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Molecular motor grows cell's microtubules

Motor proteins that pause at the ends of microtubules and produce pushing forces can also stimulate their growth, according to researchers at Penn State. The proteins' function could be a critical component in understanding ...

dateOct 26, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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Race matters on college campuses

Affirmative action bans not only contribute to the decline of student body diversity, but also negatively influence the success of students of color on campus, according to higher education researchers at Penn State and Columbia ...

dateNov 03, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Robots at the reporting desk

If you've checked out an online news site lately, there's a good chance at least one of the stories you've read was written by a robot. The Associated Press—the world's biggest news organization—churns out almost 5,000 ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Robotics
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