Staring at the Ground – NASA Mars Exploration

This image was taken by Mars Descent Imager (MARDI) onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 3543. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech. Download image › Today’s plan is chock full of goodies! We start out sol 3546 with a ChemCam observation of a sand ripple “Deposito” and an RMI observation of the Bolivar outcrop in the distance. … Read more

New chromosomal section effective against diseases in oats discovered

St. Paul, MN (JULY 2022)—Whether you opt for a crunchy granola bar, mushy bowl of oatmeal, or smooth glass of oat milk, it is clear oats are gaining popularity—both with consumers and breeders. Oats provide a naturally gluten-free source of nutrition, with proven health benefits for humans and livestock. Credit: Dr. Belayneh Yimer St. Paul, … Read more

COVID-19 patients more likely to develop cardiovascular diseases and diabetes soon after infection

Patients who contract COVID-19 face a higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, particularly in the three months following infection, according to a new study by Emma Rezel-Potts, Martin Gulliford, and colleagues of King’s College London, United Kingdom, publishing July 19th in the open access journal PLOS Medicine. Credit: SHVETS production, Pexels (CC0, https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) … Read more

Scientists reveal new function of enzyme ADAR1 linking it to age-related diseases via a role independent of RNA-editing during aging — ScienceDaily

Aging and age-related disorders pose a complex challenge to the biomedical research community. To better understand how senescence is regulated is of high significance to promote healthy aging and treat age-associated disorders. In a research paper published today in Nature Cell BiologyRugang Zhang, Ph.D., deputy director of the Ellen and Ronald Caplan Cancer Center, Christopher … Read more

The function of enzyme ADAR1 links it to age-related diseases via a role independent of RNA-editing during aging

Credit: Pixabay / CC0 Public Domain Aging and age-related disorders pose a complex challenge to the biomedical research community. To better understand how senescence is regulated is of high significance to promote healthy aging and treat age-associated disorders. In a research paper published today in Nature Cell BiologyRugang Zhang, Ph.D., deputy director of the Ellen … Read more

‘Maths’ genes used by fish to count may help us treat human neurodevelopmental diseases – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Fish are helping researchers track down the origins of how brains compute maths, reports a review in Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. An international team has reviewed more than 200 publications, which together show that fish perceive quantities using similar parts of their brains as mammals and birds. Research is still underway to find the specific brain … Read more

Inaugural co-directors appointed to Aotearoa’s Infectious Diseases Research Platform – BIOENGINEER.ORG

A key initiative aimed at boosting Aotearoa New Zealand’s COVID-19 response and preparing for future disease outbreaks has taken a significant step forward with the appointment of co-directors to the newly formed Infectious Disease Research Platform (IDRP). A key initiative aimed at boosting Aotearoa New Zealand’s COVID-19 response and preparing for future disease outbreaks has … Read more

CDC Designates New England Center of Excellence in Vector-borne Diseases at UMass Amherst – BIOENGINEER.ORG

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a $ 10 million, five-year award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create the New England Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEWVEC). The University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a $ 10 million, five-year award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Read more

Study of condensates offers new hope for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

The Körber European Science Prize 2022, endowed with one million euros, is to be awarded to the British cell biologist Anthony Hyman. In 2009, Hyman and his team – during studies on single-cell embryos of a threadworm – discovered a completely new state of biological matter: proteins can accumulate locally in high concentrations in the … Read more

A New Approach to Treating Heart Diseases

A research team has been able to describe the underlying process of how a certain protein in blood vessel cells contributes to the development of vascular and cardiovascular diseases. Researchers discover a new way to treat cardiovascular diseases. Vascular and cardiovascular illnesses are greatly influenced by a particular protein found in blood vessel cells. Researchers … Read more