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Almac Diagnostics announces pioneering genetic research on ductal carcinoma in situ
...ancer DSA microarray. DSA research tools focus on the
transcriptome of an individual disease, in this ca...d contain significant additional data, relevant to the
disease of interest that is not available on other generic microarrays. The study will be conducted...
Inflammation may cause preterm labor and fetal deaths
... Reserve Universitys School of Dental Medicine and the
Case School of Medicine. They found if receptors responding to the
presence of dead or living bacteria in the
placentas of mice can be blocked, the
number of preterm d...
What we can learn from the biggest extinction in the history of Earth
...ental sciences. Payne, a paleobiologist who joined the
Stanford faculty in 2005, studies the
Permian-Triassic extinction and the
following 4 million years of instability in the
global carbon cy...
Innovative tagging technique may help researchers better protect fish stocks
... often hailed as a way to halt serious declines in the
abundance of marine species that have been over-fi...de protected parcels of ocean for marine reserves, the
effectiveness of the
approach as a fisheries management tool remains unclear. Simon Thorrold, a fish...
New technology reveals seal behavior
...ndrews and British Antarctic Survey to witness for the
first time the
behaviour of the
southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) and how it relates to its physical enviro...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...cles in chromaffin cells. In vitro , Munc18 binds the
"closed" state of syntaxin1 and thus occludes binding of the
SNARE proteins SNAP-25 and synaptobrevin. However, Munc18 cannot be simply a negative regulator of e...
Ecologists work to link kids with nature
...g out over more traditional outdoor recreation for the
time and interest of our young people. Our kids n...said Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), Chairman of the
National Parks, Forests and Public Lands Subcommittee during a hearing held this past spring. A lin...
Viewing ecosystems from above
...Our first views of Earth from space remind us that the
planet is an integrated system of organisms, water... at multiple levels. In symposium 9, to be held at the
Ecological Society of America Annual meeting, scientists will discuss current research practices inv...
Experiment suggests limitations to carbon dioxide 'tree banking'
...ne tree stands with extra carbon dioxide did allow the
trees to grow more tissue, only those pines receiving the
most water and nutrients were able to store significant amounts of carbon that could offset the
Preclinical study links gene to brain aneurysm formation
...udy subjects. Scientists say this suggests that the
gene may play an important role in the
development of intracranial aneurysms. An aneurysm occurs when a blood vessel weakens and stretch...
Secret life of elephant seals not secret anymore!
...rovided scientists with an unprecedented peek into the
secret lives of seals. The measurements reveal in detail where the
seals go on their winter feeding trips, where they find food and where they dont, and help explain w...
Bacteria may not hasten death
...of bacteria did not outlive their grubby siblings, the
researchers report in the
August 8 issue of Cell Metabolism. The finding challenges the
conventional wisdom that even harmle...
Weed gave up sex long ago
...ility of plants to self-pollinate a big factor in the
spread ofweeds is much older than previously thou...professor of molecular and computational biologyat the
University of Southern California. The results contradict a 2004 estimate from North Carolina Stat...
Other highlights in the Aug. 7 JNCI
...e liver cancer death rates in a study conducted by the
National Cancer Institute and the
Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. Liver cancer is a common cancer with a high death rate. New ...
Lost forest yields several new species
An expedition led by the
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to a remote corner of the
eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has uncovered unique forests which, so far, have been found to ...
Link between sunspots, rain helps predict disease in east Africa
...idemics begin. The results are published online in the
August 7 issue of the
Journal of Geophysical Research. The scientists showed that unusually heavy rainfalls in East Afri...
Argonne wins three R&D 100 awards for innovative technologies
Researchers at the
U.S. Department of Energys Argonne National Laboratory devised three of the
worlds top 100 scientific and technological innovations during 2006, as judged by R&D magazine. Ar...
In limiting life span, study finds booming bacteria innocent
...t their microbial infestations dont seem to hasten the
insects toward death, according to a new study in the
August issue of the
journal Cell Metabolism, a publication of Cell Press. The findings suggest that ...
High-intensity ultrasound may launch attack on cancer, wherever it lurks
...gger an alarm that enlists immune defenses against the
cancerous invasion, according to a study led by re... animal experiments suggest that once activated by the
immune system might even seek and destroy cancer cells, including those that have sp...
Cornell scientists link E. coli bacteria to Crohn's disease
...N.Y. A team of Cornell University scientists from the
College of Veterinary Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College and the
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have discovered that a novel group of E. coli bacteria con...
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