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Diatom genome reveals key role in biosphere's carbon cycle
...duce oxygen. And they are an important food source for
many other marine organisms. Scientists would lik...ryote like a diatom, she says. Nitrogen is crucial for
diatom growth and is often in short supply in seawater, depending on ocean conditions. The genome wo...
Time running out for South Asian vultures, ecologists warn
...f the declines. Dr Rhys Green of the Royal Society for
the Protection of Birds and the University of Camb...ines, which are among the most rapid ever recorded for
any wild bird. Time is running out if we are to save these species. Governments, drug companies, vet...
NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute
...lth (NIH). The grant, which is titled "JCSG Center for
Innovative Membrane Protein Technologies," funds s...y feels that structural biology needs better tools for
producing certain types of proteins, particularly for
membrane proteins," says Scripps Research Prof...
New therapy for specific form of leukemia
...rchers from the Flanders Interuniversity Institute for
Biotechnology (VIB), connected to the Catholic Uni...agues, under the direction of Peter Marynen, shows for
the first time that ABL1 also lies at the root of T-ALL − which has a direct effect on the tre...
Don't stand so close to me: A new view on how species coexist
...y (1 October). The researchers suggest a new basis for
explaining how communities of species assemble: th... histories. 'Life histories' is ecological jargon for
the important measures, shaped by evolution, such as how often you can reproduce; how many children ...
DNA sequence controls expression of gene involved in cancer
...s discovery may lead to new therapeutic strategies for
treating the disease. The research appears as the ...rnal of Biological Chemistry , an American Society for
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology journal. Bcl-2 is a gene that, when mutated or inappropriately ex...
Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications
... the country that will support planning activities for
groups of researchers to develop interdisciplinary...inary research. Recent advances have paved the way for
significant gains in understanding how genetic variability can alter drug response. Despite this pro...
US researchers show cottonseed drug is cancer treatment booster
...eptive could boost the effectiveness of treatment for
prostate tumours and possibly other common cancers...n prostate tumours in mice. The study demonstrates for
the first time that (-)-gossypol enhances the anti-tumour efficacy of radiation therapy both in vitr...
32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D
...Program today announced 32 new cost-sharing awards for
research on highly innovative industrial technolog...difficulty, technical innovation and the potential for
significant benefits to the nation's economy. The ATP is managed by the National Institute of Standa...
Yearling horse auction to benefit equine research
...urg center. The yearlings have been bred and cared for
as part of the research program at the Center. Yea...d Virginia's leading sprint sire based on earnings for
2004 with total earnings reaching more than $620,000. For example, recently Bluffie Slew, which was ...
Commandeering cellular machinery: recognition mechanism to detect small molecules
...in D. The development could provide a foundation for
a new family of biologically-based mechanisms able...tors the technique could also lead to new methods for
producing enzymes and important pharmaceutical compounds. "We are hijacking these nuclear receptors ...
National Science Foundation awards $2 million grant to UC Riverside
...rasslands. The invasion of weeds is a huge problem for
maintenance of our fragile biodiversity, which is ...Allen said. "Some of these weeds have been present for
the past 100 years, but they are just now becoming dense, and they are replacing native vegetation."...
Amgen investigational therapy, AMG 162, increased bone mineral density with twice yearly injection
... of AMG 162, the company's investigational therapy for
bone loss, significantly increased bone mineral de...ith low BMD were presented at the American Society for
Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 26th Annual Meeting in Seattle. This double blind trial was desig...
College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work
...mploy early detection systems that could help test for
diseases such as Alzheimer's, and further an emerg...e selected from fourteen finalist teams. Advisors for
each winning team were also recognized for
their contributions. The 2004 winners are: Grand Prize W...
Of lice and men
...ies that we have not shared a common ancestor with for
over a million years. It is amazing to know that w...ry only of modern humans. Fossil evidence is scant for
now-extinct species of early humans. Because lice evolved in concert with the humans they infested, ...
An embryonic stem cell model for Parkinson's disease
...on neurons -- the molecular mechanisms responsible for
the neurodegeneration remain unknown. Part of the ...e embryonic stem cells offers a promising platform for
dissecting the disease mechanism of Parkinson's. Working with these cells, the researchers created ...
Offspring at risk from maternal occupational exposure to solvents
TORONTO -- Researchers at The Hospital for
Sick Children (Sick Kids) and the University of To... were exposed to organic solvents in the workplace for
at least eight weeks of pregnancy, starting in the first trimester, along with their children, who w...
Endangered frogs coexist with fungus once thought fatal
...have suggested that B. dendrobatidis is to blame for
the dramatic frog declines. But with little inform...ervation program of captive breeding and selecting for
resistance could potentially thwart the extinction of these, and other, critically endangered frogs....
Columbia University scientist wins 2004 Nobel Prize
....D., of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center for
clarifying how the olfactory system works. Dr. Bu...member, Richard Axel, has received the Nobel Prize for
his pioneering studies clarifying how our sense of smell works," said Columbia University President ...
A treatment, not a cure: Calcium silicate neutralizes an acidic stream
...ating human-accelerated environmental change there for
over four decades. A network of researchers and ag... exposed to acidity and heavy metals. As a remedy for
acid stomach, people reach for
Tums, or a similar calcium-based acid reducer. When attempting to inc...
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