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Termites feed through good vibrations

... on large blocks had this characteristic frequency plus other signals indicating the presence of other termites in that "large block", so they chose to feed on the large block without termites. Thus the termites showed that they have the "cocktail party effect". This social information had another import...

New Technique for Tracking Gene Regulators

...ces, which all have the same startsequence of CATG plus 16 additional unknown bases. The scientists then“glue?together the tags into chains and sequence them.While small in length, the tags are large enough to allow computersearches to locate their specific positions on the complete genome in amanner that...

Key mechanism in genetic inheritance during cell division identified

...ogy, who were the lead investigators on this work, plus Agustin Avila-Sakar and Hong-Wei Wang, with Berkeley Lab, and Hanspeter Niederstrasser and Jonathan Wong with UC Berkeley. Says Barnes, "Mistakes in chromosome segregation during mitosis contribute to cancer and birth defects. From various genetic e...

Yeast Network Prevents Damage By Oxygen Radicals

...ene, which results in increased production of ROS, plus a mutation in one or more genes involved in DNA repair or cell cycle control. Cell survival and accumulation of DNA mutations and gross chromosomal rearrangements in each strain were then analysed to identify genes that cooperate to prevent the delet...

Maine Researchers Find Exceptions to Old Rules of Genetic Inheritance

... that males carrying two copies of the t haplotype plus the transgenic region were fertile and showed no transmission ratio distortion. Therefore, the scientists realized, two genes must be involved-one controlling sterility and a yet-to-be discovered gene regulating transmission ratio distortion. Dr. Pl...

Oldest cranial, dental and postcranial fossils of early modern European humans confirmed

...Europe which retains many portions of the skeleton plus archaeological objects from the Aurignacian period. Only two modern human specimens from a site in Romania, dated to ~35,000 years ago, are older. At Mladec there are multiple individuals - at least 5 or 6 represented. The dating shows that the Mlade...

The making and breaking of microtubules

...chored to a cellular structure. The other end, the plus end, is a hotbed of activity. In the presence of G...onsisting of a base (a letter in the genetic code) plus a sugar and three phosphate groups. But these molecules also regulate enzyme activity and play a cru...

Revueltosaurus skeleton unearthed at Petrified Forest upsets dinosaur tale

... skeleton from the 6-square meter quarry they dug, plus bones from more than a dozen other individuals. In June of 2005, a second relatively complete skeleton was uncovered from the same site. Irmis, who first started working in the park with Parker in 2002 as an undergraduate at Northern Arizona Univers...

Newest HIV drugs should be used with FUZEON(R)

...ble the proportion of patients who received FUZEON plus tipranavir/r showed a 90% drop in viral load compa...ble the proportion of patients who received FUZEON plus TMC114/r achieved a viral load below 50 copies/ml compared with patients not receiving FUZEON A rema...

Agilent Technologies introduces high-capacity human protein removal system for proteomics research

... skeleton from the 6-square meter quarry they dug, plus bones from more than a dozen other individuals. In June of 2005, a second relatively complete skeleton was uncovered from the same site. Irmis, who first started working in the park with Parker in 2002 as an undergraduate at Northern Arizona Univers...

OHSU research shows vitamin C counteracts some negative impacts of smoking on unborn babies

...iven nicotine and vitamin C. In fact, the nicotine plus vitamin C group had lung air flow close to that of a normal animal," explained Spindel. "Other notable observations were that increased levels of surfactant apoprotein B protein normally caused by nicotine were reduced by vitamin C. In addition, elas...

Hepatitis C responds best to combo of ribavirin and interferon, study concludes

...compared to 58 percent of those getting interferon plus ribavarin. Among those who had relapsed after previous treatment 87 percent of interferon-only patients did not respond, compared to 51 percent who were on combination therapy. Of the patients who had not responded at all to previous therapy, 95 pe...

Researchers predict infinite genomes

...ery strain (thus constituting the GBS core genome) plus 439 genes absent in one or more strains. Moreover, mathematical modeling showed that unique genes will continue to emerge, even after thousands of genomes are sequenced. The GBS pan-genome is expected to grow by an average of 33 new genes every time ...

New tools used to control foodborne hepatitis A outbreaks related to green onions

...l RNA sequences from patients in the three states, plus patients involved in a subsequent outbreak in Pennsylvania in October 2003 (the latter recently described in the Sept. 1 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine), were slightly different from each other. The viral sequence from each outbreak, ho...

Use of Antibiotics for Acne May Increase Risk of Common Illness

...l RNA sequences from patients in the three states, plus patients involved in a subsequent outbreak in Pennsylvania in October 2003 (the latter recently described in the Sept. 1 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine), were slightly different from each other. The viral sequence from each outbreak, ho...

Large-scale Computer Simulations Reveal New Insights Into Antibiotic Resistance

...l RNA sequences from patients in the three states, plus patients involved in a subsequent outbreak in Pennsylvania in October 2003 (the latter recently described in the Sept. 1 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine), were slightly different from each other. The viral sequence from each outbreak, ho...

Disrupting Cocaine-memories To Battle Addiction

...l RNA sequences from patients in the three states, plus patients involved in a subsequent outbreak in Pennsylvania in October 2003 (the latter recently described in the Sept. 1 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine), were slightly different from each other. The viral sequence from each outbreak, ho...

New NIAID grants strengthen national biodefense and emerging infectious diseases research network

...tium whose members include five other universities plus small business partners; it also includes substantial collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The addition of these two new RCEs expands the network's scientific reach to cover some poorly understood diseases and new resea...

Elusive salamanders have role in developing new sampling models

...dicting the type and location of suitable habitats plus minimize unnecessary and time-consuming sampling." Of more than 1,000 seasonal ponds at the 280,000-acre military facility in southeastern Georgia, 483 have been identified as potential candidates to support this particular salamander, technically k...

Discovery that bacterium is phosphate gourmet key clue to what makes it most social of bacteria

...nalling pathways is also found among the other 140 plus signalling pathways of the bacterium. If three and half pathways are enough to make it a phosphate gourmet, the level of interactions between up to 150 pathways will easily be enough to give Myxococcus xanthus its precocious social skills. ...

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