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UCF research links proteins, stem cells and potential Alzheimer's treatment
... of scientists led by professor Kiminobu Sugaya at the
University of Central Florida may have found a new... The team, which also included researchers from the
Karolinska Institute in Sweden and the
National Institutes of Health, combined a technique for trans...
Anthrax bacterium's deadly secrets probed
New insights into why the
bug that causes anthrax behaves in the
unusual way that it does have come to light thanks to a development under the
UK e-Science Programme...
Biologist traces coconut's history through DNA
...n palates for centuries, yet little is known about the
history of coconuts domestication and dispersal around the
world. Now, a biologist at Washington University in St. Louis is embarking on the
task of ...
Teamwork between 2 key proteins necessary for normal development and regulation of red blood cells
... for regulating overlapping groups of genes during the
development of red blood cells. The findings may...ublished online Aug. 3 as a First Edition Paper in the
journal Blood, the
journal of the
American Association for Hematology, researchers reported that a p...
Gene predicts better outcome as cortex normalizes in teens with ADHD
...rried a particular version of a gene in a study by the
National Institutes of Healths (NIH) National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). However, the
areas, on the
right side of the
brains outer mantle, or cortex, normalized in thickness during the
UF, French scientists seek test to detect gene doping in athletes
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Gene doping has the
potential to spawn athletes capable of out-running, out-jumping and out-cycling the
strongest of champions. But research under way at the
University of Florida could help level the
Not all embryonic stem cell lines are created equal
...ientists have uncovered significant differences in the
mature, functioning neurons generated from each li...- which have yet to be identified -- can influence the
developmental properties of human ES cells. The report, which was published August 6, 2007, in the
Genetic analysis finds greater threat in frog-killing fungus
...ted populations of mountain yellow-legged frogs in the
Sierra Nevada can likely be spread by sexual reproduction, seriously complicating efforts to save the
frogs from extinction, according to a new genetic analysis led by researchers at the
University of C...
In a first, Einstein scientists discover the dynamics of transcription in living mammalian cells
August 6, 2007 (BRONX, NY) Transcription the
transfer of DNAs genetic information through the
synthesis of complementary molecules of messenger RNA forms the
basis of all cellular activities. Y...
Satellite tracking will help answer questions about penguin travels
...is watching" phobia before this month is over, but the
surveillance really will be for their own good. ...ientists will attach satellite tracking devices to the
backs of six penguins that have been treated at two centers in northern Argentina after their feathe...
New mechanism links smoking to lung damage
August 7, 2007, issue of PLoS One, researchers sho...rstood and previously unsuspected mechanism may be the
key to understanding how life-style associated forms of oxidative stress, such as exposure to cigare...
Disabling a sensory organ prompts female mice to act like male mice
By short-circuiting the
sensory organ that detects the
chemical cues mice use to attract mates, a team of Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) researcher...
Multicenter study nets new lung tumor-suppressor gene
...ound that a particular gene can block key steps of the
lung cancer process in mice. The researchers report in the
journal Nature that LKB1 is not only a "tumor-suppressor" gene for non-small cell lung cancer in mic...
Defects in critical gene lead to accelerated lung tumor growth
...pressors are currently known. Now scientists at the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School... Medicine and Harvard Medical School have added to the
list another powerful tumor suppressor, a gene called LKB1. Their research indicates that this gene ...
See what you're spewing as you speed along
In future drivers may only have to glance at the
dashboard to see the
pollution spewing out of their vehicles exhausts. A team from The University of Manchester has con...
Why nectar-feeding bats need a 'power drink' to fly
...have discovered. The findings, published online in the
British Ecological Society's journal Functional Ec... breeding colony in Germany, Dr Christian Voigt of the
Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research in Berlin and Professor John Speakman of the
MIT study: Maturity brings richer memories
...tween children and adults have found that although the
two groups have much in common, maturity brings richer memories. In the
August 5 advance online edition of Nature Neuroscience, the
MIT team reports that children rival adu...
Human knowledge is based upon directed connectivity between brain areas
... objects" The answer to these questions may lie in the
direction of information flow transmitted between ...amic cortical network. This finding is reported in the
latest issue of the
scientific journal PLoS ONE published on August 1st, 2007 [ http://www.plosone.o...
A sensory organ, not the brain, differentiates male and female behavior in some mammals
...s, scientists have searched in vain for slivers of the
brain that might drive the
dramatic differences between male and female behavior. Now biologists at Harvard University say thes...
Census of Marine Life historians detail collapse of bluefin tuna population off northern Europe
Ocean historians affiliated with the
Census of Marine Life have painted the
first detailed portrait of a burst of fishing from 1900 to 1950 that preceded the
collapse of once a...
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