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Diatom genome reveals key role in biosphere's carbon cycle

... thought to be restricted to plants. Diatoms, with complete disregard for these presumed boundaries, have mixed and matched different attributes to create an incredibly successful microorganism. It's exciting to imagine the novelty in the oceans that still awaits our discovery."...

Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications

...rugs. The Penn project seeks to pave the way for a complete understanding of the genetic basis for these sometimes unpredictable responses to medications, as well as the appropriate application of this information to increase the chances that medications will work better in more patients. "It is an honor and...

32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D

...y panels to enable the design and manufacture of a complete tooling set in one-third to one-half the time now required, at significantly lower cost. The Dow Chemical Company (Midland, Mich.) High-Speed AFM-Based Platform for Quantitative Nanomechanical MeasurementsDevelop an atomic force microscopy bas...

College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work

... machine that acts as a miniature plumbing system, complete with microscopic pumps, valves, pipes, and mixing chambers. He employs a piece of rubber in which he has made tunnels using molding and lithographic techniques, then places it on top of a portable Braille display which features small metal pins that...

Dying cells encourage neighbors to grow

... evidence that apoptotic cells that are allowed to complete the process of dying also secrete the growth-stimulating signals. The researchers conclude that apoptotic cells actively induce compensatory proliferation by activating growth-associated signaling pathways and secreting molecules that promote gro...

Good news: As you age, leg blood vessels adapt so you can still exercise without fainting

...he-aps.org/meetings/aps/austin/tentative.pdf). The complete program, including abstracts, for the entire meeting is available upon request to members of the media. Arrangements to attend the meeting, and for on-site or telephone interviews, can be made through APS with Mayer Resnick (cell: 301.332.4402, mr...

Running not swimming or biking is best kind of loading exercise for childrens bone growth

...e-aps.org/meetings/aps/austin/tentative.pdf ). The complete program, including abstracts, for the entire meeting is available upon request to members of the media. Arrangements for on-site interviews, or telephone interviews during the meeting can be arranged through APS Communications Officer Mayer Resnick (...

New biosensor rapidly detects deadly foodborne pathogen

...presence, but it can take as long as seven days to complete a test using conventional methods, Geng said. Other tests rely on DNA markers, but these also can take days to process, he said. That's a problem because by the time test results come back, products may already be in food suppliers' wareh...

September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...chers found that patients were able and willing to complete questionnaires administered on pen-tablet computers and that they required little training on the use of the device. The authors conclude this novel, easy-to-use technology has the potential to increase patient involvement in practice-based research....

New study will tackle three major killer diseases

... measured. Each participant in the study will also complete a questionnaire covering family medical history, dietary habits, physical activity and health habits including smoking....

Bovine genome completed

...cing Project announced today. Part of the work to complete this first draft of the cow's genome sequence--the first mammalian farm animal to have its genes mapped out--was completed in collaboration with the University of Alberta (U of A). "This information is of high importance to scientists working in fiel...

Researchers find chemosignal that encourages women's sexual desire

...ers were asked about their moods and were asked to complete daily a survey with a scale indicating "the degree you felt desire today for sexual intimacy." They also recorded their sexual activity. Women without partners were also asked about their moods and reported whether they experienced "any fantasies/da...

After flu exposure, mild exercise protects mature mice from dying

...e-aps.org/meetings/aps/austin/tentative.pdf ). The complete program, including abstracts, for the entire meeting is available upon request to members of the media. Arrangements for on-site interviews, or telephone interviews during the meeting can be arranged through APS Communications Officer Mayer Resnick (...

New Military Biomaterials R&D Center to hold first meeting

...wounds, burns, abrasions or cuts, so that they may complete a three-day mission and rapidly return to duty. The sprayable dressing technology will then be expanded to provide pain relief, mitigate bleeding and reduce infection. Biocure, Inc. of Norcross, Ga., is developing this technology. The CeBMR is uni...

Cooperation to create a new tuberculosis vaccine

...so limited because BCG bacteria fail to induce the complete immune response required for the control of TB". The prime - boost" vaccination regime combining BCG and the new DNA vaccine has the potential to overcome this hurdle. DNA vaccines deliver genetic information directly into the cells of the vaccinated...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, October 2004

...better than expected. The studies suggest that the complete replacement of water-damaged building materials may not always be necessary. ORNL conducted the research in collaboration with Tuskegee University in Alabama, a state that recently experienced its own high water problems associated with Hurricane Iva...

Plastic surgeons perform first entire face reconstruction

...urgery. "Many burn patients who successfully complete facial reconstruction can close their eyes again, relieving the dryness around their eyes," said Dr. Stevenson. "They stop drooling because their lips have been rebuilt and they can finally smile." "By rebuilding the face, they can feel better abo...

How to use math and a CT scanner to see how trees intercept light

... patterns," he explains. "This will lead to a more complete and accurate model providing a better understanding of why some plants perform better in given light environments. This is important because in the long run, it means less fertilizer application and less greenhouse gas in the atmosphere through enhan...

Using fruitflies to examine alcohol tolerance

...ctional tolerance in flies, they would then have a complete set of behavioral assays in parallel to those who work with rodents," said Crabbe. "Then, given the spectacular power of fly genetics, they could analyze the genetic contributions to these three types of tolerance with a thoroughness and speed that ...

Gene linked to greater risk of heart disease in type 2 diabetes

...rous buildup of plaque that can lead to partial or complete blockage of the artery, leading to heart attack or stroke. In the first part of this study, the researchers mapped the structure of the CD36 gene, which consists of hundreds of nucleic acids strung together like beads on a spiral necklace. They were ...

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