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Duke Researchers Show "Editing" Can Fix Faulty Genes In New Approach To Gene Therapy
...niversity Medical Center researchershave shown for the
first time that enzymes can be used inside living ...stead of replacing them. The finding, published in the
June issue of Nature Medicine ,opens up a new realm of possibilities for correcting genetic informa...
Freshwater Sponges May Pose Threat To Zebra Mussels
...e, researchers at Ohio State University found that the
sponges were smothering zebra mussels in some area...ntually killing them. Researchers first noticed the
increase in sponges in 1993 while studying an artificial reef built about 7 years ago near Lorain, O...
Duke Researchers Find Second Gene Linked To Blood Vessel Disorder
...ene called activin receptorlike kinase 1 (ALK1) to the
disease hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia(HHT)...ougMarchuk, postdoctoral researcher David Johnson, the
study's lead author,and colleagues from Duke and from six other research institutions reportedthe fi...
New Discovery About Genes Has Implications For Genetic Therapy
...le in conveying genetic information -- may well be the
key to determining where new information is transferred into a gene. If true, the
finding has important implications for potential future use in guiding genetic therapy. Current tec...
Transgenic Rice Plants Resist Insects, Drought And Salt Damage
...fully field tested rice plants that resist some of the
most destructive insects as well as salt and drought damage. Technology for the
transgenic rice plants, which incorporates genes from potato plants to resist insect damage and gene...
Race Plus Roaches: A Breathtaking Link
... cockroach sensitivity, according to research from the
Johns Hopkins Children's Center. In a recent study of more than 80 Baltimore youth, the
researchers found that an African-American child was 16.4 times more likely than a Caucasian child t...
Mutate Or Die: New Polymerase Gives Desperate Yeast An Option
Biologists have discovered the
first of a new DNA polymerase family: a last-gasp ...ying alive, but it does so bydramatically boosting the
type of mutations that, in humans and other animals, sometimes become the
genetic seeds fromwhich ca...
Enticed By A Chemical Tease, Female Beetles Are Rewarded With A Nuptial Gift To Protect The Next Generation
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Studies at the
Cornell Institute for Chemical Ecology (CIRCE) are...cts can be when they seek a mate. In one species, the
fire-colored beetle Neopyrochroa flabellata, the
male entices the
female by presenting her with a ch...
University of Cincinnati Biologists Find First Terrestrial Ecosystem That Survives Without Sun's Energy
...m of University of Cincinnati biologistsreports in the
June 28 issue of Science that an unusual Romaniancave system survives and thrives without the
benefit of the
sun'senergy. Every other terrestrial or land-based ecosystem known is basedon photosy...
DNA Techniques Allow Scientists To Become Pollution Detectives.
...u thought you'd heard enough aboutDNA testing from the
so-called "Trial of the
Century," University ofFlorida researchers are using the
same science to police polluters. With the
International Research Team Clones New Skin Cancer Gene
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Researchers from the
U.S., Australia, and Sweden have combined forces to isolate the
gene for basal cell carcinoma of the
most common human cancer. The findings, published in...
NEW YORK, N.Y., June 20 -- Is the
body made of minature samurais? In theJuly/August ...do not offer themcontinual support. If he's right, the
findings could be good news for work ontreating cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's d...
Cornell Researchers Precisely Date Wood From Ancient Tomb In Turkey
...f researchers at Cornell University has identified the
exact year that logs were cut at an archaeological...ding that has major implications for understanding the
history of the
Greeks, Egyptians and other ancient civilizations. Reporting in the
journal Nature (J...
Southern Pine Beetle Reaching Outbreak Levels In North Florida
... populations have exploded to outbreaklevels along the
Suwannee River in Hamilton and Madison counties, w...heir stands and begincontrol measures if they spot the
voracious beetle, said entomologist JohnL. Foltz, of the
University of Florida's Institute of Food a...
Nutrition Study Reshapes Strategies For Athletes
...at The University of Arizona in Tucson has changed the
training regimens of a number of America's elite w...gies for nourishment during competition. Seven of the
top eight spots on the
UnitedStates women's heptathlon team were filled by women who have been worki...
New Grapes From Cornell Debut
... N.Y. -- Wrestling with New York's cool climate is the
pain and the
glory of their profession for the
region's winemakers and grape growers. Much of the
Finger Lakes' ...
Honeybees In The Wild Nearly Gone In North America
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Honeybees in the
wild in North Americahave been virtually wiped out...hio State Universitybee expert says. "Honeybees in the
wild are decimated," said James E.Tew, an associate professor of entomology at Ohio State and honeyb...
Researchers Use Hydrated Lime To Reduce Toxic Selenium Emissions
...ityhave found a way to use hydrated lime to reduce the
amount ofselenium emitted by fossil-fuel combusters and incinerators. Selenium is one of the
most volatile and toxic byproducts producedby coal-fired power plants. An essential trace element fo...
NADC Examines TB In Cattle and Swine
...losis in cattle and swine. Tests in two aspects of the
problem arebeing conducted by Consortium affiliated personnel at the
National AnimalDisease Center in Ames, Iowa. Carole Bolin, an NADC research leader and a Consortium...
Water Recycling Project Tested in Turkey Plant
...ulted inapplication of a more efficient way to use the
massive amounts of waterrequired to process turkey...highly reactiveform of oxygen, to recycle water in the
plants. The Cargill, Inc., Honeysuckle White turkey processing plant in Springdale,Ark., is the
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