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'Smart gene therapy' protects against damage from heart attack

...URHAM, N.C. — Early intervention with a novel kind of "smart gene therapy" might effectively prevent the organ damage commonly suffered by heart attack victims, suggests a new animal study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and Duke University Medical Center. The therapy combine...

MSU group reviews Berkeley venture into brave new science funding world

...ions, and across the country. "This incident was a kind of lightning rod for a whole set of issues about what universities are going to be in the 21st century," said Lawrence Busch, a University Distinguished Professor of sociology and principal investigator. "A lot of people were very unhappy with the ge...

Ants protect plants better when jacked up on nectar

...rom the cacti. The researchers wanted to know what kind of value the ants gave the plant in return. To see whether ants ate more meat when exposed to sugar, the researchers put baits of sugar and of meat at the base of barrel cactus plants and at the base of plants without extrafloral nectaries. For a...

Save the rainforest - eat a tree

...t for their insect enemies, it's possible the same kind of plants would grow on both soil types. The insects cause the difference between habitats to become sharper." Red clay tree species also are attacked by insects when they grow on clay soils, but the soil is so rich that the trees grow f...

Epilepsy: Signals 'brake' in brain impaired

...The cell 'processes' these incoming signals like a kind of biological microprocessor and transmits as a result electrical pulses via a special projection, the axon, to the dendrites of other neurons. Many epilepsy researchers have up to now assumed that when epilepsy occurs this communication between the ...

Scientists suggest framework for epigenetics in common disease

...oughput" technology revolutionized genetics. "That kind of power is needed to create comprehensive epigenetic information, but right now the technology doesn't exist," says Feinberg, who pioneered the study of epigenetics in cancer. "Developing that technology, and the necessary statistical approaches to ...

Insecticide resistance: A constraint on evolutionary change

...as insecticides. The new work also illuminates the kind of genetic technicality that can shape evolution. The work, performed by an international team led by Mylene Weill of the Université Montpellier II (France), concerned the ability of mosquito species to develop resistance to two major clas...

Heat and exercise alone may not determine how much we sweat

...imulus. Receptors can be grouped according to the kind of energy that they are most sensitive to, whether it is chemical, mechanical, light, thermal, electrical, or magnetic. The mechanoreceptor responds to mechanical energy of physical movement or muscle activity derived from exercise. A New Study Pa...

Living at home helps young mothers stay in school

...oners because it enables them to target the proper kind of assistance to young mothers and their parents. For instance, practitioners can use this information to offer assistance to grandparents, young mothers and children who live together. Co-parenting grandparents may benefit from services that offer...

Anxiety during pregnancy affects child behavior

...l programming works in humans, and how the timing, kind and duration of environmental disturbances are related to altered neurobehavioral development, are still unresolved. Evidence from this and other studies, however, provide an impetus for developing prevention, intervention and support programs for hi...

Scientists find 75 percent of red snapper sold in stores is really some other species

...ed in fisheries management. The potential for this kind of bias in fisheries data depends on at what point in the commercial industry fish are mislabeled, which is something that we currently know little about." A report on his group's research appears in the July 15 issue of the journal Nature . Co-aut...

Researchers discover how worms' noses sense oxygen

...te and use it at very low concentrations. But what kind of receptors can work at very low concentrations of NO?" Marletta said. "We want to find out how nature engineered a guanylate cyclase protein that doesn't bind oxygen but still binds NO." "It's surprising," he added, "that 225 years after Lavoisier ...

Digital evolution reveals the many ways to get to diversity

...), with the help of powerful computers, has used a kind of artificial life, or ALife, to gain insight into questions of evolution. Up to a point, organisms that are overachievers at what they do to survive consume resources will find there's a ceiling to their good performance. Once they run low on reso...

Gene alteration points to longevity, thinness

...res and the protein made by this gene has the same kind of structural features of the transport system," Dr. Ganapathy says. The structure looked a lot like two dicarboxylate transporters Drs. Fei and Ganapathy had been studying for years. So they cloned the Indy gene from the fruit fly but found it didn'...

Donaghue Women's Health Investigator Program awards grants to three at Yale

...pporting interdisciplinary research program of its kind in the nation. The program continues to provide grants at Yale, supporting over 40 innovative research projects in diverse areas of biological and behavioral research. These studies examine the most pressing health concerns for women today, and exp...

Deserts and rainforests are equally productive during drought

...duction. We can't underestimate the value for this kind of study on making real predictions." "There will be always be adaptation to different climate, but fluctuations in the rate of change are most important to ecosystem sensitivity and immediate responses will be more drastic," said Smith. If precipi...

Hope Clinic of Emory Vaccine Center receives CDC contract

...tients later this year, will be the first of their kind in Atlanta to evaluate the safety and acceptability of vaginal use of topical microbicides in both healthy women and women infected with HIV. The Emory Vaccine Center's Hope Clinic, located in downtown Decatur, is acommunity-based, non-profit resear...

Yale scientists decipher odor code

...his receptor-to-neuron map is the first map of its kind of the olfactory system. "We hope that this map in the fruit fly will serve as a model for the olfactory systems of insects such as mosquitoes that transmit disease as well as for more complex organisms, including humans," said Carlson....

Rare, tiny find in West Australian waters

...research voyage is believed to be the first of its kind identified in the Southern Hemisphere. The single celled organism, supporting what looks like 6 legs is a phaeodaria from the family coelodendridae, also known as a radiolarian. Measuring only 1.4 mm, the organism was found during an investigation of...

New York City study shows newborns more susceptible to pollution than their mothers

....nih.gov/ . Results of the study, the first of its kind in New York City, were released today by the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health, part of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. These findings are especially notable since evidence from previous studies of labora...

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