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Drought in the West linked to warmer temperatures
... be linked to climate warming trends, according to new
research led by scientists from the Lamont-Doherty...uch of the Northern Hemisphere. The authors of the new
study argue that there are climate mechanisms involved that make warming climate conditions likely t...
World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'
...ce is timed to coincide with the dedication of the new
addition to the building Kohn Hall, which houses t...design. The result--more than the sum of old plus new
parts--is a wholly integrated and transformed structure superbly designed to enhance the doing of th...
Emory chemists develop bacteria that may help decaffeinate coffee
...ance in harnessing the ability of bacteria to make new
molecules, and their discovery could eventually le...of a protein. To do this, the Emory team created a new
sequence of RNA known as a "riboswitch." In bacteria, riboswitches normally recognize essential mol...
Study describes basic mechanism in cell growth control involving damaged DNA
... clinically applicable, the study's findings offer new
knowledge on how cells rapidly degrade unnecessary... job is carried out by the ubiquitin ligases." The new
study for the first time shows how this molecular choreography occurs: DDB1 serves as a DNA damage "...
New Jersey Institute of Technology professor to develop supersized virtual library
...lectronic database separately," said Bieber. "Our new
software will enable users to conduct the same search over all library resources at once. We already have gotten inquiries from other college libraries, so I believe the project will be helpful to many people when it's completed."...
Children's Hospital Boston wins $2.5 million in health surveillance grants
...e outbreaks and was awarded to Dr. Aneel Advani, a new
CHIP investigator in informatics and infectious di...s. The pilot projects at Children's will further a new
federal agenda to improve the nation's health information infrastructure. In July, Tommy Thompson, ...
Why do African-American women have more pregnancy problems?
...c Health. Ransom is principal investigator on this new
three-year initiative, which received a $1.7 milli...inimal impact on improving pregnancy outcomes. The new
project will look at whether more comprehensive and coordinated prenatal care strategies may improve...
Cooperation to create a new tuberculosis vaccine
...eration agreement to initiate the development of a new
type of preventive DNA subunit vaccine against tub...es. With more than 2 million deaths and 9 million new
infections annually, TB, along with malaria and HIV/AIDS, is responsible for the greatest number of ...
Protein protecting brain from toxins also blocks some chemotherapy from reaching tumors
...en giving these agents, the effectiveness of these new
agents could be significantly compromised." Other authors of this study are Markos Leggas, Masashi Adachi, Daxi Sun, Guoqing Du, Kelly E. Mercer, Yanli Zhuang, John C. Panetta, Brad Johnston and Clinton F. Stewart (St. Jude); George L. Scheffer and...
'Junk' DNA may be very valuable to embryos
study sheds light on events orchestrating the changes when mammalian eggs are fertilized and become embryos. Researchers have discovered that expression of genes in mouse eggs and very early embryos is activated in part by regions of DNA called retro...
VitalSense(R) - Wireless vital signs monitoring
... release of VitalSense, an innovative and exciting new
way to telemetrically monitor physiological parameters without wires or probes. This breakthrough technology was designed in partnership with the United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine. Phase I of this Integrated Physiologic...
New method identifies chromosome changes in malignant cells
...eletions and amplifications very accurately." The new
method could be particularly important for cancer research because it gives scientists a clearer idea of what is really going wrong in tumors and thus points to possible treatments. The researchers already used their system to identify previously unr...
UF scientists have bionanotechnology recipe to find elusive bacteria
...s of nanotechnology and biochemistry to generate a new
type of 'bionanomaterial,' which has some unique p... bacterium in 20 minutes." Bionanotechnology is a new
frontier of research that combines two seemingly incompatible materials the building blocks of life...
Rice engineer wins prestigious Annunzio Award
...l materials. In one project, her group is creating new
materials for small-diameter vascular grafts that ...s synthesizing so-called scaffold materials, novel new
materials that mimic extracellular matrix and provide a structure for the growth of replacement bloo...
Defense provides additional $4.9 million for pathogen research tool
...s a result of genome sequencing projects and other new
technologies. Sobral and his cyberinfrastructure g...ytical tools in PathPort allow for the creation of new
data models, analysis of genomic, transcriptomic and curated literature data, as well as the discove...
Environmental exposures before and after birth can harm children's lungs
...from asthma and related symptoms early in life. A new
study in the October issue of CHEST, the peer-revi...itions at ages 12 and 24 months. "A great deal of new
evidence suggests that the respiratory system may be vulnerable to damage caused by inhaled environm...
Support groups aid women with 'breast cancer gene mutations'
study finds support groups can relieve the anxiety and depression associated with carrying BRCA1 or 2 gene mutations, the so-called "cancer genes." The results of the first study to investigate a support-group model intervention for women at high ris...
Acoustics meeting in San Diego
...( firstname.lastname@example.org ) will present surprising new
discoveries on the baseball bat's "sweet spot," co...llables to trigger stuttering episodes may provide new
insights into the origins of this condition. (2aSC1) TRULY "MICRO" PHONES Of the billion micropho...
New study on smallpox in monkeys reveals tactics of a killer
Results of a new
study in monkeys offer scientists a rare glimpse o...eath and suffering, and will help point the way to new
diagnostics, vaccines and drugs that would be needed in the event of a smallpox bioterror incident. ...
Mitochondria findings may help beat wide range of disease
...lit apart and recombine may lay the groundwork for new
treatment approaches to a wide range of diseases, ...fornia Institute of Technology collaborated on two new
studies analyzing the mechanisms and proteins that underlie the fission-fusion cycle of the cellular...
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