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Heroes of the sea, Pew Fellows' fifteenth class tackle sharks, reefs, mangroves and more

...stiel School, and a Pew Fellow herself. "These are true 'heroes of the sea,' dedicated to conserving and restoring the largest and most biologically rich place on earth." An international committee of marine specialists selected the 2005 Pew Fellows based on their potential to protect ocean environments. ...

Study finds direct association between cardiovascular disease and periodontal bacteria

...ine examination of the participants whether it was true that the greater the proportion of so-called 'bad' bacteria in the mouth, the higher the likelihood of a thickened carotid artery," added Papapanou, whose laboratory performed the periodontal microbiological analysis. To get their answer, Desvarieux...

Why do insects stop 'breathing'? To avoid damage from too much oxygen, say researchers

...byproduct, when the insects are underground. As is true for miners, insects, while underground, are faced with high-carbon-dioxide and low-oxygen amounts, necessitating a better ventilation system. While oxygen is essential for their cells to produce energy, the removal of carbon dioxide from their bodies...

Were bigger brains really smarter?

...oing more of the same. "So bigger is better may be true for something, say the big payoffs associated with protolanguage or sharing or accurate throwing," he said. "But for long periods in human evolution, general intelligence may not have improved very much." Yet when it finally did, the results were spe...

Scientists will discuss remarkable advances in whale research at the annual meeting of AAAS

...e tree collapses back down again.'' The same holds true for whale genealogies, he adds. ''We're able to read back in time and see how the population changes. We're hoping to see if, as the ice ages come and go, whether the populations dwindle and then come back up again. Our hope is to be able to use this...

Technological revolutions in sensors, robotics, and telecommunications allow new views of ocean

...ersity of Maine. "There hasn't been this level of true exploration in the ocean for a hundred years." New Powers of Mapping In the past, seafloor maps were constructed based on individual depth measurements, taken laboriously at discreet points in the sea. These points formed a connect-the-dots type ...

New science sheds light on rebuilding fisheries

...at there is no quick and easy way to integrate the true complexity of fish population dynamics into manage...f struggling populations. "We have to move toward true ecosystem based management," he explains. "Commercial and recreational fishing have reduced top pre...

Undergrads hooked on research

... his lab, believes that exposing students early to true scientific discovery will capture their attention and rev up their enthusiasm for science. Hatfull, Handelsman and others will chronicle their educational experiments as HHMI professors, as part of part of the AAAS topic track, Teaching and Learning...

New collaborations offer hope for HIV/AIDS vaccine

...goals of pursuing basic scientific research as the true foundation of all our objectives, and the need for applied research, and novel research partnerships, to rapidly develop vaccines, therapies and other interventions," he said Differences in study design and research methods can make it difficult to ...

Rapid, new test develped for inherited immune deficiency

...die from infections before being diagnosed, so the true incidence of the disease may be even higher. Newborn screening may reveal the true incidence. Because the new test is still experimental, it is not available to the general public an...

Study: Testing for joint substance in blood might improve diagnosis of osteoarthritis

...s showed for the first time that the same thing is true in blacks. They also found average levels of the protein to be higher in blacks -- both patients and others -- than in whites and higher among white men than among white women. "These discoveries are likely to be important in the search for better wa...

Asthma relapse in children common, possible risk factors identified

...elihood of relapse in the future would prove to be true at statistically significant levels," said Dr. Sears. "By not smoking and avoiding occupations that increase the likelihood of developing asthma, patients can help protect themselves from asthma relapse." The study also found that children who were...

Scientists discover that three overlapping signals in embryo help get the backbone right

...amese twin phenomenon. So, we expect it to also be true in humans."...

World's largest scientific society backs green chemistry bill

...se it would "strengthen the government's role as a true partner in promoting greener technologies," he wrote. Under the bill, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the National Science Foundation, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy would work together to enhance...

Histamine, anxiety and alcoholism

... direction in both populations, it would support a true role of the variant, thereby strengthening the power of the finding." Harm avoidance, Oroszi added, is a dimensional measure of anxious personality or anxiety proneness. "Harm avoidance measures the range of 'normal' anxiety present in the general ...

Elizabeth Blackburn and Janet Rowley awarded

...pecies to another, this feature of telomeres holds true for virtually all organisms. This work set the stage for a second discovery, published in 1985 with then graduate student Carol Greider, Ph.D., of an enzyme called telomerase which is needed if telomeres are to replicate. Though telomerase was found ...

AAAS CEO Alan I. Leshner registers 'strong concerns' over suppression of science films

...e applaud the efforts of science centers to remain true to the mission of providing quality science programming for all. Further, we encourage all centers to follow the example of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, which reversed an earlier decision and will show "Volcanoes of the Deep Sea" aft...

Scientists find missing enzyme for tuberculosis iron scavenging pathway

... explains Dr. Baker. "Importantly this seems to be true even of the bacteria that are taken up by macrophages in the lung and enter a dormant state these are the hardest to attack with drugs."...

Nobel Laureate Sydney Brenner receives 2005 UCSD/Merck Life Science Achievement Award

...me achievements as a scientist. "Sydney has been a true force of nature in developing new fields of science and in contributing unique and visionary ideas to many disciplines," said Eduardo R. Macagno, Dean of the Division of Biological Sciences at UCSD, who will present the award. "He is a unique individ...

Clearing the air on airplane cabin air

...al of microorganisms and do not reflect a filter's true microbial removal efficiency. The most accurate way to determine whether a filter can remove microorganisms efficiently is with bacteria and viral challenge tests. The reason is because of aerosol physics. Capturing a microscopic particle within a f...

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