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Algorithm maps gene expression in space

As we accumulate more and more gene-sequencing information, cell-type databases are growing in both size and complexity. There is a need to understand where different types of cells are located in the body, and to map their gene expression patterns i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 20th, 2021

Novel non-coding RNAs regulating blood vessel formation

Researchers have discovered previously unknown non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) involved in regulating the gene expression of vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGF), the master regulators of angiogenesis......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 14 min. ago

Researchers speed identification of DNA regions that regulate gene expression

Scientists have developed a highly efficient method to address a major challenge in biology -- identifying the genetic 'switches' that regulate gene expression......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 14 min. ago

Gene therapy in Alzheimer"s disease mouse model preserves learning and memory

Researchers have used gene therapy to prevent learning and memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, a key step toward eventually testing the approach in humans with the neurodegenerative disease......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 14 min. ago

Personalized sweat sensor reliably monitors blood glucose without finger pricks

Many people with diabetes endure multiple, painful finger pricks each day to measure their blood glucose. Now, researchers have developed a device that can measure glucose in sweat with the touch of a fingertip, and then a personalized algorithm prov.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 14 min. ago

From yeast to hypha: How Candida albicans makes the switch

A protein called Sir2 may facilitate C. albicans' transition from ovoid yeast to thread-like hypha. C. albicans cells that were missing the Sir2 gene were less likely to form true hyphae in lab experiments than cells of the same species that had that.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 14 min. ago

Facebook and Big Pharma exploited disease “awareness” for personalized marketing

Visiting medical sites, patient support groups, and more feed the algorithm. Enlarge (credit: Getty | YinYang) Pharmaceutical companies spend around $6.5 billion a year on advertising, and even though Facebook prohibits the use of “sensitive.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 43 min. ago

Winning gene combination takes all

Researchers have traced the remaining last steps of the biological pathway that gives oats resistance to the deadly crop disease take-all......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

Google search rankings algorithm check-in; Friday’s daily brief

Local Service Ads Google bug, speeding up images and the value of our old internet companies. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News19 hr. 15 min. ago

Coming Home: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission to Begin Return from Deep Space

Robotic spacecraft begins its two-year voyage to bring back 300-gram soil sample from asteroid Bennu It’s a good thing robotic spacecraft are not sentient, because if they were, they would probably hate us. Their reward for a job well done ha.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News19 hr. 15 min. ago

Insuring crops from space: Satellite data could help farmers avoid drought, damage

Extreme weather poses increasing challenges to the agricultural sector. New insurance models based on satellite data may reduce the risk of drought for farmers, writes Robert Finger......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 15 min. ago

NASA Wallops May 8 rocket launch may be visible in eastern United States

A mission to explore energy transport in space using a NASA suborbital sounding rocket launching May 8, 2021, from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia may provide a brief light show for residents of the eastern United States and Bermuda......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 15 min. ago

Star formation is triggered by cloud-cloud collisions, study finds

Stars form by the gravitational contraction of clouds of gas in space and can have various masses. Massive stars, together with many other stars, may form a huge star cluster (a group of more than 10,000 stars). The formation of such a star cluster r.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 15 min. ago

What to look for in a smart home security system

Your home is meant to be to be your own private space where you can relax, unwind, have fun with family and friends, and feel safe and comfortable at all times. And while no-one wants to think about being the victim of a home robbery or break-in, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Netflix considering "N-Plus" service that offers playlists, podcasts, and the ability to influence shows

Netflix has been sending out a customer survey, seen by Protocol, to gauge reaction to a possible N-Plus hub, which is described as a "future online space where you can learn more about the Netflix shows and things related to them.".....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

"I felt really heavy:" astronauts describe returning to Earth on SpaceX capsule

Four astronauts just returned from the International Space Station described on Thursday their reentry into Earth's atmosphere and ocean splashdown after more than 160 days in space......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

China says "extremely low" risk of damage on Earth from rocket re-entry

China said Friday the risk of damage on Earth from a rocket which fell out of orbit after separating from Beijing's space station was "extremely low", after the United States warned it could crash down onto an inhabited area......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Coldplay beam new song into space in chat with French astronaut

Coldplay gave new meaning to the idea of a single launch, playing new song "Higher Power" for the first time during a video link-up with French astronaut Thomas Pesquet......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Virtual nightclub Eschaton creates "feeling of a rabbit hole" by combining theatre with gaming design

"The possibilities are infinite" when you bring theatre into virtual space, according to the designers behind pioneering nightclub experience Eschaton. Read more "The possibilities are infinite" when you bring theatre into virtual space, acc.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Why the ISS sometimes smells like the fresh produce section of a grocery store

SpaceX’s recently returned Crew-1 astronauts have been sharing their experiences about their six-month mission on board the space station......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

SoftBank leads $15M round for China’s industrial robot maker Youibot

SoftBank has picked its bet in China’s flourishing industrial robotics space. Youibot, a four-year-old startup that makes autonomous mobile robots for a range of scenarios, said it has notched close to 100 million yuan ($15.47 million) in its l.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021