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Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... attached financial tables. The GAAP net loss for the second quarter of 2009 was $1.6 million, ... of FAS 123(R). This compared to a GAAP net loss of $1.3 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, for the same period a year ago. GAAP net loss for the six months ended June 30, 2009 was $3.7 ...

Scientists track impact of DNA damage in the developing brain

... death. But the findings suggested the greatest loss occurred as the immature cerebellar interneurons, ... differentiation. In those cells, McKinnon said, loss of Xrcc1 activated the p53 pathway and blocked ... as temporal lobe epilepsy. In this study, the loss of Xrcc1 also resulted in seizures in mice. ...

New research finds possible genetic link to cause of pregnancy loss and disorders

... disorders such as Down Syndrome, pregnancy loss and infertility. Called aneuploidy, the ... mice got older, there was eventually a complete loss of their ability to support a full-term pregnancy ... a sperm fertilizes an egg. And this led to the loss of the embryo. "This work certainly points to ...

New theory gives more precise estimates of large-scale biodiversity

... reduce the direness of the predictions of species loss under either habitat loss or climate change at the largest spatial scales, ... it will increase (the direness) of estimates of loss at smaller scales." Losing half of a small ...

Army study improves ability to predict drinking water needs

... "Expanded prediction equations of human sweat loss and water needs," appears in the online edition ... where: Ereq is evaporative heat loss required to maintain proper body temperature ... for each volunteer and compared that to the sweat loss predicted by the equation. Once they were able to ...

Ovarian transplantation: New technique gives greatly improved results in this delicate operation

... with fluorescent microscopy to determine the loss or preservation of oocytes in fresh and frozen ... However, slow freezing resulted in a 56% loss of viability", said Dr. Silber. ... described last year in an effort to prevent egg loss and to lengthen the duration of ovarian graft ...

Gene predicts how brain responds to fatigue, human study shows

... those who are genetically vulnerable to sleep loss showed reduced brain activity, while those who ... the short PER3 variant are resilient to sleep loss they perform well on cognitive tasks after sleep ... short gene variant group compensated for sleep loss by "recruiting" extra brain structures. In ...

New supplement may help slow sight loss in elderly

... antioxidant supplement which may slow down sight loss in elderly people. The supplement may help ... in Belfast, said: "Late AMD causes severe sight loss and has a huge economic impact both in terms of the effects of sight loss itself and in terms of the expensive treatments ...

Study highlights massive imbalances in global fertilizer use

... fertilizer use could be cut in half without loss of yield or grain quality, in the process ... cultivated soil in Kenya suffered an annual net loss of 46 pounds of nitrogen per acre (52 kilograms ... about what's happening with nutrient input and loss over time," said co-author Alan Townsend, an ...

Huntington's disease deciphered

... what is happening in Huntington's," said Brady. loss of delivery of materials to the terminals results in loss of transmission of signals from the neuron. loss of signal transmission causes the neurons to ...

Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... attached financial tables. The GAAP net loss for the first quarter of 2009 was $2.1 million, ... of FAS 123(R). This compared to a GAAP net loss of $1.3 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, for the same period a year ago. The non-GAAP net loss for the first quarter of 2009, excluding the ...

Early identification of dementia increasingly difficult

... will she end up demented? These days, memory loss is one of the very few symptoms that may signal ... to work any longer. The thesis shows that memory loss is the only factor that can still be used to ... is more complex than commonly thought. Memory loss among elderly individuals may, but doesn't have ...

Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... attached financial tables. The GAAP net loss for the first quarter of 2009 was $2.1 million, ... of FAS 123(R). This compared to a GAAP net loss of $1.3 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, for the same period a year ago. The non-GAAP net loss for the first quarter of 2009, excluding the ...

Fertilization intensifies competition for light and endangers plant diversity

... the three most important causes of biodiversity loss this century. The research, under the leadership ... first time the exact mechanisms that lead to the loss of biodiversity from grasslands following ... effects of fertilization and prevented the loss of plant diversity. Counter to earlier beliefs, ...

