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Albert Lea Residents Pledge to Add 10,000 Collective Years of Life to Their City

...uettner and his award-winning team journey to a specific region whose population is reaching age 100 at an extraordinarily high rate. These longevity hotspots are called "Blue Zones(R)" Buettner and his team of scientists identify and study the regions' common threads in lifestyle behavior, diet, outlook an...

Pacer Health Corporation Successfully Completes Assignment of $11.7 Million in Convertible Debentures

...er 6 million bottles of their flagship product, CALORAD(R), since they began in 1995. ICOA, Inc. installs and operates wireless broadband (Wi-Fi) hotspots in high-traffic public areas across the United States. The company has more than 900 network installations in 44 states. "This assignment demons...

Tomato Products Wellness Council Joins Harvard Medical School and the Culinary Institute of America to Take Part in Healthy Kitchen, Healthy Lives April 2-5, 2009

...edge in the healthcare setting. Highlights from Healthy Kitchen, Healthy Lives this week include exploring a world of healthy flavors from such hotspots as India, Mexico, and Italy; understanding healthy carbohydrates, utilizing whole grains and legumes in quick and easy meals, making the most of plant...

Researchers crack the code of the common cold

...rology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, notes, "As we begin to accumulate additional samples from a large number of patients, it is likely that hotspots for mutation or recombination will become apparent, and other regions resistant to mutational change may emerge. This will provide clues as to how fle...

Proposing a New Global Compact for Infectious Diseases

... to 2004. As expected, they found "hotspots" for zoonotic and vector-borne infectious diseases at lower latitudes. Significantly, they also identified hotspots for emerging infections in northeastern United States, Western Europe, Japan and southeastern Australia, concluding that socioeconomic factors includi...

Scientists say tropics are next emerging disease hotspot

...o identify the regions where future diseases were most likely to occur. They plotted the results on a global, "Emerging Disease Hotspots" map. "Our hotspots map shows that the next new important zoonotic disease is likely to originate in the Tropics, a region rich in wildlife species and under increasing p...

Scientists find mercury threatens next generation of loons

...ppeals recently struck down the EPAs proposed Cap-and-Trade Rule for mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants, which would have led to localized hotspots of mercury, a highly toxic pollutant. The ecological impacts of mercury identified in this study illustrate the need for comprehensive, national regu...

Scientists make first map of emerging-disease hotpsots

...e focused on richer countries that can afford surveillance, but most of the hotspots are in developing countries. If you look at the high-impact diseases of the...point. Team members say nations must share more technology and resources in hotspots to reduce risk. We need to start finding pathogens before they emerge, said...

Evolutionary history of SARS supports bats as virus source

...ut their potential for disease, he said. Janies said the interactive map of the SARS-CoV viruss travels could help guide researchers to geographic hotspots that appear most likely to be home to animals with coronaviruses that have the potential to jump to human hosts. ...

Global Environment partners provide additional $20 million to protect endangered habitats

...stems and temperate forests. These biodiversity hotspots are home to more than half of all terrestrial plan... to find solutions that allow poor people in these hotspots to have a better way of life while at the same tim... their long-term survival depends. Biodiversity hotspots where projects will be funded include fragile isla...
Hotspots in Biological News

Researchers identify 4 genetic hotspots associated with psoriasis

SALT LAKE CITY A genomewide scan of millions of genetic mutations has revealed four new DNA "hotspots" that affect the risk for psoriasis, a national group of researchers led by the University of Michigan and including several from the University of Utah School of Medicine has shown in a just-pub...

Wealth of genomic hotspots discovered in embryonic stem cells

In a paper published in Cell on June 13, 2008, Singapore scientists at the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) unveil an atlas that showing the location of "genomic hotspots" of essential protein "switches" (transcription factors) that are critical ...

Fossil and molecular evidence reveals the history of major marine biodiversity hotspots

This press release is available in Spanish . The journal " Science " has published in the issue of the 1st of August the results of a detailed research work about the evolution of marine diversity all through the last 50 million years. The study has been carried out with the participation o...

New research reveals shark superhighways and hotspots

Boston, Mass.The worlds sharks are disappearing. These fearsome yet charismatic fish continue to fall victim to overfishing and many are now at risk of extinction as a result. New research shows that open-ocean sharks are particularly threatened from overfishing, and other work shows that the deep...

Antarctic icebergs -- Hotspots of ocean life

Global climate change is causing Antarctic ice shelves to shrink and split apart, yielding thousands of free-drifting icebergs in the nearby Weddell Sea. According to a new study in this week’s journal Science these floating islands of ice – some as large as a dozen miles across – are having a maj...

Biodiversity hotspots identify conservation priorities

The new book Hotspots Revisited identifies 34 regions worldwide where 75 percent of the planet's most threatened mammals, birds, and amphibians survive within habitat covering just 2.3 percent of the Earth's surface (roughly equivalent to the combined areas of the five largest U.S. states). This ha...

