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Structure of protein nano turbine revealed  nanowerk · 16 minutes
Scientists determine the first structure of a cell's rotary engine using state-of-art microscopy. more
Study: Lower levels of specific dietary vitamins and antioxidants associated with frailty  NEWS MEDICAL · 53 minutes
Researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Aging at Trinity College Dublin have shown in the largest study to date that lower levels of... more
Drinking 100% fruit juice has many positive attributes for children, report finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
A new report published in the July issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition by pediatrician Dr. Robert D. Murray supports... more
N6-methyladenosine RNA modification-mediated cellular metabolism rewiring inhibits viral replication  Science Magazine · 2 hours
Host cell metabolism can be modulated by viral infection, affecting viral survival or clearance. The cellular metabolism rewiring mediated by N6-methyladenosine (m6A) modification in virus-host interaction remains largely unknown. Here... more
NAD+ cleavage activity by animal and plant TIR domains in cell death pathways  Science Magazine · 2 hours
SARM1 (sterile alpha and TIR motif containing 1) is responsible for depletion of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide in its oxidized form (NAD+) during... more
Phospho-dependent phase separation of FMRP and CAPRIN1 recapitulates regulation of translation and deadenylation  Science Magazine · 2 hours
Membraneless organelles involved in RNA processing are biomolecular condensates assembled by phase separation. Despite the important role of intrinsically disordered protein regions... more
New tool mines scientific texts for fusion protein facts  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
A new computational tool called ProtFus screens scientific literature to validate predictions about the activity of fusion proteins—proteins encoded by the joining of two genes that previously encoded two separate... more
Structure of protein nanoturbine revealed  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Cells rely on protein complexes known as ATP synthases or ATPases for their energy needs. Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) molecules power most of the processes sustaining life. Structural biologist Professor Leonid Sazanov and his research group from the Institute... more
Cell suicide could hold key for brain health and food security  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Research into the self-destruction of cells in humans and plants could lead to treatments for neurodegenerative brain diseases and the development of disease-resistant plants. more
Tracing the evolution of vision in fruit flies  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
The function of the visual photopigment rhodopsin and its action in the retina to facilitate vision is well understood. However, there remain questions about other biological functions of this family of proteins... more
Adaptation to life inside cattle may be driving E. coli to develop harmful features  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
A large-scale study of the genetic differences and similarities among E. coli bacteria from cattle and humans indicates that features... more
Adaptation to life in cattle may be driving E. coli to develop harmful features  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Research led by Kyushu University finds that E. coli from cattle share widespread genetic similarities with those that cause food... more
Tracing the evolution of vision  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
The function of the visual photopigment rhodopsin and its action in the retina to facilitate vision is well understood. However, there remain questions about other biological functions of this family of proteins (opsins) and this has ramifications for... more
High-precision technique stores cellular 'memory' in DNA  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Researchers have created a technology called DOMINO to store complex 'memories' in the DNA of living cells, including human cells. This memory storage capacity can form the foundation of complex circuits that trigger a... more
Scorpion toxin that targets 'wasabi receptor' may help solve mystery of chronic pain  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Researchers have discovered a scorpion toxin that targets the 'wasabi receptor,' a chemical-sensing protein found in nerve cells that's responsible for the... more
Certain metabolites linked to stem cell function in the intestine  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Researchers have found that high levels of ketone bodies, molecules produced by the breakdown of fat, help the intestine to maintain a functional stem cell pool, which are... more
Study links certain metabolites to stem cell function in the intestine  MIT · 5 hours
Molecules called ketone bodies may improve stem cells’ ability to regenerate new intestinal tissue. more
Researchers reveal plant defense toolkit and insights for fighting crop diseases  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
At an unprecedented scale, researchers have now cataloged the array of surveillance tools that plants use to detect disease-causing microbes across an entire species. Representing a... more
Exploring the interaction of polystyrene nanoplastics and blood plasma proteins  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Collaborative research at ANSTO led by Mr Shinji Kihara and A/Prof. Duncan McGillivray of The MacDiarmid Institute, New Zealand with ANSTO's Dr. Jitendra Mata, scientists from the University... more
