Tag: "research" at biology news
Amphibians in dramatic decline; Up to 122 extinct since 1980
...diomycosis has hit amphibians especially hard. New research
is showing that in some regions, outbreaks of the ...reater protection of natural areas and accelerated research
on amphibian diseases to stem the extinction tide." Scientists from CI, IUCN, and NatureServe...
Surgeon General's report underscores the importance of new thinking on bone health
...routines to meet their requirements. In fact, new research
from the University of Arizona has found that the calcium citrate supplement Citracal, which was used in the study, combined with weight-bearing and resistance exercises, provided significant improvement in bone mineral density (BMD) of postmenopausa...
New Jersey Institute of Technology environmentalist receives Fulbright Chair award
...istinguished Chairs Program. Jackson will conduct research
on coastal and ecosystem management and lecture on... chemistry and environmental science at NJIT. Her research
focuses on coastal processes on beaches and dunes in estuarine and low wave energy environments. She...
First-ever Texan/German symposium opens doors
...sity of Houston are providing impetus for polymers research
developments that range from improving display dev... Opening the door to establishing a future joint research
program between the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P) and UH, Rigoberto Advincula, a...
How to use math and a CT scanner to see how trees intercept light
...tics and life sciences throughout his career. His research
in applied statistics at McGill incorporates both ...nimal sciences with an amazing tool for pioneering research
in these areas....
Arctic mystery no longer: Dinosaurs walked Canada's great north
...up to 25 kilometres per day for one month with his research
team to locate bones during the summer of 2003 and...), birds and dinosaurs. He focuses on two parallel research
tracks: fossil collection and developmental biology. His main pursuit is to track the evolution of ...
The CF Foundation urges all states to include newborn screening for cystic fibrosis in test panels
...g for CF in all newborns. CF Foundation-supported research
and peer-reviewed evidence conducted and gathered over the past two decades have demonstrated the benefits of newborn screening for CF. People with CF who are diagnosed at birth gain more weight and have better nutrition than those who are diagnosed ...
Using fruitflies to examine alcohol tolerance
...litates the increasing consumption of alcohol. New research
uses fruitflies to examine the mechanistic and gen...ance." Crabbe had specific suggestions for future research
in this area. "The authors of this study distinguish between two types of alcohol tolerance, rapid ...
Identifying genes that contribute to a low level of response to alcohol
... predictive of future risk of alcoholism. Previous research
has found that a low LR has a heritability as high...hich implies a genetic link. A review of previous research
has identified several categories of genes of potential interest. Alcoholism is a complex, genetica...
Purdue chemists give an old laboratory 'bloodhound' a sharper nose
...ifficult to use them in the field. With luck, this research
will change all that." The research, which appe... but haven't yet proven it. That's one of our next research
steps." Still, Wiseman is optimistic that the team's advancements could have applications f...
Pushing the envelope to overcome HIV drug resistance
...uld be required for the virus to survive. However, research
from the lab of Celia Schiffer at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has revealed a common structural theme in protease inhibitor resistance. By comparing the structures of several substrate-protease complexes, they establish a "substrate...
The long road to a promising malaria vaccine started at NYU School of Medicine
... children in Mozambique is based on the pioneering research
of Drs. Ruth and Victor Nussenzweig and their coll...or of Preventive Medicine, have devoted decades of research
to preventing one of the world's biggest killers. Malaria afflicts hundreds of millions of people, c...
Horse auction raises $75,000 for research
...ual event at which horses that have been a part of research
programs at the center are sold with proceeds used...affects metabolism and skeletal development. The research
objectives are to develop pastures and pasture supplements that improve the reproductive efficiency ...
Scientists identify new cause of obesity
...tial new target for drugs against obesity. Earlier research
has shown that this protein, called MC4R, is a rec...ts to develop drugs to combat obesity. But the new research
at UCSF and the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease shows that MC4R also a...
Research gaining momentum by silencing genes
...sm. Furthermore, this collection will also benefit research
into other organisms, namely humans and animals. ...ently, they would have done this gene by gene, but research
is rapidly evolving towards investigating multiple genes in parallel. Of course, new technologies ar...
Nov. 18-21 nanotechnology conference in Irvine, Calif.
...dees will be eligible to compete for $1 million in research
grants. DETAILS: Nov. 18-21 at the Arnold and M...H examines the scope of current cross-disciplinary research
and recommends ways to encourage communication among scientists. It will be released simultaneously...
Multi-species herbivore outbreak follows El Nio drought in Panama
...a country-wide phenomenon, entomologists at STRI's research
station on Barro Colorado Island and at the Sherman Canopy Crane near Panama's Atlantic coast were advised to be on the lookout for increases in butterfly and moth larvae populations. However, lepidopteran numbers remained stable there. Whatever it ...
Frontiers in cancer prevention research: Defeating cancer before it strikes
...around the globe are gathering to share the latest research
in this expanding and promising new field, with th... the resulting implications on future preventative research
and treatment programs. Contact/Press Registration:Yarissa Ortiz/AACR 215-440-9300, ext. 10...
Hepatitis C virus linked to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
...than individuals that are virus free, according to research
presented today at the Third Annual Frontiers in C..., Vancouver, BC, and principal investigator of the research
study. The spread of hepatitis C in the United States has dropped significantly since the 1980s. ...
Diabetes hikes risk for liver, pancreatic cancers
...cancer than non-diabetic individuals, according to research
presented today at the Third Annual Frontiers in C...ational Cancer Institute of Canada, conducted this research
with her colleagues Jack Siemiatycki at the Universit de Montral, and Marie-lise Parent, at the INRS...
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