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Wake Forest University Study Takes Students In Flight With The Albatross
...perfect opportunity to engage school-age kids with our
work," he said. "And scientifically, the albatro.../Forsyth County system in North Carolina. "One of our
goals is to help students learn science by doing science," said Bill Schmitt, director of the Gala...
USC Holds 2nd Annual Medical Genetics Symposium; Nations Leading Geneticists Discuss The Future Of Genomic Research
... organism withnucleated, or eukaryotic, cells like our
own. Snyder is studying how to besttease out the functions of the yeast's thousands of genes. Elliot Meyerowitz, a biologist at Caltech who studies Arabidopsis plants, the"fruit fly" of plant genetics, will discuss his findings that all multicellula...
Genetics May Explain Why African Americans More At Risk For Strokes Caused By Bleeding In The Brain
...rican Americans. "These results feed into our
concept that this e4 allele doesn't onlylead to worse outcomes, but it also may also lead to an earlier onset," saysAlberts. Co-researchers include S.E. Moore, B.A.; K.L Hoffman, R.N; D.M. Delong,Ph.D.; C. Graffagnino, M.D.; C. Granger, M.D....
Mystery Of Vital Cell Protein Solved After 30 Years
... crystals only one molecule inthickness, giving us our
high resolution." The final 3-D model is...different directions. "We needed to keep our
samples extremely stable during the imagingprocess in order to get the resolution we wanted," says N...
Study Reviews Medication Use In Elderly Cardiac Patients After Discharge
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National Laboratory Known For Environmental Technology Directing Attention On Solving Agriculture And Food Processing Problems
...nd changing consumer needs. "Two key areas our
initiative will address are biotechnology, which canlead to healthier and more productive plants, and information technology methodsthat employ satellite and other technologies to help the farmer do a moreefficient job of producing crops," Lemon said...
DNA Enzyme Works In Crystal Form; Yields New Insights Into Gene Copying
...crystal form. "We were excited when we got our
first crystals of enzyme with DNAincorporated," sa...ecause only part of thestructural data agreed with our
pre-conceived ideas of what we expected to see."To further explore the reaction, the biochemists nex...
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Researchers Report Three-Dimensional Structure Of Hepatitis C Helicase Enzyme; Report In Structure
...active sitesof the helicase enzyme, are a focus of our
ongoing drug design efforts." Helicases are enzyme...e believe will provide opportunities to accelerate our
ongoing efforts todesign potent and specific drugs against hepatitis C," said Dr. Paul Caron,Vertex ...
Tiger Beetles Go Blind At High Speeds
...ths per second, or relatively 10 times faster than our
best human sprinter. "And the species of tiger beetle I work with ( Cicindela repanda) is not even the fastest," explained Gilbert. "There is an Australian species, Cicindela hudsoni , which is 20 millimeters long and can run 2.5 meters per sec...
Genetic Risk Factors For Anorexia Nervosa Sought
...medicine to treat anorexia,"Berrettini says. "It's our
hope that if we can find susceptibility genes, wewill then be able to develop better treatments for the disorder." An understanding that anorexia is partly inherited would also helplessen the stigma that sometimes attaches to the disease, ...
Maillinckrodt Medical Licenses Invention For Concentration Of Rhenium Radioisotopes
...ed about obtaining the license "because it expands our
capabilities in working with rhenium radioisotopes." Knapp emphasized this new use of rhenium 188 is a cost-effective alternative to other radioisotopes. Besides treating restenosis, rhenium-188 is used in physician-approved trials in collaboration w...
Careful Honeybee Breeding Combats Tracheal Mite Pests
..., and many bees died in the generalpopulation, but our
population did tremendously well. Cobey called for beekeepers and their suppliers to put more effort intomaintaining breeding stock, like the farm industry does. She said thatsuppliers of queens and drones dont control breeding eno...
Iron Deficiency Increases Likelihood Of Bone Fractures
...adsto more bone fractures in humans. That will be our
next step. Welllook at this more in the future, and examine the effects of iron deficiencyon other bones, he said. Medeiros said that he didnt originally intend to study the effectsof iron deficiency on the rats bones, ...
Family Ties To Sudden Cardiac Arrest; Study Finds Risk Goes Up 50 Percent
...and does not explain the familial patterns seen in our
study." Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart suddenly stops beating, due to anabnormal life-threatening heartbeat, called ventricular fibrillation. Incontrast, heart attack occurs when blockages, from blood clots or fatty buildupcalled plaqu...
Handfish Steps Back From Brink Of Extinction
...he fish. "Although there are still many gaps in our
understanding of the species and what affects them, the information we now have gives us a firmer basis to develop a plan for the recovery of the species" Mr Bruce says....
New Company To Turn UNC-CH, Army Inventions Into Improved Vaccines
...ofessor of microbiology andimmunology. "So far, in our
studies in rodents, we haven't run into thatproblem. We're able to use our
vectors for multiple vaccines or booster shotswithout a reduction in efficacy." "This is fir...
Scientists Work To Restore Native Fish And Habitat To Great Lakes
... habitats in the Great Lakes. "We hope to improve our
understanding of what these native fish need to su...pecies like the sea lamprey, and healthy fish from our
hatcheries, to come together at the right place and time." Coastal development and pollution have th...
UF Researchers Identify Virus That May Cause Epidemic Disease In Sea Turtles
...cine. "All of us may harbor allkinds of viruses in our
body at any one time, and most of thoseviruses are harmless. So animals may harbor viruses in tumorsthat are irrelevant -- this has been shown in other diseases.Is this virus the cause of the disease or just growing in thetumor ?" Researchers...
Experimental Trial Combines DNA Vaccine With Triple-Drug Therapy To Stop HIV
...der-based, possibly more effective vaccine than in our
earlierstudy, one that contains genetic material f...f only two." "We're trying to train all of our
guns on HIV," says David B. Weiner,PhD, developer of the new DNA vaccine technology and an associate...
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Investigators
...s. "This is exciting because we are taking our
knowledge of how genes areregulated and using it t...n repressor, leading to lymphoma. "We plan to take our
newfindings with APL and apply them to design transcription therapy for patientswith non-Hodgkin's l...
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