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2012-06-27 22:27:42

Scientists are reporting an advance toward treating disease with minute capsules containing not drugs — but the DNA and other biological machinery for making the drug.

2012-06-27 22:26:20

Van Andel Institute announces that researchers at Lund University in Sweden have published a study detailing how Parkinson's disease spreads through the brain.

2012-06-26 23:02:21

What is protein, where does it come from, and how much do we need? Sunwarrior, a plant-based supplement company, releases a funny, but info-packed video to answer a few of those questions.

2012-06-19 00:03:38

Science has known about plant hormones since Charles Darwin experimented with plant shoots and showed that the shoots bend toward the light as long as their tips, which are secreting a growth hormone, aren’t cut off.

2012-06-12 14:32:13

José Onuchic has become an expert at connecting the dots, but finding connections merely implied by the dots … well, that’s quite a trick.

2012-06-12 06:23:43

In a pair of related studies, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have identified several proteins that help regulate cells’ response to light—and the development of night blindness, a rare disease that abolishes the ability to see in dim light.


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  • To give a box on the ear to.
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