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Researchers examine carbon capture and storage to combat global warming

...ard to global warming. ''The notion is that the sooner we wean ourselves off fossil fuels, the sooner we'll be able to tackle the climate problem,'' said Sally Benson, executive director of the Global C...

Radiation therapy combo cures prostate cancer long-term

...ue and helps patients return to regular activities sooner than surgery."...

Study shows hope for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's

... are diagnosed earlier so they can start treatment sooner and slow the progress of Alzheimer’s and improve their quality of life,?Polikar said. ...

Are journal rankings distorting science?

...ter," he writes. "It should be killed off, and the sooner the better." But Richard Hobbs of Birmingham University thinks that rather than just discarding impact factors we should consider solutions to the problems. For example, extending the citation surveillance period, applying weightings to adjust for...

Stem cell transplants explored at Stanford as a possible treatment for hearing loss

...ain hopeful that Heller's work will reap successes sooner rather than later. Heller will discuss his stem cell research during a panel discussion Feb. 17 in San Francisco at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The session is titled "Hearing health: The looming ...

Turning a cellular sentinel into a cancer killer

... on these findings, you would have to imagine that sooner or later, resistance would develop," said Lowe. "And I think the challenge—which is true for any therapy where you can get resistance—is to come up with combination treatments that take out enough of the cancer cells early on that there aren't enough...

New research shows why too much memory may be a bad thing

...hich helps them forget old and useless information sooner and enable them to take in new information faster." ...

Cracking the egg

...perm, a whole lot of cell division and growth, and sooner or later a young organism that carries a mix of genes from both parents. There are many startling events along the way, but one of the most fundamental and important is the transition from unfertilized egg to fertilized embryo. Think about it: The ...

Distinguishing friend from foe in the battle against cancer

...iendly." "A major problem of chemotherapy is that sooner or later cancer cells develop resistance, which requires higher and higher doses of chemotherapeutics," observes Verma, who is also an American Cancer Society professor in Salk's Laboratory of Genetics. "Rapamycin-mediated killing of cancer cells cou...

Some butterflies travel farther, reproduce faster

...ickly," Fescemyer said. They developed mature eggs sooner (three days after emerging from the pupa) which could enable them to mate and lay eggs sooner. Females from older populations took an additional day to mature their eggs. What's in a day? A lot. The butterflies live between two and three weeks afte...

Brains can recover from alcoholic damage but patients should stop drinking as soon as possible

...en they decide to seek help and stop drinking; the sooner they do it, the better." Dr Bartsch, who is senior neuroradiology resident and head of the structural and functional MR-imaging laboratory of the Department of Neuroradiology at the University of Wuerzburg, said the study was one of the first to b...

Researchers reveal mystery of bacterial magnetism

...t is as if the climber gets tired and turns around sooner when heading up the mountain, keeping her from heading too far in the wrong direction. And the stronger the magnetic field, the bigger the effect. The scientists do not yet know how the magnetic field has this affect on the bacteria, and are curren...

Scientists work to identify genes that contribute to early heart attack risk

...ge their risk factors for heart disease and stroke sooner and more aggressively," said David Herrington, M.D., M.H.S., professor of cardiology at Wake Forest and lead investigator. Other participating centers are Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center in New O...

NASA technology helping injured US troops

...em," explained Messier. "So it gets the patient up sooner in the rehabilitation process without a fear of falling and without injuries to the patient or staff." According to Messier, one active military patient at Walter Reed who was wheelchair-bound for two years due to a spinal cord injury is now up an...

ASU researchers find link between social behavior, maternal traits in bees

...en-hoarders would win the race and develop ovaries sooner than the low pollen-hoarders. Amdam's prediction proved to be correct when after 10 to 21 days, 76 percent of the high pollen-hoarding strain had developed active ovaries, compared to 42 percent of worker bees in the low pollen-hoarding strain. Stud...

Parts of the Caribbean and Central America are likely to have less summer rain

...decrease in tropical rainfall to occur by 2054, or sooner under some of the models, said J. David Neelin, UCLA professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences, a member of UCLA's Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, and lead author of the study. By the end of this century, the models call for a decr...

Sooner is better with cochlear implants, Stanford scientist shows

...n who need an implant would benefit from having it sooner rather than later, the authors conclude in their paper. As a developmental psychologist, Fox said that he has always heard that earlier is better for interventions. "But there is not much empirical data in humans demonstrating the importance of earl...

Travelers can avoid jet lag by resetting their body clocks

...the less jet lag they will have on landing and the sooner they will adjust and feel no jet lag." ...

Sperm trading can resolve hermaphrodite mating conflicts

...rtner interrupted sexual intercourse significantly sooner than did control pairs. This supports the concept of sperm trading, where mates negotiate mating roles in order to balance sexual interactions. ...

The right drug at the right time

...and it made us look at the problem of solvent cost sooner rather than later." Quantum dots typically cost more than $2,000 per gram from commercial sources, and pricey solvents like octadecene, or ODE - the least expensive solvent used in quantum dot preparation today - account for about 90 percent costs o...

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