Quantcast

Latest Organelles Stories

Bacteria Use Whole Body To Swim, Not Just Propellers
2014-07-23 03:59:24

When it comes to swimming, the bodies of some bacteria are more than just dead weight, according to new research from Brown University.

2014-07-11 10:29:58

Scientists have identified a protein that is essential to the survival of E. coli bacteria, and consider the protein a potential new target for antibiotics.

2014-06-27 18:45:05

New structures discovered within cilia show a relationship between certain proteins and juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.

2014-06-24 10:39:41

Researchers believe they have learned how mutations in the gene that causes Huntington’s disease kill brain cells, a finding that could open new opportunities for treating the fatal disorder.

2014-06-09 10:48:48

Sometimes a cell has to die—when it's done with its job or inflicted with injury that could otherwise harm an organism.

2014-06-03 08:32:14

NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exosome Diagnostics, a leading developer of non-invasive, biofluid-based molecular diagnostics, today announced that Vincent J.

2014-05-28 08:31:28

NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exosome Diagnostics, a leading developer of non-invasive, biofluid-based molecular diagnostics, today announced that William J.

2014-05-21 12:13:31

A few years ago researchers described a Turkish family whose family members moved around on all fours.

2014-05-21 11:59:58

When the English author Sir Francis Bacon wrote "The world's a bubble" in 1629, it's a safe bet he wasn't thinking about microfluidics.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.