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DNA template could explain evolutionary shifts

... elucidated the effect of the fork stalling and template switching mechanism involved in some forms of ... reads the genetic material in the strand as a template and makes a strand of complementary DNA to pair ... how this process called fork stalling and template switching (FoSTeS) in humans or ...

Practice as well as sleep may help birds learn new songs

... said. "This theory postulates that a sensory template is formed when listening to an adult tutor, and that this template is then used to evaluate auditory feedback. We ... of the template. Now we understand that the template can influence learning via sleep, and that ...

Coating copies microscopic biological surfaces

... by which it retains its color, but making a template from the actual insect would replicate the fine ... and Lakhtakia's work creates either a replica template or a mold depending on what they coat. The replica of a template can be used to create a mold in a harder, less ...

Findings a step toward making new optical materials

... by positioning tiny particles onto a silicon template containing precisely spaced holes that are about one-hundredth the width of a human hair. The template is immersed in water on top of which particles ... particles automatically fill in the holes as the template is lifted. The researchers have used the ...

New route for heredity bypasses DNA

... of information in the form of a DNA or RNA template derived from the parent's nucleus. In the ... and also tried to determine if the putative template was made of RNA or DNA. DNA is the genetic ... anticipated results, showing that a specified RNA template could provide a new set of rules for unscrambling ...

Copy number variation may stem from replication misstep

... mechanism is called replication Fork Stalling and template Switching, said Dr. James R. Lupski, Cullen ... reads the genetic material in the strand as a template and makes a strand (leading strand) of ... they got there, Lee said. The fork stalling, template switching mechanism explained the oddities, said ...

How your mother's emotional legacy impacts your life

... life, in social life, and with intimate partners. It is an emotional template started with the mother-child relationship that influences our feelings of frustration, love, fear, and hope; our mothers style of parenting as the template for our emotional disposition and our core sense of who and what we are in ...

VeriFinger 6.0 SDK for Fingerprint Recognition and VeriLook 3.2 SDK for Facial Recognition are Now Available

... and VeriLook 3.2 are fully compatible with MegaMatcher 2.0, both at the template and API levels. "Many of our customers want to implement Web-based ... functionality, which increases recognition reliability by enabling a face template to be formed from multiple different images (such as frontal, turned head, ...

MIT reports new twist in microRNA biology

... DNA works by complementarity: paired DNA strands serve as a template for each other during DNA replication, and ordinarily only a single DNA strand serves as a template to produce RNA strands, which then go on to produce proteins. The process ...

MIT works toward engineered blood vessels

... the circulatory system. The team has created a surface that can serve as a template to grow capillary tubes aligned in a specific direction. The researchers built their template using microfabrication machinery at Draper Laboratory in Cambridge. ...

Smartcard Finger-Match Add-on for VeriFinger and MegaMatcher is Now Available for the Implementation of Biometric Fingerprint-on-Smartcard Verification Systems

... passed to the smart card where the matching process against the reference template takes place. Only the final verification decision is passed back to the ... the identity of the person presenting the card; -- Privacy - the original template remains on the smartcard, providing a safeguard against misuse of ...

Model for the assembly of advanced, single-molecule-based electronic components developed at Pitt

... chemistry in Pitt's School of Arts and Sciences, the project presents a template for assembling molecules over troughs that are only as wide as a single ... carbon molecules known as fullerenes, but the method can serve as a template for creating the very tiny wires from a broad range of organic molecules, ...

Fujitsu PalmSecure Certified Under International Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 2

... solutions." The Fujitsu PalmSecure sensor uses a near-infrared light to capture a person's palm vein pattern, generating a unique biometric template that is matched against pre-registered users' palm vein patterns. This advanced, vascular pattern recognition technology provides a highly reliable ...

French Authorities Give Sole Approval to GMAT Exam to Collect Biometric Data to Advance Security

... vein identification technology. PalmSecure features a near-infrared light that captures a palm vein pattern, generating a unique encrypted biometric template that is matched against the pre-registered candidate's palm vein pattern, thus ensuring the test taker is that candidate. It offers a highly ...

