Tag: "partners" at biology news
U.S. Geological Survey 1998 Budget: Increased Support For Drinking Water, Earthquakes And Biological Sciences
...otection issuesof greatest concern to nearly 2,000 partners
at the local, state andregional organizations. W... investigations. In concert with our old and new partners
andthrough a variety of efforts and products -- from maps and written reportsto our latest electroni...
Gene Shears In Cutting Edge Anti-Aids Trial
...rain,to commercialise the technology. In 1991 the partners
were joined by Johnson& Johnson Pty Ltd, the Australian subsidiary of US healthcare giantJohnson & Johnson. Over the next three years the Gene Shears licensees plan to test theribozyme gene therapy against a range of other human diseases. R...
One Chimp Can Perceive States Of Awareness In Others
... chimpanzees may be able to determinewhether their partners
know they are in danger. This suggests that theseprimates are able to decide how ignorant or informed their peers are aboutan unexpected situation. The finding, made by a team of researchers at Ohio State University'sComparative Cognition Proje...
Study: Hydrogen Bonds Aren't Key To DNA Pairing After All
... template base is damaged or missing, Kool and his partners
turned the tables and studiedwhether a polymerase would insert the mimic itself opposite anadenine template. Not only was the mimic inserted opposite adenine, it was chosen as adenine's partner with nearly the same frequency as thymine itself. "...
Eating Lake Ontario Fish Linked To Shorter Menstrual Cycles; Consumption May Delay Pregnancy
...e anglers, 918 female anglers and 6,651 spouses or partners
of male anglers, was formed in 1991 to provide a representative sample of fishing-license-holders between the ages of 18 and 40 from the 16 counties near Lake Ontario. The sample provides a population base for a variety of studies on the implication...
Scientists Identify A Novel Mitotic Regulatory Mechanism
...atalyzing a conformational change of these binding partners
thereby allowing the correct exit from mitosis....ficient and that the recognition of the binding partners
is sequence- specific and extraordinary dependent on phosphorylation of the target sequences. ...
Chlamydia Testing Of Urine Samples Can Be Successful
...r detecting Chlamydia trachomatis infectionin male partners
of infected women: randomised study) In a Danish... in this week's BMJ, the authors conclude thatmale partners
of women with Chlamydia trachomatis infection may be deterred from seeking medicalhelp because of th...
"Discovering Biological Diversity" Is AAAS Topic For USGS Manager
...g the USGS; private sectororganizations; and other partners
around the nation and the world. "Where once it was difficult for people on a singleuniversitystaff to share field work on a day-to-day basis, now we can reach outworldwide," Cotter said. "With the NBII and companion programs s...
Females' Siren Song Initiates Courtship Duets In African Frogs, Columbia Biologists Find
...a courtship duet with a nearby male that helps the partners
findeach other. The female's aphrodisiac song, called "rapping," is a rapid series ofloud clicks that sound like a Geiger counter exposed to a lode of uranium. Itis among the rare instances in the animal kingdom where the female takes thefir...
Kaposi's Sarcoma Caused By Virus Usually Transmitted Through Homosexual Sex, According To UCSF Study
...among homosexual men, thenumber of past homosexual partners
and a past history of several sexuallytransmitted ... we negate the differences in the numbers ofsexual partners
and just separate those HHV-8-infected versus not infected, ifyou are infected and HIV positive, you...
"A Thousand (And More) Points Of Light" Yield New View Into Cells
...bes that havelinked up (hybridized) with their RNA partners
fluoresce and are detected usinglight microscopy. Digital images of the fluorescent points are acquired through"optical sectioning" of the hybridized cell. The thousands of points of light(photons) acquired in this way go in and out of focus. The out...
Invasive Weeds Pose Major Threat To American Landscape
...ode intheir new environment." The committee's partners
are: Within USDA: The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service; AgriculturalResearch Service; Forest Service; Agricultural Marketing Service; CooperativeState Research, Education and Extension Service; Natural Resources ConservationService. Wi...
Social Stress Shortens Lives Of Monkeys With AIDS
...ally attacked. Many also experience the deaths of partners
and close friends. "Our data provide strong evidence that such stresses can have an impact on the course of the disease itself." The new study appears in the April 14 issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It was inspi...
Scientists Unearth Remains Of A Predatory Dinosaur In Madagascar
...h Witmer and Sampson arecollaborators. The two are partners
on a project dubbed the "DinoNose Grant,"which also is supported by the National Science Foundation. Witmer is theprincipal investigator on that project, designed to study extinct and modern-dayanimals in an effort to reconstruct soft tissues not pre...
ASU Scientists Join NASA Astrobiology Institute
... more than their goals. ASU is one of 5 university partners
selected for membership inNASA's new "virtual" Astrobiology Institute and ASU research will be united under theauspices of a new ASU Astrobiology Center that will coordinate curriculum development inastrobiology and help coordinate ongoing research w...
Researchers Identify New Component Of Circadian Clock
...rvard Medical School have identified aprotein that partners
with the mammalian CLOCK protein to regulate circadianrhythms. Together, the two proteins appear to induce transcription of circadianrhythm genes. Their findings are published in the June 5 Science. The daily, or circadian, rhythms of fruit f...
Largest Generation Of Adolescents Faces Reproductive Health Risks
...tcontraceptive methods. The attitudes of peers and partners
exert a powerful influence on howadolescents in developing countries make decisions about sexuality, whereasfamily opinions are given less weight. Early childbearing poses significant health risks for adolescents, who aresocially and physiologically ...
Ligand Scientists Discover Tissue-Selective Female Hormone Mimics
...products under development by Ligand or any of its partners
may notreceive approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or other authoritiesto market any of these products; (d) that, there may not be a market for thedrugs, if, in fact, the drugs are approved for marketing. The Companyundertakes no obl...
USGS And Arizona Game And Fish Begin Partnership To Study Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo
...xpertise that willchallenge us and other potential partners
to give this species the attentionit merits. We applaud the Bureau's leadership and look forward to theimproved resource management the project will generate." Only about 12 inches long and with a bold black and white tail pattern and ayellow bill, t...
NASA Research Helps Map Protein Structures -- Key In The Development Of New
...mong the20 companies working with NASA as industry partners
in the research of proteincrystal structures. More than 85 investigators representing industry andacademic affiliates have conducted protein studies in space, resulting inimportant information needed to help resolve health challenges both in Americaa...
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