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New findings challenge established views on human genome

.... In recent years, researchers have made major strides in using DNA sequence data to identify genes, which are traditionally defined as the parts of the genome that code for proteins. The protein-coding component of these genes makes up just a small fraction of the human genome – 1.5 percent to 2 percen...

Resistant HIV quickly hides in infants' cells

...nt factor in the AIDS pandemic, although important strides have been made in limiting transmission with antiviral drug therapies before, during, and following birth. In the last few decades the rate of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in the United States has been reduced from 25 percent to its current r...

Failure to meet United Nations sanitation target could affect millions of the world's poorest

...the world's poorest countries have made impressive strides toward the targets, she said. In Myanmar, for example, where the 2005 per capita gross domestic product was only about $1,700, the sanitation target has already been met. According to Davis, political commitment has been a crucial factor in Myanmar, ...

Lower carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fueled power plants possible with technology development

...r. Rochelle’s research will undoubtedly make great strides toward this development.? Rochelle spent the past six years developing the technology with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Texas Advanced Technology Program. Like its commercial counterparts, his process captures carbon dioxide g...

Adding radiation decreases breast cancer recurrence

...not receive radiation after their surgery. Great strides have been made in breast cancer treatment. Breast conserving surgery in combination with radiotherapy and mastectomy provide women with two good options for their initial treatment. Augmenting surgery with hormone modulating drugs, such as tamoxifen,...

Trotting with emus to walk with dinosaurs

...he dinosaurs were people-sized and their steps and strides were in many ways similar to those that people might make," he remarked. What emus revealed, says Breithaupt, is that many mysterious dinosaur tracks became quite easily understood when a live animal was seen in action. Breithaupt will be pre...

A large step forward in the fight against African sleeping sickness

...cted to the Free University of Brussels are making strides in the battle against this disease. They have coupled the human protein ApoL-1 with a nanobody in order to very specifically eliminate the infection caused by the pathogenic parasites, against which our defense mechanism is powerless. Tests on mice...

Uncovering sex-change secrets of black sea bass

...ontrolling density," he notes. "We've already made strides toward making black sea bass aquaculture possible." ...

Unraveling the mysteries of poison

...tural level ?even though scientists had made great strides studying ion channels, using x-ray crystallography. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, working together with researchers from the Institute for Neural Signal Processing in Hamburg and French colleagues f...

UF researchers develop ways to keep the bloom on the rose

...th consumers already. We hope to make even greater strides in the next two to three years." Consumers can make a difference in flower longevity, too. For instance, when choosing roses, buyers should look for freshly cut stems. Re-cut the stems, use a commercial flower food and place the flowers in a clean ...

Manipulating single cell receptor alters animal behavior

... NIH funding for neuroscience research and general strides in molecular biology and technology that permit sc...for angiotensin," he says, "but our research makes strides toward understanding how these processes mechanistically affect behavior." Daniels's research in b...

Columbia scientists develop cancer terminator viruses

...olumbia University Medical Center continue to make strides in their work to develop the next generation of effective viral-based therapies for cancer. Two papers about promising research with genetically engineered viruses studied in mice, published today in the journals Cancer Research and the Proceedings ...

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