Tag: "study" at biology news
Rice engineer wins prestigious Annunzio Award
...campus; and Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, a pioneer in the study
of AIDS and HIV. "Considering the achievements of ...cy established to "encourage and support research, study
and labor designed to produce new discoveries in all fields of endeavor for the benefit of mankind."...
Environmental exposures before and after birth can harm children's lungs
... asthma and related symptoms early in life. A new study
in the October issue of CHEST, the peer-reviewed j...an School of Public Health, New York, NY. "This study
indicates that the combination of exposure to combustion by-products in the womb and to second-hand ...
Support groups aid women with 'breast cancer gene mutations'
A new study
finds support groups can relieve the anxiety and d...so-called "cancer genes." The results of the first study
to investigate a support-group model intervention for women at high risk of breast cancer will be pu...
FSU scientist links iron imbalance to Parkinson's disease
...ls are worse -- much worse. The findings from a study
by Florida State University scientist Cathy Levens... Levenson performed the mouse model portion of the study
in collaboration with Mark Mattson, Laboratory of Neurosciences chief at the National Institute on A...
Genetic link to risky pregnancy
... developing preeclampsia increases, according to a study
by Hiby and colleagues in the Oct 18 issue of The Journal of Experimental Medicine . Preeclampsia, a serious complication of pregnancy, develops when the cells responsible for routing blood and nutrients to the placenta are unable to do their job. ...
Acoustics meeting in San Diego
... for such diseases as osteoporosis. In a clinical study
of 60 women ranging in age from 25-88, the device, known as QRT 2000, used ultrasound to measure bone mass in the women's heels. The researchers hope the low-cost, handheld device could be used by primary care physicians globally, including in the de...
New study on smallpox in monkeys reveals tactics of a killer
Results of a new study
in monkeys offer scientists a rare glimpse of how, on a molecular level, the smallpox virus attacks its victims. The findings shed light on how the virus caused mass death and suffering, and will help point the way to new diagnostics, vaccines and dr...
Estrogen protects male rats from aortic aneurysms
...evelopment of AAAs," Upchurch says. "Dr. Woodrum's study
extends earlier research and suggests that there a...A formation and estrogen's protective effect. This study
was one of the first to include both female and male experimental animals and to compare results bet...
Study in Royal Society journals presents evidence for inherited factors in homosexuality
...athematical model and data analysis of a long-term study
(over 20 years) how cannibalism may drive the Indo...many Osmosis in small pores: a molecular dynamics study
of the mechanism of solvent transport by Dr KS KIM, Dr IS Davis, Dr PA Macpherson, Professor TJ Pedl...
UNC scientists identify sticky protein in sickle cell red blood cells
...tential new treatments for sickle cell disease.The study
shows that a protein found on the surface of immat...f anemias and not just sickle cell disease"The UNC study
also identified where Alpha-4Beta-1 binds to thrombospondin. "This knowledge opens th...
Technique for genetically modifying blood stem cells brings cure for blood diseases closer
... Persons said. The present study
showed that the control elements significantly imp...r disease. This contrasted with the results in the study
using the previously constructed vector, d432 beta-delta-gamma, which found that none of five mice t...
Highlights of American Anthropological Assoc. meeting
...g the "Urban": San Francisco is examined as a case study
of how traditional concepts of urban versus suburb...re: This session brings together archeologists who study
"first generation"monuments. (4-5.45 p.m.) MEDIA NOTES: Pre-registration: report...
Faces age due to fat loss, skin changes - not gravity
...ole than gravity in aging the face, according to a study
presented today at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Plastic Surgery 2004 conference in Philadelphia. "People make assumptions about how the face ages because when they pull up on their facial skin, they look better," said Val Lambros,...
Gladstone researchers resolve key Huntington's disease mystery in Nature cover story
...re commentary, "In the long term, strength of this study
lies in the approach itself. The capability to determine if a cellular feature of a disease is pathogenic, beneficial or merely incidental to a disease process will be of considerable advantage for understanding disease mechanisms. Will the results ...
Study using robotic microscope shows how mutant Huntington's protein affects neurons
Using a specially designed robotic microscope to study
cultured cells, researchers have found evidence th...find effective treatments for these diseases. The study
was funded primarily by the NIH's National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) an...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
... The pDNA vaccine specific to this study
contains conserved genes from the flu virus, and a... the researchers. In the study
mice challenged with two strains of the influenza virus were immunized with the pDNA vaccine and adm...
Laboratory test of evolutionary theory confirms importance of links between populations
...anisms to adapt to changing local conditions. This study
provides hard evidence to support that view. The s...hat accompanies the movements of individuals. This study
provides the first direct empirical evidence that gene flow across a heterogeneous landscape can alt...
Plastic surgeons perform first entire face reconstruction
...iated with reconstructing the face, according to a study
presented today at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Plastic Surgery 2004 conference in Philadelphia. "The difficulty with previous techniques was harvesting a thick, uniform piece of skin and closing the wound where the incision was ma...
Research into the sense of touch in worms wins Eppendorf/Science Prize
...bedded under the skin, making it more difficult to study
them. Goodman's essay explains her research on the nematode worm's sense of touch. Known as Caenorhabditis elegans, the entire cellular anatomy of its nervous system is known. Scientists hope to apply their knowledge about the nematode's sense of tou...
Experimental drug prevents vaginal simian HIV transmission in monkeys Science study says
...HIV prevention strategies may come from a new SHIV study
in monkeys. Scientists coated the vaginal surfaces...iency virus (SIV) and the outer parts of HIV. This study
is published in the 15 October issue of the journal Science published by AAAS the nonprofit scienc...
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