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Scientists Trek to Africa for Biosphere-Atmosphere Chemistry Study
...etch, at times, as far as South America. 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. This fall's campaign is focused at two sites: one in a ...
Genetic Makeup May Explain Why Some Women Smokers Develop Breast Cancer While Others Don't, UB Study in JAMA Reports
...creases a women's risk of developing breast cancer may
lie in her genes, researchers at the University at...ew insight into why previous epidemiologic studies may
have failed to show a consistent association between cigarette smoking and breast cancer, when the a...
Animal Studies Indicate Aging Brain Responsive To Estrogen
...h they are working with aging rats, their findings may
have implicationsfor the many post-menopausal wome...in thehistory of humankind. Aging without estrogen may
be the natural state, butit also may
be like the loss of any other hormone. Perhaps what you shouldd...
Medicinal Leech May Offer Clues To Neural Regeneration
...s being used to draw clues on how a common protein may
help promote neural regeneration. Purdue Universit... conducting follow-up studies to see what role NOS may
play in neural regeneration. The findings may
someday be applied to research in human spinal regener...
Impact of Meteorites, Drop in Sea Level Caused Mass Extinctions 65 Million Years Ago
... work by Marshall and Ward is important because it may
result in more agreement among proponents of diffe...the assault by the massive asteroid or comet, also may
have caused some of the extinctions at the end of what is known as the Cretaceous period. Marshall ...
Duke's Russian Laser Making Ultraviolet Light And Gamma Rays
...of the 193-nanometer OK-4 ultravioletlight at Duke may
be in experimental laser eye surgery. Conventiona...meters," addedMadey. Research using the OK-4 also may
have far-reaching impact in other fieldsof laser surgery, Madey added. The Mark III, the Duke labora...
Cornell Scientists Find Way To Boost Rice Crop Yield -- They'll Walk On The Wild Side
...-- have discovered genes in wild rice species that may
help boost production of some of the world's major...ack and found wild species that contain genes that may
help us boost production," said Steven D. Tanksley, Cornell's Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor of Plant...
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Worried parents with greedy kids may
now have the ultimate role model: subterranean A...to the roots their scouts had found. The recruits may
be following the scouts' signature scents, which are left in the tunnels or they may
be following "m...
Sea Turtles Have Favorite Oceanic Routes
...e vast areas of ocean in which to thrive, humanity may
be threatening the turtles' survival. Internation... narrow corridors, what we're finding is that this may
not be true," Morreale said....
KU Researcher Eyes The Rain Forest Through The Trees
... total amount of rain forest lost to deforestation may
never be known, she said, because more is being cut. Also, small parcels of forest do grow back in some areas. "Somewhere between 70 percent and 80 percent of Costa Rica's forests have been cut since the 1960s," she said. "There is agreement that the...
Bacterial Protein Structure Hints At Mechanism Of A Class Of Premature Aging Diseases
...p in understanding how a newclass of genetic flaws may
translate into diseases. Deepak Bastia and Steven White, professors of microbiology at Duke,have determined how a protein, called a replication termination protein(RTP), stops DNA replication in the bacterium Bacillus subtilis, a commonexperim...
Two Long-sought Diabetes Gene Found
...ptember, a Scandinavian study indicated that MODY3 may
be the same gene as NIDDM2; different forms of the gene, the researchers suggested, may
contribute to both early- and late-onset versions of NIDDM.Now both MODY1 and MODY3 have been identi...
Researcher Discovers Key Brain Center For Speech
...pronouncing them instead as "dree" or "free." "We may
have found an area that in the very least is signficantly relatedto the speech process if not a center for that function," says Dronkers,who conducted the work at the VA Medical Center in Martinez and publishedher results in a recent issue of the jou...
Siblicide In Nature: Study Of Galapagos Seabird Finds Death Can Ensure Species Survival
...re young in a brood than you can care for well, it may
pay to pare off some young. These findings are an ...oobies nest, flatter than the blue-footed species, may
also make the ejectors job easier. In contrast, blue-footed booby parents squash their chicks down i...
Florida Company Using ORNL Technology For Revolutionary Wheelchair
...s faced every day by people in powered wheelchairs may
soon be removed because of an invention licensed to a new company in Florida by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Cybertrax Innovative Technologies of Tampa plans to introduceits revolutionary, omnidirectional w...
Methane Deep In Ocean Crust Could Feed Chemical-Hungry Microorganisms
... significant reservoir of methane and hydrocarbons may
be found in rock beneath the seafloor. Such a lar...ceanic crust. Even though the rock of layer three may
contain only minute bubbles of methane, the amount becomes significant when considered over such a v...
World's Experts Plan Global Locator Service For Environmental Information
... we often need to search many separate sources. We may
not be satisfied with just scanning World Wide Web pages, just accepting the suggestions of one publisher, or just being limited to information published in English. "Libraries centuries ago confronted the same problem. They held an amazing ...
Researchers Find How Disease-resistant Plants Recognize Bacteria
... "It's possible that the bacterial signal proteins may
increase bacterial growth in plants that lack the resistance gene." The research at Purdue is funded by the National Science Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Source: Gregory B. Martin, (765) 494-4790; e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org...
Pinpoint Gene Control Holds Promise For Nervous System Studies
...e effect of NGF onmemory and learning, a link that may
be relevant to patients withAlzheimer's disease, where NGF-sensitive neurons in the brain'sbasal forebrain are among those damaged....
Prostate Cancer May Be Predicted 10 Years Before Diagnosis
...PSA in serum. Men whose total PSA levels are high may
have prostate cancer or benign prostatic hypertrop...the ratio offree to total PSA repeatedly over time may
lead to a prediction of prostatecancer up to 10 years before clinical diagnosis of prostate cancer. ...
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