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cancer treatment

New Discovery into Cells’ Energy Supply Could Lead to Targeted Cancer...

Scientists have made a significant breakthrough in understanding how the molecular machines that produce key proteins in the power packs of cells are cleaned...
mitochondrial inner NEET

MiNT Protein a Fresh Target to Attack Disease

A two-faced protein in a chain that regulates iron and other elements in cells could provide a new target to treat cancer, diabetes and...
cancer cells

Precision Nanomaterials May Pave New Way to Selectively Kill Cancer Cells,...

Dendrimers – or cascade molecules – are organically synthesized large molecules that match nature's peptides and proteins with respect to size and structure. Researchers...
cancer

New Project Will Develop Light-Activated Molecules to Fight Cancer and Infection

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin and six other countries are leading a €2.5 million Horizon 2020-funded project to optimise the design of molecules that...
corals

Helping Corals to Cope with Pressure

Tiny plant cells, known as dinoflagellates, that live within coral tissue can help to regulate the osmotic pressure in corals to better cope with...
vascular diseases

Liver Inflammation Raises Cholesterol Levels

Inflammatory processes in the liver lead to elevated cholesterol levels in people with diabetes, thus promoting subsequent vascular diseases. This is the result of...
Alzheimer’s disease

Missing Link Identified Between Immune Cells and Alzheimer’s

By studying the effects of immune cells that surround blood vessels in the brain, Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have discovered a new pathway involving...
cytoskeleton

Seafood Poisoning Bug Thwarts a Key Host Defense by Attacking the...

The leading cause of acute gastroenteritis linked to eating raw seafood disarms a key host defense system in a novel way: It paralyzes a...
cancer

How Bile Duct Cancer Develops and How It Can Be Prevented

Two different types of cancer can develop in the liver. The more common malignant tumors are hepatocellular carcinomas, which arise from liver cells. Less...
Antioxidants

Antioxidants Get Small

Treated particles of graphene derived from carbon nanotubes have demonstrated remarkable potential as life-saving antioxidants, but as small as they are, something even smaller...
Endometriosis

New Hope given to Women Struggling to Conceive

Southampton researchers have found new insight into why some women have difficulty falling pregnant. Endometriosis is a chronic condition affecting around 10 per cent of...
Treating Cancer

Groundbreaking Study Sheds Light on Treating Cancer

A new study, affiliated with UNIST has presented a natural, alternative, and holistic cancer treatment that uses light to selectively wipe out cancerous cells...
public lecture, human societies, plant protein, climate, Skin Disease, Form of Light, clean energy, batteries, Ascaris roundworm, inflammation, motor neurone disease, breast cancer

New insights into a billion-person problem: Ascaris roundworm infection 

Scientists working out of Trinity College Dublin, Maynooth University, and Queen Mary University of London have unearthed a potential new preventative option to combat Ascaris roundworm...
spatiotemporal averaging

Flower Bud Uniformity Beholden to Time and Space

What makes flowers on a plant almost identical, or internal organs remarkably reproducible?A study of sepals in Arabidopsis plants published in the July 11...
skin disease

Nanotechnology delivery system offers new approach to skin disease therapies

Hebrew University formula that activates the body's natural defense against free radicals could control a variety of skin pathologies and disorders
toxic metals

Impact of toxic metals on agriculture and crop yields

Contamination of soil and water with toxic metals is a major problem for agriculture. It is harmful to farmers because it impairs crop yields,...
MRSA

Copper destroys MRSA at a touch 

New research from the University of Southampton shows that copper can destroy MRSA spread by touching and fingertip contamination of surfaces. Frequently-touched surfaces in busy...