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K-State, other universities to study how climate affects plant evolution
... study how plants respond to environmental changes and
how the genetic pathways underlying their response... professor in the university's agronomy department and
the lead K-State researcher on the project. "We'll be studying ecology and
genomics (genetic materia...
The American Phytopathological Society announces 2004 awards
...rich, MD; John L. Sherwood, University of Georgia; and
Turner B. Sutton, North Carolina State University. James W. Travis, Penn State University, was presented the Excellence in Extension Award. This award recognizes excellence in extension plant pathology. Karen-Beth Goldberg Scholthof, Texas A&M...
Information system to help scientists analyze mechanisms of social behavior
...recedented scale on the relationship between genes and
how lives are carried out in an animal society," s...al investigator Bruce Schatz, professor of library and
information science. "We will take a fresh look at the fundamental problem of the mechanism of behav...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
Combination of Cranberry and
Oregano Extracts May Inhibit Bacteria in Meat and
Fish Cranberry and
oregano extracts combined with lactic acid may inhibit t...
Cockroach-like robot leads new research effort
...ill fund an all-star team of biologists, engineers and
mathematicians from universities across the country to try to understand the mechanical and
neurological basis of locomotion. The grant is one of six totaling nearly $30 million through NSF's ...
NSF announces six 'FIBR' awards to tackle some of biology's most challenging questions
...ginate in nature, nurture or both? To tackle these and
other major questions in biology, the National Sci...ngs together scientists from many areas of biology and
other fields to draw upon advances in genomics, ecology, enhanced information technology, and
USC study links historical increases in life span to lower childhood exposure to infection
...nts in living conditions, nutrition, income levels and
medicine. But two USC gerontologists have found an...Sept. 17 issue of the journal Science, Caleb Finch and
Eileen Crimmins firmly link this gradual yet steady increase in human life span to lower childhood r...
New way to protect brain from stroke damage
...said. A series of experiments in laboratory dishes and
in animals implicates a recently described class o...influx of calcium in nerve cells starved of oxygen and
subjected to acidic conditions. That calcium overload, long attributed to another group of cellular ...
Washington University in St. Louis leads group studying aging process
A research team of biologists and
engineers led by faculty at Washington University ... Looking at the cellular systems in cyanobacteria, and
then in a model plant and
a moss species, these researchers want to determine how these organisms pr...
Joslin researchers clarify mechanisms for beta-cell formation
...is a major contributor to type 2 diabetes, obesity and
the metabolic syndrome, which affect nearly one-qu...rch: Which cells give rise to these new beta cells and
how? (Some researchers, for example, theorize that the new cells are derived from immature ductal ce...
Wiley publishes Welcome to the Genome: A User's Guide to the Genetic Past, Present, and Future
...as of our lives, from the promises of gene therapy and
personalized medicine to international trade dispu... it all? Probing today's most cutting-edge science and
its far-reaching implications, WELCOME TO THE GENOME: A USER'S GUIDE TO THE GENETIC PAST, PRESENT, A...
Folic acid vitamin use by women reaches all-time high, March of Dimes survey finds
...g folic acid in 2004, up from 32 percent last year and
the highest level since the March of Dimes began s...'ve been very worried about the effects on mothers and
babies of popular low-carbohydrate diets that drastically reduce grain foods enriched with folic aci...
Brain has center for detecting sound motion
Close your eyes and
acutely listen to the sounds around you, and
you'll find you're able not only to accurately place the location of sounds in space, but their moti...
JCI table of contents September 15, 2004
...t Complex Disease A whole range of human muscular and
neuromuscular diseases, are caused by mutations in...s system, some that are found in the mitochondria, and
thus inherited through the mother, and
some that are found in the nucleus and
are inherited from bot...
9/11 search-and-rescue dogs exhibit few effects from exposure to disaster sites
...s, the Penn researchers tracked the health of dogs and
handlers from the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and
the Fresh Kills Landfill site on Staten Island, where debris from the World Trade Center was further...
New fruitfly model of diabetes has future implications for pancreatic cell transplantation
... control their blood sugar will inform researchers and
clinicians about the basics of metabolism and
how it relates to disease. Eric Rulifson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cell and
Human chromosome 5 final sequence analysis released to public
... have reached the halfway point in dotting the i's and
crossing the t's of the genetic sentences describi...is a genetic behemoth containing key disease genes and
a wealth of information about how humans evolved. Chromosome 5 is the second of three chromosomes t...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...ock Neurons Alexander C. Jackson, Gui Lan Yao, and
Bruce P. Bean The biological clock depends on sp...n channels, including L-type calcium channels, Ih, and
subthreshold TTX-sensitive sodium channels, have been nominated for the spontaneous interspike "pace...
Ecology of infectious diseases grants awarded
...ington, Va.--The National Science Foundation (NSF) and
the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have annou...gram supports efforts to understand the ecological and
biological mechanisms that govern relationships between human -induced environmental changes and
Picking prostanoids to provide protection
... Two prostenoids called PG I2/prostacyclin (PGI2) and
thromboxane A2 (TXA2), are ele-vated in individual...theroscle-rosis, but their roles in the initiation and
development of atherosclerosis remain ill-defined. To investigate the role of each of these prostano...
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