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A 'private bandwidth' for communication in bats: Evidence from insular horseshoe bats
Oxford August 13, 2007 - Do bats use their
ultrasonic echolocation calls to recognise their
own species" A new study in the Journal of Biogeography by Danilo Russo and colleagues suggests that...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
...ent makers are in the midst of an effort to expand their
traditional markets, moving instruments like mass ...ness technology to pursue budding applications for their
tools This story will be available on August 15 at http://pubs.acs.org/cen/business/85/8533bus1....
Facial attraction -- choice of sexual partner shaped the human face
... brow and upper lip, which exaggerates the size of their
jaw, the flare of their
cheeks and their
eyebrows. The shorter and broader male face has also evolved alongside and the cani...
Study begins to reveal clues to the cause and progression of sepsis
...egree. The Pitt researchers say that in light of their
results, treatments that completely abolish a specific component of the inflammatory response would be ineffective, and could be dangerous, since the inflammatory response is needed to address the underlying infection. Instead, they believe that the...
Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too
...I can tell you what people are saying and doing in their
environment I hunt this often, or I fish this oft...ich helps U.S. doctoral students become leaders in their
fields. The program seeks ways to cross traditional barriers, such as when scientists in different d...
Climate change isolates Rocky Mountain butterflies
...rests are generally too shady for them and inhibit their
ability to move. However, expanding forests are pinching off the Parnassius from their
neighbors in nearby meadows. "The risk of local extinction and inbreeding depression will increase...
AFCYBER holds science and technology symposium
...duced each organization in attendance, focusing on their
capabilities and current research projects. Together, they addressed future possibilities to merge their
knowledge and capabilities in accomplishing the Air Force mission to fly and fight in Cyberspace. ...
New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
...ntries that have avoided widespread destruction of their
tropical forest are at risk of being left out of a...mechanism to provide incentive for them to protect their
intact tropical forest. Otherwise, the same market and economic forces that cause deforestation else...
Clones on task serve greater good, evolutionary study shows
...ntical environments that turn out differently than their
kin. In this weeks Proceedings of the National Aca...ater, but they pretty much grow up to be just like their
parent.The identical offspring of Plant B grow up the same way, except more of the plants in the B f...
Unravelling new complexity in the genome
...igators working on these genes were not aware that their
favorite genes are regulated at the level of splic...regulated in a cell and tissue-specific manner. In their
new paper in Genome Biology, Dr. Yoseph Barash, a postdoctoral fellow working jointly with Blencowe ...
Which came first, the moth or the cactus?
...it ever since. The problem is that the moths lay their
eggs inside the cacti's flowers immediately after ...he structure of mutualistic communities influences their
stability and dynamics, both of individual species and of whole networks of species." The results su...
Interaction of just 2 genes governs coloration patterns in mice
...rns of fur coloration that camouflage mice against their
background, protecting them from many predators. T...'s coats have become markedly lighter than that of their
mainland brethren. "In nature there is a tremendous amount of variation in color patterns among or...
Bursts of waves drive immune system 'soldiers' toward invaders
...r were already known to trigger cells to move, but their
interaction to generate the self-sustaining waves ... was not directly observed, but is consistent with their
observations and experiments. In the research, the team used the fluorescently tagged Hem-1 to det...
Protein 'chatter' linked to cancer activation
...cells and normal cells is that the former maintain their
chromosome ends and have the unlimited potential t...ces shortening of chromosome ends and may restrict their
potential to grow. Zhu says that the discovery will help researchers understand the onset and pro...
Features of replication suggest viruses have common themes, vulnerabilities
...ectron microscopy techniques, Ahlquist's group and their
collaborators made the first three-dimensional maps of a viral replication complex using flock house virus, which, like all viruses, requires a host cell to make new genetic material and maintain the chain of infection. In the case of flock house ...
Doernbecher Children's Hospital scientist earns coveted Javits award
...urogenetics, NINDS, NIH Back and colleagues hope their
research will benefit three large groupsof childre...he oligo-cells are blocked at a critical period in their
celldevelopment before they are able to make myelin. The fact that thesecells appear normal and are ...
Gene regulation, not just genes, is what sets humans apart
...r the most part, and would not last long away from their
fruit-rich forest. The sugars in their
diet are relatively simple to break down and convert to cellular fuel. Humans, on the other hand, ea...
MIT creates 3-D images of living cell
...ional activities of living cells can be studied in their
native state. Using the new technique, his team ...several other cell types. The researchers based their
technique on the same concept used to create three-dimensional CT (computed tomography) images of th...
Risk of common vaginal infection linked to preterm birth appears higher for blacks
...nd his colleagues considered 325 women who were in their
first trimester of pregnancy. Among these women, 129 (39.7 percent) were white female/white male partnerships, 35 (10.8 percent) were white female/black male couples, 12 (3.7 percent) were black female/white male couples, and 149 (45.9 percent) were ...
UK scientists working to help cut ID theft
...dependent testing regimes that allow them to prove their
products and trial them in combination with existing systems. There is a need for a European network of resources for testing systems and products. This network would improve access to testing and avoid duplicating existing facilities. Before signifi...
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