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Large-scale forces shape local ocean life, global study shows
...ersity found in Micronesia. With a few exceptions, these
patterns held true around the globe. Witma...ccurate.To get a true snapshot of the diversity of these
species around the world, Witman and his team chose 12 distinct biogeographic regions and randomly s...
SAMAB 15th Annual Conference
...nd its residents. Maintaining quality of life amid these
pressures is dependent on the cooperative stewardship of many people in government, academia, industry and the public. The 15th annual SAMAB Fall Conference offers a forum for learning, networking, and brainstorming to to promote sustainability th...
Neurosurgeons looking at stem cells from skin to fight brain tumors
...dult patients with brain tumors. It is hoped that these
cells can then be used as a new brain tumor therapy, which has been attempted successfully in mice. The Italian neurosurgeons made a presentation about their new study at the 54th annual meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, which is bei...
Genetic data crunching achieves milestone at Stanford
...added to the database every month. Statistics like these
- combined with Stanford's invention of the microarray and the nine-person team devoted to maintaining the database - make Stanford a natural leader in the field. Several years ago the team made the database's source code publicly available, and Cath...
Early life stress can inhibit development of brain-cell communication zones, UCI study finds
...hers believe CRH ultimately may be responsible for these
poorly developed zones in brain cells. Results of their study appear in the current online early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . "These findings may prove to be highly relevant for understanding the origins of sever...
International human genome sequencing consortium describes finished human genome sequence
... The technology now available cannot readily close these
recalcitrant gaps in the human genome sequence. Cl...ce with rodents some 75 million years ago. Most of these
arose through recent gene duplications and are involved with immune, olfactory and reproductive func...
For inferring the biological tree of life, simple is better
...l. Thornton and Kolaczkowski were not convinced by these
studies, which simulated evolution using a simplis...rdous. In many cases, we could prevent damage from these
chemicals altogether by using safer alternatives, but these
are often overlooked because of governme...
Academics find that the finger of destiny points their way
.... The study draws on research which suggests that these
unusual hormone levels in many male scientists cau... British Journal of Psychology, also found that: these
hormonal levels may make male scientists less likely to have children. those men with a higher lev...
OHSU study: Bacterial switching mechanism key to survival
...o available energy sources, and essentially starve these
pathogens to death. Using X-ray crystallography to examine the three-dimensional structure of proteins in atomic-level detail, scientists in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, OHSU School of Medicine, uncovered the mechanism behind...
New DNA repair enzyme makes mistakes to save lives of cells
...OL-Q has three extra spans of code. "Most likely, these
extra parts of the protein sequence give POL-Q its...-Q had abnormal immature red blood cells. And when these
mice were bred with mice without a second gene, ATM, which is important for regulating DNA's respons...
Mitochondrial mutation linked to blood pressure and cholesterol problems
...ride level, and the current finding indicates that these
other components of metabolic syndrome may also li...th age in normal people and may be contributing to these
common traits in the general population. Other researchers included Frederick H. Wilson, Ali Har...
Molecular mechanism sheds light on neurodegenerative diseases
...le muscular movements, but it is now believed that these
diseases share many common molecular mechanisms. ...s made a key discovery toward understanding one of these
mechanisms. In studying toxic proteins involved in Huntington's disease, they discovered that the di...
ENCODE consortium publishes scientific strategy
... week, marked significant scientific achievements, these
are only the first steps toward the ultimate goal ...code for proteins. The protein-coding component of these
genes, however, makes up just a small fraction of the human genome about 1.5 percent. There is stro...
Mouse study: 'Critical' Down syndrome region isn't
...ed, engineered stem cells. Physical inspection of these
animals' offspring showed that triple-DSCR mice were bigger than normal mice. Mice with only one copy of DSCR were smaller than normal, similar to a well-studied mouse version of Down syndrome that has three copies of many more of the genes found on ...
Study is looking at ways to help stroke survivors regain lost motor skills
...Ongoing and further research is needed to validate these
findings. Other sites in the study were the University of Illinois-Chicago, Rush University Medical Center, University of Arizona, Wayne State University, University of Minnesota and Kansas University. "It is our hope that by stimulating the ...
UF scientist: 'Brain' in a dish acts as autopilot, living computer
...s computers. "If we can extract the rules of how these
neural networks are doing computations like patter... that, the more you can harness the computation of these
neurons into a wide range of applications."...
Ancient sea spider fossils discovered in volcanic ash
...omputer graphics. The reconstruction suggests that these
exotic animals are indeed related to land spiders, scorpions, mites and ticks. The new species, Haliestes dasos,, represents the earliest known adult sea spider by 35 million years. Its large pincers place the sea spiders firmly within a larger group...
Single genetic defect links many risk factors for heart disease and stroke
...y," said Lifton. "Not everybody who has any one of these
traits has all of the others. The pattern of inher...iving this relationship." Various combinations of these
abnormalities affect up to a quarter of the U. S. population, and they are contributing to a public ...
Are yeast cells bringing us a step closer in treating obesity?
...rch for treatments for metabolic diseases. Indeed, these
proteins could be good targets for new medicines to compensate for the surplus or shortage of a particular sugar. Yeast as model for humans The VIB scientists are conducting their research on yeast proteins. It often turns out that the proteins fou...
NIH funds new bioinformatics resources at UT Southwestern
...drug discovery and vaccine development. "We knew these
projects would require joint expertise in biology and computing. This is truly a team effort between information technology systems developers from Northrop Grumman and research scientists from UT Southwestern and elsewhere," said Dr. Richard Scheuer...
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