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Facile synthesis of nanoparticles with multiple functions advanced in Singapore

... . IBN researchers have developed a protocol to transfer metal ions from an aqueous solution to an organic ... chemical complexes from a mixture. At IBN, the transfer of the metal ions from the aqueous phase to the ... organic phase. This technique may be applied to transfer a wide range of transition metal ions from water. ...

Single thawed embryo transfer after PGD does not affect pregnancy rates

... that a strategy of elective single embryo transfer in good prognosis patients seeking PGD, backed by ... specialists have not applied a single embryo transfer policy to PGD for inherited genetic disorders ... Khalaf and his colleagues offered single embryo transfer together with freezing of surplus blastocysts to ...

Cancer-causing protein can also help fight the tumors it causes

... have found that Ras has the ability to transfer from cancer cells into immune cells such as t-cells a transfer that may be the key to creating new drugs to ... cancer itself The idea that proteins can transfer between cells challenges the original theory of ...

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona researchers first to clone mice in Spain

... 12 May, 3 June and 10 June. By means of nuclear transfer techniques, scientist collected mature oocytes, ... to an increase in the success rate of nuclear transfer cloning, currently situated at approximately 1% ... to the oocyte cytoplasm. Its use in nuclear transfer processes however is very recent. It was first ...

Design input accelerates new technologies' route to market

... will bring teams of designers into the technology transfer offices of universities to help scientists and ... Dr Susan Huxtable, Director of Technology transfer at The University of Nottingham, said: "We are ... research, said: "Until now, technology transfer offices have not routinely employed designers to ...

A genomic CluE for cloud computing

... of cloud computing outweigh the costs of data transfer and storage." The massive amounts of data ... genome may take a significant amount of time to transfer over the internet. This, in addition to the data ... "Even if the analysis doesn't take long, the transfer may take forever and cost too much to make whole ...

Orientation of antenna protein in photosynthetic bacteria described

... bacterium, a key find in the process of energy transfer in photosynthesis. Robert Blankenship, Ph.D., ... the reaction center, where all the electron transfer chemistry takes place. Most of the absorption of ... The wavelike characteristic of this energy transfer process can explain its extreme efficiency, in ...

Therapeutic cloning gets a boost with new research findings

... in a cloning process called somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT). This made researchers wonder if cloning ... is remote that the cell chosen to be cloned will transfer a genetic mutation to its cloned offspring. Therefore, the bottleneck effect limits the transfer of mutations from donor cells to cloned ....

Magnetic nanoparticles navigate therapeutic genes through the body

... dramatically increase the efficiency of the gene transfer in comparison to the non-magnetic method. ... nanoparticles can support or even enable gene transfer under clinically relevant experimental ... look at the underlying mechanism of magnetic gene transfer was taken by the quantification of the magnetic ...

New insights into a leading poultry disease and its risks to human health

... into harmful pathogens by their ability to transfer from their own host bacteria into new recipient ... of plasmid pAPEC-1 and testing the mechanism of transfer of pAPEC-1, Mellata and her team have discovered ... to another. This system consists of hijacking the transfer machinery of other helper plasmids present in the ...

NYU scientists discover dangerous new method for bacterial toxin transfer

... have discovered a new way for bacteria to transfer toxic genes to unrelated bacterial species, a ... known to gain antibiotic resistance through the transfer of plasmids, extra-chromosomal pieces of DNA that ... the lab, the researchers showed that Staph could transfer genes for deadly toxic shock to Listeria ...

Sulfurous ping-pong in the urinary tract

... transfer of information is a basic property of biological systems. Common examples include transfer of genetic information or nerve impulses. ... surprising that ETH Zurich researchers studying transfer processes among sulfurylated molecules discovered ...

Forced evolution: Can we mutate viruses to death?

... the roles that recombination and horizontal gene transfer play in the evolution of viruses and bacteria," ... If the mutation, recombination or horizontal gene transfer rates are too high, the system delocalizes and ... the mutation, recombination and horizontal gene transfer rates are known. Without theoretical tools ...

