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Limits Of Life On Earth: Are They The Key To Life On Other Planets?

...xperienced at earth's surface. Relatively little data exists on the nature of barophilic (high-pressure-loving) life forms, or the pressure boundaries within which life may exist. Douglas Bartlett of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California, will conduct research on genetic compo...

Geologist Finds Hidden Patterns Of Diversification In Ordovician Radiation

... regional or localorigins. Miller will present his data at Monday, Oct. 20 during theannual meeting of the...keCity. Professor Miller has compiled an extensive data base ofOrdovician fossils, including information about where they werefound, when they first appeare...

Geologist Finds Evidence Supporting Mysterious Ancient Sea

...ft bymassive, explosive volcanism. Paleo-magnetic data is difficult to interpret during the timeperiod in question. The fossil record indicates strongsimilarities between what is now Texas and the southernApplachians and a portion of Argentina known as thePrecordillera. Those similarities have led some g...

Oral Vaccine Protects Infants From Severe Rotavirus Diarrhea

...ee will meet in early December to consider all the data andmake their recommendation regarding licensure t...ought to thehospital for treatment, evaluation and data collection. Follow-up continued until age 2. Although the vaccine was only 48 percent efficacious a...

New Mathematical Model Could Help Predict Health Of Offshore Areas Where Rivers Enter The Sea

...ent model study was "in reasonable agreement" with data from directobservation on the Texas-Louisiana Shelf done in the spring of 1993....

NIDR Supports Total Genome Studies Of Major Oral Pathogens

...tunistic fungus, Candida albicans. The sequencing data produced by thesestudies will be instrumental in u...ate proteins forvaccine development. Aa sequencing data will be made available during the course of the study. Thedata will be accessible through the Inter...

Husband-And-Wife Team Embarks On Search For Genes Linked To Schizophrenia

... perform a genome-wide scan and collaborate on all data analysis. "Psychosis is a complex syndrome, the most common form of which is schizophrenia," Carlos Pato said. "In at least 20 percent of cases of schizophrenia, other family members are also affected with the illness, but genetics may play a...

Purdue Researchers Track Oil Spill's Effects On Sea Otters

...althy and sick California sea otters, will present data on the otter studies today (Thursday, 11/20) in Albuquerque, N.M., at a meeting of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. "Trying to establish whether the lack of population recovery is a direct result of the spill or not is difficult," Sny...

Stress Lowers Sperm Count By Overwhelming Cells That Make Testosterone

...coid always to the Leydig cell's benefit. Hardy's data on enzymatic activity within Leydig cells also con...1ßHSD-1 is active in testicular cells.Hardy's data suggest the presence of a third, previously unknown form of theenzyme. "We don't know exactly what ...

Reanalysis Of International Data Finds Sharp Decline In Sperm Density

After an extensive review of data from 61 published studies, threeCalifornia researc... thanpreviously estimated. Their analysis of data collected from 1938 to 1990 indicates that spermdensities in the United States have exhibited an ave...

Eating Lake Ontario Fish Linked To Shorter Menstrual Cycles; Consumption May Delay Pregnancy

...olled in New York State Angler Cohort provided the data for the studies. The cohort, composed of 10,518 m...led in the cohort in 1991. Time-to-pregnancy data were based on women's answers to questions asking if they stopped using birth control to become preg...

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution Receives $1.1 Million Grant From National Cancer Institute

...ree-year study will provide important pre-clinical data on the pharmacology and anti-cancer potential of discodermolide and related analogs in the treatment of human cancer. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Inc. is one of the nation's premier not-for-profit oceanographic research and education fac...

Premies' Lung Disorder Can Cause Developmental Delays

...nt development for which health professionals lack data on long-term development. "As a result, it was very hard to tell families what the prognosis would be long-term, " Singer said. "But I want to emphasize that 80 percent of these children are functioning within normal ranges. Considering that a few y...

Biogenic Emissions Higher Than Expected Over African Savanna

...lorado. Scientists have gathered and analyzed data from previously unsampled remote regions to gain a...forest in the Amazon basin. EXPRESSO gathered data during the dry season in November and December 1996 along a 800-kilometer (500-mile) band from the s...

Autoimmunity Gene Discovered

...tion of the same gene, defective in APECED. The data are published independently by the two teams in the December issue of "Nature Genetics". The function of the gene and its product is still unknown, but some structural features of the protein coded by the APECED gene have characteristics...

Remote Cloud Observatory Tracks El Niño Changes

...gularly but notnecessarily predictably. Hopefully, data collected by the observing stationalong with sea surface and air/sea atmospheric temperature readings collectedfrom ocean buoys set out by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Agencywill help meteorologists and climatologists recognize the onse...

Human Breast Milk Contains Obesity Hormone

... adulthood. "This is a possibility, but we have no data on this," Houseknecht says. "We know from studies of identical twins that have been separately adopted that there is a huge genetic component to obesity. The animal studies cause us to wonder if milk-borne leptin may play a role, too." Another po...

Colon Cancer Linked To Genes, Not Lifestyle

... From 1980 to 1994, Uno compiled autopsy data from 175 monkeys, all aged 20 t... to severe illness. Autopsy data revealed that most of the diseases appeared to be brought on by old age and predi...

MIT Biologists Identify Aging Mechanism

...ecessary for life. A WONDROUS PARADOX Armed with data suggesting that the accumulation of ERCs may be the aging clockitself, the researchers wondered, what set the fatal accumulation in motion?What, as Professor Guarente inquired above, could "set the clock early (so) thealarm rings early"? Their experi...

Researchers Discover New Genetic Risk For Alzheimer's Disease

...ve the variation. When the researchers removed the data fromsubjects who carried an APOE e4 gene, the risk...So it would seem that a likely explanation for our data is that byincreasing the level of APOE expression, this polymorphism might increase theamount of amy...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... targets that could be used to provide relief ... London made the discovery when researching how pain ... body. , Dr Marzia Malcangio said: "We have ... and our findings could help chemotherapy patients who ... side effect of some chemotherapy drugs (such as ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... the April issue of Experimental Biology and ... Drs. Rex Gaskins and Paul Kenis in the ... of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their ... reactions underlie a variety of cell functions including ... these crucial roles in regulating normal cellular behavior, ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... review published in the April issue of Immunity ... Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time to take ... to treating sepsis, which kills millions worldwide every ... when molecules released into the bloodstream to fight an ... is necessary for maintaining good health without inflammation, ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014U.S. military personnel who served in Iraq and ... brain injury (TBI) were compared to military personnel ... reasons. Differences in measures of overall disability, cognitive ... injury are reported in an article in ... Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... (April 16, 2014) The cause of neuronal death ... study proposes that neurons may be mistaken for foreign ... similar to the way autoimmune diseases like type I ... cells. The study was published April 16, 2014, in ... and likely controversial, idea in Parkinson,s disease; but if ...
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