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Twin molecular scissors link creation of microRNAs with gene-silencing

...omplex are like two scissors working together in a concerted fashion, connected and coordinated by the third member of the complex," Shiekhattar explains. Another scientific question surrounding RISC was also resolved by the current study. Some investigators had theorized that the activity of RISC required ATP...

ECCO 13 - One voice, one vision needed to overcome cancer in Europe

... send a strong political signal that immediate and concerted action is needed to reduce cancer mortality rates and improve cancer treatment outcomes. To be launched in November, MAC will be committed to serving this purpose and to promoting action on cancer as an EU priority and harnessing European health pol...

European funding for research on biomolecular nanomachines

...d theoretical modelling. It therefore represents a concerted effort of scientists from biophysics, biochemistry, physical chemistry, and bioengineering. The participating institutions are: Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam; AMOLF Institute, Amsterdam; BASF, Ludwigshafen; Curie Institute,...

Ecosystems, economic choices and human well-being

...earth's ecosystems. Such action must come from the concerted efforts of governments, businesses, NGOs, and local communities. The future of humanity depends on it." --Steven McCormick, President and CEO, The Nature Conservancy "The MEA report tells us to learn from our past experience. For example, we know th...

Re-discovered ivory billed woodpecker still faces challenge to survival

...to keep pace with needs. "Unless we begin to see a concerted long-term effort to increase Refuge System funding, we'll have more surprises, but rarely positive like the recent discovery of the ivory-billed woodpecker," said Hirsche. "While we are encouraged that there are real chances that ivory-billed woodpec...

New study documents the detrimental impact of teen beverage choices

...t drinks in schools.Barr said it's going to take a concerted effort in schools, at home and in communities to reverse the current trend in beverage consumption among today's teenagers....

'Second messenger' NAADP shows fast, dose-related impact on satiety cycle

...the desired physiological effect. To date, despite concerted efforts at all levels of research, this approach has failed to develop a truly successful obesity drug to address this major global health problem. Enter a recently discovered and already controversial natural molecule called nicotinic acid adenine d...

Timing scavenging to prevent age-related blindness

...same signal triggers a cascade that initiates both concerted uptake and digestion. The authors are now trying to identify the protein that binds to the integrin and triggers these functions....

Study reveals developing countries with recipe for thriving health biotech industries

...brain drain'. Since the late 1990s China has made concerted efforts to encourage expatriate professionals to return. Incentives include the provision of funding for the establishment of laboratories in China and schemes to enable returning scientists to establish firms. How the Study Was Cond...

Global warming's impact on US plants, animals determined from review of dozens of studies

...n about global warming," Parmesan said. "Without a concerted effort to minimize its impact, it's clear that species in our own backyards will become increasingly vulnerable to the effects of rising global temperatures."...

Genetic data crunching achieves milestone at Stanford

...nths what previously would have taken six years of concerted effort," explained Gavin Sherlock, PhD, assistant research professor in genetics, who has been involved in the Stanford database from the beginning. The need for the university database became apparent in the late 1990s after Brown and David Botstein...

Rutgers is on the 'NIH Roadmap'

...is now drawing all fields of science together in a concerted effort to meet these challenges head-on." In this spirit, one of the new grants was awarded to a group of 34 Rutgers and UMDNJ faculty members from the BioMaPS (Biological, Mathematical, and Physical Sciences interfaces) Institute for Quantitative B...

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(Date:10/29/2014)... Philadelphia, PA, October 29, 2014 – Ghrelin is a ... and food intake. Alcohol is commonly viewed as a ... is also a highly caloric food. , This ... to the hypothesis that ghrelin has the potential to ... colleagues tested this in humans and found that, as ...
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(Date:10/28/2014)... Individual differences in moving activity in a novel ... to angling, according to an experimental study completed ... Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute. The study ... groups and authentic angling trials to analyse if ... trout reared in traditional and enriched hatchery rearing ...
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