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August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... of the plate boundary fault zone remains very low and almost constant for at least 20 km as it ... Nama Group, southern Namibia: A consequence of low seawater sulfate at the dawn of animal life ... isotopic offset as evidence for extremely low sulfate concentrations at the ...

Our brain looks at eyes first to identify a face

... known for years that the brain primarily uses low spatial frequencies to recognise faces. "Spatial ... confirmed to SINC, "low frequencies pertain to low resolution, that is, small changes of intensity ... is, the high spatial frequency components, while low frequencies remain visible and are the last to ...

Early-life experience linked to chronic diseases later in life: UBC research

... Those who participated in the study were either low or high in early-life socioeconomic circumstances ... of Sciences , shows that among subjects with low early-life socioeconomic circumstances, there was ... to be the case that if people are raised in a low socioeconomic family, their immune cells are ...

Iron and biological production in the high-latitude North Atlantic

... regions, phytoplankton growth is limited by low iron availability. Classical HNLC regions, which ... larger phytoplankton species such as diatoms with low grazing mortality are susceptible to silicate ... Nielsdottir: "They provide strong evidence that low iron availability limits summer biological ...

Complications early in pregnancy or in previous pregnancies adversely affect existing or subsequent pregnancies

... delivery and more than doubled the risk of low birth weight and very low birth weight. These risks were further increased ... very premature delivery, had double the risk of low birth weight, three times the risk of ...

Protein regulates movement of mitochondria in brain cells

... regulator (HUMMR), is produced in a state of low oxygen called hypoxia. HUMMR is induced by ... processes in the cell that help it function in a low oxygen environment. The primary role of ... in that the body operates at a relatively low oxygen level. While the air we breath consists ...

USC researchers present diabetes findings at American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions

... of diabetes, and how the body becomes aware of low blood sugar. The presentations comprise four ... and the portal vein in sensing and regulating low blood sugar. Building on his research that ... liver has glucose sensors that alert the body to low blood sugar, Donovan will talk about different ...

Study shows CGM devices also benefit people with type 1 diabetes

... diabetes while cutting down on the frequency of low blood sugars, called hypoglycemia. Research has ... and kidney disease but that the fear of low blood sugar emergencies often prevents many ... lowering the risk of pushing their blood sugar so low it causes hypoglycemia, which can be life ...

Toward cheap underwater sensor nets

... scientists are one step closer to building low cost networks of underwater sensors for real time ... years, scientists around the world urgently need low cost underwater sensor technologies that can ... a low-cost, low-power modem for short-range, low data-rate underwater networking. Working ...

Photoselective film proves effective for controlling height in potted gardenia plants

... benches and on young potted plants grown under low tunnels. In both experiments, two types of cover ... humidity inside the rooting benches and under the low tunnels. Plant growth indicators (including main ... plants without lateral shoots and a resulting low number of flowers." Although the study ...

Research suggests vegetable juice may help people with metabolic syndrome lose weight

... April 19, 2009 Drinking at least one glass of low sodium vegetable juice daily may help overweight ... that participants who drank at least 8-ounces of low sodium vegetable juice as part of a ... sodium in check. Two of the groups were given low Sodium V8 100% vegetable juice and instructed to ...

Vitamin D may exacerbate autoimmune disease

... appearing in Autoimmunity Reviews explains that low levels of vitamin D in patients with autoimmune ... with the secosteroid. Furthermore, low levels of 25-D are frequently noted in patients ... However, Marshall and team explain that these low levels of 25-D are a result, rather than a cause, ...

Simple test helps predict heart attack risk

... States occur in individuals thought to be at low risk. In the study, information was analyzed ... 91 percent of the NHANES group was considered at low or intermediate risk of cardiovascular disease, ... known to have risk factors and thought to be at low risk for cardiovascular disease. "The earlier the ...

Low levels of vitamin B12 may increase risk for neural tube defects

... Children born to women who have low blood levels of vitamin B12 shortly before and ... foods are the most likely group of women to have low B12 levels, along with women who have intestinal ... results of this study suggest that women with low levels of B12 not only may risk health problems ...

Dana-Farber oncologists present at ASCO GU -- predict prostate cancer survival using Source MDx test

... risk group (survival less than 2.2 years) and a low risk group (survival greater than 2.2 years) (log ... Profile was 96 percent accurate in predicting low risk CRPC patients alive at study end and 93 ... (931 and 263) were found in patients from the low risk group. The Halabi nomogram, a commonly used ...

Healthy food availability could depend on where you live -- so does the quality of your diet

... 46 percent of lower-income neighborhoods had a low availability of healthy foods. The results are ... that participants who live in neighborhoods with low healthy food availability are at an increased ... black participants lived in neighborhoods with a low availability of healthy food compared with 5 ...

New technique for cancer screening

... to screen for cancer biomarkers due to the low quality of their DNA. It is therefore important ... high sensitivity may have the potential to detect low amounts of methylated cells within the tumor, or even to detect low numbers of tumor cells in the background of ...

Study says 'middle class' coral reef fish feel the economic squeeze

... "middle class" communities in Eastern Africa and low fish levels. Curiously, areas with both low and high socio-economic levels had comparatively ... reef systemsup to four times lower than sites of low and high levels of development. "This is a ...

Substantial work ahead for water issues, say scientists at ACS' Final Report briefing

... hypoxic zones in the Bay large areas of low oxygen levels where most animals can't live are ... general benefits for safety. Cost-effective, low maintenance sensors are a Holy Grail, Haas said, ... alarms. No one has succeeded in developing cheap, low maintenance sensors for water contaminants that ...

Invasions by alien plants have been mapped in European Union

... was in agricultural and urban ecosystems. low levels of invasion were in natural and ... lowland areas of western and central Europe while low levels are found in northern Europe and mountain regions across the continent. low levels of invasion also occur in the ...

