Tag: "averted" at biology news
Potential of tailoring drugs to genetic makeup confirmed--but challenges remain
... thought to be non-preventable may now actually be averted
using genetic information about patients to select their drug therapies. The study, the first systematic assessment of pharmacogenomics potential, is paired with an analysis of many remaining hurdles: questions about the effectiveness of the practice...
AAAS awards the Philip Abelson Prize to 'Green Revolution' champion Norman Borlaug
...portions in the 1960s, when the "Green Revolution" averted
millions of people from the threat of famine. Norman Borlaug, often credited with establishing this potent increase in crop production in developing countries over a short period of time, receives the American Association for the Advancement of Scien...
Mathematical model provides new tool to assess mail-borne spread of anthrax
... where the original letters were received probably averted
a substantial number of additional infections; Giv...ironment of the received original letters probably averted
a substantial number of cases, Blaser and Webb write. They suggest that vaccination of all postal wo...
Drug averts Parkinson's disease in fruit flies, suggesting new approach for humans
... Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have averted
the onset of neurodegenerative disease in fruit fl... result from reduced chaperone levels and might be averted
by pharmacologically boosting chaperone activity. Bonini cautions that there are limitations of geld...
MBL scientists confirm evolutionary exception
.... What drives early extinction, and why it can be averted
by sex, remains one of the central mysteries of biology, the resolution of which is likely to have far-reaching impact on scientists' understanding of basic biological and evolutionary processes. "Sex and genetic recombination are obviously tremendo...