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plants

Plants Under Heat Stress Must Act Surprisingly Quickly to Survive

In new results reported in The Plant Cell, molecular biologist Elizabeth Vierling at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and colleagues in India and China...
agingvideo

Chemicals from Gut Bacteria Maintain Vitality in Aging Animals

A class of chemicals made by intestinal bacteria, known as indoles, help worms, flies and mice maintain mobility and resilience for more of their...
Protein Deficiency

Scripps Florida Scientists Identify Protein Deficiency Involved in Childhood Anemia and...

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have shown how the lack of a specific protein may be a significant contributing...
viruses

Viruses and Aphids That Help Crops? ISU Scientists Think It May...

Farmers often go to great lengths to keep viruses and aphids out of their fields, but Iowa State University scientists are imagining a future...
frailty

Way of Predicting Worsening Frailty in over 40s Men Discovered

Scientists from The University of Manchester have discovered how to predict worsening frailty in men over the age of 40. Dr Agnieszka Swiecicka, a Clinical...
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Findings Pave Way for Three-Drug Combination Treatment for Childhood Leukemia

Findings UCLA researchers have developed a new approach that could eventually help young people respond better to treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The scientists discovered...
rubber

Harvard Researchers Develop Tough, Self-Healing Rubber

Imagine a tire that could heal after being punctured or a rubber band that never snapped. Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of...
DNA protein

How DNA Protein Machines Collide Head on and Stop Replication

A new study describes how head-on collisions between protein machines on chromosomes can disrupt DNA replication and boost the rate of gene mutations that...
air pollution

Survey Captures Global Picture of Air Pollution’s Effects on Birds

Famously, the use of caged birds to alert miners to the invisible dangers of gases such as carbon monoxide gave rise to the cautionary...
pro-cancer

Mouse Study Helps Explain the Paradoxical Pro-Cancer Effects of Paclitaxel

The very same treatment that thwarts breast cancer has a dark side – it can fuel the spread of the disease to the lungs. Researchers...
frailty

Fight Frailty with Intense Bursts of Exercise, Research Shows

Growing older may not have to mean growing frail. A preclinical study has revealed that brief periods of intense physical activity can be safely...
cell death

Developing a New, More Sensitive Sensor for Evaluating Drug Safety

A new technique for evaluating drug safety can detect stress on cells at earlier stages than conventional methods, which mostly rely on detecting cell...
biosensorvideo

A Better Biosensor? No Sweat

One downside to medical sensors that test human sweat: You have to sweat. Sweating from exertion or a stifling room temperature can be impractical for...
memory alloy sensory

Embedded Shape Memory Alloy Sensory Particles May Better Detect Damage in...

Most of us take flying in an airplane for granted. We book our tickets, sit through the long check-in lines, and if we’re lucky,...
Porous Crystals

Formation of Porous Crystals Observed for the First Time

The study showed that the mechanism of crystal growth follows the same strategies by which ice crystals grow in clouds, an analogy which could...
Cell senescence

Cell Senescence Is Regulated by Innate DNA Sensing

Cells in the body or in cultures eventually stop replicating. This phenomenon is called “senescence” and is triggered by shortening of telomeres, oxidative stress...
medical adhesive

Sticky When Wet: Strong Adhesives for Wound Healing

Anyone who has ever tried to put on a Band-Aid when their skin is damp knows that it can be frustrating. Wet skin isn’t the...
psychiatric disorders

Combination of CACNA1C-Gene and Stress Increases Risk for Disorder

Using genome-wide association studies, researchers are identifying more and more genes associated with psychiatric disorders. However, these studies do not take into account the...
pollution

Rush Hour Pollution May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

The first in-car measurements of exposure to pollutants that cause oxidative stress during rush hour commutes has turned up potentially alarming results. The levels...
corals

Newly Described Algae Species Toughens up Corals to Endure Warming Oceans

Global climate change has increased water temperatures in the world's oceans, often causing mass coral bleaching and mortality, which harms not only corals, but...