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2014-02-21 23:01:55

A new study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine shows that many patients with defects to the skull, face or jaw bone might benefit from reconstructive surgery combining stem cells taken from adipose (fat) tissue seeded on resorbable scaffolds. Durham, NC (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 A new study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine shows that many patients with defects to the skull, face or jaw bone might benefit from reconstructive surgery combining stem cells...

2014-02-21 16:25:49

DUBLIN, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/24bpff/ultracapacitors) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Ultracapacitors Market - Forecasts to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/24bpff/ultracapacitors ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) An ultracapacitor (also known as supercapacitor) is a...

2014-02-20 23:21:54

Bioinformatics Market research report provides in-depth analysis of bioinformatics market on the basis of technologies, validation services, applications and diseases, and applications. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biomarkers-advanced-technologies-and-global-market-43.html) (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The “Biomarkers Market - ([Discovery Technologies - Proteomics, Genomics, Imaging, Bioinformatics], Validation Services, Applications [drug development, personalized...

Scientists Develop New Molecular 'Cocktail' To Transform Skin Cells Into Beating Heart Cells
2014-02-20 13:40:34

Gladstone Institutes Gladstone-led study represents important step towards pharmaceutical-based therapies that regenerate heart muscle The power of regenerative medicine appears to have turned science fiction into scientific reality—by allowing scientists to transform skin cells into cells that closely resemble beating heart cells. However, the methods required are complex, and the transformation is often incomplete. But now, scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have devised a new...

New Microscopy Method Delivers Real-time View Of Battery Electrochemistry
2014-02-20 11:40:06

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Using a new microscopy method, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory can image and measure electrochemical processes in batteries in real time and at nanoscale resolution. Scientists at ORNL used a miniature electrochemical liquid cell that is placed in a transmission electron microscope to study an enigmatic phenomenon in lithium-ion batteries called the solid electrolyte interphase, or SEI, as described in a study...

2014-02-19 16:24:15

--New Publication in Science Translational Medicine Confirms Utility of Cell-Free Circulating Tumor DNA (ctDNA) for Cancer Drug Development and Diagnosis-- BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal Genome Diagnostics Inc. (PGDx), a provider of advanced cancer genome analysis and testing services, reported that its proprietary technology was used in a major new study being published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine. The study, "Detection of...

New Method Enables Scientists To Print Tissue Constructs With Blood Vessels
2014-02-19 15:24:58

Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard A new bioprinting method developed at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) creates intricately patterned 3D tissue constructs with multiple types of cells and tiny blood vessels. The work represents a major step toward a longstanding goal of tissue engineers: creating human tissue constructs realistic enough to test...

Gene Therapy Could Possibly Grow Replacement Cartilage Inside The Body
2014-02-19 14:47:12

Ken Kingery - Duke University Pratt School of Engineering Duke researchers use gene therapy to direct stem cells into becoming new cartilage on a synthetic scaffold even after implantation into a living body By combining a synthetic scaffolding material with gene delivery techniques, researchers at Duke University are getting closer to being able to generate replacement cartilage where it's needed in the body. Performing tissue repair with stem cells typically requires applying...

Artificial Leaf Jumps Developmental Hurdle
2014-02-19 13:11:38

Arizona State University In a recent early online edition of Nature Chemistry, ASU scientists, along with colleagues at Argonne National Laboratory, have reported advances toward perfecting a functional artificial leaf. Designing an artificial leaf that uses solar energy to convert water cheaply and efficiently into hydrogen and oxygen is one of the goals of BISfuel – the Energy Frontier Research Center, funded by the Department of Energy, in the Department of Chemistry and...

2014-02-19 08:22:31

SAN MARCOS, Texas, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Materials Corporation (OTCQB:QTMM) and Los Alamos National Laboratory's (LANL) today announce Quantum Materials optioning Thick-Shell 'Giant' Quantum Dot patented technology with the potential of 10 to 100-fold improvement in solid-state brightness over conventional nanocrystal quantum dots (QD). High brightness leads to efficient use of materials and increased performance in electronic displays and solid state (LED) lighting....


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Maglev
2014-04-11 09:17:26

Maglev is a vehicle propulsion system that uses magnetic levitation to move a vehicle with magnets instead of wheels. The vehicle hovers a short distance above the guide way by magnets and also uses the magnets for motion. The operation of this system is quite and maintains less friction for improved acceleration and deceleration. Weather does not affect the performance of the vehicle. Currently, some trains make use of the Maglev system, but vacuum tube trains could allow a Maglev system...

Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

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