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Diatom genome reveals key role in biosphere's carbon cycle
...-The first genetic instruction manual of a diatom, from
a family of microscopic ocean algae that are among...that may help to reduce its dependence on nitrogen from
the surrounding waters. The genome work also shed additional light on how this diatom species uses ...
Time running out for South Asian vultures, ecologists warn
...ill probably take a considerable time to remove it from
the vultures' food supply. According to Dr Asad Ra...ociety: "It will be difficult to remove diclofenac from
the environment until drugs that are safe for vultures have been identified, so we urgently need cap...
NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute
... has been awarded a $14.5 million, five-year grant from
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences...ies and speed the movement of research discoveries from
the bench to the bedside, the NIH Roadmap provides a framework of the priorities the NIH must addres...
Studying the chemistry of drugs in wastewater
... the world often find drugs in water samples taken from
streams and other waterways, but little is known a...sible damage to the environment, animals or people from
bioactive compounds. NIST chemists selected four pharmaceuticals sometimes found in the environment,...
New therapy for specific form of leukemia
...lymphatic leukemia, or T-ALL. But now, researchers from
the Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotech...er Marynen, along with Carlos Graux and colleagues from
the Centre for Human Heredity under the direction of Anne Hagemeijer, noticed that the ABL1 gene was...
Don't stand so close to me: A new view on how species coexist
...s we see." Dr. Vincent Jansen, author of the paper from
Royal Holloway, University of London, added: "The ... histories are thought to prevent Darwinian demons from
evolving. Rather, similar species are allowed to coexist....
DNA sequence controls expression of gene involved in cancer
...ptosis. This protein keeps death-promoting factors from
producing holes in the mitochondria which can result in calcium and destructive proteins leaking out into the cell. However, the overexpression of bcl-2 in damaged cells can lead to the continued division of the mutated cells and eventually cancer. ...
Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications
... School of Medicine has been awarded a major grant from
the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to bring together researchers from
different disciplines to study gene-drug interactions. The three-year, $595,000 award is one of 21 i...
US researchers show cottonseed drug is cancer treatment booster
Geneva, Switzerland: New research from
the United States has opened up the prospect that gossypol a drug refined from
cottonseed oil and previously tried and abandoned as a male contraceptive could boost the effective...
Yearling horse auction to benefit equine research
...research relates the care and welfare of the horse from
conception through its older years to its interact...an medicine. The work views nutrition of the horse from
the points of reproduction, growth, exercise physiology, and health, Staniar said. Research projects...
National Science Foundation awards $2 million grant to UC Riverside
...lacing native vegetation." The weeds are primarily from
the Mediterranean region, and include annual grass...hold at which N affects different vegetation types from
forest to shrubland to desert is different, and the study will determine the different levels of sen...
Amgen investigational therapy, AMG 162, increased bone mineral density with twice yearly injection
...hip BMD, similar to or greater than that resulting from
FOSAMAX® (alendronate)* treatment in the same ...G acts as a decoy receptor, preventing RANK Ligand from
binding to its receptor, RANK, on the surface of osteoclasts and osteoclast precursors. By binding ...
College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work
...uate winner, and a grand prizewinner were selected from
fourteen finalist teams. Advisors for each winnin...ctober 1st and 2nd, which included representatives from
the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and inductees of the National Inventors Hall of Fame. In total...
Of lice and men
...ll Them? Transmission of the second type of lice from
a now-extinct human species to Homo sapiens may ha...for lice showing when various species branched off from
each other. Genes of modern lice also were used to reconstruct their population histories over time....
Offspring at risk from maternal occupational exposure to solvents
...ak, Dr. Richard Hackman, and Dr. Joanne Rovet, all from
Endangered frogs coexist with fungus once thought fatal
...us Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis was identified from
sick and dead frogs and, since then, several lines...tudy, Retallick et al. tested tissue samples taken from
frogs between 1994 and 1998 - before the disease had been identified. The marked frogs were released...
Columbia University scientist wins 2004 Nobel Prize
...n the nose, receptors on the neurons pick up odors from
the environment and send that information directly... rose tell us that it smells nice and is different from
the combination of receptors activated by rotting fish. The sense of smell is essential to t...
A treatment, not a cure: Calcium silicate neutralizes an acidic stream
...d Brook receives high levels of acid precipitation from
emissions largely originating at Midwestern utilit...aturally occurring calcium silicate mineral, mined from
the Adirondacks and manufactured into a pellet form, was manually applied to the study stream. Pelle...
Fungus knocks a frog down but not out, raising questions about amphibian declines
...y biologist Richard Retallick, Hamish Ian McCallum from
the University of Queensland, and Richard Speare from
James Cook University, finds evidence for the persistence of the fungus in surviving populations of ...
HHMI researchers Richard Axel and Linda Buck win 2004 Nobel Prize
...at totally changed the study of olfaction resulted from
a new emphasis on genetics. Instead of hunting for...s. Her first assumption--based on bits of evidence from
various labs--was that the odorant receptors look a lot like rhodopsin, the receptor protein in rod ...
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