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Defeating nicotine's double role in lung cancer

...esearch, Hospitalization and Health Care (IRCCS), Catholic University, Campus Biomedico University in Rome, Mario Negri Institute in Milan and CEA Gyf sur Yvette in France showed in past research that an antagonist of nicotine acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs), may serve as an anticancer agent. The antago...

22-year study finds adults aren't active enough

...s the lifespan," says Dr. Lise Gauvin of the Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l'Universit de Montral and the Centre de Recherche La-Roback sur les Ingalits Sociales de Sant de Montral. "Because so few adults reverse behaviours acquired in early adulthood and because many active youths become ...

Exploring the frontiers of retrovirology

...troelements, complex human retroviruses, and their pathogenic interactions with their hosts. The event, supported by Agence nationale de recherches sur le sida et les hpatites virales, Institut Pasteur and Institut de Gntique Humaine is taking place between 21-23 September 2009 in Montpellier, France....

Any Exercise Good After a Heart Attack

...the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center at the Clinique Valmont-Genolier in Glion sur Montreux. "The conclusion was that in our patients, after a heart attack, a..., director, Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, Clinique Valmont-Genolier, Glion sur Montreux, Switzerland; Johnny Lee, M.D., assistant clinical professor, medi...

Perinatal environment influences aggression in children

... the perinatal environment on DNA methylation also has an impact. Avant-garde research conducted by Ct and colleagues from the Groupe de recherche sur l'inadaptation psychosociale chez l'enfant (GRIP) already supports this epigenetic hypothesis. A fellow GRIP researcher demonstrated that young adults...

American Lung Association of New England Launches Online Asthma Control Test

... get a report that they can use for themselves, their family members, support groups, and doctors." ACT a nd SF-12 v 2 Health sur v e y Combined Specifically for the partnership between ALANE and QualityMetric, the ACT is offered in combination with the SF-12v2(R) Healt...

Philippine Birthing Centers Help New Mothers, Healthy Infants

...ive health specialist. Thanks to funding from the CCF's Sky Siegfried Fund, six new birthing centers were officially launched in Pili, Camarines sur in September. Elisa, 38, was the first resident to give birth in one of the new facilities, delivering a healthy 7-pound baby girl in October at ...

Autism Consortium members publish in PNAS: Mechanism, treatment for Rett syndrome -- top cause autism girls

...ynapses mature. This activity in turn ends the developmental arrest thought to underlie the syndrome. Using mutant mice in which MeCP2 is deleted, sur and his co-authors demonstrated a major underlying mechanism for the disordersynapses in the brain remain immature and showed persistent, abnormal pla...

Researchers identify new protein that triggers breast cancer

...asive breast cancers," says Dr. Claing, who is a member of the Groupe d'tude des protines membranaires as well a the Groupe de Recherche Universitaire sur le Mdicament, two multidisciplinary research teams dedicated to the study of membrane protein functions and the identification of new therapeutic targ...

Star-Shaped Brain Cells Make Scans Possible

... but whose function was unknown, respond exquisitely to sensory drive, regulate local blood flow in the cortex and even influence neuronal responses," sur said. "What's more, astrocytes are arranged in orderly feature maps, exquisitely mapped across the cortical surface in sync with neuronal maps." ...

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Breaking the ties that bind: New hope for biomass fuels

... grass or corn husks into a sweet source of biofuels. Working with researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Centre de Recherches sur les Macromolcules Vgtales in France, Los Alamos researcher Paul Langan used neutrons to probe the crystalline structure of highly crystalline cellulos...

AGU journal highlights -- Dec. 31, 2008

...School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, U.K.; P. Chazette and M. Schulz: CEA, DSM, LSCE, Gif sur Yvette, France; S. Christopher: Earth System Science Center, NSSTC, University of Alabama, Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.A.; J. Cuesta: Laboratoire d...

Computation and genomics data drive bacterial research into new golden age

...ly proteins, from the air, rather than from nitrates they obtain in the soil. One talk by Eva Kondorosi from the Institut des Sciences du Vgtal in Gif sur Yvette in France, showed that the process by which the Rhizobium bacteria in legume root nodules adapt to their nitrogen fixing role is induced, at le...

Missouri Botanical Garden publishes first catalogue of plants of the Southern Cone

...hernmost areas of South America. Catlogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono sur (Catalogue of the Plants of the Southern Cone) is a taxonomic checklist of ...s the importance of the catalog in preserving the plant species of the Cono sur region. "It's simply not possible to preserve, what we don't know," said Z...

Study finds high mortality of endangered loggerhead sea turtles in Baja California

...livelihood of community residents who protect them. North Pacific loggerhead sea turtles travel more than 7,000 miles from Japan to Baja California sur to feed and grow in nearshore waters, spending up to 30 years there before returning to Japan to breed. The number of nesting females in Japan has dec...

Sudden Oak Death pathogen is evolving, says new study that reconstructs the epidemic

...reas where the Sudden Oak Death infestation are particularly severe are not necessarily the first ones to have become infected," said Garbelotto. "Big sur was hit particularly hard by Sudden Oak Death, with a proportionally larger amount of trees killed by the disease. That is why this historical reconst...

March GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

...scribing the magnitude of the event exist for Oman. Donato et al.s study documents the characteristics of a shell bed deposited by the 1945 tsunami in sur Lagoon, Oman, and describes a new technique for identifying tsunami deposits in the geologic record using shell preservation. This shell bed provides ...

New light trap captures larval stage of new species; DNA barcode technology used

...itional sampling methods, such as those that occupy deep recesses within the reef as adults. Working with scientists from El Colegio de la Frontera sur (ECOSUR) in Mexico, we retrieved the nightly catches of the light traps each morning. The traps performed well, collecting live specimens from a diver...

Supercomputing equipment to advance the frontiers of computational biology

...logies to understand how proteins, DNA, and other biological systems behave at the molecular level, according to the Rensselaer research team. The new sur award is designed to help develop simulations for prototyping medical devices in "virtual patients," with potential applications in targeted drug deli...

Seal rookeries could provide a reliable food source for endangered California condors, study finds

...casses that wash up on the beach--now represent about 50 percent of the Big sur population's diet," Sorenson says. "That's really exciting, because it mean...plans are under way to build a new holding pen along the coast south of Big sur where seals frequently haul out. "Free-flying condors are just not finding ...

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Sur in Biological Definition

Charles Darwin

...dash; The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs 1844 – Geological Observations of Volcanic Islands Observations Geologiques sur les Iles Volcaniques (French) 1846 – Geological Observations on South America 1849 – 'Geology' from A Manual of scient...
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Zona pellucida

...rated by one sperm in the fertilization process; usually remains around the The zona pellucida is the spherical glycoprotein shell that sur ... caused by direct titration of zona pellucida binding sites is suggested as an ... the structure and function of the extracellular zona p...

Stipule

...natomy of the leaf of a typical flowering... For resources and information on Definition of ... Oscar De La Hoya. Vacation packages. Leaves. LOI sur Le Bioterrorisme ... © 2009 stipule .com. All Rights ... Definition of stipule from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciati...

Crustacea

...rthropods (phylum ... An updated classification of the recent Crustacea . ... ( Cumacea, Crustacea ) from the Saharan bottom of the Atlantic. ... sur quelques Cyclaspis ( Crustacea , Cumacea) des eaux nw d'Australie. ... Crustaceans ( Crustacea ) are a very large group of arthropods, comprising a...
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