New stem cell research unlocks unknown therapies
"Stem cell research and regenerative medicine are in an extremely exciting phase right now. We are gaining knowledge very fast and many companies are being formed and are starting clinical trials in different areas," says Dr Jonas Frisn.
As an example, a first-in-human study was just initiated ...
Years-Long Search Unlocks Deadly Genetic Disease
Researchers find gene that causes neurodegenerative disorder called spinal muscular atrophy
THURSDAY, Jan. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Ann Messer knew something was wrong while she was still pregnant with her second child. Her baby didn't move, except sometimes to roll over to one side of ...
Edge Dynamics' New Dashboard Unlocks Value of Channel Data Enterprise-wide
Demand Dashboard Provides Dynamic, Desktop View of Channel Activity,
Enabling Life Sciences Manufacturers to Take Real-time Corrective Actions That Improve Efficiency and Profitability
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Edge Dynamics, the
leading provider of dynamic...
Digital Lightbox(C) Unlocks New Possibilities in Collaborative Patient Treatment
BrainLAB touchscreen technology allows medical professionals to instantly access and manipulate patient data
WESTCHESTER, Ill., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainLAB, a global leader in
software-driven systems for targeted, less-invasive medical treatments,
today showcased one of i...
Unlocking the key to human fertility
... Scientists at Leeds and Bradford have discovered a unique 'DNA signature' in human sperm, which may act as a key that unlocks
an egg's fertility and triggers new life.
Drs David Miller and David Iles from the University of Leeds, in collaboration with Dr Martin Brinkworth...
New Survey Finds Majority of Adults Don't Understand a Key Source of High Blood Pressure
...ucational program on high blood pressure. Through this program, RealAge co-founder Dr. Michael Roizen, known for helping America live healthier lives, unlocks
the science and arms the public with information about the underlying causes of high blood pressure, risks associated with the condition, and importan...
The Personal Genome Project Deploys Isilon IQ Storage to Transform Genomic Research
... data access to accelerate research while reducing storage management overhead and IT complexity.
"Personal genomic research may be the key that unlocks
preventative and therapeutic solutions for such life-threatening conditions as cancer, Alzheimer's disease, and heart disease," said Dr. George Church...
Corepoint Health Launches New Product Suite Focused on Enhancing Healthcare Operations & Metrics
...t - creating a more complete view of departmental or practice operations and enabling timelier, more accurate decisions. Corepoint Operations Monitor unlocks
the application data silos and transforms information flows into meaningful, actionable operational views.
"Corepoint Action Points is a valu...
Treatment Target for Herpes Pinpointed
... Study finds VP16 is molecular key that unlocks
the virus from latent state
FRIDAY, March 27 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have identified a potential new target in the ongoing quest f...
What Moms Learned May Be Passed to Offspring
Previous research found that placing young, normal and memory-deficient mice in an enriched environment for a fairly short period of time unlocks
an otherwise dormant biochemical and control mechanism that boosts a cellular process in nerve cells called long-term potentiation (LTP), which is bel...
Unlocks in Biological News
BIO 2009 -- R&D session: New stem cell research unlocks unknown therapies
Meet Dr Jonas Frisen, one of the most successful scientists within stem cell research, at an R&D session in the worlds largest convention for biotech and pharmaceuticals, BIO 2009 in Atlanta, USA. The session is arranged by the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet, SwedenBIO and Invest...
Landmark study unlocks stem cell, DNA secrets to speed therapies
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- In a groundbreaking study led by an eminent molecular biologist at Florida State University, researchers have discovered that as embryonic stem cells turn into different cell types, there are dramatic corresponding changes to the order in which DNA is replicated and reorganize...
DNA study unlocks mystery to diverse traits in dogs
ROCKVILLE, MD, June 22, 2008 What makes a pointer point, a sheep dog herd, and a retriever retrieve? Why do Yorkshire terriers live longer than Great Danes? And how can a tiny Chihuahua possibly be related to a Great Dane?
Dogs vary in size, shape, color, coat length and behavior more than...
UBC discovery unlocks tree genetics, gives new hope for pine beetle defense
UBC researchers have discovered some of the genetic secrets that enable pine and spruce trees to fight off pests and disease, uncovering critical new information about forests natural defense systems.
Assoc. Prof. Joerg Bohlmann says this genetic analysis will allow forest stewardship programs ...
Think fast! Rice undergrad unlocks nerve speed secret
In the second it takes you to read these words, tens of thousands of vesicles in your optic nerves are released in sequence, opening tiny surface pores to pass chemical signals to the next cell down the line, telling your brain what you're seeing and your eyes where to move. Thanks to two new studi...
