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UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
...s play key roles in the development of obesity and related
disorders. Four research teams will concentrate on three objectives: to foster interdisciplinary interactions at UT Southwestern to study obesity and metabolic syndromes; to develop state-of-the-art research programs using genetically modified mice t...
Researchers find color sensitive atomic switch in bacteria
...rhodopsins helps us understand the large number of related
membrane receptors involved in cell signaling that govern biological functions," Spudich said. In the longer term, the novel protein found in Anabaena has the potential to be used in nano-machinery as a color-sensor; however the authors point out t...
Alzheimer's disease is not accelerated aging
...h by cognitive aging experts suggests that changes related
to Alzheimer's disease appear in distinct regions ...duce different behavioral changes and are probably related
to different pathological processes. I think it's probably going to be the way many people start to ...
UT Southwestern biochemist honored with NIH Director's Pioneer Award
...b has recently shown mutations in a class of genes related
to these "clock" functions have a broad range of outcomes, from abnormal eating and sleeping patterns to signs of depression. Studies of the genetic link to sleep patterns may help researchers better understand and treat insomnia and other sleep-r...
Genetic differences might help distinguish thyroid cancers
...Ohio Two types of thyroid cancer that are closely related
and sometimes difficult to distinguish can be readily identified by differences in only a few genes, new research shows. The study, by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J...
New Arizona State center brings science to policy on issues of water resources and urban growth
... will produce new knowledge, information and tools related
to decision making under uncertainty associated wi...ging the community in discussions about priorities related
to water use; developing innovative educational programs organized around water, climate and decisi...
Gene clusters predict atherosclerosis severity, susceptibility
... involved in the inflammation process, while those related
to susceptibility tend to mediate cellular responses that occur prior to the inflammatory process. "While the methods we used to identify these genes do not have immediate clinical applications, they do play an important role in identifying...
Bush nominates NJIT space explorer Louis Lanzerotti to NSF governing board
...e plasmas and geophysics, and engineering problems related
to the impact of space processes on terrestrial te...conducts studies on a broad range of policy topics related
to science and engineering research and education. ...
DNA barcode finds four new bird species
... in the nucleus. As a result, the mtDNA of closely related
species differs more than the nuclear DNA of those...ng whether the technique could distinguish closely related
species as well as very different ones. Stoeckle and Hebert, along with Hebert's Guelph colleague Ty...
Cannabis may help combat cancer-causing herpes viruses
...pes viruses. The chemical had no effect on another related
virus, herpes simplex-1, which causes cold sores and genital herpes. Small concentrations of THC were more potent and selective against gamma herpes viruses than the commonly used antiviral drugs acyclovir, gancicyclovir and foscamet, said Dr. Medve...
Wolverine takes a road trip
...ck of data that documents declines caused by human related
$7.5 Million grant to Yale researchers for role of viruses in cancer
...rdinates studies to understand how viral genes and related
cellular genes cause cells to escape normal growth...ymerases. "Working collaboratively on these related
projects has enabled us to make much more rapid progress in understanding the molecular basis of can...
NSF awards 22 new projects for plant genome research
...f tomato, and will also help scientists understand related
plants, including potatoes, peppers, tobacco and c...ersity of Tennessee on the genomics of poplars and related
trees (Populus Genome Portal). Also among this year's projects are two new "virtual centers," flexib...
Health of world's sea lions the focus of Wakefield Symposium
...n whether trends in the abundance of sea lions are related
to fishing activities through food dependencies or more directly through control or conservation measures. A better understanding of the biology of sea lions is urgently needed. This symposium will significantly contribute to understanding why sea l...
Key cell-death step found
A fundamental cellular event related
to programmed cell death has been decoded by cell biologists at UC Davis and Johns Hopkins University. The work could provide insights on two devastating inherited diseases. In healthy cells, mitochondria (tiny energy substations that churn out each...
'Fossil genes' reveal how life sheds form and function
...ying genes that, when intact, are all functionally related
and make up a pathway that permits the organism to... is a picture of an entire set of genes performing related
functions becoming fossilized. "To see this, the change has to be relatively recent. Sometime in th...
Scientists explore genome of methane-breathing microbe
... own,"says Eisen. "Since the symbionts are closely related
evolutionarily and biologically to Methylococcus capsulatus, we can now use the information gleaned from this genome sequence to make predictions about the symbionts."...
Scientists decipher genetic code of biothreat pathogen
...R), said the new study, along with a report on the related
bacterium B. pseudomallei published in the same is...e understanding of the molecular reasons why these related
pathogens have such different impacts, in terms of their target hosts and their pathogenicity," says...
Genes expose secrets of sex on the side
... The researchers report their findings in two related
articles, one in the online early edition of the October issue of Nature Genetics and one in an upcoming edition of Molecular Biology and Evolution. The research was funded by the National Institutes of Health. Scientists have puzzled over t...
Brown ecologist garners major National Science Foundation grant
...est," Schmitt said. Because Arabidopsis is closely related
to canola, cabbage and other edible crops, Schmitt said the findings should help improve food production. Schmitt said the research should also help scientists better understand how ongoing climate change will affect crops and wild plants and point o...
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