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NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute
... has become much easier and faster in general, but there
are still certain types of proteins that present t...oteins. While this technique has been used before, there
has never been a generalized approach to creating such a scaffold. As part of the grant, the team pl...
New therapy for specific form of leukemia
..., like viruses and bacteria. However, in leukemia, there
is a breakdown in the formation of white blood cells. The cells in the bone marrow that should develop into white blood cells multiply out of control without fully reaching maturity. These blood cells function inadequately, disrupting the production ...
Yearling horse auction to benefit equine research
...luding the debilitating disease laminitis in which there
is inflammation within the hoof that may lead to separation of the hoof wall from the coffin bone. Another group of studies involves exercise physiology. These range from better understanding the role of antioxidants to improved electrolyte supplemen...
Commandeering cellular machinery: recognition mechanism to detect small molecules
...hat did not contain LG335. Any colonies that grew there
were discarded. From their initial 380,000 candid...ors, express them and put them into a device where there
is a color change or another signal produced, we could potentially detect small molecules in a robus...
National Science Foundation awards $2 million grant to UC Riverside
...n has, and other concerns about weed invasion, but there
has never been a landscape-scale study that links nitrogen with invasive species." The study will determine the amount of N required to build up different levels of invasive grass fuel, impacting fire frequency. The threshold at which N affects diffe...
Of lice and men
...he study also supports the controversial view that there
was a "bottleneck" or reduction in the global Homo sapiens population to only about 10,000 people about 100,000 to 50,000 years ago. Rogers and others have proposed the bottleneck may have occurred because of a mass die-off of early humans due to a g...
A treatment, not a cure: Calcium silicate neutralizes an acidic stream
...vestigating human-accelerated environmental change there
for over four decades. A network of researchers and agencies, including over 70 scientists, has made the 3,160-hectare forest one of the most intensively studied watersheds in the world. "Years of monitoring have documented that Hubbard Brook receiv...
Fungus knocks a frog down but not out, raising questions about amphibian declines
... populations have been healthy and all of a sudden there
is a crash and some species are wiped out entirely. In Eastern Australia several species crashed to extinction, among them the Northern Gastric Brooding Frog, which lived in the same environment as T. eungellensis." Retallick said. T. eungell...
HHMI researchers Richard Axel and Linda Buck win 2004 Nobel Prize
...mewhere on these cilia, scientists were convinced, there
must be receptor proteins that recognize and bind ... initial schemes failed," said Axel. "It's because there
are a large number of odorant receptors, and each was expressed only at a very low level." Finally, ...
Research team develops nonhuman primate model of smallpox infection
...Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. However, there
is concern that undisclosed reference stocks of the virus may exist, and the U.S. population is no longer routinely immunized against the disease. Due to its potential as an agent of bioterrorism, antiviral drugs and an improved smallpox vaccine are ...
Stanford cooling tool may improve performance of athletes, soldiers
... engorge confluences of arteries and veins located there
by mechanically drawing blood into them. The technology was used by some athletes during training for the Olympic Games in Athens, and it may soon find its way into attire for military personnel and others who work in extreme heat. "We literally co...
NIH funds first nationaL SNP genotyping center at Broad Institute
...om individual to individual. It is estimated that there
are at least 10 million SNPs in the human population, although no two individuals will vary at every such position. Scientists have found that certain SNP combinations are associated with predisposition to particular diseases or adverse drug reactio...
Protein energy profiles offer clues about amyloids
...so if they are to function properly. Consequently, there
is a direct relationship between a protein's shape...ng, you can't take everything into account because there
are too many variables," said Vijay Pande, assistant professor chemistry and of structural biology a...
September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...gh a lot with the doctor. The authors explain that there
are two major paths to patients valuing continuity of care: 1) if they patient and physician have been together for a long time and 2) if the patient and physician have been together through major life events such as a serious illness, hospitalizatio...
Brain circuit may permit scientists to eavesdrop on memory formation
...ases with the lifetime of the memory. In addition, there
is a clear need for the hippocampus and cortex to ...uman. Studies by other researchers have shown that there
is distinctive coordinated brain activity between the hippocampus and neocortex during sleep, she sa...
New study will tackle three major killer diseases
...n chosen for the project because the people living there
are isolated geographically, which means they share a more similar environment: there
is less variety in occupations, diet and other factors compared with most other areas of Scotland. T...
Muscle-building hand-grips aid systolic blood pressure, carotid AD, endothelial function
...The researchers also noted that following training there
was a reduced reactive hyperemic flow (blood flow after cuff deflation). Although the amount of blood flowing through the artery was less than before training, the artery still dilated more. This suggests a heightened vasoactive sensitivity to the re...
After flu exposure, mild exercise protects mature mice from dying
...apparent one to two days prior to death. And while there
was a "marked, age-dependent effect on mortality, there
was no effect at all on morbidity, which was somewhat surprising," Woods said. The Illinois researc...
New Military Biomaterials R&D Center to hold first meeting
...oducts leveraged from industry and academia. When there
are no existing enabling technologies that meet the military's requirements, the CeBMR will form research partnerships to develop the necessary technologies. The U.S. Army's Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center at Fort Detrick, Md., i...
Is more better: Counting birds may only tell part of the story
...hat counts are generally good indicators, but that there
are some disconnects between abundance and reproductive success. They also discovered a knowledge gap in understanding the relationship between abundance and survival in birds. This information has been vital in management decisions involving anim...
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