Tag: "many" at biology news
Leader in cancer treatment and prevention research honored
...., M.D. (h.c.), AACR chief executive officer. "His many
contributions to the field have advanced cancer prevention from its earliest preclinical and clinical stages of drug development to definitive, randomized controlled trials. His laboratory and clinical research has emphasized the chemoprevention and ...
Potential for enhanced sequestration of carbon in soils supports evaluations
...timates of some of these practices appear low, but many
other considerations must be weighed before the techniques are likely to come into widespread use, including the likely permanence of soil carbon sequestration by different methods. Assessment of ancillary environmental effects, such as impacts on bi...
Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
... Past research has shown that the interest of many
students in science starts to wane in about Grade ... he's a big supporter of the ABC and suspects that many
academic institutions keep a close eye on the finalists in hopes of attracting them into their progr...
Climate change plus human pressure caused large mammal extinctions in late Pleistocene
...t extinct. In the forensic quest for who done it, many
have pointed fingers squarely at humans. But in a ...e humans had a major role in these extinctions, in many
cases climate change was a key part of the recipe. "Humans and climate change were the one-two punc...
Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance
... for instance, provides a building on campus where many
students with similar majors and minors at all lev...o are on hand and eager to help. There are many
success stories that have come out of the University of Houston's H-LSAMP program, including those w...
Landmark gene agreement announced by Samoan government and UC Berkeley for anti-AIDS drug Prostratin
...lso can be used to produce flavors and fragrances, many
of which also are isoprenoids....
Landmark agreement between Samoa and UC Berkeley could help search for AIDS cure
...lso can be used to produce flavors and fragrances, many
of which also are members of the class of chemical compounds called isoprenoids....
Circulation of 'disaster myths' in Haiti could hinder appropriate disposal of bodies
...r then 'epidemic-causing' infections. He says: 'In many
natural disasters, the risk of epidemics is used to justify measures such as rapid mass burial. The result is that the victims are often not identified, leaving family members searching for their loved ones'. Unlike the general public, those who are ...
New study shows hope for treating inhalant abuse
...addictive effects of toluene, a substance found in many
household products commonly used as inhalants. The...nts, who inhale or "huff" chemical vapors found in many
common household products that are not generally thought of as drugs. Seventy-one percent of inhala...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
...sue from every aspect." Obesity is associated with many
adverse health consequences such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The number of U.S. deaths attributable to obesity annually is estimated at between 285,000 and 325,000 people, second only to tobacco ...
Belgian researchers explore revolutionary approach to angiogenesis
...in-1 (ET-1) a peptide released in large amounts by many
tumour cells, which stimulates their proliferation...to boost responses to treatment should work in the many
tumour types where ET-1 was expressed....
Rare childhood genetic syndrome identified
...substitution of a single base pair. The reason so many
body systems are affected is that mutation impairs...ecule a type of calcium channel that is found in many
tissues and organs. Calcium channels control how much calcium can get inside a cell. Calcium is one ...
'Dead zone' area shrinking, Texas A&M prof says
... can result in fish kills and can adversely affect many
types of marine life where it is present. The dead zone area encompassed more than 6,000 square miles this year. "We found that the hypoxia had moved offshore from shallow waters to much deeper waters in the Gulf," DiMarco explains. "In other words,...
Scientists sequence genome of kind of organism central to biosphere's carbon cycle
... oxygen. And they are an important food source for many
other marine organisms. The genome work, funded b...ht," she says. Three or four microns in width as many
as 70 could fit in the width of a human hair Thalassiosira pseudonana is among the smallest diatom...
EMBO Gold Medal 2004 goes to Spanish scientist
...he first time in 1986, the EMBO Gold Medal has had many
notable recipients. On hearing the news of her selection, the 2004 winner, Mara Blasco, commented: "I'm honoured to accept this prestigious award. It's extremely satisfying to gain the recognition of the wider scientific community for my group's rese...
Researchers find color sensitive atomic switch in bacteria
...ations target membrane proteins on human cells and many
antibiotics target membranes on pathogens....
Schepens Eye Research Institute receives 'Roadmap' grant to develop center for curing eye diseases
... form teams of basic and clinical researchers from many
disciplines to find cures for blinding eye disease...rs is devastating, says Dartt. Eye diseases share many
of the same underlying mechanisms at work in diseases in other parts of the body, like the heart and...
AAAS US Presidential Candidates' Forum
...INGTON, DC -Stem cell research, climate change and many
other scientific matters are currently attracting significant interest from both candidates for the U.S. presidency and the general public as science and technology issues increasingly motivate major policy decisions. On September 30, the American A...
DNA lends scientists a hand, revealing new chemical reactions
... substrates but instead can simultaneously examine many
combinations." DNA-templated synthesis, pioneered in Liu's group, taps the unique assembly power of nucleic acids to address fundamental challenges in chemistry. Organic molecules are attached to, and "encoded" by, single strands of approximately a d...
Pack-MULEs are toting a new look at plant evolution
...st seemed like in a given chunk, there weren't too many
of them. Except Jiang was in the lab of Susan Wessler at the University of Georgia, a distinguished research professor who studies transposable elements. Jiang said Wessler directs the research of the lab, but meanwhile encourages people to develop ...
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