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Stroke study sheds light on left-right brain divide

... may struggle in everyday situations which require attention to be switched flexibly from one thing to another. ‘This study highlighted the role that the right-hand side of the brain has in keeping track of our own actions and helping us to notice when we have made mistakes,’ Dr Hodgson added. ‘This type of...

Researchers examine carbon capture and storage to combat global warming

...ob of engineering the injection systems and paying attention to where the carbon dioxide is actually going,'' O...equestration argue that the technology will divert attention from research on long-term clean energy options, such as renewable power. Worse, they fear it will p...

Undergraduate research shows leaderless honeybee organizing

... he noted. “What was interesting was how little attention the workers pay the queen – until it became time to go – to become airborne. Then they started interacting with her at very high rates, and performing the ‘worker piping’ signal on her. This interaction is a behavior that nobody had described before,...

Nurtured chimps rake it in

..., interactive context because they have heightened attention to the actions of others.” ...

Penn researchers link cell's protein recycling systems

...re interested in. In the process of screening, our attention was drawn to HDAC6 because we already knew that it could bind to ubiquitin-tagged proteins and transport them within the cell. So we wondered, could HDAC6 be the link"” Taylor’s group showed that if the HDAC6 gene is knocked out, inducing autopha...

Putting feelings into words produces therapeutic effects in the brain

.... Mindfulness is a technique in which one pays attention to his or her present emotions, thoughts and body ...One way to practice mindfulness meditation and pay attention to present-moment experiences is to label your emotions by saying, for example, ‘I’m feeling angry r...

Extra-aggressive form of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis identified

..."They also suggest that physicians should pay more attention to the time of onset of symptoms, and to look for other signs that allow the identification of these rapid progressor patients". In this study the authors performed global gene expression analysis and other molecular studies in a subset of patien...

Gene expression patterns predict rapid decline in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients

...his study suggests that physicians should pay more attention to the time of onset of symptoms in their patients," Dr. Selman said. "Although preliminary, these results may allow investigators to identify biomarkers of disease progression and, more importantly, better evaluate the effectiveness of potential ...

Premature births may be linked to seasonal levels of pesticides and nitrates in surface water

... years, Dr. Winchester and colleagues have focused attention on the outcomes of pregnancy in Indiana and the United States in relation to environmental pesticides and nitrates in surface and drinking water. Last year at the Pediatric Academic Societies' annual meeting, Dr Winchester reported that birth defects...

The quest for an effective HIV vaccine presents new possibilities, challenges

...ng of how HIV causes disease has brought increased attention to the role that T cells could play in an HIV vaccine by spurring cellular immunity. Numerous animal and human studies have confirmed how important cellular immunity is in the early and later stages of HIV infection, even though the virus is never co...

Better health twice as likely for nonsmokers who live and work with smoking restrictions

... work was high, note the researchers. "Particular attention must be paid to influencing smokers who are most likely to benefit from these policies but who are less likely to have smoke-free homes and whose families are most at risk," says Dr. Shelley. ...

Hexavalent chromium in drinking water causes cancer in lab animals

...xavalent chromium has been brought to the public’s attention in many ways, most notably in the movie "Erin Brockovich." Eleven members from the California Congressional Delegation sent a letter to the NTP Director requesting the NTP conduct the studies. Nominations for studying this compound also came from th...

Study warns deep-sea mining may pose serious threat to fragile marine ecosystems

...plications. Mining companies first turned their attention to the oceans in the 1970s, and interest grew in manganese nodules that exist on the surface of the ocean floor. However, high projected costs and the regulatory restrictions on deep sea mining in international waters through the United Nations Conve...

Gene thought to assist chemo may help cancer thrive

...-damaged cancer cells to self annihilate, but less attention has been paid to p53’s role in repairing damaged cells,”said John McDonald, chair of Georgia Tech’s School of Biology and chief research scientist at the Ovarian Cancer Institute. When a cell is malfunctioning or injured, the gene p53 is called in...

Discovery of new cave millipedes casts light on Arizona cave ecology

...rce managers, who will now have to pay much closer attention to the use and conservation of these caves and their biological attributes. Neil Cobb, curator of the Colorado Plateau Museum of Arthropod Biodiversity in the Department of Biological Sciences at NAU, said, "Caves are extreme habitats that have r...

Whiteflies and plant viruses can help each other to speed up biological invasion

...xist in many circumstances and should receive more attention in the research and management of biological invasions. ...

Scientists see DNA get 'sunburned' for the first time

...nderstand photo-damage, this new result shifts our attention to the DNA structure, and the kinds of arrangements that exist at the moment DNA absorbs light." ...

Study suggests some drug resistance to influenza B medications

...mergence of drug-resistant influenza B should draw attention to the importance of continual monitoring of strains over time and to the need for frequent rethinking of policies for use of antiviral drugs. While the news about resistance is not good and certainly calls into question some of the current assumptio...

Male-killing bacteria makes female butterflies more promiscuous

... 1920 by Hubert Simmonds but has not received much attention until now. This finding is significant for the scientific community because it demonstrates how a species' mating system can be determined by the frequency of a parasite....

Gene found for rare disorder may reveal new pathway in mental retardation

...or the most part, they would only come to clinical attention for having mild to moderate mental retardation," said Matthew A. Deardorff, M.D., the first author of the study and a fellow in genetics at Children's Hospital. "This study suggests there may be other, undiscovered mutations along the cohesin pathway...

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