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Arctic mystery no longer: Dinosaurs walked Canada's great north
...o walked up to 25 kilometres per day for one month with
his research team to locate bones during the summe...work isn't easy. Artic digs meant hours of walking with
heavy equipment, while African digs came with
pounding sun and drinking bad water. Yet it's all wort...
The CF Foundation urges all states to include newborn screening for cystic fibrosis in test panels
...d the benefits of newborn screening for CF. People with
CF who are diagnosed at birth gain more weight and...life. Better nutrition and weight gain in children with
CF has been linked to a slower decline in respiratory function, the primary cause of death in CF. A...
Researchers find protein that makes long-term memory possible
...ter neurons, boosting their ability to communicate with
one another. "Most of what we accomplish as ...sibility of studying this protein system in people with
disorders of learning and memory and perhaps designing new medications that might help to compensate...
Study identifies target for preventing sexual transmission of HIV
...mmune system cells called CD4. We knew that people with
a mutation whose CD4 cells' surface lack CCR5 are ... to protect rhesus macaques from vaginal challenge with
a virus like HIV. A natural immune messenger (chemokine) called RANTES can bind to CCR5 and by bind...
Using fruitflies to examine alcohol tolerance
...ioral and subjective effects of alcohol that occur with
repeated exposure to the drug. A study in the Oct...produced by different types of previous experience with
alcohol. 'Rapid tolerance' results from a single intoxicating dose, whereas 'chronic tolerance' is ...
Identifying genes that contribute to a low level of response to alcohol
...w LR to alcohol seems to be particularly relevant, with
data indicating that LR relates to risk status, pr...veloped since January 1998, listed on Medline, and with
appropriate keywords (n= 135). They then synthesized the studies' results, searching for potential ...
Purdue chemists give an old laboratory 'bloodhound' a sharper nose
... test untreated samples right where they are found with
a mass spectrometer that can fit in a backpack - a...Science, was conducted by first author Zoltn Takts with
Justin M. Wiseman, Bogdan Gologan and Cooks, all of Purdue. Gologan said that the team's innovati...
Scientists explain how morphogens work
...ns," Lin said. "In order to treat diseases related with
morphogen malfunctions, scientists must first understand the mechanisms that trigger diseases. This understanding can lead to new insight into the possibility of developing new strategies to treat related diseases." There are several groups of mo...
S1P1 essential for tumor growth and is blocked by RNA interference
...angiogenesis in tumors. The authors implanted mice with
Lewis lung carcinoma cells and examined tissue sec... showed repressed S1P1 expres-sion. In conjunction with
loss of S1P1 expression, new blood vessel stabilization and growth were compromised and tumor growth...
Mini-Mouse is a bad mom
...ptor because they don't know what protein links up with
it. So a team led by Chang, director of George Whi...tta Collins, Ph.D., who did much of the work along with
Yi-Fen Lee, Ph.D., assistant professor of urology. "A normal mouse will gather its offspring and cro...
The long road to a promising malaria vaccine started at NYU School of Medicine
...ine, developed by GlaxoSmithKline in collaboration with
the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, contains a large portion of the CS protein fused with
a part of another protein found on the hepatitis B virus, combined with
substances that enhance the ...
Normal cells in tumors may aid cancer growth
...y, and respond differently to treatment, in people with
seemingly identical cancers. The genetic changes in stromal cells also may provide new targets for future anti-cancer drugs and present a new strategy for treating and preventing cancer, says Eng, a recipient of the Doris Duke Distinguished Clinical ...
Horse auction raises $75,000 for research
...a part of research programs at the center are sold with
proceeds used to support continuing pasture-based equine nutrition research. The highest prices were for three yearlings that will likely be used for racing, said Jim M. Bowen, interim director of the center. A yearling from the sire Secret Hello and...
Scientists identify new cause of obesity
...predisposition is thought to be larger in patients with
a more severe obesity." Extreme obesity affects ab...als that controls appetite got a big boost in 1994 with
the discovery of leptin. This protein circulates in the body at concentrations proportional to the m...
Research gaining momentum by silencing genes
... gaining momentum by silencing genes Ghent Along with
five European academic laboratories, researchers f...logy, they are able to study the function of genes with
the aid of specially designed fragments that turn off the corresponding genes. The scientists are bu...
Multi-species herbivore outbreak follows El Nio drought in Panama
... Institute (STRI) associate a severe moth outbreak with
drought conditions following the 1997-1998 El Nio ...or, who complained that his parked car was covered with
insect droppings," explains STRI post-doctoral fellow, Sunshine Van Bael. Moth larvae devoured 250% ...
Researchers redrawing the Tree of Life
... New Caledonia called an Amborella forms the base, with
water lilies coming directly after that. "This ind...researching flowering plants throughout his career with
previous NSF grants to Virginia Tech. He also has been working with
grasses, the fourth largest flow...
Frontiers in cancer prevention research: Defeating cancer before it strikes
...esearch in this expanding and promising new field, with
the hope this work will significantly reduce cancer incidence and mortality. The future of cancer prevention relies heavily on: identifying promising targets for drug development; understanding how personal decisions are linked to cancer and ide...
Hepatitis C virus linked to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
SEATTLE--Patients infected with
the hepatitis C virus (HCV) are six times as likel...oximately 3.8 million Americans have been infected with
the virus. The most common means of infection in the past was blood transfusion, and in recent years...
Study confirms link between head and neck cancer and common Asian nut
...and generally consists of a betel palm leaf spread with
lime paste (calcium hydroxide) wrapped around a sl...ere born in the 1972-1980 cohort is 45.67 compared with
men born in 1932-1940, indicating a strong cohort effect. By contrast, the relative risk is 0.69 fo...
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