Posts Tagged ‘Border’

Nature (Can Science solve problems of Nature: ‘Quality Slate: What is Life’?)

December 15, 2012

Nature  (Can Science solve problems of Nature: ‘Quality Slate: What is Life’?)

Introduction

Nature  (Can Science solve problems of Nature: ‘Quality Slate: What is Life’?)

Meat:

Extending Einstein’s Ideas: New Kind of Quantum Entanglement Demonstrated
(Observed: ‘Movie or Hope’ – Someone escapes again, and Scientist have to create a ‘new experiment’)

New Targets for Drugs to Defeat Aggressive Brain Tumor
(Observed: ‘Monkey or Ignorance’ – Scientist watch the movie ‘The World is Not Enough’)

New Findings On Killer Bacteria’s Defence
(Observed: Machine – ‘Death in the Throat-Serious’ fighting with ‘Death in the Blood’. What now, where is Life?)

Your Christmas Tree and Its Genome Have Remained Very Much the Same Over the Last 100 Million Years
(Observed: ‘Border of Life’- Scientist say ‘You have been dead for the last 100 million years’ and I find the question interesting)

Dolphin Hearing System Component Found in Insects
(Observed: Sacrifice – Dolphins share with Ants, their food)

One in Ten 6 To 8-Year-Olds Has Sleep-Disordered Breathing, Finnish Study Finds
(Observed: ‘Innocence & Cheating’ – Scientist give free ‘Tobler-One’ to kids, and charge their mom’s)

Gazpacho Consumption Associated With Lower Blood Pressure, Study Finds
(Observed: Peace – West learns to cook salads at home instead of burger-binging)

Uncovering a Flaw in Drug Testing for Chronic Anxiety Disorder
(Observed: War – Scientist try to find the best answer the ‘Amitabh-Era Social Frustration of Jobs’)

Thyroid Problems Linked to Irregular Heart Rhythm
(Observed: ‘Man & Machine’ – Europe gets ‘Egg – Infinity’ problems)

Long-Term Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Use May Impact Visuospatial Memory
(Observed: ‘Children & Children’ – Children try to graplle with ‘Pure-Fun & Impure-Fun’)

Potential Treatment for Cognitive Effects of Stress-Related Disorders, Including PTSD
(Observed: ‘Children & Old’ – World tries to grapple with the question ‘What’s your price?’)

Popular Pain Relievers May Reduce Risk of Bladder Cancer
(Observed: ‘Women & Man’ – England tries to grapple with ‘Infinity-Waste’ problems)

Conclusion:

‘What is Life?’ explored, as Schrödinger did several decades ago. Nothing changes from then and now as I try to find the quest of my Life.

Caution: This might be all theory

Humanitarian: Other Than ‘Survival of Fittest’ the mystery of which I am yet to solve on ‘How to overcome this?, I wish my Science should be only applied if poor people are not hurt by the same

Science Today (Can Science find the ‘Border’ Areas of Nature?)

August 17, 2012

Science Today (Can Science find the ‘Border’ Areas of Nature?)

Introduction:

There are many borders which one has to cross. The Frog has crosses from water and land, humans have crossed into space and diseases cross into humans. Can Science explain them and find various Borders?

Meat:

1. Astrophysics (Far: About Stars, Aliens and Fairies if they exist)

‘Extremely Little’ Telescope Discovers Pair of Odd Planets
(Observed: ‘The Fast and The Furious‘: Two odd things in Universe far away, one very fast and the other accompanied by a lot of brightness)

Globular Clusters: Survivors of a 13-Billion-Year-Old Massacre
(Observed: Newton destroys a lot of small clusters of stars, retains the big ones, around our very own Earth)

Astronomers Find 18 New Planets: Discovery Is the Largest Collection of Confirmed Planets Around Stars More Massive Than the Sun
(Observed: New planets keep coming like flies honing in on a dead body, Scientist claim)

