Navigation Links
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, July 2012
Date:7/18/2012

BIOLOGY -- Waterlogged protein . . .

Proteins' biological functions, such as the ability to metabolize drugs in our bodies, are known to rely heavily on the presence of water, but mechanisms behind the relationship have remained unclear. In a paper published in Physical Review Letters, researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory have provided new evidence that suggests water is even more involved in protein dynamics than previously thought. Through a novel combination of supercomputer simulations and neutron scattering experiments, the research team found that the effects of water reach into the very core of a protein instead of remaining on the surface, as earlier research had suggested. "The implications are that surface hydration may lubricate dynamics in interior protein active sites, thus enabling biological function," said lead author Jeremy Smith. [Contact: Morgan McCorkle, (865) 574-7308; mccorkleml@ornl.gov]

ELECTRONICS -- Quantum leap in security . . .

Intrusion detection is moving up a couple of notches with a technology that overcomes one of the main vulnerabilities of conventional security systems. Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Quantum Optical Seal, ideal for securing nuclear, military and chemical facilities, monitors an optical network for tampering using entangled pulses of light that are exclusively described by their quantum mechanical properties. "This offers the quantum optical seal a unique ability to identify sophisticated attempts at deception, including those attacks that would go unnoticed by more conventional techniques," said Travis Humble, who led the team of inventors. The patented technology is inherently immune to replication, a standard technique used to defeat less sophisticated intrusion detection systems. [Contact: Ron Walli, (865) 576-0226; wallira@ornl.gov]