Scripps Research scientists observe human neurodegenerative disorder in fruit flies

... DNA is first transcribed into a corresponding single-stranded piece of messenger RNA. Then an enzyme called the ribosome uses the mRNA as a template to make a protein by reading out its genetic sequence and then translating it into a string of amino acids. That's where the tRNA synthetases are ...

A bad performance is better than no performance at all

... bad songs of their tutors, but rather developed a version that resembled more the song of normal canaries. "Apparently these birds possess an innate template for species-specific song that needs to be activated by hearing song", says Cornelia Voigt, co-author of the study. When the researchers ...

Scientists shed light on inner workings of human embryonic stem cells

... a set of control genes called microRNAs. "To really understand microRNAs, the first step is to remember the central dogma of biology DNA is the template for RNA and RNA is translated to protein. But microRNAs stop at the RNA step and never go on to make a protein. "The heart of the matter is that ...

Fujitsu PalmSecure LOGONDIRECTOR Integrates with Passlogix v-GO Access Accelerator Suite

... and passwords." The Fujitsu PalmSecure sensor uses a near-infrared light to capture a person's palm vein pattern, generating a unique biometric template that is matched against pre-registered users' palm vein patterns. With PalmSecure LOGONDIRECTOR, users are no longer required to remember passwords, ...

Allscripts Integrates Electronic Health Records with Innovative Patient Kiosk

... vein patterns in a person's hand. The solution uses a near infrared light to capture a patient's palm vein pattern, generating a unique biometric template that is matched against a database of enrolled users' palm-vein patterns. This advanced, vascular-pattern recognition technology provides a highly ...

Fujitsu PalmSecure LOGONDIRECTOR Integrates with Passlogix v-GO Access Accelerator Suite

... and passwords." The Fujitsu PalmSecure sensor uses a near-infrared light to capture a person's palm vein pattern, generating a unique biometric template that is matched against pre-registered users' palm vein patterns. With PalmSecure LOGONDIRECTOR, users are no longer required to remember passwords, ...

BIO-key(R) Granted Patent for Trusted Biometric Device Security Solution

... identity transaction. This is the latest in a series of patents granted to BIO-key that secure the biometric template, the communications of the template and the processes handling the identity transaction. It provides another layer of security for our highly accurate, scalable biometric identity ...

New MegaMatcher Accelerator Boosts Speed for High-Volume Biometric Identification and Database Duplicate Searching

... one of the fastest matching engines available. The solution matches biometric information that may include up to 10 fingerprint templates and a face template for each individual. With fingerprint matching speeds exceeding 10 million fingerprints per second, one MegaMatcher Accelerator can replace 1000 ...

Calculating gene and protein connections in a Parkinson's disease model

... a cell's genome and seeing what observable traits appear in the cell) and information on the cellular levels of messenger RNA (mRNA, which is the template for proteins). Historically, these two types of data have largely been analyzed independently of each other, revealing only glimpses of the cell's ...

Human DNA repair process recorded in action

... they help stretch out the coiled strands and align them with corresponding segments on the cell's second copy of the chromosome, which serves as a template for reconstruction. Because this protein is regulated by a gene linked to increased risk of breast cancer, BRCA2, it is also thought to play a role ...

CSHL scientists discover new way in which ubiquitin modifies transcriptional machinery

... the copy to be accurate and useful in subsequent events. These events culminate in a version of the RNA copy exiting the nucleus and serving as the template for the production of new proteins. Scientists have documented a host of mechanisms involved in the assembly and behavior of the "helper" protein ...

Stowers Institute's Baumann Lab identifies key step in maturation pathway of telomerase

... block telomerase, it is critical to decipher how the enzyme is made and assembled from its components. Telomerase uses part of an RNA subunit as a template to add telomeric DNA to the ends of chromosomes. The Baumann Lab found that this RNA subunit is first made as a longer inactive form that must be ...

BIO-key(R) Granted Patent to Secure Biometric Enrollments From Unauthorized Use

... provide another layer of defense against hackers and system attacks. Specifically, the technology provides the ability to distinguish an enrollment template from an authentication model. In the event a hacker is able to extract enrollment templates from a database, if they are submitted as authentication ...

