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Almac Diagnostics announces pioneering genetic research on ductal carcinoma in situ
...an individual disease, in this case breast cancer, and
contain significant additional data, relevant to t...ration with Prof Adrian Harris, Cancer Research UK and
Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Oxford. Our novel technology is helping researc...
Inflammation may cause preterm labor and fetal deaths
...m bacterial infections is linked to preterm births and
deaths, according to researchers from Case Western Reserve Universitys School of Dental Medicine and
the Case School of Medicine. They found if receptors responding to the presence of dead or living b...
What we can learn from the biggest extinction in the history of Earth
... Jonathan Payne, assistant professor of geological and
environmental sciences. Payne, a paleobiologist wh...y in 2005, studies the Permian-Triassic extinction and
the following 4 million years of instability in the global carbon cycle. In the July issue of the Ge...
Innovative tagging technique may help researchers better protect fish stocks
...ish. Through a new research grant from the David and
Lucile Packard Foundation, Thorrold and
colleagues plan to use harmless chemical tags to track the dispersal of the larvae of coral reef fis...
New technology reveals seal behavior
...luding UK scientists from University of St Andrews and
British Antarctic Survey to witness for the first ...r of the southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) and
how it relates to its physical environment. Small sensors were attached to 85 seals to track their m...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
1. Docking and
Priming with Munc18 Attila Gulys-Kovcs, Heidi de ...ey, Ruud Toonen, Jrgen Klingauf, Matthijs Verhage, and
Jakob B. Srensen This week, Gulys-Kovcs et al. unmask a dual role for Munc18 in docking and
Ecologists work to link kids with nature
Cable television and
video games are winning out over more traditional outdoor recreation for the time and
interest of our young people. Our kids need fewer adventure games and
more actual adventure in thei...
Viewing ecosystems from above
New technology and
global observations have improved resource-management decision making from disaster detection and
mitigation of fires, insect outbreaks, storms, and
floods, to agricultural management and
Experiment suggests limitations to carbon dioxide 'tree banking'
... tissue, only those pines receiving the most water and
nutrients were able to store significant amounts o...ch trees may depend on the vagaries of the weather and
large scale forest fertilization efforts, said Ram Oren, the FACE project director. "If water avai...
Preclinical study links gene to brain aneurysm formation
... a person to brain aneurysms. Todd Abruzzo, MD, and
his colleagues demonstrated that knocking out a ge... An aneurysm occurs when a blood vessel weakens and
stretches, forming a bulge in the vessel wall that can rupture and
hemorrhage. Intracranial arterial...
Secret life of elephant seals not secret anymore!
...n their winter feeding trips, where they find food and
where they dont, and
help explain why some populations have remained stable since 1950 while others have declined. The ...
Bacteria may not hasten death
...e conventional wisdom that even harmless bacteria and
the immune response they provoke suck up the energy of the host organism and
hasten its death. It seemed like it was dogma that if the organism has to spend energy doing somet...
Weed gave up sex long ago
...ke plant Arabidopsis thaliana lost interest in sex and
startedself-pollinating at least a million years a...yMagnus Nordborg, associate professor of molecular and
computational biologyat the University of Southern California. The results contradict a 2004 estim...
Other highlights in the Aug. 7 JNCI
Minerals Showed Little Benefit on Liver Cancer Death Rates Taking vitamins and
minerals did not reduce liver cancer death rates in a study conducted by the National Cancer Institu...
Lost forest yields several new species
...ecies new to science: a bat, a rodent, two shrews, and
two frogs. The forested regionincluding the Misots...nga Massif is located just west of Lake Tanganyika and
has been off limits to scientists since 1960 as a result of continued instability in the area. If...
Link between sunspots, rain helps predict disease in east Africa
...tager of Paul Smith's College in Paul Smiths, N.Y. and
colleagues, can be used by public health officials...ager said. "Those events lead to erosion, flooding and
disease. With the help of these findings, we can now say when especially rainy seasons are likely to...
Argonne wins three R&D 100 awards for innovative technologies
...ory devised three of the worlds top 100 scientific and
technological innovations during 2006, as judged b...chnology developments to enhance Americas economic and
national security, said U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman. My heartiest congratulations to the...
In limiting life span, study finds booming bacteria innocent
...flies are simply crawling with bacteriaboth inside and
outbut their microbial infestations dont seem to h...hough the flies were accumulating so much bacteria and
a robust immune response to that bacteria, its not limiting how long the flies live. The question is...
High-intensity ultrasound may launch attack on cancer, wherever it lurks
... the ultrasound, the immune system might even seek and
destroy cancer cells, including those that have sp...nd, or HIFU, is in use or testing in China, Europe and
the United States to kill tumors by heating them. But Duke researchers now find that HIFU might work...
Cornell scientists link E. coli bacteria to Crohn's disease
...Veterinary Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College and
the College of Agriculture and
Life Sciences have discovered that a novel group of E. coli bacteria containing genes similar to th...
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