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New approaches to early detection of Parkinson's disease on the horizon
NEWS MEDICAL Detecting Parkinson's disease before non-reversible symptoms occur: New approaches to early detection are meant to ensure just that. They are based on detection of alpha-synuclein in the skin... 17 hours
Scientists find lack of experimental evidence detailing biologic roles of leptin in metabolism
NEWS MEDICAL Discovered more than two decades ago, the hormone leptin has been widely hailed as the key regulator of leanness. Yet, the pivotal... 19 hours
Medical News Today: Vitamin D deficiency: Symptoms, causes, and prevention
MNT Poor nutrition and not enough natural sunlight can cause a vitamin D deficiency. In this article, learn more about the symptoms and risk factors. 1 day
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TechCrunch  Walmart isn’t actively considering a bid for Whole Foods, which Amazon said it would... 2 days
Look inside your own pantry or fridge to find the top culprit of food waste
SCIENCE DAILY Did you know you throw out about 20 pounds of food every month? Nearly 40 percent of the... 2 days
New insight into a central biological dogma on ion transport
SCIENCE DAILY New research results show how active transport of potassium can be achieved by a membrane protein complex that has roots in both ion pump and ion channel super-families.... 2 days
Changes to diet, physical activity, behaviour may reduce obesity in children, adolescents
SCIENCE DAILY Making changes to diet, physical activity and behavior may reduce obesity in children and adolescents, suggests a new report. 2 days
Stop checking your phone so much video - CNET
CNET Can't stop checking your phone? It's time to put your screen time on a diet. 2 days
Medical News Today: Plant fats alter gut bacteria to ease Crohn's symptoms
MNT A diet high in coconut oil and other plant-derived fats may alter gut bacteria diversity, reducing gut inflammation for patients with Crohn's disease. 2 days
Plant fats alter gut bacteria to ease Crohn's symptoms
MNT A diet high in coconut oil and other plant-derived fats may alter gut bacteria diversity, reducing gut inflammation for patients with Crohn's disease. 2 days
Novel MRI method uses simple sugar solution instead of conventional contrast agents
NEWS MEDICAL In magnetic resonance imaging, contrast agents are used to enhance the imaging of tissue structures. 2 days
BetterYou vitamin D oral spray highly commended at the Veggie Awards 2017
NEWS MEDICAL An innovative way of boosting vitamin D levels has scooped an accolade in the Best Supplement category at the Veggie Awards 2017- a true... 2 days
Postnova integrate FFF and SEC systems for improved protein characterization and separation
NEWS MEDICAL Postnova Analytics reports on the extended data available through integrating its AF2000 MultiFlow Flow Field-Flow Fractionation (FFF) platform with its SC2000 modular multi-detector Size... 2 days
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THE VERGE Here we go, another classic episode of The Vergecast. There were a lot of little things that happened... 2 days
What if there really are no more new Windows Mobile devices?
Windows Central We hate to go all doom and gloom on you, but what if we've reached the end and there really aren't any more Windows Mobile devices... 2 days
Protein mingling under blue light
SCIENCE DAILY One of the current challenges in biology is to understand rapidly-changing phenomena. Interestingly, only a small fraction of them is due to proteins acting in isolation, the majority of biological events are regulated by proteins acting together in... 2 days
Dramatic differences spotted in chimp communities
PHYS.ORG Dramatic differences in chimp societies, discovered by researchers at the University of St Andrews, reveal variations in social status and sharing food, as seen in human cultures. 2 days
Better cell factories for the drugs of the future
PHYS.ORG Pharmaceuticals based on proteins are promising candidates for the treatment of cancer and other severe diseases, but they can be hard to produce. In a new research project, Chalmers researchers... 2 days
Protein mingling under blue light
PHYS.ORG One of the current challenges in biology is to understand rapidly-changing phenomena. Interestingly, only a small fraction of them is due to proteins acting in isolation, the majority of biological events are regulated by proteins acting together in... 2 days
Medical News Today: Five home remedies for UTIs
MNT In this article, learn about what you can do at home to help alleviate the symptoms of a urinary tract infection, as well as when to see a doctor. 2 days
