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Protein handlers should be effective treatment target for cancer and Alzheimer's

... For contrast, they also have a mouse that over expresses heat shock factor 1, or Hsf1, a major ... the mice, to create one, for example, that also over expresses the molecule, Her2/Neu, which is over active in some of the most aggressive breast ...

Hybrid vehicle rebates produce scant environmental benefits, high cost

... hybrid rebates. "People are choosing hybrids over similarly priced small- and medium-sized ... every litre of gasoline that a vehicle consumes over its 15 year average life expectancy. Chandra ... Researchers used Canadian vehicle sales data over a 17-year period from 1989 to 2006. Results are ...

August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... on an air-hockey table, the upper plate glides over the lower one on a cushion of high-pressure pore ... on the materials that are exposed to depths of over 8 km. At stake in the debate is whether large ... records documenting the pattern of El Nio events over the past 5000 years, which suggest that such ...

Organic food not nutritionally better than conventionally-produced food

... different agricultural production regimens. over 50,000 papers were searched, and a total of 162 ... articles were identified that were published over a fifty-year period up to 29 February 2008 and ... evidence to support the selection of organically over conventionally produced foods on the basis of ...

Disease threat may change how frogs mate

... of London. The research followed concerns over the survival of wild frog populations in the UK. ... the next step is to observe these wild frogs over the coming years. 'The world of wildlife disease ... the host and the pathogen respond to each other over time', 'It would also shed further light on ...

DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

... competition began, DOE has been the recipient of over 800 R&D 100 awards in areas such as energy, ... huge advantages in stability and repeatability over conventional alignment systems. Los Alamos ... platinum catalysts that offers unique control over the shape, size, porosity, composition, ...

A 'heart healthy' diet and ongoing, moderate physical activity may protect against cognitive decline

... was checked again during four assessments over 11 years using the Modified Mini-Mental State ... functioning at the beginning of the study and over time. Those in the highest quintile scored 1.42 ... of both physical activity and cognitive function over seven years in 3,075 white and black elders aged ...

22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey

... mental health. In the EU, 10󈝻% of those over 65 suffer from depression, and over 5 million people have dementia (about ... 2005). New discoveries in brain research over the last years, our understanding of the brain ...

New theory gives more precise estimates of large-scale biodiversity

... climate change on plants, has for decades mulled over the problem of extrapolating from small study ... large scales, does not explain species richness over large areas. In addition, experimental tests of ... more precise estimates of the number of species over large areas, but provides a universal ...

Scientists track chemical changes in cells as they endure extreme conditions

... oxygen during the day. Scientists have puzzled over this riddle for years. They've studied the ... This is not the same as studying the same cell over time, however. "We are studying the same ... the population. We want to watch the same cells over time and not rely on the assumption that all ...

Two dietary oils, two sets of benefits for older women with diabetes

... not to change their diets or exercise patterns over the course of the study so the research would ... records for three consecutive days at four points over the course of the study to account for the ... decreased body mass index and total body fat over both diet periods, typically showing effects in ...

Nitrogen research shows how some plants invade, take over others

... how this allows plant species to invade and take over native plants. In an article published July 6 ... allows invasive species to gain an advantage. over seven years' study at the Cedar Creek Ecosystem ... that is rapidly invading Minnesota prairies. over time they discovered that the pine had accrued ...

Clinical trial shows quadriplegics can operate powered wheelchair with tongue drive system

... user at the same time are significant advantages over the common sip-n-puff device that acts as a ... identified advantages the Tongue Drive system has over the tongue-touch keypad. "The Tongue Drive ... move their arms and hands with effective control over a wide variety of devices they use in their daily ...

Evolution: Crabs go deep to avoid hot water

... of a major seafloor predator; globally, and over tens of millions of years of Earth's history. In deep seas all over the world, around 100 species of king crabs live ... of a major seafloor predator globally and over tens of millions of years of Earth's history. ...