University of Toronto helps to 'barcode' the world's plants

...DNA barcode for land plants." The primary application of the methodology will be the identification of the many species in the world's biodiversity hotspots where a shortage of specialists hinders conservation efforts. Other applications include identifying illegal trade in endangered species, identifying ...

New study ranks 'hotspots' of human impact on coastal areas

...sources to tackling these problems," he said. "Our results identify where it is absolutely imperative that land-based threats are addressed so-called hotspots of land-based impact and where these land-based sources of impact are minimal or can be ignored." The hottest hotspot is at the mouth of the Missi...

Scientists map West coast areas most affected by humans

...ional results, suggesting that the global results can provide valuable guidance for regional efforts around the world." The study results show that hotspots of cumulative impact are in coastal areas near urban centers and heavily polluted watersheds. The research involved a four-step process. First, ...

First jaguar photo taken at Smithsonian Research Station in Panama

...l and the city of Colon on the Atlantic end. Most of Panama's more than 3 million people live in these two cities. Two of the world's great biological hotspots meet in this area, which continues to act as a vital biological corridor between North and South America, despite pressure as urban areas expand. ...
Hotspots in Biological Technology

Midwest states in top 10 small-tech hotspots

Small Times magazine has just put out in its March edition a list of leading technology states in the U.S. Its focus is primarily on the environment for formation and development of nanotechnology and microtechnology companies, which will include some biotechnology and medical devices and diagn...

Conference to Turn Scientists of Color into PA-Based Entrepreneurs Set for November

...portunities and exposures to entrepreneurs in this area," Wheatley said. Industry reports show that Pennsylvania ranks in the Top 5 of biotechnology hotspots in the nation, generating jobs and tax revenues. Still, areas such as Massachusetts and North Carolina are among the many fierce domestic competitors ...

deCODE Discovers Gene Variants that May Help to Distribute the Work of Evolution between Men and Women

...tion, fertility and human evolution. In 2002, deCODE published the most detailed recombination map to date of the genome, demonstrating that there are hotspots and coldspots for recombination in all chromosomes, and that these are very different in women and men. This map provided a template for completing th...

Future of cable, wireless shown off at ITEC Milwaukee

... Ted Tang, a senior network analyst with Modine Manufacturing Co. , said a driving factor in the popularity of wireless is its convenience. Wireless hotspots can be installed where running cables to every computer would be expensive or awkward. But privacy and security are problems that need special attenti...

Don't count out notebooks

...most exciting trends we're watching in notebook computing. As notebook providers are embracing integrated 802.11 wireless communications and as 802.11 hotspots spread to many public places, telephony promises to be the next must-include feature set in notebook computers. Keep an eye on the market early next y...

Fitchburg tech campus offers free wireless access

...ract additional high-tech companies to Fitchburg. Milwaukee has wireless hotspots in its Pere Marquette Park and Cathedral square, and Philadelphia's mayor i...e would like Madison to be one of the first cities to build public wireless hotspots at significant downtown locations as well as bus stations and airports. ...

Madison asks for wireless bids; airport, downtown would be first

...through SBCs FreedomLink program, will be one of those trying for the contract, spokesperson Howard Riefs said. We currently have more than 5,000 hotspots nationwide, including 78 across Wisconsin at McDonald's, Barnes and Noble, The UPS Store and Caribou Coffee locations, he said. The deadline for pr...

Tech Digest: Madison wireless, angels, Third Wave, Esker, Research Park

... Madison considers wireless bids The City of Madison received bids from SkyCable / AOL , SBC and InSite Wireless to build wireless hotspots around the airport and Capitol later this year. The deadline for proposals was Monday. The winning vendor will pay the city, county and state for the ...

Shawano to build city-wide Wi-Fi broadband wireless network

...erference and walls can lower speeds to a more modest level. The city of Madison has pursued a similar deal and chose AOL-SkyCable to provide Wi-Fi hotspots at the Dane County Regional Airport and downtown. The vendor will pay a fee for the right to provide service and may charge users. Read the stor...

Madison - Wired and unplugged

...n wireless access point from which I searched the Web and found 65 wireless hotspots for the city of Madison, of which 29 were free. I discovered several more unlisted hotspots during my adventure. The businesses that offered access were crowded wit...
Hotspots in Biological Definition

Biodiversity

...ty: time and space 4.3 Species inventory 4.4 hotspots of biodiversity 5 Is biodiversity threaten...cies tend to add complexity to the inventory. hotspots of biodiversity One definition of a biodiversit...hotspot is a region with many endemic species. hotspots tend to occur in areas of historically limited hum...
Hotspots in Biological Dictionary

Pseudoautosomal regions

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Alu sequence

... sequence AGCT produces 3 DNA fragment: 60 ... PLoS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. ... hotspots in the Alu sequence are targets for miRNA seeds ... particular Alu sequence on one or both of your number 16 chromosomes. ... will determin...
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