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Features of replication suggest viruses have common themes, vulnerabilities
... cause important human diseases such as AIDS, SARS and
hepatitis C - have features in common that could e...n viral theme that may be vulnerable to disruption and
could lead to the development of drugs to treat many different kinds of viral infections, much like ...
Newly created cancer stem cells could aid breast cancer research
...ch cancer cell in the tumor plays a specific role, and
just a fraction of the cells serve as queens, poss...y to maintain themselves in an unspecialized state and
seed new tumors. These cells can also divide and
produce the worker cells that form the bulk of the ...
Doernbecher Children's Hospital scientist earns coveted Javits award
...igator Award from theNational Institute on Disease and
Stroke (NINDS) for his pioneering workin the cellular and
molecular cause(s) of brain injury in prematureinfants. NINDS is a branch of the National Institutes...
Gene regulation, not just genes, is what sets humans apart
...M, N.C. -- The striking differences between humans and
chimps arent so much in the genes we have, which a...two major traits that set humans apart from chimps and
other primates those involving brains and
diet gene regulation, the complex cross-talk that govern...
MIT creates 3-D images of living cell
...f MIT's George R. Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory and
a professor of physics. Accomplishing this has been my dream, and
a goal of our laboratory, for several years, said Feld, senior author of the paper. For the first ti...
Risk of common vaginal infection linked to preterm birth appears higher for blacks
... of the Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and
Gynecology in Boston. When a pregnant woman has ....R., assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and
reproductive sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. And now we can say that ga...
UK scientists working to help cut ID theft
...project will ensure that future testing procedures and
facilities meet the needs of systems users and
developers, building confidence in this growing industry. Biometric recognition systems measure un...
Green tea boosts production of detox enzymes, rendering cancerous chemicals harmless
...the bodys defense against cancer-causing chemicals and
other toxins, according to the studys lead investi... convert known carcinogens to non-toxic chemicals, and
studies have shown a correlation between deficient expression of these enzymes and
increased risk of...
Does the desire to consume alcohol and tobacco come from our genetic makeup?
Austin, TX Alcohol and
smoking can be harmful, if not deadly. While the d...e. The etiology of these desires is multifactorial and
a result of complex interactions with the environment. Adoption and
twin studies have shown that the...
High blood pressure, low energy -- a recipe for heart failure
...rt failure. But some don't. Daniel P. Kelly, M.D., and
colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and
other institutions are trying to figure out what could explain that difference. Their latest resear...
X-ray images help explain limits to insect body size
...dvanced Photon Source (APS), Midwestern University and
Arizona State University wanted to study how beetl...ssageways that lead from the body core to the head and
to the legs. They reasoned that these orifices may be bottlenecks for tracheal tubes, limiting how m...
New, more direct pathways from outside the cell-to-cell nuclei discovered
... pathway exists between material outside of a cell and
the cell nucleus. (The cell is the smallest metabo...This occurs through processes known as endocytosis and
phagocytosis, in which extracellular material is captured by a pinched-in segment of the cell membra...
Abnormal fat metabolism underlies heart problems in diabetic patients
...rdiovascular complications occur at an earlier age and
often result in premature death, making heart dise...lar components that generate energy for the heart, and
their latest research shows this happens at the very earliest stages of diabetes. "Diabetic hearts ...
Circadian clock controls plant growth hormone
...rowth to take advantage of resources such as light and
suggests that many other processes may be influenced by circadian rhythms. Auxin tells shoots to g...
Scientists show that mitochondrial DNA variants are linked to risk factors for type 2 diabetes
...e Control, 7% of the U.S. population has diabetes, and
90-95% of those cases are classified as type 2 dia...iabetes is caused by external factors such as diet and
is influenced by several genes. While most of the genes known to be involved in diabe...
New system of wastewater treatment could reduce the size of treatment plants by half
...s the size of treatment plants (by more than half) and
it minimizes the resulting mud production. Jos M...or Technical Engineering School of Roads, Channels and
Ports of the UGR . Research of Prof. Poyatos is particularly interesting if the current global drou...
New textbook illuminates the close links between evolutionary and molecular biology
...ion , combines the contemporary fields of genetics and
molecular biology with traditional evolutionary th...ed toward all biologists seeking a clear, current, and
comprehensive account of evolutionary principles and
processes. It is a new and
innovative choice of...
Swarming starlings help probe plasma, crowds and stock market
...icks Physics Departments Centre for Fusion, Space and
Astrophysics have found a powerful technique tha... form in everything from plasma in the solar wind and
fusion reactors, to crowds of people, or flocks of birds. The technique could even be used to find...
ESF EURYI award winner aims to stop cancer cells reading their own DNA
...sponsored by the European Science Foundation (ESF) and
the European Heads of Research Councils (EuroHORCS). Dekker and
her team are trying to stop tumor development by interfering with the molecular motors that copy DNA...
Smokeless tobacco more effective than cigarettes for delivering dangerous carcinogens into the body
... users suck on by slipping it between their cheeks and
gums. In a study comparing 182 oral snuff users w...r as well as cancers of the pancreas, nasal mucosa and
liver in laboratory animals. Smokeless tobacco products have been proposed by some as safer alte...
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