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The future of HIV therapeutics is brightening, according to Gladstone Institutes Director
...ble in such areas of the world as Africa and Asia, where
the virus continues to spread unchecked, concludes Greene. "Such an effort is required if we are to blunt the expanding global HIV epidemic in a truly meaningful way," he explains. "This will require commitment and investment by the world community n...
Tiny collars fitted on youngest-ever tiger cubs
... organization that studies tigers in every country where
these cats occur....
APS showcases 46 historic breakthrough research articles
...of papers. Original authors of the classic papers, where
possible, were invited to provide additional commentary about the work and times. The aim of sharing these classic articles and essays is to stimulate and inspire physiologists of all ages to appreciate the beauty and the greatness of science publis...
Study in Science reveals recreational fishing takes big bite of ocean catch
... are likely dead or dying. Unlike hunting on land, where
hunters are licensed and the total take is control...olkswagen." "In some ways, recreational fishing is where
commercial fishing was 20 years ago with very weak controls and rapidly increasing numbers of fisher...
Review article makes case for a new source of cells in the body
...nts to potential technical problems in two reports where
scientists looked in vain for VENT cells. "This t.... We don't know yet," Dr. Dickinson says. "We know where
they end up and that they are doing something very important along the way," noting that the effect ...
Researchers uncover secrets of immune system's munitions factory
...e the part of the antibody molecule that direct it where
to take its antigen cargo and how to dispose of it. A central mystery in the field of immunology, said Alt, has been how AID acts on antibody genes. In previous studies, Alt and his colleagues showed that the enzyme acts on single-stranded DNA and th...
What actually influences air pollution over the Indian Ocean?
...s like carbon monoxide into the upper troposphere, where
they are then transported towards the Mediterranean. The junior research group of the Department of Atmospheric Chemistry has developed the technique of "chemical weather forecasting", that is, predicting the day-to-day changes in the concentrations ...
UC Irvine scientists to develop vaccine to combat bioterrorism threat from deadly bacteria
... leading cause of sepsis in northeastern Thailand, where
infection rates are high during the rainy season s... "We can learn from what is happening in Thailand, where
melioidosis is causing many people to die from septic shock," said Felgner. "An outbreak of the dise...
Images reveal how rotavirus - leading cause of diarrhea - enters cells
...ery practical, especially for developing countries where
rotavirus causes the most serious illness. The team's findings may also shed light on how other so-called "non-enveloped" viruses--which lack a fatty outer membrane enter cells. These viruses include papillomavirus, adenovirus, and rh...
Meteorites supplied Earth life with phosphorus
...department and Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. But where
terrestrial life got its phosphorus has been a mys...s unknown on Earth. This research hasn't explained where
life's phosphorus comes from, Pasek noted. Pasek began working with Dante Lauretta, UA assistant pro...
Sensors at Watts Bar being evaluated by ORNL
... the four detectors already in place at Watts Bar, where
operators of pleasure craft will be asked to complete a survey consisting of 10 simple questions. Workers at the dam lock will collect manifest data, note weather conditions and take digital photographs of barges and other vessels transporting cargo....
Computer database being developed at Temple will allow for better inventory of chemicals
...eing moved. But you can query the database to see where
these chemicals might be stored and how long theyv...s and the report must be in pounds and by building where
these chemicals are used or stored, says Rappaport. To dissect this information out manually takes ...
Two warbler species find the West isn't big enough for both of them
...known places two in Washington and one in Oregon where
the two species overlap. In these "hybrid zones," ...nd 2002, Owen-Ashley and Butler worked at one site where
the species come together, in the Washington Cascades south of Mount Rainier. They used a fine net t...
JGI announces community sequencing program portfolio
...late microbial growth resulting in eutrophication, where
oxygen in the water is depleted and fish and other organisms residing in the habitat die. Alvinella pompejana, the marine Pompeii worm, which has adapted to thrive at super-hot hydrothermal vents. Prochlorococcus, marine phytoplankton that plays ...
The insect police: Why social insects punish cheating comrades
...everely penalized by other workers - in honeybees, where
this behavior was first shown, workers remove worker-laid eggs within hours by eating them, and, in some ants, more draconian methods lead to the mutilation of the culprit caught in the act of laying. In the open access journal, PLoS Biology, Rob Ham...
Decreasing toxins in brains of Alzheimer's patients keep cognitive deficits at bay
...r the skin to the peritoneum, a space in the belly where
body fluids accumulate before flowing to the kidney to be filtered and eventually eliminated in the urine. The shunt is put in once, drains continuously, and is cleaned out periodically by a neurologist. The eight patients still have their shunts an...
Carnegie Mellon scientists reveal ways of studying, resolving PCB contamination in US rivers
...l degradation of PCBs from any field sediment data where
Aroclors were dumped. By simply tracking changes in these congener pairs in future studies, scientists now will no longer need to know exactly which PCB congeners were released initially at a site. ENVR 38. Temperature effects on PCB fate and transp...
2nd media alert First Scientific Conference on Childhood Leukaemia
...able. As well as presenting new findings in areas where
research has already indicated possible associations with childhood leukaemia, many speaker and poster presentations focus on evidence suggesting possible new potential links with childhood leukaemia that have to date received little or no attention,...
Congress to fund Sequim-based coastal security research effort
...e ocean transport computer models that can analyze where
a signature came from and predict where
it's going. PNNL scientists will draw upon existing technologies and capabilities at the Sequim labo...
Nevada researcher re-ignites mammal reproduction debate
...ring when living in good conditions, such as areas where
there is an ample food supply. Conversely, female mammals living in less desirable conditions would tend to have female offspring. According to Cameron, the hypothesis demonstrated the idea that having more male offspring leads to greater evolutiona...
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