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Sex, Tools And Chromosomes
2012-04-12 10:28:06

Researchers at the University of California, Davis have discovered a key tool that helps sperm and eggs develop exactly 23 chromosomes each.

2012-03-22 09:09:15

A new finding in basic science should trigger a "change in thinking" about how cancer drugs might be developed and tested for maximum effectiveness.

2012-03-12 20:14:42

The well-being of living cells requires specialized squads of proteins that maintain order.

2012-02-21 06:05:55

Blocking autophagy – the process of "self-eating" within cells – is turning out to be a viable way to enhance the effectiveness of a wide variety of cancer treatments.

2012-02-20 14:32:25

In a standard biology textbook, cells tend to look more or less the same from all sides.

2012-02-13 13:18:38

Researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, have discovered the crucial role of two proteins in developing a cell 'anti-enzyme shield'.

2012-01-21 00:18:53

The health benefits of exercise on blood sugar metabolism may come from the body's ability to devour itself, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report in the journal Nature.

2012-01-16 11:01:24

Telomeres, the very ends of chromosomes, become shorter as we age.

2012-01-03 14:51:00

Scientists have found at least one instance when the smaller sibling gets to call the shots and cancer patients may one day benefit.

2011-12-23 08:00:00

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