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2011-08-18 13:48:11

When an egg cell is being formed, the cellular machinery which separates chromosomes is extremely imprecise at fishing them out of the cell's interior.

2011-08-08 06:43:56

The human genome is peppered with repeated DNA elements that can vary from a few to thousands of consecutive copies of the same sequence.

2011-08-08 06:34:54

Cells are the building blocks of the human body.

2011-07-07 19:23:55

Scripps Research Institute scientists have discovered a basic mechanism that can enable developing cancer cells to sustain abnormal growth.

2011-06-30 19:04:02

Scientists at Fox Chase Cancer Center have discovered a new mechanism used by cells in the body to turn on silenced genes.

2011-06-22 22:43:37

Two studies featuring research from Weill Cornell Medical College have uncovered surprising details about the complex process that leads to the flow of neurotransmitters between brain neurons -- a dance of chemical messages so delicate that missteps often lead to neurological dysfunction.

2011-06-09 23:33:23

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have uncovered a new role for a key cancer protein, a finding that could pave the way for more-effective radiation treatment of a variety of tumors.

2011-06-07 22:21:29

Five distinguished Baylor College of Medicine scientists will receive the annual Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research Awards Tuesday.

2011-05-31 13:32:58

A promising cancer treatment drug can restore function of a heart en route to failure from high blood pressure, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found.

2011-05-27 19:48:59

Salmonella is widely prevalent in the animal kingdom.


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