Archive: 03/14/2011

Seedless cherimoya, the next banana?

Mark Twain called it "the most delicious fruit known to man." But the cherimoya, or custard apple, and its close relations the sugar apple and soursop, also have lots of big, awkward seeds. Now new research by plant scientists ...

dateMar 14, 2011 in Biotechnology
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New research focuses on prion diseases

New research by Chongsuk Ryou, researcher at the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics in the UK College of Medicine, may shed light on possible treatments for prion ...

dateMar 14, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Tumor metastasis with a twist

In the early stages of human embryogenesis, a transcription factor called Twist1 plays a key regulatory role in how the embryo assumes form and function. Much later in life, however, researchers at the University of California, ...

dateMar 14, 2011 in Cancer
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