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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
...not affect the optical properties of the lens. It also
could be applied to certain other surfaces in orde...ilage amines with 97 percent accuracy. Researchers also
used the polymer to check the freshness of a tuna by detecting the amount of amines present in the s...
Facial attraction -- choice of sexual partner shaped the human face
...ir eyebrows. The shorter and broader male face has also
evolved alongside and the canine teeth have shrunk, so men look less threatening to competitors, yet attractive to mates. At puberty, the region between the mouth and eyebrows, known as upper facial height, develops differently in men and women. Un...
Study begins to reveal clues to the cause and progression of sepsis
...e, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. We also
found that the difference between the inflammatory response in a patient with a good outcome and a patient with a bad outcome is only a matter of degree. The Pitt researchers say that in light of their results, treatments that completely abolish a ...
Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...hydrography; and fisheries and aquaculture. WHOI also
will provide consultation on the design of labora...d Nadhmi Al-Nasr, Interim President of KAUST, but also
because it will yield new discoveries from the Red Sea and enrich the minds of future scientists f...
Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too
...s of study, the science foundation notes, students also
are better prepared to be broadly inclusive in the...ources Foundation survey done in 2003. The report also
said the interior department also
will lose more than 60 percent of its program managers, the forest...
Climate change isolates Rocky Mountain butterflies
...ings of the National Academy of Sciences. Roland also
said the Parnassius are not currently a threatened species, but they and smaller species native to Rocky Mountain meadows, including some insects and rodents, will suffer "several consequences" if forests continue to expand unchecked. "Often fores...
AFCYBER holds science and technology symposium
...ce while forging a way ahead for AFCYBER. We were also
able to capitalize on the strengths of the local community, said Col. Tony Buntyn, the Director of the Global Cyberspace Air Operations Center who facilitated the meeting. Representatives from both Louisiana State University and Louisiana Tech Univ...
Beyond batteries: Storing power in a sheet of paper
...rated and can be printed like paper. The device is also
unique in that it can function as both a high-ener...l integrity or efficiency. The paper batteries can also
be stacked, like a ream of printer paper, to boost the total power output. Its essentially a regul...
Unravelling new complexity in the genome
...in previous studies, says Blencowe. These findings also
have implications for understanding human diseases such as cancers, since we can anticipate a more extensive role for altered regulation of splicing events that similarly went unnoticed due to the lack of the appropriate technology allowing their det...
Pollution causes 40 percent of deaths worldwide, study finds
...cause of 6 million children's deaths each year but also
makes millions of people much more susceptible to such killers as acute respiratory infections, malaria and a host of other life-threatening diseases, according to the research. Among the study's other main points: Nearly half the world's people ...
Invasion of the brain tumors
...first evidence that this neurotrophin receptor can also
be a potent mediator of glioma invasion, and they show that the expression of this receptor is sufficient to impart a dramatic invasive behavior on genetically distinct tumors. These data highlight a previously unknown function of this receptor and s...
Interaction of just 2 genes governs coloration patterns in mice
...ces in Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences. "It also
illuminates the pathway by which these two genes i...n present without changing the protein's sequence, also
reducing Mc1r activity and yielding lighter pigmentation. Both genes affect the type and amount of...
Bursts of waves drive immune system 'soldiers' toward invaders
...kind of components scrutinized in the new research also
drive cancer cell metastasis, the finding may lead...ut actin is not only an output of Hem-1 action; it also
appears to eliminate the Hem-1 that has assembled it, the new research shows. The scientists think t...
Newly created cancer stem cells could aid breast cancer research
...ialized state and seed new tumors. These cells can also
divide and produce the worker cells that form the ...e are cancer stem cells, declares Weinberg, who is also
an MIT professor of biology. Ince didnt set out to engineer these potent cells. As a post-doctoral...
MIT creates 3-D images of living cell
...r cells, showing internal cell structures. They've also
imaged C. elegans, a small worm, as well as several other cell types. The researchers based their technique on the same concept used to create three-dimensional CT (computed tomography) images of the human body, which allow doctors to diagnose and...
Risk of common vaginal infection linked to preterm birth appears higher for blacks
... is not as simple as just looking at the woman. We also
should consider her partner. Bacterial vaginosis...h, other studies have shown that women who have BV also
are more likely to get herpes and other sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV, said Dr. Simha...
Does the desire to consume alcohol and tobacco come from our genetic makeup?
... can be due to environmental cues, genomic factors also
play an important role. The etiology of these desi...alcohol and smoking. Our sex specific findings may also
play a role in the sex differences related to alcohol and tobacco use. ...
High blood pressure, low energy -- a recipe for heart failure
...trolled by ERR alpha, according to Kelly. Kelly is also
director of the Center for Cardiovascular Research...tissue accumulated and some heart cells died. They also
saw that the hearts had depleted fuel reserves. Kelly indicates that these studies show for the fir...
New, more direct pathways from outside the cell-to-cell nuclei discovered
...ich is known as an endosome or phagosome. It was also
already known that material can migrate out of an ...e nucleus by the beads. Similarly, the researchers also
labeled the cellular membrane with a fluorescent dye, and then observed the pinched off, internalize...
Abnormal fat metabolism underlies heart problems in diabetic patients
...s with the energy supply of heart muscle cells, it also
increases the amount of damaging oxygen-containing...niversity researchers to wonder if cardiolipin was also
affected in diabetic hearts. But in order to measure cardiolipin, the researchers needed a way to di...
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