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2014-07-02 10:59:23

Every living cell's surface has a protein-embedded membrane that's covered in polysaccharide chains – a literal sugar coating.

2014-01-03 15:47:18

A protein that has been at the center of cancer drug design for the last 20 years should not be given up on according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

2013-11-11 11:00:52

Patients with damaged organs could be helped by new treatments after scientists have discovered how tissues scar.

2013-11-11 10:28:31

A team of scientists that includes Saint Louis University researchers has identified a new way to intervene in the molecular and cellular cascade that causes fibrosis – a condition where the body's natural process of forming scars for wound healing goes into overdrive and causes diseases.

2013-09-26 17:51:35

Professor Hannes Lohi's research group at the University of Helsinki and Folkhälsan Research Center has identified a mutation in ITGA10 gene, causing chondrodysplasia in two dog breeds, the Norwegian Elkhound and the Karelian Bear Dog.

IntegrinMD
2013-03-22 16:03:48

Your cells are social butterflies. They constantly interact with their surroundings, taking in cues on when to divide and where to anchor themselves, among other critical tasks.

How Does Your Bladder Know When To Go?
2013-02-09 07:40:44

Millions suffer from overactive bladder or incontinence, and now help might be on the way thanks to a new study led by Harvard Medical School.

2012-12-24 15:16:17

Scientists at The University of Manchester have identified how cells know which way up they need to be.

Cancer Cells Break Away
2012-10-11 09:30:45

A new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has revealed that cancer cells break away from tumors via adhesion molecules, causing a spread of cancer throughout the body.

2012-02-22 11:03:02

When first exposed to cocaine, the adolescent brain launches a strong defensive reaction designed to minimize the drug's effects, Yale and other scientists have found.


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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.