NIH programs shed light on gene variants and their connections to health and disease

Programs supported by the National Institutes of Health are developing which genes and genomic variants contribute in human disease, allowing their usage in genomic medication and research study. NIH’s... Read more »

Scientists use nanoparticles to improve chemotherapy response, boost anti-tumor immunity

IMAGE: ( L to R) Mohammad Ali Amini,Ph D. prospect in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and Xiao Yu (Shirley) Wu, senior... Read more »

Keeping our cells stable: A closer look at microtubules

IMAGE: Figure 1: A cryo-EM restoration of the microtubule-MAP4-kinesin complex. view more  Credit: Kobe University Microtubules aid to control cell structure throughout our bodies. A group of Japanese scientists... Read more »

Unveiling the mechanism protecting replicated DNA from degradation

IMAGE: EM images reveal areas of single-stranded DNA (ssDNA) being produced rather of double-stranded DNA (dsDNA) in the lack of AND-1. see more Credit: Takuya Abe Researchersfrom Tokyo Metropolitan... Read more »

Combining on and off switches, one protein can control flowering in plants

MADISON, Wis.– As plants stretch towards the summer season sun, they are marching towards one of the most crucial choices of their lives– when to flower. Too early, and... Read more »

Can pollution alter wildlife behavior?

IMAGE: An adult male amphipod Echinogammarus marinus see more Credit: University of Portsmouth A group of researchers from the University of Portsmouth have actually established brand-new clinical tests to... Read more »

Blood test enables reading out the internal clock

IMAGE: From a single blood sample (1) cells are separated (2) and the activity of twelve time-telling genes is identified (3 ). From this, a computer system algorithm determines... Read more »

First UZH space hub research flight campaign

Research goes air-borne: The UZH Space Hub is holding its first research flight campaign from 11 to 13June An plane carrying out parabolic flights will remove from the military... Read more »

New tool enables big-scale analysis of single cells

IMAGE: HolgerHeyn and Giovanni Iacono established BigSCale, a new computational tool that enables big-scale analysis of singlecells see more Credit: CNAG-CRG New research study led by Holger Heyn at... Read more »

NASA funds Rutgers scientists’ pursuit of the origins of life

IMAGE: Iron- and sulfur-containing minerals discovered on the early Earth (greigite, left, is one example) share an extremely comparable molecular structure with metals discovered in contemporary proteins (ferredoxin, right,... Read more »