Navigation Links

Tag: "donate" at biology news

First technology to remove prions that cause vCJD from blood launched

... recipients are often the people most motivated to donate blood. Other nations around the globe have implemented safeguards similar to those enacted in the UK including leukocyte reduction and donor deferral. Many nations ban blood donations from people who lived or visited countries where BSE infected cat...

Human embryonic stem cells have the potential to develop into eggs and sperm in the laboratory

... circumventing the need for eggs from patients who donate them, as this is a major limitation of this technique at the moment. We would then have completed the circle of making HESCs from eggs that came from HESCs ?what came first the chicken or the egg?!" ...

Helping in a selfish world

...gether to achieve a common goal, these helper fish donate their time and energy to the group in exchange for the safety of living within the group. In a sense, these tiny African fish take a larger than usual worldview, and continued studies of co-operation in this species and other animals may shed light o...

UK sperm donor crisis

...will increase the number of ejaculates he needs to donate and the time involved, making the whole process more costly. ...

Breakthrough for stem cell research

... who have completed their families often ask us to donate the excess embryos created during their past treatments to research to help others," said Emeritus Professor Doug Saunders, Chair of Research & Development Committee, IVF Australia. "We are very encouraged to see the progress of this significant ...

Many couples choose to donate surplus embryos for stem cell research

...r undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) chose to donate their surplus, stored embryos for stem cell resear...., at least 50% of the couples would be willing to donate their spare embryos for stem cell research," said Pablo Menendez, director of the Spanish Stem Cell ...

Lower carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fueled power plants possible with technology development

...gram. TXU Power, a subsidiary of TXU Corp., will donate $1.8 million to the university in support of Chemical Engineering Professor Gary Rochelle and his research. The donation will cover a six-year program to improve an existing process for capturing carbon dioxide so it uses at least 10 percent less ene...

Penn researchers replace organ in adult mice using 'single-parent' stem cells

...produce compatible stem cells, much like you might donate blood for your own use in advance of an operation." Parthenogenesis, the act of creating an embryo without fertilization, is common in some plants, insects and animals, including the recent and celebrated case of the "virgin birth" of a komodo dra...

OHSU surgeon implants donated tissue allografts

...creasingly benefit from those in our community who donate their tissue for transplantation. Recently, as a result of these unique efforts, the national leader in fresh allograft cartilage preparation, AlloSource of Centennial, Colo., has partnered with Community Tissue Services (CTS) of Dayton, Ohio, to...

Study finds mix of disease processes at work in brains of most people with dementia

... who have agreed to be evaluated every year and to donate their brains upon death. The current study compared clinical and autopsy data on the first 141 participants who have died. Annual physical and psychological exams showed that, while they were alive, 50 of the 141 had dementia. Upon death, a neurop...

1

Other Tags
(Date:4/18/2014)... Seeds that sprout as soon as they,re planted may ... to be more careful. In the wild, a plant whose ... would risk disaster. More than just an insurance policy against ... seed dormancy has long-term advantages too: Plants whose seeds ... to more species, finds in a team of researchers working ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... densely forested and most densely populated quadrant of the ... values and practices. Disturbances associated with those needs, such ... have set the stage for management issues of considerable ... The report Five anthropogenic factors that will radically ... United States was published recently by the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Suddenly there was a word for chili peppers. Information ... along with a study of the appearance of words ... understand where jalapeos were domesticated and highlight the value ... (Kraig Kraft et al.) of nine papers presented in ... the National Academy of Sciences on plant and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Plants with dormant seeds give rise to more species 2Five anthropogenic factors that will radically alter northern forests in 50 years 2Five anthropogenic factors that will radically alter northern forests in 50 years 3Chickens to chili peppers 2Chickens to chili peppers 3
(Date:4/18/2014)... University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that ... disorders. , This discovery opens up the possibility ... suppress a specific brain activity that the researchers ... The Journal of Neuroscience has just ... McDonald, an associate professor of psychology and his ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice the risk ... inflammation, according to results of a new study led ... , The link between persistent inflammation and cancer was ... those with a Gleason score between 7 and ... and rapidly growing prostate cancers. , "What we,ve shown ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... April issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine ... Rex Gaskins and Paul Kenis in the Institute ... the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their recent ... underlie a variety of cell functions including energy ... crucial roles in regulating normal cellular behavior, redox ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... A Northwestern University synthetic biology team has created ... create programmable therapeutics that could travel the body ... disease. , Engineering cell-based, biological devices that monitor ... in clinical synthetic biology. However, no existing technology ... a patient,s physiological state and respond in a ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... IL, April 17, 2014-- Colic affects about one in ... for numerous pediatric visits during the first several months ... colic symptoms was showing promise; however, the April 1, ... (BMJ2014;348:g2107; Sung, Valerie) reported on a study, "Probiotics and ... L reuteri for infant colic did ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Scientists discover brain's anti-distraction system 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 3Health News:Live cell imaging reveals distinct alterations of subcellular glutathione potentials 2Health News:Building 'smart' cell-based therapies 2Health News:New study says probiotic use for infant colic is not effective in reducing symptoms 2
Other Contents