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Climate change plus human pressure caused large mammal extinctions in late Pleistocene
...essure resulted in the extinction of two-thirds of all
large mammals on the planet. Paleobiologist Anthon... a blitzkrieg," said Barnosky. "But if you look at all
the evidence, it's clear that while humans had a major role in these extinctions, in many cases clim...
Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance
... that scientific advancements reflect the needs of all
sectors of our society. Established in 1999, H-LS... this vision, and it is among the strongest out of all
the LSAMP programs." A national program, LSAMP is one of a sequence of four NSF programs that s...
NIH awards $18.2m to The Burnham Institute to develop Center on Proteolytic Pathways
... unique research hub. The Center will consolidate all
known and emerging knowledge about how proteins be...rm for screening small molecular libraries against all
proteases encoded by the genome. Indeed, earlier this spring, Dr. Smith published results in the jo...
Lycopene slows human prostate tumour growth in mice and combined with vitamin E is even better
...ending the tumour doubling time accordingly, while all
other single treatments had no significant effect....time of PSA values matched the tumour responses in all
the experimental groups. This means that we can use PSA values as a surrogate marker in short phase ...
International study findings link acne-like rash to effectiveness of new targeted cancer treatment
...at least two prior chemotherapy regimens, although all
still had a reasonable quality of life, either bei...for improved response and survival was seen across all
patients irrespective of their age, sex, EGFR status and their Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (E...
Researchers determine genetic cause of Timothy syndrome
... analyses of a multitude of genes revealed that in all
the patients, the disorder was caused by a change ...n also showed why it occurred in the same place in all
instances of the disease. That analysis revealed that the particular site of the mutation was a hots...
Scientists to prototype cyberinfrastructure for research and education access to ocean observatories
...ensor arrays designed to measure and interact with all
facets of solid Earth and coastal-to-global ocean-atmosphere processes that span the local to planetary scales. The northern loop of the network, with C$62 million already committed from NEPTUNE Canada in partnership with ORION, is scheduled to be op...
Molecular motor implicated in tissue remodeling
...molecular biophysics. "Because they participate in all
basic tissue metabolism, we want to understand how they function." Goldberg and his colleagues Savees Saffarian, Ivan Collier, Barry Marmer and Elliot Elson found that MMP-1 operates as a molecular motor--a molecule that converts chemical energy into...
Scientists sequence genome of kind of organism central to biosphere's carbon cycle
..., a major greenhouse gas, in amounts comparable to all
the world's tropical rain forests combined. "These organisms are incredibly important in the global carbon cycle," says Virginia Armbrust, a University of Washington associate professor of oceanography and lead author of a research article in the ...
New study indicates arsenic could be suitable as first-line treatment in type of leukaemia
...sceptibility to infections. It occurs in people of all
ages, although it is more common in older people. The five-year survival rate for patients receiving the current optimum treatment of chemotherapy plus ATRA (All Trans-Retinoic Acid a vitamin A-based substance) is between 60 and 80 percent. "There h...
DNA lends scientists a hand, revealing new chemical reactions
... M. Rozenman, Kaori Sakurai, and Thomas M. Snyder, all
of Harvard's Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology. The work was supported by the National Institutes of Health, the Office of Naval Research, and the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation....
Plants will not save us from greenhouse gases
...r the next century we may see a dramatic change in all
plants (including agricultural species) as our use of fossil fuels increases and generates increased carbon dioxide levels....
Award winning researchers reveal potential new role for Glivec
...free of disease. So, the disease was controlled in all
these patients either by imatinib alone or imatinib plus surgery. Two patients had metastatic DSFP with a more complex genetic profile. One, with a translocation t(17-22) had a partial response to imatinib but the disease progressed after seven month...
Trial shows which brain cancer patients benefit from temozolomide
...rved for molecular testing should be collected for all
patients as a routine diagnostic procedure." ...r glioblastomas, which make up around 12 to 15% of all
brain cancers with 2-3 new cases diagnosed per 100,000 population annually in Europe and North Ameri...
'Most recent common ancestor' of all living humans surprisingly recent
...he most recent person who was a direct ancestor of all
humans currently alive may have lived just a few thousand years ago. "While we may not all
be 'brothers,' the models suggest we are all
hundredth cousins or so," said Joseph T. Chang , profe...
Genetic differences might help distinguish thyroid cancers
...ogram. Thyroid cancer represents one percent of all
cancers in the United States and is the most commo...om the disease. PTC represents about 80 percent of all
thyroid cancers, with FTC representing about 10 percent of cases. Eng and her colleagues have sho...
New Arizona State center brings science to policy on issues of water resources and urban growth
...cy, and our studies on the effects of urban growth all
come into play as we focus on this increasingly important issue of sustainability in arid regions. We know that growth in areas such as ours is exacerbating the impact of existing drought conditions, making decisions on growth and sustainability crit...
Pacific Northwest team unveils largest virus proteome to date
...ntains about 11 proteins. "The proteins may not all
be present at the same time," said Susan Varnum, a PNNL staff scientist and the study's co-lead author, "but we believe we're seeing most that are expressed in the mature virus." The researchers were also surprised to find that when a cell is infe...
4 October press briefing to focus on minority recruitment to science and engineering programs
...n. The non-profit AAAS ( www.aaas.org ) is open to all
and fulfills its mission to "advance science and serve society" through initiatives in science policy; international programs; science education; and more. For the latest research news, log onto EurekAlert!, www.eurekalert.org , the premier science-...
Researchers identify protein promoting vascular tumor growth
.... Blood vessel tumors affect up to 3 percent of all
children, typically resulting in a prominent red mass on the head and neck. Up to one in four patients with hemangioendotheliomas, or HEs, the type of tumor used in these studies, die of anemia associated with the tumors. The findings present the...
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