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Technique shows ratcheting motion of ribosomes

-- Using a technique called three-dimensional cryo-electron microscopy, researchers have detected a ratcheting rotation... Read More

Zooming in on the protein-conducting channel

Researchers have gained the most detailed view yet of the heart of the translocon, a channel through which newly... Read More

Ancient Forests: A Closer Look at Fossil Wood

Ancient Forests: A Closer Look at Fossil Wood     ... Read More

Petrified Wood : The World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns, and Cycads

Petrified Wood : The World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns, and Cycads ... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Hepatitis C virus clamps onto protein synthesis machinery

—Researchers have discovered that the hepatitis C virus (HCV) employs an unusual strategy to induce a host cell's... Read More

Starlings law

Definition noun Starling’s law states that the force of contraction depends on the length of muscle fibers of the heart... Read More

Studies find stable sleep patterns and regular routines may improve outcomes in bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder, commonly known as manic-depressive disorder, is highly influenced by the circadian system - the body's... Read More

Atlas of Human Anatomy by F.H. Netter

Atlas of Human Anatomy      AUTHOR:  ... Read More

Atlas of Human Anatomy, Professional Edition by F.H. Netter

Atlas of Human Anatomy, Professional Edition      ... Read More

Eye Strips Images Of All But Bare Essentials Before Sending Visual Information To Brain, UC Berkeley Research Shows

The eye as a camera has been a powerful metaphor for poets and scientists alike, implying that the eye provides the brain... Read More

Is It Really Only Our Kidneys That Control Blood Pressure?

March 2009 — The problem of high blood pressure has reached pandemic proportions, causing premature death through heart... Read More

Bryozoan generic extinctions and originations during the last one hundred million years

BRYOZOAN GENERIC EXTINCTIONS AND ORIGINATIONS DURING THE LAST ONE HUNDRED MILLION YEARS Frank K. McKinney and Paul D.... Read More

How left-handed amino acids got ahead: a demonstration of the evolution of biological homochirality in the lab

A chemical reaction that demonstrates how key molecules in the biological world might have come to be predominately left or... Read More

Planting Seeds and Watching Dreams Grow

By Valerie Young The Garden is an occasional series featuring the steps fellow readers are taking to lovingly grow their... Read More

Ozone Levels May Raise Risk Of Underweight Births: Common Pollutants Linked To Fetal Growth Retardation

Babies born to women exposed to high ozone levels during pregnancy are at heightened risk for being significantly... Read More

Mutant proteins may be key to defeat chemical warfare

COLLEGE STATION, November 8 - Enzymes - proteins commonly used to speed up chemical reactions - can render chemical warfare... Read More

Patient Deaths in New Orleans: Mercy Killing or Palliative Care?

Patient Deaths in New Orleans: Mercy Killing or Palliative Care? Peter A. Clark, S.J., Ph.D. Jesuit Community St. Joseph's... Read More

International agreement takes Catalogue of Life forward

There is no catalogue of the known organisms on Earth - a fact that surprises many outside the sphere of biodiversity - but... Read More

Carbohydrate restriction improves the features of Metabolic Syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome may be defined by the response to carbohydrate restriction

Carbohydrate restriction improves the features of Metabolic Syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome may be defined by the response to... Read More

An efficient rapid system for profiling the cellular activities of molecular libraries

Jonathan S. Melnick*,, Jeff Janes,, Sungjoon Kim,,, Jim Y. Chang, Daniel G. Sipes, Drew Gunderson, Laura Jarnes, Jason T.... Read More

The Living Universe: Nasa And the Development of Astrobiology

The Living Universe: Nasa And the Development of Astrobiology     ... Read More

Farnesylation or geranylgeranylation? Efficient assays for testing protein prenylation in vitro and in vivo

Farnesylation or geranylgeranylation? Efficient assays for testing protein prenylation in vitro and in vivo Wolfgang... Read More

Heredity Plays Big Role In Heart Disease Risk Factors

Heredity plays a major role in determining the blood lipid profile and heart rate variability of blacks and whites, two... Read More

Study casts doubt on ‘Snowball Earth’ theory

Remains of photosynthesizing microbes in prehistoric rocks suggest Earth was not ice-bound A study that applied innovative... Read More

Scripps scientists studying sepsis in mice find potential drug targets for deadly disease

"We have identified a key connection of signaling pathways in the cascade of events leading to sepsis. This defines a... Read More

Human Development 7e Update

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Tracking fish by sonar to prevent over-fishing

Marine researchers and scientists have long sought a practical way to track the position and migration of fish in the... Read More

HIV-1’s high virulence might be an accident of evolution

The virulence characteristic of HIV-1--the virus predominantly responsible for human AIDS--might amount to an accident of... Read More

Unlocking the function of enzymes

Fitting a key into a lock may seem like a simple task, but researchers at Texas A&M University are using a method that... Read More

Galaxy ‘Hunting’ Made Easy

Artist's impression showing a galaxy located between an observer on Earth and a background quasar that acts as... Read More

Microscopic version of the CT scan reveals secrets of bone formation

A juvenile snail shell of Biomphalaria glabrata, 4 weeks after hatching with a shell diameter of 3... Read More

Complications after cryosurgery with new miniature cryoprobes in long hollow bones: An animal trial

Complications after cryosurgery with new miniature cryoprobes in long hollow bones: An animal trial Frank Popken1, Peter... Read More

What’s In The Water? Estrogen-like Chemicals Found In Fish Caught In Pittsburgh’s Rivers, USA

April 2007 — A new study from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute's Center for Environmental Oncology suggests... Read More

Effects of streptozotocin-induced diabetes on the pharmacology of rat conduit and resistance intrapulmonary arteries

Effects of streptozotocin-induced diabetes on the pharmacology of rat conduit and resistance intrapulmonary... Read More

Single-celled Algae Took The Leap To Multicellularity 200 Million Years Ago

February 22, 2009 — Some algae have been hanging together rather than going it alone much longer than previously thought,... Read More

Genetic Region For Tame Animals Discovered: Horse Whisperers, Lion Tamers Not Needed

June 9, 2009 — In what could be a breakthrough in animal breeding, a team of scientists from Germany, Russia and Sweden... Read More

New 3-D Structural Model Of Critical H1N1 Protein Developed

In just two weeks from the time the first patient virus samples were made available, Singapore scientists report an... Read More

Molecule tracking reveals mechanism of chromosome separation in dividing cells

Reasons proposed for strong but dynamic attachment of spindle fibers University of Washington (UW) researchers are helping... Read More

Life May Extend Planet’s ‘Life’: Billion-Year Life Extension For Earth Also Doubles Odds Of Finding Life On Other Planets

Roughly a billion years from now, the ever-increasing radiation from the sun will have heated Earth into inhabitability;... Read More