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Growth in the sea comes down to a struggle for iron

...the growth of diatoms and other phytoplankton, but something odd occurs as these tiny marine plants continue to...s. Their findings could help determine the fate of something else, a controversial proposal to address the threat of global warming. The National Science Foundat...

Poor prenatal nutrition permanently damages function of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas

...-birth-weight group had caught up with the others, something we see in human babies too," said Dr. Patti. "They...d. "The problem was not insulin resistance. It had something to do with insulin secretion." By contrast, babies who are born overweight (greater than 8 pounds) h...

Mouse brain cells rapidly recover after Alzheimer's plaques are cleared

...plaques' effects on nearby support cells? Or is it something else?"...

Key molecule in plant photo-protection identified

...plaques' effects on nearby support cells? Or is it something else?"...

Newly-discovered class of genes determines ?and restricts ?stem cell fate

...embryo. That was the first clue that we were on to something new." Epstein and colleagues report their findings in the February 24th issue of Nature. The scientists found that Pax3 plays dual ?and somewhat seemingly contradictory ?roles in adult stem cells: it directs them to become melanocytes, but simultane...

Another Look Finds Promising Proteomics Test is Not Biologically Plausible

...nderstand, you can find results that may be due to something other than biology,?says the study’s lead author, Keith Baggerly, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics & Applied Mathematics. He adds that this study “illustrates the need for researchers to set standards by which to ...

New species from old data

...nderstand, you can find results that may be due to something other than biology,?says the study’s lead author, Keith Baggerly, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics & Applied Mathematics. He adds that this study “illustrates the need for researchers to set standards by which to ...

Cracking the olfactory code in bees

...nderstand, you can find results that may be due to something other than biology,?says the study’s lead author, Keith Baggerly, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics & Applied Mathematics. He adds that this study “illustrates the need for researchers to set standards by which to ...

Signaling protein builds bigger, better bones in mice

...nderstand, you can find results that may be due to something other than biology,?says the study’s lead author, Keith Baggerly, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics & Applied Mathematics. He adds that this study “illustrates the need for researchers to set standards by which to ...

Ecological destruction fuels emerging diseases

...thousands of parasites play in different diseases, something that will require a detailed understanding of thei...cidents waiting to happen," he warns. "This is not something brand new ?it's something old. But in this case it's something that human beings are stimulating. Th...

Combination therapy boosts effectiveness of telomere-directed cancer cell death

...odivide indefinitely) aspect of cancer cells. Yet, something in the cellseems to block their function, preventing them to inhibit completelythe telomerase. What to do then? Scrap the project? Look for somethingelse? Hell no! Look out for whats stopping the drug! Perseverance issometimes worth it, as we can see...

GATA: a graphic alignment tool for comparative sequence analysis

...odivide indefinitely) aspect of cancer cells. Yet, something in the cellseems to block their function, preventing them to inhibit completelythe telomerase. What to do then? Scrap the project? Look for somethingelse? Hell no! Look out for whats stopping the drug! Perseverance issometimes worth it, as we can see...

Experiments provide proof of how traveling in groups protects insects

...cts transplanted out of the band were dead because something ate them," he said. "On the other hand, we found no deaths during the same period among the crickets we monitored that stayed with the band." That individuals removed from the group suffered gory deaths was clear from partially chewed transmitters t...

Experiments provide proof of how traveling in groups protects insects

...cts transplanted out of the band were dead because something ate them," he said. "On the other hand, we found no deaths during the same period among the crickets we monitored that stayed with the band." That individuals removed from the group suffered gory deaths was clear from partially chewed transmitters t...

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

...g suspected the molecule might be manipulated into something more potent. In collaboration with the laboratory ...fore, the migrastatin analogues must be working on something upstream of those two important steps," Dr. Huang said. Dr. HuangÕs next important step is moving t...

Placenta Is A Rich Source Of Blood Stem Cells

...ise to mature, specialized cells. ''There must be something unique about the placenta that nurtures blood stem cells and discourages them from differentiating,'' says Dr. Stuart Orkin, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at Children's and DFCI, and a senior investigator of the study. ''If we figure...

Study shows nanoshells ideal as chemical nanosensors

... for biosensor designs that use a singlenanoshell, something that could prove useful for engineers who aretrying to probe the chemical processes within small structures such asindividual cells, or for the detection of very small amounts of amaterial, like a few molecules of a deadly biological or chemicalagent...

Scientists discover unique microbe in California's largest lake

...sual lime-green color."I knew right away there was something unusual about itsphotochemistry," Miller recalls."We purified the pigments from the strain and saw that they were verysimilar to those known from a species of blue-green algae calledAcaryochloris marina, but different from any found in other higherpl...

Zebrafish may hold key to understanding human nerve cell development

...hey begin todifferentiate into hair cells. We know something in the glia isregulating development and acting as an inhibitory cue. It's possiblethat this signal could also play a role in the development of stemcells throughout the nervous system. Much more research is needed toidentify this signal but we're op...

Harmful Bacterium Commonly Found in Poultry May Survive Refrigeration and Frozen Storage Combined

...hey begin todifferentiate into hair cells. We know something in the glia isregulating development and acting as an inhibitory cue. It's possiblethat this signal could also play a role in the development of stemcells throughout the nervous system. Much more research is needed toidentify this signal but we're op...

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