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2010-11-22 10:54:32

Discovery of mechanism sheds light on how zinc — essential to the growth of all living organisms — enters cells.

2010-11-04 13:32:51

Mix two parts cornstarch and one part water.

2010-11-01 15:21:02

They are the portals to the cell, gateways through which critical signals and chemicals are exchanged between living cells and their environments.

2010-11-01 15:19:23

Chandra Tucker shines a blue light on yeast and mammalian cells in her Duke University lab and the edges of them start to glow.

2010-10-19 17:00:25

Some bacteria react to the cold by subtly changing the chemistry of their outer wall so that it remains pliable as temperatures drop.

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2010-10-12 12:08:47

Using large-scale computer simulations, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have identified the most important factors affecting how molecules move through the crowded environment inside living cells.

2010-10-08 02:22:15

In a technical tour de force, structural biologists funded by the National Institutes of Health have determined the three-dimensional structure of a molecule involved in HIV infection and in many forms of cancer.

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2010-08-25 13:51:46

Pathogens make themselves feel at home in the human body, invading cells and living off the plentiful amenities on offer.

2010-08-25 13:32:32

Certain pathogens make themselves at home in the human body by invading cells and living off the plentiful amenities on offer there.

2010-08-17 20:58:13

A new discovery about selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) suggests that these drugs, which are used to treat mental health disorders like depression and anxiety, have multiple effects on our cells.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
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