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'Gene chips' research in cotton could lead to superior variety
...ould lead to cotton varieties with superior traits and
improved fiber quality. Dr. Jeff Chen, a Texas A...d by Thomas Osborn at the University of Wisconsin, and
a project funded by the National Institutes of Health on translating gene expression mechanisms usin...
Females may be more susceptible to overindulge 'sweet tooth' cravings than males
...th gurus heralding the benefits of portion control and
exercise to keep obesity at bay. But with some st...he answer could be yes. Overeating (hyperphagia) and
sedentary behavior are known risk factors for obesity, but research in these areas especially overe...
Enzyme maintaining chromosome ends is linked to bone cancer recurrence, decreased survival
...erience a recurrence of the cancer after treatment and
less likely to survive if the cancer cells are exp...ith osteosarcoma that has not spread from the bone and
60 percent of those whose tumors have spread do not survive. "Overall, our results indicate that te...
Anthrax enzyme images reveal secrets of antibiotic resistance, suggest new drug design
...stance. DHPS normally combines the molecules DHPP and
pABA during part of a biochemical pathway that pro...iotics that block pABA from binding to the enzyme, and
thus block folate production. The St. Jude findings give important clues to how the enzyme binds to...
New fossil sheds light on old mystery
...of protorosaur, however, provides additional clues and
suggests that the long neck in these animals may have been part of a unique and
very effective method for capturing prey in water. Dinocephalosaurus orientalis, which means "terrib...
Groundbreaking research could ignite new solutions to heat transfer in nano-devices
... of Scranton, a Jesuit university in Pennsylvania, and
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a ...lecules interact on these dimensions." The faculty and
students involved were Dr. Deak and
his undergraduate student Timothy Sechler; and
University of Ill...
Florida Tech earns $50,000 grant to create coral database
... Semen Koksal, professor of mathematical sciences; and
Dr. Phil Bernhard, associate professor of computer...xtend this database to include a national database and
ultimately an international coral database. CoralData aims to increase understanding o...
New hydrothermal vents discovered as 'South Pacific Odyssey' research begins
...ically active crack in the seafloor. About a mile and
a half down, the basin could hold answers to quest...ge research groups, numerous research expeditions, and
the deployment of a wide array of specialized deep-sea research tools," said Penn State Professor of...
University of Alberta researcher looks for clues to mysterious disease
...hat offer insights into human diseases like cancer and
A-T. A-T is a progressive, degenerative disease t...d the age of two, some of the first signs--walking and
balance is wobbly caused by ataxia or lack of muscle control--start appearing. "Kids are often ...
A fishy change in diet
...fish are opting out of their usual diet of insects and
dining instead on invasive European quagga mussels: the River's junk food. This change may have nega...
Brown research reveals key insight into memory-making
...n is stored in the nervous system, a key to memory and
learning, is one of the hottest topics in neurosci... today. New research conducted at Brown University and
Duke University Medical Center, published in the current issue of Science , fills in important deta...
A long-necked sea predator from China described in Science
This release is also available in French and
Japanese . Scientists have discovered a long-ne...ea reptile with fangs that probably preyed on fish and
squid in a shallow sea in present-day southeast China more than 230 million years ago. The creature'...
New signs of life found at the Poles
...der rocks have been discovered in the most hostile and
extreme regions of the Arctic and
Antarctic giving new insights on survival of life on other planets. Reporting in this week's Nat...
March of Dimes statement on newborn screening report
...ort on newborn screening prepared for the Maternal and
Child Health Bureau of the U.S. Health Resources and
Services Administration by the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG): The March of Dimes supp...
Cannabis may help combat cancer-causing herpes viruses
... individuals to cancers such as Burkitt's lymphoma and
Hodgkin's disease. Once a person is infected, thes...ods within white blood cells before they burst out and
begin replicating. This reactivation of the virus boosts the number of cells infected thereby increa...
'Smart antibiotics' may result from UCLA research
...oblem with antibiotics is that bacteria can mutate and
become resistant to a particular antibiotic, while the antibiotic is static and
cannot change," said Jeffery F. Miller, professor and
chair of microbiology, immunology and
Poplar DNA code cracked -- a step in combating global warming?
...ld's land area, house two thirds of life on earth, and
are responsible for 90% of the biomass on dry land... the importance of trees as providers of clean air and
energy, or as raw material for furniture, building materials, and
other implements. A great many pro...
Scientists find nanowires capable of detecting individual viruses
...e among the most important causes of human disease and
are of increasing concern as possible agents of biowarfare and
bioterrorism," says author Charles M. Lieber, Mark Hyman Jr. Professor of Chemistry in Harvard's Fac...
Grant advances biochemical engineering laboratory
The South Dakota School of Mines and
Technology has received a $110,000 grant from the ...es students for careers in value-added agriculture and
other industries. Renovations to the existing biochemical engineering laboratory will include modern...
Microbes eat their way to better concrete
Two South Dakota School of Mines and
Technology researchers are creating living organis...r. Sookie Bang, professor, Department of Chemistry and
Chemical Engineering, and
Dr. Venkataswamy Ramakrishnan, distinguished professor emeritus, Departmen...
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