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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
...ecial editions of the Aug. 15 and Aug. 22 PressPac will
carry breaking science news from the ACS National ...ted in the article, predicts that such instruments will
be available to consumers, including Star Trek-like devices that serve as personal environmental sca...
NIH gives $8M to University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine for myositis research
... breath. The University of Pittsburgh-led study will
evaluate the effectiveness of a drug called rituximab in adults and children diagnosed with dermatomyositis (a disease that causes muscle weakness and rash) and adults diagnosed with polymyositis, which is not associated with a rash. The study doctor...
Study begins to reveal clues to the cause and progression of sepsis
...correct. This year, nearly 1 million Americans will
develop sepsis, a result of the bodys inflammatory...d to organ failure and death. More than 30 percent will
die, making sepsis the 10th leading cause of death. While incidence rates of sepsis have been steadi...
Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...he Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will
be the first partner in its global collaborative r...und the world and a student scholarship program will
be launched this summer. Among KAUSTs four fields of research, ocean research is critical beca...
Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too
...peoples in the Amazon. Fitzgerald and Stronza now will
lead 20 other professors at Texas A&M University o... are having on the wildlife or the forest. Funds will
come from a science foundation program called Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeshi...
Climate change isolates Rocky Mountain butterflies
...risk of local extinction and inbreeding depression will
increase as meadows shrink, the population sizes d...ntain meadows, including some insects and rodents, will
suffer "several consequences" if forests continue to expand unchecked. "Often forest management p...
AFCYBER holds science and technology symposium
... effort, the Air Force Network Operations program, will
not only enhance the resiliency of the Air Force n... symposium is just the first of many meetings that will
help prepare the Air Force to develop better systems, supported by science and technology. Improve...
New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
...economic forces that cause deforestation elsewhere will
quickly descend on regions that so far have avoided significant loss, the authors say. Cutting and burning tropical forests releases the atmospheric carbon they store, contributing significantly to global climate change. The HFLD countries contain ...
Interaction of just 2 genes governs coloration patterns in mice
...n that such predators, all of which hunt by sight, will
preferentially catch darker mice on the white sand beaches, providing a powerful opportunity for natural selection to evolve increased camouflage. Through a detailed genomic analysis, Hoekstra, Steiner, and Weber identified two pigmentation genes, ...
Bursts of waves drive immune system 'soldiers' toward invaders
...e says. The Hem-1 recruitment assures the cycle will
continue. The cycle, or circuit, of activation, recruitment and inhibition, as it is called, can continue without "orders" from another part of the cell, the scientists report. "One of the things that I find fascinating about these waves is how re...
Protein 'chatter' linked to cancer activation
... potential to grow. Zhu says that the discovery will
help researchers understand the onset and progression of these diseases as well as help them find a cure for cancer. ...
Doernbecher Children's Hospital scientist earns coveted Javits award
...xplains Back,and in the United States, a child who will
develop CP is born every 30minutes. In addition, h...mal model totest new translational strategies that will
have the potential forrestoration of normal myelination and neurological function in childrenwith wh...
Gene regulation, not just genes, is what sets humans apart
...ndemics of obesity and diabetes, and perhaps there will
be some insights from understanding how these regu... said. The researchers dont think these findings will
be of any help resolving questions about how and when the ancestors of humans and chimps diverged on...
UK scientists working to help cut ID theft
...ct, part-funded by the European Union. The project will
ensure that future testing procedures and faciliti... The results that emerge from Biotesting Europe will
provide a clear direction for the future development of shared resources for biometric testing....
Does the desire to consume alcohol and tobacco come from our genetic makeup?
...edical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Mr. Nikpay will
discuss his teams work at the conference, Sex and Gender in Cardiovascular-Renal Physiology and Pathophysiology. The meeting, sponsored by the American Physiological Society (APS; www.The-APS.org ), is being held August 9-12, 2007 at the Hyatt Regen...
New, more direct pathways from outside the cell-to-cell nuclei discovered
...ays between extracellular material and cell nuclei will
be published on August 10, 2007 in Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton. The team was led by Ray Gavin and funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Gavin says that these newly discovered direct pathways mean that "internalized material does n...
Abnormal fat metabolism underlies heart problems in diabetic patients
...this disorder. We hope that these kinds of studies will
enable physicians to diagnose diabetic cardiovascular disease sooner and treat it earlier."...
Scientists show that mitochondrial DNA variants are linked to risk factors for type 2 diabetes
...ddition, the animal models developed in this study will
open the door for future studies in which the effects of mitochondrial genome variation can be investigated on fixed nuclear genetic backgrounds. ...
New textbook illuminates the close links between evolutionary and molecular biology
...plementary Web site ( www.evolution-textbook.org ) will
be useful to biologists who incorporate Evolution into their undergraduate- or graduate-level courses. The site includes two Web-only chapters, downloadable figures and tables from all chapters, a glossary, author notes with complete reference lis...
ESF EURYI award winner aims to stop cancer cells reading their own DNA
...ar motors that copy DNA during cell division. This will
cut off the genetic information flow that tumours need to grow, and could complement existing cancer therapies, while in the longer term bringing the promise of improved outcomes with greatly reduced side effects. There are three primary ways of tre...
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