Tag: "manage" at biology news
Cleft palate research receives 200,000 award
...f therapies to improve the way in which clinicians manage
patients affected by cleft palate....
Development of portable infectious disease detector
...ll allow medical professionals and HIV patients to manage
their disease in a way that is similar to how diabetes patients can monitor their condition since the introduction of home blood glucose detectors." The collaboration's goal is to produce its first portable HIV monitor within two years. In addition t...
First birth using PGD to save baby from rhesus blood disease
...to the woman's womb. "Although the use of PGD to manage
Rh disease has been previously published, to our knowledge this is the first case of an unaffected RhD- baby being born to an RhD- alloimmunized mother using PGD," said Dr Seeho. He envisaged that PGD for Rh disease would be most likely to be used in...
University of Arizona receives IBM grant for massive virtual storage system for life sciences data
...l give researchers efficient access and ability to manage
vast amounts of biological data. "It is a wonderfu...prehensive storage strategy, allowing customers to manage
information throughout its life, simplify their infrastructures, and provide back-up and recovery fo...
First view of a world without fire
...cological and geochemical communities if we are to manage
the effects of global change on our planet." Fire changes vegetation quickly, directly and fundamentally it is now clear from this research that a fundamental understanding of landscape fires is necessary for comprehending the way much of the world ...
Reviewing scientists say proposed conservation measures unlikely to help whales
...on (IWC) with reviewing their sanctuary program to manage
whale populations. In a Policy Forum article forth...his science, there is no way to really effectively manage
whales and whaling," Gerber said....
Beer-drinking rats count calories better than many people, UF researchers say
...ans and in animals, noting that rats instinctively manage
their weight by not eating as much when they recei...amounts of alcohol, and to see if they could still manage
calories." In the current study, UF researchers made alcohol more palatable by adding it to decarbo...
NASA research to aid federal invasive species council efforts
...Sciences Program at NASA Headquarters. "Efforts to manage
invasive species annually cost the country tens of billions of dollars," he said. NASA will enhance partner's abilities to respond effectively and efficiently to invasive species' challenges. NASA provides Earth observations and predictive models res...
Grid expectations for networked computing: From global Earth monitoring to black hole detection
...hers require powerful Grid computing techniques to manage
this data deluge. And at a time when the research teams working on the biggest scientific problems of our time from climate modelling to molecular biology or high energy physics - are larger and more diffuse than ever before, Grid computing offers a...
Dartmouth Medical School lab blends DNA and technology to aid in crime-solving
...rtmouth Medical School will train professionals to manage
DNA evidence under the terms of a $1.6 million gra...rtmouth Medical School will train professionals to manage
DNA evidence under the terms of a $1.6 million grant, awarded by the National Institute of Justice a...
Circles of DNA might help predict success of stem cell transplantation
...on should help physicians improve their ability to manage
individual patients by predicting how they will respond to stem cell transplants." Other authors of this study are Raymond Barfield, Ely Benaim, Wing Leung, James Knowles, Dawn Lawrence, Mario Otto, Sheila A. Shurtleff, Geoffrey A. M. Neale, Frederi...
When cobras spit, there's not a dry eye in the house
...imilar to a bullet in the barrel of a gun. If they manage
to hit an eye, the sensitive cornea reacts with severe stinging pain. In the worst case these burns can ultimately lead to blindness. As guinea pigs Katja Tzschtzsch used four Mozambique and six black-necked spitting cobras from the animal house in S...
Diabetes' link to obesity broken in mice
...esources. Diabetes disrupts the body's ability to manage
energy resources including both fat and sugar. Insulin is a primary regulator of these resources. When the intake of calories exceeds the ability of the body to store them, insulin does not work as well, leading to an increase in blood sugar levels. ...
Findings suggests that blocking estrogen may be crucial to lung cancer survival
...lvestrant (Faslodex) a treatment commonly used to manage
breast cancer in women with ER positive tumors, but not yet approved for clinical lung cancer treatment. They found that the combined treatment resulted in a tumor volume decrease of 59 percent, compared to a 49 percent decrease for gefitinib treatme...
New findings lead researchers to question basic assumptions of fisheries management
...ere may be other approaches, but no matter how you manage
the fishery, you can't have a full complement of a...gs that should make us stop and think about how we manage
fisheries," he said. Berkeley and his collaborators have published recent papers on their research ...
UNH fisheries expert to speak at American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting
...ns are in trouble and we need to change the way we manage
them in order to get out of that trouble. And that means not tinkering around the edges - we need a fundamental change."...
Scientists will discuss remarkable advances in whale research at the annual meeting of AAAS
... this new technology. As a result, we can not only manage
them better, but, as Roger Payne is trying to do, we can use them as a gauge of how the oceans are doing. And that, fundamentally, is going to affect us all.''...
Coastal dead zones may lead to ecosystem-based fisheries management
...ffects on fisheries," he said. "So we will have to manage
fisheries in the context of changes generated somewhere up in a watershed, thousands of miles away."...
El Nino forecasting could aid fisheries management, disease control, marine species protection
...hese reliable early alerts could be used to better manage
high yield fisheries that are subject to "boom and bust" cycles -- such as those for anchovies, sardines and mackerel, he said. ENSO forecasting could also be used to better control outbreaks of tropical diseases such as mosquito-caused malaria, he a...
Kids with chronic illness face difficult transition to adult care
...re independently and are less familiar with how to manage
these complex cases because they haven't routinely encountered them in standard practice. The issue can be costly for patients, both physically and financially, said UF research associate Robert Gibson, Ph.D. "It is like waking up in France one day,...
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