countries. RIO DE JANEIRO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today we have the final activities as part of the III Universia International Presidents' Meeting Rio 2014, after two days of intense discussions about 10 topics that are key for higher education in Ibero-America. 1,103 honorable presidents from 33 countries participated in this event, which...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.