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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
...ecurities dealing may be guilty of insider trading under
the federal Securities Exchange Act of 1934. ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toward prevention of a common complication of cataract surgery Biomacromolecules A newly developed method for coating the intraocular lenses (IOLs) used in mil...
Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...w world-class graduate research university that is under
development at a site along the Red Sea approximately 80 kilometers north of Jeddah. Set to open in September 2009, KAUSTs aggressive global research program begins now with collaborative projects such as the WHOI initiative announced this su...
New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
...r the HFLD countries to receive preventive credits under
any carbon trading mechanism to provide incentive for them to protect their intact tropical forest. Otherwise, the same market and economic forces that cause deforestation elsewhere will quickly descend on regions that so far have avoided significant...
Bursts of waves drive immune system 'soldiers' toward invaders
...atment of cancer and heart disease. Visible only under
a very high-resolution light microscope, the dynam... tagged Hem-1 to view its dynamic propulsive power under
the microscope. Self-generating waves of Hem-1 control the pattern of assembly of building blocks ...
Newly created cancer stem cells could aid breast cancer research
...ast cancer models that look like real human tumors under
the microscope and behave like those seen in many ...s. A trained pathologist can spot the similarities under
a microscope. But the cancer cells previously engineered from normal breast cells for laboratory stu...
Penguins march into new park
... coastline is largely undeveloped, its wildlife is under
pressure from a number of threats, including Argentinas commercial shrimp industry. Many birds become entangled in fishing nets, and oil pollution from tankers transporting petroleum from southern Patagonia to Buenos Aires and from expanding offshore...
Antioxidant overload may underlie a heritable human disease
...ath. They further show that the animals hearts are under
reductive stress. The find initially took Benjamin by surprise, he said. They had conducted a test traditionally used to measure the level of oxidative stress in the animals, expecting they might see higher than normal levels. Instead, they found t...
New test improves detection of liver cancer
...ed by Xue-en Liu, Liesbeth Desmyter and colleagues under
the supervision of Cuiying Chen (Chitty) in collaboration with scientists in China. This test is based on previous work of Prof. em. Roland Contreras and Nico Callewaert. By examining blood concentrations in Chinese patients with cirrhosis of the li...
Acute sleep deprivation leads to changes in nighttime urine production for men and women
...underwent two 24-hour circadian in-patient studies under
standardized conditions for diet and fluid intake. Participants were sleep deprived during one of the two sessions in a randomized sequence. Their blood pressure and heart rate were recorded every hour using a non-invasive blood pressure monitor. Ele...
Cardio exercise benefits in male vs. female hearts
...of 5 weeks. They also held a control group of mice under
the same conditions, but without the exercise wheel. Each mouse's daily distance, time, and average speed were recorded. Their hearts were monitored using an echocardiograph to better evaluate any cardiac changes during the course of the study. They ...
Satellite tracking reveals threats to Borneo pygmy elephants
...ants, which live only on the island of Borneo, are under
threat from forest fragmentation and loss of habit...extensive forest habitat throughout central Sabah, under
the Heart of Borneo agreement, should ensure that the majority of the herds have a home in the long ...
Sugar and spice and everything nice: Health differences in newborn girls and boys
... nationwide study in the US has found that females under
20 years of age are at a 31 percent greater risk of in-hospital death following heart surgery. As studies have ruled out gender-differences based on access to and utilization of services, the Canadian team has explored a biological basis for the diff...
New technology reveals seal behavior
...nimals forage and predict the availability of food under
various climate change scenarios. Dr. Mike Meredith, Head of the Atmosphere and Ocean Group at British Antarctic Survey says, The Southern Ocean is the hardest place in the world to obtain oceanographic data, especially during the wintertime. The s...
Bacteria may not hasten death
...ironment. The surprise was that the flies grown under
axenic conditions and the normal flies had the same life span, Tower said. The experiment cannot be replicated in higher organisms, which need bacteria for proper digestion and other functions. But the result in flies still may be relevant to human...
Other highlights in the Aug. 7 JNCI
...ential reversibility, epigenetic modifications are under
investigation as potential targets for the treatment of various common cancers, the authors write. Contact: Nick Zagorski, email@example.com , (443) 287-2251 Also in August 7 JNCI: http://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releases/2007-08/jotn-hi08020...
In limiting life span, study finds booming bacteria innocent
...ery led the researchers to conclude that, at least under
optimal laboratory conditions, Drosophila can tolerate a significant number of bacteria and mount a strong innate immune response against them without cutting their 65-day lives any shorter. There has been some thinking in general that life span is...
AAAS analysis finds Congress would add billions to FY 2008 R&D investment
...nding on environmental initiatives would rise 9.2% under
House measures, compared to a 3% cut proposed by t...stitutes and centers would get 2.3% to 2.5% raises under
the Senate bills. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education: In addition to thei...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 1, 2007
...ecurities dealing may be guilty of insider trading under
the federal Securities Exchange Act of 1934. ...d be applied for other conditions using an implant under
the skin for precisely controlled drug dosing, the researchers suggest. ARTICLE #2 FOR IMMEDIATE R...
Anthrax bacterium's deadly secrets probed
...it does have come to light thanks to a development under
the UK e-Science Programme. Researchers at the No...n Taverna workflow technology, which was developed under
myGrid, an e-Science project funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC...
UF, French scientists seek test to detect gene doping in athletes
...t-cycling the strongest of champions. But research under
way at the University of Florida could help level the playing field by detecting the first cases of gene doping in professional athletes before the practice enters the mainstream. In the wake of recent Tour de France drug violations and with the...
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