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Stem cells in bone marrow replenish mouse ovaries
...row or blood cell transplants appear to completely revive
the ovaries of female mice sterilized by chemotherapy. Just 24 hours after a transplant, the sterilized mice had new egg cells and follicles, the nurturing group of cells that encloses each egg cell. Two months after bone marrow transplant, the ovari...
Tsunami + 1 year: Reviving exhausted fisheries should trump replacing boats, gear, experts say
...training and education programs are much needed to revive
severely exhausted fisheries and steer survivors into more sustainable livelihoods than fishing. According to new analyses by the Malaysia-based WorldFish Centre (see ? Rebuilding Boats May Not Equal Rebuilding Livelihoods and ? Rehabilitating Livel...
Bats use touch receptors on wings to fly, catch prey, study finds
...ed at the recent Society for Neuroscience meeting, revive
part of a long-forgotten theory that bats use their sense of touch for nighttime navigation and hunting. The theory that bats fly by feel was first proposed in the 1780s by French biologist Georges Cuvier, but faded in the 1930s when researchers dis...
Restoring seagrass beds: Is it for the birds?
...do will be setting out bird stakes in an effort to revive
scarred grassbeds around the popular recreational spot of Robinson Island in Orange Beach, Alabama. Robinson Island is a favored spot in the summer, with constant boat traffic in its shallow waters. Its underwater shoal grassbeds, however, have bee...
Zinc plays important role in brain circuitry
...ion." They wrote that the findings "will certainly revive
the flagging hopes of zincologists. This work provides a clear demonstration that interfering with zinc modulation of a synaptic pathway leads to a significant alteration in the phenotype of the animal." The three scientists added that the finding "p...