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International HapMap consortium expands mapping effort

..., and the International HapMap Consortium plans to publish its comprehensive analysis of this data later this year. The second phase of the project will provide researchers with a denser map that will enable them to more precisely narrow gene discovery to specific regions of the genome. The effort to expand...

BioMed Central welcomes the new National Institutes of Health public access policy

...take into account when choosing where they wish to publish their research. To fulfil the NIH request, authors...can be submitted to archives. Those who choose to publish in any of BioMed Central's Open Access journals, which cover all areas of biology and medicine, are ...

Not-for-profit publishers call NIH public access rule a missed opportunity

...harm the scientific societies that peer review and publish a significant portion of the articles based on NIH...research." "These societies and the journals they publish have acted as responsible stewards of the scientific and biomedical literature for more than 100 yea...

Roche clinical trial registry and results database launched

...vides a public database in which all companies can publish both national and international protocol information and trial results. Roche would be delighted if this independent solution would lead other pharmaceutical companies to use the CenterWatch repository to register ongoing clinical trials and report r...

A new way to share models of biological systems

... publishers will encourage any author who plans to publish a new model to submit it to the BioModels database; this will ensure that all the models in the public domain are freely available for everyone to make the most of them." The BioModels database is freely available at www.ebi.ac.uk/biomodels. ...

Hydrogen and methane provide raw energy for life at 'Lost City'

...e mid-Atlantic. This week in Science, researchers publish for the first time findings about the gases produced at Lost City and the organisms that make their living off them. Both are so different from so-called black-smoker hydrothermal vents that they may provide a whole new avenue for looking for the ear...

Newly Discovered 'Branding' Process Helps Immune System Cells Pick Their Fights

...he self," says Unanue. Unanue and colleagues, who publish their results on May 31 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences, conducted their studies in mice and in cultures of mouse cells. Jeremy Herzog, a research associate in Unanue's lab, did many of the experiments and was the lead auth...

Disabling gene defuses rheumatoid arthritis in mice

... already well underway." Peng and colleagues will publish their results in the June issue of Nature Medicine. Rheumatoid arthritis, the most prevalent autoimmune form of arthritis, afflicts approximately 2.1 million Americans or about 1 percent of the population. Women are two to three times more likely to...

Major breakthrough in the treatment of cancers and infectious diseases

...es cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), and his team will publish in the upcoming issue of the prestigious journal Nature Immunology of Nature Publishing Group, a discovery that could significantly advance the treatment of cancers and infectious diseases. Current treatments frequently achieve only limited results w...

New tool reveals secrets of migrating cells

...hoto imaging has made to the field. Robey and Witt publish their current study in the May 3 issue of the Public Library Of Science-Biology. Two-photon imaging is a variation on the standard technique of labeling cells with fluorescent dye and then hitting them with a laser that makes the dye glow and the ce...

Biased reporting found in cancer prognostic studies

...cent years, researchers have raced to discover and publish papers on prognostic factors for cancer and other diseases. For example, at least 116 published studies alone have focused on a single tumor suppressor protein (TP53) that may predict the outcome of a patient with head and neck cancer. As researchers...

Secrets to antibody's success against West Nile Virus surprise scientists

...estroys the virion. Fremont and colleagues, who publish their results in the Sept. 29 issue of Nature, hope to design a new diagnostic system that can determine whether vaccines for West Nile and related viruses undergoing clinical trials stimulate production of antibodies that stop infections at a simila...

Seaweed could make junk food healthier

...cientists at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne publish their findings in the academic journal Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, in a paper detailing alginate's many benefits to the body. They believe it will be a valuable weapon in the international battle against obesity, diabetes and hea...

Tropical dry forests receive international recognition

...p if policy makers are not taking notice. "You can publish all you want but if it doesn't have any direct impact on what is happening in these countries, it doesn't matter," he says. ...

New discovery: If it weren't for this enzyme, decomposing pesticide would take millennia

...at work," Wolfenden said. For an undergraduate to publish a paper in such a prestigious scientific journal as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences also is quite unusual, he said. That success in part reflects UNC's continuing efforts to involve undergraduates in cutting-edge research. The Nat...

Biotech cotton 8: Bugs 0

...rriere, UA associate professor of entomology, will publish their research in an upcoming issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Bt cotton has been planted in Arizona since 1996. Now more than half of the state's 256,000 acres of cotton fields are planted with the biotech plants. Witho...

Mouse genome much more complex than expected

Over 100 scientists worldwide publish joint study in Science More than 100 scientists from Australia, Asia, Europe and the US have been probing the genome of the mouse in a joint study lasting several years. Their results in some aspects have completely overturned geneticists' tradition...

The shape of things to come: Morphology database going global

...eople's attitudes." Because journals often do not publish all the images that illustrate an article, researchers now must go to a museum or depository to view the specimens or arrange for a loan. Ronquist envisions a system in which authors would deposit images into MorphBank, and journals could point reade...

Alleged 40,000-year-old human footprints in Mexico much, much older than thought

...e Australian National University. They have yet to publish a peer-reviewed analysis of the footprints. In all, the British team claims to have found 250 footprints - mostly human, but also dog, cat and cloven-hoofed animal prints - in a layer of volcanic ash deposited in a former lake bed now exposed near a...

Free access to a digital library for developing countries

...ate their own leaders, conduct their own research, publish their own scientific findings and disseminate information to policy makers and the public. Literature in environmental chemistry, economics, law and policy, and other environmental subjects such as botany, conservation biology, ecology and zoology wi...

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