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2011-07-18 14:24:58

As any rock-climber knows, trailing a long length of rope behind you is not easy.

2011-07-07 19:23:55

Scripps Research Institute scientists have discovered a basic mechanism that can enable developing cancer cells to sustain abnormal growth.

2011-06-30 17:58:14

When a cell divides, the genetic information in the chromosomes must be passed on error-free to the daughter cells.

2011-06-09 23:33:23

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have uncovered a new role for a key cancer protein, a finding that could pave the way for more-effective radiation treatment of a variety of tumors.

2011-02-11 21:07:03

Scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center have developed a novel treatment strategy for multiple myeloma that pairs two targeted agents to kill cancer cells.

2010-12-07 15:36:06

Researchers at the University of Georgia have discovered a central switch that controls whether cells move or remain stationary.

2010-12-01 22:49:16

University of Michigan researchers have discovered that a protein known to regulate cellular metabolism is also necessary for normal cell division in blood-forming stem cells.

2010-11-25 22:08:47

Scientists have discovered an amazingly simple way that cells stabilize their machinery for forcing apart chromosomes.

2010-11-22 15:58:00

Researchers from Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah report that they have identified a previously undiscovered trigger mechanism for a quality control checkpoint at the very end of the cell division process in a paper to be published in the November 29 issue of The Journal of Cell Biology and online today.

2010-11-17 17:08:28

New research that provides potential for exciting new approaches to targeting diseases such as cancer has been announced by an international team of academics.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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