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Molecular motor implicated in tissue remodeling
... 30, 2004--A well-known enzyme present in the skin and
other tissues turns out to be a molecule-sized mot... Gregory Goldberg, Ph.D., professor of dermatology and
of biochemistry and
molecular biophysics. "Because they participate in all basic tissue metabolism, ...
Belgian researchers explore revolutionary approach to angiogenesis
...re effective at killing tumours. Dr. Olivier Feron and
his team from the University of Louvain Medical Sc...ood supply to allow better access for cancer drugs and
more effective radiotherapy. The potential for exploiting tumour blood vessels has been made possibl...
Rare childhood genetic syndrome identified
...s Hospital Boston, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and
the University of Utah have identified a rare, pre...mias, congenital heart abnormalities, webbed hands and
feet, a weakened immune system, cognitive abnormalities, and, surprisingly, autism. The researchers...
'Dead zone' area shrinking, Texas A&M prof says
...eptember 30, 2004 - A team of Texas A&M University and
Louisiana State University scientists conducted a ...rthern Gulf of Mexico that suffers from low oxygen and
results in huge marine losses - and
much to their surprise, the "dead zone" area had either moved or...
Chemical derived from vitamin-E shows early promise as cancer drug
...that resembles vitamin E halves the size of tumors and
the ability of cancer to spread to other body site...ished in the October issue of Experimental Biology and
Medicine. They result from studies involving treatment of genetically identical mice, which were giv...
Scientists sequence genome of kind of organism central to biosphere's carbon cycle
...hts about the way they may be using nitrogen, fats and
silica in order to thrive. Diatoms, most of which... of Washington associate professor of oceanography and
lead author of a research article in the Oct. 1 issue of Science . Together, these single-celled or...
EMBO Gold Medal 2004 goes to Spanish scientist
...has had a groundbreaking impact on cancer research and
received wide recognition in the field. The medal ... the first Spanish scientist to receive this prize and
as a female scientist, I hope my achievement will inspire other women in science to persevere in the...
Researchers find color sensitive atomic switch in bacteria
... The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and
the University of California, Irvine, describe the...light of different colors drives this protein back and
forth between two differently colored states of the protein," said co-senior author John L. Spudich,...
Schepens Eye Research Institute receives 'Roadmap' grant to develop center for curing eye diseases
...tional Institutes of Health to form teams of basic and
clinical researchers from many disciplines to find...such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and
glaucoma. The Institute competed with hundreds of organizations for the award. It is the only eye re...
Gladstone investigator Mike McCune wins prestigious NIH Director's Pioneer Award
...nvestigator at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and
a professor of medicine and
of microbiology and
immunology at the University of California, San Fran...
AAAS US Presidential Candidates' Forum
...WASHINGTON, DC -Stem cell research, climate change and
many other scientific matters are currently attrac...erest from both candidates for the U.S. presidency and
the general public as science and
technology issues increasingly motivate major policy decisions. O...
New study indicates arsenic could be suitable as first-line treatment in type of leukaemia
...est known as an effective weed killer or pesticide and
notorious for being a favourite 'weapon' of choice...w, a research team led by Dr. Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh and
Dr. Kamran Alimoghaddam at Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran, are running a trial of its...
DNA lends scientists a hand, revealing new chemical reactions
...on," says Liu, an associate professor of chemistry and
chemical biology in Harvard's Faculty of Arts and
Sciences. "But no one knows what fraction of 'reactivity space' has been mined thus far, or even wha...
Pack-MULEs are toting a new look at plant evolution
...so provided a refreshing testament to how personal and
creative even the most dense and
high-tech sciences can be. Jiang is a native of China who entered science with a personal link to h...
Alzheimer's disease is not accelerated aging
...'s disease appear in distinct regions of the brain and
reflect unique pathology compared with changes tha...on, which more commonly falters with normal aging, and
the decline in long-term memory typical of Alzheimer's. Executive function involves the cognitive pr...
Plants will not save us from greenhouse gases
...be right: our children may not inherit a bountiful and
green world. According to researchers at McGill Un...ural species) as our use of fossil fuels increases and
generates increased carbon dioxide levels....
UT Southwestern biochemist honored with NIH Director's Pioneer Award
... per year for five years, is in its inaugural year and
aims at encouraging investigators to take on creat...ription factors, the proteins that switch genes on and
off. "There is nothing about science that captivates me more than the sheer joy of adventure," sa...
St. Petersburg/New Haven Partnership for HIV/AIDS Care, Treatment and Support launched
...New Haven Partnership for HIV/AIDS Care, Treatment and
Supportwas launched on September 20. The Partnership is made possible by a two and
half year grant funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to the Yale...
New molecular link key to cellular proteins involved in cancer progression, other diseases
... that are known to be involved in cell development and
progression of diseases including cancer. In certain cancers, including prostate cancer and
lymphomas, members of the Polycomb group (PcG) of proteins appear to abnormally switch genes from on...
Safety of isoflavones in dietary supplements targeted by Illinois initiative
...e generally thought to have driven the anti-cancer and
cholesterol-lowering benefits that nutrition resea... William G. Helferich, a professor of food science and
human nutrition, whose research has shown that high levels of the isoflavone genistein promote the g...
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