Study reveals amyloid clumps of a truncated p53 structure related to endometrial cancer

IMAGE: Scheme shows Δ40p53 as a modulator of p53 tumor suppression and oncogenic activities in endometrial cancer cells. view more  Brazilian scientists identify the predominant presence of a truncated variant of the p53 protein in amyloid aggregates in endometrial cancer cells. Such structures are related to the progression of this tumor. A finding by Brazilian researchers…

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Nanoscale thermometers from diamond sparkles

Being able to measure, and monitor, temperatures and temperature changes at miniscule scales–inside a cell or in micro and nano-electronic components–has the potential to impact many areas of research from disease detection to a major challenge of modern computation and communication technologies, how to measure scalability and performance in electronic components. A collaborative team, led…

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Paul Sajda awarded DoD’s Vannevar Bush Fellowship

IMAGE: Paul Sajda, Columbia Engineering professor of biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, and radiology, has been awarded the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship (VBFF) for 2019. The five-year, $3 million fellowship will… view more  Credit: Eileen Barroso for Columbia Engineering New York, NY–May 2, 2019–Paul Sajda, professor of biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, and radiology, has been awarded the…

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