Herbicide-resistant grape could revitalize Midwest wine industry

... to use the bacterial gene and began in 2002 to transfer it to a grape that would ultimately be resistant ... genetic engineering techniques in order to transfer the gene to grape cells. "Selecting the ... assisted in all aspects of the gene transfer and Margaret Norton oversaw all of the tissue ...

Study reveals surprising details of the evolution of protein translation

... CHAMPAIGN A new study of transfer RNA, a molecule that delivers amino acids to the ... researchers report that the dual functions of transfer RNA (reading the genetic blueprint for a protein, ... translation in the sequence and structure of transfer RNA (tRNA). "Structure is highly conserved, ...

Open access to large-scale drug discovery data

... Institute (EMBL-EBI) to support the transfer of a large collection of information on the ... we will continue to use these resources." The transfer will empower academia to participate in the first ... Trust has chosen to support this particular transfer with sufficient long-term funding." This ...

Should embryos with a hereditary disorder be transferred if no unaffected embryos are available?

... without the targeted condition are available for transfer and the parents request that affected embryos ... concerned, doctors should, as a general rule, not transfer affected embryos where no non-affected ones are ... it is inconceivable that doctors would agree to transfer these embryos as it would be at odds with their ...

Study shows single insecticide application can kill 3 cockroach generations

... of cockroaches as they feed off of each other and transfer the poison, according to Purdue University ... also may have three-generation horizontal transfer kill capabilities. In the first transfer of the insecticide from a dying adult to the ...

New paradigm for cell-specific gene delivery

... have discovered a new way to limit gene transfer and expression to specific tissues in animals. ... in blood vessels of living animals to direct gene transfer and expression specifically to smooth muscle ... studied, but as yet their low efficiency in gene transfer and lack of cell-specific targeting and ...

Researchers observe spontaneous 'ratcheting' of single ribosome molecules

... of amino acids in the protein. Another molecule, transfer RNA (tRNA) is uniquely qualified to read this ... do so only within the confines of the ribosome. transfer RNAs bring individual amino acids into the ... Taekjip Ha used fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) to observe in real time the movement of ...

Research measures movement of nanomaterials in simple model food chain

... passed up a model food chain and if so, did the transfer lead to a significant amount of bioaccumulation ... and that dietary intake is one way that transfer can occur. The researchers noted that, "Some care ... "Our findings showed that although trophic transfer of quantum dots did take place in this simple ...

Statistics are insufficient for study of proteins' signal system

... that it was possible to demonstrate signal transfer in proteins using statistical methods. In an ... property of proteins is their ability to transfer signals both within and between proteins. It is known, for example, that such signal transfer is vital to haemoglobin, which transports oxygen ...

VeCommerce's Voice Biometrics Wins Challenge

... profile. The "account owner" used that profile to transfer funds successfully from the account on a ... to have anyone else at the conference try to transfer funds from that account, in essence ... site can use their own voices to authenticate the transfer of funds on the mock banking site. VeCommerce ...

Crew oxygen for ISS loaded on Jules Verne

... fuelling operations, Jules Verne Automated transfer Vehicle has also been successfully loaded with ... the launch campaign of the Jules Verne Automated transfer Vehicle (ATV) has intensified with the month-long ... is leak-proof, they connected the oxygen tank to transfer the gas, said Dominique Siruguet, ESA ATV ...

Microbial fuel cells turn on the juice

... for a bacterial community with improved electron transfer in anode biofilms, thereby increasing the electron transfer rate. In addition, he plans to work with a ... use operating conditions to manipulate electron transfer in anode chambers. Anheuser-Busch is ...

Changing environment organizes genetic structure

... conditions are taken as givens: horizontal gene transfer (HGT) and a changing environment. Like modular ... generation, through sexual reproduction. Bacteria transfer genes vertically via conjugation. HGT allows ... between species, even in cases where vertical transfer is physically impossible. Though scientists ...

