Novel Tools for Cellular Biomechanics

Life In Science

Dr. Wan tells us about his career and the work his lab is doing to advance understanding of cellular biomechanics using microfluidics.

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Lab-on-a-Chip to Help Detect Cancer

Podcast

In this podcast, we speak to Gustavo Stolovitsky to learn about his career and the work he is doing at IBM Research.

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Behind the Science, S2-Ep1: Classic rock & HPLC with Pat McDonald

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Every good rock band starts in the basement. So that's where we're heading ... to the basement of Waters to see the first chromatography systems! Pat McDonald, corporate fellow emeritus at Waters, tells us about Jim Waters and Waters Associates' inventions.

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Representation of Multiple Body Parts in the Missing-Hand Brain Area Smashes Dogma

Representation of Multiple Body Parts in the Missing-Hand Brain Area Smashes Dogma

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UCL neuroscientists scan brains of congenital one-handers and discover sensorimotor reorganization of the missing-hand territory, suggesting our current teaching on hard-wired brain organization may be wrong.

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Sleeping Pills Linked to Increased Incidence of Hip Fracture, in the Elderly
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Newly prescribed hypnotics have been linked with an increased risk of hip fracture in the elderly.

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Mouse Teeth Providing New Insights into Tissue Regeneration
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Researchers are studying rodent teeth to understand how stem cells know when to proliferate and renew injured or aging tissue.

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Where Do New Genes Come From?
News

New genes are more likely to emerge full-fledged from a genome's non-coding regions — sometimes referred to as "junk" DNA — than many scientists would have expected.

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