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Wednesday 20th March 2019

Study shows first evidence bacterial-induced apoptosis in algae

(University of Alberta) A new study by UAlberta biologists shows the first evidence of apoptosis, or programmed cell death in algae. The outcomes have broad-reaching implications, from the development of targeted antibiotics to the production of biofuels in industry.

Dynamic hydrogel used to make 'soft robot' components and LEGO-like building blocks

(Brown University) A new type of hydrogel material developed by Brown University researchers could soon make assembling complex microfluidic or soft robotic devices as simple as putting together a LEGO set.

Researchers create new way to power electric cars

(University of Massachusetts Lowell) A team of UMass Lowell researchers has pioneered a new, more efficient way to power electric vehicles.

Bacteria and immunity in cervix may be key to predicting premature births

(University of Maryland School of Medicine) Spontaneous preterm birth (sPTB), defined as birth before 37 weeks of gestation, and the related complications, are the largest contributors to infant death in the United States and worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have discovered that bacteria and innate immune fa...

Hundreds of bubble streams link biology, seismology off Washington's coast

(University of Washington) The first survey of methane vent sites off Washington's coast finds 1,778 bubble columns, with most located along a north-south band that is in line with a geologic fault.

Researchers discover hidden differences between pathology of CTE and Alzheimer's disease

(Indiana University) An international team of scientists at Indiana University School of Medicine, University of Kansas and the U.K. Medical Research Council have dismantled the belief that Alzheimer's disease and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy have made a discovery that offers options for improved diagnosis and potential targeted treatments.

Discovery may lead to precision-based strategy for triple negative breast cancer

(Indiana University) A researcher in the Vera Bradley Foundation Center for Breast Cancer Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine, working in collaboration with researchers from the University of Maryland, recently reported several important findings related to triple negative breast cancer and its future treatment in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.

African-Americans more likely to be misdiagnosed with schizophrenia, Rutgers study finds

(Rutgers University) African-Americans with severe depression are more likely to be misdiagnosed as having schizophrenia, according to a new Rutgers study.

Naltrexone implant helps HIV patients with opioid dependence prevent relapse

(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) A new study, published this month in Lancet HIV by Penn Medicine researchers, shows that a naltrexone implant placed under the skin was more effective at helping HIV-positive patients with an opioid addiction reduce relapse and have better HIV-related outcomes compared to the oral drug.

How 'sleeper cell' cancer stem cells are maintained in chronic myelogenous leukemia

(University of Alabama at Birmingham) Even when chronic myelogenous leukemia is in remission, 'sleeper cell,' quiescent leukemic stem cells are maintained in microenvironments in the bone marrow. This maintenance is poorly understood. Researchers now describe how niche-specific expression of a particular chemokine by a particular type of bone marrow cell controls quiescence of these treatment-resi...

Developing a diverse scientific workforce to end the Alzheimer's epidemic

(University of Arizona Health Sciences) Roberta Diaz Brinton, Ph.D., inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, has been awarded a $1.8 million National Institutes of Health training program grant to develop a cross-disciplinary and translationally oriented workforce to discover new drugs for Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerativ...

NIH to test experimental drug to curb drug cravings

(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) A trial of an experimental drug designed to treat cravings associated with opioid use disorder (OUD) has begun at the National Institutes of Health. The trial will assess the safety and pharmacokinetics of ANS-6637 when given with another drug that is processed by the same liver enzyme pathway. Trial funding is through NIH's Helping to En...

Study points to new strategy for boosting immunotherapy effectiveness in advanced colorectal cancer

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center revealed the common oncogene KRAS as a possible explanation for why many patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) do not respond to immune checkpoint blockade (ICB) therapy.

Study finds cells maintain a complete molecular 'memory' of their embryonic origins

(Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) In research that casts cells as curators of their own history, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists have discovered that adult tissues retain a memory, inscribed on their DNA, of the embryonic cells from which they arose. The discovery led to one even more intriguing - that the memory is fully retrievable: under certain conditions, cells can play the story of thei...

Southern Weed Science Society honors Steckel

(University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture) The Southern Weed Science Society recently honored Larry Steckel, a professor with the University of Tennessee Department of Plant Sciences, with the Outstanding Educator Award.

Study identifies possible causes of and protectors against premature birth

(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Seven types of bacteria and certain immune factors in a woman's vagina and cervix may be responsible for increasing the risk of spontaneous preterm birth (sPTB) or protect against it, according to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Results of the study ...

Delusions may stem from sticky beliefs, study finds

(Columbia University Irving Medical Center) Delusions are one of the most common symptoms of psychosis, but little is known about what causes them. A new study from researchers at Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute offers insight into the development of delusions, which could lead to better treatments for people with psychosis.

Magnetoresistive sensors for near future innovative development

(Far Eastern Federal University) Excluding the information recording and reading technology, in the next 15-20 years, the hypersensitive sensors operating under the magnetoresistive principle will be applied in an extensive number of innovative areas. Among them are biomedicine, flexible electronics, position sensors, and human-computer interaction, various types of monitoring, navigation and auto...

New brain research challenges our understanding of sleep

(Aarhus University) An international study headed by researchers from Aarhus University has for the first time uncovered the large-scale brain patterns and networks in the brain which control sleep, providing knowledge which in the future may can in the long term help the many Danes large proportion of people who experience problems sleeping.

Study gives new perspective on production of blood cells and immune cells

(University of California - Santa Cruz) A new study provides a thorough accounting of blood cell production from hematopoietic stem cells. The results are important for understanding disorders such as anemia, diseases of the immune system, and blood cancers such as leukemias and lymphomas.

Bacteria bide their time when antibiotics attack

(Rice University) Rice University scientists build a model to predict how long, on average, it takes to eradicate a bacterial infection with antibiotics. The model could help doctors fight resistance by prescribing antibiotics that neither over- or under-dose a patient.

Prenatal allergies prompt sexual changes in offspring

(Ohio State University) A single allergic reaction during pregnancy prompts sexual-development changes in the brains of offspring that last a lifetime, new research suggests. Female rats born to mothers exposed to an allergen during pregnancy acted more characteristically 'male' -- mounting other female rodents, for instance -- and had brains and nervous systems that looked more like those seen in...

Open-source solution: Researchers 3D-print system for optical cardiography

(Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology) Researchers from the George Washington University and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have developed a solution for multiparametric optical mapping of the heart's electrical activity. This technique is a useful tool for enhancing our understanding of the mechanisms behind cardiac arrhythmias. Arrhythmia causes your heart to beat too quick...

C-sections are seen as breastfeeding barrier in US, but not in other global communities

(Purdue University) Amanda Veile, an assistant professor of anthropology at Purdue University, and her team report that indigenous mothers in farming communities in Yucatán, Mexico, breastfeed for about 1.5 months longer following cesarean deliveries than they do following vaginal deliveries. Veile believes this is possible because the mothers live in an exceptionally supportive breastfeeding env...

Solving the efficiency of Gram-negative bacteria

(Harvard University) Superbugs, also known as Gram-negative bacteria, are causing a global health crisis. To combat antibiotic-resistant infections, researchers are pursuing clever new ways to thwart the bacteria's tough defense system. Now, they have uncovered some of the previously unknown machinery that builds the bacterial outer membrane, information that could lead to new treatments for untre...

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