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Mitochondrial enzyme found to block cell death pathway points to new cancer treatment strategy

Researchers have discovered a new role for the DHODH enzyme in blocking a form of cell death called ferroptosis. Preclinical findings suggest that targeting DHODH could restore cell death and inhibit tumor growth......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyMay 14th, 2021

The biggest games we didn’t see at E3 2021: Hellblade, Splinter Cell, and more

While E3 2021 was full of big reveals and bombastic trailers, there were more than a few high-profile games that were no-shows......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 37 min. ago

Study: Half of US cosmetics contain toxic chemicals

More than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada likely contain high levels of a toxic industrial compound linked to serious health conditions, including cancer and reduced birth weight, according to a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 37 min. ago

Scientists explain the crucial role of motor proteins in cell division

Proper chromosome segregation into two future daughter cells requires the mitotic spindle to elongate in anaphase. However, although some candidate proteins are implicated in this process, the molecular mechanism that drives spindle elongation in hum.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

Recommendations for reproducibility in stem cell research

The ability to program induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and drive their differentiation into a variety of neural cells is essential for studying neurological disorders, including intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs). But issues re.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 37 min. ago

Leading scientists warn of global impacts as Antarctic nears tipping points

As governments convene for the annual Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) June 14-24, 2021, an Expert Working Group of leading Antarctic scientists warns that climate change is pushing this remote polar region, which connects all our ocean b.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 37 min. ago

The "grand tour" Atlantic Ocean water takes around the world

Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and colleagues have created an estimate of the journey water makes around the world ocean basins. They used information from more than 1 billion points of dat.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 9 min. ago

Aquaponics treatment system inspired by sewage plants grows tastier crops and keeps fish healthy

A current challenge for sustainable aquaculture is how to increase the quantities of farmed fish while also reducing waste products that can lead to the accumulation of harmful fish sludge. New research aims to understand how this fish waste can be t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Why Quantum Computers Won"t End Up Cracking Bitcoin Wallets

"Within a decade, quantum computers could be powerful enough to break the cryptographic security that protects cell phones, bank accounts, email addresses and — yes — bitcoin wallets," writes CNBC. But fortunately, that would happen only.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Pakistan Province May Block SIM Cards of Citizens Who Didn"t Get Covid-19 Vaccines

The government in Pakistan's largest province, Punjab, has decided to block SIM cards of unvaccinated citizens, reports the Hindustan Times (one of the largest newspapers in India), citing reports from news agency ANI. Dr. Rashid, the provincial he.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Trek to Yomi, Death’s Door, and more highlight Devolver Digital showcase

Devolver Digital returned to E3 with an indie showcase featuring Death's Door, Trek to Yomi, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Third Member of US FDA Advisory Panel Resigns Over Alzheimer"s Drug Approval

A third member of a panel of outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has resigned in protest over the agency's decision to approve Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment despite the committee's recommendation against doing so. Reute.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

New discovery shows human cells can write RNA sequences into DNA

Cells contain machinery that duplicates DNA into a new set that goes into a newly formed cell. That same class of machines, called polymerases, also build RNA messages, which are like notes copied from the central DNA repository of recipes, so they c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Star"s death will play a mean pinball with rhythmic planets

Four planets locked in a perfect rhythm around a nearby star are destined to be pinballed around their solar system when their sun eventually dies, according to a new study that peers into its future......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

New ion-conducting membrane improves alkaline-zinc iron flow batteries

Alkaline zinc-iron flow batteries (AZIFB) are suitable for stationary energy storage applications due to advantages of high open-cell voltage, low cost, and environmental friendliness. However, they suffer from zinc dendrite accumulation and relative.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Global smartphone AP market posts double-digit growth in 1Q21

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market surged 21% on year to US$6.8 billion in the first quarter of 2021, according to Strategy Analytics......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Pinpointing how cancer cells turn aggressive

As deadly as it is, cancer metastasis is a poorly understood process. A new study describes a cutting-edge tool for tracing the lineage and gene expression of thousands of individual metastatic cancer cells. Their findings open new angles for investi.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Study confirms safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination in people with cancer

In a review of 200 patients with a wide spectrum of cancer diagnoses, researchers found that after full vaccination, 94 percent of patients overall demonstrated seroconversion, which was determined by the presence of antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 spik.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Nearly one in five patients who die from unexplained sudden cardiac death have suspicious gene, study finds

Researchers have found that nearly 20 percent of patients with unexplained sudden cardiac death -- most of whom were under age 50 -- carried rare genetic variants. These variants likely raised their risk of sudden cardiac death......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Compound blocks SARS-CoV-2 and protects lung cells, study finds

Researchers report that Elovanoids, bioactive chemical messengers made from omega-3 very-long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, may block the virus that causes COVID-19 from entering cells and protect the air cells (alveoli) of the lung......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Ion and lipid transporters specialize for their niche

Cell viability require that a variety of functions at the cell membrane are maintained properly. P-type ATPases translocate substrates across the membrane, and they have evolved into different types taking care of specific substrates within a diverse.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021