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2011-12-21 22:47:54

University of Miami biology professor Akira Chiba is leading a multidisciplinary team to develop the first systematic survey of protein interactions within brain cells.

Image 1 - Chemists Reveal The Force Within You
2011-11-09 11:34:57

A new method for visualizing mechanical forces on the surface of a cell, reported in Nature Methods, provides the first detailed view of those forces, as they occur in real-time.

Image 1 - NSF, JST Issue New Joint Awards To Reduce Pesticide Pollution And Promote Biofuel
2011-11-09 04:10:52

The carbon footprint of humans will be reduced by four awards for plant and microbial research issued under a new joint U.S./Japanese program.

2011-09-13 12:18:12

A new technique developed by researchers at RIKEN has clarified the location and dynamics of specific metabolites in a single cell of the alga Chara australis.

2011-09-12 13:02:27

Molecules in their breath, sweat and skin have been used to detect humans in a simulation of a collapsed building, raising the prospect of portable sensors for use in real-life situations, such as the devastating aftermath of the 9/11 attacks and more recent disasters in New Zealand and Japan.

When It Comes To Speaking Out, Cells Wait Their Turn
2011-09-06 06:56:37

Revealing how cells communicate, Tel Aviv University research could lead to new cancer drugs and more.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.