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New milestones on the path to conquering HIV drug resistance (AIDS)

...the virus's essential machinery," Arnold said. The success of the compounds may be due to their ability to assume different shapes, allowing them to adapt to the changing shapes found in the virus's repertoire of drug-resistant forms. Arnold describes the DAPY antics as "rolling with the punches, wiggling an...

Germans must research the history of reproductive medicine during the Nazi era

...haviour is as important as the knowledge about the success of scientific medicine. Only this knowledge will make it possible to reflect on our present situation." His remarks come against a background of Germany having some of the strictest laws on human reproduction in Europe. With the shadow of the Nazi-...

Oxford Journals takes bold step towards free access to research

... enough to maximise the chances of NAR's long term success as an Open Access journal." "I both suppo... enough to maximise the chances of NAR's long term success as an Open Access journal." "I both support and endorse this move," commented Richard Robe...

Melting ice cap gives urgency to new census of marine life project in Arctic Ocean

...nternational partnership Central to the project's success will be the partnership of the Russians, whose extensive Arctic research since the 1800s, including 500 articles on Arctic fauna, will be made available globally through translation and digitalization. The project will involve three leading institu...

Japanese researchers develop novel method of introducing transgenes into animals

...n eggs or embryos from female animals. The rate of success for these methods, however, is generally less than 1 percent. The new method of using male sperm stem cells is simple and has a relatively high rate of success. It should be directly applicable for producing a wide range of animals, including pigs ...

Assisted reproduction can't compensate for waiting too long to start a family

...to conceive at ages 30, 35 or 40 compared with the success rate if they turned to assisted reproduction techn...ning from 35 to 40 years." The overall apparent[3] success rate of ART would be 30% (for those attempting pregnancy from age 30), 24% (from age 35) and 17% (fr...

Volcanic soils yield new clues about the emergence of powerful chiefdoms in Hawaii

...ensive crop planted in relatively dry fields where success depended on adequate seasonal rainfall. Some anthropologists say that, by the late 1700s, sweet potato production had reached its maximum capacity. As a result, the chiefdoms on Maui and Hawaii began aggressively coveting the taro ponds that flouris...

JGI, VBI help unravel sudden oak death & soybean disease

...e in combating these devastating diseases, and the success of these projects clearly demonstrates the value of agencies working together to address major scientific challenges," Clutter adds. Sudden Oak Death was first reported in 1995, but the agent responsible for the disease was discovered by University o...

Strengthening independent junior research groups in collaborative research centres

...ntre are confident that they will achieve improved success through complementary research. (Spokesperson: Professor Dr. Martin Eilers, Philipps University of Marburg) The Collaborative Research Centre "GTP- and ATP-dependent membrane processes" intends to contribute towards closing the current knowled...

Kangaroo hops in line for genome sequencing

...ancis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. "As we build on the success of the Human Genome Project, it has been increasingly clear that one of the best tools for identifying crucial elements in the human genome is to compare it with the genomes of a wide variety of other animals." Comparing the human genome sequence wit...

Temple virologist receives NIH grant to continue investigation of HIV dementia complex

...e has dropped from 20 to 30 percent because of the success of highly aggressive anti-retroviral therapy. This figure might increase if drug therapy begins to fail in patients who are on therapeutic regimens for longer periods of time. "For many years, there has been a 'Trojan Horse' model, which holds th...

EMBL Director-General receives high German honour: the Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse

...s C. Kafatos. "This prestigious award reflects the success of EMBL. Germany, a state deeply committed to the European ideal, is a fine host for the Laboratory, supporting consistently the entire EMBL system. This support is all the more important now, when EMBL must invest in a timely manner in order to addr...

Atherosclerosis treatment needs to go with the flow

...nting in forked blood vessel regions has had a low success rate, and also provides a direction for appropriate treatment of these commonly blocked regions. An accompanying commentary from R. Wayne Alexander at Emory University, provides a detailed look at the stent methodologies for treating occluded arterie...

JCI table of contents, 1 June 2004

...nting in forked blood vessel regions has had a low success rate, and also provides a direction for appropriate treatment of these commonly blocked regions. An accompanying commentary from R. Wayne Alexander at Emory University, provides a detailed look at the stent methodologies for treating occluded arterie...

Fostering Diversity in the Sciences Symposium

...m a variety of disciplines to present ideas, share success stories and document the most successful ways to identify, recruit and train underrepresented groups."...

U-M scientists use 21st-century technology to probe secrets of M. tuberculosis

...ges to attack M. tuberculosis, were crucial to the success of the immune response. - The slow reproduction rate of M. tuberculosis bacteria, which doubles about every two days, helps the bacteria survive undetected inside macrophages for long periods of time. Mathematical models are a valuable addition to ex...

Genomic biology institute's first grant to focus on soybeans, climate change

...e new space in IGB was a critical component of the success of this proposal, and I expect this formula to be repeated for the other IGB research themes," he said. Five postdoctoral researchers will be hired to work fulltime on the new project, DeLucia said. Another four to five graduate students also will p...

51 globally threatened species get new lease on life in the Caucasus

...oach, led by the WWF Caucasus Programme, to ensure success of CEPF's $8.5 million investment strategy. CEPF will award grants to nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and other civil society groups working to safeguard high-priority areas for conservation in the region, which spans the area between the Black ...

Physics tip sheet #42

...g ways that competitors can increase their odds of success in noisy systems such as stock markets 3) Searching for Supersymmetry with the Celestial Accelerator I. F. M. Albuquerque et al. Physical Review Letters (to appear) Particle accelerators are invaluable tools for physics research, but they have thei...

Study may improve survival of transplanted livers

...ly in the United States, and a key factor ensuring success is maintaining a healthy donor organ that can func...relevant in liver transplants and essential to the success of organ transplantation in general, UNC researchers said. This injury also is central to the nature...

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