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2 hrs ago | Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Fellow - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

This is a postdoctoral position funded by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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6 hrs ago | Health.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, Genetics

6 hrs ago | Science

Why it's so hard to develop a drug for cystic fibrosis

When the gene for cystic fibrosis was discovered 25 years ago, hopes ran high that new treatments were just around the corner.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Vertex, Biotech, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Biology, Science, North Carolina

10 hrs ago | Science Blog

Unbreak my heart: Scientists image a beating heart in 3D

Researchers of the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden report how they managed to capture detailed three-dimensional images of cardiac dynamics in zebrafish.

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15 hrs ago | R & D

Instrument enables high-speed chemical imaging of tissues

A research team from NIST, working with the Cleveland Clinic, has demonstrated a dramatically improved technique for analyzing biological cells and tissues based on characteristic molecular vibration "signatures."

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19 hrs ago | CiteULike

Sequencing of breast cancer stem cell populations indicates a dynamic ...

The cancer stem cell model implies a hierarchical organization within breast tumors maintained by cancer stem-like cells .

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

EurekAlert!

ASH honors Scott Armstrong, M.D., Ph.D., with 2014 William Dameshek Prize

The American Society of Hematology will present the 2014 William Dameshek Prize to Scott Armstrong, MD, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for his exceptional work in leukemia research and cancer stem cell biology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hematology, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Leukemia, Health, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Genetics

Medical News Today

Gene identified that fights metastasis of a common lung cancer

Scientists at the Salk Institute have identified a gene responsible for stopping the movement of cancer from the lungs to other parts of the body, indicating a new way to fight one of the world's deadliest cancers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Lung Cancer, Biology, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cosmetics Design

Stem cells hold key to hair regrowth

Stem cells could hold the key to telling hair follicles to grow after US researchers found that Transit-Amplifying Cells emit a signal that tells quiet hair follicle stem cells to become active.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

International Business Times

Gene That Stops Spreading of Lung Cancer - Identified by Latest Study.

Lung cancer is known as one of the deadliest forms of cancer as it spreads rapidly making the chances of survival extremely low.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Biology, Science

EurekAlert!

Speedy computation enables scientists to reconstruct an animal's development cell by cell

This is digital fruit fly embryo, reconstructed from live imaging data recorded with a SiMView light-sheet microscope .

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Nature Neuroscience

Neurobiologist

The Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience at Rutgers University is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral position to study the cellular mechanisms regulating late endocytic membrane trafficking and autophagy-lysosomal function; how altered axonal transport impacts the autophagy-lysosomal system, thus leading to axonal ... (more)

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EurekAlert!

Scientists map one of most important proteins in life -- and cancer

Scientists reveal the structure of one of the most important and complicated proteins in cell division - a fundamental process in life and the development of cancer - in research published in Nature today .

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Biology, Science, Molecular Biology

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Science

[Report] Feedback control of chromosome separation by a midzone Aurora B gradient

Present address: Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10065, USA.

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Bioscience Technology

New Gene Discovered that Stops the Spread of Deadly Cancer

Scientists at the Salk Institute have identified a gene responsible for stopping the movement of cancer from the lungs to other parts of the body, indicating a new way to fight one of the world's deadliest cancers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Lung Cancer, Biology, Science

Bioinformatics

Filling annotation gaps in yeast genomes using genome-wide contact maps

These steps sometimes fail at detecting non-coding functional sequences: for example, origins of replication, centromeres and rDNA positions have proven difficult to annotate with high confidence.

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Laboratory Network .com

A New Magnetic Technology For Bioseparations And Studies Of Biomolecular Interactions

AMSBIO announces MagSi-Direct - a revolutionary technology that brings the power, simplicity, and convenience of magnetic separation to researchers involved in cell biology, protein chemistry, flow cytometry, diagnostics development and many other fields.

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UTV

Bowel cancer development at Queen's

University researchers in Northern Ireland have discovered how two genes cause bowel cancer cells to become resistant to treatments used to fight the disease.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

BioSpace

Lifeline Cell Technology, LLC Expands Asian Distribution Network

International Stem Cell Corporation , a California-based biotechnology company focused on therapeutic and research products, today announced that its subsidiary, Lifeline Cell Technology, has expanded its sales network by adding a number of new distributors in Asia and Oceania.

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

Newswise

New Gene Discovered That Stops the Spread of Deadly Cancer

Scientists at the Salk Institute have identified a gene responsible for stopping the movement of cancer from the lungs to other parts of the body, indicating a new way to fight one of the world's deadliest cancers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Lung Cancer, Biology, Science

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