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Around the World in 86 Days ... on Motorbike With Double-hand Transplant

..., he said with a smile. He even tackled Siberia, attaching a gigantic 85-liter (22.5-gallon) blue gas tank to his red 1,000cc 1976 BMW motorcycle to give him more freedom and self-reliance on the difficult roads. Though he spoke no Russian, Kelz has only good memories of the trip, saying: "I have never exp...

The New Recruitment Process Leaves Thousands of Doctors Jobless

...ifications and experience, and had no facility for attaching a CV. This has resulted in many doctors not being selected for their first-choice NHS trusts, and a significant number not getting any interviews calls at all. Now there are about 30,000 doctors chasing about 20,000 jobs. Those who failed wer...

Novel Method to Inhibit Prostate Cancer

...hed to them which will ensure that they succeed in attaching to the targeted tissues. It has been shown that ...udent of Prof. Simon Benita, was able to show that attaching trastuzumab molecules to the surface of oil droplets in nanoemulsions made possible the targeting of...

New Transgenic Mushrooms Raise Hope for Mass Production of Human Drugs

...ich is the predominant edible species worldwide by attaching a gene that confers resistance to hygromycin, an antibiotic, to circular pieces of bacterial DNA called plasmids, which have the ability to multiply within a bacterium known as Agrobacterium. The hygromycin resistance gene was a marker gene to help...

Ancient Ancestors Might Have Had a Clue to HIV

...ion made it better at recognizing HIV but worse at attaching to the ancient virus. This antiviral protein appears to be able to fight one virus or the other. Early humans evolved a defense against PtERV1, but left themselves wide open to the HIV pandemic 4m years later....

Adherence of Nanoparticles to RBC- Very Effective Drug Delivery Method

...he University of California, have discovered that attaching polymeric nanoparticles to the surface of red bloo...een. Red blood cell circulation is not affected by attaching the nanoparticles. Attachment of polymeric nanoparticles to red blood cells combines the advantage...

Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

...n their second pregnancy. The risk of a placenta attaching low down in the womb or rupturing increases by almost 50 percent, accordingly. In mothers who had their first baby by caesarean, the risk of placental previa - a condition where the placenta attaches over or near the internal opening of the cervix...

Novel Technology to Locate and Treat Tumors

...of a mouse. The researchers demonstrated that by attaching fluorescent probes to a pHLIP peptide, tumors could be detected. They expect that by attaching and delivering active agents with pHLIP, that tumors may be able to be treated. Targeting is based o...

'Muscle Noise' may Diagnose Neuromuscular Disease Sans Radiation Exposure

... along the thigh of a healthy male volunteer while attaching increasing loads to his ankle. This enabled them to measure the vibrations produced by his vastus lateralis thigh muscle under different stresses. With the help of this sensor array, the researchers measured the velocity of vibrations depending on ...

Nanomedicine Gives the Way for Nerve Cell Regeneration

... way to make these aligned nanofibers bioactive by attaching various biochemicals directly onto the surfaces of the nanofibers. Thus, the bioactive aligned nanofiber technology mimics the nerve autograft by providing both physical and biochemical cues to enhance and direct nerve growth. This technology has b...

New Drug to Help Kick Smoking Habit Cleared in UK

...l symptoms. It also partially blocks nicotine from attaching to these receptors, making smoking less satisfying and so curbing a persons desire to smoke. A spokesman for Nice said: "Having looked at all the evidence, our independent committee has concluded that varenicline appears to be a good way to help pe...

Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

...n their second pregnancy. The risk of a placenta attaching low down in the womb or rupturing increases by almost 50 percent, accordingly. In mothers who had their first baby by caesarean, the risk of placental previa - a condition where the placenta attaches over or near the internal opening of the cervix...

Health Secretary Apologizes For Failed Online Recruitment System

...cations and experience, and having no facility for attaching a CV. The result, the job seekers say , is that the best candidates are not being selected for the right jobs and thousands are left without any interview at all. More than 30,000 trainee doctors have also applied for up to 22,000 posts, a propor...

Scientists Explore Ways to Lure Viruses to Their Death

...y the pancreas stream out through the bloodstream, attaching to CAR proteins in the cells of other organs like the heart and the liver. The researchers engineered mice to produce CAR on their red blood cells and then compared how they fared against coxsackie virus B compared with normal mice. In the engineer...

Cellulose Nanocrystal Research Paves the Way for Newer Vaccines, Computer Inks

...xperimented with taking cellulose nanocrystals and attaching antibodies to the surface of the crystals. This design enables the nanocrystals to block cell receptors in the body. The process may eventually be used to create vaccines. Through the same receptor-blocking method, this process can combat the effects...

Tumors Targeted Naturally

... displaying high levels of integrin, the agent, by attaching to the receptor, decorated the cells with large amounts of alpha-Gal. In cell cultures containing human serum, the alpha-Gal then elicited the cell-destroying immune reaction. In cells with low concentrations of integrin, the agent still bound, but...

Junior Doctors of UK Stage Walkout

...fications and experience, and have no facility for attaching a CV. The result, they say, is that the best candidates are not being selected for the right jobs and has left thousands without any interview at all. Says Jo Hilborne, chairman of the BMA Junior Doctors Committee : ÔÇťAnything that is not fair on...

Natural Antibiotics Yield Secrets to Atom-level Imaging Technique

...'re shaped before, during and after the process of attaching to bacteria and how they attach." Solid-state NMR spectroscopy is an ideal tool for answering such questions because it provides atom-level details of the molecule's structure in the complex and challenging cell membrane environment, Ramamoorthy sa...

Quick and Inexpensive DNA Testing

...ed DNA have significantly different affinities for attaching to ionically charged gold nanoparticles. Because ions have electric charges, having gained or lost electrons, they attract their opposites. An anion with a negative electric charge will attract positive charges, a cation with a positive charge will a...

New Compound May Improve Fertility in Smokers

...ona pellucida. Four men had a high number of sperm attaching to the zona (normal, Group I), while five other smokers had sperm with poor egg binding (poor fertilizing potential, Group II). The new experiments were designed to evaluate whether sperm with poor fertilizing capacity from smokers could be treated...

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