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Computer graphics spills from milk to medicine
...of the two namesakes of the Lorenz-Mie theory. The report
clearly outlined the math and many of the assumptions that are central to Lorenz-Mie theory. Going through his assumptions carefully, we hit a series of ah-hah! moments in which we saw ways to address some of the assumptions that had made it diffic...
Gene predicts better outcome as cortex normalizes in teens with ADHD
...tors. Shaw, Judith Rapoport M.D., and colleagues report
on their magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study in the August 2007 Archives of General Psychiatry. This study provides us with a first glimpse of how variation in a specific gene influences both brain development and clinical prognosis in ADHD, sai...
Multicenter study nets new lung tumor-suppressor gene
...f the lung cancer process in mice. The researchers report
in the journal Nature that LKB1 is not only a "tumor-suppressor" gene for non-small cell lung cancer in mice, it also may be more powerful than other, better-known suppressors. The study will be published on the journal's Web site on Aug. 5 and later...
Census of Marine Life historians detail collapse of bluefin tuna population off northern Europe
..., Steven L. H. Teo, Ron ODor and Barbara A. Block) report
on the remarkable migrations of Atlantic bluefin tuna tagged off western Ireland in 2003 and 2004. Two fish tagged within minutes of each other wound up more than 5,000 km apart eight months later. One traveled 6,000 km southwest in 177 days pas...
UC experts detail new standard for cleaner transportation fuels
...lended with or substituting for fossil fuels.) The report
recommends that the new LCFS cover all gasoline an...n, transport, storage and use of the fuel.) The report
suggests that petrofuel providers would reduce their greenhouse-gas emissions in a variety of ways, ...
Scientists prove that disputed Korean stem cell line comes from an unfertilized egg and not cloning
...y the origin of a human stem cell line? Scientists report
that a widely available method for comprehensive genetic analysis can help distinguish the type of human embryo that stem cells come from. The research, to be published online August 2nd by the journal Cell Stem Cell, published by Cell Press, also pr...
Discredited Korean embryonic stem cells' true origins revealed
from researchers at Children's Hospital Boston and...for characterizing human embryonic stem cells. The report
was published online August 2 by the journal Cell Stem Cell. In 2004, Korean investigators announc...
New strategy for treating allergic disorders
...ions, we ask you to please refer questions in your report
or article to the email address that VIB makes available for this purpose: firstname.lastname@example.org. Everyone can submit questions concerning this and other medically-oriented research directly to VIB via this address....
A low expression of MX2 gene exists in the white blood cells of narcoleptics
WESTCHESTER, Ill. -- The first report
to identify the biological markers of narcolepsy using gene expression in white blood cells finds that the MX2 gene, which is relevant to the immune system, is significantly less expressed in narcoleptics compared with normal subjects. This underlie...
Particle emissions from laser printers might pose health concern
...the particle emissions from cigarette smoking, the report
stated. Thirty-seven of the 62 printers, on the ...ions and airborne concentrations of particles, the report
noted. Morawska and colleagues, who are with the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, ...
High rates of HIV infection documented among young Nepalese girls sex-trafficked to India
...y destined for major Indian cities, according to a report
by the Congressional Research Service. The high rates of HIV we have documented support concerns that sex trafficking may be a significant factor in both maintaining the HIV epidemic in India and in the expansion of this epidemic to its lower-preva...
New data reveal pregnancies exposed to accutane despite risk management program
...the first year of the program, known as iPledge, a report
revealed. The March of Dimes Foundation said it is evaluating the report
and will carefully review any proposed changes to the program following the meeting tomorrow of the ...
Discovery in plant virus may help prevent HIV and similar viruses
...other cells. Chen and his colleagues published a report
on their study in the most recent issue of the journal The Plant Cell. The researchers found that in the laboratory research plant Arabidopsis, cauliflower mosaic virus recruits a protein complex called CDKC. This is the same protein complex that H...
MGH researchers confirm that bone marrow restores fertility in female mice
...es throughout their normal reproductive life. The report
in the August 1 Journal of Clinical Oncology verif...n indicating they came from the donor cells. This report
followed a 2004 Nature paper, also from Tillys team, reporting that female mice continued producing ...
Cell damage caused by brushing may help keep gums healthy
...chers at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta report
in the cover article of the August issue of the Journal of Dental Research. Tearing enables calcium, abundant in saliva, to move into the cells, triggering internal membranes to move up and patch the hole, says Dr. Katsuya Miyake, MCG cell biologis...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 25, 2007
...ls derived from mature, human skeletal muscle, the report
states. These studies build upon recent research i...coral reefs from oil spills, researchers in Israel report
that oil dispersants the best tool for treating oil spills in tropical areas are significantly more...
Genomics study provides insight into the evolution of unique human traits
...r, along with colleagues from Stanford University, report
the results of a large-scale, genome-wide study to...opy number gains and losses. The authors of the report
suggest that many of the genes identified are likely to be important to lineage-specific traits foun...
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
...y of human fetuses, Jacques Bourbon and colleagues report
that pulmonary surfactant content is not decreased...lasmodium falciparum John Aponte and colleagues report
that reducing exposure to parasite antigens early in life through chemoprophylaxis, while reducing t...
Research shows NPD1 protects a key component of vision
...Sciences (PNAS) the week of July 30-August 3, 2007 report
findings that demonstrate that neuroprotectin D1 (NPD1) protects against damage to retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells and identifies an important trigger for its production and novel molecular mechanisms that support vision. The research was cond...
Injection drug use and HIV and HCV infections among Ontario prison inmates
In this issue of CMAJ, 2 research groups report
on the prevalence of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections in different inmate populations: people in provincial prisons in Quebec, and adult and young offenders admitted to remand facilities (jails, detention centres and youth centres) in Ontar...
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