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A strong, stretchy material could provide a scaffold for growing organs or making wounds heal faster cells secrete fibronectin-a strong, stretchy type of protein that acts as a supportive scaffold
Green laser pointers have become a popular consumer item, delivering light thats brighter to the eye than red lasers, but stories have circulated on the Web about the potential hazards of inexpensive
Information systems and components are under attack throughout the supply chain from the design phase—including specification and acquisition of custom products—through disposal. Computer systems ar
A unique blob-like creature that lived in the ocean approximately 425 million years ago is revealed in a 3D computer model in research published today in the journal Biology Letters. The model is help
A small set of genes in mitochondria (a membrane-enclosed organelle found in most eukaryotic cells), passed only from mothers to offspring, plays a more dynamic role in predicting life expectancies th
Researchers use patterns of chromatin modifications to learn about regions of the human genome outside of genes
Understand the function of genes known as large intergenic non-coding RNAs or lincRNAs. lincRNAs have recently been uncovered, and many play a critical role in cell development and regulation
Thomas Kunz and Winifred Frick discuss white nose syndrome and its implications for the little brown bat, which Kunz says could become extinct in the Northeast within 20 years.