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Coffee Beer Affects Longevity
2013-12-06 15:35:27

A new study shows coffee and alcohol could affect longevity based on how they affect areas of your DNA known as telomeres.

Down's Syndrome Genes Shut Off In New Breakthrough
2013-07-18 05:30:06

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have made a huge breakthrough in our understanding of Down's syndrome.

2013-07-11 16:34:59

A team of scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies has identified why disruption of a vital pathway in cell cycle control leads to the proliferation of cancer cells.

2013-06-28 13:07:12

Researchers from the Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research in Tokyo have discovered that forced elongation of telomeres (extensions on the end of chromosomes) promotes the differentiation of cancer cells, probably reducing malignancy, which is strongly associated with a loss of cell differentiation.


Word of the Day
shotta
  • An armed gangster.
The word 'shotta' is an alteration of 'shooter'.