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3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

A nucleotide change could initiate fragile X syndrome

Researchers used genetic mapping to determine that stem cells derived from mothers carrying a fragile X premutation show a normal pattern of DNA replication when a nearby DNA sequence is similar to normal stem cells.

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

10 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Scientists' new approach can provide better treatment for cancer

Researchers have recently found a method to expand blood stem cells that could lead to new and better cancer treatment, it has been reported.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

PhD position for studying cardiac development and regeneration

We are seeking a PhD Student with a background in development biology to study cardiac development and regeneration using zebrafish, mice and complementary human pluripotent stem cell differentiation systems as models.

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

SouthCoastToday.com

Four vying for GOP nod in 9th Congressional District

Education: B.S., Biology, Fairleigh Dickinson University; Ph.D., Cell biology, State University of New York at Buffalo; postdoctoral studies in cell and developmental biology, Duke University Four candidates are vying in the Republican primary to be nominated as the challenger to Democratic U.S. Rep. William Keating in the 9th Congressional ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Duke University, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative William Keating, Stonehill College

Sat Aug 30, 2014

CiteULike

Plasticity of cell migration: a multiscale tuning model.

The Journal of cell biology , Vol. 188, No. 1. , pp. 11-19, doi:10.1083/jcb.200909003 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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Discovery could lead to new cancer treatment

A team of scientists from the University of Colorado School of Medicine has reported the breakthrough discovery of a process to expand production of stem cells used to treat cancer patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Genetics, Lymphoma, Leukemia

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Circulation

Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes as an In...

From the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology , Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine , Stanford Cardiovascular Institute , Department of Biology , Department of Microbiology and Immunology , and Department of Radiology, Molecular Imaging Program , Stanford University School of Medicine, CA.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Immunology, Startups, Stanford University

Hispanic Business

Investigators at National Cancer Institute Detail Findings in Cell...

From its earliest incarnation as a tool to make the unseen visible, microscopes have been at the center of most revolutionizing developments in cell biology, histology and pathology."

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Scientist finds clearer obesity, diabetes connection

New findings about the biological links between obesity and insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes may also shed light on the connection between obesity and cancer, says a scientist at The University of Texas at Dallas.

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Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, University of Texas at Dallas, UC San Diego, Biology, Science

New Scientist

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The thymus gland has joined the list of artificially engineered organs. Reprogrammed embryonic cells were mixed with fetal thymus cells and grafted on to the kidneys of adult mice, where they developed into thymus glands.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Biology, Science, Science / Technology

Business Journal

Monsanto donates $1 million plant cell library to UMass

Monsanto has donated a plant cell library and equipment to maintain it - valued at more than $1 million - to UMass Amherst for research purposes.

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Related Topix: Monsanto, Chemicals, UMass Amherst, Biology, Science

EurekAlert!

Worms, flies and humans... Our common genomic legacy, key to understanding cell biology

CRG researchers contribute to a project that pointed out key sets of co-expressed genes that may be fundamental for animal cells Genomes accumulate changes and mutations throughout evolution.

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PhysOrg Weblog

The genes behind the guardians of the airways

Cells from the human airway covered with hundreds of motile cilia . Credit: A© 2014 A*STAR Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology Dysfunctions in cilia, tiny hair-like structures that protrude from the surface of cells, are responsible for a number of human diseases.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

Nature Neuroscience

Faculty Position in Developmental and Cell Biology

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research invites innovative young scientists to apply for a faculty position in Developmental and Cell Biology at the rank of Assistant Investigator.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Genetics

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KICD-AM Spencer

Emmetsburg Native Named Vanderbilt Provost

A 1980 graduate of Emmetsburg High School has risen to the position of Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at Vanderbilt University.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA, Vanderbilt University, University of Iowa, Biology, Science

Payvand News of Iran

Iranian Scientist Wins UNESCO Biology Award

An Iranian researcher and scientist of the country's Royan Institute won the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Equatorial Guinea International Prize for the first time in the history.

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Related Topix: Equatorial Guinea, World News, Africa, Biology, Science, Iran,

Examiner.com

First successful lab-grown organ reported

Left: Specialised thymus cells were created in the lab from a completely different cell type using reprogramming.

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Medical News Today

Neural apoptosis inhibited by recombinant adenovirus-mediated DHCR24

Strong green fluorescent signals were observed around the nuclei in Ad-rSYN1-DHCR24infected N2A cells, suggesting strong neuronal DHCR24 expression induced by Ad-rSYN1-DHCR24-myc.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, World News, China, Health

Mon Aug 25, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers defined the early lineage segregation during early mammalian heart development

The heart contains four different chambers and different cell types such as cardiomyocytes , endocardial cells covering the inner layer of the heart, epicardial cells covering the outer layer of the heart and smooth muscle cells covering the coronary arteries and main vessels.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, World News, Belgium

Science Daily

Navigation system used by cancer, nerve cells, uncovered by scientists

A study in C. elegans worms identifies a 'roving detection system' on the surface of worm cells that may point to new ways of treating diseases like cancer, Parkinson's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Duke University, Biology, Science

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