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New Vancomycin Structure May Point To Path For Overcoming Antibiotic Resistance
Towards the end
of March, a New York man became the first person in theUnited States to die from infection by a strain of bacteria resistant tovancomycin, the powerful antibiotic physicians turn to when others fail. The manwas only the fourth known case in the world...
Plants - Factories Of The Future
...zymes to produce fatty acids tailored to specific end
product uses. Such fatty acids may be novel ones that don't exist in nature, allowing us to produce entirely new products," said Dr Green, who added that there is still substantial work to be done before plants producing high levels of these fatty...
New Retinal Surgery May Reverse Legal Blindness
...hat'slike cutting off a leg to save your life. You end
up alive but disabled." In the new procedure, de Juan pinches the sclera, the white, outer partof the eye, as if it were a hollow rubber ball. Then he puts sutures into theside wall of the eye to keep it pinched, shortening its length....
Avigen's Gene Therapy Approach Shows Promise In Treating Hemophilia B With
Single Intramuscular Administration
...f initiating a humanclinical trial as early as the end
of calendar 1998 which, if successful, willrepresent a major advance in the treatment of hemophilia B." "Our work extends previous results obtained in mice to a well-defined, naturallyoccurring, large animal model of hemophilia B that is very similar...
University Of Georgia Researchers Help Design Decision Support System For Forest
Managers And Owners
...l-scale prototype will probably be released by the end
of the summer, Nutesaid....
The Fishing Hole Had Better Be Upstream From Commercial And Industrial Centers
... McTammany will complete his master's degree bythe end
of June and his thesis will be available electronically from VirginiaTech's library ( http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/index.html ). For more information about this research, contact: Matthew McTammany, 540-231-6679 or firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Fred Benf...
DFG To Set Up 14 New Collaborative Research Centres
...llaborative research centre to be terminated bythe end
of the year and use the results for the precompetitive development of new productsand manufacturing processes for the aerospace industry, automotive and mechanicalengineering as well as the tool-making industry....
Jefferson Researchers Provide Leads To Potential Parkinson's Treatment
...ing a 16-week course oftreatment. "At the end
of the study, test scores in the Unified Parkinson...of these patients, we can see if there isany nerve end
sprouting or regrowth that can explain clinical improvement. Inaddition, over time we will be able t...
International Research Team Announces Discovery Of Two Species Of Feathered
...ther," for thefan of plumes that is visible at the end
of the animal's tail. Down-likefeathers and "semi-plumes" are visible on the fossil, suggesting that most ofits body was feather-covered. Unlike Archaeopteryx - long considered theearliest known bird - and modern birds, whose wing-feathers are asym...
New Biomaterial Has 'Star' Power
...ral core with many arms radiating out from it. The end
of each arm can be very chemically reactive, and it can bind with materials such as cells, drugs, proteins and antibodies. "The large number of arms in a very small volume would make these star polymers very useful in biological and pharmaceutic...
Ecological Consequences Of Jasmonate-Induced Responses For Plants In Native Populations
...than 5% of their leaf area to herbivores by the end
of the growing season. In this population, jas.... The number of mature capsules produced at the end
of the growing season differed significantly within pairs, and the magnitude and sign of these...
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Trains Displaced Fishermen And Women In New Careers As Aquafarmers
...gae production in support of the industry. By the end
of 1998,Florida should be come the leading producer of hard clams in the U.S. and by theyear 2000, the hard clam industry is predicted to have an annual farm gate valueof $50 million. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Inc. (HBOI) is one of the...
Researchers Identify A Protein Critical For T Cell Development And Activation
... at this point it is only a glimmer of hope at the end
of along road. Dr. Koretzky is a University of Iowa professor of internal medicine, andphysiology and biophysics....
Report On Electrical And Magnetic Fields Released; Public Invited To Comment At Regional Meetings
...ur before the meeting. The sessions are planned to end
at 8 p.m. The public comment sessions in Tucsonwill begin at 1:30 p.m. and end
at 5 p.m. They will be held in: Tucson, Ariz., Sept. 14 and 15, at the Inn Suites, 475 Gra...
Open-Air Experiment Shows High CO2 Boosts Tree Growth
...would getto its ultimate size faster, but it won't end
up being any larger then it wouldhave been had it just grown without the extra CO2." Another report bolsters that scenario. Duke graduate student AndrewAllen used a multivariant statistical analysis method to evaluate nitrogenlevels in the d...
New Research On Environmental Pollutants
...evels in the environment, with increases until the end
of the l960s, when theyreached their peak. After that dioxins and PCBs in food have decreased. Trends In Dioxin And PCB Concentrations In Meat Samples Dwain Winters, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington DC, USA Symposium Highlights Fri...
Gritty Research Leads Scientists To Metal-Loving Discovery
... pores, with the molecules strongly binding at one end
to the ceramicmaterial. The free ends of the tethered molecules then are available for binding to a targeted metalspecies passing through the pore. "Although difficult to imagine, these pores provide a large surface area for selectivetrapping of me...
Duke Study Helps Explain How Cells Divvy Up Genes During Reproduction
...ome jumbled and the wrong number ofchromosomes can end
up in each egg. This can result in infertility or ...ratus doesn't form properly, and chromosomes don't end
up divided evenlyamong the resulting eggs. A reports on this research, detailing how the Ncdmotor pa...
UV Skin Damage In A Different Light
...unscreensthat block all the way out to 400 nm [the end
of the ultraviolet A region]." The SPF (solar or sun protection factor) in sunscreen refers to its ability toprotect against the burning rays of ultraviolet B light. But currently thereare no world-wide standards to measure protection against ultrav...
Plant Doctors Find Genetic Solution For Papaya Growers
...awaii papaya growers will find good fortune at the end
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