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Retinoic Acid Gradient Observed For The First Time In A Zebrafish Embryo
2013-04-08 13:31:35

In a ground-breaking study, researchers from the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan report a new technique that allows them to visualize the distribution of retinoic acid in a live zebrafish embryo, in real-time.

IntegrinMD
2013-03-22 16:03:48

Your cells are social butterflies. They constantly interact with their surroundings, taking in cues on when to divide and where to anchor themselves, among other critical tasks.

2013-03-22 09:39:00

A team including scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has determined and analyzed the high-resolution atomic structures of two kinds of human serotonin receptor.

2013-03-06 13:56:39

Some 5.8 million Americans suffer from heart failure, a currently incurable disease.

A Rewired Serotonin System May Help Medications Be More Effective With Fewer Side Effects
2013-02-15 14:47:11

Scientists from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Houston found a new way to influence the vital serotonin signaling system. The team linked malfunctions in serotonin signaling to a range of health issues, including everything from depression and addictions, to epilepsy and obesity.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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