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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.

2014-04-28 09:32:17

A new study from researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI), published today in Cell Reports, sheds light on a mysterious gene that likely influences cardiovascular health.


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.