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First case of successful ovarian tissue transplantation between two, nonidentical sisters

...menstruate and, after a year, doctors were able to recover two mature oocytes from her ovaries and fertilise them to produce two embryos. This first case of a successful transplantation of ovarian tissue between two non-identical sisters is reported in the journal Human Reproduction today (Thursday 2 Augus...

New UD tissue-engineering research focuses on vocal cords

...rynx, or voice box. Sadly, Andrews may never fully recover her singing voice after surgery on her vocal cords in 1997. Engineering pliable, new vocal cord tissue to replace scarred, rigid tissue in these petite, yet powerful organs is the goal of a new University of Delaware research project. It is funded ...

Steroids, not songs, spur growth of brain regions in sparrows

...g tapes of recorded speech to try to help a person recover language after a stroke might not be productive. But perhaps we could use neutrophins, growth-inducing proteins whose synthesis by brain neurons is stimulated by testosterone. In sparrows, brain areas are directly stimulated by these hormones to gr...

Longest study finds reef fish need longer break

...tudy on how fish populations in coral reef systems recover from heavy exploitation, researchers from the Wild...and surgeonfish can take a quarter of a century to recover fully. More importantly, the ecological equilibrium needed for a healthy reef system, which relies o...

Chronic fatigue -- clues in the blood

...ression patterns in the blood of people who either recover promptly after acute glandular fever or develop the prolonged illness called post-infective syndrome. The researchers examined six million pieces of gene expression information for analysis in the project, known as the Dubbo Infection Outcomes Stud...

Today's waste, tomorrow's fuel

...locations where platinum is concentrated enough to recover in order to develop cost-effective and sustainable ways to re-use this finite resource. One prime target is the waste containers in road-sweepers. The research collaboration is also exploring how food wastes, and friendly bacteria can be used to...

Health Physics Society

...rnobyl" What strategies are agencies employing to recover "orphaned" radioactive sources" These and other questions will be addressed at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Health Physics Society (HPS), which will take place July 8-12 in Portland, Oregon at the Doubletree/Convention Center. Approximately 1300 a...

A faster way to recover from chemotherapy and marrow transplant

...e marrow transplant for leukemia and other cancers recover their immune function more quickly. In the June 21 issue of Nature, they demonstrate that a stable analog of prostaglandin can enhance the blood-forming system, both during embryonic development and after its been damaged. The discovery, made poss...

Innovative subsea separation technology wins 2007 EUREKA environmental award

...an oilfield much deeper so, for instance, you can recover five to 10% more from the original reserves, an enormous advantage, explains Toine Hendriks, CDS Engineerings senior process engineer. It is also expected that this technology will facilitate new oil field developments in deeper and more remote areas...

Predicting catastrophic transitions

...ow that, after small disturbances, the system will recover much slower if a collapse is near. They argue that such slower recovery can serve as an early warning signal for upcoming shifts. In practice the recovery rate can be determined from small experiments or by analyzing the natural variations in a time ...

Lipoic acid explored as anti-aging compound

...starts" declining function in cells and helps them recover the functions that came more easily and naturally in young animals. In various effects, lipoic acid appears to help restore a cellular "signaling" process that tends to break down in older blood vessels. It reduces mitochondrial decay in cells, whi...

News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience

...ow after the initial 30 d deprivation, PNs did not recover but instead continued to decline, highlighting the importance of sensory activity during the first postnatal month. Inside the Cat- 315-reactive nets, the main catch was parvalbumin-expressing interneurons. 3. Dendritic Spines Take Shape during ...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

...vibration) of tissue, as well as how the voice can recover from physical stress (5aSC12). DETECTING BREAST LESIONS WITH VIBRO-ACOUSTOGRAPHY Vibro-acoustography (VA) is a non-invasive imaging technique using ultrasound to search for lesions in breast tissue. Generally the rival approaches to breast imag...

Amphibians in losing race with environmental change

...ion may, in time, allow amphibians to react to and recover from the new environmental insults, Blaustein said, if they don't go extinct first. But evolution is an erratic, often slow and imperfect system, and the complexities of amphibian life cycles makes them more immediately vulnerable than many other s...

Wanting ahead -- Birds plan for future desires

... these birds readily store food for the future and recover their caches at a later date. It was already known...e food they think they will want when they come to recover their caches in the future. At the start of the experiment, the birds stored the food they desired a...

UD scientist wins NSF career award for tissue engineering research

...y from the force dissipates, the protein molecules recover and fold back up." Jia is working to mimic this responsiveness to force by combining spring-like, coiled polymers with noncovalent interactions, which can be disrupted temporarily by force, yet have the ability to re-form once the force is removed....

UD chemical engineer receives NSF career award

...he remote manipulator arm of the space shuttle and recover them for analysis following a space flight." A component of Epps' NSF award is devoted to increasing the participation of under-represented groups in science and engineering. Epps is partnering with professors Andrew Goudy and Preston Hayward at De...

AGU Journal Highlights -- April 16, 2007

1. Earthquake-induced gravity field changes slowly recover to initial conditions Earthquakes can modify the Earth's gravity field by deforming the Earth's layers and by changing the density of rocks through dilation and compression of crust and mantle material. Such changes were detected after the 2004 Su...

Disease can be our ally, not just our enemy, says new book by UCR evolutionary biologist

...wed to raise their body temperatures through fever recover more quickly than those given fever-reducing drugs. Children in particular are given fever reducers far more often than necessary. On the other hand, sneezing and sniffling likely helps the organism that causes them to spread, so reducing their fre...

UNC scientists discover cellular 'SOS' signal in response to UV skin damage

...is a cancer cell, is given this additional time to recover from treatment, it may be able to survive it, much to the detriment of the patient." Kaufmann said. Ultraviolet radiation in sunlight causes at least one million cases of skin cancer in the U.S. annually and greater than fifty thousand cases of mel...

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