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Study Finds New Possible Treatment For Type 2 Diabetes

Posted in Science on 10th Apr, 2012 05:45 PM
by AlexMuller
study led by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies discovered a new type 2 diabetes treatment target represented by a pair of molecules that control hepatic glucose production, IP3 and calcineurin
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A new dimension for solar energy

Posted in Science on 10th Apr, 2012 05:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Innovative 3D designs from an MIT team can more than double the solar power generated from a given area.
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DNA Nanorobot Targets Therapeutic Responses

Posted in Science on 9th Apr, 2012 01:02 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers at Harvard University have developed a robotic device made from DNA that potentially could seek out specific cell targets within a complex mixture of cell types and deliver important molecular instructions
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Salk scientists find cellular switches for the bodys biological clock

Posted in Science on 9th Apr, 2012 11:51 AM
by AlexMuller
The discovery of a major gear in the biological clock that tells the body when to sleep and metabolize food may lead to new drugs
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Marathon mouse space mission boosts bone protection

Posted in Science on 8th Apr, 2012 03:54 PM
by AlexMuller
A GROUP of mice have returned to Earth after the longest mission any animal has endured in space. The mice were floating around for 91 days to test a way to prevent the breakdown of bone.
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Scientists Link Gene Mutation to Autism Risk

Posted in Science on 8th Apr, 2012 03:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Teams of scientists working independently have for the first time identified several gene mutations that they agree sharply increase the chances that a child will develop autism.
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Googles Search for Clean Energy

Posted in Science on 7th Apr, 2012 11:48 AM
by AlexMuller
The Internet giant thought it could help invent cheap renewable power. That wasnt so easy.
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CO2 drove end to last ice age

Posted in Science on 7th Apr, 2012 10:45 AM
by AlexMuller
The finding is based on a very broad range of data, including even the shells of ancient tiny ocean animals
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Resistance spread compromising fight against malaria

Posted in Science on 7th Apr, 2012 10:32 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have found new evidence that resistance to the front line treatments for malaria is increasing
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Group Set To Sequence 1000 Genomes By The End Of The Year

Posted in Science on 7th Apr, 2012 10:10 AM
by AlexMuller
Begun in 2008, the 1000 Genomes Project aims to sequence 1000 genomes and gain a deeper understanding of what genetic variations may put people at risk for disease
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LHC is back with big energy boost

Posted in Science on 6th Apr, 2012 12:13 AM
by AlexMuller
Two teams at the LHC have seen hints of what may well prove to be the Higgs
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Mice representing 1000 gene strains will speed gene to disease matching from 15 years to 2 year

Posted in Science on 6th Apr, 2012 12:08 AM
by AlexMuller
With a 95 percent genomic similarity to humans, mice have long been used to learn about the genetic causes of human disease.
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iBrain Headband Can Read Your Thoughts

Posted in Science on 5th Apr, 2012 11:44 PM
by AlexMuller
Neuroscientist Philip Low is attempting to use his iBrain single-channel EEG recording device to help Stephen Hawking communicate by just thinking.
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Global observatory sees first light

Posted in Science on 5th Apr, 2012 11:29 PM
by AlexMuller
Expanding network of telescopes will give a seamless view of the changing sky.
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Scientists unlock key to cancer cell death mystery

Posted in Science on 5th Apr, 2012 11:26 PM
by AlexMuller
The p21 protein usually forces normal and cancer cells to stop dividing but it was recently shown that in some cases it can also kill cancer cells.
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Memory loss with aging not necessarily permanent

Posted in Science on 3rd Apr, 2012 01:54 PM
by AlexMuller
Scripps Research Institute scientists have found a way to reverse age related memory defects in fruit flies by stimulating neurons
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