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New risks for bladder cancer identified by MIT team

...hers say that it is very important to identify the other sources of exposure for nonsmokers. "Identify...he ongoing Los Angeles Bladder Cancer Study. Among other conclusions, that study has since identified a compound in the arylamine family that is a risk facto...

Taking the next step toward growing our own fuel

...cy of bioconversion of plant fibers into fuels and other value added products. The new theme is the seventh to be chosen for the Institute for Genomic Biology under the direction of Harris A. Lewin, Gutgsell Endowed Chair in the department of animal sciences. Although the building housing the IGB will no...

Sedentary overweight people get insulin boost from short term exercise; CVD risks trend down

...factors, though not at a significant level. On the other hand, the subjects in the ZERO group showed either...ups of eight each were matched for age (30-60) and other physical characteristics and involved previously sedentary, overweight subjects who trained for six ...

US Agency for International Development awards $34 million to Virginia Tech

... Steger. "And through our strong partnerships with other universities and government and non-government org...oject management team," De Datta said. A number of other U.S. universities, International Agricultural Research Centers all over the world, organizations, an...

Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015

... Improve maternal health; Combat HIV, malaria and other diseases; and Ensure environmental sustainability...c tests for TB, hepatitis C, HIV-AIDS, malaria and other diseases, which detect the presence or absence of pathogen-associated molecules, such as DNA or prot...

World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'

...for which they have received the Nobel Prize. (The other recipient, H. David Politzer, a physics professor ...ldsten, as well as KITP manager Deborah Storm. In other words, the professionals who have worked and organized programming in the original structure were ab...

Embryonic stem cells correct congenital heart defect in mouse embryos

...cells from developing into defective tissue. "In other words, stem cells act like nurses, restoring 'sick...hey died during the first two days of life. On the other hand, WNT5a had the ability to correct the abnormal gene expression profiles of the Id knock-out hea...

New technique targets pesticide-resistant insects

...cted subsequent formulations will be developed for other agricultural applications....

New Jersey Institute of Technology professor to develop supersized virtual library

...p a general recommendation engine. Librarians and other researchers from NJIT, Olin College of Engineering...es 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."...

Why do African-American women have more pregnancy problems?

...re with education, social services, technology and other approaches. Patients also contribute to racial dis...lth disparities. These are people who have tackled other huge issues in the past and can bring a unique perspective to a question that the medical field alon...

Cooperation to create a new tuberculosis vaccine

...onse against the pathogen has to be stimulated. In other fields, MOLOGEN has already demonstrated that its ...ainst infectious agents much more efficiently than other current vaccines. MOLOGEN CEO Prof. Burghardt Wittig states: "From the successful results obtained w...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, October 2004

...tes--particularly residential buildings-- than any other single natural event. Researchers at Oak Ridge Nat...ould one day be used to treat diseases and perform other tasks at the cellular level. In a paper to be published in an upcoming issue of Nano Letters, Mitch ...

'Junk' DNA may be very valuable to embryos

... These regions, found in DNA of human, mouse, and other mammals in hundreds of thousands of copies, are called retrotransposons because they have the ability to propagate and insert themselves into different positions within the genome. The research, published in the October issue of Developmental Cell, s...

VitalSense(R) - Wireless vital signs monitoring

...uled for release in late 2004. Sensors to monitor other physiological parameters are under development. H...ted with the monitor, while rejecting signals from other sensors that may be within range. When it is in Medic Mode TM the monitor will detect and record si...

Researchers provide road map for generating B cells from stem cells

...o respond to signals yet to come, and blocking off other options. "Our findings reveal considerable complex...mixing them in a particular order. We expect that other cell types will require similarly complex regulatory networks for their generation." "But the work i...

New method identifies chromosome changes in malignant cells

... Olga Troyanskaya, graduate student Chad Myers and other colleagues invented a method for quickly analyzing an entire genome -- all the genes contained in a cell -- and producing a reliable list of chromosome sections that have been either deleted or added. "The problem is similar to finding typos in a ver...

UF scientists have bionanotechnology recipe to find elusive bacteria

...s when the very sensitive detection of bacteria or other biological reagents is the critical issue, I think our technology will have a clear edge."...

Defense provides additional $4.9 million for pathogen research tool

...ally as a result of genome sequencing projects and other new technologies. Sobral and his cyberinfrastructure group are building PathPort as a set of Web-services to consolidate, annotate, validate, disseminate, and analyze available pathogen data from disparate sources through an interoperable life scienc...

Environmental exposures before and after birth can harm children's lungs

...al heating, power generation, tobacco smoking, and other combustion sources. While PAHs and ETS can harm boys and girls, the study found preliminary evidence that the combination more often leads to cough and wheeze in boys, possibly because boys tend to have smaller airways, which may increase the risk f...

Genetic link to risky pregnancy

... the immune system, cytokines recruit and activate other cell types, so perhaps a similar phenomenon is occurring during pregnancy....

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(Date:10/29/2014)... compete with members of their own species. However, ... into their competitive ability. Some individuals are highly ... resources, while others seem to avoid competition, instead ... are left over for them. Moreover, the degree ... to fluctuate considerably over time. A theoretical study ...
(Date:10/28/2014)... in German . ... acquire sufficient food when times are lean? By studying ... d,Ivoire researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary ... how great apes can acquire extra energy needed to ... their sleeping nests more en route to breakfast sites ...
(Date:10/28/2014)... be building a hybrid micro-grid which will integrate ... in the region, the hybrid micro-grid will test ... diesel, storage and power-to-gas technologies, and ensure these ... built under the new Renewable Energy Integration Demonstrator- ... located offshore at Semakau Landfill and is expected ...
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