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Indian Projects Win Top Ashden Awards

...ded in the world. These awards have told us how to illuminate the path to a sustainable future together. I hope that we can make it quickly," Gore said. Vidya Sagar from SKG Sangha in Karnataka won the second prize promoting food security. The award carries a grant of 10,000 pounds and is used for improving ...

Library Of Brains To Aid Study of Brain Development In Children

... The researchers also hope the results will help illuminate the underlying causes of developmental problems such as attention deficit disorder and autism. They plan to publish the results in a database and to make it freely available to other scientists. "This database will be like a library of brains that ...

Detecting Cold, Feeling Pain: Study Reveals Why Menthol Fresh

...ficiency -- the next step, says Julius, will be to illuminate this residual aspect of cold sensation. The finding is the latest of a series of discoveries led by the Julius lab on the molecular mechanisms of temperature sensation and pain. In 1997, the lab cloned the gene for the capsaicin receptor, the main ...

Researchers Investigate Gene Linked With Circadian Liver Clock

...central system. Future studies are necessary to illuminate the molecular mechanisms of systemic mPer2 transcription. A number of environmental cues, including elevated temperature and oxidative stress, activate HSF1. It’s possible that HSF1, by sensing rhythmic changes in metabolism, synchronizes peripheral ...

Alzheimer's - From Curiosity To Worldwide Disease

...nference starting in Tuebingen on Nov 2 intends to illuminate history and future of Alzheimer's research. "When Alzheimer first announced his discovery, he only saw the final stage and had no idea about the dynamics of the illness. This has only been discovered afterwards," the host of the Alzheimer conferenc...

Protein Involved In Embryo Formation Found In Malignant Cells

... embryonic microenvironment. Further, the findings illuminate the remarkable plasticity of melanoma cells and the utility of the developing zebrafish as a model for studying the epigenetic modulation of tumor cells. Melanoma is one of the deadliest forms of cancer. The five-year survival rate for melanoma pat...

Older Women Have Fewer Mammograms Than is Reported

...nd Hispanic women. The study was not designed to illuminate the reasons for the gap between actual mammograms received and self-reported data — only to measure it. But Kagay surmises that several factors may be at play. “Some respondents may misremember a screening mammogram from, for example, three years a...

Insight Into The Risky Health Decisions On Bird Flu

...o make choices for larger groups. It may also help illuminate situations where individuals make medical decisions that go against the advice from experts and authorities, and help guide doctors in advising patients. In the June issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine, a teathe University of Michiga...

LDH Measurement Can Predict Outlook Of Patients With SCD

... the American Society of Hematology. 'LDH levels illuminate a pattern of pathology in sickle cell disease patients. This study suggests that LDH testing may be a worthwhile addition to 'well adult' visits for individuals with sickle cell anemia, though the significance in children and adolescents, remains unc...

US Academy honors 15 for major contributions to science

...nitive psychology, politically contextualized, can illuminate strategies for the avoidance of nuclear war." NAS Award in Chemical Sciences, supported by The Merck Company Foundation, carrying a medal and prize of $15,000, is awarded annually for innovative research in the chemical sciences that contributes to...

No heart attack risk for women taking birth control pills

...d on blood clots in the veins, while neglecting to illuminate the safety of newer birth control pills on arteries. Oral contraceptives of the first generation used very high doses of estrogen, a hormone which suppresses ovulation. The next generation of pills however lowered levels of estrogen and added forms...

Mini motor for micromedical applications

...the light delivered by the fibre optic filament to illuminate a larger area of the upper digestive tract and physicians to view larger areas. “Also, because these motors are not electromagnetic, but electromechanical or piezoelectric, they are inherently non magnetic, which, with proper choice of materials, wou...

Y chromosome uses trick to repair its own genes

...termination. Scientists said followup work could illuminate basic biological differences between the sexes, perhaps shedding light on causes of differences in disease susceptibility, for example. The Y chromosome can't fix its genes in the usual way because it doesn't meet up with other Y chromosomes. The b...

Fireflies help speed development of new drugs

...in their bodies. This glow molecule is now helping illuminate the effectiveness of new medicines and speed up the development of new drugs for various diseases like AIDS,// Alzheimer's, Cancer and others. A study was carried out by researchers of the University of Michigan Health System who inserted the gene w...

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