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Software Helps Decipher Genomes Of Higher Organisms
... used GeneMark to sequence the complete genomes of numerous
common bacteria. GeneMark Genesis, the refined version of GeneMark, which Borodovsky developed with graduate student William Hayes, was used to find genes in genomes of the bacteria Methanoccocus jannaschii and Helicobacter pylori. There ...
Unknown contaminant found in seabird eggs
...ity of Utah in Salt LakeCity, examined the eggs of numerous
birds, including various species ofalbatross, auklet, gull, puffin and storm petrel....
Leibniz Prize Winners 1999 - Most Highly Endowed German Promotional Prize For
...ossible freedom in applying these funds. Among the numerous
proposals for the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize ...ocesses such as vision,other sensory processes and numerous
hormonal effects. In honour of thesignificance of his work Martin Johannes Lohse received numerous
Resolving Conflicts -- What We Can Learn From The Apes
...udied chimp societies for many years and authoring numerous
scientificpapers and books, de Waal's research of chimpanzees and other primatesillustrates how reconciliation and consolation serve to repair socialrelationships within the complex social system of primates, and what wecan derive from this process....
Search For Iron Transport Mechanism Leads To "Hephaestus," God Of Metal Working,Who Insight Into Iron-Deficiency Anemia
...derstanding of the pathway could shed light on the numerous
clinical problemsthat can develop as a result of iron overload, as well as iron deficiency. Also, the discovery could solve a conundrum that has long puzzled researchers:why supplements of copper, as well as iron, are required to reverseiron-deficien...
Newly Discovered Viral Gateway Into Cells Could Play Role In Diagnosis And Treatment Of Leukemia, HIV And Other Viral Diseases
...ficiencies in primates and that have been found in numerous
AIDSpatients, particularly in Africa. Results of those studies are awaitingpublication....
Offshore DDT Deposit Spreading, Research Suggests
...ected at various distances from the ocean floor at numerous
points along the PVS. He collected the samples by pumping large volumes of water (1,100 to 2,300 liters) through glass-fiber filters and resin-packed columns that collect both particulate-bound and dissolved contaminants. Dr. Zeng found that DDT and...
Largest Acoustics Meeting In History Expected
...nment. After conducting extensive measurements at numerous
facilities, Michel Picard ( email@example.com...ters (billionths of a meter). To accomplish this, numerous
groups have combined conventional acoustic imaging techniqueswith such devices as the atomic force m...
Amphibian Revival: Build It And They Will Come
...ly have no idea. What is even more amazingis that numerous
studies show amphibians are faithful to their natal, or birth,pond. They tend to return to the natal pond to breed. "And you have to keep in mind that most of the emigrating animals are simply runover on the highway, yet the populations are thriving...
Better Binding Through Chemistry
...ightlyto a human protein, FKBP. Experiments with numerous
peptide-linker combinations showed that certaincombinations bound to the SH2 domain up to three times more tightly than did thepeptide alone. These studies also demonstrated that it was possible to optimizebinding by adjusting the linker segment so t...
LSU Ag Center Brucellosis Specialist May Help Stem Bison Controversy
...wild animals. The funding has come through numerous
grants, mostly from a variety offederal sources. "The bacteria that cause brucellosis can live outside the animal forseveral days under the right conditions," Elzer says. "This is a concern withcattle ranchers whose cattle can come in contac...
Research Reveals Environmental Injustice In N.C. Communities With Large Hog Farms
...holds relied on wells. "Our findings raise numerous
public health and social justice issues,"Wing said. "Intensive swine production and its attendant pollution areconcentrated in areas of our state that have the highest disease rates, theleast access to medical care and the greatest need for positive ...
Blue-Green Algae Has Dual Cholesterol Lowering Abilities
...studies that provides scientific datasupportingthe numerous
testimonials and empirical evidence that have encouraged the use ofAFA as a dietary supplement for health benefits. He cautions, however, "we arecurrently doing studies to determine if the effects of AFA on cholesterol inratswill translate to human...
Study Of Children's Fillings Finds No Mercury Exposure
...aid mercury fillings caused multiple sclerosis and numerous
othermaladies, Dilley said. Comparisons of primary teeth excavated from beneath a 12th-centuryNorwegian church with primary teeth collected from Norwegian children in 1971and 1972 showed the latter contained 10 times as much mercury as teeth ...
Vion Demonstrates Readiness Of First Tumor-Targeting Salmonella For Human Testing Against Solid Tumors
... clearly and uniquely distinguishes TAPET from the numerous
gene therapy approaches to cancer treatment, all of which require pre-detection of the tumor and local, direct administration of the agent, and thus do not allow for systemic therapy." "We believe that TAPET vectors represent a novel and exciting app...
First North Americans Had Chance To Be Avid Birders
...witchin First Nation. The new bird evidence raises numerous
questions both about both these flyers,and potentially, early humans in Eastern Beringia. Were the migratory birdstravelling south to north over the glaciers? And, perhaps most intriguing, howlong ago were the first North American's hunting them? A s...
Scientists Show Proteins Function Individually As Part Of DNA Repair
...le doctors to treatmore successfully -- or cure -- numerous
severe human diseases involving DNAhelicases inclu...ning in their late teens or early 20s, can develop numerous
canceroustumors in a variety of different tissues. A third disease called xeroderma pigmento...
Breakthrough On Microbial Disease Published In Science
... be controlled byavailable antibiotics. There are numerous
warning signs including the recentemergence of drug resistant tuberculosis, staphylococcus, and streptococcus." Mahan studies salmonella, a rod-shaped bacteria that causes foodpoisoning in 4 million people in the United States every year. T...
Male Moth's Sperm Protects Females
...natrix eggs, nutrients to help the female produce numerous
healthy eggsand PAs, now known to protect the female as well as her eggs, Gonzálezsays. "It makes sense that the male should contribute to the female's defense. She is, after all, the recipient of the sperm." "Of course the defensive alkaloids...
Fossil Footprints Show Foot-Movement Similarity In Dinosaurs And Birds
... Gatesy and colleagues discovered and studied numerous
trackways made by human-sized theropod dinosaurs that strode on hind legs across extensivemud flats in what is now Greenland. At the time the dinosaurs roamed, theregion was more tropical than arctic. Editors: Color illustrat...
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