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7 hrs ago | Nature Neuroscience

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A postdoctoral fellow position for neuroscience is available at the Department of Neurosurgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University.

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11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Hummingbirds want the sweet stuff. And when they dona t get it, they look mad.

Hummingbirds are speedy feeders, with their tongues darting 17 times a second, but they are also fussy eaters, researchers observed.

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13 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Biologists reprogram skin cells to mimic rare disease

Neural crest cells were made from reprogrammed adult skin cells. A single neural crest cell divided many times and these cells were coaxed to become four different types of adult cells, as shown by the presence of cell-specific proteins .

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

18 hrs ago | Medical News

Scientists discover predictive marker to classify breast cancer patients for effective treatment

A predictive marker discovered by scientists at A*STAR and NUS could help doctors classify breast cancer patients for more effective treatment Scientists have made it easier to predict both breast cancer relapses and responses to chemotherapy , through the identification of a unique gene .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, World News, Indonesia, Biology, Science, Pharmacology

22 hrs ago | CiteULike

A new role of Klumpfuss in establishing cell fate during the GMC asymmetric cell division

Studies in the Drosophila embryonic NB4-2 lineage have suggested that the transcription factor Klumpfuss functions within embryonic neuroblast lineages to differentiate between the identities of two adjacent ganglion mother cells .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Circulation

F-Actin-Anchored Focal Adhesions Distinguish Endothelial Phenotypes...

From the Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Sanquin Research and Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, Landsteiner Laboratory, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Netherlands Cancer Institute-Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The ... (more)

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Business Wire

QImaging Launches New Complete, Live Cell Imaging Solution

The Live Cell Imaging Package provides researchers with the sensitivity of EMCCD and the versatility of sCMOS camera technologies by combining QImaging's Roleraa Thunder EMCCD and optiMOSa sCMOS cameras.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Novel Gene Predicts Both Breast Cancer Relapse and Response to Chemotherapy

A predictive marker discovered by scientists at A*STAR and NUS could help doctors classify breast cancer patients for more effective treatment Figure 1: Difference in DP103 levels in a healthy person and a breast cancer patient Singapore, Aug 20, 2014 - - Scientists have made it easier to predict both breast cancer relapses and responses to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, World News, Indonesia, Biology, Science, Pharmacology

Circulation

A Mouse Model of Human Congenital Heart Disease: High Incidence of...

From the Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville ; Department of Bioengineering, University of Texas at Dallas ; Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston ; Department of Pediatrics, Herma Heart Center, Medical College of ... (more)

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CiteULike

Proliferation of aneuploid human cells is limited by a p53-dependent mechanism.

The Journal of cell biology , Vol. 188, No. 3. , pp. 369-381, doi:10.1083/jcb.200905057 Most solid tumors are aneuploid, and it has been proposed that aneuploidy is the consequence of an elevated rate of chromosome missegregation in a process called chromosomal instability .

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PhysOrg Weblog

Better living through mitochondrial derived vesicles

As principal transformers of bacteria, organelles, synapses, and cells, vesicles might be said to be the stuff of life.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Philly.com

Cystic fibrosis drug combo may be less effective than hoped

A powerful drug combo may not be as effective against cystic fibrosis as previously thought.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Health, Fibrosis, Biology, Science, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Medical News Today

Regeneration of severe nerve peripheral injury promoted by stem cells in the skeletal muscle

A research group at the muscle physiology and cell biology unit, the Tokai University School of Medicine, Japan, led by Dr. Tetsuro Tamaki, have developed the stem cell isolation method from the skeletal muscle, termed skeletal muscle-derived multipotent stem cells , which can differentiate into Schwann and perineurial/endoneurial cells, and ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Scoop

Malaghan Institute unravels mysteries of allergic response

Researchers at the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research in Wellington are a step closer to unravelling some of the mysteries surrounding what triggers an allergic response.

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Related Topix: Immunology, Biology, Science

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Mark McNiven, Ph.D., Heads New Mayo Clinic Center for Biomedical Discovery

May Clinic has named a veteran cell biology researcher to head its new Center for Biomedical Discovery.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Johns Hopkins University

Hispanic Business

Rouhani visits Royan Research Center

Now this institute acts as leader of Stem Cell research and also one of the best clinics for infertility treatment.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Newswise

Grants Fund UW Technology Projects on the Road to Commercialization

MADISON, Wis. - An exercise machine that helps stroke victims walk. An advanced technology for assessing the progress of prostate cancer.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin Madison, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Medicine, Kinesiology

Leukemia

Discovery and development of the Polo-like kinase inhibitor volasertib in cancer therapy

Correspondence: Professor P Schöffski, Department of General Medical Oncology, Leuven Cancer Institute, University Hospitals Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

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Related Topix: World News, Belgium, Oncology, Medicine, Leukemia, Health, Biology, Science

Thu Aug 14, 2014

CiteULike

A cellular solution to an information-processing problem

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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R & D

Inside the cell, an ocean of buffeting waves

Conventional wisdom holds that the cytoplasm of mammalian cells is a viscous fluid, with organelles and proteins suspended within it, jiggling against one another and drifting at random.

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