Tag: "cleanse" at biology news
Key gene controlling kidney development found
...e into nephrons--the structures in the kidney that cleanse
the blood of waste. The nephrons later become attached to ducts--tubes that collect the filtered blood as urine and direct it to the bladder. The St. Jude team showed that Six2 works by preventing some of the precursor cells from responding to these ...
New antimicrobial compound adheres to skin to promote healing
...g-resistant bacteria and fungi with compounds that cleanse
wounds while being gentle on the tissue." Combin...e problem. Our bioadhesive can adhere to wet skin, cleanse
the wound and promote healing," he said, adding that they're also looking at a non-oily gel formulat...
Antibacterial coatings cut infection rates
...sary to remove the implant from the infected site, cleanse
the wound and undergo replacement surgery within a short time after original implantation, causing significant trauma, especially for the elderly," Professor Griesser said. Catheters can also be a source of bacterial infections, which can spread fro...
GROWing the next generation of water recycling plants
...hs are rows of specially chosen plants that gently cleanse
the grey water. Trickling through the GROW framework, the plants' roots naturally take up the dissolved pollutants, leaving 'green water'. Green water is not drinkable and will be dyed with a vegetable colour to signify this, but it can be used to fl...
Atmosphere may cleanse itself better than previously thought
...ossil fuels. The atmosphere has three main ways to cleanse
itself of such pollutants, two of which are relatively direct: either water droplets in clouds absorb them and rain them out, or sunlight strikes them and the energy breaks the molecules apart. "The third way is the one we are concerned with here, t...
Solution to Pollution: New Bacteria Eats Toxic Waste
...r environment, and nature has figured out a way to cleanse
herself. We want to be able to understand it better through genomic analysis.?/p> Engineers often use other human-made chemicals to clean up contaminated sites, but these microbes will provide a natural solution, said Sims. Bioremediation cleans...