2. Quantum Mechanics (Small: Of young children, new thinking and the world of small things for people who prefer perfection)

Fundamental Constants ‘Change’: Gravity Weaker, Electromagnetic Force Stronger, According to Latest Recommended Values
(Observed: Gravity weakens, and magnetic current becomes stronger in a new measurement)

Matter-Matter Entanglement at a Distance: Quantum Mechanical Entanglement of Two Remote Quantum Systems
(Observed: Entanglement demonstrated, between a ‘Single Atom’ and ‘Many Atoms’. Quantum information can be passed between two stationary nodes over a period of time, for a particular distance. ‘Double Slit Experiment‘ with a twist)

3. Nobel Prize (Talent: People who did great discoveries in Science and are given a prize so that you don’t forget them)

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2010
Robert G. Edwards
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2010 was awarded to Robert G. Edwards “for the development of in vitro fertilization”.
(Observed & Apriori: Now babies in test tubes)

4. Brain (You: Human Thinking Machine )

New Gene Linked to PTSD Identified
(Observed: ‘A Beautiful Mind‘: A gene mutates due to stress and develops irregualarities in the functioning of brain, indicating America (8%) as a whole might be under great stress due to war, internal and external)

Brain Signal IDs Responders to Fast-Acting Antidepressant
(Obseerved: ‘Catch Me If You Can‘: Scientist try to make good on ‘Depression’, a drug which works but how is not clear)

Brain Development Delayed in ADHD, Study Shows
(Observed: Reason for Children with ‘Attention Deficit problems or concentration problems’ unknown, might be age might be something else, Scientist claim)

New Drug Could Treat Alzheimer’s, Multiple Sclerosis and Brain Injury
(Observed: A Drug for all mental diseases, being studied. Most diseases cause a brain to collapse partially or in whole)

Anti-Tau Drug Improves Cognition, Decreases Tau Tangles in Alzheimer’s Disease Models
(Observed: A Drug which tries to solve Alzheimer and other diseases being found)

Discovery May Lead to New Treatment for ALS
(Observed: ALS, a brain disease like Alzheimer discovered)

5. Gene Therapy (Close: Of Relationships)

New Recommendations Issued for Use of Cetuximab in Colon Cancer Therapy
(Observed: A gene mutation in cancer cause additional trouble and makes a drug ineffective)

New Cancer Gene Discovered
(Observed: A Gene which overproduces and leads to cancer)

Genetic Mutation A Strong Indicator Of Age-Related Hearing Loss Risk
(Observed: A Gene mutation that leads to hearing loss, cause unknown)

First Trial Of Gene Therapy For Advanced Heart Failure Shows Promising Results
(Observed: Potential cure for ‘Heart Failure’ discovered)

6. Environment (Present Nature)

Global Warming Causes More Extreme Shifts of the Southern Hemisphere’s Largest Rain Band, Study Suggests
(Observed: Environment Pollution causes extreme weather problems in South Earth)

Chemical Widely Used in Antibacterial Hand Soaps May Impair Muscle Function
(Observed: Washing hands with your regular soap, watch out for harmful effects. In Animals, the effects are disastrous)

Researchers Monitor ‘Red Tides’ in Chesapeake Bay Waters
(Observed: Algae blooms much to the sorrow of fish and other marine life)

7. Evolution (Past Nature)

Theory of the ‘Rotting’ Y Chromosome Dealt a Fatal Blow
(Observed: The ‘Struggle for Survival‘ reaches ‘Y’ chromosome)

Scientists Discover Second-Oldest Gene Mutation
(Observed: A Old Gene Mutation which causes disorders like paralysis in children worldwide irrespective of ethnic origin)

Most Primitive Living Eel Discovered: Creating a New Species, Genus and Family of Animal
(Observed: A very primitive Eel discovered)

Polygamy Hurt 19th Century Mormon Wives’ Evolutionary Fitness, Scientists Say
(Observed: Multiple partners leads to fewer offsprings)

