Archive: 22/11/2010

Concussions change brains

(PhysOrg.com) -- The high incidence of concussions in contact sports and the risk of traumatic brain injury are a major cause for concern.

dateNov 22, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Putting the squeeze on fat cells

From fad diets to exercise programs, Americans continue to fight the battle of the bulge. Now they'll have help from recent Tel Aviv University research that has developed a new method to look at how fat cells -- which produce ...

dateNov 22, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Uptake protein acts as zinc's doorway to the cell

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study to be published as the "Paper of the Week" in the Journal of Biological Chemistry this December details how zinc, an element fundamental to cell growth, enters the cell via zinc-specific uptake proteins. ...

dateNov 22, 2010 in Biochemistry
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