In a study published in the June 19 online edition of the journal Nature, a scientific team led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine visually monitored the dynamic cellular events that take place when cardiac regeneration occurs in zebrafish after cardiac ventricular injury. Their findings provide evidence that various cell lines in the heart are more plastic, or capable of transformation into new cell types, than previously thought.
– University of California, San Diego Health Sciences|6/19/2013 2:00 PM EDT
Starbucks announced it is voluntarily posting calorie counts on its menu boards and one Loyola dietitian is raising her coffee cup in salute.
– Loyola University Health System|6/19/2013 1:50 PM EDT
Supreme Court Invalidated Gene Patents: What’s Next? Media Are Invited to Register Now for a Live, Cap-Exclusive Event
Live expert panel discussion today, June 19, 2013, from 3-4 p.m. EDT on Supreme Court Ruling on gene patents.
– College of American Pathologists (CAP)|6/19/2013 1:00 PM EDT
Using clouds of ultra-cold atoms and a pair of lasers operating at optical wavelengths, researchers have reached a quantum network milestone: entangling light with an optical atomic coherence composed of interacting atoms in two different states.
– Georgia Institute of Technology|6/19/2013 1:00 PM EDT
In this week’s issue of Nature, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute report their discovery of an important trick that a well-known intrinsically disordered protein uses to expand and control its functionality.
– Scripps Research Institute|6/19/2013 1:00 PM EDT
Nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half take two, Mayo Clinic researchers say.
– Mayo Clinic|6/19/2013 12:10 PM EDT
Taking part in the largest U.S. air quality field project in decades, the National Center for Atmospheric Research is working with partners to study pollution in the Southeast. The study looks at the impact of chemical reactions occurring between human-related pollution and volatile organic compounds emitted from vegetation.
– National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)|6/19/2013 12:00 PM EDT
A team of Vanderbilt researchers has provided important validation of maps of the brain at rest that may offer insights into changes in the brain that occur in neurological and psychiatric disorders.
– Vanderbilt University|6/19/2013 12:00 PM EDT
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