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New supercomputer to reel in answers to some of Earth's problems

... faster than its predecessor and ready to take on problems in areas such as climate science, hydrogen ... tailored its architecture to handle scientific problems whose complexity require more than just power or ... Scientists are using Chinook to tackle problems such as: Gas hydrates: Pockets of fuels such ...

Scientists track impact of DNA damage in the developing brain

... system is linked to smaller brain size as well as problems in brain structures vital to movement, memory and ... damage and are a likely source of neurological problems in humans. The cerebellum coordinates movement ... "A variety of human disease syndromes result from problems in the DNA-repair system," explained McKinnon, ...

Genetic marker linked to problem behaviors in adults with developmental disabilities

... and destructive and provide treatment before problems occur." Fifteen to 20 percent of adults with ... disabilities and behavior problems had the gene variant, compared to 20 percent of ... with it. It is not, however, linked to behavior problems in individuals with fragile X syndrome, pointing ...

$29.4 million grant establishes CTSI at NYU in partnership with Health and Hospitals Corporation

... with eight HHC facilities to address the health problems facing New York and the nation in the 21st ... of Arts and Sciences to bear on the pressing problems facing New Yorkers. Robert Berne, NYU's ... and the community to more rapidly identify health problems and apply the knowledge gained to promote the use ...

Chemicals in common consumer products may play a role in pre-term births

... is a significant risk factor for many health problems in childhood that can persist into adulthood, ... born too early can also lead to chronic health problems such as blindness, deafness, cerebral palsy, low ... unknowingly exposed," Meeker said. "One of the problems for consumers is that you don't know exactly ...

3 to 6 months to lose weight gained in pregnancy is normal

... "Eating for two" in pregnancy can cause problems if you are overweight The Institute analysed ... pregnancy have a higher chance of ongoing weight problems if they are not back to a normal weight within ... a year after having a baby. "Avoiding weight problems after birth means already being careful about ...

Studies shed light on collapse of coral reefs

... time the general functioning of corals and the problems they are facing from climate change," said ... temperature, acidity or other threats. The problems facing coral reefs are still huge, and ... and the synergistic effect of some of these problems may destroy reefs even when one cause by itself ...

Protective footwear for diabetics at a high-street price

... million Europeans live with the condition. Foot problems are the most common cause of admission to ... of serious complications such as nerve damage and problems with the blood supply to their feet. Both ... from non-serious complaints to functional problems arising from ulcers and amputations. "The ...

Queen's researchers shine light on compact fluorescent bulb problems

... Queen's researchers were motivated to solve two problems with CFLs they don't work with dimmer switches, ... Electronics Research (EPowER), which tackles key problems in the area of energy conservation and brings ... providing useable innovation is understanding the problems of existing technology and finding elegant ...

Collaboration leads to success: Most powerful computer of its kind in western N.Y. available worldwide

... Allow Scholars to Address Previously Unsolvable problems Cyberinfrastructure sits at the core of modern ... is cost-effective in solving large computational problems in areas including bioinformatics, computational ... point-of-entry portal and for solving intricate problems involving node swapping, predictive scheduling ...

UW-Madison study reveals new options for people with PKU

... who go off-diet often suffer from concentration problems and depression. Some even sustain permanent brain ... the study at home.) In the end, no adverse health problems were found, and 10 of 11 subjects claimed to ... Wisconsin, who developed seizures and other problems after abandoning the amino acid formula for a few ...

Researchers discover link between schizophrenia and diabetes

... type 2 diabetes. "We know the medicine causes problems but we wanted to know whether the disease also ... the disease, but patients also have other medical problems that can't be attributed to other factors," Dr. ... increase the risk of diabetes and schizophrenia. problems in early development can leave a lasting impact." ...

Penn medicine draws road map for elimination of central line-associated bloodstream infections

... the infections. When the authors identified problems with the handling of the line dressings they ... data in real time, and to rapidly identify problems and trends and intervene to stop them. Fishman ... line surveillance program to help identify problems that could result in a bloodstream infection and ...

