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FDA sees nanotech challenges in every product category it regulates

...on—making sure that FDA has the capacity to safely manage nanotechnology must be the shared responsibility of Congress and our political leaders,” argued Rejeski. “The agency must be ‘nano-ready’ for the products on the market today and able to deal with the more advanced nanotechnology applications expecte...

Undergraduate research shows leaderless honeybee organizing

...ay initiate a string of behaviors that effectively manage complex group activities. “It is a real challenge to understand how bee colonies work, but it is also fascinating because they are so different. Evolutionarily, they got to the same point as humans – living in these highly organized societies tha...

Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan

...also urgently need strong measures to conserve and manage them through joint efforts at all levels.” The S...on Army into wildlife services, help establish and manage official networks of national parks and other protected areas and integrate conservation principles ...

MU researchers to study the status of black bears in Missouri

...by the Missouri Department of Conservation to help manage Missouri’s black bear population. The researchers...e data needed to better understand and effectively manage the black bear population.” Dave Hamilton, a resource scientist at the Missouri Department of Co...

Researchers develop buckyballs to fight allergy

... always interested in finding new pathways to help manage the harmful effects,” said Kepley....

Antarctic icebergs -- Hotspots of ocean life

...he wealth of data brought new challenges in how to manage this avalanche of information. “The whole is definitely greater than the sum of the parts, and to answer questions across the different areas from ecology to chemistry and climate, scientists need access to all the data,” explained researcher John He...

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

... and glitazars activate PPAR and are often used to manage high cholesterol and risk for Type 2 diabetes. In the current study, the rats that received cherries had both a lower level of fat in their livers, and a higher expression of the PPAR gene, than those that did not ?and the correlation between the ...

Ecology in an era of globalization

...cribe the possible use of information networks to manage invasions on the ground. The scientists also discu... the economic impacts of alien invasives to better manage and assess existing infestations. The special issue also contains workshop reports, including "Ec...

Alien plants attack using 'resource conservation' as weapon, researchers say

...s Department of Global Ecology. "If you want to manage an invasive, you need to know what the characteristics of the invasives are and target your strategy to those characteristics," he said. Funk pointed to recent experiments that tried to eliminate invaders by deliberately reducing available resourc...

Newborn neurons like to hang with the 'in' crowd

...of fact, only about half of all newly born neurons manage to successfully integrate into the existing networ...els and playmates—boost the number of neurons that manage to hook up with the existing network to 80 percent, reinforcing the observation that using one's bra...

Study offers clues to 'Broken Heart Syndrome'

...t 48 hours. "These patients can be difficult to manage for emergency physicians and cardiologists alike," said cardiology fellow Richard Regnante, M.D. "They may be in cardiac arrest, cardiogenic shock, or severe heart failure. They may require advanced life support with airway management and medications...

Implanting dopamine generators in brain cells obtains improvement in Parkinson's in monkeys

...ate area of the brain of dopamine-generating cells manage to ameliorate Parkinson's appears to be related to the capacity of these cells to release substances (trophic factors) that induce an increase of the dopaminergic cells (that usually exist in the normal brain but in lower quantities). Amongst these t...

Stress may help cancer cells resist treatment, research shows

...who have increased responses to stress to learn to manage the effects," said Kulik. "And, the results point to the possibility of developing an intervention to block the effects of epinephrine." Kulik is now studying blood samples of prostate cancer patients to determine if there is a link between levels...

Keeping the body in sync -- The stability of cellular clocks

... tools of physics to show how our circadian clocks manage to keep accurate time in the noisy cellular environment. In an article appearing March 13 in the journal Molecular Systems Biology, researchers from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne demonstrate that the stability of cellular oscillators...

Cartilage discovery offers arthritis hope

...the thicker fibrils and examine how collagen cells manage to produce these relatively large fibrous structures which are 1,000 times their own size. Once scientists understand how the fibrils form and develop in healthy cartilage, they can then investigate what happens when things go wrong in diseases lik...

Is there a pilot in the insect?

... fly or a bee, with a brain the size of a pinhead, manage to make such a magnificent job of controlling its flight, and avoid crashing to the ground? Today it is known that the sensory motor prowess of these flying miniatures depends on the nervous system, made up of between one hundred thousand and one mil...

New species declared: Clouded leopard on Borneo and Sumatra

...n historic Declaration to conserve and sustainably manage the Heart of Borneo. ...

Health Canada approves cold and flu medicine

...regulations effective Jan. 1, 2004, to monitor and manage the NHP industry. 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 infor...

Twenty of world's 162 grouper species threatened with extinction

...the need to better protect outer reef areas and to manage spawning aggregations of many of the threatened gr...so reflects the widespread failure to successfully manage fisheries associated with coral reefs. Groupers are among the oldest fish on coral reefs, with so...

How to manage forests in hurricane impact zones

...rea, policies and procedures should be in place to manage effects," says Stanturf. "The infrastructure to restore access and communication should be put into place before the storm hits to meet both the short-term goals of salvage and fire prevention and the long-term goal of reforestation and ecological re...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... A new modeling study suggests that fish consumption ... infant exposure to long-lived contaminants like persistent organic ... a team of researchers including University of Toronto ... Wania, looks at how different levels of environmental ... behavior of chemicals in the body influenced exposure ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... parasites and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia ... but do not appear to be impacting native honeybee ... of researchers., The invasive pests include including Nosema ... African honeybees appear to be resilient to these invasive ... to control pests in Europe, Asia and the United ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... The presence of chronic inflammation in benign ... prostate cancer, and this association was found even ... according to a study published in Cancer ... the American Association for Cancer Research. , An ... participants of the placebo arm of the Prostate ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... to a study published today in PLOS Pathogens ... where malaria is common can mount an immune response ... to avoid repeated bouts of high fever and illness ... their bloodstream. The findings may help researchers develop future ... the malaria parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 million ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Bonheur Children,s Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, was ... April issue of Nature Reviews Microbiology , ... Dr. McCullers, a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, and ... University of Tennessee Health Science Center, analyzed the ... 1957 and 1968 pandemics, as well as more ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson,s disease is ... may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed by ... autoimmune diseases like type I diabetes, celiac disease, and ... published April 16, 2014, in Nature Communications . ... in Parkinson,s disease; but if true, it could lead ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... team led by researchers at UC Davis has shown ... key role in cell division, also boosts the mitochondrial ... time the complex has been shown to perform both ... excellent target to control cellular energy production, potentially advancing ... online today in the journal Developmental Cell . ...
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