Archive: 6/03/2007

An architectural plan of the cell

Like our body every cell has a skeleton that provides it with a shape, confers rigidity and protects its fragile inner workings. The cytoskeleton is built of long protein filaments that assemble into networks whose overall ...

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One step closer to needle-free injections

A team of UCSB researchers, in collaboration with colleagues from UC Berkeley and StrataGent Life Sciences, of Los Gatos, California, has designed a novel pulsed microjet system engineered to deliver protein drugs into the ...

dateMar 06, 2007 in Engineering
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Researchers Decipher The Buzzing Of Bees

Everyone has heard of the canary in the coal mine, which sways or drops dead in the presence of poisonous gas, alerting miners to get out. Now a University of Montana research team has learned to understand the collective ...

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841-pound woman dies of heart attack

The woman who is believed to be the largest ever to have gastric bypass surgery, at 841 pounds, died of a massive heart attack in Houston, Texas.

dateMar 06, 2007 in Other
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