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Wake Forest University Study Takes Students In Flight With The Albatross

... follows a study of reefs. "I did a program right before the birds were released and started transmitting,"...mitters on the Laysan and black-footed albatrosses before identifying the first 12 for tracking after their chicks hatched. He said that a specialadhesive tap...

Discovery Channel Returns From Underwater Scientific Expedition Off The Coast Of Cuba

... found four brand new species that never been seen before and 26 species of fishthat have never before been seen in Cuban waters. In addition,they were able to document changes in aquatic communities an...

'Suicide Response' Gives Colorado State Researchers Important Clues On Preventing Bacterial Invasion In Crops Worldwide

...States must be inspected and certifieddisease-free before being shipped out of state or overseas. When this bacteria encounters its potato plant host, a series of complexinteractions take place that signal the bacteria to invade and infect the plant.In their study, Colorado State researchers found t...

Chlamydia Vaccine Developed At UMass

...ill be several years perhaps as long as a decade before clinical trials are completed that could bring gov.... He taught at the Harvard School of Public Health before joining the UMass faculty in 1978. He was head of the department from 1978 to 1984, and continued te...

New Study Shows Dinosaurs From Gobi Desert Site Killed In Sudden "Sand Slides" Falling From Dunes - Study Also Reports First Dinosaur Tracks From Gobi

...tly bycatastrophic events that buried their bodies before they could be scavenged ordestroyed by the elements. It has often been presumed that immense sandstormswere the culprit, their wind-blown clouds of grit burying the dinosaurs alive. However the true nature of these disasters remained a mystery. The...

DNA Enzyme Works In Crystal Form; Yields New Insights Into Gene Copying

...ow translocation must occur,but whether it happens before or after the nucleotide is bound, nobody has evertracked." To reveal the detailed process, the scientists plan to produce movies bytaking series of high-speed X-ray snapshots of the enzyme in action. To triggerall the polymerase molecules to...

Termites' Attraction To Small Amounts Of Carbon Dioxide Lures Pests To Their Deaths

...$50 million--must be submitted to federal agencies before a chemicalcompany can manufacture and sell a product. Because CO2 is a natural gas, thosecostly studies would not be necessary, Bjostad points out. Bjostad believes the CO2 discovery opens the door for a number of uses,such as luring termites...

Research Aims At Nation's First 'Smart' Ground Water Regulations

...he possible, there will be another hurdle to clear before smart regulations are put into use, however. Those hurdles are all political, and they may prove to be the most difficult of all. "If 'smart' regulations are to be used, assumptions that were implicit in the old regulations would become explicit in t...

Even Moderate Air Pollution Reaching Eastern Wilderness Decreases Mountain Hikers' Lung Function

... the total volume of air expelled from the lungs - before and aftertheir hikes. They found that a 50 ppb increase in ozone concentration wasassociated with decreased lung function over the course of the hike - an average2.6 percent decline in forced expiratory volume, and a 2.2 percent decline inforced vit...

Colorado State Biology Professor Says Fatty Acids, Not Shadow, Determine Outcome Of Groundhog Day Feb. 2

... To arrange a visit, callFlorant at (970) 491-7627 before Groundhog Day Feb. 2. FORT COLLINS--Whether Punxsutawney Phil chooses six more weeks of winterhibernation on Groundhog Day has more to do with the makeup of fatty acids inhis body than being scared by his own shadow. Colorado State U...

Gene Therapy Enables Transplantation Without Immunosuppressive Drugs

...lthough additional animal studies will be required before humanclinical trials of the approach can be considered, the advantages of such alocalized system for countering the immune-system rejection of newly engraftedorgans are potentially significant. The powerful immunosuppressive drugs nowrequired to allo...

Infants, Toddlers Should Not Restrict Fat Intake, Experts Say

.... "There's little information that restricting fat before 2 years of age could be beneficial, but there's plenty of evidence that this could be dangerous," he says. "One of the main reasons is that it may retard growth and development." According to the researchers, restricted fat intake in children reduces...

Good Ergonomics Is Good Economics

...of doing careful human factors test and evaluation before you buy (Gray, et al., 1993). Macroergonomics Petroleum distribution company. Several years ago, Andy Imada of the University of Southern California began a macroergonomic analysis and intervention program to improve safety and health in a company t...

Ant Pheromone May Aid Alzheimer's Patients

...iperidinyl)pyridine]; and a fourth chemical never before foundin ants, 2,3'-bipyridyl. Further studies with the ants showed that the four chemicals together actsynergistically, and that individual chemicals do not induce the same behavioralresponse. Describing a laboratory experiment with ants following ...

NIAID Doctor Successfully Treats Longest Case Of Malaria Infection On Record

...laria smoldered in a 74-year-old woman for decades before being correctly diagnosed and successf...had never traveled outside the country before her journey to Baltimore. An older sister reported that the patient had had malaria at a...

American Heart Association Comment: "Folate And Vitamin B6 From Diet And Supplements In Relation To Risk Of Coronary Heart Disease Among Women"

...of California, Berkeley. "However, we urge caution before we consider the results of this studyconclusive, since the data were collected by mailed questionnaires of medicalhistory and lifestyle. Although this method of study is valuable, the accuracyof the dietary information is based on the unverified rep...

New Sensor Adds Precision To Search For Dangerous Gases

... need to see our computerized version before they realize the need to upgrade." Miremadi developed the sensing unit with the support of SFU's university/industry liaison office, in collaboration with Western Pacific Research Corp., an SFU spin-off compan...

Corn Rootworm Changing Behavior, Posing New Threat To Crops

...inds andstorm patterns, it's only a matter of time before this rootworm adaptionends up as far east as Delaware," said Scott Isard, a U. of I. geographyprofessor. Given the amount of first-year corn acreage in Illinois, it would costfarmers $100 million per year to control rootworms chemically if the corn-...

USGS Scientists Implicate Exotic Parasite In Wisconsin Lake Bird Deaths

An exotic parasite, never before reported in the United States,is responsible for for the deaths of large numbers of waterbirds in ShawanoLake, Wisconsin, last fall. Dr. Rebecca Cole, a parasitologist working at the U.S. GeologicalSurvey's National Wildlife ...

New Dinosaur Finds In Antarctica Paint Fuller Picture Of Past Ecosystem

...rom the Cretaceous period (about 1-2 million years before the asteroid impact that contributedto the extinction of the dinosaurs). The team that found the fossils is headed by Sergio Marenssi ofthe Instituto Antartico Argentino and Judd Case of St. Mary's College, California. "This is the first duck-bille...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... 18, 2014) ― A new study in the ... in health-related Google searches reveals a recurring pattern that ... , Investigators from San Diego State University, the ... Campaigns, analyzed "healthy" Google searches (searches that included the ... originating in the U.S. from 2005 to 2012. They ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... identified the first genetic variant specifically associated with ... for around 10-15 per cent of all breast ... the breast cancer sub-type, called invasive lobular carcinoma, ... of this particular kind of breast cancer, which ... published today (Thursday) in the journal PloS ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine ... have suffered a recent major loss are more likely ... , The study is published in this month,s issue ... , Because compassionate behaviors are associated with better health ... insights into ways to improve the outcomes of individuals ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... New Rochelle, NY, April 17, 2014U.S. military personnel ... "blast plus impact" concussive traumatic brain injury (TBI) ... were evacuated for other medical reasons. Differences in ... and depression 6-12 months after injury are reported ... , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014 By discovering a new mechanism that ... stroke, researchers at UC Irvine and the Salk Institute ... limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex ... of death and primary reason for disability in the ... stroke and lets blood-borne material into the brain, causing ...
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