Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

July 31, 2010
Missing Puma reveals cancer conundrum
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers in Melbourne, Australia, have made a discovery that has upended scientists' understanding of programmed cell death and its role in tumor formation.

UT Southwestern researchers find key step in body's ability to make red blood cells
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered a key step in the creation of new red blood cells in an animal study.

Red blood cells have a tiny but effective protector -- microRNA
Pediatric researchers have discovered a new biological pathway in which small segments of RNA, called microRNA, help protect red blood cells from injury caused by chemicals called free radicals.
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