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Soils offer new hope as carbon sink

...ar which can be used to enhance soil fertility and store carbon long-term. NSW DPI senior research scientist Dr Lukas Van Zwieten said soils naturally emit about 10 times more greenhouse gas on a global scale than the burning of fossil fuels. "So it is not surprising there is so much interest in a te...

Discovery in orange cauliflower may lead to more nutritious crops

...ecause they lack a "metabolic sink," or a place to store the compound. Developing staple crops with more ...odifying staple crops to increase their ability to store beta-carotene and increase nutritional content in staple crops." Other researchers have created "g...

U-M researchers discover gene switched off in cancer can be turned on

...or failure, much like a one-size-fits-all clothing store would never succeed,” Reisman says. “Targeted therapies are now opening the door, because they are essentially given only to those patients who have a high likelihood of response. Their low toxicity means the patient can be treated for long perio...

Researchers examine carbon capture and storage to combat global warming

...n dioxide be captured, but the Earth's capacity to store it is also vast, he added. Estimates of worldwi...The goal of carbon sequestration is to permanently store the carbon dioxide,'' Benson said, ''permanent meaning very, very long-term, geological time periods...

Adult stem cells from human cord umbilical cord blood successfully engineered to make insulin

...the body to utilize sugar, synthesize proteins and store neutral fats, or lipids. "But we’re a long way from that," Denner warned. Denner said this research, which reflects a fruitful collaboration with co-authors Drs. Colin McGuckin and Nico Forraz at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in the Unite...

New Brandeis research sheds light on memory by erasing it

... memory storage, trying to find the molecules that store memory, just as DNA stores genetic memory. In an important study published this week in the Journal of Neuroscience, Brandeis University researchers report for the first time that memory storage can be induced and then biochemically erased in slices ...

Fat screen delivers plant-derived chemical with antidiabetic effects

... action is the idea that the body needs a place to store lipids," Tontonoz said. "If the body becomes less able to store lipids in fat, it may deposit in other tissues," where it can spur disease. Despite their efficac...

Research says boiling broccoli ruins its anti-cancer properties

...routs, cauliflower and green cabbage) from a local store and transported them to the laboratory within 30 minutes of purchasing. The effect of cooking on the glucosinolate content of vegetables was then studied by investigating the effects of cooking by boiling, steaming, microwave cooking and stir-fry. ...

Tropical forests -- Earth's air conditioner

...al Laboratory, found that because tropical forests store large amounts of carbon and produce reflective clouds, they are especially good at cooling the planet. In contrast, forests in snowy areas can warm the Earth, because their dark canopy absorbs sunlight that would otherwise be reflected back to space ...

Grape expectations for healthier wine

...ornia, Davis, said that because wine growers don't store grapes for prolonged periods, they are unlikely to use ozone in any preservation process. He agreed, however that the ozone process could be tweaked to replace problematic sulphites added to wine during the liquification process, presenting the possi...

Birth rate, competition are major players in hominid extinctions

...idence that modern humans did have the capacity to store food and water in the late Pleistocene. No evidence exists that Neandertal could store either. Both Neandertal and modern humans suffered from the primate curses of single births widel...

UCLA/Toronto researchers unlock key to memory storage in brain

...anneling memories to brain cells that are ready to store them." Silva and his colleagues used a mouse mo... If the cell is high in CREB, it is more likely to store the memory." Human implications of the new research could prove profound. "By artificially man...

Experience affects new neuron survival in adult brain; study sheds light on learning, memory

... brain, new research shows. How these new neurons store information about these experiences may explain how they can affect learning and memory in adults. A team of researchers headed by Fred Gage, PhD, of the Salk Institute, found that experience enhances the survival of new neurons in a brain area cal...

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

...f short-term memory that relates to the ability to store task-specific information for a limited timeframe, e.g., where your car is parked in a huge mall lot or remembering a phone number for few seconds before writing it down. Because working memory is highly sensitive to interference from information pre...

Does evolution select for faster evolvers?

...to defeat antibiotics. "Life clearly evolved to store genetic information in a modular form, and to accept useful modules of genetic information from other species," Deem said....

Breathing easy: When it comes to oxygen, a bug's life is full of it

...se as needed, and because they can take in a large store of oxygen, they can live a long time without breathing by closing their spiracles and curbing their activity. “Insects are able to survive hypoxic environments,?explained Kirkton, the symposium chairman. “They can shut down and survive for hours o...

Nonvenomous Asian snakes 'borrow' defensive poison from toxic toads

...ns by the snakes. The process allows the snakes to store toxins from the toads in their neck glands. When under attack, the snakes re-release the poisons from these neck glands. Many invertebrates sequester dietary toxins for use in defense, including milkweed insects and sea slugs. But vertebrate examp...

Plant studies reveal how, where seeds store iron

...ogists have learned where and how some plant seeds store iron, a valuable discovery for scientists working to improve the iron content of plants. Their research helps address the worldwide problem of iron deficiency and malnutrition in humans. The team found that iron is stored in the developing vascular ...

One-of-a-kind imaging probe reveals secrets useful for drug discovery

...hing the walking stick uses to enable it to safely store the toxic material in the insect's gland until it is ready for use as a venom, to improve the properties of the spray or some other reason we haven't yet considered. It's the kind of thing that may provide hints about drug discovery in future." More...

Protein structure initiative launches new resources for the scientific community

...of Joshua LaBaer, M.D., Ph.D., the new PSI-MR will store and ship PSI-generated clones, which can be used to make specific proteins for studies on their structure and function. Researchers will be able to order clones for a minimal fee to cover processing, handling, and shipping. "Producing clones is a...

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