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Group Of Republicans Warn Against Plans To Drill In Fragile Arctic Wildlife Refuge

WASHINGTON — Twelve House Republicans have come out against the latest GOP-led effort to open up a 1.5 million-acre swath of Alaska’s fragile Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development.

Image of the Day: Fragile Fly

Researchers examine the effects on the fruit fly intestine of the protein responsible for Fragile X syndrome in humans.

NSF EPSCoR awards new projects

(National Science Foundation) The National Science Foundation (NSF) has made eight awards totaling $41.7 million for projects aimed at building capacity to research a national priority area: understanding the relationship in organisms between genetic material, or genotype, and physical characteristics due to gene expression and environmental influences, or phenotype.

Image of the Day: Fragile X

Researchers uncover the central role of a protein linked to Fragile X Syndrome in mice, one of the leading causes of autism and intellectual disability.

ASCRS to celebrate National Sight Week in October

National Sight Week will be observed from Oct. 15 to 21, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Foundation announced. The weeklong celebration of volunteerism is meant to encourage members of the ASCRS Foundation’s Operation Sight network to contribute one or more cataract surgeries to assist uninsured or underinsured patients, according to an ASCRS Foundation press release.

Fragile X Syndrome Pipeline Insight, 2017 [Report Updated: 10072017] Prices from USD $1250

DelveInsight's, Fragile X Syndrome Pipeline Insights, 2017, report provides comprehensive insights about pipeline drugs across this Fragile X Syndrome. The key objective of the report is to establish the understanding for all the pipeline drugs that are undergoing research across Fragile X Syndrome. This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Fragile X Syndrome, dealing wi...

ACR, National Psoriasis Foundation release draft clinical guideline for psoriatic arthritis

SAN DIEGO — The American College of Rheumatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation have presented draft recommendations to be included in their new clinical guideline for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis, which is expected to be published in early 2018.“In partnership with the [National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF)], the ACR started the process of developing a new treatment guideline for...

Genetic Testing Unravels Unusual Patterns for Fragile-X Syndrome

Fragile-X syndrome is an X-linked disorder with a prevalence of about 1 in 3,600 to 4,000 in males and 1...

Increased sample size in 2015 survey

(National Science Foundation) The National Science Foundation's National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics has more than doubled the sample size of its 2015 Survey of Doctorate Recipients in order to examine employment characteristics for specific fields of degree for the first time.

NSF funds new multidisciplinary approaches to study the brain

(National Science Foundation) The National Science Foundation made 19 awards to cross-disciplinary teams from across the United States to conduct innovative research focused on neural and cognitive systems. Each award provides a research team with up to $1 million over two to four years.

NSF announces 14 new PIRE awards to support scientific collaboration in 24 countries

(National Science Foundation) The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce 14 new Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) awards, totaling more than $66 million over the next five years.

Laser mapping project shows effects of physical changes in Antarctica's Dry Valleys

(National Science Foundation) Researchers funded by the National Science Foundation have publicly released high-resolution maps of Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valleys, a globally unique polar desert.

Image of the Day: Fragile Brain

In Fragile X syndrome-a genetic mishap that results in cognitive delays-the lack of a translation-repressing protein leads to the rampant accumulation of other proteins in the mouse brain.

Government apprenticeship schemes are 'fragile,' according to new research

(University of Oxford) Apprenticeships remain a relatively fragile mode of vocational education, despite growing political interest internationally, according to new Oxford University research.In the study, People and Policy: A comparative study of apprenticeship, researchers from Oxford University's Department of Education have for the first time reviewed apprenticeship participation on a global ...

NSF issues awards to advance a national research infrastructure for neuroscience

(National Science Foundation) The National Science Foundation has made 17 Next Generation Networks for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) awards to aid the research community as it pursues one of its grandest challenges: understanding the brain.These projects will support the development of innovative, accessible and shared capabilities and resources, as well as theoretical frameworks and computational model...

New role for fragile X protein could offer clues for treatment

(Howard Hughes Medical Institute) The protein behind fragile X syndrome, a leading cause of autism and intellectual disability, controls a suite of genetic regulators.

Potential new treatment for Fragile X targets one gene to affect many

(Rockefeller University) Scientists found that inhibiting a regulatory protein alters the intricate signaling chemistry that is responsible for many of the disease's symptoms. The findings provide a path to possible therapeutics for disorders associated with Fragile X.

Positive Topline Results for Cannabinoid Gel in Fragile X

An investigational transdermal cannabinoid gel led to significant and clinically meaningful improvement in anxiety and difficult behaviors in a phase 2 study of children with fragile X syndrome. Medscape Medical News

Polish National Foundation announces 'Happy Holidays' spot buy in the United States

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 12, 2017/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning the Polish National Foundation released a "Happy Holidays" TV spot in Read more...

Health Tip: Combat Jet Lag

-- You can't always prevent jet lag, but there are things you can do to minimize symptoms, the National Sleep Foundation says. Here's the foundation's advice: Once you get to your destination, get some rays to help sync your internal clock to the...

Insight into brain via 'friend of fragile X' gene

We can learn a lot about somebody from the friends they hang out with. This applies to people and also to genes and proteins. Emory scientists have been investigating a gene that we will call—spoiler alert —"Friend of fragile X."

NSF makes new awards to advance Science of Learning

(National Science Foundation) The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $8.2 million through its Science of Learning program to fund 24 new projects that will advance theoretical insights and fundamental knowledge of learning principles, processes, environments and constraints.

NSF issues new EPSCoR awards, investing in science and engineering across nation

(National Science Foundation) The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded five jurisdictions nearly $20 million each through the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), which builds research and development capacity in states that demonstrate a commitment to research but have thus far lacked the levels of investment seen in other parts of the country.

Foundation for inclusion

How the National Kidney Foundation is driving patient-centric R&D, starting with a patient-focused drug development meeting on C3G.

Research provides path to possible treatment for Fragile X Syndrome and other types of autism

In Fragile X Syndrome--the leading genetic form of intellectual disability and autism--the effects of a single defective gene ripple through a series of chemical pathways, altering signals between brain cells.

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