Navigation Links

Tag: "favors" at biology news

Rearing an army to save wheat

...rs have made the work more pressing, since drought favors damage by wheat stem sawflies, which are now more widely distributed in Montana than years ago. "There are larger areas of sawfly damage all along the Golden Triangle, the northern tier of Montana counties as well as the area around Lewistown, Cir...

Time of day tempers tadpoles' response to predators

...s when the tadpoles do most of their feeding. This favors a quicker return to their pre-cue activity levels." Considering biorhythmic activity patterns in predator-prey studies is something of a new slant, Fraker said. "The main implication of my results is that prey behavior can be influenced by both ext...

Genetic tug of war determines sexual differentiation

...rucial moment in the early gonad's development, it favors Fgf9 and leads to the development of a testis. "We found that Sry accomplishes this feat by triggering still another gene, the Sox9 gene. Sox9 activates the Fgf9 gene which blocks Wnt4 and initiates a cascade of events leading to the development of...

The loss of a protein favors lung tumor growth

...ss of a protein in the early phases of lung cancer favors tumor growth. This was the conclusion that the Doctor in Biochemistry reached in the dissertation which she defended at the University of Navarra. In order to perform the study she began with prior studies from her laboratory, which demonstrated th...

Computers close in on protein structure prediction

...etailed physical chemistry based force field which favors close packing of atoms and hydrogen bonding to more accurately compute the energy of the structure. "What seems to be critical is the packing of the molecule," Baker said. "The protein fits together perfectly with no holes in the middle, and no atom...

Doctors should stop prescribing antibiotics for the common cold, review advises

...ll says that patients are not doing themselves any favors looking for a "quick fix" in pressuring their providers to prescribe antibiotics for colds. "Patients will get a quicker fix if they take decongestants such as pseudoephedrine (Sudafed)," he says. ...

Research may provide new link between soft drinks and weight gain

...ose appears to affect metabolic rate in a way that favors fat storage. "Our study shows how fat mass increases as a direct consequence of soft drink consumption," said Dr. Tschöp. The research appears in the July 2005 issue of Obesity Research, the official journal of the North American Association for th...

1

Other Tags
(Date:7/9/2014)... selection for traits that are attractive to the opposite ... to mate, the tail of male peacocks being an ... Riverside have now found that sexual selection and "placentation" ... Describing the life histories of more than 150 species ... that species with placentas tend to have males that ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... A crucial piece of the puzzle behind nature,s ... that could help advance the development of artificial ... been provided by an international collaboration of scientists ... Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the SLAC National Accelerator ... Light Source (LCLS), the world,s most powerful x-ray ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Researchers studying critically ill children with traumatic injuries ... patients are likely to develop a hospital-acquired infection. ... Hospital and published online in June in the ... larger efforts that could lead to the clinical ... to prevent or reverse immune system damage following ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Biologists link sexual selection and placenta formation 2Biologists link sexual selection and placenta formation 3Biologists link sexual selection and placenta formation 4Postcards from the photosynthetic edge 2Postcards from the photosynthetic edge 3Immune function predicts infection risk among child trauma patients 2Immune function predicts infection risk among child trauma patients 3
(Date:7/10/2014)... The benefits of medical imaging far outweigh the risks ... Way, with The Right Radiation Dose. However, overuse and ... Clinic is leading a collaborative effort to ensure a ... online in the Journal of Patient Safety , ... Commission, the Intersociety Accreditation Commission, and the Centers for ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... (July 10, 2014) A research review identifying the ... important first step in the process of developing evidence-based ... a new report published by Neurosurgery ... Neurological Surgeons . The journal is published by ... Wolters Kluwer Health . , Based on ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... localized prostate cancer were more likely to be ... effective treatments and survived for shorter times than ... UCLA study has found. , The negative outcomes ... as bias against the mentally ill, depression,s impact ... of investment in his general health and disinterest ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... new drug could prove useful in treating small cell lung ... Scientists from the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, based at ... Research Centre, teamed up with experts at AstraZeneca, as part ... known as AZD3965 - on small cell lung cancer ... Cancer Research , also helps identify which patients are most ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... 10, 2014 -- The World Health Organization recommends that ... moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) each day. ... MVPA during school hours. Therefore, it stands to ... increase MVPA. In a new study scheduled for ... confirmed that time spent outdoors after school was positively ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mayo Clinic calls for standardization of safe imaging protocols for children 2Health News:What's a concussion? Review identifies four evidence-based indicators 2Health News:What's a concussion? Review identifies four evidence-based indicators 3Health News:Depressed men with prostate cancer are diagnosed later stage, get less effective therapies 2Health News:New drug active against most aggressive type of lung cancer cells 2Health News:Go play outside! Outdoor time promotes physical activity in youth 2
Other Contents