News tagged with cell nucleus

Forensic tools for catching poachers

The trade in ivory was largely outlawed in 1989, but poaching continues and remains a serious threat to the African elephant. Seizures of large amounts of ivory, sometimes over a ton, continue to occur. Research by Alfred ...

dateAug 06, 2012 in Ecology
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Happy accident answers cell signal controversy

( -- Using a new tool allowing proteins in a living cell to be manipulated in real time, researchers at Johns Hopkins have stumbled across the answer to a longstanding debate about where and how a certain protein ...

dateJun 27, 2012 in Biochemistry
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How environmental effects regulate genes

Swiss researchers provide evidence that a protein in the cell nucleus responds to environmental stimuli like a kind of sensor, regulates genes accordingly and thus exchanges information with the cell memory. And that’s ...

dateMay 22, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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