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March 29, 2015
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Klimawandel: Gelöster organischer Kohlenstoff der Tiefsee reaktiver als angenommen

Tiefsee-Mikroben verarbeiten gelöste organische Stoffe nur ineffizient, weil die Moleküle zu stark verdünnt vorliegen Die Tiefsee als gigantischer Kohlenstoffspeicher spielt eine entscheidende Rolle beim Klimawandel. Experimente zur Verfügbarkeit von gelöstem organischem Material im Tiefenwasser des Atlantiks haben jetzt gezeigt, dass … Continue reading

March 12, 2014
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Vitamin water: Measuring essential nutrients in the ocean

The phrase, ‘Eat your vitamins,’ applies to marine animals just like humans. Many vitamins are elusive in the ocean environment. University of Washington researchers used new tools to measure and track B-12 vitamins in the ocean. Once believed to be … Continue reading

March 4, 2013
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Searching for the Solar System’s Chemical Recipe

Berkeley Lab’s Chemical Dynamics Beamline points to why isotope ratios in interplanetary dust and meteorites differ from Earth’s By studying the origins of different isotope ratios among the elements that make up today’s smorgasbord of planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and … Continue reading

October 26, 2012
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Analysis of Dinosaur Bone Cells Confirms Ancient Protein Preservation

A team of researchers from North Carolina State University and the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) has found more evidence for the preservation of ancient dinosaur proteins, including reactivity to antibodies that target specific proteins normally found in bone cells … Continue reading

September 21, 2012
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Berkeley Lab Scientists Create First 3-D Model of a Protein Critical to Embryo Development

The first detailed and complete picture of a protein complex that is tied to human birth defects as well as the progression of many forms of cancer has been obtained by an international team of researchers led by scientists with … Continue reading

June 29, 2012
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Glucose Deprivation Activates Feedback Loop That Kills Cancer Cells, UCLA Study Shows

Compared to normal cells, cancer cells have a prodigious appetite for glucose, the result of a shift in cell metabolism known as aerobic glycolysis or the “Warburg effect.” Researchers focusing on this effect as a possible target for cancer therapies … Continue reading

May 4, 2012
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Science Fair Winner Publishes New Study on Butterfly Foraging Behavior

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida lepidopterist Andrei Sourakov has spent his life’s work studying moths and butterflies. But it was his teenage daughter, Alexandra, who led research on how color impacts butterflies’ feeding patterns. The research shows different species … Continue reading

February 8, 2012
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UCLA Researchers Identify Peptide That Inhibits Replication of Hepatitis C Virus

Researchers from UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a cell-permeable peptide that inhibits a hepatitis C virus protein and blocks the viral replication that can lead to liver cancer and cirrhosis. The finding by Dr. Samuel French, a UCLA … Continue reading