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Israeli scientists successfully transplant frozen-thawed ovaries in sheep

...id Dr Arav. "This approach could revolutionise the field of cryopreservation for diverse human applications, such as organ transplants, as well as helping women who face the loss of their fertility." The research may also have far-reaching applications for animals. The team recently froze the ovary of the...

Making plant cells work like miniature factories

...explore new frontier of metabolomics. The biotech field of genomics gives scientists genetic roadmaps to l... of proteins produced by certain genes spawned the field of proteomics. Now, a group of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory at Io...

Freeze-dried mats of microbes awaken in Antarctic streambed

... 25 scientists participate in research during each field season. ...

India's smoking gun: Dino-killing eruptions

...ocks record information about the Earth's magnetic field with magnetic minerals that align with Earth's field like millions of tiny compasses before the lava cools. When the lava solidifies, the compasses are l...

Lactose intolerance linked to ancestral environment

...ple of Darwinian medicine, a new interdisciplinary field of science that takes an evolutionary look at health, and considers why, rather than how, certain conditions or symptoms develop. Sherman, for example, recently investigated why spices are used and why morning sickness occurs. "Both appear to serve ...

Drugs from the deep blue

... of energy and resources. Chemical ecology is the field of research that explores how natural products serve the organisms that produce or harbor them. The compounds could be chemical defenses to deter predators. For example, some fish "taste" food items before swallowing them, sometimes spitting the item...

Elusive salamanders have role in developing new sampling models

...So for us, our task is to develop a method to make field sampling techniques more accurate and efficient. W...leave ponds. One of the project tasks consists of field experimentation to compare the larval capture efficiency of methods in use at Fort Stewart with meth...

Corn grain mould used as pesticide

...ck states. "Now we'll soon be conducting the first field trials." Should they be successful, the team want to develop a quick and easy method for propagating the non-toxic mould for use en masse. There is no danger of additional damage as a result of 'inoculating' the fields with mould, it is claimed. "It...

Women feel more pain than men, research shows

...in stimulus, such as a cold water bath, as well as field studies in clinics and hospitals. "Until fairly recently it was controversial to suggest that there were any differences between males and females in the perception and experience of pain, but that is no longer the case," said Dr Ed Keogh a psycholo...

Most embryos produced during IVF do not result in live births

...izio. "In addition this study should also move the field toward perfecting methods of egg production." ...

UT Southwestern researchers discover master switch in cell death

...e, said the discovery of Mule will open up a whole field of research to study the enzyme’s role in normal cell death and cancer. “We think these findings are very significant,?said Dr. Wang, senior author of the Cell study. “This is the first enzymatic step that regulates the degradation of proteins that ...

Techniques available to detect soil that inhibits destructive soybean pest

...e-suppressive soil into the top layer of a soybean field plot effectively decreased nematode activity. In a...he soil healthy by feeding on nematodes. Whether a field is tilled can affect nematode population density, but it's not yet known whether this is related to ...

Fighting malaria by manipulating mosquitoes' sense of smell

... odorants that have passed all these tests will be field tested in cooperating villages near Ifakara and in The Gambia under the supervision of IHDRC and MRC Laboratories' researchers. "By combining laboratory-based and field-based studies, we expect to establish an effective strategy for developing extre...

U-M scientists discover identifying markers for primitive blood-forming stem cells

...ble to scientists working in the rapidly advancing field of stem cell science. Currently, scientists must s...HSCs in tissues has been a long-sought goal in the field of hematopoiesis. "Until this study, we didn't know exactly where to look for HSCs within bone marr...

UF scientist finds unexpected link between cat and human AIDS viruses

...ses a potential whole new area for research in the field of vaccines that with the current approaches haven't yielded any success to date," said Landay, whose research team is working to develop novel immune strategies to treat HIV infection. "We need to explore all the potential options available to us fo...

NCAR analysis shows widespread pollution from 2004 wildfires

...aft-mounted instruments that were taking part in a field project over North America and Europe. Pfister says the team is continuing to look at data taken last year at observing stations as far away as the Azores in order to track the movement of carbon monoxide and ozone from the wildfires. As a follow-up...

An essential regulator of body weight revealed

...of the NPY pathway diminished. To some extent, the field began to think these cells were supporting players...behavior in mice, Palmiter said, "everybody in the field believes that NPY/AgRP neurons and POMC neurons are undoubtedly doing the same thing in humans as th...

Bone marrow stem cells may heal hearts even years after heart attacks

...ere we stand at this stage." Dr. Anversa said the field of cardiac regeneration is moving fast, and he expects that ultimately it will change heart attack treatment. Reida El Oakley, F.R.C.S., M.D., from King Fahd Medical City in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and the National University of Singapore, who also was...

Hope for Alzheimer's blossoms

...Centre is providing support from harvesting in the field to marketing the pharmaceutical product. This includes assisting with the science of developing crops more than once a year and helping growers to assess when the best time to harvest the crop. Frank Marsh, Marketing Director, The Manufacturing Engi...

Dalai Lama, top scientists to discuss science & clinical applications of meditation

...tates that have made enormous contributions to the field of research about affects of meditation on mind and body. Dozens of books have been published as a result of these conferences. The Institute has been a driving force in the new and widespread acceptance of meditation in the West. Adam Engle, Chairm...

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