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Math that powers spam filters used to understand how brain learns to move our muscles

...o better understand how we learn language, develop ideas and make memories. “How we learn to think operates under many of the same principles as how we learn to move,” Shadmehr says. ...

New designer lipid-like peptide with lipid nanostructures for drug delivery systems

...T in Cambridge, USA in May 2006. They shared some ideas and decided to collaborate since Laggner is a world-expert on nanostructure using small angle X-ray scattering and Zhang can provide the designer lipid-like peptides that he has been studied since 2000. In the near future, many colloidal aqueous ...

pHLIP, a novel technology to locate and treat tumors

...plications that wouldn’t have happened without the ideas and approaches used in that work,?Engelman said. Among the applications the team is actively pursuing are PET imaging of tumors, treatment of breast cancer, and alternative designs using the principles they have already established. ...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

...Lander in 1999--and explain how it has stimulated ideas for acoustical exploration of space (3aPAb2). Mic...wledge on this question, and will propose specific ideas for helping to resolve this issue (4pMU5). Scientist and instrument-maker Richard Smith ( richard@s...

A new study of living cells could revolutionize the way we test drugs

...artbeat can be developed. "We already have some ideas about how to improve the sensitivity of the detector in water and next time we will also use a more active micro-organism such as an amoeba. Yeast is a subdued organism and doesn’t generate much activity," says Professor Geim. "Probably, the most imp...

Protein fragments sequenced in 68 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex

...quences unique to that species, which will give us ideas about the relationship between species," said Cantley. Still, it may be the rare fossil that is as pristinely preserved by the environment as the T. rex and mastodon specimens analyzed in the current study. "Nature has to give you the opportunity ...

Fighting to keep Darwin in the classroom

...ers have grasped the political power of the tricky ideas of 'intelligent design.' For such a project, education is the main pathway." ...

New molecular pathway could reveal how cells stick together

..."The goals of my research are contributions of new ideas and mechanisms that can then be realized by the broader biomedical community."...

Application of Genomatix in silico methods reveals novel cancer associated genes

...ntists and developers to see the impact of our own ideas and research to cutting edge science of today." ...

Nanotechnology shows promise as next wrinkle fighter

...dures ?such as artificial skins for surgery. The ideas are in the early stages with health and safety concerns to be worked through. Already Ilsoon's lab, with collaborators, is testing polymer films, by applying various cells and proteins to see if there are toxic reactions. ...

Army research mission focused on autism

...echniques and treatments, basically to develop new ideas to save lives," said Col. Janet R. Harris, directo...f funding opportunities: To encourage new research ideas and bring more investigators into the Field of Autism research. When the funding opportunities are a...

Turning a cellular sentinel into a cancer killer

...53 reactivation, they believe their findings offer ideas for new approaches to cancer therapy. The research was carried out independently by two Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) research teams led by Tyler Jacks at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Scott Lowe at Cold Spring Harbor Labor...

Research project tackles 'regeneration' gap

...e of Medicine. "We will begin a process of sharing ideas and designing experiments to answer questions about growth in simple systems that can then be applied to more complex tissue reconstruction needed in human organisms." Although human organ systems such as the liver are quite capable of regeneratio...

Computer scientists unravel 'language of surgery'

Borrowing ideas from speech recognition research, Johns Hopkins computer scientists are building mathematical models to represent the safest and most effective ways to perform surgery, including tasks such as suturing, dissecting and joining tissue. The team's lon...

Scientists explore how complex organs develop from a simple bud

...ation are written by top scientists offering fresh ideas and pertinent background information to readers interested in anything from molecular to cellular and developmental biology. ...

Does natural selection drive the evolution of cancer?

...and his coauthors also explored how the ecological ideas of competition, predation, parasitism, and mutualism unfold in tumors. Here again, they found that the concepts from another field helped to illuminate cancer biology. Mutant cells compete with each other for needed resources. The immune system o...

Stem cell activity deciphered in the aging brain

...said the finding, made in rodents, refutes current ideas on how long crucial "progenitor" stem cells persist in the aging brain. The finding also suggests the possibility of treating various neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, dementia and depression, by stimulating the brain's abi...

A cleaner, greener rice industry

...tended by Malaysian scientists ?to further develop ideas for such indicators and to consider ways to have such standards harmonized across ASEAN. In August, the IRRI-led group will organize another workshop in Malaysia to evaluate and add indicators, especially on the socioeconomic dimensions of rice pro...

The secret lives of sea slugs

...ritonia is one of the testing grounds for a lot of ideas for how nervous systems work," says Wyeth. "Field work with this organism is helpful because it gives you a good idea of how to set things up in the lab." Observations of the slug's natural behaviors and the sensory cues that trigger them also add e...

Researchers find protein that silences genes

...in. Though only dreams, at present, these sorts of ideas add to the excitement surrounding the field of epigenetics. The Big Turn-Off For many years biologists thought that gene silencing in nucleolar dominance was a result of one set of ribosomal RNA genes being selectively turned on. But in 1997, Pi...

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