Oscar Pistorius: Previously confidential study results released on amputee sprinter

... running) worn by Pistorius give him an advantage over able-bodied runners. The appeal was ... Cheetah prostheses give Pistorius an advantage over other athletes not using the prostheses. The ... sprinters. Pistorius' ability to hold his speed over longer sprint races is identical to that of ...

Elsevier announces 2008 journal impact factor highlights

... journals that increased their IF by more than 50% over their 2007 scores. All three The Lancet ... ) rose to 13.283, an increase of over 1 full IF point from the 2007 IF. Finally, The ... ) which has shown consistent growth over the past five years. Glen Campbell, Senior ...

Reading the brain without poking it

... neurosurgeons put this device under the skull but over brain areas where it would be risky to place ... array of microelectrodes someday might be placed over the brain's speech center in patients who cannot ... "this device should allow a high level of control over a prosthetic limb or computer interface," Greger ...

Troubled waters: Low Apalachicola River flow may hurt gulf fisheries

... that feed into the food chain -- decreased over a large area of the continental shelf. This is ... the effect of unusually low and high flows over the wide western Florida continental shelf. A ... flow can have implications on marine ecosystems over a much broader geographic region, namely much of ...

Elephant-size loopholes sustain Thai ivory trade

... Myanmar. TRAFFIC's survey documented over 26,000 worked ivory products for sale in local ... hub for illegal ivory activities, accounting for over 70 percent of the retail outlets in Thailand ... eight years of age. The study also found that over a quarter of all live elephant exports from ...

Rising acidity levels could trigger shellfish revenue declines, job losses

... burning of fossil fuels and deforestation over the last two centuries have increased CO 2 ... possible economic effects of ocean acidification over the next 50 years using atmospheric CO 2 ... chemistry are already apparent and will grow over the next few decades, Cooley and Doney suggest ...

IUPUI study finds living near fast food outlet not a weighty problem for kids

... and urban planning compared children's weights over time before and after one of these food purveyors ... , utilized electronic medical records of visits over 11 years to pediatric clinics in inner city ... photographs of neighborhoods and crime statistics over time. And other studies have not taken into ...

American Chemical Society weekly presspac -- June 10, 2009

... cancers. However, there has been uncertainty over whether marijuana smoke has the same effect. ... require complex components, and become unstable over time. The researchers describe development of ... and one blue, which together produce white light over the entire visible range. In laboratory studies, ...

Isolated forest patches lose species, diversity

... at UW-Madison. "Things may look healthy, but over time we see an erosion of biodiversity," he says. ... the past, the impacts appear to be intensifying over time, the researchers say. Nearby cities and ... it's an 'extinction debt' but it will accumulate over time." They believe that isolation takes its ...

Global warming increasing the dispersal of flora in Northern forests

... warming, seeds and pollen are being carried over longer distances. An increase in temperature of ... utilised the micrometeorological data gathered over a decade at the Hyytil Forestry Field Station. ... particular, spread seeds very efficiently, even over long distances. The researchers also ...

Hypertension among lower-status employees lingers well into retirement

... more than 22,000 non-institutionalized Americans over the age of 50 every two years and includes ... 2005, Leigh and Du looked at 7,289 men and women over the age of 65. Their occupations during working ... and food preparation have little control over decision-making, are under pressure to get a ...

Fossil bone bed helps reconstruct life along California's ancient coastline

... in the 1850s, paleontologists have battled over an obvious question: How did the bones get there? ... Museum of Paleontology (UCMP), where students over the years have made studies of the bone bed's ... an unlikely cause. "These animals were dying over the whole area, but no sediment deposition was ...

Siberian jays use complex communication to mob predators

... When mobbing predators, Siberian jays use over a dozen different calls to communicate the level ... of mobbing jays is rather complex. The birds use over a dozen different calls, some of which are ... possess an extraordinary large "vocabulary" of over 25 different vocalisations, some of which are ...

