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Hawaiian Whales Show 'No Overt Response' To Sounds Of ATOC Simulation
...peration of the controversial ATOC experiment is subject
to approval of the National Marine Fisheries Service, which is reviewing reports from the Marine Mammal Research Program. Start-up of ATOC was delayed in 1994 when some biologists and environmentalist groups expressed concern that ATOC sounds coul...
Duke Ecologist Says Logging Is Creating 'Mahogany Deserts'
...merican mahogany ecology since first exploring the subject
during 1987-92for her doctoral research at the Yal...me so unless trade in specimens of such species is subject
to strictregulation..." Such a listing would not restrict trade, but would require that mahoganiesb...
Brain Mapping In Real Time
...o see a realistic 3-D image of the brain while the subject
is in the scanner. The researchers demonstrated t...ing. During yesterday's demonstration, a volunteer subject
in an MRI scanner at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center observed a whirling visual pattern....
Genetics Debate Suffers From Misinterpretation, Scholar Says
...ng a book like 'The Bell Curve'is knowledge of the subject
matter," said Jerry Hirsch, professor emeritusand guest editor of a special issue of the journal Genetica (mailed to subscribersOct. 24) devoted to "Uses and Abuses of Genetics in Society.""First-hand familiarity of the material under discussion is a...
Scientists Use IGF-I To Grow New Membranes Around Neurons
...ne and muscle tissue, growth factors have been the subject
of intensive research for the past decade. Scientists believe understanding how growth factors affect neural development could lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases like diabetic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis and amyotrophic lateral...
Common Food Dye Can Cause Severe Allergic Reactions
...sicle containing the colorant. A paper on the subject
will be published in the November issue of the pee...considered a "natural" additive and, therefore, is subject
to less stringent labeling regulations than synthetic food dyes. Baldwin wants more doctors and...
MIT Biologists Identify Aging Mechanism
...utnot in daughter cells and that mother cells were subject
to aging (i.e.sterility) due to this asymmetrical accumulation. Replicating ERCs were alsopresumed to cause enlargement and fragmentation of the nucleolus in mothercells. But old age is not death, and the researchers still wondered, How do ERCs killc...
Discovery Channel Returns From Underwater Scientific Expedition Off The Coast Of Cuba
...pedition and the resulting discoveries will be the subject
of two Discovery Channel one-hour documentaries tentatively titled FORBIDDEN DEPTHS (WT) and slated to air on Discovery Channel in early 1999. Led by Dr. Grant Gilmore of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, a group of American scien...
Extensive Phase II Data Of Amprenavir (141W94/VX-478) To Be Presented
...cy compared with other 1592/PI regimens will bethe subject
of an oral presentation given by Dr. John Mellors of the Universityof Pittsburgh Medical Center on Monday, February 2, at 10:30AM. Amprenavir is currently being evaluated in pivotal Phase III clinical trialswith development partner Glaxo Wellcome. A ...
Low Cholesterol? Reduced Sodium? What Do These Terms Really Mean?
...ing modified, thefood item being evaluated and the subject
doing the evaluating. These resultssuggest that in...ted by soup type. Each pairing was presentedto the subject
only once to prevent subjects from referring to earlier answerswhen responding. Each label was prese...
Transposable Elements May Have Had A Major Role In The Evolution Of Higher
...hers have studied. And yet their role has been the subject
ofconsiderable discussion and even controversy. The question remains: Aretransposable elements merely self-replicating "junk" DNA as some researcherssuspect, or do they contribute to the function and evolution of the organisms inwhich they reside? ...
Towards A Local Stimulation Of Natural Bypass Growth - Max Planck Scientists Developed New Treatment For Ischemic Heart Disease
...ctor and Fibrobroblast Growth Factors have been subject
to extensive research. However, whereas genes or proteins of these growth factors can simply be injected into peripheral tissues this is not possible in case of the heart. A systemic injection may also be deleterious since all of these gr...
Insights Into The Proteasome - A Fascinating Macromolecular Machine For Protein Degradation
...on is a necessity but also a hazard. It must be subject
to precise spatial and temporal control to prevent that proteins not destined for degradation are attacked. A basic strategy in controlling protein degradation is compartmentalization, that is sequestration of proteolytic action from the ...
Heart and Soul: The Blood Vessels And Brain Use Common Guide
... Could it mean, forexample, that blood vessels are subject
to some of the brain's principles ofcarefully shepherding the path of cell growth? "For blood vessels, people really have not thought of it that way. Wetend to think that you throw in a growth factor and sprouting vessels go in alldirections...
Researchers Discover Existing Drugs May Prevent Enlarged Hearts
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Eating Less Fat At One Meal May Lead To Higher Fat Intake Later
...ries, withoutthe added fat from whole milk. Each subject
was given a different type of shake for each week of thestudy, but neither the subject
nor the graduate student who administeredthe study were aware of which type they had. The students...
Perkin-Elmer, Dr. J. Craig Venter, And TIGR Announce Formation Of New Genomics Company
... of intent were not disclosed, and theagreement is subject
to final documentation and the approval of the boardsof Perkin-Elmer and TIGR. The Perkin-Elmer Corporation is a leading supplier of systems for lifescience research and related applications. It develops, manufactures, andmarkets life science system...
Biggest Acoustics Meeting Ever
...l soundenergy. Most of the world's experts on this subject
will gather together at the ICA/ASA meeting, and newbreakthroughs toward understanding SL are expected to be revealed. Having devised a powerful"single-photon-counting" technique for measuring the duration of sonoluminescence pulses, Bruno Gompfof th...
Novel Drug Trial To Treat Advanced Prostate Cancer Enrolling Patients At
UCSF/Mount Zion Cancer Center
...iostatinand endostatin developed in Boston and the subject
of recent news stories,although it appears to work by a similar mechanism. Anti-VEGF, like the otherdrugs, is intended to block the growth of blood vessels in and around tumorcells, thereby stopping the growth of the tumors themselves. The n...
Press Events At Spring Meeting
...d keep the focus on whatyou want to know about the subject
at hand. Please check in the Press Room frequently for updates or changes to thisschedule and any changes pertaining to the meeting itself. Several previous media advisories about Spring Meeting may be accessed on theAGU Web site: http://www.agu.o...
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