Archive: 10/16/2009

How to identify early graft dysfunction preoperatively?

Small-for-size graft dysfunction (SFSGD) following living-related liver transplantation (LRLT) is characterized by early graft dysfunction (EGD) when the graft-to-recipient body weight ratio (GRBWR) is below 0.8%. However, ...

dateOct 16, 2009 in Other
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'Spaghetti' scaffolding could help grow skin in labs

Scientists are developing new scaffolding technology which could be used to grow tissues such as skin, nerves and cartilage using 3D spaghetti-like structures. Their research is highlighted in the latest issue of Business, the qu ...

dateOct 16, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Hardy New Corn Lines Released

(PhysOrg.com) -- Six new inbred maize lines with resistance to aflatoxin contamination have now been registered in the United States by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS). ARS plant pathologist Robert ...

dateOct 16, 2009 in Ecology
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Why immune cells count in early pregnancy

(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Adelaide researcher has been named the 2009 Young Investigator Award winner for shedding new light on why some women are infertile, and why some pregnancies end in miscarriage.

dateOct 16, 2009 in Medical research
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Physicist wins Packard Fellowship

(PhysOrg.com) -- MIT physicist Pablo Jarillo-Herrero has won a 2009 David and Lucile Packard Fellowship, an award he will use to study a new class of materials that could have applications in the semiconductor ...

dateOct 16, 2009 in General Physics
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Gene linked with human kidney aging

A gene has been associated with human kidney aging, according to researchers from Stanford University, the National Institute on Aging, the MedStar Research Institute, and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. In work ...

dateOct 16, 2009 in Genetics
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