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Another Look Finds Promising Proteomics Test is Not Biologically Plausible

...s from one lab can be verified by others. "We are moving in that direction,?he adds. “The technology being used to develop a variety of proteomic diagnostic tests is getting better and we are getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are excited about the notion of using protein “barcodes?t...

New species from old data

...s from one lab can be verified by others. "We are moving in that direction,?he adds. “The technology being used to develop a variety of proteomic diagnostic tests is getting better and we are getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are excited about the notion of using protein “barcodes?t...

Cracking the olfactory code in bees

...s from one lab can be verified by others. "We are moving in that direction,?he adds. “The technology being used to develop a variety of proteomic diagnostic tests is getting better and we are getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are excited about the notion of using protein “barcodes?t...

Study Demonstrates Gene Expression Microarrays are Comparable and Reproducible

... the same labs. “Thisstudy is a key first step in moving gene expression data fromsmall-scale bench science into large-scale clinical evaluation,?saidJames Jacobson, Ph.D., chief of NCI’s Diagnostic Biomarkers andTechnology Branch.Gene expression microarrays have been used in numerous applications,includin...

Signaling protein builds bigger, better bones in mice

...s from one lab can be verified by others. "We are moving in that direction,?he adds. “The technology being used to develop a variety of proteomic diagnostic tests is getting better and we are getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are excited about the notion of using protein “barcodes?t...

The secret lives of whales

...e 100’s of miles apart—cohorts of humpback singers moving coherently?and watch the collective migration of species over large portions of an ocean basin. “So if I am a whale off Newfoundland, I can hear a whale off Bermuda,?says Clark. Singing whales appear to slalom from one geographic feature to the next ...

Researchers reveal the infectious impact of salmon farms on wild salmon

...ck up the sea lice, the migrating school becomes a moving cloud of contagions. Sea lice larvae mature and reproduce on the seaward salmon with each louse producing 300-800 eggs. This second round of lice larvae can re-infect the fish in the school and can spread to other previously unexposed populations com...

First-ever Compounds To Target Only Metastatic Cells Are Highly Effective Against Breast, Prostate, And Colon Cancers

...r. Huang said. Dr. HuangÕs next important step is moving these analogues into clinical trials. "We're trying right now to get a company interested in this, especially because the mice used in our trial seemed to experience minimal toxicity -- a good sign that patients might tolerate these compounds, too,"...

First real-time view of developing neurons reveals surprises, say Stanford researchers

...es the size of the fish's favorite planktonic food moving up and down or left and right. They expected to f... the adult fish the neurons only respond to images moving in a certain direction or near the left or right side of the visual field. What they found was a su...

Scientists discover that host cell lipids facilitate bacterial movement

...se these lipids also localized to the front of the moving bacteria." The researchers also noticed that Listeria movement slowed down when the bacteria were treated with molecules that inhibited PI3-kinase, proving that Listeria depend on PI3-kinase to move. "Our studies show that Listeria is capable of ins...

New Treatment Rivals Chemotherapy For Lymphoma, Study Finds

...eatment worked as first-line therapy in our study, moving this treatment up earlier in the course of a patient's illness should be strongly considered instead of using it as a last resort or not at all. These results support the notion that there's a real possibility of putting chemotherapy on the back burn...

Protein offers way to stop microscopic parasites in their tracks

...the addition of chains. The parasite supplies its moving belt with traction by putting spots of an adhesive protein on it. The adhesive protein allows the host to attach to the exterior of the host cell. The resulting contact points give the belt something to push against as it moves backward, in turn push...

Molecular Motors Cooperate In Moving Cellular Cargo, Study Shows

...n carry the peroxisomes in a step-by-step fashion, moving about 8 nanometers per step," said Selvin, who also is a researcher at the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory on the Illinois campus. "Because we see a fairly constant step size, we don't believe a tug of war is occurring," Selvin said. "...

Programmable cells: Engineer turns bacteria into living computers

...issues and organs within the body. "We are really moving beyond the ability to program individual cells to programming a large collection -- millions or billions -- of cells to do interesting things," said Ron Weiss, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and molecular biology. Collaborating wit...

Flocking together: Study shows how animal groups find their way

...planet or the ocean, and each individual robot was moving around collecting information locally," he said. "By returning to the group and following the type of algorithm we propose, they could select collectively the direction associated with the best quality information or select collectively the majority ...

Affymetrix Licenses Microfluidics Technology From Caliper Life Sciences

...vsky, President and CEO at Caliper. "Affymetrix is moving beyond basic research applications and is pioneering areas such as pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine. Incorporating our technologies -- first laboratory automation and now the potential for Caliper's microfluidics technologies -- into these ...

Computational Method Speeds Mapping of Cell Signaling Networks

...of tasks--such as growing in response to hormones, moving towards a source of nutrients, or responding to foreign invaders in the body. In all of these cases, external signals are converted into cellular messages that get passed sequentially from one molecule to another. Tracing the individual pathways that...

Buying Time Through Hibernation on Demand

...en sulfide and room-air cocktail, the mice stopped moving and appeared to lose consciousness, their respiration dropped from the normal 120 breaths per minute to fewer than 10 breaths per minute, and their core temperature dropped from the normal 37 degrees Celsius to as low as 11 C, depending on the contro...

U-M team recovers ancient whale in Egyptian desert

...en sulfide and room-air cocktail, the mice stopped moving and appeared to lose consciousness, their respiration dropped from the normal 120 breaths per minute to fewer than 10 breaths per minute, and their core temperature dropped from the normal 37 degrees Celsius to as low as 11 C, depending on the contro...

Brain-mapping technique aids understanding of sleep, wakefulness

...n study may help explain why once you're awake and moving around, you tend to stay awake, a process called activity induced consolidation of wakefulness. Some neurons in the basal forebrain produce the chemical acetylcholine. These cells are very active during wakefulness when an animal or human is aroused...

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