Diminuendo -- New mouse model for understanding cause of progressive hearing loss

... this miR-96 mutation suffer progressive hearing loss as they get older. Moreover, if they carry two of ... on. A number of genes associated with hearing loss were already known. "However, we were very ... including deafness simply due to old age, hearing loss caused by infections and damage due to chronic ...

LSUHSC public health researcher finds reason for weight gain

... with those of calories from solid food on weight loss in adults over an extended period. The study is ... intake was significantly associated with weight loss at both 6 months and 18 months. Second, the ... intake was significantly associated with weight loss at both 6 and 18 months. Fourth, no other ...

Indigenous peoples at world summit to share climate change observations, coping techniques

... of bird species, rising water levels, and the loss of traditional medicinal plants; Mexico: ... growing season could be cut in half should the loss of glaciers continue and agriculture become ... trees so the roots anchor the soil and reduce the loss of crops during natural disasters. East ...

Scaling the wall of deafness

... study by a world-renowned geneticist and hearing loss expert at Tel Aviv University has uncovered one ... deafness, even in people where the hearing loss has no genetic basis, like after a major injury ... We went a layer deeper and discovered that the loss of microRNAs leads to deafness as well." A ...

Case Western Reserve University receives $1.66m grant from NIH for otoprotection research

... to replacing lost hair cells is to prevent their loss in the first place." This grant is Dr. ... new therapeutic approaches to treat hearing loss in Usher syndrome. I'm very grateful for the NIH ... that lead to hair cell death and hearing loss in the models for the Usher 1 syndrome; 3) prove ...

New insights into progressive hearing loss

... diminuendo, that showed progressive hearing loss from an early age. The two groups shared their ... stretch of sequence is enough to lead to dramatic loss of hearing in these mice," explains Dr Morag ... candidates could have explained the hearing loss effects on its own. It was a really remarkable ...

Beverage consumption a bigger factor in weight

... adults and weight change and found that weight loss was positively associated with a reduction in ... intake was shown to significantly affect weight loss during the 6-month follow up," said Benjamin ... calorie intake was associated with a weight loss of 0.25 kg at 6 months and 0.24 kg at 18 months. ...

Communication Intelligence Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2008 Results

... Fargo Bank NA. The Company reported a net loss attributable to common stockholders of $637,000 ... months ended December 31, 2008, compared to a net loss of $644,000, or $0.01, on 129.1 million weighted ... prior year period. The decrease in net loss is primarily due to an increase in revenue during ...

A quarter of the world's population depends on degrading land

... severity of land degradation measured in terms of loss of net primary productivity, making allowance for ... are much less affected." The resulting loss of carbon fixation from the atmosphere over the ... tonnes. At a shadow price of $50 per tonne, the loss of carbon fixed amounts to $50 billion and the ...

Research to secure a safe water supply

... using plants. FLOODING Flood loss database HOWAS 21 online The flood loss database HOWAS 21 was developed by researchers at ... for Geosciences with the aim of compiling flood loss data to support research. New information ...

A diet rich in calcium aids weight loss

... Medicine made the discovery in a 15-week weight loss program they conducted on obese women. The ... obviously works against the goals of any weight loss program," said Angelo Tremblay, holder of the ... important to ensuring the success of any weight loss program. According to the researcher, over 50% of ...

Rising sea levels set to have major impacts around the world

... rise." New insights reported include the loss of ice from the Antarctic and Greenland Ice Sheets. "The ice loss in Greenland has accelerated over the last ... differences depending where the source of ice loss occurs", says Konrad Steffen, Director of the ...

BIO-key(R) Reports Profitability for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008

... increased to $0.9 million as compared to a net loss of ($0.6 million) for the corresponding period in ... increased to $0.2 million as compared to a net loss of ($5.5 million) for the corresponding period in ... yearly profit turnaround from a $5.5 million loss in 2007 to an annual profit in 2008. As 2008 ...

