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Genetic variation helps to understand predisposition to schizophrenia
...e identified some clues as to what goes wrong with one
of these DNA variations. The study was selecte...urnals editors, meaning that it belongs to the top one
percent of papers reviewed in significance and overall importance. Scientists originally found in ...
Gilbert Foundation and American Fed for Aging Research award grants on Alzheimer's disease
...ess made in Alzheimers research allowing us to get one
step closer to preventing or curing the disease, he added. The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation has invested in an outstanding group of U.S. and Israeli researchers who have the potential to make important and lasting contributions to Alzh...
1 of deep ocean's most turbulent areas has big impact on climate
... gust between a citys tall buildings is generating one
of the most turbulent areas ever observed in the d...of warm surface water with very cold deep water is one
of several factors that influence the Earth's climate, he said. The mixing we observed and measured ...
Penguins march into new park
...ignificant commitment by the government to protect one
of the most productive and extraordinary marine ecosystems on the planet, said Dr. Guillermo Harris, director of the Wildlife Conservation Societys Argentina Program. The creation of this park comes in the nick of time for many species that are threa...
Antioxidant overload may underlie a heritable human disease
...is for the disease had been linked to mutations in one
of two genes, the mechanism responsible remained m...terious. The researchers now show that mice with one
of the mutant genes, B-crystallin, specifically in the heart develop the same symptoms seen in human...
Research shows skeleton to be endocrine organ
...ity. This discovery showed for the first time that one
hormone has a synergistic function in regulating i... insulin-producing beta cells, which is considered one
of the best, but currently unattainable, strategies to treat diabetes. People with type 2 diabete...
A unique arrangement for egg cell division
...mselves to the chromosomes, separate them and pull one
half out of the oocyte into a small polar body that is later discarded. Microtubule spindles are found in all dividing cells. What is special about oocytes is that they lack specialised spindle-forming organelles, called centrosomes, says Jan Ellenbe...
JCI table of contents: Aug. 9, 2007
...tinues to increase in the Western world, making it one
of the biggest killers in this region. It is chara...urther analysis revealed that Bcl-2 inhibited only one
pathway of apoptosis activated by the sustained inflammatory response the intrinsic apoptotic pathw...
European Science Foundation's Forward Look reaches out beyond the endless frontiers
...ght format is eminent by its double nature: on the one
hand it allows scientists in search for a vision b...ments. The Forward Looks final reports, as the one
on Nanosciences and the Long-term Evolution of Information Technology (NSIT), typically develop scie...
New test improves detection of liver cancer
...esent in the blood. For the detection of HCC, only one
marker (AFP) is generally used. However, this marker has a low specificity and is frequently inadequate because of false-positive results. New blood test A new test for detecting HCC was developed by Xue-en Liu, Liesbeth Desmyter and colleagues ...
Brain blood flow gives clues to treating depression
...at makes it hard for the cells to communicate with one
another. A variety of antidepressant medications a... its treatment, said Bonne. There may be more than one
mechanism responsible for the development of depression and for mediating response to its treatment,...
Conventional plowing is 'skinning our agricultural fields'
...at would be a significant benefit," he said. "It's one
of the few win-win options in trying to forestall the effects of climate change." ...
Smithsonian scientists show differing patterns of rainforest biodiversity
...nt management and preservation strategies. That is one
of the conclusions of a large-scale Smithsonian st... to preserve it as 10 small 1,000 hectare plots or one
large 10,000 hectare plot" Strategies for preserving high and low beta diversity forests might n...
Acute sleep deprivation leads to changes in nighttime urine production for men and women
...id intake. Participants were sleep deprived during one
of the two sessions in a randomized sequence. Their blood pressure and heart rate were recorded every hour using a non-invasive blood pressure monitor. Electrolytes, osmolarity, creatine and urea were evaluated in plasma and urine. Key blood elements...
Carnegie Mellon's Peter Adams receives EPA research grant
...sulfur dioxide per megawatt-hour, compared to only one
pound per megawatt hour for plants equipped with state-of-the art scrubbers. Our previous research showed that climate change will make photochemical smog pollution worse. This means we need to cut pollution emissions more than if there were no cli...
Study finds gender differences in renal and other genes contributing to blood pressure
...s Contributing to Blood Pressure." The research is one
of more than 100 presentations being offered at the conference, Sex and Gender in Cardiovascular-Renal Physiology and Pathophyiology, being held August 9-12, 2007 in Austin, TX. The event is the second scientific gathering to be sponsored by the Amer...
...ialization, says ISU graduate student Mark Wright, one
of the papers authors....
Satellite tracking reveals threats to Borneo pygmy elephants
... than the 1,600 or so estimated previously. And, one
important area for the elephants, the Lower Kinaba.... Its amazing that we still know so little about one
of the biggest land mammals on Earth, said Matthew Lewis, program officer for WWFs Species Conservat...
Research aims to identify markers for menopausal women at risk for deadly blood clot
...ction, and what may account for thrombotic risk in one
woman over another. The study design takes into account the researchers belief that three forces an injury, a platelet effect at the injury, and the inflammation that affects the platelet and the vessel wall are involved in the development of th...
Weizmann Institute scientists discover a control mechanism for metastasis
...tails on every protein level that went up or down, one
family of proteins stood out. Tensins, as theyre a...e. But to the scientists' surprise, the amounts of one
family member rose dramatically while, at the same time, the levels of another dropped. Despite t...
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