Navigation Links

Tag: "quantity" at biology news

Placenta Is A Rich Source Of Blood Stem Cells

...atients receiving transplants, but growing them in quantity is difficult. The cells don't multiply readily in the laboratory, so they must be harvested from bone marrow by needle aspiration, a painful procedure, or coaxed into the blood and then collected. Both methods yield only a limited number of blood ste...

Circles Of DNA Might Help Predict Success Of Stem Cell Transplantation

Measuring the quantity of a certain type of immune cell DNA in the blood could help physicians predict whether a bone marrow stem cell transplant will successfully restore a population of infection-fighting cells called T lymphocytes in a child. This research, by investiga...

Genetically modified rice in China benefits farmers' health, study finds

...Measured on a per hectare (2.471 acres) basis, the quantity and cost of pesticides applied to the conventional rice was 8 to 10 times as high as that applied to the insect-resistant genetically modified rice. In short, use of the genetically modified rice enabled the farmers to reduce pesticide use by 15 pou...

PET/MRI scans may help unravel mechanisms of prenatal drug damage

...e PET study, each animal was injected with a trace quantity of cocaine--less than 10 micrograms, which is not ...nd slower than in the mother's brain, a measurable quantity of cocaine and/or its labeled metabolites does accumulate in the fetal brain, particularly in the st...

A little stress gives beneficial oomph! to immune system

... mice, the researchers also analyzed the types and quantity of specific immune cells attracted to each of the proteins. "While all major leukocytes are mobilized in great numbers at the first hints of acute stress, the immune proteins that are generated at the battle site will determine which types of immune...

One gene links newborn neurons with those that die in diseases such as Alzheimer's

...ls of each type. From these they purified RNA, the quantity of which corresponds to the activity of the particular gene producing it. The microdissection technique uses a low-power laser to melt a small circle of film into the tissue. When the film is lifted, the cell body - including its RNA - comes with it,...

Secret of smallpox's success may lead to bioterror cure

...e immune response tends to be very strong when the quantity of the uncloaked virus is high. According to Jacobs, the uncloaked vaccinia virus has the potential to be useful for developing novel post-exposure vaccines for other dangerous viruses as well, making available a who new arsenal of weapons against d...

Changing ecosystems throw scientists mega-challenges

...al change, the report states, ensuring an adequate quantity and quality of freshwater for sustaining all forms of like is a growing challenge. " Integrated, multidisciplinary, and multi-scale, water-related research is necessary for meeting the challenge." The authors recommend that NSF focus on water as a u...

Alarm pheromone causes aphids to sprout wings

... frequency of pheromone release and not the actual quantity present, possibly to avoid manipulation by plants. Thus, to reduce damage caused by aphids, the major insect pests in Europe, it may prove effective to apply pulses of alarm pheromone to infested fields. ...

Alcohol consumption disrupts breastfeeding hormones

...is drinking alcohol just to improve the quality or quantity of her milk, she needs to know that there is no evidence to support this claim. In fact, what happens is quite the opposite, as alcohol disrupts the hormonal milieu of lactation in a way that could impede successful breastfeeding." For centuries, br...

Excess liver gene protects against high-fat diet

...st that natural variation among individuals in the quantity of the liver receptors might lead to differences among them in their susceptibility to high cholesterol and heart disease in a manner dependent on diet. Furthermore, drugs that modulate LXRa activity may have potential as therapies for lipid disorder...

Researchers devise new technique for creating human stem cells

... humans it is very difficult to obtain eggs in any quantity and difficult or impossible to genetically manipulate them," he said. "But embryonic stem cells can be grown in large quantities. We can isolate the components of the reprogramming machinery, and we can genetically manipulate the cells to analyze the...

Life's origins were easier than was thought

...y for the first living organisms to develop. "This quantity of genes would be enough for a simple organism to have enough functional activity", according to the researchers. Recent analysis into the minimum number of DNA genes required to constitute bacteria, the most simple organism today, considers that aro...

Hidden sponges determine coral reef's nutrient cycle

...s first of all examined the precise appearance and quantity of these virtually inaccessible caves and their living communities. He did that on the Caribbean island of Curaao using a special underwater camera. The films shot revealed that sponges were the most important inhabitants, followed by animals such as...

Acid water in East Java threatens biodiversity and local welfare

...t suffer any detrimental effects due to this small quantity of acidic water. Lohr wants to hold discussions with local authorities, other researchers and companies in order to arrange such a diversion or another solution. The biologist recently received a dissemination grant from NWO-WOTRO to support this. ...

