Tag: "nuclear" at biology news
Scientists show that mitochondrial DNA variants are linked to risk factors for type 2 diabetes
...lved in diabetes susceptibility are located in the nuclear
genome, a recent study estimated that more than 20...strains; the strains possessed virtually identical nuclear
genomes but different mitochondrial genomes. This eliminated any complicating effects due to enviro...
Swarming starlings help probe plasma, crowds and stock market
...of satellites observing such things and plasmas in nuclear
fusion reactions are obviously not easily accessible. The University of Warwick researchers were particularly interested in how complex systems such as plasma, crowds of people, or flocks of birds suddenly move from a disordered random state to a...
1 of deep ocean's most turbulent areas has big impact on climate
...million watts -- comparable to output from a small nuclear
reactor, according to a landmark study led by Flor...illion watts, which is comparable to output from a nuclear
Argonne wins three R&D 100 awards for innovative technologies
...terference. Nitric oxide is a common byproduct of nuclear
fuel reprocessing operations. Such remote-sensin...ing facilities, and may help to prevent additional nuclear
proliferation. The technology also has environmental and biomedical applications. Developers ar...
Scientists prove that disputed Korean stem cell line comes from an unfertilized egg and not cloning
...he absence of sperm. ES cells generated by somatic nuclear
transfer (ntES) are derived from embryos that are ...orean scientists using human eggs and somatic cell nuclear
transfer. The original paper describing the SCNT-hES-1 cell line was retracted after an investigatio...
Discredited Korean embryonic stem cells' true origins revealed
...st human embryonic stem cells through somatic cell nuclear
transfer, entailing transfer of genetic material f.... "We know now that the Koreans' first supposed nuclear
transfer-derived stem cell line was actually derived from the woman's egg alone," Daley says. The ...
Renewable energy wrecks environment
... nature by renewables with the demand for space of nuclear
power. "Nuclear energy is green," he claims, "Considered in Watts per square meter, nuclear
has astronomical advantages over its competitors." On this basis, he argues that technologies succ...
...xisome proliferator-activator receptor gamma) is a nuclear
receptor that is known to regulate metabolism and inflammation in various organisms. In fact, human PPAR is the main target of the drug class of thiazolidinediones (TZDs), which is used to manage diabetes. Dr. Evans and colleagues sought to determ...
Measuring the unseeable: Penn researchers probe proteins' dark energy
...raction and a variety of brain functions. Using nuclear
magnetic resonance spectroscopy, the investigators were able to look at the changes in the internal motion of calmodulin itself in each of the six different protein binding situations. They found a direct correlation between a change in calmodulins e...
Purdue-IU researchers explore new method for early disease diagnosis
...vide early detection." Raftery and his team used nuclear
magnetic resonance spectroscopy, a cousin of magne...e has a unique pattern of peaks. Researchers use nuclear
magnetic resonance to detect hydrogen or carbon atoms to provide insight into the metabolites presen...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 11, 2007
...issiles and communications satellites, shut down a nuclear
power plant, and caused heart pacemakers to fail. Tin whiskers have been a technological headache for more than 60 years, the article notes. The problem is growing more serious, however, due to increased societal dependence on electronics devices ...
Crystal structure enables tailoring of pharmaceuticals against asthma
...consisting of four spiral structures that span the nuclear
membrane. Also the exact position and characteristics of the active sites, where activating or blocking molecules can bind, have been identified. With this knowledge it is now possible to tailor new molecules that can block the LTC4 synthase. The...
Brightly colored birds most affected by Chernobyl radiation
... the high levels of radiation around the Chernobyl nuclear
plant, ecologists have discovered. The findings published online in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Applied Ecology help explain why some species are harder hit by ionising radiation than others. Dr Anders Mller of the Universit Pierr...
Homestake strikes gold again
...ow background physics experiments and particle and nuclear
physics experiments that require very large detect...ical research planned for SUSEL include studies of nuclear
astrophysics, future generation gravity wave detectors, geoneutrino and solar neutrino experiments. ...
NIEHS researchers identify enzyme critical in DNA replication
...le for first replicating the leading strand during nuclear
genome duplication, said Kunkel, author and Chief, Laboratory of Structural Biology at NIEHS. Kunkel explained that the general strategy used in the study can now be applied to investigate other reactions that are critical for genome stability, in...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 27/July 3, 2007
... are becoming nuisances, clogging water intakes at nuclear
and conventional power plants, for instance, and researchers are seeking ways to cover the cost of removing huge masses of jellyfish from the environment. In the new study, they describe a process for extracting high yields of a protein substance c...
Health Physics Society
McLean, VA, July 2, 2007 -- After the Trinity nuclear
test in New Mexico, what were the radiation exposu...f 1 to 7, what have international scientists rated nuclear
incidents such as Three Mile Island and Chernobyl" What strategies are agencies employing to recove...
Cloned pigs help scientists towards a breakthrough in Alzheimer's
...matic cells. These somatic cells were used for the nuclear
transfer experiments performed at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Aarhus University. ...
SNM initiatives supported by inclusions in NAS Report on competitiveness of US chemistry research
...e worlds largest society for molecular imaging and nuclear
medicine professionals. Members of the Committee...nues to validate and promote molecular imaging and nuclear
medicine needs for inclusion in the federal budget, added McEwan, professor and chair of the Departm...
Journal of Nuclear Medicine's impact grows, remains consistently high over past 5 years
...etys flagship publication in fourth place among 85 nuclear
medicine, radiology and medical imaging journals, ... authors to submit important molecular imaging and nuclear
medicine clinical, translational and clinical research findings, said SNM President Alexander J. McE...
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