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2012-12-13 12:26:27

Researchers at Michigan State University have discovered a protein that does its best work with one foot in the grave.

How Fins Became Legs Revealed
2012-12-10 13:52:58

Vertebrates' transition to living on land, instead of only in water, represented a major event in the history of life.

2012-12-03 13:50:21

With the X-ray vision of DESY's light source DORIS, a research team from Hamburg and Iceland has uncovered the molecular structure of a master regulator central to the most deadly form of skin cancer, melanoma.

2012-10-09 22:19:00

Many drugs work by "fixing" a particular biological pathway that's gone awry in a disease.

Single Device Can Measure Hundreds Of Biomolecular Interactions
2012-09-26 07:42:18

Scientists at EPFL and the University of Geneva have developed a microfluidic device smaller than a domino that can simultaneously measure up to 768 biomolecular interactions.

2012-09-20 16:52:24

The androgen receptor in human cells inhibits fat accumulation, but its activity can be sabotaged by glucocorticoids, steroids that regulate fat deposition and are known drivers of obesity and insulin resistance.

New Efficiency Brought To Stem Cell Reprogramming
2012-09-13 12:35:17

Biologists reveal genes key to development of pluripotency, in single cells


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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