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Aging (84)
The Relationship Between Sex Hormones and Cardiovascular Disease in Post- Menopausal Women
Jul 10, 2018 2:00 pm

In post-menopausal women, having a higher blood level of a male hormone (testosterone) and a higher ratio of the male-type to-female type (estrogen) of hormones is associated with a higher risk of ...
The Secret of Long, Healthy and Cancer free Life of Bats
Jun 28, 2018 4:00 pm

Bats are some of the longest-lived mammals in the world relative to their size. Professor Emma Teeling and her team studied bat telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes, in search of longevity...
Uncovering One of the Secrets of Cellular Aging , a Gene Leads to Senescence by Stopping Cells from Dividing
Jun 27, 2018 10:00 am

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 a natural occurrence in the...
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Arthrology (4)
a World With NO Arthritis
Feb 15, 2018 12:00 pm

There may come a time when people won’t require surgery to replace their joints. One researcher, Denis Evseenko, MD, Ph.D., a scientist at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern C...
New Subset Of T-Cells Implicated in Rheumatoid arthritis
Feb 11, 2017 2:00 pm

A research team led by scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has carefully scrutinized the immune cells from patients with rheumatoid arthritis, revealing a striking new subset of T-c...
Fibroblasts CouldProvide New Target for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dec 20, 2016 8:05 am

A study led by researchers at the University of Birmingham reveals the key role of different types of fibroblast cells in the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), opening up a new avenue for rese...
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Bacteriology (249)
Fresh Insights into how New Disease-Causing Strains of Bacteria Emerge
Aug 8, 2018 9:00 am

Scientists have shed light on how a major cause of human and animal disease can jump between species, by studying its genes. The findings reveal fresh insights into how new disease-causing strains of ...
Metagenomics Provide Us with New Antibiotics in a Silver Platter !!
Aug 4, 2018 12:00 pm

Soil, the source of our best antibiotics, can be more thoroughly mined for new drugs and other useful chemicals with the help of metagenomics, according to scientists at the University of California, ...
How Could Cell-Free DNA Help Us With Monitoring Urinary Tract Infections? This Novel Method Might Do
Jul 24, 2018 12:00 pm

Using shotgun DNA sequencing, Cornell University researchers have demonstrated a new method for monitoring urinary tract infections (UTIs) that surpasses traditional methods in providing valuable i...
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Bioinformatics (195)
Identifying Enzymes Play Key Role in DNA Replication That May Be Potential Targets for Development Chemotherapeutic Drugs
Aug 14, 2018 11:00 am

Loss of TLK1 and TLK2 results in extensive DNA damage during DNA replication and in cancer cell death. Depletion of TLK1/2 enhances the effectiveness of some chemotherapeutic agents currently being te...
A Novel Computational Method to Track Cancer Metastasis
Aug 12, 2018 11:00 am

Princeton researchers have developed a new computational method that increases the ability to track the spread of cancer cells from one part of the body to another. This migration of cells can lead...
LncRNAs Appear to Be Responsible for Fine Regulation of Genes Involved in Prostate Cancer
Aug 9, 2018 10:00 am

In most cases of prostate cancer, tumor cell growth is stimulated by the action of male hormones, or androgens, such as testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT). For this to happen, these ho...
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Biopharmaceuticals (90)
Metagenomics Provide Us with New Antibiotics in a Silver Platter !!
Aug 4, 2018 12:00 pm

Soil, the source of our best antibiotics, can be more thoroughly mined for new drugs and other useful chemicals with the help of metagenomics, according to scientists at the University of California, ...
The Use of Timozolomid in Cancer Treatment
Jul 30, 2018 10:00 am

Science can be a painstakingly slow process. It can take years of tweaking, refining and rethinking to get solid, reliable evidence. And when it comes to developing new cancer treatments, the layer...
Using Computer Algorithm to Create Functional Enzymes
Jul 29, 2018 3:00 pm

University of Groningen biotechnologists used a computational method to redesign aspartase and convert it to a catalyst for asymmetric hydroamination reactions. Their colleagues in China scaled up the...
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Biotechnology (304)
Scientists Programmed the First Stages of Embryonic Development in the Lab !!
Aug 14, 2018 12:00 pm

How do complex biological structures—an eye, a hand, a brain—emerge from a single fertilized egg? This is the fundamental question of developmental biology, and a mystery still being gr...
The Development Of CRISPR Technology
Aug 14, 2018 10:00 am

