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Porvair Sciences range of 384-well plates are produced in class 10,000 cleanroom conditions from superior grade, ultra-clean polypropylene to strict quality control guidelines.
6.27.2016
10:33am
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Strands of cow cartilage substitute for ink in a 3D bioprinting process that may one day create cartilage patches for worn out joints, according to a team of engineers.
by Penn State
6.27.2016
10:26am
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Popular theories of why our human ancestors gained and then lost dark skin over the course of evolution may be incorrect, according to a new paper suggesting that heavily pigmented skin evolved because it forms a stronger barrier against a host of...
by University of California San Francisco
6.27.2016
10:20am
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An analysis of genetic mutations which cause early-onset Alzheimer's disease suggests a new focus for research into the causes of the disease.
by University of Adelaide
6.27.2016
10:12am
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Direct transmission of cancer among some marine animals may be more common than once thought, suggests a new study.
by Columbia University Medical Center
6.27.2016
10:04am
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Engineers have found a way to prevent hydrogels from dehydrating, with a technique that could lead to longer-lasting contact lenses, stretchy microfluidic devices, flexible bioelectronics, and even artificial skin.
by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office
6.27.2016
9:58am
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In a new study researchers explain how a type of herpesvirus uses mimicry to trick the host cell to produce proteins the virus needs, and to drive cell growth. The findings have implications for how the virus causes cancer.
by UNC
6.27.2016
9:51am
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Resveratrol is a naturally occurring polyphenolic phytochemical produced in several plants, especially grapes skin and seeds. One epidemiological study reported a positive association between moderate red wine consumption and a low incidence of...
by Bentham Science Publishers
6.27.2016
9:44am
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Two scientists have now developed a new method that uses lasers to carve out paths inside biocompatible gels to locally influence cell function and promote tissue formation.
by Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
6.24.2016
11:15am
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Math, biology and nanotechnology are becoming strange, yet effective bed-fellows in the fight against cancer treatment resistance. Researchers have engineered a revolutionary new approach to cancer treatment that pits a lethal combination of drugs...
by University of Waterloo
6.24.2016
11:11am
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Researchers have uncovered how changes in metabolism of human embryonic stem cells help coax them to mature into specific cell types -- and may improve their function in engineered organs or tissues.
by University of Illinois at Chicago
6.24.2016
11:06am
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Research has found that a little-studied and relatively unknown part of the human immune system could be twice as important as previously thought.
by University of Oxford
6.24.2016
11:02am
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A team of researchers has developed the first scalable method to identify different subtypes of neurons in the human brain. The research lays the groundwork for "mapping" the gene activity in the human brain and could help provide a better understanding...
by University of California, San Diego
6.24.2016
10:53am
For 3 billion years, one of the major carriers of information needed for life, RNA, has had a glitch that creates errors when making copies of genetic information. Researchers have developed a fix that allows RNA to accurately proofread for the first...
by University of Texas at Austin
6.24.2016
10:13am
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Exercise and fasting do not change the location of a key enzyme involved in energy production, a new study found.
by The Physiological Society
6.24.2016
10:02am
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What if lost limbs could be regrown? Cancers detected early with blood or urine tests, instead of invasive biopsies? Drugs delivered via nanoparticles to specific tissues or even cells, minimizing unwanted side effects? While such breakthroughs may sound...
by Jonathan Mingle, MIT News Office
6.24.2016
9:55am
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Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people's faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder.
by Terence Chea, Associated Press
6.23.2016
10:31am
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Having diabetes increases the risk of dying from the effects of a heart attack by around 50 percent, according to a widespread study.
by University of Leeds
6.23.2016
10:21am
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Scientists have developed a magnetically controlled drug that can be condensed on a blood clot by means of a magnetic field. The new drug is safe for intravenous injection and can dissolve clots up to 4000 times more efficiently than ordinary enzyme-...
by ITMO University
6.23.2016
10:17am
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The tool is called the Phenocart, and it captures essential plant health data. The Phenocart measures plant vital signs like growth rate and color, the same way a Fitbit monitors human health signals like blood pressure and physical activity.
