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2014-03-12 08:35:49

SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship today announced the induction of fourteen educational innovators to the Minerva Academy, an honorary institution dedicated to promoting and rewarding extraordinary advancements and innovation in higher education teaching around the world. The newly inducted honorees' are honored for their contributions and innovative thinking in the area of teaching excellence. Their backgrounds range from law to...

2012-02-06 16:21:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OphthaliX Inc. (OTCBB: OPLI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Roger D. Kornberg to the Company's Board of Directors. Roger Kornberg is Winzer Professor in Medicine in the Department of Structural Biology at Stanford University. He moved to his present position in 1978, where his research has focused on the mechanism and regulation of eukaryotic gene transcription. In 2006, Professor Kornberg was awarded the Nobel Prize in...

2011-07-04 12:36:46

Scientists have deciphered the structure of an essential part of Mediator, a complex molecular machine that plays a vital role in regulating the transcription of DNA. The research adds an important link to discoveries that have enabled scientists to gain a deeper understanding of how cells translate genetic information into the proteins and processes of life. The findings, published in the July 3 advance online issue of the journal Nature, were reported by a research team led by Yuichiro...

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2011-02-28 10:22:31

Nanometer-scale gold particles are currently intensively investigated for possible applications in catalysis, sensing, photonics, biolabeling, drug carriers and molecular electronics Nanometer-scale gold particles are currently intensively investigated for possible applications in catalysis, sensing, photonics, biolabeling, drug carriers and molecular electronics. The particles are prepared in a solution from gold salts and their reactive gold cores can be stabilized with various organic...

2008-06-14 18:00:06

Nobel laureate Roger Kornberg, PhD, professor of structural biology at the Stanford University School of Medicine, will deliver the commencement address to the medical school's class of 2008 on June 14. Kornberg won the 2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discoveries of how DNA is converted into RNA, a process known as transcription. In recent months, he has met with national lawmakers to discuss the importance of continuing to fund scientific research. The text of his speech follows below:...