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Cilia Use Different Molecular Motors For Different Jobs
2014-01-11 08:19:58

Researchers showed that oral groove cilia appear to have different molecular motors than the rest of a paramecium’s cilia.

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2014-01-06 08:12:29

Mating and meiosis – the specialized cell division that reduces the number of chromosomes in a cell – are related, but in most yeasts they are regulated separately.

Parasitic DNA Multiplies In Aging Tissues
2013-12-22 17:19:18

The genomes of organisms from humans to corn are replete with "parasitic" strands of DNA that, when not suppressed, copy themselves and spread throughout the genome, potentially affecting health.

2013-12-18 23:01:33

Technique Allows for Non-Invasive Liver Analysis and Improved Patient Outcomes East Providence, RI (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Rhode Island Medical Imaging

Neuroscience Method Of Optogenetics As Good As Electrical Stimulation
2013-12-12 17:27:06

Neuroscientists are eagerly, but not always successfully, looking for proof that optogenetics – a celebrated technique that uses pulses of visible light to genetically alter brain cells to be excited or silenced – can be as successful in complex and large brains as it has been in rodent models.

Lunar Impact Crater Has A Diverse Subsurface Mineralogy
2013-12-10 05:53:55

The presence of a diverse group of minerals in the largest lunar impact crater could help scientists gain new insight into the Moon’s interior, as well as the evolution of its crust and mantle, claims new research appearing online in Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets.

2013-12-05 13:34:48

Fertility technology in the United States has a huge influence on the frequency of twins, triplets, and other multiple births.

2013-11-26 10:48:13

Researchers from Brown University and Banner Alzheimer's Institute have found that infants who carry a gene associated with increased risk for Alzheimer's disease tend to have differences in brain development compared to children without the gene.

2013-11-13 23:02:59

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Emphasizes the Importance of Screenings East Providence, RI (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 To commemorate National Radiology

Martian Debris May Also Be Found On Phobos
2013-11-12 04:17:26

Call it the geological equivalent of a buy-one, get-one free special: a planned Russian mission to collect samples from the Martian moon Phobos could also net debris from the Red Planet itself.


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