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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 25, 2007

...ne. C&EN managing editor Ivan Amato wrote the compelling feature after interviews with scientists from academia, government, and industry who are working to address growing concerns about misuse of legitimate scientific research. Chemists have not worried enough about the consequences of the molecules tha...

Scratch no more: Gene for itch sensation discovered

...ly well studied before, but no one could provide a compelling link between GRPR and itching before now. "Scientists have been studying this receptor for more than a decade," Chen says. "One interesting thing they've found is that GRPR is implicated in tumor growth. As a result of research like this, a lot of su...

Researchers probe risks, benefits of folic acid fortification

...bility. As Mason and colleagues note, there is a compelling body of scientific evidence suggesting that habitually high intakes of dietary folate are protective against colorectal cancer. Mason explains, however, that There are several reasons why we may have inadvertently created the opposite effect with fol...

How the Biotech Revolution Is Changing the Way We Fight Disease

...teran lab researcher Frank H. Stephenson tells the compelling story of how scientists on many fronts are succeeding in the battle against disease. According to Stephenson, efforts to understand the nature of disease, down to its component molecular foundation, have reached an unprecedented intensity. There i...

Pendulum love, science class gender gaps, musical mind mirrors, and unparticle physics

... be one of the LHC's great discoveries, there's no compelling reason to expect unparticle stuff to exist at all. But at some level that's the lot of a good theoretical physicist. After all, a theorist who restricts their imagination to merely the likely possibilities probably isn't trying hard enough. Just wh...

Book makes case for using evolution in everyday life

...2007). Using witty, straightforward language and compelling anecdotes, Wilson outlines the basic principles of evolution in a way that can be easily understood by non-experts. He then uses the principles to explain phenomena as diverse as why beetles commit infanticide, why dogs have curly tails, and why peop...

Studies to find better ways to preserve human eggs, ovarian tissue under way

... tissues because young women with cancer produce a compelling need and are a good model for other tissues and organs. What we tell patients is that right now the standard of care for people who are going through cancer therapy is to use egg donors later on, says Dr. Adelina M. Emmi, reproductive endocrinologi...

Nexavar significantly extends overall survival by 44 percent in liver cancer patients

... with liver cancer, these findings demonstrate the compelling study results of Nexavar as the new reference standard of care for the first-line treatment of HCC, said Dr. Josep M. Llovet, co-principal investigator and Professor of Research, Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) Group, IDIBAPS, Liver Unit, Hospit...

Lipoic acid explored as anti-aging compound

...poic acid appears to be one of those with the most compelling promise. It's normally found at low levels in green leafy vegetables, but can also be taken as a supplement. According to Hagen, research on the natural processes of aging, and steps that could slow it or improve health until near the end of life, ...

Medical research scientists make ethical value judgments in research

...rch," adds Dr. de Melo-Martn. "The paper makes a compelling argument for integrating ethical reasoning into epidemiological studies in order to make explicit the value judgments that can distort analysis," says Dr. Joseph J. Fins, chief of the division of medical ethics and professor of medicine and public he...

Researchers learn more about genetic mutation linked to autism

... Disorders Research Center, "Genes with the most compelling evidence of causing autism appear to be components of a specific kind of neuronal connection, or synapse, called the glutamate synapse. The gene neurexin 1 was the fourth of these genes to be identified, and it is a scientifically interesting mutatio...

J&JPRD discovery may lead to new treatments for chronic sensitivity, pain caused by cold

...RD. "Although preliminary, these findings provide compelling initial evidence toward validating TRPM8 as an analgesic drug target and addressing major unmet medical needs of pain patients." Ion channels are proteins that form tiny openings through the membrane of a cell and allow the passage of certain ions ...

Manchester to spearhead 8.3 million particle physics project

... scientific research. Researchers say there is a compelling need for new types of accelerator that are easier to operate and maintain, are more reliable and compact, yet are more flexible and efficient. One such accelerator is the 'non-scaling fixed field alternating gradient' (NS-FFAG) accelerator. It is...

Data presented at ISHLT meeting confirm RNA analysis can identify rejection in lung transplant recip

...ne expression Observational (LARGO) study provides compelling evidence that profiling gene expression in peripheral blood can detect organ rejection in lung transplant patients. Refining the Identification of Discriminatory Genes for Rejection in Lung Transplantation: The LARGO Study will be presented today by ...

Double honor recognises world-class science and spin-out success

...alist company. It is one of British industrys most compelling examples of successful knowledge transfer." Last year the school launched a new 2+2 MPharm degree course where undergraduate students spend two years at the University's Malaysian campus and then spend two years at University Park. This allows stud...

Halos and horns: Fixing the 'taste' of diet soda

...s the perfect sweetness," Lee said. But the most compelling piece of evidence is the verdict of Lee's sensory panel--12 people trained for four weeks to use a 15-point scale in order to rate the characteristics that contribute to the mouth-feel of diet and regular soda. Lee called her panelists "highly traine...

New report explores nanotechnology's future

...iter Karen F. Schmidt, the report examines several compelling opportunities for significant, widespread benefit, focusing on nanotechnologys ability to address the "energy crisis, the need for better medical treatments, and the demand for clean water." Synthesizing perspectives offered at a two-day NanoFrontier...

Motile Cilia go with the flow

...ysfunction in human PCD." For the final and most compelling test, the Salk researchers teamed up with experts in the study of flow on cells from blood vessels. With the help of Julie Li, Ph.D., and professor Shu Chien, Ph.D., both in the Department of Bioengineering and the Whitaker Institute of Biomedical En...

Will nanotechnology revolutionize medicine?

...to medical treatments, the report examines several compelling opportunities for significant, widespread benefits from the technology, including nanotechnologys ability to address the energy crisis and demand for clean water. *** Webcast LIVE at www.wilsoncenter.org/nano *** Who: Dr. Samuel I. Stupp, Boar...

Cure for cancer one step closer

... be applied to further their research. "There is compelling evidence that new methods for screening, diagnosis and evaluation of cancer can make a significant impact on cancer care in the immediate future," Professor Campbell said. Dr John Lumley, a surgeon from The Wesley Hospital, said that these specimen...

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