Tag: "recovery" at biology news
Story tips from the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2007
...ed an effort to quantify the causes and prioritize recovery
efforts. Yetta Jager and colleagues at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are conducting a population viability analysis, which will provide a scientific basis for assessing cumulative and separate effects of factors thought to be impacting the shortnose ...
New studies on goats' milk show it is more beneficial to health than cows' milk
...eralisation caused by this pathology have a better recovery
with goats milk. Due to the higher bioavailability...tics - has positive effects on mineral metabolism, recovery
from ferropenic anaemia and bone mineralisation in rats. In addition, and unlike observations in cow...
MIT team building robotic fin for submarines
...reaststroke inevitably experiences drag during the recovery
phase of the stroke. Tangorra and others in the Bio-Instrumentation Systems Laboratory, led by Professor Ian Hunter of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, have broken down the fin movement of the bluegill sunfish into 19 components and analyz...
Isoprene emission from plants -- a volatile answer to heat stress
... heat phases of 38-42C, each followed by phases of recovery
at 30C, and measured the performance of photosynthesis. In these experiments, Behnke et al. observed that photosynthesis in trees that no longer emitted isoprenes was much less efficient under such repeated heat shocks (a situation that is similar t...
Presence of wolves allows aspen recovery in Yellowstone
...lves are removed from an ecosystem, and show that recovery
is possible when the predators are returned. The r...sor in the OSU College of Forestry. Weve seen some recovery
of willows and cottonwood, but this is the first time we can document significant aspen growth, a tr...
Radiation therapy combined with microsurgery shows promise for curing injured spinal cord
...ty to repair the injured cord leading to permanent recovery
from injury, according to the study published in t...n the bodys ability to repair the wounded cord and recovery
of motor function. Once the wound was healed, the severed brain-cord fibers could grow across the l...
Faster-acting antidepressants closer to becoming a reality
...limited because it may cause hallucinations during recovery
from anesthesia. Both NMDA and AMPA are receptors for the neurotransmitter glutamate, one of the chemical messengers that enable brain cells to communicate with each other. The glutamate system has been implicated in depression recently, leading t...
A new method of adult stem cell growth efficacious in treatment of disorders of the cornea
...e and the limb is regenerated, this leading to the recovery
of the corneal epithelium and, thereby, the transp... then had a transplant of adult stem cells, showed recovery
of the corneal epithelium in 60% of the treated animals. The corneal epithelium is the layer that is...
Exercise, exercise, rest, repeat -- how a break can help your workout
...gle bout of 60-min exercise followed with a 60-min recovery
period (Single) two bouts of 30-min exercise with...t after the first 30-min bout, along with a 60-min recovery
period at the end (Repeated) one 60-min rest period (Control) The men performed each trial at th...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...lin loss after injury; and treated rats had better recovery
of hindlimb locomotor function. News for the Left-Handed Stefan Klppel, Anna Vongerichten, Thilo van Eimeren, Richard S. J. Frackowiak, and Hartwig R. Siebner Most of us (90%) do just about every complex manual task with our right hand. Being...
JCI table of contents: July 12, 2007
...ingle episode of EAE in these animals, followed by recovery
and resistance to any reinduction of disease. The ...c T cells present during the induction, onset, and recovery
from disease. They identified two distinct subsets of T cells, or clonotypes, soon after immunizatio...
Longest study finds reef fish need longer break
...nly longer than the length of the study. Most fish recovery
studies are conducted with small data sets in shor...as a whole. Specifically, the study examined the recovery
rates of eight dominant fish families in Kenyas marine national parks between 1987 and 2005 using co...
University of Cincinnati receives $1.7M to research molecular treatment of brain injury
...he creation of the beneficial eicosanoids will aid recovery
from traumatic brain injury. He will first study the phenomenon in rodents that have been genetically manipulated so that they produce either an abundance or an insufficient amount of the molecules. He will also study unique compounds, provided ...
Health Physics Society
...ntry-specific search and secure strategies for the recovery
of orphan radioactive sources, according to Caroly...es and multiple partners worldwide to promote safe recovery
and storage of nuclear materials. Meeting Presentation: Wednesday, July 11, 2007, 8:45 AM PDT, P...
Penn researchers report that gene therapy awakens the brain despite blindness from birth
...within the visual cortex of the canine brain. The recovery
of visual brain function occurred in a canine that...en blind for the first four years of its life, and recovery
was found to persist in another dog for at least two-and-a-half years after therapy, suggesting a le...
Can you hear me now? Stem cells enhance hearing recovery
...njected into a damaged inner ear can speed hearing recovery
after partial hearing loss. The related report by ...ymal stem cell transplantation accelerates hearing recovery
through the repair of injured cochlear fibrocytes, appears in the July issue of The American Journal...
Wright State scientist receives grant to help clean up polluted American harbors
...capability to assess sites for ecological risk and recovery
using accurate exposure and effects data and (2) a straightforward approach to quantitatively measure and graphically demonstrate displays of sediment quality and the dominant contaminant relationships with ecological risk, he said. This will allo...
Innovative subsea separation technology wins 2007 EUREKA environmental award
...lity, Statoil expects to improve the Tordis fields recovery
factor from 49 to 55%, explains Rune Mode Ramberg, Statoils subsea processing discipline adviser. Along with other upgrades to the field, the separation system will allow Statoil to extract roughly 35 million extra barrels of oil from the Tordis fiel...
Rove beetles act as warning signs for clear-cutting consequences
...mous potential as indicators of habitat change and recovery
and are increasingly being used in conservation studies. We felt beetles were excellent candidates for this study because they are abundant and diverse, easily sampled, inhabit a variety of niches and are very sensitive to habitat change, said John...
Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan
...internally displaced peoples and refugees, and the recovery
of our wildlife populations. The government of Southern Sudan is faced with many challenges in natural resource management and extractive industries. The plan for management of wildlife and the protected areas network being designed by the Ministry o...
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