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2011-10-05 19:05:58

Scientists call it LUCA, the Last Universal Common Ancestor, but they don't know much about this great-grandparent of all living things.

2010-09-07 13:04:58

Like some people, cells eat when they are under pressure—but they consume parts of themselves.

2010-01-21 13:53:53

EMBO Reports selects a study by researchers at IRB Barcelona as the highlighted article of the week because of the relevance of autophagy in health.

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2009-07-08 13:40:00

Berkeley Lab scientists have shown how thousands of bacterial membrane proteins are able to assemble into clusters that direct cell movement to select chemicals in their environment.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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