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A hope for oil spill bioremediation
... situ crude oil degradation after the Prestige oil spill
in November 2002. After a spill, hydrocarbons are...onse of the natural bacterial population after the spill
and to detect evidences of crude oil degradation taking place at the contaminated sites. They used s...
Purdue scientists may have found key to halting spinal cord damage
...dicals that oxidize the tissue, but the cells also spill
chemicals that actually help the free radicals to launch repeated attacks," said Shi, who is an associate professor of neuroscience and biomedical engineering in Purdue's School of Veterinary Medicine and Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. "Our...
New imaging technology shown to detect pancreatic inflammation in type 1 diabetes
...me leaky from inflammation, the magnetic particles spill
into nearby tissues, where they are "eaten" by scavenger cells called macrophages. Thus, the MNPs become concentrated at the inflamed site and can be spotted by high-resolution MRI. In their recent study, the researchers applied the MRI-MNP techniq...
Several minute intermediate stage in virus-cell fusion discovered; opportunity for drug development
...ry to produce more copies of the virus, which then spill
out to invade other cells in the body. Scientists had assumed that once a virus begins fusing with a cell's membrane, infection of the host cell was inevitable. Thus, antiviral drug development has largely focused on preventing events that happen ei...
Exxon Valdez oil found in tidal feeding grounds of ducks, sea otters
...w evidence suggests that remnants of the worst oil spill
in U.S. history extend farther into tidal waters t...ut six miles of shoreline is still affected by the spill
and as much as 100 tons of oil lingers in the Sound. In their study, Short and his colleagues foun...
Sleep enforces the temporal sequence in memory
...f the temporal sequence in such memories: did Paul spill
a glass of wine before or after Mary left the party? Previous findings from a research group headed by Jan Born at the University of Lübeck have confirmed the widely held view that long-term memories are formed particularly during sleep, and that t...