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Complex cells likely arose from combination of bacterial and extreme-microbe genomes

...ionists, and computationalists will provide a much fuller picture of the relatedness of living things." Lake and Rivera analyzed and compared the genomes of 30 microorganisms selected from the three categories (eukaryotes, bacteria and Archaea). All of the microbes contained about the same number of ...

2nd media alert First Scientific Conference on Childhood Leukaemia

...er Room, Church House, Westminster, London, UK NB: fuller details of the news briefing with speakers and topics available shortly CHILDREN with LEUKAEMIA is Britain's leading charity dedicated to the conquest of childhood leukaemia and it is organising the world's first conference devoted exclusively to the...

UC Riverside geneticist awarded $2.4 million grant by the National Science Foundation

...esearchers' access to the barley genome to build a fuller understanding of cereal plant traits relevant to agriculture and biology. (A genome is all the DNA in an organism, including its genes.) The title of the research project is "Coupling Expressed Sequences and Bacterial Artificial Chromosome Resources...

Secrets of drug resistance in bacteria

...rally diverse range of antibiotics. They believe a fuller understanding of Escherichia coli's multidrug efflux pump will shed light on similar pumps found in other harmful bacteria, which could lead to better treatments for a variety of infections. "Drug resistance has become a global problem," McDermott ...

Research and development takes robots and automation into new territory

...rol certain muscles, helping the patients toward a fuller and faster recovery. Robots will find endless uses in assessing global climate systems, aiding military campaigns, and carrying out household tasks. Researchers have been designing space-age robots that simulate human movements and speech, closing th...

Parasite, mosquito genomes complete malaria picture

...information we have about the human genome, a much fuller understanding of this disease and its transmission is now possible," says Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). "NIAID is proud to have contributed to this extraordinary scientific achi...

Women who marry alcoholics

...ssionals who work with alcoholics need to view the fuller picture of the family in terms of assets and liabilities and to provide appropriate couples and/or family interventions." Windle also noted the importance of the "highly functional nature" of the population studied. "Sometimes there is a public ster...

Social insects could offer clues about genetic conflict

...ng in social insects might also provide clues to a fuller understanding of how imprinting affects higher-order species such as mammals. In humans, imprinting is known to underlie several genetic diseases, and is also thought to be a possible barrier to cloning....

The building blocks of erection: Nitric oxide...and more nitric oxide

...l pieces of the puzzle. These discoveries offer a fuller picture of the complex physiology of erection. In addition to its application towards new and improved therapies for erectile dysfunction, Burnett says, this understanding of nitric oxide's effect can be extended to other areas of the body that are m...

Hurricane floods pose risk to environment, health, new research on 1999 storm reveals

...mbine those two sources of information to create a fuller picture of what really happened. Using the satellite imagery, researchers estimated that 241 N.C. livestock operations were flooded or partially flooded by the rising waters. By linking that information to the 2000 Census, they found that 171,498 pe...

Rainforests harvest the skies

...ing at a much wider range of sites and so build a fuller picture of the wet North Queensland rainforests contribution to the wet tropics hydrological cycle. Dr Reddell says that the information will be valuable in several ways: it will contribute to more accurate water balances, and so to the development ...

Biochemist Solves Riddle Of Collagen Stability

...urified form of bovine collagen is used to provide fuller lips or smooth away wrinkles. But those improvements don't last, Raines said, because the material starts breaking down after a few months. Collagen loses its stability over time by actually unraveling at the molecular level, which makes it susceptib...

Drivers Should Pay More Of Environmental Costs, Report Says

...cess to public transportation as an alternative if fuller cost pricing of automobile use is to have much impact," the report says. The report was prepared for the Ministry of Transportation. CONTACT: Professor Eric Miller Department of Civil Engineering (416) 978-4076 e-mail: miller@civ.utoronto.ca Steven ...

New Dinosaur Finds In Antarctica Paint Fuller Picture Of Past Ecosystem

... feet tall. "This find allows us to paint a much fuller picture of what life was like in Antarctica at the time,"commented Scott Borg, NSF program manager for Antarctic geology and geophysics. "The climatewas obviously very different when these animals lived. There must have been a lot of vegetationto sup...

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