Archive: 20/09/2010

Paper highlight: New driver of T cell leukemia growth

NKX3.1, a protein that suppresses the development of prostate tumors, promotes the growth of a different type of tumor in the blood, according to an article published online on September 20 in the Journal of Experimental ...

dateSep 20, 2010 in Cancer
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Preserving nerve cells in motor neuron disease

A team of researchers, led by Scott Oakes, at the University of California, San Francisco, has identified a way to prevent symptom onset, weight loss, and paralysis and extend survival in a mouse model of amyotrophic lateral ...

dateSep 20, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Pollution takes its toll on the heart

The fine particles of pollution that hang in the air can increase the risk for sudden cardiac arrest, according to a new study conducted by a team from Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and The Feinstein Institute for ...

dateSep 20, 2010 in Health
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Image sensors for extreme temperatures

Image sensors which are used as electronic parking aids in cars or for quality control in production systems have to be able to withstand the often very high temperatures that prevail in these environments. Research scientists ...

dateSep 20, 2010 in Engineering
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