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Scientists Use Non-Embryonic Stem Cells to Create Healthy Mice

... this has been achieved, said co-researcher Qi Zhou, associate director of zoology at the State Key Laboratory of Reproductive Biology with the Institute of zoology at Beijing's Chinese Academy of Sciences. The successful birth ...

Scientists Use Adult Stem Cells to Create Healthy Mice

... this has been achieved, said co-researcher Qi Zhou, associate director of zoology at the State Key Laboratory of Reproductive Biology with the Institute of zoology at Beijing's Chinese Academy of Sciences. The successful birth ...

Zoologists: Lusty voles, mindless of danger, mate like rabbits

... faithfulness among mammals. Steve Phelps, an assistant professor of zoology and one of the papers three authors, said many male voles pick a female ... with other males females. Alexander Ophir, a postdoctoral associate in zoology at UF, is the papers lead author and conducted the research, which is ...

Study: Lizards bask for more than warmth

... lizards and other cold-blooded critters bask in the sun. According to a study published in the May/June issue of Physiological and Biochemical zoology , chameleons alter their sunbathing behavior based on their need for vitamin D. "It's a longstanding assumption that thermoregulation is the only ...

Old gastrointestinal drug slows aging, McGill researchers say

... in the Journal of Biological Chemistry . "Clioquinol is a very powerful inhibitor of clock-1," explained Hekimi, McGill's Strathcona Chair of zoology and Robert Archibald & Catherine Louise Campbell Chair in Developmental Biology. "Because clock-1 affects longevity in invertebrates and mice, and ...

Hermaphrodites, predatory actions and fertility decline are among topics at behavior conference

... biology, Yale University, on "When Theory Meets Data: What We Don't Know About Sexual Selection and Mating Systems," Nico Michiels, professor in zoology at the University Tuebingen, Germany, on "Hermaphrodites: Sexual Opportunists with a Long Term Problem," Ben Hatchwell, professor, animal and ...

Eating Less May Hinder Immune System

... the amount of food the mice ate impaired their immune system. The findings are published in the May/June issue of Physiological and Biochemical zoology . The researchers found that decreasing the amount of food the mice ate by 30 percent significantly decreased the number of B cells in their ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 5, 2008

... for the event, which will include more than 9,000 reports on new discoveries in chemistry. Those reports span sciences horizons from astronomy to zoology and include a special focus on health, energy, food, environment, and alternative fuels. In addition to coverage of breaking science news, the ...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Feb. 27, 2008

... for the event, which will include more than 9,000 reports on new discoveries in chemistry. Those reports span sciences horizons from astronomy to zoology and include a special focus on health, energy, food, environment, and alternative fuels. In addition to coverage of breaking science news, the ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 20, 2008

... for the event, which will include more than 9,000 reports on new discoveries in chemistry. Those reports span sciences horizons from astronomy to zoology and include a special focus on health, energy, food, environment, and alternative fuels. In addition to coverage of breaking science news, the ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 13, 2008

... for the event, which will include more than 9,000 reports on new discoveries in chemistry. Those reports span sciences horizons from astronomy to zoology and include a special focus on health, energy, food, environment, and alternative fuels. In addition to coverage of breaking science news, the ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 6, 2008

... for the event, which will include more than 9,000 reports on new discoveries in chemistry. Those reports span sciences horizons from astronomy to zoology and include a special focus on health, energy, food, environment, and alternative fuels. In addition to coverage of breaking science news, the ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Jan. 30, 2008

... for the event, which will include more than 9,000 reports on new discoveries in chemistry. Those reports span sciences horizons from astronomy to zoology and include a special focus on health, energy, food, environment, and alternative fuels. In addition to coverage of breaking science news, the ...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 23, 2008

... for the event, which will include more than 9,000 reports on new discoveries in chemistry. Those reports span sciences horizons from astronomy to zoology and include a special focus on health, energy, food, environment, and alternative fuels. In addition to coverage of breaking science news, the ...

