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Cardinals Can Recognize Gender By Song, Columbia University Biologist Finds

...hides them fromview, their songs might provide the cue that alerts a bird to the presence ofanother bird. She hid speakers in the brush at a field site in Arizona, and when sheplayed back male songs, male cardinals attacked the location of the speaker;when she played back female songs, females re...

Simple Chemical Switch Steers Migrating Neurons

...San Diego (UCSD), has found that a single chemical cue caneither attract or repel, depending on the growt...response of a growth cone to a particular guidance cue maydepend critically on other signals received by the neuron. Thesusceptibility to conversion betwee...

Clockwork Clues Determined

Temperature may be a key cue for setting the biological clocks that govern the ...erature rather than visible light was the dominant cue for resetting the cellular timekeepers. The work is supported by the National Institutes of Health (...

Diabetes Drug And Accutane Block Breast Cancer Cell Growth, Cedars-Sinai Researchers Find

... compound Accutane stopped multiplying and died on cue inlaboratory and animal studies conducted at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,researchers reported today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy ofScience. Troglitazone, an antidiabetes drug, and Accutane, a Vitamin A compound used tot...

Relapsing Fever Spirochete Switches Surface Proteins When It Changes Hosts

...sts discovered, can trigger thechange. "One likely cue that promotes this switch is the drop in temperaturethat occurs when the spirochete moves from a warm-blooded animal to a tick," Dr.Schwan notes. Their observations of Borrelia hermsii, the spirochete that causes relapsingfever, can be extended to ot...

Research Into Cockroach Behavior Could Lead To Better Baits

...ver seem to go hungry, so she theorized a chemical cue might guide their forays into the kitchens of the world. Researchers already knew roaches emit a sex pheromone that helps them find mates and an aggregation pheromone that helps them find safe haven. Miller thought roaches might also use pheromones i...

MSU Scientists Eavesdrop On Bacterial

...etic switch when they hit asurface, which is their cue to form a biofilm. When they break away from thecolony they undergo another biochemical change and revert back to theplanktonic, free floating type. "But there still was one unanswerable question: How could they have sucha complex [biofilm] ...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight ... behavior issues in other areas of the world, which ... that could lead to successful interventions. , A ... United Nations mentions that due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, ... African, children are at an increased risk for mental ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... A new study shows that moderate to severe ... risk of stroke, cancer and death. , Results of ... to severe obstructive sleep apnea were four times more ... times more likely to have a stroke (HR = ... (HR = 3.4), and 2.5 times more likely to ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Dallas study involving serious youth offenders, the answer to one ... seven years: "How long do you think you,ll live?", According ... offending over time., Author Dr. Alex Piquero said the study ... of them offend at very high rates and commit more ... much later in life offend much less., "In a lot ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... with symptoms increasing dramatically during some of the most important ... has found. , Depressive symptoms increased on average by 68 ... young men, who were around 25 years old when they ... their children. The results of the study were published April ... is the first to identify when young fathers are at ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
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