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Warmer environment means shorter lives for cold-blooded animals

... exponentially related to lifespan. The relationship between temperature and lifespan that Munch and ... data analysis was strikingly similar to the relationship that the metabolic theory of ecology (MTE) ... a beaker should apply to animals. Chemists have a relationship for how an increase in temperature will speed up ...

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

... Activity to Cognitive Ability While the relationship of physical activity with cognitive performance ... research, much less is known about how this relationship is impacted by the Alzheimer's risk gene ... with enhanced cognitive function, and that this relationship was differentially influenced by the person's ...

New theory gives more precise estimates of large-scale biodiversity

... addition, experimental tests of the species-area relationship showed that the curve has to be tweaked for every ... - "provided a formal and robust derivation of the relationship between number of species and area." The ... such estimates," he said. The newly derived relationship between number of species and area is ...

Forsyth scientists suggest linkages between obesity and oral bacterial infection

... Dr. Goodson noted that the reasons for a relationship between obesity and oral bacteria are likely complex. The observed relationship may be circumstantial as being related to diet or ... Dr. Goodson plans to further examine this relationship by initially conducting a controlled cohort study ...

NYU Langone Medical Center awarded NIH grants totaling $1,560,000

... oral cavity, esophagus, and stomach to study the relationship between the microbiome from these body sites and ... as well as its ability to demonstrate a definable relationship between a body-site microbiome and disease. ... demonstration projects that will examine the relationship between the microbiome in a specific niche of the ...

NIH expands Human Microbiome Project; funds sequencing centers and disease projects

... tract: Crohn's Disease $1 million The relationship between the inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's ... oral cavity, esophagus, and stomach to study the relationship of the microbiome from these body sites and ... team of investigators will examine if there is a relationship between the immune system and viral microbiome of ...

Study finds link between individual stress and adolescent obesity

... The researchers wrote that the adolescents' relationship with stress and becoming overweight may be a ... also just published a study out today on the relationship between food insecurity and adolescent obesity. ... Yet they found no statistically significant relationship between food insecurity and obesity, regardless ...

When industrious ants go too far

... beneficial arrangements between organismslike the relationship between flowering plants and their bee ... of The American Naturalist . Generally, the relationship between ants and plants is a great example of ... Dr. Frederickson describes the tumultuous relationship between the ant-plant C. Nodosa and the ant ...

Premier issue of Ecopsychology launched by Mary Ann Liebert Inc. publishers

... early interpersonal attachments and their later relationship with nature. In the article entitled "Nature and ... on the role of the natural world and humankind's relationship to nature in clinical psychological practice. His ... is a peer-reviewed journal that explores the relationship between environmental issues and mental health ...

Lincoln Park Zoo scientists awarded National Institutes of Health grant

... mammals, including humans, the mother-offspring relationship is critical to how well offspring survive and ... These data will allow us to fully investigate the relationship between offspring stress and health." By ... from fecal samples, to obtain a clear view of the relationship of the mother and offspring without creating any ...

GUMC and Oak Ridge National Labs announce unique research partnership

... the institutions that formalizes their research relationship and will help facilitate additional biomedical ... to be strengthening our collaborative research relationship with Oak Ridge National Laboratories," says ... "We are very pleased to establish this relationship with such an outstanding medical research ...

Scientists trace molecular origin of proportional development

... own fates, especially in maintaining the size relationship and proportionality of body parts during ... concept known as evolutionary conservation. This relationship has long made the insect a model for studying ... while smaller embryos showed lower levels. This relationship between embryo size and Bicoid amount helps ...

Don't forget the vitamin A when working with its carrier protein

... at 4% prevalence for the obese cohort, the relationship of retinol to RBP was a more interesting ... of studies in mice and humans revealed a strong relationship between serum RBP and obesity-induced insulin ... "Our results further the understanding of the relationship of retinol, RBP, and BMI and suggest that apo-RBP ...

