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Molecular fossils uncover link between viruses and the immune system

... fossils did for the dinosaurs and reptiles. Their article is published in the April 15 issue of Molecular Cell . These "molecular fossils" also revealed that viruses and proteins of immune system share the same structure. One plausible explanation may be that viral building blocks served as precursors for ...

JCI table of contents May 1, 2005

...; E-mail: dlefer@lsuhsc.edu View the PDF of this article at: https://www.the-jci.org/article.php?id=22493 ...-mail: scherer@aecom.yu.edu View the PDF of this article at: https://www.the-jci.org/article.php?id=23424 NEUROLOGY EBV inflames multiple sclerosis Mul...

Ume researchers have mapped the dams of the world

... in different parts of the world. The name of the article is Fragmentation and Flow Regulation of the World's Large River Systems and is published in Science on April 15, 2005. The research project has amongst others been funded by WWF Sweden, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization...

Diversity, endemism, and age distributions in macroevolutionary sources and sinks

...mmigration of species. This theory, outlined in an article to appear in the June 2005 issue of The American Naturalist, also shows how combining the ages of species, determined from the fossil record, with information on where those species currently live can give insight into the past processes that have sh...

Penn researchers determine structure of binding site of colon-cancer drug and its protein target

...eagues, describe their findings in the April cover article of Cancer Cell. "By having determined the structure of Erbitux bound to its cellular target receptor, we get new insight into how the drug blocks the receptor's cell growth-promoting activities, and can use this to guide future drug design," says Fer...

Undesirable expatriates: Preventing the spread of invasive animals

...nt Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences article by Drs. Jonathan M. Jeschke and David L. Strayer, our best defense in combating invasive animals is ensuring that they don't infiltrate our natural areas in the first place. Defined by the authors as animals that have established and spread outside ...

Anammox bacteria produce nitrogen gas in oceans' snackbar

...t can be fed into the nutrient cycle again. In the article in PNAS, researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology (Bremen, Germany) and the Institute of Water and Wetland Research (IWWR) of the Radboud University of Nijmegen show for the first time that anammox bacteria are present in the...

Research notes: Policy points from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts

...ional Famine Center at Tufts and lead author of an article in Lancet, Public Nutrition, which includes nutritional assessment, analysis and response, is delayed by practical challenges and more importantly, by research and programmatic questions. "Outbreaks of scurvy, beri-beri and pellagra among refugees i...

Yale scientists 'see' basis of antibiotic resistance

...f a new class of antibiotic drugs, according to an article in Cell. In recent years, common disease-causing bacteria have increasingly become resistant to antibiotics, such as erythromycin and azithromycin. Although the macrolide antibiotics in this group are structurally different, all work by inhibiting t...

Glaciers from Antarctic peninsula in widespread retreat, Science study says

...idge, UK and colleagues covered in a "Perspective" article in the 07 September, 2001 issue of Science . To get to these bigger questions, scientists need to first uncover the patterns of glacial response to climate change. The new findings suggest that the Antarctic Peninsula's inland glaciers could be acc...

Method holds promise in identifying markers of non-metastatic vs. metastatic breast cancer

...ic and highly metastatic breast cancer cells. The article by Valerie Montel et al., "Expression profiling of primary tumors and matched lymphatic and lung metastases in a xenogeneic breast cancer model," appears in the May 2005 issue of The American Journal of Pathology and is accompanied by a commentary. ...

Great White shark evolution debate involves WSU Lake Campus geology professor

...s in Mississippi and Colorado. A scholarly journal article on the subject is pending. The geologist joined the Lake Campus faculty two years ago, and one of the reasons he selected Wright State was the extensive opportunity for fossil research in this region of Ohio....

Respiratory syncytial virus poses a significant threat to elderly

...ccording to an editorial accompanying the research article in The New England Journal of Medicine. RSV is the most common cause of bronchiolitis and pneumonia among infants and children under 1 year of age. But RSV causes repeated infections throughout life. In adults, the symptoms are similar to the common ...

The state of river restoration in the US

...ppen and help set priorities," Meyer said. Today's article presents the group's first analysis of the more th...r environmental benefits have been achieved. In an article published in the Journal of Applied Ecology in April, the same group outlined five criteria to measu...

River restoration field booms, matures

...United States. Following on the heels of a related article published in the Journal of Applied Ecology that describes the five fundamental standards for ecologically sustainable river restoration, the papers document the maturing effort to reverse rising pollution levels and declining ecological health of ri...

Restoring polluted rivers hindered by lack of coordination

.... The 25 researchers reported their findings in an article in the Friday April 29, 2005, issue of the journal Science. First author of the policy paper was Duke University biologist Emily Bernhardt. Assessing 37,099 NRRSS projects included as of July, 2004, the researchers concluded that restoration efforts ...

ASU researcher creates novel 'bioelectronic signatures' to detect DNA mutations

... the Journal of the American Chemical Society. The article can be found on the Web at ( http://pubs3.acs.org/acs/journals/doilookup?in_doi=10.1021/ja043780a ).His research was supported through a grant from the National Science Foundation....

Risk assessments urged for fish escaping from net-pen aquaculture

... all types of marine fish farming, according to an article published in BioScience. Rosamond Naylor of Stanfo...rd University and nine coauthors conclude in their article that without a firm policy mandate for risk assessment of escaping farm fish, aquaculture will "almo...

JCI table of contents May 2, 2005

...272; E-mail: eparks@umn.edu View the PDF of this article at: https://www.the-jci.org/article.php?id=23621 ...uras@imed2.med.osaka-u.ac.jp View the PDF of this article at: https://www.the-jci.org/article.php?id=24930 EDITORS' PICK Liver metabolism goes to pot Endo...

JCI table of contents June 1, 2005

... E-mail: a.kharch@lilly.com View the PDF of this article at: https://www.the-jci.org/article.php?id=23606 ...ail: joerg.weber@charite.de View the PDF of this article at: https://www.the-jci.org/article.php?id=23223 PHYSIOLOGY Asthma mechanisms down to a T Asthm...

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