Cell Biology (263 News)

How Plant Roots Know Where To Grow?

Jun 24, 2017 4:00 pm
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Scientists from the University of Nottingham, England and Tohoku University, Japan have helped to solve a mystery that has fascinated scientists since...

A Key Process That Opens A New Treatment Direction For Several Diseases

Jun 22, 2017 5:00 pm
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New study results show for the first time how dying cells ensure that they will be replaced, and suggests an ingenious, related new approach to shrink...

The Role of Non-Coding RNA in Reducing Stroke Risks

Jun 22, 2017 11:00 am
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The most common cause for the narrowing of the carotid artery and thus the major risk factor for strokes is atherosclerosis, where so-called plaques b...

The Bacteria That Promote Mating Behaviour of Other Organisms!

Jun 19, 2017 1:00 pm
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Bacterial secretions put protozoans in the mood for sex. This unexpected aphrodisiac may open the bedroom door for microbiologists to study sexual beh...

Anti-Cancer Effect of Key Protein Explained

Jun 17, 2017 6:00 pm
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For several years, scientists have known that SIRT6 – one of seven sirtuins, a family of mammalian proteins with important biological functions,...

Internal Compass Found in Flies' Brains

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 pm
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(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute has found that a ring of cells in the middle of the fruit fly brain ac...

New Discovery About DNA Replication Machinery Offers Hope For Highly Specific Cancer Therapy

Jun 13, 2017 3:00 pm
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University of Dundee scientists have solved a mystery concerning one of the most fundamental processes in cell biology, in a new discovery that they h...

Plants' Embryos Have Small Brain That Controls Their Growth

Jun 10, 2017 6:00 pm
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A plant's decision about when to germinate is one of the most important it will make during its life. Too soon, and the plant may be damaged by ha...

Effect Of Cell's Sex On Research

Jun 9, 2017 1:00 pm
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Over the last decade, many drugs that have been pulled from the market due to toxicity were withdrawn because they affected women more than men. It tu...

Shedding Light On How Cells Uptake Drugs

Jun 8, 2017 11:00 am
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There are treatments for some viral infections and therapies for cancer, one group of such drugs is termed nucleoside analogs. While these drugs work,...

The 'Simple' Sugar Not So Simple: The Contradictory Effect of Glucose On Immune Cells

Jun 2, 2017 9:00 am
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A new role for glucose -- commonly referred to as a 'simple' sugar -- has been discovered in the fight against cancer and inflammatory disease...

Understanding how legionella bacteria escapes from our immune system.

Jun 1, 2017 11:00 am
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The precise mechanism used by Legionella bacteria to escape the body's defences has been unpicked in intricate detail and is described for the fir...

Understanding How Tumors Thrives In Tough Environments

Jun 1, 2017 9:00 am
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All cancer tumors have one thing in common - they must feed themselves to grow and spread, a difficult feat since they are usually in a tumor microenv...

Scientists Design A Protein From Scratch To Understand More About Proteins' Structures

May 31, 2017 3:00 pm
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This research will help to design small proteins and small molecules that could be the basis for future biotechnologies and medicines. A team of ch...

Spider Venom Helps To Get Access Into Cells

May 28, 2017 1:00 pm
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Our cells are rich in proteins which are potential targets for therapy. But study of these proteins' behavior, using externally delivered biomacro...

Students Help Make Science Cheaper

May 27, 2017 10:00 am
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New, license-free DNA ladders will allow researchers to estimate the size of fragments of DNA for a fraction of the cost of currently available method...

Molecular Biology Answers Why You Should Avoid Trans-Fatty Acids

May 23, 2017 6:00 pm
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Tohoku University researchers have found that trans-fatty acids promote cell death in a more direct manner than previously thought, leading to the dev...

Is It A Myth That We Can't Smell As Good As Other Animals?

May 23, 2017 12:00 pm
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When it comes to our sense of smell, we have been led to believe that animals win out over humans: No way can we compete with dogs and rodents, some o...

First Hint for 'Selfish Genes' Impact in Nature

May 22, 2017 7:00 pm
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A UCLA study has found that a common strain of Caenorhabditis elegans -- a type of roundworm frequently used in laboratory research on neural developm...

The Liver Structure Is More Complicated Than Originally Thought

May 21, 2017 7:00 pm
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If you get up in the morning feeling energetic and clearheaded, you can thank your liver for manufacturing glucose before breakfast time. Among a host...


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