Tag: "interpret" at biology news
Swabs not reliable for detecting lead dust in homes
... the instructions do not guide consumers on how to interpret
a brown result. The brown tip might result from dirt hiding a red chemical reaction. Another explanation is that household dirt could interfere with the reaction between the dye in the swabs and reactive lead in the dust, researchers noted. Yet eve...
When the villain becomes your friend: The strange tale of muscle lactate
... fail to address the various issues adequately and interpret
the results appropriately" Did they fail to ask the essential question "Why does nature make lactic acid"", and did they in effect put one and one together and make them a minus" De Paoli and colleagues looked at the effects of lactic acid and ad...
New insights into the neural basis of anxiety
People who suffer from anxiety tend to interpret
ambiguous situations, situations that could potent...ing the value of stimuli. It seems to bias mice to interpret
situations as threatening." The hippocampus is mainly known as a region important for learning and...
Agonized death throes probable cause of open-mouthed, head-back pose of many dino fossils
...e with the classic "dead-bird" posture, which they interpret
to be the result of biological processes. Faux, who also works as a disaster veterinarian from her home in Lewiston, Idaho, set out to test other post-mortem processes - rigor mortis, which is the temporary stiffening of muscles after death; and th...
'Lucky 13' as new gene discovery offers further hope for childhood blindness
...esearch. "Obviously we have to be careful how we interpret
these results, as finding the genes doesn't automatically lead to a cure," says Mr Noble. "Nevertheless, this new result tells us something very important about what the eye is doing normally and about a new and common way in which it can go wrong. G...
Ability to listen to 2 things at once is largely inherited, says twin study
... also includes the part of our brain that helps us interpret
the sounds we hear. This is the first study to sho...formed primarily by the brain that help a listener interpret
sounds. Among other things, auditory processing enables us to tell the direction a sound is coming f...
One species, many genomes
... Still missing are the computational algorithms to interpret
the anticipated flood of data....
Additional mammogram readers improve breast cancer detection
...ately, deciding on the number of readers needed to interpret
a screening mammogram will depend on how many readers are available and which outcomes we seek, the authors write....
MIT model could predict cells' response to drugs
...p tackled was understanding the way in which cells interpret
the signals they receive and how they arrive at the correct result. The researchers approached the problem quantitatively, measuring activity levels in five major signaling pathways after colon epithelial cells were exposed to a variety of environm...
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