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Sunday 19 November, 2017

Researchers detect new role for proteins

RCQ protein

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 and specifying which amino acids, the building blocks of proteins, to be added in cell mechanism. “In this case, we have a protein playing More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Russian scientists develop Ebola vaccine

A group of Russian scientists has developed a vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus and its trials are due to be completed  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Synthetic molecules that mimic human antibodies

Researchers from Yale University have crafted the first synthetic molecules that have both the targeting and response  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 26th, 2014

Novel way to control internal body clock

The discovery of a small molecule that controls internal body clock can help manage circadian rhythm and treat  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 26th, 2014

Novel trap to kill bedbugs forever

Biologists from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia have developed the first effective  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Making the most of a shitty situation – What the “fecal prints” of microbes can tell us about Earth’s evolution

Everything that eats must excrete, and microbes are no exception.  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Dutch Researchers Develop Smart Membranes

The pore size of the smart membranes can be adjusted from the outside: this is very attractive in applications like  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Molecule identified to fight oxidative stress

Investigators at the University of Missouri, US have discovered a molecule that treats oxidative stress  More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Scientists decode the atmosphere’s ‘detergent’

A team from the University of Pennsylvania has identified an important intermediate molecule and tracked its transformation to hydroxyl radicals  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Even low level of arsenic exposure not safe: Study

Researchers in the US have found that even a very low exposure to arsenic can cause cancer in humans, “raising the possibility that no level of arsenic appears to be safe”  More...