Tag: "findings" at biology news
Genetic mutations linked to the practice of burning coal in homes in China
...e University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, these findings
are similar to other studies in which he and colleagues found that the frequencies and types of K-ras and p53 mutations in women from Xuan Wei who were nonsmokers were similar to the mutations found in men from Xuan Wei who smoked. "Tobacco smoking ...
Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...ABC that year they were also able to present their findings
at the biotechnology industries' international conference in Toronto. "I never realized how big the field of biotechnology is. It really opened my eyes to the scope and wide range of new products coming out." The ABC competition was not on...
New study shows hope for treating inhalant abuse
...studies of GVG with nicotine and heroin. "The findings
of this study extend the potential value of GVG to treat addiction," says Stephen Dewey, the Brookhaven Lab neuroanatomist who led the study. "More importantly, our results show promise in treating inhalant abuse as it continues to grow as a problem ...
Lycopene slows human prostate tumour growth in mice and combined with vitamin E is even better
... risk of prostate cancer. But, these observational findings
have now been underpinned by new research demonstr...compounds in cancer patients is now under way. The findings
of the animal study are being reported by Dutch research scientist Dr. Jacqueline Limpens at the EOR...
Researchers determine genetic cause of Timothy syndrome
...nd importance of calcium channels in general. "Our findings
showed that the mutated region is required for inactivation of the channel, which was not previously appreciated," he said. "More broadly, this finding really highlights in a way that I haven't seen before the fundamental importance of calcium metabo...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
...yndromes; and to support translation of scientific findings
made in animal models to humans. Dr. Keith Parker, chief of endocrinology and director of the Jean D. Wilson Center for Biomedical Research, is lead investigator for the team studying central regulators of energy metabolism. The molecular biology of ...
'Dead zone' area shrinking, Texas A&M prof says
...dissipated," he believes. DiMarco will present his findings
next month at a meeting of the International Marine Environmental Modeling Seminar in Washington, D.C....
Chemical derived from vitamin-E shows early promise as cancer drug
...ssor in the School of Biological Sciences. The findings
will be published in the October issue of Experime...rally or by aerosol. Based on earlier, similar findings
by Kline and colleagues, the National Cancer Institute is funding national efforts to investigate th...
Plants will not save us from greenhouse gases
...algae to high carbon dioxide concentrations. Their findings
showed that the plants could not adapt to high car...oxide in the environment. According to Bell, these findings
may be applied to other plants species. Over the next century we may see a dramatic change in all pl...
New molecular link key to cellular proteins involved in cancer progression, other diseases
...NC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The new findings
appear in the online issue of the journal Nature a...sed by these well-characterized proteins." The new findings
have implications for epigenetics, which is the study of transcriptional control that does not invol...
Award winning researchers reveal potential new role for Glivec
.... The research team are preparing to present their findings
to regulatory bodies for approval for imatinib's u... imatinib where t(17-22) is detected, although our findings
cannot be used to make any definite statements about tumours with other molecular abnormalities. ...
New Arizona State center brings science to policy on issues of water resources and urban growth
...cts that DCDC will produce exciting basic research findings
and new decision tools that will be valuable for water management in Arizona and in arid regions around the world." Specifically, DCDC will enhance water management decision-making by: developing Geographic Information System-based decision su...
Researchers identify protein promoting vascular tumor growth
... die of anemia associated with the tumors. The findings
present the first evidence that MCP-1 and macropha...ic inflammatory conditions, OSU scientists say the findings
of this study suggest anti-MCP-1 therapy may be a useful approach for other diseases. "This study's ...
Study: Emission of smog ingredients from trees is increasing rapidly
...issions for each tree and each plot and used their findings
to map VOC levels nationally. The scientists compa... lot of VOCs, but that doesn't seem to exist." The findings
also could raise questions about potential strategies for developing "green" fuels. One idea for cut...
Gene clusters predict atherosclerosis severity, susceptibility
...searchers hope to develop a way to correlate their findings
in the aorta with possible markers in circulating blood. ...
Far more men than women favor routine paternity testing at birth
...n biology and lead author of a paper reporting the findings
in the current issue of the journal Evolution and Human Behavior. The survey showed just 32 percent of women favor such routine testing. The difference in response between genders remained consistent in spite of marital and income status. Pre...
UCSF scientist Joe Derisi named MaCarthur Fellow
... An outspoken advocate of making scientific findings
freely accessible to scientists around the world, many of whom cannot afford to subscribe to scientific journals, DeRisi published his malaria finding in the new on-line, freely accessible science journal Public Library of Science Biology. ...
Newly identified master gene key in baby's first breath
...trols the first breath a newborn infant takes. The findings
could have implications for treating premature babies and children and adults with lung disease or lung injury. While other genes have been identified as having roles in lung development, this master gene, called Foxa2, controls key factors that allo...
Hidden diversity: DNA 'barcoding' reveals a common butterfly is actually 10 different species
...g species?" Janzen and his colleagues report their findings
in the Sept. 29 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Their research began during 25-year-long inventory of the wildlife in the Area de Conservacin Guanacaste, a large conservation zone of dry, rain and cloud forests in north...
Veterans with Gulf War syndrome have damage in specific, primitive portion of nervous system
... that afflict those with Gulf War syndrome. Their findings
will be published in the October issue of the American Journal of Medicine and are currently available online. "The high rate of gallbladder disease in these men, reported in a previous study, is particularly disturbing because typically women o...
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