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Wildlife Conservation Society hosts public symposium on human-wildlife diseases

...ork City to address the issue of emerging diseases shared by humans, wildlife and domestic animals. The symposium is free, but advance registration is required. Entitled "One World--One Health: Building Interdisciplinary Bridges to Health in a Globalized World," the symposium will feature more than a dozen ...

Tracing genes, biologists show lizard migration is traced to Florida

...n the other countries by finding genetic variation shared by Florida and the other introduced populations. Genetic variants found in the newer locations more closely matched those of populations in Florida. "The basic idea that drove this research was to determine where the newly introduced pop...

Prion propagation: Avoiding the toxic oligomer

...-forming proteins, the model presented here may be shared as well. Future studies will have to explore this question, along with the issues of how oligomers figure into the process and how they cause disease. Weissman and colleagues raise the possibility that creating conditions that favor fiber growth whil...

The impact of genetic variations on the treatment of early rheumatoid arthritis

...ssociated with susceptibility to RA (the so-called shared epitope), as well as genetic variants in the TNF g...dard-dose etanercept, those with two copies of the shared epitope were four times more likely to achieve 50 percent improvement in disease activity (according...

Two Virginia Tech energy-related inventions win R&D 100 awards

...Engineering, and electrical engineering department shared facilities costs," says Wang. The resulting sensor system, developed by Wang, Center for Photonics Technology associate director Gary Pickrell, Post Doctoral Research Associate Bing Qi, Research Associate Hai Xiao, and Research Assistant Professo...

Breaking new ground in germ cell guidance

...titive homeostasis, which might be the result of a shared uptake and dephosphorylation of a common substrate necessary for the survival of germ cells. In this model, too much Wun or Wun2 in somatic cells would deprive germ cells of the survival signal, causing them to die; too little Wun2 in the germ cells ...

Complex cells likely arose from combination of bacterial and extreme-microbe genomes

... plants or animals were said to be related if they shared certain, mostly physical, characteristics. DNA technology now allows much closer scrutiny of hereditary molecules, which provides a more accurate and detailed picture of the genetic relationships between and among living things. "New computation...

Better living through urban ecology

...nd Baltimore as an ecological system. Findings are shared with educators and decision makers. To date, BES r...nted groups. Research findings will continue to be shared with the public and government agencies through the BES website, http://www.beslter.org ....

Excess thyroid hormone harmful to fetus

...rs to have the mutation, two-thirds (20 out of 31) shared this mutation and only one-third of the infants born to affected mothers did not. This suggests that the high rate of miscarriage primarily involved unaffected fetuses. The mutation appears to have protected affected fetuses from the effects of exc...

Scientists identify compounds that mimic calorie restriction

...t lead to a number of diseases. The compounds that shared the greatest similarities in the bar codes included those that have activity towards receptors of interest to the pharmaceutical industry. The receptors include those that are targeted by drugs used to treat high cholesterol and triglyceride levels. ...

Method to visualize gene activity may provide insight into normal development & genome function

...ar Probes, Inc., and the company's scientists also shared their expertise with the UCSD researchers. Developing an effective way to attach the fluorescent molecule to the RNAs complementary to the gene transcripts, and perfecting the overall labeling process were also pivotal in the development of the techn...

Unique partnership between UH, FDA opens path for scientific exchange

...s, she noted the strengthening of the FDA and UH's shared mission to promote and protect public health. "The partnership between the University of Houston and the FDA advances the university's position to becoming one of the nation's premier academic institutions in biomedical and pharmaceutical research,...

Confidentiality of genetic databases questioned by Stanford researchers

...s to put genetic sequence and trait information in shared online databases. A 1996 federal law that governs medical privacy requires that research data be stripped of identifying information such as names, addresses and even the last three digits of a patient's ZIP code before it can be shared. But the law ...

UCSD team determines cellular stress within body is critical

...grant from the National Institutes of Health, with shared core facility resources supported by a grant from the National Cancer Institute. In addition to Ho, the paper's authors included first author William Y. Go, a student in the UCSD M.D./Ph.D. Medical Scientist Training Program; and co-authors Xuebin L...

Satellites map volcanic home of Africas endangered gorillas

...c of Congo, with data and expertise would be fully shared between this project and BEGo. BEGo is a service demonstration project taking place as part of ESA's Data User Element, with Netherlands-based Synoptics as prime contractor....

Climate change Qs & As

...d Rowland of the University of California, Irvine, shared their latest research findings and best temperature projections at the conference. In this way, the U.S. researchers took first steps toward responding to a 9 January Science article by Sir David King, the United Kingdom's Chief Scientific Adviser...

Kangaroo hops in line for genome sequencing

...rly developmental research. Marsupials, which last shared a common ancestor with humans about 130 million years ago, also provide a unique midpoint on the evolutionary timeline for comparative studies involving other mammals. In addition to sequencing species that are far apart on the evolutionary tree, it ...

Life goes on without 'vital' DNA

... containing nearly 1000 highly conserved sequences shared between human and mice. One of the chunks was 1.6 million DNA bases long, the other one was over 800,000 bases long. The researchers expected the mice to exhibit various problems as a result of the deletions. Yet the mice were virtually indistingu...

Biology of aging

...t been seen in fruit flies whose 13,601 genes are shared in many ways by humans. The experiment, detailed in the current issue of Nature, also sheds important light on the role insulin plays in the regulation of its own synthesis. Block the hormone's action inside a few specific cells, the study shows, an...

Study suggests double punch could more efficiently kill viruses

...s. The team found that it is not peptides that are shared with recipient cells, but rather full-length, intact proteins. And, whereas, the previous theory suggested that proteasomes in the donor cell cut up the proteins into peptides prior to transfer to the recipient cell, Norbury's team found that the pro...

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