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Bright Blue Cells

Surreal video of stressed cells helps biologists solve decades-old mystery

Scientists from the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University have solved a decades-old mystery about how cells control their volume. Crowded rooms: how researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh solved a cellular mystery. A surreal video of stressed cells under a microscope has inspired a group of kidney physiologists and …

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Glowing Green Cells

Anti-aging drugs seek to eliminate ‘zombie’ cells – but could that be dangerous?

Senescent cells are distinguished by the fact that they eventually stop multiplying but do not die as expected. Senescent cells help heal damaged tissue According to a recent study from the University of California, San Francisco, not all senescent cells are harmful “zombies” that must be eliminated to avoid age-related diseases. Instead, some of them …

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Artistic Rendering of Cancer Cells

Discovery of a cancerous weakness: a new method pushes cancer cells into remission

The most effective targets for precision medicine can be found using algorithms created by researchers at the University of Michigan. These algorithms successfully identify the weakest targets in ovarian cancer cells, the genes these cells depend on to live in the human body. Removal of cancer cells DNA DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is a molecule …

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Watch ovarian cells and other wild experiments launch into the space station today

Watch ovarian cells and other wild experiments launch into the space station today

Update for 5 a.m. ET, November 7: Northrop Grumman is now counting down to launch the Antares rocket and Cygnus NG-18 cargo ship from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility today at 5:32 a.m. EST (10:32 GMT). Cow ovary cells are heading to the space station, along with a host of other intriguing science experiments. The last …

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