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2010-12-10 13:40:03

For years, scientists have tried to understand why children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy experience severe muscle wasting and eventual death.

2010-12-07 15:36:06

Researchers at the University of Georgia have discovered a central switch that controls whether cells move or remain stationary.

2010-11-22 19:17:18

A new study reveals that muscle cells fuse together during development by poking "fingers" into each other to help break down the membranes separating them.

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2010-11-15 10:45:14

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore report that a new, highly sensitive investigative blood test may help predict the risk of heart failure and cardiovascular death much earlier than previously possible in older people who do not have symptoms of heart failure.

2010-11-07 10:49:50

By tracking the flow of information in a cell preparing to split, Johns Hopkins scientists have identified a protein mechanism that coordinates and regulates the dynamics of shape change necessary for division of a single cell into two daughter cells.

2010-11-04 10:03:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioGenics Holdings Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CGNH) announced today that it has completed a private placement under which it has raised $1,930,575.

2010-10-15 16:32:31

Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School have gained insight into how different types of age-related hearing loss may occur in humans.

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2010-10-15 08:16:31

Unless you are in a field of study related to cell biology, you most likely have never heard of Ndc80.

2010-10-11 14:30:52

Researchers at the Carnegie Institution for Science, with colleagues at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology, observed for the first time a fundamental process of cellular organization in living plant cells: the birth of microtubules by studying recruitment and activity of individual protein complexes that create the cellular protein network known as the microtubule cytoskeleton—the scaffolding that provides structure and ultimately form and shape to the cell.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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