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W.M. Keck Foundation funds study of friendly microbes

... of disciplines so that we can analyze the massive amounts of information encoded in genomes and experimentally test predictions about gene functions that come from our computer-assisted analyses." Gordon views the human gut as "a bioreactor programmed with at least 800 different species of bacteria." "Fort...

Mouse brain cells rapidly recover after Alzheimer's plaques are cleared

...e at these swellings, they arefilled with abnormal amounts of different types of cellular parts knownas organ...t of anerve cell branch would have only very small amounts of theseorganelles."Nerve cells move organelles along their branches as a part of theirregular funct...

Key molecule in plant photo-protection identified

...e at these swellings, they arefilled with abnormal amounts of different types of cellular parts knownas organ...t of anerve cell branch would have only very small amounts of theseorganelles."Nerve cells move organelles along their branches as a part of theirregular funct...

NYU Study Reveals How Brain's Immune System Fights Viral Encephalitis

...to the inability of lab mice to produce sufficient amounts of interferons to fight the virus. ...

Automatic extraction of gene/protein biological functions from biomedical text

...s of genes are quite useful for interpreting large amounts of high-throughput data efficiently, the demand for automatic extraction of information related to gene functions from text has been increasing. Results: We have developed a method for automatically extracting the biological process functions of gen...

Solution to Pollution: New Bacteria Eats Toxic Waste

... in the Netherlands. “PAHs have contaminated large amounts of sediment in the Netherlands, and doing this naturally through bioremediation is the most cost-effective way to treat the contaminated sediments.?/p> The research involves many levels of cooperation between the sciences and engineering fields b...

Weill Cornell Research Reveals Secrets Of Trafficking Within Cells

...peed limits are, especially with regard to varying amounts of clathrin," Dr. Ryan explained. However, they f...er, and discover what happened to endocytosis when amounts of clathrin increased gradually. "The knock-out mouse model was just too blunt an instrument," he sa...

Open microfluidic and nanofluidic systems

...icrocompartments for the confinement of very small amounts of liquids and chemical reagents. Directly accessi...icrocompartments for the confinement of very small amounts of liquids and chemical reagents. Like the test-tubes in macroscopic laboratories, these microcompar...

Researchers discover molecule that causes secondary stroke

...oxidizers that cause the production of significant amounts of the BOXes. The correlation between elevated BOXes, bilirubin and oxidative stress in this study, she says, was "striking." The researchers point out that although their findings are encouraging in terms of developing a diagnostic test and treatme...

Study shows nanoshells ideal as chemical nanosensors

...dividual cells, or for the detection of very small amounts of amaterial, like a few molecules of a deadly biological or chemicalagent....

Gene Vaccine Protects Mice Against Development Of Her2/neu Breast Cancer

... tobe low, because normal cells express very small amounts of the HER2/neugrowth protein.?...

Amino acids in nectar enhance butterfly fecundity: A long awaited link

...wers pollinated by butterflies contain substantial amounts of amino acids. Recent experiments have shown that butterflies actually prefer nectars with a high amino acid content. These findings led to speculations about the significance of nectar amino acids for butterfly fitness and insinuated that butterfli...

A comprehensive response to HIV could prevent 10 million AIDS deaths in Africa by 2020

... tobe low, because normal cells express very small amounts of the HER2/neugrowth protein.?...

Scientists discover unique microbe in California's largest lake

...ed anutrient-rich environment with relatively high amounts of infraredlight; in the Salton Sea, the waters themselves create a comparableniche. Wood thinks that the high availability of nutrients in thewaters of the Salton Sea is what allowed the microbe to survive withoutits hosts in the saline lake.At the ...

Scientists find fossil proof of Egypt's ancient climate

... per year, but there is evidence that the rainfall amounts in the region have gotten up to as much as 600 millimeters per year, "not enough to make it a paradise," Smith said, "but enough to turn a barren environment into a classic savannah." Kieniewicz performed isotopic analyses of about 20 snails, all of...

Vascular structure and function improve with diet and exercise

...il as an important fat source, and low to moderate amounts of dairy, fish and poultry. "There have been studies looking at diet and exercise to prevent or treat cardiovascular disease," said primary investigator Robert J. Petrella, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the Schulich School of Medicine at the U...

Use of Insecticides Linked to Lasting Neurological Problems for Farmers

...ing or high dose exposures, for example when large amounts of a chemical were accidentally spilled on the skin," said Freya Kamel, Ph.D., a researcher for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). The NIEHS researchers examined questionnaires completed by farmers on lifetime exposure ...

How the environment could be damaging men's reproductive health

...posed to POPs." The researchers found that larger amounts of both CB-153 and DDE in the blood of the fishermen was associated with a statistically significant increase in the proportion of Y chromosome bearing sperm in semen, and that age, smoking and hormone levels had no effect. "When we compared the 20%...

NYU study reveals how brain's immune system fights viral encephalitis

...to the inability of lab mice to produce sufficient amounts of interferons to fight the virus. ...

Hirsute Or Hairless? Two Proteins May Spell The Difference

... When the authors treated keratinocytes with small amounts of one stimulator, TGF-β2, they saw “rapid and transient induction of Snail.?Snail proteins were absent from 17.5-day-old knockout mice lacking TGF-β2 but not from their nonmutant littermates. Conversely, transgenic mice with elevated TGF-β2 signalin...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... IL, April 17, 2014-- Colic affects about one in ... for numerous pediatric visits during the first several months ... colic symptoms was showing promise; however, the April 1, ... (BMJ2014;348:g2107; Sung, Valerie) reported on a study, "Probiotics and ... L reuteri for infant colic did ...
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