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Captive Lemurs To Depart For Madagascar Oct. 17 For First Release Into The Wild
... PrimateCenter and a Wildlife Conservation Society site
on St. Catherine's Island off the coast of Georgia...nsity at least one-tenth that ofany other research site
in Madagascar. That number is so low that diseases, storms or breeding problems couldpotentially ext...
Limits Of Life On Earth: Are They The Key To Life On Other Planets?
...tiny life-forms deposited at the same geographical site
thousands or even hundreds of thousands of years apart. The researchers hope to uncover extinct genes or gene fragments to compare with modern counterparts. What is the telltale signature of past life in extreme environments? The University of Ro...
Testosterone And Working Memory; Epilepsy And Schizophrenia; Toxins And Neuron Death; Oregon Researchers Present Findings At Society For Neuroscience
...applications,"says Allen. "If we know the receptor site
where orphanin works on the circadiansystem, we may be able to use that information to come up with new ways toregulate sleep."...
Scientists Use IGF-I To Grow New Membranes Around Neurons
...ism to get the right concentration of IGF-I to the site
of injury, we may be able to regenerate nerves or prevent them from dying." Research funding for the U-M study was provided by the National Institutes of Health , the American Diabetes Association and the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation ....
Max-Planck Researchers Unravel The Structure Of The Methane Forming Enzyme
...pping the reaction into the protein. The active site
is coated by hydrophobic, aromatic side chains and completely inaccessible for bulk solvent. The arrangement of the coenzymes suggests that the nickel atom of coenzyme F430 is involved in the reaction by forming a short-living Ni-CH3, met...
Skull Of Refrigerator-Size Ancient Armadillo Finds A Home At UF
...ic Taylor, a Lake City insurance agent, showed the site
to Adam Black, a biological illustrator specializi...kulls of these creatures are so rare." The site
may have been a wolves' den because of the presence of a "dire wolf" skull and the bones of hundreds...
Guidelines For Next Generation Of Environmental Policy
...l her at email@example.com or consult the web site
at http://www.yale.edu/nextgen ....
Wake Forest University Study Takes Students In Flight With The Albatross
...in the Project" at The Albatross Project's Web site
. The project began Jan. 22 when one of Anderson... Internet." Through The Albatross Project's Web site
, students can plot the paths of the birds against surface water temperature maps of the ocean and ...
Discovery Channel Returns From Underwater Scientific Expedition Off The Coast Of Cuba
...ry Channel Online, the network's award-winning web site
( http://www.discovery.com ), is featuring a compl...ptions for each photoare also available at the FTP site
as text files. All photos downloadedmust be credited Discovery Channel Online/Bill Belleville. Sev...
New Study Shows Dinosaurs From Gobi Desert Site Killed In Sudden "Sand Slides" Falling From Dunes - Study Also Reports First Dinosaur Tracks From Gobi
...ent creatures from the Gobi Desert'srichest fossil site
were killed by sudden avalanches of water-soaked sandflowing down the sides of dunes. The research also revealed the first dinosaurfootprints ever discovered in the Gobi Desert. The scientists, part of a jointexpedition organized by the American Mu...
Mystery Of Vital Cell Protein Solved After 30 Years
...ed three-dimensionallook at tubulin, including the site
where the protein interacts with thepromising anti...ugs like taxol, and one that looks to be a binding site
forother proteins. "The interaction between domains is very tight so that the effects thatnu...
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Continues Support Of EurekAlert!
...- EurekAlert!, ( www.eurekalert.org ), an Internet site
designed to disseminate the latest research news,... public service project of the nonprofit AAAS. The site
provides a forum for individual universities and research organizations to raise the level of aware...
3-D Structure Of HIV Components May Pave The Way For New Anti-AIDS Drugs
...nd binds to only the few RNAstrands that contain a site
called the packaging domain, said coauthor Dr.Philip N. Borer, professor of chemistry and biophysics at Syracuse University. Nucleocapsid uses two "zinc knuckles"--special structures that each require azinc atom to function--to grip the packaging dom...
IFT Foundation Receives Grant For Graduate Nutrition Fellowships
...ore information or an application, visit IFT's web site
at www.ift.org/ >or contact Julie Bayles at (312) 782-8424 X124 or firstname.lastname@example.org >....
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Researchers Report Three-Dimensional Structure Of Hepatitis C Helicase Enzyme; Report In Structure
... of the Structure paper. "The nucleicacid binding site
of the helicase enzyme, as well as the previously ...e, as well as the previously described ATP-binding site
that drives theenzyme's activity, amid three distinct structural domains of the NS3 helicase. The st...
AAAS Honors Three USGS Scientists As Fellows
...rogeology and was involved in selectingthe landing site
for the Mars Pathfinder. Moore died suddenly in September 1998,three days after being elected an AAAS fellow. The American Association for the Advancement of Science is the largest generalscientific society in the world, representing all the scientif...
Divorce, Insect Style: Termites Swap Mates
...the first 90 minutes ofhomesteading, when the nest site
is just an unimproved, 2- or 3-centimeter spoton t...ikely to stay and invite a second male to the nest site
as a way of securing apotentially better mate. Although male termites occasionally initiate whatShe...
Shrews May Predict Environmental Degradation
...ghout the world to find that many shrews in a tiny site
like that. When you consider that there are only 17 species of shrews in all of Europe, the fact that we found 16 species in a 35- square kilometre area is amazing." Ray also believes the shrews may hold some clues to the evolutionary history of Afri...
Gene Therapy Enables Transplantation Without Immunosuppressive Drugs
...to the presence of a foreign antigen occurs at the site
of amolecule called the major histocompatibility complex, or MHC. Without a secondsignal, however -- the costimulatory signal -- the T cell will not develop intoa cytotoxic T cell that destroys the invader tissues. In fact, earlier research ...
Virginia Tech Engineers Help Mother Nature Clean Up
...m, are attempting to use Mother Natureto restore a site
contaminated by a leaking creosote holding pond.Mo...of the contaminatedgroundwater to the channel, the site
itself remains polluted. The solution may be in the planting of thestately poplar tree. The use o...
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