Genetics & Molecular Biology

Nrk Suppressor Gene For Breast Cancer In Mice

In recent years, the incidence of breast cancer has been increasing worldwide, and breast cancer is becoming a serious object of public concern. The onset of breast cancer is closely related to the sex hormone estrogen, and estrogen antagonists such as ta ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 3 2016 - 6:32am

5 Ways To Improve Reproducibility In Biomedical Research

Daniel Drucker's unofficial laboratory slogan is "I'd rather be third and right, than first and wrong." After 30 years, he has seen high-profile journal article after article proclaim the beginning of the end for diseases he studies li ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 13 2016 - 5:15pm

Yoshinori Ohsumi Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine 2016 "For His Discoveries Of Mechanisms For Autophagy"

Yoshinori Ohsumi of the Tokyo Institute of Technology has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 "for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy", the body's recycling system. Autophagy can rapidly provide fuel for ener ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 3 2016 - 5:32am

Cornell Students Want Their Own Kangaroo Court For GMOs

Cornell students want to "debate" GMOs tomorrow, and while finding anti-science activists is easy- Michael Hanson of Consumers Union will go anywhere to undermine food, that is why The Dr. Oz Show loves him, and they also got someone named Jonath ...

Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Oct 4 2016 - 2:46pm

Biological Mystery: Why Would Replacing Diet Beverages With Water Help Diabetic Patients Lose Weight?

In a recent paper, of 81 overweight and obese women with type 2 diabetes who usually consumed diet beverages and were on a weight loss program, those who substituted water for diet beverages after their lunch for 24 weeks had a greater decrease in weight ( ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 18 2016 - 5:19am

Thanksgiving Sleepiness- It's Protein And Salt, Not Tryptophan In Turkey

We've all felt sleepy after a big Thanksgiving meal and tryptophan usually gets the bad rap- but there simply isn't enough of it to make a difference. Yet clearly something is making many of us take longer naps after binging on supper. A recent s ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 22 2016 - 10:33am

For Invasive Cancer Growth, A New Regulator Of Mitochondria Discovered

Cancer cells are so deadly because of their ability to quickly invade and a new study contends that part of the blame rests with mitochondria, the energy factories of the cell. Mitochondria are organelles inside most of our cells that generate energy and s ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 23 2016 - 12:14pm

Vitamin D Linked To Bladder Cancer In Systematic Review

Vitamin D, which is produced by the body through exposure to sunshine, helps the body control calcium and phosphate levels, important for healthy bones. It can also be obtained from food sources such as fatty fish and egg yolks but it can be difficult to ...

Article - News Staff - Dec 14 2016 - 1:14pm

I Would Appreciate Your Comment On A Recently Published Study....

The email was simple enough. It was a request from a member of the press asking “I would appreciate your reaction/comments to the recently published study on GMO corn for an article I am putting together on it. Deadline: Wednesday 4 January.” ...

Article - Alison Van Eenennaam - Feb 1 2017 - 11:33am

Another Day, Another Séralini Study

In what seems like a scene from the movie Groundhog Day, another rat study has come out of the laboratory of Dr. Giles-Eric Séralini, only in this case it is Roundup and not GMOs that are under fire. When I read the title of the  paper, “Multiomics reveal ...

Article - Alison Van Eenennaam - Feb 27 2017 - 5:33pm