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Study describes basic mechanism in cell growth control involving damaged DNA
...a complex molecular choreography with implications for
human health and disease. In a report currently ap... Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center describe - for
the first time - how some proteins interact to ensure that the cell does not continually divide when...
New Jersey Institute of Technology professor to develop supersized virtual library
...des teaching resources, experiments, data and more for
students in grade and secondary schools as well as in higher education. In addition to extra links, the system will improve upon Google's style of information delivery, said Bieber. Just type a topic into a library's designated search engine. A...
Children's Hospital Boston wins $2.5 million in health surveillance grants
The U.S. Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention has made two large ...romotion in the workplace, CHIP will test a scheme for
improving control of influenza outbreaks in two populations employees at a U.S. company and hospita...
Why do African-American women have more pregnancy problems?
...ansom, D.O., MBA, MPH, director of the U-M Program for
Healthcare Improvement and Leadership Development ...tional Institutes of Health as part of its Roadmap for
Medical Research, a series of far-reaching initiatives designed to transform the nation's medical re...
Cooperation to create a new tuberculosis vaccine
...s (TB) has been signed by the Max Planck Institute for
Infection Biology (MPI-IB) and MOLOGEN AG in Berli...proprietary DNA technologies to develop treatments for
non- or inadequately treatable diseases. With more than 2 million deaths and 9 million new infectio...
Electronics recycling made easy
...ails and fiber drums are UN certified and approved for
safe transportation of fluorescent lamps, TSCA-exe...ection", notes Mike Berens, National Sales Manager for
Onyx. "For more that 12 years we have been designing custom solutions and protecting customers by ma...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, October 2004
...energy researchers have long sought the best shape for
that field to optimize reactor performance. A team...ape the plasma and the vacuum vessel to contain it for
the National Compact Stellarator Experiment at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. Using complex co...
Protein protecting brain from toxins also blocks some chemotherapy from reaching tumors
...s that make and release CSF. "This dual location for
Mrp4 is unusual for
this type of transporter," Schuetz said. "It suggests that Mrp4 blocks specific molecules from leavi...
'Junk' DNA may be very valuable to embryos
...her appear to be a large repository of start sites for
initiating gene expression. Therefore, more than o... of the mammalian embryonic genome, a prerequisite for
normal development. ...
Cells in retina found to behave like soap bubbles
...ut they also have been objects of scientific study for
centuries. Operating under the laws of physics, bu...ike bubbles, life has co-opted a physical tendency for
surfaces to be minimized and has harnessed it to design intricate cellular patterns within complex s...
VitalSense(R) - Wireless vital signs monitoring
...ensors. Phase 2, a heart rate sensor, is scheduled for
release in late 2004. Sensors to monitor other ph...ck or slipped into a pocket. The mean transit time for
the capsules is 2.0 1.5 days. Dermal temperatures are transmitted from waterproof, hypoallergenic p...
Researchers provide road map for generating B cells from stem cells
...will require similarly complex regulatory networks for
their generation." "But the work is also promising...uch as Flk2 followed by IL-7R, which are necessary for
receiving subsequent external signals. In the next step, the gene for
a regulatory protein known as ...
New method identifies chromosome changes in malignant cells
...cientists have invented a fast and reliable method for
identifying alterations to chromosomes that occur ...s disease. Cancer cells are known among biologists for
their remarkable ability to disable some genes and overuse others, allowing their unchecked growth i...
UF scientists have bionanotechnology recipe to find elusive bacteria
...ound beef or provide a crucial early warning alarm for
bacteria used as agents of bioterrorism and for
early disease diagnosis. The study will appear this week in the Proceedings of the National Academ...
Workshop on Responsible Stem Cell Research
The federal government provides funding for
human embryonic stem cell research only to scienti...ls derived from frozen embryos originally intended for
in vitro fertilization procedures, as well as those derived from a process scientists call somatic c...
Rice engineer wins prestigious Annunzio Award
...hemical Engineering, is internationally recognized for
cutting-edge research in two of bioengineering's m...n one project, her group is creating new materials for
small-diameter vascular grafts that could eliminate the need for
doctors to use veins from a patient...
Defense provides additional $4.9 million for pathogen research tool
...from the United States Department of Defense (DoD) for
the PathPort (Pathogen Portal) project, which is h...terpret this data. The project has opened the door for
users to more effectively combat infectious diseases by providing access to relevant data and tools ...
Environmental exposures before and after birth can harm children's lungs
...MD, the study's lead author at the Columbia Center for
Children's Environmental Health, part of the Colum...e Center. Researchers from the Columbia Center for
Children's Environmental Health studied 303 pregnant Dominican and African-American women, all nonsm...
Support groups aid women with 'breast cancer gene mutations'
... to investigate a support-group model intervention for
women at high risk of breast cancer will be publis...valuate the effects of a psychosocial intervention for
women carrying BRCA1 or 2 mutations, Mary Jane Esplen, Ph.D. of the University Health Network and th...
FSU scientist links iron imbalance to Parkinson's disease
.... Dietary iron imbalances either way spell trouble for
healthy cells, triggering a chain of cellular even...even in healthy mice without apparent risk factors for
the illness, while accelerating the decline and death of those already diagnosed with the disease. ...
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