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PHYS.ORG VIDEO A host of proteins and other molecules sit on the strands of our DNA, controlling which genes are read out and used by cells and which remain silent. This aggregation of genetic... 2 days
Newborn Star Gorges on a 'Space Hamburger,' Belching Spinning Jets
SPACE.COM Astronomers have observed the eating habits of a protostar — and like any youngster, it has an affinity for fast food. 2 days
Study: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Consumption Protects against Alzheimer’s Disease
SCI-NEWS.COM In a study published this week in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, researchers from Temple University... 2 days
Jellyfish fluorescence shines new light on DNA copying
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the University of York have used florescent proteins from jellyfish to help shed new light on how DNA replicates. 2 days
Study answers why ketamine helps depression, offers target for safer therapy
MNT Scientists have identified a key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid anti-depressant effects in the brain, a crucial initial step to developing alternative treatments to the... 2 days
Scientists discover link between sugar metabolism and peroxisomal biogenesis disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Meeting a young patient with Zellweger syndrome, a rare, life-threatening genetic disease, started a scientific investigation that culminated with an unexpected discovery. 2 days
Google Maps dismissed as 'unreliable' by Indian government - CNET
CNET Use Google Maps when you’re hunting for food, but not when you need it for something important, advised the government. 2 days
Scientists reveal detailed snapshot of bacterial microcompartment shells
NEWS MEDICAL For the first time, scientists have visualized the fine details of bacterial microcompartment shells - the organisms' submicroscopic nanoreactors, which are comprised completely of protein. 3 days
An enzyme to synthetize carbohydrates designed
SCIENCE DAILY Sugar or carbohydrate synthesis is important for the development of diagnostic tests, vaccines and new drugs. In a study, researchers have synthesized carbohydrates with enzymes through a reaction that was not much studied so far on... 3 days
Peroxisomal biogenesis disorder: New link to sugar metabolism
SCIENCE DAILY Peroxisomal biogenesis disorder, which has been linked only to lipid metabolism, is also associated with sugar metabolism. 3 days
The biology of uterine fluid: How it informs the fetus of mom's world
SCIENCE DAILY A developing fetus bathes in a mixture of cellular secretions and proteins unique to its mother's uterus. Before fertilization, the pH of... 3 days
How bacterial organelles assemble
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists are providing the clearest view yet of an intact bacterial microcompartment, revealing at atomic-level resolution the structure and assembly of the organelle's protein shell. This work could benefit research in bioenergy and pathogenesis, and it could lead to new... 3 days
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THE VERGE JetSmarter, a Florida startup that offers a subscription service for air travel on private planes, is being sued... 3 days
Eating your feelings? The link between job stress, junk food and sleep
SCIENCE DAILY Stress during the workday can lead to overeating and unhealthy food choices at dinnertime, but there could be a buffer to this harmful pattern. 3 days
jay z backed jetsmarter hit with lawsuit as employees allege unpaid wages Jay Z-backed JetSmarter hit with lawsuit as employees allege unpaid wages
THE VERGE JetSmarter, a Florida startup that offers a subscription service for air travel on private... 3 days
Study sheds light on how bacterial organelles assemble
PHYS.ORG Scientists are providing the clearest view yet of an intact bacterial microcompartment, revealing at atomic-level resolution the structure and assembly of the organelle's protein shell. 3 days
High fat diet reduces gut bacteria, Crohn's disease symptoms
SCIENCE DAILY A high fat diet may lead to specific changes in gut bacteria that could fight harmful inflammation -- a major discovery for patients suffering from Crohn's disease, research indicates. Crohn's... 3 days
Local protein kinase A action proceeds through intact holoenzymes
Science Magazine Hormones can transmit signals through adenosine 3',5'-monophosphate (cAMP) to precise intracellular locations. The fidelity of these responses relies on the activation of localized protein kinase A (PKA) holoenzymes. Association of... 3 days
Chemical transformation of xenobiotics by the human gut microbiota
Science Magazine The human gut microbiota makes key contributions to the metabolism of ingested compounds (xenobiotics), transforming hundreds of dietary components, industrial chemicals, and pharmaceuticals into metabolites with altered activities, toxicities, and... 3 days
