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September 2, 2015

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September 2, 2015

Aug. 27, 2015 — Cell mechanics are considerably more complex than previously thought and may affect cell structures at various ... read more

Aug. 27, 2015 — Researchers demonstrate how gram-negative bacteria deliver toxins to kill neighboring ... read more

Aug. 26, 2015 — For more than a decade, gene sequencers have been improving more rapidly than the computers required to make sense of their outputs. Searching for DNA sequences in existing genomic databases can ... read more

Aug. 26, 2015 — New cost-effective material which mimics natural 'extracellular matrix' has allowed scientists to capture previously unseen behavior in individual plant cells, including new shapes and ... read more

Algorithm Helps Identify Elusive Genes That Express Like Clockwork

Aug. 25, 2015 — An algorithm is giving scientists a new way to identify the dynamics of oscillatory genes, which play an essential role in development functions like cell division, circadian rhythms and limb ... read more

Protein With Promise for Cancer Therapy Identified

Aug. 24, 2015 — A researcher says he has solved a cell division mystery in a way that will intrigue the makers of cancer-fighting ... read more

Aug. 24, 2015 — Researchers have uncovered the mechanisms that allow bone-forming cells to regenerate a correctly shaped new fin ... read more

Aug. 21, 2015 — Many cells in our bodies present a small structure that looks like, and as a matter of fact works as an antenna, conveying to the cell information on the extracellular environment. They are called ... read more

Aug. 20, 2015 — A single molecular event in our cells could hold the key to how we evolved to become the smartest animal on the planet, scientists report. They have uncovered how a small change in a protein called ... read more

How Newts Can Help Osteoarthritis Patients

Aug. 20, 2015 — Osteoarthritis is the most common form of joint disease worldwide. Now, scientists have taken a leaf out of nature’s book in an attempt to develop effective stem cell treatment for osteoarthritis, ... read more

Aug. 20, 2015 — When they think about how cells put together the molecules that make life work, biologists have tended to think of assembly lines: Add A to B, tack on C, and so on. But the reality might be more like ... read more

Aug. 19, 2015 — Plants and animals, including humans, are not autonomous individuals but are holobionts: biomolecular networks that consist of visible hosts plus millions of invisible microbes, recent ... read more

Aug. 19, 2015 — New research could one day help build computers from DNA. Scientists have found a way to 'switch' the structure of DNA using copper salts and EDTA (Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) -- an ... read more

Aug. 19, 2015 — The expected impact of climate change on North American lizards is much worse than first thought. A team of biologists has discovered that lizard embryos die when subjected to a temperature of 110 ... read more

Aug. 18, 2015 — Each cell in a woman's body contains two X chromosomes. One of these chromosomes is switched off, because nobody can live with two active X chromosomes. Researchers have now shown the mechanism ... read more

Aug. 17, 2015 — For some, TOR may bring to mind a Celtic mountain or perhaps an Internet privacy group. In the world of molecular biology it's a cellular pathway that's found in everything from yeast to ... read more

Aug. 17, 2015 — A scientific peek into bacteria boudoirs is revealing how 'sex' among disease-causing microbes can lead different species or strains to become resistant to antibiotic medications. In a ... read more

Aug. 13, 2015 — When fruit flies are attacked by parasites or bacteria they respond by producing offspring with greater genetic variability, new research shows. This extra genetic variability may give the offspring ... read more

Aug. 13, 2015 — A helpful subset of the intestinal microbiome, lactobacilli, stimulates the cytoprotective Nrf2 pathway in both flies and mice. The findings could potentially lead to advances in the use of bacteria ... read more

How Lipids Are Flipped

Aug. 12, 2015 — A team of researchers has succeeded in determining the structure of a lipid flippase at high resolution, which has provided insight into how this membrane protein transports lipids by ... read more

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