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Circadian Signs of Aging

By | July 13, 2011

The neural nexus of the circadian clock shows signs of functional decline as mice age, providing clues as to why sleep patterns tend to change as people grow older.


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Rising Waters Wash Away Cell Lines

By | July 11, 2011

A Danish cell bank scrambles to save irreplaceable cell and tissue samples in the wake of a flood.


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Embryos Right Genetic Wrongs?

By | July 8, 2011

New evidence supports an old idea that embryos with genetic abnormalities can somehow fix themselves early in development.


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Cellular Salve

By | July 8, 2011

Ivan Martin talks about the promise of using cell-based therapies to regenerate joint cartilage.


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Radical Reversal

By | July 6, 2011

Free radicals, widely believed to promote cancer, may actually slow tumor growth.


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Top 7 in Cancer Biology

By | July 6, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in cancer biology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000


Brain Cells Self-Amplify

By | July 5, 2011

A certain type of neural precursor does it all—replaces itself, differentiates into specialized brain cells, and multiplies into more stem-cell-like cells.


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Exosome Explosion

By | July 1, 2011

These small membrane vesicles do much more than clean up a cell’s trash—they also carry signals to distant parts of the body, where they can impact multiple dimensions of cellular life.


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Americans Support Stem Cell Research

By | July 1, 2011

A new study finds that more than two thirds of Americans approve of the use of stem cells in research aiming to cure serious diseases.

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C-ing with the Lights Out

By | July 1, 2011

I the dark Arctic shallows one research finds heterotrophic marine bacteria doing a surprising amount of carbon fixing.



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