George Mason University breast cancer treatment patent licensed by Targeted Pharmaceuticals

George Mason University patent with applications to breast cancer treatment licensed by Targeted Pharmaceuticals, a cannabinoid-based drug discovery company Credit: Copyright: www.gmu.edu Manassas, Va. – A patent granted...

Researchers unveil experimental compound to block therapeutic target in blood cancer

Credit: UNC Lineberger CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina – Researchers at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a hyperactive cell signal that contributes to tumor growth in an aggressive blood cancer. They also developed...

Turning Shelved Drugs into a New Promise for Immuno-Oncology

After working for 12 years at Merck, Catherine Pickering decided to take a risk and create iOnctura, a spin-out company exploring a new application in immuno-oncology for a drug candidate that had been shelved. In...

Martian Gravity

Fifty years ago this month, the Apollo 11 mission landed on the moon, and the first human being took “one small step” onto its surface. Now, the buzz is around getting humans to Mars, and,...

Single-cell three-dimensional genome structures of rice gametes and unicellular zygotes

1. Dekker, J., Rippe, K., Dekker, M. & Kleckner, N. Capturing chromosome conformation. Science 295, 1306–1311 (2002). 2. Lieberman-Aiden, E. et al. Comprehensive mapping of long-range interactions reveals folding principles of the human genome. Science 326, 289–293...

A QTL associated with leaf trichome traits has a major influence on the abundance...

1. Price, P. W. et al. Interactions among three trophic levels: influence of plants on interactions between insect herbivores and natural enemies. Annu Rev. Ecol. Syst. 11, 41–65 (1980). Article Google Scholar 2. Levin, D. A. The role of...

Scientists are trying to learn to use bacteria for mining in other planets

If we are going to colonize space, we need to learn to mine it. Mining is how we get all the necessary materials to build stuff. Earth’s resources are not going to last forever...

Take a bath 90 minutes before bedtime to get better sleep

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering found that bathing 1-2 hours before bedtime in water of about 104-109 degrees Fahrenheit can significantly improve your sleep Credit: Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas...

Discovering how diabetes leads to vascular disease

UC Davis researchers find a cellular link between high blood sugar and blood vessel constriction Credit: UC Regents / UC Davis Health A team of UC Davis Health scientists and physicians has identified a cellular connection...

UTA physicist studying how extreme weather in space affects satellites

Solar wind Credit: UT Arlington A physicist at The University of Texas at Arlington is developing a new scale to measure weather storms in space that could lead to a better understanding of how those storms...

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