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Analysis fingers causes of desertification

...lished in the September 2004 issue of BioScience concludes that desertification is driven by a limited group of core variables, most prominently climatic factors that lead to reduced rainfall, technological factors, institutional and policy factors, and economic factors. The technological factors include inn...

The future of HIV therapeutics is brightening, according to Gladstone Institutes Director

...ia, where the virus continues to spread unchecked, concludes Greene. "Such an effort is required if we are to blunt the expanding global HIV epidemic in a truly meaningful way," he explains. "This will require commitment and investment by the world community not only for the key drugs but also for the infrastr...

Computer database being developed at Temple will allow for better inventory of chemicals

...ople this year. We still have a lot of work to do, concludes Rappaport. The prototype we have needs to be converted to a Web-based application to enable multiple users and at the same time, provide a high level of security....

Manatee population rising in some regions, likely stalled or declining in others

...lthy growth of those populations." The report concludes that the estimated annual growth rate for the population in Florida's Atlantic region is 1.1 percent, but the margin of error in this estimate is large enough that it is possible the population is stable or slightly declining. In the Southwest regio...

Healthy fats and oils essential to satisfy calorie-conscious consumers

...terol almost up to 10 percent within three weeks," concludes Nadkarny....

Study shows that ultrasound accreditation improves the quality of ultrasound practice

...formance Guidelines," by Alfred Z. Abuhamad et al, concludes that "ultrasound accreditation adds value to the practice by improving compliance with AIUM minimum standards and guidelines for the performance of ultrasound examinations." This study sought to determine the effectiveness of AIUM a...

Argonne scientists determine structure of staph, anthrax enzyme

...Staphylococcus aureus, and Bacillus anthracis, and concludes that the two are similar. Both have the same catalytic amino acid triad with Cys, His and Asp residues present in both enzymes -- which means that the site of the enzyme-protein reaction is the same. Only the location of one of the residues varies. J...

Society for conservation biology conference

...gh less than 60 percent survive in the city today, concludes an analysis by three researchers from the City Uni...ibution in 2050 under a mid-range warming scenario concludes that between 18 and 35 percent of all species are at risk of extinction globally. A different proje...

Next best thing: wood chip bedding for cattle

...while helping improve quality of the environment," concludes Xiying Hao. More research is needed to determine the effects of different bedding materials on the soil and crop quality, as well as to monitor greenhouse gas emissions from the compost after it is applied. ...

Myths surrounding Cuyahoga River fire 35 years ago

... polluted rivers in the nation, said Adler. Adler concludes that like all good fables, this one contains some "useful truths" that "can inform an unending search for more perfect institutions of environmental protection."...

Conflicting views on embryonic and adult stem cells complicate research in stem cell therapeutics

...tions in order to meet the FDA quality standards," concludes Austin....

Late invasion of infected cells into the brain causes HIV dementia say Temple researchers

... long latency in the brain by the infected cells," concludes Rappaport. "It suggests that trafficking of the macrophages late in infection is really responsible for dementia in HIV patients." Rappaport has recently received a five-year, $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue expl...

Cutting back on cigarettes: when less is more

...that white non-menthol smokers, however, Ahijevych concludes there is a potential influence of menthol regardless of race. "There are a lot of social pressures on smokers to quit these days," says Ahijevych. "Workplaces and restaurants are increasingly adopting bans on smoking, and we know that as taxes on to...

Whales, seals or men? Who stole all the fish?

...likely to have a large impact on large fisheries," concludes Kaschner. "And the other way around- large fisheries are not likely to have a large impact on wide-ranging marine mammals." Kaschner admits her analysis is fairly crude and abstract. "These are like weather maps," she says. "It's a best guess." Mor...

Pearly mussels: One of North America's natural jewels is disappearing

...itten by a team of seven mussel experts, the paper concludes that, "Many pearly mussel populations have a negative growth rate and are likely to disappear unless environmental conditions change." To protect the animals, the authors urge simultaneous research and conservation actions, among them increased resea...

DELTA mission and ESA astronaut dock with ISS

... will continue throughout the 11-day mission. This concludes when he returns with the ISS Expedition 8 crew, Michael Foale and Alexander Kaleri, early in the morning of 30 April. They will return in the Soyuz TMA-3 spacecraft, which has been stationed at the ISS with the Expedition 8 crew for the last six mont...

DELTA mission heading to ISS with Dutch ESA astronaut

...art during the mission". The 11-day DELTA mission concludes with the return to earth of the Soyuz TMA-3 landing module very early in the morning of 30 April 2004, the Dutch national holiday marking the Queen's birthday. On the return flight Andr Kuipers will be accompanied by the ISS Expedition 8 crew, Alexan...

Nanotechnology highlights from the ACS national meeting in Anaheim, Calif., March 28-April 1

...harles P. Casey will introduce the session, which concludes with a panel discussion on the topic. Highlights from selected symposia and research presentations are described below: Sunday, March 28 World's smallest lasers may pave the way for faster computers Researchers at Harvard University say they hav...

Vascular access vital to pump up tissue engineering

...volutionize the existing standards of healthcare," concludes Austin. Emerging Technologies in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, is part of the Healthcare/Biotech Vertical Subscription Service, and showcases exciting and influential developments in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine while ...

Lion attacks on livestock in Africa are significant but manageable

... in the journal Biological Conservation, the study concludes that only $8,749 would be needed annually to offset the economic damage of a vigorous population of 26 adult lions inhabiting two ranches in Kenya totaling 160,000 acres. "Although such a cost is crushing to subsistence farmers in Africa, the economi...

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