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Disconnect between skin cells implicated in common skin cancer

...l counterparts, and kept dividing, causing them to pile up on top of each other. Even when the cells were grown under conditions where cell-cell junction formation was blocked in normal skin cells, the alpha-catenin knock-out skin cells still displayed many of the characteristics of pre-cancerous cells. T...

Cell studies may further gene therapy prospects for head and neck cancer

...lose expression of the adenoviral receptor as they pile up and therefore are easily infected. The overlying tumor cells do not act as a barrier and therefore allow for infection of underlying tumor cells. According to the researchers, the fact that tumor cells can be easily infected while normal cells ar...

Cincinnati researchers document environmental problems caused by tourist trade in Crete

...arch trip to Crete. Wray picks up a syringe from a pile of refuse."It even has the needle on it." A nearby illegal moto-cross training field creates noise that has scared away the migratory birds that once stopped here on their way to and from Africa and Europe each year, according to local residents. Br...

Biological legacies a key of ecological rebirth after Mount St. Helens eruption

...when crews harvesting trees were often required to pile up and burn the woody debris left after logging, according to Tom Hinckley, professor of forest resources. Today's logging sites are "messy" and reflect a change in management that Hinckley believes was triggered by what scientists learned following...

Microbial janitors tackle nuclear clean-up problems

...n as they work. And they still have a substantial pile ofradioactively contaminated concrete rubble and dust to dispose of when they'redone. In some cases, radiation fields may be too high for human exposure, even for afew minutes, or the configuration of the space may not allow safe human accessat all...

Protein Adultery Revealed!: Mechanism Of Protein Folding Captured In Computer Simulation

...d: as a series of simple aminoacids. Suppose, in a pile of proteins, an amino acid from one protein justhappens to be lying athwart its natural partner -- but that partner is a memberof a different protein. Why should the first amino acid wait until the properamino acid, pre-selected for it from its own g...

Researcher Finds World's Most Diverse Home Of Slime Molds

... soil, theyfeed on bacteria. Before they die, they pile together and form a multicellularbody resembling a slug-like creature several millimeters long. They then abandon their animal nature to form a stationary stalkcontaining cellulose, which rises above the ground and leaves behind spores thats...

Turning "Unrecyclable" Waste Into Plastic Products

...erate. Often recyclers are left with an unpleasant pile of dark rank smelling scrap yard shredder waste or "fluff" that refuses to transform into anything intrinsically useful. But now researchers at the Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick have found a way of using this unpleasant re...

Minuscule Ocean Plants Help Stabilize Earth's Atmosphere, Climate

...conditions are right for them. "They don't pile up too much oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrate orphosphate. Those are kept under some kind of biological control. That's how thepast has been. The big issue is, will the future work that way?" The paper was coauthored by Paul Falkowski of the Ru...

Eviction From Scum Home Makes Disease-Causing Microbe Vulnerable

...althy bacteria do,the bacteria without lasI simply pile up on top of each other.When the scientists subjected the germ to a detergent that itnormally weathers easily, the mutant bacteria began falling offwithin 30 seconds, and the biofilm was completely destroyed injust five minutes. The lead author...

Duke Lemurs Are Released In Madagascar

...olded leaf. Three leaves were left full of rumin a pile of stones at the base of the release cage. "The ceremony complete, the doors were opened in front of an anxiousaudience of the project's personnel and the representatives of the Malagasygovernment's Department of Water and Forests and National Assoc...

Colorado State Anthropologist Finds Fossil Treasures In Africa

..."This is really impressive because it's like a big pile of bones glued together." Waddle said the main reason that not much is known about the evolutionary history of this region is the remote location of thecaves; about an 11-hour drive from the nearest town. To get to Bone Cave, the research team must ...

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