Gene associated with pair-bonding in animals has similar effects in human males

... voles, seemed to have negative effects on men's relationship with their spouses. "Our findings are ... they show that men who are in a relatively stable relationship of five years of more who have one or two copies ... than twice as likely to report serious marital or relationship problems, such as facing threat of divorce, as ...

August LabBits: A media tip sheet from the MBL in Woods Hole

... in tissues throughout the body. Zinc's relationship to vision was first recognized when it was found ... apparent benefits, not much is known about the relationship between zinc and the eye. Richard Chappell, a ... time. "This allows for a snapshot view of the relationship between fishermen and government staff and the ...

How your mother's emotional legacy impacts your life

... type evolve through adulthood. No other relationship in our lives has the potential to shape us like ... of it, the more choices and opportunities for relationship change and personal growth will be available to ... emotional template started with the mother-child relationship that influences our feelings of frustration, ...

Osteoarthritis risk linked to finger length ratio

... conducted a case-control study to assess the relationship between the 2D: 4D ratio and the risk of knee and ... and odds ratios, researchers assessed the relationship between 2D:4D length ratio and OA. Compared with ... knee OA. As the first study to examine the relationship between 2D:4D length ratio and OA, it also raises ...

December GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

... ancient mantle plume and the break-up of Rodinia; relationship between earthquakes and melting glaciers; ... modeling of cinder cones to determine the precise relationship between sediment flux and slope steepness. Cinder cones allow this complex relationship to be unraveled because their initial shapes are ...

More comprehensive analysis of Klamath River basin needed to aid decision makers

... dams or irrigation -- and to help understand the relationship between flows in the Klamath River and the amount ... and assessed flows in the Klamath River and their relationship to the amount of useable habitat that would be ... and cutting-edge methods in modeling the relationship between flows in the Klamath River and the amount ...

Triage study challenges notions of emergency medical response to disaster

... team found that, contrary to prior reports, the relationship between overtriage and critical patient mortality ... wounded" can have a variable impact on the relationship between resources and mortality. By giving ... Now that they have a better understanding of the relationship between triage and outcomes, the researchers are ...

Smiths Detection to launch a portable diagnostic system for foot-and-mouth disease and avian flu

... animal disease outbreaks. Commenting on the relationship with Smiths Detection, Irene Abrams, Director of ... lab but the company is continuing to develop its relationship with Brandeis by investing in life sciences here. ... like Smiths Detection is committed to an ongoing relationship with Brandeis, it shows tremendous confidence in ...

Savanna habitat drives birds, and perhaps others, to cooperative breeding

... endemic to Africa to see if there was any relationship between cooperative breeding and the environment ... in habitat, it would be very weak evidence of a relationship between these factors. But we found that ... in the savannas of East Africa. "We think this relationship between sociality and temporal variability in ...

Finding the constant in bacterial communication

... No matter what type of cell or their own quorum sensing abilities, the relationship between the size of a cell and the size of its environment is the common ... cancer cells" For example, You has already gained insights into the relationship between predators and prey by creating a synthetic circuit involving two ...

In the warming West, climate most significant factor in fanning wildfires' flames

... not of higher temperatures or longer fire seasons alone, but a complex relationship between climate and fuels that varies among different ecosystems, ... mountainous portions of the West. But it also provided new insight on the relationship between climate and fire, such as Western shrublands' and grasslands' ...

Studies shed light on collapse of coral reefs

... only able to survive based on proper function of an intricate symbiotic relationship with algae that live within their bodies. After being a highly ... relationship." What scientists are learning, however, is that this relationship is also based on a delicate communication process from the algae to the ...

Sulphur in just one hair could blow a terrorist's alibi

... Australia. "We are what we eat, and the small variations in the 34S/32S relationship reflect changes to our diet, which can in turn be related to movements ... be able to create databases that will one day make it possible to link the relationship between a specific isotope in hair keratin and a country or region, which ...

Cocaine: Perceived as a reward by the brain?

