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Cardiologist's 'living chip' changes science of disease monitoring

...h conditions, blood draws and diagnostic tests are commonplace in order to evaluate their condition. Often, though, chemical or physiologic changes silently cause damage that is not detected until much later. But what if in the future a tiny device, one the size of a nickel or significantly smaller, could be i...

Singing for survival

...nother. This type of referential communication is commonplace in human language, but has yet to be widely demonstrated in some of our closest living relatives - the apes." Gibbons are renowned amongst non-human primates for their loud and impressive songs that transmit over long distances and are commonly us...

Three-in-one virus killer prevents common, often fatal infections

...s (CTLs), which control infections caused by three commonplace viruses ?cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), and adenovirus. Although benign in people with normal immune systems, the viruses can cause life-threatening illnesses in transplant patients and others with compromised immune systems. The...

Wisconsin scientists find a way to make human collagen in the lab

...rring, is also a form of collagen. But for such a commonplace and useful protein, collagen has defied the efforts of biomedical researchers who have tried mightily to synthesize it for use in applications ranging from new wound-healing technologies to alleviating arthritis. The reason: Scientists were unable to...

'Perception' gene tracked humanity's evolution, scientists say

...n-human primates to see whether such variation was commonplace and whether that variation affected gene expression. The group found a surprisingly large amount of genetic variation among humans within the prodynorphin gene's promoter. They examined prodynorphin genes from Chinese, Papua New Guineans, (Asian) I...

The right drug at the right time

...n quantum dot synthesis with cheaper oils that are commonplace at industrial chemical plants. Rice's study, which was conducted under the auspices of the Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology (CBEN), is published online and slated to appear in the October issue of the journal Nanotechnology. "...

Method slashes quantum dot costs by 80 percent

...n quantum dot synthesis with cheaper oils that are commonplace at industrial chemical plants. Rice's study, which was conducted under the auspices of the Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology (CBEN), is published online and slated to appear in the October issue of the journal Nanotechnology. "...

Radio-tracking associated with 'dramatic shift' in water vole sex ratio

...hecking. This study emphasises that the effects of commonplace wildlife marking and tracking techniques may be difficult to detect and yet both important and revealing. Clearly, it is both scientifically and ethically important to be aware of, and to strive to minimise, any such effects." ...

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