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Carnegie Mellon scientists find key HIV protein makes cell membranes bend more easily

...ies. In their next trip to this facility, the team plans to study FP-23 together with cholesterol, a molecule known to modulate the stiffness of cell membranes....

Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan

...te environmental impact assessments and mitigation plans in place. Resettlement in areas depopulated during the war is putting stress on the land. Thousands of refugees and internally displaced people are on the move back into this area, which is causing deforestation east of the Sudd wetlands.” “With th...

The kapok connection -- Study explains rainforest similarities

... the trees spread from South America to Africa. He plans to continue investigating the role of oceanic dispersal to see if the same is true for other species and for entire plant communities. "This tree has become locally extinct in parts of the Peruvian Amazon as a result of overexploitation for plywoo...

UI anthropologist, colleagues discover remains of earliest giant panda

...College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, says that he plans to return to China this November to explore new cave sites in collaboration with Chinese colleagues. A Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Ciochon is internationally recognized for his contributions to the fields of pri...

Prey not hard-wired to fear predators

... states of Wyoming and Idaho have already proposed plans that would allow for as much as 85 percent of these once-protected wolves to be killed. So even as the goal of re-instilling fear of predators in prey species has been successful, the question remains whether enough wolves will be left to maintain t...

For many insects, winter survival is in the genes

... months of cold temperatures." Denlinger has no plans to develop a method to get rid of heat-shock proteins in insect pests, but he says that it is important to understand how insects survive through the winter. "There may be steps we can take to disrupt the diapause process and make an insect vulner...

Scripps research team sheds light on long-sought cold sensation gene

...rs is still not clear, but is a question the group plans to investigate. "It would be really interesting to find out how the brain takes essentially the same signal and, depending on context, interprets it differently,?says Dhaka. ...

Students invent protective pouch to enhance cell therapy

...one of the major strengths of Johns Hopkins." Link plans to continue working on the project in the university’s biomedical engineering master’s degree program. ...

New Brandeis research sheds light on memory by erasing it

...ed by attacking memory molecules. Lisman's lab plans further research to better understand what happens to the CaMKII after it is attacked. By using fluorescent forms of CaMKII, it will be possible to determine whether the kinase leaves the synapse after inhibitor is applied. This provides a way to dir...

WHO data confirms low level of resistance to Tamiflu

...need for world governments to be vigilant in their plans to protect against a potential pandemic outbreak. WHO also reconfirmed that stockpiling antivirals - in particular oseltamivir- in advance is presently the only way to ensure that sufficient supplies are available in the event of a pandemic. Roche ha...

Diminishing dinosaur steps saved by laser and laptop

...ll active until fairly recently, but there are now plans to make it a protected site of special scientific interest. Dr Manning was part of the UNESCO team who initially evaluated the trackway localities in Northern Spain, as part of a pending Iberian Peninsula World Heritage Site application. Althou...

Dealing deadly cancers a knockout punch

...e the second of several Phase II trials Oncolytics plans for 2007. The Company also has a collaborative agreement with the U.S. National Cancer Institute to conduct multiple clinical trials with Reolysin which are expected to begin in 2007, including a Phase II melanoma trial and a Phase I/II ovarian can...

HIV survival improves if patients stay in care

...ow to get them to stay in care," said Giordano. He plans to look for ways to intervene in this process. He is now studying a group of people who are newly diagnosed with HIV in Houston to evaluate the effects of knowledge about the disease socioeconomics, and other factors on retention in care. ...

From the deep -- Researchers find new species of sea anemone

...ne that's manned from the surface," said Daly, who plans to head to Monterey Canyon later this year in hopes of finding more dead whales with A. pearseae roosting on the bones. A successful trip could answer some of Daly's lingering questions about the species itself and, more broadly, may provide clues on...

Decoding protein structures helps illuminate cause of diabetes

... hIAPP mis-folding, Zanni says. The group now plans to capture series of snapshots during individual folding reactions to identify multiple phases as the proteins convert from an unordered mishmash into flat sheets, then coil into fibers. "No matter how fast they're moving, we can take pictures of...

UCLA study uncovers clues for why Graves' disease attacks the eyes

...to survive beyond their normal lifespan. The team plans to develop an antibody drug to block the receptor from interacting with the T-cells and slow down the disease. In Graves?disease, the thyroid gland goes into overdrive, producing excess levels of hormone that attack the tissue behind the eye, ca...

Discovery of new cave millipedes casts light on Arizona cave ecology

...led to the development of cave resource management plans and the ultimate protection of numerous caves in northwestern Arizona and southwestern Utah. ...

Natural antibiotics yield secrets to atom-level imaging technique

...ch will grow considerably at U-M from implementing plans to set up a high magnetic field solid-state NMR spectrometer facility and an NIH-funded program. ...

Super-fermenting fungus genome sequenced

...sed bioenergy company, Xethanol Corporation, which plans to integrate Dr. Jeffries?findings into its large-scale biofuels production processes. Pichia joins white rot fungus in the growing portfolio of bioenergy-relevant fungus genomes sequenced by DOE JGI through its user programs and contributed freel...

Blood sugar's manufacture limited by building blocks' supply

... might limit glucose production." Gray said she plans to further explore the underlying mechanisms invol...ls affects blood sugar production. Meanwhile, Jain plans to further examine the transcription factor's function in other parts of the body where it is active...

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