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What we can learn from the biggest extinction in the history of Earth
...artment of Geological and Earth Sciences, will use one
geochemical index to try to understand how climate...habit the reef leave, and the reef loses color-and one
reason why algae might leave is temperature. For example, when ocean temperatures rise during El Nio...
Innovative tagging technique may help researchers better protect fish stocks
...fish. Now, Thorrold and colleagues want to attempt one
of the first large-scale, empirical tests of the e...ed across broad areas, and that protecting them in one
location will allow for sustainable fisheries outside of the reserve boundaries. But such theories a...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...on sites. At least two functional regions emerged, one
caudal--dorsal and one
rostral--ventral, which will require consideration in designing implants. 4. Microglia, Comple...
Preclinical study links gene to brain aneurysm formation
...tudy supports the idea that the NOS-3 gene is just one
step in a complex molecular pathway that links flo...alyzed 30 female mice bred to suppress (knock out) one
of three genes and molecular pathways associated with vascular disease: inducible nitric oxide synth...
Weed gave up sex long ago
... ofweeds is much older than previously thought in one
widely studied species,leading biologists say. The findings show that at least in plant evolution, sex with others may bemore trouble than its worth. The mustard-like plant Arabidopsis thaliana lost interest in sex and startedself-pollinating at ...
Lost forest yields several new species
...ing species, said WCS researcher Deo Kujirakwinja, one
of surveys participants. There is a real need to protect this forest and carry out more research in the area. The Democratic Republic of Congo has experienced unrestespecially in the biodiversity-rich eastern part of the countrysince the 1960s, whe...
Link between sunspots, rain helps predict disease in east Africa
...st century preceded peak sunspot activity by about one
year. "The hope is that people on the ground will use this research to predict heavy rainfall events," Stager said. "Those events lead to erosion, flooding and disease. With the help of these findings, we can now say when especially rainy seasons a...
Argonne wins three R&D 100 awards for innovative technologies
... virtual environment, where users can see and hear one
another, projected on a large display wall. More ... the Nevada test site at a concentration of around one
part per thousand from a distance of 600 m, with a potential for tenfold increase in sensitivity. N...
In limiting life span, study finds booming bacteria innocent
... longevity even when their bacteria are taken from one
extreme to the other. Nevertheless, he added, the bacterial infestations seen in the aged flies have to be a quality of life issue....
Study: Sticking to the sand might not be such good, clean fun for beachgoers
...tection Agency in 1986. In 1999, California became one
of the first states to mandate weekly water quality tests during peak tourist season, which runs from May to October. At Lovers Point, Boehm and her team found that the amount of enterococci washed from the dry sand to the sea during their study wa...
Indo-Pacific coral reefs disappearing more rapidly than expected
... loss. The reefs are disappearing at a rate of one
percent per year, a decline that began decades ear...3, the researchers found. But for Bruno and Selig, one
of the most surprising results was that coral cover was similar between reefs maintained by conserva...
American Chemical Society meets Aug. 19-23 in Boston
Just a reminder that one
of 2007s largest and most important scientific mee...ings is set to unfold in Boston Aug. 19-23. For one
of the meetings early highlights, ACS President Catherine T. (Katie) Hunt, Ph.D., hosts a keynote sy...
AAAS analysis finds Congress would add billions to FY 2008 R&D investment
... policymaking communities. Today, it is considered one
of the nation's leading nonpartisan authorities on the federal investment in science and technology. According to Koizumis latest report, the House has approved all 12 of its 2008 appropriations bills; the Senate Appropriations Committee has drafte...
UCLA scientists produce functioning neurons from human embryonic stem cells
... stem cells lines to differentiate, Sun found that one
line had a bias to become neurons that are found in the forebrain. The other line differentiated into neurons found in rear portions of the brain and spinal cord. The finding was surprising, and significant, Sun said. The realization that not all ...
... them has tended to focus exclusively on improving one
type of ecosystem service (e.g. food production, f...ins Bennett. She notes that agriculture is now one
of the main driving forces of global environmental change. Bennett and other presenters in this ses...
Taking a supplement of glycine helps prevent degenerative diseases such as arthrosis or osteoporosis
... into two doses of 5 grams "one in the morning and one
at night" leads to a general improvement in these problems over a period of time which, in most cases, is between two weeks and four months. ...
ASBMB taps 8 scientists and 1 politician for top awards
...ts annual awards competition. Eight scientists and one
politician were singled out for their outstanding achievements and contributions to science. The awards will officially be presented at the Experimental Biology 2008 meeting, April 5-9, in San Diego, Calif. I. Robert Lehman (Stanford University, ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 1, 2007
...tial of our proteomics toolkit hopefully brings us one
step closer to a practical personalized medicine, the report states. ARTICLE #4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPersonalized medicine and ProteomicsLessons from Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer DOWNLOAD PDF http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/jprobs/asap/pdf/p...
Pregnant mothers join search for causes of autism
...t: Pregnant women and new mothers who already have one
child with autism will join UC Davis researchers a...nd impaired social abilities. It is estimated that one
in every 150 children in the United States currently has autism or a closely related disorder. The U...
Gene variant is associated with brain anatomy, clinical course of ADHD
...he August issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one
of the JAMA/Archives journals. ADHD is among the most heritable of neuropsychiatric disorders, according to background information in the article. Several genes have been identified as possibly associated with the condition. One of the most freque...
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