Cells’ Mitochondria Work Much Like Tesla Battery PacksNews
UCLA researchers have shown that mitochondria are made up of many individual bioelectric units that generate energy in an array, similar to a Tesla electric car battery that packs thousands of battery cells to manage energy safely and provide fast access to very high current.
Personalized Immunotherapy Refined by Mass Spec-Machine Learning PairingNews
A combination of mass spectrometry and a novel computational tool is more accurately identifying the molecular signs of cancer likely to be presented to helper T cells, which stimulate and orchestrate the immune response to tumors and infectious agents.READ MORE
How Do Empty Spaces Make a Protein Unstable?News
Partial unfolding of proteins may affect their stability and is a challenge in the industry. So how does a cavity destabilize a protein? Would such a cavity be empty? These are questions that researchers from Aarhus University answer in a new study.READ MORE
Device Identifies Airborne Hazards RapidlyNews
Scientists have developed a portable device that can identify a wide range of airborne gases and chemicals instantly. The device is suitable for rapid deployment to identify airborne hazards from tiny gas molecules like sulfur dioxide to large molecules like benzene.
In a new study, UC San Francisco scientists used maps of brain connections to predict how brain atrophy would spread in individual patients with frontotemporal dementia (FTD), adding to growing evidence that the loss of brain cells associated with dementia spreads via the synaptic connections between established brain networksREAD MORE
A protein called RGS4 (Regulator of G protein signaling 4) plays a prominent role in the maintenance of long-term pain states and may serve as a promising new target for the treatment of chronic pain conditions, according to new research.
Monash University has received $8.6 million in Federal Government funding to establish dedicated research training centers that are set to drive the innovation of green chemistry in Australian manufacturing.READ MORE
The hunt for an opioid alternative has made a leap forward – a unique fungus may be able to mimic opioid suggesting it could be a safer less addictive drug, helping address the opioid epidemic of deaths by overdose.READ MORE
A study has found that some patients, known as maximizers, consume a high level of medical resources without clear evidence of better outcomes.READ MORE
Researchers have found a way to effectively transport medication into the brain - which could improve treatments for neurological and neurodegenerative diseases.READ MORE
A team of microbiologists and genomicists led by the Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (JGI) has invented a genetic engineering tool, called CRAGE, that could not only make studying microbes much easier, but also fill significant gaps in our understanding of how microbes interact with their surroundings and evolve.READ MORE