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Genetic mutations linked to the practice of burning coal in homes in China
... 13 individuals tested positive for p53 mutations, one
tested positive for K-ras mutation and one
tested positive for both p53 and K-ras mutations. According to Dr. Keohavong, also a faculty member...
Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...males; average age: 19; 76% had received at least one
scholarship, bursary or other academic achievement...presentation on the findings." "The ABC goes one
better in providing you with a scientific mentor. That triples the learning experience." Ba...
Climate change plus human pressure caused large mammal extinctions in late Pleistocene
... extinctions, 121 genera disappeared from at least one
continent. Those blaming humans ascribe the extin...e arguments, they should have been in balance with one
another. There, as in South America, the uncertainty comes from lack of data. In these fairly recent...
Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance
...ther academic institutions of higher education, is one
of the most successful in the nation and on track ...n the alliance. "The Houston LSAMP program is one
of the most effective in the country," said Martin V. Bonsangue, professor of mathematics at Califor...
Veterinary Memorial Fund transforms grief into promise
...animals. The president of the United States was one
of thousands of bereaved animal owners whose loss ...rginia Veterinary Medical Association, the fund is one
of the oldest such funds in the nation. Since its inception, the fund has raised almost $900,000 and...
New study shows hope for treating inhalant abuse
...omly administered either saline or GVG to the rats one
hour before the testing. They then gave the rats f...ww.bnl.gov/bnlweb/pubaf/pr/2003/bnlpr092203a.asp , one
yet-to-be published]. Results from the preclinical and early clinical trials show that GVG holds pro...
Chemical engineering grad students will take notable national awards
..., who received her Ph.D. in May of 2004, was named one
of two winners of the 2004 AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award in Membrane-Based Separations. Both awards are highly competitive with a global request for nominations, said Basil Baltzis, PhD, chairman of the chemical engin...
NIH awards $18.2m to The Burnham Institute to develop Center on Proteolytic Pathways
... The Burnham's "Center on Proteolytic Pathways" is one
of two new centers launching the "National Technology Centers Network and Pathways Directory" included in the "NIH Roadmap for Medical Research", implemented by NIH Director Elias A. Zerhouni. Designated technology centers will be focused on a biolo...
Lycopene slows human prostate tumour growth in mice and combined with vitamin E is even better
...Therapeutics in Geneva. The study involved testing one
low and one
high dose of synthetic lycopene alone, one
low and one
high dose of synthetic vitamin E alone and a ...
International study findings link acne-like rash to effectiveness of new targeted cancer treatment
...vival was only 2.1 months. Of the 142 with a grade one
rash 8% had a tumour response and median survival ... and overall survival compared to those with grade one
or no rash." Professor Van Cutsem said that the trend for improved response and survival was seen ac...
Researchers determine genetic cause of Timothy syndrome
...ow of calcium into and out of the cell. Calcium is one
of the most important signaling molecules in the body, and perturbing calcium transport can cause a wide range of disorders. Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator Mark T. Keating and his colleagues reported in the October 1, 2004, issue of...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
...rent scientific disciplines to come together under one
umbrella to focus their efforts on a single disease process," said Dr. Jay Horton, associate professor of internal medicine in the division of digestive and liver diseases and principal investigator on the grant. "Hopefully, our efforts will provide ...
Cigarette smoke causes breaks in DNA and defects to a cell's chromosomes, Pitt study finds
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 30 The amount of smoke in just one
or two puffs of a cigarette can cause breaks in DN...not begin to smoke in the first place. So, perhaps one
long-term goal should be to develop cigarettes that somehow prevent what we've seen happen to the ce...
Belgian researchers explore revolutionary approach to angiogenesis
...cyclic peptide called BQ123 to target selectively one
of the ET receptors, ET-A, that we found was particularly dense in the tumour arterioles. This peptide completely wiped out the ability of the arterioles to contract and kept them wide open. We were able to demonstrate, using laser doppler probes and...
Rare childhood genetic syndrome identified
... Cell . The disease, named Timothy syndrome after one
of the paper's authors, is characterized by a vari...how much calcium can get inside a cell. Calcium is one
of the body's most important signaling molecules, and normally, cellular calcium levels are tightly ...
Chemical derived from vitamin-E shows early promise as cancer drug
...nough to see with the naked eye. For example, only one
of 10 alpha-TEA aerosol-treated mice developed vis...idates. Because cancer may result from just one
normal cell going awry, Kline and former graduate student Karla Lawson also used special microscope ...
Scientists sequence genome of kind of organism central to biosphere's carbon cycle
...ational genomics at the Joint Genome Institute and one
of the co-authors on the article. Scientists woul...we discovered they have a urea cycle, something no one
ever suspected," Armbrust says. A urea cycle is a nitrogen waste pathway found in animals and has ne...
Schepens Eye Research Institute receives 'Roadmap' grant to develop center for curing eye diseases
...ffect on quality of life for people diagnosed with one
of these disorders is devastating, says Dartt. Ey...rd demonstrates that NIH recognizes eye disease as one
of the most important problems facing the rapidly aging population. The selection of The Schepens Ey...
AAAS US Presidential Candidates' Forum
...d by Science's editorial and news staff. The first one
asked for each camp's top priorities for Science a...n 100 million Americans suffer from illnesses that one
day could be wiped away with stem-cell therapy, including cancer, Parkinson's, diabetes, and other d...
DNA lends scientists a hand, revealing new chemical reactions
...itions are examined for their ability to transform one
type of substrates into one
type of product, may well be the best approach for trying to achieve a specific transformation," say...
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