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Love's all in the brain: fMRI study shows strong, lateralized reward, not sex, drive

...nning to track what happens in the brain as a love relationship matures." Helen E. Fisher, a research anthropologist at Rutgers University, New Jersey, noted that not only did the brain change as romantic love endured, but that some of these changes were in regions associated with pair-bonding in prairie voles. ...

Mystery Blood Vessel Disorder Implicated In 'Mini' Strokes

...f small vessel disease. Indeed, there was a direct relationship between the diameter of the basilar artery, the cranial artery most often affected in dolichoectasia, and the severity of small vessel disease. "This study is the first to show an association between intracranial arterial dolichoectasia and the whol...

Brain Scans Reveal How Gene May Boost Schizophrenia Risk

...nia-related version of the gene. Yet, the opposite relationship held for subjects with the other of two common versions of the gene. "A tiny variation in the gene that makes the enzyme that breaks down dopamine causes a complete flipflop ?not a mere difference in degree ?in dopamine activity in these two brain a...

Cooperation is key—a new way of looking at MicroRNA and how it controls gene expression

... tiny fragments of RNA known as microRNA and their relationship to the genetic transcripts known as messenger RNA (mRNA). All genes expressed in the human body must be transcribed as mRNA before they can be translated into proteins, and the stability of these mRNA transcripts is essential for control of genetic ...

Mouse gene shows new mechanism behind cardiac infarction in man

...he new finding will spur further research into the relationship between the protein and cardiac infarction. Hopefully it will offer a new therapeutic technique for the treatment of atherosclerosis and thus reduce the risk of cardiac infarction. ...

Study reveals dramatic difference between breast cancers in US and Africa

...of women in the United States and Africa and their relationship to breast cancer. She combines expertise in cancer risk and genetics with a close African connection. Olopade grew up in Nigeria, retains close ties with cancer specialists there and returns frequently to teach, for research -- and to visit. She wor...

Multiple-drug resistant gene expression pattern predicts treatment outcome for pediatric leukemia

...tileukemic agents. They went on to investigate the relationship of these genes to treatment outcome in ALL patients and found that expression of the genes was associated with treatment outcome and could be used to identify a subset of patients with a markedly inferior response to treatment. In addition, the findi...

Symbiotic bacteria protect hunting wasps from fungal infestation

...esearchers have discovered a fascinating symbiotic relationship between a wasp species and a newly discovered bacterial species ?a relationship that potentially sheds light on how bacteria can be successfully utilized by higher organisms in def...

Affymetrix Launches New Globin-Reduction Kits and Protocol Developed with PreAnalytiX

...hers to use a whole-genome approach to analyze the relationship between genetics and health. Affymetrix is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., with manufacturing facilities in Sacramento, Calif., and Bedford, Mass. The company maintains important sales and marketing operations in Europe and Asia and has about 9...

Stealth Worms May Improve Insect Pest Control

...hey infect more insects. This naturally-occurring relationship between the nematodes and their mutualistic bacteria has existed for millennia. EPNs are found in terrestrial environments, including deserts, rainforests, grasslands and other ecological systems, offering a tremendous array of possibilities for stud...

Innovative collaboration brings Arctic science into the classroom

...s for education, for science, and for society. The relationship we've developed with the community of Zhigansk is paying huge dividends scientifically, and it also helping us to get our science to the public." Holmes envisions a network of schools in the Russian, Canadian, and Alaskan Arctic, participating in an ...

Software Tool for Converting Scientific Text into a Database of Functional Relationships

...ate and automatically maintain internal functional relationship databases, amenable to computational analysis," said Nikolai Daraselia, Director of Research at Ariadne Genomics. "Data extracted with MedScan and manually curated data are normally of compatible quality, but the efficiency is incomparable, and it is...

Future diabetes drugs may target new protein interaction

...event." But, he says, PGC1 has an unusually close relationship with sirtuin1 that may make for relatively easy pi... into the glucose the body needs to survive." The relationship between sirtuin1 and PGC1 also connects processes involved in cellular aging and responding to calor...

PHACCS, an online tool for estimating the structure and diversity of uncultured viral communities using metagenomic information

...event." But, he says, PGC1 has an unusually close relationship with sirtuin1 that may make for relatively easy pi... into the glucose the body needs to survive." The relationship between sirtuin1 and PGC1 also connects processes involved in cellular aging and responding to calor...

Computational verification of protein-protein interactions by orthologous co-expression

...event." But, he says, PGC1 has an unusually close relationship with sirtuin1 that may make for relatively easy pi... into the glucose the body needs to survive." The relationship between sirtuin1 and PGC1 also connects processes involved in cellular aging and responding to calor...

Eliminate Data Analysis Bottlenecks in Drug Discovery

...event." But, he says, PGC1 has an unusually close relationship with sirtuin1 that may make for relatively easy pi... into the glucose the body needs to survive." The relationship between sirtuin1 and PGC1 also connects processes involved in cellular aging and responding to calor...

New book explains antibiotic resistance for a broad audience

... everyday citizens. "Most people have a love-hate relationship with antibiotics. They love the fact that antibiotics work most of the time and work quickly with few side effects. They hate the fact that more and more physicians are refusing to prescribe antibiotics for flu and that patients are being blamed for ...

Scientists find viruses can't stick to sea bugs in the dark

...esearch will lead to a better understanding of the relationship between phage and cyanobacteria and so the health of the seas, but may also eventually lead to efficient methods of controlling cyanobacteria blooms in an environmentally friendly way, by using these natural viruses. ...

Evidence of 600-million-year old fungi-algae symbiosis discovered in marine fossils

...re is a new question. "We know that this symbiotic relationship was forged 600 million years ago or earlier. But, ..., or did each organism invade land and forge a new relationship independent of the marine relationship? If the latter, then the 600-million-year-old relationship ma...

Survey reveals women and doctors aren't talking about HPV

...e initial infection. Yet few are talking about the relationship between HPV and cervical cancer despite the fact that advanced screening is available, which can detect the virus early and help prevent cervical cancer. "The communications gap between providers and patients related to cervical cancer and HPV is an...

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