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2010-03-16 14:06:51

Understanding the steps to the intricate dance inside a cell is essential to one day choreographing the show.

2010-03-15 16:06:12

Novel method distinguishes between structurally similar folding forms

2010-03-13 08:16:44

New findings that shed light on how genetic damage to muscle cell proteins can lead to the development of the rare muscle-wasting disease, nemaline myopathy, are reported March 15 in the Biochemical Journal.

2010-02-02 10:56:02

A group of Marshall University researchers and their colleagues in Japan are conducting research that may lead to new ways to move or position single molecules—a necessary step if man someday hopes to build molecular machines or other devices capable of working at very small scales.

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2010-02-01 08:56:56

Understanding how aged and damaged mother cells manage to form new and undamaged daughter cells is one of the toughest riddles of ageing, but scientists now know how yeast cells do it.

2010-01-14 12:39:47

Chromosomes move faster than we first thought.

2009-12-22 13:21:11

Cancer may spread throughout the human body when malignant cells travel in the blood stream.

2009-12-17 16:57:01

University of Oregon-made technique is putting new light on machinery driving intracellular transport.

2009-12-02 13:00:59

It turns out that wearing a cap is good for you, at least if you are a mammal cell.

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2009-09-21 08:04:34

University of Central Florida Microbiology Professor Keith Ireton has uncovered a previously unknown mechanism that plays an important role in the spread of a deadly food-borne bacterium.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.