A study detailing the processes that control mole size may help scientists find new ways to prevent skin cancer from growing — ScienceDaily

Moles stop growing when they reach a certain size due to normal interactions between cells, despite having cancer-associated gene mutations, says a new study published today in eLife.

The findings in mice could help scientists develop new ways to prevent skin cancer growth that take advantage of the normal mechanisms that control cell growth in the body.

Mutations that activate the protein made by the BRAF gene are believed to contribute to the development of skin cancer. However, recent studies have shown that these mutations do not often cause skin cancer, but instead result in the formation of completely harmless pigmented moles on the skin. In fact, 90% of moles have these cancer-linked mutations but never go on to form tumours. “Exploring why moles stop growing might lead us to a better understanding of what goes wrong in skin cancer,” says lead author Roland Ruiz-Vega, a postdoctoral researcher at

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Theorists show how random processes cancel out to ensure microbial health — ScienceDaily

Fat bacteria? Skinny bacteria? From our perspective on high, they all seem to be about the same size. In fact, they are.

Precisely why has been an open question, according to Rice University chemist Anatoly Kolomeisky, who now has a theory.

A primal mechanism in bacteria that keeps them in their personal Goldilocks zones — that is, just right — appears to depend on two random means of regulation, growth and division, that cancel each other out. The same mechanism may give researchers a new perspective on disease, including cancer.

The “minimal model” by Kolomeisky, Rice postdoctoral researcher and lead author Hamid Teimouri and Rupsha Mukherjee, a former research assistant at Rice now at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, appears in the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.

“Everywhere we see bacteria, they more or less have the same sizes and shapes,” Kolomeisky said. “It’s the

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Data Center Server Market – Post Pandemic Business Strategies and Processes | Enterprise Server Refresh Cycles to Boost Growth

The data center server market is expected to grow by USD 69.25 million during 2020-2024, expanding at a CAGR of over 14%. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We expect the impact to be significant in the first quarter but gradually lessen in subsequent quarters – with a limited impact on the full-year economic growth, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.

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Data Center Server Market: Enterprise Server Refresh Cycles to Drive Growth

Enterprises usually undergo IT system refresh cycles to ensure proper functioning of their servers, storage,

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New method developed to help scientists understand how the brain processes color — ScienceDaily

Through the development of new technology, University of Minnesota researchers have developed a method that allows scientists to understand how a fruit fly’s brain responds to seeing color. Prior to this, being able to determine how a brain responds to color was limited to humans and animals with slower visual systems. A fruit fly, when compared to a human, has a visual system that is five times faster. Some predatory insects see ten times faster than humans.

“If we can understand how seeing color affects the brain, we will be able to better understand how different animals react to certain stimuli,” said Trevor Wardill, the study’s lead author and assistant professor in the College of Biological Sciences. “In doing so, we will know what interests them most, how it impacts their behavior, and what advantages different color sensitivities may give to an individual’s or a species’ survival.”

Published in Scientific

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Embedded Software Market – Post Pandemic Business Strategies and Processes | High Adoption in Semiconductor Industry to Boost Growth in the Information Technology Industry | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The embedded software market is expected to grow by USD 5.69 billion during 2020-2024, expanding at a CAGR of over 6%. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We expect the impact to be significant in the first quarter but gradually lessen in subsequent quarters – with a limited impact on the full-year economic growth.

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Embedded software is widely used in the semiconductor industry to design ICs that interconnect various electronic components such as capacitors, transistors, amplifiers, oscillators, computer memory, and timer. The smartphone industry is one of the major end-users of ICs. Over the years, the adoption of smartphones has significantly increased across

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Scientists observe conscious processes in crow brains

Sept. 25 (UPI) — For the first time, scientists have observed conscious processes in the brains of crows. Until now, the neural origins of subjective experience have only been observed in humans and other primates.

“The results of our study opens up a new way of looking at the evolution of awareness and its neurobiological constraints,” lead researcher Andreas Nieder, professor of animal physiology at the University of Tübingen in Germany, said in a news release.

Previous brain imaging studies have shown the ability of humans and the primates to consciously perceive sensory input is located in the cerebral cortex.

But the brains of most animals are structured quite differently than those of humans and nonhuman primates. Most animals don’t have a cerebral cortex.

For the latest study, researchers in Germany wanted to determine whether conscious processes could originate brains without cerebral cortexes. To find out, scientists recorded the neural

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CORRECTING and REPLACING PHOTO IDC Launches Future of Connectedness Framework That Addresses Need for Timely Movement of Data Across People, Things, Applications, and Processes in the Future Enterprise

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Please replace the photo with the accompanying corrected photo.

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IDC LAUNCHES FUTURE OF CONNECTEDNESS FRAMEWORK THAT ADDRESSES NEED FOR TIMELY MOVEMENT OF DATA ACROSS PEOPLE, THINGS, APPLICATIONS, AND PROCESSES IN THE FUTURE ENTERPRISE

Today, connectivity is more important than ever before. COVID-19 has shone a light on the capabilities that connectedness provides. It is a key enabler for business continuity and resiliency, allows for scalable access anytime anywhere, provides real-time insights, and creates pervasive digital experiences. International Data Corporation (IDC) reports that connectivity is now recognized by CEOs as one of the top three strategic elements in their digital transformation strategy. As organizations and consumers seek secure, real-time personalized insight where they live, work, and play, borderless connectivity becomes a fundamental strategic imperative for any digital transformation.

IDC gathered a group of its leading telecommunications, networking, and services analysts across the globe to

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Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certification Market- Post Pandemic Business Strategies and Processes Plan | Increasing Awareness of End-users to Boost Growth in the Information Technology Industry | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The secure sockets layer (SSL) certification market is expected to grow by USD 2.55 billion during 2020-2024, expanding at a CAGR of over 16%. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We expect the impact to be significant in the first quarter but gradually lessen in subsequent quarters – with a limited impact on the full-year economic growth according to the latest market research report by Technavio.

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Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certification Market: Increasing Awareness of end-users to drive growth

The rising number of data thefts and the expanding scope of online transactions have increased the demand for secured websites. Besides, there are many search engines such as Google flags websites, that are not secure

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Sodium Nitrate Market – Post Pandemic Recovery Plan – Strategies and Processes | Growing Demand for Fertilizers to Boost Market Growth

The sodium nitrate market is expected to grow by 177.55 thousand MT during 2020-2024. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We expect the impact to be significant in the first quarter but gradually lessen in subsequent quarters – with a limited impact on the full-year economic growth.

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The growing population across the world has created a strong demand for food. This is increasing adoption of various methods and techniques to grow crops with high yield in a shorter time. Fertilizers play a vital role in enhancing crop yield. They increase the nitrogen content of the

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