New model predicts hot spots for mercury in fish

... the fish could adversely affect human health. While the NC State effort has so far focused on North Carolina, Aday says, "The goal is to create a template that could be used in systems throughout the country. Specific variables may change, but the approach would be the same." In fact, Aday says, "we've ...

Futronic Launches FS22 Fingerprint Access Control Device

... spoof prevention. There is a Mifare card reader and writer in FS22 which supports both 1KB and 4KB Mifare card. FS22 can store fingerprint template (minutiae) to Mifare card which can be used for identification to eliminate any possible privacy issue. It also supports more than 10 access control ...

Why binge drinking is bad for your bones

... focused on genes responsible for bone health. They found that alcohol affected the amounts of RNA associated with these genes. (RNA serves as the template for making proteins, the building blocks of bones and other tissue.) With some genes, alcohol increased the amount of RNA. With other genes, alcohol ...

Fujitsu PalmSecure LOGONDIRECTOR Verified as Citrix Ready

... solutions." The Fujitsu PalmSecure sensor uses a near-infrared light to capture a person's palm vein pattern, generating a unique biometric template that is matched against pre-registered users' palm vein patterns. With PalmSecure LOGONDIRECTOR, users are no longer required to remember ...

BIO-key(R) Granted Additional Patent for Biometric Security Solution

... sold with an embedded Trusted Platform Module chip. The primary attributes of this patent focus on using the TPM to encrypt the biometric image or template before it is transmitted, thereby providing protection from attempts to hack into the computer or the transmission to either implant a different ...

Fujitsu Announces PalmSecure(TM) LOGONDIRECTOR

... programs and data." The Fujitsu PalmSecure sensor uses a near infrared light to capture a person's palm vein pattern, generating a unique biometric template that is matched against pre-registered users' palm vein patterns. LOGONDIRECTOR offers an encrypted repository for storing users' palm vein ...

Fujitsu PalmSecure(TM) Wins Network Products Guide 2008 Reader Trust Award

... accurate than other biometric offerings. PalmSecure uses a near infrared light to capture a person's palm vein pattern, generating a unique biometric template that is matched against pre-registered users' palm vein patterns. This advanced, vascular pattern recognition technology provides a highly reliable ...

Landmark study opens door to new cancer, aging treatments

... longer. An elusive enzyme Telomerase is a complex structure made up of multiple protein domains and a stretch of RNA, which contains the template the enzyme uses to synthesize telomeres. Last year, Skordalakes and his team solved the structure of a key segment of the moleculethe so-called ...

Study shows more genes are controlled by biological clocks

... in ribosome biogenesis." Ribosomes assemble individual amino acids into polypeptide chains by binding a messenger RNA and then using this as a template to connect the correct sequence of amino acids. Ribosome biogenesis is the process of making ribosomes, so knowledge that the process is under clock ...

Restoring Alabama's coast

... alternative to bulkheads and seawall. "This is an unprecedented analysis of the real benefits of coastal restoration that will serve as a template for managers across the world," said Dr. Just Cebrian, Senior Marine Scientist, DISL and principle investigator of the endeavor. "This project will ...

Researchers find cancer-inhibiting compound under the sea

... July 2. "It's exciting because we've found a compound in nature that may one day surpass a currently marketed drug or could become the structural template for rationally designed drugs with improved selectivity," said Hendrik Luesch, Ph.D., an assistant professor in UF's department of medicinal ...

Prions show their good side

... the Journal of Cell Biology. Diseases such as mad cow result when the prion protein adopts an abnormal conformation. This infectious form creates a template that induces normal copies of the protein to misfold as well. Scientists have long assumed that prions must also have a beneficial side but have been ...

Researchers discover critical detail of cellular defense against genetic mistakes

... demonstrated how other complexes that identify flawed mRNAs form near exon-exon junctions, the places where each must read section of the mature mRNA template is joined to the next by RNA splicing. Past work by Maquats team further revealed that much of the NMD quality review depends on the physical ...
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