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Space-borne sensors help Africa tackle water shortage problems
...g existing water resources, suitable dam locations and
land cover. The project is carried out by the Belg...ment) in partnership with the University of Zambia and
the Zambian water authorities. "The results of the IWAREMA project can be used to protect Zambias e...
Improved NIST SRM aids lead poisoning detection
...SRM) 955c from the National Institute of Standards and
Technology (NIST) cant be beat. SRM 955c is an ...icant changes in material composition, lead levels and
expanded uncertainties of the certified lead concentrations make SRM 955c an even more effective too...
How cells change the pace of their steps
...eedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) and
published Aug. 3 on the journals Web site describes forces and
energy exerted by the cells as they traveled across an elastic substrate. In videos recorded as the ...
National Ecological Observatory Network featured at ESA/SER Joint International Conference
Senior representatives from NEON, Inc. and
colleagues from the ecological community will pres...Network at the Ecological Society of America (ESA) and
the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) joint meeting in San Jose, California, August 5-10, 200...
ASM's new media campaigns take the gold
...ciety for Microbiologys MicrobeWorld Radio podcast and
Small Things Considered blog have been honored wit...ship in Washington, D.C. Both MicrobeWorld Radio and
Small Things Considered have received very positive feedback from students, professors, and
Beyond Mesopotamia: A radical new view of human civilization reported in Science
... of kilometers across to the areas of modern India and
Pakistan, according to Lawler. While Mesopotamia...id, we now know that the area between Mesopotamia and
India spawned a host of cities and
cultures between 3000 B.C.E. and
2000 B.C.E. Evidence of shared...
Universe's stringy birth revealed by young Czech scientist in EURYI winning project
...f the most promising candidates for such a theory, and
has since slipped in and
out of favour as new innovations have occurred. Now Europe is fortunate to have one of the worlds le...
Immunity in social amoeba suggests ancient beginnings
...duce cells that perform specific functions spores and
stalks. In this new report, Dr. Adam Kuspa, chair of biochemistry and
molecular biology at BCM, and
his colleagues describe a new kind of cell they dubbed a sentinel cell...
UC experts detail new standard for cleaner transportation fuels
...initiatives in other states, as well as nationally and
internationally. The new standard was commission...emissions from fuels by 10 percent by 2020. Carbon and
other greenhouse gases trap heat in the Earth's atmosphere and
are a major cause of global climate c...
New survey documents the headaches of computerized medicine
... to improve health outcomes, reduce medical errors and
increase cost efficiency, but hospitals adopting them must plan for immense workflow issues and
a host of other unanticipated consequences that come with them or face potentially crippling problem...
Forecasting system provides flood warnings to vulnerable residents of Bangladesh
...he National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and
Georgia Institute of Technology. Bangladesh is o...ers in recent days have left dozens of people dead and
several million marooned or displaced, with the toll likely to mount. The pilot program began this...
Discovery of new protein could provide new understanding of male fertility
...at the University of Constance, Konstanz, Germany, and
colleagues, overthrows the idea that protein degra...top one percent of papers reviewed in significance and
overall importance. Before being degraded, proteins are tagged with a small protein called ubiquit...
ASU researchers partner with UOP to make biofuel for military jets a reality
...ed Research Projects Agency (DARPA), is to develop and
commercialize a process to produce Jet Propellant (JP-8), which is used by U. S. and
NATO militaries. The ASU team in the School of Applied Arts and
Sciences will lead an effort to de...
Identified mechanism in the malaria parasite to help it adapt to infected individuals
...ct with red blood cells are a possible weak point, and
thus a very clear target to develop vaccines. Alfr...orts, an ICREA researcher working at IRB Barcelona and
an expert in molecular parasitology, together with researchers from the National Institute for Medic...
Scientists prove that disputed Korean stem cell line comes from an unfertilized egg and not cloning
...f Dr. George Q. Daley of Childrens Hospital Boston and
the Harvard Stem Cell Institute together with an i...ly generated by Korean scientists using human eggs and
somatic cell nuclear transfer. The original paper describing the SCNT-hES-1 cell line was retracted ...
Unlocking proteins from their cellular shell
...cture of proteins tucked within cells, unfold them and
expose new targets in the fight against disease. The findings for both simple red blood cells and
more versatile stem cells show that hidden and
folded parts of proteins can be exposed by physical s...
Discredited Korean embryonic stem cells' true origins revealed
...ort from researchers at Children's Hospital Boston and
the Harvard Stem Cell Institute sheds new light on... cell line, setting the historical record straight and
also establishing a much-needed set of standards for characterizing human embryonic stem cells. The ...
Unknotting DNA clue to cancer syndrome
..., assistant professor of microbiology at UC Davis, and
his colleagues studied the equivalent protein in y... chromosome arms to form a crossover. Both yeast and
human cells contain two copies of each chromosome, one from each parent. During the cell division cy...
Where broken DNA is repaired
BERKELEY, CA Ionizing radiation, toxic chemicals, and
other agents continually damage the body's DNA, threatening life and
health: unrepaired DNA can lead to mutations, which in turn can lead to diseases like cancer. Intric...
News tips from ACS Chemical Biology
...side effects How the sex hormones estrogen and
testosterone activate cell signaling pathways Helper peptides that can influence the opening of calcium channels in cell membranes A new technique called the double barrel shotgun approach that helps pinpoint key cellular proteins ...
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