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Biodiversity: measuring up to the loss
...o "least concern," according to criteria that take into
account their population size, population trends, and range size. Thousands of scientists from around the world feed these assessments, which have been widely used to measure the degree of degradation of biodiversity. Butchart et al. argue that Red...
A clear view of mycobacterial infection
...e researchers to watch cells as they are recruited into
the granuloma. By visualizing in zebrafish infections of a virulent strain of M. marinum and a strain missing a genetic region called RD1 a region that is somehow involved in the virulence of the bacteria Ramakrishnan and colleagues have observed ...
IC-medtech licenses promising cancer therapeutic from Summa Health System
...estruction in which the cell literally cuts itself into
small pieces. This discovery was the first of its kind and to this point, cells were considered to die only by apoptosis (programmed cell death) or necrosis (toxic cell death or injury.)" According to Tom Miller, CEO of IC-MedTech, his comp...
Emory study details dolphin brain evolution for the first time
...hales has enormous potential to yield new insights into
odontocete evolution, whether there are shared features with hominoid brain evolution, and more generally how large brains evolve," Marino says. To investigate how the large brains of odontocetes changed over time, Marino and her colleagues quantifie...
Passage of Marin County GMO ban would encourage widespread use of harsh pesticides
...the state. Reduction in the release of pesticides into
the environment, including our lakes, rivers and streams, cuts down dramatically on exposure to harsh chemical pesticides by farm workers and millions of Americans. Genetically engineered plants that more effectively resist pests have also led to imp...
Immune system in a bottle could help prevent flu vaccine shortage
...ularly important for differentiation of stem cells into
different lineages of immune cells. The inverted colloidal crystal scaffold could stimulate differentiation of human stem cells from blood of adults to functional T and B cells. T and B cells help target and kill foreign invaders. "The uniformity of ...
Gene therapy approach reverses diabetic neuropathy in animal model, Pitt study finds
...he genes responsible for their production directly into
affected neurons. To gain entry into
the cells, the team designed vectors of inactivated herpes simplex virus (HSV), which normally infec...
Munching microbes could cleanse arsenic-contaminated groundwater
...ke said. "As a result, arsenic sources that leach into
the groundwater are pretty uniformly distributed."...irk. "Our analyses suggest the aquifer is divided into
zones of mixed microbial activity, some dominated by sulfate-reducing bacteria, others by methanogen...
Government development policies, not communities, main threat to forest conservation projects
...ustified, according to new ESRC-sponsored research into
communal reserves in Peru. Government policies encouraging immigration and timber exploitation, and a lack of presence by state authorities at ground level, have been the main underlying threats, rather than increasing pressure on resources from loc...
Study: Inadequate physical activity worsens as teenagers become adults
... rather than improves as teens make the transition into
young adulthood, UNC researchers found in the larg...ring 4.4 percent maintained this level of activity into
adulthood. "Also, across the teenage and adult years, close to half of the respondents spent more...
Solutions to stop fishermen returning dead and dying marine animals back into sea - study
...nd other marine animals known as 'discards' back into
the sea after they are caught in their trawlers' n...atfish like plaice, sole and dab - are thrown back into
the North Sea after they are caught in trawlers' nets every year, and they are usually dead by the t...
NIH funds rare childhood disease to provide insights into the origins of adult cancer
...nstitutes of Health (NIH) grant to expand research into
a rare blood disease called Diamond Blackfan anemi...chers created a decade ago to gain greater insight into
the disease. Usually starting within the first two months of life, DBA is a genetic blood disorder o...
Humans and dolphins: If brain size is a measure, we're not that different
...hales has enormous potential to yield new insights into
Odontocete evolution: whether there are shared features with hominoid brain evolution, and more generally how large brains evolve," Marino says. To investigate how the large brains of Odontocetes changed over time, Marino and her colleagues quanti...
Genetically endowed worm may substitute for rodents in some toxicology testing
...nds worms through a centrifuge before sucking them into
tiny passages. There they are counted and sorted o...alth. Then the biosorter dispenses the right worms into
the correct wells for a specific experiment. There are 96 wells arrayed on each plate, the basi...
NSF gives 'teeth' to biomaterials research
...in largely unaware of the sophistication that goes into
making them and getting them to consumers," said S... know about research that is ready to be developed into
a product." Poly-Med, an R&D company based in Anderson, develops new materials into
products with ph...
Paratek Pharmaceuticals presents multiple sclerosis data at Society for Neuroscience annual meeting
... NYSE: SRA) announced today that they have entered into
an agreement to discover, develop and commercialize an orally-available disease modifying treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS). The agreement covers the compounds for which Dr. McKenney presents data today. Stuart Levy, Paratek's Vice Chairman,...
Mail-order drugs exposed to extreme heat become less effective
...es were removed from their packaging and dispensed into
a filter tube using the inhalation technique and device provided by the manufacturer. Weights of the filter tube pre- and postdispensation were obtained to calculate simulated drug delivery. Results showed that filter weights of heated medications ...
UCSD biologists discover chemical important in guiding visual system development
...ed. These results provide new insight into
the mechanism by which the spontaneous electrical ...at they are still preliminary. "Research into
the role of spontaneous neural activity in development has progressed a great deal since the days wh...
Common household fragrances may be harming aquatic wildlife, study finds
...ll Luckenbach, lead author of the study. "They get into
the environment through sewers and drains, but was...in the cell membrane and pumps out toxins that get into
the cell." For the experiment, gills were carefully sliced from living mussels and placed in water c...
Evidence that learning is consolidated during sleep
...ic locations. The researchers divided the subjects into
three experimental groups: one that underwent training in the virtual town and whose brains were scanned during testing while they were awake; one that underwent training and testing and whose brains were then scanned during sleep; one that did ...
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