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2011-03-07 13:02:01

New findings from researchers at Harvard Medical School in Boston and the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto may shed light on the mechanisms that regulate the organization of receptors on the cell surface, a critical aspect of cell signaling not well understood at this time.

2011-01-10 14:08:45

A researcher at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, in collaboration with scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has discovered that the deadly plaques of Alzheimer's disease interact with certain cellular proteins to inhibit normal signals that maintain blood flow to the brain.

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2005-11-01 18:15:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The tongue may indeed have a taste for cheesecake, french fries and butter cookies, according to study published Tuesday. In experiments with rodents, French scientists identified a receptor on the tongue that appears to detect dietary fat.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.