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  1. NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 23 February 2017 - SpaceX Dragon BerthedRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | Space Ref

    ... to work on the space program. Additionally, findings from student experiments such as those on bacteria growth, cell biology, food production and preservation, water quality, and seed and plant studies contribute to future experiments to benefit the ...

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  2. Wayne State Vision Researchers Show Zika Virus Can Damage Retina and Cause BlindnessRead the original story

    Friday | Infection Control Today

    Scientists at the Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology at the Kresge Eye Institute are the first to show that the Zika virus can replicate in the eye's retinal cells, causing severe tissue damage and even blindness in some cases. Ashok Kumar, PhD, a microbiologist and an assistant professor in the departments of Ophthalmology and of Anatomy and Cell Biology, led a team of researchers to investigate whether ZIKV causes abnormalities in the eye and, if so, how.

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  3. New Link Found Between Sex and VirusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Infection Control Today

    ... Snell, a senior author of the study and a research professor in the University of Maryland Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics. Snell joined UMD in June 2016, but performed the majority of the work at his previous institution, the ...

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  4. Pellino-1 promotes lung carcinogenesis via the stabilization of Slug...Read the original story

    Friday | Cell Death and Differentiation

    Tel: +82 2 2072 1347; Fax: +82 2 743 5530; E-mail: [email protected] ; G-H Ha, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Samsung Biomedical Research Institute, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 2066 Seobu-ro, Jangan-gu, Suwon-si 16419, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea. Tel: +82 31 2996153; Fax: +82 31 2996109; E-mail: [email protected] Pellino-1 is an E3 ubiquitin ligase acting as a critical mediator for a variety of immune receptor signaling pathways, including Toll-like receptors, interleukin-1 receptor and T-cell receptors.

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  5. Kidney damage diagnosis may be inaccurate for many, suggests studyRead the original story

    Friday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Comment published today in The Lancet , Jonathan Barasch, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and pathology and cell biology at CUMC, and colleagues Drs. Joseph Bonventre (Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital) and Richard Zager ...

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  6. Cancer cells hijack healthy cells to help them spread to other organsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... London and the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) in Barcelona is published in the journal Nature Cell Biology . The process by which cancer cells separate from the original tumour to form new tumours in other organs or tissues of the ...

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  7. Hopkins scientists engineering cells to eat deadly bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... to the point where we can engineer them to perform certain tasks," said Douglas N. Robinson, a professor of cell biology and a member of the Hopkins team. "It's an opportunity to demonstrate that we understand what we think we understand. I think ...

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  8. The potential consequences for cancer care and cancer research of BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... the lead authors, Professor Mark Lawler, Chair of Translational Cancer Genomics, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, Queen's University Belfast and Vice President for Research and Innovation, European Cancer Concord, describes some of the ...

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  9. Michael Beechert's Guide to the Stars: Biology Professor Elizabeth SmithRead the original story

    Friday | Joe's Dartblog

    ... Sciences and the Associate Dean of the Faculty for the Sciences. Her research is focused in the field of cell biology, to which she has made significant contributions during a career that has spanned over two decades. Smith was educated at Agnes ...

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  10. A new way to inhibit inflammationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Medical News Today

    Researchers at the University of Tubingen, working with colleagues in other parts of Germany and in the United States, have identified an enzyme as a kind of biological gauge regulating inflammation in the human body. Professor Alexander Weber of the Interfaculty Institute of Cell Biology says the enzyme - Bruton's tyrosine kinase or BTK - is switched on when an inflammation occurs in the body, playing a key role in the inflammation's subsequent development.

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  11. American Society for Cell Biology Officially Partners with March for Science OrganizersRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | Newswise

    Newswise - The American Society for Cell Biology recently signed an agreement officially lending its support to the national March for Science rally and teach-in in Washington, DC, scheduled for Earth Day, Saturday, April 22. ASCB was among the first to uphold the event's mission to "unite the diverse universe of scientists and other community members in a non-partisan manner." Erika Shugart, executive director of ASCB, says the society chose to partner with the March for Science because the gathering will assemble scientists from diverse backgrounds together with the citizens and decision-makers who directly benefit from scientific findings and innovations.

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  12. Study reveals PGK1 enzyme as therapeutic target for deadliest brain cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... into daughter cells. Centrosomes are made up of a pair of centrioles, ... 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. The role of a phosphatase ...

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  13. Neanderthal DNA contributes to human gene expressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | EurekAlert!

    ... publishes findings of unusual significance in any area of experimental biology, including but not limited to cell biology, molecular biology, neuroscience, immunology, virology and microbiology, cancer, human genetics, systems biology, signaling, ...

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  14. Failure in recycling cellular membrane may be a trigger of Parkinson'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... led by Yale's Pietro De Camilli, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute researcher and professor of neuroscience and cell biology, wanted to assess the impact of a mutation in the synaptojanin 1 gene found in six patients who developed Parkinson's in ...

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  15. Researchers determine how part of the endoplasmic reticulum gets its shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... is "surprisingly simple," requiring just three ingredients, principal investigator Tom Rapoport, professor of cell biology at HMS, and colleagues report Feb. 22 in Nature . In addition to answering a long-standing question about basic biology, the ...

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  16. Cell Culture Market to Surpass US$ 22.5 Billion by 2024 : Coherent Market InsightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | PR Log

    ... of cells and defined environment for cell culture to the customers involved in drug discovery, and cell biology. BD's custom products and services offers with dependable, reproducible tools. Such tools are able to reduce risks related to technology ...

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  17. Better Skin And Other Reasons To Eat Collagen; How To Get It Into Your DietRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Medical Daily

    ... fibrous protein, collagen is what gives these body parts their strength and structure." An article in Molecular Cell Biology puts it in simpler terms: Collagen's purpose is "to help tissues withstand stretching." And that elasticity of our tissues ...

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  18. Researchers Uncover Brain Circuitry Central to Reward-Seeking BehaviorRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Newswise

    ... mice. The UNC scientists, led by Garret Stuber, PhD, associate professor in UNC's departments of psychiatry and cell biology & physiology, examined two distinct populations of prefrontal neurons, each of which project to a different brain region ...

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  19. New platform to perform live-cell analysis to be displayed by Essen BioScience at upcoming conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Medical News

    A variety of applications will be highlighted at the booth and poster sessions across a variety of research and therapeutic areas including oncology, immuno-oncology, immunology, neuroscience and stem cell biology. The IncuCyte system, placed directly in a standard incubator, automatically collects and analyzes images throughout the course of an experiment while cells remain unperturbed in a physiologically relevant environment.

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  20. New approach to generate high volume of hair cells may help restore full hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Medical News

    ... the door for drug discovery for hearing," said senior author Albert Edge, Ph.D., Director of the Tillotson Cell Biology Unit at Mass. Eye and Ear and a Professor of Otolaryngology at Harvard Medical School. "We hope that by stimulating these cells ...

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