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Millennium and Wyeth-Ayerst announce the discovery of key potassium ion channel modulating proteins

...ite, Inc.; changes in relationships with strategic partners and dependence upon strategic partners for the performance of critical activities under collaborative agreements; the impact of competitive...

USGS scientists find new population of Asian swamp eels in south Florida

...population, USGS biologists are collaborating with partners in the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, National Park Service, Florida International University, South Florida Water Management District, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to perform rapid monitoring. This program, funded by th...

Sperm counts unchanged over 50 years

...997. At the time samples were taken, the men were partners of women who were seeking infertility treatment. Examining total sperm counts and semen abnormalities, the investigators found that of the half who showed some sperm abnormality, based on World Health Organization criteria, 52% had sperm that were bo...

UC Berkeley psychologist finds evdence that male hormones in the womb affect sexual orientation

...linized, having a greater average number of sexual partners in a lifetime than heterosexual men, higher than normal levels of testosterone circulating in the blood, and larger genitalia than heterosexual men. Breedlove's findings, combined with other recent research, paint a complicated picture of the role pl...

Low blood levels of HIV reduce risk of heterosexual transmission

...ear study, 22 percent of the previously uninfected partners became HIV positive and that as the volume of HIV ... infections resulted from exposure to HIV-positive partners with more than 10,000 copies of HIV per milliliter of blood. Individuals who had less than 1,500 cop...

Expanding life's alphabet

...found that several polymerases would add unnatural partners to such bases. The problem was that replication then stopped. To overcome this, the group tested different polymerases and unnatural bases until they found a combination that worked without shutting the system down. They have now successfully rep...

UNC-CH bus brings mobile lab, high-tech science focus to underserved N.C. schools

...ach site, Bollenbacher said. The project will tap partners working to advance science education in North Carolina, he said. For example, the involvement of LEARN North Carolina, a one-stop Web site offered free to all N.C. public school systems through UNC-CH's School of Education, should broaden awareness o...

UW co-hosts conference about healthy weight in adolescent women of color

...e future health consequences of obesity. Community partners will implement the project's recommendations and p... for adolescent girls in community settings. These partners may include community health clinics, tribal councils and after-school programs....

Hopkins scientists link human papillomavirus (HPV) to head and neck cancer

...r patients has been linked to the number of sexual partners in other studies, according to the researchers. "All of the evidence points to viral presence preceding disease progression," says Keerti V. Shah, M.D., Dr.P.H., professor of molecular microbiology and immunology. An estimated 31,000 people in the...

New research centre to continue 200-year-old traditions

...osely with National Parks and Wildlife SA, who are partners in the design, construction and management of the Centre. National Parks and Wildlife SA are upgrading access roads, reticulated services and other infrastructure. The Centre will be closely integrated with the new visitors' centre being built there,...

Blind, naked mole-rats not the inbreeders biologists once thought

... leave their natal, or birth, colony, and seek new partners with whom to breed. Braude's discovery is all the more interesting because blind naked mole-rats are eusocial -- they are the only vertebrate species known to have, like bees,ants wasps and termites, a queen, worker-breeder hierarchy. Researchers ha...

Unexplained infertility -- the way forward in the fog

...antibiotics (tetracycline or doxycycline) for both partners + three attempts at intra-uterine insemination (IUI) + clomiphene citrate (a drug used to stimulation ovulation) + IUI for three cycles* gonadotropins (ovarian stimulatory hormones) + IUI for three cycles* IVF with ICSI (the technique of in...

Fuel cell research center to develop and test new technologies

... Tech will participate in the center. Key industry partners will be invited to join the center to share their technology needs and collaborate on open and proprietary research projects.For more information on the Georgia Tech center, see http://www.fcbt.gatech.edu .The expertise Georgia Tech brings to its fu...

UK study finds men also have a biological clock

...y 1 August) in Human Reproduction.* Women whose partners are five or more years older than themselves have ...ceiving in under a year of trying than women whose partners are the same age, or younger. The odds on conceiving in up to six months of trying decrease by 2% ...

New fossil find pushes age of terrestrial fungi back 60 million years, to the same era when green plants pulled themselves onto land

... of plants form arbuscular mycorrhizae with fungal partners from the taxonomic group Glomales. Some of the earliest known land plants, which originate from the Devonian (400 million years ago), have been shown to contain structures indicative of arbuscular mycorrhizae. The Devonian plants containing the finel...

Science: Prion proteins may signal trouble -- literally

...rticipate in the activation of Fyn. Other cellular partners in the signaling cascade, such as those related to...haps because the interaction between the different partners depends on cell development. The detection of normal prions as a signaling molecule may shed new l...

University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University establish Biomedical Security Institute to address bioterrorism, public health threats

...Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, are the founding partners of the Institute. Victor Weedn, M.D., J.D., head of Carnegie Mellons Biotechnology and Health Initiatives and an internationally known expert in forensic DNA typing, and Samuel J. Watson, M.A.I.A., director of the University of Pittsburghs Public H...

LabNotes -- Research highlights from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

...stomel Glass Plant in Ukraine. Together with its partners - the Ukrainian Energy Efficiency Center and the Industrial Real Estate - PNNL helped identify upgrades and secure funding for more than $4.5 million in energy efficiency improvements. For example, Gostomel now uses recovered heat waste to provi...

Millennium's LDP(PS)-341 inhibits growth and induces death of cancer cells, appears to overcome chemotherapy resistance

...s; Millennium's dependence upon strategic alliance partners to develop and commercialize products and services based on its work; uncertainties about obtaining regulatory approvals to market products and services resulting from its development efforts; and the requirement for substantial funding to conduct re...

With help from the Office of Naval Research, a right whale pied "Piper" shows the way to recovery for this highly endangered species

..., state wildlife agencies, the U.S. Navy and other partners in the Northern Right Whale Southeast Recovery Imp...n actions won the Navy and its implementation team partners a Coastal America Partnership Award in 1997. The Navy has successfully avoided collisions with ri...

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(Date:4/23/2014)... identified an important enzyme pathway that helps prevent new ... a condition that has been directly linked to cancer ... biochemistry, found that near the end of cell division, ... any breaks in DNA are fully repaired before the ... cells. This process helps safeguard against some of the ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... and accessible detection methods that can rapidly screen ... a single cell inside that population has been ... Lu. , In the Royal Society of Chemistry ... that he and his coworkers have developed a ... a protein ( Chem. Sci. , 2014, DOI: ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... April 21, 2014 Five for-profit and non-profit ... $1.25 million in Proof of Concept grants to ... into commercial products, the Life Sciences Discovery Fund ... Entrepreneur Mentoring Program grant to the Washington Biotechnology ... advisory network to train the next generation of ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... known as Ritalin, may prevent the depletion of self-control, ... a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. , ... or trying to focus attention on a boring textbook ... potential explanation for this difficulty: Exerting self-control for a ... self-control effectively on subsequent tasks. , "It is as ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... A recently FDA-approved device has been shown to ... much as 50 percent. When coupled with an innovative ... the device facilitated the complete elimination of seizures in ... the decade-long clinical trials. , That,s good news for ... the U.S. living with epilepsy whose seizures can,t be ...
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