Indigenous hunters are protecting animals, land and waterways  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Canada aims to conserve 17 percent of its land and fresh water by the end of 2020. This noble objective will help protect water, air, food and biodiversity and improve the health... more
The Paleozoic diet: Why animals eat what they eat  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
In what is likely the first study to look at how dietary preferences evolved across the animal kingdom, UA researchers looked at more than a million species, going back 800... more
Researchers developing natural pesticide alternative to target pests without harming honeybees  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
A natural, sustainable alternative to pesticides that targets specific pests, without harming beneficial pollinators such as honeybees, is being developed with the help of researchers from... more
Omega-3 fats have little or no effect on type 2 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Increasing omega-3 fats in the diet has little or no effect on risk of type 2 diabetes. more
Spain posts international health alert for listeria outbreak  ABC NEWS · 10 hours
Spain issues international health alerts in light of a widening outbreak of listeria from pork meat that has affected more than 150 people and killed one woman more
New insights into protein transport could help define strategies for treating eye disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Many forms of vision loss stem from a common source: impaired communication between the eye and the brain. And at the root... more
Medical News Today: What to know about leaky gut syndrome  MNT · 19 hours
Leaky gut syndrome is a condition that affects the intestinal walls. Find out more about leaky gut symptoms and treatments, as well as its possible links with other... more
Medical News Today: Are chia seeds effective for losing weight?  MNT · 19 hours
Initial research suggests that chia seeds may have a slight effect on weight loss. Find out more about this research and how to include chia seeds in the... more
Medical News Today: Could targeting variants of this gene help fight Alzheimer's disease?  MNT · 19 hours
Researchers have found variants of a gene that influence Alzheimer's disease risk through their effect on a cerebrospinal fluid protein. more
What to know about leaky gut syndrome  MNT · 19 hours
Leaky gut syndrome is a condition that affects the intestinal walls. Find out more about leaky gut symptoms and treatments, as well as its possible links with other health conditions. more
Could targeting variants of this gene help fight Alzheimer's disease?  MNT · 19 hours
Researchers have found variants of a gene that influence Alzheimer's disease risk through their effect on a cerebrospinal fluid protein. more
Parasite needs chemical (lipid/nutrient) in cat intestines for sex  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Toxoplasma gondii is a microbial parasite that infects humans and but needs cats to complete its full life cycle. New research shows why: the sexual phase of the parasite's life... more
Scientists probe how distinct liquid organelles in cells are created  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 hours
One way biological compounds inside cells stay organized is through membrane-less organelles (MLOs) -- wall-less liquid droplets made from proteins and RNA that clump together and stay separate... more
Protein-transport discovery may help define new strategies for treating eye disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 hours
Many forms of vision loss stem from a common source: impaired communication between the eye and the brain. And at the root of that communication are... more
Scientists discover the basics of how pressure-sensing Piezo proteins work  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
A team of scientists from Weill Cornell Medicine and The Rockefeller University has illuminated the basic mechanism of Piezo proteins, which function as sensors in the body for... more
A Man Accidentally Swallowed a Fish Bone. It Tore a Hole Through His Intestine.  LIVE SCIENCE · 23 hours
People swallow fish bones all the time. But it's rare for fish bones to pierce a hole through the intestine,... more
Scientists discover the basics of how pressure-sensing Piezo proteins work  SCIENCE DAILY · 23 hours
Scientists have illuminated the basic mechanism of Piezo proteins, which function as sensors in the body for mechanical stimuli such as touch, bladder fullness, and blood pressure. The... more
[Research Articles] The autophagy-activating kinase ULK1 mediates clearance of free {alpha}-globin in {beta}-thalassemia  Science Magazine · 24 hours
In β-thalassemia, accumulated free α-globin forms intracellular precipitates that impair erythroid cell maturation and viability. Protein quality control systems mitigate β-thalassemia pathophysiology... more
Aging promotes reorganization of the CD4 T cell landscape toward extreme regulatory and effector phenotypes  Science Magazine · 1 day
Age-associated changes in CD4 T-cell functionality have been linked to chronic inflammation and decreased immunity. However, a detailed... more
Viruses mobilize plant immunity to deter nonvector insect herbivores  Science Magazine · 1 day
A parasite-infected host may promote performance of associated insect vectors; but possible parasite effects on nonvector insects have been largely unexplored. Here, we show that Begomovirus, the largest genus of... more
