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Study shows big power of small RNAs, not just proteins, in halting cancer

...to stop tumor cell growth reveals a completely new dimension of this critical cancer fighting pathway and its ability to trigger the genetic death of cancer cells. “Our findings certainly lead to a deeper understanding of a critical tumor suppression mechanism but also may provide insight into how to best en...

'Virtual Patient' to simulate real-time organ motions for radiation therapy

...nction with existing 3-D models, adding the fourth dimension of time could significantly improve the accuracy a...ossible at any given time," Xu said. The fourth dimension of the VIP-Man is not easily achieved, according to Xu. Currently Xu and De are focusing their energ...

Pacific Rim researchers to collaborate on distributed bioinformatics analysis of avian flu

...nvolved in the TATRC-funded project lends an added dimension of urgency and depth to the U.S. research program. "Avian flu is very important to sites worldwide, but especially in Asia, where most of the known cases have occurred," said Wilfred Li, executive director of the UC San Diego-based National Biomedica...

Embryonic stem cells do better on bumpy nanoscale mattress

...tem cell differentiation, but topography is a new dimension for HES, say Murphy and McFarlin, and a highly promising one. This is the first demonstration that the physical topography, using controlled feature dimensions, of cell culture surfaces influences HES cell differentiation and self-renewa...

DOE JGI sequences, releases genome of symbiotic tree fungus

...ure, and other biological factors, providing a new dimension to climate change research and a step further toward mechanistic modeling of ecosystem responses," Rubin said. ...

Bones hold the key to blood renewal

...nly in stem cell release. These findings add a new dimension to our understanding of the processes of renewal and breakdown in the body, and the relationship between blood-forming stem cells, bone, and the immune system. In some forms of osteoporosis, autoimmune arthritis, and cancer that has metastasized to t...

Novel connection found between biological clock and cancer

...ronic publication of Science, implies a protective dimension for the biological clock in addition to its pacemaker functions that play such a sweeping role in the rhythms and activities of life. "The notion that the clock regulates DNA-damage input and that mutation can affect the clock as well as the cell cy...

High-tech tags on marine animals yield valuable data for biologists and oceanographers

...lion studies. "This technology brings a whole new dimension to our understanding of how California sea lions are using their environment," Weise said. During 2004 and 2005, for example, the researchers observed unusual movement patterns of sea lions associated with anomalies in sea surface temperatures. Norm...

Envisat and ERS-2 reveal hidden side of Hurricane Rita

...o obtain reliable characterization of the eye wall dimension and the radii of gale- tropical storm- and hurricane-force winds in order to provide skilful forecasts and warning. Satellite based observations will facilitate better understanding of hurricane evolution and intensification. "Radar images penetrat...

The making and breaking of microtubules

...ngstrom is a ten-billionth of a meter, roughly the dimension of a small atom). Raised to body temperature, however, the protofilamentary ribbons immediately straighten and convert to normal microtubules, suggesting that the ribbons and gently curved sheets correspond to the polymerizing protofilaments at the ...

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