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2010-11-29 04:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies unanimously voted to elect Dr. Benjamin H. Lewis and Ms. Faye H.

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2010-11-04 12:49:37

A study by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies revealed that stem cells can sense a decrease in available nutrients and respond by retaining only a small pool of active stem cells for tissue maintenance.

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2010-10-07 09:55:50

Salk researchers map functional connections between retinal neurons at single-cell resolution.

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2010-10-04 08:32:12

Like cats, human cells have a finite number of lives-once they divide a certain number of times (thankfully, more than nine) they change shape, slow their pace, and eventually stop dividing, a phenomenon called "cellular senescence".

2010-09-23 13:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept.

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2010-08-25 14:27:11

Study suggests potential for new oncolytic therapies.

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2010-08-16 08:42:46

Brainwave activity associated with language processing differs sharply in 2 disorders with opposite social profiles: Autism and Williams syndrome.

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2010-07-02 08:11:47

Scientists have identified the signal that prevents stem cells from proliferating, protecting the brain against too much cell division and ensuring a pool of neural stem cells that lasts a lifetime.

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2010-06-25 08:11:42

A team of researchers have identified the courier that gives the signal to revamp the plant's gene expression pattern after photoreceptors have been activated by light.


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