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Clones on task serve greater good, evolutionary study shows

...ntal differences. Family B, however, clearly didnt follow the family genetic rules, with some towering over the group, and others being vertically challenged. And like family reunions, the competition is decided as everyone compares pictures of the grandchildren. In Arabadopsiss case, the solid Family A p...

European Science Foundation's Forward Look reaches out beyond the endless frontiers

...on of the Forward Look there have been high impact follow up actions: Inclusion of the ESF Forward Look results in the EC Strategic Research Agenda of the European Technology Platform on Nanomedicine Bi-annual Research Conferences (ESF together with the University of Barcelona) ESF Summer Sch...

Study: Sticking to the sand might not be such good, clean fun for beachgoers

...collected sand from strategic locations that would follow the hypothesized flow of bacteria. They found that when the dry sand became submerged by seawater during the flooding tide, enterococci were removed from the sand and transported into the water. "The fact that the bacteria actually can be transport...

Satellite tracking will help answer questions about penguin travels

...nd start breeding," Boersma said. "The point is to follow them back to their colony and see where they might...rn Argentina or the Malvinas, or whether they will follow a straight course to the breeding grounds or take a circuitous route. "After we releas...

Identified mechanism in the malaria parasite to help it adapt to infected individuals

...r, that other genes may also be silenced, and well follow this up with studies on wild strains of the parasite, concludes Corts. The scientist, who leads a research line in molecular parasitology in the Genetic Translation Laboratory at IRB Barcelona, emphasises that this study has also revealed that none...

Biologists at Tufts University discover 1 reason why chromosomes break, often leading to cancer

... process was stalled, something they would like to follow up on with further research. "We think the longer the repeat, the more the abnormal DNA structure forms, and the more fragile your chromosome is, but we haven't completely been able to nail that down," Freudenreich said. "It would be interesting to...

Orangutans' communication resembles a game of 'charades'

..., they rely on the same basic strategy that people follow in playing the game of charades. Captive orangutans intentionally modify or repeat hand or other signals selectively based on the success or failure of their first attempt, according to a August 2nd study in Current Biology, a publication of Cell Pre...

MGH researchers confirm that bone marrow restores fertility in female mice

...ntroversial, and the current study was designed to follow up the 2005 paper and to address criticisms raised by other researchers. In the current study, adult female mice treated with infertility-inducing chemotherapy received bone marrow transplants from non-treated, healthy adult females either one wee...

Study points to new way to predict death risk from torn aorta

...ve studies of aortic dissection patients that will follow them over time to see how the false lumen changes as part of its multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Center program in aortic diseases. It is also pursuing the identification of blood markers that might permit an earlier diagnosis both early in the cour...

Bird sized airplane to fly like a swift

...e a span of 50 cm span and 80 grams weight. It can follow a group of swifts up to 20 minutes and perform ground surveillance up to one hour thanks to its lithium-polymer batteries that power the electromotor, which drives a propeller. The propeller folds back during gliding to minimize air drag.The unique m...

Nodal status is best predictor of outcome after neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal cancer

..., and 72 (35%) had stage 3 disease. After a median follow up of 60 months, median survival for the whole group was 18 months. But for the group of patients who achieved a complete pathological response, 5-year survival was 50%, with median survival of 56 months. The achievement of a complete pathologic resp...

Adding folic acid to flour significantly reduces congenital malformations

... De Walss team, could encourage other countries to follow suit. Every year, approximately 200,000 cases of spina bifida and anencephaly occur worldwide. Adding folic acid to food could reduce that number by half....

Changing climate will challenge Northeast agriculture, CU expert warns

...ture, he said, depends "on whether we as a society follow the business as usual [higher] emissions scenario or begin taking action now to reduce greenhouse gas emissions." For example, he added, "Our analysis found that under the higher emissions scenario, parts of New York are projected to reach temperatur...

Nearly 90 percent of babies receive recommended newborn screening tests

...rt for needed legislation. In states that do not follow the ACMG recommendations, the March of Dimes staff and volunteers continue to work with governors, legislatures, and parent groups to advocate for expanded newborn screening on a state-by-state basis. In Pennsylvania, newborn screening is offered a...

Scientists identify 2 distinct Parkinson's networks

... study of Parkinsons disease using a brain scan to follow these Parkinsons network over time. The new report appears in an online version in the journal Brain, and will be published soon in a print version. The technology is now precise enough to diagnose the two brain networks one that regulates moveme...

50 new mission proposals for ESA's scientific program

...arting in October this year. The selection will follow a careful evaluation process, taking into account the scientific value and novelty of the proposal as main criteria, together with its technological maturity and its estimated cost. At the end of the full assessment cycle in 2011, one medium- and ...

University of Cincinnati receives $1.7M to research molecular treatment of brain injury

...event or manipulate these progressive changes that follow traumatic brain injury. Strauss and other researchers previously found that the enzyme COX-2 is one of the contributors to harmful inflammation. COX-2 increases following injury and, to the brains detriment, remains elevated for many days. Strau...

Complex ART procedures more likely to lead to umbilical cord abnormality

...rd into something more peripheral. We intend to follow up this work by studying whether the birth weight of twins born after ART is still lower when we exclude twins with umbilical cord pathology, said Mrs Delbaere. We believe that this will be the first time that these two issues have been teased out ...

Alzheimer's prevention role discovered for prions

...nd diseases like variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease follow similar patterns of disease progression and in some forms of prion disease share genetic features. These parallels prompted Professor Hoopers team to look for a link between the different conditions. They found an apparent role for normal prion prote...

Risk-taking in infertility treatment correlates with women's negative moods

...omen to knowingly make more risky choices. In a follow up study, Dr. Newton and his team plan to determine whether providing women with accurate risk information will influence their decisions about how many embryos to transfer. If infertility patients were to gain a better understanding or the risks a...

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(Date:7/31/2014)... TALLAHASSEE, Fla. A Florida State University researcher found ... of the toxic components of the oil released during ... spill, but not the most toxic contaminants. , In ... Assistant Professor Olivia Mason found a species of bacteria ... perhaps benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene compounds that were ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... While previous studies have shown that marine noise can ... scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Exeter and ... France have demonstrated that boat noise stops embryonic development ... hares, (specifically the sea slug Stylocheilus striatus ... to swim away and later feed on toxic alga ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... in Lewis Carroll,s Through the Looking Glass, collaborators ... of Singapore improved a 35-year-old ecology model to ... millions of years. , The new model, called ... "Red Queen Effect," an evolutionary hypothesis introduced by ... that organisms must constantly increase their fitness (or ...
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