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New research shows plants can shuffle and paste gene pieces to generate genetic diversity
...icient. Almost half of the human genome is derived from
TEs and, this value can go to an astounding 95 per...k-MULEs have two or three gene fragments picked up from
different genes but now fused together into a new gene combination. "There are only a few me...
'Most recent common ancestor' of all living humans surprisingly recent
...is likely that everyone on earth will be descended from
most of us." ...
Genetic differences might help distinguish thyroid cancers
... in women, and 1,460 Americans are expected to die from
the disease. PTC represents about 80 percent of al...nes at one time, to compare gene activity in cells from
six PTC tumors, nine FTC tumors and 13 samples of normal thyroid tissue. The PTC cells showed ...
New Arizona State center brings science to policy on issues of water resources and urban growth
... past 50 years." "Our team of scientists from
geography, anthropology, sociology, management, psychology, math, computer science and public affairs will work with our community partners (City of Phoenix, SRP, Arizona Department of Water Resources, Maricopa County Flood Control District and the U...
Pacific Northwest team unveils largest virus proteome to date
...ectious and stealthy human cytomegalovirus, a team from
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Oregon Health & Science University reported today in the October Journal of Virology. Human cytomegalovirus, or HCMV, is a member of the herpesvirus family. HCMV infects and persists for life in 50 to 85 perc...
Cardiac arrest may hinder ability to learn certain tasks
...that survived a heart attack looked very different from
normal, healthy neurons," DeVries said. "These cha..., however, when the researchers moved the platform from
its original position to the opposite side of the tank. "While the mice in the cardiac arre...
4 October press briefing to focus on minority recruitment to science and engineering programs
...of Education & Human Resources at AAAS. Emerging from
a recent invitation-only think-tank sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Standing Our Ground provides legal guidance on two Michigan rulings that affirmed the importance of a diverse learning environment, but struck down the use of race as a ...
Winning combination to build bone density in children
...2.29 x 10-5; where b is the regression coefficient from
final equation) in boys only. Residualized BMC was high only if both vigorous activity and calcium intake were high. There were no interactive effects of total (as opposed to vigorous) activity and calcium intake. This study provides evidence for syn...
High resolution satellite imagery assists hunt for infectious 'kissing bugs'
...erally known as 'kissing bugs' because they emerge from
their hiding places each night to bite human skin ...dness and a higher chance of an early death often from
heart failure. Chagas disease affects at least 16 million people across Central and South America, ...
... are needed to exploit many of the drugs developed from
advances in molecular biology. Professor Duncan s...h will certainly embrace the opportunities arising from
stem cell research, tissue engineering research and device miniaturisation. Real opportunities exist...
Study: Emission of smog ingredients from trees is increasing rapidly
...ass of chemicals that are emitted as unburned fuel from
automobile tailpipes and as vapors from
industrial chemicals, but also come naturally from
tree leaves. These chemicals, known collectively ...
Gene clusters predict atherosclerosis severity, susceptibility
...esearch collected more than 60 fresh aorta samples from
humans whose hearts had been harvested for organ t...ta, the body's largest artery, takes blood ejected from
the heart and distributes it throughout the body via smaller arteries. The samples ranged from
Far more men than women favor routine paternity testing at birth
...'s genetic heritage or to gain parental investment from
more than one male. Either way, it would normally be advantageous for the woman to keep the child's paternity a secret so that her husband would continue to care for the child as if he were the father. "There's this fascinating aspect that when w...
Bush nominates NJIT space explorer Louis Lanzerotti to NSF governing board
...l and the William Nordberg Medal for space science from
the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) Lanz... Lanzerotti holds a B.S. in engineering physics from
the University of Illinois and masters and doctoral degrees in physics from
Harvard University. He h...
UCSF scientist Joe Derisi named MaCarthur Fellow
...o learned about the award with a single phone call from
the MacArthur Foundation last Tuesday, Sept. 21. "...going respiratory studies is sponsored by an award from
the Sandler Program for Asthma Research. While microarray technology draws on the ...
16 APS exercise research highlights, from reduced flu mortality to proteomics & obesity
...fizer Inc. In 1990 Saltin received the Honor Award from
the American College of Sports Medicine, which hon...ews during the meeting can be arranged through APS from
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Newly identified master gene key in baby's first breath
...ure infants and for children and adults who suffer from
lung disease or injury," he said. Because lungs...prevents alveoli - the tiny airways in the lungs - from
collapsing and in turn allows the lungs to open when the newborn starts to breath. The absence of su...
A test case for DNA barcodes to identify species
...at can rapidly and accurately identify individuals from
known species and from
an entirely new species. In the open access journal, PLoS Biology, Paul Hebert and colleagues demons...
Evidence builds for potential new cancer drug target
... technology allowed the scientists to delete c-myb from
one specific type of tissue in the model rather than from
the entire organism. "We removed the c-myb gene from
T cells and in the process discovered that c-m...
HHMI, NIBIB/NIH to invest up to $35 million in interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs
...ry, research progress will depend on contributions from
life scientists who are familiar with the tools an...ine." The new NIH Roadmap and recent reports from
the National Academies Convocation on Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research and the Association of...
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