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missing link organism
2015-05-08 12:21:22

Researchers from the University of Vienna have reportedly discovered “a missing link” in the evolution of eukaryotes, organisms whose cells contain a nucleus and other organelles enclosed within a membrane, from simpler single-celled known as prokaryotes.

three-parent baby
2015-05-08 09:47:38

According to a report from Time, a baby was born last month in Toronto, Canada as the result of a controversial technique that some say could lead to the creation of “three-person babies.”

2015-04-27 20:22:24

WICHITA, Kan., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For about a century, a known common property of cancer cells is their ability to utilize and catabolize glucose at a high rate.

2015-04-27 16:31:03

NEW YORK, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have discovered that mitochondria, the major energy source for most cells, also play an important

gene-editing
2015-04-24 09:29:31

A new gene-editing technique created by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California could provide new hope for women carrying a mitochondrial disease who want to be mothers, but are afraid of passing their condition on to their children.

2015-04-20 16:27:20

Kit will be used in evaluating metabolic and immunotherapeutic solutions to fight cancer BILLERICA, Mass., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-16 12:35:58

--CHOP Researchers Use Existing Drugs to Produce Health Benefits in Laboratory Animals, Set Stage for Clinical Trials-- PHILADELPHIA, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rooted

2015-04-13 23:07:15

BowTie Cause's Mito tie helps raise awareness about mitochondrial disease Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 13, 2015 Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal will wear

diagnosis
2015-04-10 09:55:34

Doctors and engineers at UCLA have developed a new device that could help them study how diseases develop by making it possible to inject large particles into cells at high speed, allowing them to capture higher-quality images inside the fundamental biological units.

mitochondria
2015-03-30 15:43:54

They seem to be in the news every day: Mitochondria. But what the heck are they, really? We give you a basic rundown so you never have to worry again.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.