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Yellowstone microbes fueled by hydrogen, according to U. of Colorado study

...en able to study microbes to get information on an entire ecosystem.That's never before been possible."The s...tion. In order toaccurately analyze a hot spring's entire microbial community, Spearneeded to collect only about as much material as a pencil eraser.Sediment ...

Poor prenatal nutrition permanently damages function of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas

...l group ate as much chow as they wanted during the entire pregnancy. The other group also was fully nourished during the first two weeks but undernourished during the third week, restricted to only half the amount. It had a dramatic effect. At birth, their babies weighed 23 percent less than the control gro...

Another Look Finds Promising Proteomics Test is Not Biologically Plausible

...iscriminatory peaks appear to be spread across the entire m/z spectrum in the second data set, but “changes ...r should affect only a few specific peaks, not the entire spectrum.?/p> Furthermore, the researchers say some of the protein peaks were found in regions o...

New species from old data

...iscriminatory peaks appear to be spread across the entire m/z spectrum in the second data set, but “changes ...r should affect only a few specific peaks, not the entire spectrum.?/p> Furthermore, the researchers say some of the protein peaks were found in regions o...

Cracking the olfactory code in bees

...iscriminatory peaks appear to be spread across the entire m/z spectrum in the second data set, but “changes ...r should affect only a few specific peaks, not the entire spectrum.?/p> Furthermore, the researchers say some of the protein peaks were found in regions o...

Signaling protein builds bigger, better bones in mice

...iscriminatory peaks appear to be spread across the entire m/z spectrum in the second data set, but “changes ...r should affect only a few specific peaks, not the entire spectrum.?/p> Furthermore, the researchers say some of the protein peaks were found in regions o...

Inexpensive, mass-produced genes core of synthetic biology advances at UH

...r capabilities thancomputers that once occupied an entire room. Similar advances are beingmade in the emergi... to inexpensively program the chemicalsynthesis of entire genes on a single microchip.Xiaolian Gao, a professor in the department of biology and biochemistrya...

New Technique for Tracking Gene Regulators

...ough scientists have now decoded almost all of the entire humangenome ?the series of nucleotide bases (label...cells. But there has been no easyway to screen the entire genome. “We are the first to do a genome-widesurvey,?says Dunn.The problem has been the sheer magnit...

Breakthrough Microarray-based Technology for the Study of Cancer

...enomic DNA todetect chromosomal changes across the entire genome. The Platformenables amplification or non-amplification of total genomic DNA instudies of the whole genome, providing better ease of use and improvedexperimental design....

The transparent organism: EMBLEM and Carl Zeiss give labs a unique look at life

...ts from looking deep into tissues in the past. The entire procedure is very fast and in a computer supported post-processing step, one or more stacks of images are assembled into a high-resolution film. Another advantage of SPIM is that the specimen is kept alive in a liquid-filled chamber, allowing scient...

Iron Deficiency Sparks Dramatic Changes In Gene Expression

...privation actually reprograms the metabolismof the entire cell," said Thiele. "Literally hundreds of proteinsrequire iron to carry out their proper function, so without thisnutrient, there is a complete reorganization of how cellular processesoccur."The cellular player responsible for the metabolic reprogra...

The secret lives of whales

... rings of a tree ?but looking at the history of an entire population, not just an individual. “Knowing the h...ended legacy of hunting whales ?the elimination of entire communities of deep-sea animals. Craig Smith, from the University of Hawaii, studies dead whales af...

Researchers reveal the infectious impact of salmon farms on wild salmon

...h such as herring which are the spark plugs of the entire ecosystems ?everything depends on them ?from salmon to whales to seabirds. Every commercially important fish is either directly or indirectly dependent on herring." "Previous studies have been dismissed by industry, but past studies haven't looked a...

Color-blind method opens new doors in DNA sequencing

...E enables the researchers to take advantage of the entire visible spectrum, eliminating the problem of cross-talk between dyes, said Metzker. Because there are four lasers, scientists can manipulate the system so that each dye gives the same intensity of fluorescent signal, eliminating the need for further...

Essential mangrove forest threatened by cryptic ecological degradation

...hese modern irrigation projects has been such that entire river basins have been diverted to those of other rivers. Whereas these projects certainly develop the ability to grow crops inland, at the same time such practices drastically affect the coastal zone by introducing an excess of fresh water. The cons...

Protein Packages Found To Activate Genes; May Be What Regulates Development And Disease

...I.T., where a complex analysis of packaging of two entire human chromosomes was done for the first time. Be...ed only single genes, but we wanted to investigate entire chromosomes, which contain hundreds of genes," Bernstein notes. He and Schreiber enlisted the help ...

New Study from Affymetrix Laboratories Points to Changing View of How Genome Works

...ns to launch high-resolution tiling arrays for the entire human genome and several model organisms, including Drosophila, Arabidopsis, S. cerevisiae and S. pombe. Further Information: Using GeneChip(R) technology to study all human transcripts (Transcriptome) Using Affymetrix tiling arrays in the ENCO...

Introduced foxes transformed vegetation on Aleutian Islands from lush grasslands to tundra

...he effects of the introduced foxes rippled through entire island ecosystems, transforming the vegetation from lush grasslands to scrubby, low-growing tundra. It turns out that the nutrient-poor volcanic soils of the Aleutian archipelago can only support dense grasslands if they receive regular doses of fer...

Potential Cure for Lymphoma in HIV patients

...tientswere able to tolerate this treatment for the entire study due to sideeffects such as nausea and inflammation of the mouth lining. Themajority of patients, though, did resume the HAART therapy soon afterdischarge from the hospital.Although two patients died of relapsed lymphoma a few months aftertransp...

NC State scientist finds soft tissue in T. rex bones

...one, so the theory goes, would merely dissolve the entire fossil. But the team was surprised by what actually happened when they removed the minerals from the T. rex femur fragment. The removal process left behind stretchy bone matrix material that, when examined microscopically, seemed to show blood vesse...

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