Month: August 2021

At the base of the brain, inside the hypothalamus, and coursing through specialized dopamine-releasing neurons, there is a signaling pathway that regulates the sex drive, that is, the motivation to engage in mating behavior. The specialized neurons and the signaling pathway were recently identified by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). In experiments
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A $256 million mansion tied to the Titanic tragedy is in ruins, new photos by urban explorer “Abandoned Southeast in Philadelphia” show. Lavish mansion homeowner Peter Widener, a 20% investor in the Titanic, declined his spot on the ill-fated ship in 1912 because of his age, approximately 78 at the time. But the J. P.
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Most patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer, are first identified at advanced stages precluding surgical removal of the affected tissue. Due to the lack of obvious clinical symptoms at the early stages of the disease, in-depth understanding of the biological and molecular complexities of the disease process, and effective
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Michelle Freedman joins Tracy, Lori, and Ginger to chat about her journey from fashion designer to quilter, and her position as graphic designer and marketing manager with Maywood Studio. In out Fine Finishes segment, we have a PSA. Stay tuned! SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts | Megalink | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify Subscribe to the Quilt & Tell Podcast. Not sure how? Get
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New York City rents have overtaken San Francisco as the most expensive in the US, a sign the Big Apple is outpacing the West Coast tech hub’s financial recovery. The median one-bedroom rental in the boroughs is now $2,810, compared to a midway price point of $2,800 in the Golden City, according to a new
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Sartorius Stedim Biotech entered into a partnership with McMaster University to improve manufacturing processes of antibody and virus-based treatments for diseases such as COVID-19, cancer, and genetic disorders. Using a multi-column chromatography system provided by Sartorius, the McMaster team plans to improve a process for the purification of therapeutic viruses that is more effective and cheaper than those currently
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All drug supply chains are complex. Whether the drug is a generic painkiller made with APIs sourced in India or China or a monoclonal antibody produced in cell lines in Europe using media from the U.S., keeping track of materials is always difficult. For personalized medicines there is another level of complexity, says Kathie Schneider,
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Plant pigments called flavonoids are found in berries, apples, pears, tea, chocolate, and red wine. Recent research published in the journal Hypertension claims food rich in flavonoids affect the microbial abundance and diversity in our guts, particularly of a class of microbes called Parabacteroides—one of the most predominant bacteria in human intestines. Parabacteroides, the study
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The image shows a microscopic view of prions. [Case Western Reserve University] Scientists at Case Western Reserve University and NIH have used cryo-electron microscopy to generate the highest-ever resolution imaging of an infectious prion. Their study has provided the first atomic-level data of how these abnormal proteins are assembled to cause fatal neurodegenerative diseases in
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Have you looked at pre-cuts in your favorite quilt shop and wondered what you could do with them? Have you purchased some jelly rolls or charm packs just because you thought they were beautiful? This Quilting with Pre-cuts online workshop will provide you with tips, techniques, and 50 quilt patterns (a $349 value!) that are perfect to
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