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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?

March 26, 2010

 

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How Do Antibodies Fight AIDS?

How do antibodies work to fight off diseases like AIDS?

March 22, 2010

 

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What Is Herpes Simplex?

You've heard a lot of talk about herpes simplex... now it's time to get the facts.

March 18, 2010

 

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How Do Vaccines Keep People Healthy And Safe?

Have you ever gotten a vaccine and wondered what it did for your body?

March 12, 2008

 

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Viruses May Help Invasive Plants Conquer New Ranges

What is the impact of humans domesticating plants for over 10,000 years? Do plants and other organisms change for better or worse? Tune in to find out.

April 3, 2007

 

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A Hotel Yuk

If you're a germaphobe this may ruin your vacation plans. Find out what kind of germs are living in your hotel room.

December 22, 2003

 

Emotions and the Common Cold

Does your mood effect your physical ability to fight the common cold? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 4, 2003

 

Drugs Built into Lenses

Learn about the drugs put into contact lenses on this Moment of Science.

September 30, 2003

 

Can Bacteria Get Sick?

Can bacteria get sick? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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