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Space-borne sensors help Africa tackle water shortage problems
...ronmental maps to provide local policy makers with the
necessary tools for effective water resource management. As part of the
IWAREMA (Integrated Water Resource management for Zambia) project, funded through ESAs Data User Ele...
Improved NIST SRM aids lead poisoning detection
Lead in goat blood might not be on the
top of your shopping list, but for U.S. medical pe...ments, Standard Reference Material (SRM) 955c from the
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cant be beat. SRM 955c is an improved versi...
How cells change the pace of their steps
...ve discovered how cells of higher organisms change the
speed at which they move, a basic biological disco... to prevent cancer cells from spreading throughout the
body. The discovery reported by the
UCSD scientists in Proceedings of the
National Academy of Scie...
National Ecological Observatory Network featured at ESA/SER Joint International Conference
...epresentatives from NEON, Inc. and colleagues from the
ecological community will present a detailed design update of the
NSF-funded National Ecological Observatory Network at the
Ecological Society of America (ESA) and th...
ASM's new media campaigns take the gold
...mall Things Considered blog have been honored with the
2007 ASAE Communication Gold Circle Award, a national awards competition sponsored by the
American Society of Association Executives & The Center for Association Leadership in Washington, D....
Beyond Mesopotamia: A radical new view of human civilization reported in Science
A radically expanded view of the
origin of civilization, extending far beyond Mesop...otamia, is reported by journalist Andrew Lawler in the
3 August issue of Science . Mesopotamia is widely believed to be the
cradle of civilization, but ...
Universe's stringy birth revealed by young Czech scientist in EURYI winning project
...sive. String theory emerged 40 years ago as one of the
most promising candidates for such a theory, and h...e occurred. Now Europe is fortunate to have one of the
worlds leading experts in string theory working on an ambitious project that could make significant ...
Immunity in social amoeba suggests ancient beginnings
Finding an immune system in the
social amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum) is not on...sary for an organism to become multicellular, said the
Baylor College of Medicine researcher who led the
research that appears today in the
UC experts detail new standard for cleaner transportation fuels
... blueprint for fighting global warming by reducing the
amount of carbon emitted when transportation fuels...portation-fuel technologies, is expected to become the
foundation for similar initiatives in other states, as well as nationally and internationally. The...
New survey documents the headaches of computerized medicine
...tion technology systems especially those known in the
health care industry as computerized provider orde...f unintended consequences, more than 70 percent of the
institutions ranked the
level of impact on operations as moderately to very important. Those were is...
Forecasting system provides flood warnings to vulnerable residents of Bangladesh
...e forecasting system was designed by scientists at the
National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) an...ia Institute of Technology. Bangladesh is one of the
world's most vulnerable regions to floods. Rising waters in recent days have left dozens of people d...
Discovery of new protein could provide new understanding of male fertility
...cientists have discovered a new enzyme involved in the
degradation of proteins inside cells, a process th...cted discovery, made by Marcus Groettrup, chair of the
immunology department at the
University of Constance, Konstanz, Germany, and colleagues, overthrows ...
ASU researchers partner with UOP to make biofuel for military jets a reality
...llant 8 (JP-8) or military jet fuel. The goal of the
project, which is backed by a $7.2 million award from the
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), is to develop and commercialize a process to prod...
Identified mechanism in the malaria parasite to help it adapt to infected individuals
Plasmodium falciparum is responsible for the
most severe forms of human malaria. Invasion of host red blood cells is an essential step of the
complex life cycle of this parasite. During the
process of invasion, P. falciparum, which appears in...
Scientists prove that disputed Korean stem cell line comes from an unfertilized egg and not cloning
Can a genetic signature identify the
origin of a human stem cell line? Scientists repor...omprehensive genetic analysis can help distinguish the
type of human embryo that stem cells come from. The research, to be published online August 2nd by t...
Unlocking proteins from their cellular shell
... Applying physical stress to cells, researchers at the
University of Pennsylvania have demonstrated that everyday forces can alter the
structure of proteins tucked within cells, unfold them and expose new targets in the
fight against d...
Discredited Korean embryonic stem cells' true origins revealed
...from researchers at Children's Hospital Boston and the
Harvard Stem Cell Institute sheds new light on a n...scredited Korean embryonic stem cell line, setting the
historical record straight and also establishing a much-needed set of standards for characterizing h...
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. People with Bloom's syndrome, a rare genetic disease, typically dev...
Where broken DNA is repaired
...xic chemicals, and other agents continually damage the
body's DNA, threatening life and health: unrepaire...es like cancer. Intricate DNA repair mechanisms in the
cells' nuclei are constantly working to fix what's broken, but whether the
repair work happens "on t...
News tips from ACS Chemical Biology
Highlights from the
American Chemical Society journal, ACS Chemical Bi...e now available on EurekAlert!, Below is a link to the
July 2007 edition. In the
current issue Toxins from snails may lead to new drugs New ...
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