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Illicit drug use and abuse may be genetic

...such use. This is the first study of a non-English speaking country with much lower rates of drug use - yet results are similar - drug use and abuse or dependence is quite heritable," said lead author Kenneth S. Kendler, M.D., a professor of psychiatry and human genetics in VCU's School of Medicine. The te...

Titans of biodiversity science call for united, authoritative voice to inform decision-makers

...aking is informed by the world's science community speaking with a single authoritative voice through the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The experts signing today's statement call for the urgent creation of an inter-governmental mechanism akin to the IPCC to likewise speak for the biodi...

Germans set up an apartheid-like society in Britain

... a population of largely Germanic genetic origin, speaking a principally German language." According to the research, Anglo-Saxon settlers enjoyed a substantial social and economic advantage over the native Britons who lived in what is now England, for more than 300 years from the middle of the fifth cent...

Industry, C-SPAN leaders energize Lugar-Purdue summit

... published three books based on the series. Also speaking at the summit is U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind., the ranking Democrat on the House Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee. The energy summit program chair is Wallace Tyner, Purdue professor of agricultural economics. Tyner does research in ...

Gabriela Cezar's stem cell research targets birth defects and cancer

...s. Although she often travels far off campus for speaking engagements or collaborations with scientists, Cezar keeps her finger on the pulse of the lab, says lab manager Alice Wentworth. "She also has a whole lot of empathy for her students," says Wentworth. This level of interaction, coupled with her co...

BGSU biologist trying to crack microscopic code

...perfectly. He compares the situation to two people speaking different dialects of the same language--"not everything makes total sense." But the TonB-Tol "cross talk" does provide a tool for mixing and matching parts of the systems and asking what's important and what isn't. "To begin understanding how prot...

Increase in drug development for killer diseases is not enough

...ctor of the Global Forum for Health Research, also speaking at the conference, does not believe that the increases in development of health products for neglected diseases (drugs, vaccines and diagnostics) is simply due to the rise of PPPs. Matlin also stresses the rise of a group of 'innovating developing co...

ASU will host conference on sustainability in higher education

...inton) Council on Sustainable Development. Also speaking is Beverly Wright, a sociologist and leading scholar on environmental and economic justice and founder of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice. Hunter Lovins, president and founder of Natural Capitalism Inc., will give an address on natur...

Ecological change, climate variation addressed at international conference, September 20-24

...cological research (LTER) will attend. Among those speaking are James Collins, NSF assistant director for biological sciences, and David Lightfoot, NSF assistant director for social, behavioral and economic sciences. "It's more important than ever to understand how Earth's biosphere is changing over the lon...

MBL scientists to present results of long-term ecological research at NSF meeting

...ice at www.lternet.edu . Reporters interested in speaking with MBL scientists after the meeting may contact Gina Hebert to set up an interview. Session 1 - Wednesday, September 20 7-9 PM Poster 10 - Arctic LTER: Predicting the future ecological characteristics of the Toolik Lake region - a http://www.l...

Gateway to Nanoscience: The convergence of disciplines

... Technologies Europhysics Prize (2005) and will be speaking about "The Emerging Nano-Materials World".- Ruth DUNCAN, Cardiff University (UK): as leading researcher in Nanotechnology in Medicine, she will summarise the latest achievements "Towards improved Diagnosis and Treatment"- Gran HERMERN, Lund Universit...

Researchers discover misfolded protein clumps common to dementia, Lou Gehrig's disease

...that control movement. Over time, walking, eating, speaking and breathing become more difficult in this fatal disease. Some people with ALS also have FTD, and some with FTD also develop ALS, suggesting that common mechanisms might underlie these two diseases. In certain neurodegenerative diseases, including ...

Dartmouth researchers find a neural signature of bilingualism

...ic left-hemisphere language regions when they were speaking in only one language (that is, in "monolingual mod... processing tasks were given to monolingual people speaking their one language while undergoing NIRS brain recordings. The monolingual speakers' behavioral and ...

News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience

...a toddler with Rett syndrome starts having trouble speaking and walking. Within a few years, the breathing and heart rate become unstable and hand movements abnormal. This severe neurological condition is caused by loss-of-function mutations in the gene formethyl-CpG-binding protein- (MeCP2). This week, Wang...

Insight into evolution of adaptive immunity boosted by sea urchin genome sequencing

...e not close kin to the sea urchin, but genetically speaking we may have more in common than we think. The decoding of the sea urchin genome featured in the Nov. 10 issue of the journal Science is accompanied by a companion article written by scientists from the University of Toronto, George Washington Univ...

Speak, memory: Research challenges theory of memory storage

...lk during deep sleep, why didn't they appear to be speaking the same language? They are, Mehta and his team discovered, if you listen to inhibitory, not excitatory, cells in the hippocampus. Mehta and his team also showed that the activity of the cells is related. The timing of activity, or talk, was the same...

U of MN researchers link early brain development to adult-onset neurodegenerative disease

...rdination that affects activities such as walking, speaking and swallowing. There is no treatment for this disease, and patients typically die 10-15 years after their first symptoms appear. "We always suspected that something was going on with the SCA 1 mice developmentally," said Harry Orr, Ph.D., profess...

HIV-1 kills immune cells in the gut that may never bounce back

...osal immunity, which is an area that -- relatively speaking -- has been previously ignored."...

Intensified research effort yields climate-resilient agriculture to blunt impact of global warming

...nge, they are severely at risk," said Dr. Zeigler, speaking on behalf of the 15 research centers supported by the CGIAR. "Helping poor farmers adapt to climate change will require a concerted international effort to improve crops, techniques of cultivation, and soil and water management." "The task ahead...

Sustainability forum speakers include ex-governor

...h 7 luncheon keynote speaker is Duane E. DeFreese, speaking on "Sustainability of Ocean Resources." DeFreese is the Florida vice president of research for Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute, an independent nonprofit organization created in 1963 by the founders of the first SeaWorld in San Diego, CA. DeFreese h...

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