Archive: 12/19/2012

Protein creates paths for growing nerve cells

Working with mice, Johns Hopkins scientists have discovered that a particular protein helps nerve cells extend themselves along the spinal cord during mammalian development. Their results shed light on the ...

Dec 19, 2012
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Auto-immune disease: The viral route is confirmed

Why would our immune system turn against our own cells? This is the question that the combined Inserm/CNRS/ Pierre and Marie Curie University/Association Institut de Myologie have strived to answer in their "Therapies for ...

Dec 19, 2012
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