Study Unlocks Insects?Secret for Love in the Dark
Could improve prediction of patient outcomes, lead to tailored treatmentsWhen it comes to inflammation, too much of a good thing can be deadly. In some severely injured patients, this normal healing process can develop into a lethal, whole-body response, including bloodstream infection (sepsis) and...
The PIN codes of the immune system can be hacked
...microorganisms, by using ingenious PIN code-like mechanisms. Every human being has its own unique immune system PIN code, so that even if e.g. a virus unlocks
the code in one person, the knowledge gained by the virus is useless in infecting the next individual. But the same defence mechanism makes it difficu...
454 Sequencing: Science paper describes a novel, highly efficient method of sequencing ancient DNA
...where museums will add genomic analyses to extinct species stored in collections around the world.
This new method for preparing ancient DNA really unlocks
the power of 454 Sequencing in the field of paleogenomics. explained Michael Egholm, Ph.D., vice president of research and development at 454 Life Sci...
Front-line immune cells mature in four stages, study shows
...cell is derived was published by the OSUCCC research team last year in the journal Immunity.
"While there is a lot more work to do, this discovery unlocks
another of Mother Nature's secrets," says principal investigator Michael A. Caligiuri, director of the OSUCCC and the Division of Hematology-Oncology....
Unlocks in Biological Technology
Pizza tossing art unlocks secrets of tiny motors
Monash University scientists have unlocked the physics of the perfect pizza toss and will use it to design the next generation of micro motors thinner that a human hair.
Mr Daniel (Kuang-Chen) Liu, a PhD student supervised by Associate Professor James Friend and Senior Lecturer Leslie Yeo, vide...
DNA Study Unlocks Mystery to Diverse Traits in Dogs
Discovery Offers Potential Benefits for Dogs and their Owners
ROCKVILLE, Md., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- What makes a pointer point, a
sheep dog herd, and a retriever retrieve? Why do Yorkshire terriers live
longer than Great Danes? And how can a tiny Chihuahua possibly be related
to a Great...
Onfolio unlocks web research
Three years after selling to Macromedia the company he founded with his brother Jeremy, JJ Allaire is back at the helm of a start-up venture, this time offering a product for the user side of the Web equation.
In 1995, the Allaire brothers, along with Adam Berrey, founded Allaire software and de...
New Scientific Worldview 'Biocentrism' Featured in The Huffington Post - #1 Weblog in the World
...cold physical objects, rather than as tools of the mind, we pick a completely wrong starting point for understanding the world.
the cage we have unwittingly confined ourselves. A new paradigm is usually dismissed as nonsense from within the existing paradigm. But allowing the o...
Vineland Welcomes Dr. Isabelle Lesschaeve as Research Chair, Sensory and Consumer Sciences
...research in taste, aroma and texture and how these attributes
directly affect consumer behaviours will be of paramount importance to our
growers as it unlocks
key insights into profitability and sustainability
for the horticulture industry."
In this new role, Dr. Lesschaeve will work closely with consumer
Khosla Ventures and BIOeCON Form KiOR Inc.
...ale, widely applied technology, that can improve energy
availability and sustainability to both the developed and developing world.
The BCC technology unlocks
the energy of vast amounts of biomass waste and
converts it into a high valued energy product. This will not only reduce
net carbon dioxide emission, ...
Small Tree boosts bandwidth for Apple G4 and G5 servers
...ds find a large market. Apple provides a basic driver that others could adapt. The biggest barrier, Seeber said, is writing the software for OS X that unlocks
the cards' multiport potential.
"It is not really a question of the network cards themselves, since we can already load up servers with multiple ne...
Fresh perspective could give you the winning look
...how different components of business culture and competitive environment interact and impact one another. Just maybe you'll ask that one question that unlocks
the holy grail of business, differentiation and competitive advantage.
Byron Glick is a principal at Prairie Star Consulting, LLC of Madison, Wis....
Yahoo creates "Brand Fanatics"
..."The Web changed things, but not as much as broadband," Dunaway said. "The computer is always on, and everything can reach you so much faster. It also unlocks
a world of opportunities for marketers."
Wireless, meanwhile, makes the Web ubiquitous. Surveys estimate that wireless Internet is used in 61% of f...
Exploiting the Life Science Data Explosion to Speed New Drug Discovery
...ics provides the missing technology required to remove these barriers. By providing an open and scalable foundation for data integration, discoveryHub unlocks
the key to achieving dramatic increases in new drug R&D productivity.
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