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Workshop on Responsible Stem Cell Research
...owever, are pursuing studies on stem cells derived from
donated embryos and not included in the approved l...appropriate use and handling of stem cells derived from
frozen embryos originally intended for in vitro fertilization procedures, as well as those derived f...
Rice engineer wins prestigious Annunzio Award
... could eliminate the need for doctors to use veins from
a patient's leg for heart bypass surgery. West is...eated by Congress in 1992 and endowed with funding from
the sale of three denominations of limited-edition coins created by the U.S. Mint to mark the 500th ...
Defense provides additional $4.9 million for pathogen research tool
...ch has received $4.9 million in additional funding from
the United States Department of Defense (DoD) for ..., disseminate, and analyze available pathogen data from
disparate sources through an interoperable life sciences framework built on open community standards...
Environmental exposures before and after birth can harm children's lungs
...l tobacco smoke (ETS) may be more likely to suffer from
asthma and related symptoms early in life. A new ...igator and Director of the Center. Researchers from
the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health studied 303 pregnant Dominican and African-A...
FSU scientist links iron imbalance to Parkinson's disease
...on levels are worse -- much worse. The findings from
a study by Florida State University scientist Cath...ur work here at the cellular level," said Levenson from
her laboratory at FSU's Biomedical Research Facility. "Our primary research objective is to better u...
Acoustics meeting in San Diego
...sday, November 16, ASA will hold a press luncheon, from
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., featuring speakers on num...GHTS The following items describe some highlights from
among the many papers being given at the meeting. The first number of the paper code indicates the ...
Mitochondria findings may help beat wide range of disease
...s such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. Researchers from
The Johns Hopkins University's Integrated Imaging ..., healthy cells die, resulting in diseases ranging from
optic atrophy (the most common inherited form of blindness), to Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (a disea...
Estrogen protects male rats from aortic aneurysms
...000, about 11,000 people in the United States died from
a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. Eighty perce... research results showing that smooth muscle cells from
aortas of male rats contain 2.5 times more destructive MMP-9 protein and 10 times the level of MMP-9...
Study in Royal Society journals presents evidence for inherited factors in homosexuality
...eproductive success should progressively disappear from
the population. The authors here argue genetic fac...n and ornamentation in males are thought to result from
sexual selection. However, these 'showy' traits can also incur increased predation risk. We examine...
UNC scientists identify sticky protein in sickle cell red blood cells
CHAPEL HILL -- New research from
the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reveals why red blood cells from
people with sickle cell disease are stickier than healthy red cells, pointing the way to potential n...
Technique for genetically modifying blood stem cells brings cure for blood diseases closer
...efective red blood cells in beta-thalassemia arise from
hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) in which both gene...HSCs. The gene allowed red cells that were derived from
the HSCs to make gamma-globin, a protein that acted as a substitute for beta-globin. The resulting H...
Health, food, new technologies featured during ACS meeting Oct. 17-20 in Peoria, Ill.
... Trans fatty acids, widely used in foods ranging from
margarine to cookies to fried snacks and thought t... The symposium, which will include representatives from
government and industry, will discuss the development of potentially healthier alternatives to the o...
Highlights of American Anthropological Assoc. meeting
Some 5,000 anthropologists from
around the world will gather at the Atlanta Hilton...representing all specialties within the profession from
cultural, physical/biological, archeology, linguistics and applied anthropology. Below is a sampl...
Touching research: How white blood cells navigate
...Rochester that has received an $11.5 million grant from
the National Institutes of Health. The five-year p...lood cells and assure that they protect our bodies from
invaders like the flu? What forces help keep those cells from
getting out of control and attacking o...
Effort to control trade in great white sharks gets teeth from international community
...nt and monitoring of trade in jaws, teeth and fins from
the world's largest predatory fish. Led by the go...hark. Both species are filter-feeders, and at risk from
over-fishing. Reaching some six-and-a-half meters in length (21 feet), the great white shark is a m...
Channel protein converts vibrations to electrical signal
... a molecule must exist in the tiny cilia extending from
receptor cells in the inner ear. Now, researchers ...chanical stimulus, rather than relying on a signal from
another molecule. The speed of the response was determined more than 20 years ago in the laboratory ...
Gladstone researchers resolve key Huntington's disease mystery in Nature cover story
...nt huntingtin in other parts of a cell and keep it from
interfering with the rest of the neuron in ways th...s of life, the age at onset is variable and ranges from
early childhood to the 70s or 80s. It's named for the American physician who initially described the...
Study using robotic microscope shows how mutant Huntington's protein affects neurons
... protein clumps called inclusion bodies in neurons from
people with Huntington's disease (HD) prevent cell...hers indicate that they may help protect the cells from
toxic proteins or that they are merely bystanders in the disease process. One problem in identi...
Where in the brain decisions are made
...y the game while they recorded electrical activity from
the lateral intraparietal area. A complex array of experiments in which the monkeys played the game under different parameters revealed that the monkeys were, indeed, making subjective decisions about which target to look at. And, the researchers fou...
Award-winning INEEL probe to help safely monitor hazardous waste sites
...he area. Now with a new underground probing system from
the Department of Energy's Idaho National Engineer... time and tell immediately if they are moving away from
the original site. "It's the first technology to be able to go down into contamination without distu...
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