Tag: "three" at biology news
Time running out for South Asian vultures, ecologists warn
...be eaten by vultures - mainly cattle and buffalo - three
species of vulture in the Indian subcontinent are ...(Gyps tenuirostris) is also declining rapidly. All three
species have been listed as Critically Endangered, the highest level of extinction risk, by IUCN - T...
NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute
... other type of biophysical analysis. Currently, three
fundamental technologies are used for solving the ...o determine its three-dimensional structure. The three
techniques have coexisted for a generation, and more and more, structural biologists have been movin...
New therapy for specific form of leukemia
...ge of 14 − striking children between two and three
years of age, in particular. At present, an optimal treatment, with chemotherapy, cures over half of these children. ABL1 plays a prominent role in several forms of leukemia ABL1 is a kinase, a type of protein that catalyzes a number of processes i...
Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications
...argeting barriers to interdisciplinary research on three
fronts: Scientific: by producing study-design and statistical techniques and methodologies aimed at solving problems of the intricate, high-dimensional nature of genetic influences on response to medications. Logistical: by developing new strate...
Amgen investigational therapy, AMG 162, increased bone mineral density with twice yearly injection
...of AMG 162 evaluated included 6, 14 or 30 mg every three
months or 14, 60, 100 or 210 mg every six months. The researchers administered all doses of AMG 162 via subcutaneous injection. Patients receiving FOSAMAX® followed the approved indication and oral dosing instructions of 70 mg once weekly. At e...
Offspring at risk from maternal occupational exposure to solvents
... with their children, who were between the ages of three
and nine years (at the time of testing). The exposed women reported a high level of protective equipment use at work. These women were matched with non-exposed women in a control group, and their children. "We found that the children of the exposed w...
Fungus knocks a frog down but not out, raising questions about amphibian declines
...ds show that frogs with the fungus can persist for three
years, but we don't know whether these frogs coexist with the fungus during that time, or clear it and then live as normal healthy frogs. Understanding that would give us some insight into how the fungus operates in the wild." The researcher...
HHMI researchers Richard Axel and Linda Buck win 2004 Nobel Prize
...t Axel calls "an extremely clever twist." She made three
assumptions that drastically narrowed the field, allowing her to zero in on a group of genes that appear to code for the odorant receptor proteins. Her first assumption--based on bits of evidence from various labs--was that the odorant receptors look...
Stanford researchers establish center for physics-based simulations of biological structures
..." Many faculty played leadership roles during the three
years of planning that led to the grant proposal. They include computer science core researchers Leo Guibas, Oussama Khatib, Adrian Lew, Ron Fedkiw, Pat Hanrahan and Jean-Claude Latombe and biomedical computation core researchers Michael Levitt, Vija...
Pine cones lead to a fundamental change in clothing
... and has been working on the project part-time for three
years. "It's up to me to work with the new material to make something that looks pretty cool as well as innovative. I see this as a fascinating interface between design and technology." The material could have a wide variety of a...
Intelligent clothing inspired by pine cones
... and has been working on the project part-time for three
years. "It's up to me to work with the new material to make something that looks pretty cool as well as innovative. I see this as a fascinating interface between design and technology." The material could have a wide variety of applications and could...
NIH funds first nationaL SNP genotyping center at Broad Institute
...s needed, a menu of services will be offered using three
different technology platforms. When fully operational, the center will be able to process from 200 million to as many as billions of genotypes per year, depending on the technology platform used and the needs of outside users. The cost for genotyp...
New biosensor rapidly detects deadly foodborne pathogen
...is colleagues have been developing this sensor for three
years and demonstrate its function in the current issue of the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology. The sensor is made of a small piece of optical fiber - a clear, solid, plastic material that transmits light through its core. The...
September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...7 percent of encounters logged addressed more than three
problems, and 18 percent addressed more than four. For patients older than 65, physicians recorded an average of 3.88 problems per visit; for diabetic patients, they recorded an average of 4.6. The authors posit that these findings suggest a mismatch...
Most promising clinical uses for stem cells from fat agreed on by international society
...n developing its consensus, the society focused on three
main areas, with separate sessions addressing each. Leading discussions that addressed the biology of the cells was Patricia Zuk, Ph.D., research director, Regenerative Bioengineering and Repair Lab, at the David Geffen School of Medicine, University...
Does a time delay between prostate cancer diagnosis and start of radiation treatment matter?
Men who wait as long as three
months after their prostate cancer diagnosis to re...roups in relation to time to treatment: less than three
months (n=589), three
to six months (n=629), six to nine months (n=94) and more than nine months (n=...
Brain circuit may permit scientists to eavesdrop on memory formation
... Schuman. "Thus, in the last experiment, we waited three
weeks for the memory to consolidate and then made ... already adequately consolidated the memory in the three
weeks post-training prior to the lesion. "These experiments tell us that the TA projection is an imp...
New study will tackle three major killer diseases
...ew two-year study aimed at improving treatment for three
of Scotland's most common life-threatening disease...mpact of genetic factors on the development of the three
diseases. Lead investigator Dr Jim Wilson of Public Health Sciences at the University of Edinburgh ...
Viruses found in untreated city water
...he enteroviruses sampled were infectious, although three
samples were positive for infectious hepatitis A viruses. During the study period, however, no cases of hepatitis A linked to drinking water were reported. "The situation in La Crosse is not unique," Borchardt said. "Approximately one-third of the ...
Muscle-building hand-grips aid systolic blood pressure, carotid AD, endothelial function
... methodology and isometric handgrip (IHG) exercise three
times a week for eight weeks at 30% of maximal voluntary contraction. IHG's effect on carotid distensibility Adrienne Visocchi led a group studying whether arterial distensibility (AD, or the ability of arteries to stretch) contributed to the redu...
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