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A multi-function protein is key to stopping genomic parasites from 'jumping'

Most organisms, including humans, have parasitic DNA fragments called “jumping genes” that insert themselves into DNA molecules, disrupting genetic…

Measuring modified protein structures

In humans, proteins that fold wrongly can cause serious diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's or cystic fibrosis. Some of these proteins also have a…

New Research Method Opens Door to Therapy with Human Muscle Stem Cells – Promising Method Developed

Now Dr. Andreas Marg and Prof. Simone Spuler of the Experimental and Clinical Research Center (ECRC), a joint cooperation between the Max Delbrück Center (MDC)…

Researchers determine why tendons break down with age

Tendon structure in horses is similar to humans, and both face common injuries. The researchers used a horse model to undertake a thorough analysis of all the…

Scissoring the lipids

The method is now being developed to explore the possibility of creating a tuberculosis (TB) vaccine.

ETH student develops filter for clean water around the world

ETH student Jeremy Nussbaumer set himself the goal of making a contribution to solving this problem. Working with researchers from a group led by Wendelin…

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus detected in the air of a Saudi Arabian camel barn

ERS, a serious viral respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus, has been identified in 699 people as of June 11, according to the World Health…

Novel Protein Fragments May Protect Against Alzheimer's

The devastating loss of memory and consciousness in Alzheimer's disease is caused by plaque accumulations and tangles in neurons, which kill brain cells….

Loblolly pine's immense genome conquered

The draft genome — approximately seven times bigger than the human genome — is the largest genome sequenced to date and the most complete conifer genome…

NASA's Hubble Telescope Witnesses Asteroid's Mysterious Disintegration

Fragile comets, comprised of ice and dust, have been seen falling apart as they near the sun, but nothing like this has ever before been observed in the…

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