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2013-10-22 23:31:36

Getting sleep and regularly exercising may help keep people young at heart. However, new research suggests mutated genes passed down from mothers may also predetermine aging rates. Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Getting sleep and regularly exercising may help keep people young at heart. However, new research suggests mutated genes passed down from mothers may also predetermine aging rates. The researchers of Karolinska Institute in Sweden and the Max Planck Institute of Biology...

Study Of Photosynthesis Clears Path To Developing New Super-crops
2013-10-17 16:32:44

How some plant species evolved super-efficient photosynthesis had been a mystery. Now, scientists have identified what steps led to that change. Around three per cent of all plants use an advanced form of photosynthesis, which allows them to capture more carbon dioxide, use less water, and grow more rapidly. Overall this makes them over 50% more efficient than plants that use the less efficient form. A new study has traced back the evolutionary paths of all the plants that use advanced...

2013-10-07 09:16:29

Study reverses understanding of heart cell development Mitochondria are the power plants of cells, manufacturing chemical fuel so a cell can perform its many tasks. These cellular power plants also are well known for their role in ridding the body of old or damaged cells. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Padua-Dulbecco Telethon Institute in Italy have shown that mitochondria remarkably also orchestrate events that determine...

2013-10-01 10:24:45

UCLA chemical engineering researchers have created a new synthetic metabolic pathway for breaking down glucose that could lead to a 50 percent increase in the production of biofuels. The new pathway is intended to replace the natural metabolic pathway known as glycolysis, a series of chemical reactions that nearly all organisms use to convert sugars into the molecular precursors that cells need. Glycolysis converts four of the six carbon atoms found in glucose into two-carbon molecules...

2013-09-09 12:27:52

XF technology fights the effects of aging skin BILLERICA, Mass., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As reported in this week's The Scientist Magazine, Seahorse Bioscience XF Extracellular Flux technology is being utilized by Procter & Gamble (P&G) skin care scientists to pioneer applications in cellular bioenergetics, to discover the right ingredient combinations that could positively impact skin's natural bioenergy production and re-energize aged skin cells. P&G scientists...

2013-08-22 16:24:29

Novel technology will boost research into cancer metabolism BILLERICA, Mass., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seahorse Bioscience will provide the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute with its novel XF technology, which measures cell metabolism, to boost research to enable a greater understanding of cancer metabolism and its role in disease progression. The recently named Director of the Beatson Cancer Metabolism Research Unit, Eyal Gottlieb, Ph.D., will lead the research which will...

Our Aging Process Is Hastened Due To Maternal Genetics
2013-08-22 08:28:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There are many reasons our bodies age. The process is determined by an accumulation of various kinds of cell damage that impair the function of bodily organs. A new study from the Karolinska Institutet and the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Aging shows the damage occurring in the cell’s power plant – the mitochondrion – is of particular importance in the aging process and is determined by the genes we inherit from our...

2013-08-19 23:04:21

High-quality fertility supplement supplier adds strong new product in order to offer additional options for women looking to conceive. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Fertility Nutraceuticals, LLC, a leading supplier of men’s and women’s fertility supplement products, announced the release of their newest fertility product for women, OVOENERGEN™. OVOENERGEN™ is a mega-dose nutritional supplement of pharmaceutical-grade coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), developed in consultation with...

Origins Of Life On Earth May Help Hunt For Life On Other Planets
2013-07-31 10:19:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Tracing the origins of life isn't only central to understanding our own history, it can also be important for discovering life on other planets. Two recently published papers -- 'Beating the acetyl coenzyme A-pathway to the origin of life' and 'The inevitable journey to being' -- in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B add supporting details to the theory life on Earth began near hydrothermal vents in the ocean floor....

2013-07-01 08:27:02

- ChromaDex's Niagen(TM) is the First and Only Commercially Available Nicotinamide Riboside - IRVINE, Calif., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp.(®) (OTCBB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary, science-based solutions and ingredients to the dietary supplement, food & beverage, animal health, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, announced today it has entered into a material transfer agreement (MTA) with The Scripps Research...