Tag: "chapter" at biology news
Clemson's Baruch Forest Science Institute tracks forests' recovery from hurricane
...n in 2000 and2003. "I can't wait to read the next chapter
and see how the speciescomposition is changing and how the species are growing," Gresham said. This research is funded through the South Carolina Agriculture andForestry Research System based at Clemson, and is being conducted in cooperationw...
A picture and 2,000 words in Science magazine: two Kansas scientists work at forefront of emerging technology
...or the technology so far. They have written a book chapter
for "Infrared andRaman Spectroscopy of Biological Materials," now in press. "The way we get better at analyzing and imaging molecular chemistry in themicroscope field is completely dependent on having access to new technology,"says Wetzel. "We've bee...
Researchers identify new type of potentially fatal tick-borne disease
... story is rapidly developing, and this is one new chapter
about a veryimportant emerging infection," Storch said....
USGS assesses nation's biological resources at century end
... and Hawaii and the Pacific Islands. Each regional chapter
describes the geologic and climatic changes thatfo...tions; andidentifies information gaps. The final chapter
of Part Two, produced by the National Marine FisheriesService, describes the status and trends of ma...
Nematode makes scientific history
...ishment represents the beginning of anexciting new chapter
in efforts to understand plant-associated nematodes," saysJoseph Esnard, a nematologist at Cornell University and member of the AmericanPhytopathological Society and Society of Nematologists. "The sequence providesplant nematologists with a supermark...
Easy-To-Understand Book Written To Appeal To Students, Pet Owners
...gh"Infectious Diseases and VaccinationPrograms," a chapter
that helps an owner better grasp what goes on -- and why --during annual trips to the vet's office. Shediscusses non-infectious diseases, common parasites and first aid. Part Four zeros in on nutrition and pet food. Case compares premium varieties of...
New Class Of Molecular Cues Guides Nervous System Wiring
...avior of the protein,Slit, opens an intriguing new chapter
in understanding how the nervous system iswired, say the scientists. If the researchers can understand the machinerycontrolling such wiring decisions, their insights may lead to new approaches toregrow or repair damaged or severed spinal cord nerves....
In Colorado State's Veterinary Foal Care Program, Student Volunteers Provide All-Night Care For Sick And Very Needy Patients
...om Grand Junctionand president of Colorado State's chapter
of the American Association of EquinePractitioners, thinks motivation comes from being effective. "We can make a difference, Shafer said. "They [newborns] won't make itif we don't do this. "It's the little things (keeping the newborn clea...
Amphibian Revival: Build It And They Will Come
...on and his colleagues wrote of their research in a chapter
in the recentlypublished "Status and Conservation of Midwestern Amphibians," a book edited byMichael J. Lanndo, University of Iowa Press. The wood frog, Rana sylvatica, is common throughout eastern and northern NorthAmerica, and is characterized by a...
Elementary Students Mapping Virginia Wildlife
...ior majoring in fisheries, co-chair the university chapter
of the WildlifeSociety's committee on community ou...anctuary on the school's ground. The VirginiaTech chapter
of the American Society of Landscape Architects has half a dozenvolunteers working on designing the ...
Software Helps Decipher Genomes Of Higher Organisms
...is research in predicting gene coding regions in a chapter
of new book "Organization of the Prokaryotic ... by the American Society of Microbiology. The chapter
is called "Statistical Predictions in Genuine Coding Regions." Borodovsky, a Russian emigre, ...
The Fire Down Below: Extreme Heat-Loving Organisms May Be Keys To Molecular
Evolution, Origin Of Life, New Book Argues
...the book is notunanimous on this point. In fact, a chapter
written by Stanley Miller of UC-LaJolla and Antonio Lazcano of the University of Mexico argues that life did notand could not have begun at the growth temperatures of hyperthermophiles. "Today we know that such extrapolations into the distant...
Four More Lemurs To Be Released Into Madagascar Jungle This Fall
... The release will mark the opening of another chapter
in a scientificadventure that has seen both success and misfortune, as well as new insightsinto the complexities of returning captive lemurs to the wild. It is part of athree-year project by the international Madagascar Fauna Group (MFG) tosystematic...
Loss Of Tumor Suppressor Gene Triggers Colon Cancer
...of colon cancer fornearly 20 years, "this ends one chapter
of the APC story," but beginsmany more. "Master genes such as p53, another tumor suppressor, or APC usually don't work on just one pathway. So c- MYC is probably not theonly gene whose expression is controlled by APC. We are working to findthe o...
University of Georgia Genetics Professor John Avise Publishes The Genetic Gods, A New Book On Evolution And Belief
...etic screening and engineering. Heconcludes with a chapter
on meaning. Avise defends calling genes "gods" by saying that genes have specialpowers over human lives and affairs. "The genetic material in organisms alive today traces back generation bygeneration through an unbroken chain of de...
Veterinarians' Input On Olympics Horse Events Has Had Global Impact
... physiologist, in "The Exhausted Horse Syndrome,"a chapter
written for "Fluids and Electrolytes in Athletic Horses,"published in April by W.B. Saunders in a recurring series called "VeterinaryClinics of North America: Equine Practice." "It's very gratifying for a veterinarian on the clinic floor tosave the...
Duke Researchers Genetically Engineer Mice To Block Heart Enlargement
...onal ResearchService Award, and the North Carolina chapter
of the American Heart Association. The hormones angiotensin II, endothelin I, and the neurotransmitternorepinephrine regulate contraction and relaxation of arteries. When released inhigh doses, these hormones signal heart cells to grow by bin...
Infants, Toddlers Should Not Restrict Fat Intake, Experts Say
...h needs than adults. Their paper is published as a chapter
in a new book, "Lipids in Infant Nutrition," which has just been released by the American Oil Chemists' Society. Health organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Heart Association, and the National Heart, Lung and Bloo...
Environmental Reform: The Next Generation Project
...nizations and academia, each of whom contributed a chapter
to The Next Generation compendium. Major portions of the compendium will be released at the workshop with the goal of contributing to the debate about environmental reform during this fall's state and federal election campaigns. The full report wil...
Nitric Oxide Found To Control Cells By Turning On Genes; Suggests New Role In Health And Disease
...s a phenomenal understandingthat may lead to a new chapter
of research and possible therapeutic uses." The finding ties together the mountains of scientific studies in recentyears linking NO with everything from blood vessel dilation to neurotransmissionin the brain to intestinal contraction to peni...
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