Tag: "with" at biology news
Diatom genome reveals key role in biosphere's carbon cycle
...n the ability of diatoms to withstand long periods with
little sunlight--even to overwinter--and then star...by a frustule, a rigid cell wall delicately marked with
pores in patterns distinctive enough for scientists to tell the species apart. Another new finding r...
Time running out for South Asian vultures, ecologists warn
...all proportion of livestock carcasses contaminated with
the drug - less than 1% - is sufficient to cause t...dy also found that the proportion of dead vultures with
symptoms of diclofenac poisoning is close to that expected if this was the sole cause of the decline...
NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute
...oteins, proteins that are involved in interactions with
other proteins, and integral membrane proteins -- ...and investigate physiological functions associated with
those three-dimensional structures. The new grant pulls together a group of scientists at Scripps R...
Studying the chemistry of drugs in wastewater
...ng what happens to pharmaceuticals when they react with
chlorine--a disinfectant commonly used in wastewat... found in the environment, studied their reactions with
chlorine over an hour (a timescale during which significant wastewater treatment occurs) and identif...
New therapy for specific form of leukemia
...ukemia. The good news is that ABL1 is counteracted with
the drug Glivec, and so this medication can now al..., in particular. At present, an optimal treatment, with
chemotherapy, cures over half of these children. ABL1 plays a prominent role in several forms of le...
Don't stand so close to me: A new view on how species coexist
...d then aren't very good at anything else. So it is with
any other species. Now we know that they coexist precisely because they each have different life histories." The London researchers assembled a simple artificial community of parasitoid wasps within a computer model, and then watched what happened ov...
DNA sequence controls expression of gene involved in cancer
... Because the overexpression of bcl-2 is associated with
cancer, this discovery may lead to new therapeutic...of Korea to make a series of bcl-2 mRNA constructs with
deletions around the ARE. From these constructs, the investigators identified a region of 30 nucleot...
Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications
... research focuses on cardiac pharmacoepidemiology, with
a particular interest in the effects and proper use of drugs and devices for patients with
coronary artery disease. This release can also be found at: www.uphs.upenn.edu/news...
US researchers show cottonseed drug is cancer treatment booster
...acy of radiation therapy both in vitro and in vivo with
increased induction of apoptosis. Dr. Xu explained...r findings are relevant to, but also other cancers with
BcL-2/xL expression, such as those of the lung, breast, ovary, pancreas, skin, brain and head and ne...
32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D
...Enabling Personalized Multimodal Access for People with
Severe Communication/Motor DisabilitiesDevelop a t...enable compact proton exchange membrane fuel cells with
superior performance and longer lifetimes while simplifying manufacturing. Corning Incorporate...
Yearling horse auction to benefit equine research
...e the horse industry. The sale of yearlings begins with
inspections at 10 a.m. and the auction begins at 2...Our 2004 auction will feature yearlings registered with
the Jockey Club and the Virginia Thoroughbred Breeders Association," said James Bowen, interim direc...
Commandeering cellular machinery: recognition mechanism to detect small molecules
...esearchers hope to demonstrate broader application with
other small molecules. The work was sponsored by t...erstand them and solve their molecular structures with
a goal of creating pharmaceuticals able to turn them off or on. The research often involves placing...
National Science Foundation awards $2 million grant to UC Riverside
...r been a landscape-scale study that links nitrogen with
invasive species." The study will determine the amount of N required to build up different levels of invasive grass fuel, impacting fire frequency. The threshold at which N affects different vegetation types from forest to shrubland to desert is diff...
Amgen investigational therapy, AMG 162, increased bone mineral density with twice yearly injection
...ne mineral density (BMD) at the total hip compared with
placebo at 12 months. AMG 162, at all doses, also ...dose ranging trial in healthy postmenopausal women with
low BMD were presented at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 26th Annual Mee...
College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work
...umbing), University of Michigan The winners, along with
the other finalists, were all recognized for their...that acts as a miniature plumbing system, complete with
microscopic pumps, valves, pipes, and mixing chambers. He employs a piece of rubber in which he has...
Of lice and men
... University of Utah study showing how lice evolved with
the people they infested reveals that a now-extinct species of early human came into direct contact with
our species about 25,000 years ago and spread the parasites to our ancestors. The study found...
An embryonic stem cell model for Parkinson's disease
...ing the disease mechanism of Parkinson's. Working with
these cells, the researchers created dopamine neur...caused by products of oxygen metabolism that react with
and damage cellular components like proteins and DNA. In a second paper, they link DJ-1 dysfunction ...
Offspring at risk from maternal occupational exposure to solvents
...rnal exposure to organic solvents in the workplace with
poorer performance on measures of neurocognitive f... pregnancy, starting in the first trimester, along with
their children, who were between the ages of three and nine years (at the time of testing). The expo...
Endangered frogs coexist with fungus once thought fatal
...s is to blame for the dramatic frog declines. But with
little information about how the disease impacts f...frog listed as endangered, can persist in the wild with
stable infections of this fungus. To evaluate the effects of the fungus on frogs in their natural ha...
Columbia University scientist wins 2004 Nobel Prize
...e 2004 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with
Linda B. Buck, Ph.D., of the Fred Hutchinson Cance...received enormous support over the years beginning with
the scholarship I received to attend Columbia College. I have to also thank the National Institutes...
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