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2013-08-09 23:03:53

Families of SMA is dedicated to creating a treatment and cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy by funding and advancing a comprehensive research program, including drug discovery programs to make practical

2013-07-26 13:36:43

A team of scientists has obtained intriguing insights into two groups of autism candidate genes in the mammalian brain that new evidence suggests are functionally and spatially related.

2013-07-09 11:33:27

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly and intractable forms of cancer, with a 5-year survival rate of only 6%.

2013-06-19 14:33:47

Behind the common expression "you can't compare apples to oranges" lies a fundamental question of neuroscience: How does the brain recognize that apples and oranges are different?

2013-06-07 12:51:56

In our daily lives, clutter is something that gets in our way, something that makes it harder for us to accomplish things.

2013-06-06 20:02:51

Human Argonautes (hAgo), are key proteins involved in a process known as RNA interference.

2013-05-08 17:07:25

When animals are on the hunt for food they likely use many senses, and scientists have wondered how the different senses work together.

2013-04-12 15:51:58

Stem cells are different from all other cells in our body because they retain the remarkable genetic plasticity to self-renew indefinitely as well as develop into cell types with more specialized functions.

2013-02-04 14:49:22

A team of plant geneticists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has successfully demonstrated what it describes as a "simple hypothesis" for making significant increases in yields for the maize plant.

2012-11-23 10:56:34

The cerebral cortex of the human brain has been called "the crowning achievement of evolution."


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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