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2010-11-12 08:50:00

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, November 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Announcing Cell DNA - Daily News Aggregator - A Free Daily News Aggregation Service in the Life Sciences To enable scientists to easily keep up-to-date with life science focused news and information, Cell Press is delighted to announce the launch of Cell DNA (Daily News Aggregator, accessible online at http://news.cell.com. Cell DNA is a news aggregator that compiles life sciences-focused news stories from...

2010-08-26 12:30:22

Two new studies reveal that the commonly used insect repellents DEET and citronellal each work through a dual stimulation of insect sensory systems. The research findings, published by Cell Press on August 26 in the journals Neuron and Current Biology, enhance our understanding of how insects respond to repellents and may lead to the discovery of improved compounds for controlling insect-borne disease. Insect pests pose a major threat to humans across the world. In addition to spreading...

2010-06-21 06:58:00

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, June 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Impressive Increases for Cell Stem Cell and Cell Host and Microbe Rankings; Cell Remains Top Journal in its Field In the year since their 2008 preliminary ranking, Cell Press journals Cell Stem Cell and Cell Host and Microbe saw their Impact Factors surge, according to new data released in the 2009 Journal Citation Reports(c) published by ThomsonReuters. In the report released June 17, Cell Stem Cell's...

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2010-06-08 07:44:30

TAU discovers an ancient "switch" in plants that could halt cancer metastasis Although plants and animals are very different organisms, they share a surprising number of biological mechanisms. A plant biologist at Tel Aviv University  says that one of these mechanisms may be the answer for turning off cancer growth in humans. Prof. Shaul Yalovsky, of the Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants Department at Tel Aviv University, has identified a "switch" that can turn on cell growth in...

2010-01-07 11:00:00

AMSTERDAM, January 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Cell Readers can Experience the First Four Issues of 2010 for Free Elsevier, the leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that all research articles in its flagship collection of Cell Press journals will be published online in the new 'Article of the Future' format on http://www.cell.com. Previously released as a demonstration prototype for two sample articles, the...

2009-06-17 07:22:00

AMSTERDAM, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - SLA Centennial Observance Chooses 20 Elsevier Journals Among 100 Most Influential Journals in Past Century Elsevier has been awarded the "The Most Influential Publisher of the Last 100 Years in BioMedicine and the Life Sciences" at the Special Library Association's (SLA) Centennial conference on Tuesday, June 16th in Washington DC. Twenty journals published by Elsevier, many on behalf of renowned societies, were also selected as the...

2009-04-06 03:42:00

AMSTERDAM, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - SLA Centennial Observance Honors Cell, The Lancet and Other Key Elsevier Journals Twenty journals published by Elsevier (many on behalf of renowned societies) have been nominated for the Special Library Association's (SLA) Top 100 Journals in Biology and Medicine. The Top 100 list is compiled by the 680-plus members of the Biomedical and Life Sciences Division (DBIO) on the most influential journals in biology and medicine over the...

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2008-02-26 09:10:00

Primer describes current understanding of human taste perception and biologyDespite the significance of taste to both human gratification and survival, a basic understanding of this primal sense is still unfolding. Taste provides both pleasure and protection. Often taken for granted, the sense of taste evaluates everything humans put into their mouths. Taste mediates recognition of a substance and the final decision process before it is either swallowed and taken into the body, or rejected as...


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Cell (journal)
2012-06-04 14:15:36

Cell is a peer-reviewed scientific journal founded by Benjamin Lewin in January 1974 with the sponsorship of MIT Press. Lewin bought the rights to the journal in 1986 and published it under his own publishing arm Cell Press. Cell Press was sold to Elsevier in 1999, which currently publishes Cell twice monthly. Cell Press publishes several biomedical journals, including Cell, Neuron, Immunity, Molecular Cell, Developmental Cell, Cancer Cell, Current Biology, Structure, Chemistry &...

Biology Letters
2012-05-08 15:31:23

Biology Letters is a peer-reviewed scientific journal split off from the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences in 2005 after having been published as a supplement. It was originally published quarterly, but switched to bimonthly in 2007. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Brian Charlesworth. Biology Letters publishes short articles from all across biology. All content is assigned to one of the following categories: Animal behavior, Biomechanics, Community ecology,...

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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.