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National Ecological Observatory Network featured at ESA/SER Joint International Conference
...cts of these large-scale changes on the ecosystems that
supply services and underpin the quality of life of the human community. NEON data will improve ecological forecasting to optimize resource management and provide early warning of biological natural hazards. In addition to the presentations at the ...
Beyond Mesopotamia: A radical new view of human civilization reported in Science
...ilization, but a growing body of evidence suggests that
in addition to Mesopotamia, many civilized urban a...at the same time about 5,000 years ago in an arc that
extended from Mesopotamia east for thousands of kilometers across to the areas of modern India and P...
Universe's stringy birth revealed by young Czech scientist in EURYI winning project
...retical physics is to unite behind a common theory that
explains everything, but that
goal has remained highly elusive. String theory emerged 40 years ago as one of the most promising ca...
Immunity in social amoeba suggests ancient beginnings
...ollege of Medicine researcher who led the research that
appears today in the journal Science. Dictyostel...ion, the single cells band together to form a slug that
can move. Eventually the slug changes to produce cells that
perform specific functions spores and s...
UC experts detail new standard for cleaner transportation fuels
...transportation-energy experts to design a standard that
would reduce carbon emissions from fuels by 10 per...arios based on a variety of different technologies that
could meet or exceed this goal, and concluded that
the goal was ambitious but attainable. At the end...
New survey documents the headaches of computerized medicine
...ues and a host of other unanticipated consequences that
come with them or face potentially crippling probl...systems have been integrated into daily operations that
unintended adverse consequences were virtually universal. CPOE systems are those that
require a phys...
Forecasting system provides flood warnings to vulnerable residents of Bangladesh
...lped people prepare for the floods. "Our goal is that
long-range flood forecasts, for the first time, wi...overished districts in the forecast area have said that
advance notice of floods could help them ward off some of the worst impacts of rising waters. If the...
Discovery of new protein could provide new understanding of male fertility
...he degradation of proteins inside cells, a process that
helps eliminate or recycle proteins that
are no longer needed. The unexpected discovery, made by Marcus Groettrup, chair of the immunology de...
ASU researchers partner with UOP to make biofuel for military jets a reality
...t of a team led by UOP, LLC., a Honeywell company, that
is looking at alternative sources of oil that
could be used to produce Jet Propellant 8 (JP-8) or military jet fuel. The goal of the project, wh...
Identified mechanism in the malaria parasite to help it adapt to infected individuals
...ystem. Consequently, the proteins of the merozoite that
interact with red blood cells are a possible weak ...Medical Research (NIMR) in London, have discovered that
the parasite has the ability to switch on and off the expression of some of the proteins it uses to ...
Scientists prove that disputed Korean stem cell line comes from an unfertilized egg and not cloning
...rigin of a human stem cell line? Scientists report that
a widely available method for comprehensive geneti...ysis can help distinguish the type of human embryo that
stem cells come from. The research, to be published online August 2nd by the journal Cell Stem Cell,...
Unlocking proteins from their cellular shell
...t the University of Pennsylvania have demonstrated that
everyday forces can alter the structure of protein...red blood cells and more versatile stem cells show that
hidden and folded parts of proteins can be exposed by physical strain, not just by chemical reaction...
Discredited Korean embryonic stem cells' true origins revealed
...n's Hospital Boston Stem Cell Program demonstrates that
the Koreans unwittingly created something entirely...m cell to be derived by parthenogenesis, a process that
creates an embryo containing genetic material only from the donor egg. "We know now that
Unknotting DNA clue to cancer syndrome
A new UC Davis study that
explains the actions of a gene mutation that
causes early onset cancer provides a fundamental insight into the mechanism of DNA-break repair. P...
Where broken DNA is repaired
...d human DNA with microscopic images of human cells that
reveal focal sites of radiation-induced damage, re...es Space Research Association, have found evidence that
indeed there are specific regions where broken DNA is concentrated for repair. "NASA has long be...
News tips from ACS Chemical Biology
...vate cell signaling pathways Helper peptides that
can influence the opening of calcium channels in c...echnique called the double barrel shotgun approach that
helps pinpoint key cellular proteins How tricking cells with a mimic of a chemically modifie...
Biologists at Tufts University discover 1 reason why chromosomes break, often leading to cancer
...ars, researchers in genome stability have observed that
many kinds of cancer are associated with areas whe...s break. They have hypothesized but never proven that
slow or altered replication led to the chromosomes breaking. In a Tufts University study published...
Chickadee, nutchatch presence in conifers increases tree growth, says CU-Boulder study
...artment, said it is the first study to demonstrate that
birds can affect the growth of conifers. "In a nutshell, the study shows that
the presence of these birds in pine forests increased the growth of the trees by helping to rid them...
New strategy for treating allergic disorders
...emic Medical Center (AMC) in Amsterdam, have shown that
auto-antigens or allergens can be administered ora...tem combats harmful substances and micro-organisms that
seek to penetrate our body. However, if our immune system is not working properly, we are subject to...
Success or failure of antidepressant citalopram predicted by gene variation
...sion may worsen while they search for a medication that
helps. Genetic studies, such as the one described ... R. Insel, MD. New techniques have led to advances that
would have been inconceivable a few years ago and are making individualized treatment an achievable ...
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