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Public Library of Science launches PLoS Biology

...the research, written in non-technical language to ensure that readers from other disciplines or from the general public will be able to understand the nature and significance of each report....

Rabbit and cow graze together

...digging has resulted in bare soil. Therefore, cows ensure that sufficient light reaches the ground, whilst rabbits ensure good germination spots for prostrate herbs. Finally, Bakker discovered that rabbits are a key factor...

Sugar coupled to protein causes kidneys to save water

...entified by a Dutch researcher. The water channels ensure that water in the body is reused. If these fail to work properly, you urinate too much and dehydrate. The research was a collaborative project between the University Medical Centre Utrecht and the University Medical Centre Nijmegen. Giel Hendriks dis...

Mimicking the human body with carbon black polymers

...pdate performance standards for metal detectors to ensure that new products purchased in the marketplace operate at specified minimum levels. Further-more, they must know if exposure to the magnetic fields generated by metal detectors affects the functioning of personal medical electronic devices (such as c...

How genes orchestrate facial expressions

...ity of Utah researchers have identified genes that ensure nerves develop in the correct part of the brain so...n segment 4 of the hindbrain. Thus, the Hox3 genes ensure that nerves controlling facial expressions form in the correct part of the brain. These mutant mice...

AGI Foundation endows congressional geoscience fellowship honoring William L. Fisher

...ressional staffers. "The endowment was created to ensure a lasting commitment for the geosciences and is named in honor of Dr. William L. Fisher to commemorate his important geoscience contributions and the key role he has played in development of geo-policy decisions at the national level," said Russell G...

JCI Table of Contents, 1 October, 2003

...rrent therapies can directly protect the heart and ensure ongoing heart function. Faced with this challenge, Walter J. Koch and fellow researchers at Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina, have developed a strategy whereby delivery of erythropoietin (EPO), shortly after ischemic injury, was shown t...

Turkey genome research may help producers breed a better turkey

...blished study in the journal, Genome, will help to ensure that the turkey that we "gobble down" at our Thanksgiving feasts will be a bird that is truly best of breed. For the first time, researchers from the University of Minnesota and Nicholas Turkey Breeding Farms in California have collaborated to produc...

National lab trains U. S. customs agents against WMD

...Bill Cliff, PNNL program manager. "Our goal is to ensure that the inspectors, who represent the first line of defense along our borders, have the knowledge and familiarity with weapons of mass destruction needed to be successful in their jobs." Since June 2002, nearly 300 inspectors have completed the tra...

Victoria Hale of Institute for OneWorld Health Named Fellow by International Women's Forum

...f colleagues led a successful two-year campaign to ensure women and minorities were included in clinical trials, ending an exclusionary practice that persisted into the 1990s. She is an advisor to the World Health Organization for building ethical review capacity in the developing world, and has served as ...

OHSU scientists uncover key protein for Fanconi anemia, cancer susceptibility

...ated with the rare, inherited disorder function to ensure normal development and prevent cancer. The study will appear online during the week of Sept. 14, 2003, and is scheduled for publication in the October 2003 edition of the journal Nature Genetics. Scientists found that inactivation of the newly discov...

Physiologists findings make fishing tournaments safer for fish!

...t of catch and release fishing, and devise ways to ensure survival of the maximum number of fish." Dr. Tuft...eigh-in basket, submersed in well-aerated water to ensure proper oxygenation while waiting to be weighed. Oxygen levels and water temperature in all holding...

New blood test uncovers individual risk for lung cancer

...the general population and the blood test will not ensure that they don't get the disease. In addition, smoking causes other types of cancer and cardiovascular diseases, whose relation to OGG1 activity is still unknown. The Weizmann team also included Dr. Sara Blumenstein and Dalia Elinger. Statistical an...

First production of a human protein with complex glycosylation in genetically modified yeast

... most require complex, human-like glycosylation to ensure therapeutic efficacy," said GlycoFi's Stephen Hamilton, Ph.D., lead author of the publication. "Mammalian cell lines can replicate human-like glycoprotein processing to a large extent, and so have traditionally been used to produce most protein thera...

Livermore & NIH scientists create technique to examine behavior of proteins at single molecule level

... a national security laboratory, with a mission to ensure national security and apply science and technology to the important issues of our time. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is managed by the University of California for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration....

Couch potatoes may be created in the womb, not at the dinner table

.... Litter size was adjusted to eight pups/litter to ensure adequate and standardized nutrition until weaning. After weaning, male offspring from ad libitum-fed and undernourished mothers were divided into two balanced postnatal groups to be fed either a standard diet or a hypercaloric diet The mineral and vi...

Threatened juvenile salmon get scientific assistance

...em provides WSDOT with improved scientific data to ensure that we're spending money on solutions for fish passage that will work to provide long-term benefits to our environment," said Peterson. A transportation consortium that includes the states of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, and the Federa...

Historical coral reef declines featured in this week's Science

...draconian measures against human exploitation will ensure the survival of these fragile ecosystems in to the next decade." Top carnivores and reef grazers are the first to go when humans enter the picture. Some, like the Caribbean Monk Seal, are already extinct. Historical declines in all 14 reef ecosystems...

Development of hair depends on development of the hair channel

...ication that takes place between them, probably to ensure proper growth." Now that the researchers have unmasked an important transcription factor controlling the fate of the hair channel, their next step is to identify the ultimate mastermind -- the extracellular signaling protein required for the activati...

Finding dirty bombs and other radiation threats

..."dirty bombs" and other radiation hazards. To help ensure the performance of devices used to detect such thr...ratories. The new standards under development will ensure that the devices work as intended under the new conditions now encountered in homeland security rela...

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