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Pacific Northwest team unveils largest virus proteome to date
...ion, one of these host cell proteins pointed us to sites
in the cell where viruses are assembled." The prevalence of host proteins in the virus, Varnum said, might also suggest how the virus avoids detection by the immune system--that it's using the body's own cellular proteins as camouflage. ...
USAID, Conservation International & Starbucks launch Conservation Coffee Alliance in Central America
...as established several Conservation Coffee project sites
within regions scientists have classified as biodiversity hotspots. The 25 biodiversity hotspots make up just 1.4 percent of the planet's surface, yet harbor more than 60 percent of all plant and animal diversity, and are under increasing threats ac...
Indiana University, EPA to study airborne PCBs
...he concentrations of PCBs began increasing at most sites
and then started decreasing again. We still don't ...precipitation samples are collected at five master sites
and 10 satellite sites
in the United States and Canada. Some of the study sites
are located in or ne...
Bronfenbrenner book sums up human development
... Related World Wide Web sites: The following sites
provide additional information on this news release. Some might not be part of the Cornell University community, and Cornell has no control over their content or availability. oUrie Bronfenbrenner http://www.human.cornell.edu/faculty/facultybio.cf...
New hydrothermal vents discovered as 'South Pacific Odyssey' research begins
... to share with us," Fisher said. "The microbes at sites
like these--thriving in super-hot temperatures--likely have their own remarkable biochemical pathways and capabilities that we are only beginning to appreciate." "The Lau Basin is a candy store of scientific problems, and this is the first time there...
Brown ecologist garners major National Science Foundation grant
...all 200 weed varieties will be planted in six test sites
one in Finland, one in England and two each in Germany and Spain to see which varieties live, which ones die and which ones produce the most seeds. Scientists will get to see if their predictions of successes and failures held up. "It will be a Dar...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...ythensis is associated with dental plaque found at sites
without gingivitis," say the researchers. "Further work is needed to analyze the significance of finding a greater prevalence of T. forsythensis in children with no gingivitis than in children with gingivitis as observed." (G.P. Gafan,...
9/11 search-and-rescue dogs exhibit few effects from exposure to disaster sites
...after asbestos exposure a major fear at all three sites
the shorter life span of dogs often means a relatively shorter latency period for developing cancer. To assess the psychological wellbeing of the dogs, their handlers were given questionnaires that focused on behavioral disorders, such as aggr...
Two Virginia Tech energy-related inventions win R&D 100 awards
...l for remote monitoring of data from multiple well sites
throughout the world from a central location. "This could pave the way for smart oil fields, with sensor highways connected seamlessly for password- or encryption-protected monitoring from any Internet access site," says Pickrell. "This can revolutio...
Extreme stretch-growth of axons
...stain this growth are somehow correctly brought to sites
along the axon faster than conceivable rates of transport," notes Smith. The team suggests two possible mechanisms to explain this: increasing transport to a very fast rate or making the necessary proteins at the site, proximal to the growing axons. ...
Men from early middle ages were nearly as tall as modern people
... from thousands of skeletons excavated from burial sites
in northern Europe and dating from the ninth to th... studies. The bones had been excavated from burial sites
in northern European countries, including Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Great Britain and Denmark. In mos...
Researchers identify the genome's controlling elements
...identified in any organism. Locating their landing sites
is essential to identifying their function, and th...genome and quickly identifying the precise landing sites
for these regulators. This work builds upon research reported by Young in the journal Science in...
Protein involved in childhood disorder linked to cancer
...r mediator proteins, microcephalin is recruited to sites
of DNA breaks. From this, the scientists concluded that microcephalin is an important participant in or regulator of DNA checkpoint responses. This discovery has many potential therapeutic applications. "The finding that MCPH1 is involved in DNA dam...
MIT team explains yin-yang of ginseng
...ich turn out to be key to ginseng's activity. "The sites
where sugars are attached and how they are attached are unique for each of the molecular constituents, the ratio of which are distinct among the different varieties of ginseng," he explained. In 1999 Sasisekharan's lab developed a new tool for charac...
Highlights of American Chemical Society national meeting in Philadelphia, Aug. 22-26
..., will also feature symposia on decontamination of sites
affected by bioterrorism , new findings about the...five mail facilities. "Decontamination of civilian sites
in the U.S. affected by known agents of bioterrorism was never performed prior to the 2001 attacks,"...
Study in Science reveals recreational fishing takes big bite of ocean catch
...epeatedly. A goliath grouper near one of my study sites
had 20 hooks in its mouth," says Coleman. "Bringing up a 400 pound fish onto your boat creates a marvelous photo opportunity, but it undoubtedly causes enormous physiological stress on the fish. And catching it is about as exciting as pulling up a V...
New genetic research demonstrates possible cause of inherited form of Parkinson's disease
...lein protein was shown to bind to protein disposal sites
within dopamine neurons. This creates a blockage ...o examine whether a backup at the protein disposal sites
also plays a key role in the most common idiopathic form of Parkinson's, which has no known cause. ...
JGI announces community sequencing program portfolio
...equencing of groundwater samples from contaminated sites
within the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Y12 Security Complex. The site contains one of the highest concentration plumes of mobile uranium along with volatile organics, technetium, nitrate, aluminum, thorium, zinc and nickel. Sequences generated will...
UCSD biologists develop 'super-endurance' strain of mice
... to guide themselves with the HIF-1 protein to the sites
of infection by honing in on the low oxygen levels associated with infections, Johnson and his colleagues found a new method of reducing inflammation. They also noticed that these mice had pronounced endurance capabilities on a treadmill. So the UCSD...
Homeland security initiative takes Memphis' ORNL technologies to the nation
...hnologies in other cities. As the third of four sites
to be named under DHS' Regional Technology Integra... learned and other data to help local and regional sites
improve preparedness and response in emergencies such as natural disasters and terrorist attacks. ...
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