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Macho men are seen as bad choice for long-term love
...ggests. Conversely, the psychologists from Durham and
St Andrews Universities found that men with feminine facial features are seen as more committed and
less likely to cheat on their partners. The study, published in the current edition of Personality...
Role of thyroid hormones in slumber under investigation at Rutgers
...ers-Camden researchers will pinpoint precisely how and
when thyroid hormones influence the brains sleep-r...on a previously unknown sleep-regulatory substance and
potentially answer why existing sleep medications arent the cure-all for everyone. Joseph V. Mart...
Study: Sticking to the sand might not be such good, clean fun for beachgoers
...he water. Microbes that result in beach closures and
health advisories when detected at unsafe levels i...ished in the July 1 issue of Environmental Science and
Technology, the study found that sand at beaches all along the California coast contained some level...
Penn researchers discover how key protein stops inflammation
...r inflammatory diseases, such as sepsis, diabetes, and
rheumatoid arthritis. The novelty of our study ...search Investigator in the Department of Pathology and
Laboratory Medicine and
first author of the Science paper. By mimicking Bcl-3 activity, we may be ab...
Indo-Pacific coral reefs disappearing more rapidly than expected
CHAPEL HILL Corals in the central and
western Pacific ocean are dying faster than previ...uilding corals, said John Bruno, lead study author and
associate professor of marine ecology and
conservation in the department of marine sciences in UNC-C...
American Chemical Society meets Aug. 19-23 in Boston
Just a reminder that one of 2007s largest and
most important scientific meetings is set to unfol...19 Material Innovations: From Nanotech to Biotech and
Beyond at which noted scientists will discuss challenges and
opportunities for commercialization of...
AAAS analysis finds Congress would add billions to FY 2008 R&D investment
The U.S. Senate and
House of Representatives are poised to add billions of dollars to the fiscal year 2008 research and
development (R&D) budget, with much of the proposed new funding targeted for environmental, energy a...
UCLA scientists produce functioning neurons from human embryonic stem cells
Scientists with the Institute of Stem Cell Biology and
Medicine at UCLA were able to produce from human e...g neurons that will allow them to create models of and
study diseases such as Alzheimers, Parkinsons, prefrontal dementia and
Growing food and
fiber entails the use of fertilizer and
irrigation systems and
results in land clearing. These side effects of agriculture can lead to regi...
Taking a supplement of glycine helps prevent degenerative diseases such as arthrosis or osteoporosis
...o acid used by the organism to synthesise proteins and
is present in foods such as fish, meat or dairy pr...t at the Cellular Metabolism Institute in Tenerife and
at the Department of Biochemistry and
Molecular Biology of the University of Granada by Doctor Pat...
ASBMB taps 8 scientists and 1 politician for top awards
...THESDA, Md. The American Society for Biochemistry and
Molecular Biology (ASBMB) has announced the recipi...of its annual awards competition. Eight scientists and
one politician were singled out for their outstanding achievements and
contributions to science. The...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 1, 2007
...ssPac with news from ACS 35 peer-reviewed journals and
Chemical & Engineering News. Please credit the ind...e Toward faster tests to identify carcinogens and
other environmental toxins Mark Your Calendars: 234th ACS National Meeting, August 19-23, Bost...
Pregnant mothers join search for causes of autism
What: Pregnant women and
new mothers who already have one child with autism will join UC Davis researchers and
officials from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and
the U.S. Environmental Pr...
Story tips from the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2007
...t manufacturers by industry heavyweights Honeywell and
General Electric. The instrument offeringsRF ValProbe by GE and
OneWireless by Honeywellrepresent a new generation of wireless technology that taps industry-standar...
Gene variant is associated with brain anatomy, clinical course of ADHD
...th attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and
with thinner tissue in areas of the brain that han...ay also have a unique neuropsychological, clinical and
pharmacological profile, although there remains considerable debate over the exact nature of this ph...
Genetic factors strongly shape how peers are chosen
...e or other externalizing behaviors such as conduct and
antisocial personality disorder. As we grow and
move out of our own home environment, our genetically influenced temperament becomes more and
Link identified between Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma
... carried out at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and
funded by the Wellcome Trust has also shown that n...clear link between what causes Alzheimer's disease and
one of the basic mechanisms behind glaucoma," says Dr Francesca Cordeiro from University College Lon...
Computer graphics spills from milk to medicine
... generating realistic milk images based on the fat and
protein content will likely push the field of comp...nto the realms of diagnostic medicine, food safety and
atmospheric science, according to a new study. Computer graphics is no longer just about pretty pi...
Research team enlightens the reasons for severe blindness
...blind. Those affected, family members, researchers and
doctors hope that this fate might be avoided one d...the GSF - National Research Center for Environment and
Health: they identified a further gene for the inherited retinal disease Leber Congenital Amaurosis ...
Can hemp help the everglades?
...N, WI, JULY 26, 2007 Within Southern Florida, soil and
water conditions indicate potential for leaching f...ists from USDA-Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and
University of Florida conducted studies to evaluate the specific groundwater risk from atrazine use ...
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