Tag: "communication" at biology news
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...Such an arrangement requires a tightly coordinated communication
between organelles and the nucleus but not much is...by some types of cancer, in which the breakdown in communication
between mitochondria and the nucleus contributes to the progression of tumors. The green chlorophy...
...s. They appear to act as highly connected nodes of communication
between the inside and outside of the cell, enabling the cell to adjust its activity according to the condition of the bone underneath."...
Telemedicine initiative for sub-Saharan Africa: Pilot projects proposed
Satellite solutions delivering information and communication
technologies can help improve health in sub-Sahara...erm should help bring the power of information and communication
technologies to bear positively on health sector challenges in sub-Saharan Africa and thereby ensure...
CSHL scientists confirm genetic distinction between heritable and sporadic cases of autism
...order that severely affects social interaction and communication
are "sporadic" and come with no family history. New research, led by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) scientists Jonathan Sebat, Lakshmi Muthuswamy and Michael Wigler, has found a distinction between heritable and sporadic forms of the disease. T...
New Cell titles further ScienceDirect offering
...he integrated study of microbes in conjunction and communication
with each other, their host and the cellular environment they live in. Cell Stem Cell - available on ScienceDirect from June 6, 2007 - will cover the entire spectrum of stem cell biology. The journals goal will be to provide a forum for the publi...
When your brain talks, your muscles don't always listen
...l in patient populations." Shedding light on the communication
between neurons and muscles, and how it changes as we age, may lie right at our fingertips, according to Knight's research. Using an experimental apparatus he and his students created in UD's Human Performance Lab, Knight has been examining muscula...
Press conferences at the year's largest physics meeting
...will present results on very long distance quantum communication
and quantum cryptography, in which messages were sent wirelessly over a distance of 144 km between two Canary Islands. Jian-Wei Pan of the University of Heidelberg and Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences in China will describe a six-phot...
Male reindeer inflate a large air sac in the neck region to emit their hoarse rutting calls
...e mostly silent during that period. Instead, vocal communication
of females tends to mainly occur with their young,... months after the birth in summer. In mother-young communication
the air sac individualizes the calls and contributes to individual recognition. ...
Research strengthens link between smoking, pancreatic cancer
...lic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs interfere with communication
between the bodys cells. More importantly, the work showed that some of these chemicals dont necessarily initiate the cancer, but rather contribute to the promotion of it. "These PAH chemicals are related to the multistage, multimechanism process o...
Researchers learn what sparks plant growth
...n a decade of painstaking surveillance of cellular communication
between different types of plant tissues, shows cl...wth. "Our work exposes the presence of cell-cell communication
during growth, from the epidermis to the inner layers. Such a mode of communication
is important for...
Plant size morphs dramatically as scientists tinker with outer layer
...telling them when to grow or to stop growing. This communication
is very important to the life of a plant, which can't move and so must have a coordinated system to respond to a changing environment," explains Savaldi-Goldstein. ...
UN, industry, others partner to create world standards for e-scrap recycling, harvesting components
... OECD figures show global trade of information and communication
technologies (ICT) amounted to 1.33 trillion in 2004, 7.7 per cent of gross world product. Trade of ICT goods accounts for roughly 4 per cent of America's GDP, and 5 per cent and 7 per cent, respectively, of Japan's and Germany's GDP. Annual E-Sc...
Music genes and musical geniuses
...e realized how music is in itself an extraordinary communication
vehicle, also when discussing scientific topics. But we also understood the existence of many analogies between the evolution of languages and cultures (with music at the very top) and various aspects of human evolution. Music highlights the cultural...
Genes and genius: Researchers confirm association between gene and intelligence
...how small changes in the gene might be influencing communication
in the brain to affect intelligence, and she says it's nearly certain CHRM2 is not the only gene involved. "Perhaps as many as 100 genes or more could influence intelligence," she says. "I think all of the genes involved probably have small, cumul...
Monitoring with minimum power
A new communication
protocol for wireless sensor networks just released by the Viterbi School's Information Sciences Institute is the most efficient yet with more than a tenfold improvement on previous versions. Sensor networks, or sensornets are an emerging way to mo...
Do you hear what I see?
... to reveal the role of audio-visual integration in communication
or to help pin down where sounds are coming from. ...interactions are specialized for the processing of communication
signals. "The present study clearly shows where in the auditory system researchers have to focus."...
Problem forgetting may be a natural mechanism gone awry
... perhaps better blamed on patterns of cell-to-cell communication
than the number of birthday candles decorating the...echanism. Scientists believe a memory forms when communication
increases between brain cells called neurons. During memory formation, signals jump across narrow ga...
Public agrees global warming exists, but divided over seriousness of problem
...to surveys conducted by Jon Krosnick, professor of communication
and of political science. Their uncertainty is based on a beliefshared by two-thirds of the populationthat scientists themselves disagree about global warming. "Americans are very much on the same wavelength with the scientific community about the ...
Genome scan for familial autism finds two new genetic links
...er of a gene family believed to play a key role in communication
between brain cells. The neurexin finding highlighted a group of brain cells called glutamate neurons and the genes affecting their development and function, suggesting that they play a critical role in autism spectrum disorders. "We are excited...
Preliminary results of largest scan of autism DNA information
...ene family believed to be important in contact and communication
between neurons, among other regions and genes in the genome. The neurexin finding, in particular, highlights a special group of neurons, called glutamate neurons, and the genes affecting their development and function, suggesting they play a critica...
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