Tag: "speed" at biology news
Scientists get best look ever at water-life connection
...Because of that, they got different answers on the speed
with which these essential biochemical reactions t...move fast on their own, but they slow down -- to a speed
midway between the nanosecond and picosecond scale -- to connect with proteins. Zhong, an assistant...
MIT's molecular sieve advances protein research
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--New MIT technology promises to speed
up the accurate sorting of proteins, work that may...ne-dimensional sieves matches the state-of-the-art speed
of one-dimensional gels, but Han said the sieve's performance can be improved greatly. "This device...
Wounds may one day heal better, faster, due to new NIH-funded wound healing centers
...ds heal and generate new strategies to enhance and speed
the healing process." The new Centers for Innova...aluate millions of molecules for their capacity to speed
up the normal healing process. These methods, originally developed by cancer researchers to target t...
Gropep launches new product to support cell culture products business
...reg Moss-Smith, VP Commercial Operations said "the speed
and reliability of the kit is a substantial improvement over what was previously available and will help customers who need to make frequent and accurate measurements of LONGTMR3IGF-I to comply with biopharmaceutical manufacturing standards." The n...
Diabetes slows nerve recovery after heart transplant
...nately, there are no techniques developed yet that speed
the nerve regeneration process," he said. Currently, nuclear medicine techniques (such as PET) are the only imaging techniques that can measure the presence and function of the sympathetic nervous system of the heart, said Bengel. "There are invasi...
Hopkins develops online tool to aid research on certain 'orphan diseases'
...focus not only our research but others, as well to speed
our way to better treating these patients." Bardet-Biedl, Alstrom and Meckel-Gruber patients share similar symptoms, including kidney problems, vision problems and cognitive dysfunction. Although all are marked by aberrant cilia, the different s...
Pest control research leads to pain control discovery
...s also found in humans. (Enzymes are proteins that speed
up chemical reactions.) "The reason this is so exciting is that this is a novel way to reduce inflammation, with a combination therapy," Schmelzer said. "We're going after a new enzyme target, not going after the Cox-2 inhibitors." Their research...
Suspicion lingers over bisphenol A and breast cancer
...sphenol A, a common industrial chemical claimed to speed
the growth of human breast and ovarian cancers, retains its carcinogenic properties even after being modified by body processes, report Indiana University and University of California at Berkeley scientists in the Aug. 28th issue of Chemistry & Biolo...
Mitochondrial DNA sequencing tool updated
...ical innovations that vastly improved the rate and speed
of the chip, the v1.0 marked the first mitochondrial resequencing microarray designed as a potential screening tool for cancer. "With mitochondrial DNA, there is a mass advantage," said Dr. Anirban Maitra, an author on this month's paper whose resea...
Trap-jaw ants have fastest recorded strike in animal kingdom
...rk and the spotted hyena. Biologists clocked the speed
at which the trap-jaw ant, Odontomachus bauri, clo...g in the outer known limits in biology in terms of speed
and acceleration." Patek acknowledged that falcons can dive as fast as 300 miles per hour, but tha...
Rapid-fire jaws propel ants to safety
... snap shut in less than a millisecond, averaging a speed
of 38 meters per second (approximately 137 kilomet...te for Genomic Biology at the U. of I. "Increasing speed
generates more force, however, which can inflict more damage to predators or propel the ants to safe...
A new tool against brain disease
...ic receptor so predictive that you can then really speed
up the development of drugs," McIntosh says. "If you have an accurate model of the receptor, you can plug in a model of your drugs and do a lot of 'virtual screening.' Rather than synthesizing a million compounds and having all but one be duds, you c...
$1 million Myers Fellowship brings US research techniques to Melbourne
...e world's best scientists to the Florey we hope to speed
up the search to find bettertreatments for brain disorders," Mr Myers said. "Tapping into the knowledge of other scientists will also help the development of our younger scientists as they will learn different ways to approach theirresearch," he sa...
Have you ever seen an elephant ... run?
...f how elephants move their seven tonnes of bulk at speed
offers the potential to improve animal welfare, in...dies and most popular opinion, elephants moving at speed
appear to be running. Now with funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Counc...
New type of optical microscopy attains near-molecular resolution
...ut we are fairly confident that we can ramp up the speed
to virtually real-time. Our next step is a molecular resolution, multi-color, real-time STORM for live object imaging." ...
New light microscope sharpens scientists' focus
...me needed to take each image. Either would help to speed
the PALM process a high priority for the Hess and Betzig as they continue to refine the technique. The two inventors are eager to continue developing their technique into something that is practical for use by biologists -- a process that they ant...
EMBL scientists found start-up company to develop anti-cancer drugs
...velopment and application studies, we will greatly speed
up the process of drug development." Elara will follow-up on promising leads of molecules that block the signaling protein Aurora Kinase A, which is strongly over-expressed in cancer cells, and on inhibitors that affect estrogen receptor signaling, a...
Loosen up, DNA: Leukemia gene changes genetic packaging
...ruit flies lets Li and other fruit fly geneticists speed
up cancer research by stripping down the complexity of the organism, discovering the major themes, and then using those as a guide when studying people directly. ...
IAVI to propose new scientific and policy initiatives to advance the search for an AIDS vaccine
...models and a range of policy initiatives needed to speed
the development of an AIDS vaccine. Speaking will be:Seth Berkley, CEO and President, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) Stephen Lewis, United Nations Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Pontiano Kaleebu, Assistant Director, Uganda...
EMBL-EBI and collaborators win bid to run UK PubMed Central
... to promote the free transfer of ideas in a bid to speed
up scientific discovery. Based on a model currently used in the United States, UK PubMed Central [UKPMC] will provide free access to an online digital archive of peer-reviewed research papers in the medical and life sciences. The Wellcome Trust, a...
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