Invasive Brittle Star Species Hits Atlantic Ocean
(Observed: A Marine Animal spreads around in the Ocean)

8. Diseases (Problems in Nature)

New Player in Immune Response? The Strange Case of UCP2
(Observed: Heater in cell now)

Color-Coded Markers May Help Doctors Diagnose Neural Diseases Through the Eyes
(Observed: Disease in eyes as well as brain found, cure underway)

Mechanisms of Acquired Chemoresistance in Ovarian Cancer Identified
(Observed: Cancer multiplies in Nature and returns)

Vaccine Targets Malignant Brain Cancer Antigens, Significantly Lengthens Survival
(Observed: Brain develops tumors, scientist find solution)

New Genetic Regions Influencing Blood Glucose Traits Revealed
(Observed: Diabetes and Energy problems spreads across the Human Genome)

Mothers, Children Underestimate Obesity in China
(Observed: Chinese add weight, on the negative side though)

Conclusion:

Border in Humans, Nature, Diseases and in Science found.

Caution: This might be all theory

Science Today (Can Science find the Parasites in Nature?)

July 30, 2012

Science Today (Can Science find the parasites in Nature?)

Introduction:
Are there any parasites in Nature?

Meat:

1. Astrophysics (Far: About Stars, Aliens and Fairies if they exist)

‘Impossible’ Binary Stars Discovered
(Many stars orbiting around each other, very fast)

Dust Today, Gone Tomorrow: Astronomers Discover Houdini-Like Vanishing Act in Space
(Magic in Space discovered)

2. Quantum Mechanics (Small: Of young children, new thinking and the world of small things for people who prefer perfection)

Particle Physics: BaBar Data Hint at Cracks in the Standard Model
(A new particle possibility or a force in America discovered, yet to be confirmed)

Got Mass? Scientists Observe Electrons Become Both Heavy and Speedy
(Electrons can acquire weight and yet be fast)

3. Nobel Prize (Talent: People who did great discoveries in Science and are given a prize so that you don’t forget them)

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1991
Erwin Neher, Bert Sakmann

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1991 was awarded jointly to Erwin Neher and Bert Sakmann “for their discoveries concerning the function of single ion channels in cells”
(Doors explained)

4. Brain (You: Human Thinking Machine)

New Compounds Inhibit Prion Infection
(Scientist find new Drugs to inhibit mad-cow like disease)

Aspirin Protects Against Barrett’s Esophagus, Study Suggests
(Cancer might be solved by an old known drug, Aspirin)

New Epilepsy Gene Identified; Possible New Treatment Option
(Seizures can be controlled, Ireland majorly affected)

5. Gene Therapy (Close: Of Relationships)

Antifolates Show Promise Against NSCLC Subtype
(Lung Cancer can be stopped)

Can Nerve Growth Factor Gene Therapy Prevent Diabetic Heart Disease?
(Now a Diabetic Heart Disease, which might be cured by a drug NGF)

6. Diseases(Parasites studied)

Under the Right Conditions, Peptide Blocks HIV Infection at Multiple Points Along the Way
(Hope for HIV)

Trial Signals Major Milestone in Hunt for New TB Drugs
(A New Hope for TB Patients)

6. Environment(The growth and fall of Nature, caused by us or may be due to Nature itslef)

Methane Measurements at Low Level Flight: Detection of the Greenhouse Gas Methane in the Arctic
(Excess of Pollution in Arctic Circle found)

Teamwork Against Carcinogenic Benzene: Three Teams of Microbial Harmful Substance Eliminators Cooperate to Destroy Benzene
(How waste goes around?)

7. Evolution(The ‘Origin of Life’ studied)

Date of Earliest Animal Life Reset by 30 Million Years
(Our thought of “Origin of Animal Life” goes back)

8. Mathematics(Can mathematics relate to Science? How?)
Infinity
Abyss
Recursion
(For the universe to be never ending, there has to be never ending mathematical functions, If there are finite, the univerese is limited on the very same data points)

Conclusion:
Parasites & Host in Nature discovered and studied in this blog: Possibility of ‘Border of parasites and host’ in Nobel Prize, diseases in Humans: Heart Disease & HIV in this blog and new particles like new-born babies.

