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A 'private bandwidth' for communication in bats: Evidence from insular horseshoe bats
...udy in the Journal of Biogeography by Danilo Russo and
colleagues suggests that this is certainly the cas...nolophidae). These bats find their way in the dark and
detect insect prey by emitting long ultrasound calls mainly made of a constant frequency. Different ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
...ssPac with news from ACS 35 peer-reviewed journals and
Chemical & Engineering News. Please credit the ind...E TO JOURNALISTS: Special editions of the Aug. 15 and
Aug. 22 PressPac will carry breaking science news from the ACS National Meeting in Boston. PressPa...
NIH gives $8M to University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine for myositis research
... 13 Researchers from the division of rheumatology and
clinical immunology at the University of Pittsburg... contract from the National Institute of Arthritis and
Skin Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Chester V. Odd...
Facial attraction -- choice of sexual partner shaped the human face
Men with large jaws, flaring cheeks and
large eyebrows are sexy, at least in the eyes of o...the secret to determining the sex of our ancestors and
what makes us attractive to the opposite sex for reproduction. According to palaeontologists at t...
Study begins to reveal clues to the cause and progression of sepsis
...e to an infection, which can lead to organ failure and
death. More than 30 percent will die, making sepsi...tments have been based on data from small studies, and
most of these therapies have failed. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh believe that the...
Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...2007) -- The King Abdullah University of Science and
Technology (KAUST) announced that the Woods Hol...on June 15 in Saudi Arabia to view the KAUST site and
conclude the initial Memorandum of Understanding that was signed in April 2007. KAUST is a new wo...
Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too
...ation of the worlds biodiversity are to be tackled and
fixed, then science and
people must mix. So say Dr. Lee Fitzgerald, a conservation biologist who has traveled through Lati...
Climate change isolates Rocky Mountain butterflies
...ng tree line in the Rockies due to global warming, and
a policy not to initiate "prescribed burns" (inten...ight to generate enough body heat in order to fly, and
forests are generally too shady for them and
inhibit their ability to move. However, expanding for...
AFCYBER holds science and technology symposium
...n, Eighth Air Force Commander Lt Gen. Robert Elder and
his staff hosted a meeting at Barksdale AFB in Shr...y 16-17 to bring together preeminent cyber science and
technology experts from across the country. This follows a recent study on Cyber Warfare conducted...
Beyond batteries: Storing power in a sheet of paper
...y is lightweight, ultra thin, completely flexible, and
geared toward meeting the trickiest design and
energy requirements of tomorrows gadgets, implantable medical equipment, and
New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
...le targets for deforestation if the Kyoto Protocol and
upcoming negotiations on carbon trading fail to in...the South African National Biodiversity Institute, and
the University of California-Santa Barbara calls for the HFLD countries to receive preventive credit...
Clones on task serve greater good, evolutionary study shows
...onments, with pretty much the same water, sunshine and
soil. But even in that stable home, little variati...e comes when scientists call a big family reunion, and
discover that the A family all look close to alike, despite those subtle environmental differences. ...
Unravelling new complexity in the genome
... is behind the genetic differences between simpler and
more complex life forms. Increased functional and
cellular complexity can be explained, in large part, by how genes and
the products of genes are regu...
Diverse genetic abnormalities lead to NF-κB activation in multiple myeloma
...r individuals with multiple myeloma (MM), a common and
incurable blood cell cancer. The research, publish...lie aberrant NF-κB activity in MM tumor cells and
underscores the relevance of the NF-κB signaling pathway as a target for MM therapy. MM is a ...
Pollution causes 40 percent of deaths worldwide, study finds
...rcent of deaths worldwide are caused by water, air and
soil pollution, concludes a Cornell researcher. Su...ted. Both factors contribute to the malnourishment and
disease susceptibility of 3.7 billion people, he says. David Pimentel, Cornell professor of ecology ...
Invasion of the brain tumors
Gliomas are highly malignant and
invasive tumors with tendrils that extend far from...site, rendering conventional therapies ineffective and
leading to an invariably poor prognosis. In a new study published online this week in the open-acces...
Which came first, the moth or the cactus?
... in the parched Sonoran desert of southern Arizona and
northern Mexico, the senita moth depends on a sing... species -- the senita cactus -- both for its food and
for a place to lay eggs. The senita cactus is equally dependent upon the moth, the only species that...
Interaction of just 2 genes governs coloration patterns in mice
...MBRIDGE, Mass. -- Biologists at Harvard University and
the University of California, San Diego, have foun... the Natural Sciences in Harvard's Faculty of Arts and
Sciences. "It also illuminates the pathway by which these two genes interact to produce distinctive ...
Bursts of waves drive immune system 'soldiers' toward invaders
...pe -- holds the potential for better understanding and
treatment of cancer and
heart disease. Visible only under a very high-resolution light microscope, the dynamic waves are m...
Protein 'chatter' linked to cancer activation
...stence of cross-talk between human chromosome ends and
the protein complexes central to the stability of ...langiectasia, ataxia telangiectasia-like disorder, and
Nijmegen breakage syndrome. The proteins whose deficiency is responsible for these three human di...
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