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Sedentary overweight people get insulin boost from short term exercise; CVD risks trend down
...ews during the meeting can be arranged through APS from
Mayer Resnick (cell: 301-332-4402, mresnick@the-a...use of exercise to prevent or delay the transition from
insulin resistance (prediabetes) to overt type-2 diabetes, and in the optimal use of exercise to man...
US Agency for International Development awards $34 million to Virginia Tech
...lion for each of the two projects will be garnered from
the USAID missions around the world. The USAID ... grow in developing countries, and reduced threats from
invasive species." De Datta also pointed out that IPM CRSP research over the past decade has ...
Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015
...ns of people in developing countries die each year from
diseases that could be prevented or treated cheapl...rnments, private companies and other organizations from
developed and developing countries alike to support genomics research and learning worldwide. The GG...
Drought in the West linked to warmer temperatures
...rends, according to new research led by scientists from
the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia U...rs, the study team, which also included scientists from
the University of Arizona, University of Arkansas, and NOAA, found evidence suggesting that elevated...
World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'
...e University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) from
Oct. 7 to Oct. 9. Over 150 of the world's top the...d out, with its predominant shades of muted orange from
peach tones to copper, is beautiful. The structure is both sited and designed to direct inhabitants...
Embryonic stem cells correct congenital heart defect in mouse embryos
...osed to develop a lethal defect, rescued the heart from
developing the disorder by not only producing norm...y vicinity. This prevented neighboring heart cells from
developing into defective tissue. "In other words, stem cells act like nurses, restoring 'sick' ce...
Emory chemists develop bacteria that may help decaffeinate coffee
...h caffeine, and give each bacterium a piece of DNA from
coffee plants that may encode the enzyme that will allow the bacterium to convert the caffeine to the theophylline it needs to survive. "At the end of the day, we will know that all of the surviving bacteria have 'learned' to convert caffeine to th...
New technique targets pesticide-resistant insects
...eronyl butoxide (PBO), a natural substance derived from
sesame oil. Dr Gunning said previous efforts to u.... Dr Gunning and her co-inventor, Dr Graham Moores from
Rothamsted, designed the technology so that it incorporates a time delay mechanism. Using novel micr...
Study describes basic mechanism in cell growth control involving damaged DNA
...tein p53," said Xiong. This protein stops the cell from
growing or kills it, he added. "If the cell is gro... ubiquitination by the CUL4 ligase, may stop cells from
proliferating when their DNA is damaged." The new report also points to earlier observations that th...
New Jersey Institute of Technology professor to develop supersized virtual library
... a smorgasbord of reference listings consolidated from
public, university and on-line digital libraries. ...tends through September of 2007, includes $498,000 from
the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS); $850,000 from
the National Science Digital Libr...
Children's Hospital Boston wins $2.5 million in health surveillance grants
...iatric and adolescent health services for patients from
birth through age 21. In addition to 325 inpatient beds and comprehensive outpatient programs, it houses the world's largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center. More than 500 scientists, including eight members of the National Ac...
Why do African-American women have more pregnancy problems?
... the University of Michigan will examine the issue from
an interdisciplinary perspective to help solve thi...chools and centers will be involved in the effort, from
public health and medicine, to business and engineering. "The whole issue of health care disparities...
Electronics recycling made easy
...o help clients manage waste properly, protect them from
future financial liability and ultimately protect the environment. Recycling lighting and electronic waste protects the environment and public health by keeping potentially harmful materials out of the solid waste stream. Onyx offers advanced recycli...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, October 2004
...that field to optimize reactor performance. A team from
Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Fusion Energy Divi...tory have found through tests that damage to homes from
future flooding can be minimized through repair or renovation using flood damage-resistant materials...
Protein protecting brain from toxins also blocks some chemotherapy from reaching tumors
...the ability of this agent to reach tumors. Results from
a series of studies by investigators at St. Jude C...: by binding to topotecan and transporting it away from
the brain Mrp4 restricts the drug's penetration into the brain from
the bloodstream; and it protects...
'Junk' DNA may be very valuable to embryos
...called retrotransposons, which may have originated from
retroviruses. These regions, found in DNA of hum... diversity. Dr. Barbara B. Knowles and colleagues from
The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, found that distinct retrotransposon types are unexpecte...
VitalSense(R) - Wireless vital signs monitoring
... System Works Core body temperatures are obtained from
ingestible and, of course, disposable, Jonah TM c...2.0 1.5 days. Dermal temperatures are transmitted from
waterproof, hypoallergenic patches. Transmission range is approximately 1 meter for the ingestible s...
Researchers provide road map for generating B cells from stem cells
...ober 2004 issue of Developmental Cell, researchers from
the University of Chicago present the first rough ...searchers describe four critical stages on the way from
a multi-potent precursor to a committed B-cell and suggest how combinations of regulatory proteins a...
New method identifies chromosome changes in malignant cells
...hromosomes. Cells can simply snip strings of genes from
the chromosome, or make many extra copies of the s...computer." Troyanskaya and Myers started with data from
genomics tools that identify thousands of genes at once and show how actively they are being used. T...
UF scientists have bionanotechnology recipe to find elusive bacteria
...an body, could perform a number of medical duties, from
delivering drugs to detecting malignant cells. T...itional methods are not very sensitive -- the glow from
one antibody-linked dye molecule just isn't easy to see, and that can create potential health risks....
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