by on November 26, 2023
When we feel uncomfortable, we tend to eat less, drink less, and exercise less. This is not unique to humans—most animals reduce these three behaviors when fighting infection.   Recently, a new study pinpoints clusters of neurons that control these responses (uncomfortable behavior). By provoking immune responses in mice, the researchers demonstrated that specific cell populations in the brainstem could effectively induce three suggestive uncomfortable behaviors. In addition, inhibition of...
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by on November 24, 2023
Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute and Imperial College London have developed a new way to study proteins released by cells, which may spawn new tools to track diseases, including cancer.   Biomarkers are invaluable tools that enable physicians to study biology and disease, for example, diagnose disease from blood or tissue samples, predict whether a treatment is effective for an individual, or observe how much a drug reaches diseased cells. ...
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by on November 24, 2023
Matexcel, a leading biotechnology company serving material science field, is engaged in the research and development of powder metallurgy, metal processing and additive manufacturing. Recently, the company released a wide range of metal oxide products for research use.   Metal oxides are common substances in daily life. Many metals are gradually oxidized and corroded during use, and oxides will be produced. Metal oxides have a wide range of uses, some can be used as desiccants, some can be...
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