One person's meat is another's poison
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Assembly principles and structure of a 6.5-MDa bacterial microcompartment shell
Science Magazine Many bacteria contain primitive organelles composed entirely of protein. These bacterial microcompartments share a common architecture of an enzymatic core encapsulated in a selectively permeable protein shell; prominent... 3 days
Metalloprotein entatic control of ligand-metal bonds quantified by ultrafast x-ray spectroscopy
Science Magazine The multifunctional protein cytochrome c (cyt c) plays key roles in electron transport and apoptosis, switching function by modulating bonding between a heme iron and the... 3 days
Proton pump inhibitors do not increase risk for dementia or Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are medications used to treat digestive problems such as ulcers and reflux disease by reducing the body's production of the... 3 days
Battling infectious diseases with 3-D protein structures
SCIENCE DAILY The 3-D atomic structures of more than 1,000 proteins are potential targets for drugs and vaccines to combat some of the world’s most dangerous emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, an international team of scientists... 3 days
UV-sensing protein in brain of marine annelid zooplankton
SCIENCE DAILY Larvae of a marine ragworm Platynereis dumerilii have been studied as a zooplankton model, and possess photoreceptor cells in the brain to regulate circadian swimming behavior. This study revealed that a photoreceptive... 3 days
Study shows how high fat diets can alter gut bacteria to combat harmful inflammation
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have shown a high fat diet may lead to specific changes in gut bacteria that... 3 days
Popular prostate drug has negative impact on men's overall health, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with the commonly prescribed Avodart (Dutsteride) may put men at an increased risk for diabetes, elevated cholesterol levels,... 3 days
Ecology insights improve plant biomass degradation by microorganisms
PHYS.ORG Microbes are widely used to break down plant biomass into sugars, which can be used as sustainable building blocks for novel biocompounds. Getting the right microbial community for this process is still... 3 days
Study answers why ketamine helps depression, offers target for safer therapy
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have identified a key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid antidepressant effects in the brain, a crucial step to developing alternative treatments to the controversial... 3 days
HIV-positive women with cytomegalovirus likelier to pass virus that causes AIDS to infant
SCIENCE DAILY HIV-positive women with CMV in their urine at the time of labor and delivery are more than five times likelier than HIV-positive... 3 days
A new platform for Whole Foods? How deal could upend grocery
PHYS.ORG Seeing Whole Foods products first in Amazon searches? Breezing through the grocer's stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and seafood? 3 days
Urban agriculture only provides small environmental benefits in northeastern US
SCIENCE DAILY 'Buy local' sounds like a great environmental slogan, epitomized for city dwellers by urban agriculture. But when it comes to growing fruits and vegetables in vacant lots and... 3 days
Charting a better future for Africa
MIT Kenneth Strzepek applies models to help decision makers advance food security and sustainable development in a climate-compromised continent. 3 days
Scientists resolve 3D protein structures to combat dangerous infectious diseases
NEWS MEDICAL An international team of scientists including the Computation Institute has determined the 3-D atomic structures of more than 1,000 proteins that are potential targets for drugs and vaccines... 3 days
New insight into a central biological dogma on ion transport
PHYS.ORG New research results from Aarhus University and New York University show how active transport of potassium can be achieved by a membrane protein complex that has roots in... 3 days
UV-sensing protein in the brain of a marine annelid zooplankton
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Institute for Molecular Sciences reported that a photoreceptive protein expressed in the brain a marine annelid zooplankton (Platynereis dumerilii) is UV-sensitive. This work was carried out... 3 days
Flipping the switch to stop tumor development
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers show how a protein prevents the uncontrolled expansion of immune cells, and have outlined their findings in a new report. 3 days
Can animal diet mitigate greenhouse emissions?
