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Satellite maps will ease plight of endangered mountain gorillas

...prove our biological inventories of the parks, and plan out gorilla eco-tourism." Less than 700 mountain gorillas remain alive, found in highland forests that straddle the borders between Rwanda, Uganda and the DRC. These regions make up a set of five national parks; three of these have been designated Wo...

Antioxidant-rich diets reduce brain damage from stroke in rats

...experience improved recovery. The researchers also plan to study whether combinations of the diets might provide even greater protection against stroke damage than one diet alone....

Northwest forest plan research and monitoring to be shared during 2-day conference

...nder the Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP) in 1994. The plan was implemented on land managed by the Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and other federal agencies. Much has been learned since that time. A conference, Science and the Northwest Forest Plan: Knowledge Gained Over a Decade, is scheduled for...

The biggest family tree ever

...disclosing their names to Family Tree DNA and then plan their biggest family reunion ever....

Water research initiatives at UW-Madison

...LAKE SUPERIOR SHORELINE To help local governments plan and manage shoreline development, a UW-Madison group of geological engineers is characterizing the state of erosion along the Wisconsin shoreline of Lake Superior. Hoping to estimate how much bluff recession will occur within the next half century, t...

Putting ecology back into river restoration

An ambitious plan is under way in the ecological community to agree ...for ecologically successful river restoration. The plan is being led by the British Ecological Society's Journal of Applied Ecology, which this month is pub...

Researchers find promising cancer-fighting power of synthetic cell-signaling molecule

...m other scientists at the meeting, the researchers plan to submit the results to a scientific journal in coming weeks. Enigmols are synthetic analogs of sphingolipids, a group of cell-signaling molecules that help cells decide whether to grow or die via a controlled process called apoptosis. Cancer cells ...

Scientists infuse rat spinal cords with brain-derived human stem cells

...n ALS-ridden rat, says Svendsen. If so, he aims to plan a human safety trial with a small group of patients. Ordinarily, the researchers would first test the work in primates, but good ALS primate models do not exist due to the ravaging nature of the disease, he says. Compared to small rats, humans will ...

Growth in biomass could put US on road to energy independence

...d States has the land resources and whether such a plan would be economically viable." Looking at just forestland and agricultural land, the two largest potential biomass sources, the study found potential exceeding 1.3 billion dry tons per year. That amount is enough to produce biofuels to meet more than...

'Dead zone' area in Gulf could be increasing, researchers say

... along the northern Gulf of Mexico," he adds. "We plan to return there in May, July, August and October to collect more data and see what condition the dead zone area is at that time."...

Ireland announces its participation in international marine research program

...reland's leading scientists about the IODP science plan and to whet their tastes to IODP challenges. Ireland was an important contributor to European drilling in the past, and we welcome Ireland again, as both an ECORD and IODP partner." IODP science proponent Jean-Pierre Henriet of Ghent University desc...

Improved cancer treatments aim of new biology research program

... such as surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. "We plan to set up a world-class research program that will marry theory and experiment in the exploding area of systems biology," says Dr. Kauffman, the new iCORE Chair in Biocomplexity and Informatics, housed at the University of Calgary. "The opportunity h...

Prenatal cocaine exposure exerts subtle effects on schoolchildren

...le but discernible differences in their ability to plan and problem-solve once they reach school age, University of Florida researchers report. Still, most fare far better in the first few years after birth than many experts once predicted, contradicting the notion that as a rule, cocaine-exposed infants ...

JCI table of contents May 2, 2005

...rg/article.php?id=25193 VIROLOGY Herpesviruses plan the great escape from T cells The immune system must recognize a viral infection in order to control it. Many of the immune cells that participate in this process can effectively recognize and kill infected cells and release antiviral proteins known...

Food fried in vegetable oil may contain toxic compound

...le. In future studies, Csallany and her colleagues plan to determine how long polyunsaturated oil must be heated at lower temperatures in order to form HNE and its related compounds. The study was funded by the University of Minnesota....

International conference probes the origins of life beyond Earth

...d in the Huygens probe of Titan, as well as in the plan for human settlements on the Mars Phoenix mission. He will deliver the Origins Institute's public lecture: What is Life, and How do We Search for it in Other Worlds? It will be held Wednesday, May 25 at 8 p.m. in the Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Le...

Scientists take aim at virulent bacteria by decoding machinery of key control enzyme

...y Bremen in Germany. Dr. Cheng and his colleagues plan to continue their research using structure-based virtual screening techniques and high throughput equipment to screen for potential inhibitor compounds against the Dam enzyme....

University of Minnesota to host international whole grains conference

...nneapolis, to develop a research agenda and action plan for including more whole grains in peoples' diets. Hosted by the University of Minnesota, "Whole Grains & Health: A Global Summit" will examine the latest data on whole grains and health in an effort to shape consumption patterns and encourage people...

Researchers map 'circuitry' of yeast genes using technique that could be applied to humans

...he wiring diagram for yeast." The UCSD researchers plan to refine their circuit diagram of yeast as more synthetic lethal interactions become known. Their eventual goal is to use the approximately 200,000 potential synthetic lethal interactions and other information about the physical interactions of yeas...

Brain chemical serotonin involved in early embryo patterning, Forsyth scientists find

...oman, might disrupt normal development of the body plan in the fetus. This study also opens up new possibilities for drug discovery to find therapies to prevent malformations caused by errors in these important aspects of prenatal serotonergic signaling." Embryonic Asymmetry In the words of Profe...

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