... susceptibility to addiction," stated Dr. Leyton. Although the relationship between the intensity of dopamine secretion and the frequency of drug use ... aspects of the subject's personal history. Whatever the answer, the relationship between dopamine and cocaine means that this hormone could be a potential ...

Diuscovery in amber reveals ancient biology of termites

... example ever discovered of "mutualism," which is one type of symbiotic relationship in which two species help each other. "Termites live on cellulose, ... the two groups have both had extraordinary evolutionary success. "The relationship between termites and protozoa is very close and has been stabilized now ...

Eat, drink and be merry?

... increase in childhood obesity. However, very little is known about the relationship between fast food and soft drink consumption and children's happiness. For the first time, Chang and Nayga looked at the relationship between unhealthy dietary habits and children's psychological health. In ...

A little java makes it easier to jive, researcher says

... hurt as much." The U. of I. professor has been investigating the relationship between caffeine and physical activity since taking a slight detour during ... activity. Seven years later, with several studies considering the relationship between physical activity and caffeine behind him, Motl has a much better ...

Inhaling a heart attack: How air pollution can cause heart disease

... new field of environmental cardiology -- a field that examines the relationship between air pollution and heart disease. Aruni Bhatnagar of the ... to a heart attack. Much of Robert Brook's research has centered on the relationship between air pollution and hypertension. Fine- and ultra-fine particles ...

Differences in neighborhood food environment may contribute to disparities in obesity

... vegetable stands and to limit fast-food outlets, the study of the causal relationship between the food environment and diet or body size should be a priority ... new supermarkets or produce stores open." "Among studies examining the relationship between food environment and body size, this work is among the first to ...

A sticky business -- how cancer cells become more 'gloopy' as they die

... of Chemistry. She explains: "We're still not quite sure exactly what the relationship is between increased stickiness inside cells and disease, but we expect ... conditions can slow the drug down too, so it's not as straightforward a relationship as it might first appear. "More work is needed to better understand ...

AGU journal highlights -- March 12, 2009

... linked to polar ozone concentrations into the early summer. The ozone-SAM relationship is then investigated in a coupled chemistry climate model (CCM), which ... stratospheric ozone chemistry. The authors show that the observed relationship can be represented in the CCMs, suggesting CCMs are important tools to ...

Epstein-Barr virus may be associated with progression of MS

... past infection with EBV may play a role in MS," said Zivadinov, "but the relationship of EBV and the brain damage that can be seen on MRI scans had not been ... the patient is diagnosed with MS. The study will investigate the relationship of anti-EBV antibody levels to development of gray matter atrophy, ...

Does hotter mean healthier?

... Prior to this study, there had been no systematic assessment of the relationship of chile pepper heat level to chile pepper response to Phytophthora ... The results of the study concluded, however, that there was no relationship between the heat level of the pepper and the plant's resistance to ...

New computational technique allows comparison of whole genomes as easily as whole books

... and slide it along the text," he said, "I am actually picking up the relationship between the first and second words - the local syntax - which was ... genes to other viruses, thus, the gene alignment-based method cannot find relationship among such groups, but we think we can," he said. Because of the vast ...

Physically fit kids do better in school

... and English tests than their less fit peers. Researchers examined the relationship between physical fitness and academic achievement in a racially and ... academic year. Results of their study show that there is a significant relationship between students' academic achievement and physical fitness. The odds of ...

New infant feeding and obesity research adds insight to ongoing issue

... associated with lower BMI (a measure for weight) at one year of age. This relationship disappeared by the age of 7 years." Similarly, there was no significant ... of breastfeeding and obesity, whereas other studies that examined the relationship later in life have found no such effect. The report features Dr. ...

African thicket rat malaria linked to virulent human form

... malarial parasites found in tree-dwelling rats share a close evolutionary relationship with P. falciparum and Plasmodium reichenowi . The analysis is based on ... birds, and lizards as their hosts. "This is the first time that a relationship has been found between human and rodent malaria," says Susan Perkins, ...
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