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Research reveals role of gene in infertility

...rsity among individuals within the same family and throughout the entire the population. These very similar molecules of DNA, along which specific genes lie at the same point on each strand, are brought together by the molecular machinery of the cell to form a two-chromosome structure known as a homologous pa...

From orchards and fields to townhouses and offices

...ooter. To serve as a model for similar situations throughout the U.S., pathologists will present their learnings from California's experience with urban sprawl during the Challenges at the Urban/Ag Interface symposium at The American Phytopathological Society (APS) Annual Meeting in Anaheim, Calif., July 31- A...

Heat and exercise alone may not determine how much we sweat

...formed at the same time of day. Data were obtained throughout exercise and for 20 min of recovery. The recovery ...cise. Forearm sweat rate was significantly greater throughout passive cycling recovery relative to during no-pedaling recovery. Midway through the recovery period...

Long-term heart damage may result from constant confrontation and defeat

...ic-adrenomedullary responsiveness that was present throughout the whole chronic stress protocol. However, the re...gnificantly depressed in both circadian phases and throughout the stress treatment. (This condition represents an imbalance between normally precisely orchestrate...

Anxiety during pregnancy affects child behavior

...ted questionnaires to measure their anxiety levels throughout their pregnancy. When the children were 8 or 9, t...uce anxiety and neuroendocrine reactions to stress throughout the pregnancy, or even before conception. They may benefit not only the mother but also the develop...

AACR applauds FDA decision to create new office of oncology drug products

...port this new office and coordinate work performed throughout the FDA Centers related to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer, the FDA is also creating an Oncology Program that will assist cross-agency expert consultation, provide a forum to discuss and develop regulatory policy and standards, and...

Gene expression patterns may help predict risk and progression of prostate cancer

...ining cancer, meaning some alteration has occurred throughout the prostate tissue. This study lends support for such a hypothesis." The researchers also created a gene model using GeneSpringTM software to predict the aggressiveness of the disease and found that the expression profile model was more than ...

90 million year old dino tracks found on resort island

During fieldwork conducted throughout the month of June, an internationalteam of Canadian and Croatian paleontologists and geologists, led by Dr. Michael Caldwell of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, and Mr. Jakov Radovcic of the Croatian Museum of Natural History in Zagreb,...

Genetic model for devastating form of paraplegia suggests new treatments

...ct to "downstream" nerve cells that excite muscles throughout the body to control coordinated movement. HSP causes weakness, spasms and loss of function in the muscles in the lower extremities. More than 20 genes have been linked to HSP. However, more than 40 percent of all cases have been traced to a single ge...

National Bioinformatics Resource Center to support infectious disease research

...ific Systems Inc. "The BRC will allow researchers throughout the world to access, analyze, and study molecular data for these infectious diseases as interoperable components to support biological synthesis," said VBI professor and Director Bruno Sobral. Currently, the U.S. Department of Defense-funded ToolBus/...

Asian bird flu became highly pathogenic through continued circulation and gene swapping

...ds could conceivably spread highly pathogenic H5N1 throughout the rest of Asia and into Europe and the Americas." The key to preventing a human pandemic of H5N1 is the rapid and effective control of poultry infections, the St. Jude researchers say. And while this is a challenging task, the recent success of H...

OHSU scientists find gene influencing drug withdrawal

...environmental factors interact in a complex manner throughout the addictive process to influence drug use or abuse. We think that physical dependence on sedative-hypnotic drugs and associated withdrawal episodes constitutes a motivational force that perpetuates drug use or abuse and contributes to relapse," sai...

'Trap' crop saves Texas cross timbers melon production

... By the mid-1990s, it was clear the melon industry throughout the region was at risk. In response to the threat...ural community but on the small and mid-size towns throughout the area. "Starting now (mid-June) our growers will ship a million pounds of watermelon a day," Whi...

Mosquito researchers track dengue fever in Sonora, Mexico

...nora. Project members will trap mosquitoes widely throughout Sonora, identify them and test them for the viruses. In addition to testing the mosquitoes for dengue and West Nile viruses, the researchers will test blood collected from patients to identify which strains of the dengue virus caused the infections....

EC boosts European electron microscopy research

... dissemination of information on these innovations throughout the EM community. In the five years to come, activities in the 3D-EM consortium will focus on: (1) The development of a high level training programme in structural biology. The training activities will be established in close collaboration with the E...

RICE gets $1.1m from DOD to study neurofibromatosis

...es tumors to grow in various types of nerve tissue throughout the body. But while the cause of the disease is well-known -- a mutation in the gene known as NF1 -- nagging questions remain about the biochemical processes that govern the illness. Why, for instance, are some patients more severely affected than ot...

FSU scientists develop new tests to detect nut allergens in processed food

...of the tree nut proteins remained mostly unchanged throughout the irradiation and thermal processing, dashing hopes that the treatments would render the healthy snacks safer for wider consumption and more profitable for growers and industry. However, the bad news in turn generated some very good news -- precise...

Old is young, study finds

... a trend of increased survivorship of older adults throughout human evolution. It's not just how long people live that's important for evolution, but the number of people who live to be old, Caspari and Lee pointed out. The increase in longevity that occurred during the Upper Paleolithic period among modern hum...

New $9 million NSF grant to fund creation of center at LSU

...or outreach component, primarily to middle schools throughout the state, which aims to "educate a diverse community of students, teachers and the public in the science and application of cutting-edge biological modular microsystems." "This center draws upon the significant amount of investment by the state an...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... lead to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle ... Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the disease, ... lead to serious organ damage and, in some cases, ... on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research assistant ... specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. , "Our ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... Colo. (April 17, 2014) Two recent papers ... researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments ... Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. ... biochemistry and molecular genetics at the School of ... Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and colleagues recently published ...
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