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Newly identified cells make fat

To understand where fat comes from, you have to start with a skinny mouse. By using such a creature, and observing the growth of fat after injections of different kinds of immature cells, scientists at the Howard Hughes Medical ...

dateOct 04, 2008 in
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Structural study backs new model for the nuclear pore complex

( -- In higher organisms, the genetic material is confined and protected in the cell nucleus. In order for a healthy cell to function, the DNA must send manufacturing orders through the double membrane of the ...

dateDec 24, 2008 in
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Without glial cells, animals lose their senses

( -- Sensory neurons have always put on a good show. But now, it turns out, they'll be sharing the credit. In groundbreaking research to appear in the October 31 issue of Science, Rockefeller University scientists ...

dateOct 30, 2008 in
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