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18 min ago | Science Daily

Why alcoholism saps muscle strength

Researchers have found a common link between muscle weakness in alcoholics and mitochondrial disease: mitochondria that are unable to self-repair.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Biology, Science, Thomas Jefferson University

4 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

Stem Cell Markets - new market research report published

A stem cell is an extraordinary type of cell that has the ability to self-renew for long periods of time and to differentiate into specialized cells under appropriate physiological or experimental conditions.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Biology, Science

Sun Apr 20, 2014

EurekAlert!

'Chaperone' compounds offer new approach to Alzheimer's treatment

A team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center , Weill Cornell Medical College, and Brandeis University has devised a wholly new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease involving the so-called retromer protein complex.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Columbia University, Brandeis University, 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, Biochemistry

Newswise

Cancer Stem Cells Linked to Drug Resistance

Most drugs used to treat lung, breast and pancreatic cancers also promote drug-resistance and ultimately spur tumor growth.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, UC San Diego, California, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Brain Cancer

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CiteULike

Every Cell Is Special: Genome-wide Studies Add a New Dimension to Single-Cell Biology

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

Science Daily

Immune cells to be tested on the International Space Station

The human body is fine-tuned to Earth's gravity. Scientists are now conducting an experiment on the International Space Station to study whether this also applies to human cells.

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Related Topix: Cape Canaveral, FL, Science / Technology, Space, Biology, Science

Journal of Experimental Botany

Arabidopsis thaliana RALF1 opposes brassinosteroid effects on root...

Rapid alkalinization factor is a peptide signal that plays a basic role in cell biology and most likely regulates cell expansion.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Springer

Telomerase Inhibition

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Digital Rights Management, Biology, Science, Molecular Biology

Newkerala.com

Lost stem cells are replaced by non-stem cells: Study

Washington, Apr 18 : A new study has found that when a certain kind of stem cell is killed off experimentally, another group of non-stem cells can come out of retirement to replace them.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Johns Hopkins University

Anchorage Daily News

New procedure clones stem cells but raises ethical worries

Scientists have replicated one of the most significant accomplishments in stem cell research by creating human embryos that were clones of two men.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biology, Science

Thu Apr 17, 2014

News Max

Stem Cells: Skin Cells of 2 Adult Men Successfully Cloned

U.S. and South Korean scientists announced Thursday they successfully cloned skin stem cells from two adult men, which may someday make it possible to treat diseases with an exact match of the patient's DNA.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Biology, Science

Science Daily

New cause of brain bleeding immediately after stroke identified

By discovering a new mechanism that allows blood to enter the brain immediately after a stroke, researchers have opened the door to new therapies that may limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Newswise

Surprise: Lost Stem Cells Naturally Replaced By Non-Stem Cells, Fly Research Suggests

Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered an unexpected phenomenon in the organs that produce sperm in fruit flies: When a certain kind of stem cell is killed off experimentally, another group of non-stem cells can come out of retirement to replace them.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Johns Hopkins University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers at Radboud University Target Cell Biology

It is based on the use of a surface coating material that initially repels cells, but which can be made strongly adherent by addition of a small functional peptide to the cell culture medium."

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Hispanic Business

Study Data from University of California Update Understanding of Cell Biology

While this functionality is traditionally accomplished by linking particles to extracellular, membrane localized moieties , the intracellular stimulation of cells via magnetic nanoparticles has recently shown to be a unique and powerful method by which to spatially polarize cell behavior."

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

California Golden Blogs

Golden Scholars: Pondering memory and income inequality; quotes from...

Berkeley's researchers are studying how the public views income inequality and tries to uncover more details of how the nervous system works, with potential applications in Alzheimer's and blindness.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, Sports, University of California NCAA, NCAA Sports

BioResearch Online

Automated Cell Dispensing And Image-Based Spheroid Formation Tracking

Scientists using cell culture for drug discovery, toxicology, stem cell biology, and basic research realize the critical importance of 3-dimensional models.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Pharmacology, Medicine, Stem Cell Research, Biology, Science

Nature

Cell physiology: The changing colour of fat

When you think of fat in the human body, you might picture a homogenous, white substance, much like a block of lard.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Biology, Science

Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Fellows

Multiple postdoctoral fellow positions available in Dr. Min Dong's lab at Harvard Medical School .

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry

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