Case Western Reserve University

The Achilles' heel of tendons

Tendons are the body's marionette strings, connecting bones to muscles that raise an eyebrow or propel us into a full run. That is, until an unusually forceful or awkward pull on the strings leaves us with a sprain, strain ...

dateSep 21, 2010 in Biochemistry
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If only a robot could be more like a cockroach

Studies have indicated that insects rely on their brains to respond to what they feel and see. But for the first time, researchers have shown a direct link between neurons at the center of an insect brain and changes in behavior. ...

dateMay 06, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Scientists discover 'smart' insulin molecule

For millions of Americans with Type-2 diabetes and inject insulin to control diabetes (with onset typically in adulthood) the associated risk of cancer is of increasing concern. Studies have demonstrated that obesity and ...

dateApr 12, 2010 in Biochemistry
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