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How math could make bones stronger

They may seem rigid and set in their ways, but your bones are actually under constant construction and deconstruction. They give up their nutrient treasures (calcium) to the body and then rebuild in a constant give-and-take sort of rhythm.

Making Bones Stronger Through Math

Return to Article List Next Article Making Bones Stronger Through Math Mathematical model shows injections of peptide could raise density of bones badly degraded by osteoporosis back to healthy levels.

60 Seconds with Chris Nielen

Cargolux Airlines International has been one of the pioneers in air cargo of animal transportation through its live animals product CV Alive.

Verdens snilleste prisutdeling

Oslo vegetarfestival blir vertskap for Norges første prisutdeling for veganske aktører. 50 utstillere er påmeldt til nå, fedrene til kjendisgrisen Esther kommer, og klima- og miljøminister Vidar Helgesen skal åpne festivalen. Oslo vegetarfestival 2017 arrangeres 13. og 14.

CRISPR-selskab kan tjene milliarder på Allergan-aftale

MedWatch anbefaler: Et af de fremmeste selskaber inden for brugen af den revolutionerende genredigeringsteknik CRISPR indgik for nylig, hvad der lignede en forholdsvis beskeden samarbejdsaftale med medicinalselskabet Allergan.

Forskere laver hjertevæv ud af spinatblad

At spinat er sundt for os, er de fleste enige om. Men i fremtiden kan den grønne plante muligvis give os meget mere end gode vitaminer. Det skriver Sciencealert.com.

Virtual liver model could reduce number of animal experiments

The liver is crucial for the detoxification of the human body. The exposure to toxins makes it particularly prone to drug-induced injury. Cholestasis, the impairment of bile flow, is therefore a common problem of drug development and occurs for example upon drug overdose.

Prisvinnende forskning: Vi lærer gjennom belønning

Tre europeiske forskere får verdens største hjerneforskningspris for å oppdage at belønning og læring er tett forbundet. Det har åpnet for en forståelse av hvorfor man kan bli spillegal eller avhengig av kokain.

Fondspenge fra Faaborg trækker skind i dyreværnsfond

Ester M og Konrad Kristian Sigurdssons Dyreværnsfond har ikke uddelt fondsmidler i flere år. De fik nemlig ikke nogen ansøgninger. Og de, som tidligere modtog penge, har hverken takket for dem eller spurgt, om der var mulighed for at søge flere.

Pengene trækker skind i dyreværnsfond

Ester M og Konrad Kristian Sigurdssons Dyreværnsfond har ikke uddelt fondsmidler i flere år. De fik nemlig ikke nogen ansøgninger. Og de, som tidligere modtog penge, har hverken takket for dem eller spurgt, om der var mulighed for at søge flere.

Modified protein promotes hair growth and fights ageing in mice

"Scientists create a chemical that can restore hair and give youthful energy," the Daily Mail reports; but these effects have only been achieved in mice. A modified protein called FOXO4-DRI has been successfully used to remove "broken ageing" cells.

Modified protein promotes hair growth and fights ageing in mice

"Scientists create a chemical that can restore hair and give youthful energy," the Daily Mail reports; but these effects have only been achieved in mice. A modified protein called FOXO4-DRI has been successfully used to remove "broken ageing" cells.

Helsemonitorering på forsøksdyr

Anskaffelsesforskriften Alminnelig kunngjøring av konkurranse EØS-kunngjøring Del I: Oppdragsgiver I.1) Navn og adresser NTNU 974 767 880 7491 Trondheim 7491 NO Kontaktperson: Trude Riksheim E-post: trude.riksheim@ntnu.no NUTS-kode: NO - NORGE Sted: hele Norge Internettadresse(r): Ne

Vanishing capillaries

Diabetes damages small blood vessels around the heart and increases the risk of a heart attack Diabetics have a significantly higher risk of suffering a heart attack.

Why worms and fish are good models for epilepsy

Epilepsy is the most common neurological disorder in the UK – about 600,000 people have the condition. Unfortunately, for a third of those people, there are no effective treatments. But fish and worms might be about to change that.

