An obscure swatch of human DNA once thought to be nothing more than biological trash may actually offer a treasure trove of insight into complex genetic-related diseases such as cancer and diabetes, thanks to a novel sequencing technique developed...
6-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT
A newly developed material that molds itself to fill gaps in bone while promoting bone growth could more effectively treat defects in the facial region, says a Texas A&M University researcher who is creating the shape-shifting material.
1-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Research by a biomedical engineer at Texas A&M University is shedding light on how collagen grows at the molecular level and helps form a diverse set of structures in the body, ranging from bone, tendon, blood vessels, skin, heart and even corneas.
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In a move that could have huge implications for national security, researchers have created a very sensitive and tiny detector that is capable of detecting radiation from various sources at room temperature. The detector is eight to nine orders of...
8-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT
A decade after first identifying serum amyloid P (SAP) as a key protein in human blood that controls routine tissue-related processes from scarring to healing, two Texas A&M University scientists continue to make encouraging progress in the fight...
8-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Understanding how hearing works has long been hampered by challenges associated with seeing inside the inner ear, but technology being developed by a team of researchers, including one from Texas A&M University, is generating some of the most...
7-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Technology capable of sampling water systems to find indicators of fecal matter contamination that are thousandths and even millionths of times smaller than those found by conventional methods is being developed by a team of researchers at Texas A&M...
5-May-2014 3:05 PM EDT
“When someone says of an obese person, ‘They should just eat less and exercise more,’ I say if it were that simple, obesity wouldn’t be the worldwide epidemic that it is.” That’s according to Dr. Claude Bouchard, a faculty fellow of the...
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Movies and television shows are often blamed for exacerbating society’s evils, but in the case of North Korea, programming that depicts life outside the oppressive regime is a good thing for the North Korean people and Kim Jong-un knows it, said...
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