SCIENCE DAILY The inclusion of agroindustrial by-products in pig feed can reduce the nitrous oxide emissions (N2O) of the slurry used as manures up to 65%, suggests new research. 3 days
Researchers design an enzyme to synthetize carbohydrates
PHYS.ORG Sugar or carbohydrate synthesis is important for the development of diagnostic tests, vaccines and new drugs. In a collaborative study, researchers have synthetized carbohydrates with enzymes through a reaction that was not much studied... 3 days
WATCH: Consumer Reports reveals the top yogurts for your diet
ABC NEWS ABC News' Mara Schiavocampo brings all the details from a Consumer Reports article that reveals that protein-rich whole milk yogurt is the way to go. 3 days
Lone star tick likely to be triggering red meat allergies
NEWS MEDICAL Experts believe that the lone star tick is responsible for the meat allergies people are developing in South-eastern states including North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. The ticks are... 3 days
Algorithm leads to a dramatic improvement in drug discovery methods
PHYS.ORG Antibiotics for treating particularly resistant diseases, molecules that block immune system overreactions, molecules that inhibit the growth of cancer cells by removing excess iron, molecules that may increase... 3 days
UCLA-led study reveals possibility of CMV and HIV transmission from mothers to infants
NEWS MEDICAL HIV-positive women with cytomegalovirus, or CMV, in their urine at the time of labor and delivery are more than five times likelier... 3 days
Starvation looms as food runs out in drought-hit Ethiopia
PHYS.ORG The Somali people of Ethiopia's southeast have a name for the drought that has killed livestock, dried up wells and forced hundreds of thousands into camps: sima, which means "equalised". 3 days
Computer-designed antibodies target toxins associated with Alzheimer's disease
MNT Researchers at the University of Cambridge have designed antibodies that target the protein deposits in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease, and stop their production. 3 days
Researchers identify key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid antidepressant effects
NEWS MEDICAL UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists have identified a key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid antidepressant effects in the brain, a crucial step to developing alternative... 4 days
Electrolux EI30GF45QS review - CNET
CNET The $2,700 Electrolux EI30GF45QS cooks food well -- as long as you have the time to spare. 4 days
Medical News Today: Autoimmunity may have role in Parkinson's disease
MNT Scientists discover that fragments of the alpha-synuclein protein that clogs up dopamine cells in Parkinson's disease trigger an autoimmune response. 4 days
Autoimmunity may have role in Parkinson's disease
MNT Scientists discover that fragments of the alpha-synuclein protein that clogs up dopamine cells in Parkinson's disease trigger an autoimmune response. 4 days
Sub-100-nm metafluorophores with digitally tunable optical properties self-assembled from DNA
Science Magazine Fluorescence microscopy allows specific target detection down to the level of single molecules and has become an enabling tool in biological research. To transduce the biological information to... 4 days
[Research Articles] VP4- and VP7-specific antibodies mediate heterotypic immunity to rotavirus in humans
Science Magazine Human rotaviruses (RVs) are the leading cause of severe diarrhea in young children worldwide. The molecular mechanisms underlying the rapid induction of... 4 days
Protein in Parkinson’s provokes the immune system
SCIENCE-NEWS The immune system recognizes parts of a protein linked to Parkinson’s disease as foreign, triggering an autoimmune response. 4 days
Small food makers wonder about Amazon-Whole Foods impact
PHYS.ORG Among the many questions being asked about Amazon's intended purchase of Whole Foods is one from small and medium-sized food manufacturers: How might this deal affect me? 4 days
Extra-virgin olive oil preserves memory, protects brain against Alzheimer's
SCIENCE DAILY The Mediterranean diet is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers have identified a specific ingredient that protects against cognitive decline: extra-virgin... 4 days
Promoting innate detoxification mechanisms could be efficient strategy to reduce cellular oxidative stress
NEWS MEDICAL Promoting innate detoxification mechanisms in the body and discovering which supplements increase the efficacy of those biochemical pathways could be an efficient... 4 days
There are millions of protein factories in every cell. Surprise, they’re not all the same
Science Magazine Diversity among ribosomes could explain rare disease linked to the organelles 4 days
New sensors could enable more affordable detection of pollution, diseases
