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Uncovering the secrets of the deep

...cs is the large-scale genomic analysis of microbes recovered from environmental samples as opposed to laboratory-grown organisms which represent only a small proportion of the microbial world. The UniProt Metagenomic and Environmental Sequences (UniMES) database currently contains the data from the Global Oce...

Oldest DNA ever recovered suggests earth was warmer than previously believed

...national researchers has collected the oldest ever recovered DNA samples and used them to show that Greenland was much warmer at some point during the last Ice Age than most people have believed. The ancient DNA was discovered at the bottom of a two kilometer thick ice sheet and came from the trees, plants a...

Chronically sleep deprived? You can't make up for lost sleep

...s to sleep as much as they wanted. Amazingly, they recovered virtually none of the sleep that was lost during the five-day sleep deprivation period. The findings support what other scientists have discovered in recent experimental studies in humans. Chronic partial sleep loss of even two to three hours per n...

Health Physics Society

...es. As many as 300 radioactive sources have been recovered in Georgia since the mid-1990s, a legacy of the region's sharp economic decline after the break-up of the Soviet Union. In 2006, MacKenzie was part of a team that located a powerful source of cesium-137 in a pile of dirt in an abandoned military comp...

March of the giant penguins

...ew penguin fossils are among the most complete yet recovered and call into question hypotheses about the timing and pattern of penguin evolution and expansion. Previous theories held that penguins probably evolved in high latitudes (Antarctica and New Zealand) and then moved into lower latitudes that are close...

A faster way to recover from chemotherapy and marrow transplant

...ow was depleted by irradiation, those given dmPGE2 recovered blood cell populations more quickly. Prostaglandins are known to be released by the body when inflammation is present such as after an injury and may be among the compounds that aid recovery. So it makes some sense that prostaglandins would have ...

Vets seeing more horses with nutritional issues this year

COLUMBIA, Mo. While much of the Midwest has recovered from the drought that parched the area last year, horses are continuing to experience effects from the hot dry summer of 2006. Due to a bad hay crop, University of Missouri-Columbia veterinarians are reporting an increased number of horses with chron...

West African Ocean sediment core links monsoons to global climate evolution

... from the Gulf of Guinea in equatorial West Africa recovered by a German research expedition, UC Santa Barbara postdoctoral scholar Syee Weldeab and paleoclimatologist David Lea have revealed 155,000 years of continuous monsoon history. It is the longest, most detailed record of West African monsoons that has ...

When the villain becomes your friend: The strange tale of muscle lactate

... the function of the signalling system was largely recovered and the contractile response of the muscles restored. It was further shown that the positive effect of lactic acid was specifically related to an acidification of the interior of the muscle cells, which is one of the hallmarks of intense exercise. ...

News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience

...and II, similar to the normal pattern. Both groups recovered nociceptive function. 3. Mapping the Unpredictable in Mice and Humans 4Cyril Herry, Dominik R. Bach, Fabrizio Esposito, Francesco Di Salle, Walter J. Perrig, Klaus Scheffler, Andreas Lthi, and Erich Seifritz The element of surprise is crucial to...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- May 23, 2007

...ompounds and losing its fluorescence, the material recovered its ability to fluoresce repeatedly during the tests. The experiments suggested that sensors made from the material would resist deterioration from exposure to sunlight, another drawback with existing sensor materials. ARTICLE #4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELE...

Avian influenza survivors' antibodies effective at neutralising H5N1 strain

Adults who have recovered from the potentially deadly H5N1 strain of avian influenza may hold the key to future treatments for the virus, according to an international team of researchers. In a study published today in the open access journal PLoS Medicine, the researchers ha...

Palau's coral reefs show differential habitat recovery following the 1998 bleaching event

...udy showing that reefs off Palau, Micronesia, have recovered surprisingly well from a 1998 "bleaching" event, caused by high sea water temperatures. "The rare piece of good news in the problem of climate change is that good local management practices might aid recovery of coral reefs." Van Woesi...

WHO data confirms low level of resistance to Tamiflu

...ice daily treatment dose was provided, the patient recovered from her illness. Again this resistant virus was shown to cause less severe infection and was less capable of transmission. In the other two cases, the recommended dose and duration of oseltamivir was followed.4 However, while one patient received tr...

New diagnostic technologies offer non-invasive means

...he New York State Department of Health. Using DNA recovered from exhaled breath, researchers can examine the s...t study, that the large molecule DNA could also be recovered albeit in trace amounts in exhaled breath condensate. In particular, the researchers looked to see...

Ancient T. rex and mastodon protein fragments discovered, sequenced

... confirmed the existence of protein in soft tissue recovered from the fossil bones of a 68 million-year-old Tyr...ssue in the leg bone of a T. rex and other fossils recovered from the Hell Creek sediment formation in Montana. After her chemical and molecular analyses of th...

Partners of cancer survivors at risk for depression

...life issues faced by partners of patients who have recovered from their cancer. The study evaluated 177 partner pairs who had been together since cancer treatment, which took place an average of seven years prior to the study. The pairs answered questions about their physical functioning and well-being, psyc...

Paleontologists discover new mammal from Mesozoic Era

... Yixian Formation and is the first Mesozoic mammal recovered from Hebei. The fossil site is about 300 kilometers outside of Beijing. The researchers discovered that the skull of Yanoconodon revealed a middle ear structure that is an intermediate step between those of modern mammals and those of near relative...

UN, industry, others partner to create world standards for e-scrap recycling, harvesting components

...te of valuable resources that could be efficiently recovered for a new product life-cycle. In many industr...-scrap and maximizing the recovery and controlling recovered substances is a major StEP objective. A large-scale project to help e.g. China safely dismantle and...

Joslin researchers discover a surprising culprit in the search for causes of diabetic birth defects

...so surprised to find that there were fewer embryos recovered on day 10 of gestation if they lacked the Glut2 genes, whether or not the mothers were diabetic, suggesting that there is a survival advantage in having the Glut2 transporter. "Recent research by our collaborator, Dr. Thorens, has shown that Glut2 is...

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