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Scientists produce new antibiotics by gene editing

Scientists have discovered a new route to produce complex antibiotics exploiting gene editing to re-program pathways to future medicines urgently required to combat antimicrobial resistance, treat neglected diseases and tackle future pandemics......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 25th, 2021

Role of disordered protein interactions in gene expression

Researchers reveal a novel mechanism that coordinates the assembly of components inside cells that control gene expression......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 min. ago

Study links increasing air pollution to the rise of a type of lung cancer

An international team of scientists has linked increased air pollution to an uptick in cases of lung adenocarcinoma (LADC) worldwide. The same study also concluded an overall lower consumption of tobacco worldwide is statistically linked to less peop.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 min. ago

Scientists produce new antibiotics by gene editing

Scientists have discovered a new route to produce complex antibiotics exploiting gene editing to re-program pathways to future medicines urgently required to combat antimicrobial resistance, treat neglected diseases and prevent future pandemics......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 min. ago

This is how the superbug Pseudomonas aeruginosa reacts to antibiotics

The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa is resistant to all antibiotics on the market. Therefore, there is a great need for new therapeutic approaches. In order to find them, it helps to understand how the germ reacts to active substances......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 min. ago

Scientists discover potential cause of Alzheimer’s Disease

In people with brain buildups, a key but difficult-to-detect difference in the form of tau protein allows scientists to distinguish people showing no outward signs of dementia from those who do......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 min. ago

Steam disinfection of baby bottle nipples exposes babies and the environment to micro- and nanoplastic particles

Using a new microspectroscopic technique, scientists have found that steam disinfection of silicone-rubber baby bottle nipples exposes babies and the environment to micro- and nanoplastic particles......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 min. ago

Which glioblastoma patients will respond to immunotherapy?

Scientists have discovered a new biomarker to identify which patients with brain tumors called glioblastomas -- the most common and malignant of primary brain tumors -- might benefit from immunotherapy. The treatment could extend survival for an esti.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 min. ago

Correcting inherited gene alterations speeds up

Researchers have developed a method to precisely and rapidly correct genetic alterations in the cultured patient cells......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 min. ago

A little web history: The first webcam ever was designed to do what exactly?

Computer scientists at Cambridge University are said to have deployed the first webcam in 1991.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News7 min. ago

How Science Will Solve the Omicron Variant’s Mysteries

So far, panic about the mysterious new Covid variant has outpaced actual information. Here’s what scientists around the world are trying to uncover......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News7 min. ago

New dinosaur species from Chile had a unique slashing tail

Fossils found in Chile are from a strange-looking dog-sized dinosaur species that had a unique slashing tail weapon, scientists reported Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 min. ago

Atomic force microscope measures adhesion energy of the coronavirus

A study by Department of Energy researchers detailed a potential method to detect the novel coronavirus on surfaces. Scientists from Pacific Northwest, Oak Ridge, Sandia and Ames national laboratories used an atomic force microscope to measure how ea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 min. ago

Researchers identify key RNA "gatekeeper" in gene expression, pointing to possible new drug targets

An important player in the healthy development of female embryos turns out also to play a key role in regulating the behavior of chromosome loops and gene expression in both sexes, according to a new study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hosp.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 min. ago

Less ploughing enables carbon storage in agricultural soils

The value of long-term studies can be found when you're ready to dig deep. WUR scientists and European partners asked: what happens when organic farmers stop plowing? In a joint effort, we sampled nine field trials across Europe and assessed the impa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 min. ago

Inflammation in Heart Disease: Do Researchers Know Enough?

Anti-inflammatory therapies for cardiovascular disease are nearing the clinic. But whether scientists understand how inflammation contributes to fatty-deposit buildup well enough to target it... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News4 hr. 35 min. ago

Report calls for animal welfare to be at heart of genome editing plans

A Newcastle University academic has contributed to a new report which says animal welfare must be at the heart of plans to approve new breeding technologies in farming and food production......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 7 min. ago

Planetary scientists are starting to get stirred up by Starship’s potential

"It could provide a revolutionary new way of exploring these worlds." Enlarge / A rendering of SpaceX's Starship traveling to the Saturn system. (credit: SpaceX) Jennifer Heldmann stared at the computer screens on her desk, wa.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

Princeton Team Disables Long-Targeted Gene Behind Spread of Major Cancers

An anonymous reader writes: The mysterious ways cancer spreads through the body, a process known as metastasis, is what can make it such a difficult enemy to keep at bay. Researchers at Princeton University working in this area have been tugging at a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 7 min. ago

Researchers develop a camera the size of a salt grain

The camera leverages imaging hardware and computational processing to produce stunning results compared to previous state-of-the-art equipment. The primary innovation is a technology called a "metasurface.".....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News18 hr. 7 min. ago

Scientists to map fungal networks, determine climate role

Scientists from the United States and Europe announced plans Tuesday to create the biggest map of underground fungal networks, arguing they are an important but overlooked piece in the puzzle of how to tackle climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 35 min. ago