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A researcher at the University of Connecticut and his team have discovered that a species of tiny aquatic organism prominent in harmful algal blooms sometimes called "red tide" is even deadlier than first thought, with potential consequences for entire marine food chains.
Sanford-Burnham researchers determine the first 3D structure of the botulinum neurotoxin, together with the protein bodyguard that guides it through the body—revealing weak spots that could
Essential Safe Products (ESP) has announced that as the official featured sponsor of the 54th Annual GRAMMY® Awards Talent Gift Lounge, it will be bringing a non-toxic, food-safe, and eco-friendly
The most poisonous substance on Earth — already used medically in small doses to treat certain nerve disorders and facial wrinkles — could be re-engineered for an expanded role in helping millions of people with rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, psoriasis and other diseases, scientists are reporting.
A slight change in molecular structure introduced by genetic engineering gives crop-protecting proteins called Bt toxins a new edge in overcoming resistance of certain pests, a UA-led team of researchers reports in Nature Biotechnology.
DTRA is supporting a USAMRIID clinical study to evaluate a vaccine against ricin toxin. Fort Belvoir, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 18, 2011 The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is supporting a clinical study now underway by the U.S.
Spider venom could hold the key to understanding how the body operates.
Spider venom toxins are useful tools for exploring how ion channels operate in the body.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
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