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Study Reveals Protein That Keeps People And Their Skeletons Organized
2013-11-14 10:34:42

Most people think that their planners or their iPhones keep them organized, when proteins such as liver kinase b1 (Lkb1) actually have a lot more to do with it.

2013-10-17 16:34:15

A research team led by Professor Noriyuki Tsumaki of the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) at Kyoto University and Dr. Hidetatsu Ohtani, a former CiRA member who now works as a post doctoral fellow at Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, has succeeded in directly converting human dermal fibroblasts into induced chondrogenic cells (iChon cells) without passing through an iPS cell stage in a process known as direct reprogramming.

Broccoli Fights Arthritis
2013-08-28 10:55:06

According to a new study, an enzyme in broccoli has been found to prevent or slow the progress of the most common form of arthritis.

2013-08-02 23:20:50

TFX Health, LLC announced plans to take on the glucosamine & chondroitin dominated joint health market with aggressive new online promotions offering a better solution for joint pain.

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2013-07-31 14:18:21

Scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston say they have grown a human-like ear from animal tissue in a lab.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).