- Live Longer- Add Isotope-enriched Meat To Your Diet?
Indulging in an isotope-enhanced steak or chicken fillet every now and again could add as much as 10 years to your life, some researchers say. Scientists have shown for the first time that food enriched with natural isotopes builds bodily components that ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 26 2007 - 10:17am
- Why Does A Biological Clock Tick?
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Vanderbilt University has analyzed the simplest known biological clock and figured out what makes it tick. The results of their analysis are published in the March 27 issue of the journal Public Library of Scien ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 26 2007 - 10:17pm
- Adult Stem Cells Speed Growth Of Healthy Liver Tissue
For the first time, researchers have used adult bone marrow stem cells to regenerate healthy human liver tissue, according to a study published in the April issue of the journal Radiology. When large, fast-growing cancers invade the liver, some patients a ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 27 2007 - 10:59pm
- Good For The Goose, Not So Great For The Gander
A provocative new model proposed by molecular biologist John Tower of the University of Southern California may help answer an enduring scientific question: Why do women tend to live longer than men? That tendency holds true in humans and many other mamma ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 27 2007 - 4:59pm
- Evolution Paradox- Why Some People Are More Attractive Than Others- Explained?
Researchers believe they have solved a mystery that has puzzled evolutionary scientists for years... if 'good' genes spread through the population, why are individuals so different? The so-called 'lek paradox', that sexually-selecting ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 4 2010 - 10:38am
- GUN1 On The Road To Photosynthetic Factories
Scientists have identified three different signals that indicate damage to chloroplasts— the photosynthetic factories of plant cells that give plants their green color —but little is known about how the signal gets passed on to the nucleus. Scientists at ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 29 2007 - 5:09pm
- Getting Dirty May Lift Your Mood
Treatment of mice with a ‘friendly’ bacteria, normally found in the soil, altered their behavior in a way similar to that produced by antidepressant drugs, reports research published in the latest issue of Neuroscience. These findings, identified by resea ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 1 2007 - 11:57pm
- Gender Linked To Development Of Skin Cancer
Inherent gender differences – instead of more sun exposure – may be one reason why men are three times more likely than women to develop certain kinds of skin cancer, say researchers at Ohio State University Medical Center. Squamous cell carcinoma is the ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 2 2007 - 12:07am
- A Sweet Step Toward New Cancer Therapies
By recognizing sugars, a technique developed by University of Michigan analytical chemist Kristina Hakansson sets the stage for new cancer diagnosis and treatment options. A growing body of evidence points to assemblies of sugars called glycans attached t ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 2 2007 - 10:09am
- Why Some Dogs Are Small
An international team led by researchers from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has identified a genetic variant that is a major contributor to small size in dogs. The findings appear in ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 6 2007 - 10:27am