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2011-08-25 21:34:14

Like all living things, plants depend for their growth and sustenance on elaborate signaling networks to maintain stem cells, cells that have an almost magical regenerative capacity.

2011-08-24 21:53:33

Scientists at Northwestern University report a surprising discovery that offers a possible new route for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.

2011-08-23 21:33:41

In a joint research effort with researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and with help from scientists at The University of Pennsylvania, The University of Minnesota, and the National Institutes of Health, investigators from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have defined a specific protein complex that allows cells to rid themselves of damaged mitochondria, which are the energy producing machines of the cell.

2011-05-04 08:00:00

CHICAGO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Media Chaperone, developer of Piggyback - a first of its kind Facebook application that helps parents monitor their kids' online game use - today announced a strategic partnership with Frima Studio, Canada's leading independent game developer.

2011-03-15 20:51:32

When vital proteins in our bodies are misfolded, debilitating diseases can result.

2011-03-07 15:41:41

Parents and their teenagers often have differing opinions when it comes to spring break, especially regarding travel plans and safety.

2011-01-21 14:28:57

To understand the emerging science of epigenetics—a field that describes how genes may be regulated without altering the underlying DNA itself—scientists are deciphering the many ways in which enzymes act on the proteins surrounding DNA within cells.

2011-01-07 18:47:37

A Jackson Laboratory research team led by Professor Patsy Nishina, Ph.D., has identified a mutation in a gene that’s essential for correct protein-processing in cells.

2010-12-08 08:00:00

CRANBURY, N.J., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FOLD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for rare diseases, today announced that it has been awarded a second grant from The Michael J.

2010-10-28 23:03:53

Mad Cow disease and its human variant Creutzfeldt—Jakob disease, which are incurable and fatal, have been on a welcome hiatus from the news for years, but because mammals remain as vulnerable as ever to infectious diseases caused by enigmatic proteins called prions, scientists have taken no respite of their own.


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