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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 University scientist ...

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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Age and fertility in social insects

A new research unit coordinated at the University of Freiburg tackles the question of why the otherwise usual trade-off between fecundity and lifespan in multicellular organisms is not present in social insects like bees, ...

dateJul 06, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Protein scaffold

Right before a cell starts to divide to give birth to a daughter cell, its biochemical machinery unwinds the chromosomes and copies the millions of protein sequences comprising the cell's DNA, which is packaged along the ...

dateMay 27, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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