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Chimpanzee 'workshop' discovered in Congo
...s that "fish" for termite dinners. According to a study
in the November issue of the journal The American ...ick of Wildland Security. "At the same time, this study
makes one wonder about the unnamed and never-to-be-known Goualougos now threatened before the saw."...
Government development policies, not communities, main threat to forest conservation projects
...ights based on ancestral use of the area. But, the study
points out, there is now a backlash amongst conser...groups take control. Research included an in-depth study
of the Tamshiyacu Tahuayo communal reserve in the Amazon region, and a broader review of other such ...
Study: Inadequate physical activity worsens as teenagers become adults
...ood, UNC researchers found in the largest national study
of changes in exercise patterns over time. Especially needed are efforts to get Hispanic and black girls to become more active, those scientists say. "In a sample originally representing more than 20 million school-aged youth, we found that onl...
Yerkes researchers to present array of new data at Society for Neuroscience Meeting
...cholarone.com/itin2004/ . October 23, 2004 Each study
is embargoed until the date and time of presentati...imates. (7 p.m. 8 p.m.) October 24, 2004 Each study
is embargoed until the date and time of presentation. Poster Presentations Larry Young, PhD, ass...
Solutions to stop fishermen returning dead and dying marine animals back into sea - study
...after they are caught in their trawlers' nets. The study
focused on the North Sea, which is bordered by Norway and the European Union countries Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Holland and the UK. However, there are plenty of other places in the world, such as North America, which have similar problems ...
Genetically endowed worm may substitute for rodents in some toxicology testing
...,000 rats over a year or two just to do a complete study
on one chemical. With our worms, I envision we'll ... one mouse gene can cost $100,000 to do a genetics study
that takes a year," Freedman said. "Whereas in C. elegans we just feed the roundworms a strain of ba...
Military hazards are greater for Native Americans, according to sociological research
WASHINGTON, DC-A new study
by sociologists at Washington State University (WS...uneven distribution of environmental hazards. "The study
demonstrates that much of the disproportional exposure of Native Americans to environmental dangers ...
Academics work to help stressed-out cats
... this condition." This latest, questionnaire-based study
compared 31 cats with FIC to 24 cats in the same h... " Although many owners of cats taking part in the study
reported that a fear of strangers was the most common problem they observed, this tends to be a shor...
NSF gives 'teeth' to biomaterials research
...upport start-up endeavors in the Upstate. A recent study
by professor Michael Porter of Harvard University,...ers, networks of interrelated industries. The same study
identified advanced materials as an emerging seed cluster. "The Department of Commerce has high exp...
Paratek Pharmaceuticals presents multiple sclerosis data at Society for Neuroscience annual meeting
...o in the tetracycline family. A previous clinical study
directed by Dr. Luanne Metz at the University of Calgary has demonstrated disease protection in MS patients treated with minocycline. Unfortunately, long-term treatment with minocycline or any other broad-spectrum antibiotics causes many patients to...
Mail-order drugs exposed to extreme heat become less effective
...gnificantly less effective for patients. In a new study
presented at CHEST 2004, the 70th annual internati...egarding exposure to excessive temperatures," said study
coauthor Richard A. Robbins, MD, FCCP, Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center. "We strongly...
New Italian research links migraine and endometriosis
...ich, for many women is their gynaecologist. In our study
just over 27% of the women with endometriosis and 24% of the control patients had seen a headache specialist and this low rate of migraine assessment had resulted in low rates of specific treatment." Dr Ferrero said that a gynaecologist must investig...
UCSD biologists discover chemical important in guiding visual system development
...he developing nervous system." A previous study
by Feller and her colleagues showed that the patte...l fine tuning of connections," says Feller. "This study
sheds light on the important question of how spontaneous activity is generated, but we still have mu...
Common household fragrances may be harming aquatic wildlife, study finds
...eir system, according to a new Stanford University study
published by the National Institutes of Health (NI...term effects, Luckenbach added. Human health The study
also has implications for human health. "People have these same transporters in the blood-brain barr...
Darwin's greatest challenge tackled: the mystery of eye evolution
...ackled Darwin's major challenge in an evolutionary study
published this week in the journal Science. They have elucidated the evolutionary origin of the human eye. Researchers in the laboratories of Detlev Arendt and Jochen Wittbrodt have discovered that the light-sensitive cells of our eyes, the rods and ...
Iraqi civilian deaths increase dramatically after invasion
...ing by the Iraq Ministry of Health is limited. The study
is published in the October 29, 2004, online editi...s may be facing or how to protect them," explained study
co-author Gilbert Burnham, MD, associate professor of International Health at the Bloomberg School o...
Red wine mist? Resveratrol shows potential effects against COPD, asthma, arthritis
...ung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, notes: "Our study
is novel as it examines the anti-inflammatory mech...ften mimics its diverse activities, and to further study
the molecular mechanisms involved. While resveratrol "exhibited anti-inflammatory activity in all t...
UCLA and Univ. of Utah researchers identify how a hormone regulates iron
A new UCLA and University of Utah study
found how a hormone called hepcidin regulates the ...om the diet and its distribution in the body. The study
may help develop future treatments for chronic anemia and for diseases of iron overload, such as hem...
Scientists closing in on nerve proteins' contributions to memory and hearing loss
... could increase the activity of PSD-95. After this study
and additional testing, they determined that Eos, a recently identified zinc finger protein, was Ngr-ICD's most likely partner. In its normal role, PSD-95 provides a support structure for receptors on the receiving end of a synapse. The protein...
VYTORIN (TM) superior again to Lipitor at lowering LDL (bad) cholesterol
...ALM), in Venice, Italy.Additional results from the study
showed that VYTORIN 10/40 mg decreased LDL cholest... Texas, and lead investigator of the study. "This study
gives further support to the new option that VYTORIN, which reduces both the production and the abso...
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