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Recruiting Mole-Rats

...er, the Cornell study did earn naked mole-rats one mark of distinction: Their newly identified recruitment chirp, issued by the food-bearing scouts on the way to the nest, brings to 18 the total number of different vocalizations. That gives naked mole-rats the largest vocal repertoire of any known roden...

Everyday Technology Underlies First DNA Computer Logic Gates

...gates open up whole new possibilities, since they mark the first step toward building a DNA computer that would perform calculations in the same way as electronic computers. These gates -- actually tiny DNA processing centers -- detect specific fragments of the genetic blueprint as input, then splice...

Geologist Finds Evidence Supporting Mysterious Ancient Sea

...ses were adjacent, the volcanoes should leavetheir mark on both continents," explained Huff. You ought to beable to find those ash beds and match them up. The problem is,when we go looking for volcanic ash beds down there of the sameage as in the Appalachians, we don't find them." So, did the Iapetus Ocea...

Columbia Biologists Match Odor Receptor To Odor; Research Uncovers How Sense Of Smell Works; First Aroma Scientists Detect Is That Of Meat

...t jellyfish but now used bymolecular biologists to mark genetically altered cells, into a disabledadenovirus -- the same virus that causes colds. The modified adenovirus was inturn introduced into rat olfactory neurons. The genes carried by the adenoviruswere taken up by about 2 percent of the olfactory...

Ant Pheromone May Aid Alzheimer's Patients

...; they, too, areleaving a chemical calling card to mark a territory. Kin-recognition pheromonestell insects who's family and who's not, even within the same species, andnon-kin trying to enter a nest without the appropriate pheromone are fought offor killed. Recruitment pheromones, such as those produce...

Long-Standing Puzzle Of Immune System Is Solved By UCSF Researchers

... inthe genes that encode antibodies, proteins that mark disease agents fordestruction. This diversity provides the immune system with a betterselection from which to choose the best weapons for fighting disease. Immunologists previously unearthed evidence indicating that immunecells can even act...

National Studies Reveal Why Pet Owners Take Animals To Shelters And How Many Find New Homes; Statistics Point to Epidemic

...ter Statistic Survey.) The studies mark the first, large-scale national effort to quantify petoverpopulation in the United States and identify reasons why pet ownersrelinquish their animals. With this information, the National Council on PetPopulation Study and Policy hopes to develop stra...

Mathematics Reveals New Pattern Of Brain Cell Activity

...umed it couldn’t produce the smoothwaves that mark synchronous brain activities such as sleep. “We thought an inhibitory signal would produce a lurching wave,one that wasn’t very smooth. But we discovered that it can producea very smooth wave that will spread through other cells, just li...

Excavations In Prehistoric Chinese Cave Uncover Unusual Collections Of Large Mammals

...We found a beautiful example ofa percussion damage mark where the bone had been pounded,probably by a stone tool. The same piece has a cut mark and wasburnt. Everything you could do as a prehistoric person to damagea bone has been done." Schepa...

Detecting Deer: New Method For Counting Population In Urban Areas

...ng them are: spotlight counts; deer drive counts; mark andrecapture efforts; deer track counts; and counts with thermal infrared sensorsattached to aircraft. Sexton considers the survey to be the centerpiece of a national model for otherurban and suburban areas to accurately determine deer numbers and mo...

Scientists Identify New Gene That Controls Sleep/Wake Cycle

...it's made," saysYoung. "Phosphorylation is often a mark put on a protein that labels it fordegradation. Because the double-time protein is made constantly, unlike TIM andPER, the only way for PER to survive is for TIM to come in and rescue it byattaching to it." Young thinks that the partnership between...

Research Shows How Shrimps Escape Predators

...the trout against the upstream side of its cage,to mark the cage with its chemical odour. The shrimps still avoided this cage,even though there were no trout in it (Proceedings of the Royal Society SeriesB, vol 265, p 1339). Using droplets of milk to trace flow patterns in the artificial stream,th...

Focus On The Bay: Pfiesteria And The Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem -- Symposia At Annual Meeting To Examine Science Policy On Pfiesteria And The Bay

...n Center. Pfiesteria first made its science policy mark as a human health fear. Wayne H.Bell, Vice President for External Relations at the University of Maryland'sCenter for Environmental Science and organizer of the "Pfiesteria in Maryland"symposium, notes that, "a University of Maryland and Johns Hopki...

Hopkins Researchers Discover Key Target In Molecular Pathway That Initiates Colon Cancer

...ating the distinctive uncontrolledcell growth that mark cancers. "Cancer is like a car with the accelerator pushed to the floor and failingbrakes," says Vogelstein, professor of oncology at Hopkins and a Hughes scholar. "In this case, c-MYC is the accelerator and APC is the failed brakes," heexplains. W...

14,000 Years Of Atmospheric Lead Emissions Recorded In Swiss Peat Bog As Published In Science Magazine

...n petroleum companies in the 1970's, has lefttheir mark on this peat bog by releasing lead or dust containing lead to theair. In the study, which will appear in the 11 September issue of Science,researchers traced natural variations in atmospheric lead and dust associatedwith the retreat of the large ice ...

Genetically Speaking, Race Doesn't Exist In Humans

...right qualitative type of variation -- it does not mark historical sublineages ofhumanity. Using the latest molecular biology techniques, Templeton has analyzed millionsof genetic sequences found in three distinct types of human DNA and concludesthat, in the scientific sense, the world is colorblind. Tha...

Four More Lemurs To Be Released Into Madagascar Jungle This Fall

...d stocks of theirspecies. The release will mark the opening of another chapter in a scientificadventure that has seen both success and misfortune, as well as new insightsinto the complexities of returning captive lemurs to the wild. It is part of athree-year project by the international Madagascar...

History Of The Rainforest Told In Song

...ing battle over food, territory and mates. It may mark the distinctionbetween survival and genetic death for an individual bloodline. "From the song of a golden bower bird, we can pick its precise location -whether it belongs to Mt Eden, Mt Windsor, Mr Baldy or Mt Spec. When we analysethe song, the sono...

UCSD And NIH Researchers Isolate Candidates For Genetic Basis Of Human Taste

...ology and neurosciences at UCSD."We may be able to mark the different cells and use the marks as a map of thepathway to the brain. Pharmacologically it could be used to identify-usingbiochemical and biological assays-high potency for agonists and antagonists oftaste function." Using biological screening t...

New drug with unusual promise enters ALS pipeline

...of Molecular and CellularNeuroscience, will likely mark a new approach to ALS, Kuncl says. Both arepotent natural substances classed as neurotrophic factors, molecules whichnormally spark regrowth of damaged nerve cells. Neurotrophic factors may alsodamp down the sensitivity of healthy cells to toxic ef...

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