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2015-02-27 23:13:26

The March 4, 2015 Webinar, hosted by LabRoots, will describe the background to extracellular vesicles and will discuss the diversity of extracellular vesicles released by single cell types in

azotosome
2015-02-27 18:46:30

A new type of methane-based, oxygen-free life form that can metabolize and reproduce similar to life on Earth has been modeled by a team of Cornell University researchers.

2014-10-28 23:07:42

Sterlitech Corporation Offers the Innovative Aquaporin Forward Osmosis Membrane Kent, WA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Sterlitech Corporation, a leading manufacturer

2014-07-11 10:29:58

Scientists have identified a protein that is essential to the survival of E. coli bacteria, and consider the protein a potential new target for antibiotics.

DNA Origami Nano-tool Used To Provide Important Clue To Cancer
2014-07-08 03:57:36

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have headed a study that has provided new knowledge about the EphA2 receptor, which is significant in several forms of cancer.

2014-07-02 10:59:23

Every living cell's surface has a protein-embedded membrane that's covered in polysaccharide chains – a literal sugar coating.

2014-06-09 10:48:48

Sometimes a cell has to die—when it's done with its job or inflicted with injury that could otherwise harm an organism.

2014-05-22 10:47:01

When Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Hyunjoon Kong, graduate student Cartney Smith, and colleagues set out to improve MR imaging (MRI), they turned current contrast agent technology on its head—or rather, they turned it inside out.

2014-05-21 12:13:31

A few years ago researchers described a Turkish family whose family members moved around on all fours.

2014-05-21 11:59:58

When the English author Sir Francis Bacon wrote "The world's a bubble" in 1629, it's a safe bet he wasn't thinking about microfluidics.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]