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Exercise reverses aging in human skeletal muscle

...hat exercise specifically, resistance training -- actually rejuvenates muscle tissue in healthy senior citize... as knowing that they are doing something which is actually reversing aspects of the aging process." ...

Jet lag: It's all about chemical reactions in cells

...istry of a single molecule in a particular way and actually change the behavior of a complex organism."...

Study focuses on only carnivore with 'fingerprints'

...nd others. "Identifying individuals allows us to actually count how many animals are in different areas, which is essential information for monitoring their conservation status," says Justina Ray, director of Wildlife Conservation Society Canada. "My hope is that we can apply this kind of inexpensive, sure-...

HIV in breast milk killed by flash-heating, new study finds

...k of infant illness, growth failure and death, and actually outweighed the risk of transmitting HIV through breast milk," said Abrams. "This has been a desperate dilemma for mothers in developing countries. Our method of flash-heating breast milk could be particularly important at the time the mother stops nu...

UF researchers awaken vision cells in blind mice

... brains are involved in the process, that they are actually seeing something." In addition to cones, which number about 6 million in the retina, the eyes rod cells are important for low-light and peripheral vision and exist in much greater amounts, with populations of more 100 million. But treating cones...

Lipoic acid explored as anti-aging compound

...ions. "The evidence suggests that lipoic acid is actually a low-level stressor that turns on the basic cellular defenses of the body, including some of those that naturally decline with age," said Tory Hagen, an LPI researcher and associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics at OSU. "In particular, it...

Iowa State scientists demonstrate first use of nanotechnology to enter plant cells

...en no precise control as to whether the cells will actually incorporate the gene and express the consequent protein. With this technology, we may be able to control the whole sequence in the future." And once you get inside the plant cell wall, it opens up "whole new possibilities," Wang said. "We really...

Journal details how global warming will affect the world's fisheries

... Barents Sea could be an area where global warming actually causes cooling due to a weakening of the Gulf Stream. He finds that the management regime is much more important for development of the stock and the economics of the fishery than the temperature changes being considered. A paper by Christine Rock...

Soy estrogens and breast cancer: Researcher offers overview

...r isoflavones lack vital information about what is actually in their products, he said, and because these are natural products, the consistency from batch to batch is difficult to control. "Women are participating in an ongoing experiment with an unknown outcome," he said. "You can't identify what dose of i...

From the deep -- Researchers find new species of sea anemone

...ies, and its carcass lands wherever. But these are actually some of the most stable deep sea communities. "A better understanding of deep-sea populations may shed light on how humans drive ecological change, whether it's through whaling or global climate change," she said, and also pointed out that there ar...

DNA analysis suggests under-reported kills of threatened whales

...wer individuals or the number of whales killed is actually much greater than is being reported." To estimat...aused by incidental bycatch, and how much of it is actually intentional," Baker said. "Beyond that, if more whales are being killed than reported, why aren't th...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

...ional damage to their voices. How much do teachers actually speak in the course of a school day" Ingo Titze ( ititze@dcpa.org ) and Eric Hunter ( ehunter@dcpa.org ) of the National Center for Voice and Speech (Denver Center for the Performing Arts and also the University of Iowa) will present some detailed ne...

Gene thought to assist chemo may help cancer thrive

...ial in helping chemotherapy kill cancer cells, may actually help them thrive. In a new study of chemo patients...t researchers didn't consider whether the patients actually had malignant tumors or had been treated with chemotherapy. However, they found that the gene expre...

DOE JGI sets 'gold standard' for metagenomic data analysis

...the widely used sequence assembly tool Phrap, they actually saw artifacts created by the program caused by mixing sequences that should not have been mixed. "It's like when you're in the market for a digital camera, you can go to web sites like CNET to see the reviews, make the comparisons, and get some gu...

Woods Hole Research Center scientists using remote sensing tools to predict bird species richness

...ts within a small area, and using this data we can actually construct 3-dimensional images of canopy height, elevation, complexity, as well as other metrics of habitat structure." The study sites in Patuxent Wildlife Refuge were chosen because collaborators in the project had estimated bird species richness...

UCLA AIDS Institute researchers find a peptide that encourages HIV infection

...nd other foreign invaders is reversed, the peptide actually encourages infection with HIV. The findings, published in the April issue of AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, could pave the way for the use of such peptides in gene therapy using HIV-based vectors as the delivery method. "Although it may se...

Book explores history, causes of allergy and asthma epidemic

...o create a safe haven from allergens, for example, actually have contributed to the alarming rise of this irritating and even deadly malady, according to Gregg Mitman, William Coleman Professor of the History of Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In his new book, "Breathing Space: How Allergies...

Hepatitis E takes a piggyback

...te in pigs drops. At low infection rates, there is actually a higher chance pigs will pass on HEV to humans at slaughter. Kunio Satou and Hiroshi Nishiura analysed blood test data from 2,500 pigs, natural hosts for the virus, on Japanese farms at Hokkaido, Honshu and Kyushu. They found that by the age of 15...

UF scientists identify cancer virus' genetic targets

...entists are the first to name human genes that are actually hijacked by a virus wielding minimolecules called microRNAs. Apparently the viral microRNAs silence genes known to influence growth of blood vessels and suppress tumor cells. Scientists believe that with the regulatory genes sidelined, blood vessel...

Protein interactions targets for Huntington disease therapy

...blic Library of Science Genetics. BCM scientists actually determined which proteins among the list of more t... person to develop the disease later; others could actually make the symptoms appear earlier or to be more severe. When you tinker with some of these genes, y...

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