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Arginine Study Contributes to Understanding of Cell Membrane Properties

Nov 18 2016 FAYETTEVILLE Ark – New research at the University of Arkansas shows that arginine – one of 20 common amino acids – does not change its positive charge when inserted into the lipid ... - Read More

UT Southwestern Reports Highest-Resolution Model to Date of Brain Receptor Behind Marijuana's High

Nov 17 2016 DALLAS Nov 16 2016 – Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center report the most detailed 3 D structure to date of the brain receptor that binds and responds to the chemical at ... - Read More

Metamaterial uses light to control its motion

Researchers have designed a device that uses light to manipulate its mechanical properties The device which was fabricated using a plasmomechanical metamaterial operates through a unique mechanism that couples its optical and mechanical resonances enabling ... - 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

Proton diffusion discovery a boost for fuel cell technologies

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have made an important breakthrough which could lead to the design of better fuel cell materials In a paper published in Nature Communications they demonstrate how they synthesised nanometre ... - Read More

Researchers prevent, normalize tumors using light to control cell electric signals

Tufts University biologists using a frog model have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to prevent tumors from forming and normalize tumors after they have formed by using light to control electrical ... - Read More

New carbon capture membrane boasts carbon dioxide highways

A new highly permeable carbon capture membrane developed by scientists from the U S Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley Lab could lead to more efficient ways of separating carbon dioxide from power ... - Read More

UEA Scientists Pave Way for New Generation of Superbug Drugs

Released 18 Feb 2016 11 05 AM ESTEmbargo expired 22 Feb 2016 11 00 AM ESTSource Newsroom University of East Anglia Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nature February ... - Read More

Doughnut-shaped holes of killer proteins observed for the first time

Spanish and German researchers have successfully seen for the first time the pores shaped like rings and crescent moons that the Bax protein perforates in mitochondrial membranes This advance has been achieved thanks to super ... - Read More

Seeing the big picture in photosynthetic light harvesting

To understand what goes on inside a beehive you can't just study the activity of a single bee Likewise to understand the photosynthetic light harvesting that takes place inside the chloroplast of a leaf you ... - Read More

Highly efficient heavy metal ions filter

In November 2015 Brazil experienced an unparalleled environmental disaster When two dams broke at an iron ore mine a poisonous cocktail of heavy metals was sent pouring into the Rio Doce reaching the Atlantic some ... - 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

Maglab Research Paves Way for Flu Treatments

scientists were able to get a clear image of the channel and how protons moved through it causing the fusion of the virus with the host membranes “We can actually see the protons move ” ... - Read More

Scientists Discover Ancient Safety Valve Linking Pollen to Bacteria

but the tubes went on to burst unable to control the pressure that powered their growth The upshot was that pollen without MSL8 didn’t fertilize eggs as well Eric Hamilton a fourth year PhD candidate ... - 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

Corrected Protein Structure Reveals Drug Targets for Cancer, Neurodegenerative Diseases

Released 10 Aug 2015 3 05 PM EDTEmbargo expired 13 Aug 2015 12 00 PM EDTSource Newsroom University of California San Diego Health Sciences more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in ... - Read More

Misuse of sustainability concept may lead to even more toxic chemical materials

Replacement of toxic chemical components by non toxic natural analogs is a popular approach in sustainable projects The study carried out at Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry Moscow has shown that partial replacement of chemical ... - Read More

Simple method of binding pollutants in water

New types of membrane adsorbers remove unwanted particles from water and also at the same time dissolved substances such as the hormonally active bis phenol A or toxic lead To do this researchers at the ... - Read More

Designer's toolkit for dynamic DNA nanomachines: Arm-waving nanorobot signals new flexibility in DNA origami

The latest DNA nanodevices created at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen TUM including a robot with movable arms a book that opens and closes a switchable gear and an actuator may be intriguing in their own ... - Read More

Desalination with nanoporous graphene membrane

Less than 1 percent of Earth's water is drinkable Removing salt and other minerals from our biggest available source of water seawater may help satisfy a growing global population thirsty for fresh water for drinking ... - Read More
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