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UCF research links proteins, stem cells and potential Alzheimer's treatment
...esearchers from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and
the National Institutes of Health, combined a technique for transplanting stem cells into rats and
a newly discovered compound, phenserine. It reduces the amount of a plaque that is a hallmark of Alz...
Anthrax bacterium's deadly secrets probed
...m secretes equip it to grow only in an animal host and
not in the soil. This finding sheds light on wh...mant in soil for, in some cases, hundreds of years and
then to cause a rapid, often fatal, illness when ingested by a suitable animal host. Bioterrorists ...
Biologist traces coconut's history through DNA
The coconut has been popular in lore and
on palates for centuries, yet little is known about the history of coconuts domestication and
dispersal around the world. Now, a biologist at Washington University in St. Louis is emba...
Teamwork between 2 key proteins necessary for normal development and regulation of red blood cells
...in genetic blood disorders like sickle cell anemia and
beta-thalassemia, have identified two proteins tha...ene therapies for patients with sickle cell anemia and
beta-thalassemia. In an article pre-published online Aug. 3 as a First Edition Paper in the journ...
Gene predicts better outcome as cortex normalizes in teens with ADHD
...r ADHD, it also predicted better clinical outcomes and
higher IQ than two other common versions of the sa...stems from interactions between several such genes and
non-genetic factors. Shaw, Judith Rapoport M.D., and
colleagues report on their magnetic resonance...
UF, French scientists seek test to detect gene doping in athletes
...spawn athletes capable of out-running, out-jumping and
out-cycling the strongest of champions. But resear...the wake of recent Tour de France drug violations and
with the 2008 Olympics looming the need to stay ahead of the game has never been more evident. That...
Not all embryonic stem cell lines are created equal
...ch team was led by UCLA stem cell biologist Yi Sun and
Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator Thoma...ly immature cells that are capable of self-renewal and
of differentiating into any type of tissue in the body. Researchers believe they hold the potential ...
Genetic analysis finds greater threat in frog-killing fungus
...duction of non-native predatory fish in some areas and
to chytridiomycosis, a quickly spreading disease c...e pathogen's ability to spread over long distances and
possibly persist in the environment as a consequence of sexual reproduction, according to the resear...
In a first, Einstein scientists discover the dynamics of transcription in living mammalian cells
...es of transcription in real time. Their unexpected and
surprising findings have fundamentally changed the...-chair of anatomy & structural biology at Einstein and
senior author of the study, which appears in the August issue of Nature Structural & Molecular Biolo...
Satellite tracking will help answer questions about penguin travels
...The birds will be released into the Atlantic Ocean and
their movements traced using satellites and
the Internet. The idea is to plug a critical gap in the knowledge of the Magellanics' ...
New mechanism links smoking to lung damage
...PLoS One, researchers show how a poorly understood and
previously unsuspected mechanism may be the key to...Chicago, the University of California at San Diego and
the University of California at Los Angeles, suggests new ways to prevent smoking-related cellular d...
Disabling a sensory organ prompts female mice to act like male mice
...vern gender-specific behaviors, such as aggression and
courtship, are similar in the male and
female brain. According to the new study, the sexual behaviors of female mice, at least, are ruled b...
Multicenter study nets new lung tumor-suppressor gene
BOSTON--Collaborating scientists in Boston and
North Carolina have found that a particular gene c...l be published on the journal's Web site on Aug. 5 and
later in a print version. If further research shows LKB1 has a similar effect in human lung cells,...
Defects in critical gene lead to accelerated lung tumor growth
...ecific genes that recognize these malignant events and
keep cells from growing out of control. Only a few...f North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and
Harvard Medical School have added to the list another powerful tumor suppressor, a gene called LKB1....
See what you're spewing as you speed along
...ecording levels of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and
methane from directly inside an exhaust. Once op...t would monitor emissions as vehicles drive along and
potentially help people reduce their emissions by adjusting their driving style. Reporting in the ...
Why nectar-feeding bats need a 'power drink' to fly
... burn sugar faster than any other mammal on Earth and
three times faster than even top-class athletes e...r Christian Voigt of the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and
Wildlife Research in Berlin and
Professor John Speakman of the University of Aberdeen fed long-tongu...
MIT study: Maturity brings richer memories
...ring how memory formation differs between children and
adults have found that although the two groups hav... where, when - emerges gradually during childhood, and
plays a critical role in education. The brain systems underlying it have been extensively studied in...
Human knowledge is based upon directed connectivity between brain areas
... used to classify objects in the world around them and
group them into categories that have been formed and
shaped constantly through every day's experience. Categorization during visual perception is excepti...
A sensory organ, not the brain, differentiates male and female behavior in some mammals
... might drive the dramatic differences between male and
female behavior. Now biologists at Harvard Univers...male mice to adopt male behaviors such as mounting and
pelvic thrusting while abandoning female behaviors such as nesting and
nursing. "These results are...
Census of Marine Life historians detail collapse of bluefin tuna population off northern Europe
...modern electronic fish tagging efforts off Ireland and
in the Gulf of Mexico, revealing remarkable migrations and
life-cycle secrets of the declining species. Tuna Past: Case of the Disappearing Bluefins Dus...
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