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How the brain's backup system compensates for stroke

...er the performance recovery, the subjects showed a renewed deficit in performance on the button-pushing task. The researchers pointed out that, because the PMd is important for learning new connections between eye and motor function, it "is particularly well placed to mediate learning of new motor strateg...

A case of mistaken identity for the ivory-billed woodpecker?

...e continuing development. Furthermore, it spurred renewed efforts, in Florida and elsewhere, to find the Ivory-billed Woodpecker and determine its status in the USA....

PNAS study reveals why organs fail following massive trauma

...0 million award over five years, and has just been renewed with an additional $30 million in funding. The University of Rochester Medical Center team will receive about $3.9 million for its role between the two periods of the grant. "These findings strikingly reveal that novel interactions among signalin...

Insect predation sheds light on food web recovery after the dinosaur extinction

...We know that 9 million years afterwards, there was renewed diversity in both plants and insects. What happened in the 8 million years in between? "In modern forests, insect diversity tracks plant populations. If there are few plants, there are few insects, and that is what we expected to see and mostly fo...

Polymer aids in blood clotting, pointing way to new treatment

...sphate delays the breakdown of clots, which causes renewed bleeding. "The net effect is accelerating the rate at which blood clots form and then prolonging how long they last," Morrissey said. The successful research already has landed the U. of I. a three-year, $300,000 grant from the Roy J. Carver Charit...

For one Stanford doctor, the beat goes on during open-heart surgery

...icky procedure, beating-heart surgery has garnered renewed attention recently as the trend toward less-invasive methods of heart surgery grows stronger. "We need to be researching this," said Robert Robbins, MD, chair of the cardiothoracic surgery department at the School of Medicine, who hired Ihnken this ...

Anti-cancer drugs may hold promise for premature aging disorder

...n the lamin A (LMNA) gene cause progeria, spurring renewed interest among researchers to study this rare syndrome. Among those were Capell, a New York University medical student participating in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute/NIH (HHMI/NIH) Research Scholars Program. In July 2004, he joined Dr. Collins'...

New technique helps identify multiple DNA regulatory sites

...wires, to name a few. Stellacci recently received renewed funding from the Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation to continue work on SuNS. The work is also funded by the National Science Foundation. A version of this article appeared in the May 18, 2005 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 49, Number 28)...

New technique may speed DNA analysis

...wires, to name a few. Stellacci recently received renewed funding from the Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation to continue work on SuNS. The work is also funded by the National Science Foundation. A version of this article appeared in the May 18, 2005 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 49, Number 28)...

Researchers propose measures to curb lion attacks in Tanzania

...cGuckin said. The researchers findings may bring renewed hope to people awaiting treatment for a range of serious illnesses such as Diabetes, Alzheimer's Disease and multiple sclerosis. "Acquiring stem cells from embryos also has major limitations because it is difficult to obtain enough cells to transplan...

Insight into the processes of 'positive' and 'negative' learners

...cGuckin said. The researchers findings may bring renewed hope to people awaiting treatment for a range of serious illnesses such as Diabetes, Alzheimer's Disease and multiple sclerosis. "Acquiring stem cells from embryos also has major limitations because it is difficult to obtain enough cells to transplan...

Researchers make 'embryonic-like' stem cells from umbilical cord blood

...cGuckin said. The researchers findings may bring renewed hope to people awaiting treatment for a range of serious illnesses such as Diabetes, Alzheimer's Disease and multiple sclerosis. "Acquiring stem cells from embryos also has major limitations because it is difficult to obtain enough cells to transplan...

Scientists to mimic nature for newest cancer drugs

...ress the current crisis and emphasize the need for renewed support now from the U.S. Congress and research community as well as the fishing industry. ...

FSU scientist warns North Atlantic right whale facing extinction

...ress the current crisis and emphasize the need for renewed support now from the U.S. Congress and research community as well as the fishing industry. ...

Stem cells in bone marrow replenish mouse ovaries

...t preliminary evidence that ovaries of mice can be renewed with new eggs in adulthood. The new study suggests an unexpected source for the progenitor cells that can jumpstart new egg cell production--outside of the ovary--say Jonathan Tilly and colleagues at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medica...

High-powered gene profiles provide clues to genes involved in common form of lung cancer

...the likeliest candidates." The study is part of a renewed effort by scientists worldwide to uncover the basic biology of lung cancer, the number one cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for about 75 percent of all lung cancers and is responsible fo...

NCI Researchers Confirm the Effectiveness of Immunotherapy Approach to Treating Melanoma

...ients received their own lymphocytes that had been renewed with increased tumor-fighting capacity. They also received a high dose of Interleukin-2 (IL-2), a protein made by the body that makes the tumor-fighting cells mature and multiply. Of the 35 patients in this study, 18 (51 percent) experienced an impr...

UN environmental agency steps up battle against marine pollution

...ries and used oils and lubricants, will come under renewed attack under a new agreement signed by the United Nations environmental agency and an international treaty body controlling hazardous wastes. The Memorandum of Understanding, signed last week in Nairobi, Kenya, by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) ...

Distributed Basic Local Alignment Search Toolkit (W.ND-BLAST)

...s that patients acquire in hospitals has created a renewed focus on identifying ways to reduce the problem at its source. Hospital water for drinking, bathing, showering, to make ice cubes or to rinse medical equipment is increasingly being recognized as a significant source of microbes that may contribute t...

New strategies to reduce hospital-aquired infections

...s that patients acquire in hospitals has created a renewed focus on identifying ways to reduce the problem at its source. Hospital water for drinking, bathing, showering, to make ice cubes or to rinse medical equipment is increasingly being recognized as a significant source of microbes that may contribute t...

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