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sunbathing addiction
2014-06-23 04:56:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sunbathing can be addictive, producing the same kind of chemical reaction in the brain as illicit drugs like heroin, according to new research that could help explain why some people seem to crave UV rays, despite the risks. Writing in the latest edition of the journal Cell, experts from Harvard Medical School explained that exposing mice to UV rays led to elevated blood levels of endorphins in mice, and that chronic exposure...

2014-06-21 23:03:07

The solar and serotonin systems are celebrated this Solstice Day 2014 in a bit of PubMed research. Author and publisher Bryan W. Brickner highlights established and new science supporting the fact that one’s serotonin system is as important to life (and health) as the sun. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 “Tales of reducing hot flashes and insomnia?” opened political scientist Bryan W. Brickner. “No, not today’s solstice ~ serotonin is the answer.” Serotonin (5-HT,...

2014-06-21 04:20:25

The increase in the prevalence of caffeine among children has risen substantially over the years and is beginning to grab the attention of researchers and doctors. Dr. Michael Gabriel, a Staten Island Pediatrician, offers his perspective and advice on the issue. BOHEMIA, N.Y., June 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Staten Island Pediatric Center, discusses an article, "Heart Rate And Blood Pressure: Caffeine Affects Boys And Girls Differently...

2014-06-20 23:09:10

Journal reveals that there is no real evidence that CoQ10 supplementation does what doctors think it does. The article states that the problem lies in its lack of bioavailability. Incline Village, NV (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Prescribed for a myriad of worrisome health conditions, Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) supplementation may not be the powerful cure-all that doctors believe it to be, according to a recent article in the Juvenon Health Journal (JHJ). According to the JHJ, CoQ10 is the third most...

2014-06-20 23:00:42

North America dominates the human identification market with the U.S. carrying the major market share - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/human-identification-market-100607777.html. (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 The “Human Identification Market by Technology (Next Generation Sequencing, Rapid DNA Analysis, Capillary Electrophoresis, PCR), Application (Forensics, Paternity Testing), DNA Amplification, Quantification, Extraction, Services, & Software - Forecast to 2018”...

2014-06-20 12:23:10

DUBLIN, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vcmqj4/gene_expression) has announced the addition of the "Global Gene Expression (DNA Microarray, Real-Time PCR, Next Generation Sequencing) Analysis Market - Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Over the years, the gene expression analysis market, comprising of instruments, consumables, and services, has witnessed various...

2014-06-12 23:05:29

The newly released Pre-Sure ChIP Antibody Validation Kit is a fast, affordable, and robust method for ChIP-grade validation of antibodies for use in ChIP-PCR, ChIP-on-chip, and ChIP-seq. Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Epigentek today announced the debut of Pre-Sure(TM), a commercialized kit for quickly validating and qualifying whether antibodies are suitable for use in chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP). Officially known as the Pre-Sure(TM) ChIP Antibody Validation Kit, the...

2014-06-12 12:28:22

TUCSON, Ariz., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Statins," already the most prescribed drugs in history, are being recommended for more and more patients as "primary prevention" for cardiovascular disease. Nearly 900 studies have been published on the adverse effects of these medications, and a look at their mechanism of action suggests ample reason for caution. Neurospecialist and pharmacologist Timothy M. Marshall, Ph.D., discusses the controversy in the summer issue of the...

2014-06-11 08:28:27

DATA FROM KINECT 1 AND KINECT 2 TARDIVE DYSKINESIA STUDIES SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) today announced that on June 11, 2014, two scientific posters associated with its study of NBI-98854 in Phase IIb clinical trials of tardive dyskinesia patients, will be presented at the 2014 Annual Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Stockholm Sweden. This annual meeting brings together over 5,000 clinicians and...

2014-06-10 08:30:08

CRANBURY, N.J., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PTN), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted, receptor-specific peptide therapeutics for the treatment of diseases with significant unmet medical need and commercial potential, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for U.S. Patent Application Serial Number 13/311,824 (the '824 application). The application includes...


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Brief Introduction To DNA Probes
2014-01-12 00:00:00

DNA probes help scientists to detect a specific gene in a long DNA sequence. According to Dr. Michael A. Pfaller, DNA probes are “single-stranded pieces of nucleic acid, labeled with a specific tracer (isotope, enzyme, or chromophore), that will hydrogen bond (hybridize) with complementary single-stranded pieces of DNA (or RNA) under the appropriate conditions of pH, temperature, and iconic strength.” The Foundation for Genomics and Population Health website has a helpful video about...

Environmental Chemistry (journal)
2012-09-24 08:00:51

Environmental Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published online bi-monthly by CSIRO Publishing. The journal publishes original research and review articles on all aspects of environmental chemistry, including those addressing the chemistry of air, water, soil, sediments, space and biota. Topics include atmospheric chemistry, geochemistry, climate change, marine chemistry, water chemistry, polar chemistry, fire chemistry, astrochemistry, earth and geochemistry, soil and sediment...

Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
2012-05-15 08:55:54

The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1950 and published by the American Chemical Society. The current editor-in-chief, James N. Seiber, has served as editor of the journal since 1999. His career has included positions in industry, government, and academia. He is an emeritus faculty member in the Department of Environmental Toxicology at the University of California, Davis. This journal publishes cutting edge original research...

Biochemical Journal
2012-05-07 07:52:24

The Biochemical Journal is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Portland Press and was established in 1906 by Benjamin Moore, holder of the first UK chair of biochemistry at the University of Liverpool, with financial support from Edward Whitley, an heir of the Greenall Whitley brewers. The two served as the first editors and the journal was initially published by the Liverpool University Press. The journal was acquired by the Biochemical Club(later named the Biochemical...

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy
2012-04-25 09:59:26

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy is a peer-reviewed academic journal published bi-monthly by International Medical Press in London since 1997. When founded in January 1990, it was published by Blackwell Science. The current editor-in-chief is Hugh J. Field of University of Cambridge, UK. The journal publishes primary papers and reviews on all aspects of the preclinical development of antiviral agents, including their chemical synthesis, biochemistry, pharmacology, mode of action and...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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