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Early life stress can inhibit development of brain-cell communication zones, UCI study finds
...ons of neurons that send and receive messages from other
brain cells. The researchers believe CRH ultimately may be responsible for these poorly developed zones in brain cells. Results of their study appear in the current online early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . "The...
International human genome sequencing consortium describes finished human genome sequence
...ll as by the availability of genome sequences from other
organisms, better computational models and other
improved resources." The Nature paper also provides the scientific community with a peer-reviewed...
DFG research training groups become increasingly international
...atical economic theory in conjunction with various other
approaches, venturing as far as the social sciences. They are studying the interaction between dynamic evolutionary processes, institutional circumstances and human decision-making behaviour. The focus is on combining the strategic aspects with the i...
Babies born after surgery on eggs
...their mothers, for whom normal IVF had failed. But other
experts are concerned about the long-term safety o...be less controversial than using mitochondria from other
women, where children would inherit about 40 of the 25,000 human genes from the donor. In 2001, the ...
OHSU study: Bacterial switching mechanism key to survival
...a are highly resilient when hunting down and using other
sources of carbon for energy when their staple sup...eria are out there in the real world fighting each other
for limited sources of food. They also run into a whole bunch of different types of sugars, carbohyd...
New DNA repair enzyme makes mistakes to save lives of cells
...hat are caused by a cell's normal wear and tear or other
abuses. In addition, it is the only known enzyme t...egardless of the missing base. Remarkably, unlike other
enzymes, POL-Q engages in a second step. Perhaps as a precaution against its own "mistake" delaying ...
Mitochondrial mutation linked to blood pressure and cholesterol problems
...evel, and the current finding indicates that these other
components of metabolic syndrome may also linked to mitochondrial disfunction. The clear correlation of mutation and disorder in this study was made possible by the evaluation of 142 people in four generations of an affected family. Although fami...
Molecular mechanism sheds light on neurodegenerative diseases
... before symptoms result. In addition to Morimoto, other
authors on the EMBO paper are Carina I. Holmberg, a post-doctoral fellow and the paper's lead author; Kwame N. Mensah, a graduate student; and Andreas Matouschek, associate professor of biochemistry, molecular biology and cell biology, from Northwest...
ENCODE consortium publishes scientific strategy
... about 1.5 percent. There is strong evidence that other
parts of the genome have important functions, but very little information exists about where these other
"functional elements" are located and how they work. The ENCODE project aims to address this critica...
Mouse study: 'Critical' Down syndrome region isn't
...n's characteristic facial features and some of its other
common traits. Down syndrome, which affects roughl...th only two copies of DSCR but three copies of all other
genes on mouse chromosome 16. That "hybrid" mouse was similar to its Down syndrome parent but more m...
Clues to improving TB treatment
...e protein can be disabled when it binds to certain other
molecules. With this protein sidelined, tuberculos...ine drugs," the researchers said. Like several other
tuberculosis drugs, ETH is activated by the presence of a tuberculosis enzyme called EthA. Normally,...
Study is looking at ways to help stroke survivors regain lost motor skills
...the brain affected by stroke, or by helping enable other
areas of the brain to take over lost functions. The other
portion of the study in Chicago is being led by Dr. Mark Huang and Mary Ellen Phillips, occupational...
UF scientist: 'Brain' in a dish acts as autopilot, living computer
...ow neurons receive and interpret signals from each other
to control our bodies. By observing how the nerve cells interact with the simulator, scientists can decode how a neural network establishes connections and begins to compute, DeMarse said. When DeMarse first puts the neurons in the dish, they look ...
Ancient sea spider fossils discovered in volcanic ash
...veter at Leicester. The group has made a number of other
spectacular finds of soft-bodied organisms in the same deposit including crustaceans, a worm-like mollusc, a polychaete worm, and a starfish, and much that remains to be described....
Single genetic defect links many risk factors for heart disease and stroke
...cluding high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and other
metabolic disorders. The mutation affects the gen... what stood out was that she said that a number of other
family members also had low magnesium," said Lifton. "That suggested that she might have a new disea...
Are yeast cells bringing us a step closer in treating obesity?
... is composed of cells, which communicate with each other
and the external world by means of receptor protei... Everyone can submit questions concerning this and other
medically-oriented research directly to VIB via this address....
Researchers discover gene mutations for Parkinson's disease
...Parkinson's disease in the Basque families and the other
which was linked to the disease in the English fam...eparately," he says. Dr. Singleton points out that other
groups are working on isolating additional genes involved in the disease. There are likely other
NIH funds new bioinformatics resources at UT Southwestern
...rs will be able to access the ImmPort database and other
scientists' data and relate that work to their own...emic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and other
diseases. "The BioHealthBase and ImmPort systems represent bioinformatics paradigms of translational...
Wendell Berry to give 'Renewing Husbandry' lecture during scientific meetings in Seattle
...present your press credentials (a business card or other
documentation) during the meetings to the Registration Desk in the South Lobby of the Convention Center, fourth floor. A Press Room will be located as part of the Career Placement Center at the Convention Center, Ballroom 6C. For an abstract CD of t...
Three years of Proba, the 'smart' satellite that runs itself
...inese researchers have indicated their interest in other
applications for the hyperspectral imager, such as...ects in Spain. Proba's additional payload The other
imager on board Proba is the compact HRC, which has an even higher spatial resolution of five metres...
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