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Chemists create 'Superbowl' molecule; May lead to better health

...the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. The superbowl molecule belongs to a clas...ists and chemical engineers. It publishes numerous scientific journals and databases, convenes major research conferences and provides educational, science policy...

Deficient DNA Repair Capacity Associated With Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer

...r capacity can be measured easily and quickly, the scientific community will be able to clearly understand the role of DNA repair capacity in the development of cancer and possibly to develop interventions to reduce cancer incidence and mortality," they write. ...

UCSB scientists probe sea floor venting to gain understanding of early life on Earth

...s in the subseafloor are among the most remarkable scientific findings in Earth science during the latter half of the twentieth century, and have now become a powerful motivation for research and exploration, according to the National Science Foundation, a major funder of this work. The NSF explains that subsea...

Researchers discover way to make cells in the eye sensitive to light

...that haslain undetected during decades of vigorous scientific investigation."Professor Hankins and Dr Lucas were part of the team who previouslydiscovered a new light detection system in the eye, totally independentof the rods and cones, which were thought to be the only systemsproviding sight. They measured li...

Growth in the sea comes down to a struggle for iron

...now studying iron effects in these regions. Though scientific efforts are aimed primarily at understanding these...However, this idea remains highly controversial in scientific circles given the very limited understanding of these unique systems, says Wells. Wells specializes...

Fox Chase Cancer Center scientists identify immune-system mutation

...itute of Clinical Research of Montreal); Fox Chase scientific technician Yi Zhang; Xiang Hua, manager of Fox Chase's transgenic mouse facility; Fox Chase research associate Emmanuelle Nicolas, Ph.D.; and Weihong Xu, Ph.D., and Bruce A. Roe, Ph.D., both of the University of Oklahoma's department of chemistry and...

Plants, animals share molecular growth mechanisms

...switches on plants' growth machinery, has opened a scientific toolbox to learn about both plant and animal development, according Purdue University scientists. The protein complex triggers communication between molecules along a pathway that leads to the creation of long protein strings, called actin filaments...

Recent breakthroughs in common adult leukemia highlighted in New England Journal of Medicine

...ritative update covering the transformation in the scientific community's knowledge of CLL that has occurred over the past decade. The review appears in the February 24 issue. Two of the expert authors are with the North Shore-Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Health System (www.northshorelij.com): Nicholas Chiorazzi, ...

Research advances quest for HIV-1 vaccine

...s region. Drs. Burton and Wilson are members of a scientific consortium of laboratories, the International AIDS...inary laboratories come together to tackle a major scientific challenge. " ### Rosa M.F. Cardoso, Michael B. Zwick, Robyn L. Stanfield, Renate Kunert, James M. ...

Study Demonstrates Gene Expression Microarrays are Comparable and Reproducible

...tocols are carefully followed". Good news for the scientific community (and the microarrays producing companies)! A study funded by the National Cancer Institute, part of the NationalInstitutes of Health, shows for the first time that microarray datagenerated in different laboratories can produce highly compar...

Ecological destruction fuels emerging diseases

...xa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI), an international scientific and economic initiative to help developing countries preserve the world's biodiversity. In the Guanacaste Conservation Area of northwest Costa Rica, a 1,000 square km (400 square mile) United Nations World Heritage Site that features habitats rangin...

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

...over 140 scientistsworldwide, identifies the major scientific 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 ...

U-M scientist to talk about tissue engineering at AAAS

...all bring a different perspective, and it leads to scientific advances that couldn't happen in any one discipline, Krebsbach said. "That's the beauty of tissue engineering. It has to be multi-disciplinary to work," he said. ...

The transparent organism: EMBLEM and Carl Zeiss give labs a unique look at life

...ther model organisms. The presentation of SPIM at scientific conferences has generated a flood of requests for the instrument. "We were extremely pleased to have found Carl Zeiss as an excellent partner to translate this technology into a product," says Dr. Martin Raditsch, Deputy Managing Director of EMBLEM....

Dinosaur DNA? New Patent Covers Degraded DNA recovery

...cused," says Dr. Ensley. This patent is part of a scientific progression that began in 1989 when DNA was recovered from 12 samples of ancient organic remains, ranging in age from 4 to 13,000 years. The remains included several Egyptian mummies and two extinct species -- the marsupial wolf and ground sloth. Pla...

Researchers reveal the infectious impact of salmon farms on wild salmon

...ished in the March 30th edition of the prestigious scientific journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B (a publ...is quantitative analysis of parasite transfer is a scientific milestone in a contentious debate. It is the first to isolate and measure the impact of a fish farm ...

Scientists collaborate to assess health of global environment

...ection that Mooney described as a consensus of the scientific community and a synthesis of all available information. Cause for concern "If you look at all the indicators of human well-being, globally averaged we're doing pretty well," Mooney said. "But in the last 50 years, we've changed the structure of the...

Scientists discover the cellular roots of graying hair

...for coloring hair.The new findings won’t lead to a scientific alternative to hair dyesany time soon, if ever, even if they do solve a longstanding puzzleabout the underlying mechanism of graying. Of more interest to theresearchers is the pattern of cellular signals that triggers the deathof pigment stem cells, ...

Fundamental Finding Yields Insight into Stem Cells, Cancer; Opens Door to Drug Discovery

...for coloring hair.The new findings won’t lead to a scientific alternative to hair dyesany time soon, if ever, even if they do solve a longstanding puzzleabout the underlying mechanism of graying. Of more interest to theresearchers is the pattern of cellular signals that triggers the deathof pigment stem cells, ...

Weizmann Institute scientists develop a new approach for directing treatment to metastasized prostate cancer in the bones.

...for coloring hair.The new findings won’t lead to a scientific alternative to hair dyesany time soon, if ever, even if they do solve a longstanding puzzleabout the underlying mechanism of graying. Of more interest to theresearchers is the pattern of cellular signals that triggers the deathof pigment stem cells, ...

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