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Transgenic plants remove more selenium from polluted soil than wild plants, new tests show

...d test is the proof-of-concept showing that we are heading in the right direction." Researchers like using the Indian mustard plant because it is very efficient at absorbing selenate, the bioavailable form of selenium in the soil. The plant is tricked into absorbing selenate because it is chemically similar...

Butterfly migration could be largest known

...fly on to reach British Columbia by summer, before heading south again in the fall. ...

Searching the depths of the straits of Florida for disease cures

...customs on inhabited islands such as Bimini before heading for the bank. This makes for a long trip that deters most. Divers who do make the journey are fond of Cay Sal because of its spectacular reefs, extensive cave systems, and abundant sea life, including the elusive whale shark. Harbor Branch scientist...

Ancient trans-Atlantic swarm brought locusts to the New World

...t of Africa, we might have these swarms of locusts heading off across the Atlantic," says Nathan Lovejoy, an assistant professor of in the Department of Life Sciences at the University of Toronto at Scarborough, who led the research along with Sean Mullen, now a postdoctoral researcher at the University of M...

Bones from blood: Scientists aim to break new ground on fractures

...rs from the University's Department of Biology are heading the EC-backed project to create bone structures from cord blood stem cells for use in the repair of bone defects and fractures. The three-year ?.5 million research project involves scientists in the UK and across Europe, as well as academics from th...

Enzyme inhibitors block replication of SARS virus

...mical Biology and directs the Scripps Research lab heading the study. He said the new finding is an important step in developing a possible drug treatment against SARS. "We have been working on the problem of SARS since the epidemic started in 2003," Wong said. "This new class of inhibitors represents the m...

Researchers reveal mystery of bacterial magnetism

...he climber gets tired and turns around sooner when heading up the mountain, keeping her from heading too far in the wrong direction. And the stronger the magnetic field, the bigger the effect. The sc...

How ants find their way

...n their way to food, or whether they were full and heading back to the nest. Ants store many memories and have mechanisms to activate the right ones. The researchers refined their research on ant visual memory selection in lab experiments. Research leader, Professor Tom Collett from the University of Susse...

Researchers barcode DNA of Venice museum's vast fungi collection

...st-doctoral researcher in ecosystem science who is heading the lab analysis work at UC Berkeley. Bergemann is working with Amy Smith, staff research associate at Garbelotto's lab, to process the samples Garbelotto sends from Italy. "This will be important for people who study the evolutionary characterist...

Hope for major advance in fighting world killer disease

University of Leicester scientists are heading a worldwide research project which could revolutionise the diagnosis and treatment of diarrhoea in children in developing countries. The four-year project, the results of which are now being piloted in four hospitals in India, will offer a means of ...

The biggest bug in gut discomfort

...ell’s regular endocytic pathway but quickly exits, heading off-road for its own network of intracellular hideouts. These C. jejuni-filled vacuoles make their own way toward the nucleus, taking up strategic positions near the cell’s transportation hub, the Golgi apparatus. Previous studies showing C. jejun...

New test for most virulent HPV strains under study

...hey still have it by the time they are age 40, are heading down the wrong path,?he says. Less expensive Pap smears likely would continue to be used in the under-30 group to catch the few infections that become problematic in this age group. Currently, there are not FDA-approved drugs to cure cervical pre-...

Does amateur boxing cause brain damage?

...etala. The study was extended to soccer players heading the ball repeatedly from long and high goal kicks. No increased levels of biochemical markers for brain damage in cerebrospinal fluid were found. "This data shows headings in soccer is not associated with any neurochemical evidence of brain damage," ...

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