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cryopreserve

Nature’s Antifreeze Inspires Revolutionary Bacteria Cryopreservation Technique

Synthetic reproductions of antifreeze proteins found in polar fish can be used to cryopreserve - or ‘freeze’ – bacteria Revolutionary approach is more...
antibiotics

Nature’s Defence Mechanisms Can Reduce the Use of Antibiotics

Antimicrobial resistance is one of the biggest threats to human health according to the World Health Organization, WHO. Researchers from National Food Institute, Technical...
Dark proteome

Dark Proteome as the Focus of a New Priority Program

Professor Edward Lemke will be coordinating a new Priority Program researching the formation and function of characteristic protein complexes in the cell. The German...
Parkinson

Parkinson-Related Protein Is ‘Tunable’ Variable Network Strength

Alpha-synuclein is abundant in our brain. It is known that it can turn against us: in neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson, the protein shows aberrant...
zika virus

Zika Virus Eliminates Advanced Human Tumor in Central Nervous System of...

A Brazilian study published April 26 in the journal Cancer Research shows for the first time in vivo that Zika virus can be used as a...
vaccine development

Discovery of Immune Cells Able to Defend Against Mutating Viruses Could...

Vaccines become ineffective when a virus mutates, and tackling this problem is a priority for researchers. Vaccinations aim to stimulate the body to produce...
optical microscopy

Stagediving with Biomolecules Improves Optical Microscopy

The resolution of conventional optical microscopy is limited by the fundamental physical principle of diffraction to about one half of the wavelength of the...
lyophilization

Purdue Research Hub to Transform Freeze-Drying Process Used to Make Lifesaving...

Purdue University researchers and industry leaders are teaming up to transform the freeze-drying process, formally known as lyophilization, used to make everything from lifesaving...
Ebola immunity detector

Ebola Immunity Detector Has Been Developed, Scientists Reveal

The device, which was developed in collaboration with UCL, works in a similar way to a pregnancy test. However instead of detecting hormones, it looks...
Longevity Proteinvideo

Secrets of Longevity Protein Revealed in New Study

Named after the Greek goddess who spun the thread of life, Klotho proteins play an important role in the regulation of longevity and metabolism....
turmeric

A Spicy Finding

Extracts of the plant turmeric — the spice that gives Indian curries a yellow color — have been used as an anti-inflammatory treatment in...
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All in a Molecule of Water for Effective Cancer Therapy

A single molecule of water is the reason certain mutations are more responsive to a ‘targeted’ cancer therapy, according to molecular-scale simulations carried out...
diabetes

Formula Made with Cow’s Milk Does Not Increase Diabetes Risk

A 15-year global study of children genetically predisposed to developing Type 1 diabetes found that drinking formula made with cow’s milk did not increase...
genomics

Lights, Camera, Action of Genes in Development

Levine uses live-imaging and other methods to study the regulation of genes involved in the development of an organism from embryo to adulthood. He...
Mud Crabsvideo

‘Hide or Get Eaten,’ Urine Chemicals Tell Mud Crabs

Psssst, mud crabs, time to hide because blue crabs are coming to eat you! That’s the warning the prey get from the predators’ urine...
zika virus

Immune Response to Zika Virus Contributes to Fetal Harm

The same proteins that mount a potent immune response to Zika viral infection can also harm the placenta and fetal development, according to a...
Drosophila

The Sixth Taste?

Calcium is something of a double-edged sword. Too much of the essential element is as dangerous as too little, either case adversely affecting health...
Diabetic Blindness

Diabetic Blindness Caused and Reversed “Trapped” Immune Cells In Rodent Retinas

Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered a cell signaling pathway in mice that triggers vision loss in patients with diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion...
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MGH Team Engineers Anti-Inflammatory Antibodies That May Treat Autoimmune Disease

A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has found a way to engineer antibodies within an organism, converting autoantibodies that attack “self” tissues...
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Keeping Stem Cells NaïVe

Two ‘finger-like’ proteins employ different mechanisms to help safeguard the ability of embryonic stem cells to differentiate into a variety of cell types, according...