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Common household fragrances may be harming aquatic wildlife, study finds
...r two hours, the gills were removed and washed. To see
if this short-term exposure affected the animal's defense system, the gills were placed in musk-free water with a special red fluorescent dye. Under normal conditions, an efflux transporter will recognize the dye as a foreign substance and remove it....
Global climate change threatens reindeer, caribou
...A network is to bring the right people together to see
how we can collectively monitor the relationship between humans and Rangifer" said Gary Kofinas, CARMA organizer and professor of policy and management at IAB. "Everyone is observing unprecedented changes in the Arctic such as an overall increase ...
Diabetic damage to eyes, heart, nerves, kidneys may be explained by controversial theory
...using glucose into it for five hours or so, you'll see
some of the same changes in the blood vessels that you see
very early on in diabetics," Williamson notes. "However, we showed that if you infuse pyruvate at th...
Scientists closing in on nerve proteins' contributions to memory and hearing loss
...ng mice genetically modified to make more Nrg-1 to see
if they have improved hearing when they are older....
Is the zebra fish leading us to new therapies?
...ow and multiply very rapidly and - because you can see
through them - scientists can study the development of their blood vessels under the microscope. Blood vessel guides In collaboration with American and French scientists, the Flemish research team corroborated the bold hypothesis. Focusing their re...
Are museum collections of ancient life representative?
...t to compare the Eastover to other time periods to see
how diversity of organisms changed over time, whic...r Wood said. "It is not representative of what you see
in nature, but picked collections are handy because they capture rare organisms that don't persist o...
Who laid the first egg?
...rical. But in some of the best specimens, we could see
that the tube branches and has cross-walls," Xiao ...Nov. 7-10. "Looking now at these egg cases, we can see
clockwise spiral grooves, as if a knife sliced the egg open," Xiao said. "The embryo was beginning t...
Joslin Diabetes Center awards 1st Mary K. Iacocca Faculty Fellowship
...ists to view cell processes in live animals and to see
how one cell interacts with other cells in the bod...iabetes. "In reviewing Dr. von Andrian's work, we see
numerous ways in which he can help us assess the cellular and molecular causes of diabetes, and help...
Study reveals genetic link to colon cancer
...the identification of potential high risk cases to see
if screening and further testing of the patient and family members is required. This research builds on previous studies that suggest the child of a couple where both parents are carriers has a 1:4 chance of developing a severe form of colon cance...
Research team discovers possible genetic mechanism behind congenital heart defects
...rent levels of the protein. They were then able to see
the effects of the suppressed protein using optica...xamining patients with congenital heart defects to see
if they, like the mouse model, have this modified protein. Other members of the research team includ...
Structure of new DNA enzyme family member found
... lens that refocuses that light you can't actually see
an image." Structural protein chemists don't have ...ys Ealick, "I view this like the drawing you often see
in textbooks on human evolution that first shows a primitive chimpanzee, and then you go through var...
U-M researcher examines the cell's housekeeping habits
...d can tinker with the regulation of the process to see
how it works. Cancer researchers have been trying to figure out how to turn apoptosis on as a way to have cancer cells kill themselves. Being able to control autophagy may prove useful as well, Klionsky said. In fact, any kind of disease where dama...
Crucial evolutionary link points to origins of modern cells
...ockefeller scientists. "We can already see
there will be more surprises like this in store," says Rout....
NASA & partners create new worldwide coral reef library
...ea and locations of coral reefs is not adequate to see
changes that occur in them. "The archive is our first completed product and will immediately provide data to improve local assessments of reef resources around the world," said Julie A. Robinson, project manager for the Earth Observations Laborator...
Powerful 'toolkit' developed for functional profiling of yeast genes
...rture the ones that make it and use microarrays to see
quickly which ones are missing." The researchers dubbed the combined technique dSLAM, for diploid-based synthetic lethality analysis on microarrays. "Diploid" reflects the second set of genes added to the yeast mutants, and "synthetic lethality...
Stowers Institute scientist named American Cancer Society research professor
... among the best in this field. It is gratifying to see
the excellence of Dr. Hawley's work and its relevance to cancer acknowledged by this appointment." "Since arriving in Kansas City three years ago, Dr. Hawley has played a large role in helping the new Stowers Institute establish its reputatio...
Grants target better predictors for type 1 diabetes
...ect genes from birth to development of diabetes to see
how the 100 genes change. A grant from the ...he whole pattern of what the proteins look like to see
if we can identify some protein pattern and how that protein pattern changes as you go from non-dise...
Ancient marine invasion sheds light on diversity
... the time slices," says Patzkowsky. "We wanted to see
how that invasion affected diversity." The resear...gnificant interval of global cooling. "We want to see
how changes in the environment and temperature can affect the distribution of species," says Patzkow...
New program examines stem cells' potential to repair, replace damaged tissue
...l examine the cells in tissue of different ages to see
how they change and what responses generate new cells. "Maybe as cells age, they lose their ability to respond to vibration," he says. "Each time you walk, for example, you are generating a vibration to your bone that helps keep that bone healthy and...
The blotchier the face, the better the wasp
...ore eggs and do less work than the other wasps. To see
whether they could detect what signaled an alpha wasp, Tibbetts and Dale decided to stage wasp fights. She captured wild wasps and brought them back to the lab. There she paired up wasps of equal weight, put them in small plastic container and let th...
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