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Tuesday | Memphis

St. Judea s James Downing

James Downing was bound for the big leagues. Not quite big enough to continue playing football in college, Downing had what he thought it took as an outfielder at Aquinas High School in Southgate, Michigan.

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Related Topix: Southgate, MI, Biology, Science, University of Michigan Dearborn, University of Florida

Tuesday | EurekAlert!

Counting down to FEBS-EMBO 2014 in Paris, France

With thirty days to go and almost 2500 registered participants, the final preparations for the FEBS-EMBO 2014 Conference are well underway.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Biology, Science, Harvard University,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Newswise

Researchers Produce Record-Length Mirror-Image Protein

University of Utah biochemists have reported an advance in the production of functional mirror-image proteins.

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Related Topix: University of Utah, Sundance Film Festival, Biology, Science

Health News Digest

Ten Highly Cited UT Southwestern Researchers Among 2014 World's Most Influential Scientific Minds

July 28, 2014 - Ten UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are among the most highly cited researchers in the U.S., earning them a place on Thomas Reuters' 2014 list of the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds.

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Related Topix: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Biotech, Charitable Organizations, Biology, Science, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Cancer researchers identify irreversible inhibitor for KRAS gene mutation

DALLAS July 28, 2014 UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer researchers have found a molecule that selectively and irreversibly interferes with the activity of a mutated cancer gene common in 30 percent of tumors.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

UMass Dartmouth Office of Undergraduate Research 2014 Summer Stipend Awards

UMass Dartmouth's Office of Undergraduate Research recently announced the winners of its 2014 summer stipend awards.

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Related Topix: UMass Dartmouth, Chemistry, Biology, Fairhaven, MA, Computer Science, Medway, MA

Medical News Today

Protein once seen as a promising anti-cancer compound helps to stabilize neural circuits

Researchers at UC San Francisco have discovered that endostatin, a protein that once aroused intense interest as a possible cancer treatment, plays a key role in the stable functioning of the nervous system.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, UC San Francisco, Biology, Science, Myasthenia Gravis

Agri Marketing

No. Carolina State Professor Wins AFIA's New Frontiers In Animal Nutrition Award

NO. CAROLINA STATE PROFESSOR WINS AFIA'S NEW FRONTIERS IN ANIMAL NUTRITION AWARD Jul. 28, 2014 Source: American Feed Industry Association news release Jack Odle, Ph.D., an animal scientist at North Carolina State University, was presented with the New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award Sunday as part of the Nutrition Research Awards.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, North Carolina State University, Biology, Science, Agriculture

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Protein Foundry first start-up in Medical College of Wisconsin's incubator program

Brian Volkman and Chad Koplinski check a column used for filtering in their lab at the Medical College of Wisconsin on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Medical College of Wisconsin, Biology, Science

RedOrbit

google baseline study

Having already waded knee-deep into the world of driverless cars, optical head-mounted displays and other wearable technology, Google is reportedly poised to tackle its biggest challenge yet - a perfectly healthy human body.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Genetics, Medicine, Biology

Fri Jul 25, 2014

ScienceBlogs

Exactly 8.2% or 80% of the Human Genome is Functional [Discovering Biology in a Digital World]

Science and its interpretation is wonderful. Today I saw a post on Twitter from @LAbizar, referencing an @GEN, post that stated 8.2% of Human DNA is Functional with a link to a GEN article: "Surprise: Only 8.2% of Human DNA Is Functional."

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Genetics

Cell Research

A Smad3 and TTF-1/NKX2-1 complex regulates Smad4-independent gene expression

Although TTF-1 inhibits the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition induced by transforming growth factor-β in lung adenocarcinoma cells, the mechanism through which TTF-1 inhibits the functions of TGF-β is unknown.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Pancreatic Cancer, Health, Lung Cancer

The Boulder County Business Report

Can pot fight cancer? UNC seeks the answerRead more

Dr. Richard Hyslop, a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Northern Colorado, left, is leading a project that seeks to identify methods of delivering inactive cannabis compounds thought to slow tumor growth into the body without causing the serious side effects associated with ingesting large quantities of active cannabis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Marijuana, University of Northern Colorado, Chemistry, Biology, Science, Colorado

CiteULike

HSPBs: small proteins with big implications in human disease.

The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology , Vol. 44, No. 10. , pp.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Cell Biology

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Circulation

Impact of Phospholipid Transfer Protein on Nascent High-Density...

From the Department of Internal Medicine , Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences , Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry , and Saha Cardiovascular Research Center , University of Kentucky, Lexington; and Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center , Lexington, KY.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Biology, Science, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky

Wall Street Journal

Google's New 'Moonshot:' The Healthy Human Body

Called Baseline Study, the project will collect anonymous genetic and molecular information from 175 people-and later thousands more-to create what the company hopes will be the fullest picture of what a healthy human being should be.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Molecular Biology, Stanford University

PhysOrg Weblog

New treatment fights common infant virus

Researchers at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced results of a clinical trial of a new drug shown to safely reduce the viral load and clinical illness of healthy adult volunteers intranasally infected with respiratory syncytial virus .

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Immunology, Microbiology, Biology, Science, University of Tennessee

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers uncover an unexpected role for endostatin in the nervous system

Researchers at UC San Francisco have discovered that endostatin, a protein that once aroused intense interest as a possible cancer treatment, plays a key role in the stable functioning of the nervous system.

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Related Topix: UC San Francisco, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Biology, Science, Myasthenia Gravis

Newswise

The Signal and the Noise

Talk to Henrik Dohlman, PhD, and you'll realize that the quest for personalized medicine is about to get a whole lot more personal.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

DNA India

Here's how Popeye will fuel tomorrow's world with spinach

Purdue University physicists are part of an international group using spinach to study the proteins involved in photosynthesis, the process by which plants convert the sun's energy into carbohydrates used to power cellular processes.

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Related Topix: Purdue University, Physics, Science, Biology

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