Tag: "researchers" at biology news
Children With AD/HD Have Significant Functional Disabilities Related to Attention Deficit
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Pediatric researchers
from the University at Buffalo and Children's Hosp...a patient's needs for rehabilitation services, the researchers
determined that most of the 43 children in their preliminary study were significantly less able to c...
Supelco Licenses ORNL Solid Sorbent Air Sampling Material
...e complex and costly. A new material developed by researchers
at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge Nati...NL's Chemical and AnalyticalSciences Division. The researchers
benchmarked the sol-gel air sampling trap performanceagainst Supelco's popular multi-carbon air samp...
Researchers Find Production Point Of Key Protein In Fragile X Syndrome
...d mental impairment in males have been bolsteredby researchers
who have found that the synthesis of a key protein...reenough; Ivan Jeanne Weilerand Anna Y. Klintsova, researchers
at the Beckman Institute; Scott A. Irwin,a doctoral student of neuroscience and medicine in the medi...
Beset By Human Competition, Penguins Must Take Marathon Food Trips To Avoid Starvation, A Researcher Finds
... with the province of Chubut. In past years, other researchers
followed breeding penguins on their food expeditions by monitoring radio signals from transmitters glued to the birds' feathers. These signals indicated that the birds foraged close to their colonies. But there also were suggestions that some birds t...
Duke researchers find existing drugs can stop fungus that attacks AIDS patients
...er people with weakened immune systems. The researchers
said the compounds effectively stopped growth of t...tients develop this life-threateninginfection, the researchers
said. In about 40 percent of these patients,it is the first infection they develop when their infect...
First Planned Release Of Captive Lemurs In Madagascar Wilds Expected In Fall
...Its activities include training Malagasy students, researchers
andtechnicians. It also assists the government of ...ed with radio collars so that Welch and otherfield researchers
can track their movements. Both he and Katz hope thisfirst attempt will become a model for reintrodu...
Scientists Use Magnetic Field As Alternative To Space-Based Zero Gravity
...gnetic fieldgradient levitation (MFGL) could allow researchers
on Earth to performexperiments in simulated low gravity at a fraction of the cost of doing thework in a space shuttle. However, the scientists are unsure of the exact impacton plants and animals examined under the MFGL technique. In the study, themag...
Everyday Technology Underlies First DNA Computer Logic Gates
...istant professor of computer science, took fellow researchers
by surprise with their announcement at the recent...ength of the resulting DNA strands. Most researchers
have focused on possibly building DNA computers to tackle killer problems that traditional computer...
Newly Identified Tomato Gene Appears Key To Fruit Softening
... to play a key role in fruitripening, according to researchers
at the University of California, Davis. The resea... California has applied to patent thegene, and the researchers
will report their findings in the May 26 issueof the Proceedings of the National Academyof Sciences...
Enzymes Targeted As Key To Understanding Drug Interactions
... the market. Prevention of drug interactions, say researchers
at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy...al chemistry, has led a team of School of Pharmacy researchers
investigating such drug interactions for more than a decade. "There are simple test-tube methods to...
Houseflies May Transmit Ulcer Bug
...s of ulcers and associated withstomach cancer, say researchers
from St. Elizabeth's Medical Center ofBoston in th...inate the humanenvironment." In the study the researchers
exposed groups of adult houseflies toeither a culture of the bacteria or a sterile control plate. A...
New understanding of crab populations may not bring fishermen's delight
...her, according to an accurate new model created by researchers
fromthe University of California, Davis, and Unive...rives the big swings is a question thathas taunted researchers
for years. In fact, one of the most important andfiercest debates in population biology swirls aroun...
Low Iron Levels Cause Weakness In Women Who Are Not Anemic
... at particularly high risk for iron depletion, the researchers
point out. "This suggests that millions of women a...pletion without anemia should be a concern. Other researchers
have recently reported that moderate iron deficiency also compromises memory and verbal learning in...
Stuttering Appears To Have Strong Link To Family Genes, Researchers Say
... the developmentand persistence of stuttering, say researchers
at the University of Illinoisand the University of... of how genetically based traits arepassed on, the researchers
concluded "there is something genetic underlyingthe transmission of stuttering in general, and that ...
New Evidence For Corn's Ancestry Could Lead To Insect And Drought Resistant Crops
...ned the teosinte bandwagon in the 1980safter other researchers
discovered Zea diploperennis growing on thethreshold of extinction in the mountains of Jalisco, Mexico. Rescued fromthe wilds, lines of that perennial teosinte are now being maintained forresearch purposes. Mangelsdorf's new hypothesis, which he h...
Bacterium gobbles up chlorinated pollutants
... respectively) to nontoxic ethene gas, the Cornell researchers
report in the June 6 issue of Science. But the... way. That doesn't mean the Cornell bioremediation researchers
will start injecting truck loads of Strain 195 into pollution sites. For one thing, 195 is difficul...
Natural Shelters on Leaves House Plant Bodyguards
...house a population of plant-protectingbugs, report researchers
at the University of California, Davis. By simula...ers, known as "leafdomatia," on cotton plants, the researchers
reduced the populationsof cotton-eating spidermites and boosted cotton yield by 30 percent. These ...
Purdue-Made Soil Benefits The Environment
...a sow's ear into a silk purse -- Purdue University researchers
have developed a process for making topsoil from coal ash, yard waste and industrial byproducts. "There are many potential benefits to this project, including the long-term economical and environmental management of two so-called waste products -- co...
Merging Physics And Neuroscience: First Evidence Of Self-Organized Criticality In Brain Networks
...al waves play in the brain is uncertain,though the researchers
believe they may help communicateinformation about the state of excitability of the astrocytes. Butthe self-organized criticality they display could provide a"fingerprint" to help identify disease processes. "The waves are the fingerprint showing th...
Subtle Biotic Changes Have Big Environmental Impact
... on, off, or reversed. The finding, reported by researchers
from UW-Madison in this week's (July 11) edition of the journal Science, is the first to show that only slight rearrangement of an intact ecosystem's food web can directly influence the atmosphere. The discovery is important because it demonstrat...
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