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2012-02-06 09:00:00

A newly published study, investigating the proper blood vessel formation (angiogenesis), implicates a specific factor (Nrf2) in premature aging of the blood vessels, as well as their improper

2012-02-02 22:41:13

Scientists have demonstrated for the first time that certain cells circulating in human blood – so-called monocytes – are extremely sensitive to reactive oxygen species (ROS).

2012-01-17 13:24:51

Scientists at the University of York have made a significant step forward in isolating the cause of Parkinson's disease in younger adults.

2011-12-28 07:48:27

Oxidative stress is the cause of many serious diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer's, arteriosclerosis and diabetes.

2011-12-14 12:06:01

When you cut an apple and leave it out, it turns brown.

2011-12-12 12:08:56

For years, science has generally considered the phosphorylation of proteins -- the insertion of a phosphorous group into a protein that turns it on or off -- as perhaps the factor regulating a range of cellular processes from cell metabolism to programmed cell death.

2011-12-02 12:52:14

Swedish women who ate an antioxidant-rich diet had fewer strokes regardless of whether they had a previous history of cardiovascular disease.

2011-11-04 23:00:27

It has long been known that cancer cells use nutrients differently than normal cells.

2011-10-24 22:55:20

University of Illinois scientists report the first identification of a cellular mechanism linked to the toxicity of a major class of drinking water disinfection byproducts.


Word of the Day
tapinage
  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
The word 'tapinage' comes French 'se tapir' meaning 'to crouch, squat'.