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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 10 January 2017

Life Science Research News

January 30, 2017
New association found between gene mutations and cancer metastasis

Researchers at Uppsala University have identified gene mutations that are associated with the spread of metastases in colorectal cancer. The findings that have recently

January 30, 2017
A New Principle for Epigenetic Changes Discovered

In a new study, researchers at Uppsala University have found evidence of a new principle for how epigenetic changes can occur. The principle is based on an enzyme, 

January 30, 2017
New mouse model helps in search for better COPD and CF treatments

Researchers from Kumamoto University, Japan have succeeded in producing a mouse model that faithfully reproduces the pathologies of two intractable lung diseases, 

January 30, 2017
Provocative Prions May Protect Yeast Cells from Stress

Prions have a notorious reputation. They cause neurodegenerative disease, namely mad cow/Creutzfeld-Jakob disease. And the way these protein particles propagate 

January 30, 2017
Mobile microscope to analyse cancer tumours, bacteria and viruses

The small, 3D printed microscope can make the technology available to more people, even in poorer parts of the world

January 30, 2017
Breakthrough in Understanding How Different Compartments (or Organelles) of Human Cells Interact.

Organelles are the functional units of a cell. Like organs in a body, they perform specialised functions. To allow survival of the cell, organelles have to interact and 

January 30, 2017
Spanish scientists create a 3D bioprinter to print human skin

Scientists from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), CIEMAT (Center for Energy, Environmental and Technological Research), Hospital General Universitario 

January 25, 2017
Symbiotic Bacteria Produce Antibiotics to Clear Harmful Pathogens from the Gut Of Caterpillars

Beneficial bacteria in the gut of moth larvae produce an antimicrobial agent that kills competing bacteria which otherwise have detrimental effects on insect development. 

January 25, 2017
CRISPR Meets Single-Cell Sequencing In New Screening Method

Genome editing using CRISPR/Cas9 “gene scissors” is a powerful tool for biological discovery and for identifying novel drug targets. In a new article published in Nature 

January 25, 2017
A Brain Wide Chemical Signal That Enhances Memory

How does heightened attention improve our mental capacity? This is the question tackled by new research published today in the journal Cell Reports, which reveals a

January 25, 2017
Mice modified to produce less cholesterol in the brain suffer significant neurological damage.

Healthy brains need plenty of cholesterol for nerve cells to grow and work properly, but diabetes can reduce the amount of cholesterol in the brain, as a Joslin Diabetes 

January 25, 2017
New types of microRNA (miRNA) that improved hyperglycemia

A study by Tokohu University researchers has identified two new types of microRNA (miRNA) that improved hyperglycemia in a mouse model of diabetes by stimulating

January 24, 2017
Unveiling the Biology behind Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

EPFL scientists have discovered a new biological mechanism behind nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

January 24, 2017
Researchers Discover a Protein That Protects Against Fatty Liver

A team co-headed by scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and the IDIBAPS Biomedical Research Institute (part of the Hospital Clínic de 

January 24, 2017
Using Microfluidics to Improve Genetics Research

Genes hold the DNA code for producing all the proteins of the cell. To begin this process, genes require a huge family of DNA-binding proteins called transcription 

January 24, 2017
Microbiologists Make Big Leap in Developing ‘Green’ Electronics

Microbiologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst report that they have discovered a new type of natural wire produced by bacteria that could greatly accelerate 

January 24, 2017
Scientists Reveal How to Computationally Design Artificial Proteins for Novel Applications

An international team of scientists led by the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle has deciphered key rules that govern how proteins form pocket-like structures that 

November 01, 2016
Silencing SIRT2, a sirtuin enzyme, reduces malignancy in deadly breast cancer subtype

Silencing SIRT2, a member of the sirtuin family of enzymes, reduces the invasiveness of basal-like breast cancer cells in culture and inhibits tumor growth in mice, 

November 01, 2016
Making every cell matter

Alginate hydrogels – which are derived from the polysaccharide found in brown seaweed – have emerged as an effective material for manipulating cells and tissues due 

September 26, 2016
Fruit flies yield clues on cancerous tumor hotspots

Florida State University researchers have found that the epithelial tissues that line the surfaces of organs throughout the body intrinsically have hot spots for cancerous tumors.

September 26, 2016
Novel Nanoscale Detection of Real-Time DNA Amplification Holds Promise for Diagnostics

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a simple and ubiquitous method in molecular biology for amplifying DNA segments into millions of copies. This is important not only 

September 26, 2016
Measuring forces in the DNA molecule

DNA, our genetic material, normally has the structure of a twisted rope ladder. Experts call this structure a double helix. Among other things, it is stabilized by stacking 

September 22, 2016
Singapore Scientists Develop DNA-altering Technology to Tackle Diseases

Researchers in Singapore have developed a new protein that can alter DNA in living cells with much higher precision than current methods.

September 09, 2016
Super-resolution Microscope Builds 3D Images by Mapping Negative Space

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have demonstrated a method for making three-dimensional images of structures in biological material under natural 

September 09, 2016
Twin study helps unravel the genetic blueprint of the human brain

An international study of twins aged 65 and older has unlocked important clues about how genes influence the development of key grey matter structures, paving the 

September 09, 2016
New knowledge about the building blocks of life

Chemists at the Faculty of Science at Lund University in Sweden, together with their colleagues in Umeå and Stockholm, have studied the enzymeribonucleotide 

September 09, 2016
Findings about protein could open door to new class of antibiotics

Researchers have made the first-ever detailed, atomic-level images of a peroxiredoxin, which has revealed a peculiar characteristic of this protein and might form the 

September 09, 2016
Purdue researchers discover signaling cascade that drives fatty tumors

A common cell signaling pathway that controls differentiation of stem cells may also control the formation of tumor cells in fat, according to a Purdue University study.

September 09, 2016
Novel Method Enables Absolute Quantification of Mitochondrial Metabolites

Whitehead Institute scientists have developed a method to quickly isolate and systematically measure metabolite concentrations within the cellular organelles known as

September 09, 2016
Important Signalling pathway for Leukaemia discovered

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (T-ALL) is an aggressive form of blood cancer. Cooperation between Finnish and Chinese research groups has now opened up new 

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