Tag: "network" at biology news
AFCYBER holds science and technology symposium
...to ensure the survivability and reliability of the network
by standing up AFCYBER command. One key to the C...l not only enhance the resiliency of the Air Force network
but increase its efficiency. This substantial investment by the Air Force is one of many which hav...
UK scientists working to help cut ID theft
...h existing systems. There is a need for a European network
of resources for testing systems and products. This network
would improve access to testing and avoid duplicating existing facilities. Before significant additi...
X-ray images help explain limits to insect body size
...he cell, insects deliver oxygen directly through a network
of blind-ending tracheal tubes. As insects get bigger, this type of oxygen transport becomes far less effective. But if the atmospheric oxygen levels increase, as they did in the late Paleozoic, then longer tracheal tubes can work. This would allow l...
European Science Foundation's Forward Look reaches out beyond the endless frontiers
...l and biotechnological research Setting-up a network
of European Reference Laboratories Multi-disciplinary teaching programmes (including regular summer schools, courses, graduate schools , BSc, MSc and PhD programmes) that tightly integrate biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and engineer...
Research team enlightens the reasons for severe blindness
...g. in the kidneys. Lebercilin is part of a complex network
of proteins which controls ciliary transport processes, or directly take part in them. Disruptions in the cooperation of such molecular networks at the protein interaction level often build the molecular basis of diseases. In the case of ciliary dise...
Human knowledge is based upon directed connectivity between brain areas
...icists and psychologists has now investigated this network
in humans by measuring electrical brain currents (...actions. Cooperating brain areas forming a dynamic network
are not just connected, but rather each area can be engaged either in receiving or sending signals o...
How cells change the pace of their steps
...iety of shapes due to its internal cytoskeleton, a network
of crisscrossed protein fibers that forms an internal skeleton in a cell. The cytoskeleton is also involved in cell motility through its attachments to discrete adhesion regions on the cell membrane. As the cell moves, individual fibers can elongate ...
Beyond Mesopotamia: A radical new view of human civilization reported in Science
...shells, vessels, seals and game boards show that a network
linked these civilizations. Researchers have also found hints, such as similar ceremonial platforms, that these cultures interacted and even learned from one another. A new excavation near Jiroft in southeastern Iran, for example, has unearthed tab...
Forecasting system provides flood warnings to vulnerable residents of Bangladesh
...e current floods a few days in advance, alerting a network
of volunteers in Bangladesh last week to notify re...sia Disaster Preparedness Center has established a network
of governmental and nongovernmental organizations, as well as volunteers, to distribute the forecast...
Progesterone injections do not prevent preterm birth in twin pregnancies
...birth is increased. Thorp said the same research network
is currently working on two other 17-OHPC studies. One involves women with triplets while the other focuses on women with a short cervix. Both groups are considered to have an intermediate risk of preterm birth. Another question for future research...
Learning to evolve: With a little help from my ancestors
...omputational Biology, that the ability to learn in network
models has two surprising consequences. First, lea...cquisition. For comparison, evolution is slow if a network
simply inherits its innate ability from its parents, but is not allowed to learn in order to improve...
MIT model could predict cells' response to drugs
...to understand how a drug works in the context of a network
governing cell functions, not just its effect on an individual molecule. Lauffenburger envisions that drug companies could use this kind of model to test the effects of drugs that inhibit some step in a particular pathway....
Females more prone to brain damage from alcohol abuse
...lateral parietal cortex area, which is part of the network
of brain regions, in addition to the prefrontal cortex, involved in inhibitory control, and identified live and dead cells with tissue stains. "At this one time point, which is the peak for cell death, we clearly see females are showing enhanced br...
NCRR launches national network to connect investigators based at minority institutions
...lations. Translational research conducted in the network
will range from those studies focused on applying ...trials, and sharing information with patients, the network
will enable clinical and translational researchers to collaborate more efficiently with each other a...
... polymer containing many acid groups. This polymer network
is so heavily soaked in liquid that it forms a solid, gelatinous mass. The second surface is a silicon chip onto which a polybase has been deposited. This polybase consists of polymer chains that stretch brush-like from the support and contain many b...
MIT IDs link between brain tumor proteins
...d a tool known as mass spectrometry to analyze the network
of proteins activated by EGFRvIII in GBM tumor cells. They found that when EGFRvIII is activated, so is another receptor called c-Met. C-Met is normally active during human development, but its turned off in most adult cells. Until now, there ha...
New proteomics research promises to revolutionize biomedical discovery
...essing, the Coulombe team has defined an intricate network
of 805 high-confidence interactions that connect t...eviously uncharacterized proteins present in their network
and conducted more detailed functional assays. The specificity of our procedure to identify function...
UCLA researchers show that culture influences brain cells
...culture, they found that indeed, the mirror neuron network
responds differently depending on whether we are l...n the brain, specifically within the mirror neuron network
involved in social communication and interaction. We are the heirs of communal but local tradition...
Cardiac patches stimulate regeneration, improve function after heart attack
...t tissue, a reduction in infarct size and a denser network
of blood vessels feeding the area. In contrast, the rats receiving Gelfoam alone showed little if any improvement. At the cellular level, the periostin-treated group had a 100-fold increase in the number of cardiomyocytes entering the cell cycle, a...
Homestake strikes gold again
...is planned for the 7,400 foot depth level. A large network
of existing caverns, drifts, ramps and boreholes will serve as the basis for the future construction of this second level over the next 30 years. Our plans also include a near surface facility with drive- in access for experiments that require onl...
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