Tag: "novel" at biology news
Beyond batteries: Storing power in a sheet of paper
...energy storage devices in a creative way to devise novel
battery and supercapacitor devices," Nalamasu said. ...
Invasion of the brain tumors
... function of this receptor and suggest it may be a novel
therapeutic target in the treatment of this devastating cancer. ...
Bursts of waves drive immune system 'soldiers' toward invaders
...dvancing like a series of exploding fireworks. The novel
behavior can be viewed at cvri.ucsf.edu/~weiner. The research findings are reported in the August 13, 2007 online edition of the journal "Public Library of Science (PLoS) Biology." Lead author is Weiner, who is assistant professor of biochemis...
Doernbecher Children's Hospital scientist earns coveted Javits award
...ain injury. Hisproposed work includes the use of a novel
pre-clinical animal model totest new translational strategies that will have the potential forrestoration of normal myelination and neurological function in childrenwith white matter lesions," said Dan Tagle, Ph.D., program director forNeurogenetics,...
Does the desire to consume alcohol and tobacco come from our genetic makeup?
...inants behind alcohol and tobacco use may point to novel
mechanisms for blood pressure modification by these substances.) The volunteers were from the Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean region of Quebec, Canada. The locale, which is relatively isolated, somewhat genetically homogenous, and has kept genealogical records...
Abnormal fat metabolism underlies heart problems in diabetic patients
...alling into place," Gross says. "By exploiting the novel
technology of shotgun lipidomics, we have identified the increased activation of certain lipid-digesting enzymes and the decrease of cardiolipin as central aspects of this disorder. We hope that these kinds of studies will enable physicians to diagno...
Genetic variation helps to understand predisposition to schizophrenia
...tions is associated with increased expression of a novel
type of Neuregulin 1 called type 4 one of the six... of the brain, Law says. By understanding how this novel
protein works in the brain, we may be able to target it in people with the disease. The researche...
Gilbert Foundation and American Fed for Aging Research award grants on Alzheimer's disease
...ticity, degeneration and cognitive decline using a novel
magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) methodology calle...teins within neurons and may represent an entirely novel
class of candidates for therapeutic development in Alzheimers research. Isabella A. Graef, M.D.,...
Research shows skeleton to be endocrine organ
...w identified a surprising and critically important novel
function of the skeleton. Theyve shown for the fir...ice. This discovery potentially opens the door for novel
therapeutic avenues for the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes. The discovery that our bo...
Research aims to identify markers for menopausal women at risk for deadly blood clot
...searchers, led by Virginia Miller, has developed a novel
concept that uses blood platelets to define thrombotic risk. The team is testing its theory as part of the Kronos Early Estrogen Prevention Study (KEEPS). Miller is discussing the research at a conference being sponsored by the American Physiological...
The 'female advantage' in kidney disease does not extend to diabetic women
...been studying the phenomenon and have identified a novel
observation to help explain why. The leader of this research team and the Center's Director of Diabetes Research is Dr. Christine Maric. She will discuss the state of the team's findings entitled, "Sex, Diabetes and Renal Injury," at the upcoming con...
Almac Diagnostics announces pioneering genetic research on ductal carcinoma in situ
... ductal carcinoma in situ tissue samples using its novel
Breast Cancer DSA microarray. DSA research tools ...edical Oncology at the University of Oxford. Our novel
technology is helping researchers to reduce discovery timelines, accelerate the validation process a...
Inflammation may cause preterm labor and fetal deaths
...cades makes it especially important to investigate novel
ways of reversing this trend....
Innovative tagging technique may help researchers better protect fish stocks
... (WHOI), would like to put MPAs to the test with a novel
technique for tagging fish. Through a new research grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Thorrold and colleagues plan to use harmless chemical tags to track the dispersal of the larvae of coral reef fishes in the western Pacific Ocean...
Cornell scientists link E. coli bacteria to Crohn's disease
...riculture and Life Sciences have discovered that a novel
group of E. coli bacteria containing genes simila...edicine. Our findings raise the possibility that a novel
group of E. coli contains opportunistic pathogens that may be causally related to chronic intestinal...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 1, 2007
...MEDIATE RELEASEOptimization and Cost Estimation of novel
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Link identified between Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma
...d funded by the Wellcome Trust has also shown that novel
drugs being trialled for Alzheimer's disease which...chers have shown that when combined with two other novel
Alzheimer's treatments, the effects on glaucoma are even stronger. "We are trying a new approach w...
New mechanism links smoking to lung damage
...selectively block these unpaired channels offers a novel
approach to disease prevention."...
Scientists prove that disputed Korean stem cell line comes from an unfertilized egg and not cloning
... completed a thorough genome-wide analysis of five novel
pES cells, 30 mouse ntES, as well as the SCNT-hES-1 cell line, the first human ES cell line purportedly generated by Korean scientists using human eggs and somatic cell nuclear transfer. The original paper describing the SCNT-hES-1 cell line was retr...
Unlocking proteins from their cellular shell
...e understanding of cellular behavior and unlocking novel
targetable sites for drugs that might interact with these active proteins to treat disease. The study appears in the current issue of the journal Science. Cells are exposed to forces every minute of every day. Some forces are exerted by the flow of...
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