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First Definitive Proof Of Bacteria-feeding Behavior In Green Algae
2013-05-24 12:41:52

A team of researchers has captured images of green alga consuming bacteria, offering a glimpse at how early organisms dating back more than 1 billion years may have acquired free-living photosynthetic cells.

Research Reveals Clues About Molecules And Cilia
2013-05-13 11:15:34

Experiments at Johns Hopkins have unearthed clues about which protein signaling molecules are allowed into hollow, hair-like "antennae," called cilia, that alert cells to critical changes in their environments.

2013-04-30 13:57:08

Cells ingest proteins and engulf bacteria by a gymnastic, shape-shifting process called endocytosis.

2013-04-26 14:11:20

Proteins, unlike diamonds, aren't forever.

Researchers Discover Key Protein In Development Of Parkinson's Disease
2013-04-26 12:17:29

By working with mouse and fruit fly hearts, researchers at Washington University (WUSTL) School of Medicine, St. Louis identified a key protein that has a connection with Parkinson’s disease and heart failure.

2013-04-17 15:56:49

Current wisdom says that cells are closed entities that communicate through the secretion of soluble signalling molecules.


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chauffeuse
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.
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