In-vitro fertilization improved with 3-D/4-D-guided embryo transfer and new placement target

... in-vitro fertilization using 3D/4D-guided embryo transfer at the Southern California Reproductive Center ... of the physicians, and the 3D/4D-guided embryo transfer technique was adopted as the standard operating ... doctors to more effectively individualize embryo transfer and improve the pregnancy rate. With the new ...

Methods for gene transfer in stem cells featured in Cold Spring Harbor Protocols

... Vectors derived from retroviruses are useful tools for long-term gene transfer because they allow stable integration of transgenes and propagation into ... DNA transposons offer an effective, alternative method for nonviral gene transfer that avoids the safety concerns associated with viral vectors. Use of the ...

New insights into health and environmental effects of carbon nanoparticles

... flies transferred nanoparticles to other flies, and realized that such transfer could also occur between flies and humans in the future. The transfer involved very low levels of nanoparticles, which did not have adverse ...

Agricultural research key to food security

... upon overcoming two obstacles: The North-South gap, which delays the transfer of technologies to the developing world, and the gap between developing ... more closely with their counterparts in the North, to develop technology transfer initiatives, and with policy-makers in their own countries, to convince ...

Female human embryos adjust the balance of X chromosomes before implantation

... implications for the laboratory cultures that embryos are grown in before transfer to a woman's womb during fertility treatment, as well as for embryo stem ... publication showed that the sex ratio of children born after blastocyst transfer in IVF/ICSI treatments is altered in favour of males. As a result of our ...

Partnership to accelerate Trudeau Institute discoveries to patient care

... agreement between the two organizations, HRI will provide technology transfer services to Trudeau, including market evaluation, intellectual property ... with access to HRI professional staff and resources both in technology transfer and sponsored research management. HRI brings a well-developed network of ...

Pliable proteins keep photosynthesis on the light path

... assembled, allowing the group to make a figurative 'movie' of the energy transfer events of photosynthesis. The current research study began when Paul R. ... these measurements, but she was able to figure out why." "The electron transfer driving force can be determined by either the properties of the metal ...

Ultrasound imaging now possible with a smartphone

... aspect of probe design and operation, from power consumption and data transfer rate to image formation algorithms. As a result, it is now possible to ... this application. The caregiver would only have to do a one-minute scan, transfer the data captured to the clinic, and the results would come back to the ...

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev signs collaborative contract with Bayer CropScience

... renowned journal. Signed between BGN Technologies the technology transfer company of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Bayer CropScience, the ... world leader in arid zone research. BGN Technologies is the Technology transfer Company of Ben-Gurion University, responsible for the commercialization of ...

Breakthrough made in energy efficiency, use of waste heat

... What makes the technology unique is the use of microchannel heat transfer components and an efficient "vapor expander" to provide high heat transfer rates and smaller, lighter and more efficient heat exchangers. "Right ...

Biologists solve mystery of black wolves

... North America in just a few hundred years, they say. They suspect the transfer took place sometime before the arrival of Europeans to North America and ... dogs there is no precedent for it. Moreover, for whatever reason, the transfer of the black coat-color gene from dogs to wolves and its success in the ...

Research model may one day 'inoculate' elderly against slip-related falls

... the researchers wanted to see whether training on the platform could transfer to prevent a fall on a slippery floor. Dr. Pai, who teaches in the ... training slip on the platform. The trained subjects were able to transfer the skill and avoid a fall on the slippery floor because they were better ...

Energy Biosciences Institue named "Deal of Distinction" by tech-transfer group

... Executives Society, an organization of U.S. and Canadian technology transfer professionals. The annual Deal of Distinction awards, announced Oct. ... agreements that are clearly written and "permit intellectual property transfer at fair value," thereby speeding the flow of research from the laboratory ...

Genetic evidence for avian influenza movement from Asia to North America via wild birds

... research effort to understand the role of migratory birds in the transfer of avian influenza viruses between Asia and North America, scientists with ... some previous research has led to speculation that intercontinental transfer of avian influenza viruses from Asia to North America via wild birds is ...
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