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Leader in cancer treatment and prevention research honored
...that dietary supplementation with wheat bran fiber could
prevent colon cancer. This study has become the benchmark for the conduct of large population-based studies in which healthy subjects are recruited from the practices of community physicians. More recently, his work defining nuclear karyometric feat...
Potential for enhanced sequestration of carbon in soils supports evaluations
...ered the range of possible costs and benefits that could
accrue from adopting land-management practices designed to increase the uptake of carbon dioxide by soils. The increasing concentration of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere contributes to ongoing global warming that is causing ecological disru...
Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...their project which developed a home test kit that could
detect minute quantities of peanut allergens in fo...n thinking up new solutions on how medical devices could
be improved for example. "It's given me the confidence and the experience to think from an i...
Climate change plus human pressure caused large mammal extinctions in late Pleistocene
...eagues warn that the future of the Earth's mammals could
be as dire as it was between 50,000 and 10,000 yea... species that weathered the Pleistocene extinction could
be just down the road, Barnosky said. And the impact could
be even greater today because of impoveri...
Landmark gene agreement announced by Samoan government and UC Berkeley for anti-AIDS drug Prostratin
...ng agreement with Samoa. "I think that UC Berkeley could
set a precedent both for biodiversity conservation and genetic research by including indigenous peoples as full partners in royalties for new gene discoveries that result from their ancient medicines," Keasling said. Keasling and a team of scientist...
Landmark agreement between Samoa and UC Berkeley could help search for AIDS cure
...ng agreement with Samoa. "I think that UC Berkeley could
set a precedent both for biodiversity conservation and genetic research by including indigenous peoples as full partners in royalties for new gene discoveries that result from their ancient medicines," Keasling said. Keasling and a team of scientists...
Circulation of 'disaster myths' in Haiti could hinder appropriate disposal of bodies
...the infectious disease threat posed by dead bodies could
lead to insensitive and inappropriate treatment of victims' bodies following the floods in Haiti, and need to be checked, according to a public health researcher who has studied the potential risks at length. Although most of the media coverage of th...
Veterinary Memorial Fund transforms grief into promise
...onation would fund clinical research programs that could
lead to discoveries that would benefit future generations of companion animals. The president of the United States was one of thousands of bereaved animal owners whose loss of a beloved companion has been memorialized through the Virginia-Maryland...
Lycopene slows human prostate tumour growth in mice and combined with vitamin E is even better
...ether a similar treatment to that used in the mice could
alter the course of minimal clinical disease in pa...Dr. Limpens, to say whether lycopene and vitamin E could
ever be used to prevent prostate cancer in healthy individuals. The first step was to see the result...
International study findings link acne-like rash to effectiveness of new targeted cancer treatment
...lating the rash with tumour response. "Our results could
be very important," he said. "While no rash does not mean no tumour response, it does mean there is a lower chance of response from these treatments and that may have future implications for treatments with EGFR inhibitors."...
Researchers determine genetic cause of Timothy syndrome
... about the nature of these calcium channel defects could
improve understanding of autism, which affects 200...ium flow at the appropriate time. This abnormality could
explain the lethal cardiac arrhythmias in Timothy syndrome patients, said Keating. Further...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
..., creates an Interdisciplinary Research Center and could
develop into a permanent Metabolic and Obesity Center at UT Southwestern. "This grant provides a formal mechanism for investigators from different scientific disciplines to come together under one umbrella to focus their efforts on a single disease p...
Belgian researchers explore revolutionary approach to angiogenesis
...o angiogenesis by a team of Belgian researchers could
make cancer treatment more effective at killing tu...hen also able demonstrate that administering BQ123 could
significantly increase the delivery of the anti-cancer drug cyclophosphamide to the tumour. Furtherm...
'Dead zone' area shrinking, Texas A&M prof says
... intrude onto the continental shelf. We think this could
break down the hypoxia in the area as well." The NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) study, conducted from Texas A&M's research ship R/V Gyre, stretched from an area near Southwest Pass, La., to the Calcasieu Ship Channel near the ...
Chemical derived from vitamin-E shows early promise as cancer drug
... to identify smaller cancer lesions. The equipment could
pinpoint the injected cancer cells in the animals because the cells had previously been genetically modified by co-author LuZhe Sun from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio to fluoresce bright green under proper exposure. ...
Scientists sequence genome of kind of organism central to biosphere's carbon cycle
...ys. Three or four microns in width as many as 70 could
fit in the width of a human hair Thalassiosira ps...ed frustule as part of their biology, perhaps this could
be adapted by humans," Rokhsar says. Scientists on the project, which includes 46 researchers from ...
Gladstone investigator Mike McCune wins prestigious NIH Director's Pioneer Award
...IDS in HIV-infected people. Such insight, he says, could
lead to more effective therapeutics for those with HIV, as well as to effective vaccine strategies for those at risk of being infected with HIV. In recent years, McCune and his Gladstone team have focused on disease-causing mechanisms of HIV infec...
AAAS US Presidential Candidates' Forum
...llion Americans suffer from illnesses that one day could
be wiped away with stem-cell therapy, including cancer, Parkinson's, diabetes, and other debilitating diseases." President Bush is in favor of maintaining current legislation. "We should not use taxpayer money to encourage or endorse the additional d...
Pack-MULEs are toting a new look at plant evolution
... It also throws out tantalizing possibilities that could
turn some standard methodology on its ear. "Even a lot of my colleagues say they don't understand my article," says Jiang, who one month ago left a post doc at the University of Georgia to take a faculty position at Michigan State University's hort...
Plants will not save us from greenhouse gases
...centrations. Their findings showed that the plants could
not adapt to high carbon dioxide conditions. This disproves the previous assumption that plants can take up extra carbon dioxide in the environment. According to Bell, these findings may be applied to other plants species. Over the next century we ma...
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