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In nature, proteins sweep up nanoparticles

...f sulfide nanoparticles intermingled with proteins promises to be a definitive biosignature. ...

Mutating the entire genome

...ton of a normal mouse on the right. The new method promises to speed efforts to learn more about how non-gene portions of DNA control genes to cause human defects and diseases. Credit: Sen Wu, University of Utah Genes account for only 2.5 percent of DNA in the human genetic blueprint, yet diseases can result...

How brain pacemakers erase diseased messages

...or to find the optimal setting." Grill's new model promises to streamline the process. ...

Nanotechnology meets biology and DNA finds its groove

...with such fidelity." The system, says Schwartz, promises bench scientists a convenient and easy way to make large numbers of individual DNA molecules accessible for study. The ability to quickly get lots of molecules lined up for sequencing and analysis, says Schwartz, means entire genomes - for species or...

Synthetic peptide targets latent papilloma virus infections

While a newly marketed vaccine promises to drastically reduce human papilloma virus (HPV) infections, the major cause of cervical cancer, a new discovery by University of California, Berkeley, researchers could some day help the millions of people already infected and at constant risk of g...

Massive coral death attributed to earthquake

...ent a process that occurs maybe once a century and promises to provide new insights into coral recovery processes that until now we could only explore on fossil reefs" says Dr Baird. Dr Campbell adds "The news from Simeulue is not all bad. At many sites, the worst affected species are beginning to re-colon...

New cigarette designs don't offer lower predicted cancer risks

...eaningful degree. The paper states that this makes promises of reduced harm based on such removal "speculative...should not be allowed to make expressed or implied promises that can't be completely supported," Pankow said. ...

New sensor detects gaseous chemical weapon surrogates in 45 seconds

...ped a chemical weapon agent sensing technique that promises to meet or exceed current and emerging defense and homeland security chemical detection requirements. The technique, called Quartz Laser Photo-Acoustic Sensing, or "QPAS," is now ready for prototyping and field testing. PNNL, a Department of Energ...

MIT device draws cells close -- but not too close -- together

...e solved the problem with a novel device. The work promises to allow researchers to perform cellular experiments that were previously impossible. Bhatia and HST postdoctoral associate Elliot Hui describe the device in the March 27 online issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Hui is...

'Protecting virus' offers instant flu protection and converts flu infections into their own vaccines

...works on the virus genes inside the cell. It thus promises to be a highly effective tool when combating the spread of any new strain of virus, as well existing strains. One could give it as a preventive measure without the need to tailor it to a particular flu strain or mutation. This has obvious benefits w...

Learning during sleep?

...ped a new technique for their investigations which promises previously impossible insight into the largely und...in the context of wider-scale patterns of activity promises to yield completely new insights into the principles according to which our brain is organised."...

Hopkins researchers discover how brain protein might control memory

... a better understanding of how these memories form promises hope that there might be a way in the future to forget them entirely. ...

American scientist's research of life's first cells

...ing to Chen. "Exploration of these minimal systems promises to lead to more exciting insights into the origins of biological complexity," she writes. Chen is currently completing medical school at Harvard and plans to continue to study molecules and evolution. "The cell, as an evolutionary unit, could emer...

MIT's molecular sieve advances protein research

New MIT technology promises to speed up the accurate sorting of proteins, work that may ultimately aid in the detection and treatment of disease. Separating proteins from complex biological fluids such as blood is becoming increasingly important for understanding diseases and ...

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

...edical and biological research are abuzz with the promises offered by nanoparticles known as semiconductor quantum dots. These Quantum Dots (QDs) have unique optical and electronic properties that make them suitable for breakthrough treatments such as the detection and destruction of cancer cells. Just r...

Tiny bones rewrite textbooks

...pecies of animals, including fish and birds - also promises to shed new light on climate change in the Austral...t phase to a much cooler and drier period. "This promises to be a richly rewarding fossil field and the heraldic discovery of New Zealand's first non-flying m...

Embryos exposed in 3-D

...n for people with diabetes. Regenerative medicine promises to improve health and quality of life by supporting and activating the body's natural healing abilities. ...

New technology enables faster, more efficient cell harvest: Cell therapy meeting study

...n for people with diabetes. Regenerative medicine promises to improve health and quality of life by supporting and activating the body's natural healing abilities. ...

No-mow grass may be coming to your yard soon

...o a pathway used by plant hormones to dictate size promises broader influence over the many genes involved in the process of growth. Levers that could be used to alter a hormone pathway to influence plant development and stature, according to Chory, include modifying the levels of the hormone, manipulating th...

Whiplash injuries ?are they caused by startle reflexes?

...ion and loud sound of the impact. This new finding promises a new understanding of the causes of this common injury, leading to new ways of prevention and management. ...

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