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Exit Strategy

By | November 1, 2012

Large RNA-protein packets use a novel mechanism to escape the cell nucleus.

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Finding Injury

By | September 1, 2012

The brain’s phagocytes follow an ATP bread trail laid down by calcium waves to the site of damage.

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Grading on the Curve

By | June 1, 2012

Actin filaments respond to pressure by forming branches at their curviest spots, helping resist the push.

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Growing Human Eggs

By | June 1, 2012

Germline stem cells discovered in human ovaries can be cultured into fresh eggs.

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The Sugar Lnc

By | May 1, 2012

Genes that react to cellular sugar content are regulated by a long non-coding RNA via an unexpected mechanism

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How to Make Eyeball Stew

By | March 1, 2012

Editor's choice in developmental biology

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Amoebae Get Organized

By | September 1, 2011

Editor’s Choice in Developmental Biology

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Piggyback Pathogen

By | September 1, 2011

Editor’s Choice in Immunology

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An Eyeful of RNA

By | August 1, 2011

Editor's Choice in Physiology

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The Axis of Aging

By | June 14, 2011

Editor's choice in developmental biology

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