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Defect in transport system cause DNA chaos in red blood cells

Within all our cells lies two meters of DNA, highly ordered in a structure of less than 10 micro meters in diameter. Special proteins called histones act as small building bricks, organising our DNA in this structure. University of Copenhagen researchers have elucidated a function of the protein Codanin-1, shedding light on the rare anemic disease CDAI where development of the red blood cells is disturbed.



Freeze drying of human red blood cells

SP Scientific has announced a new LyoLearn webinar entitled 'Freeze Drying of Human Blood Cells'



Women Attracted to Men in Red

Simply wearing the color red or being bordered by the rosy hue makes a man more attractive and sexually desirable to women, according to a series of studies by researchers.



Red hot chili peppers arrive in seed vault

The so-called "doomsday" seed vault now contains seeds of more than 525,000 crop varieties, making it the most diverse assemblage of crop diversity amassed anywhere in the world.



Red wine may prevent some blinding diseases

Resveratrol - found in red wine, grapes, blueberries, peanuts and other plants - stops out-of-control blood vessel growth in the eye, according to vision researchers.



Conserving Mediterranean red coral

Researchers have undertaken a pioneer analysis of red coral populations in the oldest Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean and the impact that fishing activity has had.



Benefits of eating less red meat

Raising livestock also accounts for around 18 per cent of greenhouse gases. It is therefore possible to act against climate change by cutting the production and consumption of 'red meat'.



Red and white wine dangers

The largest study of its kind to evaluate the effect of red versus white wine on breast-cancer risk concludes that both are equal offenders when it comes to increasing breast-cancer risk.



New red raspberry variety

A horticultural research team from New Zealand and Canada has introduced a new red raspberry cultivar.



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