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Chestnut trees to spread across landscape again, says Purdue scientist

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A Purdue University researcher is working to restore the American chestnut, an important wildlife tree and timber resource that dominated the landscape from Maine to Mississippi before it was driven to near-extinction by a fungal disease introduced about 100 years ago.......Doug Jacobs, assistant professor of forestry in the Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center...

STN International launches Derwent World Patents Index First View

This release is also available in Karlsruhe, Germany -- FIZ Karlsruhe, one of Europe's leading providers of information services, and European partner of premier science and technology online service STN International, has launched Derwent World Patents Index First ViewSM (DWPI First ViewSM) on STN International....... DWPI First ViewSM is the new alerting companion file to Derwent World Patents...

How postnatal experience influences brain development and brain function

DENVER -- Fragile X syndrome and schizophrenia represent vastly different abnormalities of the brain, but they provide functionally similar examples of what happens when wiring processes go awry, neuroscientist William T. Greenough said today at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. ......"We are seeing what appears to be the same sort of thing happening a...

Chestnuts used chemicals to dominate southern Appalachian forests

ASHEVILLE, NC--USDA Forest Service research confirms that chemicals in the leaves of the American chestnut suppress the growth of other trees and shrubs--and probably played a part in the species' past dominance of the southern Appalachian forest.... ...Forest Service Southern Research Station ecologist Barry Clinton (Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory)--with fellow researchers from Clemson University...

Scientists fight to bring the American chestnut tree back to life

.St. Paul, MN (December 5, 2000) -- "Chestnuts roasting on an open fire" may not be a thing of the past if Dr. Sandra Anagnostakis and her plant pathology colleagues from around the country succeed at stopping the deadly chestnut blight pathogen. It used to be a common sight to see chestnut vendors selling roasted chestnut from this majestic tree around the holiday season. But by 1930 chestnut...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue of ... The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions ... Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to ... body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
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