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A new plant-bacterial symbiotic mechanism promising for crop applications

... Symbioses Tropicales et Méditerranéennes’ and its partners (1), taking as model a symbiosis between a tropical aquatic legume, Aeschynomene, and Bradyrhizobium, bacteria of the Rhizobia family, have just revealed a new mode of communication at molecular level between these two organisms. The bacteria of this...

Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan

...ion,” said Undersecretary Akwoch. “We need donors, partners and well wishers to recognize the importance of wildlife resources as the future backbone of the economy and development of Southern Sudan.” Added Luka Biong Deng, Minister for Presidential Affairs for GoSS, “We are recognizing the results of our ...

Researchers reveal structure of protein altered in autism

...interact with specific neurexin partners. The two partners are members of distinct families of proteins involved in synaptic adhesions, imparting ‘stickiness’ that enables them to associate so that synapses form and have the capacity for neurotransmission,” said Palmer Taylor, Ph.D., Dean of the Skaggs Schoo...

Male circumcision overstated as prevention tool against AIDS

...themselves, and because of the large number of sex partners they have each year, can act as an engine driving ...rus home to their villages, their other casual sex partners and to their wives. The study has important policy implications. Several international AIDS organ...

Biodiesel study targets cleaner air, cleaner engines

...da contributed $300,000 to the project, with other partners Environment Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association, UPI Energy, and the University of Guelph providing in-kind support. It is hoped that the success of this project will lead to an accelerated ...

Male-killing bacteria makes female butterflies more promiscuous

...ale numbers are reduced. Greater numbers of female partners leads to fatigue in males. They start producing smaller sperm packages. Unfortunately, the female butterflies instinctively know that the packages are smaller and that their chances of having been impregnated after mating are lower than usual. This j...

Selectivity is ultimate aphrodisiac

...s who romantically desired most of their potential partners were rejected quickly and overwhelmingly, accordin...nce romantic desire for all the potential romantic partners you meet, the study shows, the less likely it is that they will desire you in return. (Think too des...

NT researchers discover breakthrough in malaria treatment

...best way of treating it. In collaboration with partners at the Indonesian Ministry of Health, the MSHR team conducted a study in Papua, where they compared, head to head, two new treatments for malaria. Both contained a combination of drug based on a Chinese herbal extract (artemisinin) with a longer act...

Hybrid molecule causes cancer cells to self-destruct

...components are inside, the researchers believe the partners help enzymes to resume the normal assembly of sugar molecules and correct aberrant gene expression patterns, two processes that go awry when cancer occurs. Now that they've identified the butyrate-ManNAc molecule as a potential cancer fighter, the...

Rapid, Low-Cost DNA Testing

...a company called Diffinity Genomics, Inc. with two partners to further study and commercialize his technique. Professor Rothberg's method is part of a much larger process that analyzes DNA. First, a technician extracts the DNA from the blood, tissue, or food. This typically take up to an hour. Second, ther...

Computer scientists join in search for ivory-billed woodpecker

...e said. "We're pleased to be working alongside our partners in this ambitious venture." CONE purposes to help natural scientists observe animals ?whether birds or mammals ?in the animals' habitats. Song and Goldberg have developed robots to webcast images of animals from the animals' habitats to natural s...

Twenty of world's 162 grouper species threatened with extinction

...UCN, Conservation International and numerous other partners that provides scientists with baseline data for analyzing threats to ocean species. “This assessment forms part of a growing focus on over-fishing and conservation concerns for fishes in general,?said GMSA Director Kent Carpenter. The workshop ...

Recently discovered species gain protection

...pport from the American Bird Conservancy (ABC) and partners has allowed for the purchase of further habitat area in a crucial move to protect the chestnut-capped piha and other Endangered species. "Thanks to the generous support of Conservation International, the IUCN/SSC Amphibian Specialist Group, Robert ...

A healthier start to a pig's life

... was developed in collaboration with other project partners in Poland. Gramineer International in Sweden produced and purified the lectin, and Lund University tested it in laboratory studies. The Institute of Physiology and Nutrition from the Polish Academy of Science and the Agricultural University of Lublin...

Pacific Rim researchers to collaborate on distributed bioinformatics analysis of avian flu

...Thai National Grid Center (TGNC). Five non-U.S. partners have pledged to fund collaboration on the avian fl...nd graduate researchers to work in the labs of our partners around Asia ?giving those students an experience that will equip them to do ongoing research in this...

Quitting smoking reduces risk of lung cancer mortality by 70 percent

...communicable diseases in the Asian region. Project partners included many medical institutions across the Asia Pacific region. The Collaboration's primary goal is to provide direct, reliable evidence about the determinants of stroke, coronary heart disease, and other common causes of death in Asia-Pacific ...

Scientists re-grow dental enamel from cultured cells

...tep will be to achieve the same success with their partners in tooth formation, the dental mesenchymal cells. Further development of this technique will be aimed toward production of tissue to replace damaged or missing enamel, and ultimately, regeneration of whole teeth. ...

'Hidden-hero' microbes in soil, water may help naturally clean toxic sites

... laboratories across the country. Together, the partners will develop models to help predict the rate at which contamination levels drop when using natural methods such as bioremediation and artificial techniques such as chemical additions and pH adjustments. Subsurface changes are monitored using geophysi...

Syphilis rate on rise in US gay, bisexual men

...s statistics do not identify the gender of the sex partners of infected people, the study authors infer that a large number of those infected ?62 percent in 2003 ?are gay or bisexual, in part, because so few women become infected. The study does not look past 2003, but statistics suggest the trends contin...

Major link in brain-obesity puzzle found

... brain and body. One of its most important binding partners is JAK2, which is activated every time a leptin molecule binds to a cell. Since leptin is the body’s messenger boy to the brain for “stop eating, we’re full?messages, and JAK2 helps receive those messages as they arrive, SH2B1’s partnership with ...

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