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Native Plants Can Also Benefit From The Invasive Ones

A pollinating insect on a Carpobrotus affine acinaciformis flowerhead.  (Click image to enlarge) May... Read More

Genetic variation in the invasive avian parasite, Philornis downsi (Diptera, Muscidae) on the Galápagos archipelago

Genetic variation in the invasive avian parasite, Philornis downsi (Diptera, Muscidae) on the Galápagos... Read More

Fast and non-invasive PCR sexing of primates: apes, Old World monkeys, New World monkeys and Strepsirrhines

Fast and non-invasive PCR sexing of primates: apes, Old World monkeys, New World monkeys and Strepsirrhines Palle... Read More

Multidetector CT: Non-Invasive Alternative to Bronchoscopy in Patients with Airway Stent Complications

November 3, 2008 -- Multidetector CT (MDCT) scans are highly accurate in detecting airway stent complications according to a... Read More

The evolutionary impact of invasive species

Colloquium Paper The evolutionary impact of invasive species H. A. Mooney* and E. E. Cleland Department of Biological... Read More

Coronary CTA is a Non-Invasive, Low Cost Alternative for Evaluating “Intermediate Risk” Patients, Even with Calcified Plaques

Coronary CTA offers a low cost, non-invasive alternative to conventional angiography for evaluating patients who are... Read More

Invasive species

Invasive species Non-native species disrupting and replacing native... Read More

MR Spectroscopy May Help Patients Avoid Invasive Procedures and Treatments for Recurrent Brain Lesions

February 2, 2009 -- A clinical decision model which uses MR spectroscopy to help physicians differentiate between... Read More

Ebola Virus – Invasive, Evasive, Lethal

By Maria Victoria Gonzaga Invasive... The Ebola virus disease is caused by the four known viruses of the genus Ebolavirus:... Read More

Invasive Ants Territorial When Neighbors Are Not Kin

A study led by UC San Diego biologists shows that invasive Argentine ants appear to use genetic differences to distinguish... Read More

Ultrasound Can Help Low-Risk Patients Avoid Invasive Thyroid Biopsy

The prevalence of benign thyroid nodules is high and there are certain ultrasound features, suggesting malignancy, that can... Read More

Brain Surgery Without The Surgery?

Every 45 seconds, another American has a stroke, caused either by a blocked or burst blood vessel in the brain. And every... Read More

Math model predicts cancer behavior

Development of a powerful new computer simulation of tumor growth sets the stage for customized cancer treatmentVito... Read More

Investigational Treatment for Deadly Bladder Cancer, Developed Using New Research Model, by Columbia University Medical Center Faculty-Led Team

Inhibiting the mTOR Signaling Pathway with a Drug called Rapamycin Found to Slow the Progression of Bladder Tumors in... Read More

Exotic species

Exotic Species Definition What is an exotic species? In biology, an exotic species refers to a plant species or an animal... Read More

An in vitro study of cryopreserved and fresh human arteries: a comparison with ePTFE prostheses and human arteries studied non-invasively in vivo

Ricardo L. Armentanoa, b, Daniel Bia Santanab, ,, Edmundo I. Cabrera Fischera, c, Sebastián Grafa, Héctor Pérez... Read More

Cyclin A1 promoter hypermethylation in human papillomavirus-associated cervical cancer

Cyclin A1 promoter hypermethylation in human papillomavirus-associated cervical cancer Nakarin Kitkumthorn,1,2... Read More

Modeling Alien Invasions: Plasticity May Hold The Key To Prevention

Modeling Alien Invasions: Plasticity May Hold The Key To Prevention The fossil record shows that plant and animal... Read More

First multi-center trial shows cryosurgery successful at treating some early-stage breast cancer

Size of tumor, type of cancer determines effectiveness ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Imagine being treated for breast cancer right... Read More

Researchers model embryo implantation and tumour metastasis in fruit flies

TORONTO (March 11, 2004) - A research team at The Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kids) led by Dr. Howard Lipshitz has... Read More

First high-flex knee replacement implant shaped specifically to fit woman’s anatomy

Orthopedic surgeons at Rush are co-developers of implant that focuses on shape, not size The first knee replacement shaped... Read More

Freezing out Breast Cancer

Interventional radiologists have opened the door to an encouraging potential future treatment for the nearly 200,000 women... Read More

Toward non-invasive disease diagnosis with “wellness cards”

A new electronic "reader" could provide disease diagnosis from a small amount of a patient's saliva or... Read More

3T MRI: Highly Effective at Detecting Wrist Ligament Tears, Possibly Eliminating Need for Invasive Arthroscopy

January 9, 2009 -- MRI of the wrist at 3T is an effective way to detect wrist ligament tears and in some cases can avoid... Read More

Scientists use lasers to measure changes to tropical forests

January 26, 2009 -- New technology deployed on airplanes is helping scientists quantify landscape-scale changes occurring... Read More

New Blood Test Could Detect Lung Cancer In Its Earliest Stages

DURHAM, N.C. -- Lung cancer is often deadly by the time doctors have detected it, but scientists at Duke University... Read More

Destructive Algae Overtaking Mediterranean Waters

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 1, 1998 -- An unusually aggressive, novel species of algae is carpeting the Mediterranean seafloor... Read More

Down By The River: Riparian Habitats Preferred By Both Native And Exotic Species

As Rebecca Brown kayaked down the Nolichucky River in North Carolina one summer, she followed a path similar to many of her... Read More

Research Collaboration To Detect Life-Threatening Fungus

Hear the word fungus, and mushrooms and mold might leap to mind. But the University of Florida is about to house the... Read More

Toward a urine test for diagnosing heart disease

January 28, 2009 -- Researchers in Australia are reporting an advance toward the first urine test for diagnosing coronary... Read More

Threats To California’s Cordell Bank Marine Sanctuary

June 18, 2009 — A new NOAA report on the health of Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary indicates that the overall... Read More

Jefferson Surgeons Using New Technique To "Melt" Tumors

Surgeons at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital are using a new technique to essentially "melt" away cancerous liver... Read More

Diabetes

Diabetes Definition Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by excessive urine excretion (polyuria) and persistent... Read More

Guiding Lasers To Their Target

Like most treatments, laser therapy can benefit from image guidance. A Houston-based company has developed an MRI-guided... Read More

Thermal imaging shatters arousal gender gap myth

McGill study shows women become aroused as quickly as men A new McGill University study that used thermal imaging... Read More

Laser light may be able to detect diseases on the breath

New technique could help doctors screen for asthma and cancer WASHINGTON, Feb. 15—A team of scientists at JILA, a joint... Read More

Microscopic brain imaging in the palm of your hand

New portable device captures pictures beneath the living brain's surfaceResearchers at Stanford University have... Read More

Exhaled breath condensate as a method of sampling airway nitric oxide and other markers of infl ammation

Abstract Most of the methods of investigating lung diseases have been invasive until the discovery that exhaled nitric... Read More

Tachyzoite

Definition noun, plural: tachyzoites A relatively faster-growing, actively multiplying, and invasive cell type of certain... Read More