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2014-08-07 15:39:20

Frogs, dogs, whales, snails can all do it, but humans and primates can't.

2013-07-26 11:40:47

More than 11,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries each year, and since over a quarter of those injuries are due to falls, the number is likely to rise as the population ages.

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2011-01-31 09:21:10

Among stem cell biologists there are few better-known proteins than nestin, whose very presence in an immature cell identifies it as a "stem cell," such as a neural stem cell.

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2009-04-21 10:12:19

New research at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies casts the role of a neuronal growth factor receptor — long suspected to facilitate the toxic effects of beta amyloid in Alzheimer's disease — in a new light, suggesting the molecule actually protects the neuron in the periphery from beta amyloid-induced damage.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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