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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:33:30 -0400
This image shows autophagic vesicles containing mutant K-Ras formed in the membrane of human pancreatic cancer cells after exposure to neratinib. Credit  Paul Dent, Ph.D.
Blocking the function of the Ras oncogenes is considered by many scientists to be the "holy grail" of cancer...
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 13:36:54 -0400
By figuring out how to help solar cells capture more photons, a team of engineers unexpectedly improved the collision-...
Mon, 02 Oct 2017 09:46:05 -0400
Jeffrey Hall, Michael Roshbash, Micheal Young
Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young are the joint winners of the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or...
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:04:22 -0400
For both studies, the researchers used a well-validated tool, known as "Sniffin'Sticks." [Rob Kozloff, for the University of Chicago Medicine]
 A simple, validated "sniff" test can help to predict the likelihood that an individual will develop...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:32:13 -0400
A protein that helps break down lipids in the cell’s lysosome may be a key target for identifying and treating...
Tue, 29 Aug 2017 18:28:04 -0400
Does estrogen affect the way females perceive male sexual signals? That is a question a team of Yale researchers...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:49:45 -0400
New findings suggest the ancient Earth harbored a mantle that was much more efficient at drawing down pieces of the planet’s crust.  Image: MIT News
 Plate tectonics has shaped the Earth’s surface for billions of years: Continents and oceanic crust have...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:44:11 -0400
Image credit: KatarzynaBialasiewicz / Getty Images
A Stanford study finds that despite Americans knowing that smoking can lead to deadly diseases like lung cancer, they...
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:50:50 -0400
Not much is known about stem cell metabolism, but a new study from the Children’s Medical Center Research...
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:33:16 -0400
New research from the Texas A&M College of Medicine points to a potential way to protect neurons
Tiny vesicles isolated from adult mesenchymal stem cells and administered intranasally can limit the damage to the...

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