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Cornell Researchers Precisely Date Wood From Ancient Tomb In Turkey
... a calibrated time scale and moved until the lines match
up, and their knowledge of an earlier climatic event. Previous research has shown that the major second millenium B.C. eruption of Thera, a volcanic island in the Aegean Sea, had global effects that likely influenced climate patterns as far away as t...
Penn State Wetlands Project Seeks Scientific Evaluation Criteria
...ing a sort of template or blueprint that can best match
the characteristics of a certain type of wetland t...restore a wetland in a specific site, you have to match
the structure and characteristics of whatever wetland type best fits the site. Otherwise, the wetla...
Duke Study Shows Early Marrow Transplant Key To 'Bubble Boy' Disease Cure
...e patient had a brother or sister who was an exact match
to donate bonemarrow," Buckley explained. "What we...dentical parental marrow will work, too."A haploid match
is a half match. But the key is timing, according to Buckley. The transplant needs tobe done b...
New understanding of crab populations may not bring fishermen's delight
... In particular, the model providesan extraordinary match
with 42 years of data gathered from eight fishingr...stant change." The model not only provides a good match
for the data, it offers strongtheoretical support for field ecologists looking for a more detailed e...
Bacterium gobbles up chlorinated pollutants
...ost common antibiotics, Strain 195 may be a unique match
for some of the most irreducible compounds that modern chemistry has devised. "It's as if this bug were born to dechlorinate," Zinder said. "Then what was it doing before we invented chlorinated ethylenes?" Gossett asked. "It's true, there are some...
UW Smogmobile Offers Cleaner, Safer Alternative To Gas Or Electric Cars
...project. "We believe a liquid nitrogen vehicle can match
the performance and range of an electric car, whil...enable the smogmobile, using a 100-gallon tank, to match
the average range for gas-powered vehicles of 250 miles between fill-ups. As large as the 100-gallon...
Geologist Finds Evidence Supporting Mysterious Ancient Sea
...ff. 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 Ocean exist? Huff says yes. "Based on ourdata, it was roughly 1,000 kilometers wide..about 600...
Overfeeding Normal Infant Rats Affects Three Generations: Permanently Changes Basic Metabolism, Interferes With Reproduction
...ond group was fed formula through stomach tubes to match
the growthrate of the mother-reared rats. The third or experimental group also was fedthrough a stomach tube, but these animals were given 150 percent the amount offood consumed by the other groups. At age 15 days both groups of stomachtube-fed rat...
Columbia Biologists Match Odor Receptor To Odor; Research Uncovers How Sense Of Smell Works; First Aroma Scientists Detect Is That Of Meat
...e human nose that detect it. They made their first match
with the smell of meat. The research, by ...ta stone forolfaction, in that we can now begin to match
odorants to receptors and decodethis elusive sense," said Darcy Kelley, professor of biological scie...
Researchers From Rockefeller University Develop Novel Method To Fight Cancer
...omplicates tumor immunotherapy. Scientists need to match
specific proteinfragments derived from a person's ...available for peoplewith immune systems that don't match
common MHC types." On a historical note, the dendritic cell was discovered at Rockefeller in 1973by...
The Bug Stops Here
...d to the support. If thebacterial DNA is a perfect match
with the probe, they will bind together andactivate a fluorescent reaction. Fluorescence forms a black patch on unexposedphotographic film, informing the researchers that the bacterium they aresearching for is present. The pattern of black ...
New Sunspot Cycle To Be Bigger Than Average
...atthe rest of the cycle would do. Most predictions match
realityfairly close, except for Cycle 19, the current record cycle, whichpeaked at 190 in sunspot number in 1957, just as the first spacephysics satellites were being launched. Based on the various precursor techniques, Hathaway, Wilson,and Reichman...
Ulcer-Causing Bacteria Also May Be Associated With Heart Disease
...disease. Researchers say every effort was made to match
the groups by body massindex -- a measure of fatness -- and socioeconomic class. The latter wasimportant, Pasceri says, because poorer people tend to get more infections thanthose with more financial resources. Even with this finding, Pa...
Researchers Unable To Document Existence Of Transient HIV Infection In Infants
...mens,since the infant's human gene markers did not match
the gene markers found intwo or more of the same infant's other virus-negative specimens. Where they did find envelope virus in the infant specimen, they analyzedthe gene sequence of the envelope virus and compared it with that of the mother...
Penn State Process Removes Rocket Fuel Ingredient From Drinking Water
...in 14 states where rocket, munitions,fireworks and match
manufacturers are located. Dr. Bruce E. Logan, the Stan and Flora Kappe Professor of EnvironmentalEngineering, recently filed a patent disclosure on the process which relies on amixture of several kinds of live bacteria to remove the pollutan...
"A Little Bit Here" And "A Little Bit There" Can Add Up To A Big Problem
...commends reducingfertilizer applications to better match
crop needs, thereby reducing the amountof excess nutrients that may contaminate a nearby river or lake. Agriculturalnonpoint source pollution can further be reduced by treating waste fromintensive livestock production as a point source of pollution,...
Digging In And Taking Cover
...rth soil whose chemical makeup has been changed to match
the findings of the Viking and Mars Pathfinder spacecraft. Even if it is an ideal radiation shield for crews staying on the surface, it has to be prepared. "We need to learn a lot on mining, processing, packing, and using in situ [local] materials...
First Reproducible Cloning Of Mammals From Adult Cells Reported In Nature
...d third generations ofcloned mice that genetically match
their sister/parent, sister/grandparentsand sister/great grandparent. "We succeeded both in using a new method and new cell type to clonemice from adult cells and in repeating it to produce clones of clones ofclones -- essentially identical mice bor...
National Science Foundation Is Taking Small Business Into A New Phase Of Innovation
...r must commit a minimum of $100,000. NSF willthen match
up to 50 percent of funds received, but no more than $100,000. Grant recipients can use the third-party money to tailor theirtechnologies to the specific needs of the investors. However, they can only usethe NSF funds to continue research re...
University Of Cincinnati Geologists Analyzes Evolutionary Impact Of Mass Extinctions
... over geologic time. "The global pattern does not match
any localized pattern," said Miller. "Theglobal diversity trend ismisleading for what it says about the rates of transition and perhaps even forwhat causes them." Miller's research is supported by NASA's Program on Exobiology....
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