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Study begins to reveal clues to the cause and progression of sepsis
...and dying. Data were collected from 2,320 subjects who
came to hospital emergency rooms at 28 sites natio...valuated data from 1,886 of the study participants who
were hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), the leading cause of severe sepsis. More ...
Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too
...o say Dr. Lee Fitzgerald, a conservation biologist who
has traveled through Latin America for 20 years s... and Dr. Amanda Stronza, a cultural anthropologist who
has for 15 years studied ecotourism and indigenous peoples in the Amazon. Fitzgerald and Stronza no...
Climate change isolates Rocky Mountain butterflies
...e out an entire meadow of Parnassius, said Roland, who
is the lead author of a paper on this research that appears today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Roland also said the Parnassius are not currently a threatened species, but they and smaller species native to Rocky Mountain ...
AFCYBER holds science and technology symposium
...tor of the Global Cyberspace Air Operations Center who
facilitated the meeting. Representatives from both Louisiana State University and Louisiana Tech University provided key briefings on innovative Cyber security research. Some of the new research briefed by Louisiana Tech in the area of strong auth...
Diverse genetic abnormalities lead to NF-κB activation in multiple myeloma
...the National Cancer Institute led a research group who
revealed the importance of both the classical and alternative NF-κB pathways in MM pathogenesis. Most MM patient samples examined exhibited NF-κB pathway activation via diverse genetic abnormalities. Importantly, targeted disruption of the ...
Which came first, the moth or the cactus?
...eory," said Rice University ecologist Nat Holland, who
co-discovered the senita moth-senita cactus mutualism in 1995 and has studied it ever since. The problem is that the moths lay their eggs inside the cacti's flowers immediately after pollination, and when the eggs hatch the moth larvae eat the frui...
Bursts of waves drive immune system 'soldiers' toward invaders
...D, of the University of California, San Francisco, who
led the scientific team. "It immediately suggested... Science (PLoS) Biology." Lead author is Weiner, who
is assistant professor of biochemistry at UCSF. Because the same kind of components scrutinized i...
Newly created cancer stem cells could aid breast cancer research
...so these are cancer stem cells, declares Weinberg, who
is also an MIT professor of biology. Ince didnt ...e. This work could provide a boon to researchers who
study these elusive cancer stem cells by offering a bountiful source of them, maintains Weinberg. La...
Doernbecher Children's Hospital scientist earns coveted Javits award
...y, explains Back,and in the United States, a child who
will develop CP is born every 30minutes. In addition, he says, children are 10 times more likely to haveCP than cancer. "Dr. Back's groundbreaking work is increasing our knowledge of whatcauses cerebral palsy and other important neurological diseas...
Risk of common vaginal infection linked to preterm birth appears higher for blacks
...preterm birth, other studies have shown that women who
have BV also are more likely to get herpes and oth...Dr. Simhan and his colleagues considered 325 women who
were in their first trimester of pregnancy. Among these women, 129 (39.7 percent) were white female/...
New textbook illuminates the close links between evolutionary and molecular biology
...l understanding of these phenomena. The authors, who
are world-renowned experts from diverse biological...lution-textbook.org ) will be useful to biologists who
incorporate Evolution into their undergraduate- or graduate-level courses. The site includes two ...
Smokeless tobacco more effective than cigarettes for delivering dangerous carcinogens into the body
... participants included men and women aged 17 to 80 who
had sought but had yet to begin treatment for tobacco addiction, and who
used conventional, popular U.S. brands of smokeless tobacco. The researchers studied nitrosamine ex...
OHSU turns mouse into factory for human liver cells
... livers, process them and ship the cells to people who
need them for testing," Grompe said. "You have no ...d to do is scale up and start selling it to anyone who
wants to buy it." In the coming months, Grompe's lab will develop a library of human liver cells ...
Gilbert Foundation and American Fed for Aging Research award grants on Alzheimer's disease
... outstanding group of U.S. and Israeli researchers who
have the potential to make important and lasting contributions to Alzheimers disease and aging science, said Martin H. Blank, Jr., co-director of the Foundation. ...
A study by the MUHC and McGill University opens a new door to understanding cancer
...and how the molecules interact, explains Dr. Park, who
is also a Professor of oncology and biochemistry at McGill University. In that study we have clarified the structure of some of the proteins involved and their connections, which allows us to understand the consequences of these interactions. This is...
A unique arrangement for egg cell division
...coordination in space and time, says Melina Schuh, who
carried out the research in Ellenbergs lab, if the spindle fails to accurately segregate the chromosomes this results in diseases like Down syndrome and infertility. It is therefore very important that we now understand how this crucial division at t...
Proteaceae spread by continental drift and transoceanic dispersal
...nly when I met up with Frank Rutschmann in Zurich, who
had the expertise on molecular dating, and Herv Sauquet, a postdoc at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom with an extensive knowledge of the fossil record of the Proteaceae, that it became possible to undertake this rigorous analysis. Some...
European Science Foundation's Forward Look reaches out beyond the endless frontiers
...Dr. Christoph Ettl, Associate Director of the ESF, who
is engaged in the selection process for Forward Look topics. (Click http://www.esf.org/publications.html for Looking Beyond, a concise analysis of the ESF Forward Look scheme) (Click http://www.esf.org/activities/forward-looks.html for more i...
Brain blood flow gives clues to treating depression
...al blood flow continued to deteriorate in patients who
responded to electroconvulsive therapy, added Bonne, who
helped implement functional brain imaging research in psychiatry at Hadassah. Israeli researchers st...
Smithsonian scientists show differing patterns of rainforest biodiversity
...ean scientists and parataxonomists working with us who
are basically on the ground all the time and are really good biologists, Miller said. Parataxonomists are locally-recruited field researchers specifically trained to collect and identify species of their particular region....
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