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Almond Structure in the Brain Intrigues Researchers

An almond shaped structure in the brain, and quite a tongue twister called the Amygdala, has caught the fancy of the UC Irvine researchers. // It seems as though there is more to the origin of the pithy phrase- Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus! Researchers have discovered that Amygd...

Emotions of Music Touch Universal Chord

...'re said that communicates emotion." "The question of 'musical universals' has triggered intense debate in our field for years," she continued. "It intrigues us in part because of its implications for music being 'built in' to the human genome. These outcomes move us yet another step closer toward defining ...

Seattle Native Composer's Work Wins Grammy Award

...Secret. In addition, Messina writes and produces an annual concert benefiting uncompensated care at Seattle Children's Hospital. This unique concert intrigues and entertains audiences with unique visuals, gripping music, and inspired performances by well-known artists in the entertainment industry. Past fea...

Sex – Three Hundred Years Ag

...ital breakdown – just like modern-day readers scanning the tabloids for a juicy scandal. "The production of erotica was frequently stimulated by intrigues in the lives of well-known public figures – the aristocracy, politicians, writers, playwrights and actresses and occasionally the monarchy. The wives ...

Quick and Inexpensive DNA Testing

...while double-stranded DNA does not. Given that both single-stranded and double-stranded DNA are (nominally) negatively charged, this proven phenomenon intrigues the research group. The new assay determines whether a fluorescently-tagged short probe sequence of single-stranded DNA matches a sequence in the t...

Metapneumovirus - a common cause of adults' colds, kids' illness

...d bug, which now appears to afflict just about everybody, probably over and over. Even though the virus seems to be rarely serious, its vast presence intrigues microbiologists.// Like many other respiratory bugs, this one is most likely to cause severe illness in infants encountering it for the first time...
Intrigues in Biological News

Scientists track chemical changes in cells as they endure extreme conditions

...ing in soils. It also assists in bioremediation and may someday be used to aid energy production and carbon sequestration efforts. D. vulgaris also intrigues scientists because it is an obligate anaerobe meaning it can't survive in the presence of oxygen yet it participates in many geochemical processes i...

Texas Medical Center researchers win collaborative grants

...jects." Unraveling mysteries of tuberculosis Why does the tuberculosis germ make some people gravely ill and leave others untouched? That's what intrigues Margaret Goodell, Katherine King and Catherine Bollard of Texas Children's Hospital and Edward Graviss of The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, w...

Research uncovers the social dynamics of yellow jackets

...s at once to really make big statements about how different queens are from workers and males, said Goodisman. Decision-making within a colony also intrigues Goodisman. Different events occur in the colony based on the time of year. For example, the queen constructs a nest and rears the first cohort of work...

McBride shows DNA detective work with paper-eating bacteria that 'glide'

...llulose into glucose, and finally into ethanol. McBride's interest in C. hutchinsonii goes beyond its possible value in bioenergy. What really intrigues him is that it's a "gliding bacterium," able to crawl rapidly over surfaces by an unknown mechanism, which is the main subject of McBride's research w...

Rapid, Low-Cost DNA Testing

...while double-stranded DNA does not. Given that both single-stranded and double-stranded DNA are (nominally) negatively charged, this proven phenomenon intrigues the research group. The new assay determines whether a fluorescently-tagged short probe sequence of single-stranded DNA matches a sequence in the...

Ritalin packs punch by elevating norepinephrine, suppressing nerve signal transmissions

...ong time," Waterhouse said of his research. "We hope to have a good idea of the drug's action when we put it all together." One broad question that intrigues researchers is whether ADHD traces back to the same area of the brain as attention deficit disorder, a similar condition but one in which hyperactivit...

Researcher says flu responders can learn from 1918 epidemic

...ne of the most sweeping, deadly outbreaks of killer flu that the world has ever seen. While that prospect would terrify the average person, it also intrigues Jim Higgins, a doctoral candidate at Lehigh University, who has been researching the 1918 flu pandemic that killed an estimated 50 million worldwide. ...
Intrigues in Biological Technology

Sarbanes-Oxley Act: The Next Y2K For IT Budgets?

...e compliance officer at these financial companies have to go back for many courses and seminars to understand the major changes that have occurred. It intrigues me when companies and individuals proclaim expertise when the ink is still wet on the paper on which the act was printed. This is clearly a work i...

Biotech firm has strokes, Alzheimer's in its sights

...lio. IQ visions Quincy's science and the business model may take it farther than most biotechs, but it's the Milwaukee-Madison connection that intrigues Leonhart and others that envision a robust IQ Corridor. "It kind of shows that the research in this state can be created anywhere and be successfully ...
Intrigues in Biological Dictionary

Blastomere

...Blastomere analysis before implantation including diseases and symptoms diagnosed or ruled out by this test. A novel way to harvest stem cells intrigues and inflames ... RT @sciam Blastomere Blowup. You Might Also Like. Stem Cells: A Way Forward ... may specify a different diameter by ordering a c...
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