Tag: "many" at biology news
Bristol scientists find key to unlock body's own cancer defence
...found that this form of VEGF is generally found in many
normal parts of the body, including the prostate, ...tes. New blood vessel growth is also necessary for many
normal body functions. These include the development of the embryo and, in adults, wound healing, th...
Are museum collections of ancient life representative?
...rt and rock is time consuming and expensive. Also, many
promising sites are being covered with human developments or preserved from potential erosion with large boulders or rip rap. But are museum collections representative of what is found in nature? Maybe the curator just looked for T-rex teeth and flie...
Researchers unlock mysteries of toxic metals in the largest contaminated site in United States
...he presence of the contaminants has been known for many
decades. But the interaction of the heavy metals and other compounds in the soil, streams, and rivers were unknown until Virginia Tech professor of geosciences Michael Hochella went all the way to the University of Munster, Germany as a Fulbright Sch...
Plentiful fossils of dinosaur contemporary allow population study
... values are data. For instance, we can look at how many
are missing a tibia, how many
are missing a femur, how many
are missing both, and how many
fossils have all or most of the variabl...
Safety and immunogenicity data available for new pertussis booster vaccine candidate for adolescents
...enerally wears off after five to 10 years, leaving many
adolescents susceptible to this highly contagious ...tetanus are widely found in soil and the manure of many
animals. Almost all reported cases of tetanus are in persons who have either never been vaccinated, ...
JCI table of contents November 1, 2004
...ormed humans. The authors highlight the point that many
embryos created for in vitro fertilization are not used because they are unable to properly produce a fetus due to inherent genetic or mechanical defects. These embryos, however, often contain some normal cells that, while unable to create a fully f...
Joslin Diabetes Center awards 1st Mary K. Iacocca Faculty Fellowship
...abetes research and holds considerable promise for many
fields of study, including islet cell transplantat...elp guide the search for drug targets to treat the many
complications of the disease," Dr. King said. Dr. von Andrian received his M.D. and Ph.D. from Ludw...
First human trial of bioartificial kidney shows promise for acute renal failure
...ity, and any standard use of this therapy is still many
years off. "The long-term goal, if this shows effectiveness in patients with end stage renal disease, is to build a fully implantable device. Our lab is working with engineers at U-M and the Cleveland Clinic to make nanofabricated membranes that can ...
Scientists raise concerns about second wave of 'mad cow' prion infection
...e or more, there is no way to determine who or how many
people may be harboring the fatal prion nor how many
of these people may be blood donors. A single vCJD-infected blood donor has the potential to amplif...
Research confirms that vCJD prions can be removed from blood
...e no clinical signs or symptoms of the disease for many
years,and the only reliable tests to determine who...formed post-mortem, there is no way of knowing how many
people may be harboring vCJD and donating blood. These events have spurred increasing concern about ...
Other highlights in the November 3 JNCI
...Account for Many Hereditary Colorectal Cancers As many
as 20% of colorectal cancer patients have a family... Researchers have suggested that it is likely that many
cases of familial colorectal cancer are associated with mutations in as-yet unidentified genes. In ...
Study reveals genetic link to colon cancer
...developing a severe form of colon cancer. As many
as 20 per cent of colorectal cancer patients have a family history of the disease. The population based study followed 1238 patients with colorectal cancer and 1255 healthy control subjects from Ontario. Compared to non-carriers, the MYH gene ...
Deciphering the Arctic Ocean climate puzzle
...egister to Attend Interviews with scientists from many
countries (U.S., Sweden, The Netherlands, U.K., Germany) will be possible. Because arrangements will be made for the media with specific scientists, we especially ask TV teams to register prior to arrival. Digital video footage of the Arctic Coring E...
Researchers discover transport molecule that allows boron into cells
...omplete absence of boron. On the other hand, like many
vitamins and minerals, too much is as bad as not e...ble to enter cells. Similar activity was found in many
cell types isolated from mouse and rat tissues. Dr. Muallem's group noted that cells divided opt...
Scientists pioneer biotech techniques to halt infestation of history, art treasures in tropics
...ction held by the Banco Mercantil Foundation, says many
important paintings now are known only through art books. For example, just 13 works remain from the 20-year career of historic 18th century Venezuelan artist Jose Lorenzo Zurita. The rest have been destroyed through decay. She estimates climate an...
U-M researcher examines the cell's housekeeping habits
...I PCD, autophagy, have been identified recently in many
species, starting with baker's yeast, and some of the environmental triggers that start the process are being found. But there is still quite a bit of science to do before autophagy can be understood as either a good thing or a bad thing. The evidenc...
Crucial evolutionary link points to origins of modern cells
... cells could create tiny compartments that perform many
of the jobs they need," Rout adds. "Thus, the euka... freed itself from relying on only a cell wall for many
of its membrane-associated functions, and allowed the cell to develop a host of intricate new intern...
NASA & partners create new worldwide coral reef library
...cience Team specifically scheduled observations of many
reef areas for the first time. The U.S. Geological Survey manages Landsat. The Institute for Marine Remote Sensing at USF, St. Petersburg, Fla., assembled the images and data. "There has been amazing cooperation at all levels to assemble this da...
Powerful 'toolkit' developed for functional profiling of yeast genes
... to give 100 percent, so the question becomes, How many
can you miss and still be happy with the results?" says Boeke. "We think our numbers are sufficient to get the big picture of how genes interact, and the technique has better potential to scale to the whole genome than other techniques." In ...
Four new vertebrate fossil finds in Ischigualasto, Argentina
...hat makes it unique is a foreshortened skull, like many
later sauropods of the Jurassic and Cretaceous. "T...of the Ischigualasto Valley since 1994, excavating many
new finds and adding greatly to our understanding of the period. The site, known as "Valley of the M...
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