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Scientific explanation for success of klapskate

...tal measurements showed that the increase in power delivered using klapskates is to be found in the location of the pivot point around which the foot rotates, namely the hinge under the ball of the foot. With standard speedskates, the foot rotates around the front point of the blade, which is located a conside...

First experiments from NASA Commercial Space Centers get started on International Space Station

...to Company and Polaroid. Another experiment being delivered to the Space Station this month -- the ADVANCED ASTROCULTURE -- will allow companies interested in agriculture and agribusiness to conduct long-term plant research. Starting with Space Station Expedition Two, industry will be able to grow plants in s...

With an eye on safety, UF experts explore cellular mechanisms of gene therapy

...nt. The new research shows that in mice, new genes delivered inside a modified adeno-associated virus dwell ind... use for gene therapy, we needed to know where the delivered DNA is going within the cell," said Sihong Song, lead author of the paper and a research assistant p...

Epimmune scientists report positive pre-clinical data on vaccine designed to combat HIV's ability to mutate

...egardless of ethnicity. Epimmunes vaccine will be delivered as DNA in combination with PVP, a polymer gene delivery technology licensed from Valentis, Inc. The PVP polymer has been shown to increase the efficiency of vaccine uptake by immune cells and enhance potency in animal studies. Epimmune has also link...

LSU veterinarians deliver cloned calves by caesarian section

BATON ROUGE A team of LSU veterinarians recently delivered two cloned calves by caesarean section at the univ...chool of Veterinary Medicine. The veterinarians delivered Mouill and Soleil on different days so they could focus intensely on each calf after its birth. Mo...

MGH researchers shed new light on how pain killers work

...e of the central nervous system involvement, drugs delivered directly into the spinal cord required significantly lower doses than drugs administered systemically. Finally, the research team reported that data from the study indicate that the widespread presence of Cox-2 in the central nervous system ma...

Free sessions open to the public at 2001 AAAS Meeting

...f charge are lectures on the human genome effort, delivered by Francis Collins of the National Human Genome Research Institute (National Institutes of Health) and J. Craig Venter of Celera Genomics. Nasdaq President Alfred Berkeley III also is featured in a plenary lecture. And there are entertaining and ed...

Gene therapy for muscular dystrophy

... when the rAAV that contained the gsg material was delivered under the control of the muscle creatine kinase promoter which is muscle-specific -- there was no immune response. What we think happens is that if the virus gets into tissues that are very good at presenting foreign proteins to the immune system, t...

Study sheds new light on Lyme disease transmission

...vation we made several years ago: Lyme spirochetes delivered by ticks are better at evading the host's immune response than cultured spirochetes injected into animals. The process of bacterial diversity occurs during the blood meal, de Silva pointed out. "So, early on, before the blood meal, the population in...

Pharmaceutical 'smart bomb' targets cancer cells

...ant, tenfold superiority. "Our cytotoxic compounds delivered to the cancer site in a revamped prodrug form clearly show great potential, but there are still lots of tests to be done," said Hu. "There are many preclinical studies ahead of us. If everything goes well, we could see clinical trials in humans in ...

Science's Top 10: genome sequencing named top scientific advance of 2000

...al current. Old Cells, New Tricks: Scientists delivered a decisive blow this year to the once-canonical notion that adult cells are wedded to their identities. In studies with mice and human transplant recipients, adult cells from certain parts of the body re-made themselves into an impressive variety of ...

Final results of the two Zevalin pivotal trials in radioimmunotherapy for B cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma announced by IDEC Pharmaceuticals

...zig, M.D. of the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, today delivered an oral presentation of a Phase III randomized, co...icular NHL Patients On the previous day Dr. Witzig delivered an oral presentation of the final results of an open-label Phase III pivotal trial of ZEVALIN in 54 ...

Finding could lead to new approach for treating severe heart disease

...r and adequate gene expression, and that VEGF gene delivered by this mechanism can induce angiogenesis in damaged heart muscle. Plasmid and adenoviral vectors, by contrast, apparently cause overly high expression of the VEGF gene." The fact that blood vessel formation did not occur in normal tissue may be expl...

First gene therapy to calm pigs' out-of-sync hearts

...rythmia in a well-tested animal model, using genes delivered by routine catheter methods no open chest, no contrivances, just simple modifications of existing technology," says Eduardo Marban, M.D., Ph.D., one of the scientists. "This is the first proof-of-concept work," says Marban, "and the first clear step...

Yale scientists give the Golgi apparatus its own identity, paving the way for more targeted cancer research

... whether a given protein will leave the cell or be delivered to the cell surface or another destination. As with all other cellular organelles, the Golgi has to grow and divide and has to be inherited. The Golgi apparatus is normally thought of as a stack of membrane compartments through which the secretory ...

Contract bridge enhances the immune system, according to a preliminary study by researchers at UC Berkeley

... drew blood samples before and after the sets, and delivered them to immunology research associates Peter Schow and Stan Grell to measure the numbers of immune cells. Only the levels of CD-4 positive T cells changed in the 12 subjects. In two of the groups, levels increased significantly. In the third group, ...

Innovative method for gene therapy of heart disease shows promise in animal studies

...t the underlying heart disease. The genes would be delivered to artery walls by stents, the tiny metal scaffolds that are now implanted in diseased arteries to hold the vessels open for improved blood flow. In cell cultures and in pigs, a team led by a researcher from The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia sh...

African Americans fare less well than whites after stroke prevention surgery

... as whites because their care is more likely to be delivered in hospitals where fewer CEAs are performed and by surgeons who are less experienced," says Bruce Perler, M.D., professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins. "We believe this situation may be linked to socioeconomic and health insurance status." For the st...

New patent will help improve cancer, transplant research

... cells and bind with them. Those cells are then delivered to a region of very high magnetic field. Researchers can identify the type of cell by measuring how fast the cell moves in this high magnetic energy zone. When they need...

No AIDS-related viruses or chimpanzee DNA found in 1950's-era polio vaccine

...ons, New York, NY. Sets of the samples were then delivered to the three independent laboratories who had ag...he Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, and delivered to the three testing laboratories. All codes were provided only to Dr. Basilico for later interp...

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