P.S: To Manmohan Singh for his ‘1991 Liberalization of India’

Caution: This might be all theory

Science Today (Can Science find the ‘Society’ in Nature?)

July 15, 2012

Science Today (Can Science find the ‘Society’ in Nature?)

Introduction:
Can Science find as to “Who we are? Where we are going to? What do we represent” in Nature?

Meat:

1. Astrophysics (Far: About Stars, Aliens and Fairies if they exist)

Neutron Scattering Provides Window Into Surface Interactions
(What does a solid tell us? Have you heard the song “The Spy who loved me” of Bond fame, yet?)

2. Quantum Mechanics (Small: Of young children, new thinking and the world of small things for people who prefer perfection)

Researchers Discover Superatoms With Magnetic Shells
(Stable Conductors. Have you heard the song “Akele hai to kya gum hai” of Aamir Khan QSQT fame, yet?)

3. Nobel Prize (Talent: People who did great discoveries in Science and are given a prize so that you don’t forget them)

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1972
Gerald M. Edelman, Rodney R. Porter

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1972 was awarded jointly to Gerald M. Edelman and Rodney R. Porter “for their discoveries concerning the chemical structure of antibodies”
(How our body’s warriors fight the battle of bad things inside. Have you heard the song “Sandesha aa te hai” in the movie Border, yet?)

4. Brain (You: Human Thinking Machine )

The Doping-Drug Epo Has an Impact in the Brain
(Anyone for Motivation. Have you heard the song “Wo sikandar hai”, yet?)

Stress Management Training May Help Reduce Disease Activity in Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis
(How stress can be reduced and hence diseases like ‘Multiple Sclerosis’. Have you heard the song “Light my fire”, yet?)

5. Gene Therapy (Close: Of Relationships)

Researchers Show Key Protein Necessary For Normal Development Of Red Blood Cells
(A abnormal gene can harm normal development. Have you heard the song “Mr. Lonely”, yet?)

6. Diseases

Asthma Linked to Congested Highways: Those Living Near Heavily Traveled Interstate Have Higher Rates of Disease
(Stayin close to work and not to Nature might harm you. Have you heard the song “Stayin Alive” by Bee Gees, yet?)

How Cells Degrade Aberrant Membrane Proteins
(Repair Work underway in Humans: Have you heard “Another man bites the dust” by Queen, yet?)

Mutation in Gene IDH a Possible Target for AML Treatment
(Cancer gene found. Have you heard the song “The Winner takes it all”, yet?)

7. Climate

Pollen Levels Are Rising Across Europe
(Plants which attack are on a rise in Europe. Have you heard the song “Killing me softly”, yet?)

Evidence of Oceanic ‘Green Rust’ Offers Hope for the Future
(New Green Nature found. Have you heard the song “Save the World” by MJ, yet?)

8. Mathematics

9. Artist
“Pink Floyd: Another Brick in the Wall”

10. Extinction

Social Bats Pay a Price With New Fungal Disease: Study Determines Which Bats Are Headed for Extinction
(Bats get fungal. We all need to listen to “Mozart and Beethoven”)

11. Survival of Fittest:

Rattlesnakes Strike Again, Bites More Toxic
(Snakes get angry and deadly. Have you heard the song “Nagin” of SriDevi fame, yet?)

Rare Glimpse Into the Origin of Species
(Have you heard the song “Tujhe Dekha to Aisa Lagaa” of DDLJ fame, yet?)

Conclusion:

In the above blog, we explore through the eyes of many artist various shades of Society: Nature: Snakes and Bats, Drugs for Brain, New Current Device, Diseases in us like depression and cancer and some of the good things in us like antibodies.

Caution: This might be all theory