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2011-03-14 11:03:59

There's a new "first" in the world of tissue engineering.

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2011-03-14 07:26:18

Cells at the tip of the slime mold's fruiting body organize into an epithelial layer and secrete proteins as do some animals cells.

2011-03-11 17:07:40

In biology, the key to a healthy life is organization.

2011-03-08 12:34:08

Researchers at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and colleagues reported today on a new advance in tissue engineering.

2011-03-07 21:23:05

The intestinal epithelium consists of four main specialized cell lineages: absorptive enterocytes and three secretory cell types known as enteroendocrine, Paneth, and goblet cells.

2011-01-25 12:48:52

Foregut duplication cyst of the stomach is rare.

2010-10-28 13:48:26

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida have found that a molecule long believed to be a beneficial tumor suppressor — and thus a potential cancer drug target — appears to act as an oncogene in some lethal brain tumors.

2010-10-22 17:05:50

In a study to be published online Oct. 21 in PLoS Genetics, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have implicated the lack of a protein important in hooking our skin cells together in the most common variety of skin cancer.

2010-05-14 13:23:31

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have pushed into place another piece of the puzzle of how Listeria monocytogenes, a dangerous food-borne pathogen, slips through the intestine's defenses and causes disease.

2010-05-12 11:56:31

Probiotics are a group of live microorganisms administered in adequate amounts which confer a beneficial health effect on the host.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.