SCIENCE DAILY When it comes to testing for cancer, environmental pollution and food contaminants, traditional sensors can help. The challenges are that they often are bulky, expensive, non-intuitive and complicated.... 4 days
There are millions of protein factories in every cell. Surprise, they're not all the same
Science Magazine Diversity among ribosomes could explain rare disease linked to the organelles 4 days
New sensors could enable more affordable detection of pollution and diseases
PHYS.ORG When it comes to testing for cancer, environmental pollution and food contaminants, traditional sensors can help. The challenges are that they often are bulky, expensive, non-intuitive... 4 days
Vitamin B12: Deficiency & Supplements
LIVE SCIENCE Vitamin B12 deficiency is a common problem. Supplements can treat a deficiency, but doctors recommended getting vitamin B12 from foods. 4 days
Researchers unravel mechanism behind bowel paralysis after surgery
MNT In the days following abdominal surgery, patients' intestinal contents pass more slowly or not at all. 4 days
Birds' feathers reveal their winter diet
SCIENCE DAILY Influences outside the breeding season matter a lot for the population health of migratory birds, but it's tough to track what happens once species scatter for the winter. A study now tries a new approach for... 4 days
Temple researchers identify protective effects of extra-virgin olive oil against Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. 4 days
Reducing water use in agriculture
PHYS.ORG A new LMU project explores ways of monitoring global water consumption. Its primary goals are to determine the total volume of water required for food production, and develop incentives to encourage the sustainable use of water. 4 days
WATCH: Is too much Vitamin D hurting you?
ABC NEWS Dr. Jen Ashton appears live on "GMA" to discuss a new study that suggests taking too many Vitamin D supplements can be hazardous to your health. 4 days
Urban agriculture only provides small environmental benefits in northeastern US
PHYS.ORG "Buy local" sounds like a great environmental slogan, epitomized for city dwellers by urban agriculture. But when it comes to growing fruits and vegetables in vacant lots and... 4 days
Study suggests many people in the U.S. are taking too much vitamin D
NEWS MEDICAL An increasing number of adults in the U.S. are taking too much vitamin D, say researchers, with 3% supplementing at doses that... 4 days
Changing the identity of cellular enzyme spawns new pathway
PHYS.ORG Integral membrane proteins, or IMPs, are a major class of proteins that play crucial roles in many cellular processes, including the catalysis of disulfide bonds, which are essential for the... 4 days
A baby’s DNA may kick off mom’s preeclampsia
SCIENCE-NEWS A large genetic analysis points to a protein made by the fetus that may trigger preeclampsia in the mom. 4 days
Look inside your own pantry or fridge to find the top culprit of food waste
PHYS.ORG There is a good chance there are fresh vegetables in your refrigerator that will end up in the... 4 days
New research reveals evidence on diet of most remote European ancestors
NEWS MEDICAL The 'Homo antecessor', a hominin species that inhabited the Iberian Peninsula around 800,000 years ago, would have a mechanically more demanding diet than other hominin species in Europe... 4 days
Bitter or sweet? How taste cells decide what they want to be
PHYS.ORG Ever burn your tongue so badly that you were unable to taste your food for a few days? Luckily, a unique feature of taste... 4 days
Thousands of Decaying Wildebeest Corpses Keep Serengeti Well Fed
LIVE SCIENCE Every year, thousands of wildebeests drown while trying to cross the Mara River in eastern Africa, but there is a silver lining to their deaths: The wildebeest remains provide essential... 4 days
Researchers examine formation of functional amyloids by bacteria in real time
NEWS MEDICAL A team of scientists from the VIB lab of Han Remaut and the lab of Yves Dufrêne at UCL Louvain-La-Neuve collaborated on a study of functional... 4 days
Researchers highlight need for paradigm shift in management of type 2 diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL Heart disease is a leading cause of death worldwide and exacerbated by type 2 diabetes, yet diabetes treatment regimens tend to focus primarily on... 5 days
Birds' feathers reveal their winter diet
PHYS.ORG Influences outside the breeding season can matter a lot for the population health of migratory birds, but it's tough to track what happens once species scatter across South America for the winter months. A study from... 5 days
Steaming fish eliminates more cyanotoxins than boiling it
SCIENCE DAILY People today do not know the real exposure, via the food we consume, to cyanotoxins, which can affect different organs and which can be transferred to the water used for cooking, warn... 5 days
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