Tag: "inclusion" at biology news
Environmental Impact Statements Need To Be Made Easier To Decipher
...tion's heartland. However, simple editing and the inclusion
of "before and after"visuals increased individual understanding dramatically in a subsequentstudy. "When citizens can't understand the material presented in an EIS [environmentalimpact statement], they can't participate in the process," said William...
Study Finds Russian Women, Children Not Getting Enough Iron In Their Diets
...ke from available foods, hesaid. Besides stressing inclusion
of vitamin C-rich foods with iron-rich meals,young women need to know that avoiding inhibitors of iron absorption can help.In the Russian diet, tea, rye bread, nuts and seeds are among the most commoniron absorption inhibitors. Iron is one of...
ESA Corporate Award Goes To Precious Woods Ltd.
...d planning forlong-term management with innovative inclusion
of ecological principles. Theforest management pr...hat do not now participate in long-termplanning or inclusion
of ecological principles and concepts. Each year, ESA's Corporate Award identifies and recognizes a ...
First-Ever Scientific Estimate Of Total Bacteria On Earth Shows Far Greater
Numbers Than Ever Known Before
...rly equal to the total carbon found in plants. The inclusion
ofthis carbon in global models will greatly increase estimates of the amount ofcarbon stored in living organisms. The new estimates could also changeassumptions about the relative amount in plants of other essential nutrientssuch as nitrogen and phos...
Deaths of Zoo Elephants Explained -- New Virus Identified
...from Kumari, they found tiny sacks ofvirus, called inclusion
bodies. Using an electron microscope, the researcherssaw that the viruses inside the inclusion
bodies resembled herpesvirus. DNAanalysis confirmed they were indeed dealing with a herpesvirus, alt...
Dietary Carotenoid Lutein Reduces Atherosclerotic Lesion Formation In Mice
... of California at Los Angeles studiedthe effect of inclusion
of the antioxidant lutein in the diet of apolipoproteinE (apoE) null mice. Groups of apoE null mice were maintained on a dietcontaining zero or 0.2% (by weight) lutein for four weeks. Researchers thensectioned and examined the areas of the aortic le...
Fossilized Emu Eggshells Give Clues To 65,000 Years Of Vegetation And Climate Changes In Australia
...that the carbon isotopes varied in response to the inclusion
of certain grasses in the diet of the emu. The grasses of Australia fall into two distinct sets based on their photosynthetic pathways. One set converts carbon dioxide to a compound with 3 carbon atoms ( C3) during the process of photosynthesis, whil...
Report: High Carbon Dioxide Boosts Duke Forest Growth By 25 Percent
...ent, an addition that to some degree reflected the inclusion
of fine rootgrowth that was not measured in 1997. Both DeLucia and Schlesinger noted that those results occurred duringtwo growing seasons that were affected by droughts. "The growth rates declined in the control plots as a result of ...
UK study shows breast-feeding increases babies' IQ
...on, whichproduces a plant source of DHA and AA for inclusion
in formula sold worldwide. Martek's oil manufacturing plant is located in Winchester, Ky....
MIT study assesses effects of Kyoto Protocol
...y for climate and ecosystems, the study shows that inclusion
ofnon-CO2 gases in the Kyoto Protocol leads to greater reductions in the impact ofgreenhouse gas emissions than if only CO2 had been included. Achievingapproximately the same reduction in warming by controlling fossil CO2 only couldcost over 60 perce...
Tiny particles of dirt really can kill
...d the original conclusion. "For the most part, the inclusion
of these additional [factors] did not alter the association," says team leader Daniel Krewski of the University of Ottawa. "We were very surprised and relieved, actually," says Dockery. Adrian Pope of the Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, who ...
Scientists reveal new HIV vaccine target
...nt particularly effective regions of the virus for inclusion
in an HIV vaccine. "If vaccines can induce these killer T cell responses before infection occurs, the opportunity for the virus to subsequently escape from these immune responses would be greatly reduced." Scientists have previously shown that treatm...
NIGMS Structural Genomics Awards scale up protein structure studies
...imilar proteins from other organisms to ensure the inclusion
of the greatest number of different protein folds. (Ian Wilson, The Scripps Research Institute)...
UCSF-Harvard team publishes major HIV therapy study over objections of sponsor; compound shows no effect on slowing disease progression
...he final data unless the researchers agreed to the inclusion
of additional analyses specified by the company. In addition, the company demanded the authority to approve all publications. Because these conditions were unacceptable to the team, Kahn and his co-authors prepared a paper based on the interim data a...
Drinking Water from Forests and Grasslands: A Synthesis of the Scientific Literature
...t often overlap in space and change over time. The inclusion
of a glossary of abbreviations and acronyms and a glossary of terms strengthen the publications readability....
New research confirms that natural selection is acting on the current human population
...tical and non-identical satisfied the criteria for inclusion
in the teams research. The data were then assessed using the classical twin method. This method scores traits on a scale that ranges from wholly genetic through to wholly environmental. The researchers placed these scores into special structural mode...
Nuts cut coronary heart disease risk
...cts. However, the researchers write, "Whether the inclusion
of nuts evokes a greater cholesterol-lowering resp... They conclude that it is appropriate to recommend inclusion
of nuts in a healthy diet that meets energy needs to reduce risk of coronary heart disease. They em...
Israeli scientists discover gene responsible for hereditary muscle disease prevalent among Jews of Persian descent
... a degenerative muscle disease known as hereditary inclusion
body myopathy, or HIBM. This disease is common in Jews from Iran and from neighboring Middle Eastern countries, but it also occurs in non-Jews in different parts of the world. The findings are reported in the September issue of Nature Genetics. T...
Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute discover a therapeutic strategy for "misfolding diseases" analogous to Alzheimer's disease
...at are composed of mutant and normal subunits. The inclusion
of mutated subunits makes the tetramer less stable and causes the four subunits to dissociate under conditions where they are not supposed to. Once the subunits are free, they can misfold and reassemble into the hair-like amyloid fibrils. These fibr...
Protein protects against degeneration of neurons in fruit flies
...ative disorders, a-synuclein is a key component of inclusion
bodies, known as Lewy bodies, that are characteris...sion of a -synuclein alone. "We observed that the inclusion
bodies were still present in the neurons," said Bonini. "But the toxicity of a -synuclein was great...
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