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Core Spins Faster Than Earth, Scientists Find
...sibly much higher. Fluidiron in the outer core has continued
to solidify at the boundarybetween the two cores, so that over a billion years, the innercore has grown steadily to its present diameter of 1,500 miles.(The inner and outer core together are 4,350 miles wide and theEarth's diameter is about 7,900 mil...
Hawaiian Whales Show 'No Overt Response' To Sounds Of ATOC Simulation
...in their pod, and in at least one case, a humpback continued
singing very close to the speaker." Previous observations of ATOC transmissions at Pioneer Seamount, the California coastal site for the other ATOC speaker, also found no sign of disturbance among marine mammals, including elephant seals and seve...
End Of World Population Growth Projected For 21st Century
...llion in 2100, under the median projection. The continued
growth of the US population is largely fueled bythe assumption of continued
migration. In probabilistic terms, there is a 95percent chance that the population of North America ...
Newly Discovered Gene Halts Cell Division and May Have Cancer Link
... breast tumor cell line with nocodazole, the cells continued
to undergo cell division, which suggests the cells may be defective in the checkpoint. When the investigators looked further, they confirmed their suspicion -- the cell line had low levels of MAD2 expression compared to control cells that were resist...
Research At New England Universities And Industries Facing Uncertain Future Under Proposed R&D Reductions
...funding to universities. According to the report, continued
federal support for R&D is vital to the continued
strength of the research capabilities at these universities. Massachusetts receives the mos...
Isle Royale Moose Continue Decline
...us overbrowsing that grew worse each year as moose continued
to increase," says Peterson. "The length of last winter proved especially costly for calves and older, weaker moose, but it also killed a surprising number of young adults." Peterson says the only thing that saved most of the moose that survived was ...
New Evidence For Corn's Ancestry Could Lead To Insect And Drought Resistant Crops
...ross teosinte with Tripsacum ." Eubanks said she continued
in the face of criticism because she knewher work had already been validated by the U.S. Patent Office's rigorousdocumentation process. She also persisted because of her plants' potentialcontributions to agriculture and human welfare, she added. See...
Oral Vaccine Protects Infants From Severe Rotavirus Diarrhea
...atment, evaluation and data collection. Follow-up continued
until age 2. Although the vaccine was only 48 percent efficacious against a first episode ofrotavirus diarrhea of any severity, the vaccine reduced the incidence of severerotavirus diarrhea by 88 percent and the most life-threatening symptom,dehydrat...
Purdue Researchers Track Oil Spill's Effects On Sea Otters
...creased levels of this enzyme may be the result of continued
exposure to low levels of oil, to other environmental contaminants, or to some yet to be determined factors," Snyder says. "We need to continue these studies to evaluate the significance of these findings." Snyder works on the project with Rebar, one...
UF Researcher Designs Pill To Control Mosquitoes
...corporated into the chlorella genome and chlorella continued
to produce the hormone, making it omnipresent in the environment, mosquitoes could become resistant to it. But the hormone sits outside the genome, and after the third division of the chlorella it no longer can be detected. Of course, Borovsky points...
Banning Chemicals To Protect Ozone May Aggravate Global Warming
...resense to reconsider current policy and allow the continued
use of some chemicals."...
Skull Of Refrigerator-Size Ancient Armadillo Finds A Home At UF
...limate change, McCarty said. But a smaller variety continued
to live in South America, as did llamas, large rodents called capybaras, and tapirs, the pig-size animals closely related to horses and rhinoceroses, all of which once roamed Florida, he said. Because people lived in Florida 11,000 to 12,000 ...
Peptic Ulcer Treatment Improves Health, Saves Money
...tisecretory maintenance therapy. The second group continued
antisecretory maintenance therapy with H. pylori e...educed by 24 percent compared with those receiving continued
acid-blocker treatment (strategy two). For a small percentage of patients, cessation of antisec...
Chlamydia Vaccine Developed At UMass
... was head of the department from 1978 to 1984, and continued
teaching until his death....
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Continues Support Of EurekAlert!
... by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund makes possible the continued
expansion of what has become an important service to the scientific community," said Richard S. Nicholson, Executive Officer of the AAAS, which publishes EurekAlert!. "We are proud that Burroughs Wellcome Fund has embraced the vision of furthering th...
National Laboratory Known For Environmental Technology Directing Attention On Solving Agriculture And Food Processing Problems
...easy method to remove it. Mid 1970s The section continued
to build on past successes and expand into new are... the production process. 1978-80 The section continued
to seek out new markets and projects toreplace declining demand in conventional areas, such as bioma...
USC Study On Soy's Anti-Cancer Effects
...opment of new blood vessels thattumors require for continued
growth.) Another team gave genistein to female ratsas newborns and later exposed the rats to a tumor-inducing carcinogen. Thetreated rats developed mammary cancer much later than non-treated controls. Someresearchers have theorized that genistein's p...
Discovery By Fertility Specialist Offers Promise Of Reducing Multiple BirthsTied To Fertility Treatment
... "Nobody knew why the follicle continued
to thrive in the face of decreased FSH," Sullivan ..., the women were randomized to one of four groups: continued
FSH treatment; FSH replaced with saline; FSH replaced with high dose of reco...
Late Blight Battle Goes Online, Marking 150 Year Struggle Since Irish Potato Famine
...ncreased fungicide costs. We hope thatthrough the continued
research of plant pathologists worldwide, we'll find astrategy to effectively control late blight." The late blight feature website will only be available for a limited time. Login to www.scisoc.org and help fight the battle. The American Phytopat...
AAAS, State Of Arizona Co-Host Conference On Research And Development
...g industrial, state and federaldecision-makers the continued
strategic importance of this investment. AAAS will releaseArizona's report on the day of the conference. Following remarks by the featured speakers, the conference will break into four panels,each focusing on an area of science or engineering re...
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