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Genes and biomarkers that allow doctors to choose the right therapy for the right patient

...cancer cells to discover specific genes that might shade an individual’s response to Tykerb. "Our goal is to apply advanced cellular genomic strategies to assist clinical drug development by finding gene states that predict a patient’s response to a specific drug, and which combination of drugs produce ...

Immunization rates hit record high in poor countries

...nd hunters): a thick understory of duff, deep with shade that accentuates the black furrows of the hemlock's tannin-rich bark. In winter, chickadees eat the small seed cones of the hemlock and they are only one species of many that depend on the hemlock not just for food but for the architecture of thei...

Fungal factories may save hemlock forests

...nd hunters): a thick understory of duff, deep with shade that accentuates the black furrows of the hemlock's tannin-rich bark. In winter, chickadees eat the small seed cones of the hemlock and they are only one species of many that depend on the hemlock not just for food but for the architecture of thei...

New sunscreen ingredient to heal sunburn and help prevent skin cancer

...o follow the smart advice: Spend time in the shade between 11am and 3pm Make sure you never burn Aim to cover up with a t-shirt, hat and sunglasses Remember to take extra care with children Then use factor 15+ sunscreen "UVB sunlight is associated with the hottest part of the day, between 10a...

Artificial cornea offers better results for infants, some blind patients

...w, but in some children, it's as if a dark, opaque shade has been pulled over that window due to conditions like glaucoma, congenital anomalies, or previous cornea surgeries. In Las Vegas, Rochester doctors showed that the Boston device seems to be very effective in infants and children from six weeks t...

New system could drastically reduce herbicide use

...lso protects the machine from weather and gives it shade for its vision system." Although the robot is equipped with ultrasonic sensors that go all the way around the machine, "we're going to try and use only the camera vision for navigation," said Jeon, "which makes it a lot more difficult." The rob...

Cougar predation key to ecosystem health

...s quickly as they sprouted, robbing streambanks of shade and erosion protection. As a result, floodplains began to erode away. Other types of vegetation and the animal species dependent on them suffered. And unless something is done, cottonwoods in Zion Canyon may ultimately disappear in areas accessible...

Found -- the apple gene for red

...t on light ?apples grown in darkness or even heavy shade don't turn red when they ripen," Dr Walker says. "That made it very likely that the gene we were looking for requires light to be activated." "By identifying master genes that were activated by light, Adam was able to pinpoint the gene that control...

Parasitic plants sniff out hosts

... the possibility that other cues such as light or shade may play a role." After establishing the role of volatiles in leading the parasite plants to their tomato hosts, the researchers looked at other potential hosts including wild impatiens, and showed that the parasites were attracted to a wide variety...

Tetracycline plus teeth equal gray smile

...ient, which allowed him to significantly alter the shade of his patient's teeth, without the costly procedures. Dr. Capehart's new tooth whitening treatment protocol involves placing the patient on a prescription dose of fluoride toothpaste for two weeks in order to minimize tooth sensitivity from the w...

Amazon trees much older than assumed, raising questions on global climate impact of region

...ey grow very slowly on nutrient-poor soils in dark shade under the canopy of large trees. The growth rates they measured for Central Amazon trees are among the slowest in any forest on Earth. These results, Trumbore points out, are contrary to the widely held view that tropical forests are highly dynamic. ...

Shade trees getting 'scorched' by plant disease

Bacterial leaf scorch is severely affecting urban shade trees grown not only to provide shade, but to help...wick, NJ, bacterial leaf scorch (BLS) affects many shade tree species such as American elm, red maple, sweet gum, sycamore and London plane, and a number of ...

Robot-based system developed at Carnegie Mellon detects life in Chile's Atacama desert

...t such system to work in the daylight while in the shade of the rover. The rover uses solar energy to operate so it needs to travel during daylight hours. Many times, the images we capture may only reveal a faint signal. Any sunlight that leaks in to the camera of a conventional fluorescence imager would o...

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