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2011-06-28 20:36:50

Texts without spaces are not very legible, as they make it very difficult for the reader to identify where a word begins and where it ends.

2011-05-20 12:53:28

It sounds like hype from a late-night infomercial: It can twist and bend without breaking!

2011-05-19 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutro Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel and biosuperior protein therapeutics with improved pharmaceutical properties, today announced that a study published in the July issue of Biotechnology and Bioengineering demonstrates that the company's biochemical protein synthesis technology platform enables fast and high-yield protein synthesis and scale-up with straightforward downstream purification processes. In the study, the fully...

2011-05-18 16:32:56

How do genes control us?

2011-05-04 15:06:01

Scientists have discovered a new component of mitochondria that plays a key part in their function.

2011-04-20 15:05:19

In a multicellular organism, different cells fulfill a range of diversified functions.

2011-04-18 13:05:01

In two new studies, researchers provide the first detailed view of the elaborate chemical and mechanical interactions that allow the ribosome – the cell's protein-building machinery – to insert a growing protein into the cellular membrane.

2011-03-30 17:13:54

Researchers have built a computer model of the crowded interior of a bacterial cell that – in a test of its response to sugar in its environment – accurately simulates the behavior of living cells.

2011-02-23 13:16:32

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered a signaling mechanism in the bacterial ribosome that detects proteins that activate genes for antibiotic resistance.

2010-12-23 02:18:44

A scientist from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has discovered a molecular switch that controls the synthesis of ribosomes.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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