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Early whales gave birth on land, fossil find reveals

... 4 in the online journal PLoS . U-M paleontologist Philip Gingerich, who led the team that made the discoveries, was at first perplexed by the assortment of adult female and fetal bones found together. "When I first saw the small teeth in the field, I thought we were dealing with a small adult whale, ...

Shade coffee benefits more than birds

... Jha and Dick were able to determine whether trees growing near one another were all siblings from the same mother tree or a genetically diverse assortment from multiple mothers. "We found that clustered trees in the forest were highly related to one another, suggesting that the seeds are not moving ...

The medium is the message: Manipulating salmonella in spaceflight curtails infectiousness

... in response to microgravity. Interestingly, many of the 167 differentially expressed genes observed in the space-traveling microbes coded for an assortment of ionic response pathways. To Nickerson, these compelling results now suggested a possible means of limiting or eliminating the enhanced virulence ...

What a sleep study can reveal about fibromyalgia

... who may have sleep disorders often undergo complicated and expensive tests in sleep laboratories, Chervin explained. These studies collect an assortment of biophysical data that reflect brain, cardiovascular and muscle activity throughout the night. Up to now, these data had to be analyzed manually by ...

Why a common treatment for prostate cancer ultimately fails

... and the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center. Chang says it's likely that the androgen receptor works differently in different cells partly because the assortment of molecular colleagues it works with within the body changes from situation to situation. Like a foreman turning to a pool of employees to get ...

Kilogram quantities at last!

... synthesis of complex natural products and are interesting starting materials for the pharmaceutical industry. Isocitric acid makes available a new assortment of such chiral building blocks. ...

Unique whey protein is promising supplement for strict PKU diet

... at the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research, has created a line of glycomacropeptide-fortified foods, including pudding, fruit rolls, crackers and an assortment of flavorful drinks. Prototypes are currently being tested in a human clinical study funded by the National Institutes of Health, and the preliminary ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Jan. 16, 2008

... Workshop now online The American Chemical Societys workshop, Cooks with Chemistry The Elements of Chocolate provided reporters with a delectable assortment of new information on the worlds favorite treat. Held Oct. 11, 2007, at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City and sponsored by the ...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 9, 2008

... Workshop now online The American Chemical Societys workshop, Cooks with Chemistry The Elements of Chocolate provided reporters with a delectable assortment of new information on the worlds favorite treat. Held Oct. 11, 2007, at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City and sponsored by the ...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 2, 2008

... Workshop now online The American Chemical Societys workshop, Cooks with Chemistry The Elements of Chocolate provided reporters with a delectable assortment of new information on the worlds favorite treat. Held Oct. 11, 2007, at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City and sponsored by the ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 19, 2007

... Workshop now online The American Chemical Societys workshop, Cooks with Chemistry The Elements of Chocolate provided reporters with a delectable assortment of new information on the worlds favorite treat. Held Oct. 11, 2007, at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City and sponsored by the ...

NIH launches Human Microbiome Project

... of the bodys mass. Many microbes maintain our health, while others cause illness. Yet, surprisingly little is known about the role this astounding assortment of bacteria, fungi and other microbes play in human health and disease. To better understand these interactions, the National Institutes of Health ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 12, 2007

... Workshop now online The American Chemical Societys workshop, Cooks with Chemistry The Elements of Chocolate provided reporters with a delectable assortment of new information on the worlds favorite treat. Held Oct. 11, 2007, at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City and sponsored by the ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 5, 2007

... with Chemistry The Elements of Chocolate [ http://acselementsofchocolate.typepad.com/elements_of_chocolate/ ] provided reporters with a delectable assortment of new information on the worlds favorite treat. Held Oct. 11, 2007, at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City and sponsored by the ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 28, 2007

... The Elements of Chocolate' [Web link: http://acselementsofchocolate.typepad.com/elements_of_chocolate/ ] provided reporters with a delectable assortment of new information on the worlds favorite treat. Held Oct. 11, 2007, at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City and sponsored by the ...

US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, US Marines, US Department of Defense conference held at UH

... materials and exhibits from various colleges, departments and research centers. Tables staffed by a diverse group of representatives will feature an assortment of demonstrations and literature from the Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, Air Force Association, Navy ROTC, Bravo Zulu Services, UHs Center for Advanced ...

Rutgers Genetics receives $7.8 million for autism research

... expressed in combinations from extremely mild to quite severe. Most scientists agree that there is a genetic basis for autism, with an assortment of environmental factors possibly conspiring with the altered genes to produce the many forms of the disorder. Many believe that genetic analyses ...

Link found between immune system and high plasma lipid levels

... be to determine whether we can use this technique to manipulate the immune response and have a favorable impact on lipid metabolism." Using an assortment of engineered and non-engineered mice, the researchers looked specifically at the role of T cells (white blood cells that play a key role in ...

Berkeley researchers lay groundwork for cell version of DNA chip

... Mathies, Carolyn Bertozzi and Matthew Francis. The paper is entitled: Programmable Cell Adhesion Encoded by DNA Hybridization. Many of the vast assortment of biological cells are naturally sticky, a property that enables individual cells to adhere to other cells and non-cellular components, which in ...

Less is more, gene study shows

... Gene Ontology, which lists the functions of all genes for which such information is known. That's when things got interesting. Instead of a random assortment of genes with various functions, they found that genes related to the sense of smell and the ability to taste bitterness were overrepresented in the ...

Intelligently designed molecular evolution

... Evolutionary paths to new therapeutic drugs, as well as a wide assortment of other enzyme products, have been created through, of all things, intelligent design. A team of researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National ...

MSKCC researchers uncover structure of key protein complex in cells

... lead author of the study. While there's no direct evidence that SUMO is important in cancer, research suggests that it is necessary for the normal assortment of chromosomes immediately before a cell splits. Yeast cells that lack SUMO cannot successfully divide, Dr. Lima noted. Since cancer is ...

New technique could alter field of mouse genetics

... from one place to another in the genomes of various organisms. In people, this genetic shuffling ensures that the immune system can generate a huge assortment of protective antibodies. Bacteria use the mechanism to swap antibiotic-resistance genes among themselves. And scientists have "borrowed" and adapted ...

Taking Aim With Nanoparticle PEBBLEs

... of brain cancer in rats. PEBBLEs are polymer spheres, typically 20 to 200 nanometers in diameter—about the size of a virus. The spheres carry an assortment of molecules on their surfaces, some to guide the PEBBLEs to their targets inside the body, some to enhance their visibility on MRI images, and ...
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