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A flashing marine creature was described as "alien-like" by locals in the U.K. who spotted it in Bristol Harbor - and it was even baffling scientists.
The new release is available at www.genecards.org . GeneCards A is a comprehensive online database that provides comprehensive information on all human genes.
Known as the blood-brain barrier, cells that line the brain and spinal cord are tightly packed, making it difficult for anything besides very small molecules to cross from the bloodstream into the central nervous system.
Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have discovered that the skin is capable of communicating with the liver.
The 850m2 laboratory has an enlarged platform for analytical services in microbiology, equipment and capacity for research programs for shelf life studies and challenge tests for the food industry.
Let's agree that 23andMe Inc., the Google-backed company marketing a $99 genetics test that assesses your risk for more than 240 health conditions, didn't manage its relationship with the Food and Drug Administration well.
UC Santa Barbara's Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies has received an extension of its contract with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory-Army Research Office, providing an additional $48 million over three years to support research that is inspired by biological systems.
Since December 2013, scientists from around the world can use the "virtual T cell" to test for themselves what happens in the blood cell when receptor proteins are activated on the surface.
The H7N9 virus killed several dozen people in China earlier this year. Analyses of virus samples from that outbreak suggest that H7N9 is still mainly adapted for infecting birds, not people, according to scientists at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif.
Now Professor Martin Kupiec and his team at Tel Aviv University's Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology have discovered that the beverages may also have opposite effects on your genome.
Despite widespread fascination with sharks, the world's oldest ocean predators have long been a genetic mystery.
However, new findings by researchers at UC Santa Barbara have identified a method for changing one cell type into another in a process called forced transdifferentiation.
As the editor-in-chief of two journals, cell biologist Gerry Melino is used to having an inbox full of concerns, of varying levels of seriousness, about data in published papers.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory announces the election of three new members to its Board of Trustees: Rockefeller University Professor and co-chair of the NIH BRAIN Initiative Dr. Cori Bargmann; real estate investor Jeffrey E. Kelter and private equity investor Thomas A. Saunders III.
The American Institute of Biological Sciences has selected three individuals as winners of its 2013 Faces of Biology: Broader Impacts Photo Contest.