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Canadian researchers discover gene related to the appearance of aging

HALIFAX, July 15 /PRNewswire/ - Scientists in Atlantic Canada have found a gene that may play a role in skin aging. Researchers were investigating the genetic cause of a rare disorder known as cutis laxa type 2 (CL2), which causes skin on the hands, feet and face to be loose and older looking, as ...

Scientists discover repulsive side to light force

New Haven, Conn.A team of Yale University researchers has discovered a "repulsive" light force that can be used to control components on silicon microchips, meaning future nanodevices could be controlled by light rather than electricity. The team previously discovered an "attractive" force of ...

Scientists discover 'dancing' algae

Scientists at the Cambridge University have discovered that freshwater algae can form stable groupings in which they dance around each other, miraculously held together only by the fluid flows they create. Their research was published today in the journal Physical Review Letters . The resea...

Physicists discover important step for making light crystals

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University researchers have developed a new strategy to overcome one of the major obstacles to a grand challenge in physics. What they've discovered could eventually aid high-temperature superconductivity, as well as the development of new high-tech materials. In...

Researchers discover a potential on-off switch for nanoelectronics

Berkeley, CA - As electronic circuits shrink from finely etched lines in silicon wafers to nearly elusive proportions, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Columbia University are studying how electrons flow through a molecular jun...

Researchers at the University of Georgia Discover Protein is Crucial to Reproduction of Parasites Involved in Disease

A team of researchers at the University of Georgia led by postdoctoral associate Giel van Dooren has discovered a protein in T. gondii that is essential for the parasite's growth. The group's work points the way toward a new model system that can be used in studying other parasitic diseases and c...

Virginia Tech researchers discover how mosquitoes avoid succumbing to viruses they transmit

Blacksburg, Va. -- Mosquitoes are like Typhoid Mary. They can spread viruses which cause West Nile fever, dengue fever, or yellow fever without themselves getting sick. Scientists long thought that the mosquito didn't care whether it had a virus hitchhiker, but have now discovered, "There is a war...

Researchers discover method for mass production of nanomaterial graphene

Graphene is a perfect example of the wonders of nanotechnology, in which common substances are scaled down to an atomic level to uncover new and exciting possibilities. Graphene is created when graphite the mother form of all graphitic carbon, which is used to make the pigment that allows ...

NC State engineers discover nanoparticles can break on through

In a finding that could speed the use of sensors or barcodes at the nanoscale, North Carolina State University engineers have shown that certain types of tiny organic particles, when heated to the proper temperature, bob to the surface of a layer of a thin polymer film and then can reversibly rece...

Filter Markets - Discover the Growth Segments

Are you a strategic planner for an organization in the filter industry? Are you an investment analyst looking for growth markets? Are you part of a filter company looking to gain an edge in a new niche? Discover the growth segments in the filter and filtration markets. On September 23-25, 2008 a...

International team of scientists discover clue to delay of life on Earth

TEMPE, Ariz. Scientists from around the world have reconstructed changes in Earths ancient ocean chemistry during a broad sweep of geological time, from about 2.5 to 0.5 billion years ago. They have discovered that a deficiency of oxygen and the heavy metal molybdenum in the ancient deep ocean ma...

Physicists discover how fundamental particles lose track of quantum mechanical properties

(New Orleans, La.) In todays Science Express, the advance online publication of the journal Science, researchers report a series of experiments that mark an important step toward understanding a longstanding fundamental physics problem of quantum mechanics. The scientists presented their finding...

Physicists discover gold can be magnetic on the nanoscale

Physicists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have made important findings regarding gold on the nanoscale. They found that applying an electrical field on a surface-supported gold nanocluster changes its structure from a three-dimensional one to a planar flat structure. In another paper, they...

Scientists discover new method of observing interactions in nanoscale systems

ATHENS, Ohio Scientists have used new optical technologies to observe interactions in nanoscale systems that Heisenbergs uncertainty principle usually would prohibit, according to a study published Jan. 17 in the journal Nature. Researchers conducted experiments with high-powered lasers and q...

Oxford Genome Sciences and Amgen to Jointly Discover Novel Therapeutic Antibodies in Cancer

OXFORD, England, December 17 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Deal Provides a Further Opportunity for OGeS to Grow its Therapeutic Antibody Pipeline Oxford Genome Sciences (UK) Ltd "OGeS" announces today that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Amgen to discover, develop and commercial...