Among the most significant scientific advances in recent years are the discovery and development of new ways to genetically modify living things using a fast and affordable technology called CRISPR. ...
For The First Time: New Device that can Isolate Fetal cells from Maternal Blood Cells.
Aug 5, 2018 12:00 pm

A small microfluidic device that can separate maternal and fetal cells is being developed to detect genetic abnormalities in early pregnancy through non-invasive blood tests. The spiral-shaped plas...
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Cancer (944)
Identifying Enzymes Play Key Role in DNA Replication That May Be Potential Targets for Development Chemotherapeutic Drugs
Aug 14, 2018 11:00 am

Loss of TLK1 and TLK2 results in extensive DNA damage during DNA replication and in cancer cell death. Depletion of TLK1/2 enhances the effectiveness of some chemotherapeutic agents currently being te...
Inhibiting Epigenetic Proteins as a Cure for Breast Cancer
Aug 13, 2018 11:00 am

Breast cancer can occur in both women and men, and arises from the proliferation of abnormal cells. Mammary glands contain two types of cells, basal and luminal, which are formed from specialized stem...
A Novel Computational Method to Track Cancer Metastasis
Aug 12, 2018 11:00 am

Princeton researchers have developed a new computational method that increases the ability to track the spread of cancer cells from one part of the body to another. This migration of cells can lead...
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Identifying Enzymes Play Key Role in DNA Replication That May Be Potential Targets for Development Chemotherapeutic Drugs
Aug 14, 2018 11:00 am

Loss of TLK1 and TLK2 results in extensive DNA damage during DNA replication and in cancer cell death. Depletion of TLK1/2 enhances the effectiveness of some chemotherapeutic agents currently being te...
Inhibiting Epigenetic Proteins as a Cure for Breast Cancer
Aug 13, 2018 11:00 am

Breast cancer can occur in both women and men, and arises from the proliferation of abnormal cells. Mammary glands contain two types of cells, basal and luminal, which are formed from specialized stem...
Epigenetic Factors Control Pancreatic Cancer Metastases
Aug 11, 2018 11:00 am

Pancreatic cancer often spreads, forming metastases in the liver or lungs. The prognosis is better for patients with metastases in the lungs. However, the organ that is more likely to be affected depe...
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Cardiology (156)
Inflammatory Signaling and their Role in Atrial Fibrillation
Jul 29, 2018 5:00 pm

Interfering with inflammatory signals produced by heart muscle cells might someday provide novel therapeutic strategies for atrial fibrillation, according to an international team of researchers wh...
Obesity As Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Diseases among Metabolically Healthy Individuals
Jul 26, 2018 4:00 pm

Obesity remains a risk factor for cardiovascular disease even among those who are otherwise "metabolically healthy," new data from the Nurses' Health Study suggest. Nathalie Eckel, MS...
Dr. Helen H. Hobbs Receives the 2016 Lefoulon-Delalande Grand Prize for Breakthrough Genetics Discovery
Jul 26, 2018 11:00 am

UT Southwestern geneticists Dr. Jonathan Cohen and Dr. Helen Hobbs received one of the nation’s highest honors in biomedical science last year – the 2016 Passano Award – for devel...
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Cell Biology (470)
Detailed Information about the Way in which Ribosomes are Formed in bacteria
Aug 8, 2018 11:00 am

Berlin-based researchers have produced snapshots of cellular ribosomes. Their findings could set us on the path towards a new class of antibiotics. The study—a basic science study conducted by r...
Mutant IDH1 Molecule Blocks Important Signaling Pathways in the Immune Cells
Jul 28, 2018 9:00 am

Alterations in the genetic material are often the first step in carcinogenesis. In many cases, an exchange of a single amino acid building block is all it takes. A prime example for this is the mut...
Researchers Characterize the Late Stages in the Assembly of the Human Small Ribosomal Subunit
Jul 24, 2018 11:00 am

Ribosomes are the cell's protein factories. Researchers from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have now structurally characterized late stages in the assembly of the human small r...
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Cell Signaling (128)
LncRNAs Appear to Be Responsible for Fine Regulation of Genes Involved in Prostate Cancer
Aug 9, 2018 10:00 am

In most cases of prostate cancer, tumor cell growth is stimulated by the action of male hormones, or androgens, such as testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT). For this to happen, these ho...
Two MicroRNA Biomarkers That Can Provide Insights Regarding a Bladder Cancer Prognosis and Treatment
Jul 14, 2018 10:00 am

