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(Blue) Light At The End Of The Tunnel?
...ls thatregulate plant development is crucial for a thorough
understandingof how plants grow and how that growth is regulated. Photoreceptors that are activated by light provide importantsignals to the developing plant, allowing it to make the most of itsenvironment. All of these photoreceptors are protei...
Why Are The Fish Sick? Local Tip Suspected
... andthe local authorityhave decided to carry out a thorough
investigation of the problems. "We are stepping in to help Leksand municipality, partly to trace the substancesas quickly aspossible. But also to determine what consequences the environmental damage inMolnbyggen canhave for other landfill sites in t...
Adaptation's Basis May Be A Mix Of Genetic Tweaks, Whoppers
... over the last 15 years. Orr's newwork is the most thorough
attention given to the genetic basis ofadaptation ...gh in Scotland. "Allen Orr gives an admirably thorough
treatment, which ismuch more sophisticated than Fisher's brief argument," Bartonsays. "Overall, I th...
Scientists Show How Defects Can Improve Technology In Science Magazine's Special Issue On Materials Science
...rapidly developed, butscientists do not yet have a thorough
understanding of how some defects operate.While semiconductors are best known for their use in computer chips, defectsalso appear to be useful for improving high-speed communications technologythrough the engineering of a certain variety of optical f...
Spices May Reduce Escherichia Coli O157:H7 In Meat
...ture of 160 F or until its juices run clear. Only thorough
cooking andirradiation can eliminate E. coli O157:H7. Though spices may be able to reduce E. coli O157:H7 in meat, they do notappear to be able to eliminate it, which underscores the importance of propercooking. Eliminating E. coli O157:H7 i...
26 National Alzheimer's Disease Centers Collaborate On Study Of The Utility Of Genetic Testing For Alzheimer's
...OE gene. The researchers suggest that, following a thorough
evaluation by a trainedphysician and using recommended criteria and other diagnostic tests such asMRIs, a test for the E4 form of ApoE might be a helpful supplemental tool forphysicians trying to make clinical diagnoses of different types of dementia...
Genetic Test For Alzheimer's May Improve Diagnostic Reliability
...he ApoE genetic test forAlzheimer's coupled with a thorough
clinical evaluation may help to confirm thediagnos...hat when the ApoE test isadministered along with a thorough
examination the validation of the clinicaldiagnosis of Alzheimer's disease could be greatly improved...
Selenium Soil Contamination: Possible New Approach Identified
...and environmental management efforts depend upon a thorough
understanding ofselenium's basic chemistry and geochemical cycling. Furthermore, the green rusttransformation reactions they have identified in selenium should also apply toother trace contaminants as well, such as chromium, and chlorinatedhydrocarb...
New Sensor Provides First Instant Test For Toxic E. coli Organism
...treatment withheat -- can kill the organism as can thorough
cooking of meats. The bacteria strainis a potent health threat. Undoubtedly, numerous unreported outbreaks of E.coli related disease have occurred. Children and the elderly are particularlysusceptible to infections. Symptoms include diarrhea and ...
Two Long-sought Diabetes Gene Found
...veral extended families with MODY has provided the thorough
pedigrees needed to study the genetics of this disease. Since the 1980s, Bell has been working with endocrinologist Stefan Fajans, MD, professor emeritus at the University of Michigan, who spent decades studying one large family -- more than 360 memb...
Computer Program For Quicker, More Detailed Mapping
... create Mapper, the scientists started with a very thorough
program developedby Michael Boehnke at the University of Michigan. But that program eventuallyfell by the wayside. "We built a car around an engine, and then changed the engine,"said McKusick. McKusick and colleagues modified the original program i...
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