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Promiscuity May Be Key Factor In Immune System Evolution, Study Suggests

A new study indicates that evolution of the immune system may be directly linked to the sexual activity of a species. A... Read More

What’s next for the allergy season?

This cold spring brought a late season for the trees but this does not have any impact on what is going to happen in August... Read More

Sea grant study indicates potentially harmful human viruses in coastal waters

IRVINE, CA. Using a technique developed to track pathogens in sewage, a California Sea Grant funded researcher has shown... Read More

AIDS Drugs May Fully Restore Immune System

WASHINGTON, DC -- Researchers report that AIDS drug cocktails may be able to fully restore the immune systems of some... Read More

Differential effect of algal- and soil-derived dissolved organic matter on alpine lake bacterial community composition and activity

Marı´a Teresa Pe´rez1 and Ruben Sommaruga Laboratory of Aquatic Photobiology and Plankton Ecology, Institute of... Read More

CD8 apoptosis may be a predictor of T cell number normalization after immune reconstitution in HIV

CD8 apoptosis may be a predictor of T cell number normalization after immune reconstitution in HIV Dorothy E Lewis1 ,6,... Read More

Blood profile of intact and castrated female rats with experimentally induced hyperthyroidism

Abstract: The changes of red and white blood cells counts in intact and castrated rats with hyperthyroidism were analysed.... Read More

Human influences challenge penguin populations

Global warming, fishing and petroleum pollution lower breeding success of the seabirds The ecology of penguins makes these... Read More

Deactivation of phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate/Akt signaling mediates neutrophil spontaneous death

Daocheng Zhu, Hidenori Hattori, Hakryul Jo, Yonghui Jia, Kulandayan K. Subramanian, Fabien Loison, Jian You, Yi Le, Marek... Read More

New research identifies why men and women may differ in food choices

The physiological response of the vagus nerve can dictate taste and digestive reactions to food. A study suggests that... Read More

White blood cell

Definition noun, plural: white blood cells Any of the nucleated blood cells that lack hemoglobin, with a primary role in the... Read More

Sodium chlorate supplementation reduces E. coli O157:H7 populations in cattle

Sodium chlorate supplementation reduces E. coli O157:H7 populations in cattle1 T. R. Callaway2, R. C. Anderson, K. J.... Read More

Canadian system for outdoor air monitoring

Aerobiology Research was first formed in 1994 to collect outdoor air samples and report on pollen and fungal spore levels.... Read More

The pollen season for 2014 – a Pollen Vortex?

I am going to do a follow up of my last post regarding the pollen season of 2014 and the cold spring that occurred. First I... Read More

Many Clinicians Unaware Of Federally Funded Research On Alternative Therapies

April 13, 2009 — Approximately one in four practicing clinicians appear to be aware of two major federally... Read More

Counting semi-viable bacteria in cheese

May 23, 2002 -- The Wageningen researcher Christine Bunthof has developed a direct method for counting bacteria in dairy... Read More


Avocation 1. A calling away; a diversion. Impulses to duty, and powerful avocations from sin. (South) 2. That which calls... Read More


Definition noun A decrease in the number of leukocytes in the blood. Supplement Low white blood cell counts are linked with... Read More

Side effects

side effects problems that occur when treatment adversley affects healthy cells. Common side effects of cancer treatment are... Read More

Rees-ecker fluid

Rees-Ecker fluid An aqueous solution of sodium citrate, sucrose, and brilliant cresyl blue used in platelet... Read More

Colony-forming unit

Definition noun A measure of viable cells in which a colony represents an aggregate of cells derived from a single... Read More


Definition noun An abnormally low concentration of circulating white blood cells in the blood. Supplement Low white blood... Read More

Surrogate marker

Definition noun (1) A measure of the biological activity inside the body that indicates the effect of treatment on the state... Read More


Mac a serious opportunistic infection caused by two similar bacteria (mycobacterium avium and mycobacterium intercellulare)... Read More


Definition noun, plural: transudates A fluid passing through a mebrane, a pore, or an interstice, and accumulating in... Read More


Definition noun An abnormally low platelet counts in the blood, and may result in increased bleeding or decreased ability... Read More

Genetics Laboratory Investigations (13th Edition)

Genetics Laboratory Investigations (13th Edition)      ... Read More

Intrinsic and climatic factors in North-American animal population dynamics

Nicolas Loeuille1 and Michael Ghil2 1Laboratoire d'Ecologie, UMR 7625, Ecole Normale Supérieure, 46 rue d'Ulm, F-75230... Read More

Two food additives with previously unrecognized estrogen-like effects

February 25, 2009 -- Scientists in Italy are reporting development and successful use of a fast new method to identify food... Read More

Biologists Find that Plant Genes Imported From Unrelated Species More Often Than Previously Thought

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Scientists have long thought gene exchange between individuals of unrelated species to be an extremely... Read More

Deadly Astronomical Event Not Likely To Happen In Our Galaxy, Study Finds

    The afterglow of GRB 030329 (white dot in center of image), as detected on April 15,... Read More

Microbial origin of excess methane in glacial ice and implications for life on Mars

H. C. Tung,* N. E. Bramall,† and P. B. Price† Departments of *Environmental Science, Policy, and Management and... Read More

Dust From Africa Leads To Large Toxic Algae Blooms In Gulf Of Mexico, Study Finds

Dust From Africa Leads To Large Toxic Algae Blooms In Gulf Of Mexico, Study Finds Saharan dust clouds travel thousands of... Read More

Study Links Parasites In Freshwater Runoff To Sea Otter Deaths

In recent years, wildlife veterinarians have become concerned about the increasing number of southern sea otters dying in... Read More

Researchers Develop Model To Help Control West Nile Outbreak

A University of Alberta researcher has developed the first model to predict risk of West Nile virus in North America--a... Read More

Four Simple Steps To Write A Successful Resume

Your resume is your calling card, and it's usually the first impression a potential employer will have of you. Looking your... Read More

Sperm proteome gives "tantalising glimpse" towards the origin of sex

The first ever catalogue of the different types of proteins found in sperm could help reveal the origins of sex and... Read More

Counting semi-viable bacteria in cheese

The Wageningen researcher Christine Bunthof has developed a direct method for counting bacteria in dairy products. The... Read More

Nothing to sneeze at: Real-time pollen forecasts

Researchers in Germany are reporting an advance toward development of technology that could make life easier for millions... Read More