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
Alcoholism inflicts a heavy physical emotional and financial toll on individuals and society Now new discoveries and promising animal studies are offering a glimmer of hope that a new class of drugs could treat the ... - Read More
had one two or three mutations The only state with a population of lice still largely susceptible to the insecticide was Michigan Why lice haven’t developed resistance there is still under investigation Yoon says The ... - Read More
Taking child's play with building blocks to a whole new level the nanometer scale scientists at the U S Department of Energy's DOE Brookhaven National Laboratory have constructed 3D superlattice multicomponent nanoparticle arrays where the ... - Read More
A new high tech but simple ointment applied to the skin may one day help diabetic patients heal stubborn and painful ulcers on their feet Northwestern University researchers report Scientist and dermatologist Amy S Paller ... - Read More
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
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
New research shows bacteria can use tiny magnetic particles to effectively create a 'natural battery ' According to work published in journal Science on 27 March the bacteria can load electrons onto and discharge electrons ... - Read More
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
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
As one of the first research Institutes to take part in the MinION Access Programme MAP for portable DNA sequencing introduced by Oxford Nanopore Technologies The Genome Analysis Centre TGAC 's task force share their ... - Read More
Since HIV emerged in the ‘80s drug “cocktails” transformed the deadly disease into a manageable one But the virus is adept at developing resistance to drugs and treatment regimens require tweaking that can be costly ... - Read More
Life science researchers at Virginia Tech have accelerated a game changing technology that's being used to study one of the planet's most lethal disease carrying animals Writing in this week's Proceedings of the National Academy ... - Read More
Treating respiratory disease is often difficult because drugs have to cross biological barriers such as respiratory tissue and mucosa and must therefore be given in large quantities in order for an effective amount to reach ... - Read More
Light can be used to activate normal non genetically modified neurons through the use of targeted gold nanoparticles report scientists from the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago The new technique ... - Read More
In 1953 Watson and Crick first published the discovery of the double helix structure of the DNA They were able to visualize the DNA structure by means of X Ray diffraction Techniques such as electron ... - Read More
New clinical trial findings provide further evidence that combining chemotherapy with radiation therapy is the best treatment for people with a low grade form of brain cancer The findings come from a phase II study ... - Read More
A University of Utah study of nearly 2 000 year old livestock teeth show that early herders from northern Africa could have traveled past Kenya's Lake Victoria on their way to southern Africa because the ... - Read More
NASA scientists studying the origin of life have reproduced uracil cytosine and thymine three key components of our hereditary material in the laboratory They discovered that an ice sample containing pyrimidine exposed to ultraviolet radiation ... - Read More
An international research team wants to create semi artificial chloroplasts for the manufacture of biotechnologically relevant products For this purpose they aim to modify the photosynthetic process of natural chloroplasts The EU is funding the ... - Read More
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