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Gene therapy converts dead bone graft to new, living tissue

... seen success in this area, but Schwarz says their appeal has waned because their handling ?keeping them alive and ready to use ?is far harder than Schwarz's viral paste, which can be stored at room temperature and doesn't interfere with the normal grafting surgery. "We're very excited about the prospects ...

The evolutionary triumph of flower power

...ntial pollinators like bugs and birds, it is their appeal to humans that accounts for the incredible variety of shapes and colors we see in domesticated flowers today. McGuire suggests that nature's prettier flowers got to survive and thrive because people didn't destroy them when they cleared land for agri...

WHO suspends Marburg work, appeals for new funds

...the outbreak brought under control. International appeal Specialized international staff and equipment have been deployed rapidly and measures are beginning to have an impact. Control of the outbreak will require intensified and sustained technical support from multidisciplinary teams, and additional mate...

Poaching, logging, and outbreaks of Ebola threaten central African gorillas and chimpanzees

...t in six countries. The plan represents an urgent appeal to the international community for immediate action, before the damage is irreversible. While the experts were unable to establish precise population figures for the gorillas and chimpanzees, they determined that recent Ebola outbreaks, bushmeat hun...

Crisis in African fish supplies looms, experts warn Africa leaders

...WorldFish Center and partners are making an urgent appeal to boost the continent's fish production and strengthen the contribution of fisheries to economic growth and food security. Experts and political leaders from 26 African countries are convening for the NEPAD-Fish for All Summit in Abuja, Nigeria Aug...

Leptin-signaling Protein Maintains Normal Body Weight And Energy Balance In Mice

...WorldFish Center and partners are making an urgent appeal to boost the continent's fish production and strengthen the contribution of fisheries to economic growth and food security. Experts and political leaders from 26 African countries are convening for the NEPAD-Fish for All Summit in Abuja, Nigeria Aug...

UCR biochemist goes to Washington with high-protein corn

... - something that, if applied to sweet corn, would appeal to a large number of weight-conscious people in this country who are interested in low-carb diets and who normally avoid corn in their diets." Gallie and his colleagues published their work last year in The Plant Journal. Though their research focus...

DNA conclusive yet still controversial, Carnegie Mellon professor says

...0 people have seen their convictions overturned on appeal thanks to DNA evidence. Nonetheless, the use of DNA evidence in appeals has been impeded by political considerations and legal uncertainties, according to Roeder. "After all other legal avenues have been tried, the hope of any innocent person is that...

Wisconsin scientists find a way to make human collagen in the lab

...ds. In the context of nanotechnology, collagen has appeal as a type of nanowire because it is thin -- thinner even than the vaunted carbon nanotubes hailed by nanotechnologists -- and long. Coated with gold or silver, human collagen could form the basis of implantable electric sensors. By attaching certain...

'Killer' B cells demonstrate evolutionary link between fish and mammal immune systems

...rent vaccines given to farmed salmon, for example, appeal to the fish's adaptive immune response, which this research has now shown to be a smaller part of the overall fish immune system than previously thought. "If we work to create vaccines that encourage phagocytic B cell to respond to infection, then w...

'Killer' B cells provide new link in the evolution of immunity

...nes currently given to farmed salmon, for example, appeal to the fish's adaptive immune response, which this research now shows to be a small part of the overall fish immune system. ...

Human preference for other species could determine whether they survive

... own preferences or on their beliefs of what would appeal to the book-buying public. "Penguins are lucky... conclusively shows there is a large difference of appeal among organisms, even among closely related organisms," he said. "For different kinds of organisms, ...

New science of metagenomics 'will transform modern microbiology'

... the large studies would provide the "big science" appeal that is often useful in igniting public interest. The metagenomics research community will include scientists funded by many government agencies working on many different habitats. These scientists should be encouraged to work together to dissem...

Illuminating the dark side of plants

...some and information-packed presentation will also appeal to everyone who loves plants or collects books about plants. Lewis R. Goldfrank, Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, comments, "This second edition of the Handbook of Poisonous and Injurious Plants i...

Protein fragments sequenced in 68 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex

... that this is exactly the sort of thing that would appeal to John and hence ripped him off an e-mail from my Blackberry," Cantley said. "John of course took the bait." Schweitzer readily agreed to provide T. rex bone samples. "She knew from our last collaboration that I was not going to stop until I found s...

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