In cystic fibrosis, lungs feed deadly bacteria  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A steady supply of its favorite food helps a deadly bacterium thrive in the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis, according to a new study. more
British ready meals deemed healthier than those sold in India and China  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
British processed foods are reported to be the healthiest in the world, whereas India and China rank lowest for packaged food product quality. more
New method prevents the release of synthetic DNA from genetically modified cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The method prevents a gene that encodes a synthetic protein from spreading into the wild and stabilizes it so that it cannot mutate and... more
New efficient method for urine analysis may tell us more  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Human urine contains hundreds of small molecules that tell us about our health, diet and well-being. Associate Professor Frans Mulder, in collaboration with the University of Florence, has... more
New efficient method for urine analysis may tell us more  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Our urine reveals our well-being and how we treat our body. A researcher has developed an effective method of analysis for examining the constituents of a urine sample,... more
Experts discuss food security from oceans  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The world will have an additional 2 billion people to feed over the next 30 years—and doing that without decimating the planet's resources will require exploring as many options as possible. Yet, a significant option—seafood—is often... more
Oceanographer reveals link between subseafloor life and global climate  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
University of Rhode Island oceanographer Steven D"Hondt and his collaborators have studied the microbial life that lives deep beneath the seafloor—including the rate at which it breathes and how much... more
Research examines role of Nicotinamide in preventing retinal cell damage caused by glaucoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Fight for Sight is funding researchers at Cardiff University to examine the extent to which dietary supplementation of Nicotinamide – a form... more
Tiny ear bones help archaeologists piece together the past  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Archaeologists from the University of Bradford have examined ear ossicles taken from the skeletons of 20 juveniles, excavated from an 18th and 19th century burial ground in Blackburn. They were... more
FDA clears its IND for new immunotherapeutic for treating prostate cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Calibr, the drug development division of Scripps Research, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared its investigational new drug application for CCW702,... more
Pre-coating liposomes with an artificial protein corona reduces capture by immune system  nanowerk · 2 days
Despite considerable, decade-long efforts in the field of nanomedicine, fewer nanoparticle technologies than expected have made it to clinical trials. Understanding the role of... more
Protein present in telomeres shows global action on genome which influences pleuripotency  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Pluripotent cells can give rise to all cells of the body, a power that researchers are eager to control because it opens the door... more
Meat allergy triggered by tick bites explained  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers from University of Virginia School of Medicine have uncovered the mystery behind development of allergic reactions to red meat such as beef in some individuals. Recently there has been a body of research... more
What is the best diet for leaky gut syndrome?  MNT · 2 days
Leaky gut syndrome causes uncomfortable digestive symptoms. Making certain dietary changes may help people manage these symptoms. Find out which foods to eat, and which to avoid, here. more
Medical News Today: What is the best diet for leaky gut syndrome?  MNT · 2 days
Leaky gut syndrome causes uncomfortable digestive symptoms. Making certain dietary changes may help people manage these symptoms. Find out which foods to eat, and... more
Medical News Today: 'Spontaneous chemistry' may drive Alzheimer's  MNT · 2 days
A new study asks whether subtle changes to the chemistry of proteins might explain why they build up in the brains of people with Alzheimer's. more
Lifestyle counselling and mobile application helped people change their lifestyle  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Finnish StopDia study yielded promising preliminary results in reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes. Lifestyle guidance in a group and application that supports the adoption of healthy... more
You butter believe it: Low-calorie spread made mostly of water  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Cornell University food scientists have created a new low-calorie 'butter' spread that consists mostly of water. A tablespoon of this low-calorie spread has 2.8 grams of fat and... more
New, healthier 'butter' spread almost entirely water  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Food scientists have created a new low-calorie 'butter' spread that consists mostly of water. A tablespoon of this low-calorie spread has 2.8 grams of fat and 25.2 calories. Butter, on the other hand, which... more
British food crowned the healthiest in major global survey  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
It turns out that British food isn't that terrible, after all. A global survey has found that when it comes to having the healthiest packaged foods and drinks, the UK... more
