Tag: "performance" at biology news

Genes don`t control human behavior, evolutionist says

...otional associations, and carefully monitoring the performance of the `product."` If our marketing campaign fails, he warned, we are unlikely to be able to maintain the flow of ecosystem services upon which society depends. "It is highly unlikely that human beings will ever create a utopia," Ehrlich concluded, "...

Common genetic differences affect vulnerability to childhood leukemia, new study shows

...of the vitamin - due to low dietary supply or poor performance by enzymes that metabolize it - leads to defects in the way DNA is replicated in the cells. In the PNAS paper, the researchers report finding that children with a "low-functioning variant" of MTHFR - one that is relatively poor at metabolizing fol...

Polymer gel holds promise for therapeutics delivery and tissue engineering

...tutes of Health funding to optimize the material's performance and investigate potential long-term toxic effects of leaving the material in the body, though preliminary studies show the gel to be benign. In related research, PNNL is collaborating with the Medical University of South Carolina to test a biodegra...

Analysis of flight performance in wandering albatrosses yields insights into foraging patterns of different ages and sexes

Santa Cruz, CA--A new study of flight performance in wandering albatrosses reveals significant diffe...ge for food in the open sea. Few studies of flight performance in birds have looked at differences between males and females. Sexual dimorphism in birds--differenc...

New study suggests honey can boost endurance performance in athletes

...te source during exercise significantly improved performance and power during endurance cycling trials. In th...ring the time trial (compared to placebo) Equal performance to glucose, the most common carbohydrate supplement Well tolerated by all the subjects This...

LabNotes - Spring 2001

...o 60 percent less water than older washers. Washer performance also fared well with the residents, as 72 percent surveyed expressed satisfaction with washer performance. Go to http://www.pnl.gov/buildings/SCEFinal%202-22-01.PDF to download the report. Mexicos liquid gold - A century ago annual floods ravaged t...

Saline solution a serious threat to wetlands

...ural laboratory," said Dr Paton. "You can test the performance of organisms under different salinity regimes. The southern lagoon may be 2 times saltier than seawater in winter time but 3 times saltier in summer because of evaporation. It fills up in late autumn and winter with freshwater runoff, so you get a s...

Hopkins' Young Investigators' Day winners shine in the spotlight

...e less likely to withdraw from Medicare than lower performance plans, contradicting claims made by some health plan officials. The Albert L. Leninger Award goes to Hong-Sheng Li, Ph.D., who mapped biochemical steps on the way to assemble calcium-permeable cation channels in brain neurons. He's also described w...

Do the effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol differ by culture?

...Medicine, "suggest that some measures of a child's performance may be affected by cultural context. This question had not been systematically addressed with respect to the interaction between prenatal alcohol exposure, genetics and environment. The unique population in this study made it possible to address th...

Flyman, MD

...n in an instant to control a whole range of flight performance - among other such pesky mysteries. Funded in part by the Office of Naval Research, Dr. Michael Dickinson (aka Flyman) at UC Berkeley studies the dynamics of insect flight control - not in airplanes, theyre too big to play by the same rules - but ...

ORNL technology puts power of lab into the field

...-operated portable device with tunable filters and performance comparable to that of laboratory-scale instruments. It uses Raman technology, employing a helium neon laser, acousto-optic tunable filters and a photo sensor to detect toxic chemicals, TNT, byproducts from explosives, drugs and hundreds of chemicals....

Dopamine-dampening gene linked to prefrontal inefficiency, schizophrenia

...pamine activity in the prefrontal cortex to poorer performance and inefficient functioning of that brain region d.... COMT accounted for 4.1% of the variance in test performance among patients and controls, suggesting that it influences prefrontal functioning When healthy sibli...

Landmark completion of comprehensive index of human proteins to be presented at New York Academy of Sciences

...nts. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks and uncertainties that ar...predict and which may cause our actual results and performance to differ materially from those expressed or forecasted in any such forward-looking statements. For ...

Alzheimer's genetic susceptibility could bring fear and misunderstanding, religious scholars say

... ought to be considered before we witness a repeat performance based on todays findings. Todays study provides significant data, namely, asymptomatic family members of persons with late onset Alzheimers disease who have both the APOE gene and the 234 gene jump from a 10% probability of late onset disorder at age...

Military foods could enhance soldiers' performance by 2025

...foods through biotechnology to enhance a soldier's performance on the battlefield," Love says....

Exercise effects dependent on time of day

Peak athletic performance may be related to time of day, suggests a University of Chicago study being presented to the Endocrine Society's annual meeting, ENDO 2001, in Denver, Colorado, on June 22, 2001. The study shows that the response of the systems regulating energy meta...

Engineers develop technology to reduce industry emissions

...loring ways to enhance the membrane to improve its performance and to allow it to capture a variety of pollutants. The invention is aimed at making it more feasible for coal-fired power plants to use high-sulfur Ohio coal, which many plants have been unable to burn since passage of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amend...

Biotechnology to protect soldiers of the future, report says

... enhancing soldiers' performance in the field, and helping them return home safely." Among technologies discussed in the report is Ferrari's area of investigation: tiny medical devices that are so small...

"Smart" fertilizer improves plant growth, prevents pollution from run off

...a have been ongoing since 1998 and have shown high performance of ornamentals grown in sandy soils prone to leaching. The fertilizer has also been shown to improve plant growth and drought tolerance while virtually eliminating leaching in nursery or greenhouse plants grown in peat or soilless media. In the ...

Supercomputing center partners with Institute for Systems Biology

...oftware. The ARSC staff includes experts in high performance computing, networking, visualization and data storage resources....

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