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Wisconsin scientists grow critical nerve cells

...ct recipe for motor neuron growth, Li foraged labs worldwide to obtain the growth factors and other natural chemicals needed to guide cells from one stage of motor neuron development to another. But once past a certain point, Li found that the cells kept veering off toward different cellular destinies. After h...

New push for public health, AIDS spending at African Union summit

...me to nearly two-thirds of the 39.4 million people worldwide infected with HIV or AIDS. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says just 310,000 people in Africa were being treated with a cocktail of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs that inhibit the progression of their disease, which has no known cure. But demand fo...

Topical treatment shown to inhibit HIV and herpes simplex virus infection

...obal AIDS epidemic, an estimated 40 million people worldwide are living with HIV, and women account for nearly half of those infected. As stated by the World Health Organization, unprotected sex is the predominant mode of HIV transmission, and genital herpes plays a major role in the sexual spread of HIV. The...

Scientists Replicate Hepatitis C Virus in Laboratory

...otype 1, the major type of HCV of human infections worldwide and the type most resistant to current therapies. They constructed an HCV replica using a DNA copy of the original HCV single-strand RNA genome. They placed the DNA copy between two ribozymes, RNA molecules that have enzymatic function and can cleave...

Another Look Finds Promising Proteomics Test is Not Biologically Plausible

...re getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are excited about the notion of using protein “barcodes?to identify individual cancers before symptoms appear, but Baggerly and others maintain that the promise of this emerging field of proteomics has not yet been met due to the difficulty in findin...

New species from old data

...re getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are excited about the notion of using protein “barcodes?to identify individual cancers before symptoms appear, but Baggerly and others maintain that the promise of this emerging field of proteomics has not yet been met due to the difficulty in findin...

Cracking the olfactory code in bees

...re getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are excited about the notion of using protein “barcodes?to identify individual cancers before symptoms appear, but Baggerly and others maintain that the promise of this emerging field of proteomics has not yet been met due to the difficulty in findin...

Signaling protein builds bigger, better bones in mice

...re getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are excited about the notion of using protein “barcodes?to identify individual cancers before symptoms appear, but Baggerly and others maintain that the promise of this emerging field of proteomics has not yet been met due to the difficulty in findin...

The secret lives of whales

...e chose to sample sperm whales because they ranged worldwide and are whale icons ?thanks to Melville’s tale of Moby Dick, the rare white sperm whale. Female sperm whales feed in tropical regions while males travel globally and feed near the poles. “For example, of the roughly one million sperm whales killed by...

Scientists decipher genome of fungus that can cause life-threatening infections

...an pathogen has risen in parallel withthe HIV/AIDS worldwide epidemic and the increased use ofimmunosuppressive therapies.The study, posted online January 13 in Science Express, revealeddifferences in the virulence strategies used by C. neoformans comparedto other pathogenic fungi. Researchers also examined th...

Nanogen Issued Patent for Electronic Microarray With Memory

...vanced diagnostics provide physicians and patients worldwide with sophisticated information to predict, diagnose and treat disease. Research and clinical reference labs use the highly accurate and reliable NanoChip(R) Molecular Biology Workstation, NanoChip(R) Electronic Microarray and broad suite of analyte s...

NIAID Initiates Trial of Experimental Avian Flu Vaccine

...TEU). “While there have been relatively few cases worldwide of H5N1 avian influenza infection in humans, the p...g from human to human and thus create a risk for a worldwide pandemic,?says NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. “NIAID has supported research on H5N1, the str...

The BIOS Initiative - open source biotechnology is born

..., small to medium enterprises and even large firms worldwide to explore new business models and begin a new era of transparent and cost-effective innovation in life sciences. The technologies include TransBacter, a new method for transferring genes to plants, and GUSPlus, a new way of visualizing where these ...

Research Using Mouse Models Reveals A Novel Key Player In The Initiation Of Colon Cancer

...tal cancers account for more than 1 million deaths worldwide every year and several research groups have been working to identify the molecular events that result in the initiation and progression of these tumors. It has been established that interfering with the function of one gene, called Adenomatous Polypo...

RNA project to create language for scientists worldwide

...uilding blocks of life--is exploding as scientists worldwide discover the roles of RNA in genetics, health, dis...RNA structure and function to allow RNA scientists worldwide to communicate with one another as well as to integrate different kinds of information they obtain a...

World's largest rainforest drying experiment completes first phase

...ss is significant --equivalent to several years of worldwide carbon emissions -- and could accelerate climate change processes already in place. But beyond these global effects, drought and fire, which is a tool of choice among the Amazon's farmers and ranchers, pose a serious threat to a forest that is home t...

PCRM develops world's first cruelty-free insulin assay

...imals." There are an estimated 194 million people worldwide with diabetes. More than 15 million Americans suffer from the disease and resulting complications. ...

Kinovate Life Sciences Launches Nittophase?High Performance Solid Support For Oligonucleatide Synthesis

...e synthesis and drug development expertise and the worldwide marketing and customer support operations of Kinovate Life Sciences, this new product promises to deliver significantly improved technical and economic outcomes for all segments of the oligonucleotide industry. Solid support is the base structure us...

Expression Project for Oncology (expO) completes first phase of standardized gene expression analyses

... of IGC. "These findings will be of benefit to the worldwide research community." Consortium funding for expO’s launch comes from six international pharmaceutical firms. Major sponsors are Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Wyeth and IBM. Other sponsors are Pfizer, Aventis, Johnson & Johnson, Flinn F...

Supercomputer Dedicated To Bioengineering, Computational Biology Installed

...y is used in more than 500 supercomputing clusters worldwide and supports the 64-bit processors in the new cluster. In addition to its many other features, Rocks simplifies many administration requirements. Within a few days of unpacking more than 400 boxes containing the Dell nodes, bioengineering researcher...

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