Tag: "seven" at biology news
Gestational diabetes not found to alter the metabolic processes in obese pregnant women
... subjects had diabetes mellitus before conception; seven
of the women were at high risk of developing GDM, based on a history of GDM in a previous pregnancy (n=4), a strong family history of type 2 diabetes in a first-degree relative (n=2), or an impaired glucose tolerance test before conception plus a fir...
Flies may taste bitter better, first map of insect 'tongue' reveals
...lose sugar that they would otherwise feast on. The seven
previously undescribed Gr proteins were found to t...of the fly brain. Furthermore, the team found, the seven
identified bitter receptors appear in distinct combinations in different sets of avoidance neurons -...
Newly grown kidneys can sustain life in rats
...iseases and leader of the study. "These rats lived seven
to eight days after their original kidneys were re...with new kidneys connected to their bladders lived seven
to eight days. "This tells us that the urine-producing functions of the kidney are key to preservati...
Survival of the fastest: scientists 'selectively breed' winning Formula One cars
...larly, optimal lap time at Nurburgring improved by seven
per cent. To verify results, a virtual race was set up at Silverstone using cars configured using: genetic algorithms; the default settings of the simulator; human tuning; and an Internet expert. Results placed the evolved setting first with a time o...
Assisted reproduction can't compensate for waiting too long to start a family
...e 40, 57 will have a baby after two years, another seven
after ART and 36 will remain childless. For those over 40 the number of births through ART is only slightly higher that it would be if they had tried for another two years to conceive naturally." He said that results might be better if women aged 35 ...
Climate change Qs & As
...sea level would rise about 5 meters and as much as seven
meters if the Greenland ice sheet melts," he said. Although the sea level rise would largely occur in later centuries, these outcomes could be set in place within the current century. "We're on the verge of a very large global-warming event," Battist...
Fox Chase Cancer Center's Alfred Knudson Jr. named 2004 Kyoto Prize winner
... a member of its scientific advisory committee for seven
years. Knudson was named a Fox Chase Distinguishe...Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research, one of seven
Lasker Awards presented that year. Considered "America's Nobels," Lasker Awards rank among the high...
Volcanic soils yield new clues about the emergence of powerful chiefdoms in Hawaii
...ging from about 180 inches near the summit to just seven
inches near sea level a distance of less than nine miles. One of the most puzzling aspects of Kohala agriculture is that, for almost 600 years, intensive sweet potato farming was confined to a narrow, diagonal strip of land about 10 miles long and ...
JGI, VBI help unravel sudden oak death & soybean disease
...the genetic code, was iteratively sequenced by JGI seven
times to assure the quality of the data. Phytophthora sojae, at approximately 95 megabases, was sequenced nine times over. The sequences of these organisms can be found on the JGI portal at http://genome.jgi-psf.org/ramorum/ and at http://genome.j...
Scientists receive awards, give lectures at the ASBMB/IUBMB meeting
...ip. At 6 p.m. Saturday, June 12, he will speak on seven
membrane spanning receptors. The award honors Dr. ...od pressure, asthma and pain. The super family of seven
membrane spanning receptors constitutes by far the largest, most versatile and most ubiquitous type ...
Canine word-learning research published in Science
...ast mapping. Fischer's team placed a new toy among seven
familiar toys. In a separate room, the owner asked...rd before. Rico correctly retrieved a new item in seven
of ten sessions. He apparently appreciates, as young children do, that new words tend to refer to ob...
Novel therapeutic bortezomib moves to phase II trial in lung cancer patients
...ut of 12 patients, four had a partial response and seven
had stable disease. In the larger phase II trial, which will enroll 99 patients, the drugs will be given sequentially, with bortezomib following the chemotherapy drugs. Preclinical research at UC Davis Cancer Center suggests that giving bortezomib l...
Two dinosaurs from Africa give clues to continents' split
...eno is puzzled by the presence of two neat rows of seven
holes along the dinosaur's snout. He speculates that the holes anchored something ornamental, used by the animal for display. "This may have been a scavenger with head gear," he said. "It's really a beautiful intermediate species of the group that la...
Brain disease research, particle physics meet in the middle (ware)
...h of computational power, the Grid3 data grid runs seven
different applicationsthree high-energy physics simulations and four data-analysis programs for high-energy physics, biochemistry, astrophysics and astronomy. The grid-enabled calculations simulate collisions of subatomic particles, biological inter...
Nanoparticles illuminate brain tumors for days under MRI
...ogy and Applied Neurobiology study, which followed seven
patients with primary and metastatic malignant tumors, researchers used Combidex, a ferumoxtran-10 manufactured by Advanced Magnetics Inc. of Cambridge, Mass. Each iron oxide nanoparticle is the size of a small virus and is much smaller than a bacter...
Shortened chromosomes linked to early stages of cancer development
...adders, three lesions from three uterine cervixes, seven
lesions from five large intestines, six lesions fr... of 11 (72 percent) lesions of the bladder; and in seven
of eight lesions of the oral cavity, which includes the mouth and throat. Ten of 35 (29 percent) le...
Are nanobacteria alive?
...ew evidence," Miller says. The paper went through seven
cycles of revision before it was accepted by the American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology last week. "The review process, as painful as it was, forced us to look at the counter-arguments inside out, upside down and back to fro...
NPS Pharma and VIMAC Ventures locate at MaRS, a major new research and enterprise center in Toronto
...0 medical care and research-related professionals, seven
teaching hospitals and the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine, one of the largest in North America. Toronto location places tenants in one of North America's largest biomedical and biotechnology clusters, fourth largest medical community an...
From algae, weeds and people: new genetic clues to complex obesity syndrome
... problems seen in people with BBS. Including BBS5, seven
BBS genes now have been isolated and "cloned," and another is known to be on chromosome 3. Katsanis fully expects that many more genes are involved in the syndrome. "The list of cilia-related genes is likely to be invaluable in identifying additional...
Motion that powers sperm provides key to unravelling rare genetic disorder
...bit some degree of learning difficulties. To date, seven
other genes have been linked to BBS, and six of them have been studied in depth and cloned. However, only one other gene has been linked to a cellular problem that could result in the condition. The results of the study confirm that BBS is caused by ...
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