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High fiber intake reduces estrogen levels in Latina women, according to researchers
...." To rectify that situation, Monroe decided to use
data collected by the National Institutes of Health-funded Multiethnic Cohort Study of Diet and Cancer to begin looking at the relationship between dietary fiber and estrogen levels in Mexican-American women, an ethnic group in which dietary fiber in...
To save dolphin's dorsal fin experts combine medical technology and teamwork
...egenerative medicine to the veterinary field." The use
of extracellular matrix for the repair of soft tissues was developed by Dr. Badylak, research professor in the department of surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and director of the Center for Pre-Clinical Tissue Engineering at ...
ASPB opposes proposed ban of GMOs in Humboldt county ballot measure M
...f farmers and scientists pursuant to Measure M for use
of safe, innovative technologies is unjust, anti-s...g farmers or researchers pursuant to Measure M for use
of safe innovative technologies is unjust, anti-science and damaging to American agriculture. Mea...
Leading scientists to discuss research applications for therapeutic cloning
... sure that if he succeeds, others won't be able to use
his work to advance human cloning for reproductive purposes. In the U.N., the United States is pressing for a ban on all forms of human cloning, while Belgium heads a faction seeking a ban on reproductive cloning but with the option for countries to ...
Mice thrive despite massive genetic makeover
...he investigators took a brute-force approach. "To use
an architectural analogy, we asked which walls in the room actually support the ceiling above," said Marcelo Nbrega, lead author on the Nature paper. "Remove the walls and you will know." Through molecular techniques, a total of 2.3 million lett...
Passage of GMO ban in San Luis Obispo would encourage use of harsh pesticides
...Measure Q would encourage the continued widespread use
of harsh chemical pesticides in farming. ASPB Pre... usage and to less disease. For example, in China, use
of genetically engineered cotton eliminated the use
of 156 million pounds of pesticides in 2001. Th...
Incentives for US farmers reduce water waste
...sion. Water subsidies that encourage the wasteful use
of water by farmers and others should be eliminated. Forests, wetlands and natural resources should be protected to enhance the conservation of water. Water pollution needs to be controlled to protect public health, agriculture and the environment....
ORNL system eliminates perchlorate, helps scientists trace source
... difficult to trace. Conventional treatments use
tiny resin beads to trap the perchlorate, but the spent resin becomes contaminated, and disposal is costly or impractical. The ORNL system removes and breaks down perchlorate into harmless chloride and water and recharges the resin so it can be...
Citizen environmental monitoring in Appalachia
...keholders' goals. This conference will address the use
of volunteers to monitor water quality as well as the presence and abundance of invasive and exotic species. In addition, discussion will focus on the role volunteers can play in monitoring forest health and measuring how sustainably the forest is be...
Genetic data crunching achieves milestone at Stanford
...tween different stages of development. Researchers use
them to nose out the genes associated with such ch...ature has made this university much more likely to use
microarray technology than anyplace else."...
DFG research training groups become increasingly international
... playing an increasingly crucial role in every day use
for instance in motoring technology or in the health care sector. The focal points of the research being conducted by this interdisciplinary Research Training Group are not restricted to the issue of security, but also deal with issues such as relia...
Babies born after surgery on eggs
...stle upon Tyne in the UK applied for permission to use
nuclear transfer to prevent children inheriting diseases caused by mitochondrial mutations in their mothers. Pressure groups attacked the idea as an unacceptable step towards genetic engineering of humans. Cohen says Tzeng's work is impressive, but h...
OHSU study: Bacterial switching mechanism key to survival
...ugs that disrupt a crucial mechanism that bacteria use
to adapt to available energy sources, and essentia... access to another sugar, such as xylose, they can use
this carbohydrate as a carbon source and meet their energy needs this way. Interestingly, if you put...
Molecule that helps DNA replicate may make good target for cancer therapy
...ells must first replicate their chromosomes. Cells use
an array of proteins to accomplish the job, including a large enzyme complex that synthesizes new strands of DNA. In a paper to be published Oct. 22 in the journal Molecular Cell, University of Minnesota researchers report that a particular protein, ...
ENCODE consortium publishes scientific strategy
...tium will make valuable data rapidly available for use
by scientists around the world," said Mark S. Guyer, Ph.D., director of NHGRI's Division of Extramural Research. Also today, NHGRI announced the award of a second set of ENCODE technology development grants, which are intended to complement the first...
Study is looking at ways to help stroke survivors regain lost motor skills
...study that may help stroke patients regain greater use
of their hands or arms through treatment with elec...y that precedes this new study have shown that the use
of electrical stimulation, called motor cortex stimulation, may be both safe and effective, accordin...
Researchers discover gene mutations for Parkinson's disease
... populations, such as the Basques, researchers can use
this information to isolate interacting genes and assess their importance in more genetically diverse cultures. Worldwide, the researchers have identified another 8 to 11 families suspected of having similar mutations, including at least one in the U...
NIH funds new bioinformatics resources at UT Southwestern
...nclude databases and software that researchers can use
to improve 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 scie...
Genetics play role in response to most common asthma drug
...e they had inherited. While a few weeks of regular use
of albuterol improved overall asthma control in individuals with one form of the gene, stopping all use
of albuterol eventually improved asthma control in those with another form of the gene. Albuterol is...
Three years of Proba, the 'smart' satellite that runs itself
...round 60 scientific teams worldwide are now making use
of CHRIS results. Its high spatial resolution make its data especially useful as a 'bridge' between results from satellite instruments such as Envisat's Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) and aerial photography. CHRIS data are being us...
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