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Biodiversity: measuring up to the loss
...Thousands of scientists from around the world feed these
assessments, which have been widely used to measure the degree of degradation of biodiversity. Butchart et al. argue that Red List Indices complement indicators based on population trends, because although the indices show coarser temporal resoluti...
A clear view of mycobacterial infection
...bacteria, they are not completely effective. Thus, these
bacteria have developed a strategy to recruit the normally defensive cells of the host to their advantage, but it remains to be shown what tips the balance between the macrophages' ability to clear the infection and their unwitting participation in t...
Mystery unwrapped: Texas A&M team uncovers mummy secrets
...utt says. "We need to examine some of these
trade routes used at the time," Kennicutt adds. "...Egyptians used tar and how trade was conducted all these
many years ago." ...
Emory study details dolphin brain evolution for the first time
...an species using computed tomography, and analyzed these
data along with those for modern odontocetes. The only data previously available were a small handful of fossils that provided a very limited record. Marino and her colleagues spent four years gathering the data and tracking down fossils at The Smit...
Almost good enough to eat
...riety of dietary restrictions exist. The origin of these
rules is often debated. For Alpina Begossi, Natal... likely to accumulate toxins. The prohibitions on these
species may be biologically adaptive for the people, suggest Begossi and colleagues....
Gene therapy approach reverses diabetic neuropathy in animal model, Pitt study finds
... other neurotrophic factors. "We are encouraged by these
outcomes, but in order to bring this approach to a clinical trial we must first carry out toxicology studies with the HSV vector to support its highly safe design. The vector itself is highly defective and incapable of reproducing itself," noted Dr. ...
Safer medical implants, more comfortable fabrics among research items at Rochester meeting
... of the research that is laying the groundwork for these
and other developments that show promising changes in store for the future of electronics. (Tuesday, Nov. 2, 8:30 4:50 p.m., Regency Ballroom A; Wednesday, Nov. 3, 8:30 noon, Grand Ballroom C) American and Canadian Chemical Societies hold joint mee...
Government development policies, not communities, main threat to forest conservation projects
...their traditional knowledge of forestry.And whilst these
groups face government demands for outside management systems to be imposed, they are not getting the support needed to fulfil such requirements. Dr. Newing said: "The Tamshiyacu Tahuayo reserve grew from strong community action to defend fish stock...
Yerkes researchers to present array of new data at Society for Neuroscience Meeting
...erformance, and which regions of the brain control these
differences. (4 p.m. 5 p.m.) Poster Presentation...sets the stage for further analysis of the role of these
proteins in the development of Parkinson's disease. (5 pm 8 pm.) October 25, 2004 Each study is...
Solutions to stop fishermen returning dead and dying marine animals back into sea - study
...ely are methods that have proved successful. Once these
incentives are created, fishermen's knowledge should be used to develop acceptable fishing techniques and short-term losses would quickly become long-term gains." Co-author, Professor Chris Frid, said: "For hundreds of years, people in the fishing in...
Humans and dolphins: If brain size is a measure, we're not that different
... relatives over the past 47 million years, and how these
species evolved in relation to humans. The result...ng computed tomography (CT) scanning, and analyzed these
data along with those for modern Odontocetes. The only data previously available were from a ...
Genetically endowed worm may substitute for rodents in some toxicology testing
... Sciences envisions that, in a laboratory setting, these
simple animals could substantially reduce, and in some cases perhaps eventually replace, the need for expensive, large-scale rodent studies The tiny roundworm has long been a favorite among molecular biologists and health researchers since its 959 c...
Paratek Pharmaceuticals presents multiple sclerosis data at Society for Neuroscience annual meeting
...lopment of antibiotic resistance. We believe that these
highly active, orally available compounds will also prove to be well-tolerated for MS, and we are very proud of this accomplishment." ...
UCSD biologists discover chemical important in guiding visual system development
...hemical messenger adenosine controls the timing of these
bursts of electrical activity. Knowing what triggers these
waves of activity could make it possible to recreate them for therapeutic purposes, they said, and m...
Common household fragrances may be harming aquatic wildlife, study finds
...y used by industry. Their goal was to determine if these
artificial fragrances affected the animals' "xenob...so has implications for human health. "People have these
same transporters in the blood-brain barrier, the placenta and the intestines," Luckenbach explained...
Darwin's greatest challenge tackled: the mystery of eye evolution
...steijn (University of Mainz, Germany). "When I saw these
pictures, I noticed that the shape of the cells in...was immediately intrigued by the idea that both of these
light-sensitive cells may have the same evolutionary origin." To test this hypothesis, Arendt and Wi...
Global climate change threatens reindeer, caribou
...ave actually dropped." "We need to track how these
changes affect the animals and the people whose cultures have depended on caribou and reindeer for thousands of years," Kofinas said. "Within the CARMA network we can integrate the information we are getting from satellites, weather stations, b...
Red wine mist? Resveratrol shows potential effects against COPD, asthma, arthritis
... via the estrogen or glucocorticoid receptor; thus these
agents might be beneficial in inflammatory diseases where glucocorticosteroids have proved to be ineffective, such as COPD, steroid-resistant asthma, and arthritis. These compounds may provide candidate molecules for the development of novel anti-inf...
Reed biology professor receives $227,500 for E. coli research
...so from the NIH in 2001. The resources provided by these
grants have allowed students to do top notch research at a small liberal arts college. The intimate laboratory setting combined with state of the art equipment puts students in a highly competitive position for admission to graduate and medical schoo...
Diabetic damage to eyes, heart, nerves, kidneys may be explained by controversial theory
... vitro studies of rat retinas to show that both of these
conditions decrease the ratio of NAD to NADH in di...on and his coauthors propose that long-term use of these
processes causes the damage seen in diabetes. "The consequences of these
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