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New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk

...age services of destroyed forests. New rules being discussed by the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change for implementation subsequent to Kyoto are likely to create a carbon market for countries that reduce their deforestation from levels of recent years. That would cover countries that have lost larg...

Identifying the mechanism behind a genetic susceptibility to type 2 diabetes

...ants might cause susceptibility to the disease. As discussed by the authors and in the accompanying commentary by Andrew Hattersley from Peninsula Medical School in the United Kingdom, future studies are likely to investigate the potential for manipulating the signaling pathways controlled by TCF7L2 for the de...

Developing a more effective vaccine for tuberculosis

...w vaccines to control the tuberculosis pandemic is discussed in more detail in the accompanying commentary by W. Henry Boom from Case Western Reserve University....

JCI table of contents: August 1, 2007

...w vaccines to control the tuberculosis pandemic is discussed in more detail in the accompanying commentary by W...ants might cause susceptibility to the disease. As discussed by the authors and in the accompanying commentary by Andrew Hattersley from Peninsula Medical School...

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

...d in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. The paper is discussed in a related perspective. Citation: Boucherat O, Benachi A, Chailley-Heu B, Franco-Montoya ML, Elie C, et al. (2007) Surfactant maturation is not delayed in human fetuses with diaphragmatic hernia. PLoS Med 4(7): e237. IN YOUR ARTICLE, PLEASE LIN...

Fedoroff, of Penn State, to receive National Medal of Science

...ppa Visiting Scholar in 1984-85, she explained and discussed the many issues surrounding the use of recombinant DNA techniques. More recently, she has been active in public discussions surrounding the introduction of genetically modified crop plants. She co-authored a book with science writer Nancy Marie Bro...

Health Physics Society

...ikely nuclear weapons detonations, which are often discussed in the same context as RDDs. Van Cleef even suggests that fear and angst from a dirty bomb could result in more deaths from car accidents during the evacuation than from the actual radiation. Even among the various candidates for dirty bomb mater...

Global warming is evaporating Arctic ponds, new study shows

...e sometimes been accused of being alarmist when we discussed climate warming, says Dr. Smol, winner of the 2004 NSERC Herzberg Gold Medal as Canadas top scientist or engineer. We now think we have been overly optimistic the speed and magnitude of environmental changes are worse than even we imagined!...

New Naval S&T Strategy to be detailed at partnership conference

...chnology (S&T) focus areas will be among the items discussed at the 8th annual Naval S&T Partnership Conference to be held starting on July 30th in Washington, D. C. Rear Admiral William Landay III, the Chief of Naval Research, will discuss the strategy and preside over the four-day event, designed to enhance...

How the Biotech Revolution Is Changing the Way We Fight Disease

...s, obesity, and even erectile dysfunction. Each is discussed in terms of its root cause and treatment in plain, jargon-free language that not only educates but also entertains. In DNA, Stephenson offers many insights into both the diseases that destroy health and the great promises that biotechnology offers ...

A twist of fate -- Reprogrammed fibroblasts resemble embryonic stem cells

...at generating patient-specific stem cell lines are discussed in the review article by Dr. Shinya Yamanaka in the current issue of Cell Stem Cell....

ChemGenex reports successful personalized dosing of Quinamed at ASCO

...Cancer Center, TN and University of Louisville, KY discussed the data in an oral presentation at the American Association of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 43rd Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. The clinical activity of amonafide against a variety of cancers has long been recognized, but development has been ha...

Oregon researchers involved in new Clovis-age impact theory

...son have conducted research. The theory is being discussed publicly, for the first time, today (11 A.M. EDT) in a news conference at the 2007 Joint Assembly of the American Geophysical Union being held this week in Acapulco, Mexico. Kennett is among the attendees who will be available to discuss the theory w...

Lipoic acid explored as anti-aging compound

... and perform many other functions. The findings, discussed at the "Diet and Optimum Health" conference sponsored by the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, shed light on how this micronutrient might perform such a wide range of beneficial functions. "The evidence suggests that lipoic acid i...

IMS updated recommendations on postmenopausal hormone therapy

...treatment. These Recommendations were reviewed and discussed by representatives of more than 60 National and Regional Menopause Societies from all continents. These Recommendations can be easily adapted and modified according to local needs. GOVERNING PRINCIPLES Hormone therapy should be part of an overa...

Clinical trial data regarding NKTR-061 will be presented at ATS International Conference

...perties of NKTR-061. Data will be presented and discussed at this ATS session to show a reduction in the use of IV antibiotics in mechanically ventilated patients during treatment of gram-negative pneumonia with NKTR-061. Further, the data indicate that the administration of NKTR-061 resulted in high trach...

New knowledge improves rice quality

..., Melissa Fitzgerald, said. "Many of the issues we discussed may not have even been considered a few years ago, but, with the recent advances in molecular biology and exciting new areas such as metabolomics (the whole-genome assessment of metabolites), we can do things now that we could only dream about before...

Not so contoversial anymore -- panel says moderate coffee drinking reduces many risks

... Dr. Coughlin and two distinguished researchers discussed some of the benefits - and a couple of the remaining increased risk factors (possible increase in blood pressure and plasma homocysteine) - on April 30 at the Experimental Biology meeting in Washington, DC. Dr. Rob van Dam, an epidemiologist at t...

Army research mission focused on autism

...mprove the lives of persons with autism. Reynolds discussed her hopes for practical research with the Integration Panel. "Families need help," she said. "We need to determine what is causing the sleeping disorders and the GI (gastrointestinal) symptoms that present in the majority of these children. We canno...

An electroacoustic path to custom-made gene chips

...eptember 22. In the paper Kim and his co-authors discussed the advantages of the system over existing techniques, which include photomask and inkjet-like printing systems and and also painstaking contact transfer. Inkjet systems also eject droplets, but "the smallest droplet size depends on the size of th...

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