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Art and music for the birds

... 21. Visitors of the interactive exhibit receive a schedule of songs emitting from each station, which will repeat approximately five songs each. Birds can tune in to classics like Vivaldi’s “Concert in D Major,” Miles Davis’s “Blue and Green,” and Led Zepplin’s “Kasmir.” They may also hear songs about the ...

Arctic ice retreating more quickly than computer models project

...jections," says Stroeve. Thirty years ahead of schedule The study indicates that, because of the disparity between the computer models and actual observations, the shrinking of summertime ice is about 30 years ahead of the climate model projections. As a result, the Arctic could be seasonally free of ...

Chronic jet-lag conditions hasten death in aged mice

... rates than did old mice kept on a normal daylight schedule over the same eight-week period. The findings may ...group of young and old mice did not experience any schedule shifts. The researchers found that the young mice generally survived well under the various condi...

Report calls for improved monoclonal antibodies against solid tumors

...a radioisotope or a toxic moiety; dose, route, and schedule of administration; and use of a traditional or of a pre-targeting strategy.?They conclude the framework they offer “should facilitate critical choices among antibody constructs in clinical practice, clinical research, and preclinical research.?...

How nature tinkers with the cellular clock

...uced, activated and degraded to make sure that the schedule is kept. These layers of control work differently and are usually studied separately, but researchers at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have now discovered that they change in a highly c...

Experimental vaccine protects lab animals against several strains of H5N1

...d a protective antibody response, but the two-dose schedule induced higher levels of antibodies that were cross-reactive to various H5N1 viruses. Human clinical trials have seen similar results, suggesting that two doses of vaccine will be required to effectively protect against an H5N1 flu strain. In an acc...

UGA researchers find that hunting can increase the severity of wildlife disease epidemics

...ted population, we should be careful about when we schedule the hunting season compared to birth season because if it's too early or late, it can drive the population to extinction," Rohani said. "If we want to control a disease in the host population, the timing of the hunting season can be chosen to be opti...

Tramiprosate (Alzhemed? preclinical results published in Neurobiology of Aging

...led and parallel-designed study, is progressing on schedule and will investigate the safety, efficacy and disease-modifying potential of tramiprosate (Alzhemed?. Some 930 mild-to-moderate AD patients are expected to take part and enrollment is expected to be completed in the fall of 2006. About Alzheimer's ...

Travelers can avoid jet lag by resetting their body clocks

...participant was assigned a strict eight hour sleep schedule that was similar to their typical sleep schedule. ...ke time. The participants continued on this sleep schedule through day 10 of the study. Days 11 through 13 marked the treatment period of the study, during wh...

New understanding of jet lag

... two parts that fall out of synchrony during light schedule shifts of six hours, the time it takes to fly across the Atlantic. The finding may explain, at least in part, why transmeridian travelers suffer from jet lag, the malaise experienced after crossing several time zones. The new understanding could eve...

Scientists use manufacturing methods to reconstruct mastodon

...xploring the theme, "Mastodons and the Ice Age." A schedule of events is available at http://www.exhibits.lsa.umich.edu/New/Events/. The public can help support the new exhibit through a "buy-a-bone" program. Information on bone sponsorships is available at http://www.exhibits.lsa.umich.edu/New/BAB/Big.html. ...

DOE JGI launches IMG public online microbial genome data clearinghouse

...d in various locations during March and April. The schedule is available at http://img.jgi.doe.gov/v1.0/news/presentations.html. The DOE Joint Genome Institute, supported primarily by the DOE Office of Science, is among the world leaders in whole-genome sequencing projects devoted to microbes and microbial c...

The circadian clock: Understanding nature's timepiece

...ounterparts on regular day shifts. "If your sleep schedule is constantly changing, you can't help but be less alert," Antle says. "When you look at disasters such as plane crashes, or Three Mile Island or Chernobyl, there is often a sleep-deprived person with critical responsibilities behind it all. When som...

After a time-shift, mixed signals from the circadian clock

...ents of the clock tend to adapt to a shifted light schedule at two different speeds. The work is reported in ...dorsal clock shift with different speeds. During a schedule shift corresponding to a transition from the U.S. to western Europe, the ventral part of the clock i...

Disease diagnosis, biodefense among UH chemical research projects

... information about the ACS meeting and to access a schedule of presenters and presentations, visit http://acswebcontent.acs.org/nationalmeeting/sd05/index.html. ...

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