Long-term recovery of reefs from bleaching requires local action to increase resilience

... disease, the breakdown of reef framework, and the loss of critical habitat for reef fishes and other ... "Bleaching has resulted in catastrophic loss of coral cover in some locations, and has changed ... bleaching episodes have resulted in dramatic loss of coral cover in certain locations, reefs vary ...

Fighting obesity and illness with a novel approach to nutrition

... obese diabetics, the volunteers showed a partial loss of abdominal obesity and a reduction in their ... A new diet concept for sustainable weight loss Like all great ideas, the OMS diet concept is ... 3 kg in three months and had sustained the weight loss five months later. Control volunteers who ...

Cell 'anchors' required to prevent muscular dystrophy

... also was missing, which suggested that a loss of ankyrin-B is linked to a loss of at least two key proteins in the cell ... happened in adult mice when we produced ankyrin loss only in leg muscle," Ayalon said. Next, they ...

Calcium and vitamin D may not be the only protection against bone loss

... factors contribute to the problem of bone loss and fractures," said Bess Dawson-Hughes, M.D., of ... the alkali content of the diet may attenuate bone loss in healthy older adults." In this study, 171 ... safe and well tolerated supplement to reduce bone loss and fracture risk in older men and women." ...

Adiponectin is a metabolic link between obesity and bone mineral density

... with high bone mineral density, and that weight loss is associated with loss of bone mineral density and increased risk of ... fracture, particularly during aging when bone loss rapidly occurs due to declining levels of sex ...

A model to measure soil health in the era of bioenergy

... the biggest threats to today's farmlands is the loss of soil organic carbon (SOC) and soil organic ... soil productivity, but being able to measure a loss in the quality of soil can be difficult. In an ... of cellulosic ethanol, the ability to predict the loss of SOC and SOM is essential to maintaining ...

Orchid Cellmark Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... and administrative expenses. Operating loss for the third quarter of 2008 was $1.4 million compared to a $466 thousand loss for the third quarter of 2007. The operating ... replacing the DNA testing volumes related to the loss of former LGC business and the buildup of ...

AGU journal highlights: Nov. 11, 2008

... coastal regions. To investigate the total loss of the ice sheet's mass from 1958 through 2008, ... as much mass as it had lost. However, ice sheet loss increased through the 1990s. In the past 11 ... Arctic ice boosts phytoplankton growth loss of Arctic sea ice has accelerated recently, ...

Wildfires result in loss of forests reserved by Northwest Forest Plan

... Northwest outweighed harvest reductions in the loss of older forests. "Fire is a more important factor of loss to old-growth than harvesting between 1993 and ... Pacific Northwest, fire was the main reason for loss of these forests. The study, The Relative ...

Multiple sclerosis research charges ahead with new mouse model of disease

... as well as sensory disturbances, from the loss of this neuronal insulation. A major research ... PAD2. They found that these mice had significant loss of myelin, and also have behavioral deficits, ... of MS and other diseases characterized by a loss of myelin. ...

Wildflower declines in Thoreau's Concord woods are due to climate changes

... critical when considering the patterns of species loss due to climate change. Rapid changes in ... study titled "Phylogenetic patterns of species loss in Thoreau's woods are driven by climate change," ... They concluded that the climate-influenced loss of plant diversity has been so great in Concord, ...

Communication Intelligence Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... Insurance and Wells Fargo Bank. The operating loss for the three months ended September 30, ... cost, was $487,000 compared to an operating loss of $605,000 in the prior year period. The improvement in the operating loss is due primarily to an increase in revenue and ...

Why binge drinking is bad for your bones

... in the development of new drugs to minimize bone loss in alcohol abusers. Such drugs also might help ... the best way to prevent alcohol-induced bone loss is to not drink or to drink moderately," said ... for example, studying how alcohol causes memory loss and impairs the immune system. ...
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