Latest Compartment Stories

2013-05-16 15:00:20

Albert Erives, associate professor in the University of Iowa Department of Biology, and his graduate student, Justin Crocker, currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Janelia Farm Research Campus, have conducted a study that reveals important and useful insights into how and why developmental genes often take inputs from two independent “morphogen concentration gradients.”

Hearing Mechanism Compared To Car Battery
2013-01-08 03:42:16

One of the mechanisms involved in human hearing is similar to the operation of a car battery, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Iowa.

2010-02-22 09:09:52

A team of researchers led by Peter Calvert (SUNY Upstate Medical University) has, for the first time, measured the diffusion coefficient of a protein in a primary cilium and in other major compartments of a highly polarized cell.

2008-09-02 15:00:18

By AIMEE DOLLOFF; OF THE NEWS STAFF TRENTON - State police are trying to determine whether compartments found open on two jets at the Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport were left that way by mistake or whether it was a criminal act, according to Maine State Police Trooper Cliff Peterson.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.