Tag: "three" at biology news
CERN to host EnviroInfo 2004
... the Organization is nonetheless involved with the three
main themes of the EnviroInfo 2004 Conference: environment, informatics and sharing. During its first fifty years, CERN has constantly paid much attention to environmental matters, in particular to keeping the impact of its activities on the surround...
Bovine genome sequence available
...humans and other mammals, containing approximately three
billion DNA base pairs. The sequencing of the bovine genome will also help medical researchers learn more about the human genome and thereby develop better ways of treating and preventing disease. Researchers are currently comparing the draft ...
Old bones unearth new date for giant deer's last stand
...Unfortunately for these majestic beasts, the extra three
thousand years takes them well into the modern era when Stone Age hunting was at its most refined. The question is, did early man develop an appetite for supersized deer? Professor Adrian Lister says: "Although we can now bring the extinction date fo...
Obese women with early-stage breast cancer more likely to die than women of normal weight
...hout chemotherapy. Patients were categorized into three
groups according to their weight: normal (452 patients) overweight (857 patients) and obese (701). "Our results show a statistically significant difference between obese women and the other groups," said Anderson. The five-year rates for overal...
Toward a better understanding of taste and smell impairments
...haled substances on nasal chemosensory function of three
groups: (1) medical and veterinary students exposed to formaldehyde in gross dissection labs; (2) dental students and technicians exposed to methyl methacrylate vapors in prosthetic labs; and (3) firefighters who inhale the mixture of chemicals, part...
Yale scientists find cooperative RNA switches in nature
...s a rare "ON" switch for genetic regulation of the three
proteins in a glycine processing system. "This seems like something only a biochemist can appreciate, but what it really means is that modern RNA has what it takes to run the complex metabolism of life. It is like what would have been needed in an "R...
HHS awards $232 million in biodefense contracts for vaccine development
...illion to fund development of new vaccines against three
potential agents of bioterrorism: smallpox, plague and tularemia. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will administer the contracts. "We are moving as quickly as possi...
MIT: Recycling of scrapped electronics studied
...was paid to take it away. In case studies of three
U.S. firms, the researchers found that the value-based metrics worked well and were easy to use. The researchers stress that their materials-only analysis is just a baseline and does not incorporate the effect of device or component reuse. They also ...
New risks for bladder cancer identified by MIT team
...s.--MIT researchers and colleagues have identified three
new chemical risk factors for bladder cancer in a ...60,000 cases in the United States every year. All three
of the new carcinogens, however, were also found to be risk factors for bladder cancer in nonsmokers...
Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC
...zed, controlled, single-blind trial to evaluate if three
cognitive training interventions (memory, reasonin...hip. Data from four different studies collected in three
countries will be presented: First, metabolic factors related to energy balance are considered as su...
Sedentary overweight people get insulin boost from short term exercise; CVD risks trend down
...s good oversight and controls, especially the last three
days when all subjects were provided with all their food needs. During exercise the ZERO group had to finish a sports drink and then afterward were given their choice of a fruit, yogurt "smoothie" or energy bar to bring their caloric intake up to the...
World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'
...ll has been designed to accomplish that purpose in three
principal ways:(1) the liberal addition of interac... sectioning the windows have been removed from the three
old double-door accesses to the courtyard--making the former inside commons room, where afternoon co...
Why do African-American women have more pregnancy problems?
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Black women are three
times more likely than white women to die during p...s will tackle the issue of racial disparities from three
perspectives: leaders, health care providers and patients. Researchers have not typically looked at...
Cells in retina found to behave like soap bubbles
...n one configuration. If an aperture had six cells, three
different configurations were possible, but always the same three. "By looking at one exquisitely structured tissue in one species, we discovered how the cells order themselves," said Carthew, who with Hayashi has been studying the form and functio...
VitalSense(R) - Wireless vital signs monitoring
...al status of Canadian triathletes training for all three
legs (swimming, biking and running) of their event in the 2004 summer Olympics. In another athletic related study, Nike is using VitalSense to test heat dissipation in clothing. Since receiving 510K clearance from the FDA on April 22, 2004 VitalSen...
Rice engineer wins prestigious Annunzio Award
... in 1992 and endowed with funding from the sale of three
denominations of limited-edition coins created by the U.S. Mint to mark the 500th anniversary of the discovery of the Americas....
Acoustics meeting in San Diego
...s stuttering, a condition suffered by an estimated three
million people in the U.S. alone? Finding the exa...the sentence, "The boy found a dollar." While the three
words "boy," "found," and "dollar" all carry stressed syllables, the stressed syllable in "boy" and ...
Rutgers-led research offers new clues in the genetic mysteries of maize
...rsity of New Jersey. The findings are presented in three
papers in the journal Genome Research and one in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The scientists conducted the most comprehensive survey of the maize genome ever performed and established for the first time the genome's magnitude...
Study in Royal Society journals presents evidence for inherited factors in homosexuality
...populations. We examined the level of diversity at three
MHC class II loci in the wolf population of Scandi...lonised with a genetic contribution from as few as three
founders, and in four neighbouring wolf populations. The bottlenecks and fragmentation noted in wolf...
Johns Hopkins team wins British biotech business plan competition
...Oxford, England and Edinburgh, Scotland; the other three
groups represented the University of California, San Francisco, the University of Toronto and Georgia Institute of Technology....
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