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New study suggests special cocoa may lead to sustained improvement in blood vessel function

...-rich cocoa on blood vessel function appears to be independent of any changes in established markers of oxidative...ts of this flavanol-rich cocoa on blood vessels is independent ofgeneralized 'antioxidant' actions often incorrectly reported in the media," said Harold Schmitz, P...

Finding the white wine difference

...es. "Our research suggests that extremely rare and independent mutations in two genes produced a single white grapevine that was the parent of almost all of the world's white grape varieties. If only one gene had been mutated, most grapes would still be red and we would not have the more than 3000 white grape cu...

Third annual Templeton-Cambridge Fellowships awarded to 10 noted journalists

...in the broad field of science and religion through independent research as well as seminars and discussion groups...the seminars, fellows will undertake five weeks of independent study and research into areas of their own specific interest, such as origins of life, neuroscience,...

Sustainability forum speakers include ex-governor

...research for Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute, an independent nonprofit organization created in 1963 by the founders of the first SeaWorld in San Diego, CA. DeFreese holds a B.S. degree in zoology from the University of Rhode Island and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in marine biology from Florida Tech. He has authored...

Why do birds migrate?

...i by using a computer analysis called phylogenetic independent contrasts. The technique allowed the scientists to sort out whether a bird was migratory because that's what species on their side of the family tree always did or whether the bird's travel habits had some ecological correlates. Food scarcity was...

New study rewrites evolutionary history of vespid wasps

...four genes across 30 species of vespid wasps. Four independent statistical analyses tested the reliability of the pattern of relationships that emerged from the data. This work confirms the ideas of Schmitz and Moritz, said Cameron, by adding to the weight of evidence that their hypothesis was accurate. The...

Why migrate? It's not for the fruit

...s the first time the technique called phylogenetic independent contrasts has been used to identify the causes of bird migration. "It's not just whether you eat insects, fruit, or candy bars, or where you eat them it matters how reliable that food source is from day-to-day," Boyle said. "For example, some really...

Research suggests a significant circadian rhythm in swim performance lasting 2-4 minutes

... that could cause time-of-day differences that are independent of circadian rhythm. For example, worse performance in the morning could be attributed to nutritional status, joint stiffness following bed-rest, sleep inertia upon arising, lower ambient temperature, and a lack of "warm up" in the muscles. Method...

Independent panel to evaluate widely used chemical, Bisphenol A

What: An independent panel of 15 scientists convened by the Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction (CERHR), of the NIEHS and National Toxicology Program, will review recent scientific data and reach conclusions regarding whether or not exposure to a com...

Epigenetics to shape stem cell future

...t the European level. Established in 1974 as an independent non-governmental organisation, the ESF currently serves 75 Member Organisations across 30 countries....

Cancer is a stem cell issue

...t the European level. Established in 1974 as an independent non-governmental organisation, the ESF currently serves 75 Member Organisations across 30 countries....

Science for long-term management of the Marine Life Protection Act

... function as an ecological network, rather than an independent collection of protected areas. Science was given a prominent role by the MLPA to specify how to achieve these goals. A broad group of scientists from across the state drew upon many recent advances in MPA science to devise a set of guidelines for e...

Scientific literacy happens -- when students think for themselves

...sing's overarching goal is to teach students to be independent and objective thinkers, to create a group of scientifically literate citizens who can intelligently discuss multi-faceted issues such as stem cell biology, evolution, genetically modified organisms and the like. This applies to science majors and non...

ALTRAN: Industry experts address technology challenges at Altran Innovation Conference

...7 and want to continue their engagement regarding: independent evaluation, validation and expertise, programmes coordination and management and innovation process management. Representatives of a range of technology-based organisations attended the conference, including Hilson Moran, EADS, Cambridge Consultan...

Johnson & Johnson announces call for nominations

...100,000 cash prize and recipients are chosen by an independent Selection Committee composed of world-leading scientists and clinicians Solomon Snyder, M.D., D.Sc., D.Phil. (Hon. Causa), professor and director of the Department of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine will chair the Selection Committee...

'Smart' prosthetics: restoring independence to people with disabilities

...se electronic devices will allow them to lead more independent lives. Donoghue will discuss the fast-growing field of neuroprosthetics at a Feb. 15, 2007, press briefing at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the worlds largest general scientific society. At th...

Successful development of prototype assays

...producing the first batch of assays to be used for independent clinical trials. These and other matters will be critical developments undertaken in 2007. A number of further technical developments are required to deliver a robust commercial assay system. Thus, there remains both technical and commercial risk a...

A unique twin study on the increased cardiometabolic risk in obesity

...dant for weight. They found that acquired obesity, independent of genetic influences, primarily relates to increases in lysophosphatidylcholines, constituents of an atherogenic lipid profile and decreases in ether phospholipids, lipids with anti-oxidative properties. The origin of obesity and related dyslipide...

BioMed Central announces winners of first open access research awards

...rategy, Wellcome Library at the Wellcome Trust, an independent charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. About the Honorees: Lalit Dandona, M.D., Senior Director of the George Institute for International Health in Hyderabad, India, received the BioMed Central Research Award in the fiel...

Carnegie Mellon researcher proposes development of artificial cells to fight disease

.... "Understanding both the nature of a cell as an independent unit and its role in the life processes of larger organisms is crucial in our quest to duplicate the molecular units which form the building blocks of the cell and its parts," LeDuc said. "We see this development of artificial cells as a building blo...

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