Tag: "could" at biology news
Clues to the puzzle of 'talking' root cells
...her. The researchers also found that they could
disrupt normal movement of the protein by genetica...such signaling. "While the process we are studying could
be a highly specialized, unique process to plants, there are indications that similar processes coul...
GENEPI: a tool to refine and fine-tune radiotherapy treatment for cancer
...rs. "It is estimated that 5-10% of cancer patients could
tolerate higher radiotherapy doses, which would boost their chances of survival when using methods for accurately assessing individual radio-sensitivity", said Dr. Hlscher. "The data provided by GENEPI will contribute to a significant benefit in term...
Mystery unwrapped: Texas A&M team uncovers mummy secrets
...tle or no moisture penetrates the wrappings, which could
destroy the body. The Egyptians probably knew mor...e had thought." Kennicutt says much more could
be learned from studying the areas the team looked at "because the natural tar seeps are still there...
IC-medtech licenses promising cancer therapeutic from Summa Health System
...w name, Apatone TM . Clinical trials of the drug could
begin as soon as next month at Summa Health System...mpany is excited about the possibilities this drug could
bring to cancer patients. "The research is substantial and shows that Apatone leverages a novel mec...
Immune system in a bottle could help prevent flu vaccine shortage
...une cells. The inverted colloidal crystal scaffold could
stimulate differentiation of human stem cells from blood of adults to functional T and B cells. T and B cells help target and kill foreign invaders. "The uniformity of the environment affects the way the cells are developing," Kotov said. "This is pa...
Gene therapy approach reverses diabetic neuropathy in animal model, Pitt study finds
...ad previously found the same gene therapy approach could
prevent the development of neuropathy in diabetic ...ses of NGF protein given systemically by injection could
reverse neuropathy in diabetic rodents, but the approach failed to meet expectations in human trials...
Stimulating nerve cells with laser precision
... In a matter of months, Kao says, a machine could
be created that helps guide neurosurgeons to the t... started as the scientists questioned whether they could
accurately detect the movement through the brain of an electrical impulse from a nerve cell. Konrad ...
Safer medical implants, more comfortable fabrics among research items at Rochester meeting
...TIME OF PRESENTATION A symposium on research that could
lead to safer medical implants and a look at how coating technology has made fabrics more comfortable are on tap for the 32 nd Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Rochester, N.Y., Oct.31-Nov. 3. About 400 papers will be pr...
Yerkes researchers to present array of new data at Society for Neuroscience Meeting
...fected by age than that of females, a finding that could
lead researchers to design motor dysfunction thera...ore major damage occurs in the brain. This finding could
lead to the development of early intervention therapy to stop or slow the progression of Alzheimer's...
Solutions to stop fishermen returning dead and dying marine animals back into sea - study
...ked gull. It is estimated that North Sea discards could
potentially support over six million seabirds. The...s always been how? "Although part of the solution could
be to close off certain problem areas, enforcing this rigidly would be difficult as the small fish t...
Genetically endowed worm may substitute for rodents in some toxicology testing
...hat, in a laboratory setting, these simple animals could
substantially reduce, and in some cases perhaps ev...'t be definitive, can warn us about chemicals that could
potentially affect development, this is an extremely good model for doing that." Using ...
Military hazards are greater for Native Americans, according to sociological research
...ands were remote, had a low population density and could
be acquired in a very short period of time because the federal government already owned them," the researchers write of the military's expansions. "This contingent intersection of Indian conquest and the rise of the Pentagon placed Native Americans a...
Academics work to help stressed-out cats
...IC). Earlier studies led us to believe that stress could
be a trigger factor for FIC, and we wanted to identify differences in the cats' environments and temperaments which might be causing this condition." This latest, questionnaire-based study compared 31 cats with FIC to 24 cats in the same households t...
NSF gives 'teeth' to biomaterials research
... license the new product to other companies, which could
potentially attract new businesses or support start-up endeavors in the Upstate. A recent study by professor Michael Porter of Harvard University, which was sponsored in part by the S.C. Department of Commerce, recommended that South Carolina develop...
UCSD biologists discover chemical important in guiding visual system development
...science meeting in San Diego, said their discovery could
also lead to a better understanding of birth defec...ty. Knowing what triggers these waves of activity could
make it possible to recreate them for therapeutic purposes, they said, and may shed light on disorde...
Common household fragrances may be harming aquatic wildlife, study finds
...the defense system and let other chemicals in that could
be more harmful," Epel said. "The amazing thing is..., such as chemical spills and storm-water runoffs, could
have long-term effects, Luckenbach added. Human health The study also has implications for human h...
Trojan-horse therapy blocks buildup of Alzheimer's plaque
...e it's small enough that a bulky chaperone protein could
possibly interfere with amyloid formation from the...o found that by varying the linker molecules, they could
optimize the pharmaceutical properties of the Trojan horse assemblage for example, its ability to p...
Iraqi civilian deaths increase dramatically after invasion
...felt the excessive violence from combat in Falluja could
skew the overall mortality rates. Excluding information from Falluja, they estimate that 100,000 more Iraqis died than would have been expected had the invasion not occurred. Eighty-four percent of the deaths were reported to be caused by the actions...
Global climate change threatens reindeer, caribou
FAIRBANKS, Alaska Global climate change could
threaten the most important terrestrial subsistence resource in the circumpolar north reindeer and caribou. To assess the effects of climate change on reindeer and caribou Rangifer is the scientific name - and the communities that depend on them, t...
UCLA and Univ. of Utah researchers identify how a hormone regulates iron
... may be developed that people with hemochromatosis could
inject to help reduce the amount of iron taken up by the body similar to the use of insulin to control the amount of sugar in the body. For patients with anemia associated with too much hepcidin, Ganz adds that development of drugs to block hepcid...
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