The University of Maryland (UM) was founded in 1856 in what is known now as College Park, Maryland. UM is a public university with about 36,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students. UM is a major recipient of NIH, NASA and Department of Homeland Security funding grants. UM is noted for its Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Chemical and Life Sciences, School of Engineering, College of Computer, Mathematical and Physical Sciences and School of Public Health. NOAA is currently finishing up the National Center for Weather and Climate Predictions on the campus of UM in the 21st century M Square Research Center.

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Animal cells get their structural integrity from their cytoskeleton, a shapeshifting mesh of filaments inside a cell that helps the cell organize its structure and communicate with its environment. A few years ago, scientists ...

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