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A 'private bandwidth' for communication in bats: Evidence from insular horseshoe bats
...lls to recognise their own species" A new study in the
Journal of Biogeography by Danilo Russo and colleagues suggests that this is certainly the
case for horseshoe bats (Rhinolophidae). These bats find their way in the
dark and detect insect pre...
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NIH gives $8M to University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine for myositis research
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 13 Researchers from the
division of rheumatology and clinical immunology at the
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine are leading a worldwide effort to study a treatment for ...
Facial attraction -- choice of sexual partner shaped the human face
...ng cheeks and large eyebrows are sexy, at least in the
eyes of our ancestors, researchers at the
Natural History Museum have discovered. Facial attractiveness played a major role in shaping human e...
Study begins to reveal clues to the cause and progression of sepsis
...BURGH, Aug. 13 Not all patients with sepsis mount the
same immune response, even when they look the
same clinically, according to findings from the
first large-scale natural history study of sepsis. T...
Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...of Science and Technology (KAUST) announced that the
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will be the
first partner in its global collaborative research program. A delegation from WHOI arrived on June ...
Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too
...g to a biologist about ones feelings could produce the
same reaction as, say, telling a sociologist about molecules. Yet if the
problems confronting conservation of the
worlds biodiversity are to be tackled and fixed, then scien...
Climate change isolates Rocky Mountain butterflies
Expanding forests in the
Canadian Rocky Mountains are slowly isolating grou...ine butterflies from each other, which may lead to the
extinction of the
colourful insects in some areas, says a new study from the
University of Alberta. ...
AFCYBER holds science and technology symposium
To help pave the
way for future combat operations in the
cyber domain, Eighth Air Force Commander Lt Gen. Robert Elder and his staff hosted a meeting at Bark...
Beyond batteries: Storing power in a sheet of paper
...in, completely flexible, and geared toward meeting the
trickiest design and energy requirements of tomorr...300 degrees Fahrenheit and down to 100 below zero, the
device is completely integrated and can be printed like paper. The device is also unique in that it ...
New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
...bat climate change. A study published Tuesday in the
Public Library of Science Biology journal warns that the
high forest cover with low rates of deforestation (HFLD) nations could become the
most vulnerable ta...
Clones on task serve greater good, evolutionary study shows
...olid evolutionary strategy.At least if youre among the
creatures that produce scads of genetically identi.... These creatures provide a chance to wonder about the
clones raised in near-identical environments that turn out differently than their kin. In this weeks...
Unravelling new complexity in the genome
...es as significantly less complex organisms such as the
minute nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans. Clearly something other than gene count is behind the
genetic differences between simpler and more complex life forms. Increased functional and cellula...
Diverse genetic abnormalities lead to NF-κB activation in multiple myeloma
Two new studies may lead to the
development of more effective therapies for indivi...l cancer. The research, published by Cell Press in the
August issue of the
journal Cancer Cell, provides new insight into the
molecular mechanisms that und...
Pollution causes 40 percent of deaths worldwide, study finds
...cher. Such environmental degradation, coupled with the
growth in world population, are major causes behind the
rapid increase in human diseases, which the
World Health Organization has recently reported. Both fa...
Invasion of the brain tumors
...invasive tumors with tendrils that extend far from the
primary tumor site, rendering conventional therapi...osis. In a new study published online this week in the
open-access journal PLoS Biology, Angela Johnston, Donna Senger, and colleagues at the
Which came first, the moth or the cactus?
...one basket unless you're a senita moth. Found in the
parched Sonoran desert of southern Arizona and northern Mexico, the
senita moth depends on a single plant species -- the
senita cactus -- both for its food and for a pl...
Interaction of just 2 genes governs coloration patterns in mice
...DGE, Mass. -- Biologists at Harvard University and the
University of California, San Diego, have found th...mple interaction between just two genes determines the
patterns of fur coloration that camouflage mice against their background, protecting them from many ...
Bursts of waves drive immune system 'soldiers' toward invaders
...es. The discovery - recorded on videotape -- holds the
potential for better understanding and treatment o...nly under a very high-resolution light microscope, the
dynamic waves are made of a signaling protein that directs cell movement. This protein and a second ...
Protein 'chatter' linked to cancer activation
...milton, ON. August 13, 2007 Scientists have found the
existence of cross-talk between human chromosome ends and the
protein complexes central to the
stability of the
entire human genome, a chat that contributes to ca...
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