Highly sensitive gas sensors for volatile organic compound detection

In an effort to improve VOC detection, a collaboration of Japanese researchers from Kumamoto University, Fukuoka Industrial Technology Center, and Tohoku University set out...

Basement membrane protein influences the connection of blood vessel cells

Which molecular mechanisms are at work when, in the case of inflammation, immune cells migrate from the blood vessel into the tissue? Researchers at...

3-D cultures of neural cells expand research potential

The networks of capillaries within the little balls of nervous system cells could enable new kinds of large-scale lab investigations into diseases, such as...

Cytotoxins contribute to virulence of bacterial infections

Beginning in the mid-1980s, an epidemic of severe invasive infections caused by Streptococcus pyogenes (S. pyogenes), also known as group A streptococcus (GAS), occurred...

Salicylic acid, a widespread ingredient in pain relief medication

Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) can colonize the upper respiratory tract of around one quarter of the human population. As an opportunistic bacteria S. aureus...

Protein chaperone takes its job seriously

For proteins, this would be the equivalent of the red-carpet treatment: each protein belonging to the complex machinery of ribosomes -- components of the...

Renewed Cleaning Efforts For Scopes Not Enough To Vanquish Bacteria

Rigorous cleaning practices don’t ensure that medical scopes are free of contamination, and many of these reusable devices have scratches and dents that could...

How protein production gets distorted in skin cancer

"A cell's identity depends on the levels of proteins it produces, and these can be altered by changes in the way proteins are translated...
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