Tag: "material" at biology news
Digging In And Taking Cover
...do all of this on the surface and take very little material
with you," he added....
First Reproducible Cloning Of Mammals From Adult Cells Reported In Nature
...t regulate the reprogramming of adult cell genetic material
and the influenceof genes and their activation during embryonic development. "Access to cloned laboratory mice, whose genetic development isknown, permits, for example, such studies as the role of a given gene inthe developing body or in the process...
NIST Machine To Aid In Making Better Artificial Joints
of choice for longer-lasting orthopedic implants--such asjoint replacements for hips and knees--is ultrahigh molecular weightpolyethylene paired with an alloy of cobalt and chromium, a combination that hasproven to be durable and compatible with the ...
Purdue Study: RNA 'Motor' Transports DNA In Virus
... of double-stranded DNA virusesin that its genetic material
is packaged into its protein shell, or capsid,during maturation. "All linear double-stranded DNA viruses, including herpes viruses,adenoviruses, pox viruses and the double-stranded DNA bacteriophages, packagetheir genomic DNA into a pre-formed pr...
CU Team Develops New Techniques For Repair Of Bone And Cartilage
..." said Anseth. "We now have the ability to design material
so that itbehaves exactly as we intend it to." Anseth's recent research has been promising enough to earn her aprestigious David and Lucille Packard Fellowship for $500,000 over five years, aNational Institutes of Health FIRST Award for $500,...
New Long-Term Ecological Research Site Funded For Plum Island Sound Ecosystems Study
...e among themost productive on earth because of the material
they receive from borderingterrestrial and oceanic...ense effects on the timing,magnitude and nature of material
inputs. Infrequent storms can accomplish indays what would normally occur over decades. Thr...
University of Florida Research Shows Zinc Triggers Body's Defenses
...ces. "It wasamazing that the levels of the genetic material
we were studying went upafter only one day on zinc supplements. "This result suggests that part of the body's protective system is verysensitive to zinc. Although more research is needed, our findings are amajor step toward proving that zinc...
University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill Scientists Find Breast Cancer Gene Required To Correct Certain GeneticDamage
...tantmechanisms for repairing DNA when that genetic material
becomes damaged,University of North Carolina at Ch...ists discovered the BRCA1 gene by studying genetic material
fromfamilies in which breast cancer was hereditary, Gowen said. Since then, a secondbreast cancer ge...
Genetic Clue Found To The Leading Cause Of Blindness In The United States
...cted individuals share variations in their genetic material
that are notfound in the general population. "Starting with a genome-wide search, we narrowed down the location ofthe gene in this family to an area of chromosome 1," said Dennis Schultz, Ph.D.,a research assistant professor of ophthalmolog...
Gritty Research Leads Scientists To Metal-Loving Discovery
RICHLAND, Wash. - Tiny grains of ceramic material
inhabited by hungrymolecules are looking like enor...d array ofcylindrical caverns or pores, giving the material
a honeycomb appearance. The chemically tailoredmonolayers reside within the pores, with the molecul...
Yeast Rises To A New Occasion
...percent more ethanol from a given amount of plant material
than the unmodified version of the yeast or any o...s that produce ethanol, Ho says. "This plant material
is an ideal and inexpensive feedstock for ethanol fuel production," Ho says. "This genetically engi...
Duke Study Helps Explain How Cells Divvy Up Genes During Reproduction
...ponent of the machinery thatdivides up the genetic material
during a special type of cell division thatmakes sperm and eggs. When this machinery malfunctions, chromosomes, thecarriers of genetic material, can become jumbled and the wrong number ofchromosomes can end up in each egg. This can result in infertil...
Artificial Heart Chamber And Artificial Blood Vessels Aid Cardiovascular
...iety. Theartificial devices are made of a polymer material
called polyurethaneurea[polyYURehTHANEyurE-ah]. Th...ood vessels made of an elastic, polyurethane-based material
have carried bloodto the hearts of test animals for over two years. The polymer vessels aredesigne...
Secrets Of The S.O.S Repair Service
...gency repair "service" that fixes DNA, the genetic material
of cells, belongs to the second type. Researchers...ar repair crew, demonstrating how a little genetic material
patched into just the right place can save the DNA from a genetic disaster. And while averting a ser...
Bioreactor Grows Cells That Produce Possible Anti-Cancer Protein
...associated with them. For instance, if the fibrous material
is too dense, it can strangle the cells. For that reason, the Ohio State researchers pack the Dacron fibers loosely inside the container to leave room for gas to circulate in interior channels. A flood of nutrients washes through the fibe...
Money For Old Cable
... But using the latest process, high quality copper material
can beproduced from scrap electric cable in locali...rwhich can be used for recycling. A tonne of this material
is worth around 500with processing costs at around 250 per tonne. Yet the material
produced byCRE h...
University At Buffalo Team Discovers How The Cell Nucleus Orchestrates Genetic Processes
...ctivated in a progression."Huge amounts of genetic material
are being turned on and off in a grandchoreography both in space and time," said Berezney, "which opens up the ideathat there may be a precise timing for when certain genes are expressed. Thattiming could turn out to be really important for the norma...
Gene Therapy Showing Promise In Fighting Melanoma
... a unique tool that helpsscientists insert genetic material
into cells. With air pressure, the gun canshoot mi...s that are penetrated by the beads,the new genetic material
becomes integrated into the cell and the cytokine isproduced. With this therapy, the animal's immune...
University of Georgia Genetics Professor John Avise Publishes The Genetic Gods, A New Book On Evolution And Belief
...ver human lives and affairs. "The genetic material
in organisms alive today traces back generation bygeneration through an unbroken chain of descent [with modification] fromancestral molecules that have copied and replaced themselves ever since theorigin of life on earth, about 4 billion years ago." ...
New Evidence From Dinosaur Footsteps Show Massive Herds Once Roamed Northern Alaska
...h latitude dinosaur region of the world. After the material
has been thoroughly documented,a part of the collection will be exhibited at the University of Alaska Museum in Fairbanks and theAlaska Museum of Natural History in Eagle River....
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