Athletes not spared from health risks of metabolic syndrome

... eight had four risk factors. Large waists and low HDL were characteristics shared by all but two of ... the trends the researchers saw were generally low levels of HDL cholesterol, which affected the ... of the athletes, they said prehypertension and low levels of HDL cholesterol suggest these football ...

Ocean acidification from CO2 emissions will cause physiological impairment to jumbo squid

... surface waters at night," he said. "If this low oxygen layer expands into shallower waters, the ... is the blood that is sensitive to high CO 2 and low pH," Seibel said. "This sensitivity allows the ... oxygen demand coupled with large body size and low environmental oxygen. Therefore the scientists ...

USGS Science Picks

... Man-Made Chemicals Found in Drinking Water at low Levels Reversing Coral Reef Decline in Hawaii ... Man-Made Chemicals Found in Drinking Water at low Levels Safe drinking water supplies are ... public health, but how healthy is that resource? low levels of certain man made chemicals remain in ...

Siblings of mentally disabled face own lifelong challenges, according to researchers

... they found people with a sibling with low IQ are more likely to live near that brother or ... is known about the impact that a person with low IQ or mental illness has on the psychological and ... were divided into two categories: those with a low IQ and those who had been diagnosed with a mental ...

NIST awards $24M in grants for new research facilities

... facility will offer a low-vibration environment, low electromagnetic radiation interference, low acoustic noise, and temperature stability ... the study of behavioral responses to toxins and low level stressors. Aquatic animal health is an ...

Photos: Turn Your Couch into a 'Disney' Ride for Under $300

... home theater owners worldwide, ButtKicker brand low frequency audio transducers provide high quality low frequency audio and realistic special effects, ... that provide powerful, musically-accurate low frequency effects. . . without airborne sound. . ....

AGU journal highlights: Nov. 11, 2008

... to that seen for Venus. Though initially of low energy, these ions accelerate to form energetic ... the extent and radiative characteristics of low clouds over the world's oceans, which can exert a ... from July 2006 through June 2007 to analyze low clouds over the oceans. They find that drizzle is ...

Could vitamin D save us from radiation?

... our body's main protections against damage from low levels of radiation. Writing in the International Journal of low Radiation , Hayes explains that calcitriol, the ... by which vitamin D protects users_ from the low levels of natural radiation released by the rocks ...

Very cold ice films in laboratory reveal mysteries of universe

... many of the discoveries about ice structures at low temperatures were made possible by earlier ... capable of supporting life such as Earth. At low temperatures, ice can form different structures ... when formed on a titanium substrate at the very low temperature of 6K, ice has a characteristic ...

Ultrasound shown to exert remote control of brain circuits

... research group discovered that remotely delivered low intensity, low frequency ultrasound (LILFU) increased the ... one of the most exhilarating prospects is that low ...

Genetic evidence for avian influenza movement from Asia to North America via wild birds

... USGS scientists observed that nearly half of the low pathogenic avian influenza viruses found in wild ... America and Asia, they are frequently infected by low pathogenic avian influenza, and they are known to ... "This kind of genetic analysis - using the low pathogenic strains of avian influenza virus ...

Exposing chicks to maternal stress leads to long-term reproductive success

... "signal" offspring receive indicating they have a low quality mother. They then paired corticosterone-exposed hatchlings with experimentally manipulated low quality mothers to examine how these mothers ... Their results provide the first evidence that low quality mothers benefit in the long-term from ...

Lack of vitamin D linked to Parkinson's disease

... Neurology . The finding adds to evidence that low vitamin D is associated with Parkinson's, says ... and are seldom exposed to the sun, or because low vitamin D levels are in some way related to the ... levels, and maintaining the nervous system. low vitamin D levels also appear to increase the risk ...

Fitness in a changing world

... that selection would always be for the Eda low allele in freshwater. An experimental test by ... They found that early in life, fish with Eda low were not as successful. However, midway ... the tables turned and the fish with a copy of Eda low were more successful at surviving. In retrospect, ...

Disinfectants can make bacteria resistant to treatment

... the October issue of the journal Microbiology . low levels of these chemicals, called biocides, can ... S. aureus taken from the blood of patients to low concentrations of several biocides and dyes, ... were produced. "We found that exposure to low concentrations of a variety of biocides and dyes ...

Low sperm count may be associated with prenatal testosterone excess

... development may be a potential risk factor for low sperm count and motility, according to a new ... a potential risk factor that may conduct to a low sperm count," said Dr. Recabarren. low sperm counts are also associated with testicular ...

US Air Force grant targets medical evacuation procedures

... controlled hemorrhage model, characterized by a low but sustainable level of blood pressure, is meant ... head injured patients: lack of oxygen (hypoxia); low blood pressure (hypotension); and increased intracranial pressure, which can be brought on by a low oxygen environment characteristic of a medical ...

Giant grass offers clues to growing corn in cooler climes, researchers report

... so we assumed that these proteins are related to low temperature tolerance." When they compared ... up of four subunits, which tend to come apart at low temperatures, Long said. To test how cold ... to be the secret of success for Miscanthus at low temperature: Expressing more of the protein ...

University to showcase cutting edge environmental research

... of energy including improved energy storage, low cost solar cells and hydrogen fuel production and ... Energy efficiency and demand reduction including low carbon building materials such as hemp and straw, biodiesel from microalgae, and low carbon transportation. The economics of ...

Improved estrogen reception may sharpen fuzzy memory

... developed to offset "senior moments" related to low estrogen levels, as well as to protect against ... in postmenopausal women and younger women with low estrogen levels. Estrogen also appears to protect ... solely in the brain." The mice had unusually low levels of estrogen because their ovaries were ...
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