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Wisconsin scientists grow critical nerve cells

...disease or injury. Much sooner in the future, the advance will allow researchers to create motor neuron modeling systems to screen new drugs, says study leader Su-Chun Zhang, an assistant professor of anatomy and neurology in the Stem Cell Research Program at the Waisman Center at UW-Madison. Scientists ha...

University of Manchester makes made-to-measure skin and bones a reality using inkjet printers

...beimpossible," Professor Derby says.The key to the advance which Professor Derby and his team have made isthe innovative way in which they are able to pre-determine the size andshape of the tissue or bone grown.Using the printers, they are able create 3-dimensional structures,known as 'tissue scaffolds'. The...

Novel technology detects human DNA mutations

...ty of nanotechnology and its potential to markedly advance the state-of-the-art in nucleic acid and proteomic research anddiagnostics."The analysis of whole human genomic DNA is extraordinarily complex asit requires sifting through the more than one billion base pairs of DNA to find a particular base pair of...

Novel antiviral technology inhibits RSV infection in mice

...fore it could gain a foothold."This is an exciting advance in the fight against respiratory syncytialvirus infection," said Shyam S. Mohapatra, PhD, principal investigatorof the study and director of basic research at the USF Division ofAllergy and Immunology. "We found that RNA interference targeting avirus...

Breakthrough Microarray-based Technology for the Study of Cancer

...eported aninnovative method that enables the rapid advance of microarray-basedcomparative genomic studies in cancer. According to the reportpublished in the December 24, 2004 issue of the Proceedings of theNational Academy of Science (PNAS) in collaboration with the NationalHuman Genome Research Institute, A...

Live Recombinant Adenovirus Vaccine Technique Explored

...earch was made available online March 14, 2005, in advance of publication in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. “Many vaccines are expensive to manufacture, require trained personnel to administer and multiple doses to provide immunity, which is not feasible for people living in many parts...

Enzyme allows B cells to resist death, leading to leukemia

...rapy.The study will appear online on January 13 in advance of publication inthe February 1 print edition of the Journal of Clinical Investigation....

Papers of DNA Pioneer and Nobel Laureate Francis Crick Added to National Library of Medicine’s Profiles in Science Web Site

...cid (DNA) in 1953, considered the most significant advance in biology since Darwin’s theory of evolution. The insights of Crick, and his collaborator, James D. Watson, into the structure of DNA and into the genetic code made possible a new understanding of heredity at the molecular level. “Major current adv...

New SARS Protein Linked To Important Cell Doorway

...arness the power of genetic information to rapidly advance possibilities for patient treatment. If further investigation shows orf7a is important to the SARS virus' ability to cause disease, scientists will already have much of the knowledge they need to develop ways to disable or weaken it. "The key to stu...

NIAID Initiates Trial of Experimental Avian Flu Vaccine

.... The initiation of this vaccine trial marks a key advance in our efforts to prepare to respond to an avian flu pandemic,?adds Dr. Fauci. Sanofi pasteur, Swiftwater, PA, manufactured the trial vaccine, which is an inactivated vaccine made from an H5N1 virus isolated in Southeast Asia in 2004. Sanofi pasteur...

PANTHER Protein Classification System Database 5.0

...wealth of freely availableinformation and tools to advance systems biology. We are honored thatthe PANTHER sy...k forward to working with the community to further advance thisresource.?The PANTHER system functional annotations of fruit fly genes have beenavailable for tw...

Devising Nano Vision for an Optical Microscope

Contrary to conventional wisdom, technology’s advance into the vanishingly small realm of molecules and atoms may not be out of sight for the venerable optical microscope, after all. In fact, research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) suggests that a hybrid version of the opti...

The very unexpected life and death of a leukemic cell

...gues in a paper appearing online on February 10 in advance of publication in the March 1 print edition of the Journal of Clinical Investigation. This new study shows that leukemia cells are born at a fast rate and do indeed die. The slow rise in the cell count over time can be attributed to the difference be...

NJIT Presidential Award winner takes stem cell research another step

...nt's bone would begin to heal. Arinzeh's drive to advance the science of stem cell research has gained her national recognition. In the fall, she earned the highest honor given to a young researcher by President Bush: The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. What is it about Arinze...

RNA project to create language for scientists worldwide

...NA structures have been adopted internationally to advance RNA structure prediction and simulation and RNA sequence analysis. His work is supported by the National Institutes for Health and the American Chemical Society. Leontis describes RNA molecules as "the software controlling how the genes are expresse...

UF Researchers Map Bacterial Proteins That Cause Tooth Loss

...said Fletcher. “This study has done two things to advance that,?Lamont said. “We’ve identified the complete protein complement of the organism, and we’ve looked at how those proteins are expressed when the organism is in an environment that closely mimics an oral situation.?/p> To do this, Lamont and hi...

Applied Biosystems Introduces Advanced Gene Expression Service Provider Program

...analysis using interpretation tools and content to advance scientific research while helping them achieve nec...ssary return on investment, was announced today in advance of this weekend’s annual World Microarray Congress in Vancouver, Canada. The Applied Biosystems Exp...

Sequencing of marine bacterium will help study of cell communication

...l squid, has helped a Virginia Tech microbiologist advance her research on quorum sensing, or how cells communicate and function as a community. Researchers studying the newly sequenced genome of the marine bacterium V. fischeri, described this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PN...

Harnessing microbes, one by one, to build a better nanoworld

...analysis using interpretation tools and content to advance scientific research while helping them achieve nec...ssary return on investment, was announced today in advance of this weekend’s annual World Microarray Congress in Vancouver, Canada. The Applied Biosystems Exp...

Researchers develop rapid diagnostic tool for pathogen identification

...amples for validation, as well as opportunities to advance the science to the next, practical stages—including outbreak investigation, and blood product screening. Key partners in the work presented in the current publication include the Centro Nacional de Microbiologia of Spain , the Wadsworth Laboratory of...

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