From Rat Brains to Better Human Performance

SAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Posit Science co-founder Jeff Zimman will talk for the first time about the “secret” involvement of his company’s brain training program, BrainHQ, in the training routine of Patriots’ Quarterback Tom Brady over the past three seasons – in which, Brady

From Rat Brains to Better Human Performance

SAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- co-founder Jeff Zimman will talk for the first time about the “secret” involvement of his company’s brain training program, , in the training routine of Patriots’ Quarterback Tom Brady over the past three seasons – in which, Brady led the Patriots to

Better Protection of Laboratory Animals

The German Centre for the Protection of Laboratory Animals and the Berlin-Brandenburg Research Platform are extending an invitation to a public Spring School from 3 to 5 April 2017 at Freie Universität Berlin.

Vanishing capillaries

This coronary agiography shows how the heart’s large blood vessels branch out into smaller ones. (image: kalus/istockphoto) Research news Diabetics have a significantly higher risk of suffering a heart attack.

Award-winning way to improve welfare for laboratory animals

Welfare of laboratory animals is of major importance to the bioscience sector and their animal technicians. It is their obligation to make sure animals held in research establishments receive the highest standards of care.

USD Discovery District Seeking Development Partner

The USD Discovery District, an 80-acre contemporary corporate and academic research park under development in Sioux Falls, today announced it is requesting statements of interest and qualifications to select a preferred development partner for one or more research and advanced manufacturing faciliti

USD Discovery District Seeking Development Partner

The USD Discovery District, an 80-acre contemporary corporate and academic research park under development in Sioux Falls, today announced it is requesting statements of interest and qualifications to select a preferred development partner for one or more research and advanced manufacturing faciliti

Non-medicinal lice treatments on vets' agenda

A run-through of the latest developments in non-medicinal sea lice treatments is likely to be among the highlights of next week’s Fish Vet Society Spring Conference.

Genetically Modified Larvae Could Replace Lab Animals

WASHINGTON - Animal testing has become problematic in the past few decades, as animal rights activists have uncovered numerous instances of animal cruelty as well as the cost labs face in keeping animal test subjects, especially if they're treated humanely.

Controversy: Animal testing

This week, Senior Science & Technology Reporter, Serena Holloway, tackles the ongoing debate on animal testing in pharmaceutical development

Güímar calls on municipalities to unite against animal cruelty

Güímar has pledged to do all it can to stamp out animal cruelty and wants all the municipalities of the island to join in. There was widespread shock recently when a major network running illegal dog fighting champìonships was discovered in Tenerife, including on a rural finca in the Guimar area.

Gorm er forsøgsperson: Skal teste om E-cigaretter er farlige

E-cigaretter er et populært alternativ - men er dampen fra dem farlig for omgivelserne? Det bliver i øjeblikket undersøgt på Aarhus Universitet. En sky af røg er for mange danskere erstattet af damp. E-cigaretter vinder indpas i befolkningen som alternativ til almindelige cigaretter.

SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Departs Space Station

Expedition 50 astronauts Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space Agency) and Shane Kimbrough of NASA released the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station‘s robotic arm at 5:11 a.m. EDT.

Bohr og Mottelson: Den dynamiske duo afslørede atomkernens hemmeligheder

PORTRÆT: Niels Bohr fik i 1922 nobelprisen i fysik for sin atomteori. I 1975 fik hans søn Aage Bohr og dennes nære kollega Ben Mottelson samme pris for en teori om atomkernens struktur og egenskaber. Her er historien om duoen, som er blevet kaldt: »den mest effektive tandem i fysikkens historie«.

Tid til at beskytte øjnene mod UV-lys

Med foråret kommer lyset, og solens stråler er sunde for os efter flere måneder i mørket. Men der er god grund til at beskytte øjnene mod UV-lys, og det behøver ikke koste alverden. Humøret stiger automatisk, når forårets første solstråler viser sig.

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