A potential new target for treatment has been identified in an aggressive form of bladder cancer, Mount Sinai researchers report. The cancer, called p53-like bladder cancer, is named after an activ...
A synthetic DNA Enzyme Flips Lipids Causing Cancer Cell Death
Jul 10, 2018 10:00 am

A new synthetic enzyme, crafted from DNA rather than protein, flips lipid molecules within the cell membrane, triggering a signal pathway that could be harnessed to induce cell death in cancer cells. ...
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Clinical Trials (133)
Revealing New Findings from the Largest Precision Medicine Clinical Trial !!
Jul 28, 2018 5:00 pm

The National Cancer Institute's Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice (NCI-MATCH) trial, the largest precision medicine trial of its kind, has achieved a milestone with the release of results f...
Genome Editing of PCSK9 in Liver Leads to Stable Reduction in Serum Cholesterol
Jul 22, 2018 10:00 am

Genome Editing Reduces Cholesterol in Large Animal Model, Laying the Groundwork for In-Human Trials. Penn study finds genome editing in non-human primates highlights opportunities and challenges fo...
An Oral Medication to Replace Chemotherapy for Early-Stage BRCA+ Breast Cancer Patients
Jun 27, 2018 6:00 pm

In a small Phase II study of early-stage breast cancer patients with BRCA1/2 mutations, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that more than half of the women who t...
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Dentistry (13)
New Promising Period of Craniofacial Genetics
Jun 27, 2018 11:00 am

Our faces can reveal a lot about us, and now scientists are revealing a lot about faces. PLOS Genetics announces a special collection of papers to highlight recent advances in our understanding of ...
Instead of Filling Cavities, Dentists May Soon Regenerate Teeth
Mar 28, 2018 4:00 pm

For dentists, a cavity is a conundrum—in order to save the tooth they must further damage it. Currently, the primary way to treat a cavity is to excavate the decay and the surrounding area befor...
New Innovative Product To Preserve Oral Health
Dec 7, 2017 12:00 pm

Dentists rely on composite materials to perform restorative procedures, such as filling cavities. Yet these materials, like tooth enamel, can be vulnerable to the growth of plaque, the sticky biofilm ...
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Dermatology (35)
Asexual Reproduction Is the Rule for Trichophyton Rubrum
Jul 22, 2018 11:00 am

The sexual habits of Trichophyton rubrum, the fungus that causes athlete’s foot and other kinds of skin and nail infections, were the focus of a study published by Brazilian scientists and inter...
Increased Public's Interest in Melanoma Testing
Jul 17, 2018 10:00 am

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There is moderately high interest in genetic testing for melanoma risk among the general population, according to a study published in the June issue of JAMA...
The Relationship Between Hidradenitis Suppurativa & Crohn's Disease and their Overlapping Features
Jun 28, 2018 5:00 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), a skin disorder characterized by painful nodules and abscesses, may be at increased risk for Crohn's disease (CD), and t...
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Developmental Biology (143)
Scientists Programmed the First Stages of Embryonic Development in the Lab !!
Aug 14, 2018 12:00 pm

How do complex biological structures—an eye, a hand, a brain—emerge from a single fertilized egg? This is the fundamental question of developmental biology, and a mystery still being gr...
Discovering a Protein that Organizes the Assembly of the Zygotic Genome at Fertilization
Aug 4, 2018 11:00 am

A research team from the Center for Biomedical Research (CBMR), at the University of Algarve (UAlg), and Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), led by Rui Gonçalo Martinho (UAlg) and P...
The Lack of Bsx Is a New Reason to Disable Sleep-Wake Cycles
Jul 14, 2018 1:00 pm

When zebrafish lack a specific protein, the two hemispheres of the brain develop symmetrically, and the sleep hormone melatonin is not produced. These results were recently published by Freiburg bi...
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Diabetes (113)
Caffeine as a Treatment for Diabetes
Jul 10, 2018 11:00 am

A new study led by researchers from ETH Zurich and the University of Basel in Switzerland and Institut Universitaire de Technologie in France has shown that cells engineered to produce insulin control...
Why Should You Turn off Lights During Night Sleep?
Jun 30, 2018 5:00 pm

According to preliminary results from a new study, nighttime light exposure during sleep may affect metabolic function. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that light exposure at night...
An Implant Releases Diabetes Medication When Sensing Caffeine in the Blood
Jun 23, 2018 4:00 pm

