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  1. New chili pathogens discovered in Australia

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have identified four new pathogens previously not found in Australian chilies, raising the stakes for the country's quarantine and disease resistance efforts. Posted: 2016-08-08 15:58:3 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  2. Beneficial role clarified for brain protein associated with mad cow disease

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have clarified details in understanding the beneficial function of a type of protein normally associated with prion diseases of the brain, such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (commonly ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  3. Aesthetic appeal of dormant Zoysiagrass enhanced with colorants

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists quantified the impact of colorants applied in autumn on zoysiagrass in the transition zone. Persistence of green color increased with application volume, but differences among colorants were ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  4. Targeting brain cells to alleviate neuropathic pain

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... targeting microglia brain cells within a few days, say scientists. This research will help in the quest to help the more than 1 million Americans afflicted with this chronic pain. Posted: 2016-08-08 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  5. New light shed on how neutrinos behave

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have announced an exciting new result that could improve our understanding of the behavior of neutrinos. Neutrinos have previously been detected in three types, called flavors - muon, tau and ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  6. Low oxygen, high risk: How tumors adapt to become more aggressive

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have identified a novel mechanism that selectively operates in hypoxic tumors to enable tumor cells to thrive and continue to proliferate despite a low oxygen environment. The research team ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  7. Okinawa mozuku: Treasure under the sea

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have decoded the genome of Okinawa mozuku, a seaweed with healthy properties that plays a key economic and ecological role. Posted: 2016-08-08 18:48:50 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  8. Dormant copies of HIV mostly defective, new study shows

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    After fully sequencing the latent HIV 'provirus' genomes from 19 people being treated for HIV, scientists report that even in patients who start treatment very early, the only widely available method to ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  9. Scientists discover potential avenue to treating type 2 diabetes at early stages

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers have identified a new potential target for drugs to prevent type 2 diabetes. A new paper shows that blocking a cellular glucose sensor in muscle improves insulin responsiveness. Posted: ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  10. Thyroid tumor: It takes two to tango

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Autonomous adenomas are the most common benign tumors of the thyroid gland. Mutations in two genes account for around 70 percent of the cases. Scientists have now discovered another key trigger. Posted: ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  11. Scientists pinpoint Ebola's weak spots

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have now have a high-resolution view of exactly how the experimental therapy ZMapp targets Ebola virus. The new study is also the first to show how an antibody in the ZMapp 'drug cocktail' targets ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  12. Evidence of Martian life could be hard to find in some meteorite blast sites

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Signs of life from under Mars’ surface may not survive in rocks excavated by some meteorite impacts, scientists suggest at the point of preliminary study findings. Posted: 2016-08-08 13:12:50 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  13. International ocean drilling expedition to understand causes of the Indian Ocean 2004 earthquake and tsunami

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... 250,000 people in 14 countries. That earthquake was caused by a slip on a subduction zone plate boundary fault beneath the eastern Indian Ocean, say scientists. Posted: 2016-08-08 13:12:56 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  14. New drugs hope to fight neglected tropical diseases

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists say they are a step closer to providing effective treatments for three 'neglected' diseases after making a chemical which can kill the parasites that cause the illnesses. Posted: 2016-08-08 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  15. A single compound could treat Chagas disease, leishmaniasis and sleeping sickness

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have identified a compound that can kill the parasites responsible for three neglected diseases: Chagas disease, leishmaniasis and sleeping sickness. Posted: 2016-08-08 15:56:16 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  16. Parasite proteins prompt immune system to fight off ovarian tumors in mice

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists identified the specific proteins secreted by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii that cause the immune system in mice to attack established ovarian tumors. Posted: 2016-07-22 19:44:47 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  17. Vaccine strategy induces antibodies that can target multiple influenza viruses

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have identified three types of vaccine-induced antibodies that can neutralize diverse strains of influenza virus that infect humans. The discovery will help guide development of a universal ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  18. Similarities unite three distinct gene mutations of Treacher Collins syndrome

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have reported a detailed description of how function-impairing mutations in polr1c and polr1d genes cause Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS), a rare congenital craniofacial development disorder ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  19. A more powerful way to develop therapeutics?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have developed a new method for identifying the raw ingredients necessary to build 'biologics,' a powerful class of medications that has revolutionized treatment of diseases like rheumatoid ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  20. How the immune system might evolve to conquer HIV

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have mathematically modeled the coevolutionary processes that describe how antibodies and viruses interact and adapt to one another over the course of a chronic infection, such as HIV/AIDS. ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
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