Tag: "lagging" at biology news
Childhood deficits in the cerebellum may be linked to adult alcoholism
...r impaired in any way, they were just consistently lagging
in several important benchmarks. Since the study involved primarily high-risk men, we can't be certain how well this will translate to the normal population. I certainly don't want to scare people who might think if their child isn't walking at one...
Columbia University launches multi-year campaign to support stem cell research
... on human embryonic stem cell research funding and lagging
state funds have limited available government support for this emerging and promising research, prompting CUMC to reach out to the private sector with this crucial stem cell initiative. CUMC researchers are currently exploring the vast potential of...
Columbia University takes leading role in second phase of NIH protein structure initiative
...f one of the new centers. "Drug discovery has been lagging
in recent years, and many of us believe that the development of drugs based on a protein's structure is a much more efficient way to find the drugs we'd like to have." The Protein Structure Initiative essentially starts from where the Human Genome Pr...
Scientific societies support teaching evolution
...fortunate in an era when U.S. students are already lagging
behind their international peers in science education. This Position Statement is an expression of the official position taken by the 2005 Executive Committees of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Soc...
A new twist on power walking
...move with the same vertical motion as the hip, but lagging
it by a fraction of a second, producing differential movement between the frame and load. The pogo-stick-like movement of the load generates mechanical energy that drives a rack-and-pinion device that powers a geared DC motor that acts as a generator...
New Zealand tops environmental scorecard at World Economic Forum in Davos
...eenhouse gas emissions, and water resources. "The lagging
performance of the United States on environmental issues particularly on energy and climate change signals trouble not only for the American people, but for the whole world," said Gus Speth , Dean of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental ...
Mathematics in fact and fiction discussed at AAAS Annual Meeting
... face challenges of their own in trying to bolster lagging
achievement levels in math by U.S. students compared to students from other industrialized countries. They have found a surprising ally in a popular television series, NUMB3RS, which airs on CBS on Fridays. The show features a young mathematician, pl...
Failure to meet United Nations sanitation target could affect millions of the world's poorest
... a per capita gross domestic product of $4,500, is lagging
in its efforts to expand access to sanitation services and is expected to miss the 2015 target. Despite the challenges, Davis said that it is still possible to meet both Target 10 goals, because in recent years new actors, such the Bill and Melinda...
NIEHS researchers identify enzyme critical in DNA replication
...followed slightly thereafter by replication of the lagging
strand by a different polymerase. In lower organ...or genome stability, including the identity of the lagging
strand polymerase and the roles of more specialized DNA polymerases in copying damaged DNA. Accor...