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Research team identifies new Alzheimer's gene

...cted to triple by 2050. “We have entered a new era in medical research. Today’s technologies permit u...this data set in the public domain will open a new era in Alzheimer research. When a scientist suspects a particular gene or pathway maybe implicated in Al...

Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan

...lourishing.” “Numerous threats in this post-war era face the region, including an enormous amount of extensive seismic exploration for oil in the Sudd that is harming the environment,” added Elkan. “Industrial permits have been awarded over much of the migration corridors. Widespread automatic weapons...

Ecology in an era of globalization

...Ecology and the Environment explores ecology in an era of globalization, looking at the impacts of human ...ifornia, US) discuss "Invasive alien species in an era of globalization." Noting invasions occur across global, regional and local scales, they describe th...

New knowledge improves rice quality

...de the right decisions as we move into a whole new era of rice quality research." For many years, rice breeders have focused on developing varieties that would boost production and provide some insect and weed resistance to help farmers reduce their use of pesticides; quality was not a high priority. ...

Risk of lymphoma increases with hepatitis C virus infection

...were more likely to have served during the Vietnam era (1964-1975) than were uninfected patients in the comparison group. Previous studies found that the prevalence of HCV infection is much higher among U.S. veterans who use the VA medical system (5 percent) than in the general population, where onl...

HIV survival improves if patients stay in care

...nfectious Diseases and available on line. "In an era when highly active therapy directed against HIV (the human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS) is keeping people alive, understanding the value of regular medical care is crucial," said Dr. Thomas Giordano, assistant professor of medicine ?infec...

In Iran, cheetahs collared for the first time

...r Hooshang Ziaie said "These captures herald a new era of conservation in Iran. This is the first time we have successfully deployed these collars in Iran, and the data they provide will enable us to make very specific recommendations for conserving cheetahs for future generations. We are delighted that ...

MIT's ocean model captures diversity of underwater forests

...isions about responsible use of the oceans in this era of global change." ...

Immunization rates hit record high in poor countries

...amplain Valley in not too many years. While the era of cutting hemlock for the tanning industry is over, there continues to be use of the tree for fiber and construction, and commercial forest owners have something to lose with the demise of the hemlock. But far more important, as the hemlocks expire ...

New test helps identify hepatitis C patients at high risk of developing cirrhosis

...ver disease that is ushering in the long-promised era of personalized medicine based on each individual's genetic makeup. The Stanford group was one of the five sites that helped determine that the genetic test can identify patients who are at high risk of developing cirrhosis from chronic hepatitis...

MIT's ocean model precisely mimics microbes' life cycles

...isions about responsible use of the oceans in this era of global change." ...

Fungal factories may save hemlock forests

...amplain Valley in not too many years. While the era of cutting hemlock for the tanning industry is over, there continues to be use of the tree for fiber and construction, and commercial forest owners have something to lose with the demise of the hemlock. But far more important, as the hemlocks expire ...

Penn researcher shows that DNA gets kinky easily at the nanoscale

...iology operates," Nelson said. "We're entering an era when we are able to use the tools of nanotechnology to answer fundamental puzzles of biology." ...

Caterpillars tell us how bacteria cause disease

...s knowledge gap that has grown in the post-genomic era where it has become possible to sequence a whole bacterial genome without necessarily knowing the biological function of individual genes," Dr Waterfield said. His study focuses on bacteria called Photorhabdus asymbiotica which is known to infect ...

Oldest animal fossils may have been bacteria

... 600 million-year-old fossils from the Precambrian era as giant bacteria. The discovery "complicates our understanding of microfossils thought to be the oldest animals," said lead author Jake Bailey, a graduate student in earth sciences at the University of Southern California. Bailey made his discov...

New evidence of early horse domestication

... abandon their nomadic lifestyle during the Soviet era and have returned to small village pastoralism, Olsen says. ...

Looking to a new era in bee research

...ch Institute, is expected to usher in a bright new era of bee research, benefiting agriculture, biological research and human health. Papers appearing in the Special Issue 15:5 of Insect Molecular Biology, a Royal Entomological Society journal, provide new insights into diverse topics in honey bee bi...

Large-scale genomics project will hunt genes behind common childhood diseases

...ments to a patient's genetic profile represents an era of personalized medicine still in its early stages. Part of the research task ahead, said Dr. Hakonarson, is not only to map gene variants to disease risk, but also to investigate how genes interact with environmental factors. "We will be tracing t...

Creating a window on 'oceans in motion'

...ions of rapidly shifting marine conditions in this era of climate change," says Dr. O'Dor. The conference marks the first meeting of all stakeholders in the global enterprise ?including scientists who tag animals, scientists and government officials who will collect, interpret and use the data, and tech...

Plastic surgeons countdown first full facial transplantation

...he idea of tissue transplantation has opened a new era in this field of medicine." ...

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