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New Discovery About Genes Has Implications For Genetic Therapy
... to chance. The new intron approach could allow researchers
to insert new information at specific sites along ...ntrol than is now possible. Ohio State University researchers
reported their findings in the May 23 issue of the British science journal Nature . They also be...
Transgenic Rice Plants Resist Insects, Drought And Salt Damage
...d by Deping Xu, Xiaolan Duan and Baiwang Wang, all researchers
in Cornell's Section of Biochemistry, Molecular an...ell Biology, and by Bimei Hong, Tuan-Hua David Ho, researchers
in Washington University's Department of Biology. Reporting their development of insect-resistant t...
Race Plus Roaches: A Breathtaking Link
... recent study of more than 80 Baltimore youth, the researchers
found that an African-American child was 16.4 time...ns, a clear indication of dose responsiveness, the researchers
say. "We honestly don't know why race plays a role independent of poverty," says Peyton Eggleston...
University of Cincinnati Biologists Find First Terrestrial Ecosystem That Survives Without Sun's Energy
...C and 13C)two nitrogen (14N and 15N) isotopes, the researchers
were able totrace energy flow through the food web...surface," said Sarbu. The University of Cincinnati researchers
also analyzed theisotope ratios of similar organisms living in other caves and ina nearby well. Agai...
DNA Techniques Allow Scientists To Become Pollution Detectives.
...alled "Trial of the Century," University ofFlorida researchers
are using the same science to police polluters. With the oft-mentioned DNA "fingerprint" test, scientists at UF'sInstitute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are able toaccurately point the finger at who is polluting water bodies byisolating E. coli b...
International Research Team Clones New Skin Cancer Gene
...lar to the birth defects in NBCCS", said Bale. The researchers
found that individuals with NBCCS are born with a mutation of PTC in all of their cells. Further investigation revealed the same mutation in sporadic (noninherited) tumors, which account for the vast majority of basal cell carcinomas. In those tumo...
Cornell Researchers Precisely Date Wood From Ancient Tomb In Turkey
ITHACA, N.Y. -- A team of researchers
at Cornell University has identified the exact yea... of the history of art and archaeology, with other researchers
in the university's Aegean Dendrochronology Project and at the universities of Heidelberg and Readin...
Researchers Use Hydrated Lime To Reduce Toxic Selenium Emissions
...flue gas before itescapes into the atmosphere. The researchers
found that hydratedlime, which has been shown effe...rbent and can be disposed of with the flyash." The researchers
found that the hydrated lime was most effectiveat 400 to 600 degrees Celsius, and able to "capture"u...
NADC Examines TB In Cattle and Swine
Food Safety Consortium researchers
have made some advances in researchingtuberculosis...strains of the bacterium Mycobacteriumbovis . The researchers
compared tuberculins from each country to determineif there is a need to standardize the tuberculins...
Water Recycling Project Tested in Turkey Plant
A team effort by university researchers
and two companies has resulted inapplication of a ...that has been developed with Food SafetyConsortium researchers
at the University of Arkansas and engineers at AmericanWater Purification, Inc., of Wichita, Kan. Wa...
Florida Researchers Discover Gene For Fatal Childhood Disease
GAINESVILLE---University of Florida researchers
have identified the genethat causes a rare, fatal ...s for all cancer patients, he said. Meanwhile, researchers
discovered that mice with Chediak-Higashisyndrome are protected against some forms of autoimmune dis...
Photosystem I -- An Intermediate Step -- May Not Be Necessary For Plants
... the fundamental components of life. But Owens and researchers
from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennesse.... "No one knows where it will lead." The Oak Ridge researchers
explained they found that mutant algal cells were able to grow and survive in near-normal conditions...
Humble Pocket Gophers Shed Light On The Genetic Fortitude Of Cheetahs
...gn of the skin-graft experiment; for instance, the researchers
used skin from domestic cats as a control. More pr...ems of the Humboldt gophers functioned at all, the researchers
grafted skin from the Carmel Valley gophers onto a few of the Humboldt gophers; the animals rejected...
Researchers Find Possible New Route to Making Cancer Cells Vulnerable
...targetto stop drug resistance in cancer cells. The researchers
believe the findingwill help scientists develop ne...rles Hemenway. Heitman and Hemenway, both researchers
in Duke's Comprehensive Cancer Center,reported their findings in the Aug. 2 issue of the Journal of ...
Protein Glitch May Be Early Problem In Inherited Alzheimer's
...a significant effect on what the protein does. If researchers
can find where presenilin cleaves and the enzyme t...the earliest signs of Alzheimer's disease. Hopkins researchers
currently are looking at mice in which the gene for presenilin is knocked out so that presenilin's f...
Surprising Protein Movement Seen In Cells
...ss: http://www.uchc.edu/htterasaki/flip.html The researchers
were able to study the movement of proteinsthrough...gists want to study, making themfluorescent. Then, researchers
used special laser-operated microscopes tofollow the movement of the proteins inside the cell. The G...
Hawaiian Whales Show 'No Overt Response' To Sounds Of ATOC Simulation
...examining bird sounds, and which is now adapted by researchers
around the world -- not only to analyze vocalizations of animals of all kinds, but also seismic events, including underwater earthquakes as well as tornadoes and even heart EKGs. "Whales are individuals, just like people, and some appear to be more ...
Nitric Oxide May Hold Key To First Treatment For Deadly Form Of Malaria, Duke Scientists Report
...a new message system insideliving cells, a team of researchers
led by Duke University Medical Centerreports findi...of the National Institutes of Health. The researchers
theorize that the process of flagging proteins with NOto activate them may prove to be as fundamenta...
Salvage Gene Is At The Root Of Many Mutations
A trio of University of Rochester researchers
has unexpectedly discovered that most mutations in...EF="http://www.nature.com/">Nature . The researchers
set out to understand the function of a family of DNA repair enzymes in yeast. When they damagedthe ...
Genetic Alterations Linked To Cancer In Some Blood Samples
... the tumor itself. Examining disease outcomes, the researchers
found that 4 out of the 6 patients with positive test results subsequently died of their cancer compared to only 3 of 15 with negative test results. Additionally, the three patients who developed distant metastases (disseminated cancer) were in the ...
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