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Why many cells are better than one

Researchers from Johns Hopkins have quantified the number of possible decisions that an individual cell can make after receiving a cue from its environment, and surprisingly, it's only two.

dateOct 12, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Conceptualizing cancer cells as ancient 'toolkit'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite decades of research and billions of dollars, cancer remains a major killer, with an uncanny ability to evade both the body's defenses and medical intervention. Now an Arizona State ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Cancer
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How Volvox got its groove

Some algae have been hanging together rather than going it alone much longer than previously thought, according to new research.

dateFeb 19, 2009 in
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