iSGTW RSS Feed http://www.isgtw.org/ Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:43:19 -0500 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:43:19 -0500 Shaping the future of data sharing with EUON http://www.isgtw.org/feature/shaping-future-data-sharing-euon <p> The newly launched European Ontology Network (EUON) will be holding its first ever workshop on 25 September 2014 as part of the EUDAT 3rd Conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. <em>iSGTW </em>speaks to EUON co-chairs James Malone and Yann Le Franc to find out more about the network.</p> 34565 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:43:19 GMT iSGTW RSS Feed Supercomputers reveal mouth bacteria can change its diet http://www.isgtw.org/feature/supercomputers-reveal-mouth-bacteria-can-change-its-diet <p> According to new research published in the journal <em>mBio, </em>mouth bacteria drastically change how they act when you're diseased. Scientists say these surprising findings may lead to better ways to prevent or even reverse gum disease, diabetes, and Crohn's disease.</p> 35956 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:43:19 GMT iSGTW RSS Feed Attacking Ebola with nanoparticles http://www.isgtw.org/spotlight/attacking-ebola-nanoparticles <p> There is no known vaccine, treatment, or cure for Ebola, which is contracted through contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person or animal. That doesn&rsquo;t mean there&rsquo;s no hope, however. In fact, Thomas Webster&rsquo;s lab at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, US, is currently working on one possible weapon for fighting the virus: nanotechnology.</p> 35955 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:43:19 GMT iSGTW RSS Feed Understanding ecosystems to improve sustainability http://www.isgtw.org/visualization/understanding-ecosystems-improve-sustainability 34522 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:43:19 GMT iSGTW RSS Feed