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Universe's stringy birth revealed by young Czech scientist in EURYI winning project
...hly elusive. String theory emerged 40 years ago as one
of the most promising candidates for such a theory...ons have occurred. Now Europe is fortunate to have one
of the worlds leading experts in string theory working on an ambitious project that could make signi...
Immunity in social amoeba suggests ancient beginnings
...found. This signaling pathway or a very similar one
is present in plants and animals, he said. Now it ... have, in the last 10 years, become appreciated as one
of the four main forms of life in the crown group of eukaryotic (multicellular) organisms plants, a...
New survey documents the headaches of computerized medicine
...School of Medicine. Handwritten prescriptions, for one
thing, are no longer the problem they were before ... were also seeing new kinds of errors crop up. The one
weve seen over and over again is physicians trying to enter orders for the wrong patient. Usually th...
Forecasting system provides flood warnings to vulnerable residents of Bangladesh
...d Georgia Institute of Technology. Bangladesh is one
of the world's most vulnerable regions to floods. Rising waters in recent days have left dozens of people dead and several million marooned or displaced, with the toll likely to mount. The pilot program began this summer with the aim of delivering ...
Discovery of new protein could provide new understanding of male fertility
...idea that protein degradation is initiated by only one
enzyme. Also, the new enzyme is very highly expres...ound that cleanup in the cell is not supervised by one
but by two proteins, Groettrup says. It is important because everything we know about this cleanup p...
Discredited Korean embryonic stem cells' true origins revealed
...ells typically contain paired sets of chromosomes, one
inherited from the mother and the other from the father. During the process of parthenogenesis, one
set of chromosomes is duplicated, resulting in both chromosomes of the pair being of one
Unknotting DNA clue to cancer syndrome
...o complete repair, these junctions are resolved in one
of two ways: either leaving the original chromosom...human cells contain two copies of each chromosome, one
from each parent. During the cell division cycle, each chromosome gets copied, so for a while there ...
Where broken DNA is repaired
...ignifying "radiation absorbed dose"; a gray equals one
joule of energy absorbed per kilogram of matter.) ...e associated with DSBs." Costes recognized that one
way to test the association was to calculate how energy was deposited by different kinds of radiatio...
Biologists at Tufts University discover 1 reason why chromosomes break, often leading to cancer
...sity, and doctoral student Haihua Zhang focused on one
particular human common fragile site an area that...ast chromosome," Freudenreich said. "We found that one
did. This is exciting because it is the first known sequence element within a human common fragile s...
Success or failure of antidepressant citalopram predicted by gene variation
...small, but when people had both this variation and one
in a different gene shown to have a similarly smal...edication that helps. Genetic studies, such as the one
described here, may lead to a better understanding of which treatments are likely to work for each p...
Coelacanth fossil sheds light on fin-to-limb evolution
... of the same specializations, but independently of one
another. They give this perception that maybe th...characters, but we can show with fossils like this one
that theyve actually developed specializations in tandem, Friedman said. Shoshonia also supports r...
A low expression of MX2 gene exists in the white blood cells of narcoleptics
...p paralysis, hallucinations and cataplexy. About one
out of every 2,000 people is known to have narcolepsy. The chance that you have narcolepsy is higher when a relative also has it. It is very rare for more than two people in the same family to have this sleep disorder. It affects the same number o...
Marijuana component opens the door for virus that causes Kaposi's sarcoma
...otes the production of a viral receptor similar to one
that attracts a cell-signaling protein called interleukin-8. Previous studies have noted that this receptor could trigger the cell to reproduce, causing Kaposis sarcoma-like lesions in mice. Indeed, the researchers saw that THC induced the infected c...
COX-2 inhibitors delay pancreatic cancer precursors in mice
...ion among high-risk patients. Pancreatic cancer is one
of the leading causes of cancer death in America ... or II) begin to appear in the pancreas of mice at one
month. Starting at six months, high-grade PanINs (stage III) can be found in the mouse pancreas. Acc...
Phase II study of therapeutic vaccine shows efficacy in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer
...xhibited significant shrinkage of their tumors and one
patient no longer had any detectable tumors. Researchers noted no complications stemming from TroVax vaccination or any other evidence that would call into question the safety of the vaccine. While the study was not designed to prove that patients...
Taming the anthrax threat
...s shown to be highly active, the scientists picked one
to study further, a previously uncharacterized gene in the MarR family that possibly regulates transcription. When they infected mouse cells with a Bacillus anthracis strain altered to lack the gene, they found the bacteria were significantly less ab...
Einstein researchers' prototype vaccine could provide improved protection against tuberculosis
...advance could herald a needed breakthrough against one
of the worlds leading killers. Their study appears...ium tuberculosis, a bacterial species that infects one
third of the worlds population (up to 10% of whom will develop active TB) and causes up to three mi...
Handicapping tuberculosis may be the way to a better vaccine
... the strain to make it less virulent, putting them one
step closer to replacing BCG....
Orangutans' communication resembles a game of 'charades'
...ed six captive orangutans with situations in which one
tempting and one
not-so-tempting food item had to be reached with human help. But to test the orangutans strategy, ...
ESA announces 2007 award recipients
...al contributions of extraordinary merit. Lange is one
of the founding fathers of plant physiological ecology, and his impact on the field has been vitally important. He has 368 publications on the topic (92 since his retirement), has co-edited 10 books, and is still actively publishing today. He is a de...
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