Archive: 07/24/2009

Protein that promotes cancer cell growth identified

Scientists at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have found that the Caspase-8 protein, long known to play a major role in promoting programmed cell death (apoptosis), helps relay signals that can cause cancer ...

Jul 24, 2009
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Fuel cells, energy conversion and mathematics

Concerns about dwindling fossil fuel resources, current levels of petroleum consumption, and growing pressure to shift to more sustainable energy sources are among the many factors prompting the transition from our current ...

Jul 24, 2009
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