Scientists have developed an implant which releases diabetes medication when it senses caffeine in the blood The days of the insulin pen may be numbered. According to researchers in Switzerland, ...
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Diseases (799)
The Latest Test for Thyroid Nodules
Aug 5, 2018 11:00 am

BOSTON — New data on the latest versions of two top genomic sequencing classifiers (GSC) demonstrate the increasing ability of molecular testing to assist in the management of patients with thyr...
Genetic Engineering is Inneciant from Causing Celiac Disease
Aug 2, 2018 10:00 am

New research shows that the immune-reactive agents of modern wheat have been around a long time, and are not necessarily a product of recent genetic improvement. If you believe product labels ...
A New Telltale Protein Sign for Alzheimer's Disease
Aug 1, 2018 11:00 am

One of the telltale signs of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is sticky plaques of ß-amyloid protein, which form around neurons and are thought by a large number of scientists to bog down infor...
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Embryology (6)
Only Sequencing Fetal DNA is Enough !!
Aug 11, 2018 12:00 pm

Sequencing the fetal DNA that circulates in a pregnant woman’s blood holds promise for modern genomic medicine, according to a review article by Diana W. Bianchi, M.D., a senior researcher and i...
New Biomarkers Found in Maternal Blood May Allow Doctors to Prevent Stillbirth
Aug 11, 2018 10:00 am

New biomarkers found in maternal blood may allow doctors to prevent stillbirth, according to new research at the University of Alberta. “When we started analyzing the blood of women who exper...
For The First Time: New Device that can Isolate Fetal cells from Maternal Blood Cells.
Aug 5, 2018 12:00 pm

A small microfluidic device that can separate maternal and fetal cells is being developed to detect genetic abnormalities in early pregnancy through non-invasive blood tests. The spiral-shaped plas...
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Endocrinology (36)
LncRNAs Appear to Be Responsible for Fine Regulation of Genes Involved in Prostate Cancer
Aug 9, 2018 10:00 am

In most cases of prostate cancer, tumor cell growth is stimulated by the action of male hormones, or androgens, such as testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT). For this to happen, these ho...
The Latest Test for Thyroid Nodules
Aug 5, 2018 11:00 am

BOSTON — New data on the latest versions of two top genomic sequencing classifiers (GSC) demonstrate the increasing ability of molecular testing to assist in the management of patients with thyr...
Gestational Oral Low-Dose Estradiol-17β May Affect DNA Methylation in Embryos and Adult Offspring
Jul 5, 2018 11:00 am

The public debate on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) -- exogenous substances that have the same or similar effects as endogenous hormones -- has been going on for some time. Chemicals such as...
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Epigenetics (87)
Identifying Enzymes Play Key Role in DNA Replication That May Be Potential Targets for Development Chemotherapeutic Drugs
Aug 14, 2018 11:00 am

Loss of TLK1 and TLK2 results in extensive DNA damage during DNA replication and in cancer cell death. Depletion of TLK1/2 enhances the effectiveness of some chemotherapeutic agents currently being te...
Inhibiting Epigenetic Proteins as a Cure for Breast Cancer
Aug 13, 2018 11:00 am

Breast cancer can occur in both women and men, and arises from the proliferation of abnormal cells. Mammary glands contain two types of cells, basal and luminal, which are formed from specialized stem...
Genetics, Environment, and Gene Activity - Twin Study
Aug 12, 2018 10:00 am

New research highlights the extent to which epigenetic variation is influenced by both inherited and environmental factors. Epigenetic processes affect the expression or activity of genes without...
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Evolution (117)
Gathering the Pieces of the Puzzle to Predict Dinosaurs Genome !!
Aug 9, 2018 12:00 pm

A discovery by scientists at the University of Kent has provided significant insight into the overall genome structure of dinosaurs. By comparing the genomes of different species, chiefly birds and...
How did the Tiny Fish Pygmy Perch Find its Way Across the Arid Australian Continent??
Aug 5, 2018 1:00 pm

Despite the odds, new research has shown how a tiny fish managed to find its way across the arid Australian continent – more than once. The pygmy perches are a group of small freshwater fish ...
Charles Darwin's Caw Inspiring Scientists to Protect Threatened Species !!
Aug 4, 2018 2:00 pm

