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New ASU center to expand cutting-edge research

New ASU center to expand cutting-edge research Ground-breaking research center will use powerful X-rays to unlock molecular secrets.


Related Topix: Arizona State University, Biology, Science

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Research Associate: Neurobiology and Signal Transduction

Neurobiology and Signal Transduction: Investigating the role of cytoskeletal signals that mediate neurite formation and axon dendrite specifications.


Related Topix: Biology, Molecular Biology, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

Molecule enhances copper's lethal punch against microbes

Harnessing a natural process in the body that pumps lethal doses of copper to fungi and bacteria shows promise as a new way to kill infectious microbes, a team of scientists at Duke University report.


Related Topix: Duke University, Biology, Science, Chemistry, Pharmacology

R & D

Breakthrough in understanding of important blood protein

New Danish research describes a previously unknown protein mechanism. This provides an exceptionally detailed understanding of how nature works, and it can also provide the ability to control nature-in this case, it is about how coagulated blood can be dissolved, and this can lead to treatment of diseases carrying a risk of blood clots.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

R & D

New paper describes how DNA avoids damage from UV light

The findings advance fundamental understanding of DNA damage by the UV rays found in sunlight.


Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health, Genetics, Chemistry, Biology, Science

Fight Aging!

Resistance to Oxidative Stress in Cells of Long-Lived Species

We can all help to speed research into the prevention of every age-related disease: funding is the limiting factor, so let's raise funds.


Related Topix: Biology, Science

Medical News Today

Irreversible inhibitor for KRAS gene mutation identified by cancer researchers

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.


Related Topix: Biology, Science

Tue Jul 29, 2014


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.


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


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.


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

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Researchers Produce Record-Length Mirror-Image Protein

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Medical College of Wisconsin, Biology, Science


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.


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

Fri Jul 25, 2014


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."


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.


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.


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