American Institute of Physics announces awards for best science writing

... the last 45 years to work on mostly classified problems for the U.S. government. GINO SEGRE, an ... leading theorists discussed all the great physics problems of the day then concluded the gathering with ... of mostly hotshot physicists who tackle problems that are at times no less arduous. They have met ...

Research project to boost European fish farming

... which in turn results in public-health problems as fish forms part of a healthy diet. The fact ... knowledge of the physiology of fish so that the problems that arise in relation to the life processes of farmed fish can be tackled. Examples of such problems are disruption during larval development and ...

Study links water pollution with declining male fertility

... sewage treatment works. This causes reproductive problems by reducing fish breeding capability and in some ... and the increase in human male fertility problems caused by testicular dysgenesis syndrome. Until ... This means that the pollutants causing these problems are likely to be coming from a wide variety of ...

Modified plants may yield more biofuel

... in plants. However, this can lead to a variety of problems -- limp plants unable to stay upright, and plants ... on an unexpected side benefit. One of the problems with forage crops such as ryegrass and clover is ... the lignin, creating a lot of gas and digestion problems for the animals. "All animals produce enzymes ...

Apple or pear shape is not main culprit to heart woes -- it's liver fat

... resistance, cholesterol abnormalities and other problems that contribute to diabetes and cardiovascular ... us fat in the liver is a marker for metabolic problems throughout the entire system." The findings ... is reduced, insulin sensitivity and metabolic problems improve." ...

A spoonful of sugar?

... with children and their parents to overcome problems with sticking to their medication. A whole ... that drugs are having on their child's health. problems can also arise from the healthcare system too. ... or liquid form for ease of use there can be problems with establishing a regular supply. When visiting ...

Methylmercury warning

... the development of the growing fetus can cause problems that become apparent as brain functions develop - ... around the body and may enter the brain. Serious problems will ensue if important developmental processes ... Moreover, finding a direct link between specific problems with the brain and exposure relies on ...

Providing toilets, safe water is top route to reducing world poverty: UN University

... communities most vulnerable to health-related problems as a result of poor access to sanitation and safe ... has not even properly mapped water and sanitation problems nor agreed on such terms as 'safe,' or ... likely to exacerbate water supply and sanitation problems in years to come. "The UN's Millennium ...

Thinking it through: Scientists call for policy to guide biofuels industry toward sustainability

... for biofuels production." "Many of the problems associated with biofuels are more generally problems with agriculture," Melillo says. Current ... shrubs and trees, can mitigate some of these problems and prevent competition with food production. ...

Coming soon: Self-guided, computer-based depression treatment

... multiple types of potential psychosocial problems and can be used for training before, and for assistance during, missions. Other problems being addressed via the Virtual Space Station ... programs and is a very helpful way to work on problems in general." The system's multi-media approach ...

Iron-moving malfunction may underlie neurodegenerative diseases, aging

... could explain both the anemia and the other problems that go hand-in-hand with ML4, a genetic disorder ... showing signs of developmental delay and eye problems during the first year of life and typically fail ... serious consequences. "How lipofuscin causes problems in neurons and muscles is not clear, but it's ...

New method identifies meth hot spots

... with high numbers of methamphetamine-related problems per capita, giving officials a new tool in ... analysis found that on a per-capita basis, these problems were most common in sparsely populated, rural ... counties as having significant meth-related problems per capita, but it did not rank these four ...

Premature children 4 times more likely to have behavioral disorders

... are four times more likely to have emotional problems or behavioural disorders, according to research ... pre-term children had more pervasive behaviour problems (described by both teachers and parents). The ... excess of behaviour difficulties, including problems in a range of domains such as emotion, ...

