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Gene silencing technique offers new strategy for treating, curing disease
... to catch all the streams of water coming out of a yard
sprinkler before they can hit the ground. While that's certainly possible, a more efficient way to staunch the streams of water would be to turn off the faucet. By targeting the chromosomal DNA directly, that's just what Dr. Corey and his colleagues...
Leave it to salmon to leave no stone unturned
... king ?salmon. The largest females are more than a yard
long and tip the scales at 45 pounds or more. The biggest nests are nearly a foot and a half deep and extend up to 17 square yards –about the size of two parking-lot stalls. The rims around these craters can be the bane of boaters who, even with boat...
BGSU biologist trying to crack microscopic code
... continues. As an analogy, he cites a house with a yard
and a chain-link fence that "keeps the dogs out of the roses but lets the butterflies through." A short distance separates the outer membrane and the rest of the organism. How the bacteria maintain their barrier when it's physically removed from th...
Cardiologist's 'living chip' changes science of disease monitoring
...We don't have to venture farther than our own back yard
to find what we need to make this chip a reality," he said. The University of Rochester Medical Center's Office of Technology Transfer, which assists University researchers in developing new inventions, immediately saw the promise in Rosero's idea ...
U of M researchers invent 'flashy' new process to turn soy oil, glucose into hydrogen
...used cooking oil or even products from cow manure, yard
clippings, cornstalks or trees." One up-and-coming fuel is biodiesel, which is produced from soy oil. Currently, the key step in conversion of the oil to biodiesel requires the addition of methanol, a fossil fuel. The new process skips the biodies...