E. coli's secret weapon in launching infections  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Most types of Escherichia coli are harmless, but the ones that aren't can cause severe life-threatening diarrhea. These problematic bacteria launch infections by inducing intestinal cells to form tiny structures, called pedestals, that anchor... more
The meat allergy: Researcher IDs biological changes triggered by tick bites  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have identified key immunological changes in people who abruptly develop an allergic reaction to mammalian meat, such as beef. The work is an important step... more
Low levels of vitamin D in elementary school could spell trouble in adolescence  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Vitamin D deficiency in middle childhood could result in aggressive behavior as well as anxious and depressive moods during adolescence, according to... more
The journey of the pollen  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
When insects carry the pollen from one flower to another to pollinate them, the pollen must attach to and detach from different surfaces. Scientists have discovered that the mechanisms are far more complex than previously assumed. They differ... more
New protein spin labelling technique  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers develop a new site-directed spin labeling approach based on genetically encoded noncanonical amino acids amenable to Diels-Alder chemistry as well as a new spin label, PaNDA. more
Vitamin D deficiency during elementary school could result in behavior problems in adolescence  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Vitamin D deficiency in middle childhood could result in aggressive behavior as well as anxious and depressive moods during adolescence, according to... more
Decades-old puzzle of the ecology of soil animals solved  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
An international research team led by the University of Göttingen has deciphered the defence mechanism of filamentous fungi. Moulds are a preferred food source for small animals. As fungi cannot... more
A new protein spin labelling technique  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Site-directed spin labelling (SDSL) used in combination with electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy has been a tried and trusted technique for elucidating the structure, function and dynamics of proteins and protein complexes. Nitroxide-based spin labels are... more
A new path to cancer therapy: developing simultaneous multiplexed gene editing technology  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Scientists have developed a new gene editing system that could be used for anticancer immunotherapy through the simultaneous suppression of proteins that interfere with... more
Longline fishing hampering shark migration  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Longline fisheries around the world are significantly affecting migrating shark populations, according to an international study. The study found that approximately a quarter of the studied sharks' migratory paths fell under the footprint of longline fisheries, directly killing... more
Multi-tasking protein at the root of neuropathic pain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Neuropathic pain is a chronic condition resulting from nerve injury and is characterized by increased pain sensitivity. Although known to be associated with overly excitable neurons in the spinal cord, the mechanisms... more
Studying animal cognition in the wild  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Different types of cognitive abilities can lead to a variety of knowledge that can help an animal to find, access, and guard food and mates. One approach to gain insight into the evolution of such cognitive... more
A new path to cancer therapy: Developing simultaneous multiplexed gene editing technology  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Dr. Mihue Jang and her group at the Center for Theragnosis of the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST, President Byung-gwon Lee) announced... more
Protein implicated in neuron growth and cell adhesion appears crucial for pain sensitization  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers from Japan's Osaka University have made an important leap in our understanding of how chronic pain conditions develop. more
Lighting up proteins with Immuno-SABER  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have developed a new DNA-nanotechnology-based approach called Immuno-SABER, that combines the protein targeting specificity of commonly available antibodies with a DNA-based signal-amplification strategy that enables the highly multiplexed visualization of many proteins in the same sample with... more
Study reveals E. coli's secret weapon in launching infections  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Most types of Escherichia coli are harmless, but the ones that aren't can cause severe life-threatening diarrhea. These problematic bacteria launch infections by inducing intestinal cells to form tiny structures,... more
Protein plays important roles in intracellular membrane trafficking in the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Our bodies couldn’t operate without the central nervous system - a complex network that coordinates our actions, reflexes, and sensations. Each neuron in your brain has... more
FDA approves cold atmospheric plasma technology for first-ever use in clinical trial  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Cold atmospheric plasma technology, currently the only way to remove microscopic cancer tumors remaining from surgery, has been approved by the U.S. Food and... more