UT Knoxville wins $16M NSF mathematics and biology center

... to finding creative solutions to pressing problems from animal disease to wildfire control. The ... of mathematics and modeling to complex biological problems at scales ranging from the tiniest microorganisms ... the power of supercomputing to the difficult problems NIMBioS will answer. ...

Virus weaves itself into the DNA transferred from parents to babies

... Some congenital infections can cause serious problems in fetuses. If a mother contracts cytomegalovirus ... or vision loss, developmental disabilities and problems with the lungs, liver and spleen. Some of those health problems don't show up until months or years after birth. ...

Risks and benefits of antipsychotics in children and adolescents

... minimizing continued or additional psychiatric problems that put these children at risk later in life. ... cognitive development, exacerbating functional problems and limiting clinical effectiveness. ... than with new-generation antipsychotics, lead to problems participating in normal educational and social ...

UC Davis researchers define characteristics, treatment options for XXYY syndrome

... of behaviors, learning disabilities and emotional problems that are unique to patients with XXYY syndrome ... weren't being screened for the specific medical problems associated with their disorder. They weren't ... mitral valve prolapse, 87.6 percent had dental problems such as severe dental caries and malocclusion, 15 ...

OU researchers isolate microorganisms that convert hydrocarbons to natural gas

... similar microorganisms may also be involved in problems ranging from the deterioration of fuels to the ... and departments to attack the corrosion problems affecting pipelines, storage tanks and tankers as ... of crude oil and 65 percent of refined product. problems occur throughout the industry, in storage ...

New planning grants to fund research on freshwater issues

... people together, in new ways, to work on critical problems associated with fresh water." Last spring, the ... salinization of aquifers, which are significant problems in the arid West and other parts of the world ... to encourage wide-ranging thinking about water problems and the development of research agendas targeting ...

UT Health Science Center researchers study diet and autism

... is characterized by impaired social interaction, problems with verbal and nonverbal communication and ... lot of children with autism have gastrointestinal problems such as constipation and diarrhea. Whether these problems are related to brain development is open to ...

Male cyclists risk sexual problems if they don’t choose the right bike

... journal BJU International . He says that the problems to look out for include genital numbness, erection problems and soreness and skin irritations in the groin ... is a greater incidence of numbness and erectile problems in men who cycle regularly and over longer ...

IVF does not increase risk of developmental disorders in children

... that this will not lead to developmental problems in early infancy, a Dutch researcher told the ... minor neurological dysfunction, and behavioural problems when children reach school age," said Dr. ... disorders, such as cognitive and behavioural problems are only fully detectable when children grow ...

Gift of $100 million to transform energy and environment research at Princeton

... on effective and sustainable solutions to problems of energy and the environment. Princeton will use ... 'cleantech' solutions to the most important problems facing our society today. The work of the center ... will not only help solve pressing societal problems but will also create a vibrant environment for ...

Research required urgently to control planthopper pests

... conference this week in the Philippines. problems caused by planthoppers, a major type of rice pest ... years. However, in the last 5 years, planthopper problems have worsened in several countries, including ... resistance is also a concern. "One of the key problems is overuse of pesticide," said IRRI entomologist ...

Drug reverses mental retardation caused by genetic disorder

... "Our research shows that the disease's learning problems are caused by reversible changes in brain ... learning disabilities and short-term memory problems are common. Half of all TSC patients also suffer ... the UCLA team traced the source of the learning problems to biochemical changes sparking abnormal function ...

Golfers and golf courses benefit from the use of native grasses in roughs

... Mechenes. "They have fewer insects or disease problems than some exotics, they are more heat and drought ... Mechenes mentioned were that they solve some site problems such as areas that have erosion problems which native plants are more adapted to; and, it ...

New research shows no link between aromatase inhibitors and cardiovascular problems

... not associated with an increased risk of heart problems in women who take them to prevent their breast ... on lipid levels and heart problems. One of the problems with obtaining clear evidence about the impact of ... and is associated with decreases in heart problems such as myocardial infarction. This makes ...
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