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ESA presents the sharpest ever satellite map of Earth

...EP) Ron Witt said: "The GlobCover data sets should allow UNEP to do frequent monitoring of environmentally-critical sites and known 'hot spots' in areas we have under examination around the globe, and to update our knowledge of such changing environmental conditions, in order to alert the global community ...

Researchers create model of cancer-preventing enzyme, study how it works

...er. The protein proline dehydrogenase "opens up to allow oxygen to steal electrons" and create a superoxide...nsfer electrons to the mitochondrial membrane, not allow them to be attached to oxygen to create highly reactive superoxides. Tanner and White said they ho...

UCSB Assistant Professor Patrick Daugherty wins Young Investigator Award from ACS

...e from scratch tailor-made biomolecules that could allow earlier and more accurate diagnosis of cancer and other diseases. He came to UCSB in 1999 after completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. He received his PhD at the University of Tex...

Bat flight generates complex aerodynamic tracks

...the aerodynamics of bat flight and how their wings allow them to maneuver through incredibly unsteady air flows and turbulent conditions."...

Baumann Lab defines proteins that distinguish chromosome ends from DNA double-strand breaks

... out to define the minimal requirements that would allow the DNA repair machinery to distinguish a chromosome end from a break," said Dr. Baumann. "By establishing an in vitro assay for chromosome end protection and by implicating specific proteins, we have opened the door to elucidate the mechanism by whi...

LIAI scientists make important finding on cytomegalovirus transmission

...e IL-10 molecule to bind to its receptor, then you allow these T cells to do their job and reduce or eliminate this virus." Croft said the scientists also tested a second approach, which used a stimulator antibody in mice to boost the action of the OX40 protein. OX40 helps T cells replicate more quickly...

Egyptians, not Greeks were true fathers of medicine

...botanical samples are most related to. "This may allow us to determine a likely point of origin for the plant while providing additional evidence for the trade routes, purposeful cultivation, trade centres or places of treatment," said Dr Metcalfe. "The work is inextricably linked to state-of-the-art c...

FDG-PET imaging clearly predicts lung cancer patients' response to chemotherapy

...t the end of the first cycle of chemotherapy would allow the identification of those patients for whom the therapy was futile, he said. The ability to provide an early indication of therapeutic response has the potential to improve patient care by identifying those patients who do not benefit from their cu...

Species thrive when sexual dimorphism broadens their niches

...species, for example, must have larger pelvises to allow the birth of large offspring. "Another explanation is that sexual differences arise so that the sexes can utilize different resources and not compete with each other," Losos says. "In some hummingbirds, for example, the sexes differ in the length o...

University of Pittsburgh discovers genetic 'shut down' trigger in healthy immune cells

...there is a good biological reason for this. It may allow the cells to survive in a low-oxygen environment, such as where there is cancer or infection," said Dr. Baysal. "It is part of the process for immune cells to armor up for battle against cancer cells and other diseases." Earlier research on the mut...

Cataloging the structural variations in human genetics

...structural variation in the human genome will also allow geneticists to analyze single-base-pair changes more effectively, according to Aravinda Chakravarti, a geneticist at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine who was not a coauthor of the paper. "We have to look at structural variants from a d...

Creation of an international industrial chair in life cycle assessment

...zing value", he added. "This research chair will allow the realization of case studies appropriate for Be...ive effects. This new collaboration will certainly allow Cascades to remain at the forefront of the industry on sustainable development issues". "Desjardin...

World's leading scientists announce creation of 'Encyclopedia of Life'

... However, Internet technology needed to mature to allow fast and efficient creation of a comprehensive Encyclopedia. While specific Encyclopedia of Life efforts, including the scanning of key research publications and data, have been underway since January 2006, work has accelerated due to the support pr...

Scientists report new take on sexual signaling

...ler as a mate," Christy suggests. "Some may simply allow choosy females to stay safe."...

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers awarded $27M for TB research

...its dollar amount are welcome. The contract will allow researchers to build on a long-standing tradition ...ndemic caused by this age-old pathogen. This will allow progress to be made in preventing and treating TB. We are fortunate in Northeastern Ohio and at Cas...

New technique will produce a better chromosome map

...to the physical structure. The new approach will allow scientists to answer fundamental questions about chromosome structure, Novikov said. Such questions have relevance across species....

How to steer a moving cell

...nisms within the cell that become de-regulated and allow cells which are usually static to begin migrating. The researchers hope to fully define the protein components of the compass to gain a better understanding of what directs cell migration or, in the case of cancer cells and inflammation, cause ce...

Anthrax paralyzes immune cells with lethal toxin, UF research shows

...dicine. "We're trying to develop a test that would allow detection within two or three hours of the bugs entering the blood and secreting toxins." Once inhaled, anthrax releases a lethal toxin that immobilizes the white blood cells that normally seek and destroy invading bacteria. Just traces of the toxi...

Novel system developed to turn data into real-time, interactive 3-D images

...ppears to float in midair." The technology will allow for manipulation of the volume-rendered object in real-time, giving physicians the ability to add and remove data, as well as to instantly view internal structures not otherwise visible. "Data viewing is rapid and allows accurate diagnosis in a fr...

Elastic interactions of membrane proteins

...rm specific tasks, such as channel proteins, which allow the flow of ions in only one formation. Ursell created a physical model which shows that the membrane itself can communicate structural and hence formational information between membrane proteins. Hence, proteins can "talk" and "respond" to each othe...

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(Date:7/30/2014)... Red Queen in Lewis Carroll,s Through the Looking ... National University of Singapore improved a 35-year-old ecology ... decades to millions of years. , The new ... incorporates the "Red Queen Effect," an evolutionary hypothesis ... which suggests that organisms must constantly increase their ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... until they hatched 4.5 years later, according to a ... PLOS ONE by Bruce Robison from Monterey ... have a single reproductive period during their life, where ... eggs until they hatch. Shallow-water octopuses typically care for ... is known about the brooding of deep-sea species. Using ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... (ACS) announced today that David L. Kaplan, Ph.D., will ... & Engineering as editor-in-chief. With the first issue ... will feature high-quality research in the rapidly burgeoning field ... materials that interact with living or biological systems. , ... tremendous growth in the field of biomaterials over the ...
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