News tagged with nature materials
When timing is everything: Research says beneficial mutations need specific circumstances to win out
When it comes to the sort of beneficial mutations that drive natural selection, there's new evidence that, evolutionarily speaking, timing is everything.
Genetics Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress)—Two researchers funded by the EU have succeeded in developing and testing a state-of-the-art HIV detection test. The Imperial College London, United Kingdom duo says the test is 10 times ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
If applied to the $5-billion-per-year dietary supplement industry, "quality by design" (QbD)—a mindset that helped revolutionize the manufacture of cars and hundreds of other products—could ease concerns ...
Medications Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study coordinated by Manel Esteller, published in Nature Reviews Genetics, highlights the success of this area of research to predict the behavior and weaknesses of tumors.
Genetics Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Novel technique for delivering multiple cancer treatments may solve hurdle for combinatorial drug therapies
Cancers are notorious for secreting chemicals that confuse the immune system and thwarting biological defenses.
Cancer Jul 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A study recently published in Nature Genetics provides new evidence that the genetic makeup of the embryo may cause the appearance of tumors in adult life. These results bear out the growing theory that some tumors may ha ...
Cancer Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a regulator protein that plays a crucial role in kidney fibrosis, a condition that leads to kidney failure. Finding this regulator provides a new therapeutic ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For the past decade, scientists have been pursuing cancer treatments based on RNA interference a phenomenon that offers a way to shut off malfunctioning genes with short snippets of RNA. However, one huge cha ...
Medical research Feb 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Bone tissue is very good at self-healing, but in many situations the natural healing process is not sufficient. In a dissertation at Uppsala University, Sonya Piskounova shows how functional materials that ...
Medical research Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
When cells divide normally, DNA gets copied perfectly and distributed among the daughter cells with an even hand. Occasionally though, DNA breaks during division and is rearranged, resulting in duplications or deletions of ...
Genetics Oct 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists at the Universities of Glasgow and Southampton have uncovered a new method for culturing adult stem cells which could lead to the creation of revolutionary stem cell therapies for conditions such as arthritis, ...
Medical research Jul 18, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 0 |
Nature Materials is a monthly multi-disciplinary journal aimed at bringing together cutting-edge research across the entire spectrum of materials science. The journal’s Impact Factor of 23.132 for 2008 places Nature Materials first among materials science journals. Published by Nature Publishing Group, Nature Materials was launched in September 2002.
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