Tag: "communication" at biology news
A 'private bandwidth' for communication in bats: Evidence from insular horseshoe bats
...ment. The maintenance of a 'private bandwidth' for communication
may have crucial implications for social interactions and sexual behaviour. Noticeably, in mainland regions where the three species occur together, some overlap does occur. Bats move long distances, so gene flow may operate between populations living...
Protein 'chatter' linked to cancer activation
... know why this happens; now we have found that the communication
link between these proteins and a protein crucial ...he unlimited potential to grow. Disruption of this communication
in cancer cells induces shortening of chromosome ends and may restrict their potential to grow. Z...
UCLA scientists produce functioning neurons from human embryonic stem cells
...elopment of synapses and the electric and chemical communication
activities within the synapse network. We will be able to study the cellular properties of neurons in a very defined way that will maybe tell us what goes wrong in diseases such as Alzheimers and Parkinsons, Sun said. Were currently creating many ...
Pregnant mothers join search for causes of autism
...developmental disorder that causes poor verbal and communication
skills, repetitive behaviors and impaired social abilities. It is estimated that one in every 150 children in the United States currently has autism or a closely related disorder. The UC Davis Center for Childrens Environmental Health is a multi-disc...
Not all embryonic stem cell lines are created equal
...ns between neurons where much of the signaling and communication
between neural cells occurs. Through functional analyses of these neurons, Sun, Sdhof and their colleagues found that the two ES cell lines differentiated into two distinct types of neurons that are actually found in different parts of the brain. The...
ASM's new media campaigns take the gold
...ze innovative ideas and achievement in association communication
campaigns and will be presented at special ceremony during ASAEs annual meeting on August 11 in Chicago. MicrobeWorld Radio, which won the Podcast category, is a daily 90 second audio series designed to increase public understanding of the science ...
New survey documents the headaches of computerized medicine
...sues involving alterations in workloads, workflow, communication
patterns, never ending system demands, emotions and system overdependence that led to havoc during system failures. Doctors, for example, were spending much more time at the computer inputting prescriptions and other orders. The two remaining catego...
Orangutans' communication resembles a game of 'charades'
...he researchers concluded. Further investigation of communication
among apes may therefore provide insight into the pre-linguistic devices that helped construct the very earliest forms of language. ...
Forsyth scientists gain new understanding of adult stem cell regulation
...targets. The Forsyth team previously found that communication
through gap-junctions (microscopic tunnels directl...ap junction channels providing direct cell-to-cell communication
are a critical component for development and normal physiology....
Testing the force of a shark's bite
... are responsible for damaging submarine cables and communication
systems on US Navy submarines. ...
Springer launches Theoretical Ecology
...een theory, concepts and modeling, and will foster communication
between theoreticians and experimental and field ecologists. Alan Hastings, Editor-in-Chief, said, Theoretical ecology has truly come of age, as the importance and influence of work in this area continues to grow. The time is ripe for a journal in...
Learning a second language -- Is it all in your head?
...euroscientist Patrick Wong, assistant professor of communication
sciences and disorders at Northwestern and lead au...ing to Warrier, Northwestern research professor of communication
sciences and disorders, the researchers were surprised to find the HG important in second language l...
Ability to listen to 2 things at once is largely inherited, says twin study
...and comprehend what both are sayingis an important communication
skill thats heavily influenced by your genes, say researchers of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), one of the National Institutes of Health. The finding, published in the August 2007 issue of Human Genetics...
UCLA researchers show that culture influences brain cells
...ithin the mirror neuron network involved in social communication
and interaction. We are the heirs of communal but local traditions, said Iacoboni. Mirror neurons are the brain cells that help us in shaping our own culture. However, the neural mechanisms of mirroring that shape our assimilation of local traditio...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 11, 2007
...rting evidence that RBCs are key participants in a communication
system among cells in the bloodstream. Messaging between RBCs and platelets (blood components that cause clotting) they say, could explain the effects of a drug suggested for use in preventing heart attacks and other complications of diabetes. In a...
A new plant-bacterial symbiotic mechanism promising
... Rhizobia family, have just revealed a new mode of communication
at molecular level between these two organisms. Th...tion the universally recognized model of molecular communication
that initiates the rhizobia-legume symbiosis. This common model requires the presence of several nod...
Marine worm opens new window on early cell development
...ar protein, which regulates cell proliferation and communication
between cells. This ancient mechanism remains a central feature of animal development in all animals today, and malfunction of this mechanism in humans is associated with some of the most common and deadly forms of cancer, including colon cancer an...
Damon Runyon names new class of rising stars in cancer research
...or clues as to how a key regulator of cell-to-cell communication
commonly mutated in colon, liver, skin, and ovarian cancers called the Wnt pathway, transmits signals. Michael D. Gordon, PhD, with his sponsor Kristin Scott, PhD, at the University of California, Berkeley, California, is defining the neural circuits...
Weizmann scientists discover a new line of communication between nervous system cells
...ience have now discovered an important new line of communication
between nervous system cells that is crucial to th... What weve discovered is a completely new means of communication
between these nervous system cells, says Peles. The drugs now used to treat MS and other degenerativ...
Which came first: Primates' ability to see colorful food or see colorful sex?
...e highly social and have red-orange traits used in communication
and mate choice decisions...
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