Yale biologists 'trick' viruses into extinction
...sts prefer the taste of the trap crops, only these plants need to be sprayed, reducing the amount of pesticide use."
Turner believes that similar trickery
might be used against human viruses like HIV. He notes that HIV recognizes the T-cells it infects by CD4 molecules on the cell surface, but it then re...
'Exercise pill' switches on gene that tells cells to burn fat
...to weight gain on a high fat diet.
The hope, Dr. Evans told scientists attending Experimental Biology 2007 in Washington, DC, is that such metabolic trickery
will lead to a new approach to new treatment and prevention of human metabolic syndrome. Sometimes called syndrome X, this consists of obesity and the...
Grabbing addiction by the tail
... Canadian scientists have developed some clever molecular trickery
that is helping to reduce the drug cravings of addicted rats. One of the problems in addiction is that neurons in some parts of the brain lose glutama...
In the sea slug's defense against lobsters, confusion is key
...ly work against their intended targets are not well understood by researchers. New work has now shown that such chemical defenses can involve modes of trickery
that had not previously been appreciated as components of chemical defense.
When attacked by predatory spiny lobsters, sea slugs (also known as sea ...