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Brain circuit may permit scientists to eavesdrop on memory formation
...t that the importance of the neocortex as a memory storage
site increases with the lifetime of the memory. In addition, there is a clear need for the hippocampus and cortex to talk to one another." One candidate for the communication conduit is the temporoammonic (TA) projection, "a pathway that we have been...
Study in Royal Society journals presents evidence for inherited factors in homosexuality
...e stress resistance, energy acquisition and energy storage
also are important for male reproductive success. Contact: Dr Jenny Drnevich, School of Integrative Biology, University of Illinois, 515 Morrill Hall, URBANA, IL 61801, United States Biology Letters Generation cycles in Indonesian lady beetle popu...
Texas universities expanding new information network
...hare its own resources. Computing, visualization, storage
systems, data collections, databases, large-scale scientific instruments and sensor networks will all be available and linked by TIGRE over LEARN. TIGRE access to the state's rich set of distributed resources will enable Texas researchers, educator...
Award-winning INEEL probe to help safely monitor hazardous waste sites
...ndfills, nuclear power plants, fuel processing and storage
facilities, old industrial sites, and underground storage
tanks, Jones says. The INEEL team has filed a patent application for GEOPS and is currently discussi...
Anti-cholesterol drug treats Alzheimer's disease in mice
...the normal mice markedly reduced the levels of the storage
form of cholesterol in their brains. And in the tr...f amyloid plaque by 88%99% percent and reduced the storage
form of cholesterol by 86%.When the researchers tested the treated versus untreated animals, they fo...
UT Southwestern researchers uncover process for sugar-induced fat formation
... energy production pathway to build fat for energy storage
when glucose consumption exceeds the body's energy...cess. It coordinates glucose breakdown and energy storage
via fat." Other contributors to the first study were Drs. Katsumi Iizuka and Guosheng Lia...
Mollusk research center will propagate endangered species
...00-square-foot research center, quarter-acre pond, storage
buildings, a water well, and a two-room lab. "Our researchers produced nearly 50,000 juvenile mussels last year and can produce up to 100,000 juveniles per year depending on the availability of the species," said Neves. While propagation is one of th...
Military hazards are greater for Native Americans, according to sociological research
...to serve as bombing ranges and weapons testing and storage
sites. For the most part, the expansions occurred throughout the western United States, where by the 1930s much of the Native American population had been relocated to government reservations. "These lands were remote, had a low population density an...
Mail-order drugs exposed to extreme heat become less effective
...patients do not realize that most medications have storage
requirements regarding exposure to excessive tempe...o is important for patients to review manufacturer storage
directions to ensure that medications are not exposed to extreme temperatures, either inside or outs...
Fat buildup found in hearts of obese or diabetic heart failure patients
...ercent) showed high levels of triglycerides a fat storage
and transport molecule. Levels of triglycerides in failing hearts were four times the level in obese or diabetic patients as they were in non-failing hearts. The research team associated this buildup of triglycerides in the heart muscle, called li...
UGA scientist Moran receives $2.6 million from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for marine research
...te how bacteria influence sulfur emissions, carbon storage
and energy acquisition in marine surface waters and coastal marshes. The bacteria also influence the flow of sulfur-containing gases between the ocean and atmosphere. This flow provides a key feedback loop in theories of global climate regulatio...
Gut microbes can open gates in fat cells
... of calories we can harvest; then they promote fat storage
from the harvested calories. The research team found that the gut microbes promote fat storage
by suppressing the gut's production of a protein called fasting-induced adipocyte factor (Fiaf). Fia...
New gene therapy promising for treating Fabry disease
...years. Fabry disease is one of about 40 lysosomal storage
disorders that collectively affect approximately one in 7,700 people. Due to genetic defects, Fabry patients have a buildup of lipids (fats) in endothelial cells lining vessel walls, causing constriction. Eventually, cardiac disease, kidney disease o...
Isotron licenses ORNL cancer treatment technology
...es the radioisotope source with a remote automated storage
and delivery system that uses the latest imaging, surgical and patient treatment planning techniques. The licensing agreement, signed earlier this month, is the culmination of a three-year cooperative research and development agreement funded e...
NU researcher finds missing atmospheric carbon dioxide
...evated carbon dioxide levels are increasing carbon storage
in terrestrial ecosystems and slowing the build-up of carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide is thought to cause global warming by trapping heat radiated by the Earth. The research, published in the latest on-line edition of the ...
Argo robotic instrument network now covers most of the globe
...plications of Argo information include: ocean heat storage
and climate change; ocean salinity changes due to rainfall; ocean-driven events such as El Nio; impacts of ocean temperature on fisheries and regional ecosystems; interactions between the ocean and monsoons; and how the oceans drive hurricanes and ty...
INEEL-designed system assists army with chemical weapon destruction
...ckpile Chemical Materiel Program has provided safe storage
and monitoring of non-stockpile chemical weapons for more than 45 years. They lead the nation in the development and use of advanced technology to safely eliminate America's non-stockpile chemical material. The INEEL has been a significant contributo...
Component of plastic stimulates growth of certain prostate cancer cells
...facture of food cans, milk container linings, food storage
containers and water supply pipes. About 2.5 billion pounds of the chemical are produced each year. In particular, the study showed that the affected class of prostate cancer cell, characterized by mutated receptors for androgens, the male hormone, c...
Study examines relationship of vitamin A pathway to breast tumor progression
...f function results in a local deficit in vitamin A storage
and metabolism that has profound consequences for ...ors write. "The consequence of deficient vitamin A storage
is a fundamental point that needs to be studied further, but if CRBP-I is indeed essential, then epi...
Mutations in transporter protein shed light on neurodegenerative disorders
...ymptoms in Salla Disease and infantile sialic acid storage
disease (ISSD). The research appears as the "Paper...d Molecular Biology journal. The free sialic acid storage
diseases are a range of rare, autosomal recessive, neurodegenerative disorders that result from the ...
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