Tag: "better" at biology news
Grants target better predictors for type 1 diabetes
biomarkers to predict who will get type 1 diabetes...other markers." Dr. She predicts that the better
treatment and potential cure that ideally result from the studies will be as multidimensional as Dr....
First Max Planck Partner Institute in China
...ence, physics, and computer sciences will enable a better
understanding of complex biological systems and facilitate the combining of compiled system-biological approaches with experiments. Due to the proximity to the experimental bioscience institutes in Shanghai and close ties to a number of Max Planck In...
New program examines stem cells' potential to repair, replace damaged tissue
... stem cells in the body, some stem cells have been better
characterized than others, such as mesenchymal ste...ants the center's research to readily translate to better
care for patients. "There are animals that regenerate whole tissues, such as salamanders that can gr...
Health concerns: Mosquito mapping may help
...stance) in the middle of a disease outbreak. It is better
you take care of it well in advance." The Experiment Station has developed a Mosquito Control Research Initiative that will be submitted to the next session of the Texas Legislature. The Experiment Station is asking for $1 million per year,...
Insecticide resistance in mosquitoes being studied
... got it in the middle of a disease outbreak. It is better
you take care of it well in advance." ...
Global warming: Informal networking is the key to a swift response
...departments and voluntary sector organisations are better
equipped than others to respond to an increased ri...ks to build mutual trust are more flexible and are better
equipped to deal with surprise shocks than those that rely on a rigid and more formal communications...
Declining fish supply linked to wildlife consumption in West Africa, Science study reports
..., inexpensive protein alternatives to wildlife and better
conservation measures to protect remaining wild animal populations. The researchers analyzed records of fish supply, fish abundance, wildlife hunting pressure and wildlife abundance. They found that years of poor fish supply coincided with increased...
Joslin and Stanford researchers find key clues to muscle regeneration
...te -- leading to powerful tools to help scientists better
understand diseases such as muscular dystrophy. S...e cell injury and regeneration. This may give us a better
understanding of what goes wrong in degenerative diseases such as muscular dystrophy, leading possib...
Extinction in ocean's mud presages key ecological changes
...ine as a result of human activity will depend on a better
grasp of why species are at risk and how that risk is amplified or minimized by an animal's functional traits. In addition to Cardinale and Solan, authors of the Science paper include Amy Downing of Ohio Wesleyan University, Katharina Eng...
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy research focuses on early mechanisms
...he researchers hope that this study will help them better
understand if the cell's failure to properly contr... the risk of microtrauma to muscle tissues through better
nutrition and exercise regimes; understanding the role of post-exercise nutrient consumption on musc...
By impounding iron, FHC foils cell suicide, fuels inflammation
...gether. The goal is to use this knowledge to make better
Scientists advocate genomic sequencing of 'living fossil'
...eleost fishes. This makes the coelacanth genome a better
reference for comparative sequence analyses involving land vertebrates than teleost genomes, which are commonly used for such studies but are highly derived due to a whole-genome duplication event. For these reasons, Myers and colleagues argue that ...
New gene therapy promising for treating Fabry disease
...product, so we decided we needed to come up with a better
way to get around the immunity issue and administer treatment before the severe organ consequences became irreparable." A therapeutic vector was employed to deliver the corrective gene. Throughout a significant portion of their lives, the corrected F...
Nuclear imaging offers possibility for early detection of patients with coronary heart disease
... and Peter L. Weissberg, M.D., stated the need for better
imaging approaches and outlined the biology of atherosclerosis, reviewing both invasive and noninvasive (such as 18F-FDG PET) imaging techniques available, especially those that detect metabolic or inflammatory changes within detected plaque. Advance...
November nutrition news from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts
...e award certainly means that ubiquitin will become better
understood and more prominent in scientific resear...ecific issues is clearly needed to help the public better
understand and use nutrition labels," said the authors....
Rare immunodeficiency provides new insight into immune system function
Scientists now have a better
understanding of the complex events that contribute to the pathology of an inherited immunodeficiency called X-linked lymphoproliferative disease (XLP). Two separate research studies investigating this rare disorder provide critical new information a...
Army-funded effort examines androgen's role in bone loss
...search Program that scientists hope will lead to a better
understanding of the molecular and cellular events...ned with estrogen replacement. "You get a better
response with combined treatment than with either steroid alone, which suggests they're doing differ...
Building a tree of life needs less 'wood'
...w much there would be if the databases contained a better
sample of biodiversity," Sanderson said. Researchers can now take the same approach and add more information from sequence databases, increasing the resolution of phylogenetic trees, he said. ...
Dinosaurs in bullet-proof vests
...icated way that they could cope with pressure much better
and did not break so easily.'...
Researchers discover new way to boost grain crops' drought tolerance
...ls of chlorophyll and leaf protein, and functioned better
than control leaves. "Thus, they are better
able to survive conditions of drought and remain productive," said Professor Gallie, who led a resea...
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