Author: Madmin

Trodusquemine enhances Aβ 42 aggregation but suppresses its toxicity by displacing oligomers from cell membranes 0

Trodusquemine enhances Aβ 42 aggregation but suppresses its toxicity by displacing oligomers from cell membranes

AbstractTransient oligomeric species formed during the aggregation process of the 42-residue form of the amyloid-β peptide (Aβ42) are key pathogenic agents in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). To investigate the relationship between Aβ42 aggregation and its cytotoxicity and the influence of a potential drug on both phenomena, we have studied the effects of trodusquemine. This aminosterol enhances the…

H.B. Fuller Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Results 0

H.B. Fuller Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Results

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Dec. 1, 2018. Items of Note for Fourth Quarter 2018: Cash flow from operations of $146 million up versus $70 million in the fourth quarter of 2017; debt pay down of…

Improving crop yields while conserving resources 0

Improving crop yields while conserving resources

Home Technology Engineering December 20, 2018 December 20, 2018 by Mary Beth O’leary, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate student Julia Sokol is working on making drip irrigation cheaper and more efficient at MIT’s Global Engineering and Research (GEAR) Lab. Credit: Tony Pulsone When it comes to the health of the planet, agriculture and food production…

Reflections on a just transition 0

Reflections on a just transition

What are the UK’s prospects for a just transition towards a sustainable future and environmental justice? In the week that the first oil from the Clair Ridge field west of Shetland was produced, DeSmog UK completed our series on the ‘Just Transition’ — exploring how Scotland could shift wholesale from fossil fuels into green and renewable…

For Climate Safety, Call in the Engineers 0

For Climate Safety, Call in the Engineers

Published on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 by At the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland, diplomats delivered a “rulebook” to guide all countries in combating global warming. When world leaders convene at the UN next September to advance climate safety further, the world’s leading engineers should greet them with a global framework…

Academics on how to save power: Turn it off when you use the most 0

Academics on how to save power: Turn it off when you use the most

You wake at dawn and the heat pump, fridge, and hot water are all switched off. You get home from work and, for four hours, it is the same. But it’s not a power cut. Instead, it would be all part of the plan under an Otago University idea to reduce New Zealand’s power use in peak…