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October 01, 2015
Self-assembling material could enable artificial arteries
London, UK (SPX) Oct 01, 2015
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have developed a way of assembling organic molecules into complex tubular tissue-like structures without the use of moulds or techniques like 3D printing. The study, which will appear on Monday 28 September in the journal Nature Chemistry, describes how peptides and proteins can be used to create materials that exhibit dynamic behaviors found in biological tissues like growth, morphogenesis, and healing. The method uses solutions of pepti ... read more
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Chip-based technology enables reliable direct detection of Ebola virus
A team led by researchers at UC Santa Cruz has developed chip-based technology for reliable detection of Ebola virus and other viral pathogens. The system uses direct optical detection of viral mole ... more

Bacteria in ancient flea may be ancestor of the Black Death
About 20 million years ago a single flea became entombed in amber with tiny bacteria attached to it, providing what researchers believe may be the oldest evidence on Earth of a dreaded and historic ... more

WHO urges preventative ARVs for those at high risk for HIV
People who regularly face a "substantial" risk of HIV infection should take preventative anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment, the World Health Organization said in new guidelines released Wednesday. ... more


Flu shot may unlock changes in astronauts' immune systems
It is that time of year when you are likely to start seeing reminders to get your flu vaccine and encourage your loved ones to do the same. For identical twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly, their ... more


Virtual reality stretching beyond video games
Virtual reality is a dream of video game lovers, but it is poised to blast far beyond play to education, medicine, architecture and other learning arenas. ... more
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Scientists sequence genome of worm that can regrow body parts, seeking stem cell insights
Tourists spending a recuperative holiday on the Italian coast may be envious of the regenerative abilities of locally found flatworm Macrostomum lignano. Named for its discovery near the Italian bea ... more

A fast cell sorter shrinks to cell phone size
Commercially available cell sorters can rapidly and accurately aid medical diagnosis and biological research, but they are large and expensive, present a biohazard and may damage cells. Now a team o ... more
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DoD report: defense spending expected to decline

CIA pulled officers from China after govt hack: report

DHS taps Raytheon for network contract

Russian strikes hit Syria opposition, not IS: US official

Russian strikes again expose US disarray

Russia carries out first Syria air strikes

U.S. Navy orders nuclear reactor components


New clues on the history of the smallpox vaccine virus
Smallpox - simply hearing the word evokes images of countless people suffering gruesome deaths throughout recorded history. Known scientifically as variola, the virus had 30 percent mortality rate a ... more

Your own personal forecast: Cloudy with a chance of microbes
Though it may not be as thick as Pigpen's iconic dust ball, everybody travels with their own personal microbial cloud. ... more

Nepal quake survivors turn porters to deliver aid
Her back hunched over, Nepali villager Sanchimaya Thami strained to make the last stretch of a five-hour trek to deliver critical relief supplies to other victims of April's devastating earthquake. ... more
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This year's flu vaccine better than last year: US
US health officials vowed Thursday that this year's vaccine against influenza is better than last year's, which packed little punch against the most common strain of the virus. ... more

Genome mining effort discovers 19 new natural products in 4 years
It took two postdoctoral researchers, a lab technician, four undergraduates and their faculty advisors only four years - a blink of an eye in pharmaceutical terms - to scour a collection of 10,000 b ... more
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Self-assembling material could enable artificial arteries

Study shows insect diversity decreases in gardens with non-native plants

King crabs threaten Antarctic ecosystem due to warming ocean

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Loss of ocean predators has impact on climate change strategies

Bacteria in ancient flea may be ancestor of the Black Death


New Ebola death in SLeone dims optimism for epidemic's end
A 16-year-old girl in Sierra Leone has died from Ebola, dealing a blow to optimism that the west African country has finally turned the page on the devastating epidemic. ... more

Italian-Chinese medical team to perform first head transplant
An Italian-Chinese medical team plan to perform the world's first head transplant in China, one of the surgeons said Friday, amid concerns over medical ethics in the country. ... more

US and and Germany partner in trail blazing biomedical research study
The National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) has announced that a pathfinder study is underway in Cologne, Germany to investigate the effects of simulated spaceflight conditions on brain ... more

Preemptive drug should be routine in AIDS fight: study
Gay men at high risk of contracting HIV should have access to a daily dose of a drug used to treat the AIDS-causing virus, but as a preventive measure, researchers recommended Thursday. ... more

US Army orders lab safety review, freeze in anthrax scandal
The US military on Thursday ordered a production freeze and safety review at all defense department labs that handle biological agents and toxins including anthrax. ... more
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