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Study finds more than one-third of human genome regulated by RNA
...r words, a class of molecule once relegated to the sidelines
may be one of the principal players in regulating cellular mechanisms. "It's exciting to see how many genes are regulated by microRNAs. We now know that this type of gene control is much more widespread than previously appreciated," says Whitehead ...
Newer football helmet design may reduce incidence of concussions in high school players
...tic trainers or physicians who were present on the sidelines
at the time of injury. Athletes were assessed with ImPACT(Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) to monitor injury effects and recovery and assist with decisions regarding return-to-play. ImPACT is the most widely used computeriz...
New finding points way to foiling anthrax's tricks
...mmune protein, binds bacillibactin and effectively sidelines
it, the researchers found. Apparently, anthrax fielded a second "stealth" iron scavenger, petrobactin, to get around the human defense against the first scavenger. Petrobactin is not bound by siderocalin. As far as is known, the human immune system...