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Modeling how cells choose their fates

It may seem hard to believe, but each one of us began as a single cell that proliferated into the trillions of cells that make up our bodies. Though each of our cells has the exact same genetic information, each also performs a specialized function:.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailJan 21st, 2022

Developing wet circuits for biology research

You don't have to be an engineer to know that water and electronics don't mix. But if you want to use a sensing circuit to study small-scale features in a community of cells, the electronics must find a way to accommodate the cell's aqueous environme.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Models predict that planned phosphorus reductions will make Lake Erie more toxic

Reducing levels of the nutrient phosphorus to control harmful algal blooms in places like Lake Erie is actually advantageous to toxic cyanobacteria strains, which can lead to an increase in toxins in the water, according to a new modeling study......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Three chaperones coordinate the breakup of amyloid fibrils in yeast

In a finding that has important ramifications for neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, RIKEN researchers have discovered how three chaperone molecules in yeast cells work together to break up beta-sheet-rich fibrillar protein aggr.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

OneTrust Trust Intelligence Platform enables organizations to build trust in enterprise environments

OneTrust launched Trust Intelligence Platform, establishing a new category of technology dedicated to solving today’s critical business challenges around trust and transparency. “As massive digital and cultural shifts change the way people choose.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

How to choose the best laptop SSD or hard drive

Whether you're buying a laptop at the store or configuring one to order online, you need the best possible storage drive......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 24th, 2022

Electrode design paves way for better biofuel cells, electrochemical devices

Enzyme electrodes are useful in a range of applications, including biosensing systems and electrochemical devices. Biofuel cells (BFCs) are especially promising candidates for powering a variety of bioelectronic devices by converting biochemical ener.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2022

Secret to treating "Achilles" heel" of perovskite alternatives to silicon solar panels revealed

A team of researchers from the UK and Japan has found that the tiny defects which limit the efficiency of perovskites—cheaper alternative materials for solar cells—are also responsible for structural changes in the material that lead to degradati.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2022

Protein nanoclusters protect cells from stressful forces, and diseases such as muscular dystrophy

Scientists at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences found that emerin responds to harmful mechanical forces on the cell by bunching together to form so-called "nanoclusters.".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2022

What Does "Protection" against COVID Really Mean?

To answer that question, expanded testing is needed that can determine levels of T immune cells -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2022

CyberCube increases analytical flexibility with Portfolio Manager v4.0

CyberCube has released an updated version of Portfolio Manager (PM), a cyber risk modeling platform used by insurers, reinsurers and brokers. The new version of Portfolio Manager focuses on deepened modeling of two key scenario classes – cloud outa.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 24th, 2022

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One trailer teases Tom Cruise’s last hurrah

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to check out the return of the IMF team in the first trailer for Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2022

Turning X chromosome "off and on again" critical for oocyte development

Researchers at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona have identified a potential new diagnostic marker that predicts the successful and efficient development of mammalian egg cells. The findings could pave the way for generating artifi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2022

Small aggregates function as temporary RNA repositories, regulated by neural activity

Cells constantly have to adapt the level of activity of certain genes to specific requirements. This applies particularly to neurons, where synapses have to be repeatedly re-formed, re-wired, and restructured. For these processes—without which lear.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2022

Rajesh Exports in talks with Indian states to set up AMOLED display fab

Rajesh Exports, a major gold trading company in India without prior experience in electronic manufacturing, is looking to invest in the manufacturing of EV battery cells and AMOLED display......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2022

All-optical phase recovery and quantitative phase imaging performed instantly without a computer

Optical imaging and characterization of weakly scattering phase objects, such as isolated cells, bacteria and thin tissue sections frequently used in biological research and medical applications, have been of significant interest for decades. Due to.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 20th, 2022

New study characterizes behavior of human plastins in cells

A family of proteins that have a role in ensuring many types of cells move and maintain their shape may promote disease when they act like workaholics and disrupt the cellular environment, new research suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Skybox Security unveils cyber risk quantification capabilities to help users prioritize critical threats

Skybox Security unveiled new automated cyber risk quantification capabilities. Leveraging its proprietary network modeling techniques, Skybox now quantifies the business impact of cyber risks into economic impact. This new financial calculation enabl.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 19th, 2022

Molecular surveillance pathway tells cells when they run low on lipids

UT Southwestern researchers have discovered a molecular pathway that allows cells to sense when their lipid supplies become depleted, prompting a flurry of activity that prevents starvation. The findings, reported in Nature, might someday lead to new.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

Extending the lifespan of artificial cell membranes from five days to almost two months

The cell membrane, which contains a hydrophilic exterior and a hydrophobic interior, opens and closes ion channels like a water faucet and converts a physicochemical stimulus into an electrical signal that is then transmitted to cells. Until recently.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 18th, 2022

Magnetic nanoparticles in biological vehicles individually characterized for the first time

Imagine a tiny vehicle with a nanomagnetic structure, which can be steered through the human body via external magnetic fields. Arriving at its destination, the vehicle may release a drug, or heat up cancer cells without affecting healthy tissue. Sci.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 17th, 2022