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New Mathematical Model Could Help Predict Health Of Offshore Areas Where Rivers Enter The Sea
...in the frontal zone. Newproduction ofnutrients was high
throughout the water column near the coast and in the upper10 meters at theourter edge of the front, though lower in the frontal zone where freshwatermeets the salt water. The current model study was "in reasonable agreement" with data from dire...
Hormonal Changes At Puberty Can Mask High Cholesterol In Blood
...ncluded 663 girls and boys, ages 8 to 10, all with high
cholesterol.Half the children (and their parents) ...inted materials and notification of the children's high
cholesterollevels. Over the next three years, boys and girls in the special intervention group hadsi...
Triglyceride Blood Levels Predict Heart Attack
...g to Gaziano, however, the findings suggest that a high
ratioof triglycerides to HDL could prove to be a valuable marker for abnormaltriglyceride metabolism, as well as heart attack risk. Triglyceride levels are elevated when enzymes responsible for breaking down fatsin the bloodstream are less active. Th...
Many Dog Foods About Equal In Nutritional Value, Researchers Say
... By-productsare rendered edible by cooking them at high
temperature and high
pressure,and their use is both legal and acceptable in pet food. According to the American Associat...
Scientists Use IGF-I To Grow New Membranes Around Neurons
...ring embryological development, IGF-I is found in high
concentrations near tiny "bud cells" called Schwan...ltures, half were bathed in a solution containing high
levels of IGF-I. After six hours, Schwann cells in the IGF-I solution started extending long feeler...
Crop Devastation To Be Discussed At National Head Blight Forum
...n cultivars, higher proportions of minimumtillage, high
percentages of cultivated acres planted to susceptiblehost crops, and short rotation intervals between crops compoundthe problem. Scientists, including plant pathologists, agronomists,and plant breeders, attending this meeting hope to share researchr...
First Selenium-Based Orally-Active Antihypertensive May Lead To New Family Of Therapeutic Agents
...mpounds. Beyond their potential value in treating high
blood pressure, thephenylaminoalkyl selenide compo...ng in a strain of rats that spontaneously develops high
bloodpressure, confirming the compounds' antihypertensive effects. "We now have clear evidence that...
DNA Helps Track Origins Of Growing Blight Problem
... "Tomato plants with blight result in high
sporelevels and spores can travel up to 20 kilomet...eft unattended throughout the summer whichleads to high
spore levels. Disposing of infected plants will help the potatoindustry and other home gardeners as ...
Strange South American Fossil Mammals Found In Madagascar And India
... own thing; the dinosaur evidence also indicates a high
degree of African endemism during this interval," adds Krause. Krause has led large-scale NSF-funded paleontological expeditions to Madagascar for three years. Krause's team has discovered a spectacular array of well-preserved and extraordina...
Dendritic Cell Therapy For The Treatment Of Cancer
...herapy alone may also prove useful for patients at high
risk ofrecurrence after a primary tumour has been removed by surgery, or for healthypeople at risk of developing familial types of cancer....
Natural Variability Is Key To River Restoration
...etting a river do its own thing -- come drought or high
water -- is more complicated than anyone realized until recently, the panel agrees, but at least scientists now know why natural flow is important and how to help. "People say you can never return the Ohio River to its natural state, and you can't ...
Premies' Lung Disorder Can Cause Developmental Delays
...plasia (BPD). Very small premature infants have a high
chance of having BPD because it is caused by prolonged exposure to mechanical ventilation, which premies need because of underdeveloped lungs. BPD is now the leading cause of lung disease in U.S. infants and the third leading cause of chronic lung di...
Researchers Construct Genetic Map For Dogs
...ace genetically, according to Aguirre, because the high
degree of genetic diversity and low number of offspring in human families make informative pedigrees a rarity. These diseases include cancer, epilepsy, retinal degeneration, bleeding disorders, skeletal malformations, and a host of others. Dogs repre...
Researchers Improve Treatment Of Industrial Waste
...nterest in treating the air and water effluents at high
temperatures because that's how they're emitted," says Allen, associate director of the Pulp and Paper Centre. "Our process will save companies time and money by eliminating the steps that must be followed to cool the waste. There's also an environme...
Human Breast Milk Contains Obesity Hormone
...neration to the next. An obese mother who produces high
levels of leptin and passes the hormone on to her infant may influence the child's metabolism into adulthood. "This is a possibility, but we have no data on this," Houseknecht says. "We know from studies of identical twins that have been separately a...
Regulator Of Fat Thermostat Found
...ists found last year that obesepeople already have high
levels of leptin in their blood. This finding sugg...otes, "future leptintherapy may require the use of high
doses of leptin to make a dent in obesepeople's weight." A similar approach works well in people wi...
Pitt Researchers Construct Novel Delivery System For Gene Therapy Of Liver Disorders
...rasecontained in the RCR structures, they detected high
levels of the gene in theliver for two days, which...e luciferase gene incorporated in RCRsrestored the high
level of gene expression in the liver. Long-term expression of genes is necessary for succes...
Peutz-Jeghers Disease Gene Identified: Enzyme Loss Causes Polyps And Cancer
...yps, brown melanin spots around the lips, and a high
risk for various tumors. Their data have been p...lly overlapping DNA fragments and established a high
resolution physical map with many landmarks. In this region they identified a multigene family of...
Early Career Development Grants Foster Faculty Research And Education
...escopes, ocean surface wave monitoring systems and high
frequency communications. She also plans to integ...cessing which are made possiblethrough advances in high
performance computing. J. William O. Ballard, an evolutionary biologist at The Field Museum in Chic...
Cellular Engineers Design Custom Cell Surfaces Able To Adhere To Synthetic Materials
... says Bertozzi. "For one thing, they showextremely high
levels of sialic acid. The possibilities were obvious." Bertozzi and her colleagues showed that ketone-labeled cancer cells,otherwise robust, could be made uniquely vulnerable to a derivative of thenatural plant toxin ricin. The ricin analog...
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