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2010-04-01 13:50:24

For the first time, researchers have created a way to implant an inorganic device into a cell wall without damaging it.

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2010-03-29 14:58:12

A Brazilian scorpion has provided researchers at North Carolina State University and East Carolina University insight into venom’s effects on the ability of certain cells to release critical components.

2010-03-23 11:35:00

To engineer better, more productive crops and develop new drugs to combat disease, scientists look at how the sensor-laden membranes surrounding cells control nutrient and water uptake, secrete toxins, and interact with the environment and neighboring cells to affect growth and development.

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2010-03-12 11:14:35

A team of researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley has shown that the biochemical activity of a cellular protein system, which plays a key role in cancer metastasis, can be altered by the application of a direct physical force.

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2010-03-05 10:31:37

Max Planck scientists develop new strategy to play major role in research on human diseases.

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2010-03-01 07:28:03

A new technique to study protein dynamics in living cells has been created by a team of University of Illinois scientists, and evidence yielded from the new method indicates that an in vivo environment strongly modulates a protein's stability and folding rate.

2010-02-18 12:30:00

Humans and animals are able to perceive even the slightest vibration and touch of the skin. Mechanosensitive ion channels play a crucial role in the mediation of these sensations.

2010-02-16 14:03:42

The ability of tissue cells to stick to one another is critical for many physiological and pathological processes.

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2010-01-22 10:58:45

A team of researchers has managed to obtain 3D images of the vesicles and filaments involved in communication between neurons.

2010-01-14 20:23:51

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have discovered how cells in the body flatten out as they adhere to internal bodily surfaces, the first step in a wide range of important processes including clot formation, immune defense, wound healing, and the spread of cancer cells.


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