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Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...drogen may be ecologically and technologically the logical fuel right now for fuel cell cars, but there is no consumer distribution system in place. While methanol, a liquid, can be piped, trucked and stored in the existing network for gasoline with minor conversion costs, hydrogen will require an entire new...

New Target for Muscular Dystrophy Drug Therapy Discovered

... a number of years, and our current findings are a logical incremental step in understanding how utrophin could become an effective tool for treating DMD," states Dr. Khurana....

Individual Differences in Sleep Structure are Biologically Determined

... to a large extent, biological in nature. The next logical step is to look for genes that may be responsible for these large individual differences, Van Dongen said. The physiological or functional significance of these sleep traits remains a mystery. The fact that all subjects were healthy, young adults a...

Research in the Origin of Microtubules

...s the Golgi to the cell front, so it would be very logical if these microtubules act as ‘tracks' for this delivery," she said. In addition to identifying this novel site of microtubule nucleation, Kaverina and colleagues also examined the molecular mechanisms governing the process. They found that proteins...

Shambu With Bovine TB Being Prevented from Slaughter

...r-old Freisian bull to the slaughterhouse is but a logical step. But the "devout" Hindus of Carmarthenshire, a tiny hamlet in Wales in Great Britain, are not impressed by the reasoning of the Wales health authorities. The bull is sacred for us. It is the vehicle of Lord Shiva. Don't touch it, they say. ...

Diabetes Drug Dramatically Boosts Potency of Platinum Chemotherapy

...ed. Therefore, Spiegelman and others felt it was a logical step to try PPAR-gamma ligands as cancer treatment, but several small clinical trials found rosiglitazone alone was ineffective against several cancer types. Despite this setback, and because rosizitaglone was well-tolerated by patients compared to...

Binge Drinking Leads to Neurocognitive Deficits Among College Students

...d to alcohol," said Goudriaan. "However, it seemed logical that heavy alcohol would impact their decision making, and we targeted young adults since they tend to drink the most, and binge drink the most. We specifically targeted binge drinking, since some animal studies suggest that it is deleterious for br...

Natural Compound in Grapes, Tea and Cocoa Helps to Enhance Memory

...ven more evident in mice that also exercised. "A logical next step will be to study the effects of epicatechin on memory and brain blood flow in aged animals, and then humans, combined with mild exercise, " says van Praag....

Tropical Cyclones Play Important Role in Climate-control

...hermostat for the tropics, said Prof. Huber. The logical conclusion of this finding, taking into account past research into the impact of rising temperatures on cyclone and hurricane intensity, is that as the world and the tropics warm, there will be an increase in the integrated intensity of hurricanes, h...

To Understand the Big Picture, Give It Time -- and Sleep

...es that// relational memory -- the ability to make logical "big picture" inferences from disparate pieces of information – is dependent on taking a break from studies and learning, and even more important, getting a good night's sleep. Led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and ...

New York City Plans to Promote Circumcision

...netheless, Health Commissioner Frieden said, it is logical to assume that circumcision would offer protection in some types of gay sex. A man’s risk from performing penetrative anal sex is about the same as his risk from vaginal sex, he noted, so circumcision would presumably confer the same protection as...

Breast Cancer and Bra Wearing: Possibly Linked

...ch has been linked to increased cancer risk. The logical conclusion is that bras should be used as little as possible, if at all. Researchers say that women evolved under conditions where there was breast movement with every step that they took when they walked or ran. Scientific literature about lym...

Zolpidem Might Assist Patients With Akinetic Mutism

... They conclude that single patient trials can be a logical approach to identifying potentially beneficial drugs, especially in the case of rare or orphan diseases. Source-Eurekalert PRI...

Role of Appetite Hormone MCH in Insulin Production Revealed

...ones has not been fully understood. “It’s a very logical connection,” says Rohit N. Kulkarni, M.D., Ph.D., investigator at Joslin Diabetes Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, who led the study. “Whenever you eat food, your body needs more insulin. When MCH induces appetite...

Training Breathing Muscles Improves Swimmer's Performance

...f swimming muscles seems counter-intuitive, but is logical physiologically. "Typically, we think it's the muscles that move the body that are fatigued when we tire," he noted. "However, the increased work load of the breathing muscles is very important, particularly underwater during prolonged or high int...

Chromium May Help Diabetes, Cholesterol, and Heart Disease

...sulin action and glucose metabolism, diabetes is a logical candidate for chromium replacement therapy. Howeve...sulin action and glucose metabolism, diabetes is a logical candidate for chromium replacement therapy. However, studies have yielded conflicting results. The A...

Most Of The Ear Infections Entertain Both Bacteria And Viruses

...n the great majority of children. This is actually logical since acute otitis media is virtually always connected to viral respiratory infection." Antibiotics, which are effective against the bacteria that cause AOM, have no effect on the viruses found in AOM infections. Therefore, the standard treatment f...

A New Way to Treat Colon Cancer?

...king out CTBP does exactly the same thing, and the logical conclusion is that it’s because CTBP controls retinoic acid production,” says Jones. “Since CTBP is a completely new target, we must now look for potential chemical agents that would work to block its actions. That could take three to five years.” S...

Novel Techniques to Tackle Colon Cancer

...king out CTBP does exactly the same thing, and the logical conclusion is that it's because CTBP controls retinoic acid production," says Jones. "Since CTBP is a completely new target, we must now look for potential chemical agents that would work to block its actions. That could take three to five years." ...

The 'Chip' in Your Brain!

The part of the human brain considered vital for logical applications apparently also works very much like a digital computer according to psychology Professor Randall O'Reilly of the University// of Colorado at Boulder. This finding could throw much light in the recesses of research trying to fathom how t...

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