Glycominds and Fox Chase Cancer Center Announce a Collaboration to Discover New Cancer Detection Diagnostic Tests

LOD, Israel, October 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Glycominds Ltd., a bio-diagnostics company specializing in glycan biomarkers for diagnosis and disease management of autoimmune diseases and cancer, announced today entering into a research agreement with Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC), an NCI designated...

Scientists discover how cancer may take hold

Stanford, CA-- A team, led by researchers at the Carnegie Institution,* has found a key biochemical cycle that suppresses the immune response, thereby allowing cancer cells to multiply unabated. The research shows how the biomolecules responsible for healthy T-cells, the bodys first defenders agai...

University of Leicester scientists discover technique to help 'friendly bacteria'

There is currently a great deal of interest in the health-associated properties of probiotics, also known as beneficial or friendly bacteria, and prebiotics, the food needed for the growth of probiotic when inside our bodies. University of Leicester scientists have discovered a natural fruit-based...

Vermillion and Collaborators Discover Protein Biomarker Associated with Peripheral Artery Disease

- Potential Biomarker for Early and Accurate Diagnosis of Peripheral Artery Disease - - Findings Published Online in Circulation - FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vermillion, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRML ), formerly Ciphergen Biosystems, today...

Surface dislocation nucleation: Strength is but skin deep at the nanoscale, Penn engineers discover

PHILADELPHIA - For centuries, engineers have bent and torn metals to test their strength and ductility. Now, materials scientists at the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science are studying the same metals but at nanoscale sizes in the form of wires a thousand times th...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

...o electricity using hybrid inorganic-organic materials. University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA) $19 million for five years to discover and develop materials that control the interactions between light, electricity, and heat at the nanoscale for improved solar energy conversion, solid-...

SENOMYX ANNOUNCES CORPORATE UPDATE AND SECOND QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS

...g proprietary taste receptor-based technologies to discover novel flavor ingredients for the food, beverage, a...s. Senomyx has also initiated activities to discover enhancers of Rebaudioside-A (also known as Reb-A o...y using proprietary taste receptor technologies to discover and develop novel flavor ingredients in the savory...

SENOMYX AND FIRMENICH TO COLLABORATE ON DISCOVERY, DEVELOPMENT AND WORLDWIDE COMMERCIALIZATION OF NOVEL SWEET ENHANCERS

...mpany focused on using proprietary technologies to discover and develop novel flavor ingredients for the food,...y using proprietary taste receptor technologies to discover and develop novel flavor ingredients in the savory...s for receiving such payment; Senomyx's ability to discover and develop novel flavor ingredients for use as sw...

SmartGene's Services for Faster, More Precise Identification of Bacteria and Fungi to be Used by The Johns Hopkins Hospital

...cteria, Fungi, HIV, HCV, MLST, Influenza, and HLA typing. Future applications will address human genetics as well as food and environmental pathogens. discover more at www.smartgene.com . ...

SENOMYX, INC. SECOND QUARTER 2009 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 4, 2009

...load any software that may be necessary. About Senomyx, Inc. Senomyx is a leading company using proprietary taste receptor technologies to discover and develop novel flavor ingredients in the savory, sweet, salt, bitter, and cooling areas. Senomyx has entered into product discovery and development...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

..., and the product has since moved into Phase III. A license agreement has been signed with Exelixis, along with an exclusive research collaboration to discover PI3K inhibitors in the treatment of malignant tumors. We have also entered into a collaboration agreement with Kyowa Kirin. Exploring external ...

Solace Pharmaceuticals Appoints Professor David Julius, Renowned Pain Physiologist, to Scientific Advisory Board

...e believe that Professor Julius' expertise will enrich our world-class scientific advisory board and we are pleased to have him join in our mission to discover and develop innovative treatments for pain." Professor Julius comments, "Solace has staked out some very innovative approaches for targeting an...

New drugs faster from natural compounds: A UC San Diego breakthrough

...nal Nature Methods . "These advances will speed the process by which we discover and describe new and biologically active molecules from organisms such as m...hool of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. (Read about Gerwick's work to discover drugs and protect Panama's natural and cultural resources at: http://explo...

