Tag: "matching" at biology news
Consumption of small amounts of dark chocolate associated with reduction in blood pressure
... of dark chocolate containing 30 mg polyphenols or matching
polyphenol-free white chocolate. The researchers found that from baseline to 18 weeks, dark chocolate intake reduced average systolic BP by −2.9 (1.6) mm Hg and diastolic BP by −1.9 (1.0) mm Hg without changes in body weight, plasma lev...
Birds take cues from their competitors
...y more likely to choose a nest box with the symbol matching
that on the tits nest boxes. On average, more than 75% of the late-arriving birds chose a nest box with the favored symbol. The findings may have evolutionary and ecological implications, according to the researchers. Conventional theory of speci...
50 new mission proposals for ESA's scientific program
...collaboration with other space agencies worldwide, matching
the international spirit of ESA and of its scientific programme. Out of these 50 concepts, three medium-class missions (with costs to ESA not exceeding 300 million euros) and three large-class missions (with costs to ESA not exceeding 650 millio...
Molecular detectors may refine cancer treatment
...ard developing a clinical diagnostic tool involves matching
patient data with these molecular profiles. The research team working with W. Stratford May, M.D., Ph.D., director of the UF Shands Cancer Center, and Ying Li, M.D., Ph.D., a clinical assistant professor of pathology, immunology and laboratory medic...
20 Kentucky firms share $1.9 million from state to match federal SBIR-STTR awards
... start-ups will share nearly $1.9 million in state matching
funds as part of an initiative to attract and support high-tech small businesses. State matching
funds are awarded to companies that win grants in Phases 1 and 2 of the federal Small Business Innov...
Unknotting DNA clue to cancer syndrome
...eaks in the DNA. Normally, to repair broken DNA, matching
chromosomes associate so that an intact chromosome...tes. Furthermore, when SGS1 is defective, all four matching
chromosomes present can get entangled in a multichromosome Holliday junction. "It's a lot less tid...
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