Tag: "conceived" at biology news
World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'
...tes; (3) conversion of a facility initially conceived
in terms of a banker's nine-to-five work-day to on...located at the principal intersection of the newly conceived
building. Hallways used to end in grey metal fire doors. Now, the hallway forming the top of the "...
Expert panel offers prelimary report on health effects of assisted reproductive technologies
...wenty-five years after the birth of the first baby conceived
through in vitro fertilization (IVF), there remain...VF are not at increased risk compared to naturally conceived
multiple births. The panel also identified a number of gaps in existing knowledge and is devel...
Reassuring findings from first study on sperm donor identification
...elings and experiences of adolescents who had been conceived
through 'open-identity' sperm donors, US researche...and 21% had heterosexual-couple parents. They were conceived
though open-identity donors in a programme run by The Sperm Bank of California (TSBC). Most had grow...
'Blind' cells see the light; maybe someday humans will, too
...e, complex molecules. Together, the two scientists conceived
the idea of modifying an ion channel to turn it into a remote-controlled switch that could be used to turn nerve cells on and off. They decided to concentrate on the potassium channel, which opens when a voltage difference develops between the insid...
Loyola sets another world record for smallest baby at 8.6 ounces
...e are the parents' first children. The babies were conceived
naturally. The proud parents live in a Chicago suburb. They are originally from Hyderabad, India. WHEN: 10 a.m. (CST) press conference Tuesday, Dec. 21. WHERE: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) 5th floor Loyola University Medical Center 2160...
MSI releases 'moleculizer' - a new approach to simulation of intracellular biochemical networks
...ologists," said Dr. Larry Lok, a mathematician who conceived
and programmed Moleculizer. "Its parallel simplifications in simulation setup and output provide data in a way that is meaningful and useful to biological researchers." Moleculizer was developed in the context of MSI's "Alpha Project", an ambitious e...
Parents' attitudes to sperm donation still some concerns about being open
...ation. In the UK from April this year all children conceived
via donors will be entitled to have identifying in...om a London clinic who had a 4 to 8-year old child conceived
through DI. They found that 39% were inclined to openness and 61% were not. Thirteen per cent had al...
Women's health, tissue regeneration is focus of Illinois & Carle Hospital initiative
...sue bank at Carle Foundation Hospital. Originally conceived
for the advancement of the Midwest Breast Institute, this tissue bank is designed to be a resource for clinical researchers in multiple disciplines. It represents the hospital's latest foray into research with the current focus on translational stud...
Grid expectations for networked computing: From global Earth monitoring to black hole detection
...d 30 mission proposals, and while it was initially conceived
solely as an internal tool more recently external participation has taken place, including joint work with NASA and Stanford University. It has proved sufficiently popular that spin-off requests for the technology have been made by ESA member states...
Are IVF embryos starved of a vital ingredient?
...os are grown could have lifelong effects on people conceived
this way. That is the implication of a study on mi...VF safety found no differences between 8-year-olds conceived
normally and those conceived
by IVF or ICSI, the possibility of long-term health effects still canno...
First step towards a non-invasive screening test for early signs of testicular cancer
...awaiting the birth of their first child, which was conceived
naturally, without assisted reproduction. Professor Niels E. Skakkebk, head of the University Department of Growth and Reproduction, at the Rigshospitalet, said: "To our knowledge, this is the first report of the diagnosis of testicular cancer at the...
In the mating game, male wild turkeys benefit even when they don't get the girl
...of your own reproduction. In other words, Hamilton conceived
that individuals can benefit indirectly by helping a relative. For example, in the wild turkey population that Krakauer studied at UC Berkeley's Hastings Natural History Reserve in Carmel Valley, Calif., male turkeys typically paired up to follow gro...
Experts on iron-sulfur proteins to meet in Madison, Wisconsin
...he irradiation process for producing vitamin D and conceived
the idea of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, a nonprofit foundation which invests the proceeds from patents for support of research in the natural sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. To honor Professor Steenbock, the Steenbock E...
Ape computers introduced in the US
...searchers. These powerful supercomputers have been conceived
to response to the complex calculation requirements of theoretical physicists and can find appliance in other scientific and technological fields, such as meteorology, geophysics, proteomics and other studies of biological systems. For the Italian pa...
Imprinting disorders and ART world's largest study results are reassuring
...er where there was a significant risk for children conceived
by ART", said Dr. Sutcliffe. "However, we found that all affected children apart from those with BWS had a mixture of genomic mutations, whereas those with BWS had a suggested mechanism maternal loss of methylation". Methylation is a mechanism u...
NJIT small biz expert Bruce Kirchhoff supports high tech for jobs
...on Research (SBIR) program. "The program which was conceived
in 1976, is the mechanism in the U.S. for financin...all businesses with technology proposals. It was conceived
after the first study on innovation in 1976 showed that small firms were the most productive innovat...
Unique genetic profile helps over-45s conceive naturally
...gues studied a large group of 250women over 45 who conceived
spontaneously. Women are generally not fertile after this age due to ageing of the ovaries, so the scientists thought that there might be some special factor that was allowing these women to conceive. "Mostly they had had a large number of childr...
Babies born after SET do as well as those conceived naturally
...hese data were compared with data on spontaneously conceived
singleton children from the Flemish register of pe...little difference between the SET babies and those conceived
naturally", said Dr. De Neubourg. "Birth weight was very similar, and so was gestational age. Stil...
NASA develops a 'nugget' to search for life in space
...one of the most useful tools in their toolbelt. As conceived
by scientists at the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, Md., NUGGET would be able to generate three-dimensional images of fossils embedded in an outcrop of rock or beneath the soil of Mars or another planet. Tomography uses radiation or...
...ts pass from one mother to her multitude of babies conceived
by various interrelated fathers. That may help understand why scores of offspring in the family are willing to support the mother naked mole-rat. But first, naked mole-rats. They live in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya. They are 3-6 inches long, have pin...
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