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Disruption of protein-folding causes neurodegeneration, mental retardation
...ctive. Lysosomes are the cell's recycling centers, where
proteins, fats and other molecules are broken down... this lipid in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) site where
proteins are folded into their proper shape. This excess GM1 causes depletion of calcium, whose conc...
Serotonin metabolites in mollusks suggest pathways for human therapies
...ys by preventing the cellular uptake of serotonin, where
it is converted to other metabolites, or by direct...f the California coast in areas rich in vegetation where
they feed on algae. Pleurobranchaea californica live in the cold, dark depths of the ocean floor, "...
Snakehead in your inbox? Welcome to the nonindigenous Aquatic Species Alert System
...een found in your state in the past six months, or where
the latest sighting of snakeheads occurred? You can find the answers to both these questions at the USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) Alert System. USGS developed the new NAS Alert System to track the spread of invasive species nationwide. No...
New research shows air pollution can reduce children's lung function
...e matter in the 12 Southern California communities where
the children lived. The study encompassed some of the most polluted areas in the greater Los Angeles basin, as well as several less-polluted communities outside the Los Angeles area. Over the eight year period, researchers found that children living ...
The birth of reproductive health: A difficult delivery
...ture and expertise already on the ground in places where
AIDS hits hardest", says Dr El Feki. Such obstacles yield sobering statistics: 60 million unwanted pregnancies, 19 million unsafe abortions, and over half a million women dying from complications of pregnancy and childbirth every year. ...
Hunting illusive signs of natural selection
...gists and anthropologists. "We want to understand where
and how natural selection occurs," says Dr. Mark S...tion size causing a bottleneck and then increased, where
separated with only small amounts of interbreeding and split completely. The researchers, who inclu...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, September 2004
...ogists learn more about the Earth's deep interior, where
high pressures impact the planet's formation. [Contact: Mike Bradley 865-576-9553; firstname.lastname@example.org ]...
Complex cells likely arose from combination of bacterial and extreme-microbe genomes
... "A major unsolved question in biology has been where
eukaryotes came from, where
we came from," Lake said. "The answer is that we have two parents, and we now know who those parent...
Reducing allergens in the home helps inner-city children with asthma
...kroach extermination visits were provided in homes where
children were sensitive to that allergen. The suggestions were typically well-received, Dr. Gruchalla said. Study participants had suffered at least one asthma-related hospitalization or two asthma-related unscheduled doctor visits the six m...
Sandia experiments may reduce possibility of future water wars
...tween India and Pakistan, and even northern China, where
underground water supplies used intensively for ag...li mentioned a possible "speaking plant" approach, where
very small, lightweight, inexpensive sensors are put directly on each plant to monitor the plant's w...
UCLA molecular biologists uproot the tree of life
..."There have been theories, but we have never known where
eukaryotes came from before. Eukaryotes inherited ...id. "A major unsolved question in biology has been where
eukaryotes came from, where
we came from. The answer is that we have two parents, and we now know wh...
Smac-ing back at cancer cells
...hinery could be applied to a wide range of cancers where
this pathway, known as apoptosis, has been inactiv...gh the cell membrane to reach the cell's interior, where
IAP-caspase resides. "The idea for making this inhibitor molecule first arose in previous studies w...
Second call for proposals for the European Young Investigator Award
...st stage will be carried out at the national level where
the DFG will review the application. Candidates who are successful in stage one will be invited to an interview in a joint selection process organised by the participating European organisations, for which the European Science Foundation (ESF) in Str...
Computer scientists at UH developing 'nurturing' computers
...ical health checks occurring at a doctor's office, where
the environment is isolated and often static, one can make the argument that the value of such check ups is often limited. Chronic ailments, for instance, such as heartbeat irregularities, headaches and anxiety disorders, often manifest themselves i...
Common cold virus can cause polio in mice when injected into muscles
...found that the virus traveled from the calf muscle where
it was injected to the central nervous system alon...mmands for muscle movement. The site in the muscle where
axons physically attach is called a neuromuscular junction. These junctions likely served as the col...
Genetic map of important tree genes outlined
...ucts, including paper and chemicals. This process, where
only native gene functions are modified, is quite different from transferring novel proteins across vastly different kinds of species, which is a large part of the unease about the use of genetically engineered crops in agriculture, Strauss said. The...
Mitochondrial genes cause nuclear mischief
...ral genes have been taken into the cell's nucleus, where
they are under the strict control of their host. The transplanted mitochondrial genes have been faithfully doing their job under new management since they were first appropriated, probably hundreds of millions of years ago. But in this issue, Miria R...
As informatics grows, Indiana University helps set 'research agenda'
...e to the IU Bloomington campus next week to decide where
their field should be going as part of a conference, "Informatics: Defining the Research Agenda," Sept. 10-12. Daniel Reed, director of the Institute for Renaissance Computing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a member of Presid...
Identifying tick genes could halt disease, bioterrorism threat
.... "Ticks can increase the blood supply to the area where
they're feeding. They release pain inhibitors so the host can't tell that they are present and a whole host of complicated proteins that prevent the host immune response from getting rid of them." Currently very little is known about the tick genome,...
Rensselaer marks the opening of the center for biotechnology and interdisciplinary studies
...plinary Studies, we have created a gathering place where
scientists and engineers from various disciplines will explore at the intersection of the life sciences, with engineering and the physical and information sciences, thereby accelerating discovery and ultimately enhancing the quality of life for all p...
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