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Archive for 2009



Nobel laureate probes minimums needed for cellular life

By • Jan 20th, 2009 • Category: Miscellaneous, Top Stories

Dr. Hamilton Smith, a Nobel Prize winner, hopes to learn what minimal set of genes are essential for cellular life.

Cellular ‘brakes’ may slow memory process in aging brains

By • Jan 20th, 2009 • Category: From the Lab

College of Medicine neuroscientists at the McKnight Brain Institute looked at an important signaling pathway that tells brain cells whether to live or die. They found a new protein may help efforts to preserve memory in elderly people.