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Duke Researchers Show "Editing" Can Fix Faulty Genes In New Approach To Gene Therapy
...al Center researchershave shown for the first time that
enzymes can be used inside living cellsto repair f...o "sabotage"the AIDS virus. "This research proves that
we can use nature's ownprocesses to rewrite genetic instructions in mammalian cells," Sullengersaid ...
Freshwater Sponges May Pose Threat To Zebra Mussels
...e Erie, researchers at Ohio State University found that
the sponges were smothering zebra mussels in some ... before the zebra mussel, but not in the abundance that
we see them now," Kelch said. "While we can't definitively say there is a correlation between the ...
Duke Researchers Find Second Gene Linked To Blood Vessel Disorder
...nd gene to a rare bleeding disorder -- a discovery that
offers insightinto how blood vessels form and heal...morrhagic telangiectasia(HHT), a bleeding disorder that
strikes 1 in 40,000 people. Geneticist DougMarchuk, postdoctoral researcher David Johnson, the study...
New Discovery About Genes Has Implications For Genetic Therapy
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Researchers here have discovered that
introns -- parts of genes long thought to play no ...nsert new information into genes but exactly where that
information is transferred is often left to chance. The new intron approach could allow researche...
Transgenic Rice Plants Resist Insects, Drought And Salt Damage
...gineered and successfully field tested rice plants that
resist some of the most destructive insects as wel...journal Nature Biotechnology, marks the first time that
useful genes were successfully transferred from a dicotyledonous plant, the potato, to rice, a monoc...
Race Plus Roaches: A Breathtaking Link
...ore than 80 Baltimore youth, the researchers found that
an African-American child was 16.4 times more like...nd Clinical Immunology is also the first to report that
children in the most infested homes are the most sensitive to the allergens, a clear indication of d...
Mutate Or Die: New Polymerase Gives Desperate Yeast An Option
...of a new DNA polymerase family: a last-gasp enzyme that
yeast cells turn towhen all attempts to fix damage... team, done bycreating in yeast the type of damage that
sunlight does to our own DNA, is reported in the June 14 issue of Science . The findings shed n...
Enticed By A Chemical Tease, Female Beetles Are Rewarded With A Nuptial Gift To Protect The Next Generation
...re the enticing chemical appears, Eisner suggested that
the insect is, in effect, saying: "I've got a lot...c of human folklore. Spanish fly and the insects that
use it are the subjects of two related reports, prepared for CIRCE's series on "Defense Mechanisms o...
University of Cincinnati Biologists Find First Terrestrial Ecosystem That Survives Without Sun's Energy
... biologistsreports in the June 28 issue of Science that
an unusual Romaniancave system survives and thrive...n the world. "Movile is the only cave system known that
ischemoautotrophically based, and it contains the only knownchemoautotrophically based terrestrial c...
DNA Techniques Allow Scientists To Become Pollution Detectives.
...iston said. "There was never a way todifferentiate that
before this research." Initial testing pointed the...loped adatabase of more than 1,000 E. coli strains that
will serve as amodel for testing in other water bodies. "E. coli is a very convenient organism to te...
International Research Team Clones New Skin Cancer Gene
...ue of the journal Cell, could lead to a skin cream that
would cure the disease, and to genetic testing for...er than in internal organs, a dose of a medication that
can replace the function of the faulty gene could be applied directly to the cancer while minimizing...
...y College, London, reports on his research, saying that
virtually allcells are programmed to commit hari-k... The interesting thing about Raff's research is that
it suggests that
suicideis the cell's default setting. The death machinery is always in place, ready...
Cornell Researchers Precisely Date Wood From Ancient Tomb In Turkey
...t Cornell University has identified the exact year that
logs were cut at an archaeological site in Turkey, a finding that
has major implications for understanding the history of the Greeks, Egyptians and other ancient civi...
Southern Pine Beetle Reaching Outbreak Levels In North Florida
...pest, Foltz said. A recenthistorical review showed that
it caused $900 million in damage to U.S. pinefores...slash pine in the last weekof June. They recommend that
all forest owners survey their property, asshould homeowners who might have vulnerable loblolly pine...
Nutrition Study Reshapes Strategies For Athletes
...uids lost during practice andcompetition. She adds that
this is especially critical in the hot and sultrye... been able to realize through the training program that
by doingfluid replacement, they will actually do better in their performance," saidHoutkooper. "It's...
New Grapes From Cornell Debut
... will survive sudden hard freezes, or temperatures that
plummet by as much as 70 degrees as they did in ju...before a variety is ready for release. New grapes that
have been bred for the climate are eagerly anticipated. Under the leadership of Bruce Reisch, Profes...
Honeybees In The Wild Nearly Gone In North America
...Wooster, Ohio. Bee experts across the countryagree that
most of the wild or feral honeybees have likely be...eand the larger varroa mite -- are invader species that
made theirway into the United States in the mid- to late '80s. Trachealmites do their damage by infe...
Researchers Use Hydrated Lime To Reduce Toxic Selenium Emissions
...escapes into the atmosphere. The researchers found that
hydratedlime, which has been shown effective in co...lant's boiler chambersthrough nozzles or injectors that
can be retro-fitted to existingplants. The lime particles capture selenium and sulfur dioxide.As the...
NADC Examines TB In Cattle and Swine
...uberculin was used. Butthe research team concluded that
there was no need to standardize the tuberculins. ...is. The researchersfound through their experiments that
swine are susceptible to infectionwith M. bovis when inoculated. Lesions characteristic of tubercu...
Water Recycling Project Tested in Turkey Plant
...t in Springdale,Ark., is the site of the procedure that
has been developed with Food SafetyConsortium rese...e body temperatureof processed turkeys, so quickly that
microorganisms have limited opportunitiesto grow. One gallon of water is required to process each t...
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