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Osteoporosis: Kill the messenger
27-March-2017

A non-coding RNA molecule, which sends chemical messages from bone-absorbing to bone-forming cells, could be playing a role in osteoporosis.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Medicine
 
Ultrasounds can decrease bone density
27-March-2017

Prolonged prenatal ultrasound exposure leads to decreased bone density and strength in young rabbits.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Category: Medicine
 
Nanocages dramatically facilitate structure formation of biomolecules
27-March-2017

Nano-size space help faster folding of molecules and stabilize the structure, which regulates enzyme reactions.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University Category: Science
 
Nitrogen Foraging Ability of Plants Relies on Mobile Shoot–Root Hormone Signal
27-March-2017

Researchers at Nagoya University have uncovered molecular shoot-to-root signal in nitrogen-starved plants, revealing role for mobile plant hormone.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University Category: Science
 
Male hormone plays key role in ovarian development
23-March-2017

Scientists have discovered that the male “androgen” hormone is an important element in the ovarian development of female chicken embryos, more so than in the development of male testes.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
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