MATERIALS -- Steel shield . .
'/>"/>

Contact: Ron Walli
wallira@ornl.gov
865-576-0226
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Short stretches of piRNA evaluate cells genetic history
2. IU role in Human Microbiome Project exposes battle history between bacteria, viruses in human body
3. New report puts real numbers behind history of oyster reefs
4. Honoring the fundamental role of microbes in the natural history of our planet
5. Biology professor secures grant to save West Virginias primary natural history collection
6. New coelacanth find rewrites history of the ancient fish
7. Earth history and evolution
8. Family history of liver cancer increases risk of developing the disease
9. Scientists trace evolutionary history of what mammals eat
10. April 2012 story tips
11. Story tips From the Department of Energys Oak Ridge National Laboratory, March 2012
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2015)... 1, 2015  Automation and pre-processing are reducing ... screening. This is the first step toward a ... become unintrusive. An assortment of portal scanners, biometric ... investigations will transform the passenger screening process. ... Global Airport Passenger Screening Market ( http://www.frost.com/nf2b ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... Canada , August 31, 2015 ... of biometrics technology in government digitization projects to drive ... to a recently published TechSci Research report, " India Biometrics ... India is projected to grow at a ... the market is anticipated on account of extensive use of ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/st5b3m/saudi_arabia ) ... Biomedical Sensors Market - Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2014-2020)" ... Saudi Arabia Biomedical Sensors market is estimated at $0.23 ... the period 2014-2020 The near future will ... formulation of each individual. These sensors can be set ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):The Future of Airport Security: Passenger Screening Transitioning Into an Invisible Process 2The Future of Airport Security: Passenger Screening Transitioning Into an Invisible Process 3The Future of Airport Security: Passenger Screening Transitioning Into an Invisible Process 4India Biometrics Market to Grow at Over 35% Through 2020, Says TechSci Research 2India Biometrics Market to Grow at Over 35% Through 2020, Says TechSci Research 3Saudi Arabia Biomedical Sensors Market Report 2015 - Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2014-2020) 2
... it, bread that contains critical nutrients could help combat ... of a group of Johns Hopkins University undergraduate students ... so that it yields beta carotene, the orange substance ... turns into vitamin A. The students, project ...
... likely, you would be disgusted if confronted with a ... worms. Or a particularly bloody wound. Or a horribly ... disgust you feel may lend important insight into your ... scientists closely measured people,s physiological reactions as they looked ...
... -- Low levels of a brain protein that regulates gene ... disorder, a complex and sometimes disabling psychiatric disease. As reported ... journal of The International Society for Bipolar Disorders, levels of ... of the brain in postmortem samples from patients with bipolar ...
Cached Biology News:Students coax yeast cells to add vitamins to bread 2Students coax yeast cells to add vitamins to bread 3Students coax yeast cells to add vitamins to bread 4That's gross!: Study uncovers physiological nature of disgust in politics 2Gene regulatory protein is reduced in bipolar disorder 2Gene regulatory protein is reduced in bipolar disorder 3
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... Business Development, Asia Pacific. In this newly-created position, Gibbs will lead iLab’s business ... of iLab’s suite of tools. This entails not only introducing iLab to potential ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... 31, 2015 , ... The Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council ... resiliency practitioners with luminaries and thought leaders to advance the professional discipline through ... innovations and performance excellence. At that time its principle sponsor, Resilinc , ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... , Aug. 31, 2015 Research and Markets ... "Mexico Biomedical Sensors Market - Growth, Trends & ... The Mexico Biomedical Sensors market is estimated ... 2.68% over the period 2014-2020 The near ... the genetic formulation of each individual. These sensors can ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... 2015  RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII ... developing innovative therapies primarily in the areas of ... review period following the filing of the Company,s ... the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ... Logo -  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130917/NE80755LOGO ...
Breaking Biology Technology:iLab Solutions Hires Gerard Gibbs, Director of Business Development, Asia Pacific 2iLab Solutions Hires Gerard Gibbs, Director of Business Development, Asia Pacific 3Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council Announces Incorporation and Web Site Launch 2Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council Announces Incorporation and Web Site Launch 3Mexico Biomedical Sensors Market Report 2015-2020 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces Advancements in its Ophthalmology Clinical Program with RXI-109 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces Advancements in its Ophthalmology Clinical Program with RXI-109 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces Advancements in its Ophthalmology Clinical Program with RXI-109 4
... , SAN DIEGO, Calif., INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., and CAMBRIDGE, ... ), Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) and Alkermes, ... 20 studies at the 45th Annual Meeting of the European Association for ... 29 to Oct. 2. The companies will present the latest research findings ...
... ... million round of funding. Participating investors included CTTV Investments LLC, the venture capital ... , ... Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2009 -- LS9, Inc., the Renewable Petroleum Company™, today ...
... , , PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, ... -- researchers likely to be in contention for Nobel honors -- in anticipation ... be announced from October 5-12. , , Thomson Reuters ... Nobel Prize winners. , , Each year, data ...
Cached Biology Technology:Amylin and Lilly to Present More than 20 Studies for Exenatide at EASD 2009 2Amylin and Lilly to Present More than 20 Studies for Exenatide at EASD 2009 3Amylin and Lilly to Present More than 20 Studies for Exenatide at EASD 2009 4Amylin and Lilly to Present More than 20 Studies for Exenatide at EASD 2009 5Amylin and Lilly to Present More than 20 Studies for Exenatide at EASD 2009 6Amylin and Lilly to Present More than 20 Studies for Exenatide at EASD 2009 7LS9 Secures $25 Million in Latest Round of Funding 2LS9 Secures $25 Million in Latest Round of Funding 3Thomson Reuters Predicts Nobel Laureates 2Thomson Reuters Predicts Nobel Laureates 3Thomson Reuters Predicts Nobel Laureates 4Thomson Reuters Predicts Nobel Laureates 5Thomson Reuters Predicts Nobel Laureates 6
... This product has been developed to significantly ... labeled proteins. Stability is increased at ... 2-8 centigrade. This product is subjected ... mercury or azide. This formulation insures ...
... Blot Strong Antibody Stripping Solution is effective ... that have been developed with chemiluminescence or ... not recommended for stripping colorimetric substrates (TMB, ... possible to effectively remove substrates that precipitate ...
...
... low-pressure system, 100-120 V, is used for ... The system includes the Helios gene gun, ... station, syringe kit, tubing cutter, Helios gene ... The dimensions of the gene gun are ...
Biology Products: