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2013-06-20 23:31:36

A new study examining the brains of fruit flies reveals a novel stem cell mechanism that may help explain how neurons form in humans.

2009-05-18 09:44:28

A team of University of Oregon biologists, using fruit flies, has created a way to isolate RNA from specific cells, opening a new window on how gene expression drives normal development and disease-causing breakdowns.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.