Archive: 16/02/2012

Good news for Republic of Congo chimpanzees

The Republic of Congo has formally expanded Nouabale-Ndoki National Park to protect an increasingly rare treasure: one of Africa's most pristine forests and a population of "naïve" chimpanzees with so little exposure ...

dateFeb 16, 2012 in Ecology
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Nanoparticles may enhance cancer therapy

A mixture of current drugs and carbon nanoparticles shows potential to enhance treatment for head-and-neck cancers, especially when combined with radiation therapy, according to new research by Rice University and the University ...

dateFeb 16, 2012 in Bio & Medicine
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Immunoproteasome crystal structure determined

Like a shredder, the immunoproteasome cuts down proteins into peptides that are subsequently presented on the cellular surface. The immune system can distinguish between self and nonself peptides and selectively kills cells ...

dateFeb 16, 2012 in Biochemistry
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