Tag: "ten" at biology news
Time running out for South Asian vultures, ecologists warn
...bserved in India, Pakistan and Nepal over the past ten
years. The study also found that the proportion of dead vultures with symptoms of diclofenac poisoning is close to that expected if this was the sole cause of the declines. Dr Rhys Green of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and the Univer...
Laboratory test of evolutionary theory confirms importance of links between populations
.... "By working with microbes that go through about ten
generations per day in the laboratory, we were able to track evolutionary changes through time and answer questions that previously had only been addressed theoretically," said Samantha Forde, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California...
Other highlights in the November 3 JNCI
...y's circulatory system. In a new study, Timo L. M. ten
Hagen, Ph.D., of the Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center...luation in a clinical setting. Contact: Timo L. M. ten
Hagen, Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, firstname.lastname@example.org Also in the November 3 JNCI: ...
International Rice Functional Genomics meeting in Tucson Nov. 15-17
...ics of rice, will take scientists between five and ten
years. "We need to know all we can about rice. We want to decode its genome to establish a research platform to understand the regulatory mechanisms for disease resistance and drought control," said Wing, who is also director of UA's Arizona Genomic...
More mobility for researchers in Europe
...y the representatives of twelve organisations from ten
countries. Another six to eight signatures will follow before the end of the year. This will constitute the Europe-wide implementation of a principle that has already been the subject of several bilateral agreements initiated by the Deutsche Forschun...
Dinosaurs in bullet-proof vests
...d animals known to us. These herbivores were up to ten
metres long, with a tail ending in a huge bony club 'probably used as a weapon', says Torsten Scheyer, 'even though they definitely could not simply swing it back and forth; the whole construction was simply too stiff for that.' Torsten Scheyer has ...
Visualizing the end of the human genome
...red a stretch of telomeric DNA containing at least ten
nucleotides for efficient recognition and binding of DNA. "We were confused about how ten
nucleotides was even a binding site, because it wasn't a multiple of six." Cech said. "If you need t...
Census of Marine Life - Discoveries and Highlights 2004: Scientists add 4m+ records, 13,000 species
... but it will be several times this number, perhaps ten
times. As part of the Census, the undersea race i...sibles, sonar data showing deep donuts of plankton ten
km wide, and photographs of many probable new species among 80,000 specimens collected. Arctic ...
Computer analysis shows scientists could reconstruct the genome of the mammalian common ancestor
...lved in cystic fibrosis. This region--encompassing ten
genes and adjacent stretches of DNA, for a total of more than one million base pairs or "letters" of genetic code--had been completely sequenced in many different mammals. "This region served as an example of the evolutionary changes that happened i...
A complex agricultural society in Uruguay's La Plata basin, 4,800-4,200 years ago
...isolated community in southeastern Uruguay. In the ten
square kilometers surrounding Los Ajos alone there are ten
other large and spatially complex mound sites. These were thriving societies that probably were inte...
Wolfgang Heckl awarded Descartes Prize for Science Communication
...neral of the Deutsches Museum in Munich. For over ten
years, Wolfgang Heckl has committed himself to communicating his research results to the general public. He already earned a reputation in this respect in the early nineties, with various television documentaries showing his grid tunnel microscopic e...
Three Yale scientists receive Ellison Medical Foundation awards
New Haven, Conn. -- The ten
2004 Senior Scholars in Global Infectious Disease recently announced by the Ellison Medical Foundation in Bethesda, MD, include three Yale investigators: Jorge Galn , Lucille P. Markey Professor of Microbiology and Chair of the Section of <A ...
Leibniz prizewinners 2005
...most valuable research prize in Germany will go to ten
scientists and academics, two women and eight men....f 130 nominations received for 2005, the following ten
Leibniz Prizewinners were selected: Prof. Dr. Peter B. Becker (46), Cell Biology/Biochemistry, Un...
Science's Breakthrough of the Year: Salty, acidic soup could have supported life on Mars
...earch advances make up Science 's list of the top ten
scientific developments in 2004, chosen for their profound implications for society and the advancement of science. The Top Ten list appears in the 17 December 2004 issue of the journal Science . With the help of remote-sensing spacecraft, NASA's tw...
Model simulates dynamics of heart rhythm disorders
Dutch researcher Kirsten ten
Tusscher has developed a model that can simulate t...less chaotic than was originally thought. Kirsten ten
Tusscher first of all made a model that described the electrical behaviour of individual human heart...
Satellites plus software equal best-ever Mediterranean heat map
...d to have a still impressive spatial resolution of ten
square kilometres. Overall results from the Medspi... SST products with a space resolution of less than ten
kilometres every six hours. As an important step towards achieving this goal, ESA has not only init...
Essential oils could help to stamp out MRSA
...ons. Researchers tested 40 essential oils against ten
of the most deadly bacteria and fungi. Two of these oils killed MRSA and E. coli almost instantly, while a third was shown to act over a longer period of time, meaning that any soaps or shampoos made by blending these three oils would be effective o...
Scientists decipher genome of bacterium that helps clean up major groundwater pollutants
...t least 17 Dehaloccocoides bioremediation sites in ten
states, including Texas, Delaware and New Jersey. "Because chlorinated solvents have polluted so many water sources, there is a pressing need for new techniques to clean up such pollutants," says TIGR Associate Investigator John Heidelberg, the senio...
The Louis-Jeantet-Prize for Medicine 2005
...teen in the United Kingdom, twelve in Switzerland, ten
in Germany, nine in France, three in the Netherlands, three in Sweden, two in Belgium, one in Austria and one in Finland. The winners of the Louis-Jeantet Prize for medicine receive an award to carry out new research projects, as well as a personal p...
EB and IUPS - Where cures of tomorrow can be seen in the science of today
...e the environmental factors implicated in seven to ten
percent of birth defects, stem cells in the adult epidermis, the evolution of neurobiological specializations (such as the brain) in mammals, and new approaches to regeneration of tissue. The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) opens wit...
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