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2014-07-30 10:14:40

Cancer cells are gluttons.

2014-07-03 12:51:53

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen and the Copenhagen University Hospital have identified a particular genetic mutation that may cause parkinsonism in young people.

Educational Achievement Possibly Affected by Genes
2012-07-03 06:04:45

Researchers have determined that genetic markets could impact whether a person graduates high school and continues onto higher education.

Glowing Molecules Help Scientists Track Serotonin
2012-07-02 10:08:10

Researchers have succeeded in tracking a single protein that regulates the neurotransmitter serotonin, making it possible to study the dynamics of the protein which regulates mood, appetite and sleep, at an unprecedented level of detail.

2012-03-20 16:56:28

Early disruptions in serotonin signaling in the brain may contribute to autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and other "enduring effects on behavior," Vanderbilt University researchers report.

2011-09-06 22:12:06

All cells need glucose (sugar) to produce the energy they need to survive.

2011-01-04 03:59:55

University of Michigan Health System researchers have found new evidence that our genes help determine our susceptibility to depression.

2010-09-22 19:38:12

A team at The Scripps Research Institute has detailed the structure of a member of the only remaining class of multidrug resistance transporters left to be described.

2010-09-08 14:29:50

Using high-resolution microscopy, researchers at the National Institutes of Health have shown how insulin prompts fat cells to take in glucose in a rat model.

2010-08-05 15:02:40

A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (WFUBMC) may soon help to spare some women with breast cancer from having to undergo invasive and toxic treatments for their disease.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.