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Translating Structure into Function

...the enzymes active site. Once the scientists had predicted the substrate, Raushel, a professor of chemistry at Texas A&M University, tested the prediction experimentally. The results confirmed the prediction. Almo, a professor of biochemistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, further confirmed the find...

Luciano Pavarotti Believes He is 'nearing His End'

Italian lyric tenor Luciano Pavarotti has predicted that he is nearing the end of his life. The opera legend awaits death as he spends time giving singing lessons, and playing cards with close friends. Pavarotti was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year and he has not been seen in the public a...

Watch 'Live Earth' Concerts Simultaneously on the Net

...real-time simultaneously, a reason why it is being predicted that the event may be a record-breaker. "We expect it to be the most highly watched entertainment event online," the Hollywood Reporter quoted MSN senior director Lisa Gurry as saying. MSN, which is competing with television network NBC Universa...

Nanospectrometer Aids in Identifying Nutrient Cycle

...f the toughest systems to study in the world. He predicted that NanoSIMS would find general applications in biology and medical research. The technology produces time-series observations of chemical composition, and doubles as an electron microscope to allow researchers to overlay chemical and physical image...

New Heart Disease Risk Score Will Help Minimise Health Inequalities

...ars by 35%, ASSIGN by 36% and QRISK by 0.4%. QRISK predicted 9% of patients aged 35-74 years to be at high risk compared with 13% for the Framingham equation and 14% for ASSIGN. Using this more focused tool for risk estimation, the research team estimate that 34% of women and 73% of men aged 64-75 would be a...

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

... we make sense of all that complexity" Deisseroth predicted that, as noninvasive imaging of human brains gets better in the next few years, researchers will be able to measure these same quantitative measures in people as well. "That will be a wonderful thing when that happens," he said. Mitzi Baker650-725-...

An Accurate Score to Measure Heart Risk

...rs by 35%, ASSIGN by 36% and QRISK by 0.4%. QRISK predicted 9% of patients aged 35-74 years to be at high risk compared with 13% for the Framingham equation and 14% for ASSIGN.Using this more focused tool for risk estimation, the research team estimate that 34% of women and 73% of men aged 64-75 would be at h...

Afro- American Women Have More Aggressive Breast Cancer

...om African American women had characteristics that predicted worse prognoses and poorer outcomes. When all stages of breast cancer in the Jefferson patients were analyzed, the results showed that African American women had tumours that were more often estrogen-receptor negative (48 percent versus 37 percent)...

Visual Impairment Linked to Greater Mortality Risk

...Among persons younger than 75 years, however, ARMD predicted higher all-cause mortality." Among participants of all ages, having cataract also was associated with a higher risk of death from any cause," they added. It remains unclear whether there is a direct or indirect link between visual impairment and de...

Walking Upright Saves Humans 75 Pc More Energy Compared to Apes

...hominin fossil record, which they found to include predicted changes consistent with lower energy cost- longer hind legs compared to body mass and structural changes to the pelvic bone allowing for more upright walking. Analysis of these features in early fossil hominins, coupled with analysis of bipedal wa...

Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective

...les constitutional law lecturer Andrew Lynch also predicted Haneef would have a case to appeal against the decision. He doubted the government was basing its decision on any extra information, saying police would have used all the evidence in their unsuccessful application for Haneef's bail to be refused. ...

Sexual Abuse Payout Re-opens Old Wounds

...money by Dec. 1, if not before. Attorney Freberg predicted that the money would be a boon to some of her clients, but said it was "not a cure-all." She said a survivor in the Orange County settlement called recently to tell her his life had changed dramatically for the better since he received his settleme...

CT Scan Radiations may Lead to Cancer

...of the heart and coronary arteries). It has been predicted that CTCA may emerge as the diagnostic test of choice for patients with intermediate pretest probability of disease, yet there are little data on its associated cancer risk from exposure to radiation. Andrew J. Einstein, M.D., Ph.D., of the Columbi...

Childline Gears Up for Distraught Potter Fans

...the Deathly Hallows on July 21. The helpline has predicted that many young readers will be left feeling flustered if one or more of the key characters in the novel are killed off. And to cope with this expected demand, the 24-hour hotline service has drafted in extra volunteers. Senior ChildLine supervis...

US Companies Cut Junk Food Ads on Kids' Shows

...ill reformulate products to meet these standards," predicted Susan Linn, cofounder of the Boston-based Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood. She said, for example, that they might cut a 13 grams of sugar product to 12 grams just to be able to advertise them. "This is going to be very difficult to monit...

Wine Woos World as Trade Fair Opens

... any wine surplus should be eliminated." Beynat predicted that the current world surplus of about 30 million hectolitres would be soaked up by sales, and cautioned against the European Union's current focus on intensive pulling up -- or grubbing up, as it is known -- of vines as part of its new reform packa...

Delhi Sees the Sun but Turns Cloudy Again

... go beyond 35 degrees Celsius, he said. IMD also predicted that the rains would be here for some time as they are caused by cyclonic disturbances that are currently over Jammu and Kashmir. "The cyclonic disturbances have not yet subsided so the weather will remain pleasant for some time," added the met off...

Go for Russia, Not China, Wine Experts Say

...ange in a customs stamp required on bottles -- are predicted to soar in 2007. Official Russian statistics estimate that in 2005 imports totalled 1.2 billion dollars, more than double the amount only two years before. Russian visitors to this year's Vinexpo show are estimated to be about 700 by Anastasia Prokho...

Wine Packaging: Bag-in-box, Plastic Bottles, Cork Comeback?

...ased consultancy group Wine Intelligence. Howard predicted that packaging would be driven as much by external influences such as the environment as by the industry. "A new sun is rising: environmental and social factors," Howard said. "In five years time your Ascot (horse-racing event) going consumer will be...

Oral Anti Viral Tamiflu A Cost Effective Treatment

...c influenza using Tamiflu prophylactically. It was predicted that this preventative approach is likely to be more cost-effective than treating symptomatic patients alone and may be an effective and cost-saving measure for reducing the impact of pandemic influenza. This research is supported by an earlier ana...

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