by American Society of Agronomy
6.23.2016
10:12am
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Hops, the flower cones used in beer-making, are also found in dietary supplements designed to help treat post-menopausal symptoms and other conditions. Scientists are now investigating whether an extract from the plant could also help fend off breast...
by American Chemical Society
6.23.2016
10:05am
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New research shows that long-term neurological problems from West Nile virus may be due to the patient’s own immune system destroying parts of the neurons in the brain, which suggests that intervening in the immune response may help prevent brain damage...
by Washington University in St. Louis
6.23.2016
10:00am
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A new study is helping to explain why the long-term use of common anticholinergic drugs used to treat conditions like allergies and overactive bladder lead to an increased risk of developing dementia later in life. The findings show that long-term...
by University of Western Ontario
6.23.2016
9:48am
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Doctors know that inappropriate prescribing can lead to antibiotic resistance. So why do they keep doing it?
by John Gums, University of Florida, The Conversation
6.23.2016
9:41am
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Columbia scientists have found that spikes in the activity of neurons in young mice do not spur corresponding boosts in blood flow -- a discovery that stands in stark contrast to the adult mouse brain. This new study raises questions about how the...
by Columbia University
6.22.2016
11:14am
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Scientists have performed the first CRISPR/Cas9 screen to discover human proteins that Zika virus needs for replication. This work reveals new leads that may be useful for halting Zika, dengue and other emerging viral infections.
by University of Massachusetts Medical School
6.22.2016
11:10am
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A study has discovered that Mitofusin 2 is required to preserve healthy muscles in mice. In the paper, researchers indicate that this protein could serve as a therapeutic target to ameliorate sarcopenia in the elderly.
by Institute for Research in Biomedicine
6.22.2016
11:01am
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Get a charge out of chocolate? New research suggests candy companies may be able to make lower fat versions of the tasty treat with a little electrical trick.
by Malcolm Ritter, AP Science Writer
6.22.2016
10:54am
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Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received a $4.3 million award from the Alzheimer’s Association to expand a major international clinical trial evaluating whether drugs can prevent Alzheimer’s disease in patients genetically...
by Washington University in St. Louis
6.22.2016
10:49am
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Researchers are beginning a study of up to 10,000 pregnant women in Puerto Rico, Brazil and other Zika-hit parts of Latin America and the Caribbean, to better understand the virus' threat.
by The Associated Press
6.22.2016
10:43am
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In a proof-of-principle study, a team of physicians and bioinformatics experts at Johns Hopkins reports they were able to diagnose or rule out suspected brain infections using so called next-generation genetic sequencing of brain tissue samples.
by Johns Hopkins University
6.22.2016
10:08am
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IBM announced a five-year collaboration with the University of Calgary to advance and expand genomic research into pediatric conditions such as autism.
6.20.2016
4:22pm
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Australian researchers have discovered that an existing medication could have promise in preventing breast cancer in women carrying a faulty BRCA1 gene.
by Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
6.20.2016
4:19pm
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Scientists have mapped an uncharted portion of the mouse brain to explain which circuit disruptions might occur in disorders such as Huntington's disease and autism.
by University of Southern California
6.20.2016
4:14pm
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When we smoke cigarettes, dozens of genes important for immune defense are altered in the epithelial cells that line the respiratory tract. Several of these changes likely increase the risk of bacterial infections, viruses, and inflammation. Now,...
by University of North Carolina
6.20.2016
3:59pm
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A team of researchers have found that the silencing of a specific gene may affect human social behavior, including a person's ability to form healthy relationships or to recognize the emotional states of others.
by University of Georgia
6.20.2016
3:53pm
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Tumors are composed of many subpopulations of cells. A general consensus among scientists is that these subpopulations are due to random mutations. However, researchers found that these assumptions may be incorrect. They report that certain...
by H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
6.20.2016
3:50pm
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It’s known that good sleep is important for memory formation, but a new study suggests that delayed exercise can also help boost retention of newly learned memories.
6.20.2016
10:05am
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Giant Ice Age species including elephant-sized sloths and powerful sabre-toothed cats that once roamed the windswept plains of Patagonia, southern South America, were finally felled by a perfect storm of a rapidly warming climate and humans, a new study...
by University of Adelaide
6.20.2016
9:59am
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