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Leader in cancer treatment and prevention research honored

... skin carcinogenesis, including proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA), p53, polyamine levels, and apoptos...nity physicians. More recently, his work defining nuclear karyometric features as biomarkers of early neoplasia offers significant potential for identificatio...

DNA barcode finds four new bird species

...A of closely related species differs more than the nuclear DNA of those species and can be used to tell them apart. In earlier studies, Hebert and colleagues at the University of Guelph showed that the COI gene was easy to isolate from a variety of animals, and that species in a broad range of an...

Spun from bone

...s picture. In this case, the camera was a powerful nuclear magnetic resonance instrument capable of recording the positions of tagged protein atoms in relation to the forming HAP crystals. There are only a handful of labs capable of doing this, Shaw said, and there are more proteins than there are people to ...

Secretary of Energy announces seven E.O. Lawrence Award Winners

... Fisch, a physicist, will receive the award in the nuclear technology category for his discovery of ways to u...ational security category for his contributions to nuclear weapons design and his expertise that has helped certify the safety and reliability of nuclear weapo...

Environmental issues center of Inland Northwest Research Alliance 4th Annual Symposium

...ace science as they relate to the areas of energy, nuclear and national security technologies. The symposium ...ering the environmental agenda relating to energy, nuclear and national security issues....

Abstract poster contest finalists announced

...e and subsurface science as they relate to energy, nuclear and national security technologies. Speakers at the symposium have included Dr. Bruce Babbitt, former Secretary of Interior, University of Idaho President Dr. Timothy White, Evan K. Nyer, Senior Vice President with ARCADIS G& M, Inc., and Dr. James ...

ORNL's Delmau joins Technology Review's list of top young innovators

... has centered on technologies for the treatment of nuclear wastes in Europe, Japan and the United States. Del...in 1992 at ORNL, where she continued her work with nuclear waste treatment technologies during one fall and two summer terms. Delmau joined ORNL's research...

New anti-inflammatory strategy for cancer therapy identified by UCSD researchers

...ring substances, a pro-inflammatory protein called nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-kB) or an inflammatory mediator called tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα). The result, published in the September 20, 2004 issue of the journal Cancer Cell, was increased effectiveness of a cancer-killing protein called TNF-r...

JCI table of contents September 15, 2004

...longer defective, the mutation is in the patient's nuclear DNA. If the fusions remain defective, the causal ...10 different patients, and showed that 7 contained nuclear mutations and 1 contained a mitochondrial mutation. The authors then focused on two patients whose c...

Venn diagram tactics to vet complex disease

...longer defective, the mutation is in the patient's nuclear DNA. If the fusions remain defective, the causal ...10 different patients, and showed that 7 contained nuclear mutations and 1 contained a mitochondrial mutation. The authors then focused on two patients whose c...

Hardy buoys: Texas A&M project predicts oil spill movements

...something they very much need and want." When the nuclear submarine USS Greeneville collided with the Ehime Maru on Feb. 9, 2001, nine Japanese crewmembers were killed and the ship sank in 2,000 feet of water. The Navy developed plans to raise the sunken ship off the sea bottom and transport it to shallower...

Peering inside the body, with a new spinliterally

...cannot render. The difference between conventional nuclear magnetic resonance, or NMR, and slow MAS is akin t...ogy of living cells." Today, at an international nuclear NMR conference ( http://www.models.kvl.dk/NMRinFood/ ), Wind described the technique and experiments...

Genetic analysis rewrites salamander's evolutionary history

...tids. The mitochondrial genome is smaller than the nuclear genome, containing only 37 complete genes in most ...using on mitochondrial genes and adding particular nuclear genes, we really are teasing apart issues related to our understanding of the tree of life," Wake sa...

Laboratory grows world record length carbon nanotube

...by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear deterrent, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to defense, energy, environment, infrastructure, health and national security concerns....

Maine-based biophysics institute gets funding for first US-based 4Pi nanoscale microscope

...ion to applications involving imaging of genes and nuclear structure," says Kenneth A. Ault, MD, director of MMCRI, "our researchers are particularly interested in using this microscope to image large, multi-molecular structures migrating within and across the cell membrane. For example, a recent discovery a...

Mitochondrial genes cause nuclear mischief

...ondrial genetic fragments also integrated into the nuclear genome may not be quite so benign. They have conti... large proportion of them take up residence within nuclear genes, possibly disrupting them and causing human diseases. Scanning the entire human genome, Ricche...

Chernobyl study: Risk of thyroid cancer rises with radiation dose

...health effects to expect in the event of a similar nuclear accident or terrorist attack. "Another potential benefit of the findings is that it allows officials to more accurately understand and document the magnitude of the thyroid-cancer burden that has resulted from Chernobyl. This information will be imp...

Stuck on you: Scientists lay bare secrets of bacterial attachment proteins

...intervention." Dr Matthews' team at Imperial used nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy to yield detailed insights into the structure of the two nanometre-wide Dr Adhesins. Their work helps to resolve a long-standing debate amongst microbiologists; it leads to the reclassifying of the Dr Adhesins i...

Highlights of American Chemical Society national meeting in Philadelphia, Aug. 22-26

...na (Kate) Dadachova, Ph.D., assistant professor of nuclear medicine at the college. "Furthermore, the specter of biological warfare has raised a new threat to humanity from infectious diseases," she notes. Dadachova and her microbiology collaborators, Arturo Casadevall and Liiseanne Pirofski, believe radiola...

Protein fishing in America: The movie

...ins in motion, this is unique." Techniques such as nuclear magnetic resonance and x-ray crystallography reveal structural details about proteins and positions of their atoms at a particular time in space. They provide structural reference points, but to contrive interactions, many images have to be gathered ...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue of ... The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions ... Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to ... body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
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