Vineyard Wizards - Partners Video Magazine

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UC-Berkeley's Yoram Rubin is helping California wine growers map precious water vital to growing the best grapes by using earth-penetrating radar. Vineyard Wizards is a segment from CSREES' Partners Video Magazine's 19th episode, The Soil Explorers. To view the entire episode, go to http://www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/partners/soil_explorers.html .

Serious Sediment - Partners Video Magazine

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Rutgers' Donna Fennell is reclaiming chlorine-contaminated sediments in New Jersey 's urban Meadowlands through smart environmental engineering and microbiological enrichment. Serious Sediment is a segment from CSREES' Partners Video Magazine's 19th episode, The Soil Explorers. To view the entire episode, go to http://www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/partners/soil_explorers.html .

586 Million Year Cycle in Geology Matches Galactic Super-Cluster Spacings

submitted by: RayTomes
The longest geological cycle identified is described as about 600 million years in "Megacycles", the proceedings of a geological conference, Edited by G Williams. However Prof S Afanasiev of Moscow has determined the cycle very accurately to be 586.24 million years using his Nanocycles Method. It so happens that cosmologists, Broadhurst, T.J., Ellis, R.S., Koo, D.C. & Szalay (Nature 343, p 726) have observed regular mega-walls of galaxies at spacings that they describe as 128 Mpc/h,...

Galaxy-Quasar Associations: Is the Big Bang Bung?

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When we see a galaxy and a quasar near each other in the sky, it might be because they are really near each other, or it might be that they are far apart and just along the same line of sight. Tests performed by Alan Stockton (Astrophysical Journal 223:747-757, "The Nature of QSO Redshifts", 1978) on a sample of such pairs have shown that some galaxy-quasar pairs have the same redshift and so are accepted as being at the same distance. Other pairs with very different redshifts however have...

Protein interactions, targeted drug design, and pharmacogenetics - Prof. Timothy Palzkill

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Identifying protein interactions suitable for therapeutic intervention. Design of short peptides and peptidomimetics. Pharmacogenetics. Part of the Computer-Aided Discovery Methods course taught at Baylor College of Medicine.

Protein interaction networks - Prof. Yin Liu

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Inference of gene modules and protein interaction networks using using synthetic lethality method (e.g., Pan X et al, Cell 124 1069-1081, 2006) the yeast-two-hybrid method and homology with model organisms. Part of the Computer-Aided Discovery Methods course taught at Baylor College of Medicine.