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Cell Biology

A frozen leap forward

Novel cryopreservation methods enable long-term storage and worldwide distribution of a cellular therapy for age-related macular degeneration (Santa Barbara, Calif.) -- Scientists at UC Santa Barbara, University of Southern California…

Are we genetically ‘grounded’?

Hebrew University identifies molecular factors that enable birds to fly, but keep the rest of us on terra firmaCredit: Baruch Haimson For centuries, scientists, aeronautic designers and adventure-seekers have sought to replicate the…

An omega-3 that’s poison for tumors

Credit: Copyright UCLouvain So-called "good fatty acids" are essential for human health and much sought after by those who try to eat healthily. Among the Omega-3 fatty acids, DHA or docosahexaenoic acid is crucial to brain function,…