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Posts tagged cells

December 22, 2010

 

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Making Stem Cells From A Wise Part Of The Body: Wisdom Teeth

Scientists may soon be able to use wisdom teeth to create stem cells.

October 10, 2010

 

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Early Cancer Detection with a Cheek Swab

Researchers are developing a new way to detect cancer using a simple cheek swab.

October 8, 2010

 

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Let’s Have A Toast To Our Top 6 Alcohol Related Stories!

A Moment of Science answers your questions about creating, mixing and drinking alcohol.

August 2, 2010

 

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Glycoproteins, Xylomannan, And Bug Protein In Your Ice Cream

Did you know that scientists are studying how bugs survive in harsh, frozen environments to learn how to keep our ice cream cold?

April 2, 2010

 

This structure represents a dehydrogenase enzyme from the bacteria Colwellia psychrerythraea. The enzyme is capable of generating harmful reactive oxygen species and has been implicated in neurodegeneration, ischemia-reperfusion, cancer and several other disorders.

Your Genetic Cookbook: How Cells And Viruses Work

Have you ever gotten a virus and wondered how your body was fighting it off?

January 28, 2010

 

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What Beer Does To Your Brain

What exactly happens to your body after you have a glass of beer?

October 19, 2009

 

Freeze Fast Vs. Slow

Freeze! Fast Vs. Slow

Ever wonder how to get the best tasting frozen veggies?

October 9, 2009

 

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Evolving Toward Cancer

Have humans evolved to be at risk for diseases like cancer?

September 8, 2009

 

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How To Defend Your Gardens From Frostbite: Antifreeze For Plants

If you enjoy gardening, you know how much it can cost to keep your plants alive. You also know how frustrating it is when an unexpected frost destroys them.

June 12, 2009

 

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Pump-faked By Sunburn

Have you ever been pump-faked by a sunburn? Learn about the skin and redness on this Moment of Science.

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