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Time running out for South Asian vultures, ecologists warn
... and long-billed vultures in India declined by 22% per
year during the same period. The rare slender-billed vulture (Gyps tenuirostris) is also declining rapidly. All three species have been listed as Critically Endangered, the highest level of extinction risk, by IUCN - The World Conservation Union. Di...
32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D
...ting LED systems and significantly reduce the cost per
lumen. Crystal IS, Inc. (Latham, N.Y.) Processes for Growing Large, Single-Crystal Aluminum NitrideDevelop cost-effective, high-quality, and commercially important, single-crystal aluminum nitride (AlN) substrates, which are needed for diverse ...
HHMI researchers Richard Axel and Linda Buck win 2004 Nobel Prize
...ly, comprised of some 1,000 different genes (three per
cent of human genes) that give rise to an equivalent number of olfactory receptor types. These receptors are located on the olfactory receptor cells, which occupy a small area in the upper part of the nasal epithelium and detect the inhaled odorant m...
Running not swimming or biking is best kind of loading exercise for childrens bone growth
... is best improved by adding more exercise sessions per
week rather than lengthening the duration of individual sessions," (3) "to reduce exercise time, it is far better to shorten each session than to reduce the number of sessions," and (4) "the osteogenic potential of exercise can be increased further w...
NIH funds first nationaL SNP genotyping center at Broad Institute
...om 200 million to as many as billions of genotypes per
year, depending on the technology platform used an...ost for genotyping will be on the order of pennies per
genotype, varying according to the technology platform used. Two decades ago, the cost was $10 per
Putting physiology into the Nobel Prize: 2004 marks 100th anniversary of Pavlov's award
...dicine. That is, either for a medical breakthrough per
se, or like Axel and Buck's work, research in the broad context of the health sciences, of which physiology is arguably the most inclusive. [A comprehensive review article on smell, "Olfaction: From odorant molecules to the olfactory cortex," appeare...
New biosensor rapidly detects deadly foodborne pathogen
...n 24 hours at concentrations as low as 1,000 cells per
milliliter of fluid - an amount about the size of ...lls - typically from 1 million to 10 million cells per
milliliter of fluid, Geng said. The tests also rely on a process known as "enrichment," which occurs...
September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ercent annually during the study period, from $503 per
year in 1998 to $759 in 2000. The average number of prescriptions filled per
year also in...
Viruses found in untreated city water
...elivered an average of 12 million gallons of water per
day to its customers. ...
Society for Psychophysiology Research
...aumatic experiences for 3-5 days for 15-30 minutes per
day. Compared to writing about superficial topics, expressive writing has been found to reduce autonomic and enhance selected immune activity in physically healthy ways. Improvements in other markers of physical and mental health have also been found...
Taking the next step toward growing our own fuel
...blems facing our nation. "With crude oil at $50 per
barrel, we must examine renewal sources of energy as a viable alternative to fossil fuels," Lewin said. "The vision and experience of Blaschek and his co-workers will be important in setting the national agenda for future research on renewable energy...
Sedentary overweight people get insulin boost from short term exercise; CVD risks trend down
...xygen capacity designed to expend about 500 k/cals per
day. While the CVD changes weren't statistically significant, Mitchell noted, "in the negative energy balance group (NEG), all of the markers were trending in a favorable direction, whereas almost no changes, or even slightly negative ch...
Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015
...iences and thereby save tens of millions of lives per
year in developing countries. "Imagine a world in ...ted, generating economic benefit of US$186 billion per
year as of 2015. This would require additional annual health outlays, for all low-income countries a...
Laboratory test of evolutionary theory confirms importance of links between populations
...ith microbes that go through about ten generations per
day in the laboratory, we were able to track evolutionary changes through time and answer questions that previously had only been addressed theoretically," said Samantha Forde, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Santa Cruz, an...
Arctic mystery no longer: Dinosaurs walked Canada's great north
... continues Larsson, who walked up to 25 kilometres per
day for one month with his research team to locate bones during the summer of 2003 and 2004. "You wouldn't expect it, yet dinosaurs and a great variety of plants lived in the High Arctic 240 to 65 million years ago." These were Larsson's first Arctic...
Hepatitis C virus linked to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
...ince the 1980s. Currently, the number of new cases per
year is around 25,000. Approximately 3.8 million Americans have been infected with the virus. The most common means of infection in the past was blood transfusion, and in recent years is among drug users who share needles. Approximately 53,000 pati...
Excess dietary fat accelerates breast cancer by altering the activity of a group of genes
... at the UAB and head of the Grup Multidisciplinari per
a l'Estudi del Cncer de Mama (Multi-disciplinary g...research carried out by the Grup Multidisciplinari per
a l'Estudi del Cncer de Mama aims to establish possible activity of common elements in human diet, b...
An old adage about apples finds scientific backing
...t concentrations ranging from 10 to 100 micrograms per
milliliter. But the second class, featuring the procyanidins, performed well on both tests. First, they triggered cell signaling that activated a cascade of chemical reactions resulting in apoptosis, a critical step in halting cancer ce...
Consuming fruits and vegetables lowers risk of developing NHL
... who consumed three or more servings of vegetables per
day (not including potatoes) had a 40 percent low...L compared to people who ate less than one serving per
day. The findings were particularly strong for one or more servings per
day of green leafy vegetab...
Stony Brook University medical researcher developing new medication to prevent colon cancer
...ly effective in preventing cancer in only about 50 per
cent of those who take it. Colon cancer can take many years to develop, but it is frequently not diagnosed in its earliest stages because cancerous lesions in the colon grown slowly and often without symptoms. More than 148,000 new cases of colon ...
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