Government of Canada announces funding for research on the H1N1 flu virus

... Centre for Vaccinology in Halifax. It will link over 80 scientists from 30 research and public health ... Budget, the Government committed $1 billion over five years to further improve Canada's pandemic preparedness. Support of $10.8 million over three years has been allocated for the network ...

Canadian-based UN coral reef expert honored at world meeting in Australia

... endangers ecosystems that support the economies over half the world's population. Dr. Sale and the ... "much more effective management immediately." over the past several years as Assistant Director of ... for Reef Studies (1989-91). He has published over 200 refereed publications on coral reef ecology, ...

Cantabrian cornice has experienced seven cooling and warming phases over past 41,000 years

... vertebrates that lived in the Cantabrian region over the past 41,000 years, at the end of the ... carried out every kind of statistical analysis over a six-month period at the University of New ... whose remains have been deposited in El Mirn over the past 41,000 years. The fossil associations of ...

CU-Boulder study shows 53 million-year-old high Arctic mammals wintered in darkness

... But in winter's twilight they apparently switched over to foods like twigs, leaf litter, evergreen ... way south from the Arctic in minute increments over millions of years as the climate shifted. "This ... rising fossil-fuel burning, and air temperatures over Greenland have risen by more than 7 degrees F ...

In the turf war against seaweed, coral reefs more resilient than expected

... There's little doubt that coral reefs the world over face threats on many fronts: pollution, diseases, ... show that's not the case. Seaweed have taken over and are dominating some reefs, but far fewer than ... such as hurricanes and disease outbreaks. over recent decades, there have been several dramatic ...

Breakthrough made in assessing marine phytoplankton health

... health and productivity about every week, all over the planet. Data such as this will be ... the faint red glow of tiny marine plants, all over the world, and tell whether or not they are ... which are seasonal and some of which may happen over much longer periods of time. And we'll also be ...

NASA satellite detects red glow to map global ocean plant health

... changes in phytoplankton every week, all over the planet." The findings were published this ... and presented at a news briefing on May 28. over the past two decades, scientists have employed ... have now observed "red-light fluorescence" over the open ocean. "Chlorophyll gives us a ...

Stanford's Woods Institute awards new round of Environmental Venture Projects

... faculty teams will receive a total of $791,692 over the next two years to tackle environmental ... as an important force in shaping ecosystems over time. In Australia, the impact of anthropogenic ... and store and release groundwater, but over the past 150 years virtually all of the meadows ...

Study shows CGM devices also benefit people with type 1 diabetes

... hypoglycemia, whereas HbA1c levels rose over time in the control group. He noted that all the HbA1c outcomes favored the CGM over the control group. Major eligibility criteria for the study included people over the age of 8 who had type 1 diabetes for at least ...

NSF announces funding for Alaska Region Research Vessel

... been seeking a high-latitude research vessel for over 30 years," said Denis Wiesenburg, dean of the UAF ... of the Alaska region to scientists from all over the world. In addition to its ice-breaking ... real-time information directly to classrooms all over the world. The ARRV will accommodate 26 ...

Striata and CIC Launch Integrated eSignature, eDelivery, and eBilling for the Financial Services Industry

... to meet their needs. CIC has deployments with over 400 channel partners and enterprises worldwide representing hundreds of thousands of users, with over 500 million electronic signatures captured, eliminating the need for over a billion pieces of paper. CIC sells directly to ...

'Disordered' amino acids may really be there to provide wiggle room for signaling protein

... proteins. As is typical for human proteins, over one third of the amino acids that make up NHERF1 ... modular structures, areas that are repeated over and over again to make up proteins, and so we tend to ...

Climate change driving Michigan mammals north

... to data collected by live-trapping animals over the past 30 years, the researchers relied heavily ... species from hundreds of locations, sampled over the past 100 years." One study area proved ... where the human population has increased over the past 50 years, and in the Upper Peninsula, ...
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