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2013-10-14 23:02:02

The new Cellcon peptide developed at Contipro Biotech has earned one of our scientists the Cosmetic Valley Best Young Researcher Award. (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Last week, Orléans, France, hosted Cosmetic Innovation Days COSM'Innov 2013. The prestigious Best Young Researcher Award was won by Contipro Biotech's scientist Dr. Iva Doleckova, whose work focuses on a new peptide mitigating the visible signs of skin aging. The Cellcon peptide stimulates the production of proteins...

2013-10-09 11:47:30

Findings from the first study to show a specific function of the immune system in the proliferation of thyroid cancer may ultimately change the course of treatment Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, have taken the first steps to determine if a protein, called Programmed Death Ligand 1 (PD-L1), can help to predict which thyroid cancer patients will most likely have a recurrence of the disease. Study findings were presented today at the 2013 Clinical...

2013-09-26 23:00:17

Gianluca Tognon, specialist in food science and human nutrition and researcher at Sahlgrenska Academy in Gothenburg, Sweden has most recently published an already widely viewed blog post entitled, "5 Lies Your Nutritionist Likes To Tell You." All too happy to pass along the wealth of his experience Gianluca Tognon tackles pertinent information about unsubstantiated nutritional advice. Gothenburg, Sweden (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Gianluca Tognon, specialist in food science and...

2013-09-18 12:29:57

LONDON, September 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With recent graduate unemployment in the US [1] last reported at 13.5% (8.6% for those with advanced degrees), transferable skills - and particularly communication skills - have become an increasingly important way for young people to differentiate themselves from the competition. The Briefing - a curated website for research and development news - is offering people under 30 an unusual opportunity to demonstrate their ability in two...

Global Warming Could Explain Exponential Sea Ice Growth
2013-09-18 12:28:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a bit of strange and unprecedented good news, it was recently discovered Antarctic sea ice is growing at record rates. This is definitely odd, of course, because the air and the oceans have been getting warmer in the area. There is now more sea ice in Antarctica than there had been in the 1970s, a data point which University of Washington (UW) researcher Jinlun Zhang wanted to unpack and investigate. According to his National...

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2013-08-28 04:41:57

[ Watch the Video: Direct Brain-to-Brain Communication in Humans: A Pilot Study ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using electrical brain recordings and a type of magnetic stimulation, a University of Washington researcher was reportedly able to transmit a brain signal through the Internet and control the hand motions of a colleague. In what is being hailed as the first noninvasive person-to-person brain interface, computer science and engineering professor...

2013-08-08 23:18:23

A researcher at ForexMinute came up with the top three reasons why Bitcoin which reached at the peak in exchange value in April this year started falling apart later on. (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 A researcher at ForexMinute came up with the top three reasons why Bitcoin which reached at the peak in exchange value in April this year started falling apart later on. According to the research report published at the online portal ForexMinute, a leading source for Bitcoin news, Forex news, Forex...

2013-07-31 23:00:33

Dr. Kim Huhman, a researcher in the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University, has received a federal five-year, $1.8 million grant for research that may lead to improved strategies for treating and preventing mental health problems associated with exposure to social stress. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Dr. Kim Huhman, a researcher in the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) at Georgia State University, has received a federal five-year, $1.8 million...

2013-07-09 23:23:25

A University of Massachusetts Boston researcher has published a study that examines how rising ocean temperatures could upend the delicate balance of life in marine ecosystems. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 A University of Massachusetts Boston researcher has published a study that examines how rising ocean temperatures could upend the delicate balance of life in marine ecosystems. Cascade Sorte, a researcher at UMass Boston’s School for the Environment, and Assistant Professor J....

Surge In Measles Cases Has English Health Experts Concerned
2013-05-21 15:12:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Health officials are concerned about the surge in measles over the years since controversial research emerged, linking the vaccine for the illness to autism. Public Health England (PHE) announced a few weeks ago that measles cases in England in the first three months of 2013 reached a staggering 587 by the end of March, following a record annual high of nearly 2,000 cases in 2012. According to PHE data, 94 percent of...