Keyword Results for   'membrane'  
'Leaky' membrane fueled life on earth 4-bln-yrs ago   Aug 13, 3:34 pm
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study may finally unravel four-billion-year mystery about how life evolved on earth, as it has suggested that "leaky" membrane in our last common ancestor, a single-celled organism that spurred growth.
Thinnest ever porous membrane 100,000 times thinner than human hair developed  Apr 19, 11:32 am
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Researchers have managed to produce a stable porous membrane that is 100,000 times thinner than the diameter of a human hair.
Revolutionary electronic membrane could make your heart beat forever  Mar 4, 10:04 am
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Scientists have created a revolutionary new electronic membrane that could replace pacemakers forever.
New drug target for high blood pressure discovered  Jan 28, 4:32 pm
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): University of Southern Denmark researchers have found how a mutated protein can lead to holes in a protein sitting in a cell's membrane.
Protein breakthrough brings HIV vaccine closer to reality   Jan 14, 11:24 am
Washington, Jan. 14 (ANI): A team of researchers has determined the structure of a key part of the HIV envelope protein, the gp41 membrane proximal external region (MPER), which previously eluded detailed structural description.
Bacterial presence during pregnancy linked to premature birth   Jan 12, 11:55 am
Washington, Jan. 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that a high presence of bacteria at the site where foetal membranes rupture may be the key to understanding why some pregnant women experience their "water breaking" prematurely.
Weekend drinking may not be good for your DNA  Dec 31, 1:08 pm
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): A team of researchers, who analysed the effect of weekend alcohol consumption on the lipids comprising cell membrane and its genetic material, have found that doing so may affect their DNA.
Fish oil helps fight age-related macular degeneration   Aug 16, 12:00 pm
Washington, August 16 (ANI): Researchers Omega-3 rich oils, which are present in fish, can help improve membrane fluidity in retina cells and help fight age-related eye diseases.
First resuscitation technique brings Oz man back from dead  May 13, 2:41 pm
Melbourne, May 13 (ANI): A Victorian man - clinically dead for 40 minutes - was brought back to life with the help of an Australian-first resuscitation technique.
Human body can ward off viruses naturally  Apr 18, 2:37 pm
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): The human body has the ability to ward off viruses by activating a naturally occurring protein at the cellular level, setting off a chain reaction that disrupts the levels of cholesterol required in cell membranes to enable viruses to enter cells, a new study has found.
Flexible, nanoscale 'bed of nails' developed for possible drug delivery  Jan 16, 3:01 pm
Washington, January 16 (ANI): Researchers have come up with a technique to embed needle-like carbon nanofibers in an elastic membrane, creating a flexible "bed of nails" on the nanoscale that opens the door to development of new drug-delivery systems.
How life originated from deep-sea rocks  Dec 21, 10:01 am
Washington, December 21 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have address the question of where all the energy, which drove metabolism and replication in the first protocells, came from and why all life as we know it conserves energy in the peculiar form of ion gradients across membranes.
Hard-to-shift muffin-top 'may help regulate immune system'  Jun 7, 11:16 am
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A fatty membrane in the belly called the omentum, which until recently didn't seem to serve much purpose, appears to play an important role in regulating the immune system, according to a new study.
Living human gut-on-a-chip could reveal intestinal disorders  Mar 28, 4:12 pm
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Researchers have come up with a gut-on-a-chip microdevice lined by living human cells that mimics the structure, physiology, and mechanics of the human intestine.
Live cells printed with standard inkjet printer  Mar 17, 1:11 pm
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Researchers have found a way to create temporary holes in the membranes of live cells to print them onto slides using a standard inkjet printer.
Now, cool semiconductors using laser light  Jan 23, 1:00 pm
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Scientists have now devised a new method to cool semiconductor membranes using laser light, which could pave the way for cooling components in quantum computers and ultrasensitive sensors.
Why saturated and unsaturated fats have opposite health effects  Oct 9, 4:03 pm
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): A new study shows that saturated fats activate a key metabolic pathway associated with the development of type 2 diabetes, while polyunsaturated fats like omega-3s shut this pathway down.
Soon, a 'patch' from stem cells to save women from losing babies  Sep 19, 2:24 pm
London, Sept 19 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Reading have successfully developed sac membrane in the lab using stem cells from placentas obtained after births.
Now, oral mucosa cells manipulated into young, fetal-like stem cells   Aug 23, 4:42 pm
Washington, August 23 (ANI): Scientists at Tel Aviv University's Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine have successfully collected cells from oral mucosa - the membrane that lines the inside of our mouths - and manipulated them into stem cells.