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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007

...in about 30,000 scientific reports from scientists around the world each year. The reports include discoveries in medicine, health, nutrition, energy, the environment and other fields that span sciences horizons from astronomy to zoology. Podcaster for Science Elements is Steve Showalter, Ph.D., a chemist...

Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner

... program for individual investigators and centers around the world and a student scholarship program wil...ea and enrich the minds of future scientists from around the world. KAUST will contribute to global scientific and technological advancement by bringing th...

Doernbecher Children's Hospital scientist earns coveted Javits award

...es with leadingscientists in academic institutions around the world. Thiscross-fertilization among scientific leaders is an NIH priority intendedto accelerate the pace of translational research. We are delighted hiswork has been singled out by this very senior assembly of distinguishedneurologists and neuro...

MIT creates 3-D images of living cell

...nal X-ray images taken as the X-ray source rotates around the object. You can reconstruct a 3D representation of an object from multiple images taken from multiple directions, said Wonshik Choi, lead author of the paper and a Spectroscopy Laboratory postdoctoral associate. Cells don't absorb much visibl...

New, more direct pathways from outside the cell-to-cell nuclei discovered

...watching sessions, he noticed phagosomes clustered around a cell's nucleus. "It made me wonder why the phago...le to systematically search for phagosome clusters around nuclei until he received NSF funding in 2006 to purchase a confocal microscope, which provides three...

OHSU turns mouse into factory for human liver cells

...ble to set up, which is very different from what's around now." In fact, the human liver cells from the repopulated mouse livers are indistinguishable from normal human liver cells, according to the study. "The healthy human liver cells take over and replace the sick mouse liver cells," Grompe said. "You ...

1 of deep ocean's most turbulent areas has big impact on climate

... you add all the seawater in the passage, equal to around five million watts, which is comparable to output from a nuclear reactor. ...

Penguins march into new park

... in Golfo San Jorge, the new protected area covers around 250 square miles (647 square kilometers) of coastal waters and nearby islands strung along almost 100 miles (160 kilometers) of shoreline. The announcement was made by President Nestor Kirchner of Argentina, the Governor of the Province of ChubutM...

A unique arrangement for egg cell division

...art and accumulate in the cells centre. There, the around 80 individual MTOCs start interacting in a tug-of-war of pulling and pushing each other. This ultimately leads to a self-organized spindle with two poles in which all chromosomes are accurately aligned for the subsequent chromosome elimination. Assem...

JCI table of contents: Aug. 9, 2007

...pothalamus are lean because they eat less and move around more than normal mice. These effects on behavior were associated with decreased signaling in the hypothalamus through a protein known as PPAR-alpha. Administration of a PPAR-alpha agonist into the hypothalamus increased the amount mice lacking FAS sp...

European Science Foundation's Forward Look reaches out beyond the endless frontiers

... ) The Forward Look Nanomedicine was organized around five specialised workshops, each attended by a sma...l ) The Forward Look Systems Biology was built around three Grand Challenge meetings. Its final report presents a vision of how the field of Systems Biolo...

Biofuel economics

...ion gallon gasoline equivalent capacity range from around $111 million for a conventional grain ethanol plant to $854 million for an advanced (Fischer Tropsch) plant. The difference in the final cost of the fuel, however, was less severe, being $1.74 for grain ethanol when corn costs $3.00 per bushel and $1...

Female gender provides an advantage in renal diseases

...ontribute to kidney scarring) in the cells located around the small blood vessels of the kidneys (cultured mesangial cells). She and her colleagues found that: the female hormone estradiol inhibited the activity of transforming growth factor (TGF-]); TGF-] promotes scarring of the kidney in many rena...

Weizmann Institute scientists discover a control mechanism for metastasis

...ists carried out tests on tumor samples taken from around 300 patients with inflammatory breast cancer, a rare but swift and deadly form of the disease, which is associated with elevated growth factor levels. The scientists found a strong correlation between high growth factor activity and levels of the 'pl...

What we can learn from the biggest extinction in the history of Earth

...e presents evidence that underwater limestone beds around the world eroded at the time of the end-Permian extinction. This finding, coupled with geochemical evidence for changes in the relative abundances of carbon isotopes, strongly suggests an acidic marine environment at the time of the extinction. The r...

Innovative tagging technique may help researchers better protect fish stocks

...tion dynamics of grouper and snapper in the waters around the Great Barrier Reef and Papua New Guinea. Through a new technique known as TRAnsgenerational Isotope Labeling (TRAIL), the researchers will introduce an artificial taga stable isotope of bariuminto the tissues of mature female fish just before s...

Argonne wins three R&D 100 awards for innovative technologies

...rid software has attracted thousands of users from around the world and has encouraged numerous commercial a...es from the Nevada test site at a concentration of around one part per thousand from a distance of 600 m, with a potential for tenfold increase in sensitivity...

Indo-Pacific coral reefs disappearing more rapidly than expected

...ly, coral cover, a measure of reef health, hovered around 50 percent. Today, only about 2 percent of reefs in the Indo-Pacific have coral cover close to the historical baseline We have already lost half of the worlds reef-building corals, said John Bruno, lead study author and associate professor of marin...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 1, 2007

...in about 30,000 scientific reports from scientists around the world each year. The reports include discoveries in medicine, health, nutrition, energy, the environment and other fields that span sciences horizons from astronomy to zoology. Podcaster for Science Elements is Steve Showalter, Ph.D., a chemist a...

Computer graphics spills from milk to medicine

...n-absorbing medium. The Lorenz-Mie theory has been around for more than a century and was introduced to graphics in 1995. In computer graphics, it has been used to compute the optical properties of certain paints, plastics, clouds, atmospheric phenomena and other media that can be described as spherical par...

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(Date:7/29/2014)... Swimming microorganisms, such as bacteria and spermatozoa, are subjected ... forces exerted by the surrounding fluid. Such low-level ... found that the direction of propulsion made possible by ... viscoelastic fluid. These findings have been published in ... Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), in Le Barp, ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Northern Territories in Canada and have sent smoke drifting ... on. NASA,s Aqua satellite collected this natural-color image ... July 26, 2014. Actively burning areas, detected by MODIS,s ... smoke are drifting northward in this image. Smoke ... Fire has caused power outages in the area and ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... New research from scientists at the University of Kent ... inside cells are regulated a breakthrough that could ... A team from Kent,s School of Biosciences uncovered the ... within cells known as actin filaments are ... these actin filaments appear to completely stable, providing a ...
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