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Nitric Oxide Found To Control Cells By Turning On Genes; Suggests New Role In Health And Disease
...ers theorize that the process of flagging proteins with
NOto activate them may prove to be as fundamental a biological process asflagging proteins with
phosphate, a process now understood to be the primaryon-off switch for thousands of proteins that co...
Environmental Reform: The Next Generation Project
...untry has run aground, and we intend to refloat it with
fresh thinking and new directions," said Daniel C....of the compendium will be released at the workshop with
the goal of contributing to the debate about environmental reform during this fall's state and feder...
Asian Beetle, New In This Country, Threatens Brooklyn's Shade Trees
... 1-inch long, has coal-black wing covers sprinkled with
startling white spots. The black and white antenn...ies in the bark, chewed out by females and covered with
a cement secretion. Eggs hatch and young larvae bore into the inner bark, feed for awhile, and upon...
Study Shows Songbirds Switch From Bugs To Berries To Fuel Fall Migration
...iets. Parrish also conducted feeding experiments with
five species of migratingbirds to test the hypothe... be especially critical in providing some migrants with
thefruit-laden diet they desire. Yet today, these coastal habitats are underintense development pres...
Human-Like Ability, Categorical Perception, Found In Insects
...elps echolocate their prey at 25 to 80 kHz (humans with
good hearing can detect sounds up to 20 kHz). Ste...gorical perception. Does this mean that crickets, with
just a couple hundred thousand neurons in their brains, are as intelligent as humans, with
Newly Discovered Bacteria Produce Magnetic Material
...f ORNL's EnvironmentalSciences Division. He worked with
samples extracted in 1993 by Texacoengineers drill...bioremediation of soil andgroundwater contaminated with
mixed waste if the contaminated zone issufficiently heated. Potential biotechnological applications ...
Duke Primate Center Sets October Expedition To Find 'Juliet'
... consideredperhaps the most beautiful of primates, with
its silky fur in rich shadesof yellow, orange, gra...rst came to the Primate Center in fall 1993, along with
his motherTitania and another unrelated male Oberon. The three animals were the firstdiademed sifaka...
Harvard, Duke Researchers Discover 'Off-switch' Inside Human Cells
...ary ofhuman proteins to find those that interacted with
activated G proteins.Structural analysis revealed that one of the candidate proteins they discovered,which they named RGS10, was closely related to the RGS family of proteinsfrom yeast, mouse and other organisms. Previous studies by other scientistsh...
Duke Ecologist Says Logging Is Creating 'Mahogany Deserts'
DURHAM, N.C. -- In findings with
implicationsfor the future of a commercially-impor...so taking root there. "They apparently co-evolved with
disturbance, which is very commonin forests," Snook said in an interview. "The longleaf pine inthe S...
Major Plant Genome Research Project Underway
...sts who recognized the need for study of one plant with
the basic properties of all plants. "During the p... first time; each step leads on to several others, with
tremendous possibilities. We're going to see productive results for years to come." Althoug...
How Birds Sing
In a new finding with
implications to human learning, memory and speech ...musical instructions by outfitting 13 male finches with
special headgear with
brain electrodes. The four electrodes were poised above a region called the HV...
PET Project Helps Reduce Pollution Threat From Heavy Metals
...great promise for what weintend to do in the field with
this prototype PET installation.We think the system, by the nature of its design, is costeffective. It is not a new component for urban highways. It isessentially an upgrade." But it will take more than one storm to determine how well thePET prototyp...
Discovery Of Cell Sites May Shed Light On How Bodily Systems Interact
... substancemade by the immune system and associated with
declines in growth-hormoneproduction in animals with
bacterial infections. The findings included two surprises and may help scientists understand howthe...
Discovery Could Help Understand Breast-Cancer Therapies
...roteinthat appear to be critical sites for binding with
the hormone," BenitaKatzenellenbogen said. "We've shown that if one alters one of thesefour amino acids then one eliminates the ability of estrogen to bind, andas a consequence one also eliminates the ability of these receptors to actas transcription...
Component In Soy Products May Be Substitute For Estrogen Treatment
...tion to a control group, one group ate soy protein with
a standard levelof 56 milligrams of isoflavones, another had products with
92 milligrams. The higher level of isoflavones produced significant improvements in thebone densiti...
Researchers Identify A New Cellular Structure: The "Dumposome"
...d during reproduction, they look like cereal bowls with
floating Cheeriosclinging to their inner edges," A...lis' lab. "We now know thatthe structure is unique with
a distinct function -- which could make it an organelle in its own right." Although it has only...
Green Glow: Not Only For Halloween
...a chinese finger puzzle: a barrel-shaped structure with
a coil of amino acids corked in the center," expla...ers deliberately changed one amino acid in contact with
the green pigment, in hopes that change would make GFP glow yellow, rather than the green of the ori...
End Of World Population Growth Projected For 21st Century
...nt impacts on societies and cause serious problems with
pension systemsthroughout the world," says Lutz. Western Europe is likely to experience an increase in the proportionof those above age 60 from the current 18.6 percent to a very high 35 percent by2100. The rapid aging is virtually certain: 95 per...
New Software Provides Quick Analysis of ion-Channel Activity
...are programs that can perform ion-channel analysis with
remarkable efficiency and speed. The researchers...chers, this information will provide biophysicists with
a powerful tool useful for both basic and applied research. Sachs explained that better information...
Newly Discovered Gene Halts Cell Division and May Have Cancer Link
...the researchers treated the breast tumor cell line with
nocodazole, the cells continued to undergo cell di...be especially effective in the treatment of tumors with
a defective checkpoint, Dr. Benezra says. That's because the drugs, coupled with
the faulty checkpoi...
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