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HudsonAlpha Scientists Identify “poisonous” Piece of Genetic Code Causing Infant Seizures

Researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have pinpointed a previously unknown cause of a serious seizure disorder most common in babies, potentially opening...
rare disease, Alzheimer’s, elective genetic tests, infant seizures, dementia, genomics sequencing technology

Researchers Identify New Candidate Genetic Risk Factor for Type of Dementia

Scientists from the Myers Lab at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology contributed to finding a newly-identified risk factor for one of the more common forms of...
rare disease, Alzheimer’s, elective genetic tests, infant seizures, dementia, genomics sequencing technology

HudsonAlpha to Deploy New Genomics Sequencing Technology to Diagnose Children in...

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a genomics and genetics research institute in Huntsville, Ala., will use a new genomic sequencing system to conduct additional diagnostic...
bats

Bats Harbor a Gene Swiped from an Ancient Ebola-Like Virus

Some 18 million years ago, an ancestor of mouse-eared bats “stole” genetic material from an ancient virus related to Ebola.The swiped genetic sequence — a...
senescent cells

Cells Stop Dividing When This Gene Kicks into High Gear

Scientists seeking to unlock the secrets of cellular aging have identified a gene that triggers senescence, a phenomenon in which cells stop dividing.Senescence is...
batr dronesvideo

A Drone Made for a Dark Night

To get drones to fly around complicated obstacles in the dark by themselves, University of Cincinnati researchers are turning to the pros.Bats have evolved...
Conical Intersection

Non-Adiabatic Reaction Mechanism Identified at Conical Intersection

Research team led by Professor Sang Kyu Kim at KAIST Department of Chemistry observed two distinct reaction pathways that occur at conical intersection where...
depth sensors

New Depth Sensors Could Be Sensitive Enough for Self-Driving Cars

For the past 10 years, the Camera Culture group at MIT’s Media Lab has been developing innovative imaging systems — from a camera that...
zika virus

Monkeys Infected by Mosquito Bites Further Zika Virus Research

Monkeys who catch Zika virus through bites from infected mosquitoes develop infections that look like human Zika cases, and may help researchers understand the...
drought

New Screening Technique Will Allow Crop Breeders to Develop Drought Resistant...

Chithra Karunakaran and Karen Tanino’s team developed a simple non-destructive method to screen hundreds of wheat leaf samples in a day, reducing the time...
ribosome

Protein Intentionally Terminates Own Synthesis by Destabilizing Synthesis Machinery — the...

Proteins are functional molecules, which support life and are three-dimensional structures of polypeptide chains, chains of linked amino acids. The configuration of amino acids...
quantum computing

Quantum Computing with Molecules for a Quicker Search of Unsorted Databases

Scrapbooks or social networks are collections of mostly unsorted data. The search for single elements in very large data volumes, i.e. for the needle...
mushroom

Mushrooms Are Full of Antioxidants That May Have Antiaging Potential

Mushrooms may contain unusually high amounts of two antioxidants that some scientists suggest could help fight aging and bolster health, according to a team...
brain

UB Researcher Targets Specific Areas of the Brain to Better Understand...

“If we’re able to identify a therapy that has more potent effects on junk food intake as opposed to healthier foods, it could be...
Computer Tomographyvideo

Nano-CT Device Successfully Tested

Computer Tomography (CT) is a standard procedure in hospitals, but so far, the technology has not been suitable for imaging extremely small objects. In...
cyber security

Professors Develop Model to Strengthen Wireless Networks for Natural Disasters

Protecting and strengthening the security of wireless networks used by law enforcement, firefighters and emergency responders during natural disasters and minimizing damage to networks...
nanophotonic chips

The Chips Stack up with Victoria Fellowship Win

RMIT’s Dr Haoran Ren will use the fellowship awarded overnight by the Victorian Government to undertake a three-month study mission to France.There he will...
cancer drug

Public-Private Consortium Aims to Cut Preclinical Cancer Drug Discovery from Six...

Scientists from two U.S. national laboratories, industry and academia today launched an unprecedented effort to transform the way cancer drugs are discovered by creating...
blood clots

IU-based Drug-discovery Startup Aims to Use Nanotechnology to Digest Blood Clots...

Researchers in the Indiana University School of Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine have launched a startup to develop nanotechnology to help people affected by blood...
Earthquake

Earthquake Risk Elevated with Detection of Spontaneous Tectonic Tremor in Anza...

Scientists at the University of California, Riverside have detected spontaneous tectonic tremor — a signature of slow earthquakes deep below the earth’s surface —...