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NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute

...his genetic information. An important part of this analysis are efforts that look at how genes are expressed as proteins. Structural biology is an important part of this research because its outcome, high-resolution three-dimensional structural information, provides insights into the correlation between prote...

Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications

...he received training in the design, execution, and analysis of drug and device studies. His research focuses on cardiac pharmacoepidemiology, with a particular interest in the effects and proper use of drugs and devices for patients with coronary artery disease. This release can also be found at: www.uphs.u...

Of lice and men

... past is written in our parasites." The analysis of lice genes also confirmed two other key developments in human evolution. First, it verified studies showing how and when various species branched off the family tree of primates and humans. Second, it confirmed the "out of Africa" theory that the ...

Endangered frogs coexist with fungus once thought fatal

...es of two species, including T. eungellensis . An analysis of tissue from recaptured frogs during the same period showed that the prevalence of infection did not vary from year to year, suggesting that the infection is now endemic. McCallum and colleagues also found no evidence that survival differed between...

Columbia University scientist wins 2004 Nobel Prize

... of virtually any gene into any cell, allowing the analysis of gene function in vivo. These experiments in ce...transformation led to the isolation and functional analysis of the gene for the T-cell surface protein, CD4, the cellular receptor for HIV. He then began to ap...

Internet data-mining of natural history

...uce new techniques for interactive exploration and analysis of massive, spatio-temporal data collections. Natural history collections represent one of the largest, longest-running -- and virtually untapped -- data sets in existence. "These data hold the answers to many biological questions that cannot be ans...

Plants provide model for new shape-changing materials

...in natural materials. The protein structures under analysis would then be used to develop a synthetic material that incorporates properties that produce controllable shapes. Ultimately, successful development of the nastic structure concept will provide a new class of materials based on the direct conversion ...

NIH funds first nationaL SNP genotyping center at Broad Institute

...o large-scale SNP (single nucleotide polymorphism) analysis at the Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute of MIT an...ffer tools to aid in the selection, discovery, and analysis of SNPs by providing broad access to flexible, accurate, and affordable genotyping and sequencing. ...

Does a time delay between prostate cancer diagnosis and start of radiation treatment matter?

...(n=94) and more than nine months (n=67). A second analysis was performed which evaluated outcomes at the median time to treatment of 3.2 months. "Our findings show that a delay, within the limits of this study, from the time of diagnosis to the start of treatment with external-beam radiation does not alter u...

'Immediately open access' option for the leading journal Genome Research

...journal publishing genome studies and genome-based analysis of biological processes in all species. Launched in 1995, it has an impact factor of 9.635, placing it among the Institute for Scientific Information's (ISI) five most highly cited primary research journals in genetics. New data in genetics, comparat...

Interactive health information system to detect Japanese encephalitis in Asia

...ry manager for Voxiva India. "This data will allow analysis of critical health information for rapid response and control of disease. It also will demonstrate how effective use of communication and information technology can save lives, and support health care even in remote areas." Health ...

The PSA bounce Does it have clinical significance?

...unce. That is the result of a multi-institutional analysis presented today at the 46th Annual Meeting of the ...s into lower PSA control," said Horwitz. "But our analysis also shows that without additional treatment, including hormones, these men live as long as those wh...

MIT: Recycling of scrapped electronics studied

.... The researchers stress that their materials-only analysis is just a baseline and does not incorporate the effect of device or component reuse. They also note that other criteria could be used to assess the performance of recyclers. Examples include toxicity, emissions, energy use, and operating costs. In th...

UF scientists have bionanotechnology recipe to find elusive bacteria

... than 20 minutes, from start to finish. A quicker analysis time is not only vital for early disease detection but also will be critical in combating bioterrorism, Tan said. "In situations when there is life and death, when you have to make a decision very quickly, our technology will really give you the quic...

Defense provides additional $4.9 million for pathogen research tool

...athPort allow for the creation of new data models, analysis of genomic, transcriptomic and curated literature ...us poised to aid in detection, identification, and analysis of high-priority pathogens that have potential to cause significant harm in either a naturally occur...

New study on smallpox in monkeys reveals tactics of a killer

...a separate team of researchers did molecular-level analysis of how the smallpox infection altered gene express...ed after a global vaccination campaign. Microarray analysis research reveals how smallpox alters gene activity in host cells under attack by the virus. It also ...

Rutgers-led research offers new clues in the genetic mysteries of maize

...letion of a whole genome sequence, a more detailed analysis of gene expression in maize, and a better understanding of its genetic and cellular mechanisms. ...

Study in Royal Society journals presents evidence for inherited factors in homosexuality

...n Hall 142, BLOOMINGTON, IN 47405, USA A temporal analysis shows major histocompatibility complex loci in the...etles. We show using a mathematical model and data analysis of a long-term study (over 20 years) how cannibalism may drive the Indonesian lady beetle population...

Gladstone researchers resolve key Huntington's disease mystery in Nature cover story

... Sophisticated statistical techniques for survival analysis were then used to determine whether a particular a...microscope with powerful techniques of statistical analysis -- could also be used in studies of other neurodegenerative diseases characterized by the accumulati...

A new culprit in depression?

...tant to depression. The study relied on microarray analysis of 32 post-mortem brain samples -- the microarray ...would have changed their mRNA levels at death. The analysis was conducted on samples from two areas of the brain involved in the coordination of thinking and em...

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(Date:7/31/2014)... tuna movements in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean led by ... at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, found among other ... with pronounced north-south movements from Georges Bank to the ... Cape Hatteras southwest of Bermuda for foraging. , This ... one of the most important commercial tuna species in ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... by the National Science Foundation (NSF), counters a ... atmospheric warming, indicating instead that certain Arctic lakes ... the atmosphere. , The study, published this ... on thermokarst lakes, which occur as permafrost thaws ... fresh water, converting what was previously frozen land ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... By tracing nearly 3,000 genes to the earliest ... Florida scientists have created an extensive "Tree of ... next-generation DNA sequencing. , Among the study,s ... to small moths than to large ones, which ... The study also found that some insects once ...
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