Tag: "recovery" at biology news
Heat-loving Microbe Repairs Its DNA With Light
...terestingly,the DNA repair process leading to this recovery
works well atroom temperature, which is far below the temperatures at whichmetabolic processes of hyperthermophiles normally occur. "Photoreactivation has been observed in a variety ofmicro-organisms," said Grogan, "but its discovery in S.acidocalda...
A Phoenix From A Ring Of Fire Is A Pattern For The Recovery Of Mount St. Helens
... Indonesia provides clues about Mount St. Helens' recovery
from its moon-like state On August 27, 1883...eople and leaving a wide swath of devastation. The recovery
from that volcanic upheaval is providing scientists with glimpses of the renewal that can be expect...
Eating After Exertion May Be A Key To Speeding Body's Recovery
...ecovery, although they attained60 percent of their recovery
in an hour. "No one has really focused on the iss... food consumption,"Layman said. "If we can shorten recovery
with dietary treatment afterexercise, then obviously we could enhance performance with it."...
Purdue Researchers Track Oil Spill's Effects On Sea Otters
...Trying to establish whether the lack of population recovery
is a direct result of the spill or not is difficul...rt of a larger research project to investigate the recovery
of the ecosystem in Prince William Sound. About 15 researchers, ranging from biostatisticians to vet...
Natural Variability Is Key To River Restoration
...ll take a different mix of human-aided and natural recovery
methods. But the key to management of healthy river ecosystems has to revolve around restoring their natural dynamic character." The river system study was funded by a grant from the George Gund Foundation, with logistical support from The Nature C...
Study Reviews Medication Use In Elderly Cardiac Patients After Discharge
...ients ended up at approximately the same levels of recovery
after fivemonths, researchers found getting to tha...charged, they can expect to have a wide variety of recovery
patterns. "There are often unmet needs when it comes to medications. The dosage ortype of m...
Handfish Steps Back From Brink Of Extinction
...he next step is to develop a plan to guarantee the recovery
of this species," he said. Mr Bruce, who leads...gives us a firmer basis to develop a plan for the recovery
of the species" Mr Bruce says....
Recovery From Mass Extinction Is Unexpectedly Diverse
...boundary 65million years ago, Jablonski found that recovery
rates in North America andEurope were very differe... differentinvasion susceptibilities. Understanding recovery
dynamics under extremeconditions such as the K/T extinction helps us better understand how thesecomm...
Pet-Owning Couples Are Closer, Interact More Than Pet-Less Couples, UB Study Shows
...ifference in blood-pressure response to stress and recovery
time among these two groups," Allen said. "In some couples without pets, blood pressure remained high 10 minutes after the conflict ended." There were no significant differences in response between men and women, or dog- and cat-owners. Al...
User-Friendly Brace Helps Paraplegics To Walk
...ssible for the patient to bend hisknees during the recovery
phase of walking. This considerably facilitates walking onuneven ground, for example. The new brace is to be marketed under the nameSEPRIX (Separable Reciprocator with Intelligent Knee Stabilisation). Further information: Gert Baardman (Roessingh R...
3,500 Earth And Space Scientists To Report Latest Findings At Boston Meeting
...n earthquake hazards in the region,Boston Harbor's recovery
experiment, and new approaches to dealing with pollutedwater sources on Cape Cod. Some of the information to be presented will be so fresh that it has notyet been collected. This is true of the Mars Global Surveyor, for example, asatellite th...
Different Molecular Events Underly Experience-Dependent Loss And Gain Of The Function Of The Developing Brain
...x, Mller and Griesinger show that the recovery
of function after restoration of vision with a formerly deprived eye can be fully abolished. When protease activity is blocked during impairement of vision through one eye, however, the loss of connections proceeds normally....
Highlighting USGS Science At AGU
...o identify sources of contamination and detail the recovery
of Boston Harbor will be included in a special session that will gather experts to discuss the biological, chemical, physical, geological, and social aspects of this urban estuary. At 2:50 pm, Robert Eganhouse of the USGS will present evidence that ...
Rewiring The Brain
...idneys to heal now looks asthough it may speed the recovery
of stroke patients. It works by rewiring theconnections around damaged brain cells. There is also a chance that the proteinmay be able to improve memory in Alzheimer's patients. "It looks very encouraging at this point," says Marc Charette o...
Native Fish Found In U.S. Lake Ontario For First Time In 50 Years
...in is one of many recent signs that a general recovery
of Lake Ontario's native fish community is under way," said Mr. Robert O'Gorman, head of the USGS Lake Ontario Biological Station in Oswego, NY. The fish, a mature female, was caught in a trawl net towed along the lake floor ...
Cultured Neural Stem Cells Reduce Symptoms In Model Of Parkinsons Disease
...ation of expandedmesencephalic precursors leads to recovery
in Parkinsonian rats." NatureNeuroscience, Vol. 1, No. 4, August 1998, pages 290-295. This release will be posted on EurekAlert! at http://www.eurekalert.org and onthe NINDS home page at http://www.ninds.nih.gov/whtnwhp.htm ....
USGS Measures Coral Reef Recovery In Culebra, Puerto Rico
...of last week'sstudy indicatethat the rapid initial recovery
by the reefs has now slowed. Similar studies bythe USGS in Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and by scientists elsewhere inthe Caribbean have shown that corals throughout the region are being stressed.Nevertheless, the reefs in Culebra are in very...
Salamanders May Reveal Best Way To Manage Forests
...as says. The results could also help manage forest recovery
fromdisease, insect, wind, snow, and ice damage. The Appalachians, the major mountain range in the Eastern United States,support the largest contiguous temperate hardwood forests in the world and arelargely 60- to 90-year-old second-growth fo...
Data Support Idea That Zinc Plays Key Role In Fight Against Anorexia
...as shown that zinc supplements have led to greater recovery
rates." The increase in the production of NPY, a compound that is 36 amino-acids long and found in brain tissue, came as a mild surprise, Shay said. Since the compound had been recognized for its role in stimulating appetite, he had theorized a dec...
Flexibility In Cutting Toxic Releases Yields Dividends
... increasedoff-site transfers for recycling, energy recovery
and treatment. This changeis likely to lower the net risks associated with toxic waste generation." Looking at the question of costs, the researchers found that participatingchemical companies had lower average earnings in the three years studiedtha...
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