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Rutgers-led research offers new clues in the genetic mysteries of maize
...nducted with worldwide collaborations, led us to a new
understanding of maize that will help enable scien...one of the world's most significant crops and gain new
and important insights in plant genomic studies," said Messing, director of the Waksman Institute of...
Estrogen protects male rats from aortic aneurysms
...rtery feeding blood to the lower half of the body new
research shows that it is definitely better to be ...., a U-M resident in general surgery, will present new
research results showing that smooth muscle cells from aortas of male rats contain 2.5 times more de...
Study in Royal Society journals presents evidence for inherited factors in homosexuality
... each is determined by the geometry of the pore a new
finding. Such channels actually exist in cells of animals and plants and there is current interest in making membranes containing artificial channels for desalination and filtration. Contact: Professor AE Hill, Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge Uni...
UNC scientists identify sticky protein in sickle cell red blood cells
...n healthy red cells, pointing the way to potential new
treatments for sickle cell disease.The study shows...rises that often require hospitalization. The new
findings appear in the Oct. 8 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry. The work of Dr. Julia ...
Technique for genetically modifying blood stem cells brings cure for blood diseases closer
...mosome it landed. "Our new
vector is more dependable, and we need to get only...ma-globin gene that was key to the success of this new
vector was due to the additional controlling elements we added," said Hideki Hanawa, M.D., Ph.D. Han...
Health, food, new technologies featured during ACS meeting Oct. 17-20 in Peoria, Ill.
...health benefits of certain foods and preparing for new
technologies of the 21 st century are among the topics being presented at the 36 th Great Lakes regional meeting of the American Chemical Society, the worlds largest scientific society, in Peoria, Ill., Oct. 17-20. Approximately 450 papers will be ...
Highlights of American Anthropological Assoc. meeting
...authors will visit the Press Room to discuss their new
books. They write about great apes and children, u...lars working on both sides of the Atlantic discuss new
approaches to replace notions of tribe, state, gender.( Noon3.45) Modern Magic in Melanesia a...
Texas universities expanding new information network
... 2004 The University of Houston is joining a fast new
research network in Texas that will make the ubiqu...ve network at our fingertips will certainly foster new
affiliations and expand upon existing joint partnerships internationally across industries and withi...
Touching research: How white blood cells navigate
...level of the blood cell, is crucial for developing new
treatments and for controlling inappropriate immun...nding how forces affect white blood cells offers a new
way to fight many of these diseases. Doctors might be able to funnel cells directly where they're ne...
Gladstone researchers resolve key Huntington's disease mystery in Nature cover story
...tors that predict the fate of the cell. "With this new
technology, we can examine neurons well before the...d how strong the prediction is. This is a powerful new
way to guide our investigation into the underlying mechanisms of neurodegeneration," he explains. In...
Australian expertise helps resurrect Iraq's ancient marshlands
...ustralian expertise has played a major role in the new
international effort to assess and remediate Iraq'...il science. "We ended up finding a whole range of new
processes going on in the system quite seriously I'm overwhelmed by it all," Dr Fitzp...
Award-winning INEEL probe to help safely monitor hazardous waste sites
...inants long before they leave the area. Now with a new
underground probing system from the Department of ...tly, Jones and his team set about in 1999 to build new
tools for the cleanup job. They wanted to collect data from deep underground without digging up cont...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...ursuing Plasmid DNA (pDNA) vaccines as a favorable new
form of vaccination as studies show they are quick to generate (days or weeks vs. months or years), are cost effective, and could offer long-term protection against various infectious diseases. The pDNA vaccine specific to t...
Technology award presented to Weizmann Institute scientist
...sciplinary dialogue and advance the development of new
ideas by having them take part in the "virtual think tank," yearly summits, global and regional events, and publications. Previous recipients of the World Technology Award for Biotechnology include Dr. J. Craig Venter, founder of Celera Genomics, a...
Phillip A. Sharp to present 2004 Ullyot Public Affairs Lecture at Chemical Heritage Foundation
...ther diseases. Sharp's research opened an entirely new
area in molecular biology and forever changed the field. For this work he was awarded the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Sharp is cofounder of Biogen (now Biogen Idec) and a member of its board of directors. He also cofounded Alnylam Ph...
Experimental drug prevents vaginal simian HIV transmission in monkeys Science study says
...standing vaginal transmission of HIV and designing new
HIV prevention strategies may come from a new
SHIV study in monkeys. Scientists coated the vaginal surfaces of monkeys with an experimental drug 1...
Time-lapse movies show brain cells move like a two-stroke engine
...he width of a hair over the course of an hour. The new
study shows that a surprising mechanism underlies ...iving neurons in real time. The researchers took a new
type of fluorescent dye called Venus, which glows 20 times brighter than other dyes, and tagged the ...
Muscling in on a deadly cancer
In a pair of new
studies, University of Utah scientists took early ...he tumors. The genetic events might be targets for new
drugs that could be tested on the mice. The disease, named alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, "is a very m...
Mechanism discovered for muscle wasting seen in diabetes, AIDS and other diseases
...he NF-kB pathway can ameliorate atrophy suggests a new
set of drug targets for chemical intervention during cachexia, cancer, AIDS and other settings of atrophy," the authors conclude. "This is critically important because unfortunately there are currently no drugs approved for the treatment of skeletal...
A new culprit in depression?
...e, or those with the bipolar form of depression, a new
study finds. The discovery, which surprised resear...iversity consortium that made it, suggests a whole new
direction for understanding depression and developing new
depression treatments. It may even help sc...
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