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A 'private bandwidth' for communication in bats: Evidence from insular horseshoe bats
...ogeography by Danilo Russo and colleagues suggests that
this is certainly the case for horseshoe bats (Rhi...w different frequency values. It has been proposed that
such differences are large enough to allow recognition of conspecifics. The study proved that
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
...hly journal. Such surgery corrects the vision loss that
occurs when the lens of the eye becomes clouded. ...OLs. In laboratory experiments, researchers showed that
the coating reduced accumulation of the protein film and adhesion of cells responsible for formation...
NIH gives $8M to University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine for myositis research
...ness thought to be autoimmune diseases. This means that
the bodys immune system, which normally fights inf...children diagnosed with dermatomyositis (a disease that
causes muscle weakness and rash) and adults diagnosed with polymyositis, which is not associated wit...
Study begins to reveal clues to the cause and progression of sepsis
...sue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, indicate that
past interpretations of how the immune system resp...esearchers at the University of Pittsburgh believe that
these treatments failed, at least in part, because of insufficient data to fully understand the comp...
Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...sity of Science and Technology (KAUST) announced that
the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) ...d conclude the initial Memorandum of Understanding that
was signed in April 2007. KAUST is a new world-class graduate research university that
is under d...
Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too
... When we were developing this project, we realized that
there are many biological scientists working in co...fectively with a biologist about whats going on in that
system and vice versa, Stronza said. We hope that
the PhD.s who emerge from the program will be eff...
Climate change isolates Rocky Mountain butterflies
...who is the lead author of a paper on this research that
appears today in the Proceedings of the National A...oland said. Roland has completed earlier studies that
showed expanding forests are restricting Parnassius's movements in parts of the Rocky Mountains. He ...
AFCYBER holds science and technology symposium
...ties, General Elder said. General Elder believes that
the symposium is just the first of many meetings that
will help prepare the Air Force to develop better systems, supported by science and technology. Im...
Beyond batteries: Storing power in a sheet of paper
...stitute have developed a new energy storage device that
easily could be mistaken for a simple sheet of bla...e printed like paper. The device is also unique in that
it can function as both a high-energy battery and a high-power supercapacitor, which are generally s...
New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
...ington, Virginia In an ironic twist, 11 countries that
have avoided widespread destruction of their tropi...he Public Library of Science Biology journal warns that
the high forest cover with low rates of deforestation (HFLD) nations could become the most vulnerabl...
Clones on task serve greater good, evolutionary study shows
...ary strategy.At least if youre among the creatures that
produce scads of genetically identical offspring ...t the clones raised in near-identical environments that
turn out differently than their kin. In this weeks Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, ...
Unravelling new complexity in the genome
...rprise emerging from genome sequencing projects is that
humans have a comparable number of protein-coding ...shed in the latest issue of Genome Biology reveals that
a step in gene expression (referred to as alternative splicing) is more highly regulated in a cell a...
Diverse genetic abnormalities lead to NF-κB activation in multiple myeloma
...provides new insight into the molecular mechanisms that
underlie aberrant NF-κB activity in MM tumor ... MM is a cancer of the plasma cell, a blood cell that
produces antibodies to help the body fight off infections. Previous research implicates abnormal act...
Pollution causes 40 percent of deaths worldwide, study finds
...s and more conservation of environmental resources that
support human life. "Relying on increasing diseases and malnutrition to limit human numbers in the world diminishes the quality of life for all humans and is a high-risk policy," the researchers conclude....
Invasion of the brain tumors
...highly malignant and invasive tumors with tendrils that
extend far from the primary tumor site, rendering ...vasion. The researchers present the first evidence that
this neurotrophin receptor can also be a potent mediator of glioma invasion, and they show that
Which came first, the moth or the cactus?
... equally dependent upon the moth, the only species that
pollinates its flowers. Senita cacti and senita mo...95 and has studied it ever since. The problem is that
the moths lay their eggs inside the cacti's flowers immediately after pollination, and when the eggs...
Interaction of just 2 genes governs coloration patterns in mice
...he University of California, San Diego, have found that
a simple interaction between just two genes determines the patterns of fur coloration that
camouflage mice against their background, protecting them from many predators. The work, published t...
Bursts of waves drive immune system 'soldiers' toward invaders
Scientists have discovered that
torrents of microscopic waves propel white blood c... the dynamic waves are made of a signaling protein that
directs cell movement. This protein and a second key player were already known to trigger cells to m...
Protein 'chatter' linked to cancer activation
...o the stability of the entire human genome, a chat that
contributes to cancer development. The research...ese three human disorders have the job of ensuring that
chromosome ends are maintained and protected, says Xu-Dong Zhu, assistant professor of biology and t...
Features of replication suggest viruses have common themes, vulnerabilities
... apparatus of a model virus is bolstering the idea that
broad classes of viruses - including those that
cause important human diseases such as AIDS, SARS and hepatitis C - have features in common that
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