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Bigger spores = badder infection

By | June 17, 2011

Larger spores of a deadly fungal pathogen cause more virulent infections in mice.

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Plant scientists, innovators

By | June 16, 2011

Fifteen plant biologists are selected to take part in a new initiative in fundamental plant science research.

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Regulating nanotechnology

By | June 15, 2011

The FDA proposes the first set of regulations for nanotechnology and asks for feedback from the scientific community.

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Stress births neural stem cells

By | June 15, 2011

When mice are held in isolation, stem cells in the hippocampus make more of themselves and wait for better times.

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Our own 60 mutations

By | June 15, 2011

New estimates of human mutation suggest that each of us harbor approximately 60 novel genetic mutations.

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First biological laser

By | June 14, 2011

Cells that produce laser light may one day zap cancer cells.

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Apple peels give mice muscle power

By | June 9, 2011

A waxy substance, ursolic acid, found in high concentrations in apple peels, can help mice build muscle and reduce muscle atrophy, body fat, blood sugar levels, and cholesterol, reports Newswise. 

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DNA-based calculator

By | June 7, 2011

The newest DNA computer can calculate square roots.

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Drugs target cancer stem cells

By | June 6, 2011

New compounds are showing promise in targeting subpopulations of cancer stem cells.

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The essence of stem cells

By | June 3, 2011

Researchers discover a protein that may allow already-differentiated somatic cells to become stem cells.

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