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Study Sheds Light On Treatment For Parkinson's Disease
2013-11-25 07:02:43

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have used RNA interference (RNAi) technology to reveal dozens of genes which may represent new therapeutic targets for treating Parkinson's disease.

2013-11-25 04:20:04

Tokyo, Nov 25, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers at Waseda University in Japan have for the first time directly observed the "molecular motor", called Xkid, that plays a critical role in facilitating

2013-11-19 13:18:59

Muscle movements generate body heat.

2013-11-14 13:06:37

Researchers have created tiny protein tubes named after the Roman god Janus which may offer a new way to accurately channel drugs into the body’s cells.

Researchers Explain The Flagellar Synchronisation Of Swimming Algae
2013-10-25 14:14:45

The beating of flagella is one of the basic principles of movement in the cellular cosmos. However, up to now, scientists were unsure as to how the movements of several of these small cellular appendages are synchronized.

2013-10-14 09:48:27

New research from the University of California, Davis, shows that the tiny proportion of a cell's DNA that is located outside the cell nucleus has a disproportionately large effect on a cell's metabolism.

2013-10-07 09:16:29

Mitochondria are the power plants of cells, manufacturing chemical fuel so a cell can perform its many tasks.

2013-09-30 14:10:50

The outer membrane of bacteria contains many proteins that form tiny pores.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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