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Mouse brain cells rapidly recover after Alzheimer's plaques are cleared

...mingearlier research results. Then Brendza closely monitored the swellingsfor three days."We thought that clearing the plaques would halt the progression of thedamage--stop the development of new swellings," says Brendza. "But whatwe saw was much more striking: in just three days, there were 20 to 25percent re...

Key molecule in plant photo-protection identified

...mingearlier research results. Then Brendza closely monitored the swellingsfor three days."We thought that clearing the plaques would halt the progression of thedamage--stop the development of new swellings," says Brendza. "But whatwe saw was much more striking: in just three days, there were 20 to 25percent re...

Affymetrix Unveils Plans to Double Plant and Animal Genome Microarray Offering

...ies beingpresented include:-- Dr. John Cushman who monitored environmental stresses in the winegrape-- Dr. Matias Kirst who studied SNP effects in expression analysis ofdiverse species using an early prototype of the maize array-- Dr. Brett Tyler who studied transcriptional profiling ofPhytophthora sojae infec...

Experiments provide proof of how traveling in groups protects insects

...eaths during the same period among the crickets we monitored that stayed with the band." That individuals removed from the group suffered gory deaths was clear from partially chewed transmitters the scientists recovered, often with body parts still attached, Lorch said. Researchers retrieved several devices f...

Experiments provide proof of how traveling in groups protects insects

...eaths during the same period among the crickets we monitored that stayed with the band." That individuals removed from the group suffered gory deaths was clear from partially chewed transmitters the scientists recovered, often with body parts still attached, Lorch said. Researchers retrieved several devices f...

Why do insects stop 'breathing'? To avoid damage from too much oxygen, say researchers

...of a chamber with a flow-through air system), they monitored the moth's breathing pattern. The chamber, which housed the moth being studied, was filled first with air that had been freed of carbon dioxide. Next, a device measured when and how much carbon dioxide originated from the insect. Bradley explained t...

First real-time view of developing neurons reveals surprises, say Stanford researchers

... they matured in real time. The pair specifically monitored hundreds of neurons in the region of the brain that respond to images. Niell set up a tiny LCD screen showing squares the size of the fish's favorite planktonic food moving up and down or left and right. They expected to find that young neurons fire...

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Type I and Type II Diabetes

...ized or demonstrated is also a concern and will be monitored by the sponsor. The Medication Guide informs patients that Symlin should only be used if they are already using their insulin as prescribed, but still need better blood sugar control; will follow their doctor's instructions exactly; will follow-up w...

HIV vaccine trial breaks ground for future research

...ve, HIV-1 plasma RNA load and CD4 cell counts were monitored on a regular basis for 24 months after the initial diagnosis. Of the 5,417 volunteers who were enrolled, 368 became infected during the study. The vaccine was found not to be effective in preventing HIV infection; infection rates among those who wer...

Scientists journey to southern Africa to unravel the secret world of elephant communication

...ayback system in the upper level, while Jason Wood monitored the geophone array and Katie Eckert--using a speci...n areas inhabited by elephants should be carefully monitored and controlled. Seismic research also may prove useful as a deterrent against poachers. "There is m...

NIAID begins clinical trial of West Nile virus vaccine

... a conventional needle syringe. Volunteers will be monitored for possible symptoms or side effects as well as the body's ability to generate WNV-specific antibodies and T cells. The vaccine cannot cause West Nile virus infection or disease because it does not contain infectious material from the virus. For mor...

Elephant seal pups suffer from ocean warming

...ailability to elephant seals, Le Boeuf and Crocker monitored the weight of 2750 elephant seal pups over a period of 29 years, from 1975 to 2004, during which the ocean temperature generally increased before starting to cool again in 2000. The pups, from a rookery located in central California, were weighed wit...

Radio-tracking associated with 'dramatic shift' in water vole sex ratio

... Norfolk site. At both sites vole numbers had been monitored using small traps baited with apple and carrot during 2002 and 2003, voles being released after counting. However, Moorhouse and Macdonald had also fitted radio-collars to 38 of the voles caught at the Norfolk site for in-depth study of the voles' mo...

Mutation in clams protects against paralytic shellfish poisoning but raises human health risk

... the investigators exposed clams to PSP toxins and monitored the shellfish for mortality and potentially harmful changes in burrowing behavior. They found that clams that came from areas with a history of red tides had less sensitivity to the toxins than did clams from an area with no such history. They showed...

FDA Approves New Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis B

... that patients who discontinue Baraclude should be monitored at repeated intervals over a period of time for liver function. Baraclude's sponsor, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company of Wallingford, Conn., has committed to conducting a large post-marketing study of Baraclude (entecavir) to evaluate the risks of cance...

Depression gene may weaken mood-regulating circuit

...magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the researchers monitored the brain activity of 94 healthy participants while they were looking at scary faces, which activates fear circuitry. Those with the short variant showed less functional connectivity, in the same circuit. Nearly 30 percent of subjects' scores on a s...

Woods Hole Research Center plans controlled burn in Amazon rainforest

...rate of recovery. Temperature and humidity will be monitored at multiple spots in each forest pre- and post- burn, to detect changes in the microclimate of the forest; and soil moisture will be measured at set points in the parcels at regular intervals, to see how the changes in canopy may effect the water ava...

Logging changed ecological balance for monkeys, damaged health

...tal change and conservation. The researchers have monitored the three species, gathering data immediately after logging, 12 years later and again 28 years after the logging ended. "We know land-use change is affecting wildlife species," Gillespie said. "We know that there is a conservation issue. It's been d...

Affymetrix and ParAllele Launch Industry's Most Comprehensive Product Line for Targeted Genotyping

...tal change and conservation. The researchers have monitored the three species, gathering data immediately after logging, 12 years later and again 28 years after the logging ended. "We know land-use change is affecting wildlife species," Gillespie said. "We know that there is a conservation issue. It's been d...

President Bush's cut to AIDS prevention in Africa would be devastating

...tal change and conservation. The researchers have monitored the three species, gathering data immediately after logging, 12 years later and again 28 years after the logging ended. "We know land-use change is affecting wildlife species," Gillespie said. "We know that there is a conservation issue. It's been d...

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