Tag: "donates" at biology news
Vitamins, foods might improve your genes
...chemists call "one-carbon metabolism." The process donates
molecules needed to make the nucleotides that form DNA and genes. Challem's advice includes these suggestions: Take a moderately high-potency daily multivitamin, which includes the B vitamins. Several of these vitamins help suppress cancer-promoti...
Joslin Diabetes Center launches $100 million fundraising campaign
..., a Boston-based executive recruitment firm, which donates
25 percent of its net income to diabetes research. Concentrated Focus on a Single Disease Funds from the Campaign will support the work of the 300-plus Joslin researchers who are unraveling the biologic, biochemical and genetic processes that u...
People want to be seen helping the climate
...ble as much back. But if only an individual player donates
and others do not, then she loses half her contribution, and other players profit without the risk of loss. Normally, no one pays voluntarily into the pool; it is the only way of avoiding the high risk of loss. The Max Planck researchers carried out ...
U of I scientist develops enzyme inhibitor that may slow cancer growth
...block the utilization of betaine. Betaine not only donates
a methyl group to homocysteine to form methionine, it also functions as an osmolyte, helping to regulate water content in the cells. We think the BHMT inhibitor could also be medically useful when there is unwanted diuresis or unwanted loss of water,...
$5M gift will attack Lou Gehrig's disease from all angles
...d the promise of even further funding when he also donates
his share of the royalties from his new book, Threshold Resistance. The gifts will go to support ALS studies led by U-M neurologist and scientist Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., whose lab has already received two $1 million gifts from Mr. Taubman. She is...