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New findings challenge established views on human genome

...tional elements in the human genome, providing new perspectives on everything from DNA transcription to mammalian evolution. In particular, we gained significant insight into DNA sequences that do not encode proteins, which we knew very little about before,” said Ewan Birney, Ph.D., head of genome annotation at t...

Ultrasound upgrade produces images that work like 3-D movies

... result of stereo vision -- the slightly different perspectives of the same scene that are observed by the left and right eyes, Smith said. The brain processes the information to produce a sense of depth, a phenomenon that can't be achieved when viewing a single, flat image. Stereoscopic images solve that prob...

How T lymphocytes attack

...fect on tumour cells and thus improve the clinical perspectives for anticancer immune therapy. At the Institut Curie, INSERM and CNRS researchers have used two-photon microscopy to demonstrate, for the first time in vivo and real-time, how T lymphocytes infiltrate a solid tumour in order to fight it. These "def...

Molecular 'signature' protects cells from viruses

... and initiate cell suicide opens up completely new perspectives for the therapy of virus infections and cancer cases: for example, RNA chains with a triphosphate end could be produced and fed into cancer cells. This could also trigger an anti-viral immune response. 'Our findings are also important for gene therap...

Meth promotes spread of virus in HIV-infected users

...ve to approach this disease from as many different perspectives as possible. "If we could prevent the upregulation of the meth-specific dopamine receptor by blocking it, we may be able to prevent the interaction of meth with its specific receptors, thereby inhibiting the virus attachment receptor," said Nair....

A step forward in the fight against bacterial infections

...process that underlies this natural ability offers perspectives for the development of new therapeutics. A cascade of reactions protects us against infections Most of the time, our body can overcome bacterial infections. Only a limited number of bacteria can make us sick, but sometimes they can be fatal. In ...

BioMed Central launches Biology Direct

...ese discussions often are in providing us with new perspectives and fresh ideas for our research!" The initial response to the journal has been highly positive and the Editorial Board for Genomics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology includes many top researchers in these fields. Dr Etienne Joly, of INSERM in T...

University of Delaware researchers develop cancer 'nanobomb'

...ry. "Interdisciplinary research provides for fresh perspectives and brings about new ideas, which is probably the way to go in the future." Funding for the research was provided in part by the Department of Defense' TM s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program. Panchapakesan is the lead investigat...

Hospitalizations because of chicken pox down dramatically since implementation of vaccine

...lth and economics cannot be teased apart. From the perspectives of patients, payers, clinicians, and public health officials, costs are just as much a part of vaccines as their benefits," Dr. Davis concludes. ...

New design : complete

...ion, seizures and even respiratory distress. In a perspectives article in the current issue of The New England Jo...ern and Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. The NEJM perspectives article accompanies a study in the same journal by researchers at Children's Hospital in Boston and ...

Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld are now species of slime-mold beetles -- but strictly in homage

...ion, seizures and even respiratory distress. In a perspectives article in the current issue of The New England Jo...ern and Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. The NEJM perspectives article accompanies a study in the same journal by researchers at Children's Hospital in Boston and ...

Too much water may be as dangerous as too little during long-distance athletic events

...ion, seizures and even respiratory distress. In a perspectives article in the current issue of The New England Jo...ern and Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. The NEJM perspectives article accompanies a study in the same journal by researchers at Children's Hospital in Boston and ...

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