An international team of scientists have used the latest genetic and anatomical techniques to study the remains of a cow with a short face like a bulldog that fascinated Charles Darwin when he first s...
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Identifying Enzymes Play Key Role in DNA Replication That May Be Potential Targets for Development Chemotherapeutic Drugs
Aug 14, 2018 11:00 am

Loss of TLK1 and TLK2 results in extensive DNA damage during DNA replication and in cancer cell death. Depletion of TLK1/2 enhances the effectiveness of some chemotherapeutic agents currently being te...
Inhibiting Epigenetic Proteins as a Cure for Breast Cancer
Aug 13, 2018 11:00 am

Breast cancer can occur in both women and men, and arises from the proliferation of abnormal cells. Mammary glands contain two types of cells, basal and luminal, which are formed from specialized stem...
A Novel Computational Method to Track Cancer Metastasis
Aug 12, 2018 11:00 am

Princeton researchers have developed a new computational method that increases the ability to track the spread of cancer cells from one part of the body to another. This migration of cells can lead...
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Colon Cancer And The Role Of IGF-1 In Treatment
Jul 28, 2018 2:00 pm

Scientists headed by ICREA researcher Angel R. Nebreda at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) report a new mechanism that contributes to the development of inflammation-associate...
Targeting TRPV4 Receptors for Diarrhea Treatment in Chemotherapy Patients
Jul 9, 2018 10:00 am

Some 50 to 80 percent of cancer patients taking powerful chemotherapy drugs develop diarrhea, which can be severe and in some cases life-threatening. Their problems occur when contractions in the smoo...
The Relationship Between Hidradenitis Suppurativa & Crohn's Disease and their Overlapping Features
Jun 28, 2018 5:00 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), a skin disorder characterized by painful nodules and abscesses, may be at increased risk for Crohn's disease (CD), and t...
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Gene Therapy (86)
Only Sequencing Fetal DNA is Enough !!
Aug 11, 2018 12:00 pm

Sequencing the fetal DNA that circulates in a pregnant woman’s blood holds promise for modern genomic medicine, according to a review article by Diana W. Bianchi, M.D., a senior researcher and i...
Genome Editing of PCSK9 in Liver Leads to Stable Reduction in Serum Cholesterol
Jul 22, 2018 10:00 am

Genome Editing Reduces Cholesterol in Large Animal Model, Laying the Groundwork for In-Human Trials. Penn study finds genome editing in non-human primates highlights opportunities and challenges fo...
Groundbreaking Discovery about Metastasis Genes
Jul 15, 2018 4:00 pm

A groundbreaking discovery by University of Alberta researchers has identified previously-unknown therapeutic targets that could be key to preventing the spread of cancer. In a new study published ...
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General (312)
Genetically Engineered Food Invading Markets !!
Jun 28, 2018 4:30 pm

While there’s currently no evidence that genetically modified organisms harm human health, that isn’t to say there aren’t legitimate reasons to avoid them. Perhaps the most c...
Sexual Selectivity of Female Fruit Flies isn't Just About Physical Attractiveness !!
Jun 23, 2018 12:00 pm

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have demonstrated the sexual attractiveness of male fruit flies isn't just about how big they are or how nice they smell; it's also about ...
Public Concern about Health Risks of Genetic Engineering and Absence of Politicians on the Scene
Jun 21, 2018 2:00 pm

While a many Danes question whether genetically modified foods are unnatural, this concern is much less apparent among politicians, according to Professor Jesper Lassen at the University of Copenha...
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Identifying Enzymes Play Key Role in DNA Replication That May Be Potential Targets for Development Chemotherapeutic Drugs
Aug 14, 2018 11:00 am

Loss of TLK1 and TLK2 results in extensive DNA damage during DNA replication and in cancer cell death. Depletion of TLK1/2 enhances the effectiveness of some chemotherapeutic agents currently being te...
The Development Of CRISPR Technology
Aug 14, 2018 10:00 am

Among the most significant scientific advances in recent years are the discovery and development of new ways to genetically modify living things using a fast and affordable technology called CRISPR. ...
A Novel Computational Method to Track Cancer Metastasis
Aug 12, 2018 11:00 am

Princeton researchers have developed a new computational method that increases the ability to track the spread of cancer cells from one part of the body to another. This migration of cells can lead...
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Identifying Enzymes Play Key Role in DNA Replication That May Be Potential Targets for Development Chemotherapeutic Drugs
Aug 14, 2018 11:00 am

