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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
...inexpensive, user-friendly devices that can do the work
of those laboratory mainstays, Reisch writes. An executive of one major instrument maker, quoted in the article, predicts that such instruments will be available to consumers, including Star Trek-like devices that serve as personal environmental scan...
Interaction of just 2 genes governs coloration patterns in mice
... organism's ability to survive in the wild. "Our work
shows how changes in just a few genes can greatly ...ht coloration of beach mice," Hoekstra says. "This work
represents a first step into understanding how unique patterns of fur color are produced via a simpl...
Newly created cancer stem cells could aid breast cancer research
...nce explains. That was a complete surprise. This work
could provide a boon to researchers who study these elusive cancer stem cells by offering a bountiful source of them, maintains Weinberg. Labs can easily grow the newly created cells for use in experiments. The study, which appears in Cancer Cell o...
Doernbecher Children's Hospital scientist earns coveted Javits award
...o haveCP than cancer. "Dr. Back's groundbreaking work
is increasing our knowledge of whatcauses cerebral... Chair of Pediatrics, OHSU School of Medicine."His work
should lead to real breakthroughs for patients struggling withthese debilitating disorders. OHSU and...
Gene regulation, not just genes, is what sets humans apart
...s have generally evolved much faster. Mice wouldnt work
for analyzing the non-coding sequences, because theyre too different from humans and chimps, Haygood said. While the biochemistry that cells use to turn food into energy is essentially the same across most animal species, the fine-tuning of how an ...
Does the desire to consume alcohol and tobacco come from our genetic makeup?
...nsin, Milwaukee. Mr. Nikpay will discuss his teams work
at the conference, Sex and Gender in Cardiovascular-Renal Physiology and Pathophysiology. The meeting, sponsored by the American Physiological Society (APS; www.The-APS.org ), is being held August 9-12, 2007 at the Hyatt Regency Austin on Town Lake,...
High blood pressure, low energy -- a recipe for heart failure
...ns like high blood pressure, which makes the heart work
harder to pump blood. In the July issue of Cell Metabolism, Kelly and his colleagues report that mice born without any ERR alpha developed symptoms of heart failure when their hearts were forced to pump against high pressure. The hearts of normal mic...
Swarming starlings help probe plasma, crowds and stock market
...ck market behaviour. The researchers began their work
in a research group interested in plasmas. These ...ew technique against. The solution came from the work
of Hungarian researcher Tams Vicsek, Professor of Physics in the Department of Biological Physics of...
ESF EURYI award winner aims to stop cancer cells reading their own DNA
...lls, and chemotherapy stops them dividing. Dekkers work
is aiming towards a new generation of drugs that t...o find more sensitive techniques. However Dekkers work
is not just confined to cancer, having the broader goal within the ESF EURYI project of unraveling t...
Rain forest protection works in Peru
...9%) of the Peruvian Amazon for their findings. The work
is published in the August 9, 2007, on-line edition of Science Express. The scientists found that the governments program of designating specific regions for legal logging, combined with protection of other forests, and the establishment of territ...
1 of deep ocean's most turbulent areas has big impact on climate
...nderstand how the changes will affect society. Our work
will result in better models for predicting how the ocean will affect the climate in the future and a better understanding of sea-level rise, weather patterns such as El Nino, and the impact of these events on fisheries. St. Laurent compared the fl...
Proteaceae spread by continental drift and transoceanic dispersal
...ing birds. Nigel Barker, the first author of the work
enthuses this study is the culmination of 11 years of work. I generated much of the data while working with Peter Weston at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney in 1996. It was only when I met up with Frank Rutschmann in Zurich, who had the expertise ...
New test improves detection of liver cancer
...cientists in China. This test is based on previous work
of Prof. em. Roland Contreras and Nico Callewaert. By examining blood concentrations in Chinese patients with cirrhosis of the liver due to a hepatitis B virus infection, they found that the quantities of two particular sugar groups that appear on t...
Carnegie Mellon's Peter Adams receives EPA research grant
...te air pollution from local to global scales. This work
will build upon earlier research done by Adams and...n different parts of the U.S. Our new EPA-funded work
will help us study and track dangerous neurotoxins like atmospheric mercury, and improve our underst...
Testosterone replacement therapy: How safe for aging men?
..., TX. Latest Study The team is presenting its work
entitled, Testosterone Supplements Promote Renal Injury and Exacerbate Hypertension in Aging Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats (SHR), in which spontaneously hypertensive rats were used as a model for genetic hypertension. Three groups of rats were u...
Female gender provides an advantage in renal diseases
...on in Austin, TX Dr. Silbiger is discussing her work
at the conference, Sex and Gender in Cardiovascular-Renal Physiology and Pathophysiology, being held August 9-12, 2007 at the Hyatt Regency Austin on Town Lake, Austin, TX. The meeting is the second scientific event to be sponsored by the American Ph...
Research aims to identify markers for menopausal women at risk for deadly blood clot
...o Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN. Their work
is entitled Sex Steroids, Platelet Aggregation and Inflammation, and is among the 120 presentations being offered at the conference, Sex and Gender in Cardiovascular-Renal Physiology and Pathophysiology, being held August 9-12, 2007 at the Hyatt Rege...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...ment of sensorineural hearing loss, but they don't work
for everyone, for example, if the auditory nerve is severely damaged. Lim and Anderson propose the inferior colliculus central nucleus (ICC) as an alternative site for auditory prostheses. For such devices to work, it is necessary to stimulate at sit...
Ecologists work to link kids with nature
...s can make citizen science education part of their work
Secret life of elephant seals not secret anymore!
...the National Academy of Sciences in the USA. The work
was carried out by an international team including scientists from France, the United States and the United Kingdom and included Australian researchers Professor Mark Hindell from the University of Tasmanias Animal Wildlife Research Unit, Dr Steve Ri...
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