News tagged with cell biology

Do aging cells become cancer?

Cancers that occur in later life could be down to the way our cells age, according to a paper published in Nature Cell Biology.

Nov 25, 2013
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A new target for diabetes treatment

In her synthetic biology lab, Karmella Haynes focuses much of her effort on developing better ways of exploring how human body cells work – or don't work like they should. She'll be applying her expertise ...

Nov 25, 2013
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New genetic cause of warburg micro syndrome identified

A collaborative team of researchers led by researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Edinburgh has identified a gene responsible for Warburg Micro syndrome, a rare genetic disease characterized ...

Nov 14, 2013
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'VIP' treatment for jet lag

A small molecule called VIP, known to synchronize time-keeping neurons in the brain's biological clock, has the startling effect of desynchronizing them at higher dosages, says a research team at Washington ...

Oct 28, 2013
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Evolutionary theory of cancer overlooks genetic research

The history of biology is peppered with invaluable contributions by physics and physicists. Even if we leave aside the argument that it's all just physics anyway, theoretical and practical biology leans heavil ...

Oct 16, 2013
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