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Newly Discovered Bacteria Produce Magnetic Material
...anaged by Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corp.You may
read other press releases from Oak Ridge National Laboratory orlearn more about the Lab if you have access to the Internet. You can findour information on the World Wide Web at http://www.ornl.gov...
Harvard, Duke Researchers Discover 'Off-switch' Inside Human Cells
...s, whose growth is out of control.The finding also may
offer a fundamentally new route to regulating cell...surface receptor." However, said Casey, such drugs may
berendered impotent because of the complex transformations that receptorsundergo. Thus, he said, RGS...
Duke Ecologist Says Logging Is Creating 'Mahogany Deserts'
...ny successes are needed to carry on a species that may
live and reproducefor 500 years or more, she added...ur-foot-wideboards, she speculates that mahoganies may
live up to 600 or more years. High in the forest canopy -- the only layer of the jungle to regularl...
Discovery Of Cell Sites May Shed Light On How Bodily Systems Interact
...fections. The findings included two surprises and may
help scientists understand howthe immune system ha...teria. But the possibilitythat the pituitary gland may
actually receive the message of illness anddirectly issue response orders, offers a new window for r...
Green Glow: Not Only For Halloween
...ye to different colors, scientists studying vision may
be able to gain insight into how the human eye is able to respond to so many different colors. Says Kamal Shukla, "Pliny the Elder probably never would have guessed where his original observations would lead."...
End Of World Population Growth Projected For 21st Century
...tion, which has quadrupled over the past 80 years, may
never double again,according to new population for...238 million to 224 million. By 2050, thepopulation may
even fall to 187 million, and could fall to as low as 147 millionby 2100. In contrast, countries ...
New Software Provides Quick Analysis of ion-Channel Activity
...t to Windows. The current version of the software may
be downloaded from the World Wide Web at http://barrel.med.buffalo.edu Our software makes analyzing ion channels so much easier and faster that researchers will be able to try things that were too painfully slow to even try before, said Frederick S...
Newly Discovered Gene Halts Cell Division and May Have Cancer Link
...ll division in the laboratory and, when defective, may
lead to the development of cancer. They reported t...ally unstable breast, ovarian, and prostate tumors may
have defects in the gene, known as MAD2. The new discovery may
open the door to finding more effecti...
Cholesterol Anchor Helps Signaling Proteins Direct Development
...efects in animals; the new work suggests that this may
be because lack of cholesterol interferes with the production of hedgehog protein or with the way it spreads through tissues. "While I do not suggest that expectant mothers switch to a high-fat diet, based exclusively on these results, it might be i...
Researchers Find Genetic Clues To Intestinal Disease
...inflammation of the intestine and severe diarrhea, may
appear in one of three forms: 1) a relatively mild...ed by mutations in several yet unidentified genes, may
be made worse when there are numerous copies of these mutations, called a triplet repeat. "Our findi...
Gene Discovery Could Overcome Aluminum Barrier To Higher Wheat Yields Worldwide
...orld, he added. World population, now 5.8 billion, may
grow to more than 9 billion by the year 2046, according to estimates by the U.S. Bureau of the Census. Other USDA crop research having worldwide implications includes: USDA scientists developed a new test that will help plant breeders around the wo...
Six-Year Drilling Project to Uncover One Million Years of Earth History
...rom that work showed that Hawaii's major volcanoes may
be active for periods of almost a million years, nearly twice as long as previously thought. Additional findings of interest are that: The frequency of eruptions from Mauna Loa, a younger volcano arising from the slopes of Mauna Kea, has sl...
Behemoth Animals May Follow Same Extinction Patterns
Denver, Colo. -- Dinosaurs and elephants may
have had similar patternsof decline in their long slide to extinction, according to a Penn Statepaleontologist. "If we look at the last five million years before extinction for bothdinosaurs and proboscideans, we find a surprisingly similar pattern...
Changing Continental Runoff Patterns Could Change Ocean Circulation
...nver, Colo. -- Human alteration of major waterways may
cause more problems than drought downstream, acco...Eocene, the oceans' deep water formation patterns may
have been sensitive to variations in continental runoff," Bice told attendees today (Oct. 29) at th...
NCAR Scientist Models Earth's Climate and Vegetation Patterns At Last Glacial Peak
...several-degree warming. Now these same plant types may
have a hundred years or less to make the same tran...e to migrate and adapt or will they die? The model may
eventually shed light on such questions as Jon Bergengren, an NCAR colleague, shifts the model's gaz...
NCAR Scientists Trek To Africa For Biosphere-Atmosphere Chemistry Study
...rators for longer-term EXPRESSO research. EXPRESSO may
shed light on a global problem in biosphere-atmosp...ase carbon, and the overall cycling in the tropics may
be affected by the perennial fires. "One big question we're asking," says NCAR/EXPRESSO field projec...
North America Hit Hard By Asteroid Strike In Yucatan 65 Million Years Ago
...ctions that result from an object's impact onEarth may
reflect the incoming object's angle. Editors: Co... available through the News Bureau. "This finding may
help us determine what other impacts did to Earthin the past and what they may
do in the future," sa...
Antarctic Science Season Gears Up With Searches for Meteorites, Neutrinos, and New Life Forms
... ALH84001, the now-famous meteorite from Mars that may
contain fossil life. The National Science ...lmer Station on the Antarctic Peninsula. The study may
shed light on the possible consequences of global warming for land plants. Drilling an Ice Dome in...
Scientists Identify Retrovirus-Like Components In Corn Genome
...es than others, and they indicate that some plants may
be able to thwart certain viruses that are devasta...ated in many species, Bennetzen says such elements may
account for a large percentage of genetic material in other plants and animals with large genomes. "...
Study Examines How Mechanisms Evolve To Regulate Bee Development
...f chromosomes of workers]. With such simplicity,it may
be possible to develop molecular genetic tools for analyzing underlyingbrain mechanisms involved in behavioral changes that could be applied tomore complex genetic systems." For the drones themselves, early maturity brings mixed returns: They canbeg...
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