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(Medical Xpress)—In a new study, University at Buffalo scientists describe the role that a protein called TFIIB plays in helping cells repair DNA damage, a critical function for preventing the growth of tumors.
Medical research Nov 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers report in the journal Developmental Cell that they have identified genes that control growth and regeneration of the intestine in the freshwater planarian Schmidtea mediterranea.
Medical research Oct 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
We humans have a fairly erratic sense of time. We tend to misjudge the duration of events, particularly when they are emotional in nature. Disturbingly negative experiences, for example, seem to last much longer than they ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Scientists report that they can predict who will improve most on an unfamiliar video game by looking at their brain waves.
Neuroscience Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 4 |
A Yale-led team of researchers has identified the gene that, when mutated, causes a devastating early-onset disorder in babies known as "malignant migrating partial seizures of infants," or MMPSI. The study ...
Genetics Oct 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In a painless clinical procedure performed on a patient with electrodes temporarily implanted in his brain, Stanford University doctors pinpointed two nerve clusters that are critical for face perception. The findings could ...
Neuroscience Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Ageing is an unavoidable part of life, and it is often accompanied by a number of age-related illnesses. One of the biggest diseases associated with ageing is cancer, which as a result is often referred to ...
Genetics Oct 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Autism is a disorder well known for its complex changes in behavior—including repeating actions over and over and having difficulty with social interactions and language. Current approaches to understanding ...
Neuroscience Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—The world continues to be a noisy place, and Purdue University researchers have found that all that background chatter causes the ears of those with hearing impairments to work differently.
Neuroscience Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Previous studies have hypothesized that low levels of the enzyme thymidylate synthase (TS) likely mark patients who will benefit from the drug pemetrexed – but results have been inconclusive at best and at times contradictory. ...
Cancer Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Hispanic children often have undiagnosed developmental delays and large numbers of both Hispanic and non-Hispanic children who first were thought to have developmental delay actually had autism, researchers ...
Autism spectrum disorders Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have unraveled how our brain cells encode the pronunciation of individual vowels in speech. The discovery could lead to new technology that verbalizes the unspoken words of ...
Neuroscience Aug 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Duke researchers may have found a promising stem cell therapy for preventing osteoarthritis after a joint injury.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Aug 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Using mutant zebra fish, researchers studying the earliest formation of cartilage of the mouth believe they may have gotten a look at a mechanism involved in a genetic defect linked to Fraser syndrome deafness in humans.
Genetics Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Just because healthful foods are available in school cafeterias doesn't mean children are going to eat them, but in some cases, the very presence of such foods as whole fruit may actually prompt kids to ...
Health Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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