Loss of TLK1 and TLK2 results in extensive DNA damage during DNA replication and in cancer cell death. Depletion of TLK1/2 enhances the effectiveness of some chemotherapeutic agents currently being te...
The Development Of CRISPR Technology
Aug 14, 2018 10:00 am

Among the most significant scientific advances in recent years are the discovery and development of new ways to genetically modify living things using a fast and affordable technology called CRISPR. ...
Inhibiting Epigenetic Proteins as a Cure for Breast Cancer
Aug 13, 2018 11:00 am

Breast cancer can occur in both women and men, and arises from the proliferation of abnormal cells. Mammary glands contain two types of cells, basal and luminal, which are formed from specialized stem...
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Identifying Enzymes Play Key Role in DNA Replication That May Be Potential Targets for Development Chemotherapeutic Drugs
Aug 14, 2018 11:00 am

Loss of TLK1 and TLK2 results in extensive DNA damage during DNA replication and in cancer cell death. Depletion of TLK1/2 enhances the effectiveness of some chemotherapeutic agents currently being te...
The Development Of CRISPR Technology
Aug 14, 2018 10:00 am

Among the most significant scientific advances in recent years are the discovery and development of new ways to genetically modify living things using a fast and affordable technology called CRISPR. ...
A Novel Computational Method to Track Cancer Metastasis
Aug 12, 2018 11:00 am

Princeton researchers have developed a new computational method that increases the ability to track the spread of cancer cells from one part of the body to another. This migration of cells can lead...
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Only Sequencing Fetal DNA is Enough !!
Aug 11, 2018 12:00 pm

Sequencing the fetal DNA that circulates in a pregnant woman’s blood holds promise for modern genomic medicine, according to a review article by Diana W. Bianchi, M.D., a senior researcher and i...
A Genetic Variation in Progesterone Receptor Might Be Linked to Prematurity Risk
Jun 30, 2018 2:00 pm

Humans have unexpectedly high genetic variation in the receptor for a key pregnancy-maintaining hormone, according to research led by scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The f...
Study Results Shows that a Blood Sample can Estimate Fetal Age and Follow up Growth
Jun 11, 2018 8:00 pm

Measuring RNA fragments in a pregnant woman’s blood gives a reliable estimate of the baby’s due date and can predict if the baby will arrive prematurely, a Stanford-led team has shown. ...
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New Biomarkers Found in Maternal Blood May Allow Doctors to Prevent Stillbirth
Aug 11, 2018 10:00 am

New biomarkers found in maternal blood may allow doctors to prevent stillbirth, according to new research at the University of Alberta. “When we started analyzing the blood of women who exper...
The Relevance of Combined Proteomic-Genomic Cellular Screening in AML Cancer
Jul 29, 2018 4:00 pm

AML is not a single disease. It is a group of leukemias that develop in the bone marrow from progenitors of specialized blood cells, the so-called myeloid cells. Rapidly growing and dividing, these ab...
Changes in the DNA Code Can Reveal the Roots of AML in Healthy People
Jul 29, 2018 10:00 am

Scientists have discovered that it is possible to identify people at high risk of developing acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) years before diagnosis. The researchers from Wellcome Sanger Institute, Europ...
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A New Enzyme with an Abnormal Amino Acid in its Structure
Jul 14, 2018 12:00 pm

University of Groningen chemists have created a new enzyme with an unnatural amino acid as its active centre. They made the enzyme by modifying an antibiotic binding protein which normally acts as a b...
How Oncogenic Mutant Cells Lead The War Against Normal Ones To Expand Its Property in Tissue?
Jun 24, 2018 11:00 am

Cells in multicellular tissues adhere to each other. Epithelial tissues on the surface layer of the intestines and skin pack cells into a hexagonal (honeycomb) pattern, with cells adhering tightly ...
Surprising Discoveries Limit the Importance of Apoptosis in Embryonic Development
May 23, 2018 10:00 am

Australian researchers have made a surprise discovery that could rewrite our understanding of the role programmed cell death plays in embryonic development and congenital birth defects. The team sh...
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Genetic Engineering is Inneciant from Causing Celiac Disease
Aug 2, 2018 10:00 am

New research shows that the immune-reactive agents of modern wheat have been around a long time, and are not necessarily a product of recent genetic improvement. If you believe product labels ...
Mutant IDH1 Molecule Blocks Important Signaling Pathways in the Immune Cells
Jul 28, 2018 9:00 am

