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W.M. Keck Foundation funds study of friendly microbes

...uch as diabetes and heart disease. Unfortunately, comprehensive analysis of the composition and functions of these microbial communities, in health and in disease, has been hampered because the majority of gut bacteria are difficult or impossible to grow and study outside of the intestine. With the support provid...

Ecological destruction fuels emerging diseases

...pic hangers-on and created one of the world's most comprehensive inventories of parasites. And, notably, more than two-thirds of these parasites are new to science. But Dr. Brooks argues that the real work has only just begun. The researchers still have a very poor to non-existent understanding of the roles these...

Study: Soap And Water Work Best In Ridding Hands Of Disease Viruses

The largest, most comprehensive study ever done comparing the effectiveness of hand hygiene products shows that nothing works better in getting rid of disease-causing viruses than simply washing one’s hands with good old-fashioned soap and water. Among the viruses soapy hand washi...

Placenta Is A Rich Source Of Blood Stem Cells

...ren, Children's Hospital Boston today is a 325-bed comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent health care grounded in the values of excellence in patient care and sensitivity to the complex needs and diversity of children and families. Children's also is the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of Harvard M...

Why do insects stop 'breathing'? To avoid damage from too much oxygen, say researchers

..." Bradley and Hetz will next work on developing a comprehensive model of insect breathing. "We'd like to expand our present model to explain all aspects of insect breathing. And we'd like to examine insects that do not show this pattern -- for example, desert beetles. While we have shown that insects monitor oxyg...

NYC's First Rapid HIV Drug-resistant AIDS Case Prompts Call to Step Up HIV Prevention

...need to work together develop a more pragmatic and comprehensive public health approach to fighting HIV, including addressing many of the underlying reasons people put themselves at risk-including undiagnosed depression and poor access to mental health services -- if we are to truly break the chain of infection th...

The BIOS Initiative - open source biotechnology is born

...o include all patents in many countries, to create comprehensive search capabilities and to assist with opportunities for patent system reform. CAMBIA has also just added the INPADOC patent status database to its free online service, now allowing any searchers to know the dynamic status of patent applications and ...

Agilent Technologies releases automated literature search tool for biology researchers

...ared, multi-disciplinary knowledge provides a more comprehensive view of disease. Availability Cytoscape 2.1 is free open-source software. The Agilent Literature Search tool is currently available as a free but unsupported plug-in to Cytoscape. Both are downloadable at www.cytoscape.org. Agilent's plug-in and ad...

Examination of internal 'wiring' of yeast, worm, and fly reveals conserved circuits

...ogists such as Ideker say their ultimate goal is a comprehensive computer model of how cells work. A description of all protein-interaction circuits would make such a model possible. "We'd like to simulate diseased cell types, such as cancer cells, and then simulate the effects of drugs on those diseased cells," s...

Applied Biosystems Introduces Advanced Gene Expression Service Provider Program

...who are interested in accessing Applied Biosystems comprehensive solution for gene expression analysis, including the highly sensitive Expression Array System for whole genome analysis and gold-standard TaqMan® Gene Expression Assays for target validation. The program includes a bundled product option for the enti...

Harnessing microbes, one by one, to build a better nanoworld

...who are interested in accessing Applied Biosystems comprehensive solution for gene expression analysis, including the highly sensitive Expression Array System for whole genome analysis and gold-standard TaqMan® Gene Expression Assays for target validation. The program includes a bundled product option for the enti...

Wiley announces publication of Databasing the Brain

...alyze, integrate, synthesize, and share data, this comprehensive overview demonstrates how data obtained using different species, levels of biological organization, and methods can be integrated. "Databasing the Brain" Offers: * A solid foundation for the application of computer science in order to build dat...

International HapMap consortium expands mapping effort

...ternational HapMap Consortium plans to publish its comprehensive analysis of this data later this year. The second ...gram manager at the Wellcome Trust. "When the more comprehensive version of the HapMap is completed this fall, such studies will be able to be carried out with even ...

Breast-Cancer Risk Linked to Exposure to Traffic Emissions at Menarche, First Birth

...-intensive public university, the largest and most comprehensive campus in the State University of New York. ...

Researchers develop rapid diagnostic tool for pathogen identification

...couple of hours with minimal labor, and will allow comprehensive detection of co-infections.?/p> “The high multiplexing capability and sensitivity of the approach is provided by using the digital molecular weights of small molecules to code for the identity of the pathogens and detection of the molecular tags ...

Variation in women's X chromosomes may explain differences among individuals, between sexes

The first comprehensive survey of gene activity in the X chromosomes of women has revealed an unexpected level of variation among individuals, according to new work by researchers at the Duke University Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy (IGSP) and Pennsylvania Stat...

Researchers identify protein crucial for survival of Lyme-disease bacterium

...o see the effect. Our results required a much more comprehensive assessment of the total life cycle of the bacterium, as opposed to just focusing on the mammalian infection, which is what many scientists tend to do." ...

Researchers rein in regulatory RNAs

...urce Center in Japan has performed one of the most comprehensive genome-wide experimental analyses of sense-antisense transcripts to date. Their findings are published in the April issue of the journal Genome Research. Sense-antisense transcripts, or SATs, are pairs of RNA molecules generated from opposite DNA st...

Microbial forensics: The next great forensic challenge

...earned from the traditional forensic community for comprehensive quality assurance guidelines should be adapted to build a base of acceptance, credibility. and reliability for addressing this next grand forensic challenge." Murch will present the paper, "Biothreat agent forensics: Seeking attribution using an ada...

miRNA profiling

...Dr. Thomas Tuschl and colleagues describe the most comprehensive profile to date of microRNA (miRNA) expression during zebrafish development. The authors cloned 154 distinct miRNAs (10 of which are completely novel) in a developmental and tissue-specific manner. They also identified ?for the first time ever in a ...

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