Researchers develop new gene editing system that could be used for anticancer immunotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Dr. Mihue Jang and her group at the Center for Theragnosis of the Korea Institute of Science and Technology announced that they... more
Medical News Today: Immune system pathway may be key to Crohn's disease treatment  MNT · 3 days
A new study looks at the interaction between a specific protein and a type of receptor. Blocking this specific pathway may help... more
FDA approves new drug to treat adults with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Xenleta (lefamulin) to treat adults with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. more
Single protein plays important dual transport roles in the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Scientists report that halting production of synaptotagmin 17 (syt-17) blocks growth of axons. Equally significant, when cells made more syt-17, axon growth accelerated. A wide range of neurological... more
Editorial: The other thing we need to do to save the planet: Eat less meat  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Our love for steaks and burgers is contributing to rapidly exploding climate change and ironically setting up the... more
Researchers develop tools to help manage seagrass survival  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A new QUT-led study has developed a statistical toolbox to help avoid seagrass loss which provides shelter, food and oxygen to fish and at-risk species like dugongs and green turtles. more
Lighting up proteins with Immuno-SABER  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
To better understand how tissues and organs develop, fail to function, and regenerate over time, researchers would like to visualize their constituent cells' repertoires of molecules within 3-D space. Ambitious efforts like the "Human BioMolecular Atlas Program", the... more
Tools to help manage seagrass survival  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new study has developed a statistical toolbox to help avoid seagrass loss which provides shelter, food and oxygen to fish and at-risk species like dugongs and green turtles. more
Ocean warming has fisheries on the move, helping some but hurting more  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Climate change has been steadily warming the ocean, which absorbs most of the heat trapped by greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, for 100 years.... more
Could duckweed feed the world?  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Climate change is threatening the world's food supply and the risk of supply disruptions is expected to grow as temperatures rise, according to a new United Nations report co-authored by Rutgers human ecology professor Pamela McElwee. So, how... more
Organic food health benefits have been hard to assess, but that could change  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
"Organic" is more than just a passing fad. Organic food sales totaled a record US$45.2 billion in 2017, making it one of... more
Smart interaction between proteins  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Very little was known till now about DNA repair by homologous recombination, which is fundamental for human health. Now an ETH research group has for the first time isolated and studied all the key proteins involved in this process, laying... more
DIY tech gives people more freedom in managing diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
When Sam Mazaheri was 9, he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. That means Sam's body makes little or no insulin, a hormone that turns food into energy. more
Molecular mechanism of enterovirus infection uncovered  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Researchers from the Nanoscience Center at the University of Jyväskylä in collaboration with those at the University of Helsinki have found that body proteins called albumin and certain ions within the attacked host cells can affect... more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Death of key brain cells causes daytime sleepiness  MNT · 4 days
According to a new study, the buildup of toxic tau protein in key areas of the brain leads to major brain cell loss and... more
Alzheimer's: Death of key brain cells causes daytime sleepiness  MNT · 4 days
According to a new study, the buildup of toxic tau protein in key areas of the brain leads to major brain cell loss and daytime sleepiness in Alzheimer's. more
Protein governing platinum-resistant ovarian cancer identified  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The extracellular regulated kinase (ERK) protein is an important mechanism behind platinum-resistance in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, according to a study from a research team at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center. more
FDA approves first spinal tether device to treat children with idiopathic scoliosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first spinal tether device intended to be used in children and adolescents to correct the... more
FDA approves new drug to treat patients with myelofibrosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Inrebic (fedratinib) capsules to treat adult patients with certain types of myelofibrosis. more
FDA approves novel device to treat symptoms associated with advanced heart failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Barostim Neo System for the improvement of symptoms in patients with advanced heart failure who... more
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