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Robotic Frogs Turn Boring Mating Call Into A Serenade
2013-07-15 15:24:23

With the help of a robotic frog, biologists at The University of Texas at Austin and Salisbury University have discovered that two wrong mating calls can make a right for female túngara frogs.

2013-06-25 12:46:49

A new palm-sized microarray that holds 1,200 individual cultures of fungi or bacteria could enable faster, more efficient drug discovery.

2013-06-20 23:34:37

In a major international study led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the targeted therapy ibrutinib continues to show remarkable promise for the treatment of relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma (MCL).

2013-06-19 19:41:42

Researchers have discovered and mapped the signaling network between two previously unconnected proteins, exposing a link that, if broken, could cut off cancer cell growth at its starting point.

2013-06-04 11:11:14

MET protein levels correlate strongly with epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) phenotype, a treatment-resistant type of colorectal cancer and may be used as a surrogate biomarker.

New Way Fish Camouflage Themselves In The Ocean Discovered
2013-06-03 18:58:18

Fish can hide in the open ocean by manipulating how light reflects off their skin, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

2013-06-03 10:45:11

The angiogenesis inhibitor bevacizumab (Avastin) failed to increase overall survival (OS) or statistically significant progression-free survival (PFS) for glioblastoma patients in the frontline setting.

2013-06-03 10:43:06

A new test may help identify newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients more likely to benefit from bevacizumab (Avastin®).

2013-04-22 14:18:26

A protein which is intimately involved in cancer-promoting cell signaling also keeps a key component of the signaling pathway tied down and inactive.


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2010-11-18 18:05:49

Michael Baker is an engineer and a retired United States Navy captain and NASA astronaut. He was born Michael Allen Baker on October 27, 1953 in Memphis, Tennessee, though he considers Lemoore, California to be his hometown. As a child he was active in the Boy Scouts of America. He graduated from Lemoore Union High School in 1971 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas in 1975. After his graduation, Baker completed flight training and...

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The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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