Science Grants

Below is a list of notable grants recently awarded in the sciences - large federal grants as well as awards of all sizes from private foundations. The individual cited with each entry is the project's principal investigator. BIOLOGY Research into biological methods of halting the spread of the destructive mole cricket through use of nematodes. $100,000 from the Florida Turfgrass Research Foundation to the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida, Gainesville; J.H

The Scientist Staff
Jan 19, 1990

Below is a list of notable grants recently awarded in the sciences - large federal grants as well as awards of all sizes from private foundations. The individual cited with each entry is the project's principal investigator.

BIOLOGY
Research into biological methods of halting the spread of the destructive mole cricket through use of nematodes. $100,000 from the Florida Turfgrass Research Foundation to the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida, Gainesville; J.H. Frank.

BIOMEDICINE
Research into the application of genetics and molecular biology to studies of the growth and development of the heart, blood vessels, and lungs. $10.8 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health to the University of California, San Francisco; L.T. Williams.

BIOTECHNOLOGY
Investigation of the feasibility of substituting biodegradable corn or soybean products for part of the petroleum-based polymers that are used in plastics...

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