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A much-needed shot in the arm for HIV vaccine development

...ientific roadblocks facing HIVvaccine development, outlines a strategic approach to addressing them,and proposes an innovative collaborative model that ensures thatresearchers across the globe are harnessing their efforts towards acommon goal."Development of an HIV vaccine remains one of the most difficultcha...

Growth in biomass could put US on road to energy independence

...tly completed Oak Ridge National Laboratory report outlines a national strategy in which 1 billion dry tons of biomass ?any organic matter that is available on a renewable or recurring basis ?would displace 30 percent of the nation's petroleum consumption for transportation. Supplying more than 3 percent of t...

Human Cells Filmed Instantly Messaging for First Time

...tly completed Oak Ridge National Laboratory report outlines a national strategy in which 1 billion dry tons of biomass ?any organic matter that is available on a renewable or recurring basis ?would displace 30 percent of the nation's petroleum consumption for transportation. Supplying more than 3 percent of t...

Medical whistleblowers speak out

.... Lenzer's account of the roundtable, in which she outlines the lessons we can learn from these whistleblowers, is published in the open access international medical journal PLoS Medicine. One of the lessons, says Lenzer, is that "ties between drug regulators and industry may influence new drug approval." Gra...

Microbe has huge role in ocean life, carbon cycle

...ans largely by being the simplest." The new study outlines how SAR11 has one of the most compact, streamlined genomes ever discovered, with only 1.3 million base pairs ?the smallest ever found in a free living organism and a number that's literally tiny compared to something like the human genome. "SAR11 ha...

Digging in the dirt for life's biochemical foundations

...ng from the soil. Scientists have understood broad outlines of this evolutionary bargain for years, but specific details remained fuzzy, especially those related to nitrogen. To learn more about nutrient uptake, MSU researchers led by Shachar-Hill, along with collaborators at New Mexico State University and ...

Anti-cancer Compound In Beer Gaining Interest

...by an OSU researcher in the journal Phytochemistry outlines the range of findings made since then. And many other scientists in programs around the world are also beginning to look at the value of these hops flavonoids for everything from preventing prostate or colon cancer to hormone replacement therapy for ...

Understanding the oceans microbes is key to the Earth's future

...nd education in marine microbiology. The report outlines a number of recommendations for future research in marine microbiology including the roles of both climate change and human activities on the populations and processes of marine microbes. The report also recommends fostering multidisciplinary collab...

Web model of influenza-host lifecycles will aid scientists in creating anti-viral drugs

...'t recognize. The new Reactome influenza database outlines a typical virus life cycle, which will be updated as more research becomes available. "In the future, the goal is to build out all of the host-pathogen reactions," Dr. Scheuermann said. UT Southwestern's participation was part of the BioHealthBase...

New nano-canary in the nanotoxicology coalmine: The body itself

...in live cell experiments. "We believe this report outlines the first use of FTIR spectroscopy to examine the biological response of living cells to nanoparticles, and expect this technology will enable us to identify chemical changes associated with the biological response," said Weber. FTIR spectroscopy me...

Researchers reveal lung's unique innate immune system

...rorist agents," said Raz. The researchers' data outlines a complex circuit in which the alveolar macrophages circumvent the inhibition by TGFb for brief period of time, in order perform their immune task. This is accomplished through regulation of TGFb activity by a set of cell surface receptors, proteins...

Leave it to salmon to leave no stone unturned

...em at large. In this most recent paper, Moore also outlines a conceptual framework he's developed that gives ecologists a way to formulate when the abundance of animals and their activities ?be they spawning salmon or some other kind of animal ?make them impossible to ignore as ecosystem engineers. "One spec...

'Biobullets' fight harmful mussels

... Environmental Science & Technology journal, outlines how zoologist David Aldridge and colleagues developed microcapsules about the size of the algae particles that zebra mussels feed on. Once ingested, the "biobullets" slowly release small amounts of potassium chloride, a salt that is poisonous to most...

New lab technique churns out fungus' potential cancer fighter

...e of the Journal of the American Chemical Society, outlines the sequence of steps showing how Boeckman's group inserted, removed, or altered the three-dimensional and chemical structure of their compound until they produced complete rasfonin. Diagrams of the complete process are available on the Web at pubs....

New lab technique churns out fungus' potential cancer fighter

...e of the Journal of the American Chemical Society, outlines the sequence of steps showing how Boeckman's group inserted, removed, or altered the three-dimensional and chemical structure of their compound until they produced complete rasfonin. Diagrams of the complete process are available on the Web at pubs....

Small molecule interactions were central to the origin of life

...e capacity of reacting to circumstances." Shapiro outlines how replicator theories, though they have been supported by "prebiotic" syntheses carried out by chemists using modern apparatus and purified reagents, are highly unlikely. The creation of a molecule that can self-replicate requires the combination o...

DOE publishes research roadmap for developing cleaner fuels

...dible plant fiber, an attainable goal. The report outlines a detailed research plan for developing new technologies to transform cellulosic ethanol--a renewable, cleaner-burning, and carbon-neutral alternative to gasoline--into an economically viable transportation fuel "Cellulosic ethanol has the potential...

Report warns about carbon dioxide threats to marine life

...larly in the coastal waters of Alaska. The report outlines future research to understand this consequence of climate change. While scientists cannot yet fully predict how much marine calcification rates will change in the future, the report warns that the more critical question is: "What does this mean in te...

Quantum dots reviewed -- Could these nanoparticles hold the cure to cancer?

... Quantum Dot drug delivery systems. The paper also outlines some early success in the detection and treatment of breast cancer. The paper concludes with a quick look at what the future may hold for Quantum Dots in providing new insights into understanding the pathophysiology of cancer and real time imagin...

Nanotechnology shows promise as next wrinkle fighter

...mical Society's Nano Letters in December 2006 that outlines the potential of using infinitesimally small nanoparticles ?50nm ?between films to smooth out the tiny buckles that are the origin of wrinkles. While the article addresses breakthroughs in the buckling of polymer films as they were compressed or he...

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