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2014-04-07 15:48:32

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study recently published in the journal Cell Reports and presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Conference 2014 shows that the cellular process of autophagy in which cells "eat" parts of themselves in times of stress may allow cancer cells to recover and divide rather than die when faced with chemotherapies.

2014-04-04 23:33:51

By illuminating mitochondria, UVA researchers shed light on disease and human health. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Under the microscope,

2014-03-11 08:29:02

NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exosome Diagnostics today announced the initial close of its Series B financing round with the raising of $27 million.

Researchers used brown and black chicken feathers for their study
2014-03-06 07:01:57

It has been proposed by paleontologists who study fossilized feathers that the shapes of certain microscopic structures found inside the feathers might tell us the color of the ancient birds. If these structures are melanosomes, that could be true.

2014-02-13 10:33:26

Whether lifting weights in a gym or just walking around the block, exercise has many benefits, such as helping people lose weight and build stronger muscles.

Primitive Artificial Cells Turned Into Complex Biological Materials
2014-02-04 15:22:51

University of Southern Denmark It is a big dream in science: To start from scratch with simple artificial microscopic building blocks and end up with something much more complex: living systems, novel computers or every-day materials. For decades scientists have pursued the dream of creating artificial building blocks that can self-assemble in large numbers and reassemble to take on new tasks or to remedy defects. Now researchers from University of Southern Denmark have taken a step...

Critical Protein For Healthy Cell Growth In Mammals Discovered
2014-01-28 12:37:01

A team of researchers has discovered a protein that is required for the growth of tiny, but critical, hair-like structures called cilia on cell surfaces.

Mitochondrial Ribosome Deciphered
2014-01-24 13:37:28

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich have deciphered the structure of part of the ribosome found in mitochondria, the power plants of the cell.

Do Mitochondrial Genes Matter?
2014-01-14 11:45:32

Contrary to common belief, mitochondrial genes seem to matter for how well individuals survive and reproduce.

2014-01-13 04:20:54

GERMANTOWN, Maryland, and HILDEN, Germany, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Expanding collaboration to develop FDA-regulated diagnostics based on


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