Scientists find potential diagnostic and therapeutic target for lung cancer – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Chinese scientists recently reported the key role of long non-coding RNA regulated by histone acetylation referred to as lysosome cell death regulator (LCDR) in tumor survival, providing a potential diagnostic and therapeutic target for lung cancer. Chinese scientists recently reported the key role of long non-coding RNA regulated by histone acetylation referred to as lysosome … Read more

Geology Page – Kettneraspis williamsi trilobite

Kettneraspis williamsi trilobit | #Geology #GeologyPage #trilobit #fossil Kettneraspis williamsi (Whittington, 1956) Age: Lower Devonian Location: Haragan Formation, Clarita, Coal County, Oklahoma, USA Size: 1.9 cm (without thorns) Photo Copyright © American Museum of Natural History Geology – view of Instagram = & edm = ANo9K5cEAAAA & oh = 00_AT9YJo8mClZnkALDSFQD0NvQTSDmQs8-8I6VT7Tbgsb2Pw & oe … Read more

What is a satellite? | Space

A satellite is an object in space that orbits or orbits a larger object. There are two types of satellites: natural (such as the Moon orbiting the Earth) or artificial (such as the International Space Station orbiting the Earth). There are dozens and dozens of natural satellites in the solar system, and almost every planet … Read more

Insulin Isn’t the Only Blood Sugar Regulator

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter Scientists have known for 100 years that insulin is the body’s main mechanism for controlling blood sugar levels, but scientists have now discovered that another hormone does the same job a little differently – and says it could be a new target for diabetes. The hormone, called FGF1, is produced … Read more

#AntarcticLog: Crossing the Drake Passsage – The Plainspoken Scientist

#AntarcticLog is a series of Karen Romano Young comics. You can find the originals here. Why did Nathaniel B. Palmer cross the Drake Passage? Get to the other side… Antarctica, that is – and take the scientists of the International Thwaites Glacier Collaborative (ITGC) to their research sites in the Amundsen Sea. The ITGC is … Read more

This Medieval Italian Man Replaced His Amputated Hand With a Knife

Archaeologists in 2018 described a truly fascinating puzzle. This medieval Italian seems to have gone through life with a knife attached to his arm, instead of an amputated arm. The skeleton in question was found in the Longobard necropolis in northern Italy, which dates to around the 6th to 8th centuries BC. Hundreds of skeletons … Read more

Shifting ocean closures best way to protect animals from accidental catch – BIOENGINEER.ORG

OD: Michelle Ma University of Washington [email protected] (NOTE: contact details of the researcher at the end) Under embargo Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences For public announcement at noon Pacific time / 3 pm Eastern time on Monday, January 17, 2022. Moving the ocean shutter is the best way to protect animals from accidental … Read more

How rogue planets in interstellar space ended up on their own

Locations of 115 free-floating planets in the region between Upper Scorpio and Serpentine. Credit: European Southern Observatory. We now know of nearly 5,000 planets outside the solar system. If you imagined what it would be like on one of these distant worlds or exoplanets, your mental image would probably include a parent star – or … Read more

The Youngest Pangolin From Europe

The upper arm bone of a new species of pangolin was found in Graunceanu, a well-known Pleistocene fossil site in Romania, confirming its existence in Europe. A deeper analysis of fossils from one of the most important paleontological sites in Eastern Europe led to the discovery of a new species of pangolin, previously thought to … Read more