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3D packaging of DNA regulates cell identity

The ability of a stem cell to differentiate into cardiac muscle (and by extension other cell types) depends on what portions of the genome are available for activation, which is controlled by the location of DNA in a cell's nucleus, new research sugg.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyOct 12th, 2017

Save big on your next cell phone with T-Mobile’s pre-Black Friday deals

T-Mobile will be offering a range of Black Friday savings this year with hot new deals and offers. Even better, many of these deals will begin before the annual shopping day, so you have plenty of time to save. The post Save big on your next cell pho.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 43 min. ago

Cell biology: Cleaning up? Not without helpers

Scientists explain assembly and transport function of 'old' calcium pumps by 'new' partner proteins......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 58 min. ago

DNA damage found in veterans with Gulf War illness

Researchers say they have found the 'first direct biological evidence' of damage in veterans with Gulf War illness to DNA within cellular structures that produce energy in the body......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 58 min. ago

The skinny on lipid immunology

Scientists reveal new insights into the basis for T cell receptor (TCR) autoreactivity to self-phospholipids, with implications for autoimmune diseases......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 58 min. ago

Researchers find evidence of DNA damage in veterans with Gulf War illness

Researchers say they have found the 'first direct biological evidence' of damage in veterans with Gulf War illness to DNA within cellular structures that produce energy in the body......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 18 min. ago

Embraer’s Phenom 300E Sets New Standards For Comfort

Embraer's new Phenom 300E inherits the company's DNA design, first introduced on Embraer Executive Jets 450 and 500. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

The birth of a new protein

A yeast protein that evolved from scratch can fold into a compact three-dimensional shape -- contrary to the general understanding of young proteins. Recent evidence suggests new genes can arise from the non-coding sections, or 'junk,' DNA and that t.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 51 min. ago

DNA Techniques Could Transform Facial Recognition Technology

Early tests of the “vide-omics” principle have already demonstrated its potential -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Quaker Apples & Cinnamon has "35% less sugar" because they"ve cut the portion size by 35%, while the price remains 100%

Ever since I read Michael Pollan's advice to avoid any food whose packaging makes any nutritional claims, I've been a happy man -- but never so much so as I realize that this rule means I would never fall prey to the latest shitty scam from the Quak.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Sickle cell anemia treatment does not increase malaria risk in Africa

The drug hydroxyurea does not appear to increase the risk of malaria infection in patients with sickle cell anemia who live in malaria-endemic regions, according to a study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 43 min. ago

New function in gene-regulatory protein discovered

Researchers show how the protein CBP affects the expression of genes through its interaction with the basal machinery that reads the instructions in our DNA......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 43 min. ago

Toshiba TR200 SSD Review

Toshiba's new TR200 series SSDs are built around 64-Layer 3-bit-per-cell TLC (triple-level cell) BiCS Flash memory, but use the legacy SATA interface and target budget-conscious do-it-yourselfers. Toshiba’s BiCS flash memory employs a thre.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News9 hr. 35 min. ago

Phenogenetic map created for stem cells models of neurological diseases

In an effort to better understand neurological diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS -- and develop new ways to treat them -- researchers have performed the first meta-analysis of all induced pluripotent stem cell models for neurological and.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News19 hr. 51 min. ago

"Handful of changes" make cells into cancer [Medicine]

British scientists have worked out how many changes it takes to transform a healthy cell into a cancer. #health #medicine #cancer #research #oncology.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Fundamental research enhances understanding of major cancer gene

Scientists have provided new insights into the role of PTEN, a major cancer gene, in controlling cell growth and behavior. PTEN is the second most commonly altered gene in human cancers, particularly prostate cancers, and this work could help to deve.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Surprise! DirecTV sends customer $184,000 bill

DirecTV dished out a $184,530.67 satellite television bill to an Ohio woman, and no, it wasn't for a new HBO/Showtime package. Angela Mixon-Smith, an Army veteran, recently agreed to bundle her DirecTV service with a new AT&T cell phone plan, and has.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Tracing cell death pathway points to drug targets for brain damage, kidney injury, asthma

Scientists are unlocking the complexities of a recently discovered cell death process that plays a key role in health and disease, and new findings link their discovery to asthma, kidney injury and brain trauma. The results are the early steps toward.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Facebook attacks Pinterest with ‘Sets’ of posts

 Identity is prismatic. You show different sides of yourself to different friends in your life. Now Facebook wants to let you share the niches of your interests while stealing thunder from Pinterest’s boards. Facebook is now testing a feat.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Facebook attacks Pinterest with “Sets” of posts

 Identity is prismatic. You show different sides of yourself to different friends in your life. Now Facebook wants to let you share the niches of your interests while stealing thunder from Pinterest’s boards. Facebook is now testing a feat.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Individual receptors caught at work

Using a revolutionary live-cell microscopy technique, an international team of scientist has observed for the first time individual receptors for hormones and widely used drugs at work in intact cells......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017