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Duke Researchers Find Second Gene Linked To Blood Vessel Disorder
...can understand what can go wrong. Second, whenit's your
family with the disease, it is very important. We would like tobe able to offer some hope to these families." The protein encoded by the ALK1 gene appears to be made almost exclusivelyin the cells that line blood vessels. While researchers aren't s...
New Ultrasensitive Technique For Accurately Characterizing Biomolecules Is Developed By Cornell Chemists
...a single nerve synapse," McLafferty said. "Or say your
microscopic examination shows suspicious red blood cells in a sample -- do these contain new molecular components as clues to their formation? You could get a better idea of how a cell system works or how a single signal nerve functions. You can use...
Cholesterol Anchor Helps Signaling Proteins Direct Development
...molecule, this was like finding out Santa Claus is your
dad--hard to believe at first, but after reviewing the data it makes a lot of sense." The new results could help researchers better understand Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome, a serious developmental disorder that strikes approximately one in every 9,000 ...
Christmas Bird Count: Another Holiday Tradition
...Bird count of the National Audubon Society and see your
efforts added to the web....
A Sensor, A Switch, A Zipper: Protein Engineers Design Potential Tool
...mpounds such as benzene too weakly to beat your
nose as a detection system," said Dr. Alber. Manipulation of coiled coils may also allow scientists to attach specific proteins together. In nature, coiled coils "zip" together two or more subunits of a protein. To t...
Learning From Birds And Bees: Engineers Study Insects For Ideas On Tiny "Micro Air Vehicles"
...ine an aircraft small enough to fit in the palm of your
hand,yet able to fly into damaged buildings to search for survivors or ontobattlefields to detect toxic chemicals. "Micro Air Vehicles" capable of these and other tasks are the goalsfor a new program proposed by the <AHREF="http://www.darpa.mil/...
'BirdSource' Website For Citizen-Science Data
...d the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology say: Nest your
birds on the Web. For the first time, citizen scie...m a day of birding, logon to BirdSource, and share your
checklist with thousands of other amateur birders and with professional ornithologists who need your...
Eating After Exertion May Be A Key To Speeding Body's Recovery
...containing amino acids and carbohydrates may speed your
body's recoveryand enhance peak-performance levels, according to University of Illinoisscientists. In a series of studies, researchers also found that eating oat-based cerealbefore exercise can help fight fatigue and feelings of hunger. The pre-exer...
Erodible plastic microspheres could be effective oral drug delivery system
...lease is distributed in advance of publication for your
information only. Please respect Nature's embargo by withholding publication or broadcast until 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, March 26. The researchers describe the enhanced absorption of three therapeuticcompounds with widely different properties enca...
Overweight Cats Risk Disease And Premature Death, Cornell Study Finds
...l University Schedule regular weigh-ins at your
veterinarian's office. Veterinarians have scales ...ut. Avoid those calorie-rich snacks. Ask your
veterinarian if a special weight-reduction diet is appropriate for your
cat. Don't go overb...
Enzymes Targeted As Key To Understanding Drug Interactions
You go to one doctor for your
back problem. You see another for high blood press... a third for a nagging sinus infection. As part of your
treatment, each writes a prescription or two. The result can be an array of pill bottles on your
Houseflies May Transmit Ulcer Bug
...e ASM byelectronic mail please send a message with your
e-mail address to: firstname.lastname@example.org ....
Ozone 'Chat Room' Provides Real-Time Air-Quality Research
...e true for an environmental engineer -- to express your
viewpoints and research and participate in something that has substantial meaning for the American public, all the while using our skills and resources from more than 20 years of work at CAPITA."...
Natural Shelters on Leaves House Plant Bodyguards
bodyguards to stick around? Give them lodging. Some plantsseem to do just that in the form of tiny pockets and hair tufts on the undersidesof leaves, offering the shelter necessary to house a population of plant-protectingbugs, report researchers at ...
Evolutionary Advantage Found For Sex
... geneticcomplexes if you can only transmit half of your
genes to your
children? Afterall, asexual organisms can pass on all of their genes to subsequent generationsof clo...
Brain-Activity Data Clarify Contradictions In Earlier Anxiety Research
...erbal ruminating, obsessingor making up stories in your
head," she said. "Panic is muchmore a physiological state of alertness in which a person responds to aperceived threat with heart pounding, hands sweating, light-headedness and/ordizziness. "It's been right there in the literature. Most of the stu...
Purdue Research Shows Omega-3S Benefit Bone
...the actions of muscles, Watkins says. When you use your
muscles, they send chemical signals to your
bones that tell the bones how to form or re-form. "But if the right chemicals aren't there, bones ma...
Presence Of Protein Extends Life; Potential Aging Mechanism Found
...s optimalamount of heat-shock proteins. So putting your
body through a series of minorstresses, such as heat exposure, won't elicit any more of the proteins in thelong run. Your body is controlling their threshold levels." Tartar and colleagues say the findings are a stepping stone to studies aimedat dis...
Cut Pesticide Use In Half, Urges SFU Biologist
..., he says. Does a single cockroach scuttlingacross your
kitchen floor really demand that your
house be bathed in insecticide?Do those dandelions on your
lawn really have to be doused with herbic...
Researchers Discover New Genetic Risk For Alzheimer's Disease
...discovered changes in the APOE gene that can alter your
risk, andwe found those changes in the regulatory ...might increase theamount of amyloid you deposit in your
brain. In turn, that could increase yourrisk of getting Alzheimer's disease," Goate suggested. ...
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