Studies

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This release contains summaries, links to PDFs, and contact information for the following newsworthy papers to be published online, Nov., 8, 2013, in the JCI: Ion channel inhibition limits injury-induced loss of kidney filtration, Researchers identify a histone demethylase associated with non-small cell lung cancer,Antibodies …

November 8, 2013 65% Disapprove of his Handling of Economy Survey Report Barack Obama has had a difficult year since his reelection victory. His overall job rating stands at 41%, down 14 points since last December. A majority (53%) now disapproves of the way he …

Texas A&M University and University of North Carolina School of Medicine scientists study the effect of diet complexity and estrogen hormone receptors on intestinal microbiota. …read more Source: EurekAlert

For years, scientists have observed that tumor cells from certain breast cancer patients with aggressive forms of the disease contained low levels of mitochondrial DNA. But, until recently, no one was able to explain how this characteristic influenced disease progression. Now, University of Pennsylvania researchers …

Scientists discover and describe a new species of scorpion, Euscorpius lycius, coming from the area of ancient Lycia, nowadays the regions of the Muğla and Antalya Provinces in Southwestern Turkey. With the new discovery, the scorpions from this genus found in the country go up …

Conventional processes for producing AIN layers run at temperatures as high as 1150 degrees Celsius, and offer limited control over the thickness of the layers. Now a new technique, described in the AIP Publishing journal Applied Physics Letters, offers a way to produce high-quality AlN …

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