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U-M scientists see ubiquitin-modified proteins in living cells
...s, but it has recently been found to be associated with
many other cellular functions. "The same ubiqu...somes in the cytoplasm outside the nucleus. Filled with
digestive enzymes, lysosomes break down unwanted proteins into amino acids the cell recycles to make...
Component of volcanic gas may have played a significant role in the origins of life on Earth
...Scripps Research, worked out one possible solution with
Leslie Orgel of the Salk Institute. In the latest ... reaction in the presence of air, without air, and with
and without other ingredients like metal ions, and they found peptides formed readily under all thes...
Yale scientists find cooperative RNA switches in nature
...mmon in protein enzymes but not usually associated with
RNA. It is also surprising that such complex relics of an RNA World are seen in modern organisms. Breaker and his research team have pioneered the field of riboswitches and reported the existence of nine classes, so far. Earlier this year they report...
Society for Psychophysiology Research
... current molecular and behavioral genetic research with
an emphasis on applications to psychophysiological...n 1960, SPR is an international scientific society with
worldwide membership. The purpose of the Society is to foster research on the interrelationships bet...
T cell's memory may offer long-term immunity to leishmaniasis
...e system to remember a pathogen, just doesn't work with
leishmaniasis. "We have found that a new form of... disease spread by the bite of sand flies infected with
the protozoan Leishmania. While the disease is most common in North Africa, the Middle East and Asi...
HHS awards $232 million in biodefense contracts for vaccine development
...of time, we have greatly expanded our partnerships with
industry to spur the development of vaccines again...e in children and pregnant women as well as people with
weakened immune systems or skin conditions such as eczema. The new contracts will allow the companie...
MIT: Recycling of scrapped electronics studied
...xic and hazardous materials. Kirchain worked with
Frank Field III, a senior research associate in the Center for Technology, Policy and Industrial Development, and Jennifer R. Atlee, a graduate student in the Engineering Systems Division, and colleagues in the Materials Systems Laboratory to develop...
New risks for bladder cancer identified by MIT team
...s. In 1993 Tannenbaum and Skipper teamed up with
Yu on the ongoing Los Angeles Bladder Cancer Study...ago. Arylamines to which a person is exposed react with
a protein in the blood, resulting in specific products that can be detected and measured via mass sp...
Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC
...possible, neither too early, nor too late. Drivers with
dementing illnesses often do not recognize that th...s over the next several decades will be associated with
an increased demand for health care services. Solutions to the question of how to promote the health...
Taking the next step toward growing our own fuel
...oach towards replacing the petroleum-based economy with
a biobased economy that uses agricultural crops as the platform. "The U.S. has access to significant amounts of biobased resources, including those of the highly productive corn/soybean cropping system in the Midwest -- arguably the largest ma...
Sedentary overweight people get insulin boost from short term exercise; CVD risks trend down
...on is that the 'exercise' signal may be synonymous with
an 'energy deficit' signal." The broad, im...mation, which some research has shown to correlate with
certain heart problems. Mitchell noted that the study involved considerable time commitm...
US Agency for International Development awards $34 million to Virginia Tech
...pport Programs (CRSPs). There are nine CRSPs, each with
a distinct mission. Virginia Tech is now the o... formerly managed by another land-grant university with
Virginia Tech as a sub grantee for the West Africa program. These ecologically based programs help p...
Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015
...at carries it. Knowledge of these genomes, paired with
the knowledge of the human genome, can be used to ...gainst sexually transmitted disease like HIV, both with
and without contraceptive effect. The report maps the top 10 new biotechnologies against the UN Mill...
Drought in the West linked to warmer temperatures
...tates for the past four years "pales in comparison with
some of the earlier droughts we see from the tree-...el studies to explore mechanisms that link warming with
aridity in the western U.S. In addition to the paper in Science , they also used the data to create...
World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'
...nucleus of atoms works. Gross shares the prize with
another of the conference participants Frank Wilcz...lculation.) The conference is timed to coincide with
the dedication of the new addition to the building Kohn Hall, which houses the Kavli Institute for T...
Embryonic stem cells correct congenital heart defect in mouse embryos
...ent of the mice fated to die in the womb were born with
healthy hearts." In previous studies, Dr. Benezra ...and die at mid-gestation. "In this current study, with
the repair of congenital heart defects in our Id knockout embryos, we observed that the stem cells p...
Emory chemists develop bacteria that may help decaffeinate coffee
...theophylline) for survival, but they can't do much with
caffeine." Gallivan says that the idea is to supply these bacteria with
caffeine, and give each bacterium a piece of DNA from coffee plants that may encode the enzyme that ...
New technique targets pesticide-resistant insects
...esults were obtained from trials in southern Spain with
highly resistant white flies (Bemisia tabaci)." Since resistance to pesticides first emerged in insect pests, more than 500 species of insects and mites have developed tolerance to chemicals 3 including pesticides regarded as being environmentall...
Study describes basic mechanism in cell growth control involving damaged DNA
...ies are revealing a complex molecular choreography with
implications for human health and disease. In a re...ellular processes such as DNA repair must interact with
those regulating cell division," said Dr. Yue Xiong, professor of biochemistry and biophysics at UNC...
New Jersey Institute of Technology professor to develop supersized virtual library
NEWARK, Oct. 8--Imagine, with
the single click of a mouse a smorgasbord of reference listings consolidated from public, university and on-line digital libraries. Such an indepth reference option will be coming your way soon thanks to a professor at New Jersey Institute of Tech...
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