8:40 a.m., Feb. 17, 2014–The Association for Mathematics of Language (SIGMOL) honored the University of Delaware’s Vijay K. Shanker with the inaugural S.Y. Kuroda Prize on Jan. 7 for his work in natural language processing.
1:24 p.m., Jan. 6, 2014–Leadership appointments have been announced for the Delaware IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE). This statewide program is building Delaware’s biomedical research capability by developing research in the areas of cancer, cardiovascular health and the neurosciences, providing key research resources and enhancing the biomedical science and technology knowledge of the state’s workforce.
10:39 a.m., June 13, 2013–No matter how identical they are biologically,
twins are fundamentally different and unique. In the same way, two cells
that originate from a single parent cell may have the same shape and size,
yet differ in the level of proteins they carry.
Proteins are complex molecules that play a critical role in developing
the structure, function, and regulation of the body’s tissues and organs.