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Alaska scientists find Arctic tundra yields surprising carbon loss
... amount of carbon and nitrogen in plants and soils from
plots of tundra that have been continually fertili...that we didn't expect that this big loss of carbon from
the soils would be stimulated by nitrogen alone. Everyone had assumed increased decomposition would ...
New sequence involved in DNA replication timing may aid in cancer detection
...rchers confirmed this finding by removing the LCSs from
a late-replicating origin to convert it to an early-replicating origin. "Interestingly," noted Huberman, "in many cancer cells, the normal order of DNA replication is altered: regions that should replicate late sometimes replicate early and vice vers...
Bronfenbrenner book sums up human development
...development, however, viewed these environments -- from
the family to current society and the times -- as ...e." "This is a marvelous book to read and cherish from
one of our giants in the field of human development," says Glen H. Elder, professor of sociology and...
UMaine anthropologist wins Solon T. Kimball Award
...nteresting industry," and the lessons we can learn from
this industry can be applied to managing other threatened natural resources, from
oil to clean air. Allan Burns, professor of anthropology and associate dean of faculty affairs at th...
Spun from bone
...ve enamel of teeth. The study, published by a team from
the Department of Energys Pacific Northwest Nation...mel, a material with entirely different properties from
bone. If you can control the interactions between proteins and crystals, the same principal can be a...
Master of antimalarial resistance
... Nearly three million people, mostly children, die from
malaria each year. Chloroquine is one of the most ...fcrt mutations can be found in a strain of malaria from
Southeast Asia, suggesting their lab data have a parallel in the real world. The other members of th...
Pollutant causes delayed flowering in plants
... amounts of nitric oxide emitted as air pollutants from
burning fossil fuels could affect the critical pro...ce. Co-lead authors were Yikun He and Ru-Hang Tang from
Duke. Other co-authors were Yi Hao, Robert Stevens, Charles Cook, Sun Ahn, Liufang Jing, Zhongguang ...
No role for simian virus 40 in human pleural mesotheliomas
...fragments detected in some assays were not derived from
genuine SV40 in the tissue samples but from
SV40 DNA fragments engineered into common laboratory plasmid vectors used in molecular biology resea...
Researchers ID chlorophyll-regulating gene
...was an adaptation that likely helped plants spread from
humid, wet climates to drier, hostile environments...akes his or her first breath of air after emerging from
the womb, seedlings must quickly convert protochlorophyll into chlorophyll once they are exposed to ...
Keep genome data freely accessible
...organisation, or even an individual could use data from
these repositories to create novel pathogens that could be used as weapons.' 'The current system also offers tremendous benefits. The panel, which was commissioned by US health and security officials, pointed to the recent experience with severe acut...
Flexible pain relief with morphine-free poppy
...international leader in pharmaceutical development from
poppy compounds. This research is supported by voluntary contributions from
industry with matched funding for R&D from
the Australian Government through HAL and is a collaborat...
'Gene chips' research in cotton could lead to superior variety
...ications," Chen said. Those include a wide variety from
medical diagnostics to plant breeding programs. ...ecently received a five-year award of $2.5 million from
the National Science Foundation Plant Genome Research Program for their ongoing studies of physiolog...
Enzyme maintaining chromosome ends is linked to bone cancer recurrence, decreased survival
... are expressing the telomerase gene. This finding, from
investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hosp...ace in the body rather than those that have spread from
elsewhere. About 30 percent of children with osteosarcoma that has not spread from
the bone and 60 p...
Anthrax enzyme images reveal secrets of antibiotic resistance, suggest new drug design
...rvive. Sulfa drugs are antibiotics that block pABA from
binding to the enzyme, and thus block folate produ... is just enough to let DHPS prevent the antibiotic from
binding to it, but not enough to disrupt the enzyme's normal work," White said. "So the bacteria eva...
New fossil sheds light on old mystery
...us orientalis, which means "terrible-headed lizard from
the Orient," was recently discovered in southern C...suction feeding in Dinocephalosaurus was different from
suction feeding in any other animal. Rather than expand the volume of its mouth to suck in prey, Din...
Groundbreaking research could ignite new solutions to heat transfer in nano-devices
...molecules that separate droplets of confined water from
a nonpolar liquid phase. Their research shows that the surfactant layer must be analyzed in terms of its vibrational couplings, rather than by ordinary heat conduction. Their research provided the first detail of the precise pathways for interfacial ...
Florida Tech earns $50,000 grant to create coral database
... of computer sciences, have earned a $50,000 grant from
the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to set up a Coral Database (CoralData) node for the southeast region of the U.S. The team hopes to extend this database to include a national database and ultimately an international coral database. ...
New hydrothermal vents discovered as 'South Pacific Odyssey' research begins
...to understand the large-scale cycling of materials from
the seafloor to the Earth's interior and back agai...the geology works in a back-arc basin is different from
the way it works in a mid-ocean spreading center. In back-arc basins, which are widespread in the w...
University of Alberta researcher looks for clues to mysterious disease
...o this mysterious disorder. Dr. Shelagh Campbell, from
the U of A's Department of Biological Sciences, is...ng ability to be lower for the mutant males. Aside from
locomotor defects, the mutants recapitulated major symptoms of the disease, A-T, including sensitivi...
Brown research reveals key insight into memory-making
...ke gates, opening in response to chemical messages from
a neighboring neuron. During LTP, extra AMPA receptors appear, increasing synaptic strength. But where do these extra receptors come from? Michael Ehlers, associate professor of neurobiology at Duke, believed that recycling endosomes, or membrane-bou...
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