Knights of Columbus Gather in Phoenix for 127th International Convention
...ntertainment, prayer, and presentations by speakers with a variety of perspectives on Our Lady of Guadalupe and her message of hope and love. A small relic
of the Tilma of Tepeyac - the cloak bearing a miraculous image of Our Lady - will be on display.
Additional details about the convention, congr...
Early to bed early to rise ... depends on the TV schedule in your time zone
...nt Johnson in 1966 as the Uniform Time Act. Last year, Daylight Saving was extended by four weeks. Although the prime-time television schedule is a relic
of the technology of radio transmissionit was created when signals could not be broadcast across the countryit remains a powerful cue. Reflecting on ...
Major Gene Link Seen to Childhood Asthma
...ary terms, ORMDL3 appears to be a very old part of the human genome. Similar genes are found in primitive organisms such as yeast.
It may be a relic
of some ancient human immune system, although its precise function -- and the role it appears to play in asthma -- remain unclear, said co-author Will...
John Hopkins Develops An Online Tool To Help In Research Of Certain Rare Diseases
...ves around. Although they had been observed in many tissues in humans and other mammals, some researchers considered them 'vestigial', an evolutionary relic
from our progenitors. But a small band of investigators, including Katsanis at Hopkins, have begun to assign function to cilia in numerous cell types ...
Relic in Biological News
The 156th Acoustical Society of America Meeting, Nov. 10-14, Miami, Fla.
...n to the same recording while 'sitting' in another place in the concert hall."
THE ARCHEOLOGY OF relic
"In this paper I review the role that sound played in the early universe and what information it can provide us today."
New method provides panoramic view of protein-RNA interactions in living cells
...nd different cell types," says Darnell. "When RNA developed the ability to make a more stable copy of itself -- DNA -- it didn't write itself off as a relic
for the textbooks. It stayed at the core of complex processes in the cell."
Scientists discover new reefs teeming with marine life in Brazil
...ine species found only in Brazil including species of soft corals, mollusks and fish found only in the Abrolhos shelf. The Mussismilia coral genus, a relic
group remnant of an ancient coral fauna dating back to the Tertiary period that went extinct long ago elsewhere in the Atlantic, is the dominant coral...
Surgery without stitches
... A thin polymer bio-film that seals surgical wounds could make sutures a relic
of medical history.
Measuring just 50 microns thick, the film is placed on a surgical wound and exposed to an infrared laser, which heats the film j...
'Heart' of Herschel to be presented to media
...unch at the end of July 2008. Herschel will be launched into space on an Ariane 5 ECA rocket. The launch is shared with Planck, ESA's mission to study relic
radiation from the Big Bang.
Biofuel cells without the bio cells
...l acts as an "acceptor," or dumping point, for thousands of trillions of electrons per square centimeter shuttled by the OmcA-donor. The function is a relic
of respiration, in which the cell depends on the protein to dump electrons to maintain a steady flow of energy and prevent the organism-damaging accum...
UF scientists discover evolutionary origin of fins, limbs
...angJun Zhang, co-authors of the paper and graduate students in UF's zoology department.
Extending their genetic analysis to the lamprey - a living relic
from the time before fish had paired fins - researchers found the same genetic cues in place.
"That we see these same mechanisms operating in lam...
Relic in Biological Technology
New Wireless ID Skin Patch Technology Designed to Reduce Medical Errors
... WASHINGTON and GLASGOW, Scotland, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical errors
may soon be a relic
of the past. Smart, wireless, RFID skin patches for
identification and diagnostic applications are now being manufactured by
Frank Sammeroff Ltd., who...
UW-Madison scientists find a key to cell division
...attention to since," she explains. "Most people thought it was cellular garbage."
However, Skop suspected that the midbody was more than an ancient relic
with no useful function. She and colleagues used methods developed in the 1980s by Ryoko Kuriyama, then a UW-Madison postdoctoral researcher and now a...
Relic in Biological Dictionary
...se ... We identified seven intein coding sequences within nuclear genes coding for the ... The remaining intein coding sequence is in a viral relic
embedded within the ... four intein coding sequences are in RNA polymerase II genes (RPB2), one each ... The remaining intein coding sequenc...