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Researchers Sequence Monarch Butterfly's Genome
2011-11-24 06:10:14

Scientists have reported for the first time ever the genomic sequence of the iconic Monarch Butterfly, famous for its migration of 2,000 miles from North America to central Mexico every fall.

2011-11-07 19:54:23

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are the first to map epigenetic changes in neurons from the brains of individuals with autism, providing empirical evidence that epigenetic alterations—changes in gene expression caused by mechanisms other than changes in the underlying DNA sequence—may play an important role in the disease.

2011-08-05 13:58:06

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have uncovered a novel DNA-sensing pathway important to the triggering of an innate immune response for malaria.

2011-07-28 23:17:15

Escape responses are some of the most studied behaviors by neurobiologists who want to understand how the brain processes sensory information.

2011-06-28 08:00:00

Teams with MyCareTeam to connect patients and care providers through remote patient monitoring linked to Allscripts EHR WORCESTER, Mass., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UMass Memorial Health Care is aiming to improve and lower the cost of diabetes care using a new approach that allows patients and their care team to better manage their health remotely.

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2011-06-22 06:05:00

Research published this week in the journal Nature Communications shows that a light-sensitive protein found in the human eye can act as a “compass” in the magnetic field when implanted into the eyes of Drosophila (flies).

2011-04-05 00:05:23

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have described a previously unknown role for the cilia protein IFT88 in mitosis, the process by which a dividing cell separates its chromosomes containing the cell's DNA into two identical sets of new daughter cells.


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