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[Research Article] Dynamic Reprogramming of Signaling Upon Met...

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Related Topix: 9, Biology, Science, Bioinformatics, Canada, Oncology, Medicine

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Study identifies enzymes that help fix cancer-causing DNA defects

Purdue University researchers have identified an important enzyme pathway that helps prevent new cells from receiving too many or too few chromosomes, a condition that has been directly linked to cancer and other diseases.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Purdue University, Biology, Science

WGRE-FM Greencastle

Murad Medal Awaits First Winner

This April, seniors Samantha M. Anderson, Trina M. Manalo and Maritza J. Mestre are being honored as finalists for the Ferid Murad Medal , awarded for the first time this year to the senior who has had the most significant scholarly or artistic achievements during his or her time at DePauw.

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Related Topix: Depauw, IN, George Washington University, DePauw University, Biology, Fort Wayne, IN

ScienceBlogs

How kinesin actually moves [Pharyngula]

Recently, Carl Zimmer made a criticism of the computer animations of molecular events : they're beautiful and they're informative, but they leave out the critical aspect of stochastic behavior that is important in understanding the biochemistry.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Chemistry

BioSpace

Source Of Most Cases Of Invasive Bladder Cancer Identified, Stanford...

Scientists Identify Source Of Most Cases Of Invasive Bladder Cancer A single type of cell in the lining of the bladder is responsible for most cases of invasive bladder cancer, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

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Related Topix: bladder cancer, Health, Stanford University, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Cell Biology

Mon Apr 21, 2014

New Scientist

The coolest biology is under the microscope

Almost everything important takes place in the microbial world, argues Nicholas Money in his lively but rather disorganised book The Amoeba in the Room WHAT comes to mind when you think of biology? For most people, it is lions, birds, butterflies, trees... the things we see around us.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Ecology, Oxford, OH, University of Pittsburgh, Agriculture

Sun Apr 20, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Discovery Could Lead to Novel Therapies for Fragile X Syndrome

Scientists studying the most common form of inherited mental disability a genetic disease called "Fragile X syndrome" have uncovered new details about the cellular processes responsible for the condition that could lead to the development of therapies to restore some of the capabilities lost in affected individuals.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, UC San Diego

Amherst Daily News

Researchers examining ocean ecosystems, relation to climate change

From left to right Michelle McLauchlan , Dr. Jeff Waller , Dr. Dylan Levac , and Alex Whynot , all holding microalgae cultures in front of an algal growth chamber.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Biology, Science

Stanford

Scientists identify source of most cases of invasive bladder cancer

Philip Beachy and his team found a single type of cell in mice that gives rise to invasive bladder cancers.

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Related Topix: bladder cancer, Health, Stanford University, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Cell Biology

The Record-Courier

Undergraduates showcase research at symposium

Biochemistry and molecular biology student Katie Speirs researches enzymes from breast cancer cells in the University of Nevada, Reno's pharmacology lab.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Biology, Science, University of Nevada-Reno, Medicine, Pharmacology, University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CiteULike

Ameliorative effect of a microbial feed additive on infectious...

Ameliorative effect of a microbial feed additive on infectious bronchitis virus antibody titer and stress index in broiler chicks fed deoxynivalenol.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Biology, Science

New York Post

Secrets from a Dr. Cocktaila for a - hangover-free' night

A biochemist turned cocktail maker says his recipes are designed to prevent an ugly morning-after - and it doesn't involve an IV drop or gimmicky sports drinks.

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Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails, Life, Food, Recipes, Science / Technology, Space, Biology, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CiteULike

Protein-DNA Recognition

Annual Review of Biochemistry , Vol. 53, No. 1. , pp. 293-321, doi:10.1146/annurev.bi.53.070184.001453 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Bioscience Technology

Researchers Develop New Model of Cellular Movement

Cell movement plays an important role in a host of biological functions from embryonic development to repairing wounded tissue.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, University of Virginia

Newswise

University of Utah Ophthalmologist to Receive Top Honor for Vision Research

SALT LAKE CITY)-The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology has announced that University of Utah researcher Wolfgang Baehr, Ph.D., will receive the Proctor Medal -considered to be the highest honor in the world awarded to scientists working in vision research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ophthalmology, Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, Biology, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

Progressive neurodegenerative disorder linked to R-loop formation

Researchers at UC Davis have identified a new feature of the genetic mutation responsible for the progressive neurodegenerative disorder, fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome -the formation of "R-loops," which they believe may be associated with the disorder's neurological symptoms, such as tremors, lack of balance, features of Parkinsonism, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, UC Davis, Biology, Science

Thu Apr 17, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

A new neuron repair pathway could one day help people with nerve damage

Other parts of your body-such as skin and bone-can be replaced by the body growing new cells, but when you injure your neurons, you can't just grow new ones; instead, the existing cells have to repair themselves.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Molecular Biology

EurekAlert!

Discovery could lead to novel therapies for Fragile X syndrome

Scientists studying the most common form of inherited mental disability-a genetic disease called "Fragile X syndrome"-have uncovered new details about the cellular processes responsible for the condition that could lead to the development of therapies to restore some of the capabilities lost in affected individuals.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, UC San Diego, Biology, Science, New York Government, New York

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers discover target for treating dengue fever

Two recent papers by a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, West Nile virus, Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

Nature Neuroscience

Protein Biochemistry Scientist

We combine state-of-the-art antibody technology, through a strategic alliance with Adimab, with recent discoveries in human genetics to develop novel therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease, and mechanistically related disorders.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biotech, Science / Technology, Startups, Rinat Neuroscience, Columbia University, Dartmouth College

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