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Everyday Technology Underlies First DNA Computer Logic Gates
... Ray and Ogihara's DNA logic gates open up whole new
possibilities, since they mark the first step tow...e ends of the two input strands, yielding a single new
strand. Using regular gel electrophoresis, the length of this new
strand can be precisel...
Enzymes Targeted As Key To Understanding Drug Interactions
...be methods to determine which enzyme metabolizes a new
drug," said Levy. "While we are still in the resea...lyses for the pharmaceutical industry. In fact, as new
drugs are developed, the FDA now requires as part of its approval process that the enzymes that meta...
New understanding of crab populations may not bring fishermen's delight
...dictable thanthe weather, according to an accurate new
model created by researchers fromthe University of...ood. It turns out that both sides may be right. A new
paper being publishedin the May 30 issue of Science magazine fingers random external influencesthat ...
Low Iron Levels Cause Weakness In Women Who Are Not Anemic
... who are not iron- deficient, according to several new
Cornell University studies. In some of the first s... become anemic due to insufficient iron to produce new
red blood cells. Haas and Zhu focus on the first stage, while most medical practitioners are intere...
New Evidence For Corn's Ancestry Could Lead To Insect And Drought Resistant Crops
...ng maintained forresearch purposes. Mangelsdorf's new
hypothesis, which he held until his death, said an...n then arose from crossesbetween that corn and the new
annual teosintes. Most other experts believe natural genetic mutations actually causedthe spikes of...
Bacterium gobbles up chlorinated pollutants
...eeds without isolating the organism." Armed with new
knowledge about 195 and other anaerobic pollution-eaters, a Cornell team led by Gossett and Zinder is better prepared to recommend bioremediation protocols. Their mission, funded again by the U.S. Air Force, will take them to military airbases with ...
Ozone 'Chat Room' Provides Real-Time Air-Quality Research
...f the OTAG air quality workgroup, and through this new
approach to environmental research, Husar and Schi...ir own region, the Midwest. Also, they are seeing new
trends in the South. "There is something special about the Midwest," says Husar. "There is always ...
Natural Shelters on Leaves House Plant Bodyguards
...vebeen difficult to control because they produce a new
generation every sevento 10 days and are resistant to many chemical pesticides," Agrawalsaid. Most growers apply sulfur, oils and mostly chemical miticides in an attemptto control spider mites. With the use of two pesticide sprays, 5 percentof the c...
Genetic Trickery Offers New Way to Target HIV
...t, the scientists note that the strategy opensup a new
research avenue in the gene therapy of AIDS. They ...k. Rosenblatt's team genetically engineered a new
primer, amutant tRNA that docks at a different site on the HIV template,causing reverse transcriptas...
Merging Physics And Neuroscience: First Evidence Of Self-Organized Criticality In Brain Networks
...theresearchers believe further study could lead to new
insights intodisease processes, improved technique... diagnosing diseases ofthe brain, and perhaps even new
treatment options. Modellingtechniques developed for the work could also give neuroscientistsa new
Subtle Biotic Changes Have Big Environmental Impact
...ave implications for global climate. However, the new
understanding of the processes that alter the exchange of carbon dioxide between lakes and the atmosphere can be generalized to other ecosystems such as oceans. "Although the consequences ... are much less known for marine systems than for lakes,...
Calorie Restriction Reduces Age-Related Muscle Loss
...on is seen in mostmammals, including humans." The new
findings add to a growing body of evidence supportingsignificant age-retarding effects of a restricted yet nutritious diet. Inaddition to extending life span in many animals, calorie restriction (CR)slows down age-related deficits in behavior and lea...
Cricket And Chemistry Combine To Provide New Understanding Of How Fats Work
...esearchers at the University of Warwick have found new
ways of distinguishing the subtle difference betwe...f stump" of fats that will provide us with a whole new
understanding of fats. The chemical lay out of fats is in the shape of three long chains connected...
Summer Science: Firefly Babies Advertise Their Bitter Taste, UD Researchers Say
...sto ward off predators, UD researchers found. This new
insight into firefly behavior may serve as an educational tool for bothadults and children this summer, Tallamy says. "The more people understand abouttheir natural world, the more they are likely to appreciate why it must bepreserved for future gene...
Better Peroxidase Improves Disease Diagnosis
...e the use of soybean peroxidase-based compounds in new
diagnostic kits at the annual meeting of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry in Atlanta, July 22-23. The company also plans to collaborate with diagnostic, biotechnology, life science and pharmaceutical companies to develop other products ...
Two Parasitic Wasps Show Promise For Controlling Pest Flies
...ogical control measures involve the introductionof new
species of parasites." The research is part of an effort tocontrol fly populations more effectively with natural biological enemiesbecause of the flies' growing resistance to insecticides and increased concernsabout the health risk of pesticides....
Scientists Bridge Gap In Cell Communication
...me diseases and, more immediately, gives science a new
grasp of a process that triggers decisive events i...a distance has implications for the development of new
strategies to treat diseases caused by malfunctioning genes or disrupted pathways of communication. ...
Stopping "Cellular Suicide" Could Boost Production In Biotech Labs
...al is inserted during the genetic engineering of a new
cellline, itappears to shut down the suicidal impu...ch medicine as the ones that diedquickly. Bytrying new
genetic and chemical strategies, the researcher seeksto improvethe system significantly in the near ...
Jefferson Scientists Discover Mechanism Of Viral Link To Disease Commonly Associated With Asbestos
... associated with the disease. Armed with new
information about SV40s interaction with ...46;s team is pursuing research that may lead to new
treatments for mesothelioma and lung cancer. The team hopes to identify the source of SV40 inf...
Fighting Wheat Scab In New York State
...tensive basic and adaptive research and testing of new
approaches under localized wheat production condit...er efforts are already under way for investigating new
avenues for the management of wheat scab, and we are cooperating with researchers in other states. ...
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