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ESA map reveals European shipping routes like never before

... can be seen for the first time thanks to a new map created using seven years of radar data from ... of the French space agency, CNES) created the map based on a new ship detection algorithm they ... shipping routes. To illustrate this, a NO 2 map has been placed on top of the shipping ...

Toward a systems biology map of iron metabolism

... first steps toward constructing a systems biology map of iron metabolism. The team has put together a ... out to provide researchers with a systems biology map of iron metabolism that would allow scientists to ... different conditions. The systems biology map was subsequently used to construct iron networks ...

New method for detection of phosphoproteins reveals regulator of melanoma invasion

... pathway. Identification and characterization of map kinase target proteins is critical for ... comprehensive understanding of the responses to map kinase pathway dysregulation in melanoma," ... Further investigation established a role for map kinase-dependent phosphorylation of ...

UK robot sub searches for signs of melting 60 km into an Antarctic ice shelf cavity

... West Antarctic ice sheet, using sonar scanners to map the seabed and the underside of the ice as it ... the water, while creating a three-dimensional map that the scientists will use to determine where ... a multibeam sonar system that builds up a 3D map of the ice above and the seabed below.. It also ...

Geologists map rocks to soak CO2 from air

... they react to form common limestone and chalk. A map accompanying the report shows that most such ... big step forward," he said. Krevor produced the map as part of his PhD. dissertation, with help from ... reacts with CO 2 , and efforts are underway to map this in detail as well. The U.S. Department of ...

More accurate FEMA flood maps could help avoid significant damages and losses

... and natural changes to the landscape. FEMA's map Modernization Program of 2003 to 2008 resulted in ... Council to examine the factors that affect flood map accuracy; assess the costs and benefits of ... from airborne and land surveys. However, map accuracy would be increased by updating and ...

Study: Excessive use of antiviral drugs could aid deadly flu

... also designed a four-dimensional interactive map that traces the resistant avian flu lineages, ... but also to one European site in Belgium. The map is projected onto a virtual globe using Google ... resistance in that country. The Google Earth map offers a vivid visualization of exactly where in ...

Studies offer guide as protein interaction mapping comes of age

... for example, may only partially overlap the map produced by another group. Because science ... from the first study to compile a new, expanded map of the interactome of the worm Caenorhabditis ... as human cells do. The previous version of the map was assembled from studies involving about 2,000 ...

NC State researchers get to root of parasite genome

... have completed the genome sequence and genetic map of one of the world's most common and destructive ... defenses, for example - are now able to use the map of the parasite's genes as a tool to discover ... nematodes is the development of a genetic map by our colleague, Dr. Valerie Williamson, at the ...

A second career for a growth factor receptor: keeping nerve axons on target

... retinal axons develop a two-dimensional map of the retina in their targets in the brain. In ... stopped short of their final target and formed a map that was shifted forward to the superior ... signals required to guide axons and develop their map in the brain. But the clincher was the ...

Hurricane Ike tracked by ESA's Envisat

... sea surface roughness map, wind speed map and surface current are made widely available on ... (about 80 knots). The sea surface roughness map clearly shows a minimum in the well-delineated ... to provide systematically and in Near Real Time a map of the radial component of sea surface velocity. ...

Unexplored Arctic region to be mapped

... A scientific expedition this fall will map the unexplored Arctic seafloor where the U.S. and ... 1 on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy to map the Arctic seafloor. The Geological Survey of ... which emits sounds signals in the water, to map the seafloor. This will be done using a multibeam ...

Dartmouth researchers discover gene signatures for scleroderma

... subsets at the molecular level, we can begin to map the genetic pathways to see if we can we use ... scleroderma patient population. It builds on a map of skin that Whitfield and colleagues created ... patients beyond obvious symptoms. The map was based on skin samples from patients with ...

Zooming in on genetic shuffling

... in Hinxton, UK, present the most precise map of genetic recombination yet. The study sheds ... Huber at EMBL-EBI have produced the most detailed map to date of recombination events in the yeast genome. "Our map has the highest resolution of recombination ...

HapMap browsing and DDDP methods for genetic analysis featured in CSH Protocols

... scientists with the International Haplotype map Project have developed a haplotype map of the human genome, a tool that displays common ... , the new tools needed to browse the map can be difficult to master for the beginner. ...

Scorched Earth millenium map shows 'fire scars'

... of Leicester has produced for the first time a map of the scorched Earth for every year since the ... Centre of the European Commission. The map reveals that between 3.5 and 4.5 million km2 of ... for the first time, a global data base and map of the occurrence of fire scars covering the ...

BIO5 researcher identifies cities at risk for terrorism

... N.Y., to Youngstown, Ohio on a color-coded map that identifies their level of risk based on ... as a member of the UAs BIO5 Institute. The map marks high-risk areas as red (for example, ... Francisco) and lower risk as green (Tucson). The map shows a wide swath of highest-risk urban areas ...

Map is first to track global human influences on ocean ecosystems

... scientist, has constructed the first global map of human influences on marine ecosystems by ... Micheli and her colleagues built a global map detailing how these numerous human impacts would ... is, and how fragile each ecosystem is. To map the damage, Micheli and her colleagues divided ...

DOE JGI releases soybean genome assembly to enable worldwide bioenergy research efforts

... and clone-based sequencing), and the Genetic map with funding from USDA, NSF, United Soybean Board ... Arizona University. The original physical map development, funded by USB, was conducted by Jan ... of Arizona, with Randy Shoemaker, anchored the map and conducted quality control. The team ...

For migrating sparrows, kids have a compass, but adults have the map

... that the adult birds possess a navigational map that encompasses at least the continental U.S., ... on the sun or the magnetic field, but where the map comes from remains a mystery -- one that the team ... exploring in coming years. "It could be the map also derives from the planet's magnetic field," ...

Scientists uncover how hormones achieve their effects

... chain consists of a series of proteins called map kinases, which pass on the signal by interacting ... Bastiaens at EMBL labelled members of the map kinase signalling chain with fluorescent ... processes and the way we need to study them. The map kinase signalling chain is conserved across ...

Researchers expand efforts to explore functional landscape of the human genome

... by high-throughput DNA sequencing, this team will map modifications of histones in various types of ... DNase I Hypersensitive Sites. This team will map and functionally classify DNase I hypersensitive ... methods to predict functional motifs in RNA, to map RNA structure and to assign biological functions ...

Contaminated site remediation: Are nanomaterials the answer?

... PEN has for the first time made publicly available an interactive, online map of global nanoremediation sites. The map (available at: ...

Scientists map West coast areas most affected by humans

... commercial activities. With the information, they produced a composite map of the status of West Coast marine ecosystems. The work was published ... areas from the previous analysis. "Comparing the global version of the map to regional-scale versions allows us to determine where it performs best," ...

The fragility of the world's coral is revealed through a study of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

... as they decide on management strategies," said Selkoe. "By updating the map of cumulative impacts through time, success of management plans in ... to degrade these reefs. Our effort to systematically inventory and map the ongoing threats to these reefs, as we have done in this project, is an ...

Freezing prostate cancer does a man's body good

... life-saving information," said Onik. "This biopsy technique allows us to map the location of the tumor with tremendous precision and has the potential ... rectum and the scrotum) allows an interventional radiologist to accurately map the location of each biopsy core removed. The cores are taken through the ...

UCR scientists identify stem-cell genes that help form plant organs

... The final product of the researchers' work is a genome-scale, expression map of SAMan achievement that paves the way to developing better varieties of ... digest away the cell walls." Reddy explained that the gene expression map his team generated can help researchers track how genes give rise to ...

Jupiter's shrinking red spot

... Sand Ripples 1) JUPITER'S GREAT RED SPOT IS SHRINKING The best map of wind speeds on Jupiter ever produced proves that the massive weather ... maps represent the highest resolution and highest accuracy full-planet map ever produced. With this approach, such meteorological features as the ...

Researchers at IRB Barcelona produce more data on key genes in diabetes

... in the scientific journal PloS One . Diabetes: a complex genetic map Previous studies demonstrated that people resistant to insulin have ... mitochondria is also impaired. But where is Mfn2 situated in the genetic map of diabetes? Is the decrease in mitochondrial fusion related directly to ...

Study a step toward disease-resistant crops, sustainability

... animals," he said. "And insights could also apply to human disease." To map genes, scientists often cross mutant plants with crop lines that have ... Weil said. ""The alleles, the variation in expression and the data to map them are already there. We will find a lot of things we expected and a ...

New method provides panoramic view of protein-RNA interactions in living cells

... overlay them onto the genome and see where they match. What they get is a map of every position on every transcribed RNA where the RNA binding protein ... splicing," says Licatalosi. And as it turns out, "The observed map -- and this was amazing -- looked just like our predicted map," says ...

Drug-embedded microparticles bolster heart function in animal studies

... releasing the experimental drug SB239063. This drug inhibits an enzyme, map kinase, which is important during the damaging inflammation that occurs ... injected into rats' hearts, the researchers could see an inhibition of the map kinase enzyme lasting for a week. However, the effect on heart function ...

Anything but modest: The mouse continues to contribute to humankind

... extensive mouse studies into a comprehensive library to form a functional map of the mouse genome. Such a map will help researchers navigate and explore the even more extensive human ...

Researchers catch ion channels in their opening act

... been independently useful for the study of proteins," Posson said. To map the movement of the voltage sensor during channel opening, Posson measured ... B," Posson said. "With enough measurements, the surveyors can build a map of the three dimensional shape of the protein." Posson discovered that the ...

Biodiversity maps developed by UCSD scientists will help guide conservation measures in East Africa

... scientists from the African Conservation Centre and other institutions to map patterns of biodiversity and land use in East Africa in unprecedented ... distribution maps in a single database, and to combine that multilayered map with two climate models one based on the minimum expected change and ...

Extended cyclone relief efforts aided from space

... the coordination of Infoterra UK. "It is important to differentiate map products according to the needs and, in a case like this, to firstly get ... such as the Canadian MDA and the American Digital Globe. To date, the map products have been used by over 40 organisations, including ...

New cheaper method for mapping disease genes

... in laboratories. They hope that this new method will make it possible to map disease genes in large patient groups, which in turn can mean quicker ... developed a new DNA-sequencing method that can one day make it possible to map out the human genome for one-tenth of todays cost. The method is presented ...

Tracking influenza's every movement

... of each virus. The team used this information to create an antigenic map which visually shows the relationships between all the different viruses. This map allowed them to determine the migration patterns of the virus around the ...

Archaeologist uses satellite imagery to explore ancient Mexico

... data will help build the most accurate and most detailed landscape map that exists of the southern state of Oaxaca, where the Zapotec people ... has really been able to do before, Middleton says. The new landscape map will also show how development has changed the region since the first ...

Geneticist Francis Collins named first recipient of Inamori Ethics Prize at Case Western Reserve

... multi-institutional Human Genome Project, an international effort to map and sequence the three billion letters in the human DNA, offering the ... to the NHGRI, its supported initiatives currently include efforts to map human genetic variation, to develop less costly sequencing technologies ...
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