Tag: "new" at biology news
NHGRI seeks next generation of sequencing technologies
...by synthesis to nanopore technology. Many of these new
approaches have shown significant promise, yet far... cells and in laboratory experiments to synthesize new
DNA molecules, that will have optimal characteristics for sequencing by synthesis with chemically-al...
Amphibians in dramatic decline; Up to 122 extinct since 1980
...erse many of the present negative trends. Creating new
protected areas, captive breeding programs, better community engagement and protection of freshwater systems would enhance amphibians' chances of survival. "Since most amphibians depend on freshwater and feel the effects of pollution before many ...
Northeastern University and Massachusetts Biotechnology Council to host drug discovery day
...mittee and Northeastern University invite you to a new
event in drug discovery technology. With the variety of new
tools and knowledge available today to more rapidly develop advanced therapies, we have the "critica...
Surgeon General's report underscores the importance of new thinking on bone health
... are key themes in the report that also focuses on new
research, access and coverage for health services....ily routines to meet their requirements. In fact, new
research from the University of Arizona has found that the calcium citrate supplement Citracal, whic...
First-ever Texan/German symposium opens doors
... winner, who proved time and again that there were new
things to be discovered in science, the symposium ...research program with the MPI-P that would involve new
research directions in polymer materials, future grant submissions and perhaps a joint doctoral prog...
Arctic mystery no longer: Dinosaurs walked Canada's great north
... Yet it's all worth it. "The fact that I may bring new
perspectives on ancient life is what keeps me goin...scovery of eight unknown dinosaur species and five new
crocodile species. Read more on Larsson at www.mcgill.ca/reporter/35/10/newprofs/larsson/ ....
The CF Foundation urges all states to include newborn screening for cystic fibrosis in test panels
... implementing newborn screening for CF." Although new
therapies and specialized care have extended the l...ir care. Newborn screening for CF also will enable new
treatment options for infants to be evaluated and developed. "After reviewing and carefully conside...
Researchers find protein that makes long-term memory possible
...rders of learning and memory and perhaps designing new
medications that might help to compensate for thes...e hippocampal slices with a compound that prevents new
proteins from being made. Protein synthesis is essential for the formation of long-term memory and,...
Purdue chemists give an old laboratory 'bloodhound' a sharper nose
...y. "We've essentially given an old bloodhound a new
nose," said Cooks, who is the Henry Bohn Hass Dist...is wand that the team likens to their bloodhound's new
nose. The wand's tip must come within 5 millimeters of the sample to be effective, but the group has...
Scientists explain how morphogens work
...have sought to determine how morphogens work. In a new
study published in the October 15 issue of the jou...s work by "diffusion." "These findings provide new
insight into the understanding of the mechanisms that control the function of morphogens," Lin said....
Sniffing out the culprits of dust allergies
...cells. This study demonstrates the utility of this new
approach for quickly identifying active proteases involved in allergic responses or other disease processes and effective inhibitors that can be further developed for diagnostic or therapeutic research. Nicolas Winssinger, Robert Damoiseaux, David C...
Antibiotic identified as potential anti-cancer candidate
...ration. They have designed and created a class of new
actinonin-based Pdf inhibitors, and have demonstrated that they selectively inhibit growth in several human tumor cell lines. They further demonstrate that human tumor growth in mice can be suppressed by these Pdf inhibitors and suggest a mechanism ...
S1P1 essential for tumor growth and is blocked by RNA interference
Tumor growth and metastasis require new
blood ves-sel growth, a process called angiogenesi...nvolved in the nor-mal growth and stabilization of new
blood vessels. One of these, sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor 1 (S1P1), is required during embryonic...
Normal cells in tumors may aid cancer growth
... genetic changes in stromal cells also may provide new
targets for future anti-cancer drugs and present a new
strategy for treating and preventing cancer, says Eng, a recipient of the Doris Duke Distinguished C...
Scientists identify new cause of obesity
...a second way. The discovery identifies a potential new
target for drugs against obesity. Earlier research...fforts to develop drugs to combat obesity. But the new
research at UCSF and the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease shows that MC...
Research gaining momentum by silencing genes
...lant Arabidopsis thaliana. Taking advantage of the new
RNAi technology, they are able to study the functi... the proteins involved. Not only will this lead to new
insights into the functioning of plant cells, which is important for agriculture and nutrition, but ...
Nov. 18-21 nanotechnology conference in Irvine, Calif.
...e. 9 A.M. TO 10 A.M. PUBLIC BRIEFING. The new
National Academies report FACILITATING INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH examines the scope of current cross-disciplinary research and recommends ways to encourage communication among scientists. It will be released simultaneously in Washington, D.C., and ...
Researchers redrawing the Tree of Life
...agnolias and the true dicots, called eudicots. The new
system has broken up several traditional groups an...nd species extinction due to climatic changes. The new
tree would also help in the study of patterns of gene transfers among plant genomes. ...
Frontiers in cancer prevention research: Defeating cancer before it strikes
...ntists are increasingly turning their attention to new
discoveries in cancer prevention. Leading experts ...he latest research in this expanding and promising new
field, with the hope this work will significantly reduce cancer incidence and mortality. The futu...
Hepatitis C virus linked to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
...ficantly since the 1980s. Currently, the number of new
cases per year is around 25,000. Approximately 3.8 million Americans have been infected with the virus. The most common means of infection in the past was blood transfusion, and in recent years is among drug users who share needles. Approximately 5...
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