Tag: "furnace" at biology news
Want to petrify wood without waiting a few million years? Try this
...mes), air-dried it, popped it into an argon-filled furnace
gradually cranked up to 1,400 degrees centigrade to cook for two hours, then let cool in argon to room temperature. Presto. Instant petrified wood, the silica taking up permanent residence with the carbon left in the cellulose to form a new silicon c...
Type 2 diabetes: Problems in the furnace
...mitochondria -- the organelles that are the cell's furnace
for energy production -- seems to be a key problem leading to insulin resistance, and thus to type 2 diabetes, according to studies by Howard Hughes Medical Institute researchers. The research team said that insulin resistance -- an impaired response...
Research reveals inner workings of immune system 'thermostat'
...g hypothesis is that these compounds which act as furnace
and air conditioner battle it out over control of...that tyk2 signaling controlled Interleukin 12, the furnace
side of the system. But what controlled Interleukin 10, the air conditioner? To find out, Yap and ...
New findings blow a decade of assumptions out of the water
...ly before the draft reaches the thermostat and the furnace
turns on. But if the thermostat is in the same room as the window, the furnace
will turn on and even out the temperature much faster. In his research Deutsch used a novel analysi...