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Protein and Salt Drive Post-Meal Sleepiness

Nov 23 2016 Sleepiness after a large meal is something we all experience and new research with fruit flies suggests higher protein and salt content in our food as well as the volume consumed can ... - Read More

Ten Rutgers Professors Named Fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Nov 21 2016 Ten Rutgers professors have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science AAAS an honor conferred on 381 other experts in the U S and abroad The fellows ... - Read More

Understanding the Delayed Response to Antidepressants

Oct 12 2016 Depression is a mental illness that affects how a person feels thinks and handles daily activities Antidepressants are prescribed to alleviate the symptoms of depression and help the brain process and use ... - Read More

Toxicoepigenetics: The Emerging Field Many Are Exploring Without Knowing It

they just might not realize it ” The epigenome is the master regulator of gene expression and thus has an integral role in nearly every physiological process Therefore toxicologists who research health exposure related disease ... - Read More

Ludwig Researchers Solve a Mystery of Early Embryonic Development

by adding three identical molecules known as methyl groups at a specific place on a packaging protein known as histone 3. Dahl a visiting scholar in Ren’s lab and co first author on the Nature ... - Read More

Large Protein Nanocages Could Improve Drug Design and Delivery

Sep 17 2016 Using novel computational and biochemical approaches scientists have accurately designed and built from scratch 10 large protein icosahedra polyhedra with 20 faces similar to viral capsids that carry viral DNA The designed ... - Read More

U of S Researchers Develop New Tools to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

the RecA enzyme that turns it on and the LexA enzyme that keeps it turned off The team developed compounds that inhibit the RecA “on” switch This prevented the SOS response made the antibiotics more ... - Read More

New Theorem Helps Reveal Tuberculosis' Secret

Released 22 Feb 2016 4 05 PM ESTSource Newsroom Rice University Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations PLOS Computational BiologyMar 1 2016 HOUSTON Feb 22 2016 A new methodology ... - Read More

Pulling Apart the Cytoskeleton

Released 23 Nov 2015 4 05 PM ESTSource Newsroom ASBMB Today Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Journal of Biological ChemistryBy Alexandra Pantos Nov 25 2015 Maintaining the shape ... - Read More

How a Mutant Worm's Reaction to a Foul Smell Could Lead to New Treatment Avenues for Disease

and remembered it from previous experiments dealing with something totally different ” “Many of science’s great findings are serendipitous ” Yu adds “Our story shows why it’s so important for society to support basic science ... - Read More

UD Finding Could Improve in vitro Fertilization

in The Lancet in 1969 as a master’s student at the University of the West Indies in her native Jamaica The response to that paper was so dramatic with requests for copies from scientists around ... - Read More

Diabetes drug found in freshwater is a potential cause of intersex fish

A medication commonly taken for Type II diabetes which is being found in freshwater systems worldwide has been shown to cause intersex in fish male fish that produce eggs A study by Rebecca Klaper at ... - Read More

Crime scene discovery: Scientist separates the DNA of identical twins

SINCE its first use in the 1980s a breakthrough dramatised in recent ITV series Code of a Killer DNA profiling has been a vital tool for forensic investigators Now researchers at the University of Huddersfield ... - Read More

Bioenergy: Genetics of wood formation

To begin to understand the complex genetic interactions that control poplar growth a potential bioenergy crop researchers developed a robust high throughput pipeline for studying the hierarchy of genetic regulation of wood formation using tissue ... - Read More

Thin transparent flexible screens: Roll up your screen and stow it away?

From smartphones and tablets to computer monitors and interactive TV screens electronic displays are everywhere As the demand for instant constant communication grows so too does the urgency for more convenient portable devices especially devices ... - Read More

Materials Genomics Initiative: Sequencing the DNA of things

The process of trial and error in scientific research is costly and time consuming And while scientific innovation and discovery is necessary to find solutions to some of society's largest challenges think clean energy national ... - Read More

Novel nanoparticle therapy promotes wound healing

An experimental therapy developed by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University cut in half the time it takes to heal wounds compared to no treatment at all Details of the therapy ... - Read More

Fat Turns From Diabetes Foe to Potential Treatment

16 to 18 fold The researchers suspected that these lipids were behind the increased insulin sensitivity They figured if that were the case then research on these newly discovered fats could someday lead to a ... - Read More

New Research Discovers 4-Stranded DNA-Binding Protein Conserved in Plants and Animals

trying to figure out how these may function as tiny molecular gene switches In humans G4 DNA is present in genes that regulate cancer and cell division A previously published paper by Bass Kopylov Stroupe ... - Read More

Archaea: Surviving in hostile territory

Many strange creatures live in the deep sea but few are odder than archaea primitive single celled bacteria like microorganisms Archaea go to great lengths eating methane or breathing sulfur or metal instead of oxygen ... - Read More
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