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Life Science Research is a monthly journal in print providing comprehensive information on latest developments in the field by up to date reporting and analysis.  The focus is on research tools, technologies, products and services. The journal publishes about break through discoveries in the core sectors - drugs and therapeutics, diagnostics, biomedical, healthcare, agricultural, environmental, food and industrial applications through news, reports, update , feature articles, reviews etc.

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Volume 01 Issue 04 July  2016

Life Science Research News

August 26, 2016
Oxygen can impair cancer immunotherapy in mice

Researchers have identified a mechanism in mice by which anticancer immune responses are inhibited within the lungs, a common site of metastasis for many cancers.

August 26, 2016
Study Shows Protein Complex Essential to Creating Healthy Blood Cells

A group of proteins best known for helping to activate all mammalian genes has been found to play a particularly commanding role in the natural development of 

August 26, 2016
Altering Stem Cell Perception of Tissue Stiffness May Help Treat Musculoskeletal Disorders, According to Penn Bioengineering Study

A new biomaterial can be used to study how and when stem cells sense the mechanics of their surrounding environment, found a team led by Robert Mauck, PhD, the 

August 24, 2016
Injected Mix of Bone-augmenting Agents Causes New Bone Growth in Mouse Jaws

Researchers centered at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) deliver a protein/peptide combination using an injectable gel carrier to promote bone formation in mouse jawbones

August 24, 2016
Nanofiber scaffolds demonstrate new features in the behaviour of stem and cancer cells

Novel scaffolds are shown enabling cells to behave in a different but controlled way in vitro due to the presence of aligned, self-assembled ceramic nanofibers of an 

August 24, 2016
NIH Researchers Discover Otulipenia, a New Inflammatory Disease

National Institutes of Health researchers have discovered a rare and sometimes lethal inflammatory disease - otulipenia - that primarily affects young children. They have 

August 24, 2016
Melatonin Boost a Key to Fighting Breast Cancer

Researchers at Michigan State University published this finding in the current issue of Genes and Cancer. While treatments based on this key discovery are still years 

August 24, 2016
Stem cell therapy heals injured mouse brain

Scientists and clinicians have long dreamed of helping the injured brain repair itself by creating new neurons, and an innovative NIH-funded study published in Nature 

August 22, 2016
Zika infection may affect adult brain cells, suggesting risk may not be limited to pregnant women

Concerns over the Zika virus have focused on pregnant women due to mounting evidence that it causes brain abnormalities in developing fetuses. However, new 

August 22, 2016
New Mechanism Discovered for Alzheimer’s Risk Gene

For decades, scientists have known that people with two copies of a gene called apolipoprotein E4 (ApoE4) are much more likely to have Alzheimer’s disease at age 65

August 22, 2016
Researchers discover the hidden potential of disordered proteins

Prostate cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s...these three diseases are associated with proteins that share a common feature, namely disordered regions that have no 

August 19, 2016
CRISPR-Cas9 breaks genes better if you disrupt DNA repair

CRISPR-Cas9 is the go-to technique for knocking out genes in human cell lines to discover what the genes do, but the efficiency with which it disables genes can vary immensely

August 19, 2016
Study shows how mutations disrupt ALS-linked protein

Structural biologists provide a new explanation for how ALS-associated genetic flaws interfere with the proper function and behavior of the protein TDP-43.

August 19, 2016
Fruit Flies Could be Key to Fighting Cervical Cancer Caused by Human Papillomavirus

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the United States and has been identified as a primary cause of cervical 

August 19, 2016
Lower mortality with polyunsaturated fat

In a study from Uppsala University, published in the American journal JAMA Cardiology, the fatty acid linoleic acid (Omega 6) in subcutaneous adipose tissue was linked 

August 16, 2016
Rice University scientists test graphene ribbons’ abilities to integrate with biological systems

Graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) bend and twist easily in solution, making them adaptable for biological uses like DNA analysis, drug delivery and biomimetic applications, 

August 16, 2016
Structural images shed new light on a cancer-linked potassium channel

Most cells in the body carry on their surface tiny pores through which potassium ions travel. In controlling the flow of these positively charged ions, the channel helps the 

August 16, 2016
Scientists discover new bacterial cell wall builders—and a target for antibiotic development

Harvard Medical School scientists have identified a new family of proteins that virtually all bacteria use to build and maintain their cell walls.

August 16, 2016
CRISPR gene editing reveals new therapeutic approach for blood disorders

An international team of scientists led by researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has found a way to use CRISPR gene editing to help fix sickle cell 

August 12, 2016
Engineering a better biofuel

While the bacteria E. coli is often considered a bad bug, researchers commonly use laboratory-adapted E. coli that lacks the features that can make humans sick, but can 

August 12, 2016
Every Photon is Valuable: New Microscope Captures “Lost” Fluorescence, Improving Resolution

Taking a cue from medical imaging, scientists have invented a multi-view microscope that captures higher-resolution, 3D images of live cells and tissues without upping 

August 12, 2016
2 Zika proteins responsible for microcephaly identified

USC researchers have tracked down two Zika proteins potentially responsible for thousands of microcephaly cases in Brazil and elsewhere — taking one small step 

August 12, 2016
Autophagy under the microscope as never before

We don’t tend to wrap our recycling waste in bubble wrap but that’s essentially what cells do during the cellular recycling process called autophagy. Using the live 

August 12, 2016
New Approach Doubles 3D Resolution of Fluorescence Microscopy

Researchers have developed a new fluorescence microscopy approach that significantly improves image resolution by acquiring three views of a sample at the same 

August 11, 2016
Protecting privacy in genomic databases

Genome-wide association studies, which try to find correlations between particular genetic variations and disease diagnoses, are a staple of modern medical research.

August 11, 2016
Discovery of key component of HIV virus yields new drug target

Scientists from the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge and University College London have discovered an essential feature of the HIV virus that it uses 

August 11, 2016
Probing RNA Function with 10,000 Mutants

Ribozymes – ribonucleic acid enzymes – are RNA molecules that catalyse chemical reactions. Much like DNA, RNA is a linear molecule made by connecting four 

August 11, 2016
UH Researchers are Pioneering Tools for Heart Regeneration

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in the U.S. With one in every four deaths occurring each year, the five-year survival rate after a heart attack is 

August 11, 2016
Rare genetic variations may solve mystery of porphyria severity in some patients

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and international collaborators have identified variations in a transport protein that help explain symptom severity in porphyria 

August 10, 2016
Discovery Could Help Treatments for Sickle Cell Disease

An interdisciplinary, international group of researchers has found new biophysical markers that could help improve the understanding of treatments for sickle cell 

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