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2010-02-02 10:53:24

The research, published online Jan. 31, 2010, in the journal Nature Genetics, presents the first high-resolution atlas of these regulatory elements in the most studied cell type for treatment and prevention of type II diabetes.

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2010-01-04 10:56:54

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have discovered that a single atom – a calcium, in fact – can control how bacteria walk.

2009-11-10 18:25:18

Living with pain is stressful, but a surprisingly short investment of time in mental training can help you cope.

2009-11-04 09:27:32

Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the University of California, San Francisco have developed and experimentally tested a technique to predict new target diseases for existing drugs.

2009-10-27 10:44:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since its launch in 2001, North Carolina's college access web portal CFNC.org has continually grown its user base while at the same time streamlining the college application process for students and counselors.

2009-10-17 09:36:26

For decades, scientists have thought the faulty neural wiring that predisposes individuals to behavioral disorders like autism and psychiatric diseases like schizophrenia must occur during development.

2009-10-14 16:30:00

Delays contribute to unnecessary ER visits and additional imaging services CHICAGO, Oct.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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