Studies

Breaking research from science, medicine and technology.

By providing a detailed description of the mechanisms by which ABL, a protein associated with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, undergoes cell death, this new study offers fresh perspectives on how cells carrying the Philadelphia Chromosome escape apoptosis and become immortal. …read more Source: EurekAlert

A strategy that combines two effective colorectal cancer screening methods, fecal immunological test and colonoscopy, may improve prevention and detection of colorectal cancer and reduce costs, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological …

Like volunteers handing out cups of energy drinks to marathon runners, specially engineered “helper cells” transplanted along with stem cells can dole out growth factors to increase the stem cells’ endurance, at least briefly, Johns Hopkins researchers report. Their study, published in the September issue …

Two Tennessee high school students have now done what many scientists strive for: Publishing their research in a top science journal.Dalton Chaffee and Hayes Griffin worked with mentor R. Tucker Gilman, a former postdoctoral research fellow at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis …

During the summers of 2010 and 2011, the UPV/EHU’s Bentos Marino group analyzed samples of algae populations from five zones and measured the amount of light present in and the temperature of each zone over the summer. The research group observed that the algae that …

Dating violence in adolescence not only takes a physical and emotional toll on young women, it also leads to less education and lower earnings later in life, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by a Michigan State University researcher. …read more Source: EurekAlert

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