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Next-gen reappraisal of interactions within a cancer-associated protein complex

1/15/2014
KANSAS CITY, MO- At a glance, DNA is a rather simple sequence of A, G, C, T bases, but once it is packaged by histone proteins into an amalgam called chromatin, a more complex picture emerges. Histones, which come in four subtypesH2A, H2B, H3, and H4can either coil DNA into inaccessible silent r... [Comments]Next-gen reappraisal of interactions within a cancer-associated protein complex

Hugging hemes help electrons hop

1/15/2014
RICHLAND, Wash. -- Researchers simulating how certain bacteria run electrical current through tiny molecular wires have discovered a secret Nature uses for electron travel. The results are key to understanding how the bacteria do chemistry in the ground, and will help researchers use them in... [Comments]Hugging hemes help electrons hop

Global warming's biggest offenders

1/15/2014
This news release is available in French . Montreal, January 15, 2014 When it comes to global warming, there are seven big contributors: the United States, China, Russia, Brazil, India, Germany and the United Kingdom. A new study published in Environmental Research Letters reveals that these countries were collectively responsible for more than 60 per cent of pre-2005 global war... [Comments]

Researchers discover that coevolution between humans and bacteria reduces gastric cancer risk

1/15/2014
Hanover, NH - Research carried out in two distinct communities in Colombia illustrates how coevolution between humans and bacteria can affect a person's risk of disease. Working with colleagues in Columbia and the U.S., Scott Williams, PhD, a professor of genetics at the Geisel School of Medi... [Comments]Researchers discover that coevolution between humans and bacteria reduces gastric cancer risk

Biology Technology

Layered security: Carbon nanotubes promise improved flame-resistant coating

1/15/2014
Using an approach akin to assembling a club sandwich at the nanoscale, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers have succeeded in crafting a uniform, multi-walled carbon-nanotube-based coating that greatly reduces the flammability of foam commonly used in upholstered fur... [Comments]Layered security: Carbon nanotubes promise improved flame-resistant coating

A deeper look at interfaces

1/15/2014
"The interface is the device," Nobel laureate Herbert Kroemer famously observed, referring to the remarkable properties to be found at the junctures where layers of different materials meet. In today's burgeoning world of nanotechnology, the interfaces between layers of metal oxides are becoming... [Comments]A deeper look at interfaces

Join the Bill Jacobs Auto blood drive and receive a free oil change

1/15/2014
JOLIET, Ill. , Jan. 15, 2014  Bill Jacobs Automotive, a group of car dealerships headquartered in Joliet , is teaming up with the Heartland Blood Center and offering free oil change coupons for participation in its annual blood drive. The drive takes place Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Bill Jacobs Cadillac and Chevrolet location from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Photo: http://photos.... [Comments]

Pittcon Announces Second Year Partnership With Food Safety Tech

1/15/2014
Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Pittcon Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that Innovative Publishing Company, publisher of Food Safety Tech , an e-Journal and producer of Food Labs Conference , has signed an agreement for the second year for the co-location of Food Labs Conference to be held in conjunction with Pittcon 2014. The partnership provides that the regist... [Comments]

Medicine News

Diversity Focus Announces Partnership with BlendCard

1/15/2014
(PRWEB) January 15, 2014 We live in a unique time where the concept “Buy Local” is becoming more and more important. Local businesses and even governments have looked for and established ways to promote the local economy. With that in mind, Diversity Focus is excited to announce a partnership with BlendCard. This collaboration enhances diversity and promotes inclusive communities by creatin... [Comments]

Kirk Manzo of The Manzo Group Announces New Affiliation with The John Maxwell Team

1/15/2014
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Manzo Group, a sales training and consulting firm based in Atlanta, Ga., announces its affiliation with the John Maxwell Team for coaching, training and speaking on the areas of communication and leadership programs. With programs designed specifically for the automotive industry, the Manzo Group aims at attracting new and used car dealerships in... [Comments]

Dr. Leigh Ann Scott to Open Irving Office to Provide Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy

1/15/2014
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Dr. Leigh Ann Scott has announced the opening of her new office in Irving to provide Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy. “Bio-identical hormones are a vital treatment option and medical science supports their use in improving overall health while diminishing the effects of aging. Most patients are surprised at how helpful they can be as part of an... [Comments]

Dr. Yonatan Mahller Joins DoctorsElite as a New Member

1/15/2014
Gulfport, MS (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 DoctorsElite, a site that helps patients around the United States locate doctors by diagnosis, treatment, and specialty, has announced the addition of Dr. Yonatan Mahller to their growing physician membership. Dr. Mahller's expertise in OB/GYN medicine is a welcome addition to the site's ranks of medical specialists. Dr. Yonatan Mahller was... [Comments]

Medicine Technology

Sono-Tek Announces Third Quarter Results

1/15/2014
MILTON, N.Y. , Jan. 15, 2014 Sono-Tek Corporation (OTC BB: SOTK) today announced sales of  $2,650,000 for the three months ended November 30, 2013, compared to sales of $2,202,000 for the prior year period, an increase of $448,000 or 20%. Once again, this quarter has also shown growth over the preceding quarter's sales, continuing a trend that began in the first quarter o... [Comments]

Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015

1/15/2014
DALLAS , Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, 2013-2015" research report to its store . (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46792 ) Benefiting from aging of population, consumption upgrade and policy support, China's orthopedic instrument industry has seen rapid development over the ye... [Comments]

Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients

1/15/2014
SAN ANTONIO , Jan. 15, 2014 Most osteoporosis patients want a choice in the medication they take, according to a recent online survey* sponsored by Mission Pharmacal Company. The survey, conducted by Inspire among the National Osteoporosis Foundation online support community, revealed that 74 percent of osteoporosis patients surveyed prefer to take medication that comes in a... [Comments]

Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018

1/15/2014
DUBLIN , Jan. 15, 2014  Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6k27gw/dental ) has announced the addition of the "Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Dental consumables are product... [Comments]

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