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Illuminating the dark side of plants

...ew York Botanical Garden Press and Springer, is an indispensable resource for hikers, gardeners, parents of small children, pet owners, physicians, nurses, and veterinarians. Its handsome and information-packed presentation will also appeal to everyone who loves plants or collects books about plants. Lewis R. ...

Satellites shed light on global warming

... these phenomena - and satellites provide both the indispensable validation of the theoretical hypotheses and the stimulus for new ideas," Cipollini said. Sea surface temperature (SST) is one of the most stable of several geographical variables which, when determined globally, helps diagnose the state of the E...

Researchers discover that sheep need retroviruses for reproduction

...olution of the placenta in mammals and then became indispensable for pregnancy, and thus may be why they are expressed in the placenta of many mammals," he said. "The enJSRVs arose from ancient infections of small ruminants during their evolution," said. Dr. Massimo Palmarini, a virologist at The Universit...

Tastier tomatoes in the future?

...oes furthermore contain a lot of vitamins C and E, indispensable for human nourishment. But after centuries of cultivation for shape, colour, and other useful qualities, our cultured tomatoes today are of small genetic diversity, in comparison with wild types. This has affected the taste and health value of the fr...

New battery technology helps stimulate nerves

...rs, the tiny batteries that power implantables are indispensable in everything from pacemakers to the electronic stimulators that help restore function in the brains of Parkinson's patients. But lithium batteries don't last forever and new surgery to maintain many devices seeded into the body is required, as it i...

Examination of internal 'wiring' of yeast, worm, and fly reveals conserved circuits

... that protein-interaction studies will soon become indispensable tools for biologists seeking a better understanding of all cellular functions. He said that just as a species evolved new proteins to give it a selective advantage, it also could have evolved a new combination of existing proteins. Such novel arrange...

Devising Nano Vision for an Optical Microscope

...extend the technology’s 400-year-long record as an indispensable imaging and measurement tool well into the expanding realm of nanotechnology. Called phase-sensitive, scatter-field optical imaging, the computer-intensive technique under development at NIST uses a set of dynamically engineered light waves optimize...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are ... with radiation for cervical cancer should begin colorectal ... The UTMB researchers, finding a high incidence of ... with radiation, offer new recommendations that the younger ... about eight years after their initial cervical cancer ...
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Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New technique detects microscopic diabetes-related eye damage 2New technique detects microscopic diabetes-related eye damage 3Radiation therapy for cervical cancer increases risk for colorectal cancer 2Some immune cells defend only 1 organ 2
(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014 Meaningful long-term survival ... cancer of the abdomen when treated with cytoreductive ... to a first-of-its-size analysis by physicians at Wake ... has the largest reported, single-center experience with cytoreductive ... Levine, M.D., and analysis of 20 years, worth ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... more research to be carried out into HIV ... In a paper in The Lancet Infectious ... colleagues in the department of Parasitology and researchers ... University of Cambridge and the Royal Veterinary College ... of HIV/AIDS and schistosomiasis of children, and found ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... SAN ANTONIO, Texas (April 16, 2014) A team that ... of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Johns Hopkins ... protein that helps a common fungus to infect the body. ... infections, diaper rashes and oral thrush, and is the most ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... Handling frozen fish caused nearly half of all injuries ... injuries on freezer-longliner vessels operating off the coast of ... Many of those injuries and others aboard the two ... interventions, and the research methods used in the study ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:20 years of data shows treatment technique improvement for advanced abdominal cancer 2Health News:Researcher looks at public perceptions around newborn testing 2Health News:Researcher looks at public perceptions around newborn testing 3Health News:More research called for into HIV and schistosomiasis coinfection in African children 2Health News:Changes in processing, handling could reduce commercial fishing injuries 2
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