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Nerve Cells Live Long And Talkative Lives In Sculpted Colonies On Silicon Chips
... discuss herresearch and the hopes she has for the colonies
of rat nerve cells she hascultured -- and even scu...the School ofPharmacy, also plans to use her wired colonies
of cells for studies in herspecialty, the study of the effects on the brain of the hormone estrogen ...
Study finds some bottled water has more bacteria and less fluoride than tap water
...es varied only slightly, from 0.2 to 2.7 bacterial colonies
per milliliter. In the bottled water, bacterial counts ranged from less than 0.01 to 4,900 colonies
per milliliter. Six bottled waters had bacteria counts of 1,500 to 4,900 colonies
per milliliter. "...
Human rabies often caused by undetected, tiny bat bites
...may go unrecognized because they do not form large colonies
and can be found alone in trees, foliage, and crevices in wood and rock. This would make evidence of being bitten and detection of a bite mark difficult, according to the articles author. Dr. Gibbons advises the public to seek emergency care for prev...
European seal plague may threaten population survival
...Within seven months all major European harbor seal colonies
had been affected by the virus, although the death...contact there is between individuals. For example, colonies
infected in late autumn, when seals spend less time on land, experienced low mortality rates while t...
UCSF scientists show prion shape affects nature of infection
...le yeast infected with prions, termed [PSI+], form colonies
of different colors. They found that introduction of the misfolded prion form yielded yeast "infected" with the [PSI+] prion. Like prions that cause mammalian disease, the prions in yeast naturally exist in several different forms or strains. To expl...
'Smart' immune cells kill more cancer
...pped the growth of 86 percent of myeloma stem cell colonies
compared to 47 percent for activated t-cells taken from circulating blood. The researchers' next step is to determine whether the cells' ability to limit cancer growth in culture dishes ultimately may do the same in patients. Kimmel Cancer Center re...