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Climate change isolates Rocky Mountain butterflies
...rnassius, said Roland, who is the lead author of a paper
on this research that appears today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Roland also said the Parnassius are not currently a threatened species, but they and smaller species native to Rocky Mountain meadows, including some insect...
Beyond batteries: Storing power in a sheet of paper
...tery. Details of the project are outlined in the paper
Flexible Energy Storage Devices Based on Nanocompo...e National Academy of Sciences. The semblance to paper
is no accident: more than 90 percent of the device is made up of cellulose, the same plant cells use...
Clones on task serve greater good, evolutionary study shows
...sistant professor of zoology, worked with a on the paper
Genetics of Microenvironmental Canalization in Arabidopsis Thaliana the group tackled the question of canalization -- a measure of the ability of a genotype to produce the same traits regardless of variability of its environment. As Dworkin puts it, ...
Unravelling new complexity in the genome
...in a cell and tissue-specific manner. In their new paper
in Genome Biology, Dr. Yoseph Barash, a postdoctoral fellow working jointly with Blencowe and Frey, has provided what is likely part of the answer. By applying computational methods to the gene chip data generated by Matthew Fagnani (an MSc student) ...
MIT creates 3-D images of living cell
...e inside the body. The technique, described in a paper
published in the Aug. 12 online edition of Nature ... directions, said Wonshik Choi, lead author of the paper
and a Spectroscopy Laboratory postdoctoral associate. Cells don't absorb much visible light, so th...
deCODE discovers cause of major subtype of glaucoma
Reykjavik, Iceland, August 9, 2007 In a paper
published today in the journal Science, scientists from deCODE genetics (Nasdaq:DCGN) and academic colleagues from the National University Hospital in Reykjavik and Uppsala University in Sweden report the discovery of two common single letter variati...
A study by the MUHC and McGill University opens a new door to understanding cancer
...chanisms that may prove crucial in the future. The paper
is co-authored by Dr Morag Park, Director of the MUHC Molecular Oncology Group, and Dr Kalle Gehring, Head of the Nuclear Magnetic Resonnance Laboratory of the McGill University Biochemistry Department. To understand cancer, it is necessary to firs...
Conventional plowing is 'skinning our agricultural fields'
...to the highest mountain peaks in the world. The paper
supports arguments Montgomery put forth in a popular book, "Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations," published earlier this year by the University of California Press. In the book, he linked the demise of history's major civilizations to how long it took...
Carnegie Mellon's Peter Adams receives EPA research grant
...nson and Neil M. Donahue, who recently published a paper
in Science that revolutionized our understanding of major sources of organic particulate matter. A fleet of new coal-powered plants is supposed to be coming over the horizon. As recently as May, U.S. power companies announced intentions to build as ...
...nol and second generation biofuels, according to a paper
published in the first edition of Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining. The switch to second generation biofuels will reduce competition with grain for food and feed, and allow the utilization of materials like straw which would otherwise go to wast...
Secret life of elephant seals not secret anymore!
... have declined. The results are the subject of a paper
published today in the prestigious Proceedings of ...y of Tasmania and the Flagship. Lead author of the paper
is Dr Martin Biuw, from the Sea Mammal Research Unit at the University of St Andrews in the UK. Un...
Cornell scientists link E. coli bacteria to Crohn's disease
... in patients with Crohns disease in their research paper
published July 12 by The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology. Crohns disease, an incurable inflammatory disorder of the intestine most commonly found in the lower part of the small intestine called the ileum affects 1-in-...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 1, 2007
...ses to different kinds of anti-cancer drugs. Their paper
describes key features of state-of-the-art proteomic profiling, in which blood tests are used to analyze single proteins and multiple fingerprint protein patterns that are present, including proteins that can serve as biomarkers for disease. The ar...
Story tips from the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2007
...ce and Mathematics Division and a co-author of the paper
( http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.20...TERIALS -- Supersaturated steel . . . Pulp and paper
plants in the future may operate at lower energy levels as the result of a new joint technology deve...
Computer graphics spills from milk to medicine
...e not made of perfect spheres. In other words, the paper
marks a vast extension of the Lorenz-Mie theory, w... science graduate student Craig Donner published a paper
describing a model that generates realistic looking skin based on specified amounts of hemoglobin an...
Census of Marine Life historians detail collapse of bluefin tuna population off northern Europe
...shers and Japanese long line vessels today. In a paper
for the journal Hydrobiologia, CoML and marine scientists from Canada, Ireland and the U.S. (Michael Stokesbury, Ronan Cosgrove, Andre Boustany, Daragh Browne, Steven L. H. Teo, Ron ODor and Barbara A. Block) report on the remarkable migrations of At...
New survey documents the headaches of computerized medicine
...s. The survey results were described in a research paper
published in the July/August issue of the peer-rev...als in the United States, the authors of the JAMIA paper
asserted. Those fears gained credence when a pediatrics hospital in Pittsburgh attributed a higher m...
Scientists prove that disputed Korean stem cell line comes from an unfertilized egg and not cloning
...gs and somatic cell nuclear transfer. The original paper
describing the SCNT-hES-1 cell line was retracted after an investigation by the Seoul National University revealed research misconduct, but the derivation of the cell line was never fully resolved. The study found that ntES and pES cells have disti...
Chickadee, nutchatch presence in conifers increases tree growth, says CU-Boulder study
...enemy of my enemy is my friend,' holds true." A paper
on the subject by Mooney was published in the August issue of Ecology, a monthly science journal. Mooney, who received his doctorate from CU-Boulder in 2004, will become a biology department faculty member at the University of California, Irvine, in...
Coelacanth fossil sheds light on fin-to-limb evolution
...ty of Chicago scientists describe the finding in a paper
highlighted on the cover of the July/August 2007 issue of Evolution & Development. The fossil shows that the ancestral pattern of lobed fins closely resembles the pattern in the fins of primitive living ray-finned fishes, according to the scientist...
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