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Freshwater Sponges May Pose Threat To Zebra Mussels
...te 1980s, said David Kelch, an associate professor with
OhioState's Extension Sea Grant program. While ...ated the sponges were only an effective competitor with
zebra mussels on the vertical sides of the reef and shipwreck. The sponges were very competitive on...
Duke Researchers Find Second Gene Linked To Blood Vessel Disorder
...some people, the disease is only a cosmeticproblem with
tiny red blotches forming on skin or recurring nos...nd what can go wrong. Second, whenit's your family with
the disease, it is very important. We would like tobe able to offer some hope to these families." ...
New Discovery About Genes Has Implications For Genetic Therapy
... Ohio Eminent Scholar in Molecular Genetics, along with
doctoral student Jian Yang and postdoctoral resear...utic purposes, he said. Lambowitz's team, along with
researcher Phillip S. Perlman, a biochemist from the Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, was supp...
Transgenic Rice Plants Resist Insects, Drought And Salt Damage
...e rice plants to produce a protein that interferes with
insects' digestive process whenever the plant is w...uch as pesticides." Development of transgenic rice with
salt and drought tolerance was reported in the March 1996 issue of the journal Plant Physiology by W...
Race Plus Roaches: A Breathtaking Link
...collected using a handheld vacuum cleaner equipped with
individual collection bags. Detectable levels of c...consecutive hours. Over 80 percent of the children with
cockroach residue in their bedrooms were allergic to the allergens. Other risk factors, such as age,...
Mutate Or Die: New Polymerase Gives Desperate Yeast An Option
...ght on how yeast and probably other organisms cope with
damaged DNA, a constant,potentially dangerous prob...aged site is the leastfavored mechanism of dealing with
DNA damage, but from the cell's perspective, it's better to replicate damaged DNA andsurvive than to...
Enticed By A Chemical Tease, Female Beetles Are Rewarded With A Nuptial Gift To Protect The Next Generation
...ata, the male entices the female by presenting her with
a chemical offering, secreted from a gland in his ...n PNAS. "The male's strategy is to woo the female with
a 'teaser' of the chemical, and to reward her with
a massive nuptial gift if she accepts him for mat...
University of Cincinnati Biologists Find First Terrestrial Ecosystem That Survives Without Sun's Energy
...search is funded by the National ScienceFoundation with
additional support through the Fulbright Program,the National Geographic Society, and the National SpeleologicalSociety....
DNA Techniques Allow Scientists To Become Pollution Detectives.
...Apatterns." Tamplin and his research team, working with
a grant from the U.S.Department of Commerce's National Estuarine Research ReserveSystem, studied pollution at two sites in Florida: Rookery Baynear Naples on Florida's southwest coast, and Apalachicola Bay,an oyster-harvesting area in North Florida. ...
International Research Team Clones New Skin Cancer Gene
...izing side effects.2 The search for the gene began with
studies of a rare hereditary disorder, nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS). People with
this syndrome often develop thousands of skin cancers and may also have birth defects and childhood ...
...oteins stashed beneath their membranes. Like spies with
cyanide pills underthe skin, cells pack these suicidal enzymes away for extreme emergencies,releasing them only when neighboring cells drop out of communication. "Cellularneighborhoods seem to be more conformist than any middle-class suburb,"Raff wr...
Cornell Researchers Precisely Date Wood From Ancient Tomb In Turkey
...l professor of the history of art and archaeology, with
other researchers in the university's Aegean Dendr...drochronology techniques they have perfected along with
radiocarbon dating, the researchers were able to determine the exact year that some of those logs we...
Southern Pine Beetle Reaching Outbreak Levels In North Florida
...for a pine beetle attack over thelast few decades, with
planted acreage of loblolly pine twice what it was30 years ago and at a higher level than in 1949, when Florida's firstforest inventory was conducted, Foltz and Meeker said. That means plenty offood for the beetle, which is partial to the taste of lo...
Nutrition Study Reshapes Strategies For Athletes
...but will still be dehydrated.We are really working with
them on having a plan for drinking small amountsof... of foodsand eating them on a schedule coordinated with
their competitions. Lighteris not necessarily better, which flies in the face of some trainingorthod...
New Grapes From Cornell Debut
GENEVA, N.Y. -- Wrestling with
New York's cool climate is the pain and the glory ...white hybrids that combine excellent fruit quality with
cold-hardiness derived from American species. They are able to stand up to short Northeastern growi...
Honeybees In The Wild Nearly Gone In North America
...of entomology at Ohio State and honeybeeresearcher with
the Ohio Agricultural Research and DevelopmentCent...e United States and the wet, messyspring, combined with
all the routine problems facing bees thathave never gone away -- bee diseases, pesticide problems --...
Researchers Use Hydrated Lime To Reduce Toxic Selenium Emissions
...captured by the dry sorbent and can be disposed of with
the flyash." The researchers found that the hydrated lime was most effectiveat 400 to 600 degrees Celsius, and able to "capture"up to five percent of its weight in selenium. At higher temperatures,calcium selenite is thermally unstable, which reduces...
NADC Examines TB In Cattle and Swine
...nducted tests for diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis with
NADC researchersDiana Whipple and Belinda Goff. Th...used in the U.S., Canada and Mexico are compatible with
each other,an important issue with
the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement. The tube...
Water Recycling Project Tested in Turkey Plant
... the site of the procedure that has been developed with
Food SafetyConsortium researchers at the Universit...ion rules do not yet allow ozone to comein contact with
poultry products. The system strips out any residual ozonein the water prior to returning it to the ...
Core Spins Faster Than Earth, Scientists Find
...eral scientists, including Dr. Song when he worked with
colleaguesat the California Institute of Technolog...core -- was gradually becoming more closelyaligned with
the actual pathway traveled by the waves betweenSouth Sandwich and Alaska, the scientists said. The ...
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