Tag: "may" at biology news
New mechanism links smoking to lung damage
...ly understood and previously unsuspected mechanism may
be the key to understanding how life-style associa...tion in stroke. "Improperly opened hemichannels may
play a role in many other diseases tied to environmental stimuli," Lal said, "or even to normal agin...
Disabling a sensory organ prompts female mice to act like male mice
...ch as testosterone to anatomy, positing that there may
be a region of the brain that organizes gender-bas...ent in male and female mice, Dulac noted, but that may
be the extent of gender differences in the brain. The work of Dulac and her colleagues promises to ...
Multicenter study nets new lung tumor-suppressor gene
...ne for non-small cell lung cancer in mice, it also may
be more powerful than other, better-known suppress...ally thwarts tumors from forming. Mutated versions may
be unable to act as a brake on cancer. To find out, the investigators ran a series of experiments ...
See what you're spewing as you speed along
In future drivers may
only have to glance at the dashboard to see the pollution spewing out of their vehicles exhausts. A team from The University of Manchester has constructed a laser measuring device capable of recording levels of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and m...
MIT study: Maturity brings richer memories
...higher-order thinking, planning, and reasoning -- may
be responsible for creating richer memories in adults. Activation in the PFC follows an upward slope with age in contextual memories. The older the subjects, the more powerful the activation in that area, explains senior author John Gabrieli of MI...
Human knowledge is based upon directed connectivity between brain areas
... unfamiliar objects" The answer to these questions may
lie in the direction of information flow transmitt...hod of directional coupling analysis these results may
open a new perspective on brain processes. For the accurate execution of brain functions it might be...
A sensory organ, not the brain, differentiates male and female behavior in some mammals
...biologists at Harvard University say these efforts may
have fallen flat because such differences may
not arise in the brain at all. Rather, they say, the epicenter of sex-specific behavior in many sp...
Census of Marine Life historians detail collapse of bluefin tuna population off northern Europe
...light on habitat used by spawning bluefin tuna and may
one day lead to better protection in U.S. waters. ...counter-clockwise and cause a retention of food -- may
also play an important role in the bluefins breeding process. The bluefin showed a preference for...
How cells change the pace of their steps
...which they move, a basic biological discovery that may
help researchers devise ways to prevent cancer cel...gulated cell motility during embryonic development may
result in some neurological diseases and birth defects such as cleft palate of the mouth. UCSDs new ...
National Ecological Observatory Network featured at ESA/SER Joint International Conference
...2007, from 7:00 am - 8:00 am. Conference attendees may
also learn more about the Observatory, including c...for the full-time position of NEON Staff Scientist may
sign up at the NEON booth for an interview during the conference. For the latest news and project do...
Immunity in social amoeba suggests ancient beginnings
...ium discoideum) is not only surprising but it also may
prove a clue as to what is necessary for an organism to become multicellular, said the Baylor College of Medicine researcher who led the research that appears today in the journal Science. Dictyostelium discoideum usually exists as a single-celled ...
UC experts detail new standard for cleaner transportation fuels
...icit funding. The California Board of Equalization may
play a role. Certainly the California Energy Commission will; it already manages the Petroleum Industry Information Reporting Act (PIIRA) program, which requires firms that ship, receive, store, process and/and sell crude oil and petroleum products i...
New survey documents the headaches of computerized medicine
...the implementation of clinical information systems may
lead to detrimental results, the papers authors sa... The ability to maintain control over consequences may
give hospital decision makers more confidence when making the determination to implement CPOE. With ...
Discovery of new protein could provide new understanding of male fertility
...yme initiates it. The second protein we discovered may
either share some functions with the first one or ..., this result shows that UBE1L2s main client banks may
be in the testis and that UBE1L2 controls many of the protein degradation processes in that organ. ...
Identified mechanism in the malaria parasite to help it adapt to infected individuals
...suggests that the varied expression of these genes may
help the parasite to escape the host organisms imm...ntify 7 genes in 4 different genetic families that may
be silenced in a specific P. falciparum strain; we suspect, however, that other genes may
also be si...
Scientists prove that disputed Korean stem cell line comes from an unfertilized egg and not cloning
... are of particular interest to researchers as they may
provide stem cells that are nearly genetically ide...an efficient way of generating embryos and that it may
someday be feasible to generate patient-specific pES cells from females. If careful genetic and func...
Where broken DNA is repaired
...cleus is an unanswered question. That question may
now be closer to an answer. By comparing computer ..., moves through the nucleus in a straight line and may
strike DNA at any point along the way; the pattern of hits along the track should be essentially ran...
News tips from ACS Chemical Biology
...on. In the current issue Toxins from snails may
lead to new drugs New strategies for minimizing the side effects of the COX inhibitors,(some of which were banned due to the high risk of cardiovascular side effects How the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone activate cell signali...
Chickadee, nutchatch presence in conifers increases tree growth, says CU-Boulder study
...o change the chemical "flavor" of the trees, which may
have implications for infestations by damaging insects like bark beetles that have ravaged pine forests in the West. Chemicals in trees known as terpenes, which give vegetation distinctive odors, have been implicated in the resistance of trees to pa...
Success or failure of antidepressant citalopram predicted by gene variation
...to exert its full effects, and patients depression may
worsen while they search for a medication that hel.... Genetic studies, such as the one described here, may
lead to a better understanding of which treatments are likely to work for each patient. Results of t...
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