Tag: "views" at biology news
New, more direct pathways from outside the cell-to-cell nuclei discovered
...focal microscope, which provides three dimensional views
of the cell. Just like a person would eventually f...using the confocal microscope to repeatedly obtain views
that sliced clear through the cell. Specifically, the team tracked phagosomes carry extracellular ...
Viewing ecosystems from above
...nis Ojima (Colorado State University). Our first views
of Earth from space remind us that the planet is a... of organisms, water, land, and atmosphere. These views
have helped scientists observe Earth across continents, through oceans, and gain a better understand...
'Virtual' mouse brains now available online
...sity has created startlingly crisp 3-D microscopic views
of tiny mouse brains -- unveiled layer by layer -- by extending the capabilities of conventional magnetic resonance imaging. "These images can be more than 100,000 times higher resolution than a clinical MRI scan," said G. Allan Johnson, Duke's Cha...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...ty This week, Siksou et al. give us some close-up views
of the cytomatrix in presynaptic terminals. To catch synaptic vesicles and particularly their filamentous network in the act, the authors immobilized rodent CA1 hippocampal slices by high-pressure freezing. Cryosubstitution and embedding preserved th...
UN issues analysis of global investors' sustainable energy 'gold rush'
... closely aligned with industry proponents in their views
of expected growth. Wind, solar, biofuels attract greatest investment dollars Renewable energy sectors attracting the highest investment levels are wind, solar and biofuels, reflecting technology maturity, policy incentives and investor app...
NSF funding to advance research on interplay between biology and society
...res. The researchers hope to better understand the views
that both mainstream scientists and Native American community members bring to efforts at collaboration. A project led by Maria Carmen Lemos at the University of Michigan asks whether an increase in knowledge about climate variability can offset it...
New findings challenge established views on human genome
...ific community will need to rethink some long-held views
about what genes are and what they do, as well as how the genomes functional elements have evolved. This could have significant implications for efforts to identify the DNA sequences involved in many human diseases. The completion of the Human Gen...
ENCODE map changes view of the human genome landscape
...so contains commentary and perspectives on how our views
of the genome have changed as a result of the ENCODE investigations. The major findings span the areas of chromatin and replication, gene transcription and regulation, and evolutionary constraint, some of which are highlighted below. The entire iss...
New findings challenge established views about human genome
... regulatory sequences that contrary to traditional views
are located not only upstream but also downstream ...ific community will need to rethink some long-held views
about what genes are and what they do, as well as how the genomes functional elements have evolved. ...
The wider view from a detailed focus
...c community will need to rethink some long-held views
about what genes are and what they do, as well as how the genome's functional elements have evolved. This could have significant implications for efforts to identify the DNA sequences involved in many human diseases."...
Dartmouth professor makes case for ethically universal stem cell lines
...ould be used by anyone regardless of their ethical views
on the moral status of the embryo. Green, who is also an adjunct professor of community and family medicine at the Dartmouth Medical School, says, The six approaches differ in technique, most directly in how the blastocyst is created. The blastocys...
Latest strategies for moving research toward a cure for diabetes explored at global scientific forum
...nagement strategies. Guest speakers present their views
on how to accelerate research to achieve cures and improve global health, and JDRF leadership will address ways to integrate these shared visions....
IMS updated recommendations on postmenopausal hormone therapy
...2007. The following Recommendations express the views
of the IMS on the principles of hormone therapy in the peri- and postmenopausal periods. Throughout the Recommendations, the term HT will be used to cover all therapies including estrogens, progestogens, combined therapies and tibolone. The previou...
Invasion of the island bats
...the continent from which they originated. These views
suffered a severe blow recently when evolutionary studies of birds of the South Pacific and Caribbean lizards uncovered at least three separate cases of island-to-continent colonization. Then again, these few instances could be interpreted as the exc...
Satellites shed light on global warming
...ships by exploiting the powerful union of multiple views
of the ocean made possible by different instruments like those in the Envisat suite, such as the Radar altimeter, Along Track Scanning Radiometer (ATSR) and Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS). Envisat carries 10 instruments aboard and gen...
Humans aren't the only ones with obesity problems
...aminitis, Johnson said. Although society views
human obesity as a harmful condition, horse owners often want their horses to look well fed. Some horse owners may view a healthy weight on their horse as too thin and try to feed them more. According to Johnson, not only do owners often over feed th...
New way to catch cancer's spread, rapid 3-D retinal imaging, more at CLEO/QELS 2007
...e to obtain very-high-resolution three-dimensional views
of the eye. Limited imaging speeds and involuntary eye motion (such as blinking) make it difficult to perform 3-D imaging of the retinal volume. Robert Huber (now at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Germany) and colleagues at MIT have reported ...
First impressions: Computer model behaves like humans on visual categorization task
...anized images in different subcategories from full views
of an animal head to far views, using single as we...rmance, with well above 90% accuracy for the close views
dropping to 74% for distant views. The 16% drop in performance for distant views
represents a limita...
The delayed rise of present-day mammals
...ar biologists and paleontologists shared different views
about the rise of present-day mammals," said a team member, Ross MacPhee, a curator in the Division of Vertebrate Zoology at the American Museum of Natural History. "Extensive molecular data indicate that our common mammalian roots have to go back...
Gene hunters, patent prospectors leave indigenous communities in Pacific feeling besieged, betrayed
...lready know where we come from Indigenous world views
have also clashed with the US $40-million Genographic Project. Launched in 2005 by National Geographic and IBM, it is a five-year study of genetic anthropology -- mapping historical human migration by collecting 100,000 blood samples from indigeno...
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