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Breeding success by delving into the honey bee sex gene

A research team led by University of Michigan evolutionary biologist Jianzhi "George" Zhang, has uncovered evolutionary //facts about a gene called csd, which is a sex determiner in honey bees. These novel inputs can indeed be ploughed back into formulation of improved methods to breed honeybees, w...

Wound Management Technologies Exhibits at Premier International Diabetic Foot Conference DFCon 09

...l Conference Management, Inc. The program is designed for the wide spectrum of generalists and specialists who diagnose and manage the diabetic foot, delving into diagnostics and interventional strategies for diabetic foot ulcers and amputation prevention. Featuring a world-renowned faculty, DFCon 09 provid...

Discoverers of Small Regulatory RNAs and Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs to Receive Lasker Awards for Medical Research

...lecular mechanisms by which bacteria invade their hosts, elude the immune system, and trigger disease. "Stanley Falkow has spent the last five decades delving into the workings of disease-causing microbes," Goldstein said. "A legend in his own time, Falkow is regarded as one of the greatest microbe hunters e...

First national study of diving-related injuries

...illions of people do it* and every four years during the Olympics, billions of people watch it. So it might surprise you that researchers are just now delving into the dangers of diving boards. Chelsea Davis will tell you that competing at the highest levels of diving takes persistence. Day after day, div...

Stem cells and cancer: Scientists investigate a fine balancing act

...ing different functions of stem cells may also contribute to cancer. Her team from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry is currently delving into these mechanisms to understand how stem cells are normally regulated and what role they may play in malignant brain tumours. This work has been ...

Study: Treating post-traumatic stress first helps children overcome grief

...ded camp and underwent grief counseling without PTSD treatment found that the children didnt improve or, in some cases, fared worse after the camp. delving into their grief without addressing their PTSD got them thinking about their loss, McClatchey said, but we didnt teach them the coping mechanisms to ...

Advances in drug screening: building a better haystack for the needles of tomorrow

... of researchers. Today at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, researchers report new means of delving into vast stores of data in search of potential therapies, whether to find the next natural cancer fighter or to discover new classes of therapeutics....

Childhood epilepsy research offers new hope for seizure control

...ds to seizures. Initial findings suggest there is a defect in the brains cortex which may be related to the beginning of seizures in CAE but we are delving into deeper brain structures as well, Dr Petrou said. The inherited human gene mutation that causes CAE was first detected by Dr Petrous collaborat...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...tion, caused by prolonged spells of drought and flooding, looms as a distant but serious worry. Experts pondering how to tackle the threat are delving into history, exploring how civilisations of the past, facing similar perils, either coped or were wiped out. US academic Jared Diamond, autho...

Action Video Games Improves Vision

... their visual acuity with special rehabilitation software that reproduces an action game's need to identify objects very quickly. The team is now delving into how the brain responds to other visual stimuli. They plan to use what would be a video gamer's dream: a new 360-degree virtual-reality computer l...
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Floating a big idea: MIT demos ancient use of rafts to transport goods

...the aerodynamics and hydrodynamics of the craft and the properties of the wood, cloth and rope used for the rafts and their rigging, she also ended up delving into some biology. It turns out that one crucial question in determining the longevity of such rafts had to do with shipworms-how quickly and under wh...

Action video games sharpen vision 20 percent

... their visual acuity with special rehabilitation software that reproduces an action game's need to identify objects very quickly. The team is now delving into how the brain responds to other visual stimuli. They plan to use what would be a video gamer's dream: a new 360-degree virtual-reality computer l...

Salk researchers make fast strides towards understanding how our body controls walking

..."From what we knew about these cells, we were a bit puzzled at first because we had expected to see a loss of coordination," said Goulding. "But after delving into the circuitry further, it made perfect sense. Once excited, motor neurons tend to stay "on" for long periods of time and need to be actively turn...

Plants, animals share molecular growth mechanisms

... ARP2/3 and the WAVE complexes are interchangeable with proteins in animals. Others proteins are not interchangeable, and Szymanski's research team is delving into how this affects the growth process. "DIS3 has two ends that are common in both plant and animal proteins," he said. "But DIS3 has a very larg...
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MyHeritage And Family Tree DNA Partner To Help People Trace Family History Using DNA

...t have earned it international respect and made it the world's most popular DNA-testing service not only for genealogists but for anyone interested in delving beyond the surface into family roots. Today, Family Tree DNA's approaches 220,000 individual test records, making it the premier source for researchin...

Oak Ridge leads DOE INCITE effort in 2008

...eric Research (NCAR) and other institutions will continue to advance tools that predict climate change with unprecedented accuracy. Other projects are delving into the role of ocean currents in regulating climate, the relationship between carbon dioxide and abrupt climate change, and the feasibility of stori...

Google delves deep within your computer with new desktop tool

...lookgraphic, AIMgraphic, IEgraphic, Wordgraphic, Excelgraphic, PowerPointgraphic and textgraphic is again in the palm of your hands but this time for delving deep within your very own computer rather than just the puny recesses of the rest of the world. Sure, you can find 60 million instances of the word...

Wisconsin colleges secure funding for nanotechnology

... Eau Claire, Wis. - Three northwestern Wisconsin colleges are on the verge of delving deeper into the scientific field of nanotechnology, and perhaps producing a labor pool for state businesses that enter it. The colleges, with help ...
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