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Scientists call for investigation of mysterious cloud-like collections in cells
About 50 years ago, electron microscopy revealed the presence of tiny blob-like structures that form inside cells, move around and disappear.
5 hrs ago
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.
12 hrs ago
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.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
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.
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)
Sat Aug 30, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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.
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."
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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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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.
First successful lab-grown organ reported
Left: Specialised thymus cells were created in the lab from a completely different cell type using reprogramming.
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.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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.