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MU researchers to study the status of black bears in Missouri

...to be working on this project because it will be a fantastic learning experience for me. MU really encourages undergraduate participation in research, and I have been fortunate to receive support from the College of Arts and Science, as well as the Life Sciences Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program to co...

Could fungal collection hold the key to new life-saving drugs?

...o be working with CABI and to have access to their fantastic source of fungal samples. We hope that this novel source of chemical diversity will contain new compounds that can be used to point the way to new drugs for serious diseases.” CABI currently uses its fungal collection, along with the expertise of ...

Scientists discover new species of distinctive cloud-forest rodent

...nzoris, Virungas and Kinabalu, the Andes support a fantastic variety of habitats," said Bruce Patterson, MacArthur Curator of Mammals at The Field Museum. "These in turn support some of the richest faunas on the planet." The new rodent was discovered at an altitude of 6,200 feet. Little is known about...

Taking the wrinkles out of motoneuronal disease

...sted in investigating neurotoxins because they are fantastic moleculartools to dissect synaptic mechanisms," Dr Meunier said. "The aim of our lab is to understand the molecular mechanism underlying neuronal communication. The legacy of millions of years of evolution and competition between venomous species ha...

Scientists move forward understanding of schizophrenia

... root causes of mental disorder. "This has been a fantastic combined effort. The collaboration between the Universities of Edinburgh and of Glasgow, jointly with our research colleagues at Merck Sharpe and Dohme has really made this happen. "It is now clear that the DISC1 gene plays an important role in the ...

The synapse is a shotgun

...ere the real problem is, we can use the model as a fantastic tool for drug discovery. We can tell drug developers precisely where the anomaly is and where they should focus drug discovery efforts." ...

Scientists journey to southern Africa to unravel the secret world of elephant communication

...ll is scanning the horizon for elephants. "It's so fantastic here," she says. "We're constantly seeing elephants, rhinos, zebras, ostriches--it's the Garden of Eden." A research associate in the Stanford University School of Medicine, O'Connell-Rodwell has come to one of Africa's premiere wildlife sanctuaries...

Solutions that reduce death of marine life reeled in by International Smart Gear Competition

... we looked for real-world solutions to protect the fantastic variety of marine life, increase efficiency and profitability for fishermen, and preserve the bounty of the sea for future generations. Today, I'm happy to announce our competition reeled in three promising innovations." These three practical soluti...

First frozen egg baby born in Canada

...a to achieve this success," says Dr. Tan. "This is fantastic news for both the family and for fertility health research and we would like to congratulate the parents on the birth of their first child." The mother, a 26-year-old patient of the McGill Reproductive Centre, had suffered from infertility for two y...

Transport System Smuggles Medicines Into Brain

...rds, in that they almost without exception display fantastic colors but exhibit very little variation in color within a species ?at least in colors visible to us. Parrots in general may not be using color in the classic cases of mate choice or competitive ability," he said. "Exactly why they are so uniformly c...

ASU researchers finds novel chemistry at work to provide parrot's vibrant red colors

...rds, in that they almost without exception display fantastic colors but exhibit very little variation in color within a species ?at least in colors visible to us. Parrots in general may not be using color in the classic cases of mate choice or competitive ability," he said. "Exactly why they are so uniformly c...

Taking Aim With Nanoparticle PEBBLEs

...lman, "that nanoparticles such as PEBBLEs can do a fantastic job for therapy, diagnostics and a combination of the two." Kopelman's collaborators on the work he will discuss in San Diego are Martin Philbert, professor of toxicology and Associate Dean for Research in the School of Public Health; Brian Ross, a ...

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