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New research holds promise for protecting cancer patients against infertility
...ovarian tissue. In addition to raising awareness among
the medical profession, more support is needed for research in this important area....
Bioinformatics-related methods are featured in Cold Spring Harbor Protocols
...cific genes, evaluate the evolutionary relatedness among
species, and identify DNA variants that are predictive of disease. This valuable information can both complement and drive the more traditional laboratory-based experimental studies. This months release of Cold Spring Harbor Protocols highlights tw...
Antibody linked to MS significantly higher in spinal fluid of blacks
...ease.The findings suggest that genetic differences among
ethnic groups contribute to changes in the immune ...in and vision problems. The disease is more common among
Caucasians than any other group and affects two to three times as many women as men. Research has s...
Generalized reciprocity in rats
...mechanism may promote the evolution of cooperation among
unfamiliar non-relatives in many other animals....
Health Physics Society
...vacuation than from the actual radiation. Even among
the various candidates for dirty bomb materials, he points out, those that have the greatest potential for harm (such as strontium-90, found in large thermal-electric generators) are the most difficult to conceal and transport, while the easier to co...
Endometriosis increases the risk of certain cancers
...ogical studies have shown an increased cancer risk among
women with endometriosis, especially ovarian cance...this is the first study to investigate cancer risk among
women with endometriosis that also stratifies for parity. Dr Melin, a specialist doctor in the dep...
Stressed-out African naked mole-rats may provide clues about human infertility
...inuum of socially-induced reproductive suppression among
mammals, with other examples including primates su...uity can be influenced by single genes that differ among
species in their patterns of expression in the brain. Humans also vary widely in the way in which ...
Modern brains have an ancient core
...sume that such multifunctional sensory neurons are among
the most ancient neuron types. Their role was likely to directly convey sensory cues from the ancient marine environment to changes in the animals body. Over time these autonomous cells might have clustered together and specialised forming complex br...
Journal of Nuclear Medicine's impact grows, remains consistently high over past 5 years
... the societys flagship publication in fourth place among
85 nuclear medicine, radiology and medical imaging journals, according to results from the Thomson Institute for Scientific Informations Journal Citation Report. JNM is ranked in the top 5 percent of all imaging journals based on its impact factor,...
Breast cancer prognosis runs in the family
...g 2,787 mother-daughter pairs and 831 sister pairs among
women with breast cancer diagnosed between 1961 and 2001 from Swedens national Multi-Generation Register. They found that a womans breast cancer prognosis predicts the survival of her first-degree relatives with breast cancer. Mothers surviving br...
Bright future for nano-sized light source
...g with it, Liphardt said. Yang and Liphardt were among
the co-authors of a paper that is featured on the cover of the June 28, 2007 edition of the journal /Nature./ The paper is entitled: Tunable Nanowire Nonlinear Optical Probe. Other authors of the paper were Yuri Nakayama, Peter Pauzauskie, Aleksandra...
Female iguanas pay high costs to choose a mate
...es devote a surprising amount of effort to picking among
males on a lek, even though they appear to gain only genetic material from their chosen mate. Visiting attractive males (males that display more often) carries the highest costs. The longer female iguanas spend in the company of these appealing suito...
Support for chromosomal theory of cancer found in cancers' development of drug resistance
... of cancer, which is receiving increased attention among
cancer researchers, each cancer is unique, and there is no magic bullet. "The mutation theory of cancer says that a limited number of genes causes cancer, so cancers should all be more or less the same," Duesberg said. The chromosomal theory, which...
Other highlights in JNCI, June 26
...maller, short-term, and did not consider variation among
individuals when evaluating the impact of finaster..., the definitions of these endpoints varied widely among
studies. A panel of clinical trial experts reached a consensus on definitions for the endpoints a...
Gene variant increases risk for alcoholism following childhood abuse
... are about six times higher than the average rates among
all U.S. women. Childhood sexual abuse is also pr...oholism, antisocial behavior and MAOA-LPR genotype among
non-abused women. Our findings show that MAOA seems to moderate the impact of childhood trauma on ...
$125 million bioenergy initiative powered by Midwest ag industry, MSU research
...oward an economy powered by strategic partnerships among
states, research universities and industry, said M...ional Laboratories; and the University of Florida, among
others. The research focus: breeding new varieties of bioenergy plants, developing new processing...
UC Davis is partner in new $125 million federal bioenergy research center
...ientific studies have consistently ranked biofuels among
the topcandidates for meeting large-scale energy needs, particularly in thetransportation sector. However, the commercial-scale production ofclean, efficient, cost-effective biofuels will requiretechnology-transforming scientific breakthroughs. Res...
ORNL-led team wins DOE bioenergy center
...ts together position Tennessee and the South to be among
the leaders in the emerging field of bioenergy, Bredesen said. John Petersen, president of the University of Tennessee, said, The University of Tennessee is excited to be part of the DOE Bioenergy Science Center team. The centers cutting edge rese...
A new system for collaboration in cell communication
...celona) have identified a new signalling mechanism among
cells in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. The researchers found that two independent groups of cells generate the same signal by different pathways and that these cells subsequently act together to send the signal to the target cell. In this m...
March of the giant penguins
...n coast of Peru. These new penguin fossils are among
the most complete yet recovered and call into ques... near New Zealand. The new penguin specimens are among
the most complete yet discovered that show us what early penguins looked like. Both new species had ...
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