Tag: "headway" at biology news
Molecular thermometers on skin cells detect heat and camphor
...ovartis Research Foundation (GNF), has been making headway
in trying to understand those that mediate our sense of touch. Touch is perhaps the most fundamental of our five senses because it works through our largest organ, the skin. Through the skin we can detect temperature, texture, and understand both pl...
Progress being made in exploring potential use of stem cells to treat heart disease
Scientists are making headway
in exploring the potential future use of stem cells to treat heart disease, according to a review article in the current issue of Nature (June 29, 2006). Authored by Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease Director Deepak Srivastava, MD, and ...
Technique speeds up detecting, treating wound bacteria
...ity to get good funding so that we could make some headway
in this important area." Finegold's study is a four-year project, and his team is awaiting approvals to test the real-time PCR detection method on actual patients. As his work progresses, he hopes to publish early results that may be put to use in ...
A transplant in time
...ng proteins in some such diseases, had made little headway
due to the fact that the spleen is home to the immune system's T cells ?cells responsible for the severe immune responses against the recipient known as graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). Reisner and his team revived the idea, with a twist. Over t...
HIV-1 kills immune cells in the gut that may never bounce back
...shed online in the Journal of Virology, makes some headway
toward an answer. By examining the viral burden of DNA and RNA in cells from the GI tract, and comparing that to cells from the peripheral blood, Markowitz, Mehandru and their collaborators determined that the mucosal lining of the GI tract carried a...