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NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute

...ve been moving beyond focusing on one technique or another to focusing on the problems that they can solve. The problem, to a certain extent, may determine the technique used. Smaller proteins may be most easily solved by NMR, larger proteins may require crystallography, and very large protein complexes may ...

New therapy for specific form of leukemia

...This fragment contains the ABL1 gene, connected to another gene. Due to this fusion, ABL1 works non-stop − stimulating cell growth unremittingly. This process leads to an uncontrolled growth of immature white blood cells and thus to T-ALL. With these findings, the researchers have revealed a new mechan...

Don't stand so close to me: A new view on how species coexist

... the paper. "Most people do one thing really well, another thing fairly well and then aren't very good at anything else. So it is with any other species. Now we know that they coexist precisely because they each have different life histories." The London researchers assembled a simple artificial community of...

Commandeering cellular machinery: recognition mechanism to detect small molecules

...ained in the yeast, samples were then smeared onto another petri plate that did not contain LG335. Any colon...hem into a device where there is a color change or another signal produced, we could potentially detect small molecules in a robust way that could complement o...

Of lice and men

...ond type is found only in the Americas, evolved on another early human species (possibly Homo erectus) and ju...ind of head lice by fighting with or cannibalizing another human species or by sharing or stealing their clothing. Clayton says evidence of contact bet...

A treatment, not a cure: Calcium silicate neutralizes an acidic stream

...ions of limestone, Likens and colleagues looked to another material to neutralize an acidified stream at Hubbard Brook-- Wollastonite. Over one hundred and thirty pounds (61kg) of this naturally occurring calcium silicate mineral, mined from the Adirondacks and manufactured into a pellet form, was manually ...

Fungus knocks a frog down but not out, raising questions about amphibian declines

...d T. eungellensis suffered its severe decline, yet another species in the area, Litoria lesueuri, was apparen... least survived the fungus," Retallick noted, "but another species living beside it -- the Gastric Brooding Frog -- wasn't. If you do have a situation where a...

Stanford researchers establish center for physics-based simulations of biological structures

...grant, which holds the possibility for renewal for another five years, aims to build an easy-to-use software package allowing high-quality physical modeling. Altman's vision? "A biologist working on a problem at the molecular, cellular or organismal level may have questions about how the physics of their sys...

Mayo Clinic awarded major NIH contract for smallpox genomics research

...gy Center (AGTC). "This award to Dr. Poland is another tangible confirmation that Mayo is fast becoming a leader in applying the tools of Genomics to the most pressing issues in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease," said Eric Wieben, Ph.D., Director of the Mayo Genomics Research Center. Th...

New biosensor rapidly detects deadly foodborne pathogen

...pects the sensor to be ready for industrial use in another year. Many tests currently in use require... Detection at low levels also is important for another reason, Bhunia said. "Listeria can grow at refrigeration temperatures, so if a pro...

University of Oregon professor wins 2004 Spiers Medal

... University System board of directors, this is yet another independent confirmation that her ongoing achievem... pioneered the study of single crystal surfaces by another laser technique called second harmonic generation, developing both the experimental methodology and ...

Brain circuit may permit scientists to eavesdrop on memory formation

...ks the major learning-related area of the brain to another region that governs the brain's higher functions. The studies open the way for eavesdropping on one of the central processes in learning and memory, says HHMI investigator Erin M. Schuman . She and Miguel Remondes of the California Institute of Tech...

U-M scientists see ubiquitin-modified proteins in living cells

...n signal can cause one protein to be degraded, but another protein to be moved to a new location," Kerppola says. "We're interested in learning how this works." In their PNAS paper, Kerppola and Fang describe how ubiquitin latched onto Jun - a protein involved in cell growth and gene transcription and mo...

MIT: Recycling of scrapped electronics studied

...The team drew on its 10 years' experience studying another recycling industry--automobiles. To identify recycling firms and processes that achieve good materials recovery, the researchers use price as an indicator of quality. "We hypothesize that the price that's received for those [recovered] material...

US Agency for International Development awards $34 million to Virginia Tech

...ogram (SANREM CRSP), which was formerly managed by another land-grant university with Virginia Tech as a sub grantee for the West Africa program. These ecologically based programs help people in developing countries worldwide implement the latest knowledge to manage natural resources and agriculture with the...

World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'

...us of atoms works. Gross shares the prize with another of the conference participants Frank Wilczek, now ...closed courtyard and accessible by double doors is another signature element of the new Kohn Hall--a one-story auditorium shaped like the semicircle of a Greek...

VitalSense(R) - Wireless vital signs monitoring

...ng) of their event in the 2004 summer Olympics. In another athletic related study, Nike is using VitalSense to test heat dissipation in clothing. Since receiving 510K clearance from the FDA on April 22, 2004 VitalSense has been incorporated into a number of on-going clinical studies. Those in early stages ...

Researchers provide road map for generating B cells from stem cells

...tein known as E2A cooperates with PU.1 to activate another regulatory gene called EBF. EBF and E2A act together to push the lymphoid progenitor towards stage 3, a specified pro-B cell. At this stage, many of the genes expressed in B cells have been activated and the genes that encode antibodies have begun ...

Acoustics meeting in San Diego

...nderstand the causes of the beachings (2pAB8). In another talk at the same session, Paul Nachtigall of the H... stiffness at the fracture site, which may provide another sign of healing. Sabina Gheduzzi of the Unversity of Bristol ( S.Gheduzzi@bristol.ac.uk ) and her ...

UNC scientists identify sticky protein in sickle cell red blood cells

...cell-surface protein Alpha-4Beta-1 is activated by another cell-surface protein, CD47, and that Alpha-4Beta-1 was responsible for sickle red blood cell adhesion to a blood vessel wall protein called thrombospondin. CD47 binds to and is activated by soluble, blood-borne thrombospondin, which is found elevate...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... France have hit on a novel method to ... correct and most effective treatment possible., Kidney stones ... and developing world. If left untreated, apart from ... failure and other complications. In many patients treated ... a more effective pathological approach to diagnosis and ...
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