Tag: "partner" at biology news
Facial attraction -- choice of sexual partner shaped the human face
...r fossil ancestors have shown our choice of sexual partner
has shaped the human face. The findings appear in the online, open-access journal PLoS ONE. The face holds the secret to determining the sex of our ancestors and what makes us attractive to the opposite sex for reproduction. According to palaeon...
Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...eanographic Institution (WHOI) will be the first partner
in its global collaborative research program. A delegation from WHOI arrived on June 15 in Saudi Arabia to view the KAUST site and conclude the initial Memorandum of Understanding that was signed in April 2007. KAUST is a new world-class graduat...
Risk of common vaginal infection linked to preterm birth appears higher for blacks
...to preterm birth appears to escalate when even one partner
is African-American, according to a University of ...compared to black women in the group. But notably, partner
race also showed an influence on BV risk, Dr. Simhan said. Our results showed that when one partner
Census of Marine Life historians detail collapse of bluefin tuna population off northern Europe
... from the mid-1800s welcomed the bluefin tuna as a partner
in the catch of the garfish species. The bluefins pursued garfish into nets that fishers set close to shore. Before World War I, the bluefins were rarely captured and even coastal sightings were exciting events. One measuring 2.7 meters (almost 9...
Improved NIST SRM aids lead poisoning detection
...rotoporphyrin, a biomarker of lead exposure. NISTs partner
in developing 955c, the New York State Department of Healths Wadsworth Center Lead Poisoning Laboratory, dosed adult goats with lead acetate to produce blood pools containing lead physiologically bound to red blood cells.* The new SRM provides a bett...
Parents seeking sex abandon 1 in 3 offspring
... Europe. If you are a penduline tit your perfect partner
is one that is happy to stay home and look after t...nds). But whilst this is great for you, for your partner
it is not so good. They end up having to stick around and rear the kids, which means they miss out o...
Geisinger scientist seeks cure for Lou Gehrig's disease, creating device to find treatment
...cknell team. Ventures is now seeking a corporate partner
willing to license the invention for production and distribution. Geisinger Ventures nurtures innovative ideas, licenses and brings to market intellectual property, develops business plans, and catalyzes growth of for-profit companies. Gerhards wo...
UCLA's California NanoSystems Institute partners with Abraxis BioScience
... CNSI Partners Program and is the institutes first partner
in the area of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. ... are confident they will be a strong and committed partner
in furthering important research and the development of drugs to treat life-threatening and debilita...
Smithsonian Fragmentation Project threatened by Amazon Colonization Plan
...ices. Luizo agrees. We are hoping that SUFRAMA can partner
with us to help promote a real vision for sustainable development in the central Amazon. We believe that economic progress can proceed without causing irreversible harm to science and the environment. Our goal is not to confront SUFRAMA, but we are d...
Elsevier partners with National Natural Science Foundation of China
...e happy to have found in Elsevier an international partner
that is willing to support us fully in making our ...ing managing director comments We are delighted to partner
with NNSFC in publishing Progress in Natural Science. The journal is already a showcase of China's r...
New proteomics research promises to revolutionize biomedical discovery
...he enzyme, which we named MePCE, as an interaction partner
of another cellular protein it regulates. Many other important proteins have been uncovered in this analysis and their precise roles in cell function will be published in the coming months and years. Defining the maps of protein interactions that r...
Measuring the unseeable: Penn researchers probe proteins' dark energy
...ns with six other proteins when bound to a protein partner
one at a time. These binding partners included proteins important in smooth muscle contraction and a variety of brain functions. Using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, the investigators were able to look at the changes in the internal moti...
Revolutionary global environment fund announces $50M expansion
... French Development Agency (AFD) becomes the sixth partner
to commit $25 million to the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF). In addition, Conservation International (CI), a founding partner, agreed to match the AFD commitment dollar-for-dollar, which doubles CIs total contribution to date to $50 milli...
Scientists gain important insights into acute promyelocytic leukemia
...rentiation, demonstrating that RXR is not a silent partner
but a critical determinant of transformation. In addition, our observations suggest that dysregulated sumoylation induced by PML/RARA may contribute to altered gene expression and APL pathogenesis," explains Dr. de Thé. Taken together, results...
Generalized reciprocity in rats
...zed reciprocity, animals are more likely to help a partner
if they have been helped in the past, regardless o...udy, Norway rats received help gaining food from a partner
who pulled a stick to produce the food. Rats could therefore be grouped into two classes: those that...
Military bases can benefit by addressing sprawl issues and biodiversity
...operations. REPI allows military departments to partner
with state and local government agencies and non-governmental organizations, like conservation groups, to establish buffer areas near training and testing areas. Buffering partners can share the costs of acquiring property interests from willing s...
Female iguanas pay high costs to choose a mate
...e of the first evidence that selecting a desirable partner
is energetically costly for females. Understanding the costs of being choosy should help to illuminate the process of sexual selection, one of the primary forces driving evolution. ...
$125 million bioenergy initiative powered by Midwest ag industry, MSU research
...rsitys history, it was announced today. MSU will partner
with the University of Wisconsin-Madison in establishing the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC), one of three new U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Research Centers (BRC). The center, based in Madison, will be funded with $125 million ov...
World's first X-ray free electron laser is on course to completion
...wer and atomic sensitivity of X-rays. Argonne is a partner
laboratory on the project and is responsible for the 130-meter undulator system, including magnets, support structures, beam diagnostics, controls and vacuum systems. Undulators are the heart of the LCLS free electron laser, providing a precise ma...
Modified mushrooms may yield human drugs
... hygromycin resistance gene, it will also have the partner
gene," Dr. Romaine added. The degree of gene expression ultimately depends on where exactly the imported gene lands in the mushroom chromosome, among a complexity of other factors, but researchers point out that the process of producing biopharmaceu...
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