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Diatom genome reveals key role in biosphere's carbon cycle
...rked with pores in patterns distinctive enough for scientists
to tell the species apart. Another new finding rep... heterotroph, a single-cell microbe, engulfed what scientists
say was likely a kind of red alga. The two became one organism, an arrangement called endosymbiosis,...
NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute
...of dozens of different organisms have been solved, scientists
all over the world are busy analyzing this genetic...n between protein structure and function. Some day scientists
may be able to interpret and catalog the structures and functions of all the proteins in the human b...
New therapy for specific form of leukemia
...se of the disease in 6% of the T-ALL patients. The scientists
have found small circular DNA fragments in the cel...t scientific publications The research of the VIB scientists
from Peter Marynen's group appears on 1 October in the authoritative journal, Nature Genetics (Graux...
Commandeering cellular machinery: recognition mechanism to detect small molecules
...olling cellular response to these small molecules, scientists
have been attempting to understand them and solve ... do not have nuclear receptors of their own, allow scientists
to isolate the activities of specific receptors. For their study, Doyle's team chose the nuclear rec...
Amgen investigational therapy, AMG 162, increased bone mineral density with twice yearly injection
...oporosis." "With the development of AMG 162, Amgen scientists
have validated an entirely new pathway and novel m...d, the primary mediator of bone resorption. Amgen scientists
have confirmed the essential role of RANK Ligand pathway in the formation, activation and survival o...
Of lice and men
...act with our species proved fatal. "When scientists
first determined that we (Homo sapiens) were contemporaneous with Neanderthals (Homo neanderthalensis) in Europe, it was suspicious that our contact with them immediately preceded their extinction," Reed says. "Our study has provided evidence that we...
A treatment, not a cure: Calcium silicate neutralizes an acidic stream
...ttempting to increase pH-levels in acidic streams, scientists
have historically used various forms of limestone, a natural source of calcium carbonate. Its neutralizing effects are short-lived, however, and can generate extreme fluctuations in water chemistry. Recognizing the limitations of limestone, Likens an...
HHMI researchers Richard Axel and Linda Buck win 2004 Nobel Prize
...at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The scientists
were honored for their discoveries that clarify ho...cus at the cell surface. Somewhere on these cilia, scientists
were convinced, there must be receptor proteins that recognize and bind odorant molecules, thereby s...
How roots control plant shoots
...t." Manipulating the process someday might allow scientists
to genetically engineer crops and other plants to be more productive in dry conditions for example, so that crops could keep producing abundant leaves in a drought by irrigating them while overriding the genetic signal that normally would inhibit gr...
Stanford researchers establish center for physics-based simulations of biological structures
...ged with developing a simulation toolkit to enable scientists
worldwide to model biological systems ranging from...utions soon to the science," Altman said. "We have scientists
in those domains who've signed up to be early users of our software and to give us feedback as to wh...
Plants provide model for new shape-changing materials
...e, adapt, communicate, and replicate are providing scientists
and engineers with novel approaches to engineering problems. These solutions are producing a revolution in engineering design through the application of biological principles to the design of new autonomous engineering systems," Leo said. Virginia Te...
Protein energy profiles offer clues about amyloids
...r Biology, describes a new technique that may help scientists
predict which proteins are prone to misfold and at...y are creating a statistical method that will help scientists
predict which proteins are prone to misfold. "In designing a computer model for protein folding, you...
New biosensor rapidly detects deadly foodborne pathogen
...-eat meats, thanks to a new biosensor developed by scientists
at Purdue University. A team of food scientists
has developed a sensor that can detect the potentially deadly bacteria Listeria monocytogenes in les...
University of Oregon professor wins 2004 Spiers Medal
...f interfaces." Richmond was one of the first scientists
to recognize the potential of an optical tool know...gnizes her inspirational role as a mentor to young scientists
in general and women in particular. She was awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science...
Low dose radiation evades cancer cells' protective 'radar'
...lls than high-dose radiation. With these findings, scientists
believe they can design therapy to dismantle this ...sful in humans. This has lead to effort by Hopkins scientists
to study ways to use viruses that can deliver ATM-blocking drugs to the cells. Tests in animals are ...
Scientific organizations unite to influence science policy and promote the ERC
... the establishment of the ERC, provide a forum for scientists
to air their views and ensure that the ERC meets their needs. The meeting follows the publication by 'Science magazine' on August 6, 2004, of a petition initiated by ISE to call for urgent action on the ERC and co-signed by 52 European scientific org...
'Immediately open access' option for the leading journal Genome Research
...es its journals available free of charge online to scientists
in the poorest countries through the HINARI ( www....tion available, Genome Research is providing those scientists
with the opportunity to publish in an established, high-profile journal, while continuing to offer t...
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
...he National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded scientists
from Emory University and the Georgia Institute of...r imaging. Working at the sub-atomic level, these scientists
are seeking data that will link molecular signatures, (underlying molecular features), to patients' ...
Marine Biological Laboratory summer investigator wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry
... in a variety of cellular processes. Although many scientists
over the years have focused their research on lear...ze in 2001 for this discovery.) By 1989, MBL scientists
had developed a means of studying cyclins and the cell cycle in the test tube using the eggs of loca...
Bovine genome completed
... of A). "This information is of high importance to scientists
working in fields such as evolutionary biology, population genetics, comparative genomics as well as those working in livestock production science," said Dr. Stephen Moore, chair of bovine genomics at the University of Alberta and steering committee ...
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