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Grizzlies set to invade high Arctic?

...racteristic grizzly features including a prominent shoulder hump, dark brown hair on and around the rear legs, and faded (grizzled) hair on the rest of the body. Then in the summer of 2004, Dr. England's research group found physical proof that a grizzly bear was indeed calling Melville Island home. Near a c...

Scientists discover stem cell origin of neck and shoulders

...us groups of stem cells making up the bones of the shoulder and neck and another making the muscles, a newly-d...ing muscles also makes the skeletal regions of the shoulder girdle. This sheds new light on human diseases such as Klippel-Feil syndrome where both regions are ...

Defect in gene causes 'neuralgic amyotrophy'

...ease causes prolonged acute attacks of pain in the shoulder or arm, followed by temporary paralysis. Researchers from the Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) connected to the University of Antwerp, have uncovered a small piece of the molecular puzzle of this disease by identifying the d...

K-State professors discover enzyme responsible for creation of a beetle's hard shell

...ch Bill Snyder develop better football helmets and shoulder pads for his players," he said. Collaborative research with scientists at the University of Kansas is in the beginning stages to analyze quantitatively the mechanical properties of insect cuticles and to perform cuticle protein cross-linking experim...

Extinct giant deer's descendant found in UK

...would have towered over its descendant, reaching a shoulder height of around two metres with antlers spanning 3.5 metres (10 feet). Deer from around the world (including the southeast Asian axis deer, the hog deer and fallow deer) were DNA tested and their characteristics - such as antlers, skull and teeth s...

Study Holds Promise For New Way To Fight HIV

...would have towered over its descendant, reaching a shoulder height of around two metres with antlers spanning 3.5 metres (10 feet). Deer from around the world (including the southeast Asian axis deer, the hog deer and fallow deer) were DNA tested and their characteristics - such as antlers, skull and teeth s...

University of Utah to help build bionic arm

...rolled by signals from an intact muscle, such as a shoulder shrug, so only one movement can occur at a time, he adds. "The new arm will take the signals that go to all the different arm muscles at once, and all the person has to do is think about natural movement and the arm will respond in a natural way. We'...

Both alcoholism and chronic smoking can damage the brain's prefrontal cortex

...rolled by signals from an intact muscle, such as a shoulder shrug, so only one movement can occur at a time, he adds. "The new arm will take the signals that go to all the different arm muscles at once, and all the person has to do is think about natural movement and the arm will respond in a natural way. We'...

Hopkins researchers discover genetic switch that turns off an oxygen-poor cell's combustion engine

...ns, Dang explained. Instead, glycolysis is left to shoulder the burden of making ATP by being prodded into overdrive by HIF-1. And left to itself during hypoxia, the mitochondrion produces reactive oxygen species that threaten the life of the cell. "But our discovery clearly shows that hypoxia doesn't simpl...

Asia's odd-ball antelope gets collared

...arge mammals. Standing just under two feet at the shoulder and weighing about 50 pounds, the most striking feature of the saiga is its large nose, or proboscis, similar to a tapir. The function of this unusual nose is not clear, but it may serve to warm or filter air during Mongolia's frigid winters and not...

Cigarette smoking impedes tendon-to-bone healing

...s a group of four muscles and their tendons in the shoulder that provide rotation, elevate the arm and stabilize the shoulder joint. Rotator cuff tears involve one or more of the tendons. The injuries are more common as people...

New dwarf buffalo discovered by chance in the Philippines

...large domestic water buffalo stand six feet at the shoulder and can weigh up to 2,000 pounds, B. cebuensis wou... a dwarf, although at about three feet tall at the shoulder and 500 pounds it is considerably larger than the newly discovered species. The highly endangered ta...

Monitoring poisons in the environment -- a woolly matter

...erimental method: A handful of wool was taken from shoulder area of rare and heritage breeds of sheep grazing on hills in the Lake District and North Wales. The wool was then washed to ensure that only metabolised deposits of heavy metals were detected, rather than anything that had stuck to the outside of th...

Robotic therapy helps restore hand use after stroke

...viously, robotic devices have improved post-stroke shoulder and leg function. Cramer said this study is one of the first attempts to specifically aid hand function. Cramer presented HOWARD study findings yesterday at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2007 in San Francisco. ...

Red flag for repetitive stress injuries identified for first time in humans

...l tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, and other wrist and shoulder injuries, and nine healthy subjects. After a physical examination that rated the severity of symptoms ranging from pain to range of motion, participants were given blood tests for evidence of biomarkers. "The blood tests revealed significant leve...

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