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  1. Blade Runner: The Science In The FictionRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Scientific Blogging

    At any one time on movie screens around the world, humans are being threatened by lethal viruses, cured from terminal illness by miracle elixirs, rendered superhuman with bionic limbs or made obsolete by robots possessing artificial intelligence. But what are the facts behind these entertaining fictions? And how best to dispel the myths and misconceptions perpetuated by blockbuster films while also enlightening audiences on the real marvels of biotechnology? one solution has been to hold an annual Science in the Cinema event as part of National Science Week.

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  2. Scientists propose attacking bioenergetic metabolism to improve anti-cancer therapiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... with chemotherapeutic agents such as taxol . The research project, published in the prestigious journal, Nature Cell Biology , brought together, in addition to a number of CNIO collaborators, the teams headed by Patricia Boya and Eduardo Rial from ...

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  3. Interactions of DPP-4 and integrin I21 influences endothelial-to-mesenchymal transitionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Kidney International

    Correspondence: Keizo Kanasaki or Daisuke Koya, Department of Diabetology & Endocrinology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada 920-0293, Ishikawa, Japan. E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected] Integrin β1 and dipeptidyl peptidase -4 play roles in endothelial cell biology.

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  4. Inducing metabolic catastrophe in cancer cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    A study published in The Journal of Cell Biology describes a way to force cancer cells to destroy a key metabolic enzyme they need to survive. Cancer cells survive the stressful environment inside a tumor in part through autophagy, the controlled digestion and recycling of damaged components.

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  5. Biologists identify mechanisms of embryonic wound repairRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Cell & Systems Biology and lead author of a research study published in the August 31 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology . The researchers further found that endocytosis coordinates the movement of the non-wounded cells as they close the wound, by ...

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  6. Postdoctoral FellowRead the original story

    Yesterday | Nature Neuroscience

    ... written and verbal communication skills. Applicants must have a recent MD and/or PhD degree in immunology, cell biology, neuroscience and/or anatomy. Previous familiarity with immunologic assays, transgenic mouse modeling, surgical procedures and ...

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  7. Cancer cells retrained to be normal again in new studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Camden Chronicle Independent

    In a major breakthrough in the battle against cancer, researchers believe they've found a way to retrain cancerous cells to die in the same way healthy cells do. A new study out of the Mayo Clinic, published in the journal Nature Cell Biology , reveals the discovery of a potential "off switch" for cancerous cells.

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  8. Flicker of hope against cancerRead the original story

    Saturday | The Daily Star

    Their lab-based work suggests there is a biological step that can restore normality and stop cells replicating out of control. When the US researchers added molecules called microRNAs, it put the brakes on cancer, Nature Cell Biology reports.

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  9. Postdoctoral positions in Molecular NeuroscienceRead the original story

    Saturday | Nature Neuroscience

    ... highly motivated candidates with a PhD or MD/PhD degree in the fields of neuroscience, molecular biology, cell biology, neurology, viral vectors, stroke and mitochondrial biology. Required is a demonstrated record of achievements and publications. ...

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  10. Cell-surface sensors: lighting the cellular environment.Read the original story

    Saturday | CiteULike

    ... an emerging trend in the development of next generation tools which biologists may routinely apply to elucidate cell biology in vivo and to develop new therapeutics and diagnostics. This review focuses on the most recent development in areas of ...

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  11. The science and fiction behind Blade RunnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Raw Story

    At any one time on movie screens around the world, humans are being threatened by lethal viruses, cured from terminal illness by miracle elixirs, rendered superhuman with bionic limbs or made obsolete by robots possessing artificial intelligence. But what are the facts behind these entertaining fictions? And how best to dispel the myths and misconceptions perpetuated by blockbuster films while also enlightening audiences on the real marvels of biotechnology? For The Australian Society for Medical Research one solution has been to hold an annual Science in the Cinema event as part of National Science Week.

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  12. Light-activated learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... to understand the role of these receptors in neurodegenerative conditions." A study in The Journal of Cell Biology describes how neurons activate the protein PP1, providing key insights into the biology of learning and memory. Neurons send signals ...

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  13. Circadian Genes Go to Sleep Every Day at the Periphery of the NucleusRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Health News Digest

    ... of circadian genes", says principal investigator Anita GA ndA r at the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology at Karolinska Institutet. The genetic material is packaged in a structure called chromatin in the cell nucleus. It has been ...

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  14. Possible Cure For CancerRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Examiner.com

    New research has been released in the Journal Nature Cell Biology which may be a cure for cancer. Cancer cells have been turned off which may result in reverse tumor growth.

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  15. Systematic Identification of Molecular Subtype-Selective...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | CiteULike

    ... s were validated in vivo, and mechanism-of-action studies informed generalizable principles underpinning cancer cell biology.

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  16. Searching big data fasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Science Blog

    ... the University of California at Berkeley, whose appointments span the departments of mathematics, molecular and cell biology, and electrical engineering

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  17. Adult Bone Marrow Cell Therapy for Ischemic Heart Disease: Evidence...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Circulation

    From the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, and the Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City ; Heart and Vascular Specialists of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City ; Division of Cardiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington ; and Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland . Correspondence to Buddhadeb Dawn, MD, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, 1001 Eaton, MS 3006, Kansas City, KS 66160.

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  18. 'Off switch' enzyme in biofilms identified to prevent formationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Food Quality News

    ... some, however," said Vincent Lee, a co-author of the study and an associate professor in the UMD Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics and the Maryland Pathogen Research Institute. "So there must be parallels in the organisms that don't ...

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  19. Breast cancer relapse could be predicted with new blood testRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Medical News Today

    ... their relapse when the cancer comes back." Medical News Today recently reported on a study published in Nature Cell Biology in which researchers detailed a way to reprogram cancer cells back to normal , opening the door to new treatments for cancer.

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  20. Alzheimer's disease thought to be accelerated by an abnormal build-up of fat in the brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | EurekAlert!

    ... Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Karl Fernandes holds the Canada Research Chair in Neural Stem Cell Biology. Laura Hamilton is funded by an award from the Alzheimer Society of Canada and the Fonds de recherche du Quebec - Sante (FRQS). ...

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