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Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study

Humans are gobbling up almost a quarter of nature's resources, according to a new study by a team of Austrian researchers from Klagenfurt University, Vienna. Using UN Food and Agriculture Organisation data on agricultural land use in 161 countries, Helmut Haberl and his colleagues found th...

Stripping leukemia-initiating cells of their 'invisibility cloak'

... Two new studies reveal a way to increase the body's appetite for gobbling up the cancer stem cells responsible for acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a form of cancer with a particularly poor survival rate. The key is targeting a...

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Joins Americans Against Food Taxes; Calls Health Care Reform Effort a Job Killer

...is becoming a three-headed bureaucratic monster that may kill economic recovery by destroying employer-based health care, crushing patient choice, and gobbling up massive amounts of personal income," said Rich Studley, President & CEO of the Michigan Chamber. "Michigan citizens are struggling und...

UCLA scientists identify how immune cells may help predict Alzheimer's risk

... researchers took blood samples and isolated monocytes, which from birth act as the immune system's janitors, traveling through the brain and body and gobbling up waste products including amyloid beta. The monocytes were incubated overnight with amyloid beta, which was labeled with a fluorescent marker. Usin...

Keeping a Healthy Holiday Balance

...ing than the food," Frechman said. More information To learn more about healthy eating, visit the American Dietetic Association. gobbling Wisely on Turkey Day: Staying healthy and on track on Thanksgiving isn't impossible. Just exercise some restraint, learn a few cooking tricks and ...

Stretch That Grocery List in Lean Times

...exception of housing, and maybe gassing up your car, groceries are likely the next biggest expense in your family's budget. And increasingly, food is gobbling up more and more of the average Americans income. During all of 2007, food prices rose almost 5 percent. Then, in just the first five months of 2...

Ring Up Instant Nutrition Info via Text Message to DIET1 (34381)

...k at the counter of a fast food joint or coffee shop and the harried clerk is impatiently asking, "Can I take your order?" Instead of guessing, then gobbling a burger or coffee drink that's packed with more fat and calories than you ever thought possible, you can calmly look up from your phone's text window...

American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

... A world record-breaking eater ended the six-year reign of a Japanese champion Wednesday, gobbling a whopping 66 weiners in a mere 12 minutes in the annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating contest. American Joey Chestnut ended Japan's Takeru ...

Chemical in Curry May Help Immune System Clear Plaques Found in Alzheimer's

...lthy control patients, the researchers isolated cells called macrophages, which are the immune system’s PacMen that travel through the brain and body, gobbling up waste products, including amyloid beta. The team treated the macrophages with a drug derived from curcumin for 24 hours in a cell culture and...

An All Important Breakthrough Reached In Understanding T cell response For Parasitic Diseases

...nd then millions of patients died of AIDS. The public began to understand the crucial importance of T cells—cellular Pac-Men that roam the bloodstream gobbling up infection and guarding against future attacks. 'We have needed to really know what happens in these infections,' said Rick Tarleton, research...
Gobbling in Biological News

Midge keeps invasive mosquito in check, aiding native mosquitoes

...native Eastern treehole mosquito ( Aedes triseriatus ). This allows the native mosquitoes to survive even though the invasive mosquitoes are better at gobbling up resources. (To see an audio slide show about the research, please go to: http://news.illinois.edu/slideshows/2009_Alto_Mosquitoes_Final/index.h...

Darwin in a test tube

...ecule's food source. In the process, the molecules evolved different evolutionary approaches to achieving their ends. One became super efficient at gobbling up its food, doing so at a rate that was about a hundred times faster than the other. The other was slower at acquiring food, but produced about three...

Track your fitness, environmental impact with new cell phone applications

... Planning on gobbling a few extra treats this holiday season? Soon, your cell phone may be able to help you maintain your exercise routine and keep the pounds off over wint...

Researchers add crucial information on how the body's T cells react to parasitic diseases

...d then millions of patients died of AIDS. The public began to understand the crucial importance of T cells--cellular Pac-Men that roam the bloodstream gobbling up infection and guarding against future attacks. While scientists understood how T cells worked in certain kinds of diseases, one area has remaine...

What's shaped like a pear and has 2 genomes? Check the pond

...shwater pond, you'd hesitate before dipping a toe. Amid the murky water, you'd probably notice an oddly furry, pear-shaped organism gliding along--and gobbling up everything in its path. This tiny predator has a big name-- Tetrahymena thermophila --and a big fan club among scientists, as a star organism f...
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