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Huge iceberg wreaks havoc on Antarctic marine ecosystem, study finds

...ly high sea ice cover caused by C-19. Penguins in peril In the study, the authors cited their 2002 analysis of an even larger iceberg, called "B-15," which fell into the Ross Sea in March 2000. Using NASA data, Arrigo and van Dijken found that the excessive build up of sea ice in 2000 and 2001 had result...

Strategy to treat AIDS patients in Africa with less drug, reduced toxicity set for clinical test

... never have expected such a crucial study to be in peril at this stage of development." The reasoning behind the NIH policy is that the high cost of providing drugs for studies would limit the agency's overall capacity for supporting international AIDS research. Also, the agency and researchers alike agree...

One in every three primates now threatened with extinction

Washington, DC New evidence of the peril facing the world's apes, monkeys, lemurs and other primates, with one in every three now endangered with extinction, is revealed in a new report -- The World's Top 25 Most Endangered Primates 2002 released today by Conservation International (CI) an...

Research may take the 'anti' out of antioxidants

...suffer a common type of damage. In particular, one peril that can befall DNA is a process called methylation, in which a methyl group latches on to the strand, threatening mutation. Enzymes are the superheroes of the DNA world, rushing to fix the strands that are the building blocks of all life. Some prot...

Ecologist Gretchen Daily advocates saving the planet by making conservation profitable

...h of confrontation, all of humanity will be put in peril as our ever-shrinking natural resources vanish fro...ital assets that are being liquidated at humanitys peril just as demand for the stream of societal benefits they provide is peaking. She will advocate makin...

Scholar: hurricanes helped shape Cuban culture, history

...e possibility of catastrophe and to assimilate the peril into their everyday lives. In Cuba, Perez said, hurricanes have created an overriding sense of being subjected to forces beyond ones control. Many people say, Why spend too much time thinking about the future? Why not live for the moment? he said. Bu...

UF scientists say global warming could spread mosquito

... Fla. --- Vanishing coastlines may not be the only peril in a global-warming world; disease-carrying Asian tiger mosquitoes may find the hotter temperatures to their liking and may show up in places they've never been seen before, according to new research published this week. "Our research shows that, lik...

Genomics portends the next revolution in agriculture

...ending on your point of view, the great promise or peril of modern agriculture has germinated on millions of acres of North American cropland as the genetically modified organism -- or GMO -- has taken center stage. But as science begins to accumulate and explore plant and animal genomes - the entire set o...

Studies Document Ease Of Ecosystem Disruption

...ally thought to beimportant - and in considerable peril from global change. Both research efforts were done by ecologists from the Department ofZoology at Oregon State University on the marine rocky intertidal shores of theOregon coast. One report, to be published Friday in the journal Sci...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... Two recent papers by a University of Colorado ... scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, ... other disease-causing flaviviruses. , Jeffrey S. Kieft, PhD, ... the School of Medicine and an early career ... colleagues recently published articles in the scholarly journals ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014 By discovering a new mechanism that ... stroke, researchers at UC Irvine and the Salk Institute ... limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex ... of death and primary reason for disability in the ... stroke and lets blood-borne material into the brain, causing ...
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