Shanghai ChemPartner and Agios Expand Integrated Drug Discovery Research Collaboration

...rvices in the areas of protein science, HTS, in vitro enzyme assay, cell biology, in vivo pharmacology, etc., for Agios' innovative R&D program to discover novel clinical candidates for oncology indications. Michael Hui, founder and CEO of ChemPartner, said, "ChemPartner is pleased to build upon th...

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Appoints Sunil Patel Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

...pment, make him a great addition," said Mr. Hastings. "Sunil's wealth of corporate development expertise will be an important asset for OncoMed as we discover novel anti-cancer stem cell therapeutics and advance our product candidates into clinical development." Mr. Patel brings more than 15 years of bi...

ArborGen and Senesco Announce Wood Quality Results

...lexity. With one of the world's most extensive tree germplasm resources, ArborGen uses both traditional breeding and advanced genetic technologies, to discover and produce high yield seedlings for our customers, allowing our customers to significantly increase the productivity of their forests and manufacturi...

Palkion Selects Novel Oral Development Candidate for the Treatment of Anemia

...ent compliance as well. "This sooner than expected start of preclinical development studies is an affirmation of CrystalGenomics' capability to discover novel drug candidates in an efficient way and through shared responsibilities with Palkion, we will accelerate our drug development process and establ...

Rules-Based Medicine, Inc. Launches DiscoveryMAP(TM) Service for Drug and Diagnostic Development

... many biomarker discovery efforts fail to contribute because the patterns do not reproduce on a clinically validated platform. The RBM approach is to discover new biomarker patterns on the same platform that will be used in clinical trials," said Craig Benson, RBM chief executive officer. "DiscoveryMAP(TM) ...

DNA2.0 Awarded US Patents for Breakthrough Gene Optimization Technology -- Company's Unique Algorithm Enables Expression Yields up to 50 Times Greater than Competing Approaches

...ts. "DNA2.0 is currently working with partners to apply our patented technology to a wide range of organisms to increase expression yields and to discover a wider range of applications for optimized genes." One of the rules that has emerged from Dr Welch's work is that constraining the incorpora...

BASF Podcast: The Chemical Reporter - Why Does Your Urine Smell so Different After You've Eaten Asparagus?

...odcast More podcasts: Podcast Chemistry of Innovations: http://www.basf.com/podcast This podcast is the audible innovation magazine of BASF. discover every month how Chemistry can help to shape our future. The actual episode is on "Plant Health - Fit with Fungicides". RSS-subscription: http://corpo...

Regular light bulbs made super-efficient with ultra-fast laser

...fficiency. By creating nanostructures in tight, parallel rows, some light that emits from the filament becomes polarized. The team is now working to discover what other aspects of a common light bulb they might be able to control. Fortunately, despite the incredible intensity involved, the femtosecond laser...

SENOMYX ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF DAVID L. LINEMEYER, PH.D., AS VICE PRESIDENT, BIOLOGY

...mpany focused on using proprietary technologies to discover and develop novel flavor ingredients for the food,...ays similar to the technologies used by Senomyx to discover new flavor ingredients. He is an inventor on nume...y using proprietary taste receptor technologies to discover and develop novel flavor ingredients in the savory...

Gene Network Sciences Announces Broad Cancer Collaboration With UCSF and Initial Results

...e agreement were not disclosed. GNS and UCSF have utilized REFS(TM) to discover and validate novel mediators of the cell cycle transition, which is a criti...f disease progression and drug response. These models are then simulated to discover both new targets for drug intervention and genetic markers of drug response...

Odyssey Thera Announces Collaboration With Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation, and Issuance of Core Patent in Japan

... knowledge regarding cellular pathways and drug mechanisms. Odyssey's highly experienced team is using these capabilities to mine cellular systems and discover novel drug candidates for internal programs, and in partnerships with top pharmaceutical companies. To learn more about Odyssey Thera, please visit ...

Bayer and Onyx Announce Nexavar Data Presentations at 45th American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

...llowing business units: Women's Healthcare, Diagnostic Imaging, Specialized Therapeutics, Hematology/Cardiology and Oncology. The company's aim is to discover and manufacture products that will improve human health worldwide by diagnosing, preventing and treating diseases. About Onyx Pharmaceuticals, I...
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