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Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan

...Environment, Wildlife Conservation, and Tourism to launch a conservation strategy that will safeguard the region’s wildlife and wild lands, which may now rank among the richest in Africa. The plan would include the integration of several thousand ex-combatants from the Sudan People’s Liberation Army into wi...

Surprising origin of cell's internal highways

...MTOC). From the MTOC, the growing microtubules launch out in all directions to the cell's periphery. Their rapid assembly and disassembly helps transport proteins throughout the cell and generate polarized (directional) signal distribution that causes cells to move. While microtubules in some specia...

Resistant HIV quickly hides in infants' cells

...e in inactive T cells, from where they could later launch an attack that NNRTIs could not stop. The news wa...e in inactive T cells, from where they could later launch an attack that NNRTIs could not stop. Protease inhibitors were still effective, however. These res...

A cherry on top: Tart cherries may alter heart/diabetes factors

...imilar impact in humans, but a U-M team will soon launch a small clinical trial to start to find out. Meanwhile, additional research is being carried out in animals prone to both obesity and diabetes. The study's lead author is E. Mitchell Seymour, M.S., a U-M research associate and supervisor of the U...

World's leading scientists announce creation of 'Encyclopedia of Life'

...eading scientific institutions today announced the launch of the Encyclopedia of Life, an unprecedented global effort to document all 1.8 million named species of animals, plants, and other forms of life on Earth. For the first time in the history of the planet, scientists, students, and citizens would hav...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

...The Falcon 1 is designed to minimize the price per launch and increase reliability for low-Earth-orbit satellites (2pSA1). MYTH-BUSTING IN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS Do violin and guitar instruments truly improve their sound quality and playability over time" Examining this "played in" theory, Andrew Piacs...

Breakthrough vaccine to treat chemo-resistant ovarian cancer

...nt Centers of America announced today its plans to launch a new cancer vaccine therapy that expands treatment options for thousands of women with advanced stage ovarian cancer. This innovative treatment will be offered by Cancer Treatment Centers of America and developed by AVAX Technologies, Inc. (OTCMarke...

Africa's first large-scale HIV vaccine study launches

The launch of the first large-scale study to evaluate a candidate HIV vaccine on the African continent was announced today by study collaborators in the United States and South Africa. The trial will involve up to 3,000 participants at five sites throughout Sou...

Vasectomy may put men at risk for type of dementia

... The next step in Weintraub's research will be to launch a national study to see if her results will be confirmed in a larger population. "I don't want to scare anyone away from getting a vasectomy," Weintraub stressed. "It's obviously a major birth control alternative. This is just a correlational obs...

Global 'sunscreen' has likely thinned, report NASA scientists

... or natural changes will have to await the planned launch of NASA's Glory Mission in 2008. "One of Glory's two instruments, the Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor, will have the unique ability to measure globally the properties of natural and human-made aerosols to unprecedented levels of accuracy," said Mishche...

Health Canada approves cold and flu medicine

...CV Technologies was the first company in Canada to launch and complete a trial under the new regulations. These regulations are being phased in over a six-year period as the NHPD reviews supporting safety, efficacy and quality information for all natural health products. Although there are grey areas bet...

Experimental vaccine given during pregnancy reduces stillbirths from common virus

...ea pigs?immune system detect the viral protein and launch an attack against it. In so doing, they learn to recognize CMV. The gene used in the experimental guinea pig CMV vaccine—UL83, also called pp65—contains the information needed to make a protein involved in the infection process. The virus used to ...

Satellites shed light on global warming

...2 in 1995 and Envisat in 2002 and will continue to launch radar altimeters with CryoSat planned for 2009 and Sentinel-3 planned for 2012. According to Cipollini, these waves have been recently observed to alter the colour of the sea, therefore they are believed to have some effect on phytoplankton ?the ...

Electric jolt triggers release of biomolecules, nanoparticles

...se biomolecules and nanoparticles from a tiny gold launch pad. The technique could someday be used to dispense small amounts of medicine on command from a chip implanted in the body. The method also may be useful in chemical reactions that require the controlled release of extremely small quantities of a ma...

Climate experts search for answers in the oceans

... optical and infrared radiometer, is scheduled for launch between 2011 and 2012 as part of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) service....

Public Library of Science to launch new, open access journal on neglected tropical diseases

...y biologist Michael Eisen. Dr. Varmus said: "The launch of PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases means that the...es Foundation's Infectious Diseases Program. "The launch of this journal is a sign that interest in neglected diseases is on the rise, as is the pace of scie...

PLoS ONE is launched by the Public Library of Science

...the printed copy. Today, that all changes with the launch of PLoS ONE, which publishes primary research from...ve been engaged with PLoS from its conception, the launch of PLoS ONE is tremendously exciting;this is the moment when we seize the full potential of the Inte...

New finding points way to foiling anthrax's tricks

...ar as is known, the human immune system has yet to launch a successful counterattack against the stealth siderophore, but that doesn't mean humans can't design one of their own, according to Raymond. His UC Berkeley team and the Seattle team are now exploring how their discovery could be used to diagnose or...

Amgen introduces comprehensive financial assistance programs for cancer patients

...ill be available for U.S. cancer patients and will launch in October. AOA will expand and consolidate the company's existing financial assistance programs into a simplified package with a single gateway: The new Vectibix Cap will limit total patient co-payments for Vectibix in the United States, regardle...

A cleaner, greener rice industry

..."Biodiversity: Our Life, Our Future." The official launch of AEY 2006 was held at the Bogor Botanical Garden... anniversary of the Bogor Botanical Gardens. The launch of AEY 2006 aims to raise people's awareness of the region's rich biodiversity, and strengthen regio...

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