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Global warming is evaporating Arctic ponds, new study shows
...f soup simmering on a stove, Dr. Smol explains: If you
take the lid off, it is similar to what we are observing in these ponds. The soup will slowly decrease in volume and it will get saltier and saltier as the water evaporates, leaving the salts behind. The same process is happening with the Cape Hersch...
New approach to pulmonary hypertension shows promise
..., the 'common denominator' of these abnormalities, you
might be able to treat them all at once," he said. In January this year, the same U of A research team published a paper announcing a possible new treatment for various types of cancer using a molecule called dichloroacetate (DCA). In that study, t...
Early fire risk for mountains near Los Angeles
...is year throughout the West, Dennison says. But if you
can pin it to a short time period of a few weeks within a four-month time frame, then you
are providing a useful prediction. "You can focus your efforts on the period of highest fire dang...
New method for reading DNA sheds light on basis of cell identity
...g at a cell through a microscope often cannot tell you
what kind of cell it is, or more importantly, what it has the potential to become, said first author Tarjei Mikkelsen, a Broad Institute researcher and a Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology graduate student. But by decoding its chromatin on a ...
Bright future for nano-sized light source
... microscopy, the general rule has always been that you
can look at an object or you
can touch it, said Liphardt. With our nanowire light source technology, we combine both these capabi...
Autism theory put to the test with new technology
Next time you
lose your car keys and enlist the family to help you
search, try a little experiment. After your spouse searches an area, go and look in the same place. ...
Female iguanas pay high costs to choose a mate
Picking a mate isnt easyif you
are a female iguana. In a study published in the June 27th issue of the online, open-access journal PLoS ONE, Maren Vitousek of Princeton University and colleagues found that female Galpagos marine iguanas spend a lot of energy picking a mate from a ...
Support for chromosomal theory of cancer found in cancers' development of drug resistance
...ough a microscope. "By screening for aneuploidy, you
could detect the cancer early and also see what po...her drugs would even help," Duesberg noted. "Then, you
wouldn't have to give a cocktail of drugs that includes all the best poisons, but you
could leave ou...
Researchers find gene that spurs development of the epididymis
...ons for the fertility of the mouse, Yao said. If you
take sperm directly from the testis and put it into the female reproductive tract, it wont swim. It wont be able to fertilize the egg, he said. Going through the epididymis changes the biochemical properties of the sperm and helps it develop the ener...
What's the backscatter of your beer?
...ta. The beauty of acoustics is that it can tell you
whats going on within a mixture without having to disrupt the process by physically drawing a sample and analyzing it, said Dick Pappas, senior research scientist. And because we can measure how fast sound travels across a vat, for instance, and the ...
Gut check: Tracking the ecosystem within us
...wn's lab. "The microbiota are important. They help you
extract more from your food; they're important for...similar profile. "It almost doesnt matter where you
start off because we all end up in the same place. There are some bacteria that are really well suit...
Researchers isolate new risk marker for overweight children
... "We already know that it's not simply how much you
weigh that makes you
susceptible to CVD. It's also how much fat you
have and the type of fat you
have that is important,"...
Prey not hard-wired to fear predators
... only fear predators they regularly encounter. If you
take away wolves, you
take away fear. That is a critical piece of knowledge as biologists and public agencies increase ef...
Researchers pit novel version of common virus against cancer
... theory was a terrific but it had one big problem: you
cannot test it in people because you
cannot give people HIV, explained Kim. So we had to find another route. Thats when we came up with t...
Don't overlook urban soil
MADISON, WI, JUNE 20, 2007 -- If you
were looking for fertile soil, its doubtful youd begin your search in most U.S. cities. After all, urban soils are often viewed as drastically disturbed soils with low fertility. However, new research by a team of scientists working in Baltimore disc...
Scientists ponder plant life on extrasolar Earthlike planets
...aste a little bit of light. Ideally, what you
want is a black molecule that absorbs all of the l... said. One of the things that Ive learned is that you
have to free your mind from the constraints of thinking that life elsewhere has to be like life here...
Bee researcher at Arizona State University is 1 of 20 new Pew Scholars in the biomedical sciences
...lso shows that ASU belongs in the club. Then, when you
consider that this award is in the area of biomedical science and will support research using honeybees it shows just how much the world of biology is changing and that comparative biology will be central even to the biomedical sciences. The Pew C...
Researchers track snakes to study populations, behavior
...tlesnakes and copperheads are in your area, and if you
have a problem, you
need to go to herpetologists, who can figure out a plan or help remove the snakes, he said. We dont ...
Innovative subsea separation technology wins 2007 EUREKA environmental award
... and FMC Technologies. By using this technology, you
can exploit an oilfield much deeper so, for instance, you
can recover five to 10% more from the original reserves, an enormous advantage, explains Toine Hendr...
How the Biotech Revolution Is Changing the Way We Fight Disease
...r. From heart disease to AIDS and cancer, he helps you
understand how the tools of biotechnology are being used to combat our most common afflictions. Stephenson examines a wide variety of health threats and illnesses: HIV infection, the many forms of cancer, asthma, diabetes, Alzheimers, obesity, and ev...
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