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Latest Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Stories

2009-05-28 11:19:31

New research in the FASEB Journal describes a one-two punch in the battle against HIV.

2009-05-01 08:25:27

In a study featured on the cover of the May issue of The FASEB Journal, researchers describe how they are able to reprogram human adult skin cells into other cell types in order to decipher the elusive mechanisms underlying reprogramming. To demonstrate their point, they transformed human skin cells into mouse muscle cells and vice versa.

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2009-04-21 08:10:00

New study in the FASEB Journal shows that our brains make proteins that act directly on the marijuana receptors in our head.

2009-04-14 07:42:11

The new science of epigenetics explains how genes can be modified by the environment, and a prime result of epigenetic inquiry has just been published online

2009-04-08 11:08:36

New report in the FASEB Journal lays the blueprint for new constipation drugs.

2009-03-31 11:01:18

In a genetic engineering breakthrough that could help everyone from bed-ridden patients to elite athletes, a team of American researchers—including 2007 Nobel Prize winner Mario R. Capecchi—have created a "switch" that allows mutations or light signals to be turned on in muscle stem cells to monitor muscle regeneration in a living mammal.

2009-03-30 08:44:38

New article in the FASEB Journal shows for the first time that bone-destroying cells sense the absence of mechanical resistance and react by destroying bone.

2009-03-05 08:08:16

If someone ever calls you a "dirty rat," consider it a compliment. A new discovery published online in the FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org) shows that cellular mechanisms used by the blind mole rat to survive the very low oxygen environment of its subterranean niche are the same as those that tumors use to thrive deep in our tissues.

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2009-01-30 12:36:59

New article in the FASEB Journal reports that scientists have finally captured the elusive signaling device our retinas use to tell us what we see.

2009-01-24 14:30:47

Scientists at UCSF have discovered an abnormality in a patient’s immune system that may lead to safer therapies for autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and colitis, as well as potential new ways to treat transplant rejection.


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'.