Archive: 11/10/2007

Stem cell nuclei are soft 'hard drives,' study finds

Biophysicists at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that the nuclei of human stem cells are particularly soft and flexible, rather than hard, making it easier for stem cells to migrate through the body and to ...

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A Tiny Pinch from a 'Z-Ring' Helps Bacteria Cells Divide

In process that is shrouded in mystery, rod-shaped bacteria reproduce by splitting themselves in two. By applying advanced mathematics to laboratory data, a team led by Johns Hopkins researchers has solved a small but important ...

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