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New immunization strategy could halve the doses for stopping computer virus spreading

Physics / General Physics

created Aug 18, 2008 | popularity 3.9 / 5 (23) | comments 4

Researchers have developed a new immunization strategy that requires up to 50% fewer immunization doses compared with the current most efficient strategy. The new strategy could be used to prevent the spread of human epidemics ...

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Pinpoint accuracy: DNA vaccines that home in on DCs are more potent

Medicine & Health / Research

created Mar 07, 2008 | popularity not rated yet | comments 0

One strategy being pursued to develop new vaccines against infectious diseases is DNA vaccination. The idea is that following administration of a DNA vaccine, the body converts the information in the DNA vaccine into a protein ...

Researchers find predictive tests and early treatment delay progression of blood cell cancer

Medicine & Health / Cancer

created Nov 06, 2008 | popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0

Mayo Clinic researchers say they have moved closer to their goal of providing personalized care for a common blood cell cancer. They have found that the use of predictive biomarkers along with two targeted treatments significantly ...

No hiding place for infecting bacteria

Biology / Microbiology

created Mar 16, 2009 | popularity 3.5 / 5 (2) | comments 0

Scientists in Colorado have discovered a new approach to prevent bacterial infections from taking hold. Writing in the Journal of Medical Microbiology, Dr Quinn Parks and colleagues describe how they used enzymes against produc ...

Mutant host cell protein sequesters critical HIV-1 element

Medicine & Health / HIV & AIDS

created Jan 15, 2009 | popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0

Scientists have identified a new way to inhibit a molecule that is critical for HIV pathogenesis. The research, published by Cell Press in the January 16th issue of the journal Molecular Cell, presents a target for develo ...

New clinical trial for patients with asbestos-associated lung cancer

Medicine & Health / Cancer

created Jun 26, 2008 | popularity 3.7 / 5 (3) | comments 0

The Mesothelioma Center within the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center is now recruiting patients for a clinical research study of a new targeted ...

Sweepstakes are for the lucky, not every customer

Other Sciences / Other

created Nov 12, 2008 | popularity 2.3 / 5 (12) | comments 0

Many methods and strategies can be used to promote sales in addition to simply lowering price. One strategy, the "lucky draw," entitles all buyers to be entered in a drawing for some valued commodity. Using a test that probed ...

A surprising new strategy helps reduce unhealthy behaviors

Medicine & Health / Other

created Aug 22, 2008 | popularity 3.8 / 5 (13) | comments 0

Public health campaigns intended to reduce unhealthy behaviors like binge drinking and eating junk food often focus on the risks of those behaviors. But a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research suggests a relatively simple ...

STS-118 pennant design winner selected

Space & Earth / Space Exploration

created May 23, 2007 | popularity 3 / 5 (2) | comments 0

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has selected the winner of the "NASA Space Pennant Design Challenge."

Tumor vessels identified by unique molecular markers

Medicine & Health / Other

created Jun 11, 2007 | popularity 5 / 5 (3) | comments 0

Results from a new study have made it easier for scientists to distinguish between growing blood vessels in healthy tissues and those that are associated with tumors. This is a significant finding because this distinction, ...

A built-in strategy for transgene containment

Biology /

created Mar 19, 2008 | popularity 4 / 5 (1) | comments 0

A method of creating selective terminable transgenic rice was reported by the scientists of Zhejiang University in this week’s PLoS ONE. Unintended spreading of transgenic rice by pollen and seed dispersal is a major concer ...

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