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2015-04-13 14:44:58

As part of the agency’s ongoing research into how the human body responds to an extended period of time in microgravity environments, NASA officials announced on Friday that it plans to send osteocyte cultures to the International Space Station for the first time.

Ancient Protein Preservation Confirmed In Dinosaur Bone Cells
2012-10-24 09:58:43

A new study from North Carolina State University and the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) reveals new evidence for the preservation of ancient dinosaur proteins.

2012-08-29 23:02:35

Kettlebell trainer Lorna Kleidman supports an article for Med Page Today which focuses on how the bone health of premenopausal women is improved through weekly bouts of moderate exercise.

2011-05-23 13:44:50

A study by researchers at Children's Hospital Boston and collaborators at other institutions has provided new insights into the means by which bone cells produce new bone in response to mechanical stresses, such as exercise.

2010-07-21 12:53:04

A long-standing question in bone biology has been answered: It is the spindly extensions of bone cells that sense mechanical stimulation and signal the release of bone-growth factors, according to research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).