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For The First Time, Scientists Create Completely Renewable Propane

A team of British and Finnish scientists have figured out how to make small amounts of propane using Escherichia coli (E. coli), the …

Staph bacteria gang up to outsmart antibiotics - Futurity

One way to stop staph bacteria from becoming resistant to antibiotics may be to stop them from talking to their friends.

Biologists reprogram skin cells to mimic rare disease

Additional tool accelerates personalized medicine research<p>Johns Hopkins stem cell biologists have found a way to reprogram a patient's skin cells …

Microchip reveals how tumor cells transition to invasion

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] -- Using a microengineered device that acts as an obstacle course for cells, researchers have shed new light on a …

Sorting cells with sound waves

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Researchers from MIT, Pennsylvania State University, and Carnegie Mellon University have devised a new way to separate cells by …

In one of nature's innovations, a single cell smashes and rebuilds its own genome

Life can be so intricate and novel that even a single cell can pack a few surprises, according to a study led by Princeton University researchers.<p>The …

Scripps Florida scientists make diseased cells synthesize their own drug

JUPITER, FL, September 2, 2014 - In a new study that could ultimately lead to many new medicines, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps …

Milestone reached in work to build replacement kidneys in the lab

Regenerative medicine researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have addressed a major challenge in the quest to build replacement kidneys in …

New discovery in the microbiology of serious human disease

Previously undiscovered secrets of how human cells interact with a bacterium which causes a serious human disease have been revealed in new research …

Stochastic variations of migration speed between cells in clonal populations

Microfluidic tools for precision measurements of cell migration speed reveal that migratory speed of individual cells changes stochastically from …

Ancient protein-making enzyme moonlights as DNA protector

The findings from a collaboration of TSRI labs could lead to better therapies for radiation injuries and hereditary disorders such as …

Scientists develop barcoding tool for stem cells

New technology that tracks the origin of blood cells challenges scientific dogma<p>A 7-year-project to develop a barcoding and tracking system for …