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Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Bid salutes Caribana

...ultural festival of its kind in North America. As Scotiabank Caribana is an international cultural phenomenon, the great metropolis of Toronto and its environs will come alive as the city revels in the pulsating rhythms and melodies of Calypso, Soca, Reggae, Chutney and Steel Pan music. About the Pan ...

New United States Postal Service stamp honors an American scientist

...nt TB (MDR-TB) and extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB), more effective vaccines are urgently needed. For 124 years now, in the relatively isolated environs of Saranac Lake, a humane and scientific enterprise is flourishing. Many seminal discoveries are attributed to Trudeau Institute scientists. Like Dr. ...

Microbial 'cheaters' help scientists ID 'social' genes

... of the colony's individuals form a tall, thin stalk. The rest climb the stalk and clump together into a small bulb that can be carried away to better environs by the wind or on the legs of passing insects. This simple social system poses an evolutionary conundrum for biologists; the individuals in the sta...

Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk

...Institute, Washington University in St. Louis and other institutions. The researchers studied men and women in their homes (apartment or house) and environs in two St. Louis neighborhoods one a poor, inner-city area and the other a less impoverished, suburban area that included several pockets of resident...

Crucial Link Between Body Composition and Cancer Risk

... calorie retention, rather than consumption, confers cancer risk." Two groups of transgenic mice were divided and one group was placed in cooler environs and another group, at a warmer place. It was seen that the mice at the cooler place expended more calories with an effort to keep the body warm and ha...

No Kidding, All Gizmos and No Play Makes Jack A Super-Dull Boy!

...rary, spontaneous play, tickles the child’s thinking, imagination and creativity, influencing the child’s ability to solve problems, adapt to changing environs and overall impact the Intelligence as well as Emotional Quotient in the growing years. So parents live and let live … allow your children to be...

New Tool to Watch Real-Time Chemical Activity in Cells

...ished July 21 in the journal ACS Chemical Biology. Most current drug development operations test chemicals on enzymes isolated from their normal environs and then take further steps to see if the chemical can get into the cell to do its work, and figure out how poisonous the chemical is to a cell. ...

A booster for immune systems: unhygienic environs?

...n health care, and where hygiene is harder to maintain.” Drawing a parallel with the lives of humans, scientists imagine that people in hygienic environs who are not exposed to germs have less immunity against allergies and diseases. Further studies are required to conclusively prove this hypothesis. ...
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Evolution and climate change research advances at Rutgers-Camden

...s them for insight into their adaptations and their unique cocoon production processes, which have biomaterial applications. Only the intensely frigid environs Shain once explored in destinations like Alaska aren't as cold anymore. This summer, the RutgersCamden researcher traveled to Denali National Park ...

CSHL scientists identify new drug target against virulent type of breast cancer

...f a family of enzymes called receptor tyrosine kinases -- cell-surface molecules that goad cells into proliferating when they sense growth cues in the environs of cells that express them. It turns out that the over-production of ErbB2 in breast cancers is due to a gene mutation that results in the accumulatio...

Early exposure to common weed killer impairs amphibian development

...iversity Faculty Research Marshall Grant helped fund the study. "Amphibians are very vulnerable to contamination since atrazine is used in the same environs where they live and breed," McLaughlin said. Atrazine is used to control broadleaf and grassy weeds on golf courses and residential lawns, accordi...

Mitochondrial genes move to the nucleus -- but it's not for the sex

... Why mitochondrial genes ditch their cushy haploid environs to take up residence in a large and chaotic nucleus has long stumped evolutionary biologists, but Indiana University Bloomington scientists report in ...

From hot springs to rice farms, scientists reveal new insights into the secret lives of archaea

... to the hyper-salty Dead Sea to streams polluted by mining waste where the pH level is equivalent to battery acid. Archaea even inhabit the warm, dark environs of our intestines and mouth. While extremophiles have been the subject of intense research, scientists are just now beginning to focus on the lar...

Biofuel cells without the bio cells

..., keeps the cell alive. The process has worked a little like that slogan for a hyper-electrified desert gambling town: What happens in the cellular environs stays there. Now, scientists for the first time have observed this electricity-shuttling process taking place sans cells, in purified proteins rem...

Hopkins researchers develop new tool to watch real-time chemical activity in cells

...blished July 21 in the journal ACS Chemical Biology. Most current drug development operations test chemicals on enzymes isolated from their normal environs and then take further steps to see if the chemical can get into the cell to do its work, and figure out how poisonous the chemical is to a cell. ...

Some like it hot: Worms at deep-sea vents favor a fiery 45-55°C

...erature of 55 degrees Celsius. Such ants will survive brief forays into similarly hot areas to obtain food, but do not choose to remain in superheated environs as Alvinellids do. "We speculate that these worms have evolved to prefer and tolerate these temperatures because it allows them to graze on bacteri...

Marine bacterium suspected to play role in global carbon and nitrogen cycles

...sociated with extreme environments like hot springs and deep-sea vents, but about a decade ago molecular studies proved their abundance in more common environs including the open ocean, freshwater and soil. Subsequent efforts to grow various samples of these organisms led to this cultivation of N. maritimus,...

New online portal merges vast data on Gulf of Maine ecosystem

...ief scientist for the Gulf of Maine program explains: "Knowledge of biodiversity and the relationships of life in the Gulf of Maine to the surrounding environs is fundamental to ecosystem-based management. The Dynamic Atlas creates the opportunity for credible gains in our knowledge about how the patterns of ...
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U.S. manufacturing benefits if utilities can assist them with energy efficiency efforts

...efficiency industries in specific Improves national security by easing energy dependence Efficient new technologies that also improve work place environs and thereby productivity Creates a marketplace that can be transformed by documenting long-term results There are many program and policy alter...

Scaling-Up from Spinners, T-Flasks & Shakers: A versatile bioreactor for mammalian and microbial cells

...ess welded ports among others. Temperature - Microbes have a wide range of temperature tolerances, with strains found in the sub-freezing environs of the North Pole, as well as in ocean vents at temperatures in excess of 100C. Mammalian cells, meanwhile, tolerate only a very narrow temperatur...
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