Chemistry
Sunday 01 February, 2015

Structure of anxiety disorder protein revealed

New research conducted at MSU has, for the first time, revealed the crystal structure of a key protein, TSPO, which is associated with several forms of anxiety disorders. Courtesy of Jian Liu

New research has revealed the crystal structure of a key protein, TSPO, which is associated with several forms of anxiety disorders.  More...

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eggs
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Scientists discover way to unboil egg

Researchers have managed to unboil an ordinary boiled egg, and the results may have implications for cancer treatments  More...

drug delivery mechanism
By BioNews On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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New mechanism to enhance drug delivery

Researchers at the University of Warwick in Britain have developed a new “triggered-release” mechanism that could improve  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Yak dung polluting indoor air in Tibetan households

Burning of Yak dung is leading to pollution of indoor air in Tibetan households  More...

3D Printing with Nucleic Acid Adhesives
By BioNews On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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DNA ‘glue’ can help grow tissues, organs

DNA molecules can act as a glue to hold together 3D-printed materials that could be used to grow tissues and organs in the lab  More...

A proposed evolutionary model for the evolution of the UII gene family. Image Credit: Pharmacological Reviews.
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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Fish compound can fight against heart disease

A peptide originally found in fish could be used in the battle against cardiovascular disease, research has found.  More...

Pill for weight loss
By BioNews On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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Now a pill that tricks the body into losing weight

Salk researchers have developed an entirely new type of pill that tricks the body into thinking it has consumed calories,  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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Motion technology to detect alien life

Scientists have developed a motion detector to isolate and detect vibrating living cells which  More...

designer antibiotic
By BioNews On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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Designer antibiotic could eliminate risk of hearing loss

A new version of a common antibiotic could eliminate the side effects associated with the drug – risk of hearing loss and  More...

RCQ protein
By BioNews On Friday, January 2nd, 2015
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Researchers detect new role for proteins

A study has shown for the first time that the building blocks of proteins can be assembled without instructions from DNA or messenger RNA (mRNA). A protein, Rqc2, was found playing a role similar to that of mRNA More...