ebola, disease & medicine, cell & molecular biology
Human ES Cells Evolve in Culture
Ruth Williams | Nov 28, 2011
Researchers identify common genetic changes in cultured human embryonic stem cells, including one that confers a growth advantage.
How Skin Tells Time
Ruth Williams | Nov 9, 2011
The behavior of skin stem cells is regulated by a 24-hour circadian clock.
Fighting Cancer with Light
Tia Ghose | Nov 7, 2011
Researchers have developed a way to activate cancer fighting drugs by pulsing them with light, which could make such therapies safer.
Shielding Cancer Cells from Damage
Tia Ghose | Nov 4, 2011
An alternative form of an enzyme involved in the glucose metabolism pathway protects cancer cells from oxidative stress.
Old Cells Advance Aging
Tia Ghose | Nov 2, 2011
By selectively killing senescent cells, researchers can slow the decline of health in aging mice.
Top 7 in Molecular Biology
Tia Ghose | Nov 1, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in molecular biology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
BRCA1 Further Elucidated
Cristina Luiggi | Oct 27, 2011
Researchers have pinpointed the region of a key cancer gene that’s involved in tumor suppression.
Bacterial Rejuvenation
Edyta Zielinska | Oct 27, 2011
Bacteria age, but as a lineage, can live forever.
How Probiotic Yogurt Works
Bob Grant | Oct 26, 2011
Researchers show that the bacterial species in probiotic, fermented dairy products may alter gene expression and metabolism in native gut microbiota.
Top 7 in Biochemistry
Cristina Luiggi | Oct 24, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in biochemistry and related areas, from Faculty of 1000