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Marijuana use could cause tubal pregnancies
...Dey, Dorothy Overall Wells Professor of Pediatrics and
professor of Cell & Developmental Biology and
Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Cont...
Knock knock knocking on rhythm's neural doors
...r on a typewriter key quickly "eeeeee." Now, stop and
type "e" take a moment, type "e," take another mom...niversity of Southern California neural specialist and
colleagues. The insight may lead to, among other things, better movement control by humanoid robots,...
US Presidential Candidates' Forum
... presidential campaigns ofincumbent George W. Bush and
challenger JohnKerry will discuss their plans and
policiesfor science and
technology. The Forum will take place in the AAAS Auditorium, 12th and
Fortifying food with folic acid benefits babies
... dramatically reduce the incidence of spina bifida and
other birth defects. A study, published today in BMC Pregnancy and
Childbirth, shows that the proportion of babies born with neural tube defects in the province of New...
ICTP celebrates 40th anniversary, 'Legacy for the Future'
...versary of an institution that is widely respected and
revered as one of the premier organizations for th... Technology; John Nash, Jr., Princeton University; and
Ahmed H. Zewail, California Institute of Technology. The ICTP operates under the administrative umbr...
Rice finds 'on-off switch' for buckyball toxicity
...archers at Rice University's Center for Biological and
Environmental Nanotechnology (CBEN) have demonstra...s just one-billionth of a meter, or one nanometer, and
their discovery at Rice in 1985 is widely regarded as an early milestone in the field of nanotechnol...
UCI scientists successfully target key HIV protein; breakthrough may lead to new drug therapies
...teins. According to Gregory Weiss, lead researcher and
assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry...then created synthetic molecules that could target and
dislodge the protein. This is the first time phage display has been used to identify molecules that...
Researchers create nanotubes that change colors, form 'nanocarpet' and kill bacteria
... sensitivity to different agents by changing color and
can be trained to kill bacteria, such as E. coli, ... How a mere single-step synthesis of a hydrocarbon and
a simple salt compound produced these unique nanotube structures with antimicrobial capability is de...
Operation Dangling Dino
WHAT: After 12 months and
1,000 hours of strenuous and
tedious excavation work performed by 40 staff and
volunteers of the University of Utah's Utah Museum...
Alaska scientists find Arctic tundra yields surprising carbon loss
...f Arctic Biology (IAB) ecologists Donie Bret-Harte and
Terry Chapin and
colleagues working in northern Alaska discovered that tundra plants and
soils respond in surprisingl...
New sequence involved in DNA replication timing may aid in cancer detection
...l Chemistry , an American Society for Biochemistry and
Molecular Biology journal. Before a cell can divid...me. "S phase lasts about 8 hours in human cells and
about 40 minutes in cells of the fission yeast, Schizosaccharomyces pombe ," explained Joel A. Hube...
Bronfenbrenner book sums up human development
...-known psychologists, has been publishing articles and
books for 60 years on what really matters in the d...human beings. Now he has pulled his ideas together and
published a new book that traces the historical development of his groundbreaking bioecological mode...
UMaine anthropologist wins Solon T. Kimball Award
University of Maine anthropology and
marine sciences professor James Acheson has been n...policy. Acheson, a cultural anthropologist, author and
professor at UMaine since 1968, will receive the Solon T. Kimball Award for Public and
Spun from bone
RICHLAND, Wash. Bone and
enamel start with the same calcium-phosphate cryst...g material but end up quite different in structure and
physical properties. The difference in bone and
enamel microstructure is attributed to a key protein...
Master of antimalarial resistance
...ch year. Chloroquine is one of the most affordable and
widely used antimalarial drugs available, but chlo...a consequence. The experiments conducted by Fidock and
colleagues suggest that previously unknown mutations in the pfrct gene are associated with Plasmodiu...
Pollutant causes delayed flowering in plants
...d have important impacts on ecosystems, both plant and
animal, they said. The researchers, led by Duke Un...the journal Science. Co-lead authors were Yikun He and
Ru-Hang Tang from Duke. Other co-authors were Yi Hao, Robert Stevens, Charles Cook, Sun Ahn, Liufang...
No role for simian virus 40 in human pleural mesotheliomas
... in some polio vaccines administered in the 1950's and
1960's, might be a cause. However, studies reporti...SV40 DNA in human tumors (including mesotheliomas, and
also some lymphomas, brain cancers, and
bone cancers) have not consistently yielded the same results...
Researchers ID chlorophyll-regulating gene
...lancing act," said Peter Quail, professor of plant and
microbial biology at UC Berkeley's College of Natural Resources and
principal investigator of the study. "The young plant needs some protochlorophyll to get the ball ro...
Keep genome data freely accessible
This week's lead editorial discusses the benefits and
potential risks of allowing genomic information to...le to all. The editorial comments: 'But while free and
open access to these data is a boon to science, it carries some risk: among the genome sequences fre...
Flexible pain relief with morphine-free poppy
...morphine producing poppies as it produces thebaine and
oripavine compounds preferred by industry in the ... high value pain-killers. CSIRO's Dr Phil Larkin, and
The Australian National University's Anthony Millgate and
Dr Barry Pogson have been working with Tas...
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