Archive: 2/12/2008

Clues about controlling cholesterol rise from yeast studies

Having discovered how a lowly, single-celled fungus regulates its version of cholesterol, Johns Hopkins researchers are gaining new insight about the target and action of cholesterol-lowering drugs taken daily by millions ...

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What makes the heart 'tick-tock'

Researchers have new evidence to show that the heart beats to its own drummer, according to a report in the December issue of the journal Cell Metabolism. They've uncovered some of the molecular circuitry within the cardiovascular ...

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Ship-in-a-bottle kit on a microchip

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sometimes physicists resort to tried and trusted model-making tricks. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, the University of Stuttgart and the Colorado School of Mines have constructed ...

dateDec 02, 2008 in General Physics
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Imitation is not just flattery for Amazon butterfly species

Many studies of evolution focus on the benefits to the individual of competing successfully โ€“ those who survive produce the most offspring, in Darwin's classic 'survival of the fittest'. But how does this translate to the ...

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