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Dangerous Chemical Combination Presents Possible Scenario For Gulf War Illnesses
... State University. "Together, the three phases of our
investigation may solve the mysteryof some Gulf Wa...nt because they test the biological plausibilityof our
theory that combinations of certain chemicals can cause symptomsthat are not caused by individual ch...
Gene-Altered Mouse May Provide New Insights To Parkinson's Disease, Substance Abuse And Schizophrenia
...o practical benefit. This discovery maywell change our
understanding of the nature of addiction and lead ...rs and Parkinson's disease. It once againshows how our
nation's commitment to research is needed to provide practicalsolutions for common health care probl...
Enzyme's "Magic" May Hold Key to Anticancer and Antimicrobial Drugs
...996 "Since the two chains in our
model are intertwined, it is essential for them to untwist if they are to separate.... Although it is difficult at the moment to see how these processes occur without everything getting tangled, we do not feel that thi...
Key to Triplet Repeat Brain Diseases Open Door For New Way To Understand, Treat Genetic Diseases"
...n many ways, "this finding may be morepivotal than our
earlier work," said Dr. Allen Roses, scientific directorof the Deane Laboratory at Duke, where the experiments were conducted. "Weare beginning to cross the difficult area between gene discovery and abnormalfunctions of the brain, and to open the doo...
Second Breast Cancer Gene Located
...ancers. "Although important in increasing our
understanding of breast cancer,there are still crucial parts of the jigsaw left to piece together,"said Gordon McVie, scientific director of the Cancer Research Campaign inthe United Kingdom. "Next, we will go on to examine both the functionof the g...
Duke Geologists Explore Alternative Way To Measure Ice Age Sea Bottom Temperatures
... composition of sea water," Baker added. "Frankly, our
method is quite untested. But if we are really able to do that, that would be monumental."...
Duke Researchers Discover Candidate Susceptibility Gene For Autoimmune Disease
...sisor degradation of TNF_ and then move forward to our
original question ofhow TTP is involved in insulin's actions. This may turn out to be a genewith many different functions." David Lee, Wi Lai, and Michael Thompson of Duke and Hal Broxmeyer of IndianaUniversity School of Medicine also contributed t...
Children Become Gorillas In VR Zoo
...behavior. "We instantly thought of Georgia Tech as our
design partner,and we are extremely impressed with...nd Dr. (Jean) Wineman, who have worked closelywith our
behavior experts. "Today, we introduce the 'virtual gorilla' experience," he added."With the help o...
Freshwater Sponges May Pose Threat To Zebra Mussels
...ms," Kelch said. "It would be a long way off, but our
research suggests this might be a way to control zebra mussels in those areas." But, would the freshwater sponge pose as many problems on these surfaces as zebra mussels now cause? Kelch said more research is needed before an answer is known. ...
Mutate Or Die: New Polymerase Gives Desperate Yeast An Option
... in yeast the type of damage that sunlight does to our
own DNA, is reported in the June 14 issue of Scien...plicate the seven-foot strand of DNA that's in all our
cells. More than 99 percent of DNA damage in ourbodies is fixed by special repair enzymes. But...
Cornell Researchers Precisely Date Wood From Ancient Tomb In Turkey
...beginning of the process of bringing some order to our
understanding of the cultures and histories of our
Water Recycling Project Tested in Turkey Plant
...are having a beneficial effect on the chiller with our
recycling processbecause it allows the operator to turn the water at a higher rate than mandatedminimums," Baldwin noted....
Photosystem I -- An Intermediate Step -- May Not Be Necessary For Plants
...Ridge experiments. "It doesn't completely replace our
thinking about photosynthesis; it simply demonstrates that our
present knowledge is inadequate to explain this surprising observation," he said....
Automobiles Gain High Technology Noses To Sniff Out Breaches In Air Pollution Laws In Europe Wide Research Project
...lution (particularly CO entering drivers cabins in our
increasingly polluted cities). The increasing levels of air pollution in our
cities have led both politicians and drivers to take action. Drivers want to have more and more soph...
Researchers Find Possible New Route to Making Cancer Cells Vulnerable
...id Heitman. "But it appears to be crucial.Based on our
experiments, we think FKBP12 could help open and close thepump. When FKBP12 is missing, the pump may not be able to open and closeproperly to expel the drugs from the cell." The researchers say the findings could change the way doctors evalu...
Hawaiian Whales Show 'No Overt Response' To Sounds Of ATOC Simulation
...le, a cow-calf pod remained about 100 meters from our
playback boat throughout an entire playback," said Adam S. Frankel Ph.D., the biologist from the Cornell Bioacoustics Research Program who directed the study. "We saw whales swim directly under the playback boat to join others in their pod, and i...
A Genetic Skeleton Key
...constructions were 100 percentaccurate "We believe our
method willprove extremely useful toresearchers, not just in biotechnology,but also evolutionary biology,"Pevzner says. "It will enable biologiststo trace, with exceptional precision,exact degrees of differencebetween gene organization in differentsp...
Salvage Gene Is At The Root Of Many Mutations
...tors, but from normalchemistry that goes on within our
bodies. "DNA is not a stainless steel molecule," L...is, in fact, one of the most common occurrences in our
cells,"taking place every day in about 10,000 to 20,000 of the three trillion DNA bases in each of o...
Low-Protein Diet May Reverse Kidney Disease
...ing the loss of urinary protein. What's clear from our
findings is that the common opinion that kidney disease patients shouldn't be given severely protein-restricted diets needs to be reconsidered." Hopkins researchers plan to repeat the study with a larger number of patients. Nephrotic syndrome is mark...
New Ultrasensitive Technique For Accurately Characterizing Biomolecules Is Developed By Cornell Chemists
...wn molecule. Just knowing the molecular weight at our
accuracy level is a big help," said Fred W. McLafferty, Cornell professor emeritus of chemistry who led the work. Their accuracy provides less than 0.01 percent error. "With this, you can also measure masses of individual pieces of a molecule for f...
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