Alterations in the genetic material are often the first step in carcinogenesis. In many cases, an exchange of a single amino acid building block is all it takes. A prime example for this is the mut...
Immunotherapy could Work in advanced prostate cancer—but only for about 10 per cent of men !!
Jul 26, 2018 12:00 pm

Scientists have identified a pattern of genetic changes that could pick out men with advanced prostate cancer who are likely to benefit from immunotherapy. Developing a genetic test to pick out the...
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Infectious Diseases (129)
New Perspective and New Information About Retroviruses !!
Aug 4, 2018 1:00 pm

Retroviruses, a broad category of viruses that infect humans and other vertebrates, have much greater diversity than previously thought, according to new research presented in PLOS Pathogens by Xiaoyu...
Hexakisphosphate Helps HIV Avoid Destroying by the Host’s Immune System
Jul 21, 2018 11:00 am

Scientists from UNSW Sydney and the UK have discovered that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) hijacks a small molecule from the host cell to protect itself from being destroyed by the host’...
Generating Mice That Express the Human NTCP Protein in Their Liver Cells, Allowing HBV and HDV Infections
Jul 11, 2018 9:00 am

Hepatitis delta virus (HDV) causes the most aggressive form of viral hepatitis in humans, putting at least 20 million people worldwide at risk of developing liver fibrosis, cirrhosis, and liver cancer...
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Infertility (33)
Gens And Its Role In Fertility
Aug 7, 2018 10:00 am

When Joan Jorgensen was an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, her roommate confided that she had just one period before going through menopause in high school. Doctors told Jorgense...
Discovering a Protein that Organizes the Assembly of the Zygotic Genome at Fertilization
Aug 4, 2018 11:00 am

A research team from the Center for Biomedical Research (CBMR), at the University of Algarve (UAlg), and Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), led by Rui Gonçalo Martinho (UAlg) and P...
Better Male Fertility and Nuts Consumption
Jul 26, 2018 3:00 pm

The inclusion of nuts in a regular diet significantly improves the quality and function of human sperm, according to results of a randomised trial which measured conventional semen parameters and m...
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Microbiology (194)
Fresh Insights into how New Disease-Causing Strains of Bacteria Emerge
Aug 8, 2018 9:00 am

Scientists have shed light on how a major cause of human and animal disease can jump between species, by studying its genes. The findings reveal fresh insights into how new disease-causing strains of ...
New Perspective and New Information About Retroviruses !!
Aug 4, 2018 1:00 pm

Retroviruses, a broad category of viruses that infect humans and other vertebrates, have much greater diversity than previously thought, according to new research presented in PLOS Pathogens by Xiaoyu...
Metagenomics Provide Us with New Antibiotics in a Silver Platter !!
Aug 4, 2018 12:00 pm

Soil, the source of our best antibiotics, can be more thoroughly mined for new drugs and other useful chemicals with the help of metagenomics, according to scientists at the University of California, ...
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Molecular Biochemistry (479)
New Biomarkers Found in Maternal Blood May Allow Doctors to Prevent Stillbirth
Aug 11, 2018 10:00 am

New biomarkers found in maternal blood may allow doctors to prevent stillbirth, according to new research at the University of Alberta. “When we started analyzing the blood of women who exper...
New Study Suggests Using Poplar Plant as a Renewable Resource for Making Biofuels and Bioproducts
Aug 9, 2018 1:00 pm

For decades, biologists have believed a key enzyme in plants had one function—produce amino acids, which are vital to plant survival and also essential to human diets. But for Wellington Much...
Detailed Information about the Way in which Ribosomes are Formed in bacteria
Aug 8, 2018 11:00 am

Berlin-based researchers have produced snapshots of cellular ribosomes. Their findings could set us on the path towards a new class of antibiotics. The study—a basic science study conducted by r...
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Molecular Pharmacology (161)
New Study Showed Discovered small molecules Which Are Targeting A Specific Protein in Autoinflammatory Diseases
Jul 21, 2018 9:00 am

EPFL scientists have discovered two small-molecule compound series that can effectively block a central pathway of the innate immune system, offering a promising new way for treating autoinflammatory ...
Treating Breast Cancer and Neurological Conditions by Targeting TLK2
Jul 9, 2018 9:00 am

In recent years, researchers have focused on the enzyme TLK2, suspecting it of playing a main role in several diseases. A new study conducted at the University of Copenhagen now reveals that the enzym...
For the First time Scientists Find Unique Way to Distinguish Between Molecules
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