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Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...i Arabia that describes the dynamic relationships among
fish stocks and the fisheries that harvest them. By tracing out the biological and economic effects of alternative fisheries policies, such a model provides support for resource managers. The proposed coastal hydrography and circulation project...
Climate change isolates Rocky Mountain butterflies
...previous work. "It's important to study movement among
populations that are becoming more and isolated due to shrinking habitats; but, ultimately, we need to study the population dynamics to find out if the habitat allows the species to reproduce and persist," Roland said. "This latest study shows that...
Clones on task serve greater good, evolutionary study shows
...ts a solid evolutionary strategy.At least if youre among
the creatures that produce scads of genetically identical offspring like microbes, plants or water fleas. These creatures provide a chance to wonder about the clones raised in near-identical environments that turn out differently than their kin. In ...
Interaction of just 2 genes governs coloration patterns in mice
...a tremendous amount of variation in color patterns among
organisms, ranging from leopard spots to zebra stripes, that help individuals survive," says Steiner, a postdoctoral researcher in UCSD's Division of Biological Sciences. "However, we know surprisingly little about how these adaptive color patterns a...
Features of replication suggest viruses have common themes, vulnerabilities
... features of replication that appear to cross over among
many viruses." Using powerful electron microscop...ggests, that could be one of several common themes among
different groups of viruses. "Multiple features in the structure and function of these replication...
Doernbecher Children's Hospital scientist earns coveted Javits award
...itutions around the world. Thiscross-fertilization among
scientific leaders is an NIH priority intendedto accelerate the pace of translational research. We are delighted hiswork has been singled out by this very senior assembly of distinguishedneurologists and neuroscientists," said Mark Richardson, M.D., ...
Risk of common vaginal infection linked to preterm birth appears higher for blacks
...male partnerships. Generally, BV was less common among
white women compared to black women in the group. ...d. Reasons for the observed variance in BV rates among
racial groups also are not well understood, Dr. Simhan said. There could be genetic differences th...
Abnormal fat metabolism underlies heart problems in diabetic patients
...etic people. But why is heart disease so prevalent among
diabetics? To help answer that question, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have been analyzing the fat (lipid) composition of heart tissue from laboratory mice with diabetes. They have found that heart cells of diab...
ESF EURYI award winner aims to stop cancer cells reading their own DNA
...ies. The research involves cross-disciplinary work among
scientists in different fields with the long term goal of developing more precisely targeted molecular medicines for a variety of diseases involving disruption to normal cellular functions and not just cancer. Dekkers work has already shown great pr...
European Science Foundation's Forward Look reaches out beyond the endless frontiers
...ities. On the other hand ESF Member Organisations, among
them research councils, research performing organisations and academies, are also invited to put forward their topic suggestions. In the meantime individual researchers, groups of scientists or scientific societies are encouraged to propose their top...
Smithsonian scientists show differing patterns of rainforest biodiversity
... Carolinaand noted the variation in species makeup among
the different sites. The data showed low beta diversity across the study area for all three groups of insects as well as for plants, indicating that species tend to be widespread and the biological communities change very little even across large ...
Sugar and spice and everything nice: Health differences in newborn girls and boys
...er understanding of sex-based health discrepancies among
some newborns. One study found that gender differe... May Play A Role," respectively. Their research is among
the 100 presentations being offered at the upcoming conference, Sex and Gender in Cardiovascular-Ren...
Research aims to identify markers for menopausal women at risk for deadly blood clot
...ids, 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 Regency Austin on Town Lake, Austin, TX. The event is the second scientific gather...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
.... Total and activated Pak1 were evenly distributed among
multiple neurites before polarization, but once a neurite emerged as the axon, activated Pak1 was restricted to the soma and the distal part of the nascent axon, where it reorganized the F-actin cytoskeleton. Expression of constitutively active Pak1 ...
Other highlights in the Aug. 7 JNCI
...milar to men diagnosed with a first cancer, except among
some diagnosed with testicular cancer between 1973 and 1979. Most testicular cancer patients are cured, but survivors are at a higher risk for second cancers later in life. There is little data on mortality rates of testicular cancer survivors with...
UCLA scientists produce functioning neurons from human embryonic stem cells
...and find a way to stop or treat it. Sun will be among
the first researchers to be able to study true neuron function. A second important discovery in Suns study showed that two embryonic stem cells lines derived in similar manners, and therefore expected to behave similarly when differentiating, did ...
Gene variant is associated with brain anatomy, clinical course of ADHD
...o appears associated with better clinical outcomes among
individuals with the disorder, according to a repo...try, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. ADHD is among
the most heritable of neuropsychiatric disorders, according to background information in the article...
Genetic factors strongly shape how peers are chosen
...er and his colleagues examined peer group deviance among
approximately 1,800 male twin pairs from mid-childhood to early adulthood, between 1998 and 2004. The twin pairs that participated in this study were from the Virginia Twin Registry. The Virginia Twin Registry, now part of the VCU Mid-Atlantic Twin R...
Biologist traces coconut's history through DNA
...hich can be used to infer historical relationships among
populations. The work will be done in collaborat...his is key to delineating historical relationships among
different populations. Fossil data indicate that the coconut underwent an ancient dispersal eve...
Gene predicts better outcome as cortex normalizes in teens with ADHD
...thy subjects, it appeared to confer advantage only among
youth with ADHD. For example, participants with AD...was also a trend toward better overall functioning among
those with at least one copy of the 7-repeat variant at follow-up. The MRI scans revealed that 7-...
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