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Advance in Neuro-genetics
2014-11-24 04:00:17

Babies start breathing in the womb, inhaling and exhaling irregularly at first, and then gradually more and more, until the day when they’re born and have to do it all the time. But premature babies sometimes have trouble.

2011-11-07 16:53:42

Type 1 diabetes is a lifelong disease characterized by high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood.

2009-11-03 15:40:20

New research reveals how proteins that are critical for the transparency of the eye lens are properly sorted and localized in membrane bilayers.

2009-05-27 08:03:11

Hemichannels are connexin channels that can dock with each other to create a gap junction across two plasma membranes.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.