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Biotechnology Study Center honors Joan V. Ruderman, Salvador Moncada and Charles N. Serhan

...harles N. Serhan for leading a worldwide effort to discover new chemical signals that control inflammation and...enesis. His laboratory leads a worldwide effort to discover new chemical signals that control inflammation and its resolution. Previous Winners This is th...

Smithsonian scientists discover new marine species in eastern Pacific

...a cucumbers participated in an intensive effort to discover organisms from this ecosystem. Although they expected to find new species, Collin was surprised by the sheer number of novel marine organisms. "It's hard to imagine, while snorkeling around a tropical island that's only a three-hour flight from the...

Ovarian cancer may mimic fallopian tube formation

...cular profile of ovarian cancer tissue in order to discover the causes of ovarian cancer, develop a reliable d...nd out why paired box gene 8 gets turned on and to discover its targets in order to find out of it turns on another decision-making gene or an endpoint gene. ...

Joslin researchers discover a surprising culprit in the search for causes of diabetic birth defects

...man pregnancy, which is about the time a woman may discover that she is pregnant. The Joslin researchers were also surprised to find that there were fewer embryos recovered on day 10 of gestation if they lacked the Glut2 genes, whether or not the mothers were diabetic, suggesting that there is a survival ad...

Howard C. Berg honored with Outstanding Investigator in Single Molecule Biology Award

...nce of working at the level of single molecules to discover the basis of fundamental cellular processes, "said John J. Canepa, CEO of U.S. Genomics. "As the pioneer of single molecule biology tools, U.S. Genomics is proud to sponsor an award that recognizes and promotes outstanding contributions in this fiel...

New UD technology removes viruses from drinking water

...lems. "There are lots of exciting things you can discover working together," Jin said, smiling. "In this project, we all need each other. Pei is the engineer and knows where we should put this step and how to scale it up. I study how viruses and other types of colloidal particles are transported in water, a...

How do marine turtles return to the same beach to lay their eggs?

...dy the navigation system of the marine turtles and discover how they detect the ocean currents: are the turtles movements controlled by the currents or can they use them to their benefit? The study has shown that the marine turtles navigation system allows them to maintain their course towards the egg-laying...

GenePOPS -- Sequencing Human History: The Genetics and Commerce of Personal Ancestry

... increasingly turn to genetic testing companies to discover their roots. Some merely confirm what they already suspect; others receive surprising information about their ancestral origins. Our DNA contains molecular footprints that provide clues about the migratory paths our ancestors traveled over thousan...

University and health science center in San Antonio collaborate to find chlamydia vaccine

...an Antonio Health Science Center have partnered to discover a vaccine that will prevent Chlamydia. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium, Chlamydia trachomatis, which can damage a woman's reproductive or...

Largest genomic search finds genes that may contribute to autism

...also was announced today to continue the effort to discover the genes that cause the disorder. This $14.5 million phase is being funded by Autism Speaks, the British Medical Research Council, the Health Research Board of Ireland, Genome Canada and its partners, Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Southw...

Sequencing human history -- The genetics and commerce of personal ancestry

... increasingly turn to genetic testing companies to discover their roots. Some merely confirm what they already suspect; others receive surprising information about their ancestral origins. Our DNA contains molecular footprints that provide clues about the migratory paths our ancestors traveled over thousan...

Kaiser Permanente Unveils Groundbreaking Genetic Research Program

...ram on Genes, Environment and Health (RPGEH) is to discover which genes and environmental factors-the air we breathe, the water we drink, as well as lifestyles and habits-are linked to specific diseases. Researchers hope to explain how genes and environmental factors work together to influence the risk of ...

Kaiser Permanente Unveils Groundbreaking Genetic Research Program

...ram on Genes, Environment and Health (RPGEH) is to discover which genes and environmental factorsthe air we breathe, the water we drink, as well as lifestyles and habitsare linked to specific diseases. Researchers hope to explain how genes and environmental factors work together to influence the risk of ge...

U-M team: Genetic testing sheds light on degenerative eye disease

...ibute to disease of the retina. Tomorrow we may discover a new gene that explains many of the previously inconclusive test reports, says Ayyagari. In a related paper in the same issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, Stephen Daiger, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center, writes on the promise o...

Scientists use nanoparticle to discover disease-causing proteins

... Purdue scientists report on their new strategy to discover proteins and protein levels, called soluble polymer-based isotopic labeling (SoPIL), in the current issue of the journal Chemical Communications. The study also is featured in the journal's news publication Chemical Biology. "The problem with the c...

Changes in amino acids in the 1918 influenza virus cut transmission

...ly alpha-2,3. The researchers were surprised to discover that the ferrets infected with all three viruses, including the one with preference for binding to alpha2-3 sialic acids, experienced severe disease, with high levels of virus replication in the respiratory tract. However, only the virus with specif...

MU researchers to study how changes in infrastructure affect physical activity behavior

...en on our health care system," Sayers said. "If we discover these infrastructure changes have positively impacted physical activity behavior and leisure time physical activity, then we can strongly advocate legislators to help make these changes happen on a national level."...

'Electric' fish shed light on ways the brain directs movement

...ks," Cowan said. "As we move forward, we expect to discover other exciting aspects of brain function that suggest new ways to design sensory control systems for autonomous robots."...

Simulating human metabolism to find new diets to new drugs

... use the computationally based database to quickly discover the effects on a given cell type of changing the performance of any of the 3,300 known human metabolic reactions operating in that cell. The tool is designed to help scientists explore hundreds of human disorders in the metabolism of amino acids, car...

Cracking open the black box of autoimmune disease

...autoimmunity is a black box," says Young. "When we discover the molecular mechanisms that drive these conditions, we can migrate from treating symptoms to developing treatments for the disease itself."...

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(Date:7/30/2014)... The black truffle uses reversible epigenetic processes to regulate ... The ,methylome, - a picture of the genome regulation ... open access journal Genome Biology and illustrates ... elements and ,jumping genes,. The authors say this may ... are controlled. , Black truffles (Tuber melanosporum), also known ...
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