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The mouse genome and the measure of man

...rch. "The mouse genome represents a very important chapter in evolution's lab notebook. Being able to read th...ts, or chapters for which there is a corresponding chapter in the human genome. For example, chromosome 3 of the mouse has chapters from human chromosomes 1, 3...

UCSD research findings for human vs. mouse genome rearrangements

...s, or chapters, for which there is a corresponding chapter in the human genome. For example, chromosome 3 of ...rch. "The mouse genome represents a very important chapter in evolution's lab notebook. Being able to read this notebook and compare genomic information across...

New books show social side of weather and climate

...he basics of El Nio and La Nia events. There is a chapter deconstructing weather forecasts with advice on how to read them. The chapter on climate change discusses how scientists know the average global temperature is rising and examine...

Mapping proteins

...early 2003. The work will also appear in 2003 in a chapter of a book, called Handbook of Data Mining (Publisher: Lawrence Earlbaum Associates)....

Jorge R. Barrio, PhD receives Aebersold Award for research

...edicine. He is also a former president of the UCLA chapter of Sigma Xi, the international scientific and engineering research society. He has also led the effort to obtain FDA approval of new clinical indications for PET imaging in the diagnosis of cancer, cardiovascular and neurological diseases. Educated a...

Rutgers biomedical engineering professor solves golf grip mysteries

...easy analysis. The findings will be included in a chapter of a book to be published next year by Kluwer Academic/Plenum, "Biomedical Engineering Principles in Sports." Hung is co-editing the book with Jani M. Pallis of Cislunar Aerospace Inc. It will explore how advances in computer imaging, modeling and...

How aging cells retire

... In the current study, the scientists add another chapter to this story. Initially, they found that human cells made to overproduce TRF2, a protein they first identified in 1997, exhibited an increase in the rate at which their telomeres shortened. While normal cells lose their telomeric DNA at a rate of 10...

New book distills essence of gene regulation (and more)

...udy in a historical context. This is followed by a chapter ("Lessons from Bacteria") in which the authors int...rigins and "evolvability" of complex systems. Each chapter of Genes & Signals is headed by an illustrative, philosophical, or whimsical quote. For the final ch...

North Carolina chemist receives award for developing new process to make HIV drug

...ss of the T-20 process development will open a new chapter for the drug discovery community and demonstrates the value of peptides as therapeutics, said Kang.According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as 900,000 Americans may be infected with HIV. Trimeris recently completed enrollment in two Ph...

Ohio State genome map

... string of letters in each and every chapter of the novel. The genome map in Science and, particularly, the map in Nature relied mainly on only two databases to identify genes on their respective genome maps. The Ohio State researcher...

New finding accelerates discovery of disease genes and human population history

...make it difficult to sift through, but at page, or chapter levels, making it easier to sift," says Lander. SNPs and Human Population History This same information also provides a rich "fossil record" of human population history. Previous modelsbased on genetic as well as archeological datarecord the tale of ...

The masculinization of the X chromosome: many genes for early male sperm production reside on the X chromosome

...-linked," says Page. This finding is yet another chapter in the 300 million year story of the X and the Y c...hromosomes, adds Page whose research is unfolding, chapter by chapter, the odyssey of the sex chromosomes that began their lives as autosomes (or non-sex chrom...

Scholar finds parallels between U.S./Japanese attitudes toward wolves

... Walker is now writing a book on his findings. One chapter will focus on the history of wolf taxonomy in Japa...olves at all or merely wild mountain dogs. Another chapter will explore the portrayal of wolves in popular culture, including museums, comics and animated film...

Conference focuses on adults living with autism

...conference is sponsored by AASCEND II, the student chapter of AASCEND, the Autism Asperger's Syndrome Coalition for Education, Networking and Development. WHEN & WHERE: Saturday, February 10, 2001, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Seven Hills Conference Center on the San Francisco State University campus. ...

Tax top of the food chain to aid environmental sustainability

...ng-term degradation of the environment. Writing a chapter on agricultural sustainability with Robert Goodland, the tropical ecologist and adviser to the World Bank, the Cornell professor offers statistics to spoil the appetite of filet mignon fans: Seven pounds of cattle feed is required to produce a p...

New fossil find pushes age of terrestrial fungi back 60 million years, to the same era when green plants pulled themselves onto land

...rigin of fungal lineages. They concluded in a book chapter published this year in The Mycota (vol. VII B) that the major lineages of land fungi - Basidiomycetes, Ascomycetes and Glomales - may have diverged from each other about 600 million years ago. Colonization of the land masses by the first land plants ...

Book examines all aspects of nutrition for dogs and cats

...d energy needs of large and small breeds of dogs.A chapter is devoted to obesity, a growing problem for companion animals. The authors tackle the causes, effects, development, diagnosis, management and prevention of the disorder. "The book reviews current research and gives balanced discussions of controver...

At the waters edge -- Managing riparian forests

...fered critical reviews of the presentations. Each chapter was also reviewed anonymously by two reviewers. The 48 authors represent a broad array of scientists and managers from the Forest Service, State Departments of Natural Resources, state universities, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Environmen...

Obesity gene controls bone density via brain pathway

...n leptin, the brain, and bone formation is another chapter in the story of this recently discovered hormone. It is known that leptin, which is produced by fat cells, acts on a region of the brain called the hypothalamus to help reduce body fat and maintain fertility. Karsenty and his colleagues unraveled the...

Feel full on fewer calories

...sically active to help you burn more calories. The chapter on the Satiety Lifestyle shows you how much you eat depends on environmental factors from the size of the package you buy at the supermarket to whether you're watching TV while you eat. Rolls' research shows that your body's natural satiety sensors ...

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