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2012-03-26 13:26:57

Medicine's recipe for keeping older people active and functioning in their homes and workplaces — and healing younger people injured in catastrophic accidents — may include "noodle gels" and other lab-made invisible filaments that resemble uncooked spaghetti with nanoscale dimensions.

2012-03-19 16:03:18

Research from a Kansas State University professor may make it easier to recover after spinal cord injury or to study neurological disorders.

2012-03-15 22:50:56

The genetic pathway that regulates the way cells align themselves relative to each other has been found to act as a "stop sign" that signals organisms when to halt cell growth.

2012-03-14 22:20:57

A research team has identified epigenetic signatures, markers on DNA that control transient changes in gene expression, within reprogrammed skin cells.

2012-03-12 19:45:37

The liver is unique among mammalian organs in its ability to regenerate after significant tissue damage or even partial surgical removal.

2012-03-02 13:06:04

Devising a novel method to identify potential genetic regulators in planarian stem cells, Whitehead Institute scientists have determined which of those genes affect the two main functions of stem cells.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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