DNA robots designed in minutes instead of days

Someday, scientists believe, tiny DNA-based robots and other nanodevices will deliver medicine inside our bodies, detect the presence of deadly pathogens, and help manufacture increasingly smaller electronics. Researchers took a big step toward that.....»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: SoftwareApr 19th, 2021Related News

Entanglement-based quantum network

A team of researchers reports realization of a multi-node quantum network, connecting three quantum processors. In addition, they achieved a proof-of-principle demonstration of key quantum network protocols......»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: SoftwareApr 17th, 2021Related News

Total knee replacement a cost-effective treatment for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Taking into consideration costs of forgoing versus pursuing total knee replacement, researchers found that across older and younger age groups, TKR is a cost-effective treatment for these patients......»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedMar 24th, 2021Related News

Exercise boosts blood flow to the brain, study finds

It's not just your legs and heart that get a workout when you walk briskly; exercise affects your brain as well. A new study shows that when older adults with mild memory loss followed an exercise program for a year, the blood flow to their brains in.....»»

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Domestication and industrialization lead to similar changes in gut microbiota

Domestication has a consistent effect on the gut microbiota of animals and is similar to the effects of industrialisation in human populations, with ecological differences such as diet having a strong influence......»»

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BMI1, a promising gene to protect against Alzheimer"s disease

A molecular biologist discovers a new function for BMI1, which is known to counteract brain aging......»»

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Researchers hunt for drugs that keep HIV latent

When the human immunodeficiency virus infects cells, it can either exploit the cells to start making more copies of itself or remain dormant -- a phenomenon called latency. Keeping these reservoirs latent is a challenge. A new paper has found a way t.....»»

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Rugby study identifies new method to diagnose concussion using saliva

A study of top-flight UK rugby players has identified a method of accurately diagnosing concussion using saliva, paving the way for the first non-invasive clinical test for concussion......»»

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New test traces DNA origins to monitor transplant rejection and reveal hidden cancers

A new technique that can trace which tissues and organs the DNA in our blood comes from has just been reported......»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedMar 23rd, 2021Related News

Evidence supports COVID-19 hearing loss link, say scientists

Hearing loss and other auditory problems are strongly associated with COVID-19, according to a systematic review of research evidence......»»

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How UK, South Africa coronavirus variants escape immunity

TACC's Frontera supercomputer aids in building infection models of COVID-19 variants......»»

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Physical activity helps curb low-grade inflammation in children

According to a recent study, accumulating more brisk and vigorous physical activity can curb adiposity-induced low-grade inflammation. The study also reported that diet quality had no independent association with low-grade inflammation......»»

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How human cells coordinate the start of DNA replication

The first step in DNA replication requires the assembly of a group of proteins called the Origin Recognition Complex (ORC). Researchers have determined how the ORC assembles during the cell division cycle. One part of the complex is sequestered into.....»»

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People affected by COVID-19 are being nicer to machines

Researchers report that people affected by COVID-19 show more goodwill to humans and to human-like autonomous machines. The findings suggest that the coronavirus crisis helped close the gap between people and technology......»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedMar 23rd, 2021Related News

Deaths from COVID-19 have progressively declined at nursing homes, researchers find

New data collected and analyzed by researchers at Brown University shows that mortality rates among nursing home residents with COVID-19 declined from March to November 2020, and that the deadliest period of time for nursing home residents followed t.....»»

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Variances in critical protein may guide fate of those infected with SARS CoV-2

Why does COVID-19 seem to strike in such a haphazard way, sometimes sparing the 100-year-old grandmother, while killing healthy young men and women in the prime of life? A new study may offer some tentative clues. The research explores MHC-I, a criti.....»»

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New strategy for fighting brain cancer

Most people relate cholesterol to heart health, but it is also a critical component in the growth and spread of brain cancer. Researchers recently discovered how cholesterol becomes dysregulated in brain cancer cells and showed that the gene responsi.....»»

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A divided visual field

How do hawkmoths use visual patterns in different parts of their visual field? While researching this question, a research team experienced a surprise......»»

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Rare genetic variant puts some younger men at risk of severe COVID-19

A subset of young men carry a genetic variant that dampens innate immunity to COVID-19 and may benefit from genetic testing and interferon treatment, according to a new study......»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedMar 23rd, 2021Related News

Prolonged immune response may contribute to post-COVID-19 blood clots

COVID-19 survivors, particularly those with heart disease or diabetes, may have an increased risk of blood clots or strokes due to prolonged immune response, according to new research......»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedMar 23rd, 2021Related News