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Sea lamprey studies show remarkably conserved gene expression patterns in jawless versus jawed vertebrates.
A tiny, freshwater flatworm found in ponds and rivers around the world that has long intrigued scientists for its remarkable ability to regenerate has now added a new wrinkle to biology.
After more than a century of study, mysteries still remain about the process of meiosis—a special type of cell division that helps insure genetic diversity in sexually-reproducing organisms.
All stem cells—regardless of their source—share the remarkable capability to replenish themselves by undergoing self-renewal. Yet, so far, efforts to grow and expand scarce hematopoietic (or blood-forming) stem cells in culture for therapeutic applications have been met with limited success.
Most cells rely on structural tethers to position chromosomes in preparation for cell division.
Flatworms provide new insight into organ regeneration and the evolution of mammalian kidneys.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stowers Institute for Medical Research is pleased to announce the formation of its graduate program: The Graduate School of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research. The Graduate School of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research will offer a research-based Ph.D.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.