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Cellular message movement captured on video

...at focal adhesions. “When we piece all of these things together we can get a more complete understanding of how the cell functions, both in migration and signal transduction,” said Chien. “If we can understand the details of these processes, we can not only understand how normal cells function, but we ca...

Envisat captures first image of Sargassum from space

... to ocean productivity. "So far, we have found two things (Sargassum and Antarctic superblooms) that have never been seen from space before," said King. "It is really very exciting."...

Physicist cracks women's random but always lucky choice of X chromosome

...ways that allow a "best" choice to be made between things rather than a random one. Now researchers led by University of Warwick physicist Dr Mario Nicodemi have explained how this randomness occurs and why that it is beneficial. This will help understand the problems of a small number of women who unusu...

ASU research shows connection between testosterone, dietary antioxidants and bird coloration

...ormone-raging teenagers, eat your veggies and good things will happen. In a new physiological study of birds, a researcher at Arizona State University has found that carotenoids, the pigments that color carrots orange and corn yellow, have even deeper health benefits than originally thought. They appear t...

Runners -- Let thirst be your guide

...ion, Verbalis says. “So, really, if people just do things in moderation, especially including re-hydrating by drinking, they’re not going to be at risk of either dehydration from excessive sweat losses or EAH from excessive fluid ingestion.”...

Surprising origin of cell's internal highways

...microscopic scaffolding that the cell uses to move things around in order to hold its shape and divide, originated from a tiny structure near the nucleus, called the centrosome. Now, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center reveal a surprising new origin for these cellular "highways." In the Ju...

'Smart' mice teach scientists about learning process, brain disorders

...e engineered mice were much faster to realize that things were different and work out the new route. Dr. Bibb cautioned that while the mice learn faster, studies on the long-term effects of deleting the enzyme, called Cdk5, from the brain are continuing. The group is also beginning a search for drugs...

Skimmed milk -- Straight from the cow

...ilk but with only the good fats, which could swing things back in favour of full-fat milk. In the UK, for example, only 25% of milk sold is full fat. ‘In future if whole milk can be made to contain unsaturated fats – which are good for you – then it might mean that people change back to whole milk products...

Technique monitors thousands of molecules simultaneously

... were not being used. Reversing the polarity of things "The chip is an ongoing battle between active r...e the polarity of things," Moeller said. "It takes things that are electron-poor and makes them electron-rich and vice versa; it can take an oxidant and turn ...

New knowledge improves rice quality

...whole-genome assessment of metabolites), we can do things now that we could only dream about before." Dur...ting," Dr. Zeigler said. "If we can link these two things together ?our new and improved knowledge and understanding of rice quality with affluent-consumer de...

Diminishing dinosaur steps saved by laser and laptop

... weathered and eroding at a rapid rate. To make things even more difficult, the tracks are imprinted into near-vertical rock faces. Palaeontologists feared the tracks could be lost forever - but a permanent and detailed record has now been created using cutting-edge equipment. Using a high-tech las...

World's leading scientists announce creation of 'Encyclopedia of Life'

... the globe. It will enable us to map and discover things so numerous or vast they overwhelm our normal vision." Scientists began creating individual web pages for species in the 1990s. However, Internet technology needed to mature to allow fast and efficient creation of a comprehensive Encyclopedia. W...

Study shows continued success for new HPV vaccine against virus responsible for cervical cancer

... in the development of the vaccine. "The two main things to emphasize are the vaccine efficacy and the safety. These clinical trials have consistent efficacy around 98 percent. And severe reactions to the vaccine appear to be rare. According to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Preven...

HIV survival improves if patients stay in care

...es. "These patients often have a lot of other things going on. They are young. Often, they face challenges of substance abuse, mental health problems and financial issues. Now they have to stay in care the rest of their lives, which may be 20, 30, 40 or more years." Giordano's study, carried out in ...

Researchers develop way to calculate speed of bacterial sex

...ct gene transfer in the real world, including such things as transport of cells in porous media of soils and aquifers," explained Massoudieh. "It also can be used for ‘extrapolative?modeling to predict rates of gene transfer in certain cases, mainly environmental science scenarios, but also with relevance t...

Iowa State scientists demonstrate first use of nanotechnology to enter plant cells

...emendous advantage is that you can deliver several things into a plant cell at the same time and release them whenever you want," Torney said. "Until now, you were at nature’s mercy when you delivered a gene into a cell," Lin said. "There’s been no precise control as to whether the cells will actually in...

Hives ferment a yeasty brew, attract beetle pest

...o do with Colony Collapse Disorder, a multitude of things are all attacking bees today, these beetles are just one more thing to add to an already embattled species," says the Penn State researcher. ...

Discovery of 'master switch' for the communication process between chloroplast and nuclei of plants

...w generations of plants, Mittler said. "A lot of things that occur in the chloroplast are important for production, for growth, for response to the environment," he said. "So this is a very basic mechanism of communication between the chloroplast and the nucleus. It had been previously suggested that the ...

Deconstructing brain wiring, one neuron at a time

...king down at it; there is no way to figure out how things are connected," Callaway says. "If you were given a wiring diagram, you could begin to understand how the chip moves electricity and how that operates the computer." Neuroscientists also want to deconstruct the flow of electrical signals in the ex...

MIT's ocean model captures diversity of underwater forests

... the real world in our models and prefer to reduce things to the simplest case with fewest factors," said Follows, who went through a sort of conceptual evolution after collaborating with Chisholm for several years. "I finally said, 'Yes, real world ecosystems are messy and complex. But let's embrace it.'" ...

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