Female butterflies go for sparkle -- not size -- when choosing to mate

...ted female preference for wing size, eyespot size, quantity of eyespots on the wing, eyespot and pupil color, and pupil reflectivity. "Once we found a trait that appeared to be important, we then would exaggerate it or reduce it to pin it down," said Monteiro. None of the variations induced on the ventral s...

MicroRNAs have shaped the evolution of the majority of mammalian genes

...ing idea is that microRNAs often act to reduce the quantity of protein a gene produces without shutting it off all together. "We think the microRNAs are sometimes having what you can call a dampening effect," says Bartel, who is also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and MIT professor of biology...

Male elephants woo females with precise chemistry

...ne is first detectable in the late teens, with the quantity secreted rising about 15-fold over a 25-year life span. Young males secreted significantly more of the "plus" frontalin than "minus," but the ratios became almost equal as the elephant matured, especially between ages 31 and 43. Musth periods get l...

Cells from amniotic fluid used to tissue-engineer a new trachea

...ze to human babies), Fauza's team obtained a small quantity of amniotic fluid and isolated mesenchymal stem cells. Mesenchymal stem cells descend directly from embryonic stem cells and are abundant in the amniotic fluid. They specialize in making connective tissues, including muscle, bone, cartilage, fat and ...

Implantable pumps extend lives of patients too sick for transplant

...who received the devices not only had a lengthened quantity of life, but they appeared to have an improved quality of life," said Duke cardiologist Joseph Rogers, M.D., who presented the results of the trial Nov. 14, 2005, at the annual scientific session of the American Heart Association meeting in Dallas. "...

1 2 3

Other Tags
(Date:12/11/2014)... , Dec. 09, 2014 Research and ... ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9ql3kr/biometrics_market ) has ... in India 2015-2019" report to their offering. ... this market is the adoption of multimodal biometric ... characteristic of an individual for verification and identification ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... , Dec. 10, 2014  Data Sciences ... monitoring, has released a new series of digital ... preclinical toxicology researchers. M series, part of the ... collect the best possible physiologic data when incorporating ... Adding functional endpoints to toxicology studies has evolved ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... Dec. 9, 2014  Valencell, a leader in performance ... a staggering demand from its licensees for highly accurate, ... is not solely coming from fitness and health sectors, ... "A wearable is only as useful as the ... the ultimate driver in long-term mass consumer adoption of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Biometrics Market in India 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, NEC, Safran and Suprema 2New telemetry implants expected to change how large animal toxicology studies are conducted 2Wearable Technology Products Demand Highly Accurate Biometric Technology 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 For chic ladies, new fashionable outfits ... part of their Holiday Wish List, Angeldress.co.uk has ... ways to accent ladies’ holiday wardrobe by launching a promotion ... all over the discount of 80% off, like a cheap ... ship. The company’s chic wedding dresses are among the hottest ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 The report offers details on ... various market dynamics such as the key trends, the ... wait time for U.S. sports medicine, the impact of ... the challenges faced by the market. , Browse report ... The report also provides an overview of the global ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 24, 2014 Dental implants benefit millions ... tooth replacement. They offer the strongest and most secure ... other forms of tooth replacement. They will never slip ... adjacent teeth for support, and they prevent the jaw ... told that they are not suitable candidates for dental ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Final Cut Pro X plugin ... Film Studios. , “The ProDenoise plugin that allows users to ... said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “ProDenoise is ... X editors toolbox.” , Final Cut Pro X users can ... footage with ProDenoise from Pixel Film Studios. ProDenoise can quickly ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 23, 2014 ... vaccine that U.S. officials are preparing to test in West ... vaccine produced a safe and potent immune response in Africans. ... more than 100 Ugandans in 2009 and 2010, prompted the ... protect a person against infection by Ebola, said study author ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Angeldress.co.uk Starts Its Big Sales by Offering Various Kinds of Cheap Clothes and Fashion Accessories 2Health News:Sports Medicine Market Report 2014: Global Industry Analysis, Share, Size, Trends, Growth and Forecast report 2Health News:Innovative Dental Implant Procedure to Gain Momentum in the New Year 2Health News:Pixel Film Studios released the ProDenoise plugin for Final Cut Pro X today. 2Health News:Early Study Offers Hope for an Ebola Vaccine 2Health News:Early Study Offers Hope for an Ebola Vaccine 3Health News:Early Study Offers Hope for an Ebola Vaccine 4
Other Contents