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"Greening" biomaterials and scaffolds used in regenerative medicine

Green manufacturing is becoming an increasingly critical process across industries, propelled by a growing awareness of the negative environmental and health impacts associated with traditional practices. In the biomaterials industry, electrospinning.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJul 31st, 2021

How Colossal sold investors on a quest to resurrect a woolly mammoth

There are a growing number of companies interested in CRISPR’s potential to upend medicine. It’s probably safe to say there’s only one company interested in using the gene-editing system to create a living, breathing woolly mammoth. Or, at.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Math researchers find new ways to improve the science of "trade-offs"

QUT researchers working on complicated problems in agriculture, ecology and medicine have developed a mathematical model to enable faster solutions......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Restoring hormone levels in a neutered dog leads to health improvements

A case study published in Topics in Companion Animal Medicine details the first report of hormone restoration therapy applied to a dog suffering from diverse physical and psychological symptoms following castration. Treatment resulted in normal level.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

How Fructose In the Diet Contributes To Obesity

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ScienceDaily: Eating fructose appears to alter cells in the digestive tract in a way that enables it to take in more nutrients, according to a preclinical study from investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Strengthened microtubules aid cell migration

Migrating cells use stiffened microtubules to push through tissue barriers, seeking out weak points in tissue, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Cell Reports......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Pandemic of unvaccinated continues to rage as states set new COVID records

Seven states have hit new peaks for COVID hospitalizations. Enlarge / Emergency medicine specialist Dr. Davis Wein walks in a parking garage that was turned into a series of COVID-19 test tents at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida, on Aug.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Uncovering molecular mechanisms behind cell signaling

A study led by Northwestern Medicine investigators has identified the molecular mechanisms within protein complexes that promote cell-to-cell adhesion and communication, according to findings published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

Breakthrough findings on nanoparticle delivery of HIV/AIDS medications to brain

A University of Miami Miller School of Medicine biochemistry researcher has found that a nanoparticle drug delivery system can reduce HIV/AIDS viral reservoirs in the brain that normally contribute to neurological problems......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 11th, 2021

Through the looking glass: Unravelling how ions move in phosphate glass

Phosphate glass is a versatile compound that has generated interest for its use in fuel cells and as biomaterials for supplying therapeutic ions. P2O5—the compound that forms the structural network of phosphate glass—is made up of phosphorus, an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021

Lighting the way to improved biomaterials

Researchers from McGill University believe that they have found a way to improve the development of biomaterials that could be instrumental in drug delivery, tissue regeneration, nano-optics and nanoelectronics......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 9th, 2021

Gel drops for regenerative medicine

Micrometer-sized gel drops can provide the extracellular architecture needed for cells to grow and proliferate. The cell-carrying gels, made of self-assembling ultrashort peptides that form supportive nanofiber networks, might be injected into ischem.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 9th, 2021

Emergent magnetic monopoles controlled at room temperature

Three dimensional (3D) nano-networks promise a new era in modern solid state physics with numerous applications in photonics, bio-medicine, and spintronics. The realization of 3D magnetic nano-architectures could enable ultra-fast and low-energy data.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

Muscle protein that makes vertebrates more fit linked to limited lifespan

Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have added to evidence that a protein called CaMKII improves strength, endurance, muscle health and fitness in young animals. Their experiments working with mice and fruit flies, however, found that th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

Biotech startup aims for "new paradigm" in medicine by parsing proteins

DNA testing is one of modern medicine's most significant breakthroughs. Today, anyone can receive personalized information about their genes and ancestry with just a little saliva. Now, a Seattle-based company is working to bring equally deep analysi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

Near-atomic look at three ways to thwart SARS-CoV-2 variants

SARS-CoV-2 nanobodies—microscopic molecules developed at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine that neutralize the virus in animals—are remarkably active against mutations found in variants, including Delta, according to new research by.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

Cracking one more layer of genetic code will finally enable personalized medicine, researcher says

When the Human Genome Project reached its ambitious goal of mapping the entire human genome, it seemed the world was entering an era of personalized medicine, where evidence from our own specific genetic material would guide our care......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Nanoparticles could boost cancer immunotherapy

Boosting function of natural killer cells with magnetic nanoparticles could make cancer immunotherapy more efficient, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in ACS Nano......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

"Greening" biomaterials and scaffolds used in regenerative medicine

Green manufacturing is becoming an increasingly critical process across industries, propelled by a growing awareness of the negative environmental and health impacts associated with traditional practices. In the biomaterials industry, electrospinning.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Scientists upturn understanding of how key hormones act in cells

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have overturned conventional wisdom on the workings of vital hormone receptors within cells, a finding that could boost drug development for diabetes and related metabolic disorders, cancer.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Study reveals characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry provides foundational information about SARS-CoV-2's spike protein......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021