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University of Cincinnati Biologists Find First Terrestrial Ecosystem That Survives Without Sun's Energy

... Movile Cave demonstratedthat the base of the food web is chemoautotrophic. Microbes living deep inside ...read than had beenthought." To prove that the food web was based entirely on chemicalenergy and not solar energy, Kane, doctoral candidate SerbanSarbu and ...

Bottom-up Ecological Processes Better For Clear Waters, Study Finds

...ease. This idea of "top-down" control of the food web is known as the"trophic cascade hypothesis," named...of the most important unanswered questions in food web ecology stillremain, according to Brett and Goldman. What determines how fast and howmuch energy mov...

Everyday Technology Underlies First DNA Computer Logic Gates

...yzing the information cascading in from a tangled web of logic gates. This includes the type of calculations now done every day, as well as more complex arrangements. A DNA computer would need just a few hours to analyze a flood of information that would take today's conventional computers hundreds ...

Subtle Biotic Changes Have Big Environmental Impact

...light rearrangement of an intact ecosystem's food web can directly influence the atmosphere. The discovery is important because it demonstrates that single, seemingly subtle changes in ecosystems can have far-reaching consequences, and are capable of disrupting the fundamental biogeochemical proces...

Scientists Unlock Mystery Behind Proteins That Keep Tuberculosis Bacteria Alive; Finding Leads To Research Into New Drug Treatments

...sed of intricately linked mycolic acids. Thistight web makes the cell wall virtually impermeable to many drugs, making thedisease difficult to treat. In addition, the team's study identified key regions of antigen 85proteins that are responsible for these important enzymatic activities. Now thati...

Oak Regeneration In Some Ohio Forests Is Failing, Researchers Find

... or Americanbeech. "The entire biological web of species that live in these types offorests are adapted to living in an oak forest," McCarthy said. "If there is amajor change in the habitat, there could be system-wide effects on all thespecies of insects, birds and mammals that live there, possi...

Guidelines For Next Generation Of Environmental Policy

...-mail her at janet.testa@yale.edu or consult the web site at http://www.yale.edu/nextgen ....

Discovery Channel Returns From Underwater Scientific Expedition Off The Coast Of Cuba

...covery Channel Online, the network's award-winning web site ( http://www.discovery.com ), is featuring a ...dedfor press usage from a special FTP site, at the web address ftp.discovery.com]. To access the photos, your special user name is [dcimm0] and the passwo...

IFT Foundation Receives Grant For Graduate Nutrition Fellowships

...or more information or an application, visit IFT's web site at www.ift.org/ >or contact Julie Bayles at (312) 782-8424 X124 or jlbayles@ift.org >....

Pacific Northwest Staff Win National Awards For Transferring Research To Industry

...uickly analyzing large volumes of text, documents, web pages, etc.,and displaying related documents and themes as star topic clusters in a night sky and/or themeswithin terrain maps. Following immense interest in the software's capabilities by industry,Battelle partnered with the Smaby Group of Minneapo...

Top Scientists Challenge Others: Join Biodiversity Year

...iversitas@unesco.org DIVERSITAS will maintain a web page to chronicle the progress of the Internationa...ailable electronically on the national Eurekalert! web site www.eurekalert.org...

Phase Out Planned For One Of Top Five U.S. Pesticides, Plant Doctors Respond

...alindustry. Other details can be found at the APS web site ....

How Technology Can Help With Remote Diagnosis

(Transferring medical images on the world wide web for emergency clinical management: a case report) Click below to download PDF document You will require Acrobat Reader to view file. Click here for PDF document In this week's BMJ Johnson et al describe the method by which they transmitted medica...

Births Of Rare Lemurs At Duke Primate Center

...-raised baby aye-aye being fed is available on the web as ajpeg image at ftp://152.3.242.19/pub/primates >, under the slug "aye-aye." DURHAM, N.C. -- The Duke Primate Center was greeted this spring with thebirth of an unusual number of babies of rare species. This spring's infant crop...

First Evidence That Localized Arthritis Gene Therapy Heals Distant Diseased Joints

...erapy research, please access UPMC Health System's web site at http://www.upmc.edu ....

From The Home Front To The River Front, USGS Updates Water-Quality Information

... in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, please visit our web site at: http://chesapeake.usgs.gov/chesbay/ Highlights of USGS Circulars 1166 and 1168: Assessing the occurrence of nitrogen, phosphorus, and a broad suite of pesticides was a major focus of the Lower Susquehanna and Poto...

This Year, Earth Day Is All Wet

... 1-14 - THE GREAT AMERICAN FISH COUNT Visit the web site at http://www.yoto98.noaa.gov Other web sites: http://www.yoto.com http://www.reefrelief.org ...

PSA To Debut At National Oceans Conference

...PSA for more information is 888-4yoto98. Visit the web site at www.yoto98.noaa.gov . UPCOMING EVENTS: May-September -- EXPO 98: "Oceans, A Heritage for the Future," Lisbon, Portugal June 8 -- OCEANS DAY June 11-12 -- National Oceans C...

Rockefeller University Researchers Continue Search For Genetic Ties To Hearing Loss

...tion on the study and NSHL is given on the study's web site http://linkage.rockefeller.edu/nshl . For further information contact Leal at(212) 327-7992. Rockefeller University began in 1901 as the Rockefeller Institute for MedicalResearch, the first U.S. biomedical research center. Rockefeller faculty me...

News Backgrounder: Duke Primate Center Successfully Fosters Mysterious Aye-Ayes

...ns. For more information, see the center's web site at http://www.duke.edu/web/primate/ ....

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(Date:4/17/2014)... of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have ... than those with no inflammation, according to results of ... Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , The link between persistent ... so-called high-grade prostate cancer those with a Gleason ... of the most aggressive and rapidly growing prostate cancers. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Experimental Biology and Medicine a multidisciplinary research ... Kenis in the Institute of Genomic Biology (IGB) ... Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work on subcellular redox ... cell functions including energy metabolism, signaling, and transcriptional ... normal cellular behavior, redox status has been recognized ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... biology team has created a new technology for ... could travel the body and selectively target cancer ... biological devices that monitor and modify human physiology ... However, no existing technology enabled bioengineers to build ... and respond in a customized fashion. , "The ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014-- Colic affects about one in five infants in ... visits during the first several months after birth. Research ... showing promise; however, the April 1, 2014 issue of ... reported on a study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," concluding ... for infant colic did not reduce crying ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... ward off depression among retirees, particularly among those who ... The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences ... Internet Use and Depression Among Retired Older Adults in ... report that Internet use reduced the probability of a ... , Late-life depression affects between 5 and 10 ...
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