UNT Health Science Center Appoints Eight New Faculty Members

... and immunology. Singhal was awarded a doctorate in biochemistry, a Master of Science in organic chemistry, and a Bachelor of Science in chemistry, zoology and botany, all from Agra University in India. Sushma Yadav, a member of Sanjay Awasthi's team, has been added as an assistant professor of ...

Watson Names Mark Durand Chief Financial Officer

... for Bristol's Worldwide Consumer Medicines and Specialty Pharmaceuticals Division. Mr. Durand received a Bachelor of Science degree in zoology from Duke University, a Master of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Dartmouth College and a Master of Business Administration from ...

UF researchers track genetic journey of HIV from birth to death

... that reveals fine-scale patterns in the evolution and adaptation of HIV during infection, said Oliver Pybus, a research fellow in the department of zoology at Oxford University. Pybus was part of a team that, three years ago in Science, published descriptions of the high-resolution technique UF ...

Bamboo Seed: Viagra and Food for Mizos

... can't give you names, but many people have told me that bamboo seeds have enhanced their sex drive,' he added. K. Lalchhandama, head of the zoology department at Pachhunga University College here, said rodents multiply during mautam because of the unending supply of food throughout the year. ...

Gene Variant Responsible for Acquiring Intellect and Memory in Humans Identified

... and language skills much faster than their closest relatives, monkeys. Researcher Bing Su and his colleagues at the Kunming Institute of zoology say that the KLK8 gene makes the neuropsin II protein, which has been found to be vital for memory and learning in mice. In their previous ...

Ganges River Dolphins Continue to Die in India

... "Nothing has happened at the ground level to save them," an official admitted on condition of anonymity. R.K. Sinha, head of the zoology department at Patna University, said: "If we fail to save these mammals, the future generations may see them only in photographs." He urged a ...

Pigeon Feathers to Judge Pollution Levels

... level of a city be judged by pigeon feathers? Yes, if research done at a university here is to be believed//. According to researchers in the zoology department of the University of Rajasthan, the shed feathers of pigeons can indicate the pollution level of the area they inhabit. Research ...

How Many Genes Does It Take to Learn? Lessons from Sea Slugs

... events. "For the first time we provide a genomic dissection of the memory-forming network," said Leonid Moroz, a professor of neuroscience and zoology at the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience. "We took advantage of this powerful model of neurobiology and identified ...

'Origin Of Sex' Can Be Revealed By Sperm Proteome

... sperm carries RNA and proteins which have a direct influence on fertilisation and embryo development. Professor Geoff Parker, Derby Professor of zoology at the University of Liverpool, said: 'This paper provides a remarkable, pioneering analysis of the molecular basis of sperm form and function by ...

Diseases Due To Ticks On the Rise In UK

... Food and Rural Affairs have announced to have carried out a survey in 136 locations. Professor Sarah Randolph, from the Department of zoology at Oxford University, and a leading expert on the subject, who has been studying the results, said, “Evidence does seem to indicate an increase in ...

UF scientists Throw light on the origin of vertebrate skeleton

... was based on quite different proteins," said Martin Cohn, Ph.D., a developmental biologist and associate professor with the UF departments of zoology and anatomy and cell biology. "Knowing that lampreys also use collagen to build their skeletons makes sense. Lampreys and jawed vertebrates inherited ...

Infectious Diseases of the Wild to grow

... causing infectious diseases, 75 percent are zoonotic that are able to transmit from animals to humans, writes Andrew Cunningham of the Institute of zoology at the Zoological Society of London in an article in the British Medical Journal, reports science portal EurekAlert. One of the major drivers ...

Diabetic Friendly Egg Developed In India

... Indian sub-continent. 'The modified egg is a good dietary supplement for diabetics,' said S.K. Taneja, a professor in the university's Department of zoology to IANS. The inclusion of the modified egg in a patient's diet helped reduce the accelerated weight gain, decrease bad cholesterol (LDL and ...
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