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Biologists ID molecular block for social 'cheaters'
...operation is one of the most difficult adaptations for
evolutionary biologists to explain because competition for
resources inside the collective should lead to evolved traits that allow individuals to "cheat" the ...
Viruses found in untreated city water
...water meets or exceeds state and federal standards for
drinking water, researchers and public health offi...e infectious, although three samples were positive for
infectious hepatitis A viruses. During the study period, however, no cases of hepatitis A linked to ...
Forum at Virginia Tech to address issues of human cloning
...igned both to inform and to provide an opportunity for
public participation in debate on this topic. The main panel discussion will take place at 11 a.m. and feature a number of nationally-recognized experts on issues of human cloning, representing a range of views and areas of expertise: Wendy Goldm...
New genetic tools provide clues to the effects of exercise and diet on obesity, diabetes
...oteomic techniques has given researchers new clues for
the interaction between exercise and diet, glucose...emerging major public health problems, "biomarkers for
the progression of NIDDM (non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, or type-2 diabetes) are sorely ne...
Bovine genome completed
...Brahman. That information will help discover genes for
improved meat and milk production and to help researchers develop new strategies for
protecting cattle from disease. Medical researchers will be able to compare the cow's genome with th...
Researchers find chemosignal that encourages women's sexual desire
...researcher in a team at the University's Institute for
Mind and Biology. Chemosignals are substances that...after being exposed to the breastfeeding compounds for
two months, women with regular partners experienced a 24 percent increase in sexual desire as report...
Muscle-building hand-grips aid systolic blood pressure, carotid AD, endothelial function
...vasoactive sensitivity in people taking medication for
hypertension. Two studies at the McMaster Universi...o confirm earlier findings related to risk factors for
cardiovascular disease (CVD), as well as to uncover some of the underlying mechanisms. Both studies ...
After flu exposure, mild exercise protects mature mice from dying
....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 Communica...
New Military Biomaterials R&D Center to hold first meeting
NEW BRUNSWICK/PISCATAWAY The new Center for
Military Biomaterials Research (CeMBR) has been set up by the New Jersey Center for
Biomaterials. The CeMBR will hold its first open meeting on Oct. 20, 2004 at 10 a.m. in the Hyatt Re...
Bovine genome assembled
...ence has been deposited into free public databases for
use by biomedical and agricultural researchers aro...ww.ncbi.nih.gov/Genbank ) at NIH's National Center for
Biotechnology Information (NCBI), EMBL Bank ( www.ebi.ac.uk/embl/index.html ) at the European Molecu...
CERN to host EnviroInfo 2004
...to improvements in other fields. This is the case, for
instance, of the UNOSAT project, an internet-based...he culture of CERN. Sharing knowledge is essential for
a centre of excellence in particle physics, with a mandate to make its results freely available. The...
Interactive health information system to detect Japanese encephalitis in Asia
...ealth information solutions, is leading this pilot for
PATH's Japanese Encephalitis Project. PATH is an i... timely data," said Madhu Krishna, country manager for
Voxiva India. "This data will allow analysis of critical health information for
rapid response and c...
Bovine genome sequence available
...sation of the bovine genome which is a major focus for
our livestock portfolio development both now and i...as. The Hereford, a cattle breed well known for
its beef production capabilities was selected for
the bulk of the sequencing project. Holstein, Angu...
Old bones unearth new date for giant deer's last stand
...undary of Europe and Asia, possibly the last haven for
a species which was being progressively wiped out ...shed in the latest issue of Nature. Unfortunately for
these majestic beasts, the extra three thousand years takes them well into the modern era when Stone...
Bugs in the gut could play key role in understanding human disease and drug toxicity
...octors to new a understanding and novel treatments for
diseases say scientists from Imperial College Lond...ndon, and lead researcher comments: "We have known for
some time that many diseases are influenced by a variety of factors, including both genetics and env...
Obese women with early-stage breast cancer more likely to die than women of normal weight
...at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society for
Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology in Atlanta, Ga....revious studies show that obesity is a risk factor for
the development of breast cancer, but these prior studies have reported contradictory results regard...
The PSA bounce Does it have clinical significance?
...at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society for
Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology in Atlanta, Ga....ostate-specific antigen) test is a blood test used for
routine prostate cancer screening. The "PSA bounce" is a rise and then decline in the PSA level fol...
ASPB opposes ban of GE crops in Butte County Ballot Measure D
... of Measure D would mark a historic step backwards for
science and agriculture for
Butte County and the state." The letter to the Butte County Board of Supervisors was sent by ASPB Pr...
Toward a better understanding of taste and smell impairments
...n insight into potential therapeutic interventions for
these dysfunctions," says Beverly Cowart, Ph.D.,...oss in patients with CR and evaluate the prognosis for
recovery. Results will enable improved diagnosis and treatment targeting for
patients with CR-induc...
Botulism bug says no to nitric oxide, provides key to molecule's role in human cell signaling
...cience Express, the rapid online publication forum for
the journal Science. The paper also details how ev... in higher animals. It also offers an explanation for
how the decades-old practice of treating meat with sodium nitrite prevents life-threatening food poi...
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