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Protein vaccine fully protects mice from lethal aerosol challenge with ricin toxin

...o see what changes were made by nature so we could make the changes we needed to make." To improve upon its stability--in effect, to make it go against its natural tendencies--Olson and his team had to change the structure of the RTA mole...

New discovery may help transplants survive

...e August issue of Nature Medicine, is the first to make a link between VEGEFR-3 and the body's immune resp...e lymphatic vessels en route to the lymph nodes to make contact with the T-cells. Using in-the-dish (in vitro) and living mice (in vivo), the team was able...

Manatee population rising in some regions, likely stalled or declining in others

...nd Southwest are of concern, because these regions make up most of the manatee population," said Runge. ... Langtimm and collaborators were also able to make formal statistical estimates of calf survival for the first time. In the Upper St. Johns River regi...

Babies with DiGeorge syndrome saved by immune supression, thymus transplant

...tment . "I learn something from each one that will make the treatment better for the next patient," she said. Co-authors on the study include Duke colleagues Marilyn Alexieff; Jie Li; Marcella Sarzotti, Ph.D.; Daniel Ozaki; Blythe Devlin; Debra Sedlak; Gregory Sempowski, Ph.D.; Laura Hale, M.D.; Henry Ric...

Related productivity tools complement computed tomography in lung cancer detection

...ines, Trimetaspheres can be modified chemically to make them soluble and attach to specific molecules that seek out cancer cells, or other targeted cells," says Technical Insights Industry Analyst Giridhar Rao. Such efforts are likely to receive a boost from the recently introduced ultrasound research int...

Gulf of Maine marine ecosystem may have entered new phase

... out the window. What this does in the long run is make the system unpredictable." For the first time, adds Steneck, the low diversity of marine organisms, including Maine's fabled groundfish, have left the system too reliant on a single species (lobster) and too vulnerable to continued and unpre...

JCI table of contents, 2 August, 2004

...s, of the National Cardiovascular Center in Japan, make great strides in providing new means to aid stroke...nted with bone marrow from mice that are unable to make immune cells, these are called RAG deficient mice. Mice transplanted with normal bone marrow cells ...

Stroking up cellular therapy

...s, of the National Cardiovascular Center in Japan, make great strides in providing new means to aid stroke victims with their current work showing that intravenous injection of specific immune cells called CD34+ cells after stroke greatly enhances nerve restoration in the region of damage in mice. The au...

'Smart gene therapy' protects against damage from heart attack

...t heart muscle are available, most patients barely make it to the hospital in time to take advantage of them," Dzau said. "This smart gene therapy could be administered preemptively to high- risk patients months before they develop a heart attack to provide them with long-term protection from ischemic inj...

Two enzymes key to calorie-burning, Brown research shows

...odstream to the brain, it travels a direct path to make more PC1 and PC2, which then process the TRH precursor. Other new research, conducted by the same team, shows that leptin also travels an indirect path through the brain, triggering production of a peptide that sends a fast, strong message to the hyp...

Wheelchairs biomechanics, prosthetic development

... information to experienced clinicians so they can make informed decisions regarding wound management. New prosthetic sockets system streamlines artificial limb production , pg 491 This study presents a simple method of fabricating prosthetic socket using a pressure casting (PCast) technique. Four unila...

UCSB professor and director receives two national awards

... she said, noting that Reichman has worked hard to make NCEAS an academic community center, rather than an exclusively discipline-oriented endeavor. The program has been so successful under Reichman's guidance that the NSF has adopted the model for other disciplines, said Andelman. Also this summer, Reic...

Ecologist calls for creation of an international panel to assess human behavior

...et a frequently dysfunctional university senate to make needed changes in university rules and structure to permit interdisciplinary collaboration to flourish. That's about 10 times as long as it took to create the atomic bomb. ''One of the few remaining places where the United States leads the world is ...

Droughts like 1930s Dust Bowl may have been unexceptional in prehistoric times, new study suggests

... Montana and western Minnesota, "nothing seemed to make any sense." "The question was: Could we look at t...es would start back up and erosion would stop." To make these deductions, Duke post-doctoral investigator Kendrick Brown evaluated prehistoric charcoal depo...

New glycan arrays discover autoimmunogenic activities of SARS-CoV: concern over monkey vaccine

...tection characteristics of glycan array technology make it a practical approach to exploring the "sugar chain signatures"of infectious agents, they note. Wang and Lu said their SARS collaboration, although at an early stage, shows the strength of this new technology. This study will be extended to charac...

Ancient life form may help create newest technologies

... by researchers at Oregon State University to help make progress in one of the newest and most promising fields of science nanotechnology. These ancient, microscopic organisms are found in the fossil record as far back as the time of the dinosaurs and, as a major component of phytoplankton, are an impor...

Something's fishy about new NIST food standard

...al Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to make the process both easier and more accurate is Standard Reference Material (SRM) 1946, which is a set of five bottles of frozen, homogenized trout from Lake Superior. With carefully measured values for about 100 chemical constituents, the SRM will help...

New study to investigate demise of coral reef ecosystems

... for the quarter of all known marine species which make their home in the reefs and for the coastal communities which depend on them for their livelihoods. Scientists at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK will lead the new project, which is funded by the Leverhulme Trust. They will collabor...

APS/IUPS launch PHYSIOLOGY bimonthly

...ogy, Woolsey said, is that "Walter Boron wanted to make it a more widely read journal and he recognized the importance of graphic communication, including bringing an editorial view into a process we call 'graphic development,'" Woolsey said. "Physiology is a pretty overarching field and includes speciali...

Save the rainforest - eat a tree

... also built another 22 net roofs without sides, to make sure trees planted under them were exposed to insects but got the same amount of light as trees in the enclosures. One seedling of each of the 20 species was planted in each of the 22 cages and under each of the 22 net roofs. That meant a ...

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