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Normal cells in tumors may aid cancer growth
...stromal cells isn't yet known, but it might result from
exposure to carcinogens, Eng says. It's also too s... that targets stroma cells and prevents the cancer from
spreading." Eng and her colleagues analyzed 134 tissue samples from
invasive breast tumors. Th...
Horse auction raises $75,000 for research
... Bowen, interim director of the center. A yearling from
the sire Secret Hello and dam Cup Custard (a grand...ughter of Secretariat) brought $13,000; a yearling from
the sire Housebuster and dam Purposeful brought $7,700; and a yearling from
the sire Storm Broker an...
Scientists identify new cause of obesity
...t in the Diabetes Center at UCSF. "Obesity results from
the interaction of a genetic predisposition and environmental factors that include decreased levels of exercise and increased access to foods high in fat," Vaisse said. "The importance of the genetic predisposition is thought to be larger in patients...
Research gaining momentum by silencing genes
...h five European academic laboratories, researchers from
the Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotech...terations in the plant during its development, and from
these alterations researchers can deduce the function of the protein in question. Collection availa...
Nov. 18-21 nanotechnology conference in Irvine, Calif.
...ology is under way in a wide range of disciplines, from
cell biology to computer engineering to optics. At this conference, 100 leading researchers will gather in focus groups to discuss and try to solve some major challenges facing nanotechnology today, including the building of a nano-system that can m...
Multi-species herbivore outbreak follows El Nio drought in Panama
...sue of the Journal of Tropical Ecology researchers from
the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)... "Although we regularly monitor insect populations from
STRI's Canopy Crane system, we were actually tipped off about the outbreak by the crane operator, wh...
Researchers redrawing the Tree of Life
...n (NSF) Tree of Life grant is enabling researchers from
Virginia Tech and six other laboratories to lead t... our food plants. The NSF grant allows scientists from
seven laboratories--at Virginia Tech, the University of Florida and Florida Museum of Natural Histor...
Frontiers in cancer prevention research: Defeating cancer before it strikes
... discoveries in cancer prevention. Leading experts from
around the globe are gathering to share the latest... in the field will address the withdrawal of Vioxx from
the market and the resulting implications on future preventative research and treatment programs. ...
Hepatitis C virus linked to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
...eloping diffuse large B-Cell lymphoma, researchers from
British Columbia documented. Diffuse large B-cell ... fairly low in North America, and previous studies from
Canada and the United States have not shown an association between the virus and development of NHL,...
Study confirms link between head and neck cancer and common Asian nut
...he disease increased by 85 percent among men there from
1981 to 2000. A new study, presented today at the ...estic betel quid cultivation," said Dr. Chiun Hsu, from
the Department of Oncology, National Taiwan University Hospital. "It is our hope that these findings...
Delay in cutting the cord helps premature babies
...ort time after the birth, some of the baby's blood from
the placenta passes to the baby to help the flow o...delayed clamping. Clamping too soon prevents blood from
returning through the umbilical cord to the baby's body. "A little extra blood can help restore bloo...
UCLA scientists discover new way to fix defective gene
...patients whose cells contain no ATM protein suffer from
a severe form of the disease, while patients whose...T carriers. Children who inherit a defective gene from
each parent will develop the disease. Gatti's laboratory was the first to locate the ATM on chromos...
Excess dietary fat accelerates breast cancer by altering the activity of a group of genes
... The scientists have reached these conclusions from
results, obtained using microarrays, that compare the expression of 6,000 genes in breast cancer tumours in animals fed with n-6 fat-rich diets and in animals with low-fat diets. The tumours in the rats with the fat-rich diets proliferated, on averag...
An old adage about apples finds scientific backing
...s or cancer cell growth, at concentrations ranging from
10 to 100 micrograms per milliliter. But the second class, featuring the procyanidins, performed well on both tests. First, they triggered cell signaling that activated a cascade of chemical reactions resulting in apoptosis, a critical ...
Rutgers is on the 'NIH Roadmap'
...to a group of 34 Rutgers and UMDNJ faculty members from
the BioMaPS (Biological, Mathematical, and Physica...d at Rutgers this past summer. It involved experts from
several universities, including Rutgers, UMDNJ, Princeton, Rockefeller, Cornell, and Wisconsin. More...
New version of tumor-suppressor linked to progression of childhood cancer
...pressor in NB. Dr. Andrew R. Mackay and colleagues from
the University of L'Aquila in Italy found a previo...searchers found that the level of TrkIII resulting from
altered splicing of TrkA transcripts is controlled in part by hypoxia, a condition where cells are d...
Biomedical engineers at case develop first sliver-sized sensor to monitor glucose levels
...s more of an "A-ha!" moment. As he was removing it from
his son's finger, the splinter gave him an idea: S...smaller than the tip of a pencil, gradually change from
orange (low glucose levels) to green and then to dark blue as levels increase. A deep, darker blue s...
UT Southwestern researchers uncover process for sugar-induced fat formation
...n an upcoming issue of PNAS. "Purifying ChREBP from
rat livers took two postdoctoral fellows two years... smaller pieces. These smaller pieces are diverted from
the energy production pathway to build fat for energy storage when glucose consumption exceeds the b...
Small business at NJIT's business incubator takes two awards
...ve funding. "We are happy to receive encouragement from
our peers that our business plan and technology ha...n increase our odds for future funding and support from
the business community." Urovalve, Inc. is a fledgling enterprise that holds patents on a device wh...
Zebrafish may offer researchers powerful new tool for studying innate immunity
...ease out details about the evolutionary transition from
innate to adaptive immunity with powerful new biot...rstanding the mechanisms underlying the transition from
non-specific innate immunity to specific adaptive immunity," Dr. Litman said. The researchers also ...
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