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Macho men are seen as bad choice for long-term love
...term partners, new research suggests. Conversely, the
psychologists from Durham and St Andrews Universit...cheat on their partners. The study, published in the
current edition of Personality and Individual Differences, asked over 400 British men and women to j...
Role of thyroid hormones in slumber under investigation at Rutgers
CAMDEN While the
thyroid has long been linked to metabolism, cuttin...erway at Rutgers UniversityCamden is investigating the
possibility that thyroid hormones have an important role in sleep regulation. Thanks to a $415,36...
Study: Sticking to the sand might not be such good, clean fun for beachgoers
Just when you thought it was safer to stay out of the
water. Microbes that result in beach closures an...ealth advisories when detected at unsafe levels in the
ocean also have been detected in the
sand, according to a recent study by a team of Stanford scienti...
Penn researchers discover how key protein stops inflammation
PHILADELPHIA Researchers at the
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine rece...a regulatory protein called Bcl-3 helps to control the
bodys inflammation response to infection by interfering a critical biochemical process called ubiqui...
Indo-Pacific coral reefs disappearing more rapidly than expected
CHAPEL HILL Corals in the
central and western Pacific ocean are dying faste...uare miles of reef have disappeared per year since the
late 1960s, twice the
rate of rainforest loss. The reefs are disappearing at a rate of one perce...
American Chemical Society meets Aug. 19-23 in Boston
... set to unfold in Boston Aug. 19-23. For one of the
meetings early highlights, ACS President Catherine...s in biotechnology and nanotechnology. It supports the
meetings overall theme, Biotechnology for Health and Wellness. In addition, the
ACS News Service h...
AAAS analysis finds Congress would add billions to FY 2008 R&D investment
...entatives are poised to add billions of dollars to the
fiscal year 2008 research and development (R&D) budget, with much of the
proposed new funding targeted for environmental, energy and biomedical initiatives, according to a n...
UCLA scientists produce functioning neurons from human embryonic stem cells
Scientists with the
Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Medicine at UCL...hers previously had been able to produce neurons - the
impulse-conducting cells in the
brain and spinal cord - from human embryonic stem cells. However, th...
Growing food and fiber entails the
use of fertilizer and irrigation systems and resul...products increases, and demand for biofuels grows, the
pressure on agricultural systems is mounting. The challenge is to figure out how to meet these dema...
Taking a supplement of glycine helps prevent degenerative diseases such as arthrosis or osteoporosis
.... Glycine is a non-essential amino acid used by the
organism to synthesise proteins and is present in ... meat or dairy products. The study, carried out at the
Cellular Metabolism Institute in Tenerife and at the
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biolog...
ASBMB taps 8 scientists and 1 politician for top awards
...mistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) has announced the
recipients of its annual awards competition. Eight...cience. The awards will officially be presented at the
Experimental Biology 2008 meeting, April 5-9, in San Diego, Calif. I. Robert Lehman (Stanford Un...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 1, 2007
Here is the
latest American Chemical Society (ACS) News Servic...als and Chemical & Engineering News. Please credit the
individual journal or the
American Chemical Society as the
source for this information. ACS NEWS...
Pregnant mothers join search for causes of autism
... will join UC Davis researchers and officials from the
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as they announce funding of $7.5 million for UC Davis autism re...
Story tips from the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2007
...to more accurately determine maintenance needs for the
systems and anticipate equipment failures. Such ca... costly outages for equipment repairs. Funding for the
projects came from the
Department of Energys Industrial Technology Program and private dollars from ...
Gene variant is associated with brain anatomy, clinical course of ADHD
A variant of the
dopamine receptor gene may be associated with atte...isorder (ADHD) and with thinner tissue in areas of the
brain that handle attention, but also appears associated with better clinical outcomes among individ...
Genetic factors strongly shape how peers are chosen
RICHMOND, Va. (Aug. 6, 2007) As we develop, the
company we keep may be increasingly influenced by ...ent becomes more and more important in influencing the
kinds of friends we like to hang out with, said Kenneth S. Kendler, M.D., a professor of psychiatry ...
Link identified between Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma
UK scientists have shown for the
first time that key proteins involved in Alzheimer's disease are also implicated in glaucoma, the
major cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. Research carried out at the
UCL Institute of Ophtha...
Computer graphics spills from milk to medicine
...pable of generating realistic milk images based on the
fat and protein content will likely push the
field of computer graphics into the
realms of diagnostic medicine, food safety and atmospheric scien...
Research team enlightens the reasons for severe blindness
...ht be avoided one day by a better understanding of the
reasons for this disease. Coordinated by the
geneticist Ronald Roepman from Nijemegen, an important step has now been made in this direction by a...
Can hemp help the everglades?
...er conditions indicate potential for leaching from the
use of atrazine-based herbicides in corn crops. Sc...niversity of Florida conducted studies to evaluate the
specific groundwater risk from atrazine use by focusing on a specific cover crop that seems to have ...
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