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Glow-In-The-Dark Paper

Glow-In-The-Dark Paper as a Rapid Test for Infectious Diseases

Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and Keio University today present a practicable and reliable way to test for infectious diseases. All you...
skin diseases

Mutations in This Molecule May Have Helped Mammoths Tolerate the Cold

Columbia University biomedical researchers have captured close-up views of TRPV3, a skin-cell ion channel that plays important roles in sensing temperature, itch, and pain. Why...
Stress hormone

Stress Hormone Is Key Factor in Failure of Immune System to...

A team led by Dr Vadim Sumbayev, of the University’s Medway School of Pharmacy, found for the first time that blood/bone marrow cancer – acute myeloid leukemia...
RUNX-deficient cancers

RUNX Proteins Act as Regulators in DNA Repair

A study by researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore has revealed that RUNX proteins...
Drug Development

Infrared Sensor as a New Method for Drug Development

With an infrared sensor, biophysicists of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have succeeded in quickly and easily investigating which active ingredients influence the structure of...
food allergies

Allergy Potential of Strawberries and Tomatoes Depends on the Variety

Strawberries and tomatoes are among the most widely consumed fruits and vegetables worldwide. However, many people are allergic to them, especially if they have...
koalas

Australian Scientists Crack the Genetic Code of Koalas

A team of Australian and international scientists – including UNSW Sydney Professor Marc Wilkins – have made a significant breakthrough, successfully sequencing the full koala...
Leukaemia

T-Cell Leukaemia: Cancer Cells Take Advantage of ‘Survival Protein’

Cancer researchers have shown that some patients with T-cell leukaemia produce too much of the BCL-2 protein. Cancer cells take advantage of this ‘survival...
Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s Breakthrough: Brain Metals That May Drive Disease Progression Revealed

Breakthrough in description of metals in brain which may drive the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, made by international research collaboration, including University of...
Antidiabetic drug

Antidiabetic Drug Is Tested Against Head and Neck Cancer

In a study involving more than 2,000 volunteers in five hospitals in São Paulo State, Brazil, the use of metformin, one of the world’s...
Molecular Movievideo

Scientists Make the First Molecular Movie of One of Nature’s Most...

Scientists have made the first molecular movie of the instant when light hits a sensor that's widely used in nature for probing the environment...
lung cancer

On the Search for New Approaches to Cure Lung Cancer

Protein kinases regulate nearly all processes in cells. If the function of these enzymes is disrupted, often cancer will develop. In particular certain types...
Alzheimer’s disease

Memory Processes Depend on Protein ‘Off-Switch’ – Could Lead to New...

Memory and learning depend on a protein 'off-switch' in the brain - new University of Warwick research Arc protein increases rapidly in the...
cancer researchvideo

Two New Pathways Expand the Horizon for Cancer Research

Dramatically reshaping the scope of cancer research, the discovery was made by investigating a special class of genes known as noncoding RNA’s (ncRNA) found...
tuberculosis and Parkinson’s disease

Link Between Tuberculosis and Parkinson’s Disease Discovered

The mechanism our immune cells use to clear bacterial infections like tuberculosis (TB) might also be implicated in Parkinson's disease, according to a new...
Hotter bodies fight infections

Hotter Bodies Fight Infections and Tumours Better

Higher body temperatures speed our bodies' responses to infections, wounds and tumours - researchers at the Universities of Warwick and Manchester prove Slight...
cerebrospinal fluid

Flow of Cerebrospinal Fluid Regulates Division

The ancient Greek aphorism panta rhei means “everything flows”, a phrase used by philosophers to describe the constant flux and interplay between the past...
crystallizevideo

Chemists ‘Crystallize’ New Approach to Materials Science

A team of chemists at the University of California San Diego conducted breakthrough research for materials science—a field for which chemistry frequently provides information...
Genetic Disorder Ectodermal Dysplasia

Very First Successful Attempts at Therapy for Genetic Disorder Ectodermal Dysplasia

One in 30,000 children suffer from ectodermal dysplasia. During attempts to treat the disorder in utero, a team of doctors led by Prof. Dr....
Cholesterol vaccine

‘Cholesterol Vaccine’: Twice-Yearly Jab Could Help to Halve ‘Bad’ Cholesterol

Researchers say the